Day: March 13, 2018

Fugitive Economic Offenders Bill And Chit Funds Amendment Bill Introduced In Lok Sabha

The Fugitive Economic Offenders Bill 2018 introduced in the Lok Sabha. The Bill will help in laying down measures to deter economic offenders from evading the process of law by remaining outside the jurisdiction of Indian courts. The cases where the total value involved in such offenses is Rs. 100 crore or more, will come under the purview of the Bill. Minister of State for Finance, Shiv Pratap Shukla introduced the Bill. The Minister also introduced the Chit Funds (Amendment) Bill-2018. The amendment is aimed at facilitating the orderly growth of the chit funds sector and remove bottlenecks being...

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi launches number of schemes for poor in Varanasi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched a number of schemes for the poor in Varanasi and emphasized on harnessing solar energy for cooking. After inaugurating a 101-megawatt solar power plant in Mirzapur along with French President Emmanuel Macron, Mr. Modi laid the foundation stone of various development projects worth over Rs. 800 crores in Varanasi. He also flagged off a new train – Kanshi-Patna Jan Shatabdi Express – between Varanasi and Patna. The Prime Minister also announced Ayushman Bharat scheme to ensure better healthcare facilities for the...

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