The Congress released its manifesto for Delhi Assembly elections, promising reforms in the power and water sectors. It has promised to provide electricity at the rate of Rs 1.50 per unit. Women's security is another key promise made by the party. The manifesto also promises to weave in water reforms and hike old age pension to Rs 2,000.
The Union Finance Minister Shri Arun Jaitley said that the role of IT sector, be it hardware or software, is crucial in order to promote e-governance for empowering citizens. He said that the role of this sector is also important in promoting the inclusive and sustainable growth of the electronics, IT and ITeS industries and enhancing India’s role in internet governance. The Finance Minister said that at a larger scale, the role of IT sector is crucial for boosting manufacturing sector in the country.
NITI Aayog will seek to provide a critical directional and strategic input into the development process
In accordance with a key announcement made by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Independence Day, the Union Government today established NITI Aayog (National Institution for Transforming India), as replacement for the Planning Commission. This comes after extensive consultation across the spectrum of stakeholders, including state governments, domain experts and relevant institutions.
Judgement of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of Manoj Narula Vs Union of India dated 27/08/2014 regarding appointment of people as Ministers to the Council of Ministers of
Union of India despite their involvement in serious and heinous crimes.
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