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To drive green energy home, govt offers tax benefits on e-vehicle sales

New Delhi, July 6 -- The government on Friday announced income tax rebates in the 2019-20 Union Budget to encourage the electric mode of transport. This is in line with its aggressive push to promote ... Read More


Govt plans new gas grids, better power supply in rural areas

New Delhi, July 6 -- Taking a cue from the 'One Nation, One Grid' concept used in the power sector, the government will develop gas grids, water grids, inland waterways and regional airports "to take ... Read More


India can emerge as hub of electric vehicle production

New Delhi, July 5 -- India is capable of emerging as a hub for the production of electric vehicles (EVs), in the process boosting employment generation, according to the Economic Survey tabled in Parl... Read More


Drink driving accidents highest in UP

New Delhi, July 5 -- Uttar Pradesh recorded the highest number of road accidents due to drink-driving in 2017 while Bihar saw a steep decline in such cases from 2016, according to data cited by Union ... Read More


India can emerge as hub of electric vehicle production

New Delhi, July 5 -- India is capable of emerging as a hub for the production of electric vehicles (EVs), in the process boosting employment generation, according to the Economic Survey tabled in Parl... Read More


Drink driving accidents highest in UP

India, July 4 -- Uttar Pradesh recorded the highest number of road accidents due to drink-driving in 2017 while Bihar saw a steep decline in such cases from 2016, according to data cited by Union road... Read More


'Power sector reforms aimed at 24/7 supply in sustainable manner': RK?Singh

India, June 29 -- Minister of state for power and renewable energy RK Singh, a bureaucrat-turned-politician, spoke to Anisha Dutta about the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)-led central government's plan ... Read More


Centre refuses to reconsider Metro Phase-4 nod, tells Delhi to fall in line

New Delhi, June 27 -- The central government has refused the Delhi government's request to revise its approval for the Delhi Metro's Phase-4 expansion plan, and instead asked it review its decision to... Read More


Central govt refuses to reconsider Metro Phase-4

New Delhi, June 27 -- The central government has refused the Delhi government's request to revise its approval for the Delhi Metro's Phase-4 expansion plan, and instead asked it review its decision to... Read More


Centre won't play along with AAP, tells Delhi to end embargo on Metro Phase 4

India, June 26 -- The Centre has told the Aam Aadmi Party government to let Delhi Metro Rail Corporation begin work on the three new corridors in the national capital under the project's Phase 4 that ... Read More