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Steel Production Impacted In Apr-Jun 21 Qtr: Minister

States which received less than 5,000 tonne LMO are Bihar, Delhi, Assam, Kerala, Goa, Punjab, Rajasthan, Jammu & Kashmir, and Uttarakhand.

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NHAI's Total Borrowing Rises To Rs 3.06 Lakh Crore In March 2021

Replying to a question in the Rajya Sabha, Road Transport and Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari said Since 2017, NHAI has availed external borrowing to the tune of Rs 3,000 crore.

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No Proposal Under Consideration to Waive Farmer Loans, Govt Informs Parliament

He cited schemes like interest subvention for short-term crop loans of up to Rs 3 lakh, RBI’s decision to raise the limit for collateral-free agriculture loan from Rs 1 lakh to Rs 1.6 lakh, and direct income support of Rs 6,000 per year to farmers under Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi.

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IT Ministry Receives Some Grievances Related To Misleading, Unwanted Ads On Social Media

MeitY has also received some grievances in this regard,' Minister of State for Electronics and IT Rajeev Chandrasekhar said in a written reply to the Rajya Sabha.

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Opposition Damaged Dignity Of Parliament, Says BJP After Ruckus In Lok Sabha

Opposition MPs trooped into the Well of the House, raising slogans and holding placards against the government over the Pegasus and farmers' issues.

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Jammu And Kashmir To Be Granted Statehood At Appropriate Time: Govt

He was replying to a question on whether the government had any proposal to "reinstate" the statehood of Jammu and Kashmir and whether some efforts have been made to end the year-long ban on different means of communication.

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Rahul Rejects Govt Charges On Parliament Disruption, Says Opposition United On Pegasus

The voice of Opposition was being suppressed in Parliament, he alleged. “We are only asking if the government bought Pegasus and snooped upon Indians

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No Of Wilful Defaulters Rises To 2,494: FM

RBI has further apprises that the total number of unique wilful defaulters reported by PSBs was 2,017 as on March 31, 2019, 2,208 as on March 31, 2020 and 2,494 as on March 31, 2021

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Census 2021 Related Field Activities Postponed Due To Covid-19: Govt Informs Parliament

The minister added that in the census, data is collected on demographic and various socio-economic parameters like education, SC/ST, religion, language, marriage, fertility, disability, occupation and migration of the individuals.

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Electricity (Amendment) Bill May Come Before Union Cabinet For Approval In Next Few Days

The proposal to seek the Cabinet approval for the Electricity (Amendment) Bill 2021 was circulated in January this year and the draft law was to be pushed for passage in the Budget session.

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Farmers Protest Amid High-Security As 'Kisan Sansad' Near Parliament Enters 2nd Day

Delhi Lt Governor Anil Baijal has given special permission for the demonstration by a maximum of 200 farmers at Jantar Mantar, a few metres away from the Parliament Complex, till August 9.

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Cong MPs Protest Inside Parliament Complex, Demand Repeal Of New Agri Laws

The Congress has been demanding the repeal of the three farm laws, which the farmers are against alleging that these legislations will end the mandi and MSP procurement systems and leave them at the mercy of big corporates.

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Rs 81,179 Cr Due To States As GST Compensation For FY21

The economic impact of the pandemic has led to higher compensation requirement due to lower GST collection and at the same time lower collection of GST compensation cess

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Monsoon Session from Monday: Govt Readies Bills; Covid, Fuel Price on Oppn Agenda

Farmer union have been protesting on Delhi’s borders since last November against the Centre’s three new agri laws and are also demanding a legal guarantee for Minimum Support Price (MSP).

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Monsoon Session: Govt May Consider Discussion On Covid Management, Price Rise

The government has started doing its homework to prepare the ground for smooth functioning of the Houses with newly appointed Leader of House in Rajya Sabha Piyush Goyal meeting several prominent Opposition leaders including former prime minister and Congress veteran Manmohan Singh and NCP supremo Sharad Pawar.

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