While speaking to media in Jaipur on March 04, the Transport and Soldiers Welfare Minister of Rajasthan, Pratap Singh Khachariyawas spoke on state budget. Khachariyawas said, "On one hand, there is Ashok Gehlot government's Budget which has brought relief to all with no tax and then there is Narendra Modi government's Budget which has increased excise duty on petrol and diesel." "They ended LPG cylinder subsidy and increased rates by Rs 300," he added.
Chancellor Rishi Sunak leaves 10 Downing Street for Parliament, where he will set out a three-point plan to support individuals and businesses through the coming months, rebuild the economy, and "fix" the public finances through the Covid pandemic. Report by Alibhaiz. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn
Health Secretary Matt Hancock leaves 10 Downing Street for Parliament ahead of PMQs, and Chancellor Rishi Sunak's Budget statement. Report by Alibhaiz. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn
Reacting to the political crises of Nepal, former Nepal Prime Minister Baburam Bhattarai said that it is not right for a country's democracy when Parliament is dissolved midway to give way to instability. "Nepal is going through crisis. Nepal Communist Party that had formed govt with a majority is almost divided into two factions," said Baburam Bhattarai while speaking to ANI on March 02. He further said that they will talk to all parties in Nepal to bring stability, economic development and ensure that India-Nepal relations are good.
The UK's economic recovery from coronavirus will be "swifter and more sustained" than previously thought, Chancellor Rishi Sunak told MPs as he set out his Budget.
But he warned it would take "a long time" to rebuild and pledged to do "whatever it takes" to support people.
In his Budget the Chancellor:
- Extended the stamp duty holiday from the end of March until the end of June.
- Confirmed the extension of the furlough scheme until the end of September.
- Extended the 5% reduced rate of VAT for the tourism and hospitality sector to the end of September.
- Continued the business rates holiday for the retail, hospitality and leisure sectors until the end of June.
- Announced the temporary £20-a-week increase in Universal Credit payments will continue.
- Set out a new Recovery Loan Scheme.
-Froze all alcohol duties and scrapped a planned increase in fuel duty. Report by Avagninag. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn
Matt Hancock has told MPs in the House of Commons that people will need to be provided with the ability to certify that they have had a coronavirus vaccination. The health secretary spoke while responding to a question from Conservative Sir Edward Leigh, who expressed concern about Covid passports from a constituent who was unable to receive the jab due to medical reasons. Report by Blairm. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn
Health Secretary Matt Hancock has told MPs in the House of Commons that the hunt for a missing person infected with the Brazil coronavirus variant has been narrowed down to 379 households in the south east of England. Report by Blairm. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn
PM Modi took a veiled jibe at the Congress party while inaugurating the multi-storeyed flats in the capital for Members of Parliament. ‘In Delhi, the problem of residences for MPs existed for several..
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