West Bengal received Rs 1,467.25 crore, implying the total sum received by the state in the current financial year totalled Rs 10,270.25 crore. Kerala, received Rs 1,657 crore and Andhra Pradesh received Rs 1,438 crore.
There have been demands pouring in from various sectors - from biscuits to automobiles and FMCG to hotels - to reduce tax rates in the wake of an economic slowdown.
Devotees cross embers during Sri Veerabhadreshwara Swamy Kendotsava, in Chikmagalur, Karnataka.PTI Photo
Rashtriya Janata Dal MLA Bhai Birendra clashes with BJP MLA Sanjay Saravgi during the Winter Session of the state Assembly, in Patna.PTI Photo
Rajya Sabha Chairman M Venkaiah Naidu conducts proceedings in the House during the Winter Session of Parliament, in New Delhi.RSTV/PTI Photo
Low visibility due to a layer of smog at Vijay Chowk, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/Kamal Kishore
The newly appointed Naval Chief Admiral R Hari Kumar hugs his mother during his charge taking ceremony at South Block, in New Delhi.PTI Photo
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For India’s manual scavengers, mere existence is a protest, because they need to fight just to reclaim their humanity and dignity.
While everyone is going gaga over actress Katrina Kaif in the revamped version of 'Tip Tip Barsa Pani', the replacement of Raveena Tandon does point towards the problem of sexism and ageism in the Indian film industry
Australia winning the T20 World Cup for the first time has been timely as they host the next edition at their own backyard in 2022.
As per the Observer Research Foundation, close to 250 million children in India were adversely affected due to school closures due to the early lockdowns imposed by the government in response to Covid-19.
India's cricket administrators showed more drive to boost BCCI's coffers rather than take care of players' welfare during pandemic times.