Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman is scheduled to present the Union Budget for FY2022-23 on February 1, 2022. In its budget recommendations, the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FFICI) has also urged the government to continue with zero duty on stainless steel scrap after March 31, 2022.
The survey is expected to project a strong recovery after the ongoing Covid-19 wave, but statistical growth is expected to be lower because of the waning base effect that has bumped up the current year's GDP growth.
According to the sources in the party, the first organizational meeting was held today at the party headquarters regarding the Goa elections. The next important meeting will be held on January 19 regarding ticket distribution, which will be chaired by the PM himself.
Those involved in essential services, including personnel of the Food Civil Supplies and the Consumer Affairs, the Food Corporation of India, the All India Radio, Doordarshan, post and telegraph, the railways, BSNL, power, health, fire services and civil aviation can also opt for the facility in case they are on duty, a statement said.
In its first list of 86 candidates, the Congress on Saturday gave the ticket to party MLA Gurpreet Singh GP from Bassi Pathana (SC) seat. Manohar Singh dubbed the decision of the Congress giving ticket to Gurpreet Singh GP as "injustice" with the people of the constituency and alleged that the sitting legislator was "incapable and ineffective."
The BJP leader was speaking at the Uttar Pradesh BJP headquarters on the occasion of former IPS Asim Arun joining the saffron party. Asserting that those with a clean image are coming to the BJP, he said, "Those who indulge in riots go to the Samajwadi Party, and those who catch the rioters, join the BJP".
Besides Chauhan, Apna Dal (Sonelal) MLA from Vishvanathganj Assembly constituency in Pratapgarh district R K Verma too on Sunday joined the Akhilesh Yadav-led party which has emerged as the main challenger to the BJP in the state.
The Election Commission had recently announced the poll schedule in the state. Counting of votes will take place on March 10.The state will go to polls on February 10, February 14, February 20, February 23, February 27, March 3 and March 7.