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Human Chain Event: Patna High Court Asks CS, DGP to appear on Friday

India January 20, 2017 at 4:53 pm 0 comments

Patna: Expressing concern over the “forcible participation” of school children in a proposed “human chain” in support of the state government’s prohibition policy, the Patna High Court on Thursday directed the Bihar Chief Secretary and the Director General of Police (DGP) to appear before it on Friday. A division benchRead More

Manmohan Protected RBI, PM Modi Diminishing its Independence: Congress

Manmohan Protected RBI, PM Modi Diminishing its Independence: Congress

India January 20, 2017 at 4:53 pm 0 comments

New Delhi: Congress on Wednesday latched on to former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh’s defence of RBI Governor Urijit Patel in the Parliamentary Standing Committee meeting to target his successor Narendra Modi. “In the PAC Dr. Manmohan Singh protected RBI in public interest. Modi is diminishing its independence acted against publicRead More

DRT Allows Banks to Recover Rs 6,203 Crore Debt From Vijay Mallya

India January 20, 2017 at 4:52 pm 0 comments

Bengaluru: The Debt Recovery Tribunal(DCT) on Thursday allowed bankers to start proceedings to recover Rs 6,203 crore debt plus interest at 11.5 per cent from July 26, 2013 from beleaguered businessman Vijay Mallya. The Debt Recovery Tribunal (DRT) also ordered attachment and recovery of industrialist Vijay Mallya’s properties for defaultingRead More

Indian Investor Jailed in Insider Trading Case in US

India January 20, 2017 at 4:52 pm 0 comments

New York: An Indian-origin ex-private equity investor has been jailed for 20 months for tipping off two friends about the proposed 2013 acquisition of Cooper Tire & Rubber Company by India-based Apollo Tyre, an insider trading scheme that netted over USD 1 million in illegal profits. Amit Kanodia, 49, ofRead More

Chhattisgarh Government Submits Information of 26 Tainted Officer to HC

India January 20, 2017 at 4:52 pm 0 comments

Raipur: The state government has submitted a affidavit to the Chhattisgarh High Court along with information about officials accused of being indulged in financial irregularities, corruption and facing other allegation. A directive in this connection was given by the High Court on Tuesday. Acting on the directive of High Court,Read More

India wants NSG berth for its non-proliferation record, says MEA

India wants NSG berth for its non-proliferation record, says MEA

India January 19, 2017 at 6:35 pm 0 comments

New Delhi, January 19 India criticised China for saying that membership to the Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG) could not be viewed as a “farewell gift”. Speaking at a press briefing, spokesperson for the Ministry of External Affairs, Vikas Swarup, said that India wanted the membership not as a “gift”, butRead More

SC keeps itself away from pro-Jallikattu protests in Tamil Nadu

SC keeps itself away from pro-Jallikattu protests in Tamil Nadu

India January 19, 2017 at 6:34 pm 0 comments

New Delhi, January 19 The Supreme Court on Thursday preferred to stay away from the pro-Jallikattu protests across Tamil Nadu and said the issue of protecting the agitating supporters of the bull-taming sport can be raised before the Madras High Court. “Let the Madras High Court deal with it. YouRead More

Digi pay: 3.81 lakh consumers, 21,000 merchants win Rs 61 cr

Digi pay: 3.81 lakh consumers, 21,000 merchants win Rs 61 cr

India January 19, 2017 at 6:33 pm 0 comments

New Delhi, January 19 More than 3.81 lakh consumers and 21,000 merchants have been declared winners of NITI Aayog’s lucky draw schemes ‘Lucky Grahak Yojana, LGY’ for consumers and ‘Digi-Dhan Vyapar Yojana, DVY for merchants. Prize money worth Rs 60.90 crore to over 3.81 lakh winners of ‘Lucky Grahak Yojana,Read More

SC rejects plea for legalising church divorces

SC rejects plea for legalising church divorces

India January 19, 2017 at 6:32 pm 0 comments

New Delhi, January 19 The Supreme Court on Thursday dismissed a PIL seeking legal sanction to divorces granted to Catholic Christians by Church-run canonical courts without subjecting them to go through the procedure under the Christian Marriage Act 1872. A Bench comprising Chief Justice JS Khehar and DY Chandrachud saidRead More

Delhi HC allows Gurdwara Sis Ganj Sahib to use ‘piao’

India January 19, 2017 at 6:31 pm 0 comments

New Delhi, January 19 The Delhi High Court on Thursday allowed Gurdwara Sis Ganj Sahib in Chandni Chowk here to use the water tank (piao). The Delhi government had demolished the tank on April 6, 2016 in a drive against encroachments ordered by the HC, but the gurdwara authorities reconstructedRead More