HIGHLIGHTS Industrial production in November grew by 5.7 per cent compared to a contraction of 3.4 per cent in the same month a year ago As per the data, IIP growth during April-November period this fiscal remained almost flat at 0.4 per cent compared to 3.8 per cent a year …Read More »
Supreme Court Orders Subrata Roy Sahara To Pay Up Rs 600 Crores By The Deadline Or Be Prepared, To Go To Jail.
NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court on Thursday told Sahara Group chief Subrata Roy to deposit Rs 600 crore more in a SEBI-Sahara refund account by February 6 or go to jail.A bench comprising Chief Justice JS Khehar and Justices Ranjan Gogoi and AK Sikri also said that “too much indulgence” has already been given to the Sahara chief. …Read More »
HIGHLIGHTS The previous Chairman, Cyrus Mistry, was removed on October 24. The deadline for appointing Mistry’s successor was February 24. Chandrasekaran has been CEO and MD of TCS since 2009. NEW DELHI: Tata Consultancy Services CEO Natarajan Chandrasekaran was today named the new Chairman of Tata Sons, the holding company of the $103 billion Tata Group. …Read More »
A Greenpeace Report Published Claims That Air Pollution Causes 1.2 Million Deaths In India Annually With Delhi Being Most Polluted City.
NEW DELHI: As many as 1.2 million deaths take place every year due to air pollution in India, a Greenpeace India report published today says.Greenpeace’s report, titled ‘Airpocalypse,’ says Delhi is India’s most polluted city. The report is based on information obtained through online reports and Right to Information applications from State Pollution …Read More »
FM Arun Jaitley Said Roll Out Of GST Will Make Society Tax Compliant & Help Boost, The Indian Economy.
GANDHINAGAR: Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Wednesday termed the disruption caused by demonetisation as transient and said the move together with GST rollout will boost the Indian economy and make the “substantially” non tax-compliant society more compliant. Speaking at the Vibrant Gujarat Global Summit, Jaitley said the scrapping of high-value notes was a move to end the …Read More »
CHANDIGARH: Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal on Wednesday put an end to speculations that he would be running for the top office in Punjab.CM Arvind Kejriwal said that “The chief minister of Punjab will be a local MLA. But, I will owe full responsibility for every promise made by AAP.” …Read More »
NEW DELHI: Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday unleashed a scathing attack against the BJP and RSS for sowing the seeds of fear in the minds of people. Addressing Congress’s ‘Jan Vedna’ meeting against note ban, Rahul said “It is a clash of two philosophies. The BJP induces fear and incites anger among the people. Their ideology …Read More »
Probe Into Sahara-Birla Papers Rejected By The Supreme Court, Saying The 'Documents Are Not Credible.'
NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court today rejected a plea for a SIT probe into the Sahara-Birla diaries, which Congress Vice-President Rahul Gandhi has used to allege+ that Prime Minister Narendra Modi accepted kickbacks from corporate houses during his time as Gujarat Chief Minister. The apex court said the documents placed by lawyer Prashant Bhushan in the case aren’t …Read More »
Sushma Swaraj Will Withdraw Visas For Amazon Officials After Learning About Doormats Depicting, The Indian Flag For Sale.
NEW DELHI: When External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj learned today that there were doormats depicting the Indian flag for sale on the Amazon Canada website, she said Indian visas will no longer be granted to Amazon officials if the company doesn’t tender an unconditional apology and withdraw all such products. She added that visas …Read More »
Election Commission Warns Political Parties That It Will Not Remain A Silent Spectator, If Poll Code Is Violated.
HIGHLIGHTS Election Commission has warned political parties of taking “stern action” against violation of the model code of conduct EC has written a letter addressed to office bearers of political parties asking them to issue advisories on poll code NEW DELHI: The Election Commission on Tuesday warned political parties that it will take “stern …Read More »