India

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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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