Why no criminal case against businessman in loan frauds: SC

Supreme Court on Wednesday sought responses from the Union government and the Reserve Bank of India on why criminal cases are not being filed against industrialists and corporate houses who have been found to have indulged in bank frauds.

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Place records on demonetisation for perusal: SC to govt

Centre and the RBI both opposed a judicial review of the decision of demonetisation, saying that it was a policy matter. The bench had said that it would not decide the validity of the decision but would examine the Read more

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Have rejected report to give dalit converts quotas: Govt in SC

The Centre told the court that Dalits who converted to Christianity and Islam could not be given SC status to get benefits of reservation as there was no backwardness or oppression in those religions. The ministry of social justice Read more

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Marine Rafale scores over American Super Hornet

Rafales will figure prominently in the IAF’s long-standing quest to acqu- ire additional 4.5-generation fighters with “some fifth-generation capabilities”. These numbers could vary from 57 to 114 fighters, with the bulk of them to be produced in India.

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Maintenance against property must be written in gift deed: SC

A bench of Justices Sanjay K Kaul and A S Oka gave this practical advice on Tuesday to senior citizens, who generally gift self-earned properties to their children in the understanding, hope and expectation that they would be well Read more

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‘Parliament duty-bound to take up NJAC overreach’

There is no parallel to such a development in democratic history where the “duly legitimised constitutional prescription” of the NJAC through the 99th Constitutional Amendment Bill, passed unanimously by both Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha, was “judicially undone”, Dhankhar said.

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BJP would have won East had Centre not reunified the 3 corporations

Of the 250 newly created wards, 61 encompass the territory covered by the erstwhile East Delhi Municipal Corporation. Of these 61 wards, BJP won 35, AAP 20, Congress five and independent one, which gives BJP a clear majority in this part.

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Let first-timers speak in House: PM Narendra Modi to parties

Speaking to media just before the winter session got under way, the PM recounted that parliamentarians, including from the opposition, have told him that they suffered due to frequent adjournments of House proceedings and especially pointed to the plight Read more

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MCD elections: AAP gets double engine, but no turbo boost

Facing a strong anti-incumbency, BJP put up a spirited fight and managed to bag 104 seats, much less than its 2017 tally of 181 in the three erstwhile corporations combined, but its vote share swelled by three percentage points. Read more

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‘Worst of inflation over’: RBI moderates rate hike to 35bps

The RBI lowered the growth forecast for the current year to 6.8% from 7% earlier and retained inflation projections at 6.7%. Das said that despite this, India would be among the fastest-growing economies in the world.

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