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Kolkata Police denies permission to RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat to hold rally

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Kolkata Police denies permission to RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat to hold rally

KOLKATA,POOJA MEHTA : The Kolkata Police on Thursday denied permission to Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) chief Mohan Bhagwat to hold a rally in the city, scheduled for January 14. In a letter from Kolkata Police addressed to the Pracharak of the Kolkata, RSS, the police stated that the rally could not held at any of […]

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Should Tamil Nadu ban Jallikattu? Leading Chennai voices say NO

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Should Tamil Nadu ban Jallikattu? Leading Chennai voices say NO

Chennai: While the nation stands divided on whether or not Jalikattu should be banned, leading voices from Chennai weigh in.Moderated by Consulting Editor, Rajdeep Sardesai, the last session of India Today Conclave South, served as a befitting finale to what was an insightful two-day-long event in entirety. Titled Women in Public Life: Battling Bias, the […]

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Sahara-Birla papers: SC judgement could leave a cloud of suspicion?

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Sahara-Birla papers: SC judgement could leave a cloud of suspicion?

NEW DELHI: Activist-lawyer Prashant Bhushan on Wednesday termed as unfortunate the judgement in a PIL filed by an NGO seeking probe into bribery allegations against the Prime Minister and some other politicians and said it was setback for the campaign against corruption and probity in public life. In a statement, Bhushan who appeared for the […]

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Budget 2017: Will GST roll-out delay prompt Jaitley to hike service tax?

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Budget 2017: Will GST roll-out delay prompt Jaitley to hike service tax?

MUMBAI: As things stand right now in the aftermath of the last two-day GST Council meet in January, it seems like the government is well on its way to miss its target of April 1, 2017, to implement the crucial Goods and Services Tax. If that happens, according to a report in The Hindu Businessline, […]

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Demonetization impact: Corporate earnings to dip to 4% in Q3, says Crisil

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Demonetization impact: Corporate earnings to dip to 4% in Q3, says Crisil

NEW DELHI: After recording an average revenue growth of 6.3% for three consecutive quarters, corporate earnings for key sectors will likely dip to 4% for the October-December period of 2016-17, owing to the Government’s demonetization drive, said a Crisil report. Moreover, the impact of note ban, announced on November 8, will continue into the fourth […]

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BSF jawan refuses to take down video on shocking food quality, govt says welfare of soldiers absolute priority

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BSF jawan refuses to take down video on shocking food quality, govt says welfare of soldiers absolute priority

NEW DELHI: The BSF jawan who, in a video posted on Facebook, alleged that troops were being treated with “cruelty” because they were being served bad quality food and even slept on “empty stomach” at times, on Tuesday said that he stood by his account and will not take down the video. “It took a […]

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After NHRC notice on assault of 16 women by state police personnel,govt utters same tune to save face

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After NHRC notice on assault of 16 women by state police personnel,govt utters same tune to save face

RAIPUR: Taking cognisance of NHRC’s notice to the Chhattisgarh government over alleged rape, sexual and physical assault of 16 women in Bastar by state police personnel, state Home Minister Ramsewak Paikra said misconduct against tribals will not be tolerated. The main opposition Congress has sought resignation of Chief Minister Raman Singh and imposition of President’s […]

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Petrol pump owners reversed their decision late on Sunday night for four or five days

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Petrol pump owners reversed their decision late on Sunday night for four or five days

NEW DELHI,ATEEQ SHAIKH : After threatening to stop accepting credit and debit card payments, petrol pump owners reversed their decision late on Sunday night. Pump owners had threatened to stop accepting cards as banks had decided to levy transaction fee of upto one per cent. However, after the Centre stepped in, pump owners decided to […]

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Jaitley explains reasons behind demonetization, its impact on economy

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Jaitley explains reasons behind demonetization, its impact on economy

NEW DELHI: Two months have passed since the Prime Minister announced the decision that high denominational currency notes would cease to be a legal tender. Subsequently those notes have been demonetized. When 86% of a country’s currency constituting 12.2% of its GDP, is squeezed out of the market and sought to be replaced by a […]

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Budget session of Parliament to start on January 31

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Budget session of Parliament to start on January 31

NEW DELHI: The Budget session of Parliament was on Saturday convened to start from January 31, a day before the Union Budget is likely to be presented. President Pranab Mukherjee has summoned the Rajya Sabha to meet on January 31, an official notification said. A similar notification is also expected from the Lok Sabha secretariat. […]

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