Toolkit Case: Delhi Police Seeks 5-Day Custody Of Disha Ravi

Disha Ravi Blames Nikita, Shantanu During Questioning, Says Police

New Delhi: The Delhi Police on Monday sought the custody of climate activist Disha Ravi for five more days in connection with the ‘Toolkit’ case. The climate activist was produced before Chief Metropolitan Magistrate Pankaj Sharma of the Patiala House Court at the end of her three-day judicial custody, amid high security. Disha Ravi faces … Read more

SC Seeks Centre, EC Reply On Plea For E-Voting

SC To Deliver Verdict On Tuesday On Plea Challenging Modi Election

New Delhi:  The Supreme Court on Thursday sought a response from the government and the Election Commission on a plea seeking introduction of e-voting, decentralising the voting system, and enhancing the system of postal voting to other categories. A bench headed by Chief Justice S.A. Bobde and comprising Justices A.S. Bopanna and V. Ramasubramanian asked … Read more

Govt Seeks Parliament’s Nod For Additional Expenditure Of Rs 6.28L Cr

Ecosurvey Attributes 'V' Shaped Recovery To Timely Lockdown

New Delhi:  The government on Thursday sought Parliament’s approval for an additional spending of Rs 6.28 lakh crore to meet its expenditure commitments made under the Aatmanirbhar Bharat Abhiyan and the Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Yojana (PMGKY) to ensure speedy recovery of the economy, which has been badly impacted by the Covid-19 pandemic. Finance Minister … Read more

Odisha Seeks Withdrawal Of Draft Bylaws For Lingaraj, Brahmeswar Temples

Odisha Seeks Withdrawal Of Draft Bylaws For Lingaraj, Brahmeswar Temples

Bhubaneswar: After the Centre’s notification withdrawal of the draft bylaws of National Monuments Authority (NMA) for Jagannath Temple in Puri, Odisha government has requested the NMA to withdraw the same for Lingaraj and Brahmeswar Temples in Bhubaneswar. The Commissioner of the Endowment, Odisha and Khurda District Collector, who is also the president of Lord Lingaraj … Read more

SBI Fund Management Seeks Shield From Liability In FTMF Fund Disbursement

SBI Fund Management Seeks Shield From Liability In FTMF Fund Disbursement

New Delhi: The Supreme Court has clarified that SBI Fund Management, and not SBI Mutual Funds, will be responsible for distribution of Rs 9,122 crore to unitholders of the six wound-up Franklin Templeton schemes. The SBI Fund Management also sought protection from any liability arising from the fund distribution exercise. A bench comprising Justices S. … Read more

Samsung Seeks Tax Breaks For New Chip Plant In US

Samsung Seeks Tax Breaks For New Chip Plant In US

Seoul:  Samsung has asked Texas state officials to give tax breaks for its potential new chip plant, news reports showed Friday, raising speculation that the South Korean tech titan could make a big investment in the US. The world’s largest memory chipmaker has requested authorities in Texas to grant tax abatements over 20 years, which … Read more

SC Seeks Centre Reply On Transfer Of Pils Seeking Uniform Marriage Age

Death Row Commutation Can't Be Delayed Due To Pending Appeal Of Co-Accused: SC

New Delhi:  The Supreme Court on Tuesday sought a response from the Centre on a plea seeking transfer of two petitions from the Delhi High Court and Rajasthan High Court pertaining to the matter of uniform minimum age of marriage for men and women. Senior advocate Geeta Luthra, representing the petitioner Ashwini Upadhyay, submitted before … Read more

Facebook Oversight Board Seeks Public Feedback On Trump Ban

Facebook Oversight Board Seeks Public Feedback On Trump Ban

San Francisco: The independent Facebook Oversight Board is asking the public to submit their feedback whether the decision by the social network to suspend former US President Donald Trump’s accounts for an indefinite period after the Capitol chaos on January 6 was right. The two Trump posts in question include the one-minute video he posted to … Read more

Cong Seeks Cash Transfers, Reduced GST In Budget

Cong Seeks Cash Transfers, Reduced GST In Budget

New Delhi: Ahead of the Budget Session, the Congress on Thursday demanded that the government initiate cash transfers and reduce taxes. Addressing a joint press conference, Congress leaders P. Chidambaram, Jairam Ramesh and Mallikarjun Kharge said, “As regards the economy, what needs to be done to stem the decline and accelerate the recovery have been … Read more

Tractor Rally Violence: Plea In HC Seeks Removal Of Delhi Top Cop

Tractor Rally Violence: Plea In HC Seeks Removal Of Delhi Top Cop

New Delhi:  A petition has been filed in the Delhi High Court seeking removal of Delhi Police Commissioner S.N. Shrivastava from his post and punishment for police officials who failed to discharge their duty in controlling the agitating farmers. The petition, filed by Dhananjai Jain, states that the government and police completely failed in maintaining … Read more