National Politics Supreme Court

National herald case in Supreme Court admitted and “No” IT assessment till then

The Supreme Court on Tuesday, fixed December 4 to hear the Special Leave Petition filed by Mrs Sonia Gandhi, Mr Rahul Gandhi and Mr Oscar Fernandes to challenge the dismissal by the Delhi High Court of their plea challenging the re-opening of their Income Tax assessment for the year 2010-11. The Supreme Court Bench comprising Read More…

Legal Social Women

Police FIR against RSS , BJP men for gangrape in UP , after self immolation bid by victim sister

A case of gangrape has been registered against 15 people including a former MLA, a BJP leader and another RSS pracharak in Rae Bareli, Uttar Pradesh.  On November 5, a woman had attempted to immolate herself along with her two daughters in front of UP CM Yogi Adityanath’s residence. The police promptly stopped them from Read More…

Business Technology

HSBC facilitates blockchain-based international trade transaction In India

In a first for India, British banking major HSBC has executed a trade finance transaction involving an export by Reliance Industries to an American client using the blockchain, which massively reduced the time taken for processing the documents. The blockchain-enabled letter of credit transaction facilitated a shipment between Reliance and the US-based Tricon Energy, a Read More…

Supreme Court Votes & Polls

Black money : SC issues notice to EC , Union Govt and States

The Supreme Court on Friday issued notice to the Union government, the Election Commission and others after a plea by Kaka Rama Krishna, former CPI MLA from Andhra Pradesh, asked for taking action on the “illegal use of huge money” by the candidates in Parliamentary and Assembly polls. A three-judge bench presided over by Chief Read More…

National Politics Supreme Court

Centre submits details of decision making process to SC

The Centre has filed before the Supreme Court details of Rafale deal decision making process in sealed covers. The apex court on October 10 had asked the Centre to provide details of the decision making process in the Rafale fighter jet deal sans pricing and technical specifications.  The direction to the Centre was issued on Read More…

National Supreme Court

Apex Court asks CVC to complete in 2 weeks and clips the wings of new CBI boss

The Supreme Court ordered the Central Vigilance Commission to complete probe against CBI director Alok Verma under the supervision of former Supreme Court Judge AK Patnaik on Friday. In a major set back to ruling BJP government  the top court also ordered  that interim CBI boss Nageshwar Rao will only carry out ‘routine duties’ and Read More…

National Politics

Opposition links Rafale probe to removal of CBI Director Alok Verma

Congress on Wednesday slammed Prime Minister Narendra Modi over the ‘removal’ of CBI Director Alok Verma and wondered whether the action was linked to the probe in to the Rafale fighter aircraft. “PM Modi seeks to achieve surreptitiously & clandestinely what he can’t do directly to sack the CBI Director” Congress chief spokesman Randeep Singh Read More…

National Politics Votes & Polls

PM Modi wants people of India to Contribute donations to BJP

The Bharatiya Janata Party received Rs 532.27 crore as donation during the financial year 2016-17, a 593 per cent increase as compared to the Rs 76.85 crore it declared in the previous fiscal (2015-16), a report prepared by the Association for Democratic Reforms (ADR) and National Election Watch (NEW) said. According to the report, the Read More…

Opinion South India Women

Sabarimala violence RSS-BJP behind attack confirms Kerala minister

Kerala Minister EP Jayarajan on Wednesday blamed Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) and Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP) for violence that broke out during the protest as women attempted to trek to the Sabarimala from the base camp. Addressing media, Jayarajan said, “RSS criminals hid in forests and attacked the Ayappa devotees. 10 media personnel, 5 devotees Read More…

Business National Politics

UAE delegation preference of HAL products cause embarrassment to ruling establishments

India and the UAE are planning to expand their joint military training with a focus on improving desert operations. The issues were discussed between defence minister Nirmala Sitharaman and the UAE’s minister of state for defence, Mohammed Ahmed Al Bowardi Al Falacy, on Tuesday.  The UAE minister  be in Bangalore on Wednesday to visit the Read More…

South India Voice Women

Women devotees denied entry , women scribes threatened , Sec 144 imposed in Sabarimala

Tension was palpable in the southern state since Tuesday, when crucial talks held in the capital Thiruvananthapuram among the tantri (supreme priest of Sabarimala), the erstwhile royal family of Pandalam (considered the custodians of the temple) and Travancore Devaswom Board, or TDB ,(responsible for the administration of the temple), could not reach a solution. On Read More…

North India Politics Women

Women journalists ‘not so innocent’: BJP women leader on MeToo accusations

Bharatiya Janata Party’s (BJP) Madhya Pradesh women wing chief Lata Ketkar said that she does not consider women journalists so “innocent” that they could be misused by anyone.  And yes she again  she stirred  up a controversy in social media against her by her own words This statement comes in the wake of recent allegations Read More…

National Politics

Sensational Disclosure : Reliance was mandatory, says French report

French media outlet Mediapart on Wednesday claimed it had accessed an internal document of Dassault Aviation which showed that the joint venture with the Anil Ambani-led Reliance Defence was an “obligatory trade-off” and “mandatory” for the Rs 59,000-crore Rafale deal to materialise. The sensational disclosure was made on the eve of Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman’s Read More…

Politics Session Court South India Voice

Nakkheeran editor Gopal arrested, but court set him free

Initial report suggests that the action follows a complaint that he had published stories allegedly linking the office of the Governor with lecturer Nirmala Devi  R.R. Gopal, editor and publisher of Tamil biweekly Nakkheeran, was arrested by police at the Chennai airport on Tuesday morning on the charge of publishing defamatory content against Tamil Nadu Read More…

Politics South India Votes & Polls

Trouble for TRS as Congress led Grand alliance smells victory in Telangana

TRS sources said that the need for the new front arose after the surveys ordered by Mr Rao indicated that the anti-TRS vote was consolidating with the Congress, TS, Telangana Jana Samiti and the CPI combine, and not with the BJP. The surveys ordered by Mr Rao revealed that in almost all the constituencies, it Read More…

National Opinion Technology

Air Chief Marshal echos Ruling benches voice

The Chief of the Air Staff, Air Chief Marshal, BS Dhanoa, taken ruling bjp position and defended the Rafale purchase as “a game changer” at the annual Air Force press conference here. “We have lots of advantages in the Rafale deal…this and the S400 will enhance capabilities to counter our shortfalls,” the Air Chief pointed Read More…

Asia Business Companies Europe Market

BJP government awards 84.6% contracts to Vedanta, and 16.4 % to Government giants ONGC, IOC

Indian Government   has set a target of cutting oil import bill by 10 per cent to 67 per cent by 2022 and to half by 2030.  But Import dependence has increased since 2015 after set of  target. India currently imports 81 per cent of its oil needs.  BJP Government under Prime Minister  Modi  had Read More…

High Court Social South India Supreme Court Women

Digital booking to be introduced on the model of Tirupati for Sabarimala

A high-power committee meeting chaired by Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan discussed various arrangements to be made for women devotees, days after the Supreme Court opened the gate of the temple for women of all age. Chief Secretary Tom Jose, Chief Minister’s Private Secretary M V Jayarajan, Travancore Devaswom Board (TDB) member K P Sankardas and Read More…

Companies Industries Legal Technology

Mobile Companies Instructed to submit plan to discontinue Aadhar based eKYC

The Supreme Court, last week, struck down Section 57 of the Aadhaar Act, which allowed private companies to use the 12-digit biometric ID-based eKYC.  Days after the Supreme Court imposed curbs on the use of Aadhaar, biometric-issuing authority UIDAI Monday asked telecom companies to submit, within the next 15 days, a plan to stop using Read More…

Culture Social Supreme Court

The doors of Sabarimala made opened by Supreme Court to women of all ages

The Supreme Court, in a historic verdict on Friday, allowed the entry of women of all ages into the Sabarimala Ayyappa temple in Kerala. A Constitution Bench of Chief Justice Dipak Misra and Justices Rohinton Nariman, A.M. Khanwilkar, D.Y. Chandrachud and Indu Malhotra, by a majority of 4:1, held that denial of entry to women Read More…

Business Companies Market

PayTM founder share diluted again

Paytm’s parent firm had raised $30 million from SAIF Partners, Intel Capital, Silicon Valley Bank and SAP Ventures among others since 2007. In 2010, the company had filed for an initial public offering but shelved the plan after receiving regulatory clearance Alibaba and its payment unit Alipay together would have close to 40 per cent equity Read More…

Companies National Supreme Court

Aadhaar link to bank account and SIM card is not required : Supreme Court

Today Apex  court said it wasn’t mandatory to link Aadhaar to bank accounts or mobile numbers, but that that the identification was compulsory for the filing of I-T returns and for the allotment of Permanent Account Numbers (PAN). It said no child can be denied benefits of any schemes if he or she can’t produce Read More…

Life Style Opinion Social

Evidence of water contamination by Strelite plant , Tuticorin

Vedanta has claimed that there is no evidence of water contamination. When evidence of water contamination was provided, it claimed that the contamination is not recent, and that groundwater sources in Thoothukudi were already contaminated even before Sterlite commenced operations. Sterlite has argued that it is not sufficient to demonstrate that contaminant levels are in Read More…

Asia Market Technology

WhatsApp appoints grievance redressal mechanism for india

India is WhatsApp’s biggest market with more than 200 million users. It, in July, limited message forwards to five chats at a time and had also removed the quick forward button placed next to media messages to discourage mass forwarding. It has also introduced a ‘forward’ label to help users identify such messages. The Indian Read More…

Culture Life Science Life Style World

Per capita alcohol consumption in India doubled : WHO

The WHO has emphasized on the development, implementation and evaluation of cost-effective interventions for harmful use of alcohol as well as creating, compiling and disseminating scientific information on alcohol use and dependence, and related health and social consequences. The “Global strategy to reduce the harmful use of alcohol”, negotiated and agreed by WHO Member States Read More…

Asia Europe National Politics

Opposition nails Modi after former French President Francois Hollande speaks

Ten days after India sealed the government-to-government agreement on the Rafale deal, Reliance Defence and Dassault had announced a joint venture (JV) in the aerospace sector and a year later, the foundation stone of a manufacturing facility was laid in Mihan, Nagpur.  The opposition parties  alleged that the Reliance Defence was formed just 12 days Read More…

Asia National Opinion Politics

Vajpayee helped Sri Lanka in war against LTTE : Srilankan PM

After demise of Former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee at the age of 93 ., Srilankan  Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe Wickremesinghe made these comments after visiting the Indian High Commission on 19th august 2018 here to sign a condolence book for Vajpayee “Atal Bihari Vajpayee was a “true friend” of Sri Lanka and had assisted Read More…

Europe National Politics

Post Ex HAL Chief views RG calls for RM – Rafale Minister Resignation

State-run plane maker Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) could have built Rafale fighters in India had the government managed to close the original negotiations with Dassault and had actually signed a work-share contract with the French company, said T Suvarna Raju, who was heading HAL till three weeks ago. This is the first time anyone from Read More…

Legal Politics South India Women

CCTV footage of Jayalalithaa’s hospital stay days not available : Apollo

Apollo Hospitals has informed the Justice A Arumughaswamy Commission its inability to submit the CCTV footage recorded during the hospitalisation period of former Tamil Nadu chief minister J Jayalalithaa at its Chennai premises as the footage in the hospital’s server is programmed to be replaced after 30 days to accommodate new files. The inquiry commission Read More…

America Asia Market

China and America does a tom and jerry game in trading

China announced it will take retaliatory tariff action against $60 billion of US goods, in a reaction sharply escalating trade war as the Trump administration considers imposing duties on virtually all Chinese imports. China’s retaliatory tariffs, ranging from 5 per cent to 10 per cent on more than 5,000 items, will take effect on Sept. Read More…

Culture Social Women

Husband hacked to death in front of Pregnant women : Caste Killing Horror

The curse of honour killing in the name of caste claimed another life on Friday when a Dalit man was hacked to death in broad daylight in front of his seven-month pregnant wife and his mother, at Miryalaguda in Nalgonda district on Friday. The victim, P. Pranay Kumar, 24, had married  Amrutha Varshini about six Read More…

National Politics

Defense minister vociferously fight opposition 36000+ Cr Rafalescam allegation

Not Just Congress, and other  opposition parties but also bjp  senior  party leaders  and former BJP central ministers   Sinha , Shourie  and others have been attacking the Modi government alleging it is procuring 36 Rafale jets from France at high costs that resulted  in 36000+ crores scam  Congress now fine tuned gone in to Read More…

National Politics

“Mallaya great escape” scripted by Modi allege Rahul Gandhi

Congress chief Rahul Gandhi took on Prime Minister Narendra Modi on the Vijay Mallya issue and said that the ‘great escape’ of the embattled liquor baron was aided by the CBI and approved by the PM.  ‘Mallya’s Great Escape was aided by the CBI quietly changing the “Detain” notice for him, to “Inform”. The CBI Read More…

High Court Legal

National herald case : Sonia Rahul Pleas dismissed

In a set back to Congress leaders in National Herald  case  the Delhi High Court Monday dismissed the pleas of Congress leaders Sonia Gandhi and Rahul Gandhi challenging reopening of their tax assessment for 2011-12. The order of a bench came while hearing the plea of Rahul, Sonia Gandhi and her party colleague Oscar Fernandes Read More…

National Politics

Modi silent to talk about fuel hike ,farmers , women atrocities allege Ragul gandi

Normal life was hit in many Indian  states Monday with offices and educational institutes closed and vehicles off the roads during an united opposition-sponsored ‘Bharat Bandh’ which was largely peaceful, barring some incidents of violence. A three-year-old girl died in Bihar’s Jehanabad district which the BJP alleged was due to delay in find a vehicle Read More…

Market National Politics Social

11 lakh Cr fuel loot root cause of 10th sept national shutdown : Congress

The Congress will organise a nationwide shutdown on September 10 over rising fuel prices, parties leaders announced Thursday and asked other opposition parties and civil society groups to join their protest against the government. The common man was bearing the brunt of the escalating prices of petrol, diesel and cooking gas, Congress communications in-charge Randeep Read More…

Politics South India Votes & Polls

Rao Preempt move to hold preponed election bring fruit to TRS ?

Telangana chief minister K Chandrasekhar Rao dissolved the state assembly on Thursday, almost nine months ahead of the completion of its term to enable holding of early assembly elections, and announced the list of candidates for the 119-member House. The formal meeting of the cabinet that recommended the assembly’s dissolution lasted just 15 minutes but Read More…

High Court North India Politics

22 yr old case excavated and Modi Critic IPS Bhatt arrested

IIT studied  Indian Police Service officer 54 year old Sanjiv Bhatt was arrested on Wednesday by police in Gujarat in connection with the arrest of a man for allegedly possessing drugs 22 years ago, officials said. The crime investigation department of Gujarat police arrested Bhatt following a probe ordered into the case by the Gujarat Read More…

Legal Politics

CIC directs MEA to provide Modi Travel data

In a major setback to ruling establishment the Central Information Commission has directed the External Affairs Ministry to disclose the names of those private individuals who have travelled with Prime Minister Narendra Modi on foreign tours. Last October, Karabi Das approached the ministry seeking information on expenses incurred on the foreign visits of the prime Read More…

Politics Women

Student Sophia get bail in her “fascist bjp down” case

Yesterday  a research scholar who returned from canada  arrested for calling a senior Bharatiya (BJP) Janata Party a fascist in a Tuticorin-Chennai flight was given bail today S Lois Sophia, 28, allegedly said  “down, down, fascist BJP, down, down” when she saw Dr Tamilisai Soundararajan, president of BJP’s Tamil Nadu unit, on the flight.  She allegedly Read More…

High Court National Supreme Court

Malegaon Blast : Purohit petitions dismissed at SC and HC

The Supreme Court on Tuesday refused to entertain the petition filed by Lt Col Srikant Prasad Purohit seeking a SIT probe in the Malegaon Blast case.  According to a Bar and Bench report, the apex court also said that it did not consider it appropriate to interfere in the case. The Apex Court asked him Read More…

Politics South India Voice Women

Woman student sent to jail for making slogan “Fascist BJP govt down”

A young woman who studying at canada  came to be with her parents in Southern district of tamilnadu was sent to jail for 15 days on Monday for shouting slogans against the Narendra Modi government in a flight in the presence of Tamil Nadu BJP president Dr Tamilisai Soundararajan.  The woman called the BJP government Read More…

Legal National Social Women

BJP MPs want Men commission to check women harassment

Two BJP MPs have demanded that a commission be set up to look into the complaints of men “suffering at the hands of their wives” due to “misuse” of laws. Harinarayan Rajbhar, the Bharatiya Janata Party’s Lok Sabha member from Ghosi, Uttar Pradesh, and Anshul Verma, the party MP from Hardoi in the state, said Read More…

Business

What is in store for those who missed filing I-T return on 31st august 2018

I-T return, I-T filing, Income Tax department, belated return The last date for filing an I-T return was July 31 which was extended by the Income Tax department this year to August 31. So, your return for financial year 2017-18 (Assessment year 2018-19) was supposed to be submitted last by Friday. Any one  missed filing Read More…

Business Legal

Patanjali Advani fight over Ruchi soya reached NCLT gate

Ruchi Soya, which is facing the insolvency proceedings, has a total debt of about Rs 120 billion (Rs 12,000 crore). The company has many manufacturing plants and its leading brands include Nutrela, Mahakosh, Sunrich, Ruchi Star and Ruchi Gold.   In December 2017, Ruchi Soya Industries entered into the Corporate Insolvency Resolution Process (CIRP) and Read More…

High Court Legal Social

Setback for SASTRA university on 20.62 acres land

The question of dispute in  land for  20.62 acres SASTRA university  has received jolt and been asked to return its encroachment  by Highcourt Justice Nooty Ramamohana Rao (since retired) in September last and held that the land must necessarily be retrieved from the university without any scope for conveyance on payment of money. In his Read More…