After Supreme Court Verdict, Disqualified Karnataka MLAs Prep For Bypolls

BS Yediyurappa hinted that the MLAs will contest bypolls to fill the constituencies (File) Bengaluru:  The Karnataka MLAs whose rebellion led to the Congress-Janata Dal Secular (JDS) government crashing in July, setting the stage for the BJP’s takeover, remain disqualified but they can contest polls, the Supreme Court said today. Soon after, Chief Minister BS … Read moreAfter Supreme Court Verdict, Disqualified Karnataka MLAs Prep For Bypolls

“Couldn’t Accept Sena’s Demands,” Says Amit Shah On Maharashtra Turmoil

Mumbai:  BJP chief Amit Shah today rejected the Shiv Sena’s claim that it was promised rotational chief ministership after winning the Maharashtra elections, saying that its ally had simply come up with post-electoral conditions that could not be accepted. “Before the elections, both Prime Minister Narendra Modi and I had said many times in public … Read more“Couldn’t Accept Sena’s Demands,” Says Amit Shah On Maharashtra Turmoil

Aadhaar Could Be Among 19 Money Bills Under Supreme Court Scanner

The selection of several bills as money bills had led to huge debates in the past. New Delhi:  The Centre’s decision to club nearly 20 bills under the finance act as “money bill” has come under scrutiny of the Supreme Court.  The decision of the Speaker to allow these as money bill has now been … Read moreAadhaar Could Be Among 19 Money Bills Under Supreme Court Scanner

Kohli on mental health: I didn’t know what to do during 2014 tour of England

India captain Virat Kohli feels it is “remarkable” of Australian Glenn Maxwell to admit mental health issues, recalling a phase in his own career when he too battled “end of the world” thoughts but didn’t know how to even communicate them. Mental health of elite cricketers has come into the spotlight after star batsman Maxwell … Read moreKohli on mental health: I didn’t know what to do during 2014 tour of England

India’s IT services vendors wary of making long-term commitment to single vendors: GlobalData

Bengaluru: The evolving digital economy is leading to smaller and shorter deals for IT services vendors in India, which could reflect the fact that enterprises are increasingly becoming wary of making a long-term commitment to a single vendor, according to GlobalData, a data and analytics company. GlobalData said that the average outsourcing contract deal size … Read moreIndia’s IT services vendors wary of making long-term commitment to single vendors: GlobalData

“2 Reasons We Didn’t Seek Review…”: Top Muslim Leader On Ayodhya Verdict

Zafar Farooqui, however, clarified that he cannot speak for other litigants in the case. Lucknow:  Not everybody was happy when the Supreme Court ruled in favour of building a Ram temple at the disputed Ayodhya site last week, but Uttar Pradesh Sunni Central Waqf Board chairperson Zafar Farooqui remains firm in his decision to not … Read more“2 Reasons We Didn’t Seek Review…”: Top Muslim Leader On Ayodhya Verdict

Supreme Court Seeks Centre’s Response On Plea Challenging Triple Talaq Act

Talaq e Biddat, pronouncement of triple Talaq in one sitting, had been declared unconstitutional New Delhi:  The Supreme Court today sought response from the Centre on a plea of the All India Muslim Personal Law Board or AIMPLB challenging the law which criminalises instant triple talaq (divorce). A bench headed by Justice NV Ramana issued … Read moreSupreme Court Seeks Centre’s Response On Plea Challenging Triple Talaq Act

“Cash-Rich” Top Sikh Body Should Bear Kartarpur Fee: Amarinder Singh

Amarinder Singh said “cash-rich” SGPC should at least bear service fee of “yellow card” holders Chandigarh:  Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Wednesday asked the Shirmonai Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee to pay out of their own coffers the USD-20 service fee being charged by Pakistan for visiting the Gurdwara Darbar Sahib as very few pilgrims have … Read more“Cash-Rich” Top Sikh Body Should Bear Kartarpur Fee: Amarinder Singh

Centre Extends Moratorium On Rs 15,000 Crore Soft Loan To Sugar Mills

The sugar industry is of the view that much of the time is being wasted in first screening (File Photo) New Delhi:  As the Rs 15,000 crore soft loan scheme for sugar mills is moving at a snail’s pace, the government has extended the moratorium period for repayments by six more months, according to sources. … Read moreCentre Extends Moratorium On Rs 15,000 Crore Soft Loan To Sugar Mills

Dia Mirza: Feels nice to be able to do the work you love

Actress Dia Mirza takes out time to associate with social causes when she is not pursuing an acting career, and she says it feels nice to be able to do the work you love and enjoy as a human being. Dia made her digital debut with a web series called Kaafir along with Mohit Raina … Read moreDia Mirza: Feels nice to be able to do the work you love

Retail inflation breaches RBI target in October, now at a 15-month high of 4.62%

India’s Retail inflation for the month of October breached the Reserve Bank of India’s (RBI) medium-term target of 4% for the first time since July 2018 due to higher food prices even though RBI had predicted that food prices “are likely to moderate as winter supplies enter the market”. Inflation touched 4.62, according to the … Read moreRetail inflation breaches RBI target in October, now at a 15-month high of 4.62%

Delhi Court Extends P Chidambaram’s Judicial Custody Till November 27 In INX Case

ED moved an application seeking extension of P Chidambaram’s custody which was allowed. New Delhi:  A Delhi court on Wednesday extended the judicial custody of former finance minister P Chidambaram till November 27 in the INX Media money laundering case filed by the Enforcement Directorate. Special judge Ajay Kumar Kuhar passed the order after the … Read moreDelhi Court Extends P Chidambaram’s Judicial Custody Till November 27 In INX Case

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