West Bengal: The Calcutta high court on Monday passed an interim order stopping the television and online advertisements the West Bengal government had been running since last week, saying it will not implement citizenship laws in the state.
Andhra NRC: Andhra Pradesh chief minister Y S Jagan Mohan Reddy on Monday announced that his government was opposed to the National Register of Citizens and would not implement it in the state.
BJP CAA: Bharatiya Janata Party working president JP Nadda and party general secretary in-charge of West Bengal Kailash Vijayvargiya led a rally in support of the amended Citizenship Act in Kolkata on Monday.
Jharkhand Election 2019: As BJP lost the election, conceding defeat in the assembly elections, Jharkhand Chief Minister Raghubar Das on Monday said it was his defeat, not of the BJP. “It is not BJP’s defeat, it is my defeat,” Das told reporters at a press conference in Ranchi. BJP god only 25 seats out of 81 seats.
RIL-Jio:Reliance Jio on Monday announced the launch of “2020 Happy New Year Offer.” Under the new scheme, Reliance Jio is offering ‘unlimited’ services for one year on paying Rs 2,020. Reliance Jio’s new scheme will be available starting December 24, 2019.
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The Finance Ministry has declined to share Swiss bank accounts details of Indians saying it is covered under “confidentiality provisions” of a tax treaty signed between India and Switzerland. In reply to an RTI query, the ministry also refused to disclose the details of black money received from other foreign countries. “Information exchanged under such tax agreements is covered under confidentiality provisions of respective agreements. Thus, disclosure of tax related information and information sought/obtained from foreign governments is exempted under section 8 (1) (a) and 8 (1) (f) of the Right to Information (RTI) Act,” it said in response to the RTI application filed by this PTI journalist.
India rejected the UN: India on Sunday rejected UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres’ offer to mediate on the Kashmir issue and said the only issue to
Government of Jammu & Kashmir Twitted that 54 officers deputed to various cities (Bengaluru, Kolkata, Mumbai, Hyderabad, Chennai, & Ahmedabad) for participation in road shows & for interaction with potential investors as part of the pre-event activities for J&K Global Investors Summit 2020.
Dehradunam: In a bid to promote use of Sanskrit in Uttarakhand, the Railways ministry decided to rename the name of its stations in the state.
US President: In his forthcoming visit to India later this month, US President Donald Trump has indicated that his country could sign a trade deal
Tax evasion: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday urged citizens to pay their dues for the country’s development and underlined that his government was making
The Supreme Court has held that states are not bound to provide reservation in appointments and there is no fundamental right to claim quota in promotions.”In view of the law laid down by this court, there is no doubt that the state government is not bound to make reservations. There is no fundamental right which inheres in an individual to claim reservation in promotions,” a bench of justices L Nageswara Rao and Hemant Gupta said.
Child abuse in Pakistan: The parents of a 14-year-old Pakistani Christian girl, who was abducted, forcibly converted to Islam and married off to her abductor, will approach the Supreme Court after a lower court ruled that marriage with an underage girl is valid as per the Sharia law if she has had her first menstrual cycle. Huma was 14 when she was abducted in October last year and forced to marry her abductor Abdul Jabbar after being converted to Islam, according to her parents Younis and Nagheena Masih.
Modi: Rajya Sabha Chairman M Venkaiah Naidu expunged the word used by Modi on Thursday during his reply to the discussion on a motion thanking
J & K leader booked: Former Jammu and Kashmir chief ministers Mehbooba Mufti and Omar Abdullah were booked under the stringent Public Safety Act (PSA)
Delhi High Court on Wednesday granted a week’s time to the four death row convicts in the 2012 Nirbhaya gangrape and murder case to avail all legal remedies available to them. A single-judge bench of Justice Suresh Kumar Kait said that the proceedings against them for the execution of death warrant will be initiated after a week. The High Court observed that according to Delhi prison rules if a mercy petition is submitted, a 14 days period has to be given after the dismissal of the mercy plea. The death warrant against all four convicts cannot be executed separately, it said.
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