The Commission has recommended that where a judicial officer dies while in service, the family pension and death cum retirement gratuity as per the applicable rules is payable to the spouse/dependent, of the deceased officer. The recommendation of the Commission is in terms of Rule 54 of the CCS (Pension) Rules, 1972. This recommendation is reasonable and in furtherance of the principle of uniformity across services. Therefore, it merits acceptance by this Court.

There are about 60 or 70 joint-stock banks with over 150 branches, doing a local business, and subject to a rather high rate of business mortality. All told, therefore, there are about 250 banks and branches in India, situated in about 150 towns, or in about 20 percent of the towns having a population of 10,000 or more.

Bentinck’s Minute on Sati: 8 November 1829 Whether the question be to continue or to discontinue the practice of suttee, the decision is equally surrounded by an awful responsibility. To consent to the consignment, year after year, of hundreds of innocent victims to a cruel and untimely end, when the power exists of preventing it, is a predicament which no […]

In 1805, Governor Sir William Bentinck convened a Finance Committee that recommended the formation of the First government bank in India; the Madras Bank, which was sometimes called the Government Bank amalgamated Lord Krishna Bank, and began functioning from 1 February 1806. It initially functioned from the Exchange Building—the building housing the present Fort Museum—within Fort St. George.

₹2000 Denomination Banknotes – Withdrawal from Circulation; Will continue as Legal Tender RBI/2023-24/32DCM(Plg) No.S-236/10.27.00/2023-24 May 19, 2023 The Chairman / Managing Director/ Chief Executive OfficerAll Banks Dear Sir/Madam, ₹2000 Denomination Banknotes – Withdrawal from Circulation; Will continue as Legal Tender 1- ₹2000 denomination banknote was introduced in November 2016 under Section 24(1) of RBI Act, 1934 primarily to meet the […]

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