A powerful eulogy: Amitabh Bachchan mourns Ritu Nanda’s demise in blog post, calls her ‘ideal in-law’
Nanda passed away early on Tuesday in New Delhi after a long battle with cancer.
Responding to California worker law, Uber stops upfront pricing
Uber Technologies Inc on Wednesday informed its California customers that it ...
Proposal looks to decriminalise 2/3rd offences under Companies Act
Proposed changes have been drawn from the report of the Company Law Commit...
BJP cites Nadella's official statement, says govt protecting borders
While BJP spokesperson Sambit Patra did not attack the Indian-origin CEO at the party's press briefing here, another party spokesperson Meenakshi Lekhi made an unequivocal jibe at Nadella in a tweet saying his comments showed "how the literate need to be educated".
Implementation of laws passed by Parliament constitutional duty of states: Law minister
Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said on Wednesday that state governments have the "constitutional duty" of implementing the laws passed by Parliament.
Reforms in registration a step towards global standards
The effective date specified in the notification is January 24, 2020.
Kerala government moves SC challenging Citizenship Amendment Act
After the Kerala Assembly passed a resolution against the Citizenship Amendment Act, the state government has moved the Supreme Court challe...
Malaysia's PM defends criticism of India despite palm oil backlash
India, the world's biggest buyer of edible oils, last week changed rules that traders say effectively ban imports of refined palm oil from Malaysia, the world's second-biggest producer and exporter of palm oil after Indonesia. The move came after New Delhi objected to Mahathir's criticism of India's new religion-based citizenship law.
Supreme Court bench to examine personal laws clashing with gender justice
A nine-judge bench of the Supreme Court will examine a host of petitions challenging the validity of several practices across religions which are in conflict with gender justice in modern India.
Registrations begin today for drone ‘census’
Any unregistered drone operated beyond January 31 will invite penal action, said the order issued by the aviation ministry. It said the presence of unregistered drones had come to the notice of the government and operating them violates the norms prescribed by the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA).
Working with India on pact against unilateral US Sanctions: Sergey Lavrov, Russia’s foreign minister
Against the background of the increasingly aggressive use of financial sanctions by the US administration, Russian policy is aimed at gradual de-dollarisation of the economy. Together with our main partners, including India, we are working on developing economic and legal mechanisms to reduce the negative impact of restrictions, asserted Russia’s foreign minister.
EU launches Iran Nuclear-deal dispute action
The three countries, which signed the international agreement in 2015 along with the US, Russia and China, informed Borrell, who supervises the pact, in a letter that they are triggering its “dispute mechanism”, ratcheting up pressure on the Islamic Republic.
States can't lower prescribed traffic fines: Law Ministry
The Ministry of Road Transport and Highways sought legal opinion from the Ministry of Law and Justice, after one of the states had notified the fines for certain compoundable offences below that prescribed by the Act.
Jaiprakash Power Ventures to exit insolvency process
The outstanding debt of the Jaiprakash Associates group company has reduced to less than Rs 6,000 crore, from more than Rs 11,000 crore, following the restructuring. The terms involve an interest write back of about Rs 2,000 crore that will help the company report a net profit this fiscal, people in the know said.
BJP, RSS reach out to UP's Muslim clergy, professionals & academics over CAA
BJP and RSS are holding a series of meetings with UP’s Muslim clergy, professionals and academics on the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA), in Kanpur, Meerut, Jaunpur, Lucknow and four other places in Uttar Pradesh.
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