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IAS officer and Jharkhand Mines Secretary Pooja Singhal was on Wednesday arrested by the Enforcement Directorate (ED) after her second day of questioning in connection with the ongoing probe of Prevention of Money Laundering case pertaining to alleged embezzelment of MNREGS...

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The Central Consumer Protection Authority (CCPA) on Tuesday warned ride-hailing platforms like Uber and Ola to fix rising consumer complaints regarding ride cancellations, cancellation charges, random surge pricing and long waiting times, or else face penal action.   Sources close to...

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The Delhi High Court (HC) on Tuesday granted bail to Krishnan Subramanian, the former group CEO (chief executive officer) of Religare Enterprises Ltd, who was arrested in connection with an alleged Rs2,397 crore financial fraud case last year.   On 9 December 2021, the economic...

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Union road transport, highways and shipping minister, Nitin Gadkari, on Tuesday blamed low-quality construction material for the collapse of a bridge in Bhagalpur district of Bihar.   A section of the bridge which connected Sultanganj in Bhagalpur district to Khagaria in Munger...

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The Enforcement Directorate has seized three cars belonging to IAS officer Pooja Singhal's Chartered Accountant (CA) Suman Kumar in connection with the prevention of money laundering case pertaining to the MGNREGA funds scam of around Rs 18 crore.   On Tuesday, Singhal appeared before...

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Tech giant Google announced that it now requires personal loan apps in India to complete the additional proof of eligibility requirements and the deadline for this was set to end on Wednesday.   The eligibility includes copy of their license by the Reserve Bank of India (RBI), and...

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The ministry of home affairs (MHA) has told the Supreme Court (SC) that in spirit of the 'Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav' and the prime minister's (PM's) unequivocal views in favour of protection of civil liberties and to shed colonial baggage, the government has decided to re examine and re...

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“There were journalists, even at that time, who prided themselves on the fact that they had access to persons in authority. And certainly, in many newspapers, the owners and their editors had ingratiated themselves with the rulers. But I think they were not looked up to, and people saw...

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As Maharashtra reels under a heat wave, coal shortages and resources crunch with over Rs76,000 crore in unpaid power bills, it has emerged that even VVIPs and politicians across the political spectrum have blatantly defaulted in clearing their electricity consumption dues.   While...

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The central bureau of investigation (CBI) has arrested an interim resolution professional (IRP) of the National Company Law Tribunal (NCLT), Mumbai, and two others including a jeweller in a bribe case of Rs2 lakh, here on Thursday.   Following a complaint lodged against the IRP,...

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Rintu Mariam Biju (The Leaflet) 04 May 2022
The Supreme Court on Monday reiterated that excess payments made to employees cannot be recovered after their retirement on the ground that the said increments were granted owing to an error, in the case of Thomas Daniel versus State of Kerala & Ors.   A division bench of Justices S...

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Moneylife Digital Team 02 May 2022
Once again, the burgeoning pendency of legal cases at all levels of the judiciary in India has been highlighted by none other than the attorney general KK Venugopal. Speaking at a reception in New Delhi, Mr Venugopal says, with technology, it is possible to track pendency of cases; however,...

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Moneylife Digital Team 29 April 2022
Applauding the colossal work done by COVID warriors like doctors, paramedics, activists, non-government organisations (NGOs) and corporates, BrihanMumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) commissioner Iqbal Singh Chahal says he would forever be grateful to the 'COVID Warriors'. He was speaking at a...

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Gursimran Kaur Bakshi (The Leaflet) 29 April 2022
A Supreme Court bench comprising Justices Dinesh Maheshwari and Vikram Nath in Kalyani (Dead) Through Lrs. & Ors. vs. The Sulthan Bathery Municipality & Ors, held that the actions of the respondents of acquiring the property of the appellants, all farmers, without paying any compensation was...

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With an aim to document native natural resources and conserve them with the help of the local community that will ensure not just biodiversity conservation but also inclusion of traditional knowledge, the Maharashtra Cabinet on Thursday approved the 'Maharashtra Gene Bank', a...

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In the latest action against fin-tech companies controlled by Chinese, who had been providing short-term loans and were allegedly involved in money laundering, the enforcement directorate (ED) on Wednesday said that it has attached assets worth Rs6.17 crore lying in various accounts, merchant...

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The enforcement directorate (ED) said on Monday that it has attached movable and immovable properties worth Rs65.67 crore belonging to the Ghosh Brothers group of companies and its promoters, directors Pranab Kumar Ghosh, Pratul Kumar Ghosh, Gita Rani Ghosh and others, in connection with a...

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Moneylife Digital Team 23 April 2022
The Bombay High Court (HC) held that “the minority/dissenting members cannot act against the will of the majority members of the society and obstruct the redevelopment.”    The HC made the observation while deciding an arbitration petition by a developer against four members of a...

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R Balakrishnan R Balakrishnan 22 April 2022
I have spent the past few days on the road. After being locked indoors and with nowhere to go, people are out on the streets, in force. Traffic is heavy. Trains, buses, hotels, malls, cabs, cinemas are doing business like their busiest season is on. In a tier-2 town, the Ola cab is back to...

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Seven electoral trusts, which have declared receiving contributions during FY20-21, have got a total amount of Rs258.49 crore from corporates and individuals and distributed Rs258.43 crore (99.97%) to various political parties, an analysis released on Thursday said.   Top 10 donors...

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