ECONOMY & NATION


IANS 30 December 2021
Mumbai Police on Thursday issued prohibitory orders under section 144 of the Code of Criminal Procedure (CrPC) for the city till 7 January 2022. Due to this order, New Year’s celebrations, parties in any closed or open space, including restaurants, hotels, bars, pubs, resorts and clubs, would...

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IANS 30 December 2021
In a bizarre case reported from Hanumangarh district of Rajasthan, police have had to conduct an identification parade of donkeys at a police station after 70 donkeys went missing and their owners lodged complaints of theft in the district in Khuiyan town area.   In the meantime,...

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IANS 30 December 2021
A COVID-19 tracker, developed by UK's University of Cambridge, has predicted that India may soon see an intense but short-lived virus wave 'within days', even as the highly transmissible Omicron variant of COVID is spreading like wildfire in the country, with over 780 cases reported on...

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IANS 30 December 2021
The Directorate General of GST Intelligence (DGGI) on Thursday said that total cash recovered from the two premises of Kanpur Businessman Peeyush Jain was Rs 197.49 crore and it is a case property and not the turnover of his company.   "Investigations are being carried out in a most...

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The Leaflet 30 December 2021
The Chief Justice of India(CJI) NV Ramana on Wednesday said that performing duty as a journalist is akin to dancing on a razor’s edge. He added that the journalists are on their feet for long hours and constantly on call and working. Holidays are few and far between and finding time to spend...

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Moneylife Digital Team / IANS 29 December 2021
The Union government has notified the Consumer Protection Rules, 2021, and asked the direct selling companies to comply with these rules within 90 days.   According to the ministry of consumer affairs, food and public distribution, the new rules will be applicable to all goods and...

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Dr B Yerram Raju Dr B Yerram Raju 29 December 2021
Despite the MSME Development Act 2006, and the Atma Nirbhar Bharat Abhiyan package announced in the pandemic, the manufacturing micro and small enterprises (MSEs) continue to suffer in the areas of credit, supply chains and technologies. Mid-corporates or the medium enterprises, constituting...

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IANS 29 December 2021
The Sri Perumbudur facility of technical company Foxconn that assembles Apple iPhones has been put on probation after 250 women employees of the facility were affected by food poisoning in their dormitory.   A statement from Apple on Wednesday said that the company would ensure that...

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Moneylife Digital Team 29 December 2021
In his first statement on the succession plans for the Reliance Industries Ltd (RIL) group, Mukesh Ambani, chairman and managing director (CMD) says, the younger generation is now ready to take on leadership roles and “we should guide them, enable them, encourage them... and sit back and...

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Ranganathan V Ranganathan V 29 December 2021
The discourse on corporate governance is commonly centred around large public companies, and often in hindsight, when something goes amiss.   Typical controversies arise about the oversight shown by the independent directors towards the family owners, the standards of financial...

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IANS 28 December 2021
The Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Tuesday said it has seized assets worth Rs293.91 crore belonging to Tamilnad Mercantile Bank's (TMB) former chairman Nesamanimaran Muthu alias MGM Maran under the Foreign Exchange Management Act (FEMA).   According to the ED, the seized assets are...

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Sunil Mahajan 28 December 2021
Success Occurs When Opportunity Meets Preparation.- Zig Ziglar   India has traditionally punched far below its weight. We are a large country with the second-highest population and the seventh-largest landmass. Every sixth human being on the globe is an Indian. That should suffice for...

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IANS 28 December 2021
The resident doctors protesting across the national capital to expedite the counselling of NEET-PG 2021, on Tuesday demanded an apology from Delhi Police over cops' "stern action" during their Monday's Supreme Court march.   "We want respect. This is now our foremost demand. We want...

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IANS 28 December 2021
The Income Tax Department raided 25 premises of two unnamed business groups in Maharashtra and detected huge tax evasions, besides affecting seizures, all totalling to over Rs 210 crore, an official said here on Tuesday.   The swoops took place on Dec 22 in at least 25 properties...

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Moneylife Digital Team 28 December 2021
Media reports about a first information report (FIR) registered by the Pune police against Saraswat Bank’s top executives and allegations about a bogus loan account worth Rs13 crore had worried depositors of the lender.   However, Mumbai-based Saraswat Cooperative Bank Ltd clarified...

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IANS 27 December 2021
Amidst repeated domestic boycotts of Made-in-China, trade volume between India and China hit a record high of $100 billion by November, the Global Times reported citing the latest data from the Chinese General Administration of Customs.   Chinese state media pointed out that while...

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IANS 27 December 2021
Amid the growing debate over its Play Store rules, Google on Monday filed a writ in the Karnataka High Court (HC), asking for more time to reply to the anti-trust investigation by the Competition Commission of India (CCI).   The plea for interim relief was filed by the Alliance of...

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IANS 27 December 2021
Prime minister (PM) Narendra Modi on Monday said the Centre is working towards tackling the problem of single-use plastic and the country has already achieved the target set for 2030 of making 40% of its installed electricity capacity from non-fossil energy.   Addressing a massive...

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IANS 27 December 2021
The Union Home Ministry on Monday extended the Covid-19 guidelines till January 31, 2022 and directed all the states and union territories to strictly comply.   In a letter to all Chief Secretaries of the states and UTs, Union Home Secretary Ajay Kumar Bhalla said that the country has...

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Indira Jaising (The Leaflet) 27 December 2021
While the Chief Justice of India (CJI) NV Ramana’s tenure so far has been promising, the potential of the Supreme Court to stand up to the challenges of majoritarianism in politics and civil society will continue to be tested in the coming year, writes INDIRA JAISING.  

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