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Moneylife Digital Team 16 September 2021
The enforcement directorate (ED) on Thursday raided the home and office of Harsh Mander, a retired officer from the Indian Administrative Services (IAS) and human rights and peace worker. Interestingly the raids were carried out hours after the social activist and his wife left for Germany...

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IANS 16 September 2021
  People of Bihar are surprised over crores of rupees being credited in the bank accounts of two children.   The incident appeared in Katihar district where two class 6 students, Ashish Kumar and Gurucharan Biswas received Rs 6,20,11,100 and Rs 90,52,21,223 in their bank...

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Srinath Mallikarjunan 13 September 2021
There has been a lot of hype over the recently liberalized 'Drone policy'. The new drone policy may be found here. The media has hailed these rules as a visionary, game-changing and, of course, a masterstroke.    The hurdles and roadblocks placed by the bureaucracy before India’s...

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IANS 11 September 2021
The share of corporate insolvency resolution processes (CIRP) initiated by corporate debtors themselves have declined over the years since the inception of the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code (IBC).   Data from the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Board of India (IBBI) showed that as of March...

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Quaid Najmi (IANS) 11 September 2021
In another embarrassment for Union MSME Minister Narayan Rane, the Pune police's Crime Branch has issued 'Lookout Circulars' against his wife and legislator son in alleged loan default cases of over Rs 65 crore.   The LOCs have been authorised by three parties, including the Union...

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Moneylife Digital Team 09 September 2021
Onions, a staple in most Indian households, are likely to make consumers cry again, with erratic monsoon leading to an eventual delay in harvest. Delay in arrival of the Kharif crop and shorter shelf life of the buffer stock because of Cyclone Tauktae are likely to fuel a rise in prices, says...

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Moneylife Digital Team 08 September 2021
After a six-year-long battle, a farmer in Andhra Pradesh finally got justice. In a plea filed by 62-year-old Savithramma from SPS Nellore district, the Andhra Pradesh High Court (HC) sentenced to jail term or penalty, five officers from the Indian Administrative Service (IAS) for not...

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IANS 07 September 2021
The Supreme Court on Tuesday adjourned, till next Monday, the hearing on a batch of plea seeking probe into alleged misuse of Pegasus spyware to snoop on citizens as the Centre informed the top court that it will file a detailed affidavit by then.   A three-judge bench headed by Chief...

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Moneylife Digital Team 07 September 2021
In a significant ruling, the Kerala High Court (HC) has held that not allowing citizens to have the second dose of the COVID-19 vaccine early while allowing certain category people, such as those going abroad, is discriminatory, more so when people are even willing to pay for the second jab....

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Moneylife Digital Team 07 September 2021
A special bench headed by chief justice NV Ramana told the Union government that the Supreme Court is not keen on having a confrontation, but its patience is running out on delay in filling up vacancies at critical tribunals. Around 250 posts are lying vacant at various key tribunals, such as...

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Moneylife Digital Team 06 September 2021
Keshav Desiraju, former Union secretary for health and the grandson of India’s former president Dr Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan, passed away in Chennai on Sunday. The 66-year-old former officer from the Indian Administrative Service (IAS) suffered a cardiac arrest.    After retirement, Mr...

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IANS 06 September 2021
Is the bureaucracy frustrating and sabotaging a cleaning drive in the finance ministry?   The issue has gained traction as a former Secretary-level officer was in a quagmire due to his questionable relations with an advocate.   The incident had put a crucial finance ministry...

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IANS 02 September 2021
The Madras High Court on a representation of the non-life insurance sector body, the General Insurance Council, has kept its earlier order in abeyance on the compulsory bumper-to-bumper insurance cover for five years for all new cars and two wheelers.   Last month, the Madras High...

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IANS 01 September 2021
The Election Commission on Wednesday urged the Supreme Court to grant urgent hearing on its plea alleging EVMs (electronic voting machines) and VVPAT (voter verifiable paper audit trail) machines used in polls of six states are currently stuck and cannot be used for future...

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Md Waquar Haider (IANS) 01 September 2021
Despite India banning certain popular Chinese apps in the wake of border skirmishes with China last year, some of those apps are still present, and thriving, in the country with different names.   Last year, the government had banned 267 Chinese apps using the provision of Section 69A...

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Walter Vieira Walter Vieira 27 August 2021
To my mind, these are the three steps in a successful project.    In many countries like India, we have excellent planning. Average implementation. And a poor follow-up. The poor follow-up reflects on the poor implementation. The result is below-average performance in many of the...

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The National Commission for Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR) has informed the Supreme Court that over 100,000 children have either been orphaned, lost a parent, or abandoned amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic from April 2020.   The child rights body, in an additional affidavit, told...

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The Madras High Court on Wednesday struck down 10 per cent reservation for the economically weaker sections (EWS) for admission to medical and dental seats in All India Quota (AIQ) seats surrendered by the Tamil Nadu government, as this breaches the 50 per cent cap set by the Supreme...

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In a big relief, a Raigad Magistrate late on Tuesday granted bail to arrested Union MSME Minister Narayan Rane in a case pertaining to his 'slap slur' against Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray.   The development came around 8 hours after Rane's dramatic arrest by a police...

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The Supreme Court has been informed that a total of 151 cases are pending against sitting and former MPs/MLAs in special CBI courts across the country, and as many as 58 cases are punishable with life imprisonment. However, in nearly one-third of the cases, the trial is moving at snail's pace...

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