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Demonetisation: Govt not planning to extend Dec 30 cut-off for cash deposits
29.11.16 20:24 as Demonetisation - TEAM PT

Government today said sufficient cash is available with RBI and banks, and it is not considering extending the deadline of December 30 for deposit of invalid Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 notes. 

The statement was made in the Rajya Sabhaeven as people queued up at banks ...
  


Son Has No Legal Right On Parents' House, But Can Stay At Their Mercy: Delhi High Court
29.11.16 20:00 as High Court - TEAM PT

,A son, whether married or unmarried, has no legal right over the house bought by his parents, and he can reside in the house only at the parents' 'mercy', said the Delhi High Court on Tuesday.

"Where the house is self-acquired house of the parents, son ...
  


AAP MP Bhagnwant Mann found guilty in Parliament security breach video case
29.11.16 18:32 as Lok Sabha - TEAM PT

The Lok Sabha panel probing Bhagwant Mann's Parliament House videography issue has found the AAP MP guilty. The panel headed by BJP MP Kirit Somaiya will submit its report to Speaker Sumitra Mahajan on Wednesday.
 
In July this year, Mann had live-streamed his trip to Parliament ...
  


NIA arrests 3 suspected Al Qaeda operatives; were planning to attack PM Modi
28.11.16 20:46 as Terrorism - TEAM PT

The National Investigation Agency (NIA) on on Sunday midnight picked up three youths from Madurai for their suspected terror links.
 
In raids in several places, three suspected Al Qaeda operatives were on Monday arrested by the National Investigation Agency.
 
Police said the three allegedly planned to attack ...
  


Courts Lying Vacant: CJI TS Thakur Slams Modi Government, on appointment of HC judges
26.11.16 20:15 as High Court - TEAM PT

Chief Justice of India TS Thakur has lambasted the Centre over the huge vacancies in the higher judiciary. Justice Thakur said, "Today 500 judges' posts are vacant in high courts. Today we have vacant court room but no judges."
 
"There are around 500 vacancies in High ...
  


India's Waters Can't Be Allowed To Flow Into Pak: PM Modi on Indus Water Treaty
25.11.16 19:47 as Punjab - TEAM PT

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday said the waters of Sutlej, Beas and Ravi rivers that rightfully belong to India will be stopped from going waste in Pakistan and he will ensure that farmers here utilise it.

" Indus Water Treaty — Sutlej, Beas, Ravi — ...
  


Demonetisation: Usage of old Rs 500 notes extended till December 15.
24.11.16 21:21 as Demonetisation - TEAM PT

The Centre on Thursday extended the usage of old Rs 500 notes for payment of public utilities bill till December 15, but people cannot exchange the banned notes any longer. Also, the Rs 1000 notes has been banned from public use from now on including ...
  


Toll Exemption on National Highways Extended Till December 2
24.11.16 19:59 as Demonetisation - TEAM PT

To ensure smooth traffic flow and mitigate currency hardships, the government has further extended the date for toll exemption on national highways till the midnight of December 2.

The government said Rs 500 notes will be accepted at toll plazas on national highways from December 2 ...
  


Demonetization: Relief for farmers ahead of Rabi season, old currency can be used to buy seeds
21.11.16 18:24 as Demonetisation - TEAM PT

Days after allowing farmers to make cash withdrawals up to Rs 25,000 per week against sanctioned crop loans, the Centre on Monday announced that they will now be allowed to use old high denomination notes for purchasing seeds. Farmers can now use old Rs 500 ...
  


NIA’s FIR against Zakir Naik illegal, Says his Lawyer
19.11.16 18:53 as Courts - TEAM PT

Hours after the National Investigation Agency (NIA) carried out searches at 10 premises of the banned Islamic Research Foundation (IRF) in Mumbai, Zakir Naik’s lawyer on Saturday said that case filed against him and his organisation was illegal.

""Earlier in the year 2012 an FIR was ...
  


It will take several lives to tell Indira ji's story: Sonia Gandhi
19.11.16 16:44 as Congress - TEAM PT

While paying tributes to Indira Gandhi on her 99th birth anniversary, Congress President Sonia Gandhi said that she would have to take rebirths to speak about the entire legacy of the former prime minister.

"I would need a couple of rebirths to tell the whole story ...
  


Demonetisation: No Plan To Seal Bank Lockers Or Confiscate Jewellery, Clarifies Finance Ministry
18.11.16 19:12 as Demonetisation - TEAM PT

Scotching rumours, the Finance Ministry said on Friday there is no move to seal bank lockers and neither it is true that the ink of the new Rs 2,000 notes has been bleeding in some cases.

"Myth: Next move is to seal bank lockers and confiscate ...
  


People are affected, there may be riots says Supreme Court on demonetization
18.11.16 18:54 as Supreme Court - TEAM PT

The Supreme Court on Friday warned that there "may be riots” and refused the government's plea to stay cases filed against demonetisation in High Courts and lower courts across the country, saying 'how can we shut our doors to people when there is a problem ...
  


Demonetisation: No question of roll-back, it’s a well-planned move, says Arun Jaitley
17.11.16 07:43 as Black Money - TEAM PT

The government ruled out on Thursday any rollback of a sudden recall of high-value banknotes, saying that the rush of frenzied customers at banks had steadily decreased over the past few days.

In an interview, finance minister Arun Jaitley said there was no shortage of currency ...
  


From midnight tonight Rs 500 And Rs 1,000 Notes Being Discontinued
08.11.16 21:34 as Economy -

In a big announcement on Tuesday evening, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said that from midnight tonight, Rs 1000 and Rs 500 would no longer be legal tender.
 
In his first televised address to the nation, Modi said people holding notes of Rs 500 and Rs 1000 ...
  


I&B Ministry puts NDTV India ban on hold
07.11.16 21:37 as Media - TEAM PT

Amid widespread condemnation over the one-day ban imposed on NDTV India, the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting (I&B) on Monday decided to put on hold its order against the prominent Hindi channel, after the broadcaster requested that the decision be reviewed.
 
Officials said that the decision ...
  


Pakistan’s allegations against Indian diplomats 'baseless'
03.11.16 20:46 as Defence - TEAM PT

The Indian government on Thursday flatly rejected Pakistan's allegations that officials at the Indian High Commission in Islamabad were spying. The Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) also hit out strongly against the publication of the pictures and names of Indian High Commission officials it has ...
  


OROP row: Rahul Gandhi detained for second time after ex-soldier's 'suicide'
02.11.16 20:59 as Delhi - TEAM PT

 Twice today - in the afternoon and then again in the evening- opposition leader Rahul Gandhi was detained by the Delhi police as he tried to meet with the family of the army veteran who committed suicide allegedly over an insufficient pension. "Did I make ...
  



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