Don’t Cross Line, You’re Not a Prosecuting Agency: HC to Zee News

October 20, 2020 Aariv 0

The Delhi High Court on Monday, 19 October, reminded Hindi news channel Zee News that it was not a ‘Prosecuting agency’ while chiding it for making public a purported disclosure statement allegedly made by Jamia Millia Islamia student Asif Iqbal Tanha, an accused in one of the cases linked to violence in northeast Delhi early this year, reported The Indian Express.

Punjab farm Bills provides for minimum 3 years imprisonment on sale purchase below MSP

October 20, 2020 Aariv 0

The four Bills introduced in the Punjab Assembly on Tuesday to negate the Centre’s agriculture laws provide for imprisonment of not less than three years and fine for the sale-purchase of wheat or paddy under a farming agreement below Minimum Support Price.

PM to Seek Cash From State-Owned Companies Via Buybacks

October 20, 2020 Aariv 0

The government, being the largest shareholder in these companies, will benefit from the transactions by tendering the equity it holds in return for cash. The strategy will help Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s administration access part of the more than 400 billion rupees ($5.5 billion) of cash hoard with the companies as of March 31.

India China Standoff: In Big Change, India Considers Trade Talks With Taiwan

October 20, 2020 Aariv 0

Any formal talks with India would amount to a big win for Taiwan, which has struggled to begin trade negotiations with most major economies due to pressure from China. Like most countries, India doesn’t formally recognize Taiwan, with the two governments maintaining unofficial diplomatic missions in the form of “representative offices.”

In 6 Years, BJP Did Everything To “Divide And Rule”: TMC’s Derek O’Brien

October 20, 2020 Aariv 0

After BJP national president Jagat Prakash Nadda accused the Mamata Banerjee government of “divide and rule” policy during his public address in Siliguri on Monday, Trinamool Congress (TMC) MP Derek O’Brien issued a public statement on Twitter saying the BJP did everything to “divide and rule” India in over six years of its rule.

ED questions National Conference chief Farooq Abdullah in J-K Cricket Association scam: Officials

October 19, 2020 Aariv 0

Ten office-bearers of the Jammu and Kashmir Cricket Association (JKCA), including Abdullah, are accused of turning the sports body into a lending agency and operating several bogus accounts between 2005 and 2012 when the scam was unearthed.

Living standard, not income, key to fixing poverty line: Govt paper

October 19, 2020 Aariv 0

It says that notching an average annual GDP growth rate of 8% is critical to the strategy of attacking poverty by creating jobs. The RD ministry plays a key role in measuring and combatting poverty, being the authority on socio-economic caste census, which is the present barometer for identifying deprived households as also the executor of major poverty alleviation programmes.

‘Democracy passing through most difficult time’: Sonia Gandhi attacks Centre

October 18, 2020 Aariv 0

In a video message posted on Twitter by Congress from its official handle, Gandhi is heard saying that her party’s aim is to keep struggling for the country. “Our root mantra is to serve people. Today, the democracy is passing through its most difficult time, the voice of the victim is being suppressed.”