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Plea in SC Seeks Way for EC to Stop Using EVMs and Conduct In Polls Using Ballot Paper

44 minutes ago Atharwa Gauraha 2
On Wednesday (November 25, 2020), a petition was filed in the Supreme Court seeking guidance from the Election Commission to stop using the electronic voting machine (EVM) and to use ballot paper in the country's forthcoming elections. The plea alleges that EVMs are vulnerable to error and that many other countries have banned their use...

Supreme Court Directs Madras High Court to Decide on the Validity of Section 40(a)(iib) of the Income Tax Act, 1961

an hour ago Atharwa Gauraha 1
On Wednesday (November 25, 2020),  the Supreme Court ordered the Madras High Court to rule on the constitutional validity of Section 40(a)(iib) of the Income Tax Act, 1961, which forbids the deduction of royalties, licence fees, etc. in the case of State government undertakings headed by profits and business gains.The judgement was issued in...



Kerala Governor signs off ordinance amending Kerala Police Act, 2011 to combat defamation and criminalize certain classes of communication

Nov 24, 2020 Richa Shah 4
Arif Mohammad Khan, the Kerala Governor, signed off a controversial ordinance introduced by the Left government in the State on Saturday (21st November 2020) which amends the Kerala Police Act, 2011.The amendment states Section 118A to criminalise certain classes of communication and publications.This new provision makes any expression,...

RBI Becomes First Central Bank in the World to Have One Million Twitter Followers

Nov 24, 2020 Richa Shah 6
The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has become the first central bank in the world to have more than one million or 10 lakh Twitter followers. Bank colleagues were congratulated by the RBI Governor Shaktikanta Das.Das said in a Twitter post, “RBI Twitter account reaches one million followers today. A new milestone. Congratulations to all my...



Trade Unions Protest against New Labour Reforms on Occupational Safety, Health and Working Conditions, Industrial Relations Code and Social Security Code

30 minutes ago Dev Kumar Patel 0
Lok Sabha in its recently held session has passed three new labour enactments on Occupational Safety, Health and Working Conditions, Industrial Relations Code and Social Security Code, by dismantling existing 27 enactments in the name of ‘Ease of Business’, which are purely in the interest of corporates.Thereafter, Rajya Sabha has also...

Punjab & Sind Bank to Raise up to Rs. 5,500 Crores via Preferential Issue

Nov 24, 2020 Parul Singhal 6
State owned Punjab & Sind Bank on Saturday (21th November, 2020) said that its board has approved a proposal to raise up to Rs 5,500 crores by issuing shares on a preferential basis. The approval from government is in line to infuse an amount of Rs 5,500 crores in the bank towards contribution of the Centre in the preferential allotment...
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