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Moneylife Digital Team/ IANS 25 September 2021
In further action against Karvy Stock Broking Ltd (KSBL), the Enforcement Directorate (ED) has issued a freezing order for shares of the group held directly and indirectly by KSBL chairman and managing director (CMD) Comandur (C) Parthasarathy, his sons, Rajat and Adhiraj, and their entities...

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The Leaflet 25 September 2021
The Supreme Court of India had the advertisement banner of the Union government carrying an image of Prime Minister Narendra Modi removed from the footer of its official emails.   The Supreme Court registry was informed that the official emails of the apex court had an image as their...

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IANS 24 September 2021
In a significant development, Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray on Friday gave the green signal to reopen schools in the state, with restrictions, from October 4 onwards.   Physical classes will resume from October 4 for Classes 5-12 in rural areas but only for Classes 8-12...

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Walter Vieira Walter Vieira 24 September 2021
Over these many decades in India, corruption has set in, and firmly, in most activities in the country. The progress has been gradual- first hardly noticed; then reluctantly accepted; and still later, fully accepted, and just short of being legitimised!   Many years ago, I started a small...

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IANS 24 September 2021
After a series of cases where poor villagers have received crores of rupees in their bank accounts, a daily wager learnt that he was having Rs 9.99 crore in the Union Bank of India, Supaul branch. Interestingly, the labourer named Vipin Chauhan claims that he never opened an account in any...

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IANS 22 September 2021
After the Supreme Court order, the Centre, in an affidavit, has recommended Rs 50,000 ex-gratia compensation to the families whose member die due to Covid-19, and the amount has to be distributed by states from the State Disaster Response Fund.   The National Disaster Management...

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IANS 21 September 2021
The Enforcement Directorate (ED) has registered a money laundering case in a drug trafficking case where 2,988.22 kg of heroin was seized at Mundra port in Gujarat.   In the case two people were arrested and the role of some Afghanistan nationals are being investigated.   A...

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IANS 17 September 2021
Crores of rupees keep pouring into individual bank accounts of people in Bihar these days. The latest incident is from Singari village in Muzaffarpur district. Ram Bahadur Shah, an elderly farmer has received Rs 52 crore in his bank account.   The incident came to light on Friday when...

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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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