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Govt to industry body: Reconsider strike against gold hallmarking

August 22, 2021 1:15 am

The All India Gem and Jewellery Domestic Council (GJC) has called a nationwide ‘token strike’ on August 23, against the government’s arbitrary implementation of mandatory hallmarking of gold jewellery with hallmark unique identification number.

Cairn gets ruling to freeze Indian assets in Paris

July 09, 2021 1:01 am

The French court, Tribunal judiciaire de Paris, on June 11 agreed to Cairn's application to freeze (through judicial mortgages) residential real estate owned by the Government of India in central Paris, they said adding the legal formalities for the same was completed on Wednesday evening.

Woman moves Kerala High Court for necessary support to son in UAE jail for spying for India

July 06, 2021 1:40 pm

The plea by Shahubanath Beevi has also claimed that her son has been subjected to "severe torture and harassment" and he did not get any kind of support from the Indian Embassy there or the central government.

India trying for early deportation of Mehul Choksi: MEA

June 18, 2021 7:17 am

A Dominican magistrate court adjourned till June 25 the hearing into alleged illegal entry of Choksi into the Caribbean island nation, local media there had reported earlier this week.

May 22, 1981, Forty Years Ago: Studies On Cabinet

May 22, 2021 8:48 am

The studies have been undertaken by L K Jha, chairman of the Economic Administration Reforms Commission, G Parthasarthy former chairman of the policy planning cell, and the cabinet secretariat.

A time to settle

May 18, 2021 9:04 am

In Cairn Energy case, larger perception — of a government unwilling to bury Vodafone ghost — is cause for concern

Govt will do whatever it takes to meet needs of people: Foreign Secretary Harsh Vardhan Shringla

April 30, 2021 4:58 am

This is the first time a senior government official has come out to defend India’s strategic choice of accepting aid from foreign governments and also procure emergency medical supplies from China in the face of a health crisis.

Covid-19 impact: Foreigners' visas extended till April 15, Army issues work from home advisory

March 20, 2020 10:44 pm

Reiterating Prime Minister Narendra Modi's appeal to masses on social distancing, the government issued an advisory to companies to implement "Work from Home" policy to curb the spreading of Covid-19.

The government's obsession with cows: A case of misplaced priorities

April 26, 2017 10:53 am

In India, cattle protection has suddenly emerged as the government's prime agenda, marginalising or trivialising other issues higher up on the scale of grave importance.

Demonetisation: Pakistan, Venezuela unwilling to go the whole way like Modi on note ban

December 20, 2016 7:31 pm

Prime Minister Narendra Modi's demonetisation move appears to be popular, at least politically. It has been echoed in at least two other developing countries, where Venezuela and Pakistan have taken a similar route.


Mehul Choksi says Enforcement Directorate’s allegations against him “false and baseless”

June 22, 2020 6:16 pm

The fugitive jeweller has spoken about the allegations against him for the first time. Mehul Choksi claimed that he tried to revoke the suspension of his passport with the Indian authorities.

Mumbai youth goes missing in Pakistan

January 15, 2016 6:25 am

Mumbai, Jan 15 (ANI): A Mumbai youth named Nehal Ahmed Ansari went missing in Pakistan while searching for a tribal girl. Mother of the missing said that he went to Pakistan for a job. During his stay he made Facebook friends in Pakistan and hence became friends with this unidentified girl. According to the Facebook messages, this girl was in trouble and Nehal wanted to rescue and help her. While helping this girl, Nehal went missing. The Pakistan Government has assured the Nehal’s parents of his safety. They also stated that the Indian government is also actively involved in the case.