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Could see stress, pressure on Urjit Patel when he came before House panel, says Veerappa Moily

Moily hit out at the government saying it wanted to interfere with the monetary policy and the financial management.

Supreme Court notice to five states over ‘amendments’ to Land Acquisition Act

A bench of Justices Madan B Lokur and Deepak Gupta issued the notice to Gujarat, Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Tamil Nadu, and Jharkhand on the petition by activist Medha Patkar.

AgustaWestland case: Delhi court extends CBI custody of Christian Michel by five days

CBI Special Judge Arvind Kumar asked the CBI to produce Michel on December 15 after the agency said it needed more time to confront the accused with number of documents and other witnesses.

Supreme Court orders status quo on mosque in Allahabad High Court complex

The mosque management had approached the SC and the petition had come up for hearing first in February this year.

Vijay Mallya extradition order: BJP claims credit, Congress asks what victory

Congress president Rahul Gandhi, on the other hand, criticised the government for claiming a victory.

Vijay Mallya extradition order: UK court notes ‘failure’ of bank before, after loans but not enough evidence

On charges of money laundering, the order states Mallya diverted loan funds to his Formula-1 racing team, Force 1, and his private jet.

Mushirul Hasan: A modern, secular Indian, who spoke his heart and mind

For several of his students, who sought intellectual succour from him, well beyond routine ‘guidance’, he will be best remembered for the sheer joy he seemed to get, from the world of scholarship and ideas.

Dalit rights organisations release manifesto

The manifesto comprises demands clubbed under 12 broad categories, including the right to justice; Dalit women’s rights; economic entitlements; access to education, health, and jobs; and governance, among others.

Bulandshahr: Family of 19-yr-old youth killed in violence files FIR

Siyana Station House Officer Kiranpal Singh said the FIR was been lodged under Section 302 (murder) against “unnamed persons” in connection with Sumit Kumar’s death.

MHA suspends FCRA licences of over 150 NGOs for defying order

With the suspension of the FCRA registration, these NGOs now cannot accept funding from abroad. Most of the NGOs facing action were operational in Bihar, West Bengal, Kerala and Maharashtra, sources said.

Bulandshahr violence: BJP’s local IT cell convenor, ex-BJYM leader named in SHO’s death

Extending support to the BJP’s district IT cell convenor, the party’s district president Himanshu Mittal also said that he has been falsely implicated in the case and they will do everything possible to help him.

Urjit Patel’s resignation ‘severe blow to nation’s economy’: Manmohan Singh

"Building institutions take a long time and effort but they can be destroyed in a whimper," former prime minister Manmohan Singh said.


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