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Allahabad

The Allahabad High Court has ruled that a land belonging to a religious body can be acquired for a "public purpose" while asking the Church of North India Association and NHAI to "work out modality" for "demolition or shifting" of a church for construction of a six-la

Rules out decisions for short-term political point scoring
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Agencies

With a little over two months left for the Budget, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday promised more "sound and prudent economic policies" which are "not for short-term political point-scoring" but for "larger national interests" and underlined the need to levy higher taxes on the capital markets.

Patalganga (M'rashtra)

Ahead of the Budget, Modi on Saturday favoured increasing the tax contribution from various market participants in a "fair, efficient and transparent way" and promised more "sound and prudent policies and reform measures".

NEW DELHI

State-owned Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC) Saturday said it will acquire 80 per cent stake in debt-laden Gujarat State Petrochemicals Corporation's KG basin gas block for $995.26 million.

Mumbai

Industrialist Nusli N Wadia has filed a criminal defamation case against Tata Sons, its interim chairman Ratan Tata and some directors for alleged "defamatory and offending" contents in a special resolution moved to seek his removal from three Tata Group firms.

Mumbai

Shareholders of Tata Chemicals have voted out Nusli Wadia as an independent director of the company with 75.67 per cent votes going in favour of a resolution moved by Tata Sons to remove him at the company's EGM.

Bhopal

The Madhya Pradesh government has planned to make cash van facility available at all retail vegetable mandis in the state, following reports of price crash of agri commodities like potatoes, onion, tomatoes, an official said.

Ahmedabad

Facing cash crunch after the cancellation of FCRA licence, Gujarat-based NGO Navsarjan Trust, which was working for Dalit rights for the last 27 years, has sought resignation of its 80-odd employees and said that the three schools run by it shall be closed.

NEW DELHI

Tata Motors on Friday said it is likely to sign an agreement with the Indian Army for the sale of 3,192 Safari Storme SUVs after the Christmas holidays to replace the iconic Maruti Gypsy that has been serving the land forces for decades.

NEW DELHI

Telangana Finance Minister Etela Rajender on Friday said he received much clarity about GST law and the compensation that the Centre has promised for the state.

NEW DELHI

The DRI has seized Rs 2.60 crore cash, including Rs 12 lakh in new notes, and 95kg of gold and silver in connection with its probe into alleged diversion of duty free gold worth about Rs 140 crore, imported under a special concession scheme, by a firm operating from a

Malappuram (Ker)

Busting a currency exchange racket, police have seized Rs 39.98 lakh in Rs 2,000 denomination notes at Tirur area in the district and arrested a man, already facing a hawala case, in this connection.

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Ashis Biwas

Neighbouring countries to India’s East and northeast have been impacted in different ways by New Delhi’s demonetisation drive.   Short term consequences range between a virtual breakdown in trade and transactions between India and Nepal, to a tacit accommodative arrangement in Bhutan that might aid the laundering of the scrapped Indian currency.

NEW DELHI

The Union government said it would launch awards under the Lucky Grahak Yojana and Digi-Dhan Vyapar Yojana in 100 cities over 100 days on December 25.

NEW DELHI

The CBDT has asked Income Tax department officials to "avoid" discussing official decisions on social media platforms like Twitter, Facebook and others.

NEW DELHI

Private sector Yes Bank on Saturday said it has raised Rs3,000 crore from bonds to fund business expansion.

NEW DELHI

Markets regulator Sebi has barred Sunshine AgroInfra Ltd (SAIL) and its directors from mobilising funds from investors through issuance of securities till further orders.

Mumbai

India's foreign exchange reserves declined by USD 2.380 billion to USD 360.606 billion in the week to December 16 on account of fall in foreign currency assets, the Reserve Bank said on Friday.

NEW DELHI

Continuing to spiral downwards, gold prices today fell by another Rs 50 to Rs 27,800 per 10 grams at the bullion market owing to slackened demand from jewellers.

Mumbai

Prime Minister Narendra Modi today laid the Foundation for a Rs 3,600-crore grand memorial for Shivaji Maharaj off the city coast, an event that comes a few months ahead of the civic polls and amid tussle among parties to claim the legacy of the 17th century warrior k

Mumbai

Even as its chief Uddhav Thackeray accompanied the Prime Minister for 'jal pujan' ceremony of Chhatrapati Shivaji memorial, Shiv Sena today appeared unhappy with ally BJP, alleging that it has "hijacked" the occasion to take political benefit.

Dindigul (TN)

Income Tax officials on Saturday conducted raids here in the house of sand-mining baron Shekar Reddy's associate Ratnam, a quarry contractor who was arrested a couple of days ago on charge of exchanging unaccounted old currency notes.

NEW DELHI

The DRI has seized Rs 2.60 crore cash, including Rs 12 lakh in new notes, and 95kg of gold and silver in connection with its probe into alleged diversion of duty free gold worth about Rs 140 crore, imported under a special concession scheme, by a firm operating from a

Bengaluru

Former Prime Minister and JDS supremo H D Deve Gowda today said a cashless and digital economy was "difficult" for India and the situation of farmers after government's demonetisation move has turned "worrisome".

Jammu
Slamming separatists and National Conference over their stand on West Pakistan refugees issue, Union minister Jitendra Singh today said while separatists are doing politics of "convenience not conviction", the mainstream parties too toe their line when out of power.
Lucknow
Taking a dig at Narendra Modi's demonetisation move, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav termed cashless economy as a "bigger dream" than 'achche din' and said the note ban will be an issue in the upcoming Assembly elections in the state.
Patna

Union minister for electronics and Information technology Ravi Shankar Prasad today exhorted people, especially businessmen, to adopt and promote digital transactions for the country's economic development.

Mumbai

Mumbai Congress chief Sanjay Nirupam, who planned to lead a 'silent' march of party workers to the venue of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's public meeting here today, claimed he had been placed under "house arrest" by police which denied the charge.

Aligarh

AMU Students Union has threatened to launch an agitation against Akhilesh Yadav Government if it fails to fulfil its promise of granting 18 per cent quota to Muslims, made at the time of last Assembly elections.

Author: 
L.S. Herdenia

According to All India Democratic Women's Association demonetisation of Rs. 500 and Rs. 1,000 notes played havoc with the lives of the ordinary people of our country, especially the poor, those working in the unorganised sector.

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