CBI asks five nations for details of Chidambarams’ companies

Image Source : PTI CBI asks five nations for details of Chidambarams’ companies The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has asked five countries to identify companies and bank accounts owned by former Union Minister P. Chidambaram and his son Karti Chidambaram, an official said on Friday. A senior CBI source related to the probe told […]

Released from jail, 22-year-old Bob Marley fan arrested for car theft in Delhi’s Dwarka

Image Source : PTI Car thief arrested from Delhi’s Dwarka area A 22-year-old man was arrested on charges of snatching and car theft in Dwarka. The accused, identified as Vishal was recently released from jail. According to the police, accused Vishal was previously involved with several other cases of auto lifting and snatching.  “One country-made […]

Delhi Traffic Police issues advisory for Janmashtami

Image Source : PTI Delhi Traffic Police issues advisory for Janmashtami The Delhi Traffic Police issued an advisory on Friday to ensure smooth vehicular movement through the major intersections in the national capital on Janmashtami, which will be celebrated on Saturday.  Traffic movement will be affected in several parts of the city as thousands of […]

INX Media case: CBI seeks help from 5 countries for investigation against P Chidambaram, son Karti

The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Friday sought help from five countries for investigation against former Union Minister P Chidambaram and his son Karti in the INX Media case, according to sources. Live TV The CBI will now ask for information about several companies based in foreign countries–Britain, Switzerland, Bermuda, Mauritius and Singapore. From […]

Pakistan Senator Rehman Malik targets PM Modi over Chidambaram’s arrest, calls him ‘next PM’

As the Modi-led Centre continues to act against corruption and terrorism, a Pakistani leader is now trying to defend former Congress minister Chidambaram, connecting his arrest in cases of alleged money laundering to the Kashmir issue. Live TV Pakistan Senator and former interior minister Rehman Malik claimed that Chidambaram was arrested for being vocal against […]

China announces tariff hike on $75 billion of US products

China announces tariff hike on $75 billion of US products China on Friday announced tariff hikes on $75 billion of U.S. products in retaliation for President Donald Trump’s latest planned increase, deepening a conflict over trade and technology that threatens to tip a weakening global economy into recession. China also will increase import duties on […]

Home, vehicle, other retail loans to become cheaper, says Nirmala Sitharaman

The government on Friday announced a slew of measures to ensure that loans for home, vehicles and consumption goods become cheaper and widely available through banking and non-banking finance companies. Addressing the media in New Delhi, Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman also said that banks will pass on RBI rate cut benefits to borrowers through […]

Yes, I have brought office furniture home: Ex-Andhra Pradesh Assembly Speaker Kodela Siva Prasad Rao

In a bizarre, most embarrassing and a glaring example of misusing official position, former Speaker of Andhra Pradesh Legislative Assembly and seniormost Telugu Desam Party (TDP) leader Kodela Siva Prasad Rao have admitted that during his tenure as Speaker he brought official furniture to his home for personal use. Live TV Showing no remorse or […]

Sitharaman: BS IV vehicles purchased till March 2020 valid for period of registration

Image Source : PTI Nirmala Sitharaman  makes announcement on BS IV vehicles  Addressing a press conference, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman Friday said BS IV vehicles purchased till March 2020 will remain operational for the entire period of registration. Speaking on the revision of one-time registration fee, the finance minister said the higher registration fees has been deferred […]

Big relief for markets as Nirmala Sitharaman rolls back tax surcharge on FPIs

Image Source : PTI Nirmala Sitharaman rolls back tax surcharge Addressing a press conference, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman Friday announced the rollback of the controversial tax surcharge on the Foreign Portfolio Investment (FPIs), which was announced in the Budget last month. “The enhanced surcharge levied by Finance Act, 2019 on long and short term capital gains tax […]