SC’s nightmare: Treat complaints against judges with circumspection but that’s no excuse for procedural vacuum

This post was originally published on this siteThe complaint by a court staffer alleging sexual harassment against Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi highlights the grey areas in probing misconduct involving sitting judges. Amid flak for presiding over an extraordinary judicial hearing… Please follow and like us:

Branson’s ‘close call’ with falling metal bar

This post was originally published on this siteThe metal bar and banner missed the 68-year-old businessman by a few inches and apparently no one was injured when the accident took place at Virgin MiamiCentral Station in Florida. In the video, Branson can be seen holding strings and the moment he releases it, both the bar … Read moreBranson’s ‘close call’ with falling metal bar

Oil prices shoot to 2019 highs on Iran crackdown

This post was originally published on this siteThe White House on Monday announced it was calling an end to six-month waivers that had exempted countries from unilateral US sanctions on Iranian oil exports. Starting in May, these countries — India, China, Turkey, Japan, South Korea, Taiwan, Italy and Greece — would face sanctions if they … Read moreOil prices shoot to 2019 highs on Iran crackdown

TikTok ban causing $500,000 daily loss: Bytedance

This post was originally published on this siteIndia’s ban on popular Chinese video app TikTok is resulting in “financial losses” of up to $500,000 a day for its developer, the company said in a court filing. TikTok allows users to create and share short videos with special effects and is one of the world’s most … Read moreTikTok ban causing $500,000 daily loss: Bytedance

GST investigation arm finds P&G India guilty of profiteering Rs 250 crore

This post was originally published on this siteBased on a complaint filed before the standing committee, the Directorate General of Anti-profiteering (DGAP) investigated the books of accounts of P&G India pre and post November 15, 2017, and concluded that the consumer goods manufacturer has not lowered prices of certain of its products despite cut in … Read moreGST investigation arm finds P&G India guilty of profiteering Rs 250 crore

410 Jet Airways pilots resigned in seven months: National Aviators’ Guild

This post was originally published on this siteAfter a meeting with Jet management, NAG said in a communication to members that 410 pilots had resigned between last September and March 31, 2019 and that the airline now has on its rolls about 1,527 pilots. “Wet lease plans are being looked at and clarity will be … Read more410 Jet Airways pilots resigned in seven months: National Aviators’ Guild

Jet Airways is original make in India story, says CEO Vinay Dube

This post was originally published on this site“We are grateful to Jaitley for his generosity in granting us an audience of more than an hour… the key areas of our discussion (were): explaining current state of Jet and how we have been reduced to this situation; contribution of Jet to the Indian economy — providing … Read moreJet Airways is original make in India story, says CEO Vinay Dube

No input tax credit if GST returns not filed: HC

This post was originally published on this siteTax experts said that companies were relying on VAT rulings and clearing cash dues to employees and suppliers before paying GST and the ruling will change this practice. “Businesses should be very cautious in understanding the distinction between the VAT position and the GST position as the consequences … Read moreNo input tax credit if GST returns not filed: HC

SBI cuts rates for electric car loans

This post was originally published on this siteA statement issued by the bank said that this was in keeping with the government’s objective to ensure that 30% vehicles on the road run on electricity by 2030. SBI has already announced 100% migration towards electric vehicles by 2030 to reduce the institution’s carbon footprints. Please follow … Read moreSBI cuts rates for electric car loans

Trump puts India in a fix over Iran oil

This post was originally published on this siteThe US has put India in a tight energy fix and strategic tangle, ending the waiver that allowed New Delhi to buy Iranian oil even as it whittled down supplies from Tehran. Other countries that also lost the waiver in the face of the Trump administration’s hostility towards … Read moreTrump puts India in a fix over Iran oil

Trump decides not to grant waiver to India, 7 others importing Iranian oil

This post was originally published on this site“President Donald J. Trump has decided not to reissue Significant Reduction Exceptions (SREs) when they expire in early May. This decision is intended to bring Iran’s oil exports to zero, denying the regime its principal source of revenue,” White House press secretary Sarah Sanders said. Please follow and … Read moreTrump decides not to grant waiver to India, 7 others importing Iranian oil

Trai vows action against cos violating new norms

This post was originally published on this siteThe watchdog also promised to shortly begin “audit” of subscriber management and other IT systems of errant operators. Trai Chairman R S Sharma said consumer choice and consumer interest are “non negotiable” and “cannot be compromised” and that companies not adhering to rules will have to face the … Read moreTrai vows action against cos violating new norms

How to buy family travel insurance: Things to know

This post was originally published on this siteThese plans come in different variants—for single trips, multiple trips or year-long travel. If a single trip plan is chosen, it is a good idea to choose a policy duration which exceeds the trip duration, just in case there are any unforseen delays while travelling. Please follow and … Read moreHow to buy family travel insurance: Things to know

Sensex crashes 495 points; Nifty ends below 11,600: Factors that pulled market lower

This post was originally published on this siteTop laggards on the sensex pack include Yes Bank, IndusInd Bank, Reliance Industries, ICICI Bank, HDFC, Hero MotorCorp and Vedanta with their stocks down as much as 6.62 per cent. 25 out of 30 stocks on the BSE barometer finished with losses. On the NSE index, except for … Read moreSensex crashes 495 points; Nifty ends below 11,600: Factors that pulled market lower

How US ending Iran waivers could affect India, other oil markets

This post was originally published on this siteThe US is said to announce in Washington that it won’t renew exemptions from its sanctions to buyers of Iranian crude after they expire on May 2. It marks a change in direction from November last year, when the Donald Trump administration granted waivers to eight importers as … Read moreHow US ending Iran waivers could affect India, other oil markets

Gold smuggling slowed by election seizures

This post was originally published on this sitePolitical parties and their supporters often offer money or goods in exchange for votes. The Election Commission, which monitors the polls, tries to prevent this by setting up highway checkpoints to seize cash, gold, liquor and other high-value items that candidates avoid mentioning in their expenses due to … Read moreGold smuggling slowed by election seizures