Tag Archives: Action

Action on Black Money Continues: Minister

There is no official estimation of the amount of black money within the country and stashed abroad and a panel commissioned to study it through National Institute of Public Finance and Policy (NIPFP), National Council of Applied Economic Research (NCAER) and National Institute of Financial Management (NIFM), reported action against tax evasion as is seen now. Appropriate action against tax ...

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Google Removes Links to Youtube Video of BBC Documentary ‘India’s Daughter’

Heeding the Indian authorities request following a court order, Google said it has complied with it and removed the links to the Youtube video links to BBC film ‘India’s Daughter’ that specifies the victim’s name and also carries some offensive comments made by one of the convicts from inside the jail. The interview with Mukesh Singh, one of the convicts ...

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‘I’ Director Shankar faces wrath of transgenders in Chennai

Filmmaker Shankar has earned the wrath of a group of transgenders here after they found objectionable scenes about their community in his latest Tamil magnum opus “I”, which is currently running in cinemas. The transgender community is upset with the way Shankar has portrayed the character essayed by popular make-up artist, a transgender, Ojas M. Rajani. In the film, Rajani ...

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6-Month Modi Rule: Right noises on economy, time for action

By Arvind Padmanabhan An area that evoked much expectation from the people when the Narendra Modi-led majority government took the reins over six months ago was economic revival, as it was seen as spurring growth, creating jobs, stabilizing prices and boosting incomes. India was faltering on all the four counts. As we take stock of the government’s performance on these ...

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Agra Warns Garbage Dumbers, Encroachers

The authorities in Agra on Friday warned people that action would be taken against encroachers and garbage dumbers in the city. The warning was issued a fortnight after Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched the Clean India Campaign. Agra city magistrate Rajesh Kumar Srivastav ordered encroachers to immediately vacate public roads and ensure free flow of traffic and asked officials to ...

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Obama rules out military action over Russian ‘invasion’ in Ukraine

  US President Barack Obama on Thursday emphatically said NO to pleas for quick U.S. action in Ukraine after reports of vivid Russia‚Äôs military invasion into Ukraine surfaced. Obama, who authorized immediate air raids in Iraq early this month, however, remained cautious about Russia saying his administration would penalize Moscow for opening a new front against Ukrainian forces. Otherwise, Obama ...

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