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Kerala High Court Upholds Liquor Ban, What Next?

In another blow to the bar owners and brewing firms in Kerala, the high court on Thursday upheld the UDF government’s decision to shut down bars, except five-star hotels and government-owned retail stores (Bevcos) in the state. In his verdict, Justice K Surendra Mohan pronounced the verdict after around 80 petitions were filed by owners of bar hotels in the ...

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Black Money Case: No Big Names in List, SIT Seeks Information from Public

After the government submitting a list consisting of 627 names of foreign account holders in the black money case before the Supreme Court, sources claim that there are no big names in the list given, on Thursday. As case has been handed over to Special Investigation Team by the SC to carry out further necessary investigation, SIT has invited information ...

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SC Slams Centre for Delay in Delhi Government Formation

The Supreme Court slammed the Central government and the Lieutenant Governor of Delhi, Najeeb Jung, for delaying government formation in Delhi, remarking "In a democracy, President’s Rule cannot go on forever," on Tuesday. Though the Centre told the Supreme Court that the President has given consent to invite the BJP to form the government in Delhi on tuesday, the court ...

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Black Money Case: SC Permits to File Affidavit to Reveal Account Holders

The Supreme Court on Monday gave permission to the central government to file an affidavit that may reveal some names of the account holders in foreign banks, which is currently under the lens of the income tax authority. The apex court bench headed by Chief Justice H.L. Dattu permitted the filing of the affidavit after Attorney General Mukul Rohatgi mentioned ...

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Swiss Bank Holders: Govt to Disclose Only 3 Names After 5-Month Brouhaha

The Indian government may disclose only three names of black money account holders in an affidavit to the Supreme Court on Monday, despite criticism from many quarters including the opposition Congress, said media reports. Last week report by Hindustan Times said the Centre was likely to tell the apex court “names of people against whom strong evidence exists” and not ...

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Black Money Case: Govt Reveals 3 Foreign Account Holders’ Names — Dabur’s Burman, Rajkot trader Pankaj Lodhiya and Goa miner Timblo

The government has revealed 3 names in the Supreme Court for stashing away balck money in Swiss banks and they are, as expected, some top business figures — Pradip Burman, Pankaj Chimanlal and Radha S Timblo and no politician was in the list as expected. Burman is former director of Dabur, Pankaj Chimanlal Lodhiya is a Rajkot based bullion trader ...

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Centre to Bring Ordiance to Re-acution of 214 Coal Blocks

The union cabinet recommended for presidential assent to an ordinance that would allow re-auction of 214 coal blocks, on Monday. This was done to resolve issues arising out of the Supreme Court cancelling allocations of those coal blocks last month. Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said, "The cabinet has recommended promulgation of an ordinance to the president in order to resolve ...

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