The GST council has reduced the tax burden on domestic coal by placing it under the 5% GST bracket from the current rate of 11-12% (6% central excise duty plus 5% state VAT).
As per ministry data, in 2014, 11,008 crashes were caused by speed-breakers; 11,084 in 2015. The number of deaths were 3,633 and 3,409, respectively.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched the Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana (PMUY) under the ministry of petroleum & natural gas on May 1, 2016, from Uttar Pradesh’s Ballia district.
Underlining that maximum effort has to be made in a “welfare state” to ensure people, especially children, are not physically harmed, the Supreme Court on Monday asked the Centre to consider using alternative means other than pellet guns for crowd-control and to deal with protesters in Jammu and Kashmir.
The central government’s top law officer, attorney-general Mukul Rohatgi, told the Supreme Court Tuesday that the “law will prevail over” Prime Minister Narendra Modi in deciding that people cannot be allowed to deposit demonetised currency after December 30, 2016.
The court should come in the picture only if you cannot settle it, says chief justice JS Khehar.
The Supreme Court on Monday observed that “prima facie” the order exonerating BJP leader L K Advani and others in the 1992 Babri Masjid demolition case was not correct and that the CBI should have filed a supplementary chargesheet against them.
Even as the Supreme Court observed Thursday that the issue concerned the judiciary, Dangwimsai Pul, the first wife of former Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Kalikho Pul, withdrew her plea that had demanded registration of an FIR and investigation…
Chief Justice of India J S Khehar has ordered grant of an open court hearing to Dangwimsai Pul, the first wife of former Arunachal Pradesh CM Kalikho Pul, who has demanded registration of an FIR and investigation into a note attributed to her…
The Supreme Court Tuesday observed that a report based on public views regarding corruption in judiciary may not invite contempt of court action and that such surveys instead gave opportunity to address the malady in the system.
With the restoration of the conviction order, Sasikala is barred under the Representation of the People Act from holding the CM post, besides getting disqualified to contest polls for six years from the date of her release from prison.
Observing that its order should not be “overstretched”, the Supreme Court on Friday declined to entertain the plea of a lawyer who wanted the national anthem to be played not only in cinema halls but also in courts across the country before the start of daily proceedings.
Brushing aside its objections to two names, the Centre has cleared the decks to elevate five serving judicial officers as judges in the Delhi High Court.
There are two options. Either we say that you follow the recommendations or we will ask the committee to give them one more chance to comply with it and fall in line.
Stating that a woman’s “individual choice is her self-respect and creating a dent in it is (akin to) destroying her honour”, the Supreme Court on Monday sentenced Vikas Yadav, who had killed Nitish Katara for having an affair with his sister, to at least 25 years in jail without remission. Vikas’s accomplice Sukhdev Pehlwan — an employee of his father, Uttar Pradesh politician D P Yadav — was handed a jail term of a minimum 20 years.
This, the top court said, has become imperative since Railways has mandated that only ‘Rail Neer’ should be sold at railway stations and trains.
The apex court permitted the central government, CBSE and Medical Council of India (MCI) to reschedule the date of holding NEET-II if they deem so necessary.
In one case, the complaint alleges, where closure was reported to the Supreme Court, the case was re-opened when the director of the company being investigated refused to pay a bribe.
Refuses to extend deadline for converting to CNG; extends ban on fresh registration of diesel vehicles above 2000 cc capacity
On Tuesday, a bench headed by Chief Justice of India T S Thakur sought a report from Singh on whether explicit pictures on condom packs were “actionable” and breached laws against obscenity.
A bench led by Chief Justice T S Thakur said that a “sensible and sensitive” approach is required to overhaul the entire system, which today has scores of people and entities with outstanding to the tunes of crore of rupees.
The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) says Punjab National Bank (PNB) wrote off over Rs 8,500 crore as non-performing assets (NPAs) in the last two years.
Describing the air routes as “largesse”, the Supreme Court Tuesday lashed out at the central government over its “arbitrary” route disbursal policy for airlines and favoured setting up a committee to probe and “bring out the skeletons”.
Twenty-eight state-owned banks wrote off a total of Rs 1.14 lakh crore of bad debts between financial years 2013 and 2015 but the answer to who approves such write-offs depends on which bank you are asking.
To escape criminal culpability, the firm must explain how the flyover came down on its own — without any forces of nature coming into play.
SBI, BoI wrote off Rs 83,000 crore in 10 yrs; recoveries of 24 public sector banks less than one-third of annual write-off
On Tuesday, FSSAI’s appeal against the Bombay High Court order of lifting the ban on Maggi and Nestle’s appeal against the class action suit came up for hearing in the apex court.