MJ Akbar resigns from Modi cabinet amid #MeToo charges

MJ Akbar resigns from Modi cabinet amid #MeToo charges

Journalist turned politician MJ Akbar has resigned as Minister of State for External Affairs. The resignation comes days after multiple women accused Akbar of sexually harassing them while he was the Editor of a newspaper.

Another feather in India's cap! Jumps 5 ranks on this global index; clocks largest gain among G20 nations
Another feather in India's cap! Jumps 5 ranks on this global index; clocks largest gain among G20 nations

The recent jump by India in the WEF index follows similar progress in the United Nations’ E-Government index and World Bank's Ease of Doing Business index.

Essar Steel IBC case: As SC deadline ends tomorrow, ArcelorMittal OKs Rs 7,469 crore for clearing past dues
Essar Steel IBC case: As SC deadline ends tomorrow, ArcelorMittal OKs Rs 7,469 crore for clearing past dues

The Supreme Court on October 4 granted one more chance to ArcelorMittal and Russia’s VTB Capital-backed NuMetal to bid for bankrupt Essar Steel after clearing their outstanding dues in two weeks time.

Soon, send money from your Paytm wallet to Amazon Pay, MobiKwik; RBI allows wallet to wallet transfer
Soon, send money from your Paytm wallet to Amazon Pay, MobiKwik; RBI allows wallet to wallet transfer

Soon, users will be able to transfer money from one mobile wallet such as Paytm to other wallets like Amazon Pay, as RBI has issued guidelines to permit fund transfer among wallets, in a bid to boost digital transactions across the country.

GST update: Composition scheme business need not file purchase details while filing quarterly returns
GST update: Composition scheme business need not file purchase details while filing quarterly returns

Businesses opting for composition scheme under GST need not file details of purchases made from their vendors at the time of filing quarterly return GSTR-4, the Finance Ministry said Wednesday.

Sabarimala temple row LIVE Updates: Amid violence, temple doors open but historic women march stalled
Sabarimala temple row LIVE Updates: Amid violence, temple doors open but historic women march stalled

Sabarimala temple row LIVE Updates: Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan, however, has vowed that no one would be allowed to block devotees from proceeding to Sabarimala.

Flexible working may add $376 billion annually to Indian economy by 2030, says study
Flexible working may add $376 billion annually to Indian economy by 2030, says study

Flexible working could contribute USD 376 billion annually to the Indian economy by 2030 as shared office space helps corporates to save cost and boost employee productivity, says a study.

Horoscope: By Peter Vidal

Today ( 17 Oct )This Week ( 14 Oct - 20 Oct )

SAGITTARIUS Your creative energy should now be at a peak, but not perhaps because the stars are all on your side. On the contrary, challenging romantic stars remind us of the cliché that all great art stems from… read more

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