Demonetisation a 'well-considered' decision to combat black money, terror financing: Centre tells SC

Defending its decision to demonetise currency notes of Rs 500 and Rs 1000 denominations, the Centre told the top court the step was taken after extensive consultation with the Reserve Bank of India.

published on : 17th November 2022

Karnataka child rights policy is good, but poor execution

One of the drafting committee members of the 2016 policy told TNIE that the policy is poorly executed despite there being guidelines to ensure safety of children on school premises.

published on : 14th November 2022

Former Uber security chief convicted in hack cover-up: Reports

Joseph Sullivan was found guilty of obstructing the work of the Federal Trade Commission and of failing to let authorities know about a crime when he hid a 2016 hack instead of reporting it.

published on : 6th October 2022

The Plachimada story: People on satyagraha demanding LDF to honour its promise of paying compensation

The charge was that the alleged over-drawing depleted groundwater levels causing wells to dry, creating water scarcity and adversely impacting agricultural output and livelihood.

published on : 15th September 2022

Ragpickers to spearhead fight against plastic in Tamil Nadu

State to take their count at districts, mulls ways to incentivise them.

published on : 27th July 2022

Bihar: HC quashes conviction of 13 people in 2016 hooch tragedy

The court on Wednesday also quashed the sentences awarded by the trial court at Gopalganj which included death penalty to nine of the accused and life imprisonment for the remaining four.

published on : 14th July 2022

Uttar Pradesh: SP Rajya Sabha MP meets Yogi, sparks speculations of a crossover 

If  Yadav switches over to BJP, he is bound to have an impact on the OBC voters. Meanwhile, after taking charge of the party, Akhilesh Yadav is alleged to have neglected Sukhram Singh.

published on : 15th April 2022

'Extensive amendments made to Bihar liquor law': Nitish government informs SC

The apex court is seized of pleas, including the one which challenges the constitutional validity of the Act.

published on : 5th April 2022

Road projects to drive a wider knife​ into the Western Ghats

In the concluding part of the series, our reporter finds that forests in Shivamogga, which give life to Jog Falls and are home to endangered, rare wildlife, are being cleaved for wider roads.

published on : 6th September 2018

Rafael Nadal won't rule out doubles dream team with Roger Federer

World number one Nadal and second-ranked Federer, with 37 Grand Slam and 177 singles titles in total between them, are no strangers to doubles.

published on : 7th July 2018

Janne Andersson leads Sweden back to promised FIFA World Cup land

Andersson’s arrival has helped bring the side back to their roots and they now stand ready for a World Cup last 16 tie against Switzerland on Tuesday.

published on : 3rd July 2018

FIFA World Cup 2018: 'Seize the day' against Australia, Didier Deschamps tells France

Deschamps leads the youngest team of the tournament and is desperate to make amends for losing the Euro 2016 final to Portugal in Paris two years ago.

published on : 15th June 2018

FIFA World Cup 2018: Nervy Argentina seek Lionel Messi magic against Iceland

Messi is a man on a mission as he chases his first World Cup winner's medal and will not tolerate complacency against Iceland.

published on : 15th June 2018

Robert Lewandowski with Euro 2016 point to prove at FIFA World Cup

Lewandowski has a point to prove in Russia after netting just once in the finals of Euro 2016 as Poland exited in the quarters.

published on : 1st June 2018

US President Donald Trump demands probe of alleged spying on his 2016 election campaign

The US President has repeatedly cast the probe led by Special Counsel Robert Mueller into Russian meddling in the 2016 election.

published on : 21st May 2018

Demonetisation led to highest fake currency, suspicious transactions, reveals FIU report 

The banks and other financial institutions collectively generated 400 per cent more suspicious transaction reports at over 4.73 lakh such dossiers during 2016-17.

published on : 20th April 2018

Facebook to bring in changes to protect user data

Cambridge Analytica (CA) had created psychological profiles on 50 million Facebook users via a personality prediction app, created by a researcher named Aleksandr Kogan.

published on : 22nd March 2018

Russia interference in 2016 US presidential election: Where does Robert Mueller's probe stand?

With the surprise indictment Friday of 13 Russians for meddling in the US election, Special Counsel Robert Mueller's investigation has entered new territory.

published on : 17th February 2018

US indicts 13 Russians for 2106 presidential election interference

Robert Mueller alleges that by mid-2016, the campaign -- under the direction of Yevgeny Prigozhin, a close ally of Russian President Vladimir Putin -- became focused on boosting Trump.

published on : 17th February 2018

Russia Probe: Donald Trump ordered special counsel Robert Mueller's firing but reversed course

Trump gave the order in June 2017, according to the Times, but White House counsel Don McGahn refused, saying it would have a "catastrophic effect" on Trump's presidency.

published on : 26th January 2018
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