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HC orders WB poll panel to reschedule Panchayat elections

HC orders WB poll panel to reschedule Panchayat elections

Polling in Bengal was scheduled to be held in three phases from May 1 to May 5 and the poll results was dated on May 8. In a big boost for opposition, the Calcutta HC has asked state Election Commission to give fresh date for conducting Panchayat polls in the state.


Army Injures Two Palestinians In Northern Gaza

Army Injures Two Palestinians In Northern Gaza

Early in the morning, the Israeli military used a new tactic, dropping leaflets into Gaza warning residents to not approach the border. Besides calling on Israel to end the blockade, the European Union says "Hamas continues to keep the population under its control and pressure in the Gaza Strip , which remains a hub of internationally recognized terrorist organisations, and where basic freedoms, including freedom of association and expression, are heavily curtailed by the Hamas-led ...


What is causing the sudden cash crunch?

What is causing the sudden cash crunch?

Ghosh reasoned the income velocity declined in FY18, especially during the second half, possibly indicating that higher denominations like the Rs 2,000 notes aren't getting adequately circulated in the economy . "The shift to digital modes could be about Rs 1.2 lakh crore". In absolute terms, the total cash in circulation - which includes currency notes and coins with the public and " cash in hand " with banks - was Rs 18.43 trillion on April 6, which is more than the Rs 17.98 trillion ...


Gujrat riots: HC acquits Maya Kodnani

Gujrat riots: HC acquits Maya Kodnani

A division bench of Justices Harsha Devani and A S Supehiya pronounced the verdict. Kodnani, who has been out on bail since 2014, is also an accused in the riots next door to Naroday Patiya - Naroda Gram - on the same day, February 28, 2002.


RBI In Huddle After Cash Shortage Hits The Country

RBI In Huddle After Cash Shortage Hits The Country

In a month, supply would be about 70,000-75,000 crore. We continue to have in stock adequate currency notes of all denominations, including of Rs.500, 200 and Rs.100 to meet any demand. RBI report show that the currency in circulation in the country has reached the pre-demonetisation level of about Rs 17 lakh crore. It said ATM's are emptying faster than usual as people withdraw extra cash at the start of the Indian financial year, which began on April 1.


Koreas install first hotline for their leaders

Koreas install first hotline for their leaders

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's latest meeting with U.S. President Donald Trump has underscored the grim reality of diplomacy between the two countries. The comments set the stage for a pair of potentially historic summits. North Korea has long sought a peace treaty with the United States to formally end the 1950-53 Korean War.