The Department of Consumer Affairs has asked the states to ensure that hotels/restaurants disseminate the information that service charge on food bill can be waived if customers are not satisfied with the experience.
Instead of a new law, the law ministry has asked the Law Commission to recommend changes to the existing provisions in the Code of Criminal Procedure.
More stonewalling from the ‘Reserved’ Bank of India
The resolution makes it clear that Sasikala will be formally elected at a later date in keeping with the party’s constitution.
The penalty for holding more than ten old notes may include financial fines and a jail term of up to four years in certain cases.
The Bureau of Civil Aviation Security issued an order in this regard after a request from the CISF.
Fifteen coaches of the Ajmer-Sealdah Express derailed near Rura Railway Station in Kanpur Rural district, the second rail accident in the region in two months.
Last week Rahul Gandhi had alleged that documents seized by tax officials during raids proved that PM Modi, as Gujarat chief minister, had taken money from the Sahara and Birla groups.
The reason behind Jung’s surprise decision is not immediately known.
Customers with non-KYC accounts will be subject to the stiff conditions imposed by the RBI on December 19 for depositing old notes.
“I am spending two hours daily to ease the problems caused by demonetisation. I am breaking my head daily but we are unable to find a solution to this problem,” the chief minister said.
This is the first case where operatives of the group have been convicted in a terror case.
Deposits in excess of Rs 5,000 will only be credited once, and that too after the depositor is questioned as to why the notes weren’t deposited earlier.
The charge sheet will likely to be used by India in advocating its case for imposing sanctions against Azhar under the UN anti-terror law, officials said.
The Election Commission has also recommended that the government amend laws to allow exemption from tax only to parties that win seats in elections.
The carcasses have been taken to the Deer Park in Pushkar for postmortem to know the exact cause of death.
The defence ministry was also announced that Air Marshal B.S. Dhanoa will take over as the Air Force chief.
The apex court pronounced the verdict while addressing the petition filed by Karma Dorjee and others following several incidents of hate crimes in Delhi against persons hailing from the northeast.
On Wednesday, the World Bank had announced pausing of the two separate processes initiated under the treaty to allow India and Pakistan to consider alternative ways to resolve their disagreements.
Patanjali was found guilty of misbranding its products, which were shown as produced at its own units but were in fact manufactured elsewhere.
Now petrol, railway tickets and insurance policies of public sector companies will cost less if bought through debit/credit cards or other digital modes.
The agency placed the seven middlemen – including the relative of a government official – under arrest on Monday under provisions of the Prevention of Money Laundering Act.
Public transport came to a standstill in Chennai with buses and suburban trains suspended and the airport shut.
The scheme will give tax dodgers another chance to come clean by paying 50% of tax on the junked currency deposited in banks post demonetisation.
Mistry also ceases to be the chairman of the company following his removal as director.
Only two of the 13 people trapped under the debris of the under-construction building were rescued alive.
The court also clarified that the doors of the theatres need not be bolted when the national anthem is played.
The court also asked why senior officer R K Dutta, who was supervising the 2G and coal scam cases, was shifted out.
During initial investigations, most attention was centred on Tyagi whose cousins allegedly received kick-backs through various north Indian shell companies.
The finance minister announced that the government will expedite cashless payments in the country and has declared a slew of measures facilitating digital transaction.
The Havelock and Neil islands have been hit the most by the cyclonic weather conditions caused by a severe depression over the Bay of Bengal.
The order was issued by the Karnataka high court on a writ petition seeking the removal of the cap on withdrawals imposed by government and RBI.
Data sent by RESOURCESAT-2A would be useful for agricultural applications like crop area and crop production estimation, drought monitoring, soil mapping, cropping system analysis and farm advisories generation.
The 44.4 metre tall PSLV C36 is expected to place the 1,235 kg RESOURCESAT-2A into an 827 km polar sun synchronous orbit in about 18 minutes after lift off.
Ten people were killed and 15 injured in a fire at an explosive-making unit at Murugapatti, about 40 km from Tirichirappalli.
“It (demonetisation) undermines notes, it undermines bank accounts, it undermines the entire economy of trust.” Sen told NDTV.
The court also directed that the national flag should be shown on screen when the anthem is played.
The government has alleged that black money hoarders are using poor people’s Jan Dhan accounts to deposit their ill-gotten money.
The court also said it will not pass a final order without going into the research on the impact of firecrackers on air quality.
Senior counsel for the petitioners Prashant Bhushan says that they will file a fresh affidavit with more documents.