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New Delhi, Sept 22: The Rajya Sabha passed the Companies (Amendment) Bill, 2020 on Tuesday. Union Corporate Affairs Minister Nirmala Sitharaman moved the Bill for passing in the Upper House today stating that the amendments divided in two compartments are focused on decriminalisation and increasing the ease of living. "The Companies Act was passed in 2013, and since then it has undergone so many

Bengaluru, Sept 22: Karnataka opposition leader Siddaramaiah on Monday attacked the Centre over the passage of three farm bills in the Parliament and called it "the evilest act to destabilise the foundations of democracy". Siddaramaiah said in a tweet, "The decision of Narendra Modi government to pass three bills related to farmers, without adequate consultation of stakeholders and debates in both

New Delhi, Sept 22: With a spike of 75,083 new cases and 1,053 deaths in the last 24 hours, India's COVID-19 count crossed 55-lakhs on Tuesday, according to the Union Health Ministry. The total case tally stands at 55,62,664 including 9,75,861 active cases and 44,97,868 cured and discharged or migrated patients. With 1,053 deaths the toll due to the disease stands at 88,935 in the country

Mangaluru, Jan 21: Celebrity dancer Kishore Shetty and his aide Aqeel Nausheel have been remanded to seven days police custody by a judge here. The duo was arrested on the charges of drug trafficking and consumption. The police had produced them before the judge at his residence on Sunday, September 20 after which the police took them into custody. The duo was subjected to a coronavirus test on

Bengaluru, Sept 21: Two BJP leaders - Municipalities Minister K C Narayana Gowda and Kadur MLA Belli Prakash almost came to blows at the Vidhana Soudha as the two had a verbal duel. The development took place at the makeshift lounge on the first floor of the Vidhana Soudha, just before the start of the Assembly Session. Those who witnessed the spat said Gowda and Prakash “almost came to blows”

New Delhi, Sept 21: Gorakhpur's Dr Kafeel Khan, has taken his battle against the Yogi Adityanath government to an international level. Khan, who was recently absolved of charges under the stringent National Security Act (NSA) and is now living in Jaipur, has written a letter to the United Nations Human Rights Commission (UNHRC) informing them about "widespread violations of international human

Agra, Sept 21: Over 450 licensed photographers, apart from other businessmen, who had suffered a major hit owing to COVID-19 induced lockdown breathed a sigh of relief as the Taj Mahal reopened for tourists after a gap of six months. A total of 465 photographers whose livelihoods depended on tourists who came to view the majestic Taj will follow all Standard Operating Procedures and have been

New Delhi, Sept 21: Eight Opposition MPs, including Trinamool Congress floor leader Derek O'Brien and Karnataka MP Syed Nasir Hussain, were suspended for a week during the remaining days of Monsoon Session over uproar in the Parliament during the passage of the two contentious farm sector Bills. O'Brien, his AAP counterpart Sanjay Singh, CPI (M) leader Elamaram Kareem, Trinamool's Dola Sen, CPI(M)

Noida, Sept 21: Financial services app Paytm has accused Google of making policies that are over and above the laws of India after it was briefly delisted from the Playstore last week. "As a startup, we are running law-abiding businesses and building for India. Google and its employees are making policies which are over and above the laws of our country, and are arbitrarily implementing them," it

Bhiwandi, Sept 21: At least ten people were killed after a three-storey building collapsed in Patel Compound area here on Monday morning. The incident happened at around 3:40 am. Five people were also injured. The rescue operation by NDRF (National Disaster Response Force) is underway at the site of building collapse in Bhiwandi, Thane. According to the NDRF, the estimated number of people trapped