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  • 6 points made by Madhav Gadgil report that Centre ignored

    The central government, on Wednesday, told the National Green Tribunal that it would not follow the recommendations of the Madhav Gadgil report on Western Ghats. The Ministry of Environment & Forests (MoEF) ​said that it is instead examining and processing the report of the high-level working...

    Thursday, 28 August 2014 - 12:54pm
  • Why the Supreme Court's decision to disallow coal for commercial usage needs to be supported

    The Supreme Court in a judgment on Monday while discussing a PIL on coal block allocation in the country said that all coal block allocations in the country since 1993 were illegal. It slammed the Screening Committee for suffering from “the vice of arbitrariness and legal flaws.” It said the...

    Tuesday, 26 August 2014 - 5:00pm
  • Coal allocation scam: 8 things the Supreme Court said in its judgment

    The Supreme Court (SC) on Monday, categorically said that the coal block allocations from 1993 suffer from "arbitrariness" and were "illegal." It said that the government did not adhere to proper guidelines and no objective criteria was being followed either. However, it said that further hearing...

    Monday, 25 August 2014 - 6:05pm
  • Kerala alchohol ban: 3 reasons why it's not okay

    Kerala, the largest consumer of booze in the country, has taken the first step towards a complete prohibition of alcohol in the state in the next 10 years. The Congress-led United Democratic Front (UDF) government finalised this in a two-hour meeting deciding on the excise policies of the state....

    Friday, 22 August 2014 - 2:42pm
  • Syndicate Bank chairman arrest case: Why retail investors cannot really avoid risks on the Street

    The CBI is yet to provide decisive documents exposing the exact nature of transactions and fraud involved in the Syndicate Bank chairman arrest case. However, the markets have already given its verdict. Prakash Industries, Syndicate Bank and Bhushan Steel have lost heavily on the bourses, with...

    Tuesday, 19 August 2014 - 6:10pm
  • #IndependenceDay: 3 laws India needs freedom from

    India, the largest democracy in the world, is celebrating the completion of 67 years of independence. Political freedom and democracy are not just a rhetoric for many, a grand spectacle of which was seen earlier this year with the 2014 general elections. Citizens of the country elected...

    Friday, 15 August 2014 - 6:30pm
  • #IndependenceDay: 6 laws that guarantee freedom for India's citizens

    On August 15, India celebrates its 68th Independence Day, the day that marked the end of British rule in India and the birth of a new nation. The Constitution of India that came into force in January 1950 laid out the basic framework and governing principles of how laws were to be framed in the...

    Friday, 15 August 2014 - 1:25pm
  • Air India delays flight from Mumbai to Chennai by 12 hours, leaves passengers helpless

    Air India Express, the low cost airline brand of Air India, left passengers stranded on Wednesday, when they delayed a flight by 12 hours. The flight IX-266 travelling from Mumbai to Chennai and then to Kuala Lumpur was supposed to leave at 1.00 pm from the Mumbai airport. 

    Wednesday, 13 August 2014 - 5:06pm
  • How online shopping community portals are riding on the success of e-commerce giants

    Mehul Jobanputra, CEO and cofounder of Desidime.com spoke to dna about the business model and the possibilities of growth in this sector.

    Tuesday, 12 August 2014 - 8:50am
  • SBI net profit up 3.3%; but stock falls on higher provisions, low other income

    State Bank of India surprised the Street in its first quarter (April to June) results. Its net profit rose 3.3% compared to the same quarter last year to Rs 3349 crore. The figure last year stood at Rs 3241 crore. The numbers come higher than Rs 2824 crore as was estimated by analysts. The profit...

    Friday, 8 August 2014 - 1:30pm