The demonetisation of 1000 and 500-rupee high value currency notes in November 2016 helped widen the taxpayers' base and increase in household savings, according to the Economic Survey 2017-18 tabled in the Parliament on Monday.
A decade after the world had descended into a devastating economic crisis, a key marker of revival has finally been achieved. Every major economy on earth is expanding at once, a synchronous wave of growth that is creating jobs, lifting fortunes and tempering fears of popular discontent.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday made a “humble request” to all political parties to help pass the bill on instant triple talaq in the Budget session of Parliament, saying it would be a New Year gift for Muslim women.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi sought to set the tone for the budget session by asking the Opposition to rise above partisan politics but was bluntly reminded how the law was flouted with impunity over a film.
The Supreme Court on Monday sought response from the Maharashtra government and the NIA on a plea of Malegaon blast accused Lt Col Shrikant Purohit challenging prosecution sanction for his trial under the Unlawful Activities Prevention Act.
A group of retired bureaucrats have written a second open letter to the country's citizens, expressing concern at the continuing violence and discrimination against minorities and the "lackadaisical response of the law-enforcement machinery".
A 32-year-old man carrying a liquid oxygen cylinder was killed in a central Mumbai hospital when he was yanked into a magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) machine and he inhaled the gas that leaked out of the container, his family and police said.
The Supreme Court on Monday asked Bharatiya Janata Party leader Subramanian Swamy to satisfy it on the aspect of maintainability of his plea seeking an SIT probe into the death of Congress MP Shashi Tharoor's wife Sunanda Pushkar in 2014.