Chidambaram appeals to states to come out against 15th Finance Commission

New Delhi: Congress leader P. Chidambaram urged the Finance Ministers of all states across the country to sign a memorandum against the terms of reference (ToR) of the 15th Finance Commission. The former Union Minister also welcomed the statement of the Finance Ministers of six states/Union Territories — Andhra Pradesh, Puducherry, Delhi, West Bengal, Punjab, […]

Swaraj to UNSC: Take Actions Against State-Sponsored Terrorism

Beijing: External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj urged the United Nations Security Council to take strong measures against states encouraging and financing terrorism while combating global terrorism. Addressing the on-going Shanghai Cooperation ministerial meeting at Beijing, Swaraj said, “We strongly believe that our fight against terrorism should not only seek to eliminate terrorists but should also […]

CBI Issues NBW Against Nirav, Choksi

Mumbai: The Central Bureau of Investigation issued Non-Bailable Warrants (NBW) against celebrity jeweller Nirav Modi and his uncle and business partner, Mehul Choksi, in connection with Punjab National Bank scam. The warrants were issued after a special CBI court in Mumbai allowed it. The PNB in February detected the multi-crore scam, wherein Modi and Choksi […]