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NCLT initiates insolvency process against Amtek Auto

NEWS SCAN NEW DELHI: Debt-ridden auto component maker Amtek AutoBSE -0.51 % today said insolvency proceedings initiated by a consortium of banks led by Corporation Bank has been accepted by the National Company Law Tribunal (NCLT). “The application filed by Corporation Bank under section 7

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Four States move SC for declaring right to privacy a fundamental right

NEWS SCAN The Trinamool Congress-ruled West Bengal and the Congress-led Puducherry, Karnataka and Punjab on Wednesday moved the Supreme Court in support of declaring right to privacy a fundamental right. Senior advocate Kapil Sibal, representing the States, initiated his arguments before a nine-judge Constitution Bench

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CJI Khehar Recommends Justice Dipak Misra as His Successor

NEWS SCAN New Delhi: Setting the ball rolling for the appointment of the next Chief Justice of India, current incumbent J S Khehar has named Justice Dipak Misra as his successor, a senior functionary aware of the development said on Tuesday. According to laid down procedure,

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Pope’s treasurer to appear in Australian court over sex crimes

NEWS SCAN Pope Francis’ treasurer would be tried in Australia on the charges of sex crimes. Cardinal George Pell, 76, is Vatican’s finance chief and is expected to appear before Melbourne Magistrates’ Court on Wednesday. “The Cardinal will appear at the Melbourne Magistrates Court in

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India rejects OIC resolutions on Jammu and Kashmir

NEWS SCAN India on Tuesday outrightly rejected the resolutions passed by the Organisation of the Islamic Cooperation (OIC) relating to Jammu and Kashmir. In its statement, the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) said the OIC has no locus standi on India’s internal affairs, strongly advising

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Kerala: Rape-accused Cong MLA send to police custody

NEWS SCAN A Kerala court on Tuesday sent rape-accusedCongress MLA M. Vincent to one day police custody. The MLA who was arrested on charges of rape, stalking and abetment of suicide of a 51-year-old woman, has blamed the Communist Party of India (Marxist) for the indictment. “I am the prey of