CAG Report Summary on Aquisition of Helicopters for VVIPs

Background The Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) submitted a report on the acquisition of helicopters for Very Very Important Persons (VVIPs) on August 13, 2013.  The audit sought to examine the process of acquisition of VVIP helicopters and its compliance with the Defence Procurement Procedure

  The Banking Regulation (Amendment) Ordinance, 2017

    Highlights of the Ordinance The Ordinance amends the Banking Regulation Act, 1949 to insert provisions for recovery of outstanding loans.  Under these provisions, the central government may authorise the Reserve Bank of India to direct banks to initiate recovery proceedings against loan defaulters.

AAP MLA’s trial in rioting case to commence in Nov

NEWS SCAN A Delhi court would commence in November the trial against AAP MLA Som Dutt, who has been charged with offences of rioting, wrongfully restraining and assaulting a man during the 2015 assembly election campaign. Metropolitan Magistrate Ruby Neeraj Kumar today fixed November 2

NGT raps AAP govt over steel pickling units in Wazirpur

NEWS SCAN The National Green Tribunal has rapped the Delhi government for not closing down steel pickling industries which are operating without permission in the national capital and gave it two weeks time to comply with its order. A bench headed by NGT Chairperson Justice

Texas Senate advances ‘bathroom bill’

NEWS SCAN The Texas Senate  voted Tuesday to advance SB 3 which has been referred as the “bathroom bill.” The bill requires persons using multi-occupancy restrooms, showers and changing facilities in a political subdivision, which includes public and open-charter schools, to use the restroom which matches the sex designated on