Vijay Mallya can now be extradited in 28 days

Indian fugitive and former liquor baron Vijay Mallya on Thursday lost his appeal in the UK Supreme Court against his extradition to India, clearing a major roadblock for the Narendra Modi government to bring him back in the next 28 days. The former parliamentarian, who ran India’s largest spirits company, […]

One Ration Card, Minimum Wages: Finance Minister Relief for Migrants, Farmers

On Thursday Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman  unveiled the second tranche of fiscal stimulus, emphasizing ‘one nation, one ration card. The second tranche detailed relief measures for the migrant workers, farmers, street vendors, and marginal traders. Introducing national portability cards under the ‘One Nation, One Ration Card’ scheme, Sitharaman said workers […]

Shimla sees coldest December in two decades

The Himachal Pradesh capital Shimla recorded the coldest daytime December temperatures in the last two decades during the past month , the local weather bureau said on Monday. Also, the average monthly minimum temperature in Shimla during December was 3.8 degrees Celsius and this was the second lowest average minimum […]