Delhi HC dismisses PIL against RBI notification allowing exchange of Rs 2,000 note without ID

Delhi High Court on Monday dismissed PIL challenging Reserve Bank of India and State Bank of India notifications, which permits the exchange of Rs 2,000 banknotes without obtaining any requisition slip and identity proof. The plea had called the decision arbitrary, and irrational and offends Article 14 of the Constitution of India, hence, inoperative. […]

Assam: CM Sarma expresses grief over Guwahati accident

Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma expressed anguish over the loss of lives in the road accident in Guwahati’s Jalukbari area and assured of providing all possible medical assistance to the injured. “Extremely anguished by the loss of young and precious lives in the road accident at Jalukbari. My deepest condolences to their parents […]

Punjab: BSF shoots down Pakistani drone carrying narcotics near Amritsar border

Border Security Forces (BSF) shot down a Pakistani drone carrying narcotics along the India-Pakistan International Border near the Amritsar border, Force said on Monday. The Public Relations Officer, Punjab Frontier, BSF in a statement said that the gross weight of the recovered consignment of suspected narcotics is approximately 2.7 kg. “On May 28, at […]

Maharashtra: Fire in Pune’s godown extinguished, no casualties reported

The fire that broke out in Pune’s paper-cardboard godown has been extinguished, informed fire department officials on Monday. A massive fire broke out at a godown in Pune’s Golmarket, in the early hours of the morning. The call regarding the fire incident was received around 1 am in the morning and nine fire tenders reached the spot, informed […]