“System has adequate currency notes, no reason to worry”: RBI Governor on move to withdraw Rs 2000 notes

Noting that there is no reason for worry over the move to withdraw Rs 2000 notes, which continue as legal tender, Reserve Bank of India Governor Shaktikanta Das has said the central bank has “more than adequate” notes of other denominations available. There has been some speculation that the decision to withdraw […]

Tamil Nadu: Motorcycle rally held in Ramanathapuram as part of Sea Cow Day celebrations

A motorcycle rally was held on Monday in Ramanahaputam as part of the Sea Cow Day celebrations. The rally was conducted to spread awareness about the importance of conserving the species. Ramanathapuram Wildlife Conservator Jagatheespakhansudakar flagged off the rally which has been started from the “APJ Abdul Kalam National Memorial” to the Ramanathapuram Wildlife […]

Bihar: police conduct liquor raid in Begusarai; two held

Bihar police on Monday conducted a raid in Bhagwanpur village of Begusarai district and arrested two persons allegedly possessing liquor, said the authorities. Bihar is a dry state where the sale of alcohol has been prohibited since 2016 under the Bihar Prohibition and Excise Act, 2016. “We conducted a raid in Bhagwanpur village and detained 2 persons […]

Tamil Nadu: Two arrested following two deaths after consuming liquor at state-run bar in Thanjavur

The owner and worker of a government-run bar at Keela Alangam in Tamil Nadu’s Thanjavur were arrested on Monday following the death of two people who allegedly consumed alcohol there late Sunday, said police. The arrested accused were identified as Senthil Palanivel and Kamaraj as a bar owner and worker respectively, police said […]

Kerala: V-P Jagdeep Dhankhar gets warm welcome at CM Vijayan’s residence in Thiruvananthapuram

 Vice President Jagdeep Dhankhar who is on a two-day visit to Kerala reached CM Pinarayi Vijayan’s residence in Thiruvananthapuram on Monday. Vice President accompanied by his wife received a warm welcome from Vijayan and his family members. Later, in the day Vice President will be inaugurating the Silver Jubilee Celebrations of the Kerala Legislative […]

Maharashtra: NCP chief Jayant Patil arrives at ED office in connection with IL&FS scam case

Maharashtra Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) president Jayant Patil on Monday reached the Enforcement Directorate (ED) office in connection with the alleged IL&FS (Infrastructure Leasing and Financial Services Limited) scam. Meanwhile, NCP workers on Monday protested in Mumbai over the Enforcement Directorate’s (ED) summon to party leader Jayant Patil. “I will […]

Delhi HC directs CRPF to medically examine afresh woman weightlifter rejected earlier for having tattoo on forearm

The Delhi High Court has recently directed Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) to medically examine afresh a woman weightlifter. She had applied for a job of head constable under sports quota but was rejected for having a tattoo on her right forearm. The woman weightlifter had challenged her rejection. The Division Bench comprising Justice Suresh […]