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December 12, 2019

CAB won’t see the light of day in Kerala: CM

Thiruvananthapuram, Dec 12 (IANS) In a scathing attack on the Citizenship Amendment Bill (CAB), Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Thursday said, "Come what may, it's not going to see the light of day in Kerala"."The CAB is absolutely undemocratic and against the basic tenants of the Constitution. For the world outside, the CAB is a shame for India. This is nothing but the agenda of the RSS to make the country a Hindu Rashtra," said Vijayan. "We will not accept it", he said, adding…

Rahul slams Modi over unemployment, rapes at J’khand rally

Ranchi, Dec 12 (IANS) Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Thursday slammed Narendra Modi over the unemployment rate touching a 45-year high, holding the Prime Minister responsible for the economic slowdown besides targeting him over the incidents of rape."Through demonetisation, PM Modi took out money from your pocket... the money was given to 10-15 industrialists. During our time (UPA regime), the economy was growing at 9 per cent. PM Modi took out money in the name of fighting black money and closed MNREGA," the…

Nestle fined Rs 90 cr for not passing on GST rate cut

New Delhi, Dec 12 (IANS) The national anti-profiteering agency has slapped a Rs 90 crore penalty on FMCG giant Nestle India for not passing on the benefit of the goods and services tax (GST) reduction to consumers. It also asked Nestle to deposit the amount within 3 months.The maker of products, like Maggi and Kitkat, Nestle, "has denied the benefit of tax reduction to customers in contravention of the provisions of Section 171 (1) of the CGST Act, 2017 and has thus profiteered." "Profiteered amount as…

Imran Khan brutally trolled over CAB tweet

New Delhi, Dec 12 (IANS) Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan was brutally trolled after he tweeted on the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill that has since been passed by both the houses of Parliament.Khan posted on @ImranKhanPTI: "We strongly condemn the Indian Lok Sabha's citizenship legislation which violates all norms of international human rights law & bilateral agreements with Pakistan...." The December 10 post got 10.2K retweets and 31.6K likes. One user wrote: "In fact as a "homeland created for…

‘Sawant will succeed me, ailing Parrikar whispered in my ear’

Panaji, Dec 12 (IANS) In a claim that is likely to raise eyebrows, Goa's Ports Minister Michael Lobo on Thursday said that an ailing former Chief Minister late Manohar Parrikar had whispered the name of Pramod Sawant as his successor to him.Lobo, a BJP MLA and a close political confidante of the former Union Defence Minister, said that Parrikar was hospitalised at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences in New Delhi and had named his successor in the presence of his personal aide Rupesh Kamat. Describing one of his last…
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