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Announcement On Minimum Income A Turning Point In Lives Of The Poor: P Chidambaram

Jan 30, 2019 Outlook Web Bureau

He said India's poor had the first right on the country's resources and the party would find the resources to implement the Congress president's promise.

Madras High Court Allows Constructing Memorial For Jayalalithaa, Says She Can't Be Termed As Convict

Jan 23, 2019 Outlook Web Bureau

The petitioner also said that steps should be taken to recover money if it was spent by the government from her property citing that she was convicted in the disproportionate wealth case.

ED Attaches Assets Worth 16.4 Cr In Money-Laundering Probe Against Zakir Naik

The Enforcement Directorate had issued a provisional order for attachment of assets registered in the name of Naik's family members, located in Mumbai and Pune, under the Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA).

'Can't Return To India Amid Violent Threats': Nirav Modi Tells Court

Jan 05, 2019 Outlook Web Bureau

Modi feared for his safety given the violent threats made against him "as illustrated by the burning of his effigies".

Rs 2,000 Note Printing Scaled Down To Minimum By RBI: Government

Of the total currency in circulation amounting to Rs 18,037 billion at end-March 2018, Rs 2000 notes accounted for 37.3 per cent, down from 50.2 per cent at end-March 2017.

25 December, 2018

Reserve Bank Of India To Soon Release New Rs 20 Bank Note

Outlook Web Bureau

According to the RBI databank, there were 4.92 billion pieces of Rs 20 note in circulation as on March 31, 2016. The number more than doubled to about 10 billion pieces by March 2018.

24 December, 2018

PM Modi Releases Commemorative Rs 100 Coin In Memory Of Atal Bihari Vajpayee

Outlook Web Bureau

Prime Minister Modi said Vajpayee as a speaker was unparalleled. "When he spoke, the nation spoke... when he spoke the nation listened," he said.

22 December, 2018

Madhya Pradesh: Woman Hangs Herself, Police Find Baby Dangling From Umbilical Cord

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As to the reason for the woman's suicide, Sahni said it appeared that she was fed up with the abject poverty in which the couple lived.

21 December, 2018

Kolkata: CBI Arrests Senior Journalist Suman Chattopadhyay In Chit Fund Case

Outlook Web Bureau

Chattopadhyay had allegedly received money in his bank accounts from the chit fund firm, the agency's spokesperson Abhishek Dayal said.

19 December, 2018

ED Questions P Chidambaram In INX Media Money Laundering Case

Outlook Web Bureau

The senior Congress leader was asked to depose before the investigating officer (IO) of the case to record his statement under the Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA).

15 December, 2018

Watch: Cash Rains In New Jersey As Armoured Truck Crashes On Highway

Outlook Web Bureau

In a video going viral on social media, people can be seen rushing out of their cars to pick cash lying on the highway.


14 December, 2018

Australian Businessman Stan Perron Leaves Behind Dollar 2.8 Billion Fortune To Charity

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Stan Perron grew up in poverty and slowly amassed his fortune, going from running milk bars and a taxi service in Perth, to operating office blocks, car distribution, and mining interests all around the country.

13 December, 2018

Mizoram Assembly Election Result 2018: ADR Says 36 Out Of 40 MLAs Are Crorepatis

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There are nine MLAs with assets valued over Rs 5 crore, while two have declared assets between Rs 10-50 lakh, the ADR said citing their self-declared election affidavits.

10 December, 2018

UK Court To Decide On Vijay Mallya's Extradition Today

Outlook Web Bureau

The 62-year-old former Kingfisher Airlines boss has been on bail since his arrest on an extradition warrant in April last year.

07 December, 2018

Enforcement Directorate Raids Robert Vadra- Linked Firms In Delhi

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Robert Vadra is the son-in-law of Rajiv Gandhi and Sonia Gandhi.

22 November, 2018

Setback For Vijay Mallya In Legal Battle To Save His London Home

Outlook Web Bureau

A ruling in his extradition case is expected at Westminster Magistrates’ Court in London next month.

16 November, 2018

RBI's Gurumurthy Praise Notes Ban, Says Economy Would Have Collapsed

Outlook Web Bureau

Referring to non-performing assets in the banking sector, Gurumurthy said it was a result of lending driven by excessive flow of foreign exchange during 2004-10 period.


08 November, 2018

Note Ban A Conspiracy, Money Laundering Scheme: Rahul Gandhi On Second Anniversary Of Demonetisation

Outlook Web Bureau

Gandhi alleged that demonetisation was a planned "brutal conspiracy" and a "shrewd scheme" to convert the black money of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's "suit-booted friends".

Photo Gallery

A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

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