Money laundering: Satyendar Jain withdraws interim bail plea, wife released

Delhi Cabinet Minister Satyendar Jain on Saturday withdrew his interim bail plea filed on medical grounds. Jain was arrested by the Enforcement Directorate (ED) in a money laundering case on May 30. The special CBI court on Saturday noted that Satyendar Jain is getting discharged from the hospital today and wishes to … Read more

Centre withdraws Personal Data Protection Bill, industry disappointed

After four years of deliberations, the government on Wednesday withdrew the Personal Data Protection (PDP) Bill, 2019, which is to be replaced with one that has a “comprehensive framework” and is in alignment with “contemporary digital privacy laws”. According to the statement shared by Electronics and IT Minister Ashwini Vaishnaw, the government … Read more

Govt withdraws Data Protection Bill, 2021, will present new legislation

Centre on Wednesday withdrew the long-awaited Personal Data Protection (PDP) Bill, 2021 to replace it with a new bill with a ‘comprehensive framework’ and ‘contemporary digital privacy laws’. The PDP bill was first introduced in Lok Sabha on December 11, 2019. The bill was referred to Joint Parliamentary Committee, … Read more

Monsoon session: Lok Sabha withdraws suspension of four Congress MPs

Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla on Monday revoked the suspension of four Congress members, after party leader Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury said it was not the intention of the opposition to hurt the chair. The Congress members were suspended last Monday for the rest of the session for protesting and carrying placards inside … Read more

Delhiites likely to face liquor shortage as govt withdraws excise policy

Delhi is staring at a major liquor shortage in the coming days with private wine and beer stores going to shut shop from August 1 after Kejriwal government’s decision to withdraw it’s new Excise policy 20221-22. The 468 private liquor shops operating in the city will be shut from August 1 as … Read more

Karnataka withdraws photography ban in govt offices day after imposition

Following instructions from Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai, the Karnataka government has withdrawn the ban it had put on photography and videography in any government offices across the state. The Chief Minister took the decision after reviewing the decision of banning photography and videography. He issued orders for its withdrawal … Read more

CVC withdraws guidelines on public procurement as Centre issues new manual

The Central Vigilance Commission (CVC) has withdrawn all its past guidelines on public procurement procedures after the Centre issued fresh manuals on it, officials said on Wednesday. The move is aimed at having a single authoritative source of reference as procurement executives had complained of problems over the presence … Read more

Amid inflation, GST Council withdraws exemption on host of household items

Pre-packed and labelled wheat flour, papad, paneer, curd and buttermilk will be taxed at 5 per cent after the GST Council decided to stop allowing exemptions on such items while raising rates on a host of others. The GST Council, at a two-day meeting here, accepted recommendations for rate rationalisation made by … Read more

Govt withdraws advice against sharing photocopies of Aadhaar: Report

The government on Sunday withdrew a warning not to share photocopies of the national biometric identity card after the announcement caused widespread panic on social media. The Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) had issued the warning earlier in the day, citing misuse of Aadhaar details. The new statement said … Read more

TSB withdraws two and three-year fixes from resi and BTL range

TSB has withdrawn two- and three-year fixed products from its residential and buy-to-let (BTL) ranges. From its residential range, the two-year fixed first-time buyer, house purchase and remortgage £995 fee products have been withdrawn. The three-year fixed (two-year early repayment charge) first-time buyer, house purchase and remortgage products have also been withdrawn. Changes to TSB’s … Read more