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NHRC Issues Notice to Tamil Nadu on Caste based Student Tags

New Delhi, 26th November, 2015( ABC Live):The National Human Rights Commission has taken suo motu cognizance of a media report that in schools of Tirunelveli district of Tamil Nadu, caste comes in shades of red, yellow, green and saffron. This is what the students wear on their wrists, foreheads, around their necks, under their shirts, indicating their caste. In this ... Read More »

NHRC Issues Notice to Haryana on Dalits Atrocity in Hisar

New Delhi, 26th November, 2015( ABC Live): The National Human Rights Commission(NHRC) has taken suo motu cognizance of a media report that in Muzadpur village of District Hissar, Haryana, some influential persons barged into the house of a Dalit compelled the Dalit and his daughter to eat cow dung. They also physically assaulted and injured them. When they went to ... Read More »

RBI Releases Data on International Trade in Banking Services

Mumbai (ABC Live):The Reserve Bank of India today released, on its website, the data related to the 2014-15 round of Survey on International Trade in Banking Services. The annual survey on International Trade in Banking Services (ITBS) provides information on the branches/subsidiaries of Indian banks operating abroad and foreign banks operating in India. It captures data on financial auxiliaries’ services rendered by ... Read More »

RBI Releases Data of Indian Banks Deposits and Credit

Mumbai (ABC Live): The Reserve Bank of India today released data of Indian Banks Deposits and Credit, the web publication ‘Quarterly Statistics on Deposits and Credit of Scheduled Commercial Banks (SCBs)’ as on the last Friday of the quarter ending September 2015 (i.e. September 25, 2015). The publication can be accessed at http://dbie.rbi.org.in/ through the linkhttp://dbie.rbi.org.in/DBIE/dbie.rbi?site=publications#!3. The web publication covers the data ... Read More »

RBI Releases Annual Banking Ombudsman Report

Mumbai (ABC Live):The Reserve Bank of India, today, released the  Banking Ombudsman Report (Annual Report of the Banking Ombudsman Scheme for the year 2014-2015.) The Banking Ombudsman Scheme was established by the Reserve Bank in 1995 to provide speedy solutions to the grievances faced by bank customers. There are 15 Offices of Banking Ombudsmen (BOS) across the country. The report ... Read More »

102 Indian Cities Get Rs.3, 120 Crore under AMRUT

New Delhi (ABC Live): The Ministry of Urban Development today approved an investment of Rs.3,120 cr for enhancing water supply, sewerage network services, storm water drains, non-motorised transport and availability of public spaces in 102 cities, under Atal Mission for Rejuvenation and Urban Transformation (AMRUT). An inter-ministerial Apex Committee chaired by Shri Madhusudhan Prasad, Secretary(Urban Development) approved State level Annual ... Read More »

Government Seeks Public Opinion on Income Computation and Disclosure Standards

New Delhi (ABC Live): Indian Government has asked Stake Holders and General Public to bring-out Issues/Points by 15th December, 2015 which in their opinion require further Clarification/Guidance for proper Implementation of the Provisions of the Income Computation and Disclosure Standards (ICDS). Sub-section (1) of Section 145 of the Income-tax Act, 1961 provides that the income chargeable under the head “Profits ... Read More »

NHRC Takes Cognizance of Complaint By Nirbhaya Parents

New Delhi (ABC Live): The National Human Rights Commission has taken cognizance of a complaint received from the parents of “Nirbhaya” who was brutally gang raped and murdered in Delhi on the 16th December, 2012. They have stated that the juvenile, who was largely responsible for the death of their daughter and was the most brutal amongst all the offenders, ... Read More »

NPCI to Function as Bharat Bill Payment Central Unit

New Delhi (ABC Live): The Reserve Bank of India has today decided to grant ‘in principle’ approval to the National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI) to function as the Bharat Bill Payment Central Unit (BBPCU) in BBPS. The Bharat Bill Payment System (BBPS), an integrated bill payment system, will function as a tiered structure for operating the bill payment system ... Read More »

India Produces 3151 TMT Crude Oil in October 2015

New Delhi (ABC Live): India produced Indigenous 3151.178 TMT crude oil (including condensate) during October, 2015 was which is 2.53% higher than the target for the month and 2.08% lower than the production during corresponding period of last year. Crude Oil Production 1.1       Indigenous crude oil production (including condensate) during October, 2015 was 3151.178 TMT which is 2.53% higher than the target ... Read More »