The first and foremost effect of the Yes Bank crisis was on Life Insurance Corporation of India. The insurer has usually seen a high amount of revenue collection coming in the month of March every year. The premiums usually flow in these days as online payments. With the automation of processes, the bank for NACH debit and cheque clearances for LIC was Yes Bank which is expected to affect the collections for the corporation for the month of March for Q4 ‘20. … [Read more...] about How the Yes Bank crisis has caused a domino effect
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She denounced the fact that "the high-level officials who organised and embraced the execution ... have walked free from the start", and that Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman "has remained well protected against any kind of meaningful scrutiny in his country". … [Read more...] about Saudi verdict in Jamal Khashoggi case without ‘legal, moral legitimacy’: UN expert
The military scuffle and deaths of Indian soldiers along the Line of Actual Control (LAC) suggest that something more serious is afoot than mere temporary and frequent face-offs and transgression of the LAC by the Chinese People’s Liberation Army (PLA). While the Chinese strategists continue to paint China as a responsible and accountable power, these incidents reflect how China is busy compiling the sequel to 1962. One needs to look at how China continues to unlearn from the past. … [Read more...] about China’s India problem | A curious mix of ambition and paranoia
The story of Justice Bahrul Islam, who joined the Congress in 1956 and held several party posts till 1972, is even more astonishing. In April 1962, the Congress elected him to the Rajya Sabha and after unsuccessfully contesting an election in Assam, he was re-elected to the Upper House and aligned with Indira Gandhi after the Congress split. In 1972, Islam quit the Rajya Sabha and was made a judge of the Gauhati High Court. He retired in 1980, but nine months later, he was elevated to the Supreme Court. Six weeks before he retired again and a month after giving a clean chit to the then Bihar chief minister Jagannth Mishra in a corruption case, Islam quit as SC judge and filed nomination as a Congress candidate in Assam, an election that never took place because of the ongoing agitation in that state. The Congress then elected Islam for a record third term in 1983 from the Rajya Sabha! … [Read more...] about Former CJI Gogoi’s Rajya Sabha nomination is not the first and won’t be the last
In March, Paswan had targeted Kumar over the "deteriorating law and order situation in the state", and while the CM had kept mum on his allies' criticism, some of the top JD(U) leaders had rushed to his defense. They also suggested before that Paswan, the son of Union Minister Ram Vilas Paswan, has been getting ahead of himself, but the junior Paswan has continued his attack on the Bihar government. … [Read more...] about Why are NDA allies JD(U)-LJP engaged in tussle ahead of Bihar polls?