Maharashtra govt. to reinstate 5% stamp duty on property registrations
The State government had slashed the stamp duty charges last year to boost the real estate market, which was facing a slowdown due to COVID-19 and the subsequent lockdown.The Maharashtra government on Wednesday decided not to on property registrations from April. It said it would reinstate its earlier system of 5% stamp duty on property registrations from Thursday. The State government had between August and December last year to boost the real estate market, which was facing a slowdown due to COVID-19 and the subsequent lockdown. It was made 3% between January 1 and March 31.
Ravi Teja’s Tiger Nageswara Rao, a period film based on the life of the infamous titular dacoit, is all set to hit screens on October 20
Pakistan’s government on Tuesday night introduced a bill in the parliament to curtail the discretionary powers of the chief justice, hours after Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif said that “history would not forgive us” if parliament did not enact laws to curtail the powers of the country’s top judge.
Medical services remained crippled in Rajasthan on Wednesday after government doctors and faculty members in medical colleges went on a one-day strike in solidarity with private doctors agitating against the Right to Health Bill. Emergency services have been exempted from the strike.
Ambasamudram police officer, ASP Balveer Singh, accused of custodial torture, suspended, says T.N. CM Stalin
Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M.K. Stalin announced in the Legislative Assembly on Wednesday that he had issued instructions to suspend Balveer Singh, the former Assistant Superintendent of Police of Ambasamudram sub-division in Tirunelveli district, who was recently accused of custodial torture and placed in vacancy reserve since.
Disrespect of national anthem complaint: Bombay HC refuses to grant any relief to West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee
The Bombay High Court on March 29 refused to grant any relief to West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee in a complaint seeking action against her for allegedly disrespecting the national anthem at an event here in 2022.
The Central Government wants to amend a section of the Metro Railways Act 2002 to ensure that no attachment of properties or bank accounts or any asset of any metro rail can ever be carried out
Matthew Macfadyen, who plays Tom in Succession, has joined Ryan Reynolds, Emma Corrin and Hugh Jackman in ‘Deadpool 3’, slated to release next year in November
Key news stories to watch out for from Karnataka today
Rajya Sabha MP Kapil Sibal on March 29 took a swipe at Prime Minister Narendra Modi over his ‘corrupt are coming on one platform’ remark, saying parties such as the JD(U) and the Shiv Sena (Uddhav Thackeray) were his allies at one point of time and are now “corrupt”, but were not so back then.
Wearing black dresses and holding placards, Congress legislators on March 29 took out a rally from MLA quarters to the Assam Assembly, protesting the disqualification of Congress leader Rahul Gandhi from Lok Sabha. The Budget session of the Assembly resumed on Wednesday morning after a week-long recess. The Congress MLAs marched from the official residence of the Leader of Opposition Debabrata Saikia to the gates of the Assembly building.
In a major relief to the Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanam (TTD) the Ministry of Home Affairs on March 28 renewed its request for registration under the Foreign Contribution (Regulation) Act.