Intervening to control pollution mess in Delhi, Supreme Court has asked governments at all levels-Centre, State, and Corporations-- to come together and chalk out a plan in three days to stop trucks entering the capital.
The Supreme Court Monday left it open for Ranjit Sinha to raise objection to the demand for a copy of original visitors' diary of his official residence during his tenure as CBI Director, by former Special Director of the agency, M L Sharma, to inquire into the allegation against him for scuttling the coalgate probe.
Co-chairing the third summit-level Inter-Governmental Consultations, Modi and Merkel in their three-hour-long talks resolved to expand ties in defence, security, intelligence, railways, trade and investment, clean energy, besides deciding to work closely to combat threat of terrorism.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi Monday conveyed India's concerns to German Chancellor Angela Merkel over banning of over 700 drugs two months back and asked her to use her influence in EU to remove the impediments for resumption of FTA talks with the 28-member bloc.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel, who is in India on a three-day visit, welcomed Prime Minister Narendra Modi's "commitment to improve the ease of doing business in India and the Indian decision to set up a fast-track system for German companies in the Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion (DIPP)".
The 90-day blackmoney compliance window declarations were Monday revised upwards to Rs 4,147 crore, from which tax receipts are expected to be over Rs 2400 crore, even as government warned that it will go after those who have not come clean.