Mathura farmers cry foul as compensation cheques bounce

Farmers in Mathura, Uttar Pradesh, were a distressed lot on Tuesday when compensation cheques issued to them for crop damage by state government bounced.

Banks may remain closed between March 28 and April 5

Banks in many parts of the country will remain closed from March 28 and April 5 on account of various holidays and annual closing of bank accounts.

Taylor Swift sends USD 1,989 to fan as student loan
Taylor Swift sends USD 1,989 to fan as student loan

Singer Taylor Swift, known for making her fans feel special, has sent a young follower package of goodies, including a cheque of USD 1989 to help with her education.

Sports Ministry felicitates Glasgow Commonwealth Games medal winners

The Indian medals winners in the recently-concluded Commonwealth Games were today felicitated by the government in the presence of cricket icon Sachin Tendulkar for their impressive show in the multi-sport event at a star-studded function here.

Uttarakhand govt refutes cheque bounce charge

The Uttarakhand government refuted reports that cheques distributed as compensation to flood victims in the state had bounced, saying no such case has surfaced so far.

Qatar`s sheikh in soup over dud cheque

An Arab royal is faced with a legal threat over a second unpaid bill of over 500,000 pounds ($790,400).

Bribe in cheque to Kapil Sibal!

Minister Kapil Sibal has received a cheque of Rs one lakh as
bribe for appointing a person as registrar of a central
university in Jharkhand.

Wrong Account No. reason for Dhoni`s cheque bounce

Indian cricket captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni`s cheque of Rs 645 to pay house tax was returned by a nationalised bank due to wrong account number.

Litigant sends Rs 20,000 cheque to buy time of High Court

In a first of its kind incident, a
litigant sent a cheque of Rs 20,000 to the Bombay High Court
seeking a hearing of one hour in return, prompting a division
bench to ask him to apologise in writing.

No overwriting on cheques after December 1: RBI

The RBI directive to banks, asking
them not to honour cheques with overwriting, will come into
effect from December 1 instead of the earlier scheduled date
of July 1, the apex bank said in its latest circular.

Convict in cheque bounce case can reach compromise: SC

The Supreme Court has held that a
convict or accused in a cheque bounce case can be let off if
the complainant agrees for a compromise.

Banks should indicate time frame for cheques collection: RBI

The Reserve Bank today proposed
fixation of time frame by banks for collection of local and
outstation cheques to tighten norms for payment system in the