Within hours of Rajya Sabha Chairman M Venkaiah Naidu rejecting the impeachment motion, moved by Congress and six other parties, senior Congress leader Kapil Sibal said yesterday that the party would move the Supreme Court to challenge the decision.
Rajya Sabha Chairman M Venkaiah Naidu yesterday rejected the impeachment notice given by opposition parties led by the Congress against CJI Dipak Misra, saying it lacked substantial merit and the allegations were neither "tenable nor admissible".
In a scathing Facebook post, the senior BJP leader said the 114 page judgement in the Judge Loya death case authored by Justice D Y Chandrachud on behalf of the three Judge Bench of the Supreme Court "exposes every fact of the conspiracy" to generate falsehood as propaganda in the public and political space.
A visit to areas surrounding state capital Lucknow shows how banks have put up a sign stating that the ATM is out of order. Even guards posted outside the ATMs are giving vague excuses to customers.
The GST Council, headed by Finance Minister Arun Jaitley and comprising state counterparts, has kept the reverse charge mechanism in abeyance till June.
Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said the "temporary shortage" in certain states is being "tackled quickly" and that there is "more than adequate" currency in circulation.
The GoM was set up to make the return filing process smooth and less complex, especially for the small taxpayers
The 65-year-old Jaitley, elected recently from Uttar Pradesh, will take oath at special ceremony due to his health condition
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Jaitley, 65, was admitted to AIIMS on Friday evening and after two days of observation, a dialysis was performed yesterday. He was discharged from the hospital to return to a 'controlled environment' at home.
In a first-of-its-kind initiative, the finance ministers of south Indian states at a conclave at Thiruvananthapuram said that ToR was against the principles of federalism enshrined in the Constitution and also would result in revenue loss to the performing states.
Jaitley, 65, who was admitted to AIIMS on Friday evening, did not undergo any transplant and the advice that he has received from doctors states that he may get better with dialysis and medicines, sources close to his family said.
AIIMS sources said Jaitley, who was admitted to the hospital on Friday, left for home this afternoon after undergoing dialysis. He is still under observation and is likely undergo renal transplant soon, the sources said.
Sources said the doctors attending to him have not yet finalised date of the kidney transplant operation.
Jaitley, 65, who was admitted to AIIMS last evening here, has been kept under observation.
The other accused in the case -- Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, and AAP members Raghav Chadha, Sanjay Singh, Ashutosh and Deepak Bajpai -- were acquitted by the court on April 3 after Jaitley accepted their apologies for their statements against him in connection with alleged irregularities in the DDCA.
Jaitley, 65, has been suffering from a kidney ailment and skipped office since Monday. He has not even taken oath of office after being re-elected to the Rajya Sabha.
Jaitley, 65, who has skipped office since Monday and even oath of office after being re-elected to the Rajya Sabha, was taken to AIIMS for diagonostic tests, sources close to the minister and doctors in AIIMS said.
"Direct tax collections for FY2017-18 has been Rs 10,02,607 crore (18 per cent higher than previous year). The data reveals the efficiency of tax department and rise in no. of honest tax payers. This historical revenue receipt is a factual testimony of accountable governance under PM @narendramodi ji," Jaitley tweeted.
The move by Kejriwal comes as no surprise as he has already apologised to several others, who had filed defamation suits and complaints against him.
Even had the privilege of attending meeting chaired by the Prime Minister on the banking sector, he said, stressing the government never ever interfered in any appointment process and the bureau was given a total free hand.
In a written reply to the Rajya Sabha on Tuesday, which was made available today, he said that at the time of demonetisation, on November 8, 2016, high denomination notes of Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 amounting to Rs 15.44 lakh crore were in circulation.
The BBB was set up by the NDA government in 2016 under former CAG Vinod Rai.
Law Minister Prasad and HRD Minister Javadekar were elected from their homes states Bihar and Maharashtra, while Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan and Social Justice and Empowerment Minister Thawar Chand Gehlot made it to the Rajya Sabha from Madhya Pradesh. Health Minister J P Nadda got elected unopposed from Himachal Pradesh.
Jaitley filed his nomination papers at the Tandon Hall of the Uttar Pradesh Assembly complex in the presence of UP BJP chief Mahendra Nath Pandey, deputy chief ministers Keshav Prasad Maurya and Dinesh Sharma, UP cabinet ministers Shrikanth Sharma and Anupama Jaiswal, and party leader Hero Bajpai.