AG terms Kamra’s tweet against CJI “grossly vulgar and obnoxious”, grants consent for contempt

Reading Time: 2 minutes New Delhi, Nov 20 (IANS) Attorney General (AG) K.K. Venugopal on Friday termed a tweet by comedian Kunal Kamra targeting Chief Justice S A Bobde, “grossly vulgar and obnoxious”, and twice in a row granted consent to initiate contempt of court proceedings against him.

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AG terms Kamra’s tweet against CJI “grossly vulgar and obnoxious”, grants consent for contempt

Reading Time: 2 minutes New Delhi, Nov 20 (IANS) Attorney General (AG) K.K. Venugopal on Friday termed a tweet by comedian Kunal Kamra targeting Chief Justice S A Bobde, “grossly vulgar and obnoxious”, and twice in a row granted consent to initiate contempt of court proceedings against him.

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Canada visa application centres to re-open on Nov 25

Reading Time: < 1 minute New Delhi, Nov 20 (IANS) Canada visa applicants who have submitted online applications for family class priority — spouses, partners and children category — can enroll biometrics at the Canada Visa Applications Centres in six cities from November 25, it was announced by VFS Global on Friday.

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Agusta Fallout: 78 veterans want fast-track courts for corruption in defence deals

Reading Time: 2 minutes New Delhi, Nov 20 (IANS) 78 armed force veterans including 3 retired Air Marshals, one retired Vice Admiral and 26 retired Lieutenant Generals have collectively issued a statement demanding fast-track courts for all corruption cases related to defence deals and while citing examples of AgustaWestland scam, they urged the Centre to send an “unambiguous message across all the ‘high and mighty’ that the National Security is paramount”. They have equated corruption in defence deals with terrorism.

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DBS Bank was ready to pay Rs 100/share for LVB in 2018, RBI offers it free: LVB Promoter

Reading Time: 3 minutes Chennai, Nov 20 (IANS) Advocating a proper valuation of the Lakshmi Vilas Bank (LVB), one of its promoters said that Singapore-based DBS Bank was willing to acquire 50 per cent stake in the 94-year-old Karur-based lender in 2018 at over Rs 100 per share. He said the RBI should have called for bids from interested parties.

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