- 9th February, 2021 Economic Times
- Future Retail - Reliance deal: Delhi High Court lifts status quo
The Delhi High Court on Monday stayed its single judge direction to Future Retail Ltd (FRL) and various statutory authorities to maintain status quo with regard to the Rs 24,713 crore deal with Reliance Retail. A bench of Chief Justice D N Patel and Justice Jyoti Singh passed the interim direction on FRL's appeal challenging the February 2 order of the single judge. The bench also declined Amazon's request to keep its order in abeyance for a week so that it can explore appropriate remedies.
- 8th February, 2021 Economic Times
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- 6th February, 2021 Economic Times
- Temporary suspension of internet again at Delhi's three border protest sites
On January 26, when large-scale violence was reported during the farmers' tractor rally, internet services were temporarily suspended in some parts of Delhi.
- Boost for real estate: Delhi govt cuts property circle rates by 20% for six months
The Delhi Government on Friday announced a 20% reduction in the current circle rates on properties by a 20% in the national capital. Industry experts said that in upscale south Delhi areas such as Maharani Bagh, Vasant Vihar, New Friends Colony and Panchsheel Park, the circle rate was higher than the market rate and many sellers were thus unable to slash prices, fearing penalties from the tax authorities. A reduction of 20% in the circle rate would have an impact close to reduction by 1% in the stamp duty or registration charges.
- Delhi breathed its healthiest air with 'moderate' air quality on Friday
The average AQI across Delhi-NCR was 102 on Friday evening. The share of the hazardous PM 2.5 in Delhi's skies plunged to 52 micrograms per cubic metre of air during the same period, down significantly from 139 a day prior.
- Farmer unions drop plan to block roads in Delhi, UP & Uttarakhand
Farmer unions are also cautious after the violence during their tractor rally in Delhi on January 26 and thats why they dont want any further wrongful act during their protests, said people aware of the matter.
- A change of climate: With a liberal administration in Washington, Delhi will have to contend with greater scru
Joe Biden’s victory in the November 2020 US election has thrown India’s close ties with Washington into some doubt. Despite Donald Trump’s erratic behaviour and frequent Twitter eruptions, his policies generally benefited India. The fact...
- 5th February, 2021 Economic Times
- Farmers' stir: Delhi Police to seek IP details from Google on authors of 'Toolkit'
A day after registering an FIR against some unknown people for uploading the toolkit on social media, the Delhi Police is now going to write to Google to get the IP address of the location from where the Google document was made and uploaded to social media. Ever since Greta Thunberg has put out a tool kit via her Twitter account which was deleted first and another one was uploaded following that. The Delhi police are trying to find out the source of the particular tool kit because a lot of details that were mentioned regarding the support of the farmer's protests here in India by the international community. It had the details of all of that. Times Now correspondent Priyank Tripathi reports!
- 4th February, 2021 Economic Times
- 3 - hour long 'chakka jaam' will transpire outside Delhi on Feb 06: Rakesh Tikait
There will be three-hour long ‘chakka jaam’ will transpire outside Delhi on February 06, informed Bhartiya Kisan Union leader Rakesh Tikait. “There will be a three-hour long 'chakka jaam' on 6th Feb. It won't take place in Delhi but everywhere outside Delhi.
- Delhi Police addresses media over ongoing investigation in the 26th Jan violence
We haven't named anybody in the FIR, it's only against the creators of toolkit which is a matter of investigation & Delhi Police will be investigating that case: Praveer Ranjan, Special Commissioner of Police (CP), Delhi Police when asked if Police has named #GretaThunberg in FIR
- Farmers' protest toolkit: Delhi Police files FIR, suspects Khalistan link
Thunberg and pop star Rihanna are among several people from the international community who have come out in support of the farmers' protest against the Centre's new agriculture laws.
- 'I still stand with farmers', tweets Greta Thunberg after Delhi Police files case
"I still #StandWithFarmers and support their peaceful protest. No amount of hate, threats or violations of human rights will ever change that. #FarmersProtest,"
- Farmers' Protest Live Updates: Opposition leaders stopped by police at Ghazipur border, says Harsimrat K...
FIR is only against the creators of toolkit which is a matter of investigation & Delhi Police will be investigating that case, says Praveer Ranjan, Special Commissioner of Police.
- Tell telcos to curb fake SMS headers, Delhi High Court directs TRAI
The fintech industry hailed the Delhi High Court order on TRAI, as inadequate monitoring had allowed fraudsters to send fake messages under duplicate SMS headers.
- Amazon vs Future Retail: Biyani moves Delhi HC against order to maintain status quo on deal with Reliance
Kishore Biyani-led Future Retail Ltd (FRL) moved the Delhi High Court on Wednesday against its single judge order directing the company to maintain status quo on its Rs 24,713 crore deal with Reliance Retail, which has been objected to by US-based e-commerce giant Amazon. FRL's appeal was mentioned before a Joint Registrar of the high court who allowed it to be listed for hearing on Thursday, a lawyer associated with the case said.
- Supreme Court must not interfere with House Panel functioning: Delhi assembly
Facebook (India) cannot be a republic within the Republic of India, he argued and cautioned SC against interfering with a House panel summons asking top Facebook India executive to appear before it to explain its stand on the recent communal riots in Delhi.
- 3rd February, 2021 Economic Times
- Internet suspended in border areas of Delhi amid farmers' protest
Internet suspended in border areas of Delhi amid developing situation around the farmers' protest.
- All industrial units in Delhi operating on cleaner fuels: DPCC
The Commission had earlier asked the DPCC to identify the industries using unapproved fuels and take stringent penal action in case of non-compliance.
- Farmers' protest: Why is Delhi being converted into a 'fortress', asks Rahul Gandhi
Congress leader Rahul Gandhi has said, "Delhi is surrounded by farmers. They're the people who give us sustenance. Why is Delhi being converted into a fortress? Why are we threatening, beating & killing them? Why is government not talking to them & not resolving this problem? This problem isn't good for country." Gandhi further said, "The PM is saying that offer is still on table to postpone laws for 2 years What does it mean? Either you believe that you need to get rid of the laws or you don't."
- Delhi Police identifies 'instigators' behind Red Fort violence, announces Rs 1 lakh reward for information
In a significant development in the January 26 violence case, the Delhi Police on Wednesday announced cash rewards for providing information on several suspects, including Punjabi actor-cum-activist Deep Sidhu. Sidhu has been accused of inciting and leading protesting farmers on tractors to the Red Fort, where a religious flag was unfurled on the day India was celebrating its Republic Day.
- Centre should repeal farm laws, work towards normalising situation at Delhi borders: Mayawati
Cement barriers, barbed wire, spikes on roads and policemen in large numbers dominate the farmers' protest sites on Delhi's borders at Singhu and Ghazipur, while both Houses of Parliament faced repeated adjournments on Tuesday as Opposition members disrupted proceedings, demanding a discussion on the central agri-marketing laws enacted last September.
- 2nd February, 2021 Economic Times