Steel stocks crash, OMCs mixed after cut in duties

MUMBAI: Stocks of iron & steel producers crashed on Monday, while that of oil marketing companies (OMCs) witnessed selling following the government’s Saturday decision to increase export duty on some steel products and iron pellets, and cut levies on petro products. The move led to speculation in the bond market too, about whether it would … Read more

kashmiri pandits: Will dismantle terror ecosystem in J&K, LG tells Kashmiri Pandits | India News

SRINAGAR: Jammu and Kashmir lieutenant governor Manoj Sinha, while addressing protesting Kashmiri Pandits at Sheikhpora in central Kashmir’s Budgam district on Monday, said the administration is resolved to target not only those who kill the innocent but also those running the terror ecosystem. The agitators have been staging a sit-in protest inside the residential cluster … Read more

A Russian diplomat resigns over war, says he’s never been so ashamed of his country

GENEVA: A diplomat in Russia’s mission to the United Nations in Geneva quit his post on Monday, expressing shame over Russia’s invasion of Ukraine and describing it as a crime against both countries. Boris Bondarev, a counselor in the Russian mission since 2019 who described himself as a 20-year veteran of Russia’s foreign ministry, announced … Read more

chautala: OP Chautala’s assets 103% of known income sources: Court | India News

NEW DELHI: Former Haryana CM OP Chautala had acquired disproportionate assets that were “103% of his known sources of income”, a Delhi court said while convicting him in the case. Special judge Vikas Dhull said Chautala has failed to satisfactorily account for such disproportionality by proving his source of income or showing the means by … Read more

amit shah: Inter-State Council rejigged, Amit Shah-led panel too gets revamp | India News

NEW DELHI: The Centre has reconstituted the Inter-State Council, which works to promote and support cooperative federalism. PM Modi is its chairman and chief ministers of all states and six Union ministers are members. Ten Union ministers will be the permanent invitees to the council, according to an official notification. The council’s standing committee, headed … Read more