Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Wednesday urged the Union Government to devise a comprehensive policy for developing the border belts into industrial hubs to counter the Chinese economic threat, while reiterating his demand for special package for the border states of Punjab and Rajasthan.
NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday called for boosting economic ties between India and Rwanda while describing the East African country as the gateway to the whole of Africa.
New Delhi: The Lok Sabha on Thursday took up for discussion a bill that provides for measures to deter fugitive economic offenders from evading the process of law in India by staying outside the jurisdiction of Indian Courts.
Tribune News Service Chandigarh, June 27 For stricter punishment to rape convicts and speedy trail and to empower the state to attach and confiscate properties of fugitive economic offenders, the state Cabinet has decided to adopt two major ordinances recently promulgated by the Centre. A Cabinet meeting on Wednesday approved republication of the Criminal Law (Amendment) Ordinance, 2018, in the state gazette for information of the public and its effective implementation. Besides death penalty for the rape of a girl child under 12 years of age, the ordinance provides for enhancement of minimum punishment for rape from the existing seven to 10 years. The minimum punishment for the offence of rape of a girl child under 16 years of age has been fixed at life imprisonment, as against the earli...
The Punjab Cabinet on Wednesday decided to extend to the state two major ordinances recently promulgated by the Government of India, namely the ordinances relating to cases involving rapes and fugitive economic offenders.
NEW DELHI: In a bid to bring back defaulters of huge bank loans who escape to refuges abroad, the Union Cabinet on Saturday approved an ordinance that would provide for attachment and confiscation of the properties of the economic offenders.
NEW DELHI: India is set to become a $ 5 trillion economy by 2025, Economic Affairs Secretary Subhash Chandra Garg said on Monday.