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Delhi Pollution: Lok Sabha says not right to blame farmers alone

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November 20, 2019

Reliance Jio takes cues from rivals, to hike tariff in few weeks
Reliance Jio has revealed plans to increase tariffs as TRAI prepares to launch a consultation process to revise telecom rates. This comes close on the heels of separate announcements from Vodafone Idea and Bharti Airtel, where they said they will hike tariffs from December 1. The tariff hikes are expected to help increase revenues, augment ARPUs and fund investments in 4G and 5G infrastructure.

Delhi pollution: Lok Sabha demands integrated action; says not right to blame farmers alone
Members cutting across party lines on Tuesday demanded in the Lok Sabha integrated action by the government to deal with air pollution while stressing that it was wrong to blame farmers alone for deteriorating air quality in Delhi. Most of participating members said vehicles, dust, construction and industries, power plants too are responsible for poor air quality and farmers of the neighbouring states of Delhi should not be blamed alone.

PMC Bank case: ED to file NOC for auction of HDIL's mortgaged assets on Friday
The Enforcement Directorate will reportedly submit its no objection before a court for disposal of properties mortgaged by HDIL to the PMC Bank. The agency is likely go ahead with this move on Friday, reported India Today. This development comes a day after RBI Governor Shaktikanta Das chaired a high-level meeting with Enforcement Directorate (ED), Mumbai Police, Economic Offences Wing (EOW) and the administrator of PMC Bank.

Vodafone Idea presses I-T Department for Rs 7,000 crore tax refund
Vodafone Idea, India's third-largest telecom service provider, is seeking about Rs 7,000 crore in tax refunds for past years even as it faces fresh statutory dues liability - running into thousands of crore - that has put the income tax department in a bind, sources privy to the development said. The tax department has in past adjusted refunds against a company's other liabilities towards the government.

1,821 cases filed by homebuyers pending with NCLT
Over the past one year, homebuyers in India have filed hundreds of cases against defaulting real estate developers - builders who haven't been able to deliver homes have serious cash flow issues or are going bankrupt. However, most of these cases are pending before the National Company Law Tribunal (NCLT).
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