Top stories of Monday

Top Stories of the day

1. New Delhi: Day 14: Winter Session of Parliament; Opposition protests continue over demonetization, presses for PM’s reply; Lok Sabha may witness debate on demonetisation on Monday
2. New Delhi: BJP issues whip asking BJP MPs in both Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha to be present in both houses for entire this week
3. New Delhi: Congress issues three lines Whip in Rajya Sabha for Monday, December 5
4. New Delhi: TMC asks Centre to show them documents proving West Bengal government invited army; TMC leader Derek O’Brien to raise issue in Parliament on Monday
5. New Delhi/Mumbai: Day 27 of Demonetisation: Cash crunch continue, people make beeline at banks and ATMs; RBI to release new Rs 50, Rs 20 notes, but old notes will still be valid
6. New Delhi/Mumbai: The big surge in deposits into Jan Dhan accounts after the demonetisation announcement seems to be stabilizing now as just Rs1,487 crore has been parked in them over 7 days up to 30 November.
7. New Delhi: Govt wants Aadhaar-enabled payment to replace cards; Finance ministry will undertake a major outreach communication campaign starting from Monday
8. New Delhi: Demonetisation: Supreme Court asked Centre to spell out steps to ease inconvenience; further hearing on the matter is scheduled for December 5
9. New Delhi: Lodha Committee recommendations: Supreme Court likely to give its judgment on the matter on Monday; BCCI maintains status quo on this issue
10. Ahmedabad: Property dealer Mahesh Shah, who declared Rs 13,860 cr under IDS, let off after questioning; The process of recording his statement is likely to continue on Monday
11. New Delhi: India-B’desh Home Secretary level talk begins on Monday; terror tops; likely to discuss strengthening the anti terrorism mechanism, sharing of information about terrorists and terror groups
12. New Delhi: Enforcement Directorate issued summons to Moin Qureshi’s wife to appear before it on December 5 in connection with its money laundering probe against her husband
13. Nagpur: Winter session of Maharashtra Legislature begins from December 5; likely to be a stormy one with the Oppn expected to raise the issue of demonetisation and its impact on common man
14. Bhopal: Madhya Pradesh winter session beginning Monday is likely to be stormy over demonetisation; Oppn decided to corner the government over different issues
15. Allahabad: Allahabad HC judgement on petition challenging PM Modi’s election on December 5; The petitioner has challenged the election of Modi on a number of grounds
16. New Delhi: Nirbhaya gangrape case: Supreme Court to continue hearing the case on December 5
17. New Delhi: Power Tussle issue – Centre VS Delhi: Supreme Court to hear Delhi govt’s plea on clarification of powers on Monday
18. New Delhi: Supreme Court to hear NDTV appeal against ban on December 5
19. Islamabad: Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif is expected to visit the US next month for the oath taking ceremony of President-elect Donald Trump, media reports said.
20. Mumbai: Despite being plagued by recurring technical glitches, the national carrier Air India will complete acquisition of the 27 Dreamliners from Boeing before April, and will take delivery of the 23rd B-787 early January.
21. London: Tata Steel is edging closer to a deal with UK steel workers’ unions to keep its troubled Port Talbot plant, the country’s largest in south Wales, open until at least 2020, a media report said.
22. New Delhi: Delhi High Court to hear Vibharda Singh DA case on Monday
23. Ahmedabad: Gujarat High court seeks reply from Centre, RBI on DCCB note exchange ban; further hearing on December 5
24. Mumbai: ED opposes Bhujbal’s petition challenging arrest in PMLA case; hearing on Bhujbal’s petition on December 5
25. New Delhi: President Pranab Mukherjee will present award to Scouts & Guides in Darbar Hall on Monday.
26. New Delhi: Gen. V K Singh to address ‘Mobility and the Business Case for Migration’ Secretary, OIA also to speak at 9:30 AM, Monday, December 5, FICCI, Tansen Marg, New Delhi.
27. New York: 20 nations join hands to celebrate issuing of Diwali stamp on Monday. The event co-hosted by the Permanent Missions of Belarus and India to the UN office along with the Permanent Observer Mission of the State of Palestine would attend the “Diwali” stamp dedication ceremony at the Trusteeship Council Chamber of the United Nations in New York on December 5.
28. Beijing: Areas in northern China on orange alert for air pollution – Some areas in northern China including capital Beijing are likely to see another day of smog as the national observatory issued an orange alert for air pollution. Heavy smog will stay in some parts of Beijing, Tianjin, Hebei, Shandong, Henan and Shanxi till Monday morning, according to the National Meteorological Center (NMC).
29. Kolkata: Bengal Assembly to discuss demonetisation on Monday. Speaker Biman Banerjee said those two-and-a-half hours has been allotted for the discussion on the motion on December 5.
30. Thiruvananthapuram: As part of intensifying its agitation against the demonetisation policy of the Centre, opposition Congress in Kerala will picket Central government offices in the state on December 5.
31. Guwahati: On November 30, The Assam government has directed all tea garden managements to take steps for opening bank accounts of its workers by December 5, and make them e-payments. The process must be completed by December 5 so that the wages for the week starting from that day will be paid digitally by December 10.
32. Bathinda: Dancer shot dead on stage by drunk man in Punjab; investigation underway
33. Srinagar: Night temp up in Kashmir, dry weather predicted for this week
34. Panaji: Free Internet data, talktime for Goa youth from Monday
35. New Delhi: LG V20 to launch in India on December 5
36. New Delhi: Reliance Jio to Launch ‘JioMoney-Merchant’ App on December 5
37. New Delhi: CBSE crossword contest 2016 grand finale to kick off on December 5
38. Nagpur: Commanders conference of Maintenance Command in Nagpur from December 5
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