RBI Imposes Penalties on 22 Banks with Fines Upto ₹30 Million

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has imposed penalties on 22 banks, including State Bank of India (SBI), Bank of Baroda and Canara Bank, for violating rules of customer identification and anti-money laundering. The banks have been fined ranging from ₹5 million to ₹30 million for the offence. Jul 15, 2013

Ban RSS, VHP and Bajrang Dal, Says Mayawati

Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) supremo Mayawati is dissapointed the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the Congress for politicising the Ayodhya issue ahead of the Lok Sabha elections next year and demanded that organisations like Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS), Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) and Bajrang Dal be banned in the country. Jul 15, 2013

Crimes Against Women in UP: Brutalised, Raped and Tongues Mutilated

Crimes against women have escalated in India, despite the government employing stricter laws for their security. In just one week, four incidents of sexual crimes were reported in Uttar Pradesh, according to statistics provided by the National Records Crime Bureau (NRCB). Jul 14, 2013

Indian Teen Conferred First UN Education Award on Malala Day

United Nations bestowed young Razia Sultan, 15, with the United Nations' Special Envoy for Global Education's Youth Courage Award for Education on Friday for her efforts at promoting education and eradicating bonded child labour. Jul 13, 2013