Must Read News Articles – December 20


The Hindu

Front Page / NATIONAL

RBI sets one-time limit for big deposits of old notes: Explanation will be sought for any cash deposit of over Rs. 5,000.

NIA charges JeM chief for Pathankot airbase attack: he National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Monday filed a charge sheet against Jaish-e-Mohammad chief Masood Azhar, his brother Abdul Rauf Asghar and two others, Shahid Latif and Kashif Jan, all based in Pakistan, for plotting and executing a fidayeen (suicide) attack at the Pathankot airbase.

Justice Khehar becomes 44th CJI: The President on Monday appointed Justice Jagdish Singh Khehar as the 44th Chief Justice of India from January 4, 2017.


Grappling with water disputes: A permanent tribunal to adjudicate river water disputes between States will undoubtedly be a vast improvement over the present system of setting up ad hoc tribunals.


I-T Act change to help small firms move to e-payment: The Centre will amend the Income Tax Act in Budget 2017 to reduce the rate of deemed profit from 8 to 6 per cent for small firms with a turnover of less than Rs.2 crore who receive their payments electronically.

Indian Express

Bill of Rights: New disabilities bill draws on the language of justice, improves on the current act.

First economic satyagraha: The demonetisation drive aims to cleanse the ills of neoliberalism.

Live Mint

Landing a leapfrog: Building a sustainable less-cash society will require more than the shove of demonetisation.




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