Top five news stories to watch out for on April 30, 2019

| Updated on April 30, 2019 Published on April 30, 2019

A peek into the most important events happening in India and around the world

NSE co-location scam: The Delhi High Court will hear today a public interest litigation (PIL) related to the over ₹50,000 crore NSE co-location scam. In the PIL, the petitioner contends that the NSE had abused its market position and helped deviant brokers and politicians make illegal gains.

Plea agaisnt PM Modi and Amit Shah: The Supreme Court will hear today a plea of Congress MP Sushmita Dev alleging that Prime Minister Narendra Modi and BJP President Amit Shah have been violating the Model Code of Conduct during their campaigning for the Lok Sabha polls.Senior advocate Abhishek Manu Singhvi, appearing for Dev, alleged that the Election Commission is not acting on her complaint.

Ruchi Soya: Lenders of debt-ridden Ruchi Soya are likely to vote today to decide on Baba Ramdev-led Patanjali Ayurved’s revised ₹4,350-crore bid for the edible oil firm. Patanjali is the lone player left in contention after the exit of Adani Wilmar.

Rafale review petition: A Bench led by Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi is scheduled to hear the Rafale review petition today. The Bench is likely to take into evidence some of the “leaked” documents. A contempt case that was filed against Rahul Gandhi for misquoting the Supreme Court on this matter will also be heard today.

Trade war: US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin will meet Chinese officials e today. They will discuss a host of issues, including intellectual property, forced technology transfer, non-tariff barriers, agriculture and services, the White House said.

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Published on April 30, 2019
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