Wider implications for other banks … and homebuyersThe real danger now for all the banks, big and small, is that a revised settlement where Westpac does admit liability for specific breaches or a court case that it loses might set a precedent not only for the regulator to go after other lenders, but also for customers whose loans go bad to sue for their losses. … [Read more...] about Zero or 261,987. How many times did Westpac breach responsible lending laws?
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“The Sector 5 station house officer had raided her house in the morning, but she was missing. We are keeping a vigil to arrest her,” he said. Sources said Bhargav’s husband, who is also a doctor, was present at home when the raid was conducted. … [Read more...] about ₹20,000 for female foeticide: Panchkula civil hospital gynaecologist, peon booked
Just hours before the government issued orders for his transfer, Justice Muralidhar had held a midnight hearing at his residence to order the police to rescue 22 people stuck in a local hospital in north-east Delhi, one of the many trouble spots in the eastern part of the national capital that was affected due to communal riots. … [Read more...] about Centre notifies Justice S Muralidhar’s transfer from Delhi HC to Punjab and Haryana HC
This turned out to be a curious case for the other Jenner/Kardashian, Kendall. The model starred in a controversial Pepsi ad that agitated audiences all over the United States as they claimed she made light of the Black Lives Matter movement. Still, Pepsi was unharmed, as Kendall took the flak. But when the Victoria Secret model decided to issue a public apology, Pepsi’s aerated bubble burst and caused stocks to plunge. … [Read more...] about ‘Horrendous’ Delhi unrest leaves B-town speechless: Swara, Kashyap call for action; Sonam prays
Now, both Mr. Trump and Mr. Modi appear politically unassailable in their respective countries presently, Mr. Trump enjoying a relatively high approval rating across multiple demographic cohorts and Mr. Modi riding strong on the wave of popular support that catapulted him to a landslide victory in the 2019 Indian general election. Yet at least as far as U.S. politics is concerned, oppositional forces to an incumbent tend to mount through a slow boil. It is quite likely that the apparent distaste for the consensus on globalisation and the economics of competitive advantage, as well as for the Bretton Woods institutions that mediated this process, grew steadily through the two terms of former U.S. President Barack Obama, and perhaps even his free-marketeer predecessor, George W. Bush. … [Read more...] about Trouble lurks behind the bilateral bonhomie