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Sonia stayed away from UP campaign fearing defeat: Venkaiah Naidu

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Sonia stayed away from UP campaign fearing defeat: Venkaiah Naidu

NEW DELHI(PTI): Congress president Sonia Gandhi stayed away from electioneering in Uttar Pradesh as she feared electoral reverses, Union minister Venkaiah Naidu said today. Addressing an election meeting here, he said Gandhi is “aware that her party is not in a position to win”. “Sonia Gandhi is not coming for electioneering as she is afraid […]

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Maharashtra Civic polls 2017 Results: BJP wins 8 of 10 municipalities, PM Modi hails victory

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Maharashtra Civic polls 2017 Results: BJP wins 8 of 10 municipalities, PM Modi hails victory

Shiv Sena emerged as the largest party in Mumbai, while BJP managed to secure a lead in other cities across Maharashtra and Congress and NCP trailed far behind. Sena secured 84 seats in BMC, while BJP is not far behind with 82 in the 227-member Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation, where the saffron allies were locked in […]

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Director Alankrita Shrivastava slams CBFC ban against Lipstick Under My Burkha

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Director Alankrita Shrivastava slams CBFC ban against Lipstick Under My Burkha

Lipstick Under My Burkha, directed by Alankrita Shrivastava and produced by Prakash Jha, has run into a roadblock following the Central Board of Film Certification’s (CBFC) refusal to certify the film. Even though it won the Oxfam Award for Best Film on Gender Equality at last year’s MAMI Mumbai Film Festival, the CBFC’s revising committee […]

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Manipuris to be consulted before final Naga accord: Kiren Rijiju

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Manipuris to be consulted before final Naga accord: Kiren Rijiju

NEW DELHI(PTI): Ahead of elections in Manipur, the Centre on Thursday said all stakeholders will be consulted before finalising the Naga accord and the deal signed with NSCN-IM in 2015 does not compromise state’s territorial integrity. “Without the consultations of all the stakeholders, final decision on Naga issue will not be taken,” Minister of State […]

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TCS to remain net cash positive despite Rs 16,000 crore buyback: S&P

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TCS to remain net cash positive despite Rs 16,000 crore buyback: S&P

MUMBAI: Ratings agency S&P expects IT services major TCS to remain net cash positive even if its Rs 16,000 crore-buyback offer gets fully subscribed. The ratings and outlook on Tata Consultancy Services are not affected by the company’s Rs 16,000 crore offer for share repurchases, Standard & Poor’s said in a statement. Earlier this week, […]

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BMC Polls: BJP confident of victory, says people voted against Sena’s ‘mafia raj’

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BMC Polls: BJP confident of victory, says people voted against Sena’s ‘mafia raj’

Expressing confidence over securing a majority in the 2017 Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) polls, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Wednesday said the aggressive voting by the people clearly shows they are voting against the Shiv Sena’s mafia raj. “It is for the first time that Mumbai had 55 to 60 percent polling across the […]

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Guidelines needed for rehabilitation of mentally ill: SC

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Guidelines needed for rehabilitation of mentally ill: SC

NEW DELHI(PTI): The Supreme Court asked the Centre to frame guidelines for rehabilitation of persons who have been cured of their mental illness, observing that the issue was “very sensitive”. A bench headed by Chief Justice J S Khehar observed that after mentally ill persons are cured, not even their family members are willing to […]

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Using RBI funds to recapitalise banks not a good idea: Dy Guv Viral Acharya

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Using RBI funds to recapitalise banks not a good idea: Dy Guv Viral Acharya

Reserve Bank of India (RBI) deputy governor Viral V Acharya suggested that using a part of the cental bank’s reserves for recapitalising state-run banks may not be a good idea. After an assessment of the money required for handling various stress scenarios in the banking system and the financial markets, the RBI transfers its surplus […]

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No new Rs 1000 note to be issued, Shaktikanta Das clarifies

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No new Rs 1000 note to be issued, Shaktikanta Das clarifies

The Reserve Bank of India will not be issuing a new series of Rs 1000 notes, Economic Affairs Secretary Shaktikanta Das said on Wednesday. The statement comes after there were rumours about a new redesigned Rs 1000 note hitting the markets soon. Das said, “There are no plans to introduce Rs 1000 notes.” He added […]

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Work Hard, Party Harder: Best Places to Hang Out with Your Colleagues in Delhi/NCR

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Work Hard, Party Harder: Best Places to Hang Out with Your Colleagues in Delhi/NCR

Post a hectic day at work, one often wants to unwind and knock off all the worries. The capital plays the perfect host to such weary souls. Delhi/ NCR brims with good places to relish and relax. No wonder the believers of “work hard party harder” have no dearth of good places to let their […]

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