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He adds that final decision has to be taken by Devendra Fadnavis and Uddhav…
02.24 / 12:26
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Even though BJP and Shiv Sena are non committal about joining hands together in the BrihanMumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC), the Congress party internally has started deliberations weighing an option of extending party's support from outside to Shiv Sena. Congress party, who has won 31 seats down from 52 in 2012 poll, hinted that the proposed arrangement may work on one factor of opposition to BJP.A group of Congress leaders including former chief minister, MPs and legislators today met…
02.24 / 12:26
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BSP has most crorepatis at 43, followed by BJP at…
02.24 / 12:26
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Lucknow: Campaigning for the fifth phase of Uttar Pradesh Assembly polls for 51 seats spread over 11 districts, including Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi’s Lok Sabha constituency Amethi will end tomorrow. The campaigning will come to a close at 5 pm for the fifth phase, polling for which will take place on February 27, Office…
02.24 / 12:11
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Since he has been expelled twice by the SP, he would not return to it in future, said Amar…
02.24 / 11:42
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Natarajan also hit out at O Panneerselvam while stating that "no one" can destroy the…
02.24 / 11:42
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By Maytaal Angel LONDON (Reuters) - Gold hit its highest in about 3-1/2 months on Friday as the dollar headed for its first week of decline in three after the new U.S. finance chief poured cold water on the "Trumpflation trade" that had boosted the greenback this year. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on Thursday that any steps U.S. President Donald Trump's administration takes on policy would probably have only limited impact this year, though he wants to see tax reform passed by…
02.24 / 11:41
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Gonda UP: Citing that how Congress party has been sidelined by the people in Maharashtra, Prime Minister Narendra Modi hits out at the former over their downfall in the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) elections 2017 while addressing an election rally in Gonda on Monday. “The results in BMC polls are heartening for the Bharatiya Janata…
02.24 / 11:30
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Thanjavur: M Natarajan, husband of jailed AIADMK general secretary V K Sasikala, on Friday said he would always remain a backroom man in the ruling party of Tamil Nadu. Natarjan also hit out at dissident leader O Panneerselvam while stating that “no one” can destroy the party. Against the background of charges of Sasikala’s family…
02.24 / 11:30
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The Prime Minister’s Office has issued instructions from PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc requesting relevant agencies’ prompt coordination in verifying news stories on Deputy Minister of Industry and Trade Ho Thi Kim Tho…
02.24 / 11:21
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BJP scored an emphatic win in the Maharashtra civic…
02.24 / 11:07
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Taking further dig at Sheila Dikshit's remark, he adds that the entire nation agreed with this…
02.24 / 11:07
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MUMBAI  - The founder of an Indian tech firm that shot to prominence by offering a $4 smartphone has been arrested on allegations of fraud, after a handset dealer accused the company of not refunding him for an unfulfilled order, the police said. Mohit Goel, the founder of Ringing Bells, was arrested Thursday afternoon in Uttar Pradesh and will be produced in court later on Friday, said Rahul Srivastav, a police spokesman from the northern Indian state. Goel and his company made …
02.24 / 11:05
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(Adds Mytrah Energy CEO's comments) By Sudarshan Varadhan NEW DELHI, Feb 24 (Reuters) - Indian wind power tariffs fellto a record low in a government-run auction on Friday, weeksafter solar power rates too hit an all-time low, as the countrylooks to cut chronic electricity shortages in one of the world'sbiggest clean energy programmes. India, the world's third-biggest greenhouse gas emitter, hasset a target of raising its renewable energy generation to 175gigawatt by 2022, around five…
02.24 / 11:05
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After the outcome of elections to 10 major civic bodies, including the country's biggest and richest, the BrihanMumbai Municipal Corporation, the Maharashtra political landscape now resembles one huge lake full of blooming lotuses - symbol of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP).The BJP showed huge appetite for success as it gulped down one civic body after the other, in some cases uprooting incumbents entrenched for the past three or four decades, and stunning allies and the opposition…
02.24 / 11:05
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By Arpan Varghese (Reuters) - Gold hit its highest in about 3-1/2-months on Friday, on a weaker dollar and as uncertainties surrounding U.S. President Donald Trump's policies and elections in Europe fueled safe-haven demand. Spot gold was up 0.4 percent at $1,254.10 per ounce at 0809 GMT, after touching its highest since Nov. 11 at $1,254.31 earlier in the session. The dollar index was down 0.2 percent at 100.87. U.S. gold futures edged up 0.3 percent to $1,255. Tempered expectations…
02.24 / 11:05
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Ittefaq Report The BNP has protested the hike in gas prices, and has said the party will start a movement later to revoke the ‘anti-public’ decision. BNP Secretary General Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir said this at a press briefing in BNP chairperson Khaleda Zia’s Gulshan office on Thursday, hours after the Bangladesh Energy Regulatory Commission…
02.24 / 11:03
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Gonda: Buoyed by the success of BJP in local body elections in Maharashtra and few other states after demonetisation, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said he was committed to root out corruption. “Odisha, where there is so much poverty, starvation, unemployment and where the BJP did not even have foothold to place its flag, people…
02.24 / 10:53
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Gonda: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday accused the Samajwadi Party (SP) government in Uttar Pradesh of protecting and patronizing the “copying mafia” in the state which was harming the future of the youth. Addressing a well-attended election rally here, the Prime Minister said the mafia was not only looting poor people but was also…
02.24 / 10:53
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Ramjas College witnessed large-scale violence over a…
02.24 / 10:28
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