2019 GENERAL ELECTIONS
Effective security arrangements in place to ensure peaceful voting: Haryana DGP
Director General of Police (DGP) of Haryana Manoj Yadav infor...
Indian-Canadian set to emerge as 'kingmaker' as Trudeau poised to form minority govt
Indian-origin leader Jagmeet Singh-led NDP won 24 seats ...
Extending workers' safety code to small enterprises will hamper job growth, CII tells govt
CII has suggested government set up common facilit...
Athawale 'not satisfied' with NDA's Maharashtra seat-share deal
"Not satisfied with the BJP-Shiv Sena-RPI seat-share," Republican Party of India chief and Union Minister Ramdas Athawale tweeted Saturday e...
CAB expected to set the tone for 2021 Bengal polls
According to the state BJP sources, passage of the Bill in Parliament is expected to further deepen consolidation of Hindu and Muslim votes in favour of the saffron party and the TMC camps respectively.
Govt withdraws ‘Officer’s’ draft on amendment to Forest Act
Union environment minister Prakash Javadekar announced the withdrawal of the draft amendment to the Forest Act, 1927, ahead of Jharkhand elections—a state with high tribal population. The minister stressed that the Narendra Modi government was committed to protect the rights of tribals and forest dwellers.
The secretive election of the world’s top nuclear peacekeeper
It will be only the sixth time since the dawn of the nuclear age that the IAEA’s board of governors convenes for the odd ritual, which has been compared to the conclave, the gathering of Catholic cardinals who select the new pope.
Man who built plane on terrace set to get flying nod
Amol Yadav, a city-based pilot, took six years to build a six-seater aircraft from scratch with his own money on the terrace a Kandivali building. Now his indigenous aircraft is all set to get a special fly permit from DGCA to test the capabilities of the airplane.
176 newly-elected Maha MLAs facing criminal charges: ADR
According to new data, as many as 176 newly-elected MLAs in the Maharashtra Legislative Assembly are facing criminal charges. The advocacy group also found that the new Assembly has more number of millionaire MLAs than the outgoing one.
Manohar Lal Khattar unanimously elected as BJP's legislative party leader in Haryana
Khattar will go to meet Haryana Governor Satyadeo Narain Arya and stake claim to form the government in the state. The swearing-in ceremony of the Khattar-led BJP government will take place on Sunday.
High taxes, economic slump cause 2019 liquor sales to fall
A host of factors have taken a toll on liquor sales recorded till September. Last year's high base along with floods and an economic slump has seen consumption taking a hit. General elections also impacted the sales in April & June.
5 stocks that foreign portfolio investors are buying now
Historically, FPIs have bought into large cap counters. But it is different this time and they are now concentrating on mid-caps. A concentrated large-cap rally during the past year and resultant high valuation are the reasons why FPIs are bypassing large-caps.
CM Devendra Fadnavis to face trial, as SC quashes clean chit in poll affidavit case
The plea alleged that Fadnavis did not disclose information about two pending criminal cases against him while filing his nomination.
Disqualified MLAs get BJP tickets
BJP announced party tickets to 13 disqualified lawmakers on Thursday, keeping the Ranebennur seat on hold as it refused to allow former minister R Roshan Baig admission into the party.
Indian Banks Association elects Rajnish Kumar as chairman
SBI's head Rajnish Kumar has been elected as the chairman of Indian Banks Association for fiscal 2019-20. UBI's G Rajkiran Rai, S S Mallikarjuna Rao of PNB and Madhav Kalyan JP Morgan Chase Bank have been appointed deputy chairmen.
Copyright © 2019 Bennett, Coleman & Co. Ltd. All rights reserved. For reprint rights: Times Syndication Service