GUJARAT POLLS 2017
NPPA defers decision on Meril’s stent pricing plea
Meril Life’s first locally made biodegradable cardiac scaffold, a naturally dissolving stent, is known as MeRes100. The stent was approved by the Drug Controller General of India in 2017, when prices were cut, prompting Meril, based in Vapi, Gujarat, to hold back on launching the product.
Gujarat sets 30,000 MW renewable energy generation target by 2022
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Congress spent Rs 820 crore on Lok Sabha, state polls earlier this year
The Grand Old Party had spent Rs 516 crore in the 2014 Lok Sabha elections while the BJP had pumped in Rs 714 crore. BJP is yet to submit its Lok Sabha expense statement to EC and is expected to outdo the Congress as has been the trend since 2013. The latest records show that the Congress’ headquarters raised Rs 856 crore ahead of the Lok Sabha polls across the poll-bound states.
Gujarat NRE Coke former promoter to be ineligible to negotiate with creditors: NCLAT
Jindal Steel and Power, which is an unsecured creditor of Gujarat NRE Coke, had challenged an NCLT order that allowed the promoters to settle debts with its creditors.
Over 45% rise in sedition cases in 2017: NCRB Data
The total number of sedition cases increased from 35 in 2016 to 51 in 2017, where 228 persons were arrested by the police, compared to 48 in 2016. In the run-up to the general elections, BJP and Congress were locked in war of words over sedition law.
Shiv Sena free to express views but Assembly polls are under Devendra Fadnavis' leadership: Bhupender Yadav on CM candidate
Responding to questions about Shiv Sena leaders' remarks that there will be a Maharashtra chief minister from their party in the future, Yadav said political parties are free to talk about their desires.
Fadnavis’ small victories and poll win could herald post-Pawar era
Victorious in almost every political endeavour that he takes, Maharashtra chief minister Devendra Fadnavis has challenged Sharad Pawar, the legendary NCP leader when it comes to Maharashtra politics. Both icons are contemporary rivals in their region
In Uttar Pradesh, mini version of assembly polls on Monday
The ruling BJP will try to build on its Lok Sabha success, the opposition parties hope the results will help them galvanise its cadres ahead of the 2022 elections for the 403-member Uttar Pradesh Assembly.
People’s anger will be seen in these polls: Sharad Pawar
NCP chief says the assembly elections will turn out differently from the Lok Sabha polls as issues such as the economic slowdown, widespread unemployment and farmer suicides are at the fore.
Maharashtra Assembly polls: Salman Khan's bodyguard Shera joins Shiv Sena
He joined Shiv Sena in presence of party chief Uddhav Thackeray and Yuva Sena President, Aditya Thackeray.
How Haryana's new electoral math could put Khattar's leadership under test
His govt survived a string of challenges, including violence triggered by action against self-styled godman Rampal in November 2014, Jat quota stir in 2016, and violence after the conviction of Ram Rahim Singh in 2017.
Prudent Trust reduced BJP-Congress funding gap in Lok Sabha polls
Prudent Electoral Trust has reduced the funding gap between the Congress and the BJP in 2018-19. From its corpus of Rs 182.3 crore in 2018-19, Prudent donated Rs 52.75 crore to the BJP and Rs 39 crore to the Congress.
Rahul Gandhi hits out at government, blames note ban, GST for joblessness
Addressing an election rally in Yavatmal district ahead of the October 21 Maharashtra Assembly polls, Gandhi said "till the Modi government is in power, the problem of joblessness will not be resolved".
Turnout highest in Arunachal; lowest in Uttar Pradesh
Uttar Pradesh, where voting took place for 11 seats, recorded the lowest turnout of 45.04%. Bihar recorded 49.5% voting for five assembly seats. Meanwhile, Arunachal Pradesh recorded the highest turnout in Khonsa (West) at 90.74%.
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