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  • NCP chief Sharad Pawar on Sunday held a meeting with top party leaders including state chief Jayant Patil, Supriya Sule, Ajit Pawar, Dhananjay Munde in Pune before meeting Congress president Sonia Gandhi. The NCP, supported by a section of the Congress, is batting for a Sena government.

    Cognizant, in a statement, said: “Cognizant recently terminated this employee of approximately five months tenure with the company for performance reasons and based on client feedback. Our decision is consistent with the terms of our contracts with all of our employees.” Recently, Cognizant had announced that it would cut thousands of jobs.

    Chief Election Commissioner Sunil Arora said that 'one nation, one election', was "not happening very shortly" unless political parties sit together and evolve consensus and bring about requisite amendments in law. This is not something in which the EC could do much except saying it would also prefer such an arrangement, he further added.

    The BJP has so far announced its candidates for a total of 71 seats. The party has not yet announced candidates for 10 seats due to the ongoing talks with the All Jharkhand Students Union (AJSU). At least six former bureaucrats have got tickets from different political parties.

    SC empowered banks to set the terms of the distribution of sale proceeds between creditors.

    The Election Commission has announced five-phase polls to the Jharkhand assembly between November 30-December 20. The results will be announced on December 23.

    Aluminium business reports a 38% year-on-year drop in Ebitda to Rs 849 crore.

    The mandate, intended to motivate the top management and make it more responsible, may instead end up reducing the lure of banking sector among domestic and global professionals, some experts warned even while others welcomed the new pay guidelines based on “pay for performance principle”.

    Asked about the Fed’s next interest rate move, 55 of 75 economists said it would be a cut.

    BJP president Amit Shah finally spoke about the ensuing differences between long-term allies BJP and Shiv Sena post Maharashtra elections. He claimed to have made no pre-poll deal with the ally over rotation of chief ministership in the state. The BJP had reiterated that if the coalition gets a majority, Devendra Fadnavis will occupy the top post.

    There is no possibility of mid-term polls. This government will be formed and it will complete five years. We all will ensure this government runs for five years, Pawar told reporters here. He said the three parties are at present working out a common minimum programme (CMP) that will guide the actions of the government being planned in the state.

    Hailing the top court order, BJP state president Nalin Kumar Kateel said already the election date has been announced and the party would convene a meeting to discuss the future course of action.

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