Supreme Court

SC grants protection from arrest to BJP leader

May 25, 2019

New Delhi: Supreme Court expressed concern over “illegal” lawyers strike paralysing judicial work in courts of West Bengal & granted protection from arrest to BJP leader Praveen Agarwal  in an alleged rioting case. SC said litigants have to suffer due to paralysing of judicial work and hoped wiser sense will prevail and the Bar Council […]

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Rs & US $

Rs surges 49 paise against US $ on Modi’s landslide win

May 25, 2019

Mumbai: The Indian rupee Friday rallied 49 paise to close at 69.53 against the US $ in line with a massive surge in domestic equities following a decisive mandate for Narendra Modi’s BJP in the general elections. On weekly basis, the Indian currency gained 70 paise helped by a host of domestic and global factors […]

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CWC

Cong Working Committee meets to review LS debacle

May 25, 2019

New Delhi: Top Congress leaders from across the country Saturday got together to review the party’s drubbing in the Lok Sabha polls, as the Congress Working Committee meeting got underway here. CWC meeting, chaired by Congress president Rahul Gandhi, is being attended by UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi, former PM Manmohan Singh, Uttar Pradesh (East) in-charge […]

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President Ram Nath Kovind

President dissolves 16th Lok Sabha

May 25, 2019

New Delhi: President Ram Nath Kovind Saturday dissolved the 16th Lok Sabha with immediate effect on recommendation of the Union cabinet, the Rashtrapati Bhavan said in a statement. A communique issued by the Rashtrapati Bhavan said the President dissolved the Lok Sabha after a cabinet meeting chaired by PM Narendra Modi made such a recommendation […]

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Farmer commits suicide

A Farmer commits suicide in Rajasthan

May 25, 2019

Jaipur: A 45-year-old farmer allegedly committed suicide by hanging himself in his house in Rajasthan’s Tonk district, police said Saturday. The farmer’s family members said he was debt-ridden and that might have led him to take the extreme step, they said. Farmer, Balu Meena, was found hanging in a room of his house. His nephew found […]

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Supreme Court

SC attains full strength after 4 new SC judges sworn in

May 24, 2019

New Delhi: Four new Supreme Court judges were sworn in on Friday, raising the number of judges to the full sanctioned strength of 31. Justices Aniruddha Bose, AS Bopanna, Bhushan Ramkrishna Gavai and Surya Kant were administered the oath of office by Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi. With this, the apex court attained its approved total strength […]

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BJP & Shiv Sena

BJP wins 23 seats, Shiv Sena 18 & prominent Congress leaders lose

May 24, 2019

Mumbai: BJP  & Shiv Sena combine won 41 of the 48 Lok Sabha seats in Maharashtra, while the Congress won one and NCP 4 seats. 2 Union ministers and two former chief ministers tasted defeat in the election, which saw the Sharad Pawar-led NCP managing to retain its tally, while the Congress bagged just 1 […]

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Reliance Capital

Reliance Capital to exit mutual funds business

May 24, 2019

New Delhi: Reliance Capital (Rcap) Thursday said it will exit the mutual funds business by selling its stake in Reliance Nippon Life Asset Management Ltd (RNAM) to its joint venture partner Japan’s Nippon Life Insurance. Both partners hold 42.88 pc each in the company, while the rest is with public shareholders. Reliance Capital said it has […]

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Adani Ports

Adani Ports to invest USD 290 million in Myanmar

May 24, 2019

New Delhi: Adani Ports and Special Economic Zone will set up its first container terminal outside India in Myanmar at an estimated cost of USD 290 million (over Rs 2,000 crore). The company signed an agreement Thursday to develop and operate a container terminal at Yangon Port in Myanmar.  Construction for phase one of the […]

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