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5 mins ago

What Aruvikkara bypoll result means for Congress, CPM, BJP: some worry for all

The Aruvikkara bypoll results maintained the status quo - which means the Congress and CPM did not make gains, and the BJP's own gains may be entirely due to their one recognisable leader in the state #Aruvikkara Bypolls #BJP #Congress #CPM

6 mins ago

Govt to sell stake in Oil India, NTPC, three more public firms

At the current market prices, the stake sale in five public sector enterprises could fetch the exchequer around Rs 11,500 crore. #Bharat Electronics #CPSE Exchange Traded Fund #Department of Disinvestment #Engineers India #NTPC #Oil India

6 mins ago

HWL Semi-Finals India v Belgium LIVE: Belgium take early 2-0 lead in Q1

India need to improve their defence as they will be up against an attacking Belgium for a place in the final of the Hockey World League (HWL) Semi-Final at the Brasschaat Municipal Park here on Friday. #Antwerp #Belgium #Field hockey #FINTRO HWL #Hockey World League #HWL 2015 #India #India vs Belgium #INDvBEL #RoadToRio #Sports #SportsTracker

7 mins ago

FDI in manufacturing of tobacco products prohibited: Reserve Bank of India

Reserve Bank on Friday said the Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) in manufacturing of tobacoo products is prohibited #Cigars #Department of Industrial Policy & Promotion #FDI #NewsTracker #Reserve Bank of India #Tobacco

9 mins ago

Defending Raje and Swaraj: PM Modi promised us the moon but encouraged corruption

By being silent and allowing his party and cabinet colleagues to justify office-holding leaders such as Sushma Swaraj and Vasundhara Raje by citing legal reasons, Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who rode to power on the promise of corruption free governance and socio-economic development, is doing great disservice to his pet cause. #Corruption #InMyOpinion #Narendra Modi #NDA #Smriti Irani #sushma swaraj #UPA #Vasundhara Raje

15 mins ago

It’s official: Greece declared in default ahead of knife-edge referendum

The news will come as a fresh shock to Greece's 11 million people, and will hang over two major, rival rallies taking place in Athens today seeking to galvanise 'Yes' and 'No' support for Sunday's referendum. #Alexis Tsipras #Economy #European Commission #European Financial Stability Facility #Greece #Grexit #Jean-Claude Juncker #NewsTracker

16 mins ago

Socio-economic survey data show UPA’s food and land bills were misdirected

The number of households considered deprived in the Socio-Economic Census of 2011 suggests that the food security law is hopelessly misdirected at a lot of ineligible non-poor. #BJP #Food Security Act #InMyOpinion #Land Acquisition Act #Land Bill #NDA #Socio-Economic Census of 2011 #UPA

16 mins ago

Supreme Court orders trial of 35 crew members of US vessel under Arms Act

Thirty-five crew members of a vessel owned by a US firm, arrested in 2013 for allegedly carrying huge cache of weapons illegally onboard, will be prosecuted #Arms Act #illegal weapons #NewsTracker #Supreme Court #Tamil Nadu CID #thirty five crew members #US vessel

23 mins ago

Islamic State trying to gain foothold in Pakistan occupied Kashmir: Army

Terror outfit Islamic State (IS) is trying to gain a foothold in Pakistan occupied Kashmir, a senior Army official said on Friday. #Army #India #IS #ISIL #ISIS #islamic-state #Jammu and Kashmir #Pakistan Occupied Kashmir #PoK #Terrorism #TheySaidIt

26 mins ago

Priyanka Vadra land case: No one can claim VIPs not covered under RTI, says Himachal SIC

Making strong observations, the Himachal Pradesh State Information Commission has said details about the land purchased by Priyanka Vadra #Himach Pradesh #Himachal Pradesh State Information Commission #NewsTracker #Priyanka Vadra #purchased land #RTI Act #VIP