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    Kingfisher Airlines Among 18 Firms to be Delisted from NSE

    New Delhi: Leading stock exchange NSE has decided to delist Vijay Mallya-promoted Kingfisher Airlines and Plethico Pharmaceuticals and 16 other companies from May 30.This comes after BSE delisted over 200 companies from May 11 as trading in their shares remained suspended for over six months. The decision comes at a time when authorities are clamping down on shell companies - listed as...

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    'I Am Proud to be a Feminist': Will Meghan Markle Shake-up Britain's Royals?

    London: A biography of Britain's latest royal, Meghan Markle, appeared on the monarchy's official website within hours of her marrying Queen Elizabeth's grandson Prince Harry on Saturday, with a single quote: "I am proud to be a woman and a feminist".To royal watchers, it represented a statement of intent and a clear demonstration of a new,...

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    'Time Will Tell': HD Kumaraswamy's Cryptic Response on the Strength of Cong-JD(S) Alliance

    New Delhi: Karnataka Chief Minister-elect HD Kumaraswamy landed in Delhi on Monday and will soon meet Congress leaders Rahul and Sonia Gandhi to complete modalities of cabinet and ministerial berth sharing."No seat sharing arrangements finalised as yet. They will get clearer after talks," said Kumaraswamy upon arrival in the national capital. ...

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    Doctor Who Spiked Girlfriend's Drink with Abortion Drug Sentenced to 3 years in Jail

    Imran received a 20-year sentence Friday with all but three years suspended. He has lost his medical license and faces deportation to Pakistan after he serves his term. Representative Image (Photo courtesy: AFP Relaxnews/ shutterstock/ Sethislav/ shutterstock.com) ARLINGTON, Va.: A physician who spiked his girlfriend's drink with medication to induce an...

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    Mayawati Converts Govt Bungalow Into 'Kanshiram Yadgar Vishram Sthal', Akhilesh Seeks 2 Years' Time to Vacate His

    Lucknow: Samajwadi Party national president Akhilesh Yadav has written to the Uttar Pradesh government asking to be allowed to stay in official bungalow for another two years, while BSP chief Mayawati has converted her official residence into 'Kanshiram Yadgar Vishram Sthal' in the backdrop of the apex court directive...

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    Ultra Tech to Acquire Century Textiles' Cement Business Via Share Swap Deal

    New Delhi: Aditya Birla Group firm UltraTech said it would acquire the cement business of BK Birla Group company Century Textiles and Industries through a share swap deal, a move which would further consolidate its position as market leader in the segment.The Board of Directors of UltraTech Cement, at its meeting held on Sunday, approved a scheme of arrangement amongst...

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    Banks Being Penalised While Big Fraudsters Are At Large

    By Nantoo Banerjee Eleven out of 21 public sector banks are already under the Reserve Bank of India's prompt corrective action (PCA). Left to the central bank, three to five more banks may join soon the framework. PCA generally restricts lending activities and network expansion of banks. The PCA framework will prevent the size of the loan books of these banks depending on the risk...

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    BJP Seeks To Take India Towards A One-Party State

    By S. Sethuraman Apparently, the Bharatiya Janata Party, in command and control of the Centre and most of the States. has been working on ideas of reaching out to the panchayats, rural and urban, as well, with a single electoral roll enabling simultaneous elections at all levels - panchayats to Parliament. That would facilitate BJP under its supreme leader Prime Minister Narendra Modi,...

    • 11 hrs ago
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    Constitutional Crisis Post-Karnataka Election Results

    By Amritananda Chakravorty The last week in the Indian politics has witnessed tectonic shifts, in terms of political alliances, increased questioning of the Governor's independence, and the role of the Courts in ensuring that the legislative institutions do not lose their sanctity, and all happened in the backdrop of the much hyped Karnataka elections. On 15th May, 2018, when the...

    • 11 hrs ago
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    Ominous Silence Of Advani On Karnataka Crisis

    By Arun Srivastava BJP's only "Hindu Hridaya Samrat" (emperor of Hindu hearts) Lal Krishna Advani whose Rath Yatra blazed a bloody trail across India and who took BJP from a two-MP party to forming the first NDA government, is to be blamed for the current constitutional and democratic crisis India was facing. In his ecstasy to turn India into a Hindu Rashtra, he patronised Narendra...

    • 11 hrs ago

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