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Modi government to take up 31 Bills during Monsoon session beginning Monday

NEW DELHI: As many as 31 Bills, including two related to finance, six on Ordinances are likely to be taken up by the Narendra Modi government (Centre) during the Monsoon Session of Parliament that will commence from Monday while the Opposition has demanded discussions on a host of issues including the Covid-19 situation and threat […]

S&P forecasts 11% growth for India this fiscal, flags impact of Covid-19 lockdowns

NEW DELHI: S&P Global Ratings on Thursday said the Indian economy is projected to grow at 11 per cent in the current fiscal, but flagged the “substantial” impact of broader lockdowns on the economy. In its report on Asia-Pacific Financial Institutions, S&P said the control of COVID-19 remains a key risk for the economy. New […]

10 Rajya Sabha candidates elected unopposed from Uttar Pradesh

LUCKNOW: All 10 candidates to the Rajya Sabha have been elected unopposed on Monday which was the last date for withdrawal of names. Of the 10 seats, BJP won eight and the Samajwadi Party and Bahujan Samaj Party got one each. The BJP candidates who have been elected include Union Minister Hardeep Singh Puri, Arun […]

In Uttar Pradesh, Akhilesh Yadav emerges as main challenger to BJP now

By Amita Verma LUCKNOW: The spat between the Samajwadi Party (SP) and Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) over the Rajya Sabha elections in Uttar Pradesh may have reopened the chapter of acrimony between the two parties but the situation now seems to be working to the advantage of SP. The SP is now emerging as the […]

Businessman accuses jailed ex-MP Atiq Ahmed of assaulting him in Deoria prison

NEW DELHI: Lucknow-based businessman has alleged that he was abducted from the city last week and taken to Deoria jail, where imprisoned gangster Atiq Ahmed and his accomplices assaulted him and forced him to sign away property worth Rs 40 crore. In his police complaint, real estate businessman Mohit Jaiswal also alleged that Ahmed, a […]

No need for division of Uttar Pradesh: Rajanth Singh

NEW DELHI: India’s Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Sunday ruled out the division of Uttar Pradesh into four parts and said it was not needed as the state had no dearth of resources. His remarks come after the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) announced in September that it will launch a campaign to fulfil people’s long-standing […]

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