Archive for May, 2019

Congress again accuses Goyal of hiding asset information

New Delhi, May 1 The Congress on Monday continued to attack Union Minister Piyush Goyal over his sale of shares in a privately-held company at nearly 1,000 times the face value, asking why did it not reflect in his asset declaration.

Citing a news website’s report, the…

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RBI silent on banks’ customer-unfriendly practices: Bank union

Chennai, May 1  The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) as the regulator of the banking sector has not taken the banks to task for their customer-unfriendly practices and remained silent, states a Memorandum signed by All India Bank Employees’ Association along with NGOs.

“The RBI as the banking regulator…

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New Delhi May 1  The AIIMS today discharged RJD supremo Lalu Prasad, saying his condition has improved significantly, even as the former Bihar chief minister alleged a “political conspiracy” behind his discharge.

The Rashtriya Janata Dal president also wrote to the institute’s director, asking him to continue his treatment…

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No arrest yet in case of murderous attack on Delhi doctor

New Delhi, May 1  A day after the murderous attack on a doctor at a south Delhi farmhouse, the police was still to make any arrest on Monday even as it said five teams have been set up to crack the case.

Police also said that a close watch was…

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Rahul, Chidambaram call Modi’s electrification claim ‘jumla’

New Delhi, May 1  Congress President Rahul Gandhi and senior party leader P. Chidambaram on Monday slammed Prime Minister Narendra Modi for his claim that all villages in India have been provided electricity under his rule, and called it “another lie” and “complete jumla”.

“#EkAurJhoot (another lie),” Gandhi tweeted attaching…

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President, PM wish Gujarat, Maharashtra on Statehood Day

New Delhi, May 1  President Ram Nath Kovind and Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday wished the people of Gujarat, and Maharashtra on their Statehood Day.

“On the occasion of Gujarat Day, warm greetings and best wishes to the people of Gujarat. May the state scale newer heights of development…

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Mercury on rise in Delhi, respite likely in two days

New Delhi, May 1 The national capital on Monday recorded a maximum temperature of 40 degrees Celsius, a notch above the season’s average, with weather analysts forecasting a further rise but holding out a promise of respite by Wednesday night.

At some places, the mercury crossed 40 degrees, with…

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Unemployment to be main issue in 2019 polls: Chidambaram

New Delhi, May 1  Questioning the competence of the Modi government to create jobs, senior Congress leader and former Union Finance Minister P. Chidambaram said on Monday that “unemployment” will be the biggest issue in the 2019 Lok Sabha elections.

“There will be many issues, but the biggest of them…

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Sunny Tuesday morning in Delhi

New Delhi, May 1  It was a sunny and clear morning in the national capital on Tuesday with the minimum temperature recorded at 26.5 degrees Celsius, two notches above the season’s average, the weather office said.

“It will be a partly cloudy sky towards the afternoon/evening with…

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