Industrial growth falls to 17-month low of 0.5 pc in Nov

New Delhi, Jan 12  Industrial output growth dropped to a 17-month low of 0.5 per cent in November on account of contraction in manufacturing sector, particularly consumer and capital goods.

Factory output as measured in terms of the Index of Industrial Production (IIP) had grown by 8.5…

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Delhi HC to pronounce verdict on Rakesh Asthana plea today

New Delhi Jan 11 Even as CBI Director Alok Verma was Thursday removed from his post on charges of corruption and dereliction of duty, the Delhi High Court is scheduled to pronounce its verdict Friday on pleas of his No. 2, Special Director Rakesh Asthana, and others seeking quashing of…

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Where are the jobs? asks Sena after general category quota

Mumbai, Jan 11 A day after Parliament approved 10 per cent reservationto general category poor, the Shiv Sena Thursday wondered where will the jobs come from and warned that if it is an election-driven move, then it will prove costly.

The Maratha community has been given reservation in Maharashtra…

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Akhilesh, Mayawati likely to announce alliance for Lok Sabha polls tomorrow

New Delhi Jan 11 Akhilesh Yadav and BSP president Mayawati in a meeting held in Delhi early this month.
Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) chief Mayawati and Samajwadi Party (SP) leader Akhilesh Yadav are likely to announce an alliance for the general elections this year, in a joint press conference Saturday…

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