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NEW DELHI

Exit polls today predicted a victory for the ruling BJP in Gujarat, giving it a clear majority in the keenly-contested Assembly polls in the state.

Reactions come after poll panel showcauses Rahul over TV interview
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Agencies

Principal Opposition party Congress today launched a scathing attack on the Election Commission, accusing it of acting like a "captive puppet" of the BJP and not taking action against Prime Minister Narendra Modi who held what it called a roadshow in Gujarat.

NEW DELHI

The Congress and a number of Opposition parties today met to formulate a joint strategy to corner the government on key issues during the Winter Session of Parliament starting from Friday.

NEW DELHI

Concerned over incidents of attack on cash carrying vans, the government has proposed that ATMs should not be replenished with cash after 9 pm in cities and private cash transportation agencies must collect money from the banks in the first half of the day, officials

Mumbai

Prime Minister Narendra Modi today commissioned the first of the six Scorpene-class submarine Kalvari into the Indian Navy and said its induction was a big step in the country's defence preparedness.

Khatra

Chief minister Mamata Banerjee today said the people of the state should not fall prey to the BJP, who she claimed, was trying to capture power with "mischievous attempts".

Move aimed at roping in more investors
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Sabyasachi Bandopadhyay

In order to simplify incentive schemes that are offered to investors, the West Bengal government has planned to frame a Single Incentive Scheme for all the departments under the state government that offer such sops to industrialists.

Kolkata

Four independent Directors of SAIL board visited the iron ore mines of Raw Materials Division (RMD) of SAIL in Jharkhand and Odisha.  Ms.

Kahalgaon

K.Sreedhar has taken the charge of Group General Manager, NTPC Limited, Kahalgaon Super Thermal Power Station today.On this occasion Sh. S.Sarkar, General Manager (O&M), C.K. Kusary, GM (Maint.), S.M. Jha, General Manager (Opn), Neeraj Kapoor, GM (FM), Dr. R.K.

Kolkata

ABB India has received an order for an automation and electrical system for a 2 MPTA greenfield plant in Odisha by Emami Cement, the flagship company of the Kolkata-based Emami Group.

Kolkata

FedEx Express has launched FedEx Delivery Manager in India.

Kolkata

The Bengal Suppliers & Health Builders PVT.LTD forays into health care industry with the launch of its multispecialty diagnostic centre, Health Check at Behala, Kolkata. The company is led by the promoters of Anjali Jewellers Pvt Ltd.

Kolkata

Jaya Varma Sinha has taken over as the new Principal Chief Commercial Manager of South Eastern Railway today.  Prior to this, she was the Sr. Dy. General Manager & Chief Vigilance Officer of South Eastern Railway.

Buenos Aires

Bringing disappointment to developing countries like India, the talks at the WTOs 11th ministerial conference collapsed, with the US going back on its commitment to find a permanent solution to the public food stockholding issue.

NEW DELHI

The Supreme Court Thursday allowed the appointment of presiding arbitrator/chairman in the second arbitration initiated by Vodafone against India in connection with a tax demand of Rs 11,000 crore through a retrospective law of 2012.

London

Vijay Mallya, who is undergoing an extradition trial in a UK court over Rs 9,000-crore fraud and money laundering charges, will face next year a parallel litigation brought by 13 Indian banks to freeze nearly $1.5 billion of his assets.

NEW DELHI

Availability of energy with efficiency is the backbone of India's economic growth and development President Ram Nath Kovind said on Thursday.

NEW DELHI

The Enforcement Directorate (ED) is set to issue fresh notices to more than 45 Indian entities named in the Panama Papers list on charges of possible forex law violations, official sources Thursday said.

Mumbai

The Tata Group and the US corporate giant GE have signed an agreement to manufacture components for CFM International's LEAP engines in the country, which will also serve the American company's global supply chain.

Mumbai

Gold prices recovered by Rs 255 to Rs 28,610 per 10 grams at the bullion market here on Thursday, largely driven by a firm trend overseas amid pick-up in buying by jewellers and retailers.

Mumbai

The rupee broke off a two-session fall and rebounded by 10 paise to end at 64.34 against the US currency on fresh bouts of dollar selling by exporters a day after Federal Reserve's dovish rate hike.

New York

Walt Disney Co. Thursday said it had reached a deal to buy 21st Century Fox for USD 52.4 billion in stock, solidifying its position as a producer of entertainment content as it faces new rivals from Silicon Valley.

Mumbai

Global rating agency Moody's Thursday said it has a stable outlook for non-financial corporate in the country, except for telcos, on which it has a negative outlook for 2018.

NEW DELHI

The Supreme Court today reserved its interim order for Friday on a batch of pleas seeking a stay on the Union government's decision of mandatory linking of Aadhaar with various welfare schemes, as the Centre extended the deadline up to March 31 next year.

NEW DELHI

The Supreme Court today directed the Centre to proportionally allocate Rs 7.8 crore, earmarked for setting up of 12 special courts to deal with cases involving politicians, to the concerned states.

Kanyakumari

Congress president-elect Rahul Gandhi today said fishermen were living in difficult times and his party would "strongly" raise in Parliament the issue of setting up a separate ministry for them.

NEW DELHI

The results of the Gujarat and Himachal Pradesh Assembly polls are likely to set the course of the Winter Session of Parliament beginning on Friday, with both Treasury and Opposition benches hoping for a positive outcome before they lock horns in the two Houses.

What is desirable is maintaining silence in front of Shivling
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The National Green Tribunal (NGT) today clarified that it has not imposed any restriction including on chanting of mantras and singing of bhajans inside the Amarnath cave shrine in south Kashmir Himalayas.

NEW DELHI

The Union government's decision to lift a ban on Muslim women undertaking Haj pilgrimage without 'Mehram' (a male companion) has generated "positive" results, Union Minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi said today.

NEW DELHI

An alarming 50 per cent of the 6,000 highway drivers tested suffer from vision defect, a big cause of concern in a country that accounts for about 11 per cent of total road mishaps globally, a top official has said.

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