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It is also good to see that the FIA came in support of a non-member airline--Air India. Members of the FIA include IndiGo, Jet Airways, SpiceJet and GoAir.
Shiv Sena MP Ravindra Gaikwad thrashed an Air India employee with his slipper 25 times onboard a flight. It raises concerns that are there any lines that these VVIPs will not cross as a show of power?
The facility would seem to allow larger donations from single channel corporate donations as against multiple channel individual donations which are difficult to track as corporate donors are answerable to more bodies than individuals.
Flipkart has raised $1 billion at a valuation of $10 billion and plans fundraising for a similar amount in the coming months, Bloomberg reported quoting sources privy to the developments.
Soon after taking over as the Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh, Yogi Adityanath is trying to fit into the larger pro-development clean politics narrative of the Bharatiya Janata Party in a bid to move away from religious tonality in administration.
The decision to appoint him as the chief minister of the state could be make or break for the party but it is clear that the decision has been taken keeping the 2019 Lok Sabha elections in mind.
Punjab was one of the rare cases where BJP was dealt bitter defeat in polls and that means that the Captain can’t afford to ignore the whole array of problems accumulated during the past five years.
Looking at the way the swearing in ceremonies have proceeded in states like Goa and Manipur and now the one scheduled for Uttarakhand, it gives an indication that the Bharatiya Janata Party wanted to be done with the states with a tricky mandate first and then approach the states with absolute majority.
It may not be too late for the party to do course correction but that would take much more time to get noticed. Banking on the pro-poor card is the Congress’ play at the moment and this budget, in that respect, seems to be just right for the party.
EVMs have become the centre of political drama in the country over the past month and the controversies seem to continue unabated.
The report said that Air India underreported its operational losses and that may force the government to reassess the financial support to Air India and that may require more taxpayers’ money.
Both MGP and GFP won three seats a piece.
His failure to strike a chord with the voters have seen the Congress decimated once again in the heartland state of Uttar Pradesh.
Top exit poll surveys have put BJP as the favourites or the largest party in Uttar Pradesh.
In a latest incident, the Sri Lankan Navy allegedly fired at a group of Indian fishermen on Monday who had allegedly crossed over into Sri Lankan waters on the lookout for fresh catch.
In recent weeks, steps introduced by some major banks have betrayed one of the key purposes of demonetisation--large-scale adoption and sustained use of banking services to move India’s cash driven economy to a digital economy.
The joint address to Congress by Trump was filled with inaccuracies, rhetoric and exaggerations and after a fact-check, it seems clear that he may have just read a half-researched speech off the teleprompter.
His campaign was filled with inflammatory rhetoric and this administration’s policies seem no different. Hate crimes like the Kansas attacks have followed a wave of racist attacks and this wave continues unabated.
These are the first growth estimates to be put out by CSO after demonetisation and currency recall was implemented last year.
A last ditch appeal for majority showing concern of a hung mandate looks uncharacteristic of the usually assured PM.
The reaction of the public at large on the violent and threatening reaction to a peaceful protest speaks volumes about the culture of protest in India and the even more ironically the ‘acceptability’ of forms of peaceful protest.
Cricketer Virender Sehwag and actor Randeep Hooda took to Twitter to give their opinion on a Delhi University student who had posted a picture on Facebook and Twitter protesting against the ABVP.
In 2017, there have been at least 55 mass shootings in the US, according to Gunviolencearchive.com. There have been 9,043 cases of gun violence.
Mumbai BJP president Ashish Shelar claimed the BJP’s seats have gone up three times from last time while Sena had a marginal increase. Taking a look at the numbers, the win looks impressive.
Winning municipal elections, particularly in Mumbai and Thane is crucial for Sena to recover ground in the state. It will give the Sena a lot more space to fight the BJP in the government’s decisions at the state level.
Ramjas College clash: ABVP claimed they did not have any part in the cancellation of Umar’s and Shehla’s talks
A physical test is mandatory to enter service. But does that mean the recruited police official will stay fit physically and by extension fit for duty till the time he/she retires?
During his agitations, KCR reportedly vowed to present gold ornaments to appease deities if his wish for a separate Telangana state came true.
Despite demonetisation and close monitoring of cash movement in the course of remonetisation, the amounts of seizures has been astonishing. The figures are up massively compared to the 2012 elections.
Disagreements may cause conflict in the White House as Trump deals with a war veteran whose doctoral thesis ‘Dereliction of Duty’, published as a book in 1997 which won many accolades, questions the failure of generals of the Vietnam War.
The race for majority in the 403 seat house has turned the fight into a bitter exchange of below the belt blows, personal attacks and non-issues highlighted to gain brownie points and applause to sway large crowds.
On a regular day, the station caters over five lakh passengers and 361 trains. The redevelopment project is aimed at converting the station into a swanky hub for convenient travel and superior shopping experience to commuters.
The express train rammed the freight train from the back and its locomotive ripped apart a couple of bogies, which shows the severity of the accident.
What was meant to be a vote of confidence turned to a violent ruckus. Chairs were thrown, documents torn and hostility was rampant on the House floor.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi has meandered around the idea of demonetisation but never clearly gave away his agenda.
Demonetisation: 100 days on, the situation has stabilised to some extent, but the shock is still felt and will take some time to wither away.