An outstanding parliamentarian, Somnath Chatterjee was the first communist to become the Lok Sabha Speaker and had once famously refused to accept a Supreme Court notice, demarcating the jurisdiction of the judiciary and the legislature.
Terming the opposition grand alliance as a "failed idea", Prime Minister Narendra Modi said the the BJP-led NDA will definitely get more seats in the next Lok Sabha polls than it got in 2014 and break all records.
"All scheduled airline operators have been remitting the RCS levy. Total funds collected from RCS levy till August 3, 2018 is Rs 268.10 crore approximately," Minister of State for Civil Aviation Jayant Sinha told the Lok Sabha.
Loktantrik Janta Dal (LJD) leader Sharad Yadav today said his party would support the 'Mahagathbandhan' (grand alliance) of opposition parties against the BJP in the coming parliamentary election.
N Chandrababu Naidu has been meeting people in the rural areas of the state as part of the 'Grama Darshini' programme to gather feedback on his government's development activities and address public grievances in the run-up to the 2019 assembly and Lok Sabha elections.
Pitching for a "formidable front" against the BJP, former prime minister and JD(S) supremo H D Deve Gowda has said he is not averse to projecting TMC chief and West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee as the Opposition's prime ministerial face for the 2019 Lok Sabha polls.
Members in the Rajya Sabha today expressed concern over continued import of sugar despite its surplus production in the country.
"This is a matter on which all opposition parties agreed. We are planning to meet next week. We plan to go to Election Commission and demand that the EC conduct the coming Lok Sabha elections using ballot papers," Derek said.
Arvind Kejriwal accused the Central government of directing Lt. Governor to halt a CCTV project as camera installations will make money and alcohol distribution difficult during the 2019 Lok Sabha polls.
Modi slammed the opposition parties, holding them answerable for what he called the "ills the country has been facing for 70 years".
Aircel moves SC to make Airtel clear dues
Alleges that the co withholding Rs453 Cr of bank guarantees paid on its behalf
Bank guarantees have lapsed and Aircel wants Airtel to pay the money
Alleged that Airtel is trying to usurp the sum
Aircel says without the money it may get liquidated
Bain joins KKR in race for Max Healthcare stake
PE firms look to buy 47% stake from Life Healthcare for $450-540 Mn
To decide on buy back of shares on Aug. 20
JET AIRWAYS CLARIFIES
Co planning $400 Mn stake sale is speculative in nature
Jet Auditor BSR may quit if issues are not resolved is factually incorrect
Have been pro-actively working on multiple revenue enhancements
Evaluating various funding options to meet liquidity requirements on priority
Relationship with Etihad Airways very strong
No delays in discharging any loan obligations to any of the lenders
Default status in tabular statement only due to technical errors, rectified now
Clarifies that reports of stake sale are purely speculative
Also Clarifies that rumors of auditor quitting if issues not solved are factually incorrect
Seeks lenders help in bid to avoid default
Airline wants waiver of loan covenant on existing debt facility of $185mn
Co has to repay or refinance at least $500mn of existing debt to avoid default
Told lenders it won’t be able to meet min $50mn profit condition for FY19
Consortium of lenders yet to decide on Jet’s request
Airline’s total debt was Rs 9430 Cr as on 31st March 18
NSE TO JET AIRWAYS
Have noticed a difference in your responses dated August 9 & 10
Clarify whether mgmt extension from audit committee as per Aug 10 response
Or did Audit Committee not recommend results to board as per Aug 9 response?
In Aug 10 response, details of "Certain Matters Not Closed" not provided
Provide exact reasons for which audit committee has not approved results
Again ask you to give us date when board meet to consider results will be held