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RS chairman Naidu expunges remarks made by PM

Aug 10 2018

Rajya Sabha Chairman M Venkaiah Naidu today expunged certain remarks made by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in the House that were found to be "objectionable".

Triple Talaq Bill misses date with Rajya Sabha again

Aug 10 2018

The contentious Triple Talaq Bill which criminalises the practice of instant "talaq" could not be taken up for discussion and passage on the last day of Monsoon session today, owing to lack of consensus among political parties on the issue.

Parliament adjourns as mark of respect to Karunanidhi

Aug 08 2018

Glowing tributes were paid to the departed leader in Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha, before the Houses were adjourned for the day.

Naidu chides members for thin attendance in House

Aug 07 2018

Rajya Sabha Chairman M Venkaiah Naidu, on Tuesday, chided members for the thin attendance in the House when a crucial legislation to provide constitutional status to the National Commission for Backward Classes was passed last evening.

Leave politics outside, focus on people's welfare inside Rajya Sabha: Naidu to MPs

Aug 04 2018

M Venkaiah Naidu today asked newly elected members "to leave politics outside" and focus on peoples welfare inside the House.

TRS, BJD, SP express support to RS Chairman

Aug 04 2018

The Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) has written to Naidu expressing full faith in him, while some others non-NDA parties have personally lauded Naidu for managing the House well.

NITI Aayog working on strategy document to define 2023 objectives

Aug 02 2018

The NITI Aayog is preparing a strategy document to define clear objectives for 2022-23 in diverse areas that are critical for India's transformation including poverty alleviation, the government said.

No border dispute with Myanmar: Government

Aug 01 2018

The government today said there was no border dispute between India and Myanmar and the demarcation of nine pillars was being worked out in a complete understanding with the neighbouring country.

Rajya Sabha adjourned for the day amid ruckus over NRC

Aug 01 2018

The Rajya Sabha on Wednesday saw repeated disruptions over the Assam NRC issue and was adjourned for the day amid a ruckus in the post lunch session.

RS adjourned again amid uproar over publication of Assam NRC

Jul 30 2018

The Rajya Sabha was adjourned for second time till 2 pm as Opposition parties led by the TMC created an uproar over publication of Assam's National Register of Citizens.

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Jet Auditor BSR may quit if issues are not resolved is factually incorrect

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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

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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

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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

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