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Akhilesh Yadav cancels victory celebration

Mar 24 2018

Sending a signal of solidarity to the BSP whose lone candidate backed by it lost in the Rajya Sabha polls, the Samajwadi Party (SP) has cancelled the victory celebration

SBSP chief seeks explanation from over MLA cross-voting in RS polls

Mar 24 2018

SBSP president Om Prakash Rajbhar has sought an explanation from two party MLAs following reports that they cross-voted in the Rajya Sabha election.

4 JDS rebels resign from party, set to join Congress

Mar 24 2018

JD(S) today suffered a setback when four of its rebel MLAs resigned from the Karnataka Assembly, a day after cross voting in favour of Congress' Rajya Sabha candidates.

BJP at 69, Congress at 50 in Rajya Sabha after polls

Mar 24 2018

The BJP has made a significant gain of 11 additional seats while the Congress made an overall loss of four in the biennial elections to 58 Rajya Sabha seats.

BJP avenges by-poll defeat, wins UP Rajya Sabha cliffhanger

Mar 24 2018

BJP on Friday scored a major victory when its candidate defeated a BSP nominee for the 10th seat in the Rajya Sabha biennial elections

No GST exemptions for northeast, hill states: Minister

Mar 22 2018

The government said that no exemptions from tax refund had been given to the northeastern and hilly states under the Goods and Services Tax (GST) regime till March 2027.

'PNB suffers Rs 14,506 cr loss due to fraud in FY18 so far'

Mar 22 2018

State-owned Punjab National Bank (PNB) has witnessed losses to the tune of Rs 14,500 crore due to fraud so far in this fiscal, Parliament was informed this week.

PNB issued over 41k LoUs since 2011: Finance ministry

Mar 22 2018

PNB had issued as many as 41,178 LoUs since 2011, of which 1,590 were given to Nirav Modi, Mehul Choksi and their associates, the finance ministry has said.

Merger of 3 PSU insurers to improve their solvency: FinMin

Mar 22 2018

Proposed merger of three PSU insurers will help in effective use of infrastructure and improve solvency margins, Finance Ministry said in Rajya Sabha.

Parliament passes Payment of Gratuity (Amendment) Bill

Mar 22 2018

Parliament passed The Payment of Gratuity Bill which seeks to empower govt to fix the period of maternity leave and the tax-free gratuity amount with an executive order.

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To add platform capabilities in the insurance segment which contributes 15% of total business

The Acquisition is expected to close within the next 3 months


Sells Essar Steel loan to Deutsche Bank

Has sold its $385 mn Foreign currency loan extended to Essar Steel

Bank has taken a 38% haircut

Rs 1600 cr is expected earnings to the bank from the deal

Economic Times Reports


To Sell 50% stake in prime Mumbai office assets to Blackstone for $1.3bn

The co is also in discussions to sell its residential and commercial projects in Chennai

To convene shareholder’s meet on 23rd March in regard to the proposed divestment

Mint Reports


Gets Order Worth Rs 230 Cr From NTPC

To perform the pressure part metallurgy upgradation for 3 660MW super critical steam generators

Will help NTPC commission the 3x 660MW plant started 12years


Declared L1 bidder for EPC Project in UP worth Rs 677cr from NHAI

The completion period for the project is 30 months

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