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Rajya Sabha results will not affect SP-BSP tie up, says Mayawati

Mar 24 2018

Dubbing BJP's victory for the 10th RS seat in UP as "immoral", Mayawati made it clear that the defeat will not affect its tie up with former archrival Samajwadi Paty.

BJP President Amit Shah sets target of 21 seats from northeast

Mar 24 2018

Gearing up for the next general election, Amit Shah set a target of 21 seats out of 25 parliamentary constituencies from northeast in Lok Sabha polls in 2019.

BJP avenges Uttar Pradesh by poll defeat

Mar 24 2018

For the 59 Rajya Sabha seats to be filled, 33 candidates from 10 states were declared elected unopposed on March 15 with the BJP accounting for 16 of them.

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

'GEAC has not allowed import of GM soy into India': Sharma

Mar 23 2018

The Genetic Engineering Appraisal Committee (GEAC) under the Environment Ministry has not allowed import of live GM soy seed into India, the government said.

India, UK have launched joint research projs for clean water, energy

Mar 23 2018

India and the UK have launched joint research projects on water quality and energy demand reduction, the government informed Lok Sabha.

Congress initiates no-trust move against Modi government

Mar 23 2018

The Congress tabled in the Lok Sabha a notice for no-confidence motion against the Narendra Modi government.

'Over 68,000 cos registered in 8 months post GST'

Mar 23 2018

More than 68,000 companies have been registered in eight months following the implementation of the Goods and Services Tax regime, Union Minister P P Chaudhary said.

Stalemate continues; RS adjourned till Monday, LS till Tuesday

Mar 23 2018

Both Houses of Parliament were adjourned for the 15th day as the stalemate between the opposition and the government continued for the third week.

No proposal for merger of Canara, Dena Bank: Shukla

Mar 23 2018

The Finance Ministry said that there is no proposal for merger of four public sector banks, including Canara Bank, and Dena Bank.

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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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