Sirisena suspends parliament till Nov 16 as political crisis deepens in Lanka
Sirisena's move is seen as an effort to allow former strongman Mahinda Rajapaksa to buy more time to seek majority in parliament.
Gorakhpur MP from Samajwadi Party Praveen Nishad joins BJP
Praveen Nishad, whose father Sanjay Nishad is the head of the Nishad Party, had em...
What’s so special about Chandika Hathurusingha?
What’s so special about Hathurusingha, an opening batsman who played 26 Tests achieving an av...
View: Put an end to lynch mobs
The government must make it crystal clear that anyone who takes the law into their hands would face the full wrath of the state.
Many married women left out in NRC
Several men from Hindi speaking and Bengali communities in Assam are married to women from other states. These women traced family legacies to their respective states but failed to produce appropriate documents.
Begging bowls turn cash chests, tramps loan funds for big returns
Police and NGO sources revealed around 100 beggars in the city are lending money on interest in Pathergatti, Purana Pul, Jummerat Bazar and Madina circle.
Banks step up investments in commercial paper, bonds
Banks are investing in debt instrumentssuch as commercial paper and bonds instead of directly lending to them as corporates are opting to raise funds directly from the market rather than borrowing funds from banks.
Weeks before polls, state election data migrates to national platform
Though the EC has been insisting that Karnataka migrate to ERONET like all other states for about a year, the state authority was not keen on doing it.
India turns up pressure with name and shame default strategy
The move may help authorities to stem mounting bad loans by putting pressure on borrowers.
How the Indian telecom industry is heading towards a duopoly
High fees, frequent policy flip-flops, and endless tax demands have driven most operators aground.
Northeast's love for Turkeys and the challenges faced by those raising them
There are not all that many turkeys in India – 4,23,374 in the census, compared to 80.78 crore chickens. But this represents a whopping 66.8% increase over 2012, so clearly more people, particularly in Assam, are raising turkeys. Manipur, Nagaland and Tripura also have relatively high numbers of turkeys.
India Ratings says capital raising big concern for banks in FY16
On consolidation, Bhoumik said it is very urgent and the government should show the lead by being "forthright" and initiate action.
Former gym trainer, RSS volunteer, meet Biplab Kumar Deb, the man who could lead Tripura
Deb was handpicked for the job by Sunil Deodhar, a former RSS Pracharak, BJP’s national executive member and the man in-charge of Tripura.
Haasan to address string of meetings, unveil party flag
Actor Kamal Haasan will unveil the party flag in Madurai on February 21, and is also expected to reveal the name of his party on that day.
Banks' credit and deposit numbers see a ‘magical’ jump
Banks have lent 32% of the total credit extended by them in the whole year and have raised 40% of the whole year’s deposits in just one fortnight.
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