SP founding member Beni Prasad Verma dies
The Rajya Sabha MP and founding member of the Samajwadi Party, Beni Prasad Verma was not well for past few days. He was admitted to a private hospital in Lucknow, where he died around 7 pm, his son Rakesh Verma told PTI.
Varun Gandhi urges action against Pilibhit SP, DM for taking out procession during Janata curfew
"While many people, including myself, are in self-quarantine and India battles Covid-19 on a war footing, the conduct of the SP and DM of Pilibhit is callous and irresponsible. Times like these need mature conduct, like the PM advised. I urge action against those who violated the Janata Curfew," Gandhi posted on Twitter.
Congress, SP vying for minority votes in UP
The Uttar Pradesh Congress under its general secretary in-charge Priyanka Gandhi is actively standing with those protesting against CAA and NRC, especially the minority community.
S&P confirms US AA+ rating with stable outlook
Fitch Ratings last week reaffirmed the US' AAA credit rating for the same reason.
Palm reader told me SP will win 350 seats in 2022 UP elections: Akhilesh Yadav
Hitting out at the ruling BJP, SP president Akhilesh Yadav said if the saffron party can win 300 seats in the state by spreading lies, the Samajwadi Party can win 351 seats by working honestly.
S&P 500 heads for worst first quarter since 1938
Wall Street's volatility index has retreated from 12-year highs but is still at levels rarely seen since the global financial crisis.
S&P cuts M&S rating to junk on virus impact
M&S issued a profit warning earlier this month as the coronavirus started to tighten its grip in Europe.
Asia shares dive with S&P 500, bond yields fall anew
MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan lost 2 per cent, with South Korea badly hit.
S&P lowers India's growth forecast to 5.2 pc in 2020
The agency had earlier projected a growth rate of 5.7 per cent during the 2020 calendar. Asia-Pacific economic growth in 2020 will be more than halve to less than 3 per cent as the "global economy enters a recession", S&P said . An enormous first-quarter shock in China, shutdowns across the US and Europe, and local virus transmission guarantees a deep recession across Asia-Pacific.
Hizbul lawyer nabbed with Dy SP was picked up and let off in 2019
Probe reveals Irfan Shafi Mir, the lawyer, was main conduit; role of intelligence agencies under cloud; Irfan’s complex network of police and militant contacts trace their roots to his father Mohd Shafi Mir, who was a constable with J&K police.
S&P500 bull market will soon end: Goldman Sachs
The bank expects the S&P 500 to hit 2,450 points, down 15% from current levels, by mid-year, followed by a bounce back in the fourth quarter to 3,200 points.
S&P further slashes India's growth forecast to 3.5% from 5.2% for FY21
The latest downgrade came as part of the global ratings agency’s report on deteriorating credit conditions in the Asia-Pacific region. It cited declining credit quality due to rising defaults resulting from a demand slump as the Covid-19 outbreak persisted in many countries.
Former aide of Adityanath joins SP; Akhilesh says BJP's days are numbered
Former chief of Hindu Yuva Vahini (HYV) Sunil Singh was inducted into the SP in the presence of party chief Akhilesh Yadav and Samajwadi Party patriarch Mulayam Singh Yadav. Welcoming Singh and others to the SP fold, Akhilesh Yadav said, "The days of the Adityanath government are numbered and the countdown has already begun."
SP, BSP voice opposition to CAB
The SP and the BSP came out openly against the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill on Wednesday, describing it as a "historical mistake" and "divisive" respectively.
US Stocks: S&P 500 rallies for second day as investors await $2 trillion aid package
The S&P 500 rallied for a second straight session on Wednesday as the U.S. Senate appeared near a vote on a $2 trillion package to support businesses and households devastated by the coronavirus pandemic.
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