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Had Amit Shah Kept His Word: Uddhav Thackeray’s Cutting Rejoinder

Uddhav Thackeray’s invoice makes the same point that other politicians have argued – if the BJP were willing to give up the post of Chief Minister for an outsider, why didn’t it just do so in 2019. The day after his replacement took charge as Chief Minister of Maharashtra, Uddhav Thackeray had a succinct rejoinder for his rival, the BJP. “If Amit Shah had kept his word to me, Maharashtra would have a BJP Chief Minister by now.” Mr Thackeray’s invoice, issued in his first media briefing after he resigned on Facebook…

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‘2611’: Udaipur Killer Paid ₹ 5,000 Extra For Bike Number, Say Sources

It’s the same vehicle the two killers Gos Mohammad and Riyaz Akhtari used to escape after brutally slitting the throat of the tailor Kanhaiya Lal. Days after the Rajasthan police revealed the Udaipur killers’ links to a Pakistan-based terror group, cops made another sensational revelation in the case today. One of the killers, Riyaz Akhtari, paid extra money to get a number plate for his motorcycle that read 2611. Police are linking it to the date when Mumbai faced its worst terror attack. It’s the same vehicle the two killers…

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Day after Uddhav’s resignation, BJP to hold meetings in Mumbai to decide next course of action

 The BJP, which is expected to stake claim to form the next government in Maharashtra soon following the resignation of Uddhav Thackeray as the chief minister, will be holding a series of meetings here on Thursday to decide the future course of action, where party’s state in-charge C T Ravi will remain present, party sources said. Ravi, who has arrived in Mumbai on Thursday morning, will attend a meeting at ‘Sagar’ bungalow, the official residence of Leader of Opposition Devendra Fadnavis with senior party leaders, including its state chief Chandrakant…

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BUSINESS NEWS CATEGORIES 

FinMin asks banks to explore fintech partnership, co-lending opportunities

The Finance Ministry has asked public sector banks to explore fintech partnerships and co-lending opportunities to expand their business. In the recently concluded performance review of PSBs by the Finance Ministry, sources said, lenders were asked to focus on technology and data analytics to push their lending. The ministry also urged the heads of the public sector lenders to strengthen IT security systems and cybersecurity to check fraud. According to the sources, banks were asked to sanction loans for productive sectors to accelerate the revival of the economy facing headwinds,…

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Moosewala case: Gangster’s father says lawyer boycotting his son

Jailed gangster Lawrence Bishnoi’s father on Monday moved the Supreme Court challenging various orders, including the transit remand order of a Delhi court, in the murder case of singer Sidhu Moosewala and also complained that lawyers in Punjab have boycotted his son and are not willing to represent him. A vacation bench of Justices Surya Kant and JB Pardiwala was told by advocate Sangram Singh Saron that they have challenged the orders of the Punjab and Haryana High Court and of a Delhi court granting transit remand but since no…

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Saira Banu says Dilip Kumar should get Bharat Ratna

Veteran actor Saira Banu says her late husband actor Dilip Kumar should be honoured with the Bharat Ratna as he is the “kohinoor” of the country. Saira attended the Bharat Ratna Dr Ambedkar Award on late Tuesday evening, where union minister Ramdas Athawale presented the honour to Dilip Kumar, who passed away last year aged 98. At the event, Athawale said he would request Prime Minister Narendra Modi to consider awarding Bharat Ratna, the highest civilian honour of the country, to the Hindi cinema legend. When asked about the same,…

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Saira Banu says Dilip Kumar should get Bharat Ratna

Veteran actor Saira Banu says her late husband actor Dilip Kumar should be honoured with the Bharat Ratna as he is the “kohinoor” of the country. Saira attended the Bharat Ratna Dr Ambedkar Award on late Tuesday evening, where union minister Ramdas Athawale presented the honour to Dilip Kumar, who passed away last year aged 98. At the event, Athawale said he would request Prime Minister Narendra Modi to consider awarding Bharat Ratna, the highest civilian honour of the country, to the Hindi cinema legend. When asked about the same,…

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LEGAL NEWS NEWS CATEGORIES 

Plea in SC to ascertain feasibility of enacting stringent population control law

A plea has been filed in the Supreme Court seeking directions to the Centre to ascertain the feasibility of enacting a stringent population control law to secure fundamental rights for citizens. The plea filed by spiritual orator Devkinandan Thakur said there is a need to control the population explosion to secure the basic rights of the citizens as this is the root cause of all the problems. “The facts constituting the cause of action accrued on December 10, 2020, when the Centre said that it is against the forcing of…

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BUSINESS NEWS CATEGORIES 

Sensex tumbles 375 points in early trade amid weak global markets

Equity benchmarks fell for the third day running on Tuesday, with the Sensex tumbling 375 points in early trade, tracking weak global markets as investors remained cautious ahead of the Federal Reserve meeting outcome. Unabated foreign fund outflows continued to weigh on the domestic equity markets. The 30-share BSE benchmark was trading 374.72 points lower at 52,471.98. The Nifty declined by 100.15 points to 15,674.25. From the Sensex pack, Asian Paints, Tech Mahindra, IndusInd Bank, HDFC Bank, Titan and HDFC were the major laggards in early trade. On the other…

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New York state to protect abortion providers under new laws

New York has expanded legal protections for people seeking and providing abortions in the state under legislation signed by Gov. Kathy Hochul on Monday. The Democratic governor pushed for the laws in anticipation of the US Supreme Court potentially overruling its 1973 Roe v. Wade’s decision, which established a constitutional right to abortion. A ruling that could weaken or end abortion protections is expected as early as this week, and abortion providers are worried New York will see a surge in out-of-state residents. Today, we are taking action to protect…

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