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Election results, oil prices to direct equity indices movements

MUMBAI:  The outcome of Assembly elections in five states, along with fears over an escalation in US-China trade war and volatility in crude oil prices, are expected to determine the trajectory of the key Indian equity indices next week.

Will decide on alliance with BJP once dates are known: Palaniswami

NEW DELHI: After meeting Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K. Palaniswami on Monday said a decision on an alliance between the ruling AIADMK and BJP for the 2019 Lok Sabha polls will be taken after elections are announced.

Fill up vacancies in information panels quickly: SC tells Centre, states

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court on Friday directed the Centre and seven states to fill up the vacancies in the Central Information Commission (CIC) and the state level bodies in a time-bound manner.

GST replaced 'Congress legacy tax' with 'good and simple tax': Jaitley

NEW DELHI: Union Minister Arun Jaitley on Friday said the GST has replaced the 'Congress Legacy Tax' -- which was 31 per cent for most goods -- with a 'good and simple tax', adding that the existing 28 per cent slab will be phased out following further improvement in revenue collections.

Modi calls for boosting India-Rwanda economic ties

NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday called for boosting economic ties between India and Rwanda while describing the East African country as the gateway to the whole of Africa.

Bollywood reacts to Rahul's 'jaadu ki jhappi' to Modi

MUMBAI: Congress President Rahul Gandhi's 'jaadu ki jhappi' moment with Prime Minister Narendra Modi in the parliament drew mixed reactions from the Indian film fraternity, who found the "theatrics" worth a comment or two.

Nawaz, Maryam unlikely to be shifted to guest house

ISLAMABAD: Former Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and his daughter Maryam Nawaz are unlikely to be transferred to the Sihala Rest House owing to its lack of proper security arrangements needed for the high-profile prisoners, media reports said on Saturday.

Modi government passes no-trust test comfortably

NEW DELHI: The Narendra Modi government on Friday passed the no-confidence motion moved by the oppostion with an overwhelming majority, with the government getting 325 out of a total 451 votes.

Prime Minister spoke with arrogance, says Chandrababu Naidu

AMARAVATI: Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister and TDP President N. Chandrababu Naidu on Saturday alleged that Prime Minister Narendra Modi spoke with arrogance during the debate on no-confidence motion in Lok Sabha.

PM to take feedback from 2.5 lakh welfare schemes beneficiaries

JAIPUR: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will seek feedback from around 2.5 lakh beneficiaries of central and state run public welfare schemes here on Saturday.

BJP will target Kashmiris ahead of Lok Sabha polls: CPI-M

NEW DELHI: After bringing down the PDP-led government in Jammu and Kashmir, the BJP will target Kashmiris as anti-national and harbourers of terrorists, the CPI-M has said.

50 crore people availing social security cover: Modi

NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday said that 50 crore people in the country have come under social security cover, which is a 10-time leap from the 2014 figure.

Maharashtra LS bypolls: BJP leads one, trails in another

MUMBAI: The ruling BJP in Maharashtra is leading in Palghar but trailing in the Bhandara-Gondiya constituency as counting progresses in the May 28 Lok Sabha bypolls here on Thursday.

Modi won't confer awards at Vishwa Bharti varsity convocation, Mamata 'shocked'

SANTINIKETAN:  Prime Minister Narendra Modi will not confer Visva Bharati University's highest award Deshikottam during its convocation on Friday, the university announced on Thursday, triggering an angry reaction from West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee who said she was "shocked and very unhappy".

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