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Live Assembly results: Sharad Pawar offers to play kingmaker to prop up BJP govt in Maharashtra

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The Bharatiya Janata Party’s gamble to go it alone in these Assembly polls paid off in Haryana but has failed in Maharashtra as the party has fallen short of nearly 25 seats of a clear majority.

PSUs told not to give Diwali gifts this year

With the finance ministry has asked state-owned banks and insurance companies to desist from doling out Diwali gifts this year.

Bid to curb Secretaries foreign visits

Not happy with secretaries to the Government of India traveling abroad at will, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has put a rider, asking them to travel overseas only if the “needs are not likely to be ser

Centre might deregulate diesel to skirt model code

As the price of diesel cannot be reduced owing to the model code of conduct enforced in view of the Assembly elections in Maharashtra and Haryana, plans are afoot to deregulate the pricing system of t

New ‘Clean India’ fund starts October 2, to offer tax breaks

To ensure the success of his “Clean India” programme, PM Narendra Modi will announce a “Swachh Bharat Kosh” on October 2, when he formally launches the scheme.

No elbow room for Trinamul Congress and BJD

Mamata Banerjee

The CBI clean chits to the two UP leaders, BSP chief Mayawati and SP supremo Mulayam Singh Yadav, are believed to have been given on the basis of political consideration, as both the SP and BSP were p

Alarm for other top state leaders

The conviction and four-year prison sentence handed down to Tamil Nadu chief minister J.

Four top BJP leaders eye post of Haryana CM

Notwithstanding the stage being set for the BJP to have a historic win in the coming Haryana Assembly elections riding the Narendra Modi wave, the factionalism within the party is jeopardising its for

PM Narendra Modi wants a plan to cut down imports

Narendra Modi wants a plan to cut down imports

In line with the “Make in India” appeal that he made during his address from the ramparts of the Red Fort on Independence Day this year, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has asked the ministry of commerce

UID officers of states, UTs to meet September 23, 30

With Prime Minister Narendra Modi telling the Central and state agencies to increase Aadhaar-based Direct Benefit Transfer (DBT) penetration from current 35 to 60 per cent in 300 Aadhaar-enabled distr

Five Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) commanders including the militant group’s spokesperson Shahidullah Shahid have announced their oath of allegiance to Abu Bakar al-Baghdadi, self-proclaimed caliph

When the Ethiopian footballer, Fikru Teferra Lemessa, chipped the ball over the rival goalkeeper, the roar that reverberated through the Salt Lake Stadium could have been mistaken for a goal scored in