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Congress Will Secure Good Result in UP After BSP-SP Snub

The Congress announced on Sunday that they would face the BSP-SP alliance on all the seats. “Everyone knows that parliament fight is between the Congress and the BJP. We’ll certainly take the help of like minded-parties and respect such parties who are fighting the BJP,” Ghulam Nabi Azad told reporters at a press conference.

Check Out Petrol and Diesel Prices As They Fell for 4th Consecutive Day

Fuel prices went up in the NCR region as well. In Noida, petrol price was hiked 62 paise to Rs 69.89 while diesel price crossed Rs 67 mark after 73 paise hike and was selling at Rs 67.26 per litre. In Gurgaon as well, petrol became 59 paise costlier and was selling at Rs 70.80, while diesel in the city was priced 70 paise costlier at Rs 63.70 per litre on Sunday.

BSP & Samajwadi Party Formed Anti-BJP Alliance in UP

Mayawati and Akhilesh Yadav on Saturday made their alliance official, saying their parties will contest the 2019 general elections on 38 seats each out of 80 Lok Sabha seats in Uttar Pradesh. They even left the Congress out of their alliance, leaving only Amethi and Raebareli for the Rahul Gandhi-led party.

A Commemorative Stamp Released for Guru Gobind Singh

With Dr Singh in the audience, PM Modi targeted the Congress on multiple fronts, saying the Sikh gurus “taught us to be on the side of justice”. The central government, he said, is “trying to get justice for the people who suffered during the 1984 anti-Sikh riots”.

Citizenship Bill Amendment Latest Updates

The Modi government will not have to wait for ratification by state assemblies to implement the constitution amendment bill that provides for 10% reservation for economically weaker sections of the society. The bill will come into force after receiving presidential ascent as it does not amend those provisions of the Constitution that have a bearing on the federal nature of Indian state, unlike the GST law that required ratification by half the state assemblies.

Shrinking Global Cash Squeezed Down Indian Economy; Investors Pulled Out Money

India the best-performing equity market in Asia last year, outperforming even the U. S. and the MSCI emerging markets index in local currency terms and leapfrogging Germany to become the seventh-largest in the world. The MSCI India Index trades at 17.2 times its estimated 12-month earnings, about 59 percent higher that the MSCI Emerging Markets Index.

BJD to Stand Aloof from Grand Alliance

The Biju Janata Dal President told news agency ANI that the party will continue to remain equidistant from both BJP and the Congress.

Budget Session to Commence from Jan 31st

The budget session of parliament will commence from January 31st. The interim budget will be tabled in the house on February 1, and both the houses will remain in session till February 13.

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Jet Airways chairman Naresh Goyal is ready to invest up to Rs 700 crore in Jet Airways on the condition that his stake does not fall below 25%. Goyal’s offer comes against the backdrop of strategic partner Etihad reportedly putting forward strict conditions, including that Goyal should give up control, for infusing funds into the crisis-hit carrier.

Bihar CM Nitish Kumar Ready to Reconcile with RJD

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Tuesday night claimed that he has “lots of love” for Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) leader Tejashwi Yadav despite the “harsh words” the latter often uses.

PM Modi Lashes Out At Kerala Government for Sabarimala Mismanagement

In Kollam today for the launch of two projects, PM Modi said: “The CPM government’s conduct on Sabarimala will go down in history as the most shameful action of any government in power… We know CPM government never respected spirituality, religion… but no one thought it would turn so shameful”.

Spat Over Rafale Is On High Gear

In its response to Pune-based activist Vihar Durve who had sought the report from CAG, the country’s auditor said, “The audit is under progress and the report is yet to be finalised. The information cannot be given under Section 8(1)(C) of the RTI Act as the disclosure would cause breach of Parliament”.

Philip Kotler Backlashed in Favor of PM Modi on Twitter

Coming out in defense of Prime Minister Narendra Modi over receiving “the first ever Philip Kotler Presidential Award”, the marketing guru put out a clarification on Twitter on Tuesday and also applauded the prime minister’s “selfless service towards India”.

Indian 2 Fist Look Poster is Out

The first look poster of Indian 2 is out and it has come as a relief to Kamal Haasan fans since the future of the project looked uncertain due to several rumours.

Galaxy S10 Pieces Leaked; China Compulsory Certification Detected

The first part of the story is that only two variants were certified in China but there have been reports of three and even four total variants of the S10 with at least one 5G-enabled one and possibly a third size (6.1”) in addition to the supposed 5.8” and 6.44” versions.

Honor 10 Lite Launched in India Today

Honor 10 Lite was launched in India today at an event in New Delhi. The Honor 10 Lite price in India has been set at Rs. 13,999 for the 4GB RAM variant, while its 6GB RAM comes at Rs. 17,999. Both models come in Midnight Black, Sapphire Blue, and Sky Blue colour options. Particularly, the Sky Blue colour option comes with a gradient finish. The Honor 10 Lite will be available for purchase through Flipkart and HiHonor India store. The sale will begin starting 12 am (Midnight) IST on January 20.