Delhi polls: EC orders removal of Anurag Thakur, Parvesh Verma as BJP’s star campaigners

NEW DELHI, Jan 29 (Agencies): The Election Commission ordered the removal of BJP leaders Anurag Thakur and Parvesh Verma from the list of star campaigners for Delhi polls over their controversial remarks. An order issued by the poll body on Wednesday barred the two leaders who made objectionable comments while campaigning during election rallies. “The […]

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CBI awaiting sanction to prosecute allegedly corrupt MPs, bureaucrats for months: CVC data

NEW DELHI, Jan 29 (Agencies): The CBI is awaiting sanction for over four months to prosecute three sitting Lok Sabha MPs, bureaucrats and bank officials for alleged corruption, according to the latest CVC data. As many as 58 cases involving over 130 allegedly corrupt legislators and serving and retired government officials are awaiting sanction for […]

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‘What happened to those jobs, India’s image?’: Rahul Gandhi attacks PM Modi

NEW DELHI, Jan 28 (Agencies): Prime Minister Narendra Modi doesn’t speak about rising unemployment in the country and is responsible for the destroying India’s image abroad, Congress leader Rahul Gandhi said on Tuesday. Keeping his focus on the state of the country’s economy under the Bharatiya Janata Party-led government, Rahul Gandhi said the Prime Minister […]

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Govt’s decision to sell 100 pc stake in Air India a ‘bold reform’: CAPA

MUMBAI, Jan 28 (Agencies): Global aviation consultancy firm CAPA has termed the government’s decision to sell 100 per cent stake in Air India a “bold reform” and said it expects “significant” response from the prospective bidders. “The Centre for Asia Pacific Aviation (CAPA) expects significant response (to Air India’s stake sale) as the offer structured […]

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