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Paytm Shares Crash 26% On Debut After India's Biggest-Ever IPO

November 18, 2021
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Paytm's shares plunged as much as 26 per cent in a weak stock market debut on Thursday, a week after the country's biggest-ever initial public offering. The stock opened for trading at ₹ 1,950 on the NSE, marking a decline of 9.3 per cent or ₹ 200 from its issue price of ₹ 2,150. Paytm shares extended losses afte | Read more|

Shells, Live Cartridge Recovered From Salman Khurshid's Vandalised House

November 18, 2021
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Some of the suspects who attacked senior Congress leader Salman Khurshid's house in this district of Uttarakhand were identified on Wednesday, following which raids were intensified to apprehend them, a senior police officer said. Eight shells and a live cartridge of 32 bore gun, which is used primarily to scare away a | Read more|

Terrorists enjoy free pass in Pakistan: India slams Pakistan at UNSC

November 17, 2021
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India will continue to take firm and decisive action against cross-border terrorism emanating from Pakistan, New Delhi’s representation said here on Tuesday, asserting that the onus is on Islamabad to create a conducive atmosphere for any meaningful dialogue which can be held only in an atmosphere free of terror, hos | Read more|

Our conduct in House should be according to Indian values: PM Modi

November 17, 2021
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Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Wednesday that importance and priority to duty should be the new mantra for legislators, lawmakers and the public servants for the next 25 years. Emphasising on the quality and decency of debates in the houses, Modi further said the spirit of the debates should be “Indianness”. | Read more|

IndiGo May Charge Fliers For Check-In Baggage As Market Heats Up

November 17, 2021
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IndiGo, one of Asia's biggest budget carriers, is mulling charging passengers for checked-in luggage as the airline prepares for a potentially fierce price war in India's cutthroat air travel market, which is showing signs of recovery following the worst of Covid. | Read more|

Judge Hearing Money Laundering Case Against Anil Deshmukh Transferred

November 17, 2021
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Special judge HS Satbhai, who was hearing the applications of the Enforcement Directorate (ED) for remand of former Maharashtra home minister Anil Deshmukh in a money laundering case and other cases pertaining to MPs and MLAs, has been transferred to Yavatmal district by the Bombay High Court with immediate effect. | Read more|

Maharashtra Minister's "WhatsApp Chat" Disclosure In Drugs-On-Cruise Case

November 16, 2021
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Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) leader Nawab Malik on Tuesday shared a screenshot of a purported Whatsapp chat between the witness in drugs on cruise case KP Gosavi and an informer that contains the name of Kashiff Khan, on his official Twitter handle and questioned the connection between Khan and Narcotics Control Bu | Read more|

What US Said On Waiver For India As Russia Starts S-400 Delivery

November 15, 2021
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The United States has not made a determination on a potential waiver of sanctions against India for its purchase of the S-400 missile defence system from Russia, a state department spokesperson said, noting that the Countering America's Adversaries Through Sanctions Act (CAATSA) does not have a blanket or country-speci | Read more|

Two Women Journalists Detained In Assam For Inflammatory Posts Arrested

November 15, 2021
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Two women journalists, who had written about the recent communal incidents in Tripura and were detained by Assam police, were on Monday arrested by Tripura police, their employer said. Samriddhi Sakunia and Swarna Jha, journalists with HW News Network, were named in an FIR at Fatikroy Police Station in Tripura on Sunda | Read more|

"Eat Jail Food First": Court On Maharashtra Ex-Home Minister's Request

November 15, 2021
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Former Maharashtra minister Anil Deshmukh -- arrested in a corruption case earlier this month -- was sent to judicial custody for 14 days today. The special court, however, turned down his request for home-cooked meals. "You eat jail food first. If not, then I will consider," the judge said. | Read more|

Congress Fumes As Senior Ministers, Veep, Speaker Skip Nehru Anniversary

November 14, 2021
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The Congress was hugely upset today, with its leaders pointing out that no senior minister was present at the traditional function in parliament to mark the birth anniversary of Jawaharlal Nehru. Even Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla and Rajya Sabha chairman Venkaiah Naidu had skipped the function, the party said. | Read more|

Women Journalists Accuse Tripura Cops Of "Intimidation", Named In FIR

November 14, 2021
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Two women journalists in Tripura have been named in an FIR (first information report) after a complaint by a supporter of the right-wing group Vishva Hindu Parishad. The journalists - Sammriddhi Sakunia and Swarna Jha - alleged that the cops came to their hotel early this morning and "intimidated" them; they said they | Read more|