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Moody’s cuts GDP growth forecast to 5.6%, but says it’ll recover in ’20

Moody’s cuts GDP growth forecast to 5.6%, but says it’ll recover in ’20

Friday, 15 November 2019 | PTI | New Delhi

Moody’s Investors Service on Thursday cut India’s economic growth forecast for current year to 5.6 per cent from 5.8 per cent estimated earlier, saying GDP slowdown is lasting longer than expected. “We have revised down our growth forecast for India. We now forecast slower real GDP growth of 5.6 per cent...

JNU rolls back fee hike partially, students dub move eyewash

Thursday, 14 November 2019 | Staff Reporter | New Delhi

nThe JNU administration’s move on Wednesday to pacify protesting students by rolling back the hostel fee hike partially for BPL students has not gone down well with some students who dubbed it as an “eyewash”, and decided to continue with the strike. The decision was taken at the varsity’s 283rd Executive...

NCP, Cong talk CMP as bids on for non-BJP Govt

Thursday, 14 November 2019 | TN RAGHUNATHA | Mumbai

Less than 24 hours after the imposition of President’s Rule, efforts to form a non-BJP Government began in Maharashtra on Wednesday, as the Congress and the NCP initiated the process of drawing up a Common Minimum Programme (CMP) for a three-party Government and the leaders of the Sonia Gandhi-led party...

Rafale, Sabarimala judgments today

Thursday, 14 November 2019 | PTI | New Delhi

The Supreme Court is scheduled to pronounce on Thursday its verdict on petitions seeking a review of its judgment giving a clean chit to the Modi Government in the Rafale fighter jet deal with French firm Dassault Aviation. Also, it is to give its verdict on a batch of petitions seeking...

CJI office within RTI ambit

Thursday, 14 November 2019 | PTI | New Delhi

But independence of judiciary must be protected, adds SC The office of the Chief Justice of India (CJI) is a public authority under the Right to Information (RTI) Act, the Supreme Court held on Wednesday but said “judicial independence has to be kept in mind” while disclosing information in “public interest”. In...

SC verdict blessing in disguise for BSY

SC verdict blessing in disguise for BSY

Thursday, 14 November 2019 | Deepak K Upreti | New Delhi

Top court upholds disqualification but allows rebel MLAs to fight bypolls The Supreme Court’s ruling on Wednesday disqualifying 17 Congress and JD(S) MLAs in Karnataka but allowing them to contest the December 5 bypolls has come as a breather for State Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa. If elected back to the Assembly,...

SC doubts efficacy as more odd-even mulled

SC doubts efficacy as more odd-even mulled

Thursday, 14 November 2019 | Staff Reporter | NEW DELHI

Pollution in Delhi nears emergency, schools shut in NCR also As air pollution in Delhi plunged to near the emergency level on Wednesday, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said his Government is mulling extension of the odd-even scheme with the Supreme Court-mandated anti-pollution authority EPCA ordering closure of Delhi-NCR schools till...

Farm fires, sinking mercury may plunge air to ‘emergency’ today

Farm fires, sinking mercury may plunge air to ‘emergency’ today

Wednesday, 13 November 2019 | Staff Reporter | NEW DELHI

Raging stubble fires in neighbouring States, fall in the temperature and wind speed pushed the national Capital’s air quality in the “severe” zone on Tuesday with the Government’s air quality monitor, SAFAR, forecasting that pollution levels in Delhi-NCR are expected to enter the “severe plus” or “emergency” category on Wednesday. Meteorologists...

State Editions

HC rejects Rai’s plea, reserves verdict on Tirkey

15 November 2019 | PNS | Ranchi

in brief

15 November 2019 | PNS | Ranchi

App to track crowd at polling booths

15 November 2019 | PNS | Ranchi

Fight over J’khand seats may end BJP-AJSU’s 19-year ties

15 November 2019 | Pranav Pratyush | Ranchi

BJP plans six rallies of PM Modi in State

15 November 2019 | PNS | Ranchi

Procure 32 L MT of rice from C’garh: Baghel to Centre

15 November 2019 | Staff Reporter | Raipur

Sunday Edition

Cleaning Delhi’s Air An Ethical and Economic Dilemma

10 November 2019 | Dr Manish Kumar Shrivastava | Agenda

Beyond Time and Space

10 November 2019 | Dr Asha Goswami | Agenda

Loving your own space

10 November 2019 | Sarita Mathur | Agenda

We need love to exist

10 November 2019 | Ajit Kumar Bishnoi | Agenda

Stay alert to keep mind in shape

10 November 2019 | Bharat Bhushan Padmadeo | Agenda

Ayodhya judgment: Reasons & resolution

10 November 2019 | PNS | Agenda