Maharashtra doctors withdraw mass leave agitation

Maharashtra doctors withdraw mass leave agitation

In a late night development, the Maharashtra Association of Resident Doctors (MARD) on Thursday urged all resident medicos to call off their four-day-long mass CL agitation immediately. The MARD said the Bombay High Court had taken a very sympathetic view of the doctors concerns about physical security and related issues, which it would monitor every […]

Markets open on a negative note

Markets open on a negative note

The 30-scrip Sensitive Index (Sensex) on Wednesday opened on a negative note during the morning session of the trade. The Sensex of the BSE after opening at 29,341.41 points, touched a high of 29,341.41 and a low of 29,263.74 points. On Tuesday the Sensex closed at 29,485.45 points. The Sensex is trading at 29,307.33 points […]

Night temperatures rise above freezing point in J&K

Night temperatures rise above freezing point in J&K

Except for Kargil, night temperatures did not drop below the freezing point anywhere in Jammu and Kashmir on Tuesday as light rain and snow was forecast. The rain in the plains and snow in the higher reaches was expected till Wednesday, an official of the MET department told IANS. “The night’s lowest temperature did not […]

3,000 Maharashtra resident doctors remain on mass leave

3,000 Maharashtra resident doctors remain on mass leave

For the second consecutive day on Tuesday medical services in 17 government hospitals in Maharashtra, including four in Mumbai, were hit when over 3,000 resident doctors continued their mass Casual Leave protest against growing incidents of attacks by patients’ relatives. In the absence of any concrete measures by the government pertaining to their security, the […]

Key Indian equity indices trade higher in early session

Key Indian equity indices trade higher in early session

Key Indian equity market indices opened in the green on Friday after the Council approved the Goods and Services Tax (GST) draft bills. The 30-scrip Sensitive Index (Sensex) was trading 110.15 points or 0.37 per cent higher during the early session. The wider 51-scrip Nifty of the National Stock Exchange (NSE) was also trading 36.95 […]

Strong rupee, positive global cues cheer Indian equities

Strong rupee, positive global cues cheer Indian equities

Positive global cues, a strong rupee and healthy buying in metals, capital goods and consumer durables stocks, brought a cheer to the Indian equity markets on Thursday. The key indices provisionally closed with gains of more half a per cent each, well absorbing the 25 basis points (bps) rate hike by the US Federal Reserve […]

Rane rebels, quits Congress, assembly

Rane rebels, quits Congress, assembly

Congress leader Vishwajit Rane on Thursday resigned from the Congress and the assembly, shortly after he went missing during a trust vote in the house which the BJP coalition won. Rane told reporters that he had submitted his resignation to the Speaker’s office and it had been accepted. “I have been told by my party […]

HC dismisses plea against ban on Zakir Naik’s IRF

HC dismisses plea against ban on Zakir Naik’s IRF

The Delhi High Court on Thursday dismissed a plea filed by NRI televangelist Zakir Naik against a ban on his NGO Islamic Research Foundation (IRF), saying the home ministry has “sufficient material for immediate ban”. Justice Sanjeev Sachdeva dismissing Naik’s plea, said: “Immediate action appears to have been taken in interest of sovereignty, integrity and […]

Amarinder sworn-in as Punjab CM, 9 ministers inducted

Amarinder sworn-in as Punjab CM, 9 ministers inducted

Amarinder Singh was sworn-in as the Chief Minister of Punjab on Thursday. He was administered oath of office and secrecy by Punjab Governor V.P. Singh Badnore at an impressive ceremony at the Punjab Raj Bhawan here. Amarinder, a former Army captain, took the oath in English. This is the second time that Amarinder, 75, has […]

Parrikar wins trust vote in Goa 22-16

Parrikar wins trust vote in Goa 22-16

Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar on Thursday won the trust vote in the Goa assembly, with 22 MLAs supporting his government. The Congress got the support of 16 legislators. Parrikar, whose BJP heads a coalition government with a slim majority, was sworn in as Chief Minister of the coastal state for the fourth time on Tuesday. […]

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