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Amit Shah summons Kirti Azad

BJP President Amit Shah advised Azad to exercise restraint, noting that opposition parties have used these charges to attack BJP. Shah’s summoning of Azad came a day after BJP general secretary Ram Lal called him over the same issue.

DCW to appeal against release of “juvenile” rapist

The “juvenile” convict in the December 16, 2012 Delhi gang rape case, is slated to be released on December 20 (Sunday). I am extremely sad that Nirbhaya’s convict will walk free on 20th. It is dark day in history of the country”, Swati Maliwal tweeted.


All party meet: No consensus on GST

Congress has agreed to passage of some bills, he said that some of the bills on which his party has committed support like the SC/ST bill will be passed alongwith Appropriation Bill. “There is no decision on GST,”

Google may hold ‘bhoomi pujan’ of new campus in Q1 next year

Google will set up a new campus in Hyderabad and invest both in engineering and business development in India as well as work to increase Internet access and develop products that are lighter and faster.

Sensex ends 285 pts down, Nifty below 7800

The Sensex closed down 284.56 points or one percent trading at 25519.22. Nifty on the other hand crashed by 82.40 points or one percent at 7761.95.

‘Dilwale’ takes edge over ‘Bajirao’ with ‘excellent’ opening

‘Dilwale’ has opened to an occupancy of 70 per cent while ‘Bajirao Mastani’ opened at 30 per cent. The opening day collection for ‘Dilwale’ will be somewhere around Rs 21-22 crore. ‘Bajirao’ might settle for a Rs 10-12 crore opening day figure


Daily Round-up: News Headlines @ 4 pm

Nirbhaya case: Delhi HC refuses to stop release of juvenile

Delhi High Court refused to stay the release of December 16 gang rape case, juvenile convict, and said that the he could be released on or before December 20.

10% posts vacant in consumer disputes redressal forum
About 10 percent of sanctioned posts of President and members are vacant at the National Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission and State Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission.

1993 Mumbai blasts convict dies in Nashik

Sharif Gafur Parkar, convicted and sentenced to life imprisonment in the 1993 Mumbai serial blasts, died following illness, at the Nashik Civil Hospital.

Govt lowers growth projection to 7-7.5 % for 2015-16

“Given the challenges…, we estimate that real GDP for the year as a whole will lie in the 7-7.5 per cent range,” it said, adding that retail inflation is likely to be within RBI’s target of about 6 per cent.

Jharkhand CM asks MLAs to launch campaign against liquor

Jharkhand CM Raghubar Das made the appeal in the state Assembly while replying to ruling BJP MLA’s query whether the govt has any plans to impose a total ban on liquor.

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Daily Round-up: News Headlines @ 1 pm

FIFA court to hear Michael Platini case despite boycott

The Michael Platini hearing follows an appearance at the same FIFA court by world football’s suspended president Sepp Blatter, who spent more than eight hours at FIFA’s Zurich headquarters being questioned in a corruption case that may end his career.

Sacked Jose Mourinho still in search of legacy

“Jose Mourinho burns out his players after a year and a half, at most two years,” said the former AC Milan and England coach Fabio Capello earlier this season. “I had already heard it when he was in Madrid and now we have confirmation in London.”

“Hope HC’s decision favours society”: Nirbhaya’s Mother

“If someone like him gets released, it clearly shows the helplessness of the government and the law of our country. We hope that the high court takes the decision in favour of the society because even the High Court knows the suffering of my daughter,” said Nirbahaya’s mother.

CBI being asked to target opposition: Arvind Kejriwal

A CBI officer told me yesterday that CBI has been asked to target all opposition parties and finish those who don’t fall in line,” said Arvind Kejriwal.

Venkaiah Naidu says no use giving importance to useless DDCA-linked accusations

“Arun Jaitley is one of the most honest sincere, intelligent minister. There is no issue of any discussion here in parliament because the issue is not connected with the parliament.