Global buyout major Blackstone on Monday announced the acquisition of a majority 51 per cent stake in the troubled Essel group arm Essel Propack for over USD 460 million or about Rs 3,200 crore.
The BSE Sensex on Monday crashed over 495 points and the NSE Nifty shed more than 158 points as macroeconomic worries resurfaced following reports that the US will end sanctions waiver on Iranian oil imports.
Job creation dropped by 1.73 per cent in February to 15.03 lakh compared to 15.30 lakh in the same month last year, according to the latest payroll data of the Employees State Insurance Corporation (ESIC).
Sri Lanka will enforce a state of emergency from midnight Monday in the wake of the deadly Easter blasts that killed 290 people and wounded more than 500 others, enhancing the counter terrorism powers of of the security forces
Wedding cards in Bundi will carry the date of birth of groom and bride and a statutory warning that child marriage is punishable ahead of the Akshaya Tritiya festival that sees many children being married off every year in Rajasthan.
BJP demanded an apology from Rahul Gandhi and said he is “liar of the first order” in public opinion after the Congress president expressed regret in the Supreme Court on Monday over his remarks in connection with the Rafale judgment.
Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Monday slammed Union Minister Smriti Irani, saying she is out to insult the people of Amethi and Rae Bareli
India has raised with China the issue of banning of Jaish-e-Mohammad chief Masood Azhar by the UN with Foreign Secretary Vijay Gokhale.
Telecom regulator Trai on Monday warned it will come down heavily on cable TV and DTH players who are found to be violating its new tariff order and regulatory regime.
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NICHOLA PAIS meets Manjari Chaturvedi, who is seeking to change the biased narrative of the tawaif through the Courtesan Project, part of the upcoming Tehzeeb-e-Tawaif symposium