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Frustrated BJP distorting history to hide black past: Chavan

Feb 13 2018

Chavan accused BJP of attempting to wipe out the country's tallest leaders from history to hide its own "black past".

Expeditious hearing of cases involving politicians start with SC

Jan 11 2018

The Supreme Court said the expeditious hearing of cases involving lawmakers and politicians should start with the top court itself.

Fadnavis should resign over Bhima-Koregaon incident: Chavan

Jan 06 2018

Chavan said that all leaders of the Congress in the state were unanimous that the violence was a failure of the state machinery.

Bombay HC strikes down governor's sanction to prosecute Chavan

Dec 22 2017

The Bombay High Court struck down the sanction accorded by Maharashtra Governor C.V. Rao to prosecute former Chief Minister Ashok Chavan in the Adarsh Society scam.

Maharashtra minister apologises for 'sexist' remark

Nov 06 2017

Under fire for his 'sexist' remark that liquor brands be named after women, Girish Mahajan apologised, saying he had no intentions to hurt women's sentiments.

Mumbai stampede: Opposition demands judicial probe

Sep 29 2017

Opposition parties demanded a judicial enquiry into stampede at Ephinstone Road railway foot overbridge in which 22 commuters were crushed to death.

Congress, NCP 'concerned' over threats to media personnel

Sep 28 2017

Senior Congress and NCP leaders expressed deep concern over threats issued to senior journalists on the social media by netizens who disapprove of their views.

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4 companies put in bids for 9 operational national highways under ‘toll-operate-transfer’ model

Brookfield Asset mgmt, Macquarie, IRB Infra and Roadis- NIIF are cos in fray

NHAI hopes to generate more than Rs 6000 cr Under TOT model

auction will involve five highways running across Andhra Pradesh and four in Gujarat
total length of these highways is just under 700 km

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Ministry of Commerce recommended Central Govt Anti dumping duty on Dimethylacetamide

Recommend duty for 5 Yrs on DMAC originating from China and Turkey


Co bags Rajasthan Project

Received a LOI to construct, own, operate and maintain Fatehgarh-Bhadla transmission project in Rajasthan

Received LOI from PFC Consulting Ltd, an arm of Power Finance Corporation

With this project, ATL will strengthen its existing presence in Rajasthan with 2 operational transmission projects and 4 under construction assets

On completion of this acquisition cumulative transmission network will reach 12000 ckt kms, out of which ~9000 ckt kms under operation

Transformation capacity of ATL will also increase to 19,300 MVA from 35 substations


To be out of F&O if it does not declare quarterly results by March 1

All existing F&O contracts will expire on March 28

No fresh contracts will be available if the firm fails to submit results for quarters ended September and December 2017 by March 1

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