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Twitter users call for focus on farmers in FinMin's pre-budget poll
New Delhi, Jan 9 (IANS) Twitterati have so far voted for an increased focus on the agriculture sector in a Finance Ministry's pre-budget poll, which is open for three more days, on its official twitter handle.

Monday, January 09, 2017 11:00:04 PM

Congress urges EC to remove Modi photos from hoardings, petrol vends
New Delhi, Jan 9 (IANS) The Congress on Monday approached the Election Commission to demand that photographs of Prime Minister Narendra Modi should be removed from hoardings at public places and petrol vends ahead of the assembly polls in five states.

Monday, January 09, 2017 10:58:04 PM

President flags concerns of women marrying into NRI families
Bangluru, Jan 9 (IANS) Highlighting the vulnerabilities of Indian women marrying into NRI families, President Pranab Mukherjee on Monday said that Indian community organisations abroad can most effectively address their concerns even as the government and its agencies deal with the issue.

Monday, January 09, 2017 10:46:03 PM

Flipkart rejigs top brass; Binny is group CEO
Bengaluru, Jan 9 (IANS) In a major rejig of top management, leading e-tailer Flipkart on Monday announced that co-founder Binny Bansal would be the group's Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and Kalyan Krishnamurthy its new Chief Executive.

Monday, January 09, 2017 10:40:05 PM

33 trains cancelled, 41 delayed due to fog
New Delhi, Jan 9 (IANS) At least 41 trains were running late and 33 were cancelled due to dense fog in parts of north India on Monday morning, a railway official said.

Monday, January 09, 2017 10:06:03 PM

Odisha should implementsocio-economic programmes: NHRC
Bhubaneswar, Jan 9 (IANS) The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) on Monday said the Odisha government should ensure effective implementation of key socio-economic programmes for the well-being of people.

Monday, January 09, 2017 10:00:05 PM

Rose Valley chit fund scam: Trinamool MP's CBI remand extended
Bhubaneswar, Jan 9 (IANS) A special CBI court here on Monday extended, by four days, the agency remand of arrested Trinamool Congress MP Sudip Bandyopadhyay for further interrogation into the Rose Valley chit fund scam.

Monday, January 09, 2017 10:00:04 PM

Bodos demand resumption of tripartite talks
Guwahati, Jan 9 (IANS) Several Bodo groups, including the All Bodo Students Union (ABSU), on Monday urged the government to start the tripartite political talks on Bodoland before the Parliament budget session, otherwise they would intensify the protest across north-east India.

Monday, January 09, 2017 9:50:04 PM

Trinamool launches nationwide protest to seek Modi's ouster (Roundup)
Kolkata/New Delhi, Jan 9 (IANS) Upping the ante against BJP-led central government over demonetisation and "vendetta politics", the Mamata Banerjee-led Trinamool Congress on Monday launched a three-day countrywide protest demanding removal of Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

Monday, January 09, 2017 9:44:05 PM

Delhi government says civic strike called off, unions say it's on (Roundup)
New Delhi, Jan 9 (IANS) Confusion prevailed over the East Delhi Municipal Corporation (EDMC) employees' strike on Monday with the Delhi government saying the strike has been called off while various sanitation workers' associations maintaining it was still on.

Monday, January 09, 2017 9:42:05 PM

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