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Karnataka Budget 2018-2019

July 05, 2018

BENGALURU: Karnataka Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy today announced a loan waiver scheme for farmers -- a key promise ahead of assembly elections amid farmer suicides and countrywide protests. The waiver, which would cost the state Rs. 34,000 crore, would apply to crop loans of up to Rs. 2 lakh. Besides, arrears will be waived for defaulters so they...


Kerala CM to visit US

July 04, 2018

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan will leave on Thursday on his first visit to the US after assuming office in May 2016. The Chief Minister's office on Wednesday said the Marxist leader would attend several functions there and return on July 18. ...


SP wins Noorpur Assembly seat in UP

May 31, 2018

Lucknow: Samajwadi Party's Naeem-ul-Hasan won the Noorpur Assembly seat in Uttar Pradesh on Thursday with a margin of 6,211 votes, a poll official said. The bypoll necessitated by BJP's sitting MLA Lokendra Pratap Singh's death in a road accident in February, was held on Monday, and saw a 61 per cent voter turnout. ...