Gujarat Dalit assault: Opposition parties raise issue in Parliament

NEW DELHI: Opposition parties in Parliament raised the assault on Dalit youth in Gujarat’s Una and the tension that has gripped parts of the state over the past two days. The move comes after Dalit organisations in Gujarat called for the protests to spread beyond the Saurashtra region. The Congress gave notice over the issue […]

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BJP Bihar defeat unlikely to have economic implications, says Fitch Ratings

Fitch Ratings today said BJP’s defeat in the Bihar assembly elections is unlikely to have any major implications on the economic front, but could complicate politics for the government. The rating agency said the defeat does not change its view on the medium-term economic outlook for India. “The loss may complicate politics for the central […]

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Sensex slips below 26,000-mark, down over 400 points on BJP’s massive defeat in Bihar polls

MUMBAI: Stunned by the margin of the BJP-led NDA’s crushing defeat in the Bihar assembly elections, the Sensex opened over 2% or 600 points lower, to drop to below the psychologically important 26,000-mark in early trades on Monday. All of the 30 Sensex constituents are in the red. If the index closes lower on Monday, […]

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