ATP Finals: Following loss to Alexander Zverev, Novak Djokovic targets Australian Open title after ‘phenomenal season’

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London: Novak Djokovic set his sights on the Australian Open on Sunday after a painful defeat in the ATP Finals at the hands of Alexander Zverev took some of the gloss off an incredible season. The Serbian World No 1 looked unbeatable heading into Sunday's final, winning all four of his matches i...

CIC again asks PMO, RBI to disclose wilful defaulters' list, Rajan's letter

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New Delhi: Severely admonishing the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) and the Prime Minister's Office (PMO), the Central Information Commission (CIC) has again directed them to disclose the list of willful defaulters and Raghuram Rajan's letter on bad loans. In an exhaustive 66-page order, the panel pu...

Marathas to get reservation in jobs, education institutes: Maharashtra CM

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Read more about Marathas to get reservation in jobs, education institutes: Maharashtra CM on Business Standard. The Maratha community has been demanding quota for a long time and its agitation for the same in July and August this year had taken a violent turn

Court takes cognisance of defamation plea against Shashi Tharoor for remark on PM Modi

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Delhi's Patiala House Court on Friday took cognisance on criminal defamation complaint against Congress leader Shashi Tharoor over his 'scorpion' remark on Prime Minister Narendra Modi. According to news agency ANI, BJP leader Rajeev Babbar will be recording his statement in this regard on Decemb...

Congress fielded Manvendra Singh against me as it could not find any other candidate: Vasundhara Raje

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Jaipur: Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje Saturday said the Congress fielded former BJP leader Jaswant Singh's son Manvendra Singh from her Jhalrapatan constituency in the upcoming assembly polls as it could not find any other candidate. Her remark came a few hours after the Congress relea...

AP govt withdraws 'general' consent to CBI to exercise authority in state

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The Chandrababu Naidu government in Andhra Pradesh has withdrawn the "general consent" accorded to the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) to exercise its authority in the state. A 'confidential' government order to this effect, issued by Principal Secretary (Home) A R Anuradha on November 8, w...

Gehlot, Pilot to contest Rajasthan assembly polls

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Both Sachin Pilot and Ashok Gehlot will contest the December 7 Rajasthan election, it was revealed in a joint press conference by the two Congress leaders amid reports of a widening rift in the party. "Both, I and Sachin Pilot will fight the Rajasthan assembly elections," Ashok Gehlot, a former c...

CVC to submit probe report on CBI director to Supreme Court

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The Supreme Court is scheduled to hear today the petition of Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) director Alok Verma challenging the government’s move to divest him of powers last month amid a feud with his deputy Rakesh Asthana. The Chief Vigilance Commission (CVC) is investigating allegations...

The Latest: Sessions resigns as attorney general

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump and the midterm elections (all times local): Attorney General Jeff Sessions has resigned as the country's chief law enforcement officer. Sessions announced his plan to resign in a letter to the White House on Wednesday. President Donald Trump...