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Jaitley rules out privatisation of state-run banks

NEW DELHI: Following the Rs 11,300 crore Punjab National Bank fraud by accused diamond trader Nirav Modi, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Saturday ruled out privatisation of public sector banks (PSBs), saying the move may not find political consensus.

Mumbai rooftop pub fire kills 14

MUMBAI: At least 14 people were killed, 21 others hurt when a major fire broke out in a pub in the Kamla Mills Compound here early on Friday, an official said.

'Not standing while National Anthem being played cannot define nationalism'

NEW DELHI: Standing or not standing while the National Anthem is being played in a movie theatre cannot define nationalism of a person, political leaders across the spectrum said on Sunday.

Delhi council of ministers obliged to inform LG of every decision: SC

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court on Tuesday said that prima facie it appears that it was obligatory for the Delhi government to intimate the Lt Governor of all decision taken by the Council of Ministers as it observed that the difference between the Lt.

PM makes brief halt at Adampur airport in Punjab, District admin welcomes

ADAMPUR(Jalandhar): The district civil and Police administration today extended the heartiest welcome to the Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who stopped at Adampur airport on way to Himachal Pradesh.

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