Daily Archives: May 15, 2019

SC says arrest of activist over morphed images prima facie arbitrary

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The Supreme Court Wednesday termed as “prima facie arbitrary” the arrest of BJP’s youth wing leader for allegedly posting morphed image of Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on social media and pulled up the West Bengal government for the delay in releasing her. A vacation bench comprising justices Indira Banerjee and Sanjiv Khanna was informed by the counsel of activist Priyanka ...

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Monsoon likely to arrive 5 days late on June 6


The monsoon is likely to be delayed this year as its arrival expected on June 6, five days after its normal onset date, the India Meteorological Department said on Wednesday. “This year, the statistical model forecast suggests that the monsoon onset over Kerala is likely to be slightly delayed,” the IMD said. “The southwest monsoon onset is likely to set ...

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Sensex tumbles 204 pts; Nifty ends below 11,200


The BSE Sensex ended 203.65 points lower after a volatile session Wednesday as investors took money off the table amid mixed global cues. After gyrating over 500 points, the 30-share BSE benchmark closed 203.65 points, or 0.55 per cent, lower at 37,114.88. The index hit an intra-day low of 37,047.87 and a high of 37,559.67. Similarly, the broader NSE Nifty ...

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