Senior Congress leader P Chidambaram on Saturday hit out at the Delhi government for its sanction to prosecute former JNUSU president Kanhaiya Kumar and nine others in connection with a sedition case, saying the Kejriwal dispensation is "no less ill-informed than the Centre" in its understanding of the sedition law. … [Read more...] about Delhi govt no less ill-informed than Centre in understanding sedition law: Chidambaram
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Amazon also had a good quarter. After failing to meet analysts' earnings expectation for two quarters, the company posted a robust 21 percent YoY increase in net sales beating Wall Street estimates. Moreover, its global Prime membership jumped from 100 million to 150 million in just 19 months making it an overwhelming success. … [Read more...] about As coronavirus halts US stocks’ rally, can FAANG offer safe place to investors?
But is a global growth slowdown really imminent? The JP Morgan Global Composite Purchasing Managers Index, a gauge of global activity in both manufacturing and services, came in at a 27-month low for December. The PMI data show the slowdown is mainly in the Eurozone, which registered the slowest growth in over four years. Rather surprisingly, the overall China Composite PMI edged up in December. … [Read more...] about Opinion | Central banks’ ride to rescue the markets once again
I stay in North Bengal, far away from Kolkata and I must thank you for the golden opportunity provided to visit our state capital completely free of charge. The travel arrangements were excellent and I managed to visit Eden Gardens and Salt Lake stadium, both of which are very important to me as a cricket and football fan. They also took us to the zoo, but Victoria Memorial was a big bore. I really liked your gesture of providing puffed rice stalls along the way to the rally. … [Read more...] about Loose Cannon: A worm’s eye-view of Mamata’s Mahagathbandhan rally
Prithvi Shaw, Cheteshwar Pujara and Hanuma Vihari all got in and scored half-centuries with their own unique batting styles. However, one thing common with the three batsman was a moment of recklessness which ultimately led to their dismissals. India ultimately finished Day 1 of the second Test with just 242 despite looking promising at one stage with the score reading 194/4 at Christchurch on February 29. … [Read more...] about India vs New Zealand 2nd Test, Day 1: Poor shot selection haunts IND as NZ seize control