YSR Congress Party in Telangana assembly merges with TRS

Hyderabad, May 6 : Telangana Assembly Speaker Madhusudana Chary on Friday merged all three legislators of opposition YSR Congress Party with ruling the Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS). In a bulletin to this effect, the speaker said that all the members of YSR Congress legislature party had submitted a letter, stating that they have merged with […]

India’s digital ad spend just a tad under $1 bn: Morgan Stanley

New Delhi, May 6 : Digital advertising in India surprised expectations and grew at a fast clip of 33 percent annually between 2010 and 2015, with the total spend just shy of $1 billion, Morgan Stanley has said in a report. “As a result, digital advertising as a percentage of total advertising grew from 4 […]

Finance ministry nod for setting up government e-marketplace

New Delhi, May 6 : The finance ministry on Friday approved the creation of government e-marketplace (GeM) for commonly used goods and services. “The GeM would be dynamic, self-sustaining and user friendly. The procuring authorities will ensure that the price of the selected offer is reasonable,” the finance ministry said in a statement, adding it […]

With defection, BJP snatches power in Gandhinagar civic body

Gandhinagar, May 6 : With one Congress municipal councillor crossing over to it, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) came to power in the Gandhinagar Municipal Corporation (GMC) on Friday days after the results to the elections to the 32-member civic body threw up a tie with the Congress and the BJP winning 16 seats each. […]

Congress march in Delhi was to save dynasty: BJP

New Delhi, May 6 : The BJP said the ‘loktantra bachao’ march of the the Congress in the state capital on Friday was meant to save the (Gandhi) ‘dynasty’ and divert public attention from the AgustaWestland chopper deal. The ruling party also protested in front of Mahatma Gandhi’s statue within Parliament House premises to counter […]