First, the big picture. The victory fashioned by Modi in India‘s politically most important state will inevitably be seen as a thumbs up for demonetisation; the failure of the Aam Aadmi Party in expanding beyond Delhi will also reassure those who want no threat, however small, to a dominant single party at the Centre.
Services of Delhi Metro across its lines will be unavailable till 2.30 PM on Holi on Monday.
The Reserve Bank of India on Thursday clarified that banks can accept colour-stained notes amid messages circulating on WhatsApp that public sector banks have been asked not to accept coloured Rs 2,000 and Rs 500 notes.
"The four day sale launched on Wednesday will be open till midnight, 25th February, 2017 whereas the travel period covered is from 9th March 2017 to 13th April 2017," the low cost carrier said in a statement.
For many in India, the festival of Holi is a time for fun. Everything becomes a little more colourful, and in most places, water flows liberally. However in Maharashtra's Latur district, which celebrates "Rang Panchami" a few days after Holi, there will likely be no colour this year, because there is barely enough water to get by as it is.
Local manufacturers of Holi colours and sprinklers are facing huge losses ahead of the festival as Chinese-made alternatives are selling like hot cakes, an Assocham survey has revealed.
Irked over the Chief Justice of India over holding a judges conference on Good Friday, Supreme Court Judge Kurian Joseph has written to Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
Meral mine, earlier alloted to Abhijeet Infrastructure Pvt Ltd, is in Palamau district of Jharkhand and has extractable reserves of 12.67 million tonnes. However, auction of Mandakini mine in Odisha for power sector is still underway.
The budget airline has once again started a new discount scheme of airfares. Celebrating Holi,â€˜Colour the skies‘ offers airfares starting Rs 1699 all-in for domestic Rs 3799 all-in for international flights. A total of 100000 seats are on offer for this sale. Booking period is February 24 to 26 while travelling dates are March 1 to April 20.
The apex court said that it would consider his bail plea only if the group comes out with new proposal for refunding the money and turned down its offer of paying Rs 2,500 crore now and rest in instalments, which was rejected earlier too.
While SpiceJet confirmed the offer, wherein it is selling tickets as low as Rs 1,999, the same from IndiGo could not be verified. But travel portals confirmed up to 30 percent discount from IndiGo's flash sale for the next five days.
Top-rung Indian corporates are lining at the gates of Tihar Prison to make their Holi colourful.