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Following are the top stories at 12.40 pm

STORIES IN THE TUNNEL


DEL33 NEWSALERT-CHIDAMBARAM

As I breathed air of freedom last night, my first prayers for people of Kashmir who have been denied basic freedom: Chidambaram.

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SC order will clear layers of dust that have settled on our understanding of criminal law: P Chidambaram.

STORIES ON THE WIRE

DEL32 BIZ-RBI-GROWTH

RBI sharply lowers growth projection to 5 pc for current fiscal

Mumbai: The Reserve Bank on Thursday sharply lowered the growth forecast for the current financial year to 5 per cent from the earlier estimate of 6.1 per cent on account weak domestic and external demand.

DEL9 UP-LD RAPE VICTIM

Rape victim set ablaze by 5 men in UP

Lucknow: A rape victim from Unnao in Uttar Pradesh was allegedly set ablaze early on Thursday morning by five men, including one who was accused in the crime, police said.

DEL30 UP-UNNAO-ARREST

Five arrested for setting on fire UP rape survivor

Lucknow: Five men have been arrested for allegedly setting on fire a woman, who was raped a year ago in Uttar Pradesh's Unnao district, police said on Thursday.

DEL15 CHIDAMBARAM-PARL

Govt cannot suppress my voice in Parliament: Chidambaram

New Delhi: Former Finance Minister P Chidambaram, who arrived in Parliament on Thursday after spending 106 days in Tihar jail, said the government will not be able to suppress his voice in the House.

CAL5 WB-ASSEMBLY-GOVERNOR

Governor enters Assembly through gate meant for media persons & officials

Kolkata: West Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar on Thursday had to wait in front of locked Gate no 3 of the state Assembly, designated for the governor.

MDS4 KL-RAHUL-MODI

Country in trouble as Modi, Shah live in 'imaginary' world: Rahul

Kozhikode (Ker): Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Thursday launched a scathing attack on the Narendra Modi-led government over its economic policies, saying the country was in "trouble" as the Prime Minister and Home Minister Amit Shah were "living in their own imagination" and have no contacts with the outside world.

MDS2 KA-BYPOLLS-TURNOUT

Karnataka by-polls: 6.06 per cent voter turn out in first 2 hours

Bengaluru: An estimated 6.06 per cent of voting took place during the first two hours since polling began in 15 assembly constituencies going bypolls in Karnataka on Thursday.

BOM6 MH-COURT-NIRAV

PNB fraud: Nirav Modi declared fugitive economic offender

Mumbai: A special court here on Thursday declared diamantaire Nirav Modi, the key accused in the USD 2 billion Punjab National Bank (PNB) fraud case, a fugitive economic offender, on a plea of the Enforcement Directorate.

DEL29 DEF-LD COAST GUARD

Coast Guard gets more teeth, can now legally search & seize vessels in EEZ

New Delhi: The Indian Coast Guard has been given powers under the Coast Guard Act to board, search any vessel and arrest people for offences within the maritime zone of the country, Defence Secretary Ajay Kumar said on Thursday.

LGD12 SC-LD JUDGE

'Contempt threat' to lawyer: Justice Arun Mishra apologises

New Delhi: Supreme Court advocates requested Justice Arun Mishra on Thursday to be patient in dealing with lawyers after the judge warned a lawyer of contempt while arguing a land acquisition matter two days ago.

FOREIGN

FGN2 US-JAYAPAL

Not standing up to a president who abuses power will set wrong precedent: Jayapal

Washington: Not standing up to a president who abuses power would set a wrong precedent, and that is not good for the future of the country, Indian-American Congresswoman Pramila Jayapal has said while strongly supporting the impeachment moves against President Donald Trump. By Lalit K Jha

FGN4 US-5G

US urges countries to ensure only trusted vendors participate in future 5G networks

Washington: The United States has urged all countries to ensure that only trusted vendors participate in any part of their future 5G networks.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Thu, December 05 2019. 12:45 IST
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