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WION Web Team New Delhi, Delhi, India May 04, 2018, 07.06 PM(IST)

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Karnataka polls: Supreme Court rejects Janardhan Reddy's plea to campaign in Bellary for brother

The Supreme Court on Friday dismissed a plea filed by Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Gali Janardhan Reddy, for allowing him to go to Bellary to campaign for his brother, G Somashekar Reddy, contesting for the upcoming assembly elections in Karnataka.

BJP's manifesto is poorly crafted fantasy: Rahul Gandhi

Hitting out at the BJP`s Karnataka manifesto, Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Friday said that it had nothing unique to offer voters.

Flipkart yet to finalise stake sale deal with Walmart: Sources

Flipkart's board is yet to finalise a deal to sell a stake to Walmart Inc, two sources with direct knowledge of the matter said on Friday, with one of them saying a deal could just be days away.

China, US reach some deals in trade row but Beijing says differences still relatively big

Top officials from China and the United States reached a consensus on some aspects of the countries' trade row, but disagreements over other issues remain "relatively big", China said on Friday. 

GST Council defers decision on sugar cess, refers digital payments incentive issue to GoM

The all-powerful GST Council today deferred a decision on levying a cess on sugar and referred the issue of incentivising digital payments to a group of state finance ministers.