PBs twisty take on the top five headlines of the day.
1. ‘Smriti Irani Should Go,’ Says Kanhaiya Kumar Ahead Of Protest March
Seems like another story of Rohit Vemula is about to happen in JNU. After someone is expelled, then some reports will emerge after few months which says JNU was under pressure from HRD (Smriti), ABVP (illegal child of BJP) etc.
2. Rush in IPO mart: 4 companies in queue to hit D-St ahead of Holi
On March 21, Infibeam Incorporation will hit the market to mop up Rs 450 crore through an initial share sale. The issue will close on March 23. Along with this,
SEBI allowed foreign portfolio investors to invest in newly launched products- REITs, InvITs and AIFs, and also permitted them to acquire corporate bonds under default.
HCG has net losses, how can SEBI allow such companies to come up with the offering?
3. Being Blunt – Modi with the UP MPs
We were waiting this type of Prime Minister from long time. The need to win in UP this year is one of BJP’s top priorities, and the government doesn’t want to leave any stone unturned this time.
4. Congress and Left finalise West Bengal seat-sharing deal
The Congress and Left Front have finally completed the seat adjustment process for the West Bengal Assembly elections on Sunday. Chowdhury said that as per the understanding, the Left Front would contest 189 seats, and the Congress would be in the fray in 90 constituencies.
As long as the communal forces don’t win, all is well and good.
5. Maharashtra Sadan scam: Arrested NCP leader Chhagan Bhujbal sent to two days ED custody
Bhujbal faces allegations of receiving kickbacks for the construction of the new Maharashtra Sadan in Delhi. He is charged with illegally giving over Rs 100 crore contract for the sadan, for which he received kickbacks.