In dramatic developments in Bihar, Nitish Kumar has resigned as Chief Minister dumping the RJD and Congress to stitch a new alliance with BJP.
"I am thankful to Prime Minister Narendra Modi for reacting to the decision I took," tweeted Kumar.
"Has Nitish asked for the resignation of Tejaswi Yadav?" Prasad retorted in reply to a volley of questions by scribes.
Congress in Kerala demanded a judicial probe by a Supreme Court judge into what they claim is a Rs 1,000 cr medical scam allegedly involving BJP.
PM Narendra Modi expressed his displeasure over BJP members' absence from the both Houses of Parliament leading to trouble or embarrassment for the government.
Modi said Kovind's swearing-in as the next president is a "significant milestone" in the journey started by BJP's ideologue Shyama Prasad Mukherjee.
Ram Nath Kovind, a former BJP member and an RSS activist, sworn in as the 14th President of India.
AAP accused BJP and RSS of doing politics over education and said the ruling party is more focused on creating Hindu ideology than improving the education system.
The Congress attacked NDA's Vice Presidential candidate M. Venkaiah Naidu over issues of transparency and probity.
A top official of the TTAADC has claimed that at the behest of the central government the NITI Aayog has begun a "financial blockade" by not releasing funds regularly.
ION EXCHANGE: Q1FY18 REVIEW
Net Profit at Rs 7.3 Cr Vs Rs 8.1 Cr
Total Income at Rs 214 Cr Vs Rs 207 Cr
EBITDA at Rs 17.5 Cr Vs Rs 17.7 Cr
EBITDA Margin at 8.2% Vs 8.6%
EVEREST Q1 FY18 REVIEW
Net Sales up 0.4% at Rs 378 Cr Vs Rs 376.6 Cr
EBITDA up 29% at Rs 32.1 Cr Vs Rs 24.9 Cr
EBITDA Margin at 8.5% Vs 6.6%
Net Profit up 33% at Rs 22 Cr Vs Rs 17 Cr
SIYARAM SILK MILLS Q1 FY18 REVIEW
Net Sales up 13% at Rs 320.6 Cr Vs Rs 282.7 Cr
EBITDA up 11% at Rs 33.1Cr Vs Rs 29.9 Cr
EBITDA Margin at 10.3% Vs 10.6%
Net Profit up 26% at Rs 10.4 Cr Vs Rs 8.2 Cr
NESTLE Q1 FY18 REVIEW
Net Sales up 7% at Rs 2469 Cr Vs Rs 2301 Cr
EBITDA down 3% at Rs 466.6 Cr Vs Rs 482.6 Cr
EBITDA Margin at 18.8% Vs 20.8%
Net Profit up 10% at Rs 263.4 Cr Vs Rs 240.2 Cr
Other Income up 12% at Rs 412.3 Cr Vs Rs 367.5 Cr
MPHASIS: Q1FY18 REVIEW
Net Sales up 2% at Rs 1535 Cr Vs Rs 1505 Cr
EBITDA down 3.4% at Rs 276 Cr Vs Rs 286 Cr
EBITDA Margin down 100 bps at 17.4% Vs 18.4%
Net Profit up 1.6% at Rs 187 Cr Vs Rs. 184 Cr
RADICO KHAITAN: Q1FY18 REVIEW
Net Sales up 13.7% at Rs 1375 Cr Vs Rs 1209 Cr
EBITDA up 28% at Rs 67 Cr Vs Rs 52 Cr
EBITDA Margin up 60bps at 4.8% Vs 4.2%
Net Profit up 56% at Rs. 25 Cr Vs Rs. 16 Cr
HCL INFOSYSTEMS : Q1FY18 REVIEW
Net Sales down 16% at Rs 685 Cr Vs Rs 823 Cr
EBITDA Loss at Rs 11 Cr Vs Loss Of Rs 12 Cr
AGRO TECH FOODS : Q1FY18 REVIEW
Net Sales down 2.6% at Rs 187 Cr Vs Rs 192 Cr
EBITDA stable at Rs 14 Cr Vs Rs 14 Cr
EBITDA Margin up 20 bps at 7.4% Vs 7.2%
Net Profit up 12% at Rs. 6.5 Cr Vs Rs. 5.8 Cr
Net Sales down 3.7% at Rs 787.2 Cr Vs Rs 817.4 Cr
EBITDA down 73% at Rs 21.17 Cr Vs Rs 78.95 Cr
EBITDA Margin at 2.6% Vs 9.6%
PAT down 77% at Rs 10.3 Cr Vs Rs 45.6 Cr
ADLABS ENTERTAINMENT Q1 FY18 REVIEW
Net Sales up 0.7% at Rs 86.78 Cr Vs Rs 86.18 Cr
EBITDA up 6.5% at Rs 32.4 Cr Vs Rs 30.4 Cr
EBITDA Margin at 37.4% Vs 35.3%
Loss at Rs 22.51 Cr Vs loss of Rs 19.22 Cr
L&T FINANCE Q1 FY18 REVIEW
Net Sales up 16% at Rs 2365 Cr Vs Rs 2030 Cr
EBITDA up 8% at Rs 1591Cr Vs Rs 1473 Cr
EBITDA Margin at 67% Vs 72%
Net Profit up 49% at Rs 309 Cr Vs Rs 207 Cr
Van Dyck sells 3.9% Equity/Sh
Warhol sells 9.6% Equity/Sh
Ashish Kacholia brings 1.5% Equity/Sh
Bengal Finance & Investment brings 2.5% Equity/Sh
BNP Paribas Arbitrage brings 0.8% Equity/Sh
IDFC MF brings 0.6% Equity/Sh
Rajasthan Global Sec brings 1.1% Equity/Sh
Chrys Capital sells entire stake in KPIT Technologies
Chrys Capital sold entire 13.8% stake in company on account of fund closure
SHREE RENUKA SUGARS
Shree Renuka Sugars to consider fund raising
Microsoft collaborates with Sonata Software
Axis Bank to announce strategic initiatives
Snapdeal board clears the decks for sale of FreeCharge to Axis Bank
The proposed deal will value FreeCharge at Rs 385 Cr -Rs 390 Cr