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A few days later, three members of the Bishnoi gang delivered a letter threatening Bollywood actor Salman Khan and his father Salim Khan, police had said. The official said they are yet to establish the reason behind the threat message to Raut. The city police are already probing the Salman Khan threat case and this man will be questioned in connection with that too, the official added.
The government e marketplace (GeM) portals procurement in the fiscal year ended March 31, 2023, stood at Rs 2,00,401 crore, surpassing Rs 2 lakh crore for the first time since its inception in 2017. Even the number of orders in a year rose to an all-time high of 50,00,000. Out of the total procurement, the central government purchases increased by 106.7% to Rs 1,55,586 crore, while the states procurement rose by 35.7% to Rs 42,470 crore compared to the previous year.
The protests will be carried out irrespective of whether the police grant permission, Thakor said. Denying permission for peaceful protests has become a norm in the state, he said. The government fears mass mobilisation over its failure to address issues affecting different sections of society if permission is granted for protests, he said.
Actor Venkatesh Daggubati announces the release date for his upcoming Tollywood film Saindhav, marking his 75th film and featuring Bollywood actor Nawazuddin Siddiqui.
Chandrakant Pandit is taking over as the new coach of KKR, also Iyer's availability is uncertain, and KKR's fortunes will be heavily reliant on his fitness.
The rise in the gross domestic product - the economy's total output of goods and services - for the October-December quarter was down from the 3.2% growth rate from July through September. For all of 2022, the U.S. economy expanded 2.1%, down significantly from a robust 5.9% in 2021.
Union Minister Piyush Goyal on Thursday announced that the government agencies will buy 3 lakh tonnes of onion once the winter harvest starts coming in. Goyal, who handles the Consumer Affairs, Food and Public distribution portfolio, said that last year, the overall buying of the rabi harvest stood at 2.5 lakh tonnes.
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In Karnataka, the Congress' vote share rose marginally to 38 per cent in the 2018 assembly elections from 36.6 per cent in 2013 but its tally fell from 122 to 78. On the other hand, BJP's vote share was marginally lower than that of Congress but at 36.2 per cent it recorded the highest so far and also managed to bag more seats at 104, though it fell short of nine seats for a comfortable majority in a House of 224. The BJP had won 40 seats in 2013 state elections.