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  • SBI Announces New Charges For Non-Maintenance Of Minimum Balance. 5 Things To Know
    State Bank of India (SBI) reduced charges for non-maintenance of average monthly balance (AMB) on savings accounts by up to 75 per cent. This move is aimed at benefiting 25 crore customers, India's largest bank, said in an official statement. The charges for non-maintenance of AMB for customers in metro and urban centres have been reduced from a maximum of Rs 50 per month plus goods and services tax (GST), to Rs 15 per month plus GST, added the public sector lender.
  • How 26 Men Seen Attacking Women In Mangaluru Pub Got Away: 10 Points
    Young women ran as they were chased by a mob, slapped, kicked and dragged by their hair. As the terrified women tried to dodge the blows, some stumbled and fell and others were pushed to the ground. Visuals of this hooliganism at a pub in Mangaluru disgusted the nation and led to calls for toughest punishment. But nine years on, all 25 accused, and their controversial chief Pramod Muthalik, have been freed by a court in Bengaluru that said on Monday that there wasn't enough evidence of their crime at the pub, ironically named Amnesia - The Lounge.
  • Retail Inflation Eases To 4-Month Low; Industrial Output Soars To 7.5%
    Retail inflation for the month of February cooled off to a four-month low of 4.4 per cent as compared to 5.07 per cent in January 2018, provisional government data showed on Monday. Besides, factory output for the month of January 2018 soared to 7.5 per cent as compared to 3.5 per cent in the corresponding month of 2017, showed data released by the Ministry of Statistics and Program Implementation. While cheaper food articles and lower cost for fuel pushed consumer inflation lower, industrial output spurted due to a good show by manufacturing coupled with higher offtake of consumer and capital goods.
  • Maharashtra Farmers Call Off Protest As State Agrees To Demands: 10 Points
    The Devendra Fadnavis government of Maharashtra has agreed to the demands of thousands of protesting farmers who have been pouring into Mumbai for the last two days. The government has given its acceptance in writing, said state minister Chandrakant Patil, after a delegation of farmers met government representatives this afternoon. Mr Fadnavis said the Chief Secretary will do the follow-up. Nearly 50,000 farmers, demanding loan waiver and updated minimum support price, assembled in Mumbai after a grueling 180-km, six-day march from Nashik, with plans to gherao the assembly. The protest was called off after the government's acceptance.
  • 5 Demands Of Farmers Who Marched 180 Km To Mumbai
    Farmers' fury has spilled onto the streets of Mumbai. Over 50, 000 distressed farmers lead by the All India Kisan Sabha (AIKS) marched 180 km, braving the heat, from Nashik to Mumbai, in five days. Angry farmers are demanding answers from the government over several long pending demands. Farmers say they will put their demands directly before the lawmakers while the Maharashtra Assembly session is on. While the government is under pressure over the unprecedented silent 'long march' of farmers in the pre-election year, other political parties including the Shiv Sena, a miffed NDA ally, has come out openly in strong support of the farmers. The 'sea of red' marching through localities have caught the people's imagination and many can be seen talking to farmers and clicking selfies with them.

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