AP wants law on merger of Polavaram project villages

Andhra Pradesh Assembly today passed a resolution requesting the Centre to soon enact a law replacing the Ordinance merging seven revenue mandals of Bhadrachalam division with AP and complete construction of Polavaram multi-purpose project within three years.

CPI revives merger debate

With the Left getting a severe drubbing in the Lok Sabha polls even in its strongholds in the country, the CPI has revived the debate over merger of the Communist parties, arguing that a reunion is essential to meet the challenges ahead.

Nepal PM denies making `merger` remarks

Addressing Parliament, Bhattarai of UCPN-Maoist party
said that "no one can weaken the national independence."

PRP to merge with Congress on Aug 20

The Praja Rajyam Party (PRP) will
officially be merged with Congress on August 20, according to
PRP president Chiranjeevi.

LJP Legislature Party merges with JD(U)

The three-member LJP legislature
party in the state legislative council today merged with the
ruling JD(U) in Bihar.

HI, IHF to merge temporarily

In a positive development for Indian hockey, the Indian Hockey Federation (IHF) and Hockey India (HI) resolved their differences and decided to merge.

Bardhan evasive about CPM-CPI merger

After CPM leaders, including
Sitaram Yechury, talked of a possible merger with the CPI, the
parent party sounded evasive about it, saying "unity of
action" by Communist parties will eventually lead to merger.

HI and IHF agree "in principle" on merger

After squabbling for long over who should run the game in the country, Hockey India and Indian Hockey Federation appeared to be heading towards a merger with both the federations agreeing "in principle" to form a unified body.

Merger of Left parties should be accelerated: CPI

Tamil Nadu unit CPI Secretary D Pandian Tuesday said the merger of Left parties was a "political duty" and "compulsion of
time" and should be accelerated.

Jamaat-e-Ulema-e-Hind merges with BJP

Jamaat-e-Ulema-e-Hind merged with the BJP in the presence of party president Nitin Gadkari and alleged that Muslims in the
country were disillusioned with the false promises and policies of the Congress party.

PRP-Cong merger may not cause dramatic changes in AP

Except helping the Congress to
face the challenge thrown by former MP Y S Jagan Mohan Reddy, the merger of Praja Rajyam with the grand old party may not cause any dramatic changes in Andhra Pradesh politics.

Split Kamatpuri factions reunite

Two Kamtapuri factions,
Kamtapur People`s Party and Kamtapur Progressive Party, have
been reunited after seven years.

PRP rules out merger with Congress

PRP founder Chiranjeevi Wednesday ruled out his party`s merger with Congress in Andhra Pradesh.

UDF approves merger of Kerala Congress factions

The opposition United
Democratic Front (UDF) in Kerala today approved in principle
the merger of the two Kerala Congress factions led by K M Mani
and former minister in the LDF Government P J Joseph.

Fix accountability for sabotaging AI merger: Unions

A group of Air India unions on Friday asked Civil Aviation Minister Praful Patel to fix the accountability on those who are "sabotaging" the airlines merger process and have led to a loss of Rs 18,000 cr in the last three years.

Cong in Kerala to decide on merger issue of KC factions: Antony

Refusing to be drawn into the row over accommodating Kerala Congress leader P J Joseph into the Congress-led UDF, senior Congress leader A K Antony on Saturday said the issue would be decided by the state party leadership.

Satyam, Tech Mahindra not before June: Mahindra

Mahindras today said Satyam Computers (now Mahindra Satyam) will be merged with its flagship IT firm Tech Mahindra after settlement of accounts of the new entity, expected to be completed by June this year.

Global M&A value dips 15% to $3.6 trillion in 2009

Merger and acquisition activities globally declined in 2009 with deals worth USD 3.6 trillion being announced during the year, down by 15 percent over the year-ago period.

Merger activity to show tepid recovery in 2010

The energy, finance, technology and healthcare industries are expected to be the hottest areas in a dealmaking market that in 2010 is likely to expand gradually from this year`s depressed levels.

No decision yet on PSB merger: Pranab

Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee
on Wednesday said the government has not yet taken a decision on
consolidation of public sector banks.