Notable gainers were Adaniports 1.48 per cent, Wipro 1.37 per cent, Coal India 1.37 per cent and ONGC 0.41 per cent.
Major losers were Asian Paint 1.35 per cent, Yes Bank 1.20 per cent, Tata Steel 1.00 per cent, Dr Reddy 0.92 per cent and Tatamtrdvr 0.80 per cent.
Realty fell by 1.46 per cent, FMCG 0.41 per cent, Pharma 0.32 per cent and Infra 0.09 per cent.
Bhima-Koregaon violence: Maha govt to review CCTV footage
The protesters also halted buses, auto-rickshaws at Lal Bahadur Shastri Road in Thane and deflated bus tyres. There were series of blockades on the Eastern Express Highway and the Western Express Highway in Mumbai .
The Sensex recovered nearly 200 points from its day's low at 34,342.16 points. "However, selling pressure emerged in afternoon trade after four Supreme Court judges reportedly said working of the apex Court was not in order". Refiners advanced on the back of weaker oil prices.
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"Whatever has come in till now, say, IT company results or private sector bank results such as South Indian Bank Ltd and IndusInd Bank Ltd, the numbers are largely in line with expectations".
GKN reject takeover bid that values the company at £7bn
The engineering group also announced the appointment of interim boss Anne Stevens as the group's permanent chief executive. The offer valued GKN at 405p per share and comprised 81p in cash per share with the remainder made up of Melrose shares.
European stocks were little changed in early trade as the euro continued its ascent against the dollar to hit a three-year high amid signs that the European Central Bank may wind down its 2.55 trillion euro ($3.07 trillion) bond purchase scheme this year. Japan's Nikkei dipped 0.1 per cent.
Benchmark domestic indices opened higher today, hitting their lifetime high, tracking positive cues from global markets, and led by gains in metal and energy companies.
MSCI's broadest gauge of the world's stock markets also hit a record high on Thursday, having risen in seven of the eight business days so far this year for a total increase of 3.3 per cent. China reported trade data for December with exports moving up 10.9 percent and imports rising 4.5 percent.
Morley Movie Review: Paddington 2
In the end, Paddington 2 is a heartwarming and pretty amusing thriller that'll leave you feeling warm inside on a cold winter day. There's no end of trouble a little brown bear from deepest, darkest Peru can get into when let loose on the streets of London.