SUV runs over school children in Bihar, 9 killed, 20 injured

The heart-rending incident occurred under Minapur police station area, about 10 km from the district headquarters when the school got over and the children were returning home. ANI photo.
At least nine children were killed and about 20 injured when a speeding Bolero lost control and ploughed through them outside a government school building...

Treading along the 'dangerous' path

For FY18, total revised estimates for expenditure are pegged at Rs 21.57 lakh crore (net of GST compensation transfers to the States) as against the Budget Estimates of Rs 21.47 lakh crore, breaching the fiscal deficit target by 30 basis points (bps). The new target for the fiscal deficit is stipulated at 3.5%, as against Budget estimate of 3.2%. Moreover, for FY19, there is a mere consolidation of 20 bps.
When Finance Minister Arun Jaitley arrived at the Parliament on February 1, his task was cut out -- to present a balanced budget. After the initial euphoria o...

Reddy blames Amit Shah for violence in state

Home Minister Ramalinga Reddy on Friday blamed BJP president Amit Shah for 'instigating violence' in Karnataka. DH file photo
Home Minister Ramalinga Reddy on Friday blamed BJP president Amit Shah for 'instigating violence' in Karnataka. Despite such instigation by Shah, th...

Minister promises security to Vidwath

Home Minister Ramalinga Reddy  on Friday announced
Home Minister Ramalinga Reddy on Friday announced "adequate security" to pub assault victim L Vidwath and his family. "I ha...

Sohrabuddin case: I fought Dawood; CBI framed me, says IPS officer in HC

The lawyer of Gujarat IPS officer Rajkumar Pandian, whose discharge in the Sohrabuddin Shaikh alleged fake encounter case has been challenged in the Bombay...

Papon steps down as TV show judge amid sexual assault allegations

Papon, who had earlier said that he was being 'victimised' for no fault of his as he would 'never commit an indecent act', today took to Twitter to make the announcement that he is stepping down as judge from the show. DH file photo.
Singer Papon has quit the singing reality TV show as judge following the complaint of sexual assault that was filed against him for kissing a minor contestant of the TV programme. ...

Karnataka storm into final with facile win

RUN MACHINE Mayank Agarwal was once again in fine form as his innings of 81 powered Karnataka into final. DH File Photo.
Mayank Agarwal made a decent Maharashtra attack look pedestrian as he powered Karnataka into the final as the former champions scored a comfortable nine-wicket victory in the Vijay Ha...

E-way bill for inter-state goods movement from Apr 1: GoM recommends

GoM head and Bihar Deputy Chief Minister Sushil Kumar Modi said the requirement for intra-state movement of goods of more than Rs 50,000 value would be introduced in phases after assessing the response for inter-state movement. PTI photo.
The GST provision requiring transporters to carry an electronic way bill or e-way bill when moving goods between states should be implemented fro...
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