CBI makes first arrests in PNB scam; blame game on

A Nirav Modi showroom is pictured in New Delhi on Thursday. REUTERS
The CBI on Saturday made the first arrests in the multi-crore bank fraud involving billionaire diamond merchant Nirav Modi, taking into custody three people with a Mumbai court sa...

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...

Sea of devotees witness Mahamastakabhisheka

Chief Minister Siddaramaiah climbs stairs to reach Vindhyagiri in Shravanabelagola on Saturday. DH Photo
Lakhs of people from across the country and abroad witnessed the 88th Mahamastakabhisheka, the grand festival of anointing the statue of Bahubali in Shravanabelagol...

Water warning still holds

Water warning still holds Barely a week after an alarmist BBC report warned that Bengaluru will be the next city to run out of water, the Cauvery verdict comes...

Rs 10 plastic note field trial to begin soon in 5 cities

The RBI is also expected to inject enhanced security features to the new plastic notes which will make counterfeiting difficult. File Photo
The government has asked the Reserve Bank of India to complete preparations for the field trial of Rs 10 notes soon. These notes are expected to first hit Mysuru, Kochi, Jaipur, Bhu...

Parineeti Chopra excited to work with Akshay Kumar

Bollywood actress Parineeti Chopra, PTI file photo
Parineeti Chopra, who will be sharing screen space for the first time with Akshay Kumar, says she is excited to work with the superstar in "Kesari". ...

India look for encore of ODI victory

 Indian team will look to continue the ODI momentum into the three-match T20I series against South Africa. AFP
On a high after the demolition of South Africa in the ODIs, an upbeat India will be aiming to tighten the noose around the beleagured hosts when they square off in a three-match T20 s...

CM Siddaramaiah proposes Karnataka Innovation Authority

Chief Minister Siddaramaiah, DH file photo
Chief Minister Siddaramaiah on Friday announced establishment of Karnataka Innovation Authority to encourage innovations in different areas. Presenting his bud...
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