Polls for 58 Rajya Sabha seats from 16 states to be held on March 23: Election Commission.

Modi promises 'strict action' against PNB fraudsters

Breaking his silence over the Rs 11,400-crore fraud at India's second-biggest public sector bank PNB, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said his government will take stringent action against financial irregularities and not tolerate loot of public money. Picture courtesy ANI
Breaking his silence on the Rs 11,400 crore Punjab National Bank loan fraud, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday said his government will not spare those who have swindled public...

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...

Rotomac owner, son sent to 1-day transit remand

Rotomac Pens owner Vikram Kothari and son Rahul Kothari, escorted by Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) officials, being produced at the Patiala Court in New Delhi on Friday. PTI Photo
A Delhi court on Friday allowed one-day transit remand to the CBI to take Rotomac owner Vikram Kothari and his son Rahul to Lucknow to produce them before a court in...

Tagaru Movie Review - A gory tale of revenge and redemption

Still from Tagaru movie. Image courtesy: Facebook
Police and politicians, rowdies, revenge and rivalry, corruption and conflict form the fulcrum of director Suri’s done to death Tagaru. A glorious celebration of machismo and underworl...

Fighting India go down to Jordan

UP IN THE AIR India's Akilan Pari and Mousa Alawadi of Jordan clash for the ball during their FIBA World Cup qualifier at the Sree Kanteerava Stadium on Friday. DH PHOTO/SRIKANTA SHARMA R
A depleted Indian side never stood a chance against the undefeated Jordan, who kept their record intact, securing a fighting 102-88 victory in their Group C fixture...

Cut diamond imports dip by 14.44 in Apr-Nov '17: GJEPC

The return consignments stood almost the same at $4,945 million for the period under review, compared with $4,978 million in the year-ago period, according by GJEPC.
Imports of cut and polished diamonds declined by 14.44% to $1,527.43 million during the April to November period last year, against the year-ago period, the Gem and Je...
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