PNB fraud case: CBI arrests general manager-rank bank officer

 Punjab National Bank
The CBI has arrested a General Manager of Punjab National Bank (PNB) in connection with the Rs 11,344.40 crore fraud case with investigators claiming the practice of issuing Lette...

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...

No temple run this time for Rahul

Congress President Rahul Gandhi speaks during a public meeting at Basavakalyan in Bidar on Tuesday. PTI Photo
Not a single place of religious worship has been listed for Congress president Rahul Gandhi to visit during his 3-day tour of Belagavi and other northern districts starting Februa...

Not all 99 apartments around Bellandur need to get sewage plants

Some of the 99 apartments mandated to instal sewage treatment plants (STPs) have the BWSSB's permission to let their sewage directly into lakes, the Karnataka...

SC stays criminal action against Priya Varrier

Priya Prakash Varrier
The Supreme Court on Wednesday directed no criminal action can be initiated against actor Priya Prakash Varrier in connection with a promotional song in the Malyalam film 'Oru...

Kangana to don Khadi in on silverscreen in Manikarnika

Actress Kangana Ranaut will don khadi outfits in her upcoming film 'Manikarnika: The Queen of Jhansi'. PTI File Photo
Actress Kangana Ranaut will don khadi outfits in her upcoming film 'Manikarnika: The Queen of Jhansi'. In a statement, Khadi and Village Industries Commission (KVIC) said th...

Klaasen, Duminy power South Africa to series-levelling win

 South Africa's batsman Heinrich Klaasen, right, plays a shot as India's wicketkeeper MS Dhoni, watches during the second T20 cricket match between South Africa and India at Centurion Park in Pretoria, South Africa. AP/PTI Photo
Unheralded Heinrich Klaasen played a blinder of an innings while skipper JP Duminy led from the front with an unbeaten half-century to hand South Africa a series-levelling six-wic...

Karnataka sees 73% drop in investment realisation

Among the states which have seen massive fall in implementation of investment proposals, Karnataka stands at an unwanted fourth place, behind Himachal Pradesh (-100%), Bihar (-85.5%) and Odisha (-76.7%).
Even as the Karnataka government claims that the state was the Number 1 destination in attracting investment proposals in the country in 2017, it has seen a huge drop...
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