PNB fraud: Centre opposes PIL calling for independent investigation

Punjab National Bank. PTI file photo
The Centre today opposed in the Supreme Court a PIL seeking an independent probe and deportation of billionaire jeweller Nirav Modi in the over Rs 11,000 crore PNB fraud case, say...

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...

Amit Shah visits Udupi Sri Krishna mutt

Shah was honoured by Sri Palimaru mutt seer Vidyadhisha Thirtha Swamiji.  PTI File Photo
BJP National President Amit Shah who is on a poll campaign tour of the Karnataka coast, visited the Udupi Sri Krishna mutt on Wednesday and had a darshan of the deity. <p cla...

'MLA's son would've killed my brother but for Guru Rajkumar'

Vidwath, who has been admitted in private hospital after Mohammad Nalapad, the Bangalore District Youth Congress General Secretary, son of Congress MLA NA Harris and his friends allegedly thrashing him last night in a restaurant, in Bengaluru on Sunday 18th February 2018. DH Photo
Guru Rajkumar, the grandson of matinee idol Rajkumar, came as a godsend for Vidwath L as he lay half-dead in Mallya Hospital after being brutally assaulted by Congress...

Police arrest six as inquiry widens into bank fraud

On Monday, three senior PNB officials were arrested while three were nabbed last week.
Federal police have arrested six people, including employees of a billionaire jeweller, as an inquiry into one of the country's biggest bank scams widens, investigators said...

'S Durga' cleared by CBFC without any cuts

The director of the film, Sanal Kumar Sasidharan, today said the movie is now eligible for public screenings, which had received a 'U/A' certificate from the censor board. File photo
Malayalam film "S Durga", which was dropped from the International Film Festival of India (IFFI) last year, has been cleared by the Revising Committee of the censor board wi...

Serena says she almost died after giving birth

Serena Williams
Serena Williams "almost died" after giving birth to her daughter last September, the former women's world number one tennis player wrote in a column for...

Talview partners with Microsoft to provide AI solutions to HR biz

The chatbot, built on top of Microsoft's Bot Framework & Luis NLP aims to make a significant impact in recruitment automation. Reuters file photo.
Talview, a leading talent assessment technology platform, on Tuesday announced its collaboration with Microsoft to push frontiers in application of Artificial Intelligence and Machin...
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