Accused of theft, tribal youth in Kerala dies after alleged mob assault

In photographs being shared on social media, Madhu's arms are seen as tied up with what appears to be a lungi he was wearing. File photo
A mentally unstable tribal youth accused of theft died in Attappady, in Palakkad district, on Thursday after an alleged mob trial and assault. A Madhu (27), a resident of the Kadukumanna tribal hamlet...

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...

Grass over hundred acres of land across Nandi Hills destroyed

The fire was spotted at Angatta village around 1 pm. It was mostly doused by 7.30 pm after a seven hour operation by a team of 25 officials from the forest department.
Grass over hundred acres of land across Nandi Hills was completely destroyed in a fire mishap on Thursday. The fire was spotted at Angatta vi...

Vidwath may be shifted to Mumbai, Singapore

Vidwath L
Vidwath L, who was brutally attacked by Congress MLA N A Haris's son, may be shifted to a hospital in Mumbai or Singapore from Mallya Hospital here, a family mem...

Invite to Khalistani ultra spoils Trudeau show

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau addresses a gathering during 'India-Canada Business Session', in New Delhi. Reuters photo
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's tour to India got embroiled in yet another controversy after it was revealed that a convicted assassin was invited to a...

Comedians accuse AIB of poor portrayal of women

They pointed out that in a recent video, the woman character could have been replaced with a table lamp without impacting the storyline. Image: Youtube still
The debate on the representation of women in media began decades ago but little has changed over the years. Many women are still stereotyped, depicted as side accessories, sex symbols and many are not...

Pakistan retain top T20 ranking after ICC error

Pakistan cricket team, reuters file photo
Australian cricket chiefs have clarified that Pakistan still tops the Twenty20 world rankings, despite Australia's victory in the T20 tri-series also featuring New Zealand and En...

Sensex jumps 107 pts as March F&O series opens strong

All BSE sectoral indices were in the green, led by healthcare, bank, metal and realty stocks, rising by up to 1.33 per cent. DH file photo
The benchmark BSE Sensex rose over 107 points to 33,926.59 in early session today as the March derivatives series kicked off on a strong note amid positive Asian cues. The 30-share Sensex, whic...
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