Vice President calls to end political killings

Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu. DH File Photo
Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu today condemned political killings and asked people to isolate the forces of violence. "Progress will not be possible without p...

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...

MP C S Puttaraju condemns Rajinikanth's remarks

MP C S Puttaraju
MP C S Puttaraju on Saturday condemned Superstar Rajinikanth's remarks on the Supreme Court'd verdict on Cauvery river dispute. The actor had stated on Friday that the Supreme Cour...

'Art was in me like a dormant volcano,' says Padma Shri JAK Tareen

Prof JAK Tareen, who calls himself a feminist, has portrayed women in many of his paintings, including women in science.
Professor JAK Tareen, a former university vice-chancellor and a Padma Shri award recipient, organised an exhibition of his paintings at the Rangoli Metro Art Center on...

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". ...

Virat Kohli is the best batsman in world cricket: Shastri

India's cricket team head coach Ravi Shastri. AFP Photo
India's head coach Ravi Shastri feels that the sheer impact of Virat Kohli's brilliance makes him "world's best batsman" at the moment. <p class="bodytext...

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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