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Income Tax officer’s son Sharath, 19, found dead in Bengaluru lake; six arrested

The police have recovered the body of the son of an Income Tax officer, who was kidnapped on 12 September, according to news reports. ANI reported that six people have been arrested in connection with the death. These include the victim’s friend Vishal. On 12 ...

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GDP decline: Govt plans Rs 50,000 cr stimulus, may widen fiscal deficit target to 3.7%, says report

New Delhi: The government is considering a plan to loosen its fiscal deficit target to enable it to spend up to 500 billion rupees ($7.7 billion) more to halt an economic slowdown, two government officials with direct knowledge of the ...

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Sonia Gandhi reaches out to Modi on women’s bill

Congress president Sonia Gandhi has written to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, urging him to use the BJP’s majority in the Lok Sabha and ensure the passage of the long-pending Women’s Reservation Bill. The Bill was passed in the Rajya Sabha ...

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Bihar: 83 per cent candidates fail to clear Teachers’ Eligibility Test

In another setback to the Bihar education, it was found that around 83 percent of candidates have failed to pass the Teachers’ Eligibility Test (TET) examination. Bihar School Examination Board (BSEB) on Thursday declared the results of the TET exam ...

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Sushma slams Pakistan over terror funding

The External Affairs Minister’s statement comes ahead of Pakistan PM Shahid Khaqan Abbasi’s address at the UN General Assembly In a veiled attack on Pakistan, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Thursday said militants continue to find shelter in countries using terrorism ...

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