Andhra bandh on April 16: List of servic...

Andhra bandh on April 16: List of services that wi...

Andhra Pradesh is preparing for a state-wide bandh on April 16 (Monday) to protest the Centre's refusal to grant Special Category Status (SCS) to the state.The one-day shutdown was called by the Pratyeka Hoda Vibhajana Hameela Sadhana Samithi, and is backed by the Left parties, chief opposition YSR ...

15 Apr 2018


I-T department freezes bank accounts of ...

I-T department freezes bank accounts of Cognizant

The Income Tax department has frozen the bank accounts of the Indian arm of global IT firm Cognizant in Chennai and Mumbai for alleged evasion of dividend distribution tax (DDT). While the company claims that it paid all applicable taxes due on the transaction at issue, here are five things to know ...

28 Mar 2018
Fodder Scam: 14 years jail to Lalu

Fodder Scam: 14 years jail to Lalu

RJD President and former Bihar Chief Minister Lalu Prasad Yadav has been sentenced 14 years in jail in the fourth fodder scam case. A special CBI court in Ranchi today awarded him a 7-year imprisonment under Indian PenalCodeand another 7 years under Prevention of Corruption Act. The court also impos...

24 Mar 2018

Karti Chidambaram granted conditional ba...

Karti Chidambaram granted conditional bail

Karti Chidambaram, son of former Finance Minister P Chidambaram was granted conditional bail by the Delhi High Court on Friday in the INX Media Case. According to ANI, he cannot close bank accounts, influence witnesses or leave the country. Karti has to furnish a bond of Rs 10 lakh. The Central Bure...

23 Mar 2018

CBI books Deccan Chronicle Holdings in R...

CBI books Deccan Chronicle Holdings in Rs 30 crore...

The CBI has filed a case against Deccan Chronicle Holdings Ltd (DCHL)and its Chairman T Venkatram Reddy for allegedly causing a wrongful loss of Rs 30.54 crore to United India Insurance Co Ltd (UIIC), an official said on Friday. The FIR registered by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Thur...

23 Mar 2018
Conditional bail for Karnataka minister ...

Conditional bail for Karnataka minister DK Shivaku...

A special court on Thursday granted a conditional bail to Karnataka Energy Minister DK Shivakumar for allegedly destroying evidence in three income tax evasion cases. Economic Offences Wing Court judge Justice MS Alva granted conditional bail to Shivakumar on Rs 1 lakh personal bond and Rs 25,000 su...

23 Mar 2018

Accused of stealing kids, thrown in wate...

Accused of stealing kids, thrown in water

In a shocking video that has emerged on social media, a few locals threw an elderly woman on the beach near Tamil Nadu, apparently on suspicion of ‘stealing children.’ The video, reportedly shot near Kanyakumari, shows a man carrying the old woman to the beach. Other men gather around hi...

22 Mar 2018

After rape attempt on student, protest a...

After rape attempt on student, protest at Uni of H...

A protest broke out at the University of Hyderabad (UoH) on Monday as students demanded better security on campus. The protest came a day after the Gachibowli Police arrested four minors, who allegedly attempted to rape a 19-year-old girl student belonging to the university. The Gachibowli Police bo...

20 Mar 2018
Sasikala’s husband Natarajan dies

Sasikala’s husband Natarajan dies

Natarajan Maruthappa, businessman and husband of J Jayalalithaa's aide Sasikala Natarajan, died at a private hospital in Chennai on the wee hours ofTuesday. Natarajan had been admitted to the Gleneagles Global Hospital in Chennai after his condition deteriorated a few days ago and he had been placed...

20 Mar 2018

Everyone saw the men assaulting the girl...

Everyone saw the men assaulting the girls, yet no ...

It must have been around 4 pm and I was among a small group of media people waiting at Bangalore’s Indiranagar police station to track the case of a guy who had run over an old man near a flyover the previous morning. That’s when I got the first phone call demanding to know if I had seen...

14 Mar 2018