:Victory in northeastern states approval of Modi government’s policies, says Amit Shah.

NEW DELHI:Victory in northeastern states approval of Modi government’s policies, says Amit Shah. "I thank brothers and sisters of Tripura for their massive support to BJP. This is the victory of PM @narendramodi’s politics of development and his commitment to the welfare of North-Eastern region of India," tweets the BJP president. The counting of votes for the Assembly elections in Meghalaya,...

Kanchi Shankaracharya Jayendra Saraswathi passes away at 82 on Wednesday at a private hospital in Kancheepuram.

  CHENNAI:Sri Jayendra Saraswathi Swamigal (82), the 69th Shankaracharya of Kanchi Kamakoti Peetham passed away today. He was admitted to a hospital this morning reportedly after a cardiac arrest. His original name is Subramanyam Mahadeva Iyer.  He assumed charge as the Peetathipathi of Kanchi Kamakoti Peetham on March 22, 1994 after the demise of the then Peethathipathi, Sri Chandrasekharendra Sarawathi Swamigal. Being...

Sridevi’s last rites: Fans, celebrities pay respects to Bollywood’s first female superstar at prayer meet

MUMBAI: Sridevi's last rites: Fans, celebrities pay respects to Bollywood's first female superstar at prayer meet The fans and celebrities, who were for a last glimpse of the Bollywood icon since Saturday night, are paying their respects at a prayer ceremony being held at Celebration Sports Club in Andheri West. Legendary actor Sridevi, whose sudden death triggered a frenzy of grief,...

INX Media money laundering case: CBI arrests Karti Chidambaram for violating FEMA

NEW DELHI:INX Media money laundering case: CBI arrests Karti Chidambaram for violating FEMA. The development comes two days after a Delhi court sent his chartered accountant S Bhaskararaman to 14-day judicial custody in connection with the same matter. The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Wednesday arrested Karti Chidambaram from Chennai for violating the Foreign Exchange Management Act. The matter is in...

Government releases list of 9500 ‘high-risk’ non-banking financial companies The list, prepared by Financial Intelligence Unit (FIU-IND), includes NBFCs found non-compliant to the Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA)...

NEW DELHI:Government releases list of 9500 'high-risk' non-banking financial companies.The list, prepared by Financial Intelligence Unit (FIU-IND), includes NBFCs found non-compliant to the Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA) rules as on January 31. The Finance Ministry has released a list of almost 9500 non-banking financial companies (NBFCs) which have been categorised as 'high-risk financial institutions'. Section 13 of the PML...

RIP Sridevi: Forensic report delayed, mortal remains may reach Mumbai later in afternoon

Mumbai:RIP Sridevi: Forensic report delayed, mortal remains may reach Mumbai later in afternoon. Business tycoon Anil Ambani has offered his private jet to transport actress' mortal remains back to India. Late actress Sridevi Kapoor's mortal remain will be flown to India from Dubai today. The veteran actress passed away at 54 in Dubai after a cardiac arrest late on Saturday night....

Days after Punjab National Bank fraud, Delhi-based jeweller booked for defrauding Oriental Bank of Commerce for Rs 390 crore

NEW DELHI:Days after Punjab National Bank fraud, Delhi-based jeweller booked for defrauding Oriental Bank of Commerce for Rs 390 crore. This comes days after diamond billionaire Nirav Modi and his relative Gitanjali Group chief Mehul Choksi were booked for allegedly defrauding Punjab National Bank of Rs 11,400 crore. The Central Bureau of Investigation on Friday registered case against Delhi-based jeweller Dwarka...

PNB fraud case: Employees conniving with fraudsters worrisome, regulators should keep ‘third eye’ open, says Jaitley

NEW DELHI:PNB fraud case: Employees conniving with fraudsters worrisome, regulators should keep 'third eye' open, says Jaitley Speaking on the scam for the second time this week, he said employees conniving with fraudsters is worrisome. Also worrisome is that no red flag was raised. Regulators should have a "third eye" open to detect and check such frauds. Finance Minister Arun Jaitley...

On Jayalalithaa’s birth anniversary, PM Modi to launch Amma two-wheeler scheme in Chennai today

CHENNAI: On Jayalalithaa's birth anniversary, PM Modi to launch Amma two-wheeler scheme in Chennai today. As per the official statement, besides Tamil Nadu, the prime minister will also visit Daman, Puducherry and Gujarat in the next two days. On the occasion of former Tamil Nadu chief minister Jayalalithaa's birth anniversary, PM Narendra Modi will be in Chennai on Saturday to attend...

Neelabh Mishra, Editor-in-chief of National Herald and Navjivan aged 57 passes away Rahul Gandhi pays tribute.

Neelabh Mishra, Editor-in-chief of National Herald and Navjivan aged 57 passes away Rahul Gandhi pays tribute. NEW DELHI:Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Saturday expressed his condolences on the passing away of senior journalist and editor-in-chief of National Herald, Neelabh Mishra, who breathed his last at a Chennai hospital today. Editor-in-chief Neelabh Mishra was critically ill with complications resulting from non-alcoholic liver cirrhosis....