VK Sasikala granted five-day parole to meet ailing husband Natarajan

VK Sasikala granted five-day parole to meet ailing husband Natarajan

VK Sasikala will walk out of a Bengaluru prison today, nearly eight months after she was jailed for corruption. She has been granted five-day parole to travel to Chennai and visit her husband in hospital.

Full GST Council meeting held in New Delhi, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley chaired council meeting

Full GST Council meeting held in New Delhi, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley chaired council meeting

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley chaired the Goods and Services Tax, GST, council meeting in New Delhi. GST council is likely to assess the improvements in the GST Network`s functioning. It may also decide on providing some relief to exporters in terms of faster refunds as well as compliance.

Akhilesh Yadav re-elected as Samajwadi Party National Chief for five years

Akhilesh Yadav re-elected as Samajwadi Party National Chief for five years

Akhilesh Yadav was on Thursday unanimously re-elected as the Samajwadi Party`s national president for a five-year term. The step further consolidated his grip over the party after sidelining his father Mulayam Singh Yadav and uncle Shivpal Yadav.

Rajnish Kumar to take over as the new SBI chairman

Rajnish Kumar to take over as the new SBI chairman

The government has named Rajnish Kumar as the new chairman of top lender State Bank of India, effective October 7, a government statement said on Wednesday. Kumar, currently a managing director at the bank, will have a three-year term. Kumar has been with one of India`s largest public sector lenders for more than three decades.

CISF officer fires in air at Delhi’s Azadpur Metro station after ‘mob attack’

CISF officer fires in air at Delhi’s Azadpur Metro station after ‘mob attack’

A CISF officer had to fire in the air at Azadpur Metro station in north Delhi late Monday evening when a group of people allegedly barged into the station premises and allegedly thrashed a constable.

Sadhvis file plea seeking life imprisonment for Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh

Sadhvis file plea seeking life imprisonment for Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh

Over a month after the court sentenced Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh to 20 years in prison for rape, a plea has been filed in High Court seeking life imprisonment for Dera Sacha Sauda chief.

BSF camp attack: Three militants killed; Kashmir police chief blames Jaish-e-Muhammad

BSF camp attack: Three militants killed; Kashmir police chief blames Jaish-e-Muhammad

A Border Security Force trooper was killed on Tuesday after militants attacked a paramilitary complex in a high-security zone close to the Srinagar airport just before daybreak, leading to an hours-long gunfight that ended after all three suspects were killed.