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GST refunds of ₹82,775 cr. cleared

GST refunds of ₹82,775 cr. cleared

The Finance Ministry said that GST refunds of ₹82,775 crore to exporters has been cleared as on October 31, which is 93.8% of the total such claims. The Ministry said ₹5,400 crore worth GST refunds were still pending with the government and being “expeditiously processed.” “As on October 31, 2018, …

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It’s faith versus tribal identity in western Madhya Pradesh

It’s faith versus tribal identity in western Madhya Pradesh

The Church and the RSS vie for Bhils’ faith; JAYS eyes political autonomy. The Catholic Mission School, the most reputed educational institution in this small town dominated by the Bhil tribe in western Madhya Pradesh, stands adjacent to the bus stand, named after freedom fighter Chandrashekhar Azad. Behind the school and the …

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In a run-up to polls, cash worth ₹7.51 crore seized

In a run-up to polls, cash worth ₹7.51 crore seized

In one of the biggest cash seizures in the State since the model code of conduct came into force, the Hyderabad police seized ₹7.51 crore of unaccounted hawala cash from four persons in three different locations in Hyderabad on Wednesday. Vehicle intercepted On a tip-off, the sleuths of Commissioner’s task …

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Naidu, TDP working against interests of Telangana: TRS

Naidu, TDP working against interests of Telangana: TRS

Telangana people have strong objection to TDP in poll fray, says Harish Rao Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) leader T. Harish Rao has said that Telangana people have strong objection to Telugu Desam Party (TDP), which is in power in Andhra Pradesh, entering the electoral fray in the State as it …

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Sabarimala agitation unjustifiable, says HC

Sabarimala agitation unjustifiable, says HC

Dismisses bail plea of lawyer accused of violence The High Court on Thursday turned down the bail plea of High Court lawyer Govindh Madhusoodhanan who was arrested in connection with the incidents at Nilackal against the entry of women to Sabarimala. The bail petition was dismissed by Justice Sunil Thomas …

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Moothedath HSS team lifts title

Kannur round of The Hindu Academic Pentathlon The team from Moothedath Higher Secondary School, Taliparamba, won the first prize at the Kannur edition of The Media Academic Pentathlon held here on Thursday. The 10-member team emerged winners by scoring 85 points at the event organised by The Hindu Future India Club in …

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Srirangapatna remains calm ahead of Tipu Jayanti

Srirangapatna remains calm ahead of Tipu Jayanti

Police warn of action against troublemakers An unusual calm prevails across Srirangapatna, the land of Tipu Sultan and his father Hyder Ali. The town, on the banks of the Cauvery, has been gearing up for the celebration of the birth anniversary of Tipu. The historical ‘fort town’ Srirangapatna, which witnessed …

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CCB’s quest for gold and Reddy yet to yield results

CCB’s quest for gold and Reddy yet to yield results

Police search the former Minister’s Ballari residence and offices of the Obulapuram Mining Company The Central Crime Branch (CCB) is on the hunt not just for mining baron and former Minister G. Janardhana Reddy, but also for the 57 kg gold bullion he allegedly received as payment from the proprietor …

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Age factor, sickness call for change in Maoist leadership

Age factor, sickness call for change in Maoist leadership

Ganapathi paves the way for Basavraj to take over as general secretary For the first time since formation of the CPI (Maoist) in 2004, its founder-general secretary Muppala Lakshman Rao (72) alias Ganapathi stepped down to pave the way for his second in command Nambala Keshav Rao (63) alias Basavraj, …

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Cracker sale sees 30% dip

Cracker sale sees 30% dip

Owing to restrictions imposed by Supreme Court, say shop owners Ongolites set ablaze a 39-foot effigy of Narakasura that was stuffed with crackers to mark the decimation of the demon king by eagle-mounted Lord Krishna and his wife Satyabhama. Organised by the Ongole Friends Club, the event was held on …

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