Politics

Jobless growth rising crisis for Modi Sarkar

Jobless growth, widely applied to the era of high growth from 2004 to 2009, has now become the bane of the Narendra Modi government. Not only is the economy flailing in its ability to deliver on its promises of “Make in India”, Swachchh Bharat, eradicating black money and bringing back the billions stashed abroad, it has also failed to give any succour to those seeking a livelihood. None of its programmes have seriously worked out the economic and job implications. The present government has been unable to generate enough jobs.

Telangana DGP Anurag Sharma gets notice on Nerella violence

Hyderabad: The National Human Rights Commission on Friday took cognisance of the Nerella incident of torture of Dalits, based on a complaint as well as media reports.

The NHRC served notice on TS Director-General of Police Anurag Sharma and the government to conduct a fair and independent inquiry into the allegations that persons belonging to the SC and BC communities from Nerella in Sircilla Rajanna district were illegally detained and tortured. The report must be submitted in a month.

K'taka: Mahasabha rejects religion tag, Veerashaiva-Lingayat rift to widen

BENGALURU: Infighting within Veerashaiva-Lingayat community is likely to intensify with several senior members of Akhila Bharat Veerashaiva Mahasabha (ABVM) reportedly rejecting a suggestion to endorse one of the resolutions seeking religion tag for Lingayats, adopted by some pontiffs, ministers and legislators, at a meeting here on Thursday.

On Thursday, one group of pontiffs and leaders led by water resources minister, M.B. Patil, adopted several resolutions, including one on separate religion tag for Lingayats, and renaming ABVM as Akhila Bharat Lingayat Mahasabha (ABLM).

Tamil Nadu: Panneerselvam faction submits more documents to EC

Chennai: The two AIADMK factions edged closer to merger with the O Panneerselvam camp on Friday helping itself to the anti-Dhinakaran resolution passed by the rival Palaniswami group in order to strengthen its affidavit before the Election Commission for setting aside the appointment of V K Sasikala as the party general secretary. OPS along with senior colleagues K.P. Munusamy, 'Mafoi' K. Pandiarajan and V.

Hyderabad: Main accused nabbed in Muthoot robbery attempt

Hyderabad: The Cyberabad police on Friday arrested the main accused in the Muthoot robbery attempt, in which seven suspects armed with pistols and knives had attempted to rob the Mailardevpally branch of the company. The arrested person has been identified as Mohammed Abdul Sharif Kadar Quadri, alias Sharif. Two pistols, 15 live cartridges and mobile phones have been recovered from him. Sheru Khan, the man who supplied him with the pistols, and Feroz, another man whom he met in prison, are absconding.

Meeting 7.5 per cent GDP target to be tough; RBI, loan waiver blamed

New Delhi: The Economic Survey’s second part that was tabled by the government in Parliament on Friday, indicated that the economic growth was unlikely to accelerate in the current fiscal and it will be difficult for GDP to touch the higher rate of 7.5 per cent in 2017-18 as projected earlier.

This shows the huge challenge before the Narendra Modi government to revive the economy, particularly before the 2019 general elections.

Woman killed as Pak violates ceasefire in J&K's Mendhar sector

Srinagar: A woman was killed when Pakistan violated ceasefire in Jammu and Kashmir's Mendhar sector at 5:30 am on Saturday.

"The 45-year-old woman Raqia Begum was a resident of upper Golat in Mendhar," said Mendhar Sub-Divisional Police Officer (SDPO) Riyaz Tantray.

In a separate provocation last night, terrorists attacked 42 Rashtriya Rifles (RR) headquarter in the forest area of Kalaroose Kupwara district of north Kashmir.

The attack which took place on Friday, injured a soldier who was later shifted to the military hospital Drugmulla for treatment.

Chalk out 10-yr action plan for overall development of Hyd: KCR to officials

Hyderabad: Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao directed government officials to chalk out a ‘10-year action plan’ for the overall development of Hyderabad. He said such an action plan should meet the needs and demands of Hyderabad for the next 30 years.

At a review meeting on development of Hyderabad on Friday, the Chief Minister said two reservoirs are required to meet the drinking water needs of the city. One reservoir will store water from the Godavari drawn from the Kaleswaram project and the other water from the Krishna, drawn from the Palamur lift irrigation project.

30 children die in Gorakhpur hospital

District Magistrate denies deaths were shortage of oxygen supply, but gives no reason for the large number of deaths including 17 in the neo-natal ward of the Baba Raghav Das Medical College.

Thirty children died in the government-run BRD Hospital in Gorakhpur over a 48-hour period, allegedly after a private firm contracted to supply liquid oxygen to the hospital backed out as it was not paid outstanding dues amounting to almost ₹70 lakh.

Fear of Failure : Shilpa Breaks TV in His House

YSR Congress Party's candidate for Nandyal by-election Shilpa Mohan Reddy and his brother Shilpa Chakrapani who had quit MLC post and joined YSRCP for his brother are reportedly in fear of failure. The backstory is that Shilpa's relatives, cousins have come from the US to vote for Shilpa in the by-election.

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