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GST: Parliament passes four bills to pave way for GST rollout

GST: Parliament passes four bills to pave way for GST rollout

Parliament on Thursday passed four legislations to pave the way for roll out of the historic Goods and Services Tax (GST) from the target date of July 1. The Central GST Bill, 2017; The Integrated GST Bill, 2017; The GST (Compensation to States) Bill, 2017; …

Tamilnadu:Sasikala gives jail rules a break, meets visitors 12 times a month

Tamilnadu:Sasikala gives jail rules a break, meets visitors 12 times a month

If it is V.K. Sasikala, there should be something extraordinary. Going by the number of visitors she is getting at her new abode, the Parappana Agrahara jail here, she is still in control. She had met visitors 12 times a month, in violation of prison …

Youth arrested for raping 16-year-old girl in Kollam

Youth arrested for raping 16-year-old girl in Kollam

A 30­ year­old man was arrested in Kollam Sunday for raping a 16­year­old girl, in the latest incident of sexual assault against women and children in Kerala. Sunil, a married man, is accused of raping the girl who was visiting her grandmother at Thazhuthala. As …

ABVP protests against Kerala CM’s visit to Hyderabad

ABVP protests against Kerala CM’s visit to Hyderabad

The Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarathi Parishad (ABVP) workers staged a protest against visiting Kerala chief minister Pinarayi Vijayan here Sunday, blaming him for the killing of RSS workers in Kerala. Raising slogans of ‘Vijayan go back’ they tried to disrupt a meeting which was being addressed …

Kerala priest stabbed at altar in Australia

Kerala priest stabbed at altar in Australia

In a suspected case of racism, a 48­year­old Keralite Catholic priest was stabbed by an assailant at a church in Melbourne’s north when he was about to start his Sunday service. Father Tomy Kalathoor Mathew in Fawkner was hospitalized after he suffered injuries to his …

18 year old Keralite teenager dies of food poisoning in Riyadh

18 year old Keralite teenager dies of food poisoning in Riyadh

A Keralite student, Sreepathi Sandeep, has died of food poisoning here on Sunday. Eighteen­year­old Sreepathi, whose mother Dr Reena is a cardiologist at the King Saud Medical Complex (Sumeshi) in Riayadh, was on a vacation in the Saudi capital after having completed his Plus Two …

Yogi Adityanath takes oath as Uttar Pradesh CM, vows to work for all

Yogi Adityanath takes oath as Uttar Pradesh CM, vows to work for all

Hours after taking oath on Sunday, Uttar Pradesh chief minister Yogi Adityanath promised to work for all sections of the society without any discrimination, with focus on development and job creation. In a brief media interaction, he said his government will pursue the agenda of …