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Government to review new Income Tax Return Forms

The finance ministry on Saturday announced that it will review and simplify the new income-tax return (ITR) forms that required a taxpayer to fill details of all banks accounts and foreign trips under

CPM general secretary race to be close

With Sitaram Yechury and S.

Sholay releases in Pakistan, 40 years late

A poster of mega-hit film Sholay

Cult Bollywood classic Sholay, starring megastar Amitabh Bachchan and Dharmendra, hit theatres in Pakistan for the first time on Friday, 40 years after its India release.

Disproportionate assets case: Supreme Court to hear plea on april 21

A three-judge bench of the Supreme Court will hear on April 21 petitions filed by DMK general secretary K.

Government officials to give pointers for roadmap

After the Modi government has asked Central ministries and departments to begin work to prepare their list of achievements, sources revealed that all the bureaucrats will also prepare pointers on what

Jammu and Kashmir violence: Youth killed in firing, 2 policemen held

A teenage student was killed in police firing during a clash with an irate crowd at Narabal, on the outskirts of Jammu and Kashmir’s summer capital Srinagar, on Saturday.

Rahul Gandhi promises decisive fight

Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi interacts with farmers outside his residence in New Delhi on Saturday. ----Biplab Banerjee

The Congress will lead a “decisive fight inside and outside Parliament” on farmers’ issues and take the battle to its logical conclusion, party vice-president Rahul Gandhi made clear during his intera

Ministries to compile government feats for jubilee

After Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s pitch abroad, showcasing his government’s achievements on various foreign lands, it is time for domestic showcasing as the NDA government completes one year next m

When William Blake published his The Tyger in 1794, he carefully replaced the usual “i” of “Tiger” with a “y” in order to suggest the extraordinariness of the apocalyptic beast.

Official visits by heads of state or government are like vital surgical operations — if you come out of the operation theatre alive and are back in your room, it is deemed a success.