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PNB, Corp Bank most aggressive in going after big debtors; SBI, BoB more relaxed

Punjab National Bank, the third largest public sector bank in India, and smaller cousin Corporation Bank can teach bigger siblings like State Bank of India and Bank of Baroda a thing or two about going after big loan defaulters, an analysis of Reserve Bank of India data shows.In the last four

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‘Nirbhaya scheme’ for women’s transport security at standstill

A well-publicized scheme for ensuring security for women in public road transport unveiled in the wake of the brutal 'Nirbhaya' rape and murder of in December 2012 seems to have ground to a halt in the absence of political will.According to the ministry of road transport and highways, only Rs 1.43 cr

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DoT lifts freeze over BSNL’s 2016 JE exam, document verification starts

The Department of Telecom has lifted its freeze over the recruitment of 2,700 junior engineers into Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd, India's state-owned telecom operator.The results of the recruitment exam, conducted in September last year, were put on hold in December after the Department of Telecom received complaints about the conduct of

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39 government websites hacked in India in 2 months

An increasing number of government department websites get hacked every year, according to data obtained from the Department of Information Technology.A total of 39 websites belonging to central government ministries and state governments were hacked in the first two months of this year.The number does not include data for government-linked

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At 9.7 cr/year, Sidhu is highest-earning Punjab MLA, 40% AAP MLAs are crorepati

An analysis of the election filings of the newly elected members of Punjab Legislative Assembly revealed that Navjot Singh Sidhu, the ex-cricketer and television personality who joined the Indian National Congress just before the election, is the highest-earning member of the house.The analysis by the Association for Democratic Reform also revealed

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PayTM hit by Rs 6.15 lakh fraud

PayTM, India's largest wallet company, has been cheated to the extent over Rs 6.15 lakh by 48 customers claiming illegal refunds for goods they already received.A case has been registered with the Central Bureau of Investigation, which is currently looking into the matter.Besides PayTM, others such as Freecharge and MobiKwik

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DON’T BE A VICTIM: UID Chief urges people to write purpose on Aadhaar copies

The head of the Unique Identity Authority of India has urged the public to write down the purpose and date when they submit photocopies of their Aaadhar cards to exchange currency notes to prevent misuse.“Photocopies of the Aadhaar letter are being submitted by the general public to banks. We urge

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