The Economic Times Shiv Sena leader Sachin Sawant shot dead in Mumbai's Kandivali 2018-04-23T00:09:42.000000000+05:30 According to Sawant's colleagues in the Shiv Sena, the 46-year-old was riding pillion on a Royal Enfield bike with an associate. Social Security plan gets PMO nod, rollout likely in 3 phases 2018-04-23T00:08:23.000000000+05:30 The labour ministry has proposed a system to provide retirement, health, old-age, disability, unemployment and maternity benefits to the 500 million workers. Karnataka: Top Mutt to express opinion on Lingayats after polls 2018-04-23T00:03:29.000000000+05:30 This election season, every politician irrespective of party affiliation, be it Rahul Gandhi or Amit Shah, has made a stop at Siddaganga Mutt. JDS makes it uphill battle for BJP in Malenadu region 2018-04-23T00:01:48.000000000+05:30 The party could give the BJP a tough fight in several constituencies of the hilly region, as it eyes improved prospects. Lingayat move will cost Congress 40 of 50 seats in northwest Karnataka: BJP leader 2018-04-23T00:00:49.000000000+05:30 Siddaramaiah’s actions have ensured that BJP will sweep all the Lingayat dominant regions, says Umesh V Katti. Chickpet: Bengaluru's original business district is congested, dirty 2018-04-22T23:57:08.000000000+05:30 Chickpet faces civic issues that are as a result of the locality’s commercial activities exploding out of proportion. No fair play, 49% voters are women but few get ticket 2018-04-22T23:44:45.000000000+05:30 Of Karnataka’s 30 districts, five – Raichur, Udupi, Ramanagara, Dakshin Kannada and Kodagu – have more women voters than men. Lender tears into Jaypee Infratech bid evaluation process 2018-04-22T23:44:12.000000000+05:30 India Infrastructure Finance Co Ltd (IIFCL), which has claims of about Rs 900 crore or 10.57% of Jaypee's total debt, wants a “fair and transparent” process adopted. Bhuvneshwar Kumar on leadership, his bowling and how he looks at the game 2018-04-22T23:38:31.000000000+05:30 When David Warner, the Sunrisers Hyderabad captain, was barred from playing the IPL by the BCCI owing to his role in the ball-tampering scandal, Bhuvneshwar, the only other player retained by franchise, found himself in the vice-captaincy role. CM Siddaramaiah faces ‘local vs outsider’ hitch in Badami 2018-04-22T23:36:57.000000000+05:30 The BJP, on the other hand, has been discussing the names of B Sriramulu, PC Gaddigoudar and BS Yeddyurappa for the same constituency.