55 lakh GST returns filed in January: Official

New Delhi , Feb 21

The New Year saw as many as 55 lakh Goods and Services (GST) returns being filed for the month of January so far in line with a rising curve of assessees under the country's new indirect tax regime, GST Network (GSTN) Chairman Ajay Bhushan Pandey said on Wednesday.

Sushma to meet Canadian counterpart ahead of Modi-Trudeau talks

New Delhi , Feb 21

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj will hold a strategic-level dialogue with Canadian Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland on Thursday ahead of Friday's bilateral meeting between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Canadian counterpart Justin Trudeau.

DU to hold Flower Show

New Delhi , Feb 22

The Delhi University said that it will on Friday hold its 60th annual 'Flower Show' at the Mughal Garden in front of the Vice Chancellor's office.

Karnataka legislator's son sent to jail in assault case

Bengaluru , Feb 21

A court here on Wednesday sent Mohammad Nalapad, 24, son of ruling Congress legislator N.A. Haris, to 14 days judicial custody for allegedly assaulting a youth brutally at a cafe here last week, police said.

Daspur extortion case: Bengal CID seizes Rs 2 cr in fresh raids

Kolkata , Feb 21

West Bengal CID on Wednesday raided a south Kolkata flat owned by an acquaintance of former West Midnapore district police chief Bharati Ghosh's husband in relation to an extortion case and seized cash amounting to Rs 2 crore, a senior CID official said.