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Rajinikanth in party's good books; will welcome him: BJP


Tamil Nadu BJP President said, "It is only a press message, an unauthorised message from the press. It is not the authorised press release from our party."

Kerala High Court asks state government to make new liquor policy into law

Neethu Reghukumar
The government has also decided to issue notices to hoteliers below the five-star category to shut their bars by September 12.

Hyderabad woman starts 'Rice Bucket Challenge' to help the poor


The "Rice Bucket challenge" has gone viral on Facebook.

Karnataka bypolls: Congress leader NY Gopalakrishna wins from Bellary Rural seat


Counting will end around 1 pm for the three constituencies in which 22 candidates are in the fray.

Karnataka bypolls results on Monday: Congress, BJP keep fingers crossed


Both the ruling Congress and BJP fought a hard battle in the first measure of popularity after the Lok Sabha polls in the constituencies of Chikodi-Sadalaga, Bellary Rural and Shikaripura.

Chennai @ 375: All about superstar Rajinikanth phenomenon


As Chennai is celebrating its 375th birthday this week, we bring to you the story of superstar Rajinikanth.

Karnataka bypolls results on Monday: Congress, BJP keep fingers crossed


Both the ruling Congress and BJP fought a hard battle in the first measure of popularity after the Lok Sabha polls in the constituencies of Chikodi-Sadalaga, Bellary Rural and Shikaripura.

South Bangalore tense after youngster commits suicide following alleged police harassment

Shylaja Varma
The deceased in his suicide note has alleged that a police inspector arrested him and kept in custody for 3 days without filing an FIR and tortured him.

Heavy rains in Kerala leave 7 dead


Kerala has been put on high alert for floods and landslides after heavy rainfall caused the death of seven including one three-year-old in the wee hours of Sunday.

SEZs to get fresh fillip under Modi government, says Nirmala Sitharaman


She said Indian firms active in manufacturing business must get more innovative and develop their market research capabilities.

Defence alertness best guarantee for peace in region: Arun Jaitley


The high-tech warship is distinct because it exhibits the growing clout and effectiveness of India Navy, he noted.

Rain deficit in Kerala narrowed down to minus five per cent


Heavy rains lashed many parts of the state, particularly in Thiruvananthapuram, Kozhikode, Pathanamthitta and Kollam districts since on Friday night.

Hundreds of mourners pay tribute to UR Ananthamurthy


Literary and film figures like Girish Karnad, MS Satyu, Girish Kasaravalli, Nagabharana and KS Nissar Ahmed also paid their last respects to the departed towering literary figure.

Veteran Kannada writer UR Ananthamurthy dies at 82


Ananthamurthy was a celebrated English professor, acclaimed writer, admired activist and a loved mentor to many.

UR Ananthamurthy: Eternally vigilant writer, thinker and teacher


Ananthamurthy wore many hats. He was a celebrated English professor, acclaimed writer, admired activist and a loved mentor to many.

Kerala: Partial prohibition on liquor from April 2015

Neethu Reghukumar
Kerala government is planning total prohibition in the state in next 10 years.

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Rajinikanth in party's good books; will welcome him: BJP0
Tamil Nadu BJP President said, 'It is only a press message, an unauthorised message from the press. It is not the authorised press release from our party.'
Cardiac surgery needed for 66-year-old Lalu0
The 66-year-old leader was hospitalised at the Institute on Monday for a scheduled detailed medical evaluation.
Hyderabad woman starts 'Rice Bucket Challenge' to help the poor0
The 'Rice Bucket challenge' has gone viral on Facebook.
Kerala High Court asks state government to make new liquor policy into law0
The government has also decided to issue notices to hoteliers below the five-star category to shut their bars by September 12.
Karnataka Cabinet to be expanded after consulting Congress high command: Siddaramaiah0
In the bypolls held for three seats on August 21, the Congress wrested Bellary Rural from BJP which managed to retain Shikaripura.
Karnataka bypolls: Congress wrests Bellary from BJP0
The Congress candidate NY Gopalakrishna has won the seat by 34,000 votes.
Bypoll results: RJD-JDU and Congress win 10 seats, limit BJP+ to 8 in four states0
In all, the NDA managed to grab 8 seats out of the total 18 that went to polls in four states.
Sheila Dikshit meets Home Minister, refutes reports of her resignation as Kerala Governor0
Sheila is also scheduled to meet President Pranab Mukherjee later in the evening.
Four flights diverted to Bangalore due to heavy rains0
Four city-bound flights, including three international carriers, were on Monday diverted to Bengaluru Airport following heavy rains.

Tamil Nadu

Rajinikanth in party's good books; will welcome him: BJP

Tamil Nadu BJP President said, "It is only a press message, an unauthorised message from the press. It...

Chennai @ 375: All about superstar Rajinikanth phenomenon

As Chennai is celebrating its 375th birthday this week, we bring to you the story of superstar Rajinikanth....

Chennai @ 375: History of the British town

The city earlier called Madras is now Chennai, one of the metropolitan city of South India. ...

Chennai@375: Oldest dance school Kalakshetra continues to infuse vibrancy in the city

Located in the heart of Chennai, Kalakshetra has been influencing the city's cultural scene for a long time....

Chennai @ 375: Mohan Raman tells the story of Kollywood

Mohan Raman is a Tamil movie actor and film historian, on the occasion of 375 years to the...

Andhra Pradesh

India's rice bucket challenge goes viral on social media

All that the rice bucket challenge requires one to do is to provide a bucket of rice for the poor. ...

SEZs to get fresh fillip under Modi government, says Nirmala Sitharaman

She said Indian firms active in manufacturing business must get more innovative and develop their market research capabilities. ...

Defence alertness best guarantee for peace in region: Arun Jaitley

The high-tech warship is distinct because it exhibits the growing clout and effectiveness of India Navy, he noted. ...

Hindu not a religious concept;its a cultural identity: Venkaiah Naidu

"India has given home to everybody, all the religions," Venkaiah Naidu said. ...

Graft case: ED attaches assets worth over Rs 800 crore of Jagan, others

The ED had in 2012 registered a criminal probe against the individuals and associated firms based on a CBI FIR in this case. ...

Karnataka

Karnataka Cabinet to be expanded after consulting Congress high command: Siddaramaiah

In the bypolls held for three seats on August 21, the Congress wrested Bellary Rural from BJP which...

Karnataka bypolls: Congress wrests Bellary from BJP

The Congress candidate NY Gopalakrishna has won the seat by 34,000 votes. ...

Bypoll results: RJD-JDU and Congress win 10 seats, limit BJP+ to 8 in four states

In all, the NDA managed to grab 8 seats out of the total 18 that went to polls...

Karnataka bypoll results: Congress wins 2 seats; BJP wins 1, faces shocking defeat in Bellary

The Congress has retained Chikkodi-Sadalaga assembly seat. ...

Four flights diverted to Bangalore due to heavy rains

Four city-bound flights, including three international carriers, were on Monday diverted to Bengaluru Airport following heavy rains. ...

Kerala

Cardiac surgery needed for 66-year-old Lalu

The 66-year-old leader was hospitalised at the Institute on Monday for a scheduled detailed medical evaluation. ...

Kerala High Court asks state government to make new liquor policy into law

The government has also decided to issue notices to hoteliers below the five-star category to shut their bars by September 12. ...

Sheila Dikshit meets Home Minister, refutes reports of her resignation as Kerala Governor

Sheila is also scheduled to meet President Pranab Mukherjee later in the evening. ...

Heavy rains in Kerala leave 7 dead

Kerala has been put on high alert for floods and landslides after heavy rainfall caused the death of seven including one three-year-old in the wee...

Rain deficit in Kerala narrowed down to minus five per cent

Heavy rains lashed many parts of the state, particularly in Thiruvananthapuram, Kozhikode, Pathanamthitta and Kollam districts since on Friday night. ...