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Kerala: BJP leader hacked to death, party calls for statewide bandh


The attack came on a day when BJP president Amit Shah was present in the state capital Thiruvananthapuram.

Teachers' Day be renamed either in Telugu or Tamil: DMK's Elangovan


"Guru Utsav is an essay writing competition, facts are being distorted," Irani said.

Kerala: Move to appoint ex-CJI as Governor sparks debate


While CM Ooman Chandy said the Centre had so far not sought his views on the proposal, KPCC president VM Sudheeran involved questions of 'propriety'.

Bangalore: Retired officer chained by family for over 2 weeks, rescued by police


The retired ASI was rescued after his younger brother suspected foul play and alerted the police.

Rice Bucket Challenge a hit at Ganesha pandals

Sakshi Khanna
After performing the pooja, people are donating a bucket of rice in charity.

Karnataka CM unhappy he was not consulted on Governor's appointment by Centre


Siddaramaiah said the Centre normally consults the Chief Minister before appointing Governor to any state.

Capital concern for Andhra Pradesh as expert panel against focus on 1 city


The ruling TDP has promised to build a capital city of world class standards, which would be accessible from all the regions of the state.

Amit Shah in Kerala as BJP struggles to find foothold in state


Shah will attend a meet of state office bearers on Monday morning and address a larger convention of over 6000 party functionaries, party sources said.

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.

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Centre goes ahead with Justice Sathasivam's appointment as Kerala Governor: sources0
The Ministry of Home Affairs has forwarded the proposal to appoint Justice Sathasivam as the Kerala Governor, added the sources.
Teachers' Day be renamed either in Telugu or Tamil: DMK's Elangovan0
'Guru Utsav is an essay writing competition, facts are being distorted,' Irani said.
Kerala: Move to appoint ex-CJI as Governor sparks debate0
While CM Ooman Chandy said the Centre had so far not sought his views on the proposal, KPCC president VM Sudheeran involved questions of 'propriety'.
Bangalore: Retired officer chained by family for over 2 weeks, rescued by police0
The retired ASI was rescued after his younger brother suspected foul play and alerted the police.
Capital concern for Andhra Pradesh as expert panel against focus on 1 city0
The ruling TDP has promised to build a capital city of world class standards, which would be accessible from all the regions of the state.
Karnataka CM unhappy he was not consulted on Governor's appointment by Centre0
Siddaramaiah said the Centre normally consults the Chief Minister before appointing Governor to any state.
Amit Shah in Kerala as BJP struggles to find foothold in state0
Shah will attend a meet of state office bearers on Monday morning and address a larger convention of over 6000 party functionaries, party sources said.
Rice Bucket Challenge a hit at Ganesha pandals0
After performing the pooja, people are donating a bucket of rice in charity.
Tamil Nadu: 5 people from West Bengal dead as bus catches fire in Ramanathapuram0
Five pilgrims have been killed in Ramanathapuram district of Tamil Nadu after a bus caught fire on Sunday morning. The bus carrying the pilgrims was headed towards Kanyakumari.
Expert panel suggests Andhra Pradesh capital should function from 3 places0
An expert committee has suggested that the Andhra Pradesh capital should function simultaneously from three different places.

Tamil Nadu

Teachers' Day be renamed either in Telugu or Tamil: DMK's Elangovan

"Guru Utsav is an essay writing competition, facts are being distorted," Irani said. ...

Tamil Nadu: 5 people from West Bengal dead as bus catches fire in Ramanathapuram

Five pilgrims have been killed in Ramanathapuram district of Tamil Nadu after a bus caught fire on Sunday...

Jayalalithaa elected as AIADMK general secretary for the seventh time

While addressing the workers, Jaya said the party has become unbeatable. ...

Rajinikanth keeps everyone guessing as BJP tries to woo him into Tamil Nadu politics

It was only a few months ago that Prime Minister Narendra Modi's photo-op with Tamil superstar Rajinikanth ahead...

Madras HC wants pre-marital tests: Is it invasion of privacy?

In a landmark ruling, the Madurai Bench of Madras High Court on Thursday suggested that prospective couples should...

Andhra Pradesh

Capital concern for Andhra Pradesh as expert panel against focus on 1 city

The ruling TDP has promised to build a capital city of world class standards, which would be accessible from all the regions of the state....

Expert panel suggests Andhra Pradesh capital should function from 3 places

An expert committee has suggested that the Andhra Pradesh capital should function simultaneously from three different places. ...

Trainee IPS officer drowns at police academy in Hyderabad

A trainee police officer drowned in a swimming pool at Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel National Police Academy (NPA) late on Thursday night, sources said. ...

Panel recommends Guntur, Vijaywada, Vizag shouldn't be made Andhra capital

The committee formed to decide on which city will be the capital of Andhra Pradesh has recommended against making a rushed decision. ...

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. ...

Karnataka

Bangalore: Retired officer chained by family for over 2 weeks, rescued by police

The retired ASI was rescued after his younger brother suspected foul play and alerted the police. ...

Karnataka CM unhappy he was not consulted on Governor's appointment by Centre

Siddaramaiah said the Centre normally consults the Chief Minister before appointing Governor to any state. ...

Bangalore: Ganesh idol sculptors worried about pinning their livelihood on a dying art

Sculptor families made Pottery Town their home during the 1920s when the British dedicated a space for them...

Karnataka CM says Modi wave over, credits Rahul, Sonia for Congress's victory in bypolls

The Congress won two out of three seats in the Karnataka bypolls last week. ...

Bangalore schools in a dilemma over security guidelines, say they can't afford to implement them

Even as small steps are being taken, schools are planning to move court against the safety guidelines. ...

Kerala

Centre goes ahead with Justice Sathasivam's appointment as Kerala Governor: sources

The Ministry of Home Affairs has forwarded the proposal to appoint Justice Sathasivam as the Kerala Governor, added the sources. ...

Kerala: Move to appoint ex-CJI as Governor sparks debate

While CM Ooman Chandy said the Centre had so far not sought his views on the proposal, KPCC president VM Sudheeran involved questions of 'propriety'....

Amit Shah in Kerala as BJP struggles to find foothold in state

Shah will attend a meet of state office bearers on Monday morning and address a larger convention of over 6000 party functionaries, party sources said....

Former CJI P Sathasivam to be the next Kerala Governor

Justice Sathasivam served as the CJI from 2007-14. ...

LDF to hold demonstrations demanding Oommen Chandy's resignation

In a statement, Viswan said the appropriate course of action in the case would be entrusting the case to CBI. ...