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18 Jun 2017

Delhi Police

Cash for votes: EC directs FIR against TN CM Palaniswami

The Election Commission ordered an FIR against Tamil Nadu's Chief Minister Palaniswami in connection to the RK Nagar by-election bribery case.

01 Jun 2017

Delhi Police

EC bribery- AIADMK leader TTV Dhinakaran gets bail

AIADMK leader TTV Dhinakaran was granted bail in the EC bribery case, where he allegedly bribed EC officials to retain the 'two leaves' symbol.

12 May 2017


Layoffs in IT sector- Time for trade unions?

The recent layoffs within the IT industry have made employees wary of their job security and now a faction of the disgruntled workers have filed a petition against the IT firms via The Forum for IT employees (FITE).

11 May 2017


Modi's Sri Lanka visit- What's on the agenda?

PM Modi is set to visit Sri Lanka to take part in the Vesak day celebrations. While the visit has been termed informal, India does hope to get some things done, including discussing the Tamil Nadu fishermen issue.

10 May 2017


Bengaluru to now have pod taxis?

Commissioner of Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagar Palike (BBMP), Manjunath Prasad claimed that the civic body is planning to implement pod taxis in the city.

Sasikala moves SC, files petition in graft case

Imprisoned AIADMK leader VK Sasikala on Wednesday moved the Supreme Court; she filed a review petition against her conviction in the graft case.

04 May 2017


Will AIADMK merge with BJP?

The two factions of AIADMK are busy ironing out their differences, gearing up for a possible merger.

03 May 2017


Thousands of illegal Indian immigrants to return from Saudi

Thousands of Indian workers who were living in Saudi Arabia illegally are set to return to India under a government approved amnesty scheme.

26 Apr 2017

Delhi Police

AIADMK leader TTV Dhinakaran arrested for bribery

AIADMK leader TTV Dhinakaran was arrested on Tuesday night after being questioned by Delhi Police for four consecutive days.

26 Apr 2017


NITI Aayog says farmers should pay income taxes

NITI Aayog member Bibek Debroy proposed, at a news conference on Tuesday, that Indian farmers should start paying income tax.

24 Apr 2017

Delhi Police

IAF Officer, colleague beaten, Delhi Police arrest 3

Delhi Police arrested a milk supplier, a hotel employee and a nightclub bouncer for assaulting an IAS Officer and his colleague in South Delhi's Tughlaqabad.

24 Apr 2017


6,00,000 litres of blood discarded in 5 years in India

Statistics have indicated that over 28 lakh units of blood have been discarded by hospitals and blood banks in India due to poor storage and coordination logistics.

24 Apr 2017

Delhi Police

TN FM offers resignation as AIADMK merger talks begin

As both factions of the AIADMK began talks for a merger, Tamil Nadu Finance Minister D Jayakumar offered his resignation saying former Chief Minister O Panneerselvam could take over his portfolio.

23 Apr 2017

Climate Change

#Fail: Wind destroys TN ministers thermocol experiment to save water

Tamil Nadu is in the grip of a severe drought. While urgent solutions are required to mitigate the effects of the same, the urgency acquired a whole new dimension when Tamil Nadu co-operative minister Sellur Raju tried to float thermocol in the Vaigai reservoir.

22 Apr 2017


TN farmers at Jantar Mantar to now consume urine, feces

Taking the bizarreness of their protests up a notch, Tamil Nadu farmers at Jantar Mantar have vowed to consume their urine on April 22. If the Centre still doesn't pay attention, they will eat human feces the next day.

21 Apr 2017


Dhanush wins paternity case against couple claiming to be parents

Actor Dhanush won a case against a couple who demanded a monthly maintenance of Rs. 65,000 after claiming that they were his parents.

20 Apr 2017

Delhi Police

EC Bribery Case: Dhinakaran asked to appear before Delhi Police

Delhi Police officials served summons to AIADMK Party Deputy Chief, TTV Dhinakaran, in a case of alleged bribing of Election Commission officials for retrieving AIADMK's frozen 'Two Leaves' symbol.

20 Apr 2017

Delhi Police

Panneerselvam faction puts preconditions for AIADMK merger

The AIADMK faction headed by former Tamil Nadu CM O Panneerselvam wants the other faction to withdraw affidavits filed with the EC designating V K Sasikala and TTV Dhinakaran as the general secretary and deputy general secretary.

19 Apr 2017


Man in Modi mask flogs TN farmers in new protest

In the latest form of protest, farmers from Tamil Nadu who have gathered at Jantar Mantar are now being flogged by a man in a Narendra Modi's mask. The move meant to depict the Centre's insensitivity to their plight.

19 Apr 2017

Delhi Police

AIADMK Amma ousts Sasikala and kin from party

Tamil Nadu's ruling AIADMK Amma party has expelled Sasikala and her kin "considering the views of the cadres and the public."

17 Apr 2017

Delhi Police

Sasikala camp divided: Will leaders cross over to Panneerselvam camp?

In a dramatic turn of events in the ongoing political showdown in Tamil Nadu, official sources from AIADMK suggested, "few ministers and senior leaders from the Sasikala camp are likely to join the Panneerselvam faction in the coming days".

17 Apr 2017

Google Maps

Bengaluru police to launch new app for jurisdiction

Bengaluru Police is set to inaugurate 'Know Your Police Station' in April, an app to lead complainants to the right police station-one which their localities fall under.

Bengaluru: Movie-tickets to cost Rs. 200 in multiplexes beginning May

Chief Minister Siddaramaiah on Tuesday said the government will direct multiplexes to cap movie ticket prices at Rs. 200 from May onwards.

12 Apr 2017


Dhanush paternity case: Madras HC reserves judgement

The Madras HC reserved its order on a petition by actor Dhanush seeking quashing of a couple's lawsuit claiming to be his parents.

12 Apr 2017


Stay on drawing of river water for PepsiCo, Coca Cola

PepsiCo and Coca Cola have been restrained from drawing water from Tamirabharani River till April 30 due to acute water shortage.

11 Apr 2017

Narendra Modi

Delhi: DMRC's housing scheme to be launched in May

The Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) is currently building 2BHK and 3BHK flats in Janakpuri and Okhla which would cost between Rs. 60 lakh and Rs. 1.20cr.

11 Apr 2017

Donald Trump

Should health disclosure be made mandatory in elections in India?

Recent events including the revelation on Sonia Gandhi's health and Jayalalithaa's untimely death in Tamil Nadu have triggered debate on whether an unhealthy candidate can ensure a sturdy democracy.

10 Apr 2017


Uproar in Parliament over Tarun Vijay's 'racist' comments

Chaos rocked both Houses of Parliament over recent 'racist' comments by former BJP MP Tarun.

09 Apr 2017


Parties liable to fulfill manifesto promises: Says, CJI

Chief Justice of India, Jagdish Singh Khehar on Saturday slammed political parties for making promises in their election manifestos that don't reflect socio-economic realities, as well as perpetrate caste politics. He added that political parties be held accountable for not keeping their promises.

08 Apr 2017


'Jayalalithaa was fair', responds DMK leader to Tarun Vijay

DMK leader TKS Elangovan said the controversial comment by former BJP MP Tarun Vijay was "funny", adding, "Not all people in Kerala, Karnataka and Tamil Nadu are black. Our leader Dr.Kalaignar is fair, Jayalalithaa was fair."

06 Apr 2017


Karnataka's most photographed tiger dies of starvation

'Prince', the most photographed tiger of the state of Karnataka, died of starvation, leaving wildlife photographers and enthusiasts in sorrow.

05 Apr 2017

West Bengal

Karnataka 3rd in child marriage cases, follows TN and WB

According to National Crime Records Bureau, Karnataka has registered the third highest number of child marriage cases for 3 years.

05 Apr 2017


Tamil Nadu Farmers' Protest: Loan waiver to all farmers

The Madras High Court directed Tamil Nadu to waive all farm loans (cooperative banks/societies), irrespective of the area of land farmers held.

03 Apr 2017


Kerala BJP candidate promises 'quality beef' upon by-election win

Amid the BJP's increasingly strict policies on cow protection, a party candidate in Kerala surprisingly has promised quality beef for people.

02 Apr 2017


India's failed love stories are deadlier than terror attacks

Love was the official reason of 38,585 murders and culpable-homicide cases that took place in India during 2001-2015.

31 Mar 2017

Rahul Gandhi

Corporates account for significantly higher NPAs than farmers

Indian banks have an estimated Rs. 6.8 lakh crore worth of Non-Performing Assets (NPAs), according to the Public Accounts Committee of the Parliament.

31 Mar 2017


Non-farm sectors: 1 lakh jobs added in Apr-Oct 2016

Only a little over one lakh jobs were added between 1 Apr-1 Oct'16 in eight key non-farm sectors of the economy, stated a government report.

23 Mar 2017

Sasikala Natarajan

Sasikalaa, OPS factions face off for RK Nagar

The Panneerselvam and Sasikalaa camps are set to face for the RK Nagar polls.

21 Mar 2017

Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka arrests 10 Indian fishermen for crossing maritime boundary

Sri Lankan navy on March 21 arrested 10 Indian fishermen from near Katchatheevu for having allegedly crossed the International Maritime Boundary Line.

21 Mar 2017


Couple claiming to be actor Dhanush's parents proved wrong

A medical reported submitted to the Madurai bench of the Madras High Court stated that Dhanush neither had a mole on his left collarbone nor a scar on his left elbow.