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Musician P. D. Francis passes away

Senior keyboard player from Thrissur

New Malappuram Collector takes charge

Jaffer Malik had earlier worked as Perinthalmanna Subcollector

Call for scientific probe into endosulfan issue

EAVS activists stage protest march to Kasaragod Collectorate

1,156 POCSO cases in four months

Malappuram posts the maximum of 176; Pathanamthitta, the least at 25

At 100, the firebrand’s spark is intact

K.R. Gouri epitomised the presence of women in State politics for decades

When a rivulet turns a dumping ground

Waste dumped into Elappara thodu a far-reaching threat

CITU-led stir gathers steam

CPI(M) bid to help encroachers, says leader of estate workers on stir

NRI’s suicide: CPI(M) blames municipal officers

Family accuses chairperson of deliberately delaying permits

Join government’s battle against bottle: Minister

We are committed to implementing prohibition in phases: Minister

Urdu varsity job notificationrattles assistant professors

Post offered is teaching assistant; ‘salaries will go down further’

Chickballapur MLA takes over as KSPCB chairman

Continuing its efforts to mollify dissident MLAs, the State government on Thursday appointed Congress MLA for Chickballapur D. Sudhakar as chairman of

Groundwater report sounds a note of caution

From 5,651 million cubic metres in 2013, availability in State fell to 5,211.75 mcm in 2017, says study

Jumbo menace continues

Crop damage worries farmers in Madanapalle, Punganur areas

Accept my resignation, or I’ll quit as MLA: Vishwanath

Deve Gowda to take a call after meeting leaders

Tell Congress leaders not to make public statements: Gowda to Rahul

The former Prime Minister H.D. Deve Gowda on Thursday said he had appealed to All-India Congress Committee president Rahul Gandhi, during his recent m

I’ll take Lok Sabha election defeat as a challenge, says Kumaraswamy

‘I will strive to take the administration closer to people’

Linganamakki proposal: Officials told to prepare DPR

Deputy Chief Minister G. Parameshwara on Thursday said he had directed officials to prepare a detailed project report (DPR) on transporting water from

Jaipur to host Stonemart

A memorandum of understanding signed here for organising the 11th India Stonemart in Jaipur in 2021, as the largest international exposition of dimens

‘Where is Pedda Neerudi?’

Absence of official invitation to Harish Rao for Kaleshwaram project inauguration being questioned

6 Bangladeshi girls repatriated

Victims of trafficking; spent years at a Chennai shelter home

CS praises CM’s commitment

Bankers visit project site

Odisha budget to be presented on June 28

Proposals for 2019-20 likely to have a total outlay of ₹1,39,000 crore

Bureaucrats to spend two days in J&K villages

Under ‘Back to the Village’ programme

Asia’s biggest open-to-sky surge pool

As part of the KLIP, the “Asia’s biggest open-to-sky Surge pool” was constructed in Thippapur village of Illanthakunta mandal.Measuring 92 m deep and

BJP panel gives clean chit to party leaders in Leh bribery case

An attempt by the party to influence the police investigation: J&K Cong.

Security blanket over the area

Maoist action team suspected to be moving in the region

Kumaraswamy on a makeover drive to shed ‘five-star’ image

Grama Vaastavya, Janata Darshan and announcement on completing farm loan waiver in one go point to an urgency in the effort

Reshaping Pranahitha-Chevella into Kaleshwaram

There are two separate projects now with Maharashtra’s nod for both

Special poojas at Bhadrachalam

Sudarshana Sahitha Sri Ramayana Havanam among other special rituals will be performed at the historic Sri Sitaramachandra Swamy temple in Bhadrachalam

Karimnagar to become ‘water hub’

The Kaleshwaram Lift Irrigation Project (KLIP) would completely transform the erstwhile Karimnagar district into a “water hub” with the availability o

Kumaraswamy to restart village stay on Friday from Chandraki

Chief Minister H.D. Kumaraswamy’s Grama Vaastavya (village stay) starts from Chandraki in Gurmitkal taluk of backward Yadgir district on Friday. The n

All set to revolutionise agriculture in State

From scratch to pumping 2 tmc ft water a day, it’s a Herculean effort

32 dead in Himachal bus accident

32 killed, 30 injured when bus falls into a gorge in Himachal Pradesh

T-JUDA strike continues

Junior doctors submit representation to Governor at Raj Bhavan

Police arrest five after two groups clash

The Hubballi Police on Thursday arrested five persons in connection with a clash between two groups in front of the Hubballi Sub-Jail in which a few s

NHRC questions frailty of health infrastructure

Deplores public health infrastructure in the country

Mini Shilparamam at Uppal to be opened tomorrow

50 craft sellers to market and advertise their art

Plaint against rapper for post on RSS chief, U.P. CM

‘Hard Kaur had insulted senior leaders’

Centre plans to invest ₹25 lakh crore to boost agricultural productivity: Ram Nath Kovind

Addressing the joint sitting of both Houses of Parliament, the President said that a committee of Chief Ministers was being set up to look into structural reforms in the field of agriculture.

Navy plans to build 6 submarines

Second project being undertaken under the Strategic Partnership model

Bodies from AN-32 crash retrieved

A 20-member team of trekkers including a local hunter and 11 porters reached the crash site in Arunachal Pradesh.

TV journalist hacked near Sattankulam

He claims an Inspector instigated the attack

Smuggling of arms: NIA raids 12 places

The National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Thursday conducted raids at 12 locations in Bihar and Uttar Pradesh in connection with the smuggling of pro

All-party meeting soon on NRC

Sonowal assures CPI(M) discussion on fate of people to be excluded

HC stays show-cause notice to Shivakumar’s mother

Authorities had issued notice to her for alleged benami property transactions

Veerashaiva-Lingayats demand a development corporation

Veerashaiva-Lingayat leaders in the Congress, attempting to increase their outreach within the community, has urged the State government to set up a V

Student community upset by 15% fee hike

They say medical education has become unaffordable

Changes to IT Act to take effect soon

Mandatory to trace unlawful content

Police enhance security to BJP, Hindu Munnani leaders

Move follows a threat to them from a fundamentalist group

U.S. Secretary Mike Pompeo’s India visit to pave way for Modi-Trump meet

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is slated to visit India from June 25-27

U.S. report cites Bihar shelter home abuse case

Criticises ‘systemic failure to address forced labour’

Cosmetic anti-terror steps from Pakistan won’t do, says India

India denies that Modi’s letter to Imran Khan has expressed a desire to hold talks with Islamabad

‘One Nation, One Election’ idea totally impractical: AIADMK

Key NDA ally ‘politely’ rejects Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s proposal, says it will be a disruptive move

Inter-state buses to stop services from June 24

Owners allege harassment by MVD in the name of Operation Night Riders

Congress seeks DMK’s help for Manmohan’s Rajya Sabha entry

With the tenure of former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh in the Rajya Sabha ending recently, the Congress high command has approached its ally the DMK

Suicide of NRI investor: Four municipal officials suspended

Minister seeks detailed report on incident within 10 days

Kerala willing to offer 20 lakh litres drinking water, Tamil Nadu rejects it

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi K. Palaniswami says drought and deficient monsoon has resulted in depletion of groundwater levels; he claims the issue is not as big as is being portrayed in the media.

Child deaths in Bihar: Advanced life-support ambulances pressed into service

Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan issues instructions for deployment of eight advanced life-support ambulances for transportation of critical patients under the NHM.

Peace reaches a no point of return in KC(M)

Mani, Joseph factions to organise separate functions to mark Youth Front (M) anniversary

Unauthorised persons barred from carrying mobile phones inside Uttar Pradesh Vidhan Bhawan

Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath instructs officials to ensure that adequate security is in place in Vidhan Bhawan and at all the offices attached to the Secretariat.

Oppn. alleges graft in cashew procurement, walks out of House

Govt. says charges baseless and its efforts have benefitted sector

Monsoon finally arrives in Goa after a fortnight’s delay

The IMD has already warned fishermen against venturing into the sea; all the seven jetties operated by State fisheries Department have been shut for operations.

Tamil Nadu rejects Kerala’s offer to supply drinking water

Kerala had made the offer in the light of the reports about large parts of Tamil Nadu facing acute water scarcity.

In talks with U.S. on H-1B visas; no official word on limits: MEA

MEA spokesman Raveesh Kumar said there had been no official communication from the United States that it was considering caps on H-1B work visas for countries that force foreign companies to store data locally

BJP government has record of raising high expectations, not delivering anything: Congress

Congress’ chief spokesperson Randeep Surjewala says the unwritten convention of the Bharatiya Janata Party-led government was “action not matching its words”.

4 TDP Rajya Sabha members join BJP

CBI is investigating Mr. Chowdary in a bank fraud case, while Mr. Ramesh and Mr. Venkatesh's business premises and homes were raided by I-T Department during polls.

Odisha moves to arrest drivers under influence of alcohol

Powers have already been conferred on the police under the Motor Vehicle Act to arrest those detected or suspected of driving in public places under the influence of alcohol.

Decision on number of Seats to be contested in Haryana Assembly election will be taken at appropriate time: Shiromani Akali Dal

Senior SAD leader Prof. Prem Singh Chandumajra says his Party is in a position to win 30 Seats in the 90-member Haryana Assembly or make those contesting these Seats win.

U.S. Secretary of State Michael Pompeo to visit India from June 25-27

Mr. Pompeo would hold talks with External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar and call upon other dignitaries.

J&K authorities baffled by behaviour of three dozen students crying inconsolably without reason

A shocking video of Kathua’s Bani government school students goes viral for two days, forcing the Jammu and Kashmir authorities to swing into action.

Malegaon blasts case: NIA court rejects Pragya’s plea to waive presence

Grounds for seeking exemption were not reasonable and genuine, says Special judge Vinod Padalkar.

PM introduces Ministers in Rajya Sabha

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday introduced his Council of Ministers in the Rajya Sabha on the first day of the Budget session.The Prime Minis

Madras High Court permits 65 Sri Lankan Tamils to apply for Indian citizenship

Says they have been in camps in India for the last 35 years and can invoke Article 21 of the Constitution

1 killed in police firing as violence continues in West Bengal

Three others were injured in the Bhatpara-Kakinara area

Madurai motorist death: Police constable suspended

T. Vivekanandakumar died after falling from a two-wheeler after he was reportedly “hit” with a lathi by a policeman near MGR Bridge on June 15.

Telangana police says BJP MLA Raja Singh hit himself with boulder, releases video

Goshamahal MLA Raja Singh claimed he was attacked by four police officers causing him bleeding injuries

Tamil Nadu Assembly session from June 28

Opposition parties likely to focus on water scarcity in State

Infant dies due to ‘negligence’ at U.P. hospital; Adityanath takes action

Infant shunted from one ward to another without treatment for over three hours in Bareilly

Rahul maintains there was corruption in Rafale deal

“Who am I appoint? The call on who will be the Congress president will be that of the party’s and not mine,” he says

AN-32 crash: six bodies airlifted to West Siang in Arunachal Pradesh

The process to bring the mortal remains of seven others was still underway.

Molestation charge by T.N. woman: Kallada bus driver held in Kerala

In the ruckus, some passengers smashed the wind shield of the bus

Sacked IPS officer Sanjiv Bhatt gets life term in 1990 custodial death case

Victim's brother has alleged that Vaishnani was severely thrashed and tortured in custody.

India rejects Pakistan media report that claimed New Delhi is ready for talks with Islamabad

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar made no such reference in their response to congratulatory messages from their counterparts in that country, India says.

Tamil Nadu engineering merit list released

Two of the top 10 in the engineering merit list released by Tamil Nadu Engineering Admission (TNEA) 2019 are from Central Board of Secondary Education

President Ram Nath Kovind terms simultaneous polls ‘development oriented’

In his address to both Houses of Parliament, the President says people had “demonstrated their wisdom by delivering a clear verdict” in 2019 Lok Sabha polls

Leopard electrocuted in Gurugram

Feline was probably chasing prey, according to forest officials

HC: Unsatisfied with police action against use of goods vehicle to ferry passengers

The High Court of Karnataka has said that prima facie it is unsatisfied with the steps taken by the State police against transportation of labourers a

Two low-intensity earthquakes hit Maharashtra’s Satara district

No casualty or damage to property has been reported so far, an official in the district administration said.

7 children drowned as van falls in Indira canal, three bodies traced

The vehicle carried 29 people, who were returning after a wedding function in the neighbouring Barabanki district, and of them 22 were rescued.

Parliament proceedings live | Thaawarchand Gehlot nominated as Leader of the House in Rajya Sabha

President Ram Nath Kovind is addressing the joint session of Parliament.

Congress plans stir seeking better role for local bodies

First phase of the agitation will be launched on July 1

Telangana police a model for the country: Home Minister

‘State’s development has proved naysayers wrong’

Spread awareness on TB control, says Collector

‘Strictly follow treatment regimen’

Two nabbed, 501 grams gold seized

Duo took to crime to lead a lavish life

Motorists fume and squirm on this bumpy, dusty stretch

Stretch between Bahupeta and Odyaram villages gives motorists a horrible time

Weekly off brings cheer

Their family members hail State government’s decision

Merger of panchayats awaits nod from State govt.

Anantapur municipal council term ends on July 3

Monsoon delay worsens drinking water crisis

Water being supplied to 170 villages through tankers in Kurnool district

Now, obtain FAC online

‘It will simplify process of insurance claims’