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Youth urged to participate in municipal polls

Many colleges are in some of the ULBs that are going to polls, DMA noted

CM agrees to order probe into ‘insider trading’ in Amaravati

Speaker makes the request during debate in Assembly

Paytm launches All-in-One QR

Paytm has launched ‘All-in-One QR’ on Monday which enables merchants to accept unlimited payments through Paytm wallet, Rupay cards, any third party U

Police foil ‘Chalo Assembly’

Heavy forces deployed on all roads; agitators taken into custody

YSRCP activists celebrate executive capital announcement

Partymen take out bike rally in Vizag, thank Jagan for the decision

Yet another heritage building on the verge of fading into oblivion

INTACH member cites lack of patronage as the reason for its negligence

Medaram Jatara: MLA to give away 10,000 cloth bags

Efforts to ensure plastic-free Sammakka Sarakka festival

Leopard strays into Shadnagar town, captured

The animal was found napping on the terrace of a house, creating a scare

K-4 missile successfully launched off Vizag coast

The missile developed by DRDO is one among the five K series

TS BJP unit congratulates Nadda

BJP Telangana State unit extended its congratulations and best wishes to Jagat Prakash Nadda for having been elected national president of the Bhatati

Shiromani Akali Dal will not contest Delhi polls, were asked to reconsider position on CAA: Sirsa

“We are also strongly against the National Register of Citizens [NRC],” said SAD leader Manjinder Singh Sirsa

Irate chilli farmers ransack market yard

Sudden drop in procurement price of chilli triggers frenzy

Nirbhaya’s father urges Supreme Court to frame guidelines on number of pleas convict can file

Nirbhaya’s mother said the convicts were wasting the “court’s time”. Their remarks came after the Supreme Court on Monday rejected the plea of Pawan Gupta, one of the four death row convicts in the case.

Kalaburagi Zilla Panchayat CEO faces ire of members

They accuse him of not taking action against erring officials

CAA protests: AMU students boycott classes

They demand immediate rollback of the CAA

DGP appointment: Punjab approaches High Court against CAT order

Two officers have approached Tribunal saying they are senior to the incumbent

TSCHE appoints convenors for 8 CETs

Common entrance tests for admissions into academic year 2020-21

Kites dot Hubballi skies

Colourful kites of different shapes, sizes, patterns and myriad colours, dotted the Hubballi skies as the two-day International Kite Festival began he

LV Prasad Eye Hospital opened at Siddipet

To offer life skills training for visually impaired

Plan to port all government online services to single platform

IT dept focusses on integrating them with State Data Centre

TTD launches scheme to provide one free ‘laddu’ for every devotee

Additional ‘laddus’ may be purchased at ₹50 each without any limit

Amaravati not suitable for capital: Buggana

State Finance Minister Buggana Rajendranath Reddy has said the government got flood models simulated on the basis of inputs provided by the Indian Ins

Yellapatar case judgement on January 27

Arguments for prosecution and defence completed

Bill may fast-track delimitation of local bodies in Kerala

Fixing local body wards on the basis of 2011 census report

J&K DGP supports establishment of deradicalisation centres

Some of the youth caught by the police did not seem to talk sense sometimes, he said.

Kerala govt moving SC against CAA: No explanation can satisfy me, says Governor after meeting with Chief Secretary

The Kerala Governor says that the Left government ‘should have sought approval before moving the Supreme Court against the Citizenship law’.

Arrangements in full swing for Republic Day parade in Vizag

It is open to all citizens and they should reach the venue by 8 a.m., says Police Commissioner

Difficult to predict war scenario with Pakistan, says CDS Rawat

“We are always prepared for any task that may be assigned to us,” Gen. Rawat said.

Tongas to get proper stands in Vijayapura

District Tourism Officer, Mallikarjun Bhajantri said the stands will come up at Gol Gumbaz, Jamia Masjid, M.G. Circle, Shivajir Circle, Taj Bawadi, and Ibrahim Roza.

First Swine Flu case registered in Ananatapur district

Patient is being treated at special ward in the government hospital, says Superintendent

Indian Nursing Council syllabus permits arts stream students, upsets professionals and academics

Experts said students without a background in science would not be able to cope with the rigours of a nursing course

Sukhoi squadron positioned in Thanjavur

The Indian Air Force inducted a squadron of Sukhoi-30 MKI fighter planes at its Thanjavur airbase on Monday

Akhilesh Yadav pitches for caste Census; criticises NRC, NPR

His demand comes days after Odisha cabinet adopted a resolution seeking revelation of caste details in the next Census.

Haryana Assembly ratifies Bill to extend reservation to SCs, STs

The Parliament recently passed a Constitution Amendment Bill that has to be ratified by at least 50% of the Assemblies in order to become a law.

Who is JP Nadda, the new BJP national president?

All you want to know about the newly-elected president of the Bharatiya Janata Party

Supreme Court throws out Nirbhaya gang rape convict’s plea

Petition was against the Delhi HC’s rejection of his claim that he was a juvenile at the time of the crime in 2012

Customary ‘Halwa Ceremony’ kickstarts process of printing Budget documents

To maintain the secrecy of Budget, there is a ‘lock-in’ of the officials involved in making the Budget.

Two of five Special Party Police from Anantapur injured at Amaravati protests

They were deputed to control the agitators, and were injured during stone pelting

Muzaffarpur shelter home case: Brajesh Thakur, 18 others convicted

The case pertains to the allegation that at least 34 girl inmates were sexually assaulted.

Missing children’s bodies fished in Neela village in Nizamabad district

The trio drowned after they slipped and fell in a water-filled trench

Bag with explosive substance found at Mangaluru airport

The substance contained some basic features of an Improvised Explosive Device (IED)

J.P. Nadda elected unopposed as BJP president

Prime Minister Narendra Modi calls J.P. Nadda an “outstanding karyakarta”

Will pass resolution in Assembly against CAA: Mamata

She urges Opposition ruled States, Northeast to reject NPR, terms it a “dangerous game”

Plea in SC questions welfare schemes for religious minorities

Court asks govt to respond to petition filed by six U.P. residents

High drama in Mysuru court complex

Defying the resolution adopted by Mysuru Advocates’ Association, several lawyers filed their Vakalthnama in a Mysuru court on Monday to represent Nal

BJP leaders hail Nadda as he prepares to take over as its new president

Chief ministers and deputy chief ministers besides Union ministers from the BJP and top leaders from its state units filed nomination papers in support of J P Nadda’s candidature

Nirbhaya case: SC commences hearing on convict’s plea against HC order rejecting juvenile claim

A bench headed by Justice R Banumathi is hearing the plea of convict Pawan Kumar Gupta.

Supreme Court seeks Centre’s response on plea challenging NIA Act

Petition says the law concentrates police powers in one centralised agency which would act on the ‘whims and fancies’ of the Central government

Tension in Thullur and other Capital Region villages in A.P.

Villagers tried to seize Assembly , police disperse crowds; Vijayawada Police Commissioner asks government staff to carry and display ID cards

J&K deploys additional staff to verify implementation of schemes in Union Territory

The additional manpower comprises of various officials of statistical and evaluation cadre

Three Hizbul Mujahideen terrorists killed in Shopian

Weapons and war-like stores were recovered, says the Army

Andhra Pradesh Decentralisation and Development Bill tabled in Assembly

Legislative capital to be at Amravati, executive capital at Visakhapatanam and judicial capital at Kurnool

With coronavirus outbreak in China, TN asks doctors to look out for influenza-like illnesses

The Public Health Directorate has asked doctors to look out for symptoms of respiratory infections, fever and cough and ask for the travel history of patients

AP Decentralisation and Development Bill tabled in the State Assembly

Three Capitals proposal gains traction and picks up momentum; Village and Ward Secretariats too under the proposed Bill; Zonal Planning and Development Boards to come up

Students can speak to me openly, says PM Modi during ‘Pariksha Pe Charcha’

“Was told I shouldn’t attend Chandrayaan landing as there was no guarantee of success but I needed to be there,” Mr. Modi said.

54 leaders taken into preventive custody in Krishna

To foil Amaravati Parirakshana Samithi’s bid to join the Assembly Muttadi (Assembly siege)

Won’t stay electoral bonds scheme even now: CJI

On April 12 last, SC passed an interim order directing parties to provide total information to ECI in sealed covers but did not stay the scheme.

A.P. Cabinet gives its nod to the contentious three-capitals proposal

Also gives its assent for the APCRDA Repeal Bill, 2020; farmers who pooled land to get annuity for 15 years; Lokayukta to probe into allegations of insider trading in Amaravati

Nirbhaya case: SC to hear at 12.45 p.m. convict’s plea against HC order rejecting juvenility claim

He has also sought a direction restraining the authorities from executing the death penalty, scheduled for February 1.

NRI businessman Thampi arrested in connection with London property

ED had also served a show-cause notice on him for alleged foreign exchange violation involving ₹288 cr.

Andhra Pradesh Cabinet clears decentralised capital across Amaravati, Visakhapatnam and Kurnool

Plan envisages development of Amaravati, Visakhapatnam and Kurnool as the legislative, executive and judicial capital cities

Watch | Retail inflation at 5-year high of 7.3% in India

A data video on the retail inflation in India in December 2019 driven by the shortage of onions

CAA protest: Opposition pushing women to the front to malign India, says Yogi Adityanath

“The Opposition’s act is like the ‘cheer haran’. ‘Rashtre ke cheer haran jaisa hai’ (it is like the disrobing of the nation),” says the Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister

BJP begins exercise for electing president, J.P. Nadda set for top post

BJP leader J.P. Nadda is set to be elected as the new national president of the party as the election for the top post began here on Monday.Top party

Swine flu case detected in Anantapur

Man being treated at special ward in Government General Hospital

Woman Naxal killed in Chhattisgarh encounter

A woman Naxal has been killed in an encounter with a joint team of security forces led by the CRPF in the jungles of Bijapur district of Chhattisgarh

Four killed in multiple vehicle collision near Ulundurpet

The accident involving an omni bus, a government bus and an SUV occurred near Edaikal on the Tiruchi-Chennai bypass

A struggle against odds at Chengara

Settlers on encroached land have not yet been given ration cards or voter IDs

‘Mark Lingayat as religion in Census’

The Jagathika Lingayat Mahasabha, which is spearheading a movement to seek separate religion status for Lingayat, on Sunday resolved to urge the Union

Betrayed, Wayanad tribes on the warpath

They stay put in makeshift huts under unhygienic surroundings on forestland

Arippa Bhoosamaram: Kerala’s seven-year-old land struggle

Arippa Bhoosamaram, the seven-year-old land struggle, has nearly 500 families living in abominable conditions devoid of all basic amenities

Andhra Pradesh art teacher paints his way to fame

From Lord Ganesha to Mahatma Gandhi, his style of depicting an icon is loaded with panache

Anantapur Collector dispenses with colonial practice

Register grievances with self-respect, he says

Combined total wealth of 63 Indian billionaires higher than the total 2018-19 Union Budget: Oxfam

The ‘Time to Care; report was released in Davos ahead of the 50th Annual Meeting of the World Economic Forum

‘Saheb’ is four-time CM, I somehow became Deputy CM four times: Ajit

Deputy Chief Minister Ajit Pawar has said that while his uncle and NCP president Sharad Pawar was the chief minister four times, he also had “somehow”

Five killed as SUV hits truck in Gujarat

Five people were killed and as many others injured after their SUV hit a truck on Ahmedabad-Limbdi highway in Surendranagar district on Sunday morning

Birth anniversary of Ambigara Chowdaiah

The birth anniversary of social reformer and poet Nijasharana Ambigara Chowdaiah will be observed under the aegis of district administration at Kuvemp

Centre sabotaging labour laws: AITUC

‘Government amending rules in favour of capitalists’

Spectator gored to death during jallikattu in Ariyalur district

6 persons have lost their lives in such events this year

PF benefits should be extended to contractual employees, rules Supreme Court

‘Since PF Trust Regulations are in force and are applicable to all employees of the company’

Vishwanath reiterates demand for ministerial berth

A day after BJP president Amit Shah and Chief Minister B.S. Yediyurappa reportedly held talks on Cabinet expansion, former Minister A.H. Vishwanath re

‘Pawan has turned a villain from hero’

Naidu raising needless ruckus: MLA

Police offer to two-wheeler riders wearing helmet

Two-wheeler riders, who have been long wanting to escape the detour from Ambedkar Circle to the District Collectorate have finally got an offer from t

146 Irrawaddy dolphins sighted in Odisha's Chilika

India’s largest brackish water lake is home to their highest single lagoon population

Drone census: over 2,500 disclosures so far

The exercise will give the government a picture of the scale of operations across the country

Women’s role in conflict resolution crucial, says U.K. envoy

Women's participation in politics is essential to ensure policy-making is more inclusive and that the needs and concerns of women are better represent

30 years in exile, Kashmiri pandits demand one place for their settlement in Kashmir

The displaced Kashmiri pandits across the world commemorated Jan. 19 as ‘holocaust day’.

Making agriculture profitable need of the hour: Venkaiah Naidu

The Vice Presidents posts an image showing Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K Palaniswami in an agricultural field on Twitter

Trekker trampled to death by wild elephant in Coimbatore

A 40-year-old woman, who allegedly went trekking along with her husband and friends into a reserve forest near Periyanaickenpalayam in Coimbatore with

Shutdown in Shirdi over Sai Baba birthplace row

Residents want CM to take back statement on where Sai Baba was born; meeting today, assures Pawar

We don’t want laws that treat business houses with suspicion, says Nirmala Sitharaman

Nirmala Sitharaman delivers Nani Palkhivala Centenary lecture in Chennai

Ex-Minister hurt after fall in jail bathroom

PWD scam accused Badal Choudhury’s injury not serious: doctors

Imposters threatened TDP politician, demanded bribe

Posing as CBI officers, they offered to settle a bank fraud case

Newborn girl rescued from father who was trying to give her away

The Koraput District Child Protection Officer in Odisha’s Malkangiri district on January 6 rescued a newborn girl from her father Nangtu Chalana. Mr.

Polio vaccination drive achieves 97% coverage

Campaign to continue for 3 more days to cover those who have been left out

Book fair gets over 1 lakh visitors on Sunday

Works translated into Tamil have been a huge draw at the event this year, says publisher

Students launch satellites using helium balloon in Vellore

Teams from about 250 schools across India participate

Only 35% penalty recovered for not sharing information under RTI in Haryana

1,726 defaulters, including civil service cadre, had not paid dues to the tune of ₹2.27 crore till December 2019, says Right to Information reply

CREDAI accepts resignation of A.P. chapter Chairman

‘He stepped down voluntarily for his association with Amaravati JAC’