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Tabrez Ansari lynching case: Jharkhand HC grants bail to six arrested

Advocate A.K. Sahani informed the court that their names were not mentioned in the FIR registered in connection with the death of Ansari

DRI seizes 42 kg of smuggled gold

The Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) seized 42 kg of smuggled gold worth ₹16.50 crore and arrested 10 persons in operations conducted in Kolk

Political strategist Prashant Kishor meets Stalin

Well-known political strategist Prashant Kishor met DMK president M.K. Stalin on Monday, after the party roped him in to evolve a strategy for the 202

Rajini Makkal Mandram members told not to contest polls

The Rajini Makkal Mandram (RMM), floated by actor Rajinikanth as a precursor to the launch of his political party, has issued a diktat to its members

Lt. Nagesh Rao takes charge as General Officer Commanding, Dakshin Bharat area

Lieutenant General Pandala Nagesh Rao assumed charge as General Officer Commanding, Dakshin Bharat area, this month. The General was commissioned in D

B.Tech graduates can be schoolteachers, says Higher Education Department order

The decision has not gone down well with some teachers in the private engineering colleges who say it is a move on the part of the government to make money and not solve the crisis in engineering education

‘Rape in India’, not ‘Make in India’: Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury

Two MPs from Rashtriya Loktantrik Party and BJP seek a ban on Panipat, say the film twists historic facts

Man takes cue from Drishyam to hide murder

He kills wife in Thiruvananthapuram, disposes of body in Tamil Nadu & phone on train

Students skip mid-day meals without onions in Karimnagar district of Telangana

Mid-day meal workers say at ₹120 a kg they have dropped the vegetable, along with eggs from menu

Amid complaints, farmer rights body to revise guidelines

PepsiCo cited the FAQ section to justify cases filed by it.

Report on ‘enclaves’ highlights gaps in promise and delivery

‘Protest and resistance have become an essential part of their survival in India’

RTI activist shot dead in Odisha

Two bike-borne assailants fired at him from close range and fled

Bengal Assembly session adjourned amid TMC protest against Governor

Members accuse Dhankhar of withholding crucial Bills; he calls it ‘dirty politics’

PU withdraws circular on Kashmiri students

They were asked to give affidavits regarding their attendance

‘Air quality improved after Sterlite closure’

Chennai Solidarity Group cites TNPCB data obtained from Thoothukudi

Tamil Nadu local body polls: No bar on holding indirect elections, Madras High Court rules

The court dismisses the VCK’s plea against an ordinance for changing the mode of election to posts of mayors and municipal chairpersons from direct to indirect.

Women don’t need firearms: Venkaiah Naidu

Others will protect them, Rajya Sabha Chairman tells MPs

Man gets life term for impregnating minor

Court directs State govt. to provide ₹5 lakh to the survivor

Chief Secretary’s hands-on approach helps cut costs

Shanmugam’s field trips help streamline various development projects

CAB violates tenets of secularism, equality: M.P. rights groups

“Not just human rights, the Bill is an attack on people’s citizenship, which is protected by the Constitution’

Former judges, writers, actors and activists among 720 prominent people who speak against Citizenship Bill and NRC

A statement signed by those, including Javed Akhtar, Harsh Mander, Aparna Sen and Swami Agnivesh, said citizenship in India is based on the non-negotiable principles of equality and non-discrimination while the Bill singles out Muslims for exclusion

AMU students organise protest march against CAB

‘Bill satisfies dreams of hate preachers’

Lok Adalats on December 14

Lok Adalats will be conducted throughout Andhra Pradesh on December 14 to clear pending criminal compounding cases, cheque bounce cases, and cases und

Rajasthan HC to go paperless in a year

Vision document with details of resources, manpower is being prepared

Poll watchdog warns against auction of posts

SEC sends circular to District Collectors

Jats in Haryana protest against Panipat

‘Film depicts legendary Jat ruler Maharaja Surajmal in an unseemly light’

Reservation for panchayat polls is as per 2011 census, T.N. tells SC

‘Quota not based on 1991 census, as wrongly claimed by DMK’

Screening stopped in Rajasthan

The screening of Ashutosh Gowariker’s Panipat has been discontinued by the management of nearly half of theatres in Rajasthan in the wake of protests

Allegations emerge of auctioning of panchayat president post in Dharmapuri

Allegations have emerged that a panchayat in Pennagaram has auctioned off the post of panchayat president for ₹ 25.04 lakhs here. In a late night gath

Anbumani demands 80% quota for locals in private firms

‘Move important for social justice’

Woman tries to kill self over police inaction in rape bid

The woman, a dancer, performs at weddings, and accused is orchestra group owner

Dying declaration strong evidence: DGP

It will be used to nail Unnao rape victim’s killers, say Uttar Pradesh police

M.P. Assembly restores BJP MLA’s membership

Prahlad Lodhi was disqualified on Nov. 2

Punjab govt. staff on pen-down strike for 2nd day

They have not received their salaries for the month of November, says Sanjha Mulazim Manch

Koodathayi case: bail plea of accused rejected

Dismissing the bail plea, Justice Alexander Thomas observed that if he was released on bail, it would be detrimental to the investigation

Hyderabad vet rape and murder case: Bodies of accused shifted to government hospital

The Telangana High Court on Monday directed authorities to preserve their bodies till December 13 and ordered that the bodies can be shifted to an appropriate government hospital with the facility for the task

SCR GM inspects Tirupati - Nandyal route, launches many facilities

Team on annual inspection of the 300 km railway route

Fire at e-governance office at MS building

A fire broke out at the e-governance office on the second floor of MS building due to an electric short circuit on Tuesday morning. No casualties were

Girls learn to pack a punch for self-defence

Karimnagar police launch karate training for nearly 10,000 students

Plea for transfer of case against Nithyananda

The High Court on Monday asked the response of the State government on a petition seeking transfer of trial of a rape case against Nithyanada Swami of

Prices crash as new onion stock enters market

Retail prices now range between ₹65 and ₹110 a kg in the city

‘May take 7-8 years to break even’

L&T Metro Rail Hyderabad, building and running the ₹20,000-crore Hyderabad Metro Rail project, is making operating profits after two of the corrid

IIT-H to develop affordable e-waste recycling techniques

Joins hands with C-MET; to also offer M.Tech programme in the field

HC upholds conviction, life sentence on LeT operative

He was arrested in 2007; found possessing two AK-47 rifles, 400 rounds of ammunitions and 10 hand grenades

Electric vehicle taxi aggregator service rolled out

e-yAna to start operations in Warangal, Karimnagar

Aim is to create level-playing field, says Education Minister

Telugu would not be neglected at any cost, emphasises A. Suresh

Governor promises housing, land for Adivasis

Tamilisai Soundararajan asks tribals to focus on their health

Victims pour their woes out at Dalit Sthree Sakthi roundtable

Authorities urged to ensure speedy probe into cases

Snakebite case: govt. blames teacher in HC

Anticipatory bail plea opposed

No deluge of ideas at student leaders’ meet

CM disappointed with suggestions

Producers up the ante against Shane

Objection to actor’s ‘hurtful’ remark

Govt. seeks CBI probe into Balabhaskar’s death

Crime Branch found no foul play in the 2018 car crash

Six hours allocated for Citizenship (Amendment) Bill debate in Rajya Sabha

Even as the Bill was under consideration of Parliament, the Nagaland government extended the Inner Line Permit (ILP) to Dimapur, its commercial hub.

Kuravilangad unites in pursuit of happiness

With KILA’s aid, panchayat to evolve into a ‘non-violent zone’, ensuring its residents’ emotional well-being

Panjab University withdraws circular on Kashmiri students

Earlier they were asked to submit self-attested affidavits to testify that they were not involved in any unlawful activity

NGT slaps ₹10 crore penalty on builder for violating rules

Construction was started before obtaining environmental clearance

Eight-month-old girl child found abandoned

Infant was placed in a heap of waste

Field inspection held in Vellore for Kudimaramathu works

‘Over 270 lakes being rejuvenated at a cost of ₹29 crore’

Congress high command initiates discussion on leadership issue

Party in a quandary after Siddaramaiah and Dinesh Gundu Rao resign

Gadkari promises hike in allocation with some riders

The Union government has agreed to increase funds allocated for various road and infrastructure projects, provided the State government provides the l

Senior BJP MLAs, defeated defectors join race for Cabinet berths

Chief Minister meets Nagaraju to assure him that his interests will be protected as he is reportedly insisting on being part of the ministry despite being defeated

High Court quashes three poll-related cases against HDK

The High Court of Karnataka has quashed three criminal cases booked against former Chief Minister H.D. Kumaraswamy regarding violation of election cod

Goverment schools in Vellore raise 2.6 lakh saplings via Isha’s Green School Movement project

Minister for Commercial Taxes and Registration, K.C. Veeramani, inaugurates event at Voorhees College in Vellore

Anganwadi workers stopped from taking out padayatra

The protest march was being held to urge the State government to fulfil their demands

JD(S) leaders huddle together after byelection drubbing

HDK, Deve Gowda discuss defeat in party’s strongholds

Lakhs of devotees witness lighting of Karthigai Deepam at Tiruvannamalai

3,500 litres of ghee and thread made of 1000 m of cloth used

Kin break down at organ donor felicitation

Minister to explore assistance to families of donors

Israel leading on Day 1 of regatta

‘It’s a platform to learn and understand the way various countries work and train’

Gold smuggling: Customs books 41 cases at Kannur airport

DRI prevented 33.47 kg of gold being smuggled into country

RTI activist shot dead in Odisha

RTI activist and leader of an anti-liquor movement Abhimanyu Panda, 54, was shot dead in broad daylight at Baliguda in Odisha’s Kandhamal district on

BJP holds rally in Manipur defying shutdown over Citizenship (Amendment) Bill

Manipur Chief Minister N. Biren Singh led a procession comprising some ministerial colleagues and BJP workers on Tuesday as the State’s ruling party h

Rajasthan HC to go paperless, digitise records in a year

Chief Justice Indrajit Mahanty says filing of cases will be converted into electronic format and court will deliver e-orders

Focussing on human relations

Iranian films have worked within system and kept narrative simple, says Fatemeh

Three die as speeding car overturns in Anantapur

Three died and three others were injured when an over speeding multi-purpose vehicle overturned on the State Highway No.82 at Kaluvapalli on Tuesday a

‘Media silenced in Kashmir’

Internet and cellphones restricted, says Kashmir Times executive editor

Sleeping child found locked up in class

Authorities suspend teacher

An unused trauma care unit

‘Ego clash’ between institutions blamed for unit being in limbo for 11 months

Left parties oppose APSRTC fare hike; demand more sale points for onions

‘Rallies will be taken out at Rythu Bazaars at all the mandal headquarters in Anantapur district on Wednesday’

Village secretaries roped in to check crimes against women in State

924 women secretaries would be trained for dealing with law and order issues

Nagaland extends Inner Line Permit to Dimapur

November 21, 1979, is the cut-off date for people from outside

Odisha plans 45 fast track courts to hear rape cases

The Odisha government on Tuesday announced that it would set up 45 fast track courts for the speedy disposal of cases of rape and cases registered und

Google liable for defamation cases filed before the 2009 IT Act amendments, says SC

Face action for criminally defamatory content published by third parties

Protest-bound workers help woman give birth on train

The anganwadi workers were on their way to join the agitation in Bengaluru

M.J Akbar’s misconduct forced me to quit, says journalist Ghazala Wahab

Ms. Wahab told a Delhi court about her “harrowing experiences” working as Mr. Akbar’s subordinate at a newspaper.

JD(U) leaders slam party for supporting Citizenship Bill

It violates secular principle, say Prashant Kishor, Pavan Verma

Women bear the burden of sterilisation in Madhya Pradesh

While 1.35 lakh women underwent sterilisation in eight months in Madhya Pradesh, just 1,254 men of those who opted for the birth control surgery in the period, went for it.

Police submit evidence in Disha case to NHRC team

The Cyberabad police on Tuesday submitted scientific evidence in the Disha rape and murder case to the National Human Rights Commission team.Sources c

Citizenship (Amendment) Bill: Congress hints at moving Supreme Court

Bill to be tabled in Rajya Sabha; party seems to be preparing to move top court on the issue

Sena to oppose Citizenship Bill in Rajya Sabha, seeks clarity on queries

The party voted for the Bill in the Lok Sabha on December 9.

RCEP decision not last minute: Piyush Goyal

‘India should not have joined, it should have put a pause at the beginning itself’

Changes in train schedule in Karnataka

South Western Railway will carry out critical engineering and signalling work from Tuesday to Friday at the Banasandra Railway Station yard for doubl

Action likely against Bache Gowda, says R. Ashok

Revenue Minister R. Ashok said on Tuesday that the BJP high command was likely to initiate disciplinary action against MP B.N. Bache Gowda, who refrai

Those who lost in bypolls will find place in government: Ramesh Jarkiholi

“The disqualified MLAs who lost in the recent bypolls will also be given some responsible positions in the government,” said Ramesh Jarkiholi, MLA-el

Cyber crime police launch probe into fake websites on Durga temple

EO lodges a police complaint on the issue

Lok Sabha passes bill extending SC/ST quota in State legislatures

MPs call for continuing nomination of Anglo-Indians.

Anti-tobacco rally taken out in Mandya

‘Gulabi Andolana’, an anti-tobacco campaign, was observed in K.R. Pet town of the district on Tuesday to create awareness among people about the dange