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Priest held for ‘abetting’ girl’s suicide

A Catholic priest has been arrested in Jhabua district of Madhya Pradesh for allegedly abetting the suicide of a 17-year-old girl, the police said on

Rajasthan, Bihar join hands to eradicate child labour

Resolve to stop trafficking and rehabilitate rescued children

1.40 lakh new voters added to Gurugram electoral rolls

Maximum number added to Badshapur constituency

Prakash Raj launches poll campaign

Actor Prakash Raj, who has decided to contest the Lok Sabha election from Bengaluru Central constituency as an Independent, launched his campaign on S

Madhya Pradesh govt. treads soft Hindutva path

To hike priests’ honorarium 5 times

AAP plans to contest all 13 Lok Sabha seats in Punjab

Will bring Delhi model of governance in the State: Kejriwal

People don’t read literature to find answers to problems: Bhyrappa

Says he was confronted with the issue of vegetarianism while writing Tabbaliyu Neenade Magane

Farmers ask Khattar to fulfil demands or face protests

BKU plans to participate in ‘Kisan Mazdoor Raj Rally’ on February 3

‘Brawl’: BJP flays Congress

Taking serious exception to the brawl between two Congress MLAs in a resort that resulted in one of them getting admitted to a hospital, the Oppositio

Anand Singh’s supporters protest, demand probe

Supporters of B.S. Anand Singh, Vijayanagar MLA, staged demonstrations in Hospete and also at Kamalapur, near Hampi, on Sunday against the reported at

Reports claim former Karnataka CM Siddaramaiah “gifted” Benz car, Congress denies

In June 2018 also, Siddaramaiah was at the vortex of controversy after the then minister K.J. George allegedly gifted him Toyota Land Cruiser with fuel coupons for a year.

MLAs to leave resort on Monday?

Congress legislators, who have been in a resort on the city’s outskirts since Friday night, are expected to return home on Monday following their meet

Congress leaders’ versions vary on Anand Singh’s hospitalisation

As news broke about the alleged brawl between two Congress legislators in a resort, party leaders gave different versions of the turn of events that l

A pre-budget wish list from Nagarahole tribals

Among the demands is a rehabilitation zone on forest periphery

Police nab inter-State burglars in Mysuru

Recovers valuables worth over ₹10 lakh

Religious fervour marks ‘Punarvasu Utsav’ in Melkote

Devotees from other States also attend

Residents say ‘no’ to sewage treatment plant

Residents of Purale and nearby areas expressed their opposition to the proposal by Karnataka Urban Water Supply and Sewage Board to establish a sewage

ASI finds another Hoysala-era temple on premises of Hoysaleshwara Temple

‘One more ekakutachala temple has been found next to the Dorasamudra lake’

Jharkhand police propose, State police dither

Police of that State have launched an online portal and have sought Karnataka’s help to crack down on cybercrimes

Seeking to raise awareness about depression

28-minute learning module provides a glimpse into various aspects of condition

BJP may consider legal action

Bharatiya Janata Party will consider initiating legal action against scholar Shiv Visvanathan for his reported derogatory remarks against the Indian a

Protest against scholar’s remarks

Unruly scenes at Sahitya Sambhrama valedictory ceremony in Dharwad

Belagavi resident achieves rare feat

Pradeep Sasane of Belagavi achieved a rare feat of looking at the Sun directly for 10 minutes, without glasses or any other equipment during the day.

‘9/11 derailed Army plan to capture Pakistani posts along LoC’

New book quotes former commanders on ‘Operation Kabaddi’ in the post-Kargil scenario, aimed at preventing cross-border infiltration

‘Ready to Vote’ campaign planned in Srikakulam on January 25

8,500 students to stand in the form of the message

Gadkari coming today

Union Minister for Road Transport and Highways Nitin Gadkari will mark the Central government’s offer of 10% reservation for the economically backward

Radha parts ways with YSR Congress Party

Will announce course of action in a couple of days, says former MLA

‘Use social media for constructive purposes’

People getting easily distracted, leading to loss of productivity, says Anbumani

DMK backing criminals linked to Kodanad case: Chief Minister

The accused who levelled allegations against me are facing several cases in Kerala, says Palaniswami

Opposition decries ‘yagam’ at Deputy CM’s chamber

Jayakumar asks if anyone has seen OPS performing it

DMK forms manifesto committee

The Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) on Sunday constituted committees to prepare the election manifesto for the 2019 Lok Sabha polls and hold seat-shar

Roundtable takes aim at 2 TDP MLAs

Police too draw flak for alleged inaction

Gutkha scam: fresh evidence emerges in case of missing files

Taxmen expressed concern that police were leaking information on searches

Physical tests for sub-inspector, fire officer aspirants from today

The Physical Measurement tests for those qualifying in the preliminary tests for the posts of Sub-Inspectors, Reserve Sub-Inspectors, Station Fire Off

Talakona awaits ₹2 crore adventure tourism project

Tourism Dept. wants to increase footfalls at picturesque site

Water crisis stares at Ongole as summer storage tanks run dry

Drinking water being released only once in three days now

4 kids serious after drinking beverage mixed with poison

They picked up the bottle from an orchard near their home

Food delivery firms to find plastic ban tough

Restaurants reluctant to make the shift

Buddhist remains found at Kondaveedu fort

State government urged to protect the structure, believed to be a chaitya from 3rd century

Operation Cobra to strike at various crimes in city

The drive is a 10-day-long move from the City police

Dilemma that mars Kalam memorial

The knowledge centre is being planned to set up close to the Kowdiar palace

Week-long events to mark Girl Child Day

Self-defence training, contests among other activities planned

Engineering student killed in accident

Balraj came to the city from Khammam in pursuit of higher education

University, NGO resolve to bring tubers into the mainstream

Efforts will be made to add value to tubers and bring them into the mainstream from the outback of tribal hamlets. A working group will also explore

Two gored to death in jallikattu at Viralimalai

Event organised to set a ‘record’

Drought saps the spirit of toor farmers in Vijayapura

Though the district administration has already announced that the district suffered nearly 50% crop loss owing to drought, more evidence has emerged

ASI uses just 7% of funds granted for restoration in Hyderabad Karnataka

Though the Ministry of Culture had allocated huge amounts through the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) to protect and restore ancient monuments a

Ahmednagar a conundrum for both Congress and BJP

Conflict within party, wrangle with ally yet to be resolved

CIC selection arbitrary, say activists

I was approached later on, says Suresh Chandra

State armed with triple-drug therapy to fight elephantiasis

Pilot project rolled out in Nagpur; actor Swapnil Joshi is brand ambassador

Daunting task for Congress to protect its flock in Karnataka

Party keeping its legislators in a resort on the outskirts of Bengaluru since Friday

An anti-thesis to farmers’ woes

Nearing 60, Gattududdenapalli co-op society has emerged a model

Stalin justifies projecting Rahul as PM

DMK leader says it is also the expectation of people of Tamil Nadu

‘We should understand that reservation is not a poverty alleviation scheme’

It is meant to set right the injustice meted out to the oppressed, says DK leader

Karnataka Congress MLAs brawl

Anand Singh hospitalised after Kampli legislator attacks him at resort

‘Modi fulfilling dreams of MGR, Jaya’

Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman claimed on Sunday that Prime Minister Narendra Modi was fulfilling the dreams of late Chief Ministers M.G. Ramacha

Helmet rule in Karimnagar draws flak

The Commissionerate of Police has been urged to rethink its decision of strict enforcement of helmet rule and instead, examine the road conditions in

Karimnagar wins award for giving the girl child her due

Only TS district to bag Beti Bachao-Beti Padhao award

Projects worth ₹3,100 crore for defence corridor launched

Union Minister calls for the setting up of a panel to facilitate further investment

Farm loan waiver estimated to cost ₹24,000 crore

Plans are on to regularise 45,000 women of Indira Kranthi Patham: CM

In Kerala, BJP vies for political space ahead of Lok Sabha polls

The party is trying to consolidate gains it claims to have achieved from agitation following SC verdict on Sabarimala

Chennithala alleges discrimination

‘Tampering with FIR to save party cadres a blatant misuse of power’

Police to crack down on child porn

Groups create and disseminate child abuse material in extreme secrecy

Now, educational tech clubs for teachers

First such platform for schoolteachers: SIET director

FACT gets full-time CMD after 2 years

Since Nov. 2016, officials were holding additional charge

ASI finds 2,300-year-old artefacts in Odisha

Excavation at the Asurgarh Fort in Kalahandi points to an advanced civilisation

Post-mortem confirms rape

15-year-old girl’s body recovered from Ayarkkunnam

Fire engulfs south Kolkata building

Families evacuated, nobody hurt; goods worth lakhs destroyed

Four killed, three injured as car rams tree near Ambur

The police suspect that the driver might have dozed off at the wheel

Doctors cry foul at TCMC’s ‘high fee’

State Medical Council accused of overcharging doctors through registration renewal process

Small is beautiful in theatre: Prasanna

Playwright presented with Ammannur Puraskaram at the inauguration of ITFoK

Kisan Mazdoor Sabha seeks enhanced social security pension

To launch stir in Odisha in support of the demand

Man surrenders in Vellore after confessing to murder

The crime was allegedly committed in Tiruvallur district

Navy abandons efforts to pull out Meghalaya miner’s body

‘Disintegration of the body with every pull of machine’’

Theatre festival opens with Bitter Nectar

Culture Minister says government plans a permanent venue for the International Theatre Festival of Kerala

Burglars try to loot ATM

Burglars tried to steal cash from an on-site ATM of the Indian Bank in Mel Alathur in Gudiyatham taluk recently. The burglars damaged the surveillanc

Crisis in Odisha Cong. deepens

Three expulsions for ‘anti-party activities’, former Union Minister among them

Seminar focusses on quality of education

129 people from various colleges attend

Green protocol for R-Day fete

The district administration has decided to avoid plastic flags and other non eco-friendly material during Republic Day celebrations and conduct all ev

Cultural meet concludes at Vaikom

Raktasakshyam, a three -day–long cultural event organised to celebrate 70 years of Gandhi’s martyrdom drew to a close at Vaikom on Sunday.The valedict

₹15.03 cr sanctioned for multiplex in Kayamkulam

A sum of ₹15.03 crore has been sanctioned under the Kerala Infrastructure Investment Fund Board (KIIFB) for the construction of a multiplex theatre co

We will form govt. in Odisha, says BJP leader

‘Modi’s policies have found wide acceptance and hence people will reject Biju Janata Dal this time’

MP protests cut in funds to projects for SC/ST welfare

‘₹340 crore sanctioned reduced to ₹190 crore’

Solar boats prove to be a success story for SWTD

Three more solar boats to join its fleet this year

RailTel is turning railway stations into digital hubs

‘Phenomenal response’ to what is now one of the world’s largest public WiFi networks

Jessica Lal case convict seeks release

Conditions satisfied, he claims

Relatives of U.P. encounter victims cry foul

They say police are harassing them after PUCL plea in Supreme Court.

Farmers group, Anna Hazare plan joint stir

Seek farm loan waiver, MSP for vegetables, fruits and milk, among others

Kumbh to generate ₹1.2 lakh crore: CII

Pilgrimage flush with funds; will create short-term jobs

Meghalaya’s coalmines are body disposal pits too

The dark depths of the mines, where few would dare to search, were turned into graves by criminals, says activist.

Pakistan violates ceasefire yet again

Pakistani troops violated ceasefire by firing at Indian posts along the International Border and the Line of Control (LoC) in Kathua and Rajouri dis

Stern action against dumping of waste

Part of efforts to restore canals in Alappuzha

Biodiversity congress from Jan. 26

Brennen College to host event to be held under the aegis of KSBB

Kerala-based guitarist John Anthony passes away

Carnatic fusion maestro was also a sessions musician for film songs

Rajnath cites Ambedkar, justifies 10% quota

Accusing the Congress of trying to secure votes of Dalits in the name of B.R. Ambedkar, Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Sunday said the new law

Assam Group of Ministers to report on ST status in February

The Group of Ministers (GoM), formed by the Sarbananda Sonowal government to study the issue of granting the Scheduled Tribe (ST) status to six commun

Universities told to implement 10% quota: Prakash Javadekar

The Union government has directed all educational institutions and universities to implement the 10% quota for the poor in the general category from

10% quota giving sleepless nights to Opposition: Narendra Modi

“Parties did not remove social injustice. When we did, they were caught napping,” he says.

Figures for long-term visas to minorities don’t add up

Centre has given different numbers on various occasions

Citizenship Bill may not help many Bangladeshi nationals

Fewer than 200 have availed long-term visas, says official