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Government appoints 33 new Joint Secretaries

These are the first bureaucratic appointments made on a large-scale in the central administration after the parliamentary elections.

Brothers of slain jawan Aurangzeb join Army in Jammu

Two brothers of slain jawan Aurangzeb who was abducted and killed by militants in south Kashmir on June 14 last year joined the Army on Monday in Rajo

Video of SP MLA’s communal appeal goes viral

Nahid Hasan has asked Muslims to not buy goods from shopkeepers close to the BJP

Spurned HIV+ student in TN finally gets into school

Collector takes action to undo wrong

90 rescued from fire in MTNL building in Mumbai’s Bandra

MTNL employees were stranded for 3 hours on terrace

All crew safe, says seized UK tanker’s spokesperson

Stena Impero’s captain is Sunil Kumar from Kodungalloor

Haul of fake currency in Kuppam, suspicion on Tamil Nadu gangs

About half-a-dozen suspects reportedly taken into custody

Karnataka trust vote put off again

Speaker sets 6 p.m. Tuesday deadline for vote after debates go on till till close to midnight

Keshava Reddy fraud victims demand early relief

Stage protests at Collectorate and school

Boy bitten by snake loses battle for life in Kurnool

Pawan Kumar, a second standard student from Pothukunta in Dharmavaram mandal of Anantapur district, who was bitten by a snake lost his battle for life

Grievance wing wears a new look

Breastfeeding rooms, copywriters among the new facilities

Student attacked with blades by seniors

An eighth standard student received multiple injuries when he was allegedly attacked with blades by some Intermediate students at Jogimpet social welf

CPI(M) for special law to curb honour killings

‘192 such incidents in T.N. since 2014’

‘Bengaluru is becoming a source for dengue cases in Mysuru’

50% of patients either working or studying in city: official

Dappu artists protest for identity cards

The Andhra Pradesh Dappu Kalaakarula Sangham (APDKS) has protested outside the Collectorate here on Monday demanding identity cards for ‘dappu’ artist

Inflow into Biligundlu begins

Water expected to reach Mettur dam soon; discrepancies emerge in inflow figures

Moratorium on new pharmacy colleges for five years, HC told

Court asks for records to assess options for degree holders

Stalin eyeing AIADMK’s vote bank?

His invitation to ruling party cadre to join DMK sparks debate

DMK MPs making impact on national politics: Stalin

Cites their opposition to NEP, three-language formula

Machinery worth ₹2,250 crore in Sterlite Copper rotting: Vedanta

Says T.N. will regret hard stance some day, like West Bengal after Singur incident

Check dams will be built across Cauvery, says CM

‘Water will be released for samba cultivation if Mettur dam level touches 90 ft.’

CB-CID seeks custody of Mugilan

The Crime Branch-CID on Monday filed a petition before the Judicial Magistrate-I, seeking three-day custody of activist Mugilan, who has been accused

Permit rooms a bane for public

Permit rooms adjoining liquor shops have become the breeding ground for drinking in public on main thoroughfares in the city. Barring a few swank shop

Mother elephant ‘avenges’ calf’s electrocution

Uproots transformer that ‘killed’ her baby

Nalgonda ryots ‘poles away’ from electricity

While the need is for 58,806 poles, the average supply has been 12,000 per month

‘Ex-lawmakers can’texpect VIP treatment’

Rayapati outburst sets TTD officials thinking

Rythu Bandhu transfers to resume today?

₹500 crore to be released for the purpose against requirement of nearly ₹3,400 crore

Endowments official in ACB net

The Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) officials arrested a senior assistant of Endowments Department working at Karakachettu Polomamba Temple, Peda Waltair

SU gears up for maiden convocation next month

Awaits Governor’s confirmation to finalise the date

Narasimhan like a father figure to me, says Jagan

Govt. extends warm farewell to outgoing Governor

Maharashtra road works under a cloud as banks refuse more credit

Banking consortium says it has exhausted loan limits; government may look for bridge loans

Kashmir mediation: MEA denies Trump’s remark, says no such request made

The Ministry reiterates long-held position that the Kashmir issue is to be discussed bilaterally between India and Pakistan.

Congress-NCP must take lead in reaching out to smaller parties: Raju Shetti

Says alliance between ‘like-minded’ opposition parties should be finalised by first week of August

Maharashtra to hold competition to promote startups

Each district to have one competition a year for innovative business ideas

Pollution, space challenges to flood bank beautification

Administration has drawn up plan to develop tourist circuit connecting Bhadrachalam, Parnashala and Kinnerasani

YC-police clash turns capital into war zone

Fifteen injured as Secretariat street witnesses violent scenes over University College issue

New classification norms for houseboats

Responsible Tourism practices incorporated in checklist of facilities

Binoy moves Mumbai HC to quash rape case

Binoy Kodiyeri, son of Kodiyeri Balakrishnan, State secretary of the Communist Party of India (Marxist), on Monday moved the Mumbai High Court to quas

Cryptocurrency panel for ban on private digital currencies, jail time of up to 10 years

The committee set up to look into the legality of cryptocurrencies and blockchain has submitted its report to the Finance Ministry and recommended tha

‘Legislature party leader has the right to issue whip’

Ruling comes on a point of order raised by Siddaramaiah

Cardinal Alencherry locks horns with priests

Taking a dig at the priests critical of him, Cardinal George Alencherry is reported to have said that if he had responded to the allegations, the Syro

Speaker summons rebel MLAs

They have been asked to appear in his office today

KSU opens unit under police escort

Activists enter college under tight security

Decide on rebel MLAs first, then hold trust vote: Coalition

Confidence motion has no sanctity if it is put to vote before deciding on resignations of members, Krishna Byre Gowda tells Speaker

HC directs govt. to set up cattle camps in 65 drought-hit taluks

It fixes the quantity of fodder and cattle feed to be supplied to the shelters

Malappuram native in touch with kin

K.K. Ajmal from Wandoor in Malappuram district, who is among the Malayalees on board a merchant ship captured by the Royal Navy, the United Kingdom’s

Endless parleys and behind-the-scenes drama

Hectic parleys were witnessed on Monday evening after Speaker K.R. Ramesh Kumar adjourned the House for 10 minutes. But it took nearly two hours to re

Zero-traffic facility: Home Minister stands vindicated

The reported “zero-traffic” facility given to the rebel MLAs came up for discussion in the House on Monday.While there was objection, including from S

Delayed justice from consumer courts

Not case considered in Thrissur, Ernakulam, Malappuram and Wayanad this year

Fate of Finance Bill uncertain amidst political chaos in Assembly

Amidst the ongoing session involved in discussing the trust motion moved by Chief Minister H.D. Kumaraswamy, the fate of the Finance Bill that needs t

DCW notice to EC over Nirbhaya case convict’s photo on hoardings

Punjab Chief Electoral Officer asked to submit report today

World Bank ready to lend for viable projects: Buggana

Minister makes statement in House on WB stand on Amaravati projects

Rare disease patients get a raw deal

Lack of govt. policy, funds and facilities for diagnosis and treatment

Rain leaves swathes of Thrissur flooded

19-year-old student drowns in canal at Mala, traffic disrupted in several areas

No move to disband fair price dealers’ network, says Civil Supplies Minister

Action on only those who made a back door entry: Kodali Nani

UDF for a White Paper on State’s fiscal scene

Entrusts a committee to look into LDF govt’s fiscal lapses

1,500 people shifted to relief camps

Storage in hydel reservoirs goes up

Brief respite from rain

Some houses in upper Kuttanad remain submerged

Sparks fly between Jagan, Naidu

Debate on Amaravati projects triggers row in House

Centre obliged to helpA.P.: Finance Minister

‘80% of promises in manifesto covered in budget’

Low-lying areas of Kuttanad flooded

District administration declares holiday for educational institutions in taluk today

8 arrested over lynching in Jharkhand

Eight people were arrested on Monday for allegedly lynching four tribals, including two women, in Jharkhand’s Gumla district on the suspicion that the

Govt. staff to compete in Nehru Trophy

To row Ayaparamp Valiya Divan

8 children killed, 15 injured in U.P. accident

Victims were returning after attending a marriage ceremony in Hapur district

Government to order Vigilance probe into housing schemes

Janmabhoomi panels were root cause of corruption, says Minister

Moonnam Pralayam to pan the camera on flood

Movie shot in Kuttanad, Idukki to hit theatres this week

Anticipatory bail Bill gets President’s nod

President Ram Nath Kovind has given assent to a key Bill of Uttar Pradesh that will pave the way for reintroduction of the provision of anticipatory b

Rise in robbery and rape incidents in railways

Figures were tabled in the Lok Sabha by the Ministry of Railways last week

Sikhs protest against CBI’s report on Bargari sacrilege incidents

Demand its withdrawal; police use tear gas to stop them

Kairana MLA makes communal appeal to Muslims in viral video

‘Don’t buy goods from shopkeepers close to the BJP’

Marayur praying for mercy of rain gods

Despite rain lashing other parts of the State, this north-eastern corner of Idukki yet to get a shower

Assam flood victims to get cash for utensils, clothes for first time

Payments would be made through direct benefit transfer

More ancient bawadis set to be revived for parched Vijayapura

Emboldened by the successful rejuvenation of 16 ancient bawadis (open wells) of the city built during the Adil Shahi rule, the district administration

BJP insulting Durga Puja festival: Mamata

CM highlights I-T notices to puja panels

Growers want Centre to withdraw statement on effects of arecanut

Expressing apprehension that the Union government’s statement in the Lok Sabha on the detrimental impact of consumption of arecanut on human health m

Ruckus in Odisha House over rising crime against minors

Opposition demands CM’s resignation, cites ‘poor law and order situation’

UAS-D tops in Karnataka in ICAR rankings

The University of Agricultural Sciences, Dharwad (UAS-D), is first in the State and 16th nationally in the Indian Council of Agricultural Research (I

Unease, anger among victims of IMA scam in Mysuru

The burqa-clad woman who hurled expletives at Mohammed Mansoor Khan, the kingpin in the multi-crore I Monetary Advisory (IMA) scam, when he was produ

PM Modi asked me to mediate between India and Pakistan on Kashmir: Trump

“If I can help, I would love to be a mediator,” the U.S. President said.

Dalit man set ablaze in U.P. dies

The victim, a painter, was mistaken for a thief

Human Rights Bill cleared amid protests

Amit Shah counters opposition charge that amendments will pack NHRC with ‘yes men’

Success in water sector development depends on a ‘jan andolan’: Jal Shakti Minister

An integrated approach will change water situation and the subject is being dealt with holistically, says Jal Shakti Minister

M.M. Naravane to be next Vice-Chief of Army Staff

He is the senior-most officer in the force, after Army Chief General Bipin Rawat

Five of the captured sailors in Iran set to return home this week

Five of the Indian sailors detained in Iran have received air tickets to fly home, sources informed on Monday. Iran continues to hold 30 Indian sailor

Suit against Ratan Tata quashed

Nusli Wadia had filed the case

UNESCO seeks report on conservation of Darjeeling Toy Train

UNESCO has asked the Indian Railways to submit a report by next February on the state of conservation of the Darjeeling Himalayan Railways (DHR) after

Rajya Sabha disrupted over Sonbhadra killings, Karnataka political crisis

Oppn members raise slogans; demand time to file amendments to rights Bill

Parliament proceeding: Speaker breaks away from convention

House adjourned only till 2 p.m. at death of LJP member Ram Chandra Paswan

Acharya Devvrat sworn in as Gujarat Governor

Before assuming charge, Mr. Devvrat held the gubernatorial post in Himachal Pradesh

After Chandrayaan-2, is a Moon-3 sample return trip next, with Japan?

The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) has initiated talks on the nation's third moon shot in partnership with Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA), as indications show.

Action against Yathish Chandra sought

The Heritage Animal Task force has alleged that Thrissur City Police Commissioner Yathish Chandra violated rules regarding elephant parading by making

Highway authority under PWD on the anvil

Restructuring of department to meet new challenges

Indian banks pursue Vijay Mallya in U.K. High Court for assets disclosure

The consortium of PSU banks led by the State Bank of India have been pursuing the former Kingfisher Airlines boss, in its attempt to recover some of the funds owed to them under a £1.145 billion worldwide freezing order.

Plea in Delhi HC for equal status to ‘Vande Mataram’ as that of national anthem

The plea seeks a declaration that ‘Vande Mataram’ shall be honoured equally with the song ‘Jana Gana Mana’ and shall have equal status with it.

Bihar Assembly polls will be fought under Nitish Kumar’s leadership: Sushil Kumar Modi

Deputy Chief Minister Sushil Kumar Modi made the assertion dismissing the Opposition’s scepticism about the NDA remaining intact

Supreme Court to hear on July 23 plea of 2 independent Karnataka MLAs for immediate floor test

A bench headed by Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi on Monday declined to hear during the day the plea by R. Shankar and H. Nagesh.

Lok Sabha passes Bill amending RTI Act amidst strong objection from Opposition

Opposition accuses the government of trying to dilute the effectiveness of the law