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High stakes for BJP, Congress. in Rohtak mayoral poll

For the first time in the history of Haryana, direct election will be held on December 16 for the post of Mayor

Sukhbir faces leadership challenge in Akali Dal

Party is attempting to return to its core panthic agenda, says analysts

Detain Ekbote ahead of Bhima-Koregaon anniversary, demands Bhim Army

Hindutva leader has asked probe panel to deny permission to Bhim Army rally

Over 60% turnout in Ahmednagar, Dhule polls

As many as 67% and 60% voters cast their ballot in the Ahmednagar and Dhule municipal elections respectively on Sunday, the State Election Commission

Diamond trader’s murder: two sent to police custody

Oppn. seeks thorough probe citing links with minister; actor records statement

2 constables killed in road accident

Two police constables working in Chennai were killed in an accident near Checkanurani on Sunday. According to the police, S. Dinesh, 28, and M. Rajapa

Best Woman Parliamentarian Award for Kanimozhi

Vice-President to bestow honour at event

Every community has its own DNA, says Minister

Ma Foi Pandiarajan lauds Nadars’ business acumen

Winnability sole criterion for LS candidates: Mullappally

Claims Congress is on the way to a strong comeback in Kerala

‘DCPU failed to notice abuse of girls’

They should have taken note of the signs earlier, say activists

Rain likely in coastal areas from Dec. 15

Chennai and other coastal areas of the State are likely to receive rain from December 15. However, dry weather may prevail over the State for the next

Activist Kausalya marries ‘parai’ player in Coimbatore

The couple vow to fight to put an end to caste-based discrimination

A promise of more services for Kannur airport

Airport exemplifies cooperative federalism, says Aviation Secretary

‘Hold elections to municipal council’

‘Developmental on back burner without people’s representatives in decision-making’

RTC mulls outsourcing route

Hopes to save ₹434 crore annually by outsourcing maintenance of fleet

Farmer earns ₹6 from onions, sends it to CM

A farmer from Maharashtra’s Ahmednagar has sent a money order of ₹6 to Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis to protest against crashing prices of onions.

Two debt-ridden onion farmers found dead in Maharashtra

Police on Sunday said two debt-ridden onion farmers from Maharashtra’s Nashik district committed suicide in the last two days, due to indebtedness and

‘Enact law to deal with drought’

‘Centre, State govts. continue to show apathy towards affected’

Rajinikanth's Petta audio released

Actor thanks fans all over the world for making 2.0 a success

‘Alternatives must be made available’

Expert calls for subsidising jute, cloth bags

Ballahalli: New hurdles for MUDA as farmers seek higher share

This is MUDA’s first layout project with farmers as partners

Two-pronged approach in Coimbatore

Civic body in city has decided to take constructive as well as punitive steps to tackle plastics threat

Golden Chariot to not operate this season

Train being refurbished; KSTDC finalising new agency

Riding for charity

Thanmaya Bekkalale, an IT professional, who runs his own start-up – School of Fish Technologies in Bengaluru – is one of the six charity riders partic

TfN has popularised cycle expeditions in India, says champ

The reigning champion of Tour of Nilgiris (TfN) Nils Eigil Bradtberg, from Denmark, claimed that the TfN, which is being organised for the last eleven

Tour of Nilgiris 2018 flagged off from Mysuru

The Tour of Nilgiris (TfN), an eight-day-long cycling expedition through 950 km across Karnataka, Kerala and Tamil Nadu, was flagged off on Sunday in

Complainant turns accused in robbery

A robbery reported last month has seen a twist with the complainant turning out to be an accused. The Hassan Extension police have arrested M.S. Chand

Tech Nomad will help people from rural areas: IT Adviser

‘There is no minimum educational qualification or maximum age limit’

You may have to pay ₹1,000 as fine for parking violation

Transport Department has also recommended increasing penalties for other offences

Gold ornaments worth ₹2.8 cr. stolen from bus

Special parties constituted to nab the culprits

Opponents of Salem-Chennai green corridor to petition Collector en masse

They will also observe fast in their villages

When attempts at unity came a cropper

The idea of Dalit parties coming under one umbrella for electoral purposes is nothing new. In the last 20 years, on three occasions, major parties of

Rangayana artistes stopped fromgoing to repertory

Activists seek removal of Rangayana director

Opinion divided on fielding common Dalit candidates in reserved seats

Some say it will lead to mobilisation of intermediate castes

AMMK open to merger with AIADMK: Thanga Tamilselvan

‘People discontented with Dravidian majors and BJP’

Will raise Mekedatu issue with Karnataka CM: Stalin

DMK leader says he will broach the topic during a meeting of Opposition leaders

After hectic poll duty, officers breathe easy

Get together at a city park

Governor calls for national water policy

Addresses second convocation of agri varsity

Daredevil acts steal the show at CISF passing-out parade

24 assistant commandants, 733 SIs complete training

Balloon expedition floats into the city

Touted as longest such to have been undertaken by Indian Army

State tops in oil palm cultivation, production

Experts see more scope for raising the crop in 9 districts

Happy Nest bookings 2nd round today

Facilitation centres set up across the State

KSTDC hotels to be more environmentally conscious

STPs to be installed in all of them; tenders to be called soon

Pejawar seer urges Centre to build Ram temple

Vishwesha Tirtha Swami of Pejawar Mutt has demanded that the Centre take steps for the construction of a Ram temple in Ayodhya at the earliest.He was

Avians of all hues find a home with veterinarian in Kalaburagi

Waking up to the sound of birds is unusual for many of us, but for Vishwanath Hegga and his family, it is a daily occurrence. It’s easy to locate Dr.

Now, get your registered documents back in minutes

New software eliminates the role of middlemen, saves time

Chief Electoral Officer owns up lapses

Voters urged to register themselves during next phase of summary revision

JICA norms flouted in bullet train project

Japanese officials met farmers over land acquisition

Coalition to face heat from outside too

Farmers’ rally, MES convention also planned during winter session

No consensus yet on Council chairman

Election for post is on Wednesday

Key Opposition meet today to give unity call a boost

DMK chief Stalin calls on UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi on eve of meeting

An eventful return after 12 years

Mani, who made a mark in Photographer, plays a transgender in Udalazham

IFFK sees a ‘flood’ change

Swell of crowd and the obstinate energy that used to define IFFK are absent

Two different takes on Palestinian conflict

While Tel Aviv on Fire resorts to comedy Tramway to Jerusalem deals with daily discrimination

A challenge well met

Surviving from the edge of abandonment, the arts festival has emerged a success

Essays re-evaluated

The evaluation of the Essay Writing competition of the arts festival done by author and Kerala Varma College lecturer Deepa Nisanth was cancelled, fol

A take on contemporary society

HSS-level drama competition was well received by the audience for the themes

Alappuzha shows the way

Despite a reduced budget and a few glitches, the State School Arts Festival offers many moments to cherish for art-lovers

Mother and daughter tied up, robbed in Katpadi

Duo admitted to CMC Hospital; three special teams formed to nab the culprits

Good show sans opulence

A self-taught team from GHSS, Punalur, wins A Grade in Vanchipattu

1,854 litres of ‘Arishtam’ seized in Kottayam

It is mixed with spirit and sold as cheap substitute for alcohol

Women save ‘earned’ poll money

Parties in Adilabad spent at least ₹ 150 cr. in all for mobilising crowds

Cardamom under threat

Indiscriminate use of multi-molecule pesticide causes damage to plants

Training of roosters starts well ahead of Sankranti

Organisers are hunting for new arenas to conduct cockfights to avoid detection

State progressing only with Centre’s support, says BJP

But Naidu is trying to show the Centre in poor light: Purandeswari

A modern makeover for the traditional hat

Class IX student uses high-tech in it

‘Growing money power a threat to democracy’

Change in the mindset of voters is the need of the hour: Vundavalli

‘Human rights violated in Gilgit-Baltistan’ of PoK

A seminar on human rights violations in Gilgit-Baltistan of Pakistan-occupied Kashmir was organised by an NGO ‘Social Cause’ on the occasion of Human

Odisha Governor orders probe

Allegations of corruption against varsity Vice-Chancellor

Nitish govt. finds itself in a spot

‘Self goals’ may give political edge to RJD in the general election next year

Dushyant Chautala floats new party

Formation of Jannayak Janata Party announced in Jind

BJP to consider support to TRS, minus MIM

‘No single party will get majority’

Centre amends rules for minorities from three nations

Citizenship form will have a separate column for them

The tough cop with a musical soul

DSP K. Subash recently hit the headlines for locking up a bishop on rape charges

Dip in pilgrims to Sabarimala from A.P.

30-40% fall in devotees visiting the hill shrine following the violent protests

Naxalite-affected villages record 90% polling in Telangana

Braving Maoist call for boycott, villagers exercise franchise

Next, GSAT-11 awaits ₹200 crore ground system

Gateways in four cities to deliver high-speed broadband via giant satellite

Life-size sculptures to honour Dalit struggles

25 statues will document the history of confrontation against caste oppression in Tamil Nadu

Sugarcane destroyed in fire

Standing sugarcane crop of about 140 tonnes, belonging to a small farmer, was destroyed following an accidental fire near Pandavapura railway station,

Kannur airport on aviation map

People throng airport premises right from morning to see inaugural flight

NRC-excluded people can go to court: official

Says December 15 deadline will not be extended

Regional front could play kingmaker in Mizoram

An fractured mandate will make the Zoram People’s Movement key to govt. formation

Match EVM and VVPAT counts: Chidambaram

In a series of tweets, he reasoned that this would “eliminate” suspicions of EVM tampering.

Jawan remanded in Bulandshahr case

Crime Branch and SIT question jawan said to be involved in the killing of inspector in Bulandshahr

Rahul backs quota for women in Lok Sabha

Asks Congress-ruled States to pass resolutions in the Assemblies on demand

Forward Bloc joins chorus against links with Cong.

Party wants Left Front to focus on caste issues, social unity ahead of 2019

Navy on a major capability upgrade

Undertaken 113 port calls this year, says officer

‘History’s greatest arms race in Asia’

Ex-NSA blames U.S.-China tensions

“Poachers’ trap led to death of translocated tiger”

A translocated tiger, the carcass of which was found in an Odisha sanctuary last month, died after falling into a trap laid by poachers, two central g

Athawale to meet CM over lack of security

Says Ambernath incident should be investigated

Healthway Hospital opens in Goa

It is Goa's first hospital owned and operated entirely by the State’s prominent medical professionals

Beautification plan destroys oldest neighbourhoods in Varanasi

Close to 300 houses — 187 already demolished and 90 waiting to be razed — are making way for the Vishwanath Precinct Development Project

Chennithala objects toGO on women’s wall

Says tone makes participation compulsory

Kartarpur game plan of ISI, says Amarinder Singh

‘The opening of the Kartarpur Corridor is clearly a game plan of the ISI’

State seeks a stake in capital’s airport

In the wake of Union government’s decision to privatise it

Navy seizes arms from fishing vessel off Somalia

Sunayna, a patrol vessel of Southern Naval Command, deployed on anti-piracy patrol in the Gulf of Aden has seized arms and ammunition from a fishing v

Madhya Pradesh elections 2018: Factionalism a thing of past, unity our strength, says Jyotiraditya Scindia

Counting of votes for the November 28 elections to 230 assembly seats in the state will take place on December 11.

Modi-Shah one of the most ideal and unique partnerships: BJP leader’s book

‘Narendra Modi: Creative Disruptor, The Maker of New India’ will be released by Amit Shah

Arrest Milind Ekbote ahead of Bhima-Koregaon anniversary celebrations, says Bhim Army

Azad, who is scheduled to reach Maharashtra on December 28, will be speaking in Mumbai, Latur and Amravati as well.