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Parties condemn civilian deaths in J&K

Mehbooba says south Kashmir reeling under fear, administration has failed in securing civilian lives

Father of 3-month-old, Class 8 student among Pulwama dead

The three-month-old baby of deceased Abid Hussain Lone, 25, was placed on the stretcher of her father as his family bid him a final farewell. The air

BJP workers wave black flags at Ministers

Protest against govt’s stand on Sabarimala issue

Mathilakam gets ISO certification

Recognition in view of time-bound services by the panchayat

Rani mistris score Swachh goal

Jharkhand’s trained women masons have built over 15 lakh toilets in one year

Life on the edge: Border units lack basic amenities

Troops in outposts need access to clean water, electricity

Women in distress denied help for want of ID proof

This is in spite of guidelines not making it mandatory at the shelters

Drafting pilgrims in war against plastic

The Vivekananda Kendra’s efforts are beginning to show results

These gifted youngsters won’t rest on their laurels

Team from GMHSS, Kodumunda, to take forward its chenda legacy

Executive cannot fix GST rate: Datar

‘Trend of legislature delegating powers’

Death toll touches 11 in temple tragedy

The death toll in the temple ‘prasada’ incident at Kicchugatti Maramma temple in Sulwadi village of Chamarajanagar district has gone up to 11.The Cham

Volunteers continue to serve the cyclone-hit

Civil engineering students step in to help with reconstruction work in delta districts

Cabinet expansion on Dec. 22, says M.B. Patil

Former Minister M.B. Patil has asserted that there will be Cabinet expansion on December 22.Addressing the media here on Saturday, he said that severa

No end to coconut growers’ pain

A month after Gaja, they take out a protest rally and put forward a charter of demands

Rail track fence flawed in design, say activists

Conservationists say the barricade is only 7 ft. high and this tempts elephants to jump over it

Woman strangulates teenaged daughter, commits suicide

Their relatives tried to bury the bodies without informing the police

Higher secondary syllabus to be pruned

Requests from parents: Minister

Where rocks get a pasting

Jaderi village in Tiruvannamalai of Tamil Nadu specialises in grinding rock to clay for a religious use

‘T.N. has to implement amendedorgan transplantation Act’

It’s mandatory for having Non-Transplant Organ Retrieval Centres, says official

NEET 2019: A bugbear no longer

The protests against NEET have died down in Tamil Nadu. Students and officials have come to terms with the fact that the exam is here to stay, and only advance preparation will help aspirants crack it and get into a medical college

Panduranga Swamy temple EO found dead

He was suspended on Friday

NIA takes over probe into MLA killing case

The Central agency has the authority to do so, says DGP

Eating into eateries’ profits

Online players pose a threat to over-the-counter business

Students relish the ‘app’ bite

Youngsters and college-goers double up as food delivery agents

Gutkha scam: Health Minister, ex-Minister appear before CBI

Vijaya Baskar grilled for nearly 12 hours by agency

No negotiations on Cauvery: CM

Palaniswami says all riparian States should abide by Supreme Court’s final order

No need for protests as govt. plans to move SC: Collector

‘Security in the district will be enhanced based on need’

‘NGT order a slap in govt’s face’

Leader of the Opposition in the Assembly and DMK president M.K. Stalin on Saturday said the Tamil Nadu government should undertake a scientific study

Five detained; police say no substance in ‘vendetta’ theory

The Chamarajanagar police have detained five persons in connection with the case. Superintendent of Police Dharmendra Kumar Meena said three of them a

Temple tragedy: Nearest ventilator facility was 50 km away

Chamarajanagar district has about 60 primary health centres, but the incident that took place on Friday required much more sophisticated healthcare

HC stays criminal proceedings against Nalapad, Ravi Belagere

Both have questioned the authority of CCB in conducting probe

Many engineering hopefuls covet computer science

Challenging opportunities a key draw

Modi’s meeting in State on Jan. 6

‘Place and venue will be decided soon’

3,861 empanelled conductors to go

KSRTC move follows High Court order

BJP promises quota for Kapus

‘Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh is seized of the matter’

A long, tiring journey no longer

HIV patients in Kerala need not travel out for dialysis, as the first facility opens

Venkaiah calls for a library movement

Inaugurates the 32nd Hyderabad national book fair

The Hindu scribe G. Mahadevan passes away

Contributions to higher education sector come in for praise

Pedalling back the culture of cycling

Tour of Nilgiris expedition aims to create awareness on virtues of cycling

Cheaper chronic care likely

KMSCL may procure consumables for Cath labs, dialysis

New plans for Karunya outlets

Drugs for chronic diseases can be bought without waiting for long in queues

Alert after 2 sisters die of ‘unknown’ disease

Two minor sisters have died of an undiagnosed disease at a hospital in Jammu & Kashmir’s Reasi district, officials said on Saturday. The news of t

‘Centre stringent with A.P. on Polavaram’

PMO delaying matters despite Gadkari’s assurance on clearing DPR II, says Umamaheswara Rao

‘Cong., BJP have ignored farmers’

Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal urges youth to help AAP build a ‘new Haryana’

‘Expedite approval of expressway project’

Would improve connectivity, foster greater development: Punjab CM

Rain forecast in Odisha, farmers alerted

Deep depression over the Bay of Bengal likely to intensify into a severe cyclonic storm; damage threat to harvested crops

Four workers die of suspected asphyxiation

‘Prima facie, they inhaled carbon monoxide from burning coal on winter night’

High-level team to visit Peringamala plant

Local people allege that the proposed waste-to-energy project will cause environmental damage

Mushirul Hasan was an institution builder: Ansari

‘He did not consider discussion a stumbling block’

Kashmir reels under severe cold conditions

Many places record season’s coldest night

A jumbo operation to save a giant

Elephant panics at the sight of buffaloes, rushes into canal

Polling for seven civic bodies in Haryana today

Over 1,290 stations set up, 304 sensitive and 166 hyper-sensitive: official

‘Less than 1% of Pattanam excavated’

The site is a treasure trove of antiquity, says scholar who pioneered the research

Over 17,000 families identified for evacuation in Krishna

Four disaster relief teams ready for rescue operation

Andhra Pradesh on high alert to threat posed by Phethai

It is expected to make landfall between East Godavari and Visakhapatnam by tomorrow evening; people advised to call 1100 for help

National Education Policy coming soon

Union Minister for Human Resource Development Prakash Javadekar said here on Saturday that the report of K. Kasturirangan Committee was ready and the

Good prospects for new business

Soaring food delivery platforms have boosted hoteliers’ business by 25%

Congress is trying to sabotage country’s security: Prakash Javadekar

The Congress is trying to sabotage the security preparedness of the country by raking up the Rafale deal issue despite the Supreme Court saying there

When hotels come home

Food delivery apps are cashing in on a new fad even as they bite into hoteliers’ business. They have also opened up a whole new job opportunity for students and youngsters to earn their bread while studying.

India, Nepal, Bhutan plan joint task force to protect wildlife

Kanchenjunga Landscape, spread across the countries, to be monitored

Bulandshahr mob violence: U.P. Police release photos of accused

Steps initiated to attach the property of the culprits

KTR calls on cadre to be ready for LS polls

Each district to have TRS party office

BJP rath yatra stalled in Bengal

The West Bengal government on Saturday denied permission to the BJP for its proposed Statewide rath yatra.“It an attempt by the administration deny a

Wyra MLA joins TRS

Independent MLA from Wyra Assembly constituency L. Ramulu Naik formally joined the Telangana Rashtra Samithi in the presence of its working president

₹10.2 crore assets of Emar MGF MD attached

The Enforcement Directorate had seized assets worth Rs.10.28 crore of Emar MGF additional managing director Shravan Gupta, in lieu of the properties

Rafale deal verdict: Congress seeks apology from Centre

‘Govt. caused bloomers in verdict’

Chhattisgarh still waits for a CM

Congress president Rahul Gandhi tweeted a picture with State leaders with a quote from LinkedIn founder Reid Hoffman: “No matter how brilliant your mind or strategy, if you’re playing a solo game, you’ll always lose out to a team.”

Shettihalli sanctuary to be shrunk to rectify 40-year-old mistake

The process of drawing up a protective layer around Shettihalli Wildlife Sanctuary in Shivamogga has thrown light on a four-decade-old mistake — that

‘My elevation to post of Karnataka Council Chairman proves honest work pays’

The choice of K. Prathapchandra Shetty from coastal Karnataka for the post of Chairman of the Legislative Council came as a surprise to many and set o

BJP plans blitz after Supreme Court verdict on Rafale deal

Senior ministers set to take on Cong.

France, India working on Jaitapur nuclear power project

Both countries are keen on starting the Jaitapur project as soon as possible, says Sushma

Kushwaha’s party faces a split

Two MLAs and one MLC of the party in Bihar say that they are still in the NDA

Hindu country remark: Order on citizenship misinterpreted, says Meghalaya High Court judge

Justice Sudip Ranjan Sen denies speaking up against secularism and insisted the country should not be divided further on the basis of religion, caste, creed, community or language.

CPI(M) sends two farmer leaders to Rajasthan Assembly

After drawing a blank in the 2013 Rajasthan Assembly election, the Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) has sent two farmer leaders to the Legisl

‘Involve local bodies in post-disaster development’

Former bureaucrat also wants local bodies to monitor projects

Unconfirmed firing at Panampilly Nagar

Tension gripped Kochi city on Saturday afternoon after two motorcycle-bound persons with their faces covered climbed the stairs leading to the first f

BJP’s Hindi heartland poll debacle: RSS cites ire of upper castes, cadre apathy

RSS sources feel the Bill to restore the original SC/ST Atrocities Act, passed to retain some of its most stringent provisions, resulted in upper caste anger against the party.

Bomb explosion: Police carry out safety check

Two special squads constituted to probe the case

Of the things that connect us

Australian artist creates nine crows using coconut wood and fibre

CPI(M) probe report kicks up a row

Contents in the report seen as an attempt to save P.K. Sasi

What are brands in India doing?

To understand what brands in India are doing, The Hindu sent a questionnaire to 20 companies about their India plans for reducing post-consumer plasti

What was the Bulandshahr violence all about?

Almost two weeks after a mob led by right-wing activists attacked a police outpost in Bulandshahr district of Uttar Pradesh over discovery of cow carc

On 11 December 2018, Congress wins three States

The Congress won the Assembly elections in three States of the Hindi heartland - Chhattisgarh, Madhya Pradesh and Rajasthan - where it was in a direct

Why are Tamil Nadu and Karnataka sparring over Mekedatu?

What is the problem? Irritants resurfaced in relations between the riparian States of Tamil Nadu and Karnataka last month after the Central Water Comm

What is the lowdown on Kashmir strategy?

What is it?As Jammu and Kashmir comes under President’s rule on December 20, the State has witnessed interventions by government as well as non-govern

NGT seeks report on Meghalaya coal mine mishap, 13 miners still trapped

Officials said the chances of the survival of the miners in the 370 ft. coal pit were slim

National security, defence sector are either a punching bag or funding source for Congress, says Modi

The Prime Minister alleges that the (Congress) leaders have looted defence sector from the jeep scam in the 1940s and 50s to the Bofors, AgustaWestland and submarine scams.

VVIP chopper case: Court extends CBI custody of Christian Michel by four more days

The probe agency told the judge that Michel needs to be confronted with various documents in the case

Full text of Supreme Court judgment in Rafale deal case

The Supreme Court on December 14 said it cannot embark on a judicial review into the deal for procurement of 36 Rafale fighter jets on the basis of pe

Rafale verdict: ‘Supreme Court misinterpreted statement made by government in sealed cover on pricing details’

Ministry of Defence has filed an application to “correct” the statement in the judgment.

Who is Zoramthanga, the newly elected CM of Mizoram

Zoramthanga was the Chief Minister for two terms, between 1998 and 2008.

TN govt to approach SC against National Green Tribunal order on Thoothukudi Sterlite plant

The Tamil Nadu government will move the Supreme Court against the order of the National Green Tribunal (NGT) favouring the reopening of Vedanta's Ster

Thoothukudi Sterlite Copper plant: NGT sets aside Tamil Nadu government's closure order

Green tribunal terms shutdown “unjustifiable”; asks Vedanta to utilise ₹100 crore over the next three years for the “welfare of the inhabitants” of the port city.

Temple ‘Prasada’ incident: Death toll goes to 11

The death toll in the temple ‘Prasada’ incident at Maramma temple at Sulawadi village near Hanur in Chamarajnagar district has gone to 11 with two peo

‘Prasada’ incident: Siddaramaiah seeks high-level investigation

Former Chief Minister Siddaramaiah on Saturday demanded a high-level investigation into the temple ‘prasada’ incident at Maramma temple in Chamarajnag

Zoramthanga sworn in Mizoram Chief Minister

Congress defectors rewarded with berths in the Mizo National Front Ministry.

Mumbai-Lucknow IndiGO flight grounded after bomb threat call

The flight, with 169 passengers on board, was scheduled to depart at 6.05 am

Army Chief reviews combined graduation parade at AFA

The officers including 24 women officers, joined the elite cadre of Air Force Officers to carry forward the core values of the Indian Air Force.

Tusker dies while trying to cross railway fence at Nagarahole National Park

A tusker met a grisly death while trying to cross over the railway iron fence at the Nagarahole National Park in the early hours of Saturday. The fenc

Rafale deal: Kharge accuses government of misleading Supreme Court

“I will request the PAC members to call the AG and the CAG to ask them when was the CAG report on the Rafale deal was tabled in Parliament,” he says.