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No Pulse Polio drive in State this year

Health dept. to focus only on migrant and transit population this year

8 dead in Karwar boat accident in Karnataka

According to official sources, there were 25 persons on the boat.

PM Modi’s words, body language show fear for grand alliance: Ahmed Patel

Mr. Modi on January 20 dismissed the grand alliance as an alliance of “corruption, negativity and instability”, saying while those parties have “money power”, the Bharatiya Janata Party has “people’s power”.

Congress on Rafale: PM Modi ‘frontman for corporate friends’, Sitharaman defending indefensible

Claims by the government and the BJP that the Rafale deal is transparent and cut out middlemen are “laughable and ridiculous”, senior spokesperson Anand Sharma said

Countries like U.S., Japan, China ageing, India getting younger: Swaraj

The 15th PBD will be officially inaugurated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in the presence of chief guest of the event Mauritian Prime Minister Pravind Jugnauth in Varanasi on January 22.

Delhi court allows extradition process against four Sterling Biotech promoters

A Delhi court on Monday allowed the Enforcement Directorate to go ahead with the extradition process against four Sterling Biotech promoters in a ₹8,

Nagendra Jamatia, former minister and TNV peace accord initiator, passes away

Nagendra Jamatia, the veteran tribal leader who brokered peace with insurgent outfit Tripura National Volunteers (TNV) in 1988 passed away before daw

Centre to soon take up linking of Godavari and Cauvery: Gadkari

The objective of the project was to make good use of about 1100 tmc ft of Godavari water that currently drained into the sea

Siddaganga Mutt seer death: Karnataka declares holiday tomorrow

The Karnataka government has announced a public holiday on Tuesday following the death of Siddaganga Mutt seer Shivakumara Swamy.All education institu

CBI DSP AK Bassi moves SC against his transfer to Port Blair

CBI Deputy Superintendent of Police A.K. Bassi on Monday moved the Supreme Court challenging his transfer to Port Blair, saying it was vitiated by ma

NSA Ajit Doval’s son files defamation case against Caravan magazine, Jairam Ramesh

NSA Ajit Doval’s son Vivek Doval on Monday filed a criminal defamation complaint against a news magazine for allegedly publishing a defamatory articl

A bulb for your thoughts

How a community-driven search engine and future-minded solar initiative are shedding light on Irumbai

10% reservation for EWS will be implemented in Bihar too, says Nitish Kumar

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Monday said that 10% reservation for Economically Weaker Sections will be implemented in Bihar too and his gover

Mehul Choksi, accused in PNB fraud, surrenders Indian citizenship in favour of Antigua and Barbuda

He has surrendered his passport to the Indian High Commission in Guyana.

Siddaganga Mutt seer passes away | Three-day mourning in Karnataka, holiday tomorrow

Dr. Shivakumara Swamy, the 111-year-old seer of Siddaganga Mutt, died on Monday at the Mutt in Tumakuru.The death of the seer, who had braved many med

Siddaganga Mutt head Shivakumara Swamy passes away

Karnataka government has declared three-day mourning and a public holiday on Tuesday.

Madras HC seeks Centre’s response to DMK plea against 10% quota

The Madras High Court on Monday ordered notices, returnable by February 18, to the Centre and State Government on a case filed by DMK organising secr

Tiger suspected to have killed, eaten tigress in MP

In a rare case of cannibalism, a tiger is suspected to have killed and eaten a tigress in the famous Kanha Tiger Reserve of Madhya Pradesh, a forest

Citizenship Bill being misinterpreted, won’t affect the region: Arunachal, Assam CMs

Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Pema Khandu has joined his Assam counterpart Sarbananda Sonowal in defending the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, and

AAP not to contest Lok Sabha polls in Maharashtra

The party to “devote all its strength” on the seats where they are certain to defeat the BJP.

Checklist of Indian amphibians updated, launched by ZSI

Lists 19 species being treated as Critically Endangered and 33 species as Endangered.

Security forces engage militants in Budgam

An encounter started in Charar-e-Shareef area of central Kashmir's Budgam district between militants and security forces on Monday morning.An official

Siddaganga Mutt seer Shivakumara Swamy critical

The health of Shivakumara Swamy of Siddaganga Mutt at Tumakuru is critical.Personal physician of the seer, Dr. Paramesh, said that there is variation

Kumbh Mela: luxury tents for devotees

As the Kumbh Mela 2019 is progressing in Uttar Pradesh’s Prayagraj, the state government is trying to provide every possible facility to devotees comi

CJI Ranjan Gogoi recuses himself from hearing plea challenging Nageswara Rao’s appointment as interim CBI chief

He says he will be part of the selection committee meeting to choose the new CBI director

Modi greets Meghalaya, Manipur, Tripura on Statehood Day

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on January 21 extended his greetings to the people of Manipur, Meghalaya and Tripura on their Statehood Day. modi tweet 1

Inequality has ‘female face’ in India, women’s unpaid work worth 3.1% of GDP: Oxfam

Globally, the unpaid work done by women is worth 43-times Apple’s annual turnover, according to the Oxfam report

Polling for first phase of Telangana Panchayat election begins

This is the first ever polls for panchayats after the formation of the State in 2014

Kumbh mela: devotees throng Sangam for holy dip on Paush Purnima

The full moon was at its splendid best over Sangam before the break of dawn and devotional songs on Lord Venkatesh in the background greeted visitors in the Sangam area.

India to soon have own standard of apparel size: Smriti Irani

‘Size India’ project to be rolled out for the entire country

Fire breaks out at Visakhapatnam Steel Plant, no casualties

The incident is the second one in a span of three days

India’s richest 1% get richer by 39% in 2018; just 3% rise for bottom-half: Oxfam

At Davos, Oxfam said this increasing inequality is undermining the fight against poverty, damaging economies and fuelling public anger across the globe

Meeting to thank CM turns into election campaign

At Kallikudi, EPS appeals to the public to back the ‘two leaves’ in parliamentary polls

Creating awareness on fuel conservation

The Hindu in association with Indian Oil Corporation organised Saksham Cyclothon in Davangere town on Sunday to create awareness among people on oil a

Contractual sanitation worker dies inside Wazirabad drain

A 37-year-old contractual sanitation worker suffocated to death after he got trapped inside a drain while cleaning it in north Delhi’s Wazirabad on S

‘Cong. will win all four LS seats in Himachal’

‘Factionalism in the party will end soon; State party set-up will be revamped’

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's 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

Maharashtra armed with triple-drug therapy to fight elephantiasis

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

In Karnataka, a daunting task for Congress to protect its flock

Congress party is 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 at resort

Anand Singh hospitalised after Kampli legislator attacks him at resort

Modi fulfilling dreams of MGR, Jayalalithaa: Defence Minister

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

Nirmala Sitharaman launches projects worth ₹3,100 crore for defence corridor

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