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EC imposes 48-hour ban on Himachal BJP chief

For using ‘expletive’ against Rahul at rally

Ambala all set to witness straight contest again

Congress’ Kumari Selja takes on BJP’s Rattan Lal Kataria

Changed realities trigger a Mayawati makeover

In her new avatar, the Bahujan Samaj Party chief is presenting herself as a more inclusive leader

‘Cong. never wanted to end poverty’

Modi govt. lifted more people out of extreme poverty than UPA: Home Minister

Modi’s focus on national security only before poll, alleges Sangma

‘177% rise in terror attacks in last 5 years’

Cong. behind infiltration in Assam: BJP

BJP national general secretary Ram Madhav on Friday accused the Opposition Congress for encouraging infiltration in Assam and even backing out from up

No inquiry against editors in Assam, MHA clarifies

‘Absolutely baseless, mischievous interpretation of facts’

Leave soon, Indians in Tripoli told

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj asks the 500 Indians stuck there to leave immediately.

Fierce contest among 2 political novices, 1 seasoned leader

All the three main contenders for the prestigious Bhubaneswar Lok Sabha seat are contesting elections for the first time

Stay on ‘Mamata biopic’ sought

The film titled Baghini (tigress), finds itself at the centre of controversy for having a striking similarity with West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata B

Goa youth questions Minister on job, held

BJP is misusing power, says Cong.

RINL sets out to achieve ‘water security’

With buffer stock for 60 days, PSU has no worries for this summer, say officials

We will forcibly take money from businessmen for NYAY: Rahul

‘It is possible to spend ₹ 3.60 lakh crore every year for the scheme’

There is more politics thanwater in Mahadayi: Joshi

‘I am seeking re-election based on my performance’

Rave party case takes political turn

BJP seeks probe into the lease of resort; YSRCP alleges involvement of some leaders from TDP

Massive breach in Yeleru canal expected to be plugged today

It is estimated that 75 MGD of water has gone waste till now

Tribal girl leaves welfare hostel in search of water, drowns in canal

Child rights forum orders district administration and ITDA to conduct probe

Undertrial branded with ‘Om’ symbol

Delhi court orders inquiry against Tihar jail official

As heat soars, officials gear up to prevent sunstroke deaths

DMHO says plan will be prepared based on NDMA Heat Index guidelines

EAMCET: 28,000 students to appear from Visakhapatnam

About 28,132 candidates will be appearing for the AP EAMCET-2019 for admission into engineering and agriculture courses. The test is scheduled to be h

Kumaraswamy: Did BJP gather moneyfor horse-trading by selling tea?

Chief Minister H.D. Kumaraswamy, whose government has been mocked for its alleged corruption by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in his election rallies i

Plummeting groundwater levels raise water worries in Vizag

‘Total dependence on municipal water is making supply a difficult proposition’

The talk of Mandya town: Whom will the massive turnout favour?

While JD(S) leaders believe the high polling percentage will help Nikhil, others see it as a possible ‘swing’ in favour of Sumalatha

Youth caught ‘molesting’ transgender, ‘ends life’

‘Body cremated’, ‘tree uprooted’ to hush up the matter

Tobacco growers in jitters

Board’s intervention sought to lift market sentiment

Being behind bars is no bar for these inmates

35 convicts pass Plus Two exams

No disability will deter them from the path to success

Hearing, speech and visually impaired children overcome many a challenge and clear Class XII exams

War tanks lie in tatters on a school premises

Defence Ministry to move them to Ordnance Factory at Kirki

Once yearning for hope, now living their dream

NGOs help underprivileged students achieve their potential — academically and beyond

Masula set to become corporation on July 3

No decision yet on merger of eight panchayats and Pedana municipality with it

A.P.-origin power staff pin hopes on panel

They have been awaiting postings since bifurcation

Change in pattern, lack of blueprint put students on the spot

Overall performance in Plus Two exams satisfactory, but changes in evaluation method seemed sudden, say students and teachers

‘Kids made to work in hot sun at Gottumukkala brick kiln’

Sans facilities and proper pay, it was like an open jail, say rescued workers

Relief as heavy rain lashes drought-ravaged Prakasam

However, in Anantapur, it brings tears to horticulturists

EC direct Goa govt to defer payment to Vedanta

Following Goa Congress complaint, the Election Commission of India directed the State government to defer payment of the second installment of ₹9.24

BJP State chief denies insulting Muslims

Denying that he made any derogatory comments against the Muslim community, Bharatiya Janata Party State president P.S. Sreedharan Pillai has said he w

Rajini: I’m ready for the next Assembly election

Says he will decide on launching party closer to poll date

Congress, JD(S) hold joint convention in Hubballi

Modi least bothered about problems of people, says Kumaraswamy

Congress banking largely on its own strength in north Karnataka

Influence of its ally, Janata Dal (Secular), is confined to a few pockets there

State records 62.91% polling

Ten Lok Sabha seats in Maharashtra which went to polls in the second phase of 2019 general elections registered 62.91% polling on April 18, informed t

TDP justifies stock-taking by CM

‘Naidu’s review meetings are not a violation of the election code of conduct’

Four-cornered contest holds a surprise

Veteran Shiv Sena MP faces a tough battle in Aurangabad

BJP takes exception to seizure of TTD gold

Accuses PNB of not following due procedures

Kharge, Kandkur bury over 40-year-long political rivalry

Burying political rivalry of over four decades, JD(S) MLA for Gurmitkal Naganagouda Kandkur has extended support to M. Mallikarjun Kharge, Congress ca

Sitting MP has been a total failure: Sunil Tatkare

NCP’s Raigad candidate urges voters to give him a chance to represent them

HC issues notices to TDP leaders

Case pertains to use of ‘abusive language’ against transport official

Federal Bank accepts coins with TTD

The Federal Bank has come forward to accept the coins that have accumulated in the exchequer of the Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanams (TTD).Bank’s Managi

PM praises those who mismanage their sugar factories: Sharad Pawar

Modi ignores drought in State, targets my family, says NCP leader

Delay in setting up procurement centres affects paddy farmers in East Godavari

Norm pertaining to moisture content also a cause for worry

Audio clip triggers violence

Mob damages police vehicles, prohibitory orders clamped on town

Govt. to supply silage, fodder to farmers to face summer

Cattle camps to be held in 257 drought-hit mandals

24 persons booked for attack on Dalits

Thirumavalavan seeks re-election in Ponparappi; Ramadoss blames VCK

Unseasonal rain damages crop

Hailstorm and strong winds wreaked havoc on mango orchards, drenched stocked harvest

Thirsty villagers dig dry river bed for last droplet

Mission Bhagiratha yet to reach Chilukuru village

Powering his life with sunshine

Nomadic medicine vendor uses solar energy for all his needs

Unseasonal rain brings misery to farmers

Several hectares of crops damaged; paddy at procurement centres, marketyards ruined too

Five killed as mud collapses into well near Chengam

The workers were digging a well inside a school campus

Small increase in Plus 2 pass percentage

Tiruppur tops the list with 95.37%

Thiruvananthapuram, a crucible of identities

The constituency which has been chosen by the BJP as its launchpad in Kerala is witnessing a three-way contest of Hindutva, Hinduism, and communism. Varghese K. George finds that the intense churn offers newer opportunities for political mobilisation

Poll bonds benefited BJP the most, cut cash component of donations

Declared larger amounts are down, anonymity on the rise

TDP chief’s appeal to Andhra Pradesh settlers in Raichur

He is scheduled to campaign again in Karnataka tomorrow

Congress demands PM’s apology, EC seeks report on Pragya’s ‘curse’ remarks

Her personal views, says BJP as Pragya Thakur backtracks

Rahul, Naidu, Gowda set stage for post-poll possibilities

They target Narendra Modi for his government’s policies; TDP leader commends Congress for ‘pro-people’ initiatives and bifurcation of Andhra Pradesh

Water level building up in Kaleshwaram P6 pump house

No leakages observed by senior engineers monitoring surge pool filling

Strong summer showers till polling day

A few places to experience thunderstorms accompanied by gusty winds

Raja confident of big LDF win in polls

The people of Kerala would give a fitting reply to the Bharatiya Janata Party’s bid to gain roots in the State through sheer rhetoric and demagogy of

Carriers take advantage of exit of Jet Airways

With Jet Airways grounding flights temporarily due to liquidity issues, domestic and international airfares have been jacked up by other carriers to t

Man held for offensive post

Claims his Facebook account was hacked

Priyanka to campaign in Wayanad today

Three days after her brother made his first campaign rally in his constituency, Priyanka Gandhi Vadra will hold a series of public meetings in Wayanad

BJP calls for protest on SaturdayUnidentified persons stone Thushar’s motorcade in Wayanad

Thiruvananthapuram: The Bharathiya Janata Party (BJP) has called for a State-wide protest on Saturday after unidentified persons threw stones at the m

Congress should make stand clear, says Isaac

Alleges BJP-Congress pact in Kollam

Congress gives Modi a briefing on Wayanad

Leader of the Opposition Ramesh Chennithala on Friday said Prime Minister Narendra Modi had attempted to stoke communal fervour in Kerala by insinuati

Dry Singur has crocs searching for water

Reptiles found in farms and water bodies

Vote-trading charges turn pivot of campaign

BJP, UDF indulging in vote-trading in Thiruvananthapuram, Vadakara and Kollam constituencies, alleges LDF

File counter or face contempt over BCs’ enumeration: High Court

Justice M.S. Ramachandra Rao of Telangana High Court had directed the Telangana Government to file counter in a contempt of court petition relating to

Voter is the king, at least for now

Candidates promptly fulfil every whim of the voter, be it a selfie or a hug

Victims of suspended ASI appeal to govt.

The victims of suspended ASI Mohan Reddy have urged Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao to constitute a special court for the trial of over 72 cases,

TDP to contest local bodies elections

TDP Karimnagar district president Ambati Joji Reddy said that the TDP would contest the ensuing local bodies’ elections and would play a crucial role

Wild animals entering habitations for water

High heat making bears leave forests, says official

CM replies to PM’s ‘God comment’

Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan has accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi of waging a false campaign that cases are being foisted on those invoking God

Kondapochamma oustees set to vacate villages

Administration sets deadline of June 30, taking affidavits from affected persons

Victim of parental torture dies

Three-year-old was critical after undergoing neurosurgery

Supplementary exams from May 16

The Intermediate advanced supplementary examinations will be held from May 16 to 27 and the practical exams from May 28 to 31. The first year exams wi

BIE agrees mistakes in marks sheets

Error not due to software issues

VROs to observe ‘Work to Rule’ from today

Demand govt to strengthen dept., increase cadre strength instead of maligning it

The proof is in the paper

VVPAT will be used in 24,970 polling stations in Kerala

‘Rahul need not expect a quid pro quo from us’

CPI(M) Polit Bureau member says pre-poll surveys can go wrong since people are afraid of speaking the truth

BJP is seeking votes for air strikes, admits Minister

We entered house of enemy: Minister

FRA implementation issue irks voters in Odisha’s Mayurbhanj

No political party has made any commitment so far

In Begusarai, it’s a battle between ‘beta’ and ‘neta’

CPI candidate Kanhaiya Kumar, a local, has hit the ground running against BJP heavyweight Giriraj Singh

True face of Congress is exposed, says BJP

Criticises the opposition party for ‘ill-treating’ its former spokesperson Priyanka Chaturvedi

21% candidates face criminal cases: report

They are among Phase III contestants

EVMs, VVPAT machines reach counting centres

The Elections Department on Thursday moved the EVMs and VVPAT machines from the respective polling booths to the strong rooms in Thanthai Periyar Gove

Plus Two pass percentage dips in Vellore

District registers an overall pass percentage of 85.47, continues to be in the bottom half in the State

‘Naxalites believe their govt. is in power in Chhattisgarh’

The three-month-old Bhupesh Bhagel government has reversed all the advances we made in 15 years, says the former CM

Tripura Congress chief slaps man, booked

The police have filed a complaint against the Tirpura Congress unit chief Pradyot Kishore Deb Burman for slapping a supporter of rival IPFT, who alleg

BJP star candidate ‘attacked’ in West Bengal

The Bharatiya Janata Party has alleged that their star candidate was “attacked” by the Trinamool Congress cadres on Friday. Locket Chatterjee, the act

BJP will get a big rosogolla: Mamata

Trinamool Congress Party chief Mamata Banerjee on Friday said the Bharatiya Janata Party will get a ‘big rosogolla’ in West Bengal. Ms. Mamata was not

Yogi resumes poll campaigning

After completion of three-day ban on election campaigning, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Friday visited the historic Hanuman Setu te