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Rajinikanth not to contest or support any party for Lok Sabha polls

“The Tamil Nadu Assembly elections are our focus,” he said in a statement.

'U.S. waiver for Chabahar not time-bound, will develop it as a hub’: Iran Ambassador to India

In an exclusive interview to The Hindu, Iran’s new Ambassador to India Dr. Ali Chegeni says the potential for India from Chabahar goes well beyond India-Afghan trade

Papanasam railway station in need of more facilities

Passengers cite damaged platform, lack of loop line

PM to inaugurate slew of projects in Jharkhand

He will lay foundation stone for Hazaribagh urban line water supply scheme and rural drinking water supply

Vande Bharat Express begins first commercial run

Train 18 left Delhi for Varanasi this morning, Piyush Goyal says tickets sold out for the next two weeks

International students enthral audience at college cultural fest

Over 120 of them display their countries’ culture and tradition at Riviera

Sushma Swaraj discusses issues of mutual interest with Bulgarian counterpart

Ms. Swaraj is on a two-day official visit to Bulgaria, the first ever trip of an Indian external affairs minister to the Balkan nation.

Soldiers are our real heroes, says Puneeth

Offers prayers at Krishna temple in Udupi

‘Panchamahavaibhava’ gives a new dimension to rituals

Veerendra Heggade praises plays on life of Lord Bahubali

Khader inaugurates renovated MCC swimming pool

District in-charge Minister U.T. Khader on Saturday said funds have already been earmarked for construction of an international-standard swimming pool

Good response to health camp at Hassan

Highest number of cases reported at Ophthalmology department

Form panel to probe missing Malpe fishing boat: Association

It suspects the boat might have been hit by a naval ship

Ex-Lokayukta concerned over fall in values

Santosh Hegde, former Lokayukta, while expressing grave concern over the fall in the values, exhorted the youths to inculcate at least two values – co

Congress takes up drive to enrol workers for State pension scheme

As part of its special enrolment drive, the Congress has initiated efforts to enrol unorganised workers for the State government pension scheme across

Protests continue against attack

Condemning the terror attack in Jammu and Kashmir, various organisations held demonstrations and protest marches here on Saturday.Hundreds of students

Khandre wants govt. to announce ₹1 cr. compensation to Mandya jawan’s kin

He reiterates that the Congress will stand by Union government’s response to attack

Road maps for better learning in schools

45 teachers, trainers attend workshop

Sabarimala witnesses heavy rush

Ayyappa temple to close today after monthly puja

U.K. leads in tourist arrivals to Kerala

2,01,258 tourists arrived during January-December 2018 period despite Nipah scare and floods

Spiritual circuit work launched

Focus on pilgrim tourism: Kummanam

Kuttanad set for a bumper paddy crop

Region suffered a complete washout of crops in back-to-back floods last year

Take action against those indulging in violence: J&K Governor

Governor Satya Pal Malik on Saturday convened a high-level meeting to review the law and order situation in the aftermath of a major attack on a CRPF

Support for Narayanasamy swells

Stalin to visit Puducherry today; Kejriwal slams Bedi

Vijayakant will announce alliance soon, says Premalatha

Claims big parties in Tamil Nadu are in talks with the DMDK

In kraal, Chinna Thambi gets a taste of camp elephant diet

Wild elephant served cooked food comprising millets and fodder

Beela Rajesh is new Health Secy, Prakash to head Chennai Corpn.

State government carries out reshuffle covering a wide range of posts, from Additional Secretaries to District Collectors

A.P. announces ₹5 lakh each to slain jawans’ kin

CM supports Centre’s efforts to thwart evil designs of terrorists

Drunk driving by lorry drivers a cause for concern, say police

‘It can lead to serious accidents and cause devastation and death of many’

Police suspect role of Jyothi’s friend behind grisly murder

Srinivasa Rao likely to be named the main accused

Free 9-hour power to farmers to cost govt. ₹1,000 cr. per annum

G.O. increasing the duration issued; this is in addition to the subsidy burden

Pay traffic fines before March 31

Motorists booked for traffic offences through the speed detection cameras installed on roads across the State should remit the penalty by March 31. No

Money criterion for giving ticket in YSRCP: Naidu

‘Jagan seems to be selecting candidates on KCR’s advice’

More schools to be K-DAT centres

With 67 more schools, student aptitude test will now be held at 150 centres

Campaign orchestrated by BJP and TRS, says Uma

‘TDP leaders being pressured to defect’

TDP to begin election campaign today

The TDP politbureau here on Saturday resolved to begin campaigning for the 2019 elections on February 17 with focus on the slew of development and wel

Kerala CRPF jawan V.V. Vasanthakumar cremated with military honours

Thousands turn up to pay homage to Vasanthakumar

Rape of minor: former Kerala priest gets 20-year rigorous imprisonment

Robin Vadakkumcheril was defrocked after his arrest in February 2017

Teacher’s house torched in Belagavi district

Some youths torched the house of a primary school teacher, alleging that she had posted pro-Pakistan slogans on social media at Kadabi Shivapur villag

‘BC Garjana’ of YSR Congress will be a flop show, says KEK

‘TRS helping oppn. party to prepare roadmap for Eluru meet’

Plea by idol theft kingpin Subash Kapoor dismissed

He had challenged transfer of his cases to a special court

People solidly behind TDP: Akhila Priya

‘Switching loyalties ahead of elections not a matter of concern’

Slain CRPF jawans laid to rest in hometowns

Full State honours accorded; people gather in large numbers to pay their respects; govt. announces jobs for their kin

In Tamil Nadu, uniform building code a mixed bag

A low-down on the new common building rules in the State and why only some of them will work

Audio clip: Anticipatory bail for BSY, three others

The special court constituted exclusively to try cases against MPs and MLAs in the State, on Saturday, granted interim anticipatory bail to BJP State

Busting stereotypes with a burst of brightness

Second Innings, piloted in Kannur, improves residents’ productivity

Settled and comfy, but the longing persists

Residents of old-age homes keenly await visits from loved ones

Teary tales abound

Homes intend to keep residents active

Iran to promote Chabahar as curbs will hit main port

Global meet on February 26 to project potential

Baby steps in elder-care

Govt is setting up new facilities for the holistic well-being of seniors

Antidote to an age-old misery

Neglect and abuse push the elderly to old-age homes, but law is now extending a helping hand

Gudigere bids farewell to Guru

Thousands descended on Gudigere Colony near Maddur on Saturday to say goodbye to Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) jawan H. Guru, who died in a ter

The last of the elusive pangolins

Demand for scales in China has made it nearly extinct

When pink slips meant full bottles to voters in Karnataka

Is the run-up to the Lok Sabha elections likely to see a spurt in weddings and birthday parties? At least back in 2009, the general election season s

Chincholi MLA Umesh Jadhav likely to join BJP; tipped to take on Kharge

Umesh Jadhav, MLA for Chincholi, whose disqualification the Congress has sought under the Anti-Defection Law for skipping two legislature party meeti

Irked Kumaraswamy writes to PM seeking credit on health insurance scheme

Irked by the Centre claiming all the credit and refusing to give any to the State in the Information, Education and Communication (IEC) material rega

Ever ready to deliver fitting response to enemy: IAF chief

Air Force carries out fire power demonstration at Pokhran

Tension grips Haryana village as demonstrators tell residents to oust Kashmiri students

Tension gripped Mullana village in Haryana’s Ambala on Saturday after some demonstrators told the villagers to oust Kashmiri students who were stayin

Rayalaseema leaders seek parties’ stand

Ask them how they propose to bring Greater Rayalaseema back on track

Argentina President’s three-day India visit from February 17

High-level team accompanying Mauricio Macri

Call to control drug prices

Former chairman of the Nizamabad Chamber of Commerce and Industry and BJP leader P.R. Somani accused the pharma industry of looting the people of the

CM attends rituals of Pocharam’s mother

A galaxy of VIPs attend the rituals

Man held in Uttar Pradesh for supplying illegal arms

A person from Uttar Pradesh’s Muzaffarnagar district has been arrested on charges of supplying illegal weapons to supporters of a separate Khalistan,

Turmeric, red jowar ryots lay siege to NH44

Spend the day on the Highway demanding profitable prices for their produce

House panel members lament stalled demonetisation report

Committee’s majority BJP members objected to the draft report’s critical tone

Pulwama attack: 9 more Army columns in Jammu

The curfew in Jammu continued for the second day and the Army’s presence was stepped up on Saturday, a day after violent protests rocked the city ove

Retired from service, but caught in red tape

Several staff of higher education sector are being denied benefits

Raising their spirits with hard-won voter ID cards

Calcutta Pavlov Hospital helps inmates who have recovered from mental health problems get EPICs

Delhi court dismisses Christian Michel’s bail petition

He was arrested in helicopter deal case.

Kulbhushan Jadhav espionage case: India, Pakistan to fight it out in U.N. court

Delhi will ask for Kulbhushan Jadhav to be taken off death row.

Gujjars call off quota protest in Rajasthan

They lift blockades after Rajasthan government vows to safeguard their interest.

Maharashtra ex-Additional Chief Secretary’s transactions during demonetisation raises red flag

Vigilance Commission report says several high value transactions were made by K.P. Bakshi, then Additional Chief Secretary of Maharashtra.

Saradha scam: The wait continues even after six long years

With their lives altered forever, agents and depositors have no hope left.

February 14, 2019: When a CRPF convoy came under attack in Pulwama on Srinagar-Jammu Highway

Terror strikes: At least 40 Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) personnel were killed on February 14, 2019 when a convoy in which they were travelling

Why the Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi scheme will be hard to implement

What does the scheme offer?The Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi scheme, announced in the Budget earlier this month, aims to give ₹6,000 a year to 12

What is National Security Act?

What is it?On February 8, the Congress-led government in Madhya Pradesh invoked the National Security Act (NSA) against three men accused of killing a

Who is Anand Teltumbde, and why was he arrested recently?

Academic and columnist Anand Teltumbde is not only one of India’s foremost public intellectuals, he is also someone known for speaking truth to power.

Army officer killed in IED blast near Line of Control in Jammu and Kashmir

The IED was apparently planted by “enemy forces within Indian territory” in Naushera sector and set off when an Army officer, along with his men, was patrolling the area.

Navjot Singh Sidhu removed from ‘The Kapil Sharma Show’

His comments led to a huge uproar, with hashtags like #BoycottSidhu #BoycottKapilSharmaShow and #BoycottSonyTV trending on Twitter.

Mortal remains of slain CRPF jawan consigned to flames in Uttarakhand

CRPF jawans fired three rounds in the air to pay their last respects to the 35-year-old, the youngest son of Diwan Singh.

Centre moves to restore calm in Jammu

Officials asked to monitor law and order, highlight Pakistan’s links to Pulwama attack, and ensure safety of Kashmiris

Concern in Valley over ''threats'' to Kashmiri students, traders outside State

Police have set up helplines in most districts of the Kashmir Valley for students and traders in case of any exigency outside the State.

₹3.50 a day to ryots a pittance: Rahul Gandhi

While the government waived loans worth ₹3.5 lakh crore to select industrialists.

Man shot dead by father at coffee estate

A person was shot dead allegedly by his father at a coffee estate near Arehalli in Belur taluk on Saturday. Umesh (38) of Sulagalale village in Belur

Watch: How wild elephant Chinna Thambi got captured...yet again

Wild elephant Chinna Thambi, which has been raiding crops in and around Udumalpet in Tirupur ever since its translocation from the Thadagam Valley to

Ensure law and order is not disrupted, says Puducherry CM Narayanasamy on fourth day of dharna

A massive fast would be observed by all leaders and workers in front of the Head Post office on February 21.

Rafale row: Bhushan moves SC, seeks prosecution of officers for submission of false info

Prashant Bhushan, eminent lawyer activist, here on Saturday said he had moved Supreme Court, seeking prosecution of central government functionaries,

Robert Vadra’s interim bail extended till March 2

A Delhi court on Saturday extended Robert Vadra’s interim bail till March 2 in a money laundering case and asked him to join the probe whenever asked

Muzaffarpur shelter abuse case: Court tells CBI to look at plaint against Nitish Kumar

A special court in Bihar on Saturday sent a petition seeking a probe against Chief Minister Nitish Kumar and other officials in the Muzaffarpur shelte

All-party meeting resolution: in solidarity with forces in defending India’s unity

Car bomb attack on CRPF convoy in Pulwama, Kashmir, kills 40 jawans on Thursday.

Robert Vadra terms ED’s action witch-hunt

Robert Vadra, Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra’s husband, on Saturday said the Enforcement Directorate’s action against him amounted to relentles

Sacrifice of CRPF jawans killed in Pulwama terror attack won’t go in vain: Modi

Modi slammed Pakistan at a public function in Yavatmal.

Gujjars call off agitation in Rajasthan

State Tourism Minister Vishvendra Singh carried a draft agreement on behalf of the State government to the agitating Gujjars, promising to protect the new reservation provisions with “adequate legal safeguards”

NGT pulls up TN govt; blames it squarely for not preventing pollution of rivers

National Green Tribunal considers imposing damage of ₹100 crore.