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Too many aspirants delay Congress’s list

Names sent to AICC president Rahul Gandhi for approval; DMK embarrassed

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‘PM has no right to seek votes, as he didn’t help the cyclone-hit’

Stalin ridicules Modi for making frequent visits to foreign countries

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Probe fake info on organ donations, appeals IMA

Says vicious social media campaign hits Mrithasanjeevani

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cVIGIL brings officials, citizens together in fight for fair polls

The Election Commission of India has taken the app route to track violations of the model code of conduct and election expenditure, encouraging citize

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Coalition struggling to find the right candidate in Vijayapura

‘This psychological advantage would surely work in favour of the BJP’

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Protest against college principal, faculty for ‘assault’ on students

Incident happened on Holi day; we wanted to ensure discipline, says principal

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Building collapse: Shettar seeks judicial probe

BJP MLA and former Chief Minister Jagadish Shettar has demanded a judicial probe instead of a magisterial inquiry into the collapse of a multi-storied

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Panel takes case against schoolteacher

Student denied toilet break during SSLC exam, ends up defecating in hall

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‘Want to be an SSLC pass for better salary, designation’

Lakhs of candidates appeared for the Secondary School Leaving Certificate (SSLC) examination across the State on Thursday. For a majority of them, thi

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Pollachi case: TNCC leader denies knowing accused

Says he does not remember seeing him at fête

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Election authorities in Chandrapur feel the liquor blues

The first week of implementation of Model Code of Conduct resulted in seizure of ₹1.3 cr. liquor

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‘Cash dole put on hold due to elections’

The State government on Thursday informed the Madras High Court that the one-time special financial assistance of ₹2,000 each to around 60 lakh poor f

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Six new faces in TRS Lok Sabha list

Jithender Reddy, Sitaram Naik and Manda Jagannatham fail to make it

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HC acquits mother-son duo of double murder

The Madras High Court on Thursday set aside the conviction and double life sentences imposed by a trial court in April 2017 on a mother-son duo for th

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Actor L.V. Sharada passes away

She was known for her iconic role in ‘Phaniyamma’

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Congress candidate from Ratnagiri-Sindhudurg cavorts with saffron, faces ire

Navinchandra Bandiwadekar criticised for presence at Sanatan Sanstha event, another rally

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Politics in Srikalahasti takes a curious turn

TDP strongman sulks over ticket denial

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Mountaineer scales new high

SP inches close to ‘Seven Summits Challenge’

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‘Casinos will throttle Goan economy’

Umbrella organisation of women’s collectives objects to addition of casinos along the Mandovi river

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Sans fanfare, Shruti files papers

She is pitted against her father Kishore Chandra Deo in Araku

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Maalakaraddi to join BJP

A.B. Maalakaraddi, senior Congress leader and former MLA for Yadgir, is set to join the Bharatiya Janata Party. Dr. Maalakaraddi met BJP State preside

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Avoid ‘Q’ and ‘vote’ at your convenience

Chief Electoral Officer of Andhra Pradesh comes up with an app

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TDP faces dissidence in Anantapur

Only 3 days left for nominations but party beset with rebel trouble, migrations

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DMK leader Jagathrakshakan’s family linked to record FDI in Sri Lanka

However, no official mention of involvement of Indian business interest.

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Shivakumar parleys with Mandya Congress leaders

Minister tells them to ensure victory of the JD(S) candidate

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Kanna to lock horns with Rayapati

BJP chooses Purandeswari for Vizag Lok Sabha seat

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Cong. uncertain over candidates

State unit in a fix with many aspirants for party ticket

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Pawan targets YSRCP, TDP

The JSP chief calls upon people to elect new faces to bring in change

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Plea for high-level judicial panel to monitor Pollachi case

Legal CorrespondentA woman advocate has filed a case in the Madras High Court seeking a direction to the State government to constitute a high-level j

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JD(S) chief meets Krishna Byre Gowda on ‘suitable candidate’ for Bengaluru North

Deve Gowda to contest polls from Tumakuru?

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With first list, BJP sets tempo for big battle in Old Mysore region

Sources say party is making a long-term plan of using the Lok Sabha polls to widen its base in area so that it can benefit in the next Assembly elections

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Liquor flow from border States poses a major challenge

Excise wing sets up network of check-posts along the border areas to monitor illegal movement of liquor

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Students from drought-hit regions get a helping hand

Student leaders in Pune form volunteer organisation that helps with fees, travel and living expenses

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Sena to face polls without independent agenda: analyst

Party has to follow BJP’s manifesto and gets no say in it, says political observer

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In Udupi district, it’s jingles all the way

All India Radio to broadcast them in local languages to encourage people to vote

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Prakash Raj booked for poll code violation

Election officials have filed a case against actor Prakash Raj — who is contesting from Bengaluru Central as an Independent candidate — for allegedly

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A battle of novices

Candidates of all three major parties have never contested any election so far

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Adding a dash of glitter to elections

With parties fielding actors, the campaign scene is bound to be colourful

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Dharwad building collapse: Death toll mounts to 12

The death toll in the under-construction building collapse in Dharwad rose to 12 on Thursday after five bodies were recovered by the NDRF and SDRF t

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CM: Govt. plans to set up special units in each revenue division to tackle disasters

Chief Minister H.D. Kumaraswamy, who visited the building collapse site on Thursday, said the government was considering setting up units of 100 well-

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HC notice to State, Centre on plea for effective implementation of crop insurance scheme

The Karnataka High Court on Thursday ordered issue of notices to the Union and State governments on a PIL petition seeking directions for disbursal of

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War of words on the Twitter

Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu on Thursday tweeted that the YSRCP was the ‘B’ team that anyone with common sense could find in the BJP’s pocket a

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Kotla Surya Prakash Reddy files papers for Kurnool LS seat

TDP nominee for the Kurnool Lok Sabha constituency Kotla Jaya Surya Prakash Reddy filed his nomination papers here on Thursday. K.E. Pratap, brother o

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BJP MLA shot at in U.P.

Lakhimpur MLA Yogesh Verma suffered a bullet injury on the leg when an unidentified person shot at him.

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‘Multilayered concrete wreckage is slowing rescue efforts’

Our officers and the NDRF team have been working for over 48 hours without a wink

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Young faces test political waters in Guntur

Several candidates are below 40 years of age

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Avinash Reddy files nomination papers for Kadapa LS seat

Prominent candidates in the district filed their nomination papers in Kadapa on Thursday.Y.S. Avinash Reddy, cousin of YSRCP president Y.S. Jagan Moha

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Cash-strapped Jet Airways cuts more domestic flights

Service from Delhi to all metros, except Mumbai, cancelled.

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Elders caution leaders against their neglect

Several issues yet to be sorted out, they say

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‘No’ to vote! Madhu’s cousin in protest mode

Priya says that before elections people will be very nice and helpful, but not after

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Naidu’s wife to file nomination papers on his behalf today

Bhuvaneswari, wife of Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu, will file the nomination papers on behalf of her husband at Kuppam on Friday. Ms. Bhuvanesw

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Panabaka vows to develop Tirupati

The TDP Lok Sabha candidate says Dugarajapatnam tops her agenda

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Elect TDP for unhindered growth, says Sidda

‘Development initiatives will ensure party’s victory’

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LDF violating poll code: Congress

‘Women attached to Kudumbashree, MGNREGS forced to attend poll campaign’

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From garbage dump to garden, in a year

Residents bring forth the transformation, make full use of the garden

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Good result in filariasis survey among students

No new cases reported in second survey in Alappuzha

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Miffed Kurnool TDP legislator crosses over to YSR Congress

S.V. Mohan Reddy was upset over being denied a ticket

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Sabarimala festival ends with Arat

The Arat ceremony was held with religious fervour in the Pampa river on the foothills of Sabarimala on Thursday. A large number of Ayyappa devotees th

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53-year-old man arrested under POCSO Act

A soothsayer was taken into custody by the Katpadi police for sexually assaulting a minor girl, when she came for a pooja to be performed by him. He w

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Man kills brother-in-law

The police team from Tiruvalam in Vellore arrested Arul, 36, a painter from Sevvoor for murdering his brother-in-law Nethaji, 60, a watchman, under th

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Viveka’s daughter, son-in-law meet CEO

Called for report from State government, says Dwivedi

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Accused found dead in jail cell

Held on charge of forging documents

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Bank attaches farmer’s property in Wayanad

Bank of India says he had taken non-agri loan, which is not covered under govt.’s moratorium scheme

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Bhuvaneswari donates ₹30 lakh to TTD

Nara Bhuvaneswari, wife of Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu, on Thursday donated an amount of ₹30 lakh to the TTD’s Nitya Annadanam Trust.The signi

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Work on outer ring road to begin soon

Final survey of the 12.5-km road in Thiruvalla is progressing fast

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Bid to discredit land deal report alleged

Police complaint against Apostolic Administrator Jacob Manathodath, priest

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People eager to teach BJP a lesson: Naidu

‘TDP successful in putting State on development path’

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HC stresses the need for parental care

The Kerala High Court has observed that the lack of parental care perhaps is one of the reasons for the child resorting to online video games.The cour

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Saras Fair set to begin at Kunnamkulam on March 28

The fair, with 250 stalls, is the fifth one to be held in State

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Y.V. Subba Reddy not to campaign in Prakasam

Former Chief Whip in Parliament of the YSR Congress Party Y.V. Subba Reddy, who has been denied the ticket for Ongole Lok Sabha seat, will keep away f

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Call to consider role of probation in correcting youth

Judges told to consider if the accused is a first-time offender

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3 LS seats flagged for extra vigil

EC fears Sabarimala issue may be raised in Pathanamthitta, Kollam, Alappuzha

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Scholars clean Chaliyar on World Water Day

When hundreds of religious scholars wearing white shirt, dhoti and turban engaged in cleaning the Chaliyar on the eve of the World Water Day on Thursd

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Clarity emerges on TDP’s candidate in Puthalapattu

Leadership picks Lalitha Kumari after Poornam cries off

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Where Holi is ‘sung,’ not merely played

Festival infused nationalism in Assamese folk music

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CM alleges secret ties among UDF, RSS, SDPI

Says BJP, Congress follow same economic policies

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‘Jagan’s propaganda on loan waiver false’

Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu on Thursday said YSRCP president Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy was pretending to be concerned about the plight of the far

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₹7 lakh seized from 2 cars at Konavattam

Surveillance teams seized a total of ₹7 lakh in unaccounted cash from two separate vehicles near Konavattam in Vellore on Wednesday and Thursday. A un

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Organs of labourer donated

Organs of M. Jayakumar, 38, a daily wage worker from Chittaparai village at Chittoor district were harvested at the Christian Medical College Hospital

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Businessman, wife robbed of cash, jewellery

Three special police teams were formed and one of them was sent to Andhra Pradesh to search for persons who robbed a businessman and his wife in Tirup

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Over ₹20 lakh seized near Vellore

The officials of flying squad seized ₹23.80 lakh from a car heading towards Vaniyambadi, near the Vellore Collectorate, on Thursday night.The business

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Nirav Modi spends Holi in overcrowded U.K. jail

He may have to share cell with another male prisoner, with little time out

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Modi an ‘NRI Prime Minister’, says Udhayanidhi Stalin

‘EPS, OPS acting as his henchmen in the State’

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Farmers’ association fields candidate for Vellore LS seat

Venkatesan to contest as independent with the backing of 25 other groups

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Nirav Modi arrest: Mamata Banerjee lauds London Telegraph journalist

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday refused to give any credit to the Narendra Modi-led government for the arrest of fugitive diam

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Enforcing a ban will not end the menace of stubble burning, say researchers

‘Farmers must be educated on its monetary costs’

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Election Commission regularly monitoring J&K situation: Sunil Arora

Chief Election Commissioner clarifies on article in ‘The Hindu’.

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Kalyan Singh didn’t want Babri Masjid razed, says ex-aide

Former Uttar Pradesh CM was crestfallen on the day of demolition, says Anil Swarup, a retired IAS officer of the Uttar Pradesh cadre.

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Political parties yet to comply with RTI Act

SC to hear petitioner next week

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Congress goes the extra mile in Haryana

Party asks its veteran leaders to boot up for the ‘prestige battle’ in the State.

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Narendra Modi gets Varanasi again, Amit Shah replaces L.K. Advani in Gandhinagar

24 MPs have been dropped in the BJP’s first list of 184 candidates

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With GJM losing its hold, BJP steps into the breach in the Darjeeling Hills

Party supporters buoyed by success in the recent panchayat polls; Trinamool banks on the charisma of Mamata Banerjee.

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These nomads from A.P.’s Krishna district will vote for the first time

A group of 10 unsung volunteers has helped almost 2,000 fellow Yanadi tribal people to enrol as voters, enabling them to exercise their right to fran

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In Bihar, leaders flock to astrologers

Bihar’s politicians make beeline for predictions, pujas.

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Congress names former Chief Minister K.L. Chishi for lone Nagaland Lok Sabha seat

Nagaland Congress president K. Therie on Thursday announced that former Chief Minister K.L. Chishi would be the party’s candidate for the lone Lok Sab

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Ban Narendra Modi biopic, DMK tells Election Commission

The DMK has sought for a ban on the biopic on Prime Minister Narendra Modi, which is due to be released on April 12, till the Lok Sabha election is ov

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Naveen Patnaik has assets worth ₹63.87 crore

A 1980-model Ambassador car valued at ₹8,905 is the only vehicle owned by Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik. The affidavit filed along with his nom

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Dolyatra awash in saffron and green

South Kolkata’s celebration of Holi is exuberant and, right now, political

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Govt fails to cash in on sops for farmers

Lack of coordination between departments delays action before model code of conduct came into force

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BJP releases list of 13 for State

Defers decision on Pathanamthitta

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