South India
Modi considering three options to win over farmers

 Prime Minister Narendra Modi is considering three options for a relief package to help farmers suffering because of low crop prices at a cost of as much as Rs 3 lakh crore ($42.82 billion), according to three government sources.

Sabarimala temple Gender equality activist Trupti Desai blocked at Cochin Airport

Tension continues to prevail at the Cochin International Airport Limited at Nedumbassery as hundreds of protesters chanting Ayyappa hymns remain gathered outside blocking the gender equality activist Trupti Desai, who had announced her pilgrimage to Sabarimala Temple, from emerging out of the arrival terminal of the airport.

Session Court agrees to consider Dalit youth killing as “honour killing”

 IN a major development, an additional Sessions Court in Kottayam has agreed to consider the murder of Dalit Christian youth Kevin P. Joseph as an incident of ‘honour killing’, making it the first such case reported in Kerala.

Congress-JD(S) alliance wins four of five bypoll seats

Buoyed by the party’s good showing in the Karnataka bypolls, the Congress on November 6 said the results were indicative of the “changed mood” in the country.

Growth of ideology in Pakistan has been growing through increasing numbers of seminaries

Last month, Prime Minister Imran Khan got into trouble with the religion he so openly espouses as the country’s leader. He set up an Economic Advisory Council (EAC) to resolve Pakistan’s economic crisis and appointed Atif R Mian of Princeton University Department of Economics, and Woodrow Wilson School of Public Policy as a member.

Tamil Nadu CM to face CBI probe for corruption charges

The Madras High Court on Friday ordered a CBI probe into allegations of corruption in award of road contracts by Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K Palaniswami.

Film actor Kollam Thulasi warns women entering into Sabarimala temple would be cut into two pieces

Malayalam film actor Thulasidharan Nair, also known as Kollam Thulasi, said on Friday women who dare to enter the Sabarimala temple in Kerala would be ripped into two pieces and one will be thrown at the chief minister’s office and the other sent to New Delhi.

Eight dead in AP as cyclone Titli hits costal areas

Cyclone Titli with gusts of up to 165 kmph, made landfall in Srikakulam district of Andhra Pradesh early on Thursday morning, the India Meteorological Department said.

Stalin calls for removal Modi's Govt at Centre, EPS govt in Tamil Nadu

Newly-appointed Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) president MK Stalin on Tuesday said it was a “new birth for him” and called for removing the “right-wing” Narendra Modi government at the centre and the AIADMK government in the state to resolve the “grave challenge” in the current political scenario

Dalit held for attempting self-immolation

Four members of a Dalit family were detained while they were attempting self-immolation in front of chief minister Vijay Rupani’s bungalow in Prakash Society near Saurashtra Kala Kendra on Nirmala Road in Rajkot on Wednesday.