Chennai: The Tamil Nadu government has ordered a judicial inquiry into the police firing in the state's Toothukudi on Tuesday which left nine people, including a girl, dead. The inquiry will be conducted by a retired judge. The firing came as ongoing anti-Sterlite protests turned violent with thousands of people from nearby...
New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Tuesday refused urgent hearing on a plea filed by the Akhil Bharat Hindu Mahasabha (ABHM) challenging Karnataka Governor Vajubhai Vala's decision to invite the alliance of the Congress and the JD-S to form a government in the state. The petition was mentioned before a bench of Justice A.M....
Bengaluru: The Congress' Karnataka President G. Parameshwara would be the Deputy Chief Minister in the Janata Dal-Secular (JD-S)-Congress coalition government, a party leader said on Tuesday. "Party President Rahul Gandhi has approved the name of Parameshwara for the Deputy Chief Minister post in the coalition...
Mumbai: A fighting unbeaten half-century under pressure from Faf du Plessis helped Chennai Super Kings edge past Sunrisers Hyderabad by two wickets in the first qualifier here on Tuesday to enter the final of the Indian Premier League (IPL). Needing 140 runs to win, Chennai made heavy weather of what should have been a...
Sochi: Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday said that ties between India and Russia will continue to scale newer heights following an informal summit he held with Russian President Vladimir Putin here. "Extremely productive discussions with President Putin," Modi tweeted. "We reviewed the complete range...
Kozhikode: State Health Minister KK Shailaja has said that tests confirmed that 12 in Kozhikode and Malappuram districts were infected with Nipah...
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