Karnataka crisis: Rebel Cong MLA Nagaraj heads to Mumbai

Bengaluru: Efforts by coalition leaders to mollify rebel Congress MLA M T B Nagaraj ..

Congress leader Navjot Singh Sidhu resigns from Cabinet
Goa Cabinet expansion
Four new ministers inducted in Goa Cabinet
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University College conflict: SFI unit committee dismissed
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University College conflict: SFI unit president stabbed me, Akhil tells doctor

Thiruvananthapuram: Following the incident of a student being stabbed during a tussle between two groups at the University College ..


Karnataka: 5 more Congress rebels to petition SC on resignations

Bengaluru: Five more Karnataka Congress rebel legislators are set to petition the Supreme Court asking it to direct Assembly Speaker ..


MS Dhoni may join BJP post retirement: Sanjay Paswan

Mahendra Singh Dhoni may enter politics after retiring from cricket and is likely to start his new innings in team Narendra Modi. ..

Shashi Tharoor

MPs not frequenting their constituencies have rough time: Shashi Tharoor

New Delhi: Parliamentarians who have a slightly different relationship with their constituencies and are less frequently seen there ..

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Student members slam SFI unit in Thiruvananthapuram University College as 'fascist'

Thiruvananthapuram: In a first public outburst by Students' Federation of India (SFI) members, angry students at the University ..

Karnataka Assembly Speaker K.R. Ramesh Kumar

Will allot slot for trust vote when CM seeks it: Karnataka Speaker

Bengaluru: In the wake of H D Kumaraswamy deciding to seek a trust vote, Assembly Speaker K R Ramesh Kumar Friday said a slot would ..


Pinarayi mocks at resignations in Congress

Thiruvananthapuram: Chief minister Pinarayi Vijayan ridiculed the switching over of Congress MLAs to the BJP camp in different states ..

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Lake Palace Resort row: Govt cuts fine amount for Thomas Chandy

Alappuzha: Triggering another controversy, the state government has given special discount to former minister Thomas Chandy on the ..


10 Congress MLAs from Goa formally join BJP, other allies jittery

New Delhi/Panaji: A day after switching to the BJP, a group of 10 rebel Congress MLAs from Goa on Thursday joined the saffron party ..

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Congress old guard wants Sonia back amidst chorus for young President

New Delhi: The old guard in the Congress is looking up to Sonia Gandhi to become the interim President once again and resurrect the ..

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Will have to examine if resignations are genuine: Karnataka Speaker

Bengaluru: Karnataka Assembly Speaker KR Ramesh Kumar Thursday said he would to have examine if the resignations by ruling coalition ..


Rebuilding Kerala: Govt to summon global development conclave

Thiruvananthapuram: Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan announced that the state government will summon a global development conclave in ..


Karnataka rebel MLAs arrive in Bengaluru

Bengaluru: Karnataka rebel MLAs, who were camping in Mumbai, arrived in Bengaluru by a special flight, hours after the Supreme Court ..

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Make law that allows having only 2 children, says union minister

Patna: Union Minister Giriraj Singh on Thursday said that there should be a rule of having only two children in the country and those ..

Karnataka Assembly Speaker K R Ramesh Kumar

Disgruntled MLAs approaching SC made things 'murky': Karnataka Speaker

Bengaluru: Ahead of his meeting with the disgruntled Congress and JD(S) MLAs, Karnataka Assembly Speaker K R Ramesh Kumar Thursday ..

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Karnataka slug fest peaks; rebels move SC, 2 more Congress MLAs quit

New Delhi/Bengaluru: Karnataka's political slug fest intensified on Wednesday, with the rebel Congress and JD(S) MLAs approaching ..

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10 Goa MLAs split from Congress to merge with BJP

Panaji: Ten Congress MLAs out of 15 have split from the Congress and are going to merge with the BJP later tonight, Congress MLA Isidore ..

HC flays state machinery in preventive detention orders

HC flays state machinery in preventive detention orders

In dealing with preventive detention orders, even minor lapses of Government officials cannot be tolerated, observed the high Court ..

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Raju Narayana Swamy defrauded as chairman of Coconut Development Board: Narendra Singh Tomar

New Delhi: Union Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar said that Raju Narayana Swamy defrauded while working as the chairman of ..

PK Shyamala

Expat industrialist suicide: Probe team records P. K. Shyamala’s statement

Kannur: The investigation team recorded the statement of Anthoor municipality chairperson P. K. Shyamala in connection with the suicide ..

Karnataka Assembly Speaker K.R. Ramesh Kumar

Karnataka Speaker finds rebel MLAs' resignations 'faulty'

Bengaluru: Karnataka Assembly Speaker K.R. Ramesh Kumar on Tuesday declined to accept the resignations of all the 13 Congress and JD-S ..


Anthoor municipality grants work permit to Partha convention center

Kannur: Partha convention center in Anthoor has been granted work permit by the municipality. The work permit was granted with a condition ..

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M. M. Mani slams CPI for criticism over Nedumkandam custodial death

Thiruvananthapuram: State minister for electricity M. M. Mani said it would be better for CPM to join Congress and level allegations ..

Collector To Act In Favour Of Joice George MP

Kottakamboor land scam: Court rejects police report acquitting Joice George

Thodupuzha: Former MP Joice George faced a setback in the Kottakamboor land scam. The Thodupuzha court rejected the police report which ..


Karnataka crisis rocks Rajya Sabha; House adjourned for day

New Delhi: The Rajya Sabha Tuesday witnessed uproar over the Karnataka crisis with opposition Congress members storming the well of ..

Karnataka Cong-JDS government reduced to minority

Cong to seek disqualification of MLAs who have resigned: Siddaramaiah

Bengaluru: Congress Legislature Party leader in Karnataka Siddaramaiah said Tuesday the party would seek the disqualification of rebel ..


SC refuses to interfere with Madras HC order quashing Jayalalithaa gift case

New Delhi: The Supreme Court Tuesday refused to interfere with the 2011 order of the Madras High Court quashing a case against former ..


BJP to protest in Karnataka demanding CM's resignation

Bengaluru: The opposition Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) will stage protests across Karnataka on Tuesday demanding Chief Minister H.D ..

HC Kerala

HC upholds order awarding compensation to man detained on suspicion of being Maoist

Kochi: The Kerala High Court on Monday upheld a single-bench order granting Rs 1-lakh compensation to a man who was illegally detained ..

 Shashi Tharoor

Defensive strokes, dropped catches, no balls in Budget: Shashi Tharoor

New Delhi: The Union Budget has "unnecessarily defensive strokes, dropped catches and quite a few no balls", Congress leader ..

Karnataka Congress

Karnataka crisis: Congress-JDS scramble to save govt as exodus continues

Bengaluru: Fighting hard to save one of its few state governments, Congress along with its ally JDS on Monday went on a fire-fighting ..


Nedumkandam custodial death: 2 more policemen arrested

Nedumkandam: Two more police officers have been arrested in connection with the custodial death of a man accused of financial fraud ..

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Karnataka witnessing BJP’s horse-trading: KC Venugopal

Bengaluru: K. C. Venugopal, AICC general secretary in charge of Karnataka, said the state was witnessing horse-trading by the BJP. ..


Karnataka minister and Independent MLA Nagesh resigns, withdraws support to govt

Bengaluru: Karnataka minister and Independent MLA H Nagesh resigned on Monday and withdrew support to the H D Kumaraswamy-led government, ..


Another ruling coalition MLA threatens to quit in Karnataka

Bengaluru: The Congress-JD(S) coalition government in Karnataka, which is on the brink due to a flurry of resignations, is likely to ..


Karnataka crisis: Will not withdraw resignations, say MLAs camped in Mumbai

Bengaluru: Even as Karnataka Chief Minister H D Kumaraswamy went into a huddle with the coalition leaders RPT coalition leaders in ..


Karnataka crisis: Kumaraswamy in Bengaluru; BJP trying to safeguard its MLAs

Bengaluru: A day after the resignation of over a dozen ruling Congress-JD(S) MLAs rocked the ruling coalition in Karnataka and plunged ..


JD(S)-Cong Govt plunges into crisis; Not aware of dissident MLAs in Mumbai, says BJP

Mumbai: The Maharashtra BJP claimed on Sunday that it was not aware of the presence any of the 10 dissident MLAs of the Congress-JD(S) ..

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When the two legends met

Alappuzha: When veteran communist leader VS Achuthanandan visited KR Gowri Amma, the 100-year-old communist leader, she was curious ..

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Lathi charge, stone pelting mar Anthur municipality office long march

Dharmasala: The long march taken out by Muslim League activists to the Anthoor municipality office culminated in clashes with 16 Youth ..

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Oommen Chandy to replace Rahul Gandhi? Cong leader’s FB post leads to conflict in party

Thrissur: Soon after Rahul Gandhi resigned as AICC president, the discussions on who will replace him are heating up. Senior leaders ..

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CF Thomas will be Kerala Congress (M) chairman: PJ Joseph

Kochi: P. J. Joseph said that C. F. Thomas will be elected the chairman of Kerala Congress (M). “There is a case in the court ..


Govt aims to provide international standard education: C. Raveendranath

Thottilpalam: State Education Minister Prof. C. Raveendranath said the government aims to provide international standard education ..

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Karnataka: JD (S)-Cong govt under threat as 14 MLAs submit resignation

Bengaluru: Fourteen MLAs of the ruling JD(S)-Congress alliance in Karnataka have submitted their resignation to the Speaker, putting ..

Anju Bobby George joins BJP

Anju Bobby George denies reports of joining BJP

Bengaluru: Ace athlete Anju Bobby George denied news reports stating that she had joined the BJP. Union Minister V Muraleedharan also ..

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'Justice for Kashmir' banner flown over Ind-SL game; ICC disappointed

Leeds: A plane carrying the slogan "Justice for Kashmir", followed by another plane with the slogan "India Stop Genocide ..


Union Budget ignored Kerala; CPM to observe July 9 as protest day

Thiruvananthapuram: The CPM will observe July 9 as a protest day against the Union Budget and anti-public policies of the union government ..

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Karnataka: 11 Cong-JDS MLAs submit resignation at Speaker's office

Bengaluru: Dealing another blow to the wobbly Congress-JD (S) government in Karnataka led by H D Kumaraswamy, 11 legislators of the ..

Teeka Ram Meena

EC sought legal advice in Vattiyoorkavu by-election case: Teeka Ram Meena

Thiruvananthapuram: Chief Election Officer Teeka Ram Meena said the Election Commission sought legal advice in the Vattiyoorkavu by-election ..


Convention centre in Anthoor can be granted licence, says order

Thiruvananthapuram: Additional Chief Secretary of Local Self Government has ordered to grant licence for the convention centre owned ..


Union govt policy to reduce fuel consumption; Price hike won’t affect public: M.T. Ramesh

KochI: BJP state secretary M.T. Ramesh said the additional tax and cess imposed on petrol and diesel in the Union Budget will not affect ..

Pinarayi Vijayan

Pinarayi Vijayan flays Union Budget

Thiruvananthapuram: Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan Friday slammed the Union budget, saying the Centre did not heed the State's ..

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Congress slams budget as 'old wine in a new bottle'

New Delhi: Describing the Union Budget as "insipid" and "old wine in a new bottle", the Congress on Friday alleged ..

Kannur Central Jail

K. P. Raveendran murder: 9 RSS-BJP activists found guilty

Kannur: The court has found 9 RSS-BJP activists guilty in the murder of CPM activist K. P. Raveendran at the Kannur central prison ..

Pinarayi Vijayan

CM orders probe into poor quality flyover in Kochi

Kochi: Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Friday said he has ordered a Vigilance probe into the poor construction of Palarivattom ..

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Public private partnership to be unleashed to develop rail infrastructure: FM

New Delhi: Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman Friday said corporate India is a job creator as well as wealth creator and called for ..


MDMK chief Vaiko sentenced to year in jail for sedition

Chennai: MDMK chief Vaiko was on Friday convicted by a city court here in a sedition case filed in 2009 by the Tamil Nadu government ..

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Govt orders judicial probe in Rajkumar custody death

Thiruvananthapuram: A judicial probe has been initiated in the custody death of Rajkumar in Idukki. The cabinet which met here on Friday ..


Nirmala Sitharaman heads to Parliament after meeting President

New Delhi: The middle-class tax payers may have a lot to cheer about in the Budget proposals to be presented by Finance Minister Nirmala ..

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Binoy Kodiyeri presents himself before Mumbai police

Mumbai: Binoy Kodiyeri presented himself before the police after securing anticipatory bail in connection with the rape and sexual ..


Alleged police negligence in accident victim bleeding to death; CM’s office seeks report

Kottayam: The Chief Minister’s office has intervened in the complaint alleging police negligence in taking an accident victim ..


Rahul pleads not guilty in defamation case; to face trial

Mumbai: Congress leader Rahul Gandhi and CPI(M) general secretary Sitaram Yechury will face trial after pleading not guilty in a defamation ..


Nedumkandam custodial death: No compromise with culprits, says CM

Thiruvananthapuram: Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan said in the Assembly that there will be no compromise with the culprits who are ..

Rahul Gandhi

Rahul Gandhi removes 'Congress president' as his designation from Twitter profile

New Delhi: Rahul Gandhi has removed 'Congress president' as his designation from his Twitter profile, barely an hour after ..

Rahul Gandhi

Select new Congress President quickly: Rahul

New Delhi: Congress President Rahul Gandhi said on Wednesday that the party should pick a new chief quickly "without further delay" ..


Govt to meet CM’s security expense during foreign trip

Thiruvananthapuram: The state cabinet has decided to bear the expense on security arrangements made for Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan ..

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KSU protest march turns violent; many injured in lathi-charge

Thiruvananthapuram: A scuffle broke out between KSU activists and police during a protest march to Secretariat on Wednesday here. Many ..


2 policemen under arrest in Nedumkandam custody death

Nedumkandam: Over a week after the death of Rajkumar, a remand prisoner who underwent custodial torture and died at the Peeremedu sub ..

Ramya Haridas

Speaker mispronounces Ramya as ‘Ramaiyya’; House laughs first, then applauds - Watch video

New Delhi: During the zero hour of the Lok Sabha session, a slip of tongue made by the Speaker led to some funny moments in the House ..


Arrogance, misbehaviour can't be tolerated, says PM after MLA assaults official

New Delhi: Arrogance and misbehaviour cannot be tolerated, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said Tuesday in a stern message after senior ..

VS Achuthanandan

VS criticizes move to grant magisterial powers to police

Thiruvananthapuram: Veteran CPM leader V. S. Achuthanandan overtly criticised in the assembly the move to grant magisterial powers ..

M M Mani

MM Mani says party not in defensive mode in custodial death case

Thodupuzha: Minister M. M. Mani said that he supported Idukki SP when he felt that the opposition and the media are targeting him in ..


Govt says Panchalimedu is revenue land; devaswom board says temple was there

Kochi: The temple and cross in Panchalimedu is located on revenue land, the government said in the High Court on Monday. When the ..


CM’s assurance in custodial death case is worthless: Ramesh Chennithala

Thiruvananthapuram: Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan said that no police officer will remain in service if found guilty in the Peerumedu ..

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RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat, six top sangh leaders join Twitter

New Delhi: RSS office bearers, including its chief Mohan Bhagwat, have made their debut on microblogging site Twitter. Besides Bhagwat, ..


HC directs probe against Idukki magistrate in custodial death

Kochi: The Kerala High Court ordered a probe against Idukki magistrate in connection with the custodial death of Rajkumar at Peeremedu ..

Pinarayi Vijayan

Custody death: Opposition seeks adjournment motion; CM says guilty won’t be protected

Thiruvananthapuram: The opposition moved an adjournment motion in the assembly alleging that there were attempts to protect the guilty ..


PK Shyamala not guilty as per available reports: EP Jayarajan

Thiruvananthapuram: Minister E. P. Jayarajan stated in the assembly today that nobody can be counted as guilty in connection with the ..


Lapses on part of SP in Peeremedu death case; Rajkumar’s family to meet CM today

Kottayam: The probe team investigating the Rajkumar custodial death case has found lapses on the part of Idukki SP. It was as per the ..


Woman forest official assaulted in Telangana, TRS MLA's brother held

Hyderabad: A Telangana woman forest department official was injured Sunday when she was attacked by some people, allegedly led by the ..

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Ramya Haridas MP turns farmer; plants paddy saplings, drives tractor

Kozhikode: Alathur MP Ramya Haridas on Sunday took to her Facebook page to share pictures and videos of herself taking to the paddy ..


On song BJP, rudderless Congress and lone voice of dissent in Parliament

New Delhi: The headless Congress appears rudderless in the Lok Sabha as the only voice from the opposition benches to go viral so far ..


C. K. Nanu new state president of Janata Dal (Secular)

Thiruvananthapuram: C. K. Nanu MLA has been elected as the state president of Janata Dal (Secular). The decision was announced by party ..

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Trump meets Kim in North Korea after crossing Demilitarised Zone

Panmunjom, South Korea: Donald Trump stepped onto North Korean soil Sunday as he met Pyongyang's leader Kim Jong Un in the Demilitarized ..


Modi's Mann ki Baat 2.0 stresses on water crisis

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi, in his first 'Mann Ki Baat' of second term, says "always had faith in the people ..

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Trump confirms to meet Kim for a quick handshake

Seoul: US President Donald Trump confirmed that he will meet North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in the Demilitarized Zone that divides ..


Government will facelift the police force: CM

Thrissur: Chief minister Pinarayi Vijayan said that some isolated incidents happening in the police force disappoints him. The state ..

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I represent an 'inclusive' India: Nusrat Jahan on 'fatwa'

After being criticised for sporting vermilion and bangles and not wearing a 'burqa' in Parliament, actor-turned-politician ..

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V Muraleedharan helps rescue 4 Indian women forced to work as bar dancers in Dubai

Dubai: Four Indian women who were tricked into working as bar dancers in the UAE flew back home on Friday after being rescued by Dubai ..

Pinarayi Vijayan

Questions over ex I-T official's appointment as Pinarayi Vijayan's secretary

Thiruvananthapuram: Two leading activists on Saturday alleged that the appointment of R. Mohan as Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan's ..


I feel blessed to have joined BJP: A. P. Abdullakutty

Kannur: A. P. Abdullakutty, who recently joined the BJP after being ousted from Congress said he feels blessed to have joined the saffron ..

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‘Vajpayee wanted Pakistan Army camp hit after Parliament attack’ Former Navy Chief reveals in book

New Delhi: A book authored by the then Navy chief says that Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee wanted to hit a Pakistani Army camp ..

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DGP must be replaced with someone with common sense: K Muraleedharan

Kozhikode: K Muraleedharan MP said that the state DGP must be replaced by someone with common sense. The MP was here to deliver the ..


10 per cent additional hike in higher secondary seats

Thiruvananthapuram: The government has issued an order increasing the number of seats in government and aided higher secondary schools ..