Hopes for the release of four fishermen from this coastal town and one from Kerala detained in Iran have brightened with the intervention of Indian embassy officials and support of the fishing firm that employed them.
Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao today drew severe flak from opposition parties including BJP, Congress and Telugu Desam Party over the prevailing power crisis in the state, which they alleged has resulted in suicides by over 300 farmers in the last four months.
Congress leader Shashi Tharoor congratulated Prime Minister Narendra Modi for drawing the nation's attention to the cleanliness campaign, but said that he was "not going to surrender Gandhiji or Sardar Patel to Mr Modi."
Slamming BJP government's policy vis-a-vis Sri Lanka, party's Tamil Nadu ally MDMK today said that it was acting against the minority Tamils and warned that this may have its repercussions in the future.
AIADMK chief J Jayalalithaa today once again appealed to her supporters not to take extreme steps in the wake of her sentencing in a graft case, reassuring them that she will come out of "all the challenges" with divine help.
The Detailed Project Report (DPR) of the elevated Light Metro meant for Thiruvananthapuram and Kozhikode was accorded sanction at the Board of Directors meeting chaired by Chief Minister Oommen Chandy in Thiruvananthapuram on Friday.
Telangana Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao on Friday appealed to Prime Minister Narendra Modi to intervene and ensure that the state gets its due share of electricity from power plants in Andhra Pradesh.
After the National Investigation Agency recovered Rs 44,000 from Razia Bibi, widow of the terror suspect in the October 2 Burdwan blast in West Bengal, the agency is now investigating where the money came from.