The Supreme Court on Friday declined to put on hold the bifurcation of Andhra Pradesh while issuing notice to the central government on a petition challenging the constitutional validity of the state reorganisation act.
A flying squad monitoring implementation of Model Code of Conduct and election related expenditure seized Rs.30 lakh unaccounted cash near here Karur in Tamil Nadu, officials said.
The BJP has added another ally to its count. In Tamil Nadu, the party has closed a deal with the regional DMDK, headed by actor-turned-politician Vijayakanth, popularly known as "Captain."
With the Election Commission announcing the schedule for general and Andhra Pradesh Assembly elections, parties in the soon-to-be-divided state have got into poll mode hitting the campaign trail in right earnest.
The Supreme Court today referred a bunch of petitions challenging the validity of the Centre's decision to split Andhra Pradesh to a Constitution bench, but refused to stay the creation of Telangana as India's 29th state.
A 51-year-old Assistant Professor, fighting against alleged sexual harassment at the Loyola College in Chennai, was removed from her job last week.
This election, there is no shortage of offspring in Karnataka who are trying to follow the family tradition of politics.
The DMK on Thursday inked a seat-sharing agreement with Dalit party Viduthalai Chiruthaigal Katchi (VCK) allotting it Tamil Nadu's Chidambaram constituency for the general elections.
DMK president M Karunanidhi on Thursday said the party would welcome the two communist parties to its fold.
The Left parties today terminated their short-lived alliance with the AIADMK after J Jayalalithaa refused to give in to their demand for six seats in a seat-sharing pact in Tamil Nadu.
Kiran Kumar Reddy, who resigned as chief minister of Andhra Pradesh after failing to prevent its bifurcation, has decided to launch his own party ahead of the national election.
Claimed to be the first of its kind in India, a matrimonial website exclusively for cancer survivors is being launched in Kerala.
N Kiran Kumar Reddy, who resigned from the Andhra Pradesh chief minister's post on February 19 in protest against the Centre's decision to push through the bill creating Telangana as India's 29th state in Parliament, has moved the Supreme Court against plans to split the state.
The election process for the April 24 Lok Sabha polls in Tamil Nadu will formally begin with the issue of notification on March 29, a top Election Commission official said in Chennai yesterday.
Principal players ruling Congress and BJP have gone into overdrive, scrambling to finalise the list of candidates to face the high-stake battlein Lok Sabha polls just six weeks from now.