Expressing concern over the latest hike in the price of diesel, Tamil Nadu chief minister J Jayalalithaa today demanded its rollback and urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to change the existing price fixing formula for petroleum products.
The 'double tumbler' system of discrimination against members of the Dalit community -- where they are given separate cups to drink tea -- came to the fore in two villages in Tamil Nadu's Dharmapuri where six tea shop owners were arrested today for indulging in this practice.
World-class roads up to a length of 1,000 km at an investment of Rs.10,000 crore, two corridors connecting four corners of Hyderabad and four lakh LED street lights were some of the major announcements made on Friday by Telangana Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao.
Promising to turn Hyderabad into the most happening city in the country, Telangana Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao on Friday announced that 1,000 km long world-class roads will be laid in the city at a cost of Rs.10,000 crore.
'Athachamayam' heralding the start of the 10 day 'Onam' festivities in Kerala was held at the erstwhile Royal town of nearby Tripunithura, with Chief Minister Oommen Chandy formally inaugurating the celebrations.
The festival of Vinayaka Chaturthi or Ganesh Chaturthi was celebrated across Tamil Nadu on Friday with people thronging temples and making 'kozhakattai', a sweet said to be a favourite of the elephant-headed Hindu god.