About 500 kg of detonators used in quarries was seized today from a jeep at Barliar checkpost, about 40 km from Udhagamandalam in Tamil Nadu and two persons taken into custody in this connection, police said.
Veteran Congress leader and former Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit was sworn in as Kerala Governor at the Raj Bhavan in Thiruvananthapuram today.
Ever heard of a temple where mouth-watering chocolate bars are offered by devotees to the presiding deity?
Asserting that DMK had the capability to face the polls with its existing local allies, party president M Karunanidhi today said there was no setback for his Democratic Progressive Alliance (DPA) in the absence of a national party in the combine.
DMK chief M Karunanidhi today announced that refraining from "the bashing of other parties" is included in his party's manifesto for the national election.
A Congress law-maker in Kerala has been accused of rape by the police in a case registered this morning.
A married woman was injured when two drunkards allegedly attacked her with a blade when she resisted their bid to outrage her modesty at her house in Lakshminagar area in Hyderabad today, police said.
The Aam Aadmi party has announced 13 candidates for Karnataka - a state for which the party has big hopes.
Kiran Kumar Reddy is now the president of Jai Samaikyandhra. The new political party in Andhra Pradesh which literally means 'hail united Andhra Pradesh' will contest seats in both Telangana and Seemandhra on the plank of uniting Telugu people.
BJP today said the party-led alliance will pave for emergence of a "new political force" in Tamil Nadu after the Lok Sabha elections.
The venue to announce the formation of former Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Kiran Kumar Reddy's new political party has been changed from a government college grounds citing Model Code of Conduct, sources said in Rajahmundry, Andhra Pradesh today.
MK Alagiri, recently suspended from the DMK by his father, M Karunanidhi, will sit out the national election, but is considering launching his own party after that.
When Bangalore votes for the national elections, its choices will include two top men from one of the city's best-known icons, Infosys.
AIADMK on Sunday filed a complaint with the District Election Officer, seeking action against those who installed a plaque on the premises of a temple near Puducherry carrying the names of some ministers, in a "clear case of violation" of model code of conduct.
Two Indian nationals, including a former managing director and a manager of a multinational engineering company in Oman, were among seven persons convicted and sentenced to jail in five bribery cases.