Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan today said the government cannot implement the Supreme Court order immediately on reinstating T P Senkumar as DGP and it will take an appropriate decision after considering all matters related to the issue.
BJP chief Amit Shah has equally penalized the two warring factions in Karnataka unit of the party after both refused to patch up and make nice. The factions, led by state party chief BS Yeddyurappa and rival KS Easwarappa, had been indulging in a slanging match days after the party lost the crucial by-election in the state.
The stalemate continued over merger talks of the two factions of ruling AIADMK with the group led by Chief Minister K Palaniswami stating that the time was "ripe" for parleys even as the rebel camp remained firm on its demands.
Written by Uma Sudhir | Saturday April 29, 2017, Khammam
The vandalisation at the agricultural market yard in Telangana's Khammam district on Friday was triggered by people who spread rumours and resorted to physical violence over the decreasing price of chilli, suggests a report by district collector DS Lokesh Kumar. The collector also adds that an angle of conspiracy is also being investigated and criminal cases over the incident would be registered.
Days after a security guard was found murdered at former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa's sprawling estate in the state, her former driver was killed in a road accident in Salem district last night.
The farmers are shocked and can't believe that the Tamil Nadu government told the Supreme Court that not a single farmer committed suicide due to drought in the state and that they died of "natural causes". The court was hearing a petition on drought and farmer suicides in the state, which alleges that there were 82 farmer suicides in Tamil Nadu. The government said it has given Rs 3 lakh each to the families.
Written by Uma Sudhir | Saturday April 29, 2017, Hyderabad
In what comes as some relief for Jagan Mohan Reddy, a court in Hyderabad on Friday rejected an appeal by the Central Bureau of Investigation or CBI seeking to cancel the bail granted to the YSR Congress chief in a disproportionate assets case.
The Madras High Court has taken strong exception to use of elephants to bless devotees and seek money, holding that such practices amount to begging and violate rules related to management of captive animals.
Written by Uma Sudhir | Friday April 28, 2017, Khammam, Telangana
The Khammam market yard in Telangana looks like there just been a riot there. Farmers who had brought in their chilly produce went on a rampage, breaking air conditioners and ceiling fans, chairs and tables, windows and doors, whatever they could lay their hands on.