Written by Uma Sudhir | Sunday May 28, 2017, Hyderabad
A 23-year-old man who had married an upper caste girl from Hyderabad against her parents wishes, and then gone missing nearly a month ago, was killed by his father-in-law in front of his wife, the police said on Saturday.
The South India Hotels and Restaurants Association (SIHRA) today said it will support the May 30 shutdown called given by another industry body, the Tamil Nadu Hotels and Restaurant Association, against the GST rate.
Expressing strong objection to the new central government ruling that cows and buffaloes sold at animal markets across India can no longer be used for slaughter, Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan has written to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, saying the centre's decision is an intrusion of rights of states and that the "new rule is against principles of secularism and federalism in our country."
The CPI(M)-led LDF government in Kerala and the Congress-led UDF attacked the centre on Friday for the ban on the sale and purchase of cattle for slaughter. Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan said the centre's decision was "surprising" which was unsuitable for a democratic nation.
He is known to doze off at the most inconvenient of times, when the world's eye is on him, but Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah appears to have zoned out in the middle of a press conference of his Congress party.
Serving as a part-time sweeper for a paltry Rs two per day in Tamil Nadu animal husbandry department for the past 17 years, a man has knocked at the doors of Madras High Court seeking regularisation of his service.
In the middle of a busy street in Andhra Pradesh's Kadapa today, a 32-year-old man was killed by two men armed with a machete, while a crowd watched from a safe distance, some filming the crime on their mobile phone.