The Biggest Stories of May 19, 2015
May 19, 2015
Karnataka News | Maya Sharma | Thursday May 21, 2015
The condition of Bengaluru's lakes continues to be a cause of concern. On Wednesday, protests erupted at the Yamlur Lake, from which flames have been surfacing the last few days due to heightened pollution levels.
India News | Sreenivasan Jain (with inputs from Manas Roshan) | Wednesday May 20, 2015
A closer scrutiny by NDTV of the judgement has revealed glaring inconsistencies in the court's assessment of the former chief minister's income and assets.
Bangalore News | Written by Maya Sharma | Tuesday May 19, 2015
In Bengaluru, the sight of thick froth on a lake is strange enough. For the past few nights, people have noticed an even more unusual phenomenon - a lake in flames.
Bangalore News | Written by Maya Sharma | Wednesday May 20, 2015
17-year-old Shalini of Bengaluru has scored 84 per cent in her Class 12 exam. Nothing unusual, many would argue - except that when others took study breaks, this teen cleaned houses.
NDTVSports | Monday May 18, 2015
Stamp and envelop released by Karnataka Postal Circle in recognition of Royal Challengers Bangalore as the world's first carbon positive cricket team.
Tamil Nadu News | Reported by J Sam Daniel Stalin, Edited by Shyam Balasubramanian | Sunday May 17, 2015
An AIADMK legislator resigned from the Tamil Nadu Assembly today, sparking speculation that party chief J Jayalalithaa may contest from there to stake her claim to form the government, after the Karnataka High Court recently overturned her conviction...
India News | Press Trust of India | Sunday May 17, 2015
The legendary humpback Mahseer, one of the world's most iconic freshwater fish, is on the brink of extinction, researchers, including those from India, have warned.
Tamil Nadu News | Press Trust of India | Sunday May 17, 2015
Exerting pressure on the Congress Government in Karnataka, DMK today said it should immediately file an appeal against AIADMK supremo Jayalalithaa's acquittal in the wealth case as it "has a duty to uphold justice".
India News | Edited by Anindita Sanyal | Friday May 15, 2015
Three more Indian cities will have Sister Cities in China and provincial ties will be established between Karnataka and Sichuan. This was one of the 24 agreements signed between India and China this morning during Prime Minister Narendra Modi's three...
Tamil Nadu News | Written by J Sam Daniel Stalin | Friday May 15, 2015
J Jayalalithaa has called a meeting of her AIADMK legislators next Friday amid speculation that she will return as chief minister after being acquitted in a corruption case this week.
India News | Written by Maya Sharma | Friday May 15, 2015
Karnataka's Special Public Prosecutor, B V Acharya, has confirmed that he has recommended the Karnataka government to file an appeal against the acquittal of J Jayalalithaa in the Supreme Court.
Tamil Nadu News | Reported by J Sam Daniel Stalin, Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Thursday May 14, 2015
The Public Prosecutor in the assets case against J Jayalalithaa has said there is sufficient ground for an appeal to the Supreme Court against the acquittal of the former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister. But the decision, he said, lies with the Karnataka g...
Tamil Nadu News | Written by J Sam Daniel Stalin | Wednesday May 13, 2015
The opposition parties in Tamil Nadu are crying foul over the alleged miscalculation in the illegal assets of former Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa, on basis of which she has been acquitted in a corruption case. They now want the Karnataka government ...
India News | Written by J Sam Daniel Stalin | Wednesday May 13, 2015
The AIADMK chief, J Jayalalithaa's acquittal in the corruption case has given 64-year-old A Chandran a new mission in life. The councillor of Coimbatore's 84th ward now wants people to name their newborn boys after Justice CR Kumaraswamy, the Karnata...
Tuesday May 12, 2015
The suggestion, which comes after multiple cases of litigation involving tax treatment to e-commerce portals like the one involving Karnataka and the world's largest online marketplace Amazon India. Kerala has also slapped a Rs 54-crore tax notice on...
India News | Edited by Ruhi Kurele (With inputs from Agencies) | Monday May 11, 2015
Prime Minister Narendra Modi phoned AIADMK chief J Jayalalithaa to congratulate on her acquittal in a corruption case, which has cleared the decks for her return as Tamil Nadu chief minister
India News | Indo-Asian News Service | Monday May 11, 2015
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday greeted AIADMK general secretary and former chief minister J Jayalalithaa on her acquittal in the disproportionate assets case.
India News | NDTV.com | Monday May 11, 2015
The acquittal of J Jayalalithaa in a corruption case that forced her to step down as Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu sparked wild celebrations by supporters and paved the way for her return to office.
Cheat Sheet | NDTV.com | Monday May 11, 2015
Former Tamil Nadu chief minister J Jayalalithaa was acquitted in a corruption case that had led to her being jailed. AIADMK sources say after her acquittal, Jayalalithaa may return as Tamil Nadu chief minister and O Panneerselvam may resign as soon a...
India News | Tuesday May 12, 2015
J Jayalalithaa has said that today's high court verdict acquitting her in a corruption case "has paved the way for me to emerge as tested pure gold." Her party, the ruling AIADMK, is planning her return as chief minister of Tamil Nadu, with speculati...
India News | Edited by Amit Chaturvedi | Monday May 11, 2015
J Jayalalithaa, former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister, is at her Poes Garden residence in Chennai, where hundreds of supporters are now celebrating with news coming in of her acquittal by the Karnataka High Court in a conviction in a corruption case.
Cheat Sheet | Edited by Abhinav Bhatt | Monday May 11, 2015
J Jayalalithaa, the former Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu, has been acquitted in a corruption case that had led to her being jailed and can now return to office. O Panneerselvam, who was installed as her replacement, is expected to resign soon, said so...
India News | NDTV.com | Wednesday May 13, 2015
The Karnataka High Court has acquitted former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa's in a corruption case. The court's decision impacts the political career of the powerful leader, who can now move to take over as chief minister again.
Tamil Nadu News | Written by J Sam Daniel Stalin | Monday May 11, 2015
Former Tamil Nadu chief minister J Jayalalithaa will face a critical judicial test today with the Karnataka High Court set to pronounce its verdict on her appeal against her conviction in the disproportionate assets case.