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"Divide And Rule" Tactic Won't Work: AIADMK Slams VK Sasikala Over "Audio Politics"

"Divide And Rule" Tactic Won't Work: AIADMK Slams VK Sasikala Over "Audio Politics"

Press Trust of India | Wednesday June 16, 2021, Chennai

Senior AIADMK leader D Jayakumar on Wednesday slammed VK Sasikala, confidante of late party supremo J Jayalalithaa, for attempting to create confusion in the party using "audio politics" and for trying to "divide and rule."

"Can't Be Silent Spectator": VK Sasikala In Latest Purported Audio Clip

"Can't Be Silent Spectator": VK Sasikala In Latest Purported Audio Clip

Reported by J Sam Daniel Stalin, Edited by Chandrashekar Srinivasan | Wednesday June 16, 2021, Chennai

Fresh audio clips of VK Sasikala, the ousted chief of Tamil Nadu's AIADMK, speaking to party functionaries sympathetic to her political return have surfaced, in which she can be heard saying "there is a need to lead the party in a fair way".

Parents Set Andhra Woman On Fire Over Love Affair: Police

Parents Set Andhra Woman On Fire Over Love Affair: Police

Asian News International | Wednesday June 16, 2021, Kadapa (Andhra Pradesh)

A 20-year-old from Rayachoti Town of Kadapa district in Andhra Pradesh was allegedly set on fire by her parents, who objected to her decision not to marry according to their wishes, police said.

Complaints File Against BS Yediyurappa Bulges, BJP Looks For Solution

Complaints File Against BS Yediyurappa Bulges, BJP Looks For Solution

Written by Maya Sharma | Wednesday June 16, 2021, Karnataka

Facing a growing pile of complaints against its Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa, the BJP has sent a top leader to Bengaluru for talks with party leaders.

This Podcast By Senior Citizens Is Making Waves, Defying Pandemic

This Podcast By Senior Citizens Is Making Waves, Defying Pandemic

Written by J Sam Daniel Stalin | Wednesday June 16, 2021, Chennai

Senior citizens at a private home for the elderly in Coimbatore are literally making waves by launching a podcast called Tapovani, to fighting the lockdown triggered boredom.

"Did I Violate Rule Of Love?": Dismissed Catholic Nun Sister Lucy To NDTV

"Did I Violate Rule Of Love?": Dismissed Catholic Nun Sister Lucy To NDTV

Written by Sneha Mary Koshy | Wednesday June 16, 2021, Thiruvananthapuram

Sister Lucy Kalappura - the nun dismissed by a Catholic congregation and served an order to vacate her convent in Kerala's Wayanad - has refused to do so as her case is pending before a civil court

Meet The Food Angels Of Chennai

Meet The Food Angels Of Chennai

Written by J Sam Daniel Stalin | Wednesday June 16, 2021, Chennai

Interior designer and baker Neeta Jessani and her mother prepare around ten additional meals every day at their Chennai home.

"Woman's Captivity By Lover Can't Be Justified At Any Cost": Women's Panel

"Woman's Captivity By Lover Can't Be Justified At Any Cost": Women's Panel

Press Trust of India | Tuesday June 15, 2021, Palakkad, Kerala

Captivity of a woman by her lover cannot be justified at any cost, Kerala Women's Commission chairperson MC Josephine said, describing as "unbelievabale" and "mysterious", a man hiding his lover inside his single room for the last 10 years.

O Panneerselvam Elected Deputy Legislative Party Leader Of AIADMK

O Panneerselvam Elected Deputy Legislative Party Leader Of AIADMK

Asian News International | Monday June 14, 2021, Chennai

All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) Coordinator O Panneerselvam has been elected as Deputy Leader of the legislature party of the AIADMK in the Tamil Nadu Assembly.

Kerala Nun Who Protested Against Rape Accused Bishop Has To Leave Convent

Kerala Nun Who Protested Against Rape Accused Bishop Has To Leave Convent

Reported by Sneha Mary Koshy, Edited by Chandrashekar Srinivasan | Monday June 14, 2021, Thiruvananthapuram

Sister Lucy Kalappura - one of a group of nuns expelled on "disciplinary grounds" after she joined protests against rape-accused Bishop Franco Mulakkal - has been ordered to vacate her convent

BJP Vs Kerala Minister Over Sedition Case To Lakshadweep Filmmaker

BJP Vs Kerala Minister Over Sedition Case To Lakshadweep Filmmaker

Press Trust of India | Monday June 14, 2021, Thiruvananthapuram

The BJP in Kerala on Monday came out against state Education Minister V Sivankutty for promising support to filmmaker Ayesha Sulthana, against whom the Lakshadweep police had recently slapped sedition charges over her alleged comment against the spre

"Here I AM": A Bengaluru Group To Help With Last Rites Of Covid Victims

"Here I AM": A Bengaluru Group To Help With Last Rites Of Covid Victims

Reported by Maya Sharma | Monday June 14, 2021, Bengaluru

'Here I Am' is a group of volunteers from different faiths who help perform the last rites for COVID-19 patients.

Andhra Doctors Help Covid Woman Deliver Healthy Baby Before She Died

Andhra Doctors Help Covid Woman Deliver Healthy Baby Before She Died

ANI | Sunday June 13, 2021, Visakhapatnam (Andhra Pradesh)

Doctors at King George Hospital in Andhra Pradesh managed to save the baby of a pregnant woman, just seconds before she died due to COVID-19 complications during the delivery, hospital officials said.

After Ruling Out Leadership Change, BJP's Arun Singh To Visit Karnataka

After Ruling Out Leadership Change, BJP's Arun Singh To Visit Karnataka

Press Trust of India | Sunday June 13, 2021, Bengaluru

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) General Secretary Arun Singh will reach Bengaluru, Karnataka, on Wednesday -- days after ruling out replacing Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa amid speculation in some quarters about leadership change.

Case Against Andhra Police Constable For Harassing Wife For Dowry: Cops

Case Against Andhra Police Constable For Harassing Wife For Dowry: Cops

Asian News International | Sunday June 13, 2021, Krishna (Andhra Pradesh)

A case has been registered against a police constable and his mother in Krishna district's Kanchikacherla mandal for allegedly harassing his wife for dowry.