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Man Killed Over Interfaith Affair In Karnataka, Body Found In Pond

Man Killed Over Interfaith Affair In Karnataka, Body Found In Pond

Reported by Nehal Kidwai, Edited by Ashutosh Tripathi | Sunday October 24, 2021, Karnataka

A 34-year-old man in relationship with a woman of a different faith was allegedly abducted and murdered by her family members in Balaganur village of Sindgi Taluk in Karnataka.

"Scary": 2 Students Ask Official To Move Liquor Shop. He Takes Action

"Scary": 2 Students Ask Official To Move Liquor Shop. He Takes Action

Written by J Sam Daniel Stalin | Sunday October 24, 2021, Chennai

A letter to the district Collector by two school students has resulted in the shutting down of a liquor shop near their school in Tamil Nadu's Ariyalur district. The siblings now have appealed to the Chief Minister to shut down all liquor shops in t

Watch: Tamil Nadu Chief Minister MK Stalin Boards Public Bus Surprising Passengers

Watch: Tamil Nadu Chief Minister MK Stalin Boards Public Bus Surprising Passengers

Written by J Sam Daniel Stalin , Edited by Sumana Nandy | Saturday October 23, 2021, Chennai

Passengers of a city bus - which ferries women for free - in Chennai were in for a surprise on Saturday when Tamil Nadu Chief Minister MK Stalin hopped onto a public bus and asked the women about the free travel plan for them.

Kerala Left Leader's Daughter Says Parents Kidnapped Baby, Protests At Secretariat

Kerala Left Leader's Daughter Says Parents Kidnapped Baby, Protests At Secretariat

Asian News International | Saturday October 23, 2021, Thiruvananthapuram

A CPI-M leader's daughter, who alleged that her father 'forcibly' took away her son and gave it to the adoption centre, staged a protest in front of Kerala Secretariat on Saturday demanding to return her 'missing' son.

Tamil Nadu Minister Dares BJP Leader To Prove Alleged Corruption Charges

Tamil Nadu Minister Dares BJP Leader To Prove Alleged Corruption Charges

Press Trust of India | Saturday October 23, 2021, Coimbatore

Tamil Nadu Electricity Minister V Senthil Balaji on Saturday reiterated his demand for proof on the allegations made by BJP State president, K Annamalai against the former over purchase and contract of power.

Jagan Reddy's Sister's 4,000 Km Telangana Foot March In Challenge To KCR

Jagan Reddy's Sister's 4,000 Km Telangana Foot March In Challenge To KCR

Written by Uma Sudhir | Saturday October 23, 2021, Hyderabad

YS Sharmila, daughter of undivided Andhra Pradesh's late chief minister YS Rajasekhar Reddy, has set off on a 4,000-km foot march across Telangana, just like her father did in 2003 and became chief minister the following year.

Shutters Of Various Dams In Kerala Being Closed As Water Recedes

Shutters Of Various Dams In Kerala Being Closed As Water Recedes

Press Trust of India | Friday October 22, 2021, Kochi

The water level at many of the major dams in Kerala receded on Friday following a let up in the rains, and various district authorities have started closing the shutters which were opened to discharge excess water accumulated due to heavy rain

Mid-Day Meals In Karnataka Schools After 18 Months Boosts Attendance

Mid-Day Meals In Karnataka Schools After 18 Months Boosts Attendance

Written by Maya Sharma | Friday October 22, 2021, Bengaluru

Government schools in Karnataka have started serving mid-day meals after a gap of nearly 18 months. The decision was taken earlier this week after a fall in the number of new cases and the positivity rate.

Kerala CPI(M) Leader Booked For Kidnapping After Daughter's Complaint

Kerala CPI(M) Leader Booked For Kidnapping After Daughter's Complaint

Press Trust of India | Thursday October 21, 2021, Thiruvananthapuram

A 23-year old woman, daughter of a senior leader of the ruling CPI(M) here, has accused her parents of forcefully having taken away her new-born child from her soon after its birth a year ago and approached the police seeking to get the baby back.

Karnataka Bypolls On October 30 Seen As Early Referendum Ahead Of 2023 Elections

Karnataka Bypolls On October 30 Seen As Early Referendum Ahead Of 2023 Elections

Written by Maya Sharma | Thursday October 21, 2021, Bengaluru

Karnataka will see bypolls to two Assembly seats on October 30th - the first elections since Basavaraj Bommai took over as chief minister following the resignation of BS Yediyurappa.

On An Aamir Khan Ad, BJP MP's Objection, "Anti-Hindu Actors" Remark

On An Aamir Khan Ad, BJP MP's Objection, "Anti-Hindu Actors" Remark

Press Trust of India | Thursday October 21, 2021, Bengaluru

Objecting an Ad by Ceat Tyres in which actor Aamir Khan is seen advising people not to burst crackers, BJP's Anantkumar Hegde asked Ceat to also address the "problem blocking roads in the name of Namaz and noise emitted from mosques during Azan."

42 Dead Due To Rains, Landslides Since October 12: Kerala Chief Minister

42 Dead Due To Rains, Landslides Since October 12: Kerala Chief Minister

Asian News International | Wednesday October 20, 2021, Thiruvananthapuram

Forty-two people have died due to rains and landslides between October 12 and 20, while six people are missing, said Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Wednesday.

Telangana Declares "War" On Drugs, Cops Offered Rewards For Busting Trade

Telangana Declares "War" On Drugs, Cops Offered Rewards For Busting Trade

Edited by Chandrashekar Srinivasan | Wednesday October 20, 2021, Hyderabad

Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrashekar Rao has declared "all-out war" on illegal drugs - specifically the cultivation and use of ganja - and ordered the state's police force to develop a comprehensive action plan to "eradicate ganja.

Weather Office Withdraws 'Orange Alert' Issued For 11 Districts In Kerala

Weather Office Withdraws 'Orange Alert' Issued For 11 Districts In Kerala

Press Trust of India | Wednesday October 20, 2021, Thiruvananthapuram

The India Meteorological Department or IMD, which had put out an orange alert (heavy to very heavy rain) for 11 districts of Kerala withdrew it and changed it to yellow predicting 'moderate rain' in these areas during the day.

Kerala Assembly Pays Homage To Flood Victims

Kerala Assembly Pays Homage To Flood Victims

Press Trust of India | Wednesday October 20, 2021, Thiruvananthapuram

Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan said a total of 39 people had lost their lives and 217 houses had been destroyed completely in devastating landslides and flash floods that had occurred in the state recently.