Eight policemen have been suspended in Karnataka's Madikeri district following a preliminary inquiry into the death of a mentally unstable man. The policemen had allegedly beaten the 50-year-old man for violating the lockdown last week.
Karnataka police on Saturday arrested two Chinese nationals and seven others when bust a scam of over Rs 290 crore that involved duping people through a mobile app after promising attractive interest on investment.
Supreme Court said it would pass orders on June 15 on closure of proceedings in India against two Italian marines, accused of killing 2 fishermen off the Kerala coast in February 2012, and the disbursal of Rs 10 crore to the heirs of the victims.
Telephonic conversations between ousted AIADMK chief VK Sasikala and some of her supporters are giving mixed signals about her political plans, months after her release from jail and the AIADMK's defeat in the Tamil Nadu assembly election.
Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan Friday announced a 100-day action plan to help the state tide over the economic slowdown triggered by the devastating second wave of the coronavirus pandemic.
A day after BJP national general secretary and Karnataka in-charge Arun Singh ruled out his replacement, Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa asserted Friday that he will continue to be the chief minister for the next two years.
Opening of parks and industrial units with riders, extending the duration of shops selling essential goods and permission for autos and taxis to ply with a maximum of two passengers are among the relaxations announced by the Karnataka government.
A woman died of burns at Thiruvananthapuram Medical College after being set on fire allegedly by her live-in partner amid discord over a social media post, said the police. Athira was 28.
The digital divide has hit school children hard amid the COVID-19 pandemic. The Chennai sisters - Gunisha and Arshita show how everyone can pitch in to bridge the divide.
Congress leader and Leader of Opposition in Karnataka Legislative Assembly Siddaramaiah on Thursday said that the BJP has taken no action against those party leaders who spoke against BS Yediyurappa.
Despite a robust health care system, Tamil Nadu has fallen behind in the vaccine race and is among the bottom five states in terms of vaccinating its population against coronavirus. Only 9% of the population has received the first vaccine dose.
Anandavalli, 80, is partially paralysed and under the state's palliative care for the last four years. Her only source of income is Rs 1,600, a pension she gets every month, and her daughter is a daily wager.
A massive fire broke out at the Kaza Toll Plaza in Andhra Pradesh's Guntur district on Thursday, burning down a lorry and two toll booths, officials said.
Treading cautiously even as Covid cases dip, the Karnataka government today extended the lockdown in the state by a week, till June 21, while relaxing some curbs in districts with positivity rates under 15 per cent.
Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa today launched a Direct Benefit Transfer or DBT mobile application that will help transfer funds directly to beneficiaries of various government welfare schemes.