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.
The Telangana High Court's bench strength has been increased from 24 to 42 judges, one of the biggest jumps, as the Centre has agreed to the long pending proposal revived by Chief Justice of India (CJI) NV Ramana.
Kerala High Court issued guidelines to be followed in cases where persons accused of offences plead guilty and such directions include, explanation of the charge by trial court and also that the 'guilty plea' should be voluntary and unambiguous.
With hospital beds being hard to come by, Covid patients who are asymptomatic or mildly ill are being encouraged to home isolate.
The appointment of K Sudhakaran and VD Satheesan to top posts heralds a new consultative era in Kerala Congress. The practice of naming office bearers after talking to a chosen few has been abandoned for now.
Leader of opposition in Tamil Nadu assembly K Palaniswami urged state government to direct authorities to be factual in certifying Covid deaths and charged that ascribing incorrect causes in certificates could lead to problems during this pandemic.
The Telangana government on Tuesday extended the ongoing lockdown to contain the spread of COVID-19 by another 10 days with relaxations from 6 AM to 6 PM every day.
More than a month after losing the crucial state Assembly polls, the Congress revamped its Kerala unit on Tuesday and appointed senior leader and Member of Parliament K Sudhakaran as its new president.
Congress-led United Democratic Front leaders staged a walkout from Kerala Assembly, alleging that Left government of shielding culprits in the illegal recent mass felling and smuggling of trees by forest mafia in the revenue land allotted to farmers.
Swab tests were carried out on 56 elephants on Tuesday at two camps in Coimbatore and Nilgiris districts, days after a lioness succumbed to COVID-19 and nine others in the pride tested positive for the infection at a zoo in Chennai, news agency PTI.
In a shocking case of human cruelty, a 95-year-old woman was allegedly starved and kept confined to a toilet in her house for a fortnight by her son in nearby Salem district.
An FIR (first information report) has been filed against K Surendran - the BJP's Kerala chief for allegedly bribing a rival candidate - K Sundara - into withdrawing his nomination ahead of the April 6 Assembly election
Mohamad Ashif is happy that he could reopen his stationery shop in Chennai's Mylapore after four weeks of lockdown. His business had already taken a hit with no schools for more than a year.
AIADMK's top leader O Panneerselvam today urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to abolish the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) and other similar examinations for all professional and other courses.