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Karnataka Chief Minister Launches Mobile App For Direct Transfer Of Funds

Karnataka Chief Minister Launches Mobile App For Direct Transfer Of Funds

Press Trust of India | Thursday June 10, 2021, Bengaluru

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.

Telangana High Court Bench Strength Rises From 24 To 42

Telangana High Court Bench Strength Rises From 24 To 42

Press Trust of India | Wednesday June 09, 2021, New Delhi

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.

High Court Issues Guidelines To Be Followed When An Accused Pleads Guilty

High Court Issues Guidelines To Be Followed When An Accused Pleads Guilty

Press Trust of India | Wednesday June 09, 2021, Kochi

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.

Bengaluru's Good Quest Delivers Meals To Homes Of Covid Patients

Bengaluru's Good Quest Delivers Meals To Homes Of Covid Patients

Reported by Maya Sharma | Wednesday June 09, 2021, Bengaluru

With hospital beds being hard to come by, Covid patients who are asymptomatic or mildly ill are being encouraged to home isolate.

Kerala Congress's New Appointments Open A New Chapter, Say State Leaders

Kerala Congress's New Appointments Open A New Chapter, Say State Leaders

Written by Sneha Mary Koshy | Wednesday June 09, 2021, Thiruvananthapuram

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.

Mention Covid Deaths In Certificates, Ensure Aid Reaches Orphans: AIADMK

Mention Covid Deaths In Certificates, Ensure Aid Reaches Orphans: AIADMK

Press Trust of India | Tuesday June 08, 2021, New Delhi

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.

Telangana Extends Lockdown Till June 19 With Relaxations

Telangana Extends Lockdown Till June 19 With Relaxations

Press Trust of India | Tuesday June 08, 2021, Hyderabad

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.

Kannur MP K Sudhakaran Appointed New Kerala Congress Chief

Kannur MP K Sudhakaran Appointed New Kerala Congress Chief

Press Trust of India | Tuesday June 08, 2021, Thiruvananthapuram/New Delhi

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.

Kerala Opposition Walks Out From Assembly Over Illegal Felling Of Trees

Kerala Opposition Walks Out From Assembly Over Illegal Felling Of Trees

Asian News International | Tuesday June 08, 2021, Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala)

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.

56 Elephants In Two Tamil Nadu Camps Undergo COVID-19 Tests: Report

56 Elephants In Two Tamil Nadu Camps Undergo COVID-19 Tests: Report

Press Trust of India | Tuesday June 08, 2021, Coimbatore

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.

95-Year-Old Woman Locked In Toilet For 2 Weeks By Son In Tamil Nadu: Police

95-Year-Old Woman Locked In Toilet For 2 Weeks By Son In Tamil Nadu: Police

Press Trust of India | Tuesday June 08, 2021, Coimbatore

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.

Police Case Against Kerala BJP Chief For Allegedly Bribing Election Rival

Police Case Against Kerala BJP Chief For Allegedly Bribing Election Rival

Reported by Sneha Mary Koshy, Edited by Chandrashekar Srinivasan | Tuesday June 08, 2021, Thiruvananthapuram

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

"We Struggled To Buy A Kilo Of Rice": Tamil Nadu Reopens, Relaxes Curbs

"We Struggled To Buy A Kilo Of Rice": Tamil Nadu Reopens, Relaxes Curbs

Written by J Sam Daniel Stalin | Tuesday June 08, 2021, Chennai

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.

Kerala Extends Lockdown Till June 16

Kerala Extends Lockdown Till June 16

Reported by Sneha Mary Koshy, Edited by Aman Dwivedi | Monday June 07, 2021

From June 17, government offices, public sector units and local body offices will be allowed to function with 50 per cent staff.

AIADMK Backs DMK's Demand To Abolish NEET In Letter To PM Modi

AIADMK Backs DMK's Demand To Abolish NEET In Letter To PM Modi

Press Trust of India | Sunday June 06, 2021, Chennai

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.