It is a tradition in much of southern Karnataka to immerse the ashes of those who have been cremated in the river Cauvery.
The Kerala Assembly today unanimously passed a resolution urging the central government to provide Covid vaccines free of cost in a time-bound manner.
The mother of a nine-year-old boy with a rare blood disease went to a court in Telangana on Tuesday requesting medical help for her son or mercy killing.
The lockdown cannot be extended indefinitely and it has to be ended soon, but it is in the hands of the people, Chief Minister M K Stalin said here on Tuesday and appealed to them to follow COVID-19 guidelines to help prevent the virus spread.
People travelling abroad for education and employment have been included in the vaccine priority list in Karnataka, as many countries have made full inoculations against the coronavirus mandatory for entry.
Auto major Renault-Nissan will undergo inspection by government officials tomorrow over its compliance with COVID-19 safety precautions, the Madras High Court said as the workers went on strike today.
Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan today wrote to 11 chief ministers of non-BJP states seeking a united effort to press the Centre to procure COVID-19 vaccines and ensure free universal vaccination.
A doctor in Hyderabad has been treating people for just Rs 10 with the intention to provide medical care at an affordable price to the economically backward classes of the society.
The Karnataka government, after rejecting the two responses it received on the global tenders to procure COVID-19 vaccines, has decided to approach the vaccine manufacturing companies directly.
Vaccines against the coronavirus are a sought-after commodity these days. In Karnataka, members of the film industry have welcomed the decision of the state government to allow even younger people working in this field to get vaccinated.
VK Sasikala hinted at a political comeback, by telling her supporters that there would soon be a "good decision."
The Kerala Assembly on Monday morning unanimously passed a joint resolution demanding the removal of Lakshadweep Administrator Praful Patel over alleged "anti-people" policies, and reminding the centre of its responsibility to protect the islanders
Wearing a PPE suit, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister MK Stalin went for a visit to Covid wards and ICUs in a Coimbatore hospital today. Mr Stalin said he went to the wards "against advise" as the Tamil Nadu government called this the first visit by a Chief
As many as five skeletons have been found from the seashore at a village in this district, prompting authorities to launch a probe.