South

  • Cyclone Ockhi: 661 Fishermen Still Missing
    A total of 661 fishermen continue to remain missing in the aftermath of cyclone Ockhi, as per the figures available with the Union Government, Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman informed Parliament on Wednesday.
  • Centre Releases Rs 133 Crore As Cyclone Ockhi Relief For Kerala
    The central team that is touring Cyclone Ockhi-hit villages in Kerala to assess the damages today sanctioned the first instalment of Rs 133 crore to the state government.
  • Karnataka BJP Workers Protest Outside Congress Office Over Mahadayi Water Row
    Protests on the issue of sharing of Mahadayi river waters continued in Karnataka today. A bandh was called in north Karnataka - the area that is hoping to receive more river water from the Kalasa-Banduri project that is being opposed by neighbouring Goa. There was a shutdown in several districts with buses off the road and bus services between the two states suspended.
  • "What's This Nonsense?" Prakash Raj On Minister's Constitution Comment
    Days after union minister Anant Kumar Hegde stoked a controversy with his remarks that his party, the ruling BJP, will "soon change the Constitution" that mentions the word "secular", noted south India actor Prakash Raj demanded to know "what does this minister know about secularism" and suggested that the minister should "first read the preamble of the Constitution and be a little educated about what he is talking about".
  • Suburban Rail Services Hit As Empty Local Train Derails In Chennai
    Suburban train services operating from Chennai's Moore market complex today suffered cancellations following a derailment at Avadi area in the city, officials said.
  • Dhinakaran Aide Submits Jayalalithaa Video Footage To Probe Commission
    A controversial video footage, purportedly showing late Tamil Nadu chief minister Jayalalithaa in a hospital, was today submitted to the one-man inquiry commission probing her death by P Vetrivel, a rebel AIADMK leader and a loyalist of sidelined party leader TTV Dhinakaran.
  • 'Much Bigger Than Me Now': Actor Parvathy To NDTV On Cyberbullying Complaint
    Parvathy TK, the award-winning actor from Kerala who filed a complaint against online threats for her recent comments against a 2016 Malayalam movie, Kasaba, told NDTV that one of the reasons for filing the police case was because it wasn't about her anymore.
  • Trolled, Threatened Online, Actor Parvathy Files Complaint Against Abusers
    Viciously trolled on online platforms for days, award-winning actor Parvathy TK has filed a police complaint against the cyber bullying after threats of acid attacks and even rape were hurled at her for calling out some dialogues in the Mammootty-starrer 2016 Malayalam movie, Kasaba to be derogatory to women, and "most saddening".
  • Kerala Bank Hit By Ransomware Cyber Attack
    The main server and a computer of the Mercantile Cooperative bank in Thiruvananthapuram was today affected in a 'ransomware' cyber attack, suspected to have originated from outside the country, the police said.
  • Kerala Man Who Ran Child Porn Site Claimed He Can't Be Arrested, Say Cops
    The 24-year-old from Kerala arrested for allegedly running a child porn chat group, had boasted that he could not be arrested by anyone and encouraged members to post pornographic pictures of children.
  • Farmers Call For Bandh In North Karnataka Over Mahadayi Water Dispute
    Farmer groups in north Karnataka have called for a bandh tomorrow demanding the implementation of the Kalasa-Banduri project. This project would involve diverting water of the Mahadayi river from its two tributaries, Kalasa and Banduri in some of the northern districts of the state.
  • "We Are Here To Change The Constitution," Says Union Minister In New Controversy
    Union minister Anant Kumar Hegde is in the centre of another controversy after he said that his party, the ruling BJP, will "soon change the Constitution," which mentions the word "secular." He was attacking what he called a "new fad where people project themselves as secular."
  • TTV Dhinakaran Rejects accusations of AIADMK, MK Stalin's Party
    TTV Dhinakaran, who pulled off a huge victory in Chennai's RK Nagar - the assembly seat represented by former Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa till her death last year -- brushed off the accusations of the AIADMK and the DMK. Having a "tacit understanding" with the opposition DMK - which is the charge of the ruling AIADMK - was not possible, he said.
  • DMK Forms Panel To Probe RK Nagar By-Poll Defeat
    A day after the party fared poorly in the RK Nagar by-election, main opposition DMK today constituted a three-member committee to identify the reasons for its failure in the high-stake contest.
  • Maoist Leader, Active For 3 Decades, And His Wife Surrender In Telangana
    Top Maoist leader Ginugu Narsimha Reddy and his wife Hinge Anitha surrendered before the Telangana police chief on Monday. Police said that Reddy, a central committee member of the Communist Party of India (Maoist), surrendered after he fell out with the armed group due to ideological differences

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