The Telugu Desam Party has decided to pull out its two ministers from the government over the centre's refusal to give Andhra Pradesh central funding under a "special status". Two TDP ministers will send in their resignations today; After the statues of Periyar, SP Mookerjee and Dr BR Ambedkar were vandalised, there is an alert in Delhi and Maharashtra. PM Narendra Modi condemned the attacks on statues; Karnataka's most senior anti-corruption officer, its Lokayukta Justice P Vishwanatha Shetty, was stabbed in his Bengaluru office. He is out of danger. The attacker has been arrested.