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Shivarame Gowda is JD(S) candidate from Mandya

Shivarame Gowda is JD(S) candidate from Mandya

Madhu Bangarappa will most likely contest from Shivamogga constituency The Janata Dal (Secular), which is most likely to retain Mandya Lok Sabha constituency in the byelections, has nominated two-time MLA L.R. Shivarame Gowda. It is also likely to field its former legislator Madhu Bangarappa from Shivamogga constituency. Mr. Gowda’s candidature …

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Officials speed up relief operations but many areas yet to receive help

Officials speed up relief operations but many areas yet to receive help

Bring succour, villagers tell officials who come for assessment of damage Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu’s Saturday’s diktat and relentless agitations of the locals made officials speed up the relief operations on Sunday in the cyclone-affected areas of the Uddanam region. With 50 IAS, IPS and Deputy Collector rank officials …

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CM announces relief steps for Titli-hit farmers

CM announces relief steps for Titli-hit farmers

Compensation, crop insurance among the promises Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu on Sunday announced a compensation of ₹20,000 per hectare of paddy crop as against ₹10,000 paid all these years for the damage caused by Titli. He said the compensation would be ₹25,000 per hectare of cashew crop and ₹1,200 …

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Sensex recovers ahead of key macro data, Nifty reclaims 10,400

Sensex recovers ahead of key macro data, Nifty reclaims 10,400

Equities gain over 2% amidst strong global trend The benchmark equity indices gained over 2% each during the morning session on Friday as investors bought shares after the previous day rout that saw the indices close at six-month lows Auto stocks were in the limelight with sector majors like M&M …

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Communal clash in U.P. over Durga idol

Communal clash in U.P. over Durga idol

Six policemen were injured when they tried to intervene in a clash between members of two communities over installing a Durga idol in the Sisaye Salon locality here, police said on Thursday. The incident occurred on Wednesday when some people tried to install the idol of Goddess Durga in the …

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32 infected with Zika in Jaipur

32 infected with Zika in Jaipur

With 32 persons having tested positive for Zika virus infection in Jaipur, the Rajasthan government is on an alert mode to check the spread of the virus. While the child born to a Zika-infected woman here earlier this week was found normal, three new infection cases were detected among the students at …

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High Court nod for release of revised voters’ list

High Court nod for release of revised voters’ list

Court tells Election Commission to rectify anomalies in voters’ list, allows its publication on Friday Directing the Election Commission of India to come out with an action plan to rectify the discrepancies in voters’list of Telangana, the Hyderabad High Court on Wednesday consented to its decision for publication of the …

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Gauri Lankesh murder case: SIT makes 16th arrest

Gauri Lankesh murder case: SIT makes 16th arrest

Suspect allegedly provided stolen bikes for the gang that killed Gauri Lankesh and three others The Special Investigation Team (SIT) probing the murder of journalist-activist Gauri Lankesh made its 16th arrest on Thursday. The accused, Vasudev Suryavamshi, 29, was first arrested by the Maharashtra Anti Terror Squad (ATS) from Jalgaon …

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Cyclone Titli: 150 Andhra Pradesh fishermen rescued in Odisha

Cyclone Titli: 150 Andhra Pradesh fishermen rescued in Odisha

One hundred and fifty fishermen from Andhra Pradesh stranded at sea when ‘Titli’ struck were rescued in a joint operation by the Odisha Police, Ganjam administration, National Disaster Response Force (NDRF), Odisha Disaster Rapid Action Force (ODRAF) and Coast Guard. According to Deputy Inspector General (DIG) of police Ashis Singh, the fishermen …

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Relief operations begin on war footing in Srikakulam district

Relief operations begin on war footing in Srikakulam district

Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu directly monitors the situation. Relief operations began on war footing on Friday morning in Srikakulam district where Titli cyclone caused devastation on Thursday. Road clearance on National Highway connecting Chennai-Kolkata was given top priority for the free movement of vehicles. Power has been restored in Srikakulam …

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