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Gujarat economy crumbling: Rahul

Gujarat economy crumbling: Rahul

No bigger terror than poverty’ Congress president Rahul Gandhi on Monday said that attacks on migrant north Indian workers in Gujarat is a sign of “a crumbling establishment and economy.” ‘Terror of poverty’ “There is no bigger terror than poverty. The root of the violence in Gujarat lies in unemployment …

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Second phase of municipal polls begin in Jammu and Kashmir

Second phase of municipal polls begin in Jammu and Kashmir

For the first time, the State Election Commission has decided to keep the details of candidates secret. Polling for the second phase of the urban local bodies (ULB) elections is underway in Jammu and Kashmir amid tight security on Wednesday. In 20 wards of the Srinagar Municipal Corporation (SMC), the first three …

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Telugu Desam Party heavyweights set to enter fray

Telugu Desam Party heavyweights set to enter fray

Party hopes to revive its fortunes in Telangana through the grand alliance With the seat sharing talks between the Congress, Telugu Desam Party and other parties reaching final stages, the TDP has drawn a list of its probable candidates, which will see most of its influential heavyweight leaders entering the …

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Swine flu cases on the rise in Telangana

Swine flu cases on the rise in Telangana

80 positive cases reported so far; govt. issues guidelines for public awareness Concern about Swine flu (H1N1) is on the rise in the State with at least two persons succumbing to the seasonal influenza virus in the month of October. On an average three to six positive cases out of …

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TDP plans to hold next ‘Dharma porata deeksha’ at Proddatur

TDP plans to hold next ‘Dharma porata deeksha’ at Proddatur

People aware of the ‘evil designs’ of Centre, says Somireddy The next venue of the ‘Dharma porata deeksha’, the Telugu Desam Party’s (TDP) flagship protest programme against the Centre’s alleged indifference to its requirements, is Kadapa district. The party has been considering holding the meeting either in Kadapa city or …

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High drama at airport before arrest

High drama at airport before arrest

Nakkheeran editor picked up before flight and whisked away to Chintadripet police station Early on Tuesday, Nakkheeran editor R.R. Gopal and two of his friends had cleared the security check at the Chennai airport and were waiting to board a scheduled flight to Pune. Suddenly, a police officer intercepted him near the …

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‘Nakkheeran’ Gopal arrested, court rejects police request for his remand

‘Nakkheeran’ Gopal arrested, court rejects police request for his remand

Initial report suggests that the action follows a complaint that he had published stories allegedly linking the office of the Governor with lecturer Nirmala Devi R.R. Gopal, Editor of Tamil magazine Nakkeeran, was on Tuesday arrested in Chennai under Section 124 IPC, a provision that deals with “assaulting President/Governor with intent …

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DVAC gives CM clean chit in highway contracts case

DVAC gives CM clean chit in highway contracts case

High Court reserves verdict on DMK plea for graft probe The Madras High Court on Tuesday reserved its verdict on a plea that sought registration of a First Information Report (FIR) with respect to the alleged large-scale corruption in the award of five civil contracts by the State Highways Department …

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