Express News Service

Problem of pendency hits apex court

With the passing of the baton at India’s top court, it will be interesting to see if Chief Justice J S Khehar follows the same measures that his predecessor,

08 Jan 2017

Shadowy world of intrigue and corruption

The constant expansion in size and sophistication of the arms trade feeds corruption in the system. The nature of the arms trade has been changing and so is the profile of arms dealers.

25 Dec 2016

Centre to float permanent tribunal  to solve inter-state river disputes

The government will introduce a Bill in the next Parliament session to form a single tribunal to resolve all conflicts between states on sharing river water; experts slam the move, say it could delay

25 Dec 2016

Chennai’s count of fallen trees crosses 17,000

 The Greater Chennai Corporation’s uprooted tree count has gone up to 17,133, according to a latest release from the civic body.

25 Dec 2016

Stand in atm queues, go home with cash in hand

A businessman R Sathaarth, 60, has put up a notice at his shop in Tamil Nadu asking people willing to wait in queues outside ATMs to withdraw money for him.

25 Dec 2016

Cash crisis sows seeds of food crisis

Farmers across the South have slashed their rabi sowing after shut out of banks and severe cash crunch

25 Dec 2016

Migrant labourers' exodus hits real estate

Migrant labourers have mostly returned to their native places, the rest are not getting much work

25 Dec 2016

Twitteratti weddings are the new online romance

You’ve heard of people getting married after becoming friends on Facebook. Now, Twitter followers tying the nuptial knot seems to be the trending hashtag.

25 Dec 2016

Celebrating a few good women

It looked like a scene out a Baz Luhrman movie (think Moulin Rouge).

18 Dec 2016

Black rates crash as dirty money sneaks into system?

Currency changed its complexion between November 8 and December 15 in the city.

18 Dec 2016

“Women who keep their dreams alive while nurturing their families are true devis”

Union Minister for Textiles, Smriti Z Irani is known for her well-rounded debates, both inside Parliament and outside it. At the third edition of The Sunday Standard Devi Awards in Delhi on Friday, Ir

18 Dec 2016

Cid may summon Janardhan Reddy 

Mining baron and former minister 
G Janardhan Reddy is likely to be summoned by the CID in connection with Karnataka Administrative Service (KAS) officer’s driver Ramesh’s suicide note.

18 Dec 2016

Rs 6.6 cr fished out of loo chamber

The Income-Tax department conducted a raid at JD(S) leader K C Veerendra’s residence and recovered cash totalling 

18 Dec 2016

Rajiv’s killer pens to defend husband 

Nalini Sriharan is one of the longest serving women prisoners in the world. Accused of hosting two female suicide bombers, Suba and Dhanu from Sri Lanka, along with her husband Sriharan alias Murugan, another convict in the Rajiv Gandhi assassination case, Nalini has been languishing in Vellore jail for 25 years now.

18 Dec 2016

Trouble Ahead

Yet another wicket has fallen in the Siddaramaiah government after Excise Minister H Y Meti was forced to resign over an alleged sex scam

18 Dec 2016