Chennai, Dec 7 (PTI) Following are the top stories Chennai, Dec 7 (PTI) Following are the top stories from the south at 2130 hrs.
MDS5 KA-MINISTER-CASE Bengaluru: Case registered against Union Minister Ananthkumar Hegde for allegedly using derogatory words against Chief Minister Siddaramaiah in a speech at Kittur in Belagavi district recently.
MDS6 KA-SUNNYLEONE-PROTEST Bengaluru: A pro-Kannada organisation takes out a march here today, in protest against Bollywood actress Sunny Leone's scheduled visit to the city on December 31 for a New Year's Eve show, saying it would be an "assault" on the city's culture.
MDS7 TN-BYPOLL-AIADMK Chennai: Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K Palaniswami and his deputy O Panneerselvam launches campaign for December 21 by-election to the prestigious R K Nagar assembly constituency, seen as an acid test for the ruling AIADMK.
MDS8 KL-CYCLONE-PROTEST Thiruvananthapuram, Dec 7 (PTI) Hundreds of fisherfolk stages a rail roko at Kuzhithurai railway station on the Kerala-Tamil Nadu border demanding steps to trace more than 1000 fishermen reportedly missing after they put to sea from Kanyakumari.
MDS9 KL-CYCLONE-GANDHI Thiruvananthapuramm, Dec 7 (PTI) Congress leader Rahul Gandhi to visit cyclone 'Ockhi' hit areas in the city on December 14.
MDS10 KL-CYCLONE-LD TOll Thiruvanathapuram: Three bodies recovered today off the Kerala coast, taking the death toll due to Cyclone Ockhi to 36; defence sources say search and rescue operations will be extended to International waters around Maldives.
MDS11 TN-BYPOLL-WITHDRWAL Chennai, Dec 7 (PTI) A fierce contest is on the cards for the December 21 RK Nagar bypoll with 59 candidates, including those of ruling AIADMK, DMK and BJP besides sidelined leader TTV Dhinakaran, left in the fray at close of withdrawal of nominations today.
MDS14 TN-CYCLONE-GOVERNOR Kanyakumari (TN): Tamil Nadu Governor Banwarilal Purohit assures families of missing fishermen in the district that steps would be taken to trace all those missing after cyclone 'Ockhi' hit the state coast.
MDS15 KL-KURIEN-BHARATRATNA Thiruvananthapuram: The Kerala government requests Centre to nominate late Verghese Kurien, the father of the white revolution, for Bharat Ratna. PTI BN BN .
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