Taj Mahal. (File photo)

From Taj to Tipu, a diabolical attempt to divide

Of late, the Mughals have frequently been resurrected from their graves by right wing hotheads and denounced as “traitors,” “tyrants” and “bigots.”

The Congress appealed to Patidar leader Hardik Patel to join forces with the party against the BJP in the Assembly elections. (File photo)

PM Modi, Rahul Gandhi heat up Gujarat poll battle

All roads lead to election-bound Gujarat now, with Modi set to visit his home state on Sunday and Rahul Gandhi following suit a few days later.

A peak cap worn by Indian Police Service (IPS) officers (Pic: Wikimedia Commons)

New training model puts IPS probationers in driving seat

The NPA in Hyderabad has adopted a Sensitisation-Orientation-Competency model of training.

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Online portal to ease clearance process at airports

The government will launch a first-of-its-kind online portal through which clearance will be granted or denied to firms at airports.

The RBI clarified that linking Aadhaar with bank accounts in all applicable cases is mandatory. (File photo)

Linking Aadhaar to bank accounts mandatory, says RBI

The Reserve Bank of India clarified that linking Aadhaar with bank accounts in all applicable cases is mandatory.

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Andhra corporate colleges become killing fields

HRD minister claims only seven students have committed suicide, but educationists say the number can be easily 50.

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Telangana sees spurt in debit/credit card scams

The lone police station to deal with such cases in Hyderabad receives an average of 10 card fraud reports on a daily basis.

Malayalam cinema has loved to wax eloquent about social issues, often perceiving them through the prism of politics. (Image: Nivin Pauly in 'Sakhavu')

Mollywood adds more red tone. Not at all right, say critics

Malayalam cinema has loved to wax eloquent about social issues, often perceiving them through the prism of politics.

Lion-tailed macaque. (Photo courtesy:  N.A. Naseer via WikiCommons)

Endangered primate returns to Western Ghats

While destruction of habitat in the Ghats have caused concern, the dwindling population of the lion-tailed macaque is a big worry.

Healthy growth for India’s seafood exports

Registering considerable growth, India’s seafood exports stood at 2,51,735 tonnes valued at Rs 9,066 crore in Q1 of current fiscal.

Not just tough laws, need action to curb child marriages

A pat on the back from the SC has brought Karnataka into focus for its amendment to The Prohibition of Child Marriage Act, 2006. 

Bullet Joy

Joy has a royal status among Bullet buffs in Kerala

Meet Bullet Joy, who has loved Enfield bikes like no other for more than four decades.

Sharat received the Jeeva Rakshak award for taking accident victims to hospitals within the golden hour | Rajesh Shetty Ballalbagh

For any problem, this man will help

From offering monetary help during medical emergency to rescuing people at accident sites, this Mangalurean is ready with support.

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Good pay, easy bail keep Kerala youths glued to smuggling

The new trend among the smugglers is none wants to give up the job even after being caught once or twice.

MP Ram Prasad Sarmah

Assam BJP MP continues tirade against State

Isolated within the BJP for his intemperate utterances, Assam MP Ram Prasad Sarmah has done it again.

The luxury coach is set to arrive in Bengaluru on Sunday

HDK’s home-on-wheels ready for poll campaign

As the former CM is set to hit the road again from November 1, an ultra-modern ‘Poll Rath’, with all the amenities, is ready.

The Congress is studying international ‘happiness index’ models in Sweden and Norway to promise a tailored version of it in the party’s poll manifesto for Gujarat.

Happiness is Congress’ poll promise for Gujarat

The party is studying international ‘happiness index’ models before it can promise a tailored version of it in for Gujarat.

The RSS is bracing up to commemorate 100 years of the outfit in 2025.

RSS gears up to hit a century in 2025

Rashtriya Swayamsewak Sangh is bracing up to commemorate 100 years of the outfit in 2025.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi (Photo | AP)

PM Modi’s rap speeds up smart city projects

A rap from the PM appears to have woken up the mandarins at the Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs (MoHUA).

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Morphine painkillers for the dying still rare in India

96 per cent of people from low and middle income countries are either unaware or do not have access to palliative health care.

The legal organisation is funded by the Delhi High Court. (File photo)

DSLSA to form panel of veterans to provide legal aid

The Delhi State Legal Services Authority, will now get a fresh panel of senior advocates.

Delhi police recycles RTI applications

The Delhi Police has handed over RTI records from 2005 to 2012 weighing 2.2 tonne to be converted into recycled paper.

Delhi L-G empowers PWD engineers financially

Anil Baijal has approved a PWD proposal to delegate financial powers to the department’s engineering officers.

Ananth Kumar & Yeddyurappa

BSY-Ananth CD row: K’taka Govt ray go for ACB probe

 Investigation into the alleged CD scam involving BJP State president  B S  Yeddyurappa and Union Minister for Chemicals and Fertilisers H N Ananth  Kumar is likely to be handed over to the Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB).

Agricultural varsity building cryobank to save plants’ genes

Soon genes from plants can be stored for over 1,000 years. Tamil Nadu Agricultural University (TNAU) is building a cryobank—a gene bank that uses cold liquid nitrogen—to preserve

Kerala’s boxing champ not disheartened by life’s blows

At 7 pm every day, Akshay Kumar H, 18, can be seen punching the heavy bag at the Lion’s Boxing Club in Kanhangad, Kerala. He is sweating it out for the 50th Kerala State Amateur Boxing

CM Chandrababu Naidu | EPS

Naidu Veils TDP-TRS tie-up with secracy

Even as speculation is rife over the possibility of the TDP joining hands with the ruling TRS in the state in the 2019 polls, yellow party supremo and Andhra Pradesh Chief Ministe

Migrant labourers see ‘red’ in left bastion

A series of fake news fanned by social media about the dangers being faced by migrant labourers in Kerala has left the entire work force in panic. 

Kerala reels under virtual solar eclipse

Based on the findings of the Judicial Commission, the Left government ordered Vigilance and SIT investigations against senior Congress leaders including Oommen Chandy

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Plight of percussion: cattle hide hits wrong beats in kerala

The skin of the slaughtered cattle is a means of livelihood for many as chenda and other percussion instruments are made of it.

Tug of war loses out to financial woes

The indigenous game of Tug of War lost momentum before some officers of the armed forces established a federation in 1978 and resurrected its lost glory. 

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Quality should be priority

The beauty and wellness industry continues to grow at a rapid pace in the capital due to its people’s desire to look and feel healthy.

PM Narendra Modi with his Australian counterpart Tony Abbott

10th-century Shiva idol to be on home ground soon

A 10th-century idol of Shiva that went missing from a Rajasthan temple about 20 years ago will soon be back in India.

California Maki Roll platter

Bring on the Ministry of Beer

Taking inspiration from a whimsical retro- futuristic mashup between a cyberpunk and Victorian aesthetic, crafts brewery called MOB in CP is an architectural gem.

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Tale from the rhythm of the loom

An innovative dance choreography exploring the relation between the art and the loom.