Politics South India Votes & Polls

Chandrababu Naidu’s Pension Goggly made YSR Jagan focus shattered

Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu has put his main rival, the YSR Congress, on the defensive by announcing doubling of the state pension amount from January 1, 2019.   The YSRC has been in a jubilant mood after its party chief Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy’s successful completion of his almost year-long padayatra, so Read More…

Legal Politics South India

Tehelka 5 mysterious Kodanad estate death leaks Knocks ADMK CM Palanisamy base

In April 2017, the security guard of the Kodanad estate, Jayalalithaa’s retreat home in the hilly district of the Nilgiris, was found dead.   It emerged during the probe that Jayalalithaa’s former driver C Kanagaraj and K V Sayan had allegedly plotted the crime.   A total of ten people had been arrested in the Read More…

Jobs Social South India

Karnataka goes digital mode Online for Common Entrance Test

The CET is a gateway for admissions to engineering, agricultural sciences, veterinary sciences, pharmacy and other disciplines in the state. As many as 1.98 lakh students took the CET in April 2018. The test is conducted by the Karnataka Examinations Authority (KEA). In a move that will impact lakhs of students, Karnataka has decided to Read More…

Politics Session Court South India

ADMK TN minister sentenced for 3 years loses MLA post

Tamil Nadu Youth Affairs and Sports Development Minister P Balakrishna Reddy was on Monday sentenced to three years in prison in a 20-year-old case relating to destruction of public property.   Since the sentencing is more than three years, Balakrishna stands disqualified as a member of the Tamil Nadu Legislative Assembly.   Though the court Read More…

Politics South India State Assembly Votes & Polls

Election Commission cancels Jan 28 bypoll for Tiruvarur Assembly

The Election Commission of India (ECI) has cancelled the January 28 Tiruvarur bypoll, necessitated by the demise of DMK leader M Karunanidhi . Karunanidhi has won the election with  68,366 votes margin defetaing the arch rival ADMK and become the highest margin winner in the  state in 2016 Assembly election  An EC order said the Read More…

Social South India Women

Kerala leading daily reports 10 women of “menstruating age” so far had dharshan in sabarimala

Ten women of menstruating age so far  offered prayers at the Sabarimala Ayyappa temple after the Supreme Court verdict which set aside a 1991 Kerala HC order banning women entry, reports leading malayalam Mathrubhumi newspaper.   Quoting Kerala police officials, the report says that the government is not releasing details to the public but will Read More…

Legal Politics South India Voice

Hartal called by Hindutva elements and BJP failed to evince Kerala People support

The hartal, which began at 6 am, has been called by Sabarimala Karma Samithi, an umbrella organisation of various pro-Hindutva groups, spearheading protests against the Supreme Court’s September 28 verdict, and Antarrashtriya Hindu Parishad (AHP).   The BJP is supporting the shutdown while the Congress-led UDF is observing a “black day” on Thursday.   A Read More…

Culture Social South India Voice Women

Srilanakan Tamil women created history by climbing 18 holy steps in Sabarimala

Adhering to Superment Judgement Kerala police confirmed that a 46-year-old Sri Lankan woman offered prayers at the sanctum in Sabarimala temple on late Thursday.   Police inside sources confirmed plainclothes officers, including women, gave Ms. Sasikala and her family covert security.   The squads, however, did not make their presence or the security cover visible. Read More…