Kerala

Kerala banks short of cash, don’t mislead public: Banks’ association tells RBI

The AIBEA also urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to honour his word by bringing back black money stashed in foreign banks.

Kerala

SC asks Centre to clarify whether co-op banks could accept old demonetised notes

The Apex Bench wanted to know why the public was unable to withdraw even the minimum weekly withdrawal limit of Rs 24,000 that was decided on by the Centre.

News

Demonetisation: SC raps govt, asks it to specify practical limit of cash withdrawals

As the govt said that there were Rs 3 lakh crore new currency notes, the court observed that means there was a deficit of Rs 9 lakh crore.

Tamil Nadu

CBI files chargesheet against Maran brothers in illegal telephone exchange case

The CBI estimates a loss of Rs 1.78 crore to the public exchequer.

Telangana

Review: Slick and tight, Dhruva a worthy Telugu remake of Thani Oruvan

The film is not only well-made, it might even be better than the Tamil original.

Karnataka

Review: Hit or miss humour and an absent script make John Jani Janardhan a lacklustre film

Even when the film tries to give a substantial social message, it goes disastrously wrong.

Tamil Nadu

Review: The sequel to Chennai 600028 is fun but takes second place to the original

The boys of the first film are uncles now and still hilarious.

News

Hasmukh Adhia, the bureaucrat Modi trusted to make demonetisation happen

If demonetisation fails, I will take the blame, Modi had reportedly told the Cabinet.

Tamil Nadu

Of Lathicharge, assault and intimidation: Reporter’s diary from Jayalalithaa’s times

The News Minute speaks to NDTV’s Sam Daniel, and senior journalists Induja Ragunathan and Kavitha Muralidharan on their experience with Jayalalithaa.

Tamil Nadu

Sasikala holds durbar for ministers at Poes Garden for third consecutive day

During the first meeting, Sasikala told the ministers that they need to get on with their work like they used to do before.

News

Who is 'Legion' that hacked into Mallya, Rahul's Twitter accounts?

In a tweet, "Legion" -- whose country of origin is yet to be known -- asked people to support them "@sigaint.org".

Tamil Nadu

Ground report: Integrated organic farming revives fields in Nagapattinam

A holistic method of organic farming has reversed the harm reached to Nemmeli village due to high-intensity, high-inputs agriculture. It has also helped in pushing back soil salinity

Andhra Pradesh

Here's how director SS Rajamouli is contributing to Andhra's capital Amaravati

A special request was made to the director.

Telangana

Residents stage 'road roko' in Hyderabad's Old City over cash crunch

As the situation became tense, the bank staff downed the shutters.

Culture

Why accepting your depression is the first step to getting better

Acceptance is liberating. It frees the mind from the shackles of years of social conditioning.

News

Google partners with Gupshup to bring smart interface 'Actions' on Google Assistant

Developed in coordination with Gupshup, the bot will be available to consumers later this month.

Tamil Nadu

Amma's love for agriculture, and the man she trusted the gardens in her estate with

A lover of flowers, Jayalalithaa was keen on developing floriculture in her estate.

Chai-Kadai

Sandalwood star couple Yash-Radhika tie the knot in Bengaluru

The couple were reportedly dating for the past eight years.

Andhra Pradesh

Hyderabad HC sets aside ACB court order against CM Naidu

The court pronounced the order on a quash petition filed by Naidu challenging the ACB court's order.

Chai-Kadai

When Rajinikanth turned down Aamir Khan's request

The opportunity came in the form of a request by Aamir, who wanted Rajinikanth to dub for his character in the Tamil version of Dangal.