Tamil Nadu

With cockfights and traditional dances, Coimbatore protesters condemn jallikattu ban

Protesters also pledged to boycott products of multinationals like Coke and Pepsi, as well as foreign liquor.

Tamil Nadu

Nadigar Sangam will request Tamil actors to step out of social media, if willing: Vishal to TNM

The Nadigar Sangam Secretary called it a major hindrance to be misquoted.

Culture

The smart parent’s guide to bringing up boys: 7 rules to cultivate gender-aware men

Sexism and harassment are not ‘women’s problems’, and it’s high time parents spoke to their boys about gender and equality.

Kerala

Review: 'Munthirivallikal Thalirkumbol' starts off awesome but ends up preachy

Mohanlal, as the stiff Ulahannan, the panchayat secretary, is a delight.

News

Rahman breaks his fast, thanks Tamilians for their continuing efforts for jallikattu

"Let's respect animals and at the same time have fun," said the Oscar winner, as he sang Tamizha Tamizha for the people.

Tamil Nadu

In posters: Colour, creativity and people’s power at jallikattu protest

Wit, sarcasm and anger against PETA, the Centre and the State come to the fore.

News

Shivpal, Azam Khan in Samajwadi Party's first list of 191 candidates

Gangster-turned-politician Ateeq Ahmad has withdrawn from the fray, saying he does not want to embarrass the CM.

Telangana

Telangana swine flu death toll rises to 10 as woman succumbs in Hyderabad

Health officials attributed the rise in swine flu cases to cold weather and advised people to take all precautions.

Karnataka

Review: ‘Beautiful Manasugalu’ lets the usual stereotypes drag down a ‘women-centric’ film

The script focuses most of its attention on rehashing common sense into couplets of worldly “wisdom”.

News

Sania breezes through third round, as Bopanna crashes out of Australian Open

Sania and her Czech partner Barbora Strycova beat the Australian-Chinese pair of Samantha Stosur and Shuai Zhang

Karnataka

Flying to or from Bengaluru between February 19 and April 30? Read this first

The airport is to be closed partially for three months

Karnataka

BJP leader Somanna strikes down speculation, says he’s not joining the Congress

The senior leader and four-time MLA had quit Congress to join the BJP back in 2009.

News

You have been the source of goodness, hope: Obama thanks US people in emotional farewell

The outgoing President recalled some positive points of his tenure like providing access to healthcare and legalising same-sex marriages.

News

Online ad companies can discover you even if you go ‘incognito’

"Each person's browsing history is unique and contains tell-tale signs of their identity,"

Kerala

Jallikattu protests spread to Kerala: Tamil techies in Kochi protest against ban

More than 300 information technology professionals from Tamil Nadu protested at the Infopark campus in Kochi.

Kerala

To stand or not? When Kerala Kalolsavam audience was stumped by National Anthem

The performance of every team invariably concluded with the team playing national anthem.

Kerala

The girl who got vigilance officials stationed at school Kalolsavam gets a pat from Pinarayi

Anargha’s letter to the CM was also a reason for assigning Vigilance officials at Kalolsavam venues in Kannur district.

Culture

From investment to self-expression: The modern South Indian woman's jewelry collection

Currently, a range of accessories made of terracotta, polymer clay and silk thread are popular.

Tamil Nadu

In pictures: Kollywood's silent protest for jallikattu - No lights, no camera, only action

The biggest stars in Tamil cinema descended at the Nadigar Sangam grounds in Chennai.

News

‘Ban BJP’ graffiti at Marina: Where is your support for Indian culture, protesters ask

Many feel that the BJP government doesn’t understand the concerns of Tamilians and Tamil Nadu.