Karnataka

A former PM and a former CM among K'taka giants defeated in 2019 LS polls

The Leader of the Opposition also faced a surprise defeat in the elections.

Karnataka

‘Congress will recover faster than expected’: Cong minister Priyank Kharge to TNM

The young minister attributed the BJP’s victory to “rhetoric”.

Flix

Suniel Shetty's character will be called Sarkar in 'Pailwaan'

Produced and directed by S Krishna, this film marks collaboration with Kiccha Sudeep for the second time after the massive success of 'Hebbuli'.

Telangana

Schools in Telangana to reopen only on June 12, due to heat wave

A government order has been issued regarding the delay in school reopening dates.

Flix

Anurag Kashyap not a part of Vikram's next with Ajay Gnanamuthu

"The news is not true at all. Anurag has not been cast as the villain in our film," the director was quoted saying by reports.

Karnataka

Sumalatha pays tributes to Ambareesh a day after being elected as MP

It has been exactly six months since Ambareesh passed away in November 2018.

News

2 Indians among 7 who died on Mount Everest due to overcrowding

One of them, Indian climber Kalpana Das, reached the summit, but died on Thursday afternoon while descending as a large number of climbers queued near the top.

Telangana

Revanth Reddy's win: How the Congress leader emerged victorious at Malkajgiri

After losing in the assembly polls last December, his intense campaign worked in favour of the leader.

Flix

Here's why Chimbu Devan’s 'Kasada Thabara' will be unique

According to sources, 'Kasada Thabara' will be bringing out six different perspectives of one single incident.

Kerala

NOTA votes in Kerala reduced over a lakh from 2014 Lok Sabha polls

When compared to the 2014 Lok Sabha polls in Kerala, NOTA votes have increased only in the Thiruvananthapuram constituency.

Tamil Nadu

Lok Sabha Results 2019: Did better than we hoped, says Kamal Haasan

Makkal Needhi Maiam posted a vote-share of 3.72% in the Lok Sabha polls.

Karnataka

The Pre-Le Meridien era: Memories of an old Bengaluru mansion that stood on Sankey Rd

A longtime Bengaluru resident recalls her growing years surrounded by family and nature in an old bungalow once owned by her grandfather and grandmother.

Kerala

Kerala activists allege backwater encroachment by Kochi Metro construction

KMRL has denied the allegation, which states that concrete waste was being dumped on the banks of the Chilavanoor backwater.

Flix

Upendra’s next titled ‘Buddhivantha 2’

Director Maurya DN clarified that the film is not a sequel to Upendra’s 2008 movie ‘Buddhivantha’.

Flix

'Daughter of Parvathamma' review: Hariprriya's cop film is full of cliches

Veteran actor Sumalatha is under-utilised in this film with an unconvincing storyline.

Kerala

13 NDA candidates including Kannanthanam and Thushar Vellapally lose deposit in polls

Alphons Kannanthanam, who got 1.3 lakh votes in Ernakulam, and Thushar, who received only 78,816 votes in Wayanad, failed to get the minimum 16.6% vote share as stipulated by the EC.

Atom

With Modi back at the helm, startups hope for simpler norms, more investments

While measures have been taken to provide relaxation from Angel Tax, startups expect further simplification when looked at from a long-term lens.

Tamil Nadu
Voices

Why 37 dissenting voices from Tamil Nadu are equally important in Parliament

There are arguments that cry hoarse about how the 37 seats have been ‘wasted’. For one, no voice will remain unheard as long as it is raised.

Flix

Harsha Bhogle tweets in praise of Rahul Ravindran's 'Chi La Sow'

'Chi La Sow' is a romantic entertainer that had Sushanth and Ruhani Sharma in the lead roles.

Flix

KU Mohanan roped in as cinematographer for Mohanlal’s ‘Barroz’

The 3D film is Mohanlal’s debut directorial venture.

Kerala

Kerala to see bye-polls in 4 Assembly constituencies as sitting MLAs elected to LS

Apart from these four Assembly constituencies, two more constituencies will also witness bye-polls due to the demise of the sitting legislators.

Money

Govt asks EY to speed up Air India sale, quickly issue expression of interest

An Air India official said that they have been directed to close the accounts for FY 2018-19 and provide updated data for EoI to take the disinvestment process forward.

Money

Mid- and small-cap firms to be valuable investments on back of NDA’s return to power

A Kotak report said that it expects local investors to take comfort in the mid and small-cap space with a longer 2-3-year horizon and inflows could resume in them.

News

TN CM EPS wishes YSRCP's Jagan on historic Andhra win

The Chief Minister said he was looking forward to working with the newly-elected leader who will take oath as Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister on May 30.

Atom

Facebook removes 3 bn fake accounts, says 5% of its monthly active users were fake

For every 10,000 times people who view content on Facebook, 11 to 14 views contained content that violate the platform's adult nudity and sexual activity policy.