Tamil Nadu

‘Deal with it’: Director Rahul slams trolls, posts message supporting wife Chinmayi

In a note on Twitter, director Rahul Ravindran writes, “You might see her (Chinmayi) as a threat to status quo. That of male privilege. Deal with it.”

Karnataka

2 months after Bengaluru woman's death, son says father pushed her off building

Kiran Bhatia had died on August 26 after falling off the 16th floor of her building in Bengaluru’s Yashwanthpur.

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Facebook's Portal video chat speaker to share your data with advertisers: Report

Facebook said that it collects same type of information that it collects on other Messenger-enabled devices and may use it to inform the ads it shows across its platforms.

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myGate raises Rs 65 crore in Series A round led by Prime Venture Partners

myGate, which is a mobile-based security management solution for gated communities will use the funds raised to expand its presence across 10 cities.

Tamil Nadu

Madras HC rejects plea to issue SC certificate to ‘Buddhist Adi Dravidar’

The court said that there was no entry of ‘Buddhist Adi Dravidar’ in the SC and ST orders (Amendment) Act.

Andhra Pradesh

AgriGold scam: Andhra BJP chief hits out at CM Naidu, demands CBI enquiry

Starting October 22, the BJP plans to stage protests and demand justice for the victims of the scam.

Kerala

No evidence of love jihad: NIA probe into interfaith marriages in Kerala ends

The probe was conducted in the background of the Hadiya case, where the SC ordered an NIA probe into 89 interfaith marriages from Kerala.

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Amazon set to buy 10 per cent stake in Kishore Biyani-led Future Retail

Picking up a stake in Future Retail, which runs the Big Bazaar chain, will give Amazon a strong foothold in offline retail.

Telangana

'Hyderabad or Venice?': Citizens irked after heavy rain inundates roads

Areas in the IT corridor were the worst hit, and many commuters who were returning home were stuck in long traffic jams.

Andhra Pradesh

Book TDP MLA Bonda Uma in land grabbing case, orders Hyd HC

The petitioner also claimed that higher officials and the city police did not act on his complaint as the MLA was involved.

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RBI to now allow money transfer between mobile wallets using UPI

This means that a Paytm user can now send money to a MobiKwik user and vice versa.

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Jio’s broadband bet: Reliance acquires majority stake in Den Networks and Hathway

Reliance has acquired a 66% stake in Den Networks and a 51.3% stake in Hathway.

News

Rape-accused Bishop Franco Mulakkal given grand welcome in Jalandhar

Bishop Franco Mulakkal was showered with rose petals, and was welcomed with a huge garland.

Telangana

Gaddar ready to fight KCR in Gajwel, asks opposition parties to give him ticket

"My fight is to end autocratic rule and realise the dreams of the martyrs of Telangana," said Gaddar, who plans to campaign against TRS by singing 'people's songs'.

Telangana

'Public resentment is growing': Maoists call for boycott of Telangana polls

Issued in the name of CPI-Maoist's Telangana State Secretary Haribhushan, the statement found fault with the policies pursued by all political parties.

Karnataka

Gujarat invites Karnataka Governor, CM for unveiling of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel's Statute of Unity

Located in the mountain range of Satpura and Vindhyanchal, about 100km from Vadodara, the world's tallest statue will be inaugurated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, marking the 143rd birth anniversary of Sardar Patel (1875-1950).

Kerala

A game of conspiracies: Political parties spar as violence mars Sabarimala protests

Around 10 journalists were attacked and many injured near the Sabarimala temple in Kerala as protests against women’s entry into the temple turned violent on Wednesday.

News

Puducherry law students 'lock' Kiran Bedi in campus, demand to be heard

The Lt Governor, according to a release from her Secretariat in Puducherry, had visited the college following multiple complaints of poor administration.

Telangana

Call centre for 19 rural development schemes shut in Telangana, lakhs affected

With the call centre being shut, those with disabilities, for instance, will have to travel to their nearest mandal or district offices to file complaints.

Karnataka

Bad news for trekkers as authorities ban solo entry to Nandi hills in Chikkaballapura

District police officials say they have observed a rising number of suicides and deaths from the area.

Karnataka

Moderate showers leave many areas in Bengaluru waterlogged

Sampangiram Nagar witnessed the highest rainfall in Bengaluru with 94mm of rainfall while Lalbagh recording station saw 80mm of rainfall.

Flix

A story about a neglected voice: Directors Karan Chavan and Vikram Patil on ‘Imago’

Marathi film 'Imago' has been shortlisted for this year’s Oxfam Best Film on Gender Equality at MAMI 2018.

Telangana

‘I demand punishment for my father’: Madhavi, survivor of Hyderabad caste crime

20-year-old Madhavi spent the past month in a hospital, first battling for her life and then slowly recovering.

Tamil Nadu

16 people diagnosed with dengue fever in Chennai

Health officials have stated that the recent influx of cases is most likely seasonal.

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Six women-led energy startups from Powered Accelerator receive $10,000 seed fund

The cohort included startups, with tech applications addressing mobility, energy access, energy finance, sustainability awareness, healthcare, and food security.