'Will not give permission for Uranium mining in Nallamala forest': Telangana CM KCR

"It also made it clear that even if uranium reserves are found, mining will not be allowed," KCR told the Assembly.

Andhra Pradesh

Senior TDP leader Thota Trimurthulu meets Andhra CM Jagan, joins YSRCP

A strongman in East Godavari district, Trimurthulu's decision comes as a blow to the TDP.


Facebook offers use of meta data as alternative to WhatsApp msg traceability in India

But the government is reportedly standing firm on its demand for traceability of messages.


Karnataka Minister Eshwarappa refers to Cong MLAs as hijras, stirs controversy

“Congress MLAs who want to join the BJP are displaying their hijadathana,” Rural Development Minister Eshwarappa allegedly said at an event organised by the Sri Rama Sene.


FICCI welcomes FM’s announcements to boost exports and real estate sector

These new measures will provide much-needed stimulus to boost the Indian economy that is now facing the slowdown, FICCI President Sandip Somany said.


Kerala CM to hold talks with state PSC to decide on question papers in Malayalam

This follows mounting protests by the Aikya Malayalam Prasthanam, who have been on an indefinite fast outside the PSC headquarters in Thiruvananthapuram from Aug 30 onwards.

Tamil Nadu

Chennai conman who posed as ex-cop, arrested for marrying and cheating multiple women

The man, who ran a telemarketing firm, had also swindled money from people to the tune of Rs 30 lakh by promising medical seats.


Telangana not to implement steep fines under new Motor Vehicles Act, says KCR

Until the Telangana state government announces its version of penalties, the old penalties under the Motor Vehicles Act will continue.


TRS MLA’s car mows down pedestrian in Telangana’s Ranga Reddy district

The Kalwakurthy MLA G Jaipal Yadav, however, soon fled the spot when the locals demanded action against the driver for overspeeding and killing the victim, K Jaganath.

Tamil Nadu

Meet the TN teachers awarded for weeding out caste biases from classrooms

The two teachers have been chosen for the annual ‘Nikari Award’ for promoting social equality in the classroom, conferred by Manarkeni Research Journal.


Kerala govt schools among top 10 in Education World India School Rankings

Government Vocational Higher Secondary School for Girls Nadakkavu, Kozhikode has secured second place in the Government Day Schools ranking list.


Bengaluru MP wants white-topping road projects to be withdrawn

The MP cited the high costs of Rs 12 crore for one kilometre of roads and traffic jams caused due to the extended construction period as reasons for stalling the project.

Andhra Pradesh

Live updates: Major mishap in Andhra, boat with 61 people capsizes in Godavari

The boat called Royal Vashishta, had 61 people on board with 11 crew members and 50 tourists.


‘People forced to live like dogs’: Kannada organisations ask PM for flood relief

The association also urged the Centre to settle the Mahadayi dispute fearing acute water shortage in the north Karnataka districts in the summer.


Protest against ‘non-Kashmiri, all-male’ panel discussion on J&K in Bengaluru

“What justification is there for an event that does not include a single Kashmiri or anyone who has taken a public stand against the abrogation of Article 370?” the protesters asked.


Kerala CM calls for all-party meeting to discuss Maradu apartments demolition issue

Meanwhile, even as the residents' deadline to vacate their apartments ends on Sunday evening, the municipality officials are yet to receive any orders from the government. 


Traffic restrictions in Thiruvananthapuram for grand closing ceremony of Onam

Kerala police department on Sunday stated that traffic restrictions will be in place in the city from 2 pm to 8 pm on Monday.


SJ Suryah teams up with director Radhamohan

The film is set to roll on October 9 and will hit the screens on February 14, 2020, for Valentine's day.


Second schedule of 'Indian 2' starts rolling in Andhra Pradesh

According to sources from the film’s unit, Kamal wants to be relieved from shooting by end of November as he has major plans for his party, Makkal Needhi Maiam.


At Bengaluru bus stand, a burnt bus asks commuters to refrain from vandalism

The gutted bus was exhibited at the busy Majestic bus stand to inform people about the importance of the public property.

Tamil Nadu

Unique ‘photo protest’ highlights bad condition of roads in this Coimbatore locality

The campaign, which has so far garnered 100 photos of bad roads in the area, has got the attention of the city authorities who started repair works.


Nayanthara's 65th film titled 'Netrikann' to be produced by Vignesh Shivn

This film will be directed by Milind Rau, who previously made ‘Aval,’ and will be produced by Vignesh Shivn’s Rowdy Baby Pictures.


‘Rowing Between The Rooftops’ captures Kerala’s heroes: The fishermen of the state

Journalist Rejimon Kuttappan narrates some shocking incidents that occurred while fishermen, risking everything, went out to save the lives of others during the 2018 August floods.


Experts, activists unhappy with Centre’s move to chemically sterilise wild animals

Activists allege that the Wildlife Institute of India which is supposed to carry out the program has been unresponsive or opaque even to RTI queries.

Andhra Pradesh

Vijayawada soon to get more direct flights to Hyderabad, Visakhapatnam

The state government has requested the civil aviation ministry to revise flights across the state. More meetings will follow in the coming week.