Karnataka

Election Commission bans movies of Nikhil Gowda and Sumalatha on Doordarshan till polls

The order was issued by the Deputy Commissioner and Returning Officer of the Mandya Parliamentary segment.

Telangana

Seven children working in harrowing conditions at brick kiln near Hyderabad rescued

The children were involved in brick-making at the kiln and were made to work from 6 am to 8 pm with just an hour’s lunch break.

Kerala

Minor girl from Rajasthan goes missing in Kerala, abduction case on 4-member gang

The girl's parents have complained that a 4-member gang entered their house and assaulted them.

Atom

Ather Energy ties up with Godrej Nature’s Basket to set up charging points at its stores

AtherGrid Points will be hosted at the 35 locations that Godrej Nature’s Basket operates across the country.

Flix

No heroes or heroines in 'Zombie' says director Bhuvan R Nullan

The film stars Yogi Babu and Yashika Anand in important roles.

Money

Jet's lessors offer 50 of its grounded Boeing aircraft to SpiceJet

The development has reportedly been received optimistically by SpiceJet which had to ground 12 of its 737 Max 8 aircraft due to government's safety restrictions.

Atom

Xiaomi to expand offline presence in India to take on Samsung

The smartphone maker currently has more than 50 Mi Home stores and 500 Mi Stores across the country and over 4,000 preferred partner stores in 50-plus markets.

Money

Govt tells airlines to increase capacity to keep fares from spiralling

This came after the DGCA met all the airlines as it undertakes sector-specific reviews on price hike in light of the Boeing 737-MAX ban.

Atom

Valeo sets up state-of-the-art R&D test lab facility in Chennai

The 15,000 square feet facility at Navalur, Chennai will further strengthen the technical competence of Valeo’s R&D function.

Atom

Election Commission to lay down ethics code for social media platforms

The EC also urged these companies to come up with a model code document for themselves, along the lines of the model code of conduct.

Atom

Election Commission to lay down ethics code for social media platforms

The EC also urged these companies to come up with a model code document for themselves, along the lines of the model code of conduct.

Andhra Pradesh

YS Vivekananda Reddy murder: SIT takes 5 more into custody for questioning

One of the suspects, Parameswara Reddy who was absconding, was detained by the police.

Atom

Samsung launched Galaxy A20 with dual rear cameras, 3GB RAM

The display on the Samsung Galaxy A20 is 6.4-inch super AMOLED and the screen resolution 720x1560 pixels.

Tamil Nadu

Madras HC slams parties for following dynastic politics over democracy

The court also imposed a fine of Rs 1 lakh on nine political parties that had not responded to its notice.

Atom

Xiaomi launches low-budget Redmi Go in India with 1GB RAM, 3000mAh battery

Redmi Go comes with an 8-megapixel camera in the rear and 5MP sensor for selfies.

Telangana

Explain Telangana DGP selection process: High Court to state govt

The High Court was hearing a petition filed by an activist alleging that the Telangana government had violated the rules of selection when appointing the DGP.

Kerala

Centre on alert as West Nile fever kills one boy in Kerala, reviews preparedness

According to a Union Health and Family Welfare Ministry official, this could be the first fatality due to the vector-borne disease reported from the country.

Tamil Nadu

Pollachi sexual assault: Madras HC seeks TN govt, CBI reply on court-monitored probe

The Tamil Nadu government informed the Madras High Court that it was transferring all FIRs registered in the Pollachi case to the CBI, the agency now tasked with the probe.

Karnataka

Actor Pooja Gandhi, BJP politician face police complaint for not clearing hotel bill

Pooja Gandhi, a Kannada actor, however alleged that the complaint for was filed with the intention to malign her reputation and that she had nothing to do with the dues owed to the Bengaluru hotel.

Karnataka

Two dead, 53 injured after building collapse in Dharwad, rescue operations continue

Three survivors of the incident are critical while others sustained injuries in the incident.

Telangana

In major blow, Telangana leader Nageswara Rao quits TDP

Nageswara Rao, a member of the TDP's politburo, was unhappy with the party leadership for some time.

Kerala

Over 70 cases of severe sunburns reported in Kerala as temperatures rise

Pathanamthitta is the worst affected district with over 20 cases of sunburns reported since February.

Telangana

Not job of PM or political parties to decide Ram Janmabhoomi: KCR

Addressing an election rally in Nizamabad town, KCR said the political parties should work to solve people's problems.

Karnataka

After protests, Karnataka CM Kumaraswamy meets activists opposing elevated corridor

Activists said the CM gave them a patient hearing and promised to look at other alternatives before going ahead with the project.

Money

L&T's hostile takeover bid of Mindtree, explained

While L&T maintains that this isn’t a hostile takeover and that Mindtree will be run as an independent company, Mindtree promoters strongly oppose the takeover bid.