Tamil Nadu

MeToo movement started by crooked minds says BJP minister Pon Radhakrishnan

The minister went to the extent of asking what if someone's girl classmate from fifth standard made allegations years later.

Karnataka

Bengaluru’s Namma Metro’s popularity soars, records highest ever ridership

The previous record highest ridership was registered on September 9 with a total ridership of 4,36,693 passengers.

Kerala

These Kerala women are teaching students to build robots with AI and simple tools

Neetu and Anu say that through robotics, children can learn important life skills like identifying problems and finding creative solutions.

Atom

Reliance invests 12.7 per cent in US-based futuristic transportation company SkyTran

SkyTran has developed a magnetic levitation technology for personal transportation systems aimed at solving traffic congestion globally.

Flix

'The Terrorist' review: Ragini Dwivedi's low intensity thriller fails to engage

The writing feels very amateurish and loud.

Flix

‘Lucifer’ team presents special birthday gift to Prithviraj

Touted to be a political thriller, the film marks the directorial debut of Prithviraj.

Karnataka

BBMP sets up team to monitor and assess H1N1 cases in Bengaluru

Officials have recommended that people presenting with symptoms of the flu quarantine themselves in order to avoid spreading the infection further.

Flix

Mahesh Babu's next to be a period film?

Mahesh Babu will team up with director Sukumar for the flick.

Voices

How the Sabarimala issue has promoted period shaming among young girls

In our obsession with the Sabarimala issue, we are letting down an entire generation of young people. There is need for urgent action to counter all the misinformation being spread.

Flix

Sri Reddy in Raghava Lawrence's next

Sri Reddy had accused the director of sexual harassment among many other powerful men in the industry.

Atom

InMobi acquires US-based advertising and data company Pinsight Media

This all-stock deal is part of a broader strategic partnership between InMobi and Sprint across devices, data, media and marketing.

Flix

Rajamouli to launch 'RRR' later this year

The film was announced last year with Ram Charan Teja and Jr NTR roped in to play the male leads.

Flix

Rahul Riji Nair’s ‘Dakini’ creates the right buzz

The film is a comedy entertainer that has a largely senior cast of women actors in the lead.

Kerala

Ground report: At Sabarimala, devotees say they have ‘lost the feeling of spirituality’

Even as many devotees felt that the entry of women shouldn't have been allowed, some say that rituals should change with time.

Flix

'The Villain' review: Shivrajkumar's action flick fails to live up to the hype

The film offers nothing new and has a forced love story and mother sentiment thrust in.

News

Former Governor and four-time Chief Minister ND Tiwari passes away

According to a statement issued by the family, Tiwari suffered brain stroke on Thursday morning.

Kerala

Rahul Easwar sent to 14-day judicial custody over Sabarimala unrest

Rahul Easwar is currently lodged in Kottarakkara sub jail. He, along with 20 other protestors, were arrested on Wednesday from Nilakkal base camp.

Karnataka

'Sabarimala tradition should be respected’: K’taka CM HD Kumaraswamy

However, HD Kumaraswamy clarified that it was his personal opinion and not as the Chief Minister.

Flix

Vijay's character in 'Sarkar' is based on Sundar Pichai, AR Murugadoss reveals

In an interview to Vikatan, the director said that the film is about a man from the corporate world entering politics.

News

Delhi court admits MJ Akbar's defamation suit against Priya Ramani, date set for Oct 31

Through his counsel, MJ Akbar said that Priya Ramani's defamatory statements had damaged his image, lowering his esteem in the eyes of the public.

Atom

Samsung launches flagship Galaxy Tab S4 for Rs 57,900 in India

Galaxy Tab S4 sports narrower bezels to fit a 10.5-inch display with Super AMOLED technology.

Tamil Nadu

Healthcare and lack of banks top the list of woes in this neglected Coimbatore locality

Located near the major hub of Ukkadam has not helped Karumbukkadai one bit, rue the residents who have been submitting petitions for the past 10 years.

Telangana

18 days after activist allegedly assaulted at Hyd govt office, cops refuse to file FIR

Ameer, a former city contractor, had filed an RTI seeking details related to civil contract works, but he was allegedly assaulted on Oct. 1 at the HMWSSB Goshmahal office.

Flix

'Hello Guru Prema Kosame' review: This Ram-Anupama romcom is ruined by poor writing

The film has some sparkling moments but ends up disappointing.

Andhra Pradesh

Ground Report: In cyclone-hit Srikakulam, coconut and cashew farmers are the worst-hit

According to the government’s own estimates, loss in agriculture due to Cyclone Titli has been pegged at Rs 802 crore while the figure for horticulture is Rs 1,000 crore.