Karnataka

282, not 450 people in my office: K’taka CM Kumaraswamy rejects RTI reply

An RTI reply had stated that there are 450 people working in Karnataka Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy's ministerial office

Kerala

Eager to defend 'hero' Dileep, AMMA slams Aamir, Akshay Kumar for supporting 'Me Too'

At WCC press meet on Saturday, a few members had pointed out how members in other film fraternities had reacted when one of their own was accused of sexual harassment.

Andhra Pradesh

Swine flu: Officials in Andhra’s Krishna district begin screening efforts

A total of nine confirmed cases of swine flu have been reported in the state as of Monday.

Kerala

Explainer: The problem with Kerala's surrender-and-rehabilitation scheme for Maoists

The program, which offers monetary compensation for Maoists who surrender, has not yielded any results in Kerala, but activists say the issue lies in the design of the policy.

Flix

Shooting of Prabhas' 'Saaho' still under progress

Some daredevilry stunts and chase sequences have been shot in the Middle East with the Hollywood stunt coordinator Kenny Bates choreographing it.

Kerala

BJP concludes first phase of 5-day march against Sabarimala verdict

BJP state president PS Sreedharan Pillai said that if the government doesn't address the issue in 24 hours, the party would start a new mode of agitation.

Kerala

AMMA's ridiculous press meet defending Mohanlal, Dileep generates LOL memes

Does AMMA even understand what its members say? Is Dileep still in AMMA or not? Some questions the Universe cannot answer.

Atom

Ola founders get CCI approval to increase stake in parent company

CCI announced on Twitter that it approved acquisition of 6.72% shares of ANI Technologies by Lazarus Holdings, which is ANI’s Singapore-incorporated subsidy.

News

Alok Nath files defamation suit against Vinta Nanda, seeks Re 1 as compensation

Vinta, in a recent heart-breaking Facebook post, detailed how she was allegedly sexually assaulted by Alok Nath on more than one occasion, 19 years ago.

Telangana

BA or MSc? Old video of KCR rakes up debate on his educational qualification

While KCR’s affidavit says he has pursued BA from Government Degree College, Siddipet, in a 2015 speech he mentions of pursuing MSc in political science.

Karnataka

FIR against Sandalwood actor Dhruva Sarja for installing illegal cut-outs of himself

Dhruva celebrated his birthday on October 6 with 20- to 25-foot cut-outs at various locations.

Flix

Watch: ‘Life in Vada Chennai’ video paints a vivid picture of North Madras

The documentary video was created by Nee Yaaruda Komali (NYK) and was released by the ‘Vada Chennai’ team ahead of the film’s release.

Flix

Tollywood gears up for a three-cornered contest on December 21

'Yatra', 'Anthariksham' and 'Padi Padi Leche Manasu' are lined for release on the long festive weekend.

Atom

Coolpad Note 8 launched in India with dual rear camera, 4000mAh battery

The Coolpad Note 8 is comes with 4GB of RAM, 64 GB internal memory expandable up to 128 GB.

Flix

Is Trivikram's 'Aravinda Sametha Veera Raghava' truly gender progressive?

The film has received good reviews for its portrayal of women and masculinity - but does it really challenge these ideas?

News

MeToo: 11 women filmmakers vow not to work with proven sex offenders in Bollywood

"We are here to spread awareness to help create a safe and equal atmosphere for all in the workplace," the statement said.

Flix

Amid political aspirations, Kamal Haasan announces 'Thevar Magan 2'

Kamal made the announcement when asked his upcoming project at 'Kelvikenna Bathil', a TV chat show that was held in Salem.

Andhra Pradesh

Actor Vijay Deverakonda donates Rs 5 lakh for Cyclone Titli relief

Titli, which made landfall in AP on October 11, left eight people dead and has affected 872 villages.

Flix

Fair-skinned actors given priority in industry: ‘Bigg Boss Tamil’ winner Riythvika

In an interview with TNM, Riythvika talks about her experiences in the Bigg Boss house, her upcoming films and the kind of roles she wants to play.

Kerala

Actor Kollam Thulasi booked for controversial remarks on women entering Sabarimala

During a BJP protest meeting over the temple issue, the actor had stated that women who tried to enter Sabarimala should be ripped apart.

Karnataka

Karnataka hospitals will now require trade license

The practice was earlier removed from the Karnataka Private Medical Establishments Act (KPME) last year.

Telangana

26-year-old woman attacked with acid in Telangana for resisting rape attempt

The woman is undergoing treatment at a government hospital in Devarakonda. Police have arrested the accused.

News

Me Too: Senior journalists Vinod Dua and CP Surendran accused of sexual harassment

Both Vinod Dua and CP Surendran have denied the allegations against them.

Sports

Maradona says Messi is a great player but not a leader

"He's Messi when he plays for Barcelona. Messi is Messi when he wears that shirt, and he's another Messi with Argentina," Maradona said.

Karnataka

Karnataka Bye-polls: Shivarame Gowda is JD(S) candidate from Mandya

Former legislator Madhu Bangarappa is likely to contest from Shivamogga constituency.