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.

Flix

'Sandakozhi 2' review: This Vishal action drama has no surprises

Leave aside the plot, what happened to Hema from 'Sandakozhi'?

Kerala

Lulu group in Saudi fires Kerala expat for derogatory remarks on Sabarimala row

In a social media post, Deepak Pavithram allegedly mocked Ayyappa and said the deity could now choose which age group of women he prefers.

News

Me Too: Ad men Kartik Iyer, Praveen Das, Bodhisatwa Dasgupta and Dinesh Swamy resign

Three of them were part of Happy mcgarrybowen, and Dinesh Swamy was a part of iProspect India.

Telangana

‘KTR destroyed my 20-year career in 20 minutes’: TRS founding member, MLC Ramulu Naik

Ramulu said that he hasn’t decided yet if he would contest independently or join any other party, after he was sacked from the TRS.

Kerala

BJP Yuva Morcha members held, protests continue: 6 developments from Sabarimala

Since Wednesday, the temple premises and surrounding areas have seen protesting mobs resorting to violence to ensure women do not enter the temple.

News

Editors Guild urges MJ Akbar to drop defamation complaint against journalist Priya Ramani

Former Minister MJ Akbar has filed a complaint against Priya Ramani, who has accused him of sexual misconduct.

Andhra Pradesh

‘Every bit counts’: Nara Lokesh, Srikakulam MP appeal for help after Cyclone Titli

‘Cyclone Titli unleashed a trail of destruction in 23 mandals, 1,114 villages, 2,517 habitations and six towns in Srikakulam district,’ Lokesh noted.

Features

Their stories need to be told: Shobha Warrier on her new book on women entrepreneurs

The book features 14 women entrepreneurs from south India, including Deborah Thiagarajan, Dr Shanthi Ranganathan and Kalki Subramaniam.

Atom

Are you really getting ‘great deals’ during festive sales as online companies claim?

According to a survey conducted by tech platform company Ace Turtle, the average selling price (ASP) during sales dropped by only 17%.

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.

Atom

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.

Atom

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.