Tamil Nadu

9 die in road accident as mini truck collides with private company bus in TN

A group of 24 villagers were returning from a funeral when their mini truck was hit.

Karnataka

Bengaluru cops arrest 5 men for assaulting man, Cong MLA's son Nalapad absconding

Congress MLA Haris told TNM that he is unaware of his son’s whereabouts.

Tamil Nadu

TN farmer hacks leopard to death to protect his cattle

The leopard reportedly tried dragging one of the farmer’s cows into the forest.

Features

The Rajini-Kamal dynamic: Rivals yet friends in cinema and politics

Having taken two divergent paths in cinema, the two actors are now set to take two different routes in politics – but one thing is clear, history is being rewritten.

Andhra Pradesh

Sharing tax revenues: Will south India be punished for its success, asks Pawan Kalyan

Actor-politician Pawan Kalyan on Sunday questioned the population based formula for sharing tax revenues by the Finance Commission.

Andhra Pradesh

6 bodies found floating in Andhra lake, police yet to identify dead

There is speculation that the men may have been woodcutters, however AP police said they cannot confirm.

Telangana

MBA student hangs self in Hyderabad hostel during video call with friend

Police are yet to determine the motive for the woman’s suicide.

Andhra Pradesh

AP parties vow to intensify fight for Special Category Status, TDP stays out

The leaders at the conference announced that they will be staging a protest in Delhi on March 5, to intensify the State’s demands.

News

Plane crashes in Iran's Zagros Mountains with 66 on board

Local media have reported all 66 passengers on board a plane that crashed in the town of Semirom in the Zagros Mountains have died.

Karnataka

Bengaluru manual scavenging deaths: Owner of restaurant arrested

Avinash Gupta, the owner of Yumlok, was on the run since February 13 – when the incident took place.

News

Less than 28 pc judges in lower judiciary are women: Why this is bad for India

The southern states of Andhra Pradesh and Telangana had 37% and 44% women judges respectively.

Tamil Nadu

Ancient idols theft: 107 recovered sculptures displayed at TN temple

The idols have been displayed to allow the public to identify and check the originality of the idols belonging to the temples in their villages.

Telangana

RGV appears before Hyderabad police in obscenity case over his film ‘GST’

RGV has also been booked for derogatory remarks against a woman activist.

Flix

Following the 'Inttelligent' debacle Sai Dharam Tej’s next with Gopichand put on hold

Sources say that the failure of 'Inttelligent' prompted the producer to back out of the project.

Flix

Kalidas Jayaram to star in director Karthick Naren's next?

The project will go on the floors only after Karthick Naren completes his upcoming film 'Naragasooran'.

Flix

Mohanlal’s ‘Neerali’ wrapped up in just 36 days

Reports say that it will be Mohanlal’s first film release this year.

Flix

'Padmavaat' has emerged out of the mists of legend to divide Indian society

One thing’s for certain: it’s not easy being a film director in India.

Flix

The tyranny of mainline cinema which sidelines good, small films

So what happens to the small but significant films, the kind that has always struggled for space?

Karnataka

How a bunch of college students in Mangaluru cultivated rice for their own meals

A cumulative effort of over 200 students, teachers, local gram panchayat members and residents saw a fallow plot of land turn into a thriving hub of activity.

Karnataka

Bengaluru metro to have ‘women only’ doors from Monday

Only women will be allowed to enter through the first two doors, but the coach itself will not be reserved for women only.

Features

Poaching pushes anteaters to near extinction as environment ministry shuts its eyes

In just over a month, till February 11 this year, at least five individual cases of poaching of the Indian pangolin have come to light.

Flix

Of love and longing: 9 scenes from Malayalam cinema that made us go aww

From Mammootty in 'Dhruvam' to Nivin Pauly in 'Premam', here's a list worth looking at!

Features

How Americans came to embrace meditation, and with it, Hinduism

Since the 1960s, two kinds of Hinduism have made their home in the U.S.

News

Need special trains for a religious tour or excursion? Now, book coaches online

The Railway Board said that the entire transaction will be digital in the new online system.

Kerala

A year after Malayalam actor abduction, trial in the case yet to begin

The trial in the high-profile case that shook the state, to be held at the Ernakulam District Sessions Court, is yet to begin.