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Kingfisher loan cleared despite poor record

The CBI on Monday arrested former IDBI Bank Chairman Yogesh Agarwal in connection with the ₹900 crore loan default case of the Kingfisher Airlines. Mr. Agarwal had earlier served as Managing Director...
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Release arrested human rights activists, says Kalyan Rao

Revolutionary writer G. Kalyan Rao on Monday demanded unconditional release of seven members of a fact-finding team arrested by the Chhattisgarh police allegedly under cooked-up charges.Leading a pro...
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Excise officials destroy 10,000 ganja plants

Officials of the Prohibition and Excise Department have destroyed about 10,000 ganja plants being cultivated abutting the streams in Pathakota and Punisina Metta villages of Y. Ramavaram mandal in Ea...
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Govt. pins hopes on FRBM limit relaxation

The State government is optimistic that the Centre would relax the Fiscal Responsibility and Budget Management (FRBM) Act norms. The Government got an assurance from the Centre that the request would...
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Mother of murdered Dalit also entitled to enhanced compensation: HC

The Madras High Court Bench here has said that a Dalit woman whose son was murdered by a group of caste Hindus in May 1995 is entitled to enhanced compensation of ₹8.25 lakh as per the latest amendme...
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Demonetisation has impacted State tax revenue: Governor

: Tamil Nadu Governor Ch Vidyasagar Rao on Monday said demonetisation of ₹1,000 and ₹500 currency notes had negatively impacted the State’s revenue collections.“The impact of demonetisation has been p...
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Social media agog with jallikattu-type stir for SCS

The Government and the police are gearing up to meet a possible tense situation that could arise out of a mysterious post on Facebook and WhatsApp asking youth to join in a “Jallikattu-like struggle” ...
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Ordinance bypasses parent law

The Tamil Nadu-specific ordinance to amend the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Act of 1960 has provided exemption to ‘jallikattu,’ through by-passing the provision in the parent law which deals with ...
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Political parties condemn police crackdown

: Political parties on Monday condemned the police action against students and others who were protesting for jallikattu on the Marina Beach in Chennai.In a statement, DMK working president M.K. Stali...
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NBW issued against former Minister Kolusu

The Fifth Metropolitan Magistrate Court (Gannavaram Court) on Monday issued a non-bailable warrant (NBW) against former minister and present YSRC leader Kolusu Parthasarathi in an election code of co...
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TN Governor’s speech evokes mixed response

Governor Ch Vidyasagar Rao’s address in the Assembly drew a mixed response from political party leaders on Monday.Hailing the customary address, MDMK leader Vaiko said, “In his speech, the Governor h...
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Persuasion, eviction end protests in south

Except in Madurai district, the peaceful pro-jallikattu protests ended across south Tamil Nadu without any untoward incident on Monday. The protest was marred by stone throwing and police lathicharge...
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Jallikattu Act passed unanimously

: Keeping its promise to enact a legislation to facilitate the conduct of jallikattu in the State, the Tamil Nadu Legislative Assembly, at a special sitting here on Monday, unanimously passed the Prev...
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‘Jallikattu-type protest needed to save red sanders in AP’

TIRUPATI: “If the youth of Tamil Nadu can squat on the roads and ensure that the ban on their traditional rural sport ‘jallikattu’ is lifted, why cannot their counterparts in Andhra Pradesh do the sam...
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AIYF seeks jobs for youth

All India Youth Federation (AIYF) activists staged a demonstration on the Kothagudem-Khammam highway at Julurupadu on Monday demanding immediate steps to fill one lakh posts in various government dep...
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AgriGold victims begin relay fast

ONGOLE: Members of the AgriGold Customers and Agents’ Welfare Association on Monday began a relay fast and urged the State government to come to the rescue of the families of AgriGold victims before t...
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Youth told to become entrepreneurs

National Small Industries Corporation Technical Services Centre National Resource Person Sriramula Srinivas has advised students to make efforts to become employers and provide employment to the yout...
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Sexual abuse of minor girls increasing

Officials to celebrate National Girl Child Day today
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Kalasa-Banduri: Bandh total in Navalgund

‘Jail bharo’ plan flops, protesters are not arrested
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‘Cong. got LPG plant at Kamalapur’

Congress senior leader and former MP Ponnam Prabhakar said he was instrumental in getting LPG bottling plant in Kamalapur.However, TRS MP B. Vinod Kumar was claiming credit for it which is unfortunat...
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Seven tourism properties cleared

VIJAYAWADA: The A.P. Tourism Development Corporation Limited (APTDC) has announced the list of successful bidders for seven projects on Monday out of 32 interested parties who were evaluated by the to...
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Rose show to begin on Thursday

Rose Society of Andhra Pradesh is organising the event
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Cyient begins operations in Warangal

Cyient, a global provider of engineering, manufacturing, digital and technology services, has commenced operations in Warangal from the Incubation Centre of the Telangana State Industrial Infrastruct...
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Ryots edgy as drought grips Prakasam

Prolonged dry spell after excess rainfall in June dashes hopes of getting decent returns
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Ramagundam police hold motorcycle rally

As part of the Road Safety Awareness Week, the Ramagundam Commissionerate held a motorcycle rally in Godavarikhani town on Monday to educate people about the importance of wearing helmets while ridin...
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‘Curb role of husbands of women representatives’

Human Rights Forum has appealed to district Collector Yogitha Rana to initiate necessary steps to prevent the intervention of husbands of women elected representatives on public affairs, which relega...
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Karimnagar student to meet PM

Srinidhi Mateti, a class 10 student of Iris World School in Alugunur village on the outskirts of Karimnagar town, has been selected to meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi during the ‘Mann Ki Baat’ prog...
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Tributes paid to Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose

Students of various educational institutes of Karimnagar town paid rich tributes to Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose on the occasion of his 120th birth anniversary by conducting various programmes.Student...
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Haryana prepares for fresh Jat stir

After Jat outfits threatened to launch a fresh stir in support of Jat reservation from January 29 in Haryana, that had seen violent protests last year, the State government is in no mood to take any ...
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Pro-jallikattu protests continue for seventh day

Pro-Jallikattu protests continued in Puducherry for the seventh day at the AFT grounds. The protest for the folk tradition, now embraced by thousands of students across Tamil Nadu and Puducherry as an...
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EC advisory on Union Budget

The Election Commission on Monday directed the Centre not to announce schemes specific to poll-bound States in the Union Budget. “It may be ensured that in the Budget speech, the government’s achieve...
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Veterans on fast for ‘full OROP’

Ex-servicemen’s groups demanding the “full implementation” of the one rank, one pension (OROP) scheme at Jantar Mantar have once again intensified their agitation since last week. Three veterans — Mrs...
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Assembly session to begin today

Will not have the customary address by the Lieutenant Governor
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Tral in a trance over young Shaheera Akhtar’s 498/500

She studied hard for Class 12 exams even when the town was rocked by militant violence and night raids
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BJP will romp home in U.P., says Amit Shah

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president Amit Shah said here on Monday that the party would win in all the five poll-bound States and that in Uttar Pradesh, it would get a two-thirds majority on Prime...
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UAE signals a ‘Look East’ policy

Its troops will march in the Republic Day parade as an indicator of its power in the Indian Ocean
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District-level Kannada Sahitya Sammelan to be organised

The district unit of Kannada Sahitya Parishat is holding a district-level Kannada Sahitya Sammelan in Hassan for three days beginning January 27. This is the first time a district-level sammelan is b...
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Ex-IDBI Bank chief, 7 others held in Kingfisher loan case

The Central Bureau of Investigation on Monday arrested former IDBI Bank Chairman Yogesh Agarwal and three of his erstwhile colleagues, besides the then Kingfisher Airlines CFO A. Raghunathan and three...
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Awareness camp on government schemes for SC, ST entrepreneurs

A mega awareness camp on the various government schemes and subsidies for Scheduled Caste and Scheduled Tribe entrepreneurs will be organised in the city on January 27 under the aegis of District Ind...
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Pilots may be asked to avoid flying over Tirumala: Minister

Civil Aviation Minister Pusapati Ashok Gajapati Raju on Monday said various options on declaring the sky above the sanctum sanctorum of the Lord Venkateswara temple at Tirumala a ‘no-fly’ zone were ...
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Budget before polls gets green light from SC

Noting that there is “nothing concrete” to back the notion that presentation of the annual budget can sway the minds of people during the Assembly polls, the Supreme Court on Monday dismissed a petit...
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Centre says it is monitoring situation in Tamil Nadu

Report sought on anti-India posters seen at the jallikattu protests in Chennai; Central forces to be sent if the State makes a request
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State asks Centre for more foodgrains

Pinarayi seeks subsidised sugar, parboiled rice for distribution to migrants as well
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All-party meet soon for ensuring peace: CM

Against the backdrop of the political blame game over incidents of BJP-CPI(M) violence in Kerala, Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Monday said an all-party meeting will be convened soon as a measur...
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Police foil TDP leader’s indefinite hunger strike

Amid tight security, the police foiled the indefinite hunger strike by the TDP constituency in-charge Koneru Satyanarayana over the alleged inordinate delay in sanction of pattas to scores of people ...
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I-T Dept. unearths ₹162 cr. in raids in Karnataka

In what could embarrass the Congress government, Income Tax searches conducted on premises of four persons, including Minister for Small Scale Industries and another prominent member of the party, ha...
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BJP alleges collusion between rice millers and Civil Supplies Dept. officials

BJP district president K Srinivas Reddy has alleged large-scale irregularities by rice millers of Jammikunta region in the supply of CMR (customed milled rice) to the State Government with more than ...
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BJP, Congress continue to spar over Basaveshwara statue desecration

The controversy over the desecration of a Basaveshwara statue at Nidoni is refusing to die down with the Congress and the BJP continuing to trade barbs.BJP’s Viju Gouda, arch rival to district in-cha...
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EC advisory on Union Budget

Polls in Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Manipur, Punjab and Goa will be held between February 4 and March 8.
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Koodaranhi preparing to go drug-free

Campaign launched following increase in liquor consumption, use of tranquillizers
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Considering reservation commensurate with population: Siddaramaiah

Chief Minister Siddaramaiah on Monday said his government was contemplating providing reservation commensurate with the population.Addressing a well-attended public meeting after setting in motion var...
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Self-financing managements doing business, says Antony

Senior Congress leader and former Union Defence Minister A.K. Antony said here on Monday that self-financing and aided educational institutions were more engaged in business, with some managements rob...
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Passport service centre to come up in Mysuru

A long-standing demand of the people of Mysuru and surrounding districts is at last being met. A Passport Seva Kendra is being set up at the post office in Metagalli and will be inaugurated on Wednesd...
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Drones on track to boost safety

Mumbai’s Western Railway plans to use UAVs against trespass
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Now, swipe card to enter Pilikula Biological Park

Visitors to the Pilikula Biological Park here can now use debit or credit cards to pay the entry fee even as they will get to see a new attraction — a hippopotamus — by the end of next month.Accordin...
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Press Council issues notice on scribe’s arrest

Press Council of India (PCI) Chairman Justice Chadramauli Kumar Prasad has taken suo motu cognisance of the arrest of Kunal Shankar, reporter of Frontline, during coverage of news at Hyderabad Centra...
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At Lit Fest, a talk on ending misogyny

Strong women don’t get sympathy, says Taslima Nasreen
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Jaishankar gets one year extension

Foreign Secretary S. Jaishankar, whose tenure is to end on January 28, on Monday got a one year extension.The nod for the extension of his tenure till January 28, 2018 was given by the Appointments Co...
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Now, IAF jawan puts out video on grievances

Corporal flags alleged discriminations between officers and jawans
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Badapahad dargah to get facelift for annual Urs

Agriculture Minister Pocharam Srinivas Reddy has drawn up plans to improve facilities at the Hazrath Syed Sadullah Hussaini dargah
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Govt. delays judges’ appointments: CJI

Tripura High Court Chief Justice T. Vaiphei has a unique problem in his court, prompting him to write to the Supreme Court.The High Court has only three judges. Though it has a sanctioned strength of...
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SC for daily drug dosage regimen for TB patients

Gives Govt. nine months to replace the thrice-a-week dosage norm to curb relapse of the deadly disease
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Mayawati to kick-start campaign with Meerut rally

Bahujan Samaj Party supremo Mayawati is expected to kick-start her election campaign with a rally in Meerut on February 1. Later, she will address two rallies in Pilibhit and Bareilly on February 4. ...
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Extend Lodha reforms to all games: Sportspersons

Sports administration has become a refuge for “cabals, coterie, manipulations and intrigue.”
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Two Maoists killed in Chhattisgarh

The Chhattisgarh police on Monday claimed to have killed two Maoists in an encounter in Bijapur district in the Bastar region.“Two bodies of Maoists in uniform have been recovered along with one 303 ...
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Akali Dal to release manifesto today

With its alliance partner, the BJP, already announcing the manifesto for the Assembly polls in Punjab, the Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) will be releasing its manifesto on Tuesday.Sources said the party’...
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NRIs angry at ‘outsider’ tag

NRIs from Canada campaigning for the Aam Aadmi Party in Punjab on Monday lashed out at Punjab Congress chief Capt. Amarinder Singh for calling them ‘outsiders’ and complaining to the Election Commiss...
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Akrama-Sakrama: Penalty halved, deadline extended

The State government has halved the penalty charges for implementation of the Akarma-Sakrama scheme that will regularise unauthorised constructions on government lands in villages and the periphery o...
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‘State yet to get Central drought aid’

Turning the tables on the Principal Opposition BJP, which accused the State government of sitting on drought-relief aid of ₹1,700 crore given by the Centre, Revenue Minister Kagodu Thimmappa made it ...
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Efforts on to persuade Katarki to withdraw resignation

Attempts are on to persuade Mohan V. Katarki, senior lawyer of the Supreme Court, to take back his resignation from the State legal team, which has been arguing the Cauvery water dispute case in the ...
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DGP rejects claim of ISI role in U.P. train accidents

Uttar Pradesh Director General of Police Javeed Ahmed has disputed Bihar Police’s claim that Pakistan’s ISI was behind the recent train accidents near Kanpur. The DGP told The Hindu on Monday that the...
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Do not belittle meaning of disciplinary action, Eshwarappa tells BSY

Ridiculing BJP State president B.S. Yeddyurappa’s warning of disciplinary action, senior leader K.S. Eshwarappa advised him not to belittle the meaning of disciplinary action.Continuing his tirade ag...
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Four infants undergo DNA testing to trace mothers

They were among 16 trafficked children found in Mysuru
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State-level Children’s Educational Festival begins

The three-day State-level Children’s Educational Festival, organised by Bharat Gyan Vigyan Samiti (BGVS), saw a colourful opening here on Monday. Participants in the inaugural ceremony were made to w...
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CBI ordered to probe ‘abuse of office’ by its former chief

The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) under a new chief will, on the basis of a Supreme Court order, investigate and, probably prosecute, its former director for prima facie abusing his authority ...
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Increasing delay in new bus services draws criticism

The delay in the commencement of a full-fledged operation of the buses sanctioned for Shivamogga and Bhadravati cities under the Jawaharlal Nehru National Urban Renewal Mission (JNNURM) has invoked s...
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Another scion rises in SP’s fresh list of 37

In matters of securing ticket, it has been a mixed bag for those Samajwadi Party leaders who were on the radar of Akhilesh Yadav, Chief Minister and party president. A day after Minister Gayatri Pras...
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As AAP and Congress crunch data, it’s war minus the shooting

Strategy teams are closeted in ‘war rooms’, hunched over computers
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In Punjab, ‘elephant’ makes only ponderous progress

The BSP has been an also-ran in the State, but can wreck plans of others
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Adivasis protest digging of trench by forest staff

Kolam Adivasis of Rampur Kolamguda in Utnoor mandal of Adilabad district on Sunday forced Forest officials to stop digging of a trench in their village. They demanded booking of cases against the lat...
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Measles-rubella vaccine drive: Schools face opposition from parents

The State government’s ambitious vaccination drive in schools where students below the age of 15 are to be administered a single shot of the combined measles-rubella (MR) vaccine next month may hit a...
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Police fire in the air, nab two smugglers

Tension gripped the air when a team of Red Sanders Anti-Smuggling Task Force (RSASTF) fired three rounds in the air in self-defence, when a group of red sanders smuggling operatives tried to attack t...
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Why Muslims will hitch a ride on ‘bicycle’

Lawyers in Muzaffarnagar, madrasa students in Bareilly, artisans in Moradabad, tomato farmers in Sambhal back Akhilesh
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Ola, Uber drivers go on partial strike

Commuters left high and dry; protest may continue today as meeting between stakeholders unlikely
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I-T raids on Jarkiholi, Hebbalkar reveal web of undisclosed transactions

The raids by the Income Tax Department on Minister for Small Scale Industries Ramesh L. Jarkiholi and president of Karnataka State Mahila Congress and Belagavi District Congress Committee president L...
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Vamsadhara Project work stopped indefinitely

Release of Water by June, 2017 unlikely
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Brand AP stands out in global arena: CM

VIJAYAWADA: Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu on Monday asserted that his trip to Davos, Switzerland, for the World Economic Forum (WEF) had helped in branding Andhra Pradesh in the global arena.“Wh...
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Collector, SP to appear before SC Commission

KURNOOL: Kurnool District Collector Ch. Vijayamohan and Superintendent of Police A. Ravikrishna left for New Delhi on Monday to appear before the National Scheduled Castes Commission on January 24 on ...
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DMA cancels transfer of khata of property owned by Mayor’s sons

The office of the Directorate of Municipal Administration (DMA) has passed an order to cancel the transfer of the khata (number 501-2/669-1) of a property measuring 40x80 ft. at Durgigudi locality in...
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Civil aviation infrastructure to receive a major boost: Ashok

AAI to pump in investments to the tune of ₹17,500 crore
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Six-lane Outer Ring Road to get KSRTC connectivity soon

8-10 buses will ply on ORR routes connecting localities near the carriageway
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PM’s role in lifting jallikattu ban ignored, says Sitharaman

Minister blames Congress for outlawing bulls as performing animals, says TN did nothing for a whole year
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Vamsadhara: Naidu apologises for delay in compensation

Attributes it to failure of the district administration
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Health Min-press conf

ThiruvananthapuramAll health-related processes in the health-care system and administration of hospitals will be eased once the IT project e-health Kerala (named Jeevan Rekha), becomes full fledged, H...
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Rajesh Dewan yet to take charge as ADGP

Post crucial as Kannur, Kozhikode rural are reeling under political violence
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Jagan demands ₹20 lakh ex gratia to families bereaved

Visits injured in hospital and a family of a person who died in derailment of Hirakhand Express
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Jallikattu protests turn violent across Tamil Nadu

Police fire in the air at two places in Chennai to disperse crowds
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Inputs from vets sought to strengthen diagnostic labs

Need to update knowledge and technology stressed
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Protesters call off stir after police intervention

They tell the students with the promulgation of Ordinance their main demand is met
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Students call it off amid drama in Tiruvannamalai

Many leave the venue after the growing police presence at the site
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Ex-IDBI Bank chief, 8 others held in Kingfisher loan case

The UB Group issued a statement in Bengaluru confirming the visit of CBI team.
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VC selection: HC informed of decision to follow UGC format

MADURAI: The Madras High Court Bench here was informed on Monday that Higher Education Department had requested search committees constituted for recommending names for appointment as Vice-Chancellors...
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Restoration of stream in Aranmula gains pace

: The restoration of the illegally converted Aranmula chaal (natural reservoir and stream), Karimaramthode, in the environmentally fragile Aranmula Puncha has gained pace. The Kerala High Court on Jun...
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Ex-panchayat chief, relative murdered

Thoothukudi: R. Muniyasami (45), former panchayat president of Pudurpandiapuram, and his relative V. Muthukumar (35) were hacked to death by a six-member gang near a lorry shed at Pudurpandiapuram on ...
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Unfortunate that jallikattu protest turned anti-BJP: Nirmala Sitharaman

It is the BJP that has constantly been in favour of lifting the ban on the bull as a performing animal.
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Tamil Nadu Assembly passes jallikattu Bill

Amid continuing protests over jallikattu across the State, Tamil Nadu Assembly on Monday unanimously passed an amendment bill for conducting the bull-taming sport without any hindrance.Replacing an o...
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Inspector faints, dies during R-Day rehearsal

Nagercoil: Inspector of Police Velayutham (50), attached to Armed Reserve (AR) Police, collapsed during the Republic Day rehearsal at AR Police ground in Konam here, and died on the way to hospital on...
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Two brothers peddling ganja murdered

Thoothukudi: A. Saleem alias Mohammed Saleem (28) of Rajapandi Nagar here and his brother A. Buhari (37) were murdered by an armed gang at 9.50 p.m. on Sunday. Sources said the brothers were peddling ...
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Violence breaks out in Alanganallur after eviction of protesters

Violence broke out in Alanganallur on Monday after a group of local youngsters resorted to stone pelting following the forceful eviction of around 200 protesters, who refused to call off the protest,...
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No move to do away with ‘appeals’ at arts fete: Minister

There was much noise about the large number of ‘appeal’ entries at the 57th State School Arts Festival, which concluded here on Monday. So much so, many students, parents and teachers were beginning ...
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Rare birds sighted in wetlands

The 27th annual waterfowl census in the Polachira wetlands in Kollam district carried out by Warblers and Waders (WW) counted 3,117 water birds of 43 species. The census, which concluded on Sunday, w...
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Coins worth crores left uncounted at Sabarimala

Coins worth crores of rupees, offered by pilgrims as ‘kanikka’ at the Sabrimala Ayyappa temple, have reportedly been left uncounted at the vault (bhandaram) at the Sannidhanam sans adequate security.T...
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All south-bound trains to run as per schedule

The earlier press release issued on Monday on cancellation/diversion of trains stands cancelled, Railway PRO, Madurai communicated later in the evening.As the agitation has been called off by the jall...
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Kage bail plea: order on Jan. 25

The application seeking bail for Kagwad (Athani taluk) MLA Bharamagouda alias Raju Kage, four of his family members and the driver accused in a case of assault on Congress worker Vivek Shetty, has be...
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Tamil Nadu ordinance to permit jallikattu: an explainer

The answers for all your questions pertaining to the jallikattu ordinance
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Protest at Tamukkam fizzle out as first group of protesters withdraw agitation

Week-long protest seeking conduct of jallikattu at Tamukkam fizzled out on Monday after the first group of agitators who squatted on January 15, withdrew their protest complaining of anti-social el...
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Coal scam: SC forms SIT to probe charges against ex-CBI Chief Ranjit Sinha

The Supreme Court on Monday constituted a Special Investigation Team (SIT), to be headed by the CBI Director, to look into the prima facie allegations against former CBI chief Ranjit Sinha of trying ...
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Kashmir transporters begin strike against tax hike, public hit

Commuters in the Kashmir Valley on Monday faced difficulties as transport operators began their 72-hour strike to protest against hike in taxes on passenger vehicles.Buses, cabs and auto-rickshaws ke...
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Budget before polls gets green light from SC

Noting that there is “nothing concrete” to back the notion that presentation of the annual budget can sway the minds of people during the State Assembly polls, the Supreme Court on Monday dismissed a ...
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Six held for trying to sell wild owl, leopard skin

The City Crime Investigation Bureau (CCIB) police arrested six persons in two separate cases for illegally trying to sell a wild owl alive and the skin of a leopard on Sunday.Police Commissioner T.G. ...
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Youth from Bengaluru, two others held for hunting black buck

The Forest Department officials have arrested three people on charges of hunting black buck in Badamakanahalli forest area on the outskirts of Kolar Gold Fields (KGF).The accused have been identified ...
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Assembly to take up jallikattu Bill this evening

A special sitting of Tamil Nadu Legislative Assembly will be held at 5 pm
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Government to resend recommendation to appoint Vishwanath Shetty as Lokayukta

Chief Minister Siddaramaiah on Monday said the State government would resend to Governor Vajubhai Vala its recommendation to appoint Justice Vishwanath Shetty to the post of Karnataka Lokayukta in a ...
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High Court declines to hear matter on police action on students

The Madras High Court today declined to hear a matter raised in the open court about police action on pro-Jallikattu protesters at Marina Beach, epicentre of the stir for the past one week.A special m...
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In pictures: when jallikattu protests took a violent turn

Protests against ban on jallikattu culminated in vandalism and arson on Monday. Here are some of the scenes:...
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After BCCI, SC asks why Lodha reforms should not be implemented in other sports bodies

A Bench led by Chief Justice of India J.S. Khehar accepted their petition and issued notice to the various federations.
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Yeddyurappa backs kambala

Backing the demand for allowing kambala (slush track buffalo race) in the State, B.S. Yeddyurappa, State president of the Bharatiya Janata Party, said here on Monday that he was hopeful that the Karn...
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Appoint NHRC DG within a week, SC tells Centre

The Supreme Court has directed the Centre to appoint a Director General in the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) within a week. A Bench headed by Chief Justice J.S. Khehar asked the government t...
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Bill to replace jallikattu ordinance will be placed in Assembly: TN Governor

Observing that a “mass movement” and “spontaneous outpouring of emotion” paved the way for lifting of the ban on jallikattu, Tamil Nadu Governor Ch. Vidyasagar Rao on Monday said a Bill to replace th...
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Full text of Tamil Nadu govt ordinance allowing conduct of jallikattu

The ordinance promulgated by the Governor on January 21, 2017 on jallikattu is hereby published for general information:TAMIL NADU ORDINANCE No. 1 OF 2017An Ordinance to amend the Prevention of Cruelt...
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TN bypassed provision in parent law to provide exemption to jallikattu

The Hindu gets exclusive access to the text of the ordinance
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DMK slams police action on protesters

DMK Working President MK Stalin on Monday criticised the police action on protesters at Marina beach demanding lifting of the ban on Jallikattu and a permanent solution for holding it.“It is condemna...
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15 injured in Ariyalur district

: At least 15 persons, mostly bystanders, sustained injuries during the jallikattu event held at Malathankulam, Sannavur and Pudukottai villages in Ariyalur district on Sunday. A large number of enthu...
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Manojipatti residents say ‘no’ to jallikattu

Taking cue from their Alanganallur brethren, Manojipatti villagers in Thanjavur district opposed the State government’s efforts to organise jallikkattu, scheduled for Sunday. Manojipatti is a famed s...
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