Kerala cops say they are looking into reports of 2 women entering Ayyappa Temple

According to TV channels, the two women, Kanakadurga, 42, and Bindu, 44, also claimed that they had entered the holy shrine of Lord Ayyappa. They made efforts to enter the shrine in December but had to return due to protests. Continue Reading

3-day State mourning for Ananth Kumar death in Karnataka

The Karnataka government has declared a three- day State mourning till November 14 as a mark of respect to Union Parliamentary Affairs Minister Ananth Kumar, who died in the early hours of Monday. Continue Reading

Plastic ban comes into force in Tirumala from 1 Nov

A plastic ban is coming into force from tomorrow at Tirumala. As a plastic ban came into force in Tirupati from 2 October, the Tirupati-Tirumala Devasthanams has decided to enforce the ban in Tirumala also from tomorrow. Continue Reading

BJP to celebrate platinum jubilee of INA 21 October

The political fight over the legacy of top national leaders who played a major role in the country’s freedom movement is likely to intensify as the ruling BJP has now decided to celebrate the 75th foundation day of the Azad Hind Fauj or the Indian National Army (INA) raised by ‘Netaji’ Subhas Chandra Bose on 21 October.   Continue Reading

Modi announces Rs 500 crore assistance for rain-hit Kerala

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who arrived in Kochi district of Kerala to see for himself the ravages of the monsoon and to check out on relief operations, has announced Rs 500 crore financial assistance to Kerala. Continue Reading