Three from TN helped Modi-Shah achieve Mission Kashmir

The three from Tamilnadu are – External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar, former IPS officer K Vijay Kumar and ex-bureaucrat K Skandan. Continue Reading

Editorial: Jackpot or jackboot?

Security forces arrested over 100 people, including political leaders and activists, as they were considered a threat to peace and tranquility in the Kashmir valley, officials were quoted as saying. Continue Reading

Karnataka crisis: Congress starts back channel talks with rebels

A day after Chief Minister H D Kumaraswamy made a surprise announcement in the Assembly that he would seek a trust vote, efforts were intensified to reach out to the dissident legislators. Continue Reading

With Vaiko nomination accepted, DMK candidate withdraws papers

With the returning officer accepting MDMK general secretary Vaiko’s nomination papers for the Rajya Sabha elections, DMK nominee N R Elango has withdrawn his papers. Continue Reading

All JD(S) ministers resign from Cabinet to give Kumaraswamy free hand

All nine JD(S) ministers in Karnataka have submitted their resignations to facilitate a Cabinet reshuffle, Chief Minister H D Kumaraswamy’s office said Monday. Continue Reading

All Cong ministers resign from Kumaraswamy govt to enable reshuffle

The coalition government in the State plunged into a crisis with 13 MLAs — 10 from the Congress and three from the JD(S) — resigning. On Monday, Karnataka Minister and Independent MLA H Nagesh resigned and withdrew support to the H D Kumaraswamy-led government, delivering another blow to the shaky coalition. Continue Reading

One son-set in north, two son-rises in south

While Udhayanidhi Stalin, son of DMK president M K Stalin, was made the youth wing secretary of the Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam, Nikhil, son of Karnataka Chief Minister H D Kumaraswamy, was named leader of the JD(S) youth wing. Continue Reading

Om Birla elected new LS Speaker; Cong, DMK extend support

Modi led the new Speaker to the presiding officer’s chair. Leaders from the BJP, Congress, DMK (T R Baalu) and TMC went up the podium to greet the 56-year-old new Speaker of the Lower House. Continue Reading