Cong MLA Balan all set to get elected for Dy Speaker of Pondy Assembly

Ruling Congress legislator M N R Balan today filed his nomination for the election for the post of Deputy Speaker of Puducherry Assembly slated to be held tomorrow. Continue Reading

Youth dies in Srinagar hospital, restrictions reimposed in parts of city

A Kashmiri youth who was injured during protests last month died at a Srinagar hospital in the early hours today, prompting authorities to reimpose restrictions in parts of the city, officials said. Continue Reading

Naidu appeals to FM to retain Andhra Bank’s name

Telugu Desam Party president N Chandrababu Naidu on Tuesday requested Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman to continue the name of Andhra Bank if its amalgamation with other banks was inevitable. Continue Reading

Muthoot Finance threatens to close strike-hit branches in Kerala

Kerala-based Muthoot Finance Company, facing a protest by a section of employees demanding revised salary structure and other benefits, on Tuesday threatened to close some of its branches in the state. Continue Reading

DK Shivakumar arrest: Protests erupt in Karnataka

Protests broke out in several parts of Karnataka on Wednesday following the arrest of senior Congress leader D K Shivakumar by the ED in New Delhi in connection with a money laundering case. Continue Reading

National Literacy mission evinces interest in Kerala model

The Kerala model of literacy is likely to be spread across the country with the National Literacy Mission evincing interest in it and inviting the state authority to share its experiences in Adult education during the Literacy day celebrations in New Delhi. Continue Reading

Palaniswami attracts Rs 2,700 cr to TN; 16 cos ink pact with State

More than 16 firms in the US have committed investments to the tune of over Rs 2,700 crore in Tamilnadu during the ongoing visit of Chief Minister K Palaniswami to that country. Continue Reading

Tamil writer held for posters ‘denigrating’ TN govt officials

Tamil writer and social activist Durai Guna has been arrested for allegedly belittling top government officials by pasting posters saying there were vacancies for their posts which could be filled with people with “common sense and discipline,” police said on Tuesday. Continue Reading