Colourful Onam for Keralites post floods

Keralites today celebrated their biggest and most-awaited harvest festival, Onam with traditional fervour and gaiety, shrugging off the frightening memories of horrendous floods that had washed away their festival dreams last year. Continue Reading

Prez, PM pay tributes to Vajpayee on his 1st death anniversary

A prayer meeting was held at Sadaiv Atal – the memorial to Atal Bihari Vajpayee – today to mark the first death anniversary of the former prime minister. Continue Reading

Why assembly was not informed about NEET development: HC to TN govt

Hearing a public interest litigation petition filed by Tamil Nadu Students Parents Welfare, the Madras High Court yesterday asked the State government why the assembly was not informed that two bills seeking exemption from NEET exams was denied assent from President in September 2017. Continue Reading

Prez gives nod for UP Bill

President Ram Nath Kovind has given assent to a key Bill of Uttar Pradesh that will pave the way for reintroduction of the provision of anticipatory bail, revoked during the Emergency in 1976, officials said today. Continue Reading

Prez Kovind confers doctorate on Kerala Guv Sathasivam in Chennai

President Ram Nath Kovind today conferred honorary doctorate (LLD) of the Tamilnadu Dr Ambedkar Law University on Kerala Governor, Justice (retired) P Sathasivam, during the convocation at the varsity premises at Taramani, Chennai, today. Continue Reading

2019 LS elections in Vellore cancelled

The Lok Sabha election in Vellore constituency was cancelled by the President Ram Nath Kovind yesterday. This is the first Lok Sabha seat to have had its elections countermanded citing use of money power to influence voters in the constituency.  Continue Reading

R-Day: Country’s military might, cultural diversity showcased in Delhi

Celebrations for the 70th Republic Day began this morning in the capital with South African President Cyril Ramaphosa in attendance as the chief guest, amid heavy security deployment in the city. Continue Reading