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'Child marriage on the rise in Kerala'
Notwithstanding a better gender balance in the southern part of the country, child marriage has been found to be on the rise in Kerala in recent years, according to UNICEF. "In the southern part of India we have a relatively better gender balance which explains lower rates of child marriage. Nevertheless, recent studies have shown a rising rate in Kerala," UNICEF's Child Protection...
Jaya wealth case verdict on Sept 20   
Bangalore: Eighteen years after a wealth case was filed against Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa and three others, a special court here will deliver its judgement in the matter on September 20. The court directed all the four accused in the case, including Jayalalithaa, to appear before it on that date. After hearing final arguments of prosecution and defence, Special Court Judge John...
Prepared to face any investigation, says Chandy   
Making it clear that he had no plans to resign, Chief Minister Oommen Chandy, against whom a vigilance court had ordered further investigation for alleged corruption in the setting up of an effluent treatment plant at a state-owned firm, today said he was prepared to face any probe. "Let any type of investigation take place. I will cooperate with any investigation," Chandy told...
'Centre will decide on new Andhra capital'   28 August, 2014
Hyderabad: With the committee constituted by the central government opposing Andhra Pradesh government's proposal of locating its capital between Vijayawada and Guntur, the latter said on Thursday that the centre will take a final decision on the issue in consultation with the state.Finance Minister Y. Ramakrishnudu said Sivaramakrishnan Committee had only given various options in its report...
Those deserting Cong are opportunists: Adhir   28 August, 2014
Lashing out at the those deserting Congress for 'political gains' to Trinamool Congress, West Bengal PCC president Adhir Chowdhury today said they are but political opportunists. "I know very well that elected representatives, leaders are deserting Congress for their own political gains. It hurts. I am aware of it. But you should know one thing that Congress stalwarts like Indira...
Yogi Adityanath to be BJP star campaigner   28 August, 2014
Patrol boat, gunmen to guard Goa's fish   28 August, 2014
CBI raids several locations in Kolkata   28 August, 2014
70 pc afforestation achieved in Arunachal   28 August, 2014
Patkar seeks probe into Kandhamal riots   27 August, 2014
'Rapes will happen so long as earth exists'   28 August, 2014
Lalu aide candidate for lone council seat   27 August, 2014
Out on a limb   23 August, 2014
Over 12 lakh affected in Assam floods   27 August, 2014
Fencing partners   23 August, 2014
Govt given time till Sept 17 for amendments   26 August, 2014
Family first   23 August, 2014
HC confirms death for three in gang rape, murder   26 August, 2014
Registrar of companies held for taking bribe   26 August, 2014
SC asks Mayawati to file reply on plea for fresh FIR   26 August, 2014
I am no less a Congressman   23 August, 2014
Z-plus security for BJP leader Som stirs row   26 August, 2014
Secular alliance leading in 7 Bihar seats   25 August, 2014
Govt tells hoteliers to shut bars within 15 days   26 August, 2014
Raj Thackeray not to contest Assembly polls   25 August, 2014
MSF protests frequent changes of governors   26 August, 2014
Follow Vajpayee formula for peace along border: PDP   25 August, 2014
March to be zero-alcohol state sparks debate   25 August, 2014
10 pilgrims killed in stampede at temple   25 August, 2014
Peaceful but low polling in Bihar bypoll   21 August, 2014
Forensic report complicates Badaun case   23 August, 2014
Gogoi for CBI probe into border row   23 August, 2014
'Not encroaching on TRS govt's powers'   21 August, 2014
Cockfight is banned under PCA Act, says HC   22 August, 2014
Special status unlikely till formation of new govt: Sushil   22 August, 2014
'Manipur govt prepared to protect Sharmila'   21 August, 2014
Chhattisgarh: Officials hopeful of high voter turnout   18 November, 2013
Direction on Ghat report sparks protest   15 November, 2013
BJP cautions youth against 'love jihad'   23 August, 2014
Chavan to skip Modi's function in Nagpur   21 August, 2014
Jagan draws Speaker's ire for unparliamentary remark   22 August, 2014
Kerala to close down 700 bars, Sundays to be dry   21 August, 2014
Judge suspended for "offensively staring" at female staff   20 August, 2014
Cong govt dividing children on caste lines: BJP   14 November, 2013
Una: NHRC issues notice on alarming sex ratio   20 August, 2014
State of play   16 August, 2014
UP govt employees strike enters 2nd day   13 November, 2013
A big phat family   13 November, 2013
Nitish tapping BJP leaders' phones: Sushil Modi   19 November, 2013
Bitter harvest   16 August, 2014
Maya Kodnani gets bail   12 November, 2013
Trash course   18 August, 2014
Congress targets AAP's probity plank   19 November, 2013
Terrorism is Cong's gift to Punjab: Badal   14 November, 2013
Delhi is in the ICU   12 November, 2013
Security lapse behind blast: Gogoi   29 July, 2013
Jaya set to be re-elected as AIADMK GS   19 August, 2014
UPA endorses creation of Telangana   30 July, 2013
Snooping scandal reaches Supreme Court   19 November, 2013
Matter of faith   12 November, 2013
CWC meet on Telangana tomorrow   29 July, 2013
Fight for free   12 November, 2013
'Poll pledges will be kept'   01 March, 2013
Hug fest   28 November, 2011
Demand for Vidarbha gains momentum   30 July, 2013
Gadgil report not mandatory for clearance   12 November, 2013
Pandey appears before CBI court on a stretcher   30 July, 2013
Solar scientist who flayed govt inaction attacked   04 September, 2013
Pandemonium in Bihar Assembly   29 July, 2013
Ishrat case: Pandey in hospital   29 July, 2013
Locals opposed to Jaitapur project: Uddhav   02 September, 2013
Ker needs spl law for fraud cases: HC   29 July, 2013
Punjab accords top priority to climate change   02 September, 2013
State dept exposes 7-yr-old rape victim   29 July, 2013
SC to hear mining case from Sept 17   02 September, 2013
Asaram sent to jail, to move bail plea   02 September, 2013
More paramilitary men rushed to AP   29 July, 2013
Bangalored!    04 November, 2011
Stunt biker killed in police firing   28 July, 2013
Power failure   24 August, 2013
Solar scam: Kerala CM rejects TV report   27 July, 2013
Endless simmer   24 August, 2013
Addl CJM's plea to relieve him   27 August, 2013
BJP seeks greater protection for Sangh leaders   27 July, 2013
2 bodies found, search intensified for 15 others   07 May, 2014
Malayalam proficiency: Protest in Kerala   26 August, 2013
TDP accuses Jagan of violating poll code   03 May, 2014
I am not 100% honest: K'taka CM   29 August, 2013
Prisoners to turn 'chenda' artists   02 May, 2014
EC asks Guj admn to file FIR against Modi   30 April, 2014
K'taka polls: Cong wins two LS seats   24 August, 2013
Modi's wife, mother exercise their franchise   30 April, 2014
Seventh phase voting begins   30 April, 2014
Digvijaya says in relationship with a scribe   30 April, 2014
Not unhappy with Cong leadership: N D Tiwari   30 April, 2014
Goa govt initiates steps to counter shortage of nurses   02 May, 2014
'Blast aimed at creating panic in Modi's campaign'   03 May, 2014
Not declaring Rahul as PM nominee right strategy: Cong   30 April, 2014
HC rejects Adarsh Society's plea opposing title suit   02 May, 2014
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