Two held for molesting teenage girl

A 19-year-old girl was allegedly molested by two persons in Connaught Place on Wednesday night. Police have arrested the accused and identified them as Ankit (24), and Praveen (25). Police sources said they received a call from a girl around 9.30 p.m. alleging harassment by two men near Gate number-1 of Rajiv Chowk metro station. […]


Vinesh nominated for a Laureus

Ace wrestler Vinesh Phogat has become the first Indian to receive a nomination in one of the seven main categories at the prestigious Laureus World Sports Awards to be held here on February 18. The 24-year-old, who made a sensational comeback after battling a long injury lay-off to win a gold at the Gold Coast […]


KCR wants no contest for Speaker

Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao on Wednesday called up leaders of Opposition parties that are represented in the Assembly to seek their cooperation in making the election of Speaker unanimous. While Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen president Asaduddin Owaisi and BJP State president K. Laxman responded positively, State Congress president N. Uttam Kumar Reddy replied they would convey […]


Tightrope walk for RTC top brass

Management finds it difficult to overcome financial crisis, meet staff’s demands Officials at the helm of the Andhra Pradesh State Road Transport Corporation (APSRTC) are walking a tightrope in their efforts to wriggle out of the financial crisis the organisation is steeped in on account of accumulated revenue losses. Given the tough task of striking […]


‘Doors are open for AGP if it wants to return to NDA fold,’ says Assam finance minister Himanta Biswa Sarma

Assam finance minister Himanta Biswa Sarma is often described as the chankaya of the northeast who helped the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) stitch up unlikely alliances in the region to achieve its Congress-mukt northeast (Congress-free northeast) mission. Sarma, 49, spoke to Kumar Uttamover the Asom Gana Parishad’s (AGP) decision to withdraw support to the Assam government […]


Cabinet berth sought for Horatti

Teachers, members of various groups hold silent march in support of their demand Hundreds of teaching and non-teaching staff from private educational institutions and members of different organisations took out a silent march here on Saturday demanding Cabinet berth for their representative (MLC) and former Minister Basavaraj Horatti. Beginning from the Kalabhavan premises here, they […]


48-hour docu bids for Guinness record

100 years of Chrysostum to be screened for five consecutive days Award-winning filmmaker Blessy has set his sights on entering the Guinness Book of World Records by public screening of his 48-hour biographical documentary 100 years of Chrysostum on centenarian Metropolitan Emeritus of the Mar Thoma Church Philipose Mar Chrysostum for five consecutive days. The […]