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Rajiv Gandhi Assassination Convict Nalini Sriharan To Be Released Today

Rajiv Gandhi Assassination Convict Nalini Sriharan To Be Released Today

Asian News International | Friday December 24, 2021, Chennai, Tamil Nadu

Nalini Sriharan, one of the convicts in the Rajiv Gandhi assassination case, will be released on one-month parole today after completing formalities, said Nalini's advocate Radhakrishnan.

Congress, BJP's 'Was Your Idea' Fight On Karnataka Anti-Conversion Bill

Congress, BJP's 'Was Your Idea' Fight On Karnataka Anti-Conversion Bill

Written by Sreeja MS | Friday December 24, 2021, Bengaluru

The day started with miscreants vandalising St Anthony's statue in Karnataka's Chikkaballapur district to a heated debate on the anti-conversion bill.

"Mistake On Both Sides": Karnataka Minister on Attack On Christians

"Mistake On Both Sides": Karnataka Minister on Attack On Christians

Reported by Sreeja M S, Edited by Anindita Sanyal | Friday December 24, 2021, Bengaluru

The series of attacks on Christians in Karnataka is partly their fault, the state's home minister Araga Jnanendra appeared to indicate today, telling NDTV that there is "mistake on both sides".

New "Employment Policy" On The Anvil In Karnataka: Basavaraj Bommai

New "Employment Policy" On The Anvil In Karnataka: Basavaraj Bommai

Press Trust of India | Thursday December 23, 2021, Belagavi

Karnataka Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai on Thursday said his government plans to introduce a new employment policy soon, which will give impetus to job creation and reduce unemployment in the State.

33 New Omicron Cases In Tamil Nadu, All Except 2 Were Fully Vaccinated

33 New Omicron Cases In Tamil Nadu, All Except 2 Were Fully Vaccinated

Written by J Sam Daniel Stalin | Thursday December 23, 2021, Chennai

Thirty-three cases of the fast-spreading Omicron strain have been reported in Tamil Nadu, taking the state's tally to 34. All of them, except two children, are fully vaccinated, the government said.

21 Kg Heroin Seized In Tamil Nadu Police Raid, 6 Fishermen Arrested

21 Kg Heroin Seized In Tamil Nadu Police Raid, 6 Fishermen Arrested

Written by J Sam Daniel Stalin | Thursday December 23, 2021, Chennai

21 kilograms of heroin have been confiscated in Tamil Nadu's city of Tuticorin, with six fishermen arrested in connection with the case, said the Tuticorin police today.

Omicron Poses Hurdle To Wedding In Kerala, High Court Allows It Online

Omicron Poses Hurdle To Wedding In Kerala, High Court Allows It Online

Press Trust of India | Thursday December 23, 2021, Kochi

The Kerala High Court has come to the aid of a lawyer couple, one of them in the UK, by permitting the online solemnisation of their marriage as the groom was unable to come to India due to the Omicron related travel restrictions.

Yet Another Church Vandalised In Karnataka Amid Anti-Conversion Bill Row

Yet Another Church Vandalised In Karnataka Amid Anti-Conversion Bill Row

Written by Maya Sharma , Edited by Debanish Achom | Thursday December 23, 2021, Bengaluru

A 160-year-old church in Karnataka's Chikkaballapur was found vandalised by unknown people. A police complaint has been filed by the church authorities. The incident at Karnataka's newest district formed in 2007 after carving it out from Kolar.

Court Grants Rs 1.5 Lakh Compensation To Kerala Girl Humiliated By Pink Police

Court Grants Rs 1.5 Lakh Compensation To Kerala Girl Humiliated By Pink Police

Asian News International | Thursday December 23, 2021, Kochi (Kerala)

Kerala High Court on Wednesday granted the compensation amount of Rs 1.50 lakh to an eight-year-old girl who moved a petition against a Pink Police officer for humiliating her and her father on road for alleged theft.

Jayalalithaa Ex-Aide VK Sasikala's Relative Interrogated In Kodanadu Case

Jayalalithaa Ex-Aide VK Sasikala's Relative Interrogated In Kodanadu Case

Press Trust of India | Wednesday December 22, 2021, Coimbatore

The Special Investigating Team (SIT), probing into the Kodanadu heist and murder case, on Wednesday interrogated Vivek Jayaraman, a close relative of late former Chief Minister Jayalalitha's close aide Sasikala, police said.

Cop Killed, Another Injured In Tamil Nadu Building Collapse; Solatium Ordered

Cop Killed, Another Injured In Tamil Nadu Building Collapse; Solatium Ordered

Press Trust of India | Wednesday December 22, 2021, Madurai/Chennai

A head constable was killed and another policeman sustained serious injuries on Wednesday after an old building collapsed in Madurai, the government said.

"Becoming Another UP": Karnataka Protests Over Anti-Conversion Bill Grow

"Becoming Another UP": Karnataka Protests Over Anti-Conversion Bill Grow

Written by Maya Sharma | Wednesday December 22, 2021

The contentious anti-conversion bill was tabled in the Karnataka assembly on Tuesday despite concerns raised by the opposition and Christian leaders over its potential misuse to target religious minorities.

Man Takes Youtube's Help To Assist Wife In Delivery, Baby Dies: Police

Man Takes Youtube's Help To Assist Wife In Delivery, Baby Dies: Police

Asian News International | Wednesday December 22, 2021, Madurai (Tamil Nadu)

A Tamil Nadu man, who tried to help his wife deliver a baby at home with the help of YouTube videos near the Ranipet district, was arrested after the newborn died.

"Duty Of Citizens To Respect PM": Court On Plea Over Vaccine Document Pic

"Duty Of Citizens To Respect PM": Court On Plea Over Vaccine Document Pic

Asian News International | Wednesday December 22, 2021, Kochi

The Kerala High Court on Tuesday dismissed a petition challenging the photograph of Prime Minister Narendra Modi affixed on COVID-19 vaccination certificates. The court imposed a fine of Rs 1 Lakh on the petitioner.

High Court Demands Report On Probe Status Of Kerala RSS Worker's Murder

High Court Demands Report On Probe Status Of Kerala RSS Worker's Murder

Press Trust of India | Wednesday December 22, 2021, Kochi

The Kerala High Court on Wednesday directed the state to file a report regarding the status of investigation into the killing of an RSS worker, who was hacked to death in November this year in Palakkad district.