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The VHP show in Ayodhya is far from over, but instead of a bang, it has started with a whimper. If Day One proved one thing, it was that the demonstrations lacked the tenacity of yesteryears. Sunita Aron reports.
Hours before Vishva Hindu Parishad leader Pravin Togadia was arrested by Uttar Pradesh police to prevent 84 chaurasi kos padyatra, Madhya Pradesh VHP leaders said monuments perpetuating the memory of Mughal ruler Babar are unacceptable within the cultural limit of Ayodhya.
Blanketed in a tight security cover, Ayodhya is facing major tiff between the VHP and UP government today. Enforcing the Uttar Pradesh government’s ban on the Vishwa Hindu Parishad’s (VHP) Chaurasi Kos Padyatra, the UP police has been cracking down on major VHP leaders since early in the morning.
Violence continued to rock panchayat elections in West Bengal with at least three Congress party workers killed and several others, including two policemen, injured ahead of Monday's fourth and last phase of polling.
Finance minister P Chidambaram and home minister Sushilkumar Shinde were on Monday booked on charges of cheating, after an Andhra Pradesh lawyers association member accused them of reneging on their announcements about a separate Telangana state. Ashok K Das reports.
Haryana might top the chart in female foeticide, but a 22-year-old woman’s complaint in faraway Andhra Pradesh reveals new depths in cruelty to women who give birth to girls.
Slavery-like conditions and the physical violence rained on her by her 'owner' had imprisoned 7-year-old Kalyani Shitala (name changed) for months at the Alluri Seetha Ramaraju Academy of Medical Sciences. But now she can start afresh.
A scene in a recently released Telugu movie 'Rebel,' inspired a teenager in Andhra Pradesh's Nellore district to cut a taxi driver's throat on Saturday, according to police, Ashok Das reports.
A network of CCTVs will now keep an eye on Hyderabad, which has seen at least three major bomb blasts over the past six years and repeated communal clashes.
Southern actress Anjali, who went missing from a star hotel in the city on Monday, spoke to her brother Ravi Shankar on Thursday from an undisclosed destination and said she was safe. Ashok Das
The Telangana issue continued to rock Andhra Pradesh with a third year engineering student committing suicide for the cause of a separate state on Wednesday, police said, Ashok Das reports.
Even as Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (MIM) MLA Akabaruddin Owaisi languishes in Adilabad jail for his hate speech, his older brother and party president Asaduddin Owaisi was remanded in judicial custody by a Medak district court in connection with a 2005 case involving assault on government officials.
Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (MIM) MLA Akbaruddin Owaisi faces a fresh case in a 2005 incident of alleged assault on former district collector of Medak, AK Singhal, and preventing government functionaries from doing their work.
An immigrant from Andhra Pradesh running a liquor store in the state of Ohio in United States was shot dead by unidentified persons inside his shop early Sunday, according to family sources here.
A local court will on Monday hear a case against an Andhra Pradesh lawmaker and a senior leader of the city-based Majlis-e Ittehadul-Muslimeen (MIM) for delivering a “provocative” speech and trying to whip up communal passions.
A helicopter and six trainer aircraft were destroyed in a major fire at a hangar at Begumpet airport in the city on Monday night. However, there was no loss of life.
Skipper MS Dhoni may have to pick two seamers if the Eden Gardens pitch dictates that; it could mean Harbhajan missing out on playing his 100th Test at his favourite venue. Nilankur Das
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The wedding of the daughter of Andhra Congress president Botcha Satyanarayana and his MP wife at the district headquarters of Vizianagaram was enough to halt traffic on the Chennai-Kolkata highway for several hours.