Lawyer Arun Ferreira taken to Faraskhana Police station in Pune on Wednesday. The five activists arrested from various parts of the country on Tuesday for suspected Maoist links had allegedly funded the ‘Elgar Parishad’ conclave in Pune, held a day before the Koregaon-Bhima violence, police said on Tuesday.
The harvest festival was celebrated across the state in a remarkable coming together of all faiths. The tragedy has unleashed a spirit of camaraderie and cooperation unseen in an intensely political state. read more
On the auspicious occasion of Onam, locals in Kerala’s Thiruvananthapuram collected the relief material for flood victims. In last one month, as many as 357 people have lost their lives so far, with the state faced a loss of Rs 19,512 crore. On the other hand, nearly 2,000 volunteers are working daily to send special Onam kits to the people so that they can celebrate the festival. Rescue and relief operations in the state have been stepped up to evacuate the stranded people from the flood-affected areas. (HT Correspondent)read more
Onam 2018: The traditional Onam Sadya, a feast that consists of 26 dishes, is one of the highlights of the festival with Malayalis cooking it for friends and family. Though the meal may seem indulgent, it is, in fact, one of the healthiest thalis one... read more
Small business especially flower shops and markets, are struggling to make their ends meet in the aftermath of the floods that took Kerala through hell, as the festivities were cancelled and flowers went stale. As floods water receded, life in various parts of Kerala returned to normalcy and shop owners are re-opening their shops for business. Shop owners in Kerala’s Thiruvananthapuram are trying to cope with the recent decision made by the state government to refrain from celebrating Onam this year, considering the current situation. (HT Correspondent)read more