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Chennai

Amid fanfare, Kabali opens to mixed reviews

Rajinikanth fans break coconuts on the first day of the release of his new film Kabali in Bengaluru. (Photo: AFP)

The Rajinikanth-starrer Kabali hit the screens in India to much fanfare and fan frenzy. But the movie received mixed reviews with viewpoints ranging from the sublime to the ridiculous.

Hyderabad

No earrings, nosepins at NEET: CBSE

For the national medical entrance test or NEET-2, which is to be held on Sunday, the CBSE has imposed extremely strict — and rather strange — restrictions on the candidates to combat cheating.

Kolkata

Kolkata teen ‘murdered’ at birthday party

Abesh’s mother (centre) is consoled by her relatives. (Photo: Abhijit Mukherjee)

A day after teenager Abesh Dasgupta was allegedly stabbed to death by his friend with a broken liquor bottle during a birthday party at the basement of the upscale housing apartment in Sunny Park, the

Kerala

‘Power of attorney not enough for case’

The Kerala high court has held that an advocate cannot plead and argue a case solely on the basis of the power of attorney.

Bengaluru

Wife of Karnataka BJP leader accuses him of assault

The wife of a former BJP MLA on Thursday alleged that her husband beat her up inside a police station here for asking why he was not coming home for the last six months.

A verse in the Bhagvad Gita says the common man tries to emulate the actions of leaders of society. If he sees a certain kind of behaviour practised by these leaders he follows it.

First a teenager on board a train in Würzburg who slashed people with an axe, tried to escape and was shot dead by the police.