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Court nod to Tipu Sultan fete, but 17 conditions to be met

The Tipu Sultan anniversary, planned to be held in a town near Vellore in Tamil Nadu called Gudiyatham, can go ahead, but with severe restrictions after the Madras high court gave assent to 17 precond


Student kills self after being ‘ragged’ by senior

A 19-year-old student, who was studying in an engineering college in Chennai and came home on Diwali, hanged himself at his house in Nizampet area here alleging “ragging” by one of his seniors in the


Kerala HC: Madrasa not a place of worship

Kerala high court on Wednesday held that a madrasa is not a place of worship and permitted the Election Commission to use it as a polling booth for the local body elections.


Rahul Gandhi: Congress with GST, govt has to reach out

Rahul Gandhi with students during an interactive session at Mount Carmel College in Bengaluru. (Photo: PTI)

As the Modi government went into top gear on the GST bill on the eve of the Parliament session, Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday said the Congress strongly supports the legislation, b

Are countries which have not been responsible over decades, perhaps even over centuries, for huge greenhouse gas emissions, promoting global warming now obliged to cut on their CO2 emissions in global

ISIS, or more accurately Daesh, is a creation of multiple forces – its seeds were sown by America during its Cold War confrontation against the erstwhile Soviet Union, it has been nurtured well since