Expelled DMK leader M.K. Alagiri on Wednesday welcomed the decision to name the Chennai Central railway station after AIADMK founder M.G. Ramachandran and urged that the Egmore railway station be named after his father and former DMK president M. Karunanidhi. “I humbly request the Prime Minister to name the Egmore railway station after Dr. M. Karunanidhi,” said Mr. Alagiri in a letter to Modi.
Visakha Sarada Peetham seer Sri Swaroopanandendra Swamy has supported the move of reducing the number of ‘abhishekams’ performed to the ‘utsava’ (processional) idols at the temple of Lord Venkateswara. Speaking to the media here on Saturday, the seer said that all the temple-related activities — be it ‘dhoopa’, ‘deepa’, ‘naivedhyams’ and ‘arjitha sevas’ — are […]
The Rajya Sabha on Thursday passed a Bill to amend the Constitution (Scheduled Tribes) Order, 1950 to include three tribes – Parivara, Talwara and the Siddi community of Dharwad and Belagavi districts – in the list of Scheduled Tribes in Karnataka. The Constitution (Scheduled Tribes) Order (Second Amendment) Bill, 2019 was introduced by Tribal Affairs […]
Erasing Tipu Sultan from public memory is not easy, said H.R. Naveen Kumar, district president of the Karnataka Prantha Raitha Sangha, here on Sunday. He was delivering a special lecture on Tipu Sultan at a seminar organised by the Tipu Itihasa Samrakshana Vedike to mark his birth anniversary here on Sunday. “Tipu Sultan has been […]