Karuna opposes AP CM`s remarks on check dams across Palar

DMK president M Karunanidhi on Saturday opposed Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu`s remarks on constructing check dams across Palar, saying it would affect three districts in Tamil Nadu dependent on the river for its drinking water needs.

SC refuses urgent hearing for Veerappan`s aides against execution

Mercy plea of four aides of Veerappan was not taken up by Supreme Court, as the apex body felt there was no proof that execution will take place on Sunday.

Veerappan`s aides move SC against execution of death penalty

Four aides of sandalwood smuggler Veerappan moved Supreme Court against execution of their death penalty in connection with landmine blast that had killed 22 policemen in Karnataka 20 years ago.