South India

South vs North: Not biased against any region, says PM Narendra Modi in Chennai over money sharing row

South vs North: Not biased against any region, says PM Narendra Modi in Chennai over money sharing row

Modi claimed his government has suggested incentives to states that have controlled their population growth, but did not offer any details.

Apr 12, 2018, 14:36 PM IST

Vantage Point - Caste, communists, cinema, Cauvery: Why BJP cannot jump easily over the C factors in southern India

The southern states are miles ahead or miles away from most of BJP's pet poll planks: national security, law and order, Hindutva and the fight against corruption.

Apr 10, 2018, 18:38 PM IST
Southern Finance Ministers meet to discuss revenue loss because of Modi government's proposal

Southern Finance Ministers meet to discuss revenue loss because of Modi government's proposal

The southern states feel they are being penalised for successfully implementing the Centre's programmes to control population growth, while at the same time rewarding the northern states for their abject failure on this count.

Apr 10, 2018, 13:44 PM IST
We need to resist: Siddaramaiah calls for CMs of southern states to oppose Modi government proposal

We need to resist: Siddaramaiah calls for CMs of southern states to oppose Modi government proposal

Concern and unity are growing in the south over the Modi government's proposal to divide Central funds on the basis of 2011 census.

Mar 23, 2018, 11:46 AM IST
Water crisis to worsen in India by 2050, warns UN report

Water crisis to worsen in India by 2050, warns UN report

While ground water resources will face even greater pressure in north India, south and central India will experience high levels of risk from poor water quality in its river basins by 2050. 

Mar 20, 2018, 06:44 AM IST
Will support it if southern states want to break away from India: DMK leader MK Stalin

Will support it if southern states want to break away from India: DMK leader MK Stalin

The DMK had dropped its secessionist demand for a separate country in 1962.

Mar 17, 2018, 20:36 PM IST
South India subsidises the North, where is the reward for development: Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah

South India subsidises the North, where is the reward for development: Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah

The Congress CM's opinion reflects the growing chorus of voices in the South that are questioning the disparity. The issue is heating up over proposals to use the 2011 census as the basis for Central planning, which puts all southern states at a disadvantage.

Mar 16, 2018, 13:59 PM IST
Hope BJP wins Karnataka assembly polls, perform better in South India

Hope BJP wins Karnataka assembly polls, perform better in South India

Senior BJP leader and External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Friday hoped BJP would achieve a resounding win in the coming assembly polls in Karnataka, which would serve as the beginning of its ascent in South India.

Jan 19, 2018, 23:22 PM IST
Malnutrition, alcoholism behind rise of TB in South India

Malnutrition, alcoholism behind rise of TB in South India

Malnutrition and alcoholism are the key drivers of tuberculosis (TB) epidemic in southern India, a research based on Puducherry and Tamil Nadu has revealed.

Aug 24, 2017, 18:13 PM IST
Tarun Vijay's other side – lover of Tamil culture, brought Thiruvalluvar to Haridwar

Tarun Vijay's other side – lover of Tamil culture, brought Thiruvalluvar to Haridwar

Tarun Vijay is a familiar face in Tamil Nadu, a southern state, because of his expression of love for Tamil, Thirukkural and Thiruvalluvar.

Apr 07, 2017, 17:42 PM IST
BJP's Tarun Vijay kicks up racism row, says 'If we were racist, why would we have entire south`

BJP's Tarun Vijay kicks up racism row, says 'If we were racist, why would we have entire south`

Realising what he suggested, Bharatiya Janata Party leader Tarun Vijay tweeted to say that his choice of words "sounds ridiculous and was very bad”.

Apr 07, 2017, 16:05 PM IST

South India worst hit as truckers strike enters day two

"Lorries are not going to southern states from other parts of the country. Trucks which have national permit have been diverted," AIMTC President S.K. Mittal told IANS over phone.

Apr 02, 2017, 22:38 PM IST
Maharaja Express to be introduced in south India from next year

Maharaja Express to be introduced in south India from next year

The world's most expensive luxury train 'Maharaja Express' in southern India en-route Goa, Maharashtra and Kerala from the monsoon season next year, Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu said Friday.

 

Jun 17, 2016, 20:17 PM IST

Jewels belonging to Indian royals to be auctioned in London

The 'manga malai' is composed of linked mango-shaped elements, lavishly set with rubies and diamonds, and estimated at 50,000-70,000 pounds. 

Apr 05, 2016, 09:54 AM IST

Air Pegasus adds aircraft to its fleet, orders five more

South India's regional airline Air Pegasus has added a new ATR 72-500 aircraft taking its fleet size to a total of three.

Mar 30, 2016, 17:51 PM IST
IRCTC rolls out Bharat Darshan package for Goa, south India

IRCTC rolls out Bharat Darshan package for Goa, south India

The first package from Delhi (13 nights/ 14 days) will start from February 14 and conclude on February 27. 

Feb 07, 2016, 00:22 AM IST
IRCTC rolls out Bharat Darshan package for Goa, south India

IRCTC rolls out Bharat Darshan package for Goa, south India

The first package from Delhi (13 nights/ 14 days) will start from February 14 and conclude on February 27. 

Feb 07, 2016, 00:22 AM IST
This is how govt plans to prevent Muslim youth from getting attracted to ISIS

This is how govt plans to prevent Muslim youth from getting attracted to ISIS

Concerned over a sizeable number of South Indians getting attracted to ISIS, the government will soon reach out to prominent Muslim leaders of Karnataka, Telangana, Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu and Kerala to counter the influence of the dreaded terrorist group over community youth.

Feb 02, 2016, 19:43 PM IST
Check out these Happy Makar Sankranti and Pongal text messages!

Check out these Happy Makar Sankranti and Pongal text messages!

Check out these blissful text messages to wish on this 'Makar Sankranti' and 'Pongal'.

Jan 14, 2016, 18:10 PM IST
How is 'Pongal' celebrated?

How is 'Pongal' celebrated?

Know how 'Pongal' is celebrated.

Jan 14, 2016, 12:07 PM IST