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File photo shows fishing boats anchored at Rameswaram. Five Indian fishermen were given the death penalty by a Sri Lankan court on Thursday for alleged drug trafficking.
The Hindu File photo shows fishing boats anchored at Rameswaram. Five Indian fishermen were given the death penalty by a Sri Lankan court on Thursday for alleged drug trafficking.

Death penalty for 5 Indian fishermen in Sri Lanka

India to appeal to a higher court against the judgment passed by the Colombo High Court which held them guilty of drug trafficking. »
Tamil Nadu Congress Committee president B.S. Gnanadesikan. File photo: R. Ashok Exclusive

TNCC chief Gnanadesikan offers to quit post

Sources close to Mr. Gnanadesikan said he was upset at the utter "lack of respect" from the AICC in decision-making. »

Opinion

File photo shows a signpost at the India-China border in Bumla, Arunachal Pradesh.

‘India should do more to maintain peace at border’

Beijing on New Delhi's plans to build border posts in Arunachal: "Dispute still exists in the eastern part of China-India border." »
The Enforcement Directorate has issued summons against the Maran brothers — Dayanidhi (in picture) and Kalanithi — and all other accused in Aircel-Maxis money laundering probe case. File photo

ED summons Marans, assets attachment to follow

The agency is expected to issue an attachment order for seizing assets worth over Rs. 600 crore in the Airce-Maxis case. »

Andhra Pradesh

Verdant paddy fields dot the land scape on Tadikonda-Thullur stretch, a region chosen for construction of the capital of Andhra Pradesh. Photo: T. Vijaya Kumar

AP capital to come up in Guntur district

Decision emerges from marathon Cabinet meet; 30,000 acres identified across 17 villages. He said the 30,000 acres would be divided into six sectors and the farmers would be given 1,000 yards of fully... »
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Telangana

Telugu Desam Party leaders including MLAs Teegala Krishna Reddy, Talasani Srinivas Yadav and MLC V. Gangadhar Goud, join the TRS in the presence of Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao and other senior leaders at the TKR College of Engineering at Meerpet in Hyderabad on Wednesday. Photo: G. Ramakrishna

KCR vows to model Old Hyderabad after Istanbul

Telangana Chief Minister K.Chandrasekhar Rao has promised to model the Old City of Hyderabad after Istanbul, a well-known heritage city in Turkey. A team of legislators and officials will soon be s... »
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Metroplus

Steam power

Say hello to the ubiquitous idli, that represents the spirit of Chennai along with filter kaapi and dosa. Though Chennai has dime-a- dozen eateries doling out a variety of idlis, the writers pick 1... »
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Swachh Bharat Mission

Swachh Bharat Mission is Prime Minister Narendra Modi's pet project that seeks to create a 'Clean India'. Full coverage here »

The actress will be playing Arun Vijay’s pair in this Gautham Menon film »

Public Lectures: India and Climate Change

A series of public lectures on "India and Climate Change" by Mr. Jairam Ramesh, Member of Parliament, Rajya Sabha, and Senior Visiting Fellow at The Hindu Centre, will be held in partnership with the National Institute of Advanced Studies in Bangalore on November 10, 2014 (5:30 pm.)Watch the live streaming of the lecture here »

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