Outrage over ticket denial to 12 MLAs

Sitting MLAs denied ticket B B Chimmankatti (Badami) Makbul S Baghwan (Vijayapura City) R Ramakrishna (Gulbarga Rural) Manohar Tahasildar (Hangal) B N Shivannavar (Byadgi) B M Nagaraj (Siraguppa) N Y Gopalakrishna (Ballari) H P Rajesh (Jagalur) Shivamurthy Naik (Mayakonda) G H Srinivas (Tarikere) K Shadakshari (Tiptur) S Jayanna (Kollegal) Rebellion exploded in the ruling Congress on Sunday with supporters of sitting MLAs raising a banner of revolt against the party for denying tickets to their leaders.

Stalin's son takes baby steps in politics

It is time for the rise of another son in the Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK). Udayanidhi, son of DMK Working President M K Stalin, who is an established actor has begun taking baby steps in the rough and tumble field of politics. For long, Stalin had kept his immediate family out of politics, but the script has undergone tremendous change in the past few months. In January, Udayanidhi himself announced that he was interested in taking a plunge in politics and since then he has been the cynosure of all eyes in DMK events.

Body of girl found from canal in Haryana

The body of an unidentified girl, aged about six-seven years, was fished out today from a canal in Titoli village in Haryana's Rohtak district, police said. The body, which was in a bag, appeared to be about a week old, they added. The locals spotted the bag floating in the canal. Some parts of the body were visible from the bag and the villagers informed the police immediately. "The girl's age could be around six to seven years and the body could be about a week old," a Rohtak police official said.

Pak army chief backs dialogue with India to resolve disputes, including Kashmir

The peaceful resolution of India-Pakistan disputes, including the core issue of Kashmir, can be found through comprehensive and meaningful dialogue, Pakistan's Army chief Gen Qamar Javed Bajwa has said. Bajwa's remarks came during his speech at the passing-out parade of cadets at the Pakistan Military Academy in Kakul on Saturday, according to a statement by the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), the media wing of the country's armed forces.

Not In My Name, say people after Kathua, Unnao incidents

Hundreds of people today participated in a protest march called "Not In My Name" at Parliament Street in the national capital against increasing incidents of rape and atrocities on Dalits and minorities. Gurgaon-based filmmaker Saba Dewan led the protest. The protest included artistes and students, who vented their anger over the incidents and claimed that Muslims in the country were living in fear. They said the rights of Dalits and Adivasis were being questioned. The protest comes as two incidents of rape in Jammu and Kashmir and in Uttar Pradesh provoked outrage across India.