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  • Five, including Karnataka MLA, die in Andhra Pradesh train accident

    At least 25 people are reported to have been injured in this second fatal railway accident this month, which took place in Madakasira — more than 450km from Hyderabad...

    MLA Nayak, who belonged to Karnataka, along with truck driver and three others died from the impact of the collision, which also caused four coaches of the Bangalore-Nanded train to derail...

  • Congress scrambles to block BJP in Karnataka after major election blow

    India's opposition Congress party suffered a major electoral blow in its last major state on Tuesday and was scrambling to build a coalition to stop Prime Minister Narendra Modi's party taking over...

    Modi's Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) led the count in Karnataka but fell short of a clear majority in the state of 60 million people, which includes the wealthy global IT hub of Bangalore...

  • Modi party accused of bribery as Karnataka sees tense govt talks

    NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s ruling party hit back on Wednesday against charges it tried to bribe opposing lawmakers to change sides after an election in a south Indian state left no group with a majority...

    Kumaraswamy, a leader of the Janata Dal (Secular) party which came third in the Karnataka state election, said Modi’s right-wing Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) had offered $15 million each to as many as 32 lawmakers......

  • India’s SC orders BJP to hold vote of confidence in Karnataka

    NEW DELHI: India’s Supreme Court ordered Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s party to hold a vote of confidence on Saturday in a key state where it has been allowed to form a government despite its lack of a majority...

    The order heightened political tensions in Karnataka and the opposition Congress party moved its lawmakers to luxury hotels outside the state to make sure they were not tempted to switch sides...

  • Hyderabad MQM activists hold rally against minister’s remarks

    HYDERABAD: Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) activists, including women, held a protest rally outside the local press club on Tuesday against Federal Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali’s statement condemning their party chief Altaf Hussain’s remarks a day earlier against Rangers officials and security institutions...

    The protesters raised slogans against the interior minister as well as Defence Minister Khwaja Asif, who also gave a...

  • The first ladies' club of Hyderabad

    Before the partition of the subcontinent, Hyderabad in Sindh was famous for its educational and social institutions...

    One such institution is the Nari Sabha, the first ladies’ club of the city, situated near Jail Road...

  • SHC summons Hyderabad jail chief in detention case

    HYDERABAD: The Sindh High Court Hyderabad circuit bench comprising Justices Mohammad Ali Mazhar and Shoukat Ali Memon on Tuesday directed the additional advocate-general (AAG) to ensure presence of the Hyder­abad central jail superintendent in court at 1pm on May 13...

    The AAG informed the bench that the jail chief, Ejaz Hyder, was appearing in the SHC principal seat at Karachi in his personal case...

  • India-held Kashmir gets first woman chief minister

    JAMMU: Mehbooba Mufti was sworn in on Monday as India-held Kashmir's (IHK) first woman leader, taking over from her father nearly three months after he died in office...

    Mehbooba Mufti reached an agreement at a meeting with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi last month, although the terms of their deal have not been disclosed...

  • Sectarian tension in Hyderabad localities subsides

    HYDERABAD: Residents of Gujrati Para, Gulshan-i-Hamid and some other localities held a protest demonstration after Juma prayers against some statements made by the prayer leader of the Jama Masjid Rais, located in neighbouring Gulshan-i-Rais, a couple of days back...

  • Murder, rape convict executed in Hyderabad

    A man convicted of rape and murder was executed early Tuesday morning at the Hyderabad Central Prison...

    Magistrate Azhar Shamail was present at the time of Sikandar Ali Joyo's hanging while Prison Chief Zia-ur-Rehman confirmed the convict's death...

  • Anti-drugs rally held in Hyderabad

    HYDERABAD: A rally against drugs was taken out by a number of students of public and private schools and colleges along with scores of police officials on Thursday...

    According to a Hyderabad police spokesperson, district police launched the anti-drug campaign from Nov 17 to 23 in collaboration with the Crime and Human Rights Cell set up at Hyderabad SSP office...

  • Three-day Sufi festival gets under way in Hyderabad

    HYDERABAD: A three-day festival titled ‘Sindh Sufi melo’ was inaugurated by by Sindh Senior Minister for Food and Parliamentary Affairs Nisar Ahmed Khuhro in Hyderabad Club on Sunday...

    The festival, organised by the provincial auqaf department, was originally to be inaugurated by Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah but he could not turn up owing to his preoccupations...

  • MQM-P activist Dr Naushad shot dead in Hyderabad

    A sector in-charge of Muttahida Qaumi Movement-Pakistan (MQM-P), Dr Naushad, was shot dead by unidentified assailants in Hyderabad on Wednesday, DawnNews reported...

    Residents of the area called police after spotting his body, which was subsequently shifted to Liaquat University Hospital, Hyderabad...

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