Following are the highlights from the Southern region at 2120 hours.
Bengaluru: Karnataka BJP chief B S Yeddyurappa asserts that he would become chief minister after the coming assembly polls; warns police officials working as "puppets" of the ruling Congress that the consequences "will not be right" for them.
Kanyakumari/Chennai (TN): A humble son of a farmer who studied in local government schools in Tamil medium at Kanyakumari district of Tamil Nadu is now all set to helm India's premier Space agency ISRO.
Malappuram: Bullets and some otherexplosive materials, stored in gunny bags under water, recovered near the Kuttipuram railway overbridge in the district, days after five anti-personnel mines were seized near the spot, the police said.
Chennai: A CBI court grants bail to M Natarajan, the husband of jailed AIADMK leader V K Sasikala, in a 23-year-old duty evasion case connected to the import of a luxury car from the UK, after he appeared before it on the direction of the Supreme Court.
Hyderabad: Union minister Ramdas Athawale favours providing reservations to other castes without disturbing the existing SC and ST quotas.
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