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Alert RPF cop saves woman from rape attempt on Chennai local train

Alert RPF cop saves woman from rape attempt on Chennai local train

He overpowered her assaulter and got her to a hospital for first aid.

Apr 24, 2018, 20:56 PM IST
Opposition parties hold black flag protests against PM Narendra Modi in Chennai, security tightened

Opposition parties hold black flag protests against PM Narendra Modi in Chennai, security tightened

In view of the protests, tight security arrangements have been put in place including a multiple-layer security ring. 

Apr 12, 2018, 09:34 AM IST
Demanding Cauvery Mangement Board, E Palaniswami-O Panneerselvam sit on hunger strike

Demanding Cauvery Mangement Board, E Palaniswami-O Panneerselvam sit on hunger strike

A Bench of the Supreme Court will listen to state's contempt petition on April 9.

Apr 03, 2018, 11:09 AM IST
Cauvery dispute: Stalin detained as DMK calls for Tamil Nadu shutdown on April 5

Cauvery dispute: Stalin detained as DMK calls for Tamil Nadu shutdown on April 5

The party also decided to observe a shutdown across Tamil Nadu on April 5 over the Cauvery issue.

Apr 01, 2018, 13:32 PM IST
Policeman on duty at Jayalalithaa 's memorial commits suicide

Policeman on duty at Jayalalithaa 's memorial commits suicide

A 28-year old policeman posted on duty at the memorial of late Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa here allegedly committed suicide by shooting himself today, police said.

Mar 04, 2018, 16:48 PM IST
Government unveils 24 hour toll-free helpline to provide information on education

Government unveils 24 hour toll-free helpline to provide information on education

Tamil Nadu Government today said a 24-hour helpline has been set up for the first time in the country that would provide information on education and offer guidance to students.

Mar 01, 2018, 17:04 PM IST
Don't handle Cauvery issue with eye on electoral gains in Karna: DMK tells Centre

Don't handle Cauvery issue with eye on electoral gains in Karna: DMK tells Centre

The DMK today flayed the ruling BJP at the Centre on the Cauvery issue, saying it should not handle the matter with an eye on "electoral gains" in poll bound Karnataka, the upper riparian state in

Feb 27, 2018, 15:41 PM IST
On Jayalalithaa's 70th birth anniversary, PM Modi launches 2-wheeler subsidy scheme for women

On Jayalalithaa's 70th birth anniversary, PM Modi launches 2-wheeler subsidy scheme for women

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday launched the Tamil Nadu government's Amma Two-Wheeler Scheme, which offers a subsidy to women to purchase scooters. The launch of the scheme was held to mark

Feb 24, 2018, 20:48 PM IST
AIADMK unveils Jayalalithaa's statue on her 70th birth anniversary in Chennai

AIADMK unveils Jayalalithaa's statue on her 70th birth anniversary in Chennai

The ruling AIADMK is marking the 70th birth anniversary of late J Jayalalithaa on Saturday.

Feb 24, 2018, 11:23 AM IST
PM Narendra Modi to launch Amma two-wheeler scheme in Chennai tomorrow

PM Narendra Modi to launch Amma two-wheeler scheme in Chennai tomorrow

A pet project of late CM Jayalalithaa, where 50% subsidy will be provided by AIADMK govt to working women to buy two-wheelers.

Feb 23, 2018, 18:53 PM IST
Day before party launch, Kamal Haasan meets Naam Tamilar Katchi leader Seeman

Day before party launch, Kamal Haasan meets Naam Tamilar Katchi leader Seeman

Kamal Haasan will begin his political innings on February 21

Feb 20, 2018, 12:56 PM IST
Kamal Haasan meets Rajinikanth in Chennai, to launch political party on February 21

Kamal Haasan meets Rajinikanth in Chennai, to launch political party on February 21

Veteran Tamil actor Kamal Haasan is scheduled to launch his party in Madurai on Wednesday. 

Feb 18, 2018, 15:59 PM IST
Dog, donkey married amid Valentine's Day protest in Chennai

Dog, donkey married amid Valentine's Day protest in Chennai

  To protest against Valentine`s Day celebration, Bharat Hindu Front cadres on Wednesday performed marriage rituals between a dog and a donkey in Chennai.Later the protesters were detained by the

Feb 14, 2018, 12:38 PM IST
Now, DMK vs AIADMK over Jayalalithaa's portrait in Tamil Nadu Assembly

Now, DMK vs AIADMK over Jayalalithaa's portrait in Tamil Nadu Assembly

DMK has filed a petition against unveiling of the portrait in Madras High Court. 

Feb 12, 2018, 11:32 AM IST
Narrow escape for passengers as two tyres of Delhi-bound SpiceJet flight burst

Narrow escape for passengers as two tyres of Delhi-bound SpiceJet flight burst

At least 199 passengers onboard a  Delhi-bound SpiceJet flight had a narrow escape on Thursday as their plane suffered two tyre bursts during take off.

Feb 08, 2018, 23:42 PM IST
Jackpot for Chennai Police: 67 wanted gangsters arrested from a single birthday party

Jackpot for Chennai Police: 67 wanted gangsters arrested from a single birthday party

The incident took place when the gangsters had come together to celebrate the birthday of one of their leaders, Choolaimedu Binnu.

Feb 08, 2018, 17:40 PM IST
Karti Chidambaram moves Madras HC for permission to travel abroad

Karti Chidambaram moves Madras HC for permission to travel abroad

Karti, the son of former Union finance minister P Chidambaram, who is facing two Look Out Circulars in a corruption case filed by the CBI

Feb 07, 2018, 21:31 PM IST

AIADMK expels another 68 office bearers of Tirunelveli unit

Continuing with its action against dissidents since its loss in the RK Nagar by poll, the ruling AIADMK today expelled 68 office-bearers of the party's Tirunelveli unit.

Feb 07, 2018, 17:52 PM IST
Bankers to strike work on March 15

Bankers to strike work on March 15

To press for early finalisation of wage revision in banks.

Feb 06, 2018, 20:18 PM IST
Fire breaks out in Madurai Meenakshi temple, at least 40 shops gutted

Fire breaks out in Madurai Meenakshi temple, at least 40 shops gutted

A major fire broke out inside the premises of famous Meenakshi temple here in which atleast 40 shops were gutted, police said.

Feb 03, 2018, 11:04 AM IST

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