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Cyclone Ockhi: 102 Kerala fishermen yet to return home

Cyclone Ockhi: 102 Kerala fishermen yet to return home

The rescue operations jointly launched by the Indian Navy, Air Force and Coast Guard after Cyclone Ockhi hit the southern districts of Kerala and Tamil Nadu, resumed on Saturday with 102 Kerala

Dec 02, 2017, 11:45 AM IST
20 TN fishermen arrested by Sri Lankan Navy off Neduntheevu

20 TN fishermen arrested by Sri Lankan Navy off Neduntheevu

Twenty fishermen from Tamil Nadu were arrested by the Sri Lankan Navy today for allegedly fishing near Neduntheevu, close to the island nation's coast.

Dec 02, 2017, 10:28 AM IST
RK Nagar: AIADMK's E Madhusudhanan take on TTV Dhinakaran

RK Nagar: AIADMK's E Madhusudhanan take on TTV Dhinakaran

As many as 19 other AIADMK members had also submitted an application seeking nomination to contest the RK Nagar Assembly constituency. 

Nov 30, 2017, 14:12 PM IST
AIADMK nominates Madhusudhanan for RK Nagar bypoll

AIADMK nominates Madhusudhanan for RK Nagar bypoll

E Madhusudhanan has been nominated by the ruling AIADMK as its candidate for the RK Nagar by-election.

Nov 30, 2017, 13:33 PM IST
Heavy rain warning for southern Tamil Nadu over next two days: NDMA

Heavy rain warning for southern Tamil Nadu over next two days: NDMA

The NDMA has predicted 'heavy to very heavy rainfall' at isolated places in parts of south Tamil Nadu during next 48 hours.

Nov 29, 2017, 13:48 PM IST
IPS officer, who exposed Sasikala's prison treatment, sued for Rs 20-crore by former top boss

IPS officer, who exposed Sasikala's prison treatment, sued for Rs 20-crore by former top boss

Former IPS officer Sathyanarayana Rao slapped a Rs 20-crore defamation case against Moudgil

Nov 29, 2017, 07:44 AM IST
Income Tax department conducts massive raids in Chennai

Income Tax department conducts massive raids in Chennai

Today's IT raids in Chennai are believed to be linked to jailed AIADMK leader VK Sasikala`s kin and business associates.

Nov 28, 2017, 10:56 AM IST
SC refuses to entertain woman's plea claiming to be Jayalalithaa's daughter

SC refuses to entertain woman's plea claiming to be Jayalalithaa's daughter

The Supreme Court today refused to entertain a petition of a woman who claimed to be the daughter of late Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa.

Nov 27, 2017, 13:40 PM IST
Two teachers suspended over suicide of four schoolgirls

Two teachers suspended over suicide of four schoolgirls

Two teachers of a government school in Panapakkam in Vellore district were suspended on Saturday in connection with the suicide of four girl students of the school.

Nov 26, 2017, 10:40 AM IST
DMK retains Marudhu Ganesh for RK Nagar by-election

DMK retains Marudhu Ganesh for RK Nagar by-election

Stalin said party General Secretary K. Anbazhagan has announced Ganesh will be the party candidate for the December 21 by-election.

Nov 25, 2017, 15:37 PM IST

Chennai: DMK announces candidate for RK Nagar by-elections

Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) working president MK Stalin on Tuesday announced Marudhu Ganesh as candidate for RK Nagar by-elections to be held on December 21.

Nov 25, 2017, 14:48 PM IST
'Hindu terrorism' row: Book Kamal Haasan if found guilty, HC directs Tamil Nadu police

'Hindu terrorism' row: Book Kamal Haasan if found guilty, HC directs Tamil Nadu police

Tamil film icon Kamal Haasan had recently come under attack from pro-Hindu outfits over his comments on right-wing terrorism.

Nov 24, 2017, 21:15 PM IST
Will win RK Nagar by-election and take back 'two leaves' symbol: TTV Dhinakaran

Will win RK Nagar by-election and take back 'two leaves' symbol: TTV Dhinakaran

By-elections in the RK Nagar in Chennai will be held on December 21. 

Nov 24, 2017, 18:09 PM IST
RK Nagar by-election on December 21, counting on December 24

RK Nagar by-election on December 21, counting on December 24

The constituency was won by former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa in the 2016 elections.

Nov 24, 2017, 10:38 AM IST
Scolded for cheating, Chennai student kills self; batchmates resort to arson in campus

Scolded for cheating, Chennai student kills self; batchmates resort to arson in campus

According to reports, as many as 300 students took part in violence inside the campus.

Nov 23, 2017, 08:04 AM IST

GIS mapping of roads, drains in Chennai launched

GIS mapping of roads, drains and high rise buildings in Chennai using drones was launched here on Tuesday by Municipal Administration Minister S P Velumani.

Nov 21, 2017, 21:19 PM IST
DMK taunts Governor; asks will he direct floor test for AIADMK govt

DMK taunts Governor; asks will he direct floor test for AIADMK govt

Opposition DMK on Tuesday took on Governor Banwarilal Purohit over the latter's assertion that he worked as per the constitution, and asked whether he would convene the state assembly to test the

Nov 21, 2017, 21:16 PM IST
Madras HC directs EC to conduct RK Nagar bypoll by Dec 31

Madras HC directs EC to conduct RK Nagar bypoll by Dec 31

The Madras High Court on Tuesday directed the Election Commission to conduct the byelection to the RK Nagar Assembly constituency here, lying vacant for nearly a year, by December 31, as ordered by

Nov 21, 2017, 19:48 PM IST
No political start yet? Kamal Hassan returns donations from fans

No political start yet? Kamal Hassan returns donations from fans

Kamal Haasan - the veteran Tamil superstar - made his intentions clear through a column in a Tamil news magazine.

Nov 16, 2017, 14:23 PM IST
Doha-bound IndiGo flight suffers bird hit in Chennai, all safe

Doha-bound IndiGo flight suffers bird hit in Chennai, all safe

A Doha-bound IndiGo Airlines flight with 134 passengers and 7 cabin crew members onboard suffered a bird hit in Chennai.

Nov 16, 2017, 08:54 AM IST