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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
Heavy rains predicted in Chennai, Kancheepuram and Tiruvallur; schools closed

Heavy rains predicted in Chennai, Kancheepuram and Tiruvallur; schools closed

Parts of interior and south Tamil Nadu may receive isolated rainfall, the Met officials said.

Nov 13, 2017, 09:01 AM IST
Kamal Haasan clarifies on Hindu terror remark row, gears up for big role in politics

Kamal Haasan clarifies on Hindu terror remark row, gears up for big role in politics

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

Nov 07, 2017, 20:26 PM IST
PM Narendra Modi to meet Karunanidhi in Chennai today

PM Narendra Modi to meet Karunanidhi in Chennai today

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be meeting DMK president M Karunanidhi here today, both the BJP and the DMK said.

Nov 06, 2017, 10:41 AM IST
Chennai rain throws life out of gear; Met predicts more downpour in next 24 hrs

Chennai rain throws life out of gear; Met predicts more downpour in next 24 hrs

Normal life was crippled in Chennai and its suburbs on Friday as rains pounded the city for several hours from Thursday evening, resulting in 30cm of showers in some eight hours and flooding several

Nov 03, 2017, 17:20 PM IST
Heavy rain wreaks havoc in Chennai, throws traffic out of gear

Heavy rain wreaks havoc in Chennai, throws traffic out of gear

The local administration has identified 15 zones where the situation has dramatically worsened. 

Nov 02, 2017, 23:46 PM IST
Chennai rains: TN CM appoints ministers to oversee rain relief work

Chennai rains: TN CM appoints ministers to oversee rain relief work

After chairing a review meet at the Secretariat here, Palaniswami named Ministers to coordinate and take up relief work "on a war footing," in affected areas.

Nov 02, 2017, 23:05 PM IST
Met department predicts heavy rainfall for Tamil Nadu in next 24 hours

Met department predicts heavy rainfall for Tamil Nadu in next 24 hours

Tamil Nadu Meteorological Department on Tuesday warned of heavy rainfall at a few places in the state in the next twenty four hours.

Oct 31, 2017, 18:50 PM IST

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