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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
Questions raised as Sasikala’s husband Natarajan undergoes organ transplant

Questions raised as Sasikala’s husband Natarajan undergoes organ transplant

Jailed AIADMK leader VK Sasikala’s husband M Natarajan had a successful liver and kidney transplant on Wednesday at a hospital in Chennai, which has come under scanner over alleged irregularities to

Oct 04, 2017, 21:20 PM IST
Madras HC rejects plea challenging appointment of judge to probe Jayalalithaa's death

Madras HC rejects plea challenging appointment of judge to probe Jayalalithaa's death

The Madras High Court on Wednesday dismissed a petition challenging the appointment of Justice (retd) A Arumugasamy as a one-man commission of inquiry to probe the death of AIADMK leader J

Oct 04, 2017, 18:47 PM IST
Sasikala's parole plea under consideration: Prison official

Sasikala's parole plea under consideration: Prison official

"Yesterday, we received an application from Sasikala, urging us to release her on a 15-day parole. She has said that her husband is unwell and admitted in a hospital in Chennai. Our legal cell is

Oct 03, 2017, 19:04 PM IST
Jailed AIADMK leader Sasikala's husband critical, but not on ventilator support

Jailed AIADMK leader Sasikala's husband critical, but not on ventilator support

Jailed former AIADMK general secretary V K Sasikala‘s husband N Maruthappa, who was admitted to the Liver Intensive Care Unit of a Chennai-based hospital, still remains critical, according to reports

Sep 27, 2017, 06:10 AM IST
Have video of Jayalalithaa undergoing treatment at hospital, will give it to probe panel: TTV Dhinakaran

Have video of Jayalalithaa undergoing treatment at hospital, will give it to probe panel: TTV Dhinakaran

 Ousted AIADMK leader TTV Dhinakaran claimed on Monday that his aunt and ‘expelled’ party General Secretary VK Sasikala has a video recording of former Tamil Nadu chief minister J Jayalalithaa when

Sep 25, 2017, 13:07 PM IST
AIADMK infighting: No floor test in TN Assembly for now, rules Madras High Court

AIADMK infighting: No floor test in TN Assembly for now, rules Madras High Court

The petition in the Madras High Court was filed by P Vetrivel, one of the 18 AIADMK MLAs disqualified by the Speaker.

Sep 20, 2017, 12:26 PM IST
Madras HC to hear plea of 18 disqualified AIADMK MLAs tomorrow

Madras HC to hear plea of 18 disqualified AIADMK MLAs tomorrow

Adding a fresh twist to the ongoing infighting in Tamil Nadu's ruling party AIADMK, the Madras High Court on Tuesday allowed the plea of 18 disqualified AIADMK MLAs for urgent hearing on Wednesday.

Sep 19, 2017, 11:04 AM IST
18 AIADMK MLAs loyal to Dhinakaran disqualified by Tamil Nadu assembly speaker

18 AIADMK MLAs loyal to Dhinakaran disqualified by Tamil Nadu assembly speaker

In a major blow to ousted AIADMK deputy general secretary TTV Dhinakaran, the Speaker of Tamil Nadu's State Assembly, P Dhanapal, on Monday disqualified 18 MLAs loyal to him.

Sep 18, 2017, 11:16 AM IST
AIADMK infighting: No fresh floor test till September 20, orders Madras High Court

AIADMK infighting: No fresh floor test till September 20, orders Madras High Court

Amid escalating infighting in Tamil Nadu's ruling AIADMK, the TTV Dhinakaran faction of the party on Thursday moved a plea in the Madras High Court seeking a floor test in the state assembly. 

Sep 14, 2017, 13:24 PM IST
Will topple Tamil Nadu govt, warns TTV Dhinakaran after VK Sasikala sacked as AIADMK general secretary

Will topple Tamil Nadu govt, warns TTV Dhinakaran after VK Sasikala sacked as AIADMK general secretary

Ousted AIADMK Deputy General Secretary TTV Dhinakaran on Tuesday warned that he will throw the incumbent K Palaniswami-led government in Tamil Nadu after the ruling AIADMK General Council removed him

Sep 12, 2017, 12:59 PM IST
VK Sasikala sacked; Jayalalithaa declared 'eternal general secretary' of AIADMK

VK Sasikala sacked; Jayalalithaa declared 'eternal general secretary' of AIADMK

In a major development, the General Council of AIADMK on Tuesday passed a unanimous resolution expelling VK Sasikala as the general secretary of Tamil Nadu's ruling party.

Sep 12, 2017, 11:41 AM IST
AIADMK merger: All eyes on OPS after EPS camp adopts resolution against Sasikala, Dinakaran

AIADMK merger: All eyes on OPS after EPS camp adopts resolution against Sasikala, Dinakaran

A day after the AIADMK faction led by Chief Minister Edapaddi Palaniswamy (EPS) adopted a resolution against jailed party general secretary VK Sasikala and her nephew TTV Dinakran, all eyes are now

Aug 11, 2017, 10:34 AM IST
AIADMK merger: EPS faction adopts resolution against Sasikala, removes Dinakaran

AIADMK merger: EPS faction adopts resolution against Sasikala, removes Dinakaran

 The two warring factions of the AIADMK have given in-principle nod to the merger move.

Aug 10, 2017, 11:33 AM IST
Flight from Dubai with 184 onboard suffers technical snag on landing in Chennai, all safe

Flight from Dubai with 184 onboard suffers technical snag on landing in Chennai, all safe

A city-bound flight from Dubai suffered a technical snag after landing at the airport here but all 184 passengers and crew onboard got down safely, officials said on Wednesday.

Jul 26, 2017, 13:13 PM IST
Setback to TN CM Palanisamy as Supreme Court agrees to examine cash for vote MLAs sting case

Setback to TN CM Palanisamy as Supreme Court agrees to examine cash for vote MLAs sting case

In more trouble for Tamil Nadu Chief Minister E K Palaniswami, the Supreme Court on Wednesday agreed to examine the alleged cash-for-vote sting case involving ruling AIADMK MLAs.

Jul 05, 2017, 13:28 PM IST
Robert Pious, Rajiv Gandhi's killer languishing in jail for 27 years, seeks mercy killing

Robert Pious, Rajiv Gandhi's killer languishing in jail for 27 years, seeks mercy killing

Robert Pious, convicted in the Rajiv Gandhi assassination case, said he has lost purpose in life and wants euthanasia.

Jun 21, 2017, 19:11 PM IST
Horse-trading sting operation: Tamil Nadu Assembly Speaker rejects DMK's 'evidence' CD

Horse-trading sting operation: Tamil Nadu Assembly Speaker rejects DMK's 'evidence' CD

Tamil Nadu Assembly Speaker P. Dhanapal on Monday ruled that the Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) Compact Disc (CD) submitted to raise the issue of alleged horse-trading of some All India Anna Dravida

Jun 19, 2017, 23:30 PM IST

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