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Infosys employee's naked body found in office near Chennai

Infosys employee's naked body found in office near Chennai

Ilayaraja Arunachalam hailed from Tiruvannamalai district.

May 31, 2017, 16:37 PM IST

Pro-Left student bodies protest attack on IIT-Madras student

Pro-Left student bodies today staged a protest outside the IIT Madras here condemning the attack on a PhD scholar for taking part in a beef fest in the campus opposing the Centre's ban on sale of

May 31, 2017, 15:10 PM IST
Massive protests in Chennai over Centre's ban on cattle slaughter, attack on IIT-Madras student

Massive protests in Chennai over Centre's ban on cattle slaughter, attack on IIT-Madras student

Tamil Nadu's main opposition party DMK on Wednesday led a march to protest against the Centre's recent order banning the slaughter of cattle and their sale. 

May 31, 2017, 11:48 AM IST
Rahul Gandhi to attend Karunanidhi's birthday celebrations in Chennai

Rahul Gandhi to attend Karunanidhi's birthday celebrations in Chennai

Karunanidhi will celebrate his 94th birthday and 60th year as a legislator this Saturday.

May 30, 2017, 13:16 PM IST

Tamil Nadu CM inaugurates desilting work at Mettur dam

Palaniswami launched the work by removing silt, the first ever such exercise in the 83-year old history of the reservoir across the Cauvery river, using a spade.

May 28, 2017, 16:40 PM IST
Sidelined by BJP, 'bankable' Shatrughan Sinha offers to 'guide' Rajinikanth's foray into politics

Sidelined by BJP, 'bankable' Shatrughan Sinha offers to 'guide' Rajinikanth's foray into politics

Apparently sidelined in his own party, BJP MP Shatrughan Sinha has now offered to help Tamil superstar Rajinikanth's foray into politics.

May 25, 2017, 14:11 PM IST
Tamil Nadu CM invites PM Narendra Modi for Jaya, MGR functions

Tamil Nadu CM invites PM Narendra Modi for Jaya, MGR functions

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi Palaniswamy met Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday and is understood to have discussed the political situation in the state in the wake of the split in the

May 24, 2017, 14:26 PM IST
Would welcome Rajinikanth if Tamil superstar decides to join BJP: Amit Shah

Would welcome Rajinikanth if Tamil superstar decides to join BJP: Amit Shah

Amid suspense over Tamil superstar Rajinikanth's future political move, BJP chief Amit Shah has said that his party's doors are open to all good persons who intend to join the saffron party.

May 24, 2017, 09:49 AM IST
After protests, now many Rajinikanth's fans carry out march in Chennai supporting his probable entry in politics

After protests, now many Rajinikanth's fans carry out march in Chennai supporting his probable entry in politics

Following the protest by Thamizhar Munetra Padai (TMP) against Rajinikanth's probable entry in politics, many supporters of the superstar took to the streets in Washermanpet to support him.

May 23, 2017, 13:20 PM IST

Pro Tamil actvists detained at Marina

The activists of pro-Tamil outfits such as 'May 17 Movement' and Tamizhaga Vazhvurimai Katchi (TVK) were detained, police said.

May 21, 2017, 19:58 PM IST

3rd NDA anniversary: Top BJP leaders to hold rallies from May 26

"The major achievements of the government will be highlighted during the rallies, in which top National and State level party leaders and union ministers will participate," she told reporters here.

May 21, 2017, 19:56 PM IST
Transport strike in Tamil Nadu withdrawn

Transport strike in Tamil Nadu withdrawn

The three-day transport strike in Tamil Nadu by 10 unions was withdrawn on Tuesday night following an agreement reached on various issues in talks between them and the government.

May 17, 2017, 13:27 PM IST
Drama is over now: Karti Chidambaram on CBI raids

Drama is over now: Karti Chidambaram on CBI raids

On Tuesday, the CBI had raided the residences of former Union Minister P Chidambaram and his son Karti Chidambaram.

May 17, 2017, 11:11 AM IST

Buses go off roads, TN blames unions for 'politicising' issue

The unions linked to opposition DMK and the Left parties resorted to the strike amid some reports of shattering of the window panes of buses and assaulting of a driver in Tiruchirappalli allegedly by

May 15, 2017, 23:13 PM IST

Adiyogi bust' declared world's largest by Guinness Book of World Records

The Guinness had made the announcement on its website.

May 12, 2017, 21:52 PM IST
Justice Karnan, sentenced to 6 months jail, vacates Chennai room, to visit Srikalahasti temple

Justice Karnan, sentenced to 6 months jail, vacates Chennai room, to visit Srikalahasti temple

Calcutta High Court Justice CS Karnan, sentenced to jail for six months by the Supreme Court, was not at the state guest house here where he checked in on Tuesday and is expected to go to the temple

May 10, 2017, 13:09 PM IST

Chennai apartment fire leaves four dead

Four persons, including two minors, were suffocated to death due to fumes in an apartment fire here on Monday, police said.

May 08, 2017, 10:30 AM IST
AIADMK bribery case: Delhi Hawala operator accused of transferring money to TTV Dhinakaran arrested

AIADMK bribery case: Delhi Hawala operator accused of transferring money to TTV Dhinakaran arrested

A hawala operator from old Delhi was arrested here on Friday in connection with TTV Dhinakaran's bribery case, police said.

Apr 28, 2017, 16:00 PM IST
AIADMK symbol row: TTV Dinakaran accepts meeting middleman, denies paying money

AIADMK symbol row: TTV Dinakaran accepts meeting middleman, denies paying money

Sasikala's nephew TTV Dinakaran has finally accepted meeting the middleman in the AIADMK symbol case but denied paying him any money.

Apr 25, 2017, 10:00 AM IST
Security guard at Jayalalithaa's Kodnad estate found murdered; probe on, no arrest yet

Security guard at Jayalalithaa's Kodnad estate found murdered; probe on, no arrest yet

A security guard deployed at former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa's sprawling estate in Tamil Nadu's Nilgiris district has been found dead, said reports on Monday.

Apr 24, 2017, 09:58 AM IST

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