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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
EC orders FIR over 'bribing of voters' in RK Nagar bypoll

EC orders FIR over 'bribing of voters' in RK Nagar bypoll

The bypoll slated for April 12 was cancelled subsequently following allegations of large-scale distribution of money to voters, entailing raids by the tax authorities.

Jun 18, 2017, 21:46 PM IST
J Jayalalithaa 11th 'avatar' of Lord Vishnu, says AIADMK MLA Mariappan Kennedy

J Jayalalithaa 11th 'avatar' of Lord Vishnu, says AIADMK MLA Mariappan Kennedy

At a time when Tamil Nadu's ruling AIADMK is witnessing a bitter struggle for power between the O Panneerselvam and Edappadi Palaniswami led camps, one of its MLAs today said that the late former

Jun 15, 2017, 13:52 PM IST
Cash-for-vote MLA sting: DMK, Congress stage walkout from TN Assembly

Cash-for-vote MLA sting: DMK, Congress stage walkout from TN Assembly

Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) leader MK Stalin raised the issue of the 'Cash for Vote' MLA sting in the Tamil Nadu Assembly on Thursday for the second consecutive day.

Jun 15, 2017, 12:16 PM IST
'Cash-for-vote' sting: MK Stalin, DMK MLAs evicted from TN Assembly after ruckus, detained

'Cash-for-vote' sting: MK Stalin, DMK MLAs evicted from TN Assembly after ruckus, detained

Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) leader MK Stalin and several other MLAs of his party were evicted from Tamil Nadu assembly following a ruckus over an alleged 'cash for vote' sting operation on

Jun 14, 2017, 13:55 PM IST

ED attaches 50 kg gold of Tamil Nadu businessman Sekhar Reddy

The action has been taken under the provisions of Prevention of Money Laundering Act, 2002 (PMLA), the ED said.  

Jun 13, 2017, 18:16 PM IST

Palaniswami camp asks OPS to reconsider decision on merger

Jayakumar, a senior leader of the AIADMK Amma faction, said their stand remained the same, which is to hold talks and merge the two groups.

Jun 12, 2017, 22:42 PM IST

Yechury meets attacked IIT-M scholar

Yechury, General Secretary of CPI(M), met research scholar R Sooraj at a private hospital where he is undergoing treatment, the party said in a release.

Jun 03, 2017, 20:01 PM IST
Chennai Silks Building in T. Nagar starts collapsing; fire continues for the second day

Chennai Silks Building in T. Nagar starts collapsing; fire continues for the second day

The Tamil Nadu Police has declared the area as unsafe and cordoned off the busy T. Nagar locality which in turn has affected the business of other organisations for a second day.

Jun 01, 2017, 10:25 AM IST
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