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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
With Sasikala, Dinakaran thrown out of AIADMK, EPS, OPS factions to kick off merger talks today

With Sasikala, Dinakaran thrown out of AIADMK, EPS, OPS factions to kick off merger talks today

AIADMK factions led by Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K Palaniswami and his predecessor O Panneerselvam are expected to begin formal talks for reunion on Monday.

Apr 24, 2017, 09:29 AM IST
AIADMK symbol row: Delhi Police grill TTV Dhinakaran for 7 hours, ask him to appear again on Sunday

AIADMK symbol row: Delhi Police grill TTV Dhinakaran for 7 hours, ask him to appear again on Sunday

He was asked to appear before them again tomorrow for further questioning.

Apr 22, 2017, 23:41 PM IST
Amid power struggle in AIADMK, fire reported at Jayalalithaa's bungalow in Siruthavur

Amid power struggle in AIADMK, fire reported at Jayalalithaa's bungalow in Siruthavur

At a time when a biter power struggle continues to mar Tamil Nadu's ruling party AIADMK, a massive fire was reported at former chief minister J Jayalalithaa's bungalow in Siruthavur on Wednesday.

Apr 19, 2017, 16:05 PM IST
AIADMK crisis: TTV Dinakaran accepts fate, says 'no problem in stepping aside'

AIADMK crisis: TTV Dinakaran accepts fate, says 'no problem in stepping aside'

After ouster from the All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK), VK Sasikala's nephew TTV Dinakaran has called a meeting of party MLAs and District Secretaries at party headquarter in

Apr 19, 2017, 09:06 AM IST
AIADMK merger talks hit roadblock as EPS camp wants VK Sasikala, TTV Dinakaran to continue

AIADMK merger talks hit roadblock as EPS camp wants VK Sasikala, TTV Dinakaran to continue

The talks regarding merger of the two AIADMK factions appeared to have hit a roadblock on Tuesday as the EPS camp rejected O Panneerselvam's call for removing VK Sasikala and her nephew TTV Dinakaran

Apr 18, 2017, 09:05 AM IST
Tamil Nadu ministers hold emergency meet, hint at merger of two AIADMK factions

Tamil Nadu ministers hold emergency meet, hint at merger of two AIADMK factions

Confirming the development, state minister D Jayakumar said that they the leaders discussed Panneerselvam's “statement” on a possible merger. 

Apr 17, 2017, 22:43 PM IST
AIADMK symbol row: VK Sasikala's nephew TTV Dinakaran booked in bribery case, denies charges

AIADMK symbol row: VK Sasikala's nephew TTV Dinakaran booked in bribery case, denies charges

AIADMK deputy General Secretary TTV Dinakaran has been booked for attempting to offer bribe to election commission officials in an FIR filed by the Crime Branch of Delhi Police on Monday.

Apr 17, 2017, 09:32 AM IST
Mumbai, Chennai and Hyderabad airports on high alert following threats of hijack attempt

Mumbai, Chennai and Hyderabad airports on high alert following threats of hijack attempt

Security has been stepped up at Mumbai, Chennai and Hyderabad airports following threats of an hijack attempt.

Apr 16, 2017, 12:03 PM IST
RK Nagar by-elections cancelled; Dinakaran says EC did not want him to win

RK Nagar by-elections cancelled; Dinakaran says EC did not want him to win

The by-elections in RK Nagar became necessary after the death of former chief minister J Jayalalithaa, who represented it for two terms.

Apr 10, 2017, 09:10 AM IST
Bizarre! Bus, car plunge into huge hole in Chennai as road caves in

Bizarre! Bus, car plunge into huge hole in Chennai as road caves in

The incident took place around 2 pm in Chennai's Anna Salai area when the street was bustling with people. 

Apr 09, 2017, 18:01 PM IST

Dinakaran rubbishes charges of money distribution to voters

If money distribution was allegedly happening, was it not a "fault" of the officials who did not prevent it? Dinakaran asked.

Apr 07, 2017, 20:27 PM IST
I-T raids against Tamil Nadu Health Minister, others; Vijayabasker says it`s 'harassment'

I-T raids against Tamil Nadu Health Minister, others; Vijayabasker says it`s 'harassment'

Tamil Nadu Health Minister C Vijayabasker is a prominent loyalist of AIADMK (Amma) faction's candidate TTV Dinakaran.

Apr 07, 2017, 13:29 PM IST