Chennai

Tamil Nadu: Six killed in mishap

One woman who sustained serious injury in the mishap was admitted to hospital.

Oct 08, 2017, 14:51 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 facilitate the surgery.

Oct 04, 2017, 21:20 PM IST
Sasikala likely to come out of jail on parole

Sasikala likely to come out of jail on parole

A recent statement from Gleneagles Global Health City, where Natarajan is admitted, said he has a history of a chronic liver disease and he has been receiving treatment for the last six months for his illness.

Oct 02, 2017, 16:56 PM IST
Jayalalithaa death: DMK says 'lie detector' test will bring out truth

Jayalalithaa death: DMK says 'lie detector' test will bring out truth

Tamil Development Minister K Pandiarajan too had said he had never seen her during her hospitalization.

Sep 28, 2017, 19:51 PM IST

Tamil Nadu Governor, CM Palaniswami extend Ayudha pooja greetings

Tamil Nadu Governor Ch Vidyasagar Rao and Chief Minister K Palaniswami on Thursday extended their Ayudha Pooja and Vijayadasami greetings to people.

Sep 28, 2017, 17:49 PM IST
This long weekend, immerse in the beauty of places around Chennai

This long weekend, immerse in the beauty of places around Chennai

 The capital city of Tamil Nadu, Chennai is known for its beaches, museums and various other historical sites. If you live in the city, you might already have been to each and every tourist site and might be looking forward to spending the long weekend in another place.

Sep 28, 2017, 15:43 PM IST
Arumughaswamy panel to probe Jayalalithaa's hospitalisation, treatment

Arumughaswamy panel to probe Jayalalithaa's hospitalisation, treatment

The government on September 25 set up an inquiry commission headed by Arumughaswamy without mentioning the terms of reference for the commission.

Sep 28, 2017, 00:23 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 she was under going treatment at a hospital here. 

Sep 25, 2017, 13:07 PM IST
57th National Open Athletics begins on Monday

57th National Open Athletics begins on Monday

Around 1200 athletes from various states and departments/public sector undertakings would be taking part in the meet, Tamil Nadu Athletics Association (TNAA) officials said.

Sep 24, 2017, 20:01 PM IST
AIADMK MP from Dhinakaran camp extends support to CM Palaniswami

AIADMK MP from Dhinakaran camp extends support to CM Palaniswami

In a big boost to the K Palaniswami-led faction of the ruling AIADMK, a party MP from the rival TTV Dhinakaran-led camp on Friday switched sides to extend support to the state's Chief Minister.

Sep 22, 2017, 15:17 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
Governor reaches Chennai, Madras HC to hear MLAs disqualification today

Governor reaches Chennai, Madras HC to hear MLAs disqualification today

Political developments in Tamil Nadu in the wake of disqualification of 18 AIADMK MLAs gathered momentum on Tuesday with the arrival of Governor C. Vidyasagar Rao here and the Madras High Court set to hear the petition of the legislators against the Speaker's action.

Sep 20, 2017, 06:03 AM 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
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 and his aunt V K Sasikala from top positions in the party.

Sep 12, 2017, 12:59 PM IST
CBI files FIR against former environment minister Jayanthi Natarajan, raids premises

CBI files FIR against former environment minister Jayanthi Natarajan, raids premises

She has been booked under sec 120B PC Act, abuse of official position and criminal conspiracy, the ANI news agency reported.

Sep 09, 2017, 17:48 PM IST

Chennai journalists protest Gauri Lankesh's killing

A large number of journalists shouted slogans and demanded the arrest of her killers. They said the killing was "an affront on the freedom of expression".

Sep 06, 2017, 19:51 PM IST
Tamil Nadu: Protests over Dalit girl's death; DMK vows to continue fight against NEET

Tamil Nadu: Protests over Dalit girl's death; DMK vows to continue fight against NEET

BJP state President Tamilisai Sounderrajan also took objection to the "insult" of Prime Minister Narendra Modi over the issue.

Sep 03, 2017, 14:52 PM IST
Protests in Tamil Nadu over suicide of student

Protests in Tamil Nadu over suicide of student

Protests were held in Tirunelveli district by CPI-M.

Sep 02, 2017, 17:33 PM IST
Decisions made by Dinakaran stand illegal, says AIADMK after crucial meeting

Decisions made by Dinakaran stand illegal, says AIADMK after crucial meeting

The AIADMK meeting at Chennai's Royapettah was held today. Chief Minister Edappadi K. Palanisamy and O. Panneerselvam were present in the meeting.

Aug 28, 2017, 14:37 PM IST