PMK slams DMK over corruption, inter-state matters

In a scathing attack on the DMK over issues ranging from corruption to inter-state matters, PMK today asked if the former had any moral right to question the ruling AIADMK on these matters, as it charged both the Dravidian parties of leaving the state in a "mess."

Tamil Nadu political parties criticise fuel price hike

The Modi government's recent hike of fuel prices came in for sharp criticism from the political parties in Tamil Nadu, with DMK slamming the government for adopting "unequal approach" while ally PMK criticised the Centre for following "anti-people" policies.

Petrol bomb hurled at Andhra Bank, no casualties

Unidentified motorcycle-borne men on Friday hurled a petrol bomb at an Andhra Bank branch here, police said.

False ceiling collapses at Chennai airport, none injured

In yet another incident of collapse, a portion of false ceiling came down crashing at the domestic airport here on Thursday, authorities said.

Governor, others extend May Day greetings

Tamil Nadu Governor K Rosaiah, AIADMK supremo J Jayalalithaa and DMK President M Karunanidhi today extended their May Day greetings.

DMK asks its MLAs,MPs to donate month's salary for relief fund

Extending a helping hand to the victims of quake-hit Nepal, DMK today asked its MLAs and MPs to donate their one month's salary towards the Prime Minister's Relief Fund.

Reconsider move on changes in subvention scheme: TN to Centre

Tamil Nadu government Wednesday asked the Centre to reconsider proposed changes in the interest subvention scheme for crop loans for farmers, saying such proposals should be discussed with state Chief Ministers and their consent taken.

SC ruling in Jayalalithaa case a big victory: Karunanidhi

DMK president M. Karunanidhi on Monday termed the Supreme Court ruling in corruption case against AIADMK leader J. Jayalalithaa as a very big victory and justice in full.

More rain expected in Tamil Nadu in next 24 hours: IMD

Heavy rains accompanied by strong winds lashed parts of Tamil Nadu, damaging trees and leaving low lying areas flooded even as more rains have been forecast, officials said on Saturday.

Hand over probe into MBBS student's death to CBI: HC

Madras High Court has directed Puducherry police to immediately hand over to CBI the probe into the death of a fourth year MBBS girl student in 2012 while pulling up CB-CID for lapses in the investigation.

Tremors felt in Chennai as earthquake hits Nepal

Tremors were felt in some parts of Chennai city and the neighbouring union territory of Puducherry.

Portion of false ceiling caves in at Chennai airport

In the third such incident this month, a portion of false ceiling came down crashing at the airport here on Friday, but no one was injured.

Octogenarian arrested for attacking cow in Chennai

 A 85-year-old person was arrested and later let off on bail for allegedly attacking a cow with a sharp-edged weapon at suburban Guduvanchery, police said today.

Defence ministry PRO dies after road accident

Defence ministry communication professional Natesan Andavan died on Wednesday after he sustained a grievous injury in a road accident here on April 20, the ministry said. He was 52.

Land bill draconian, Oppn should defeat it in RS: PMK

Slamming the land acquisition bill as "draconian", NDA constituent PMK Wednesday called for opposition unity to defeat it in the Rajya Sabha.

DMK lends support to agitating govt teachers

Extending support to agitating teachers of government run schools who have been pressing for a charter of demands, including upward pay revision, DMK leader M K Stalin on Monday urged the state government to hold talks with them and address their grievances.

Absolutely no truck with AIADMK: TN BJP chief

A year ahead of Assembly elections in Tamil Nadu, state BJP president on Monday asserted that her party will not forge an alliance with the ruling AIADMK for the polls.

Mountaineer Malli Mastan Babu's body to reach Nellore by Monday

Body of famed Indian mountaineer Malli Mastan Babu, who was found dead during an expedition in the high mountains of Argentina last month, would reach his native place in Nellore district by April 20.

Deputy Commissioner of Central Excise sentenced to 3 years RI

A CBI court here on Saturday sentenced a Deputy Commissioner of Central Excise to three years rigourous imprisonment in a disproportionate assets case under Prevention of Corruption Act.

Jaya appeals to party cadres not to take extreme measures

AIADMK General Secretary J Jayalalithaa on Saturday expressed concern over the 'suicide' of a party functionary who was upset over the "obstacle" faced by her in view of the disproportionate assets case, and appealed to her supporters not to resort to such extreme measures.