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One killed, 9 injured in Kancheepuram theme park mishap

A joy ride at a theme park ended on a tragic note, leaving one person dead and nine injured, police said today.

Tamil Nadu govt pegs flood damage at Rs 8,481 crore, Jayalalithaa writes to PM Modi

Tamil Nadu govt pegs flood damage at Rs 8,481 crore, Jayalalithaa writes to PM Modi

With the North East Monsoon leaving a trail of destruction in Tamil Nadu, the state government on Monday pegged the damage at Rs 8,481 crore, with Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa urging Prime Minister Narendra Modi to immediately release Rs 2,000 crore to sustain relief work.

Indian commended for saving man from under truck wheel

A 33-year-old Indian software engineer was among 16 people who saved a South Korean man pinned under a back wheel of a truck in Singapore, with authorities awarding them for their good samaritan work.

PMK to bring prohibition if voted to power in assembly polls

A vocal supporter of prohibition, PMK has promised steps to do away with liquor consumption in the state if voted to power in the next year's Assembly elections.

HC wants Tribunal to explain question of jurisdiction

 Madras High Court today directed the National Green Tribunal to explain on the issue of its jurisdiction to entertain an application against the Rs.2300 crore Kayatharu 400 KV transmission line from Kayatharu to Ottiyambakkam in Kancheepuram undertaken by TANTRANSCO.

HC grants bail to 167 workers of MNC

Madras High Court on Friday granted bail to 167 workers of a multinational company, arrested and lodged in prison for staging an agitation against their firm in Kancheepuram, saying they cannot be treated like hardened criminals and such matters cannot be solved by use of police force.

Rajnath to release BJP list of constituencies of its partners

Ending suspence over the contours of the alliance led by BJP in Tamil Nadu, the list of constituencies allotted to the partners for the April 24 Lok Sabha polls would be released by party chief Rajnath Singh in the next three days.

Jayalalithaa to launch poll campaign on Monday

AIADMK supremo and Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa will launch her whirlwind campaign tomorrow from the temple and silk district of Kancheepuram.

Four of family killed in road mishap

Four members of a family returning from a pilgrimage to Tirupati shrine in a car, were killed in a road accident in the wee hours on Sunday, police said.

HC reserves orders on plea regarding public meeting of Modi

Madras High Court reserved orders on petition seeking not to grant permission for a public meeting on February 8 in which the BJP Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi is going to participate.

Six arrested in connection with death of man in Apr 25 clash

Six persons have been arrested by Crime Branch CID of Tamil Nadu Police in connection with the death of a man in the April 25 clash between PMK cadres and villagers near Marakkanam in Kancheepuram district.

Unauthorised photographing of reactor: One more worker held

Police investigating the case of unauthorised photography of sensitive areas in the Madras Atomic Power Station have arrested one more contract worker and seized from him pictures of a reactor and computer peripherals.

HC comes to the rescue of differently-abled students

Coming to rescue of 3 disabled students including girl, Madras High Court ordered Tamil Nadu government to keep vacant 3 MBBS seats for admission, rejecting Medical Board report disqualifying them.

Director, 3 others held for building collapse

4 persons, including the director of an educational institution , have been arrested in connection with the collapse of a building.

Two Korean hotels raided in Kancheepuram

Two Korean hotels have been raided by the Prohibition Enforcement Wing and its owner, a Korean national, arrested for reportedly selling foreign liquor without permit and illegally smuggled liquor from Puducherry.