Kancheepuram

Vijayendra Saraswati: A quick look at the new Kanchi Shankaracharya and head of Kanchi Kamakoti Peetam

Vijayendra Saraswati: A quick look at the new Kanchi Shankaracharya and head of Kanchi Kamakoti Peetam

Vijayendra Saraswati can be expected to soon identify his successor.

Feb 28, 2018, 14:45 PM IST
Gold theft case: M Muthaiah, chief temple architect of Tamil Nadu government, gets bail

Gold theft case: M Muthaiah, chief temple architect of Tamil Nadu government, gets bail

Muthiah Stapathi, the chief temple architect of the Tamil Nadu Government, has been accused of a role in a gold idol theft case in Kancheepuram.

Feb 23, 2018, 09:35 AM IST
Heavy rains predicted in Chennai, Kancheepuram and Tiruvallur; schools closed

Heavy rains predicted in Chennai, Kancheepuram and Tiruvallur; schools closed

Parts of interior and south Tamil Nadu may receive isolated rainfall, the Met officials said.

Nov 13, 2017, 09:01 AM IST

Rains to reduce gradually in coming days in Tamil Nadu: Met

Meteorological office on Sunday said that rains will reduce gradually in the coming days in Tamil Nadu.

Nov 05, 2017, 15:58 PM IST
Chennai continues to reel under heavy rains, death toll mounts to 14

Chennai continues to reel under heavy rains, death toll mounts to 14

As the city is reeling under heavy rains, the number of rain-related deaths has on Friday risen to 14 in Tamil Nadu.

Nov 03, 2017, 19:13 PM IST
Sushma Swaraj assures help to Russian youth forced to beg in TN temple

Sushma Swaraj assures help to Russian youth forced to beg in TN temple

EAM Sushma Swaraj took to Twitter and assured all help to Russian national Evangelin

Oct 11, 2017, 07:09 AM IST
Gangster Sridhar Dhanapalan, known as South's Dawood, allegedly commits suicide in Cambodia

Gangster Sridhar Dhanapalan, known as South's Dawood, allegedly commits suicide in Cambodia

Gangster Sridhar Dhanapalan, popularly known as the Dawood Ibrahim of the south, allegedly committed suicide by consuming cyanide in Cambodia on Thursday. The 44-year-old allegedly had issues with the family. He was taken to a hospital in Cambodia where he died at around 6.30 pm.

Oct 05, 2017, 10:19 AM IST

Rohingyas in Tamil Nadu: Picking up pieces, rebuilding lives

They are among 94 Rohingya Muslim refugees from Myanmar living near here after fleeing their home land in 2012 amid deadly sectarian violence that had displaced tens of thousands of their community members.

Jun 28, 2017, 12:44 PM IST

MoS goes on 75 km rail journey,interacts with youth at Railway Station

The Minister of State for Finance and Corporate Affairs was scheduled to take part in couple of events in Chennai.

Jun 16, 2017, 20:47 PM IST

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.

May 12, 2016, 12:35 PM IST
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.

Nov 23, 2015, 12:07 PM IST

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.

Jul 31, 2015, 13:14 PM IST

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.

May 04, 2015, 15:04 PM IST

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.

Feb 28, 2015, 00:38 AM IST

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.

Aug 23, 2014, 06:27 AM IST

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.

Mar 16, 2014, 15:49 PM IST

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.

Mar 02, 2014, 16:38 PM IST

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.

Mar 02, 2014, 16:09 PM IST

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.

Jan 31, 2014, 21:48 PM IST

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.

Sep 06, 2013, 14:44 PM IST