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HC grants bail to 167 workers of MNC

Last Updated: Saturday, August 23, 2014, 06:27

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.

Teenager`s hand chopped off in Tamil Nadu for sitting crosslegged

Last Updated: Friday, August 22, 2014, 23:50

A teenager in Tamil Nadu whose left hand was chopped off by a man from his village for sitting crosslegged is recovering in hospital, police said Friday.

No truth to reports of revival of TMC in TN: GK Vasan

Last Updated: Friday, August 22, 2014, 23:05

Former Union Minister GK Vasan on Friday dismissed rumours of revival of Tamil Maanila Congress in Tamil Nadu, a party launched by his father late G K Moopanar in 1996, and said reports in this regard are just media hype.

Govt committed to increase Mullaperiyar dam level to 152 ft:CM

Last Updated: Friday, August 22, 2014, 22:53

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa on Friday reiterated her government`s resolve to increase storage level in the Mullaperiyar dam to its full capacity of 152 feet after completing the remaining strengthening work, as per the Supreme Court verdict.

Clamour to see Jaya as AIADMK chief lead to flood of nominations

Last Updated: Friday, August 22, 2014, 22:29

AIADMK supremo and Chief Minister Jayalalithaa`s re-election as party General Secretary is certain but leaders continue to swarm the party headquarters here to file papers on her behalf which they see as an opportunity to express their loyalty.

Constable arrested for sexually harassing woman colleague in Tamil Nadu

Last Updated: Friday, August 22, 2014, 21:51

In two separate incidents of police personnel being allegedly involved in sexual harassment of their women colleagues in the district, a police constable was arrested while another absconding.

Chennai`s 375th anniversary: Historic coastal city celebrates `Madras Day`

Last Updated: Friday, August 22, 2014, 15:58

A name that kindles the old world charm, `Madras,` in its latest avatar Chennai, turned 375 on Friday as festivities marked the birthday of this historic coastal city in South India.

Cockfight is banned under PCA Act, says Madras HC

Last Updated: Friday, August 22, 2014, 15:21

The Madras High Court bench here on Friday ruled that it could not give any direction to police to permit cockfights as fight between birds and animals was prohibited under Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Act, 1960.

One arrested for cheating Chinese business representative in TN

Last Updated: Friday, August 22, 2014, 14:54

A 45-year-old man has been arrested for allegedly cheating a Chinese business representative to the tune of Rs 28 lakh.

Arrested persons moves Madras HC seeking quashing lower court order

Last Updated: Thursday, August 21, 2014, 22:49

Three members of banned Tamil Nadu Liberation Army arrested in connection with two cases, including planting of bombs behind a market-chain-store here earlier this year, moved the Madras High Court seeking quashing of a lower court order extending their remand.

HC closes PIL seeking to remove 500 flexboards welcoming Tamil Nadu CM

Last Updated: Thursday, August 21, 2014, 22:36

The Madras High Court bench closed a PIL seeking to remove about 500 flexboards put up across this city to welcome Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa, which eulogised her for getting the height of the Mullaperiyar dam increased to 142 feet.

Tamil Nadu Governor tells varsities to focus on knowledge creation

Last Updated: Thursday, August 21, 2014, 19:31

Tamil Nadu Governor K Rosaiah stressed on the importance of knowledge creation and making universities research-oriented and asked Vice-Chancellors to take steps in this regard.