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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.

Tamil Nadu: Woman stops husband from getting married for 3rd time

Last Updated: Thursday, August 21, 2014, 15:26

Taking up the challenge thrown by her husband to try and stop his third marriage, his 30-year old wife, a divorcee, Thursday stopped him from tying the nuptial knot in the nick of time at a wedding hall, police said.

One held; country bombs seized in Madurai

Last Updated: Thursday, August 21, 2014, 13:41

One person was Thusday arrested and some country bombs, sickle and other weapons seized from him here, police said.

PMK chief wants TN to take cue from Kerala in anti-liquor drive

Last Updated: Thursday, August 21, 2014, 13:19

Lauding Kerala for its drive against liquor, PMK Thursday asked Tamil Nadu government to take a cue and go in for phased or complete prohibition in the state.

Agitation seeking removal of VC to be intensified in Madurai

Last Updated: Thursday, August 21, 2014, 13:05

Agitation would be intensifed seeking removal of Madurai Kamaraj University Vice-Chancellor Kalyani Mathivanan from the post, a representative of the association pressing the demand Thursday said.

Fire at Chennai godown, four feared dead

Last Updated: Thursday, August 21, 2014, 08:37

Four persons are missing and feared dead as a blaze gutted a plastic godown here early morning on Thursday, police said.

Clarify if `rainbow alliance` exists in TN: PMK to BJP

Last Updated: Wednesday, August 20, 2014, 01:16

In a clear indication of fissures in the NDA in Tamil Nadu, PMK on Tuesday asked BJP to clarify if the "rainbow alliance" stitched ahead of the Lok Sabha polls continued to exist in the State.

Jaya set to be re-elected as AIADMK general secretary

Last Updated: Tuesday, August 19, 2014, 18:42

AIADMK general secretary and Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa is all set to be re-elected to the top party party post for which elections are scheduled to be held on August 29.

Jaya set to be re-elected as AIADMK gen secretary

Last Updated: Tuesday, August 19, 2014, 18:11

AIADMK general secretary and Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa is all set to be re-elected to the top party party post for which elections are scheduled to be held on August 29.

TN CPI-M unit wants state govt to withdraw amended Act

Last Updated: Tuesday, August 19, 2014, 17:34

Expressing apprehensions of possible misuse of the amended Goondas Act allowing detention of first time sexual and cyber crime offenders, CPI (M) on Tuesday urged the Tamil Nadu government to withdraw it as it was `undemocratic.`