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Sri Lanka says investigating military links to Jaffna violence

Sri Lankan government today said it has launched a probe into the alleged involvement of army with a terror gang that has unleashed violence in Tamil-dominated Jaffna, the epicentre of the civil war which ended in 2009.

Rajinikanth helped Radhika Apte while filming ‘Kabali’: Here’s how

Rajinikanth helped Radhika Apte while filming ‘Kabali’: Here’s how

Asked if she spoke to Rajinikanth in Marathi as she did not know Tamil, Radhika said she introduced herself to the superstar in Marathi, but conversed in English during the shooting of the blockbuster.

Talks are on for 'Sairat' Telugu remake!

Talks are on for 'Sairat' Telugu remake!

The Telugu remake of Marathi blockbuster 'Sairat' is on the cards and it's most likely to be directed by Parasuram.

Don't want to be known as Dalit filmmaker: 'Kabali' director

Don't want to be known as Dalit filmmaker: 'Kabali' director

Director Pa. Ranjith, basking in the success of superstar Rajinikanth-starrer Tamil action drama 'Kabali', says he addresses caste inequalities in his films because he was affected by it and hence, shouldn't be viewed as a Dalit filmmaker.

'Kabali' frenzy spreads, ticket prices soaring

'Kabali' frenzy spreads, ticket prices soaring

 Make hay while Rajinikanth shines! This seems to be the mantra for theatre owners who are making a killing by selling "Kabali" tickets at exorbitant prices -- much to the disappointment of hardcore superstar fans.

Jyotika starts shooting for her next project

Jyotika starts shooting for her next project

Actress Jyotika, last seen in 2015 Tamil drama "36 Vayadhinile" after a long hiatus, has started shooting for her next yet-untitled Tamil project to be directed by "Kuttram Kadithal" fame Bramma.

Bravo girl! Hansika Motwani helps vagrants on Chennai road—Watch inspirational viral video

Bravo girl! Hansika Motwani helps vagrants on Chennai road—Watch inspirational viral video

Popular face down South, actress Hansika Motwani has also acted as a child artiste in Bollywood and television shows. Beautiful Hansika is a big name in the South film industry, and has many superhits to her credit such as 'Desamuduru', 'Kantri', 'Maska', 'Theeya Velai Seiyyanum Kumaru', 'Maan Karate' and the like.

7 years after war's end, Sri Lanka on cautious path to peace

Tamil rebels demanding self-rule fought the government from 1983 to 2009 before being crushed by Sri Lanka's army.

Assembly Election Results 2016: As it happened

West Bengal's ruling Trinamool Congress on Thursday crushed the Opposition and Tamil Nadu's AIADMK proved exit polls wrong by retaining power in Assembly elections. On the other hand, the BJP stormed to power in Assam while the Left made a comeback in Kerala amid a washout in West Bengal.

Assembly Elections 2016: What caused Congress-Left poll drubbing in West Bengal

Taken aback by the drubbing the Left Front-Congress alliance received in the West Bengal assembly polls, two opposition leaders, who played a key role in forging the unlikely pact, on Thursday blamed the "adverse political atmosphere" and the "selective transfer of BJP votes in specific constituencies" for the electoral debacle.

Assembly poll results 2016 stamp on performance of Modi govt, says Amit Shah

Assembly poll results 2016 stamp on performance of Modi govt, says Amit Shah

Hitting out at Congress, Shah said, “Assembly Election Results show that people who trying to disrupt Parliament and politicise issues have been shown doors by voters.”

Two bogies of Trivandrum Express derail; no casualties

Two bogies of the Trivandrum Express derailed at suburban Pattabiraman Thursday but there were no casualties, police said.

Probe says SLRC sexual harassment allegation false: Govt

The probe panel had concluded its investigation in October.

Chennai floods: Want to extend help? Here's how you can volunteer

Chennai floods: Want to extend help? Here's how you can volunteer

Torrential rains, which began on Monday night and halted on Wednesday morning, pounded several parts of Chennai and its suburbs and Puducherry, triggering a deluge completely disrupting normal life.

If you are stuck in Chennai floods, here are dos and don'ts

If you are stuck in Chennai floods, here are dos and don'ts

A torrential downpour, termed the heaviest in over 100 years, has crippled life in Tamil Nadu's capital Chennai, flooding numerous roads, train tracks and airport runways.

Ranveer Singh, Deepika Padukone’s 'Bajirao Mastani' to release in Tamil, Telugu

Ranveer Singh, Deepika Padukone’s 'Bajirao Mastani' to release in Tamil, Telugu

Tamil and Telugu versions of filmmaker Sanjay Leela Bhansali's magnum opus ‘Bajirao Mastani’ will be released. 

Modi's diaspora address in Malaysia steeped in Tamil flavour

Ethnic Indians form 8 per cent of Malaysia's population and are mostly Tamils.

Ace Tamil film director Gopalakrishnan passes away

 Noted yesteryear Tamil film director-cum-lyricist and producer K S Gopalakrishnan passed away in a private hospital here tonight.

Over 200 extras shoot for fire sequence in 'Kabali'

Over 200 extras shoot for fire sequence in 'Kabali'

 Superstar Rajinikanth's Tamil film "Kabali" features a heroic fire sequence with over 200 extras!

Sri Lankan activists demand release of Tamil detainees

The protest was held to support a fast by Tamil detainees in various prisons.