AIADMK General Secretary J Jayalalithaa on Saturday expressed concern over the 'suicide' of a party functionary who was upset over the "obstacle" faced by her in view of the disproportionate assets case, and appealed to her supporters not to resort to such extreme measures.
Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop, who is in India on a four-day visit, has said both nations are expected to reach a framework agreement by the year end, following which, uranium supply to India would begin.
Rain lashed many parts of Tamil Nadu today bringing relief to people from the sweltering summer, however, a senior Meteorological official said showers will gradually decline in northern coastal districts of the state.
The controversial "Mangalsutra removal and beef banquet" event proposed to be held here by Dravidar Kazhagam on April 14 was today banned by the police and its chief K Veeramani booked on various charges, including promoting enmity on grounds of religion.
The Madras High Court on Friday extended the time for preserving the bodies of six persons, gunned down in an encounter in the Seshachalam forests of Andhra Pradesh, till April 17, but refused to pass any order on second post-mortem.
NDA ally PMK today flayed the Prime Minister's 'silence' on gunning down of 20 people, many of them Tamils, in a police operation in Andhra Pradesh against red sanders smugglers and sought a probe either by a Supreme Court judge or CBI, saying only Central intervention could ensure justice.
Relatives of two men killed in the Andhra Pradesh police operation against alleged red sanders smugglers, today staged a protest in Tiruvannamalai district of Tamil Nadu demanding a proper probe into the incident which left 20 people, many of them Tamils, dead.
The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) decided to clear Kolkata Knight Riders offspinner Sunil Narine for his bowling action on Sunday to remove all doubts over his participation in the eight edition of the Indian Premier League.