Tamil Nadu requests Centre to increase Hajj pilgrims quota

Tamil Nadu government on on Sunday requested the Centre to increase its quota of Hajj pilgrims for this year and sought Prime Minister Narendra Modi's intervention in this regard.

Suresh Prabhu to launch 50,000th coach on July 6

 Railways will roll out its 50,000th coach on July 6, marking a momentous occasion for the national transporter in achieving a record performance in the coach manufacturing sector.

DNA: Analysis of first SECC survey in eight decades

Government on Friday refrained from releasing the caste-based data in its first Socio Economic and Caste Census (SECC) released in eight decades and maintained that it was concerned with economic data which will help in effective implementation of its programmes.

DMK demands convening of Tamil Nadu Assembly session

DMK treasurer MK Stalin on Friday urged the Tamil Nadu government to convene the assembly session and table the Demands for Grants to various departments.

TN bus terminals to have rooms for lactating mothers: Jaya

In an initiative aimed at helping lactating mothers who travel, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa today ordered setting up of separate rooms in bus terminals across the state to help them feed their babies in privacy.

DMK leader Stalin accuses TN Chief Electoral Officer of bias

DMK treasurer M K Stalin on Thursday accused Tamil Nadu Chief Electoral Officer of being biased in favour of ruling AIADMK in the June 27 bypoll in R K Nagar, from where Chief Minister Jayalalithaa won by a huge margin.

AIADMK hosts Iftar party, Jaya indisposed, could not attend

 AIADMK on Wednesday hosted an Iftar party here in which several prominent Muslims participated though its supremo Jayalalithaa was forced to skip the event as she fell unwell.

Illegal BSNL lines case: CBI questions former Telecom Minister Dayanidhi Maran

The CBI on Wednesday questioned former Telecom Minister Dayanidhi Maran in connection with a case of allegedly using over 300 high data capacity BSNL telecom lines at his Boat house residence in Chennai.

Stalin, Vijayakant take ride in newly launched Metro Rail in Chennai

The Metro Rail fever seems to have caught up with politicians, with DMK Treasurer M K Stalin and DMDK founder Vijayakant taking a ride in the newly launched services here today.

DNA: Analysis of Dayanidhi Maran's illegal telephone exchange case

The Madras High Court on Tuesday granted interim anticipatory bail to former Telecom minister Dayanidhi Maran, prime accused in the illegal telephone exchange case.

Chennai may get a World T20 game: Report
Chennai may get a World T20 game: Report

Chennai's cricket fans may finally get some action in the World T20 after the delay in environmental clearence issues for three stands G, H and I that threatened to take the game out of the city.

Jayalalithaa wins big in RK Nagar by-poll, defeats CPI's Mahendran by over 1.5 lakh votes
Jayalalithaa wins big in RK Nagar by-poll, defeats CPI's Mahendran by over 1.5 lakh votes

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister and AIADMK chief J Jayalalithaa trounced her nearest rival and CPI candidate C Mahendran with a huge margin of over 1.5 lakh votes as the results for Radha Krishnan Nagar assembly seat by-election was declared on Tuesday.

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Tamil Nadu: Jayalalithaa launches first phase of Chennai Metro

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa on Monday inaugurated the first phase of Chennai Metro Rail Limited's passenger services between Alandur and Koyambedu.

Young woman steers Chennai's first Metro train

Steered by a young woman, the first train of the Chennai Metro Rail chugged off from Alandur Station here on Monday after being flagged off by chief minister J Jayalalithaa.

Tamil Nadu CM Jayalalithaa launches first phase of Chennai Metro via video-conferencing
Tamil Nadu CM Jayalalithaa launches first phase of Chennai Metro via video-conferencing

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa on Monday inaugurated the first phase of Chennai Metro Rail Limited's passenger services between Alandur and Koyambedu.

Duo held for posting paedophilic content on Facebook

Two more persons have been arrested in the case relating to posting of paedophilic content on social networking site Facebook.

Air India co-pilot holds up Delhi bound flight over oxygen mask

 A city-bound Air India flight from Chennai was delayed on Saturday by about an hour as the oxygen mask of the co-pilot had to be changed at the last moment.

Chennai hospital launches first-of-its-kind orthogeriatrics department

Chennai's only multi-speciality facility, Kauvery Hospital, has extended its healthcare services to senior citizens by launching the first-of-its kind orthogeriatrics department for comprehensive orthopaedic care.

RK Nagar bypolls: CPI candidate lauds poll arrangements by EC

 CPI candidate G Mahendran, who is contesting against Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa in the RK Nagar bypolls, on Saturday hailed the Election Commission`s (EC) arrangements for the ongoing polls.