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Various Metro projects behind schedule: Govt

Various ongoing Metro projects including those in Bangalore and Chennai are running behind schedule, Lok Sabha was informed on Wednesday.

No turtle poaching since 2012

The Madras High Court was on Monday informed that not a single case of poaching or killing of Olive Ridley turtle has been slapped on any fisherman in the past ten years and there has been no incident of turtle poaching off Chennai coast since 2012.

Jagmohan Dalmiya returns as BCCI president

After a gap of over ten years, seasoned cricket administrator Jagmohan Dalmiya was on Monday unanimously elected as BCCI president at the Annual General Meeting in Chennai.

Lufthansa flight grounded due to snag at Chennai airport

A Frankfurt bound Lufthansa flight with 180 passengers on board was grounded here today due to a technical snag, airport authorities said on Monday.

AIADMK to counter DMK with youth resurgence rallies

In a bid to counter arch rival DMK which is harping on youth mantra, ruling AIADMK on Sunday said that it would hold massive youth resurgence rallies across Tamil Nadu on March 7.

NDA ally PMK slams Railway budget, AIADMK welcomes

Reflecting its uneasy ties with BJP, NDA ally PMK on Thursday described the Railway Budget as "a big disappointment" with no reduction in passenger fare while AIADMK chief Jayalalithaa welcomed it saying the common man has been spared from fare hike.

Karunanidhi condoles death of Mayandibharathi

DMK president M Karunanidhi on Wednesday condoled the death of freedom fighter and veteran CPI(M) leader I Mayandibharathi (98).

Krishnagiri rape victim will get justice, assures Tamil Nadu CM

The guilty in the alleged rape of a 16-year-old hearing and speech impaired girl at Dharmapuri would be brought to book and further action would be taken on the directions of the court, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister O Panneerselvam said here on Monday.

SC slams N Srinivasan for attending BCCI meeting despite its orders

The Supreme Court on Monday expressed its displeasure over Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) president in-exile N. Srinivasan's chairing of recent working committee meeting in Chennai.

N Srinivasan should not have presided over BCCI's working committee meeting: Supreme Court
N Srinivasan should not have presided over BCCI's working committee meeting: Supreme Court

The Supreme Court on Monday expressed its displeasure over Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) president in-exile N. Srinivasan's chairing of recent working committee meeting in Chennai.

Supreme Court to hear CAB's contempt plea against N Srinivasan today
Supreme Court to hear CAB's contempt plea against N Srinivasan today

The Supreme Court on Monday will hear a contempt of court petition against Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) president in-exile N. Srinivasan for presiding over a working committee meeting in Chennai on February 8.

11-yr-old boy drowns in swimming pool at theme park in Chennai

A trip by school students to a theme park at nearby Sripermubudur ended on a tragic note after a 11-year-old boy drowned in a swimming pool there, police said on Sunday.

1.50 cr worth of gold seized from two passengers in Chennai

Gold worth Rs 1.5 crore was seized today by Directorate of Revenue Intelligence from two persons who arrived at the international airport here from Dubai, airport officials said.

India's multilingualism an asset, says Smriti Irani

Hailing India's 'multilingualism', Union HRD Minister Smriti Irani on Saturday said it was an 'asset' and 'heritage' and that this plurality must be appreciated.

Advoates boycott Madras High Court

 Advocates in the Madras High Court on Thursday boycotted the proceedings as per the call given by their associations protesting againt the "inaction" by CBI in identifying the police personnel who had attacked them in the High Court campus in 2009.

Court directs son's arrest in a case by octogenarian

 Coming to the rescue of an 87-year old woman, a court here today has directed the police to arrest the her son and his wife if the duo did not comply with a conciliatory pact inked among them.

DMDK members suspended from Tamil Nadu assembly

Lawmakers belonging to DMDK were suspended Thursday from attending the ongoing Tamil Nadu assembly session due to chaos that followed certain remarks made by a member against former chief minister J Jayalalithaa.

Minor fire near Chennai airport runway

A minor fire broke out at the grassy area near a runway at the airport here, triggered by crackers used to scare away birds, airport officials said.

Minor fire near airport runway in Chennai

A minor fire broke out at the grassy area near a runway at the airport here, triggered by crackers used to scare away birds, airport officials said.