Chennai: Conviction of Jayalalithaa in a graft case and her unseating from the chief minister's chair, twin blasts and a legal wrangle that stalled the release of seven convicts in the Rajiv Gandhi assassination case were among major events that unfolded during 2014 in Tamil Nadu.
Chennai: City-based Apollo Hospitals today announced the successful separation of a pair of conjoined twins from Tanzania in a surgery that took a marathon 11 hours and required the expertise of around 50 professionals.
Former PCB Chairman Zaka Ashraf on Saturday alleged that India conspired to get Pakistani off-spinners Saeed Ajmal and Muhammad Hafeez suspended and suggested that the two bowlers should not be sent to Chennai for bio-mechanics tests.
The Tamil Nadu government on Thursday sought the intervention of Prime Minister Narendra Modi to immediately secure the release of 24 Indian fishermen from the state, who were captured by Bangladeshi authorities recently.
Chennai: MDMK General Secretary Vaiko Tuesday called on European Union Ambassador Joao Cravinho and other representatives of the EU member countries here and sought their support for the "need for a referendum" among Tamils in Sri Lanka.
Chennai: A day after MDMK walked out of the NDA alliance in Tamil Nadu, senior BJP leader Subramanian Swamy Tuesday suggested that another partner, PMK, which has been critical of the Narendra Modi Government, should also leave the combine.
External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Monday came under fire from the Opposition and ally PMK for her push to declare Bhagwad Gita as a national scripture with their leaders saying it was inappropriate and that all religions should be treated equally by Government.
Police kept a strict vigil across Tamil Nadu on Saturday on the occasion of the 22nd anniversary of the Babri mosque demolition, which passed off peacefully in the state, even as protests were held in different parts of the state by both Muslim and Hindu groups.
A day after the Supreme Court rejected Kerala's plea to review its May 7 verdict holding as safe the Mullaperiyar dam, Tamil Nadu Assembly on Thursday adopted a resolution urging the neighbouring state to extend support to raise it to 152 feet.
Chennai: Amidst a host of issues likely to be raised by opposition parties, the short session of the Tamil Nadu Assembly begins here Thursday sans the presence of AIADMK supremo Jayalalithaa who has been convicted in an illegal wealth case.