J Jayalalithaa re-elected unanimously as AIADMK general secretary

AIADMK supremo J Jayalalithaa was on Friday re-elected unanimously as the party's General Secretary, with the 66-year-old leader vowing to continue to work for the welfare of the party and the country.

Chennai airport gets another hoax call, checks intensified

For the second time in two days, the Airport here received a bomb threat call on Wednesday, following which security was intensified and checks carried out at over 20 areas in the premises, police said.

Teenager's hand chopped off: NHRC seeks report

The NHRC Tuesday asked a Tamil Nadu police officer to explain an incident in which a 17-year-old boy`s hand was chopped off by the husband of a village panchayat president.

Madras HC makes stay order absolute on defamation proceedings against Swamy

The Madras High Court has made absolute an order of stay against defamation proceedings initiated by a Chennai-based consultancy firm against BJP leader Subramanian Swamy in a Singapore court.

HC grants bail to 167 workers of MNC

Madras High Court on Friday granted bail to 167 workers of a multinational company, arrested and lodged in prison for staging an agitation against their firm in Kancheepuram, saying they cannot be treated like hardened criminals and such matters cannot be solved by use of police force.

Chennai`s 375th anniversary: Historic coastal city celebrates `Madras Day`

A name that kindles the old world charm, `Madras,` in its latest avatar Chennai, turned 375 on Friday as festivities marked the birthday of this historic coastal city in South India.

One arrested for cheating Chinese business representative in TN

A 45-year-old man has been arrested for allegedly cheating a Chinese business representative to the tune of Rs 28 lakh.

Fire at Chennai godown, four feared dead

Four persons are missing and feared dead as a blaze gutted a plastic godown here early morning on Thursday, police said.

Jaya set to be re-elected as AIADMK general secretary

AIADMK general secretary and Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa is all set to be re-elected to the top party party post for which elections are scheduled to be held on August 29.

Elections to AIADMK`s general secretary post on Aug 29

Elections to AIADMK`s general secretary post, held by party supremo and Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa, will be held here on August 29 with the process starting from Wednesday.

Tamil Nadu: Rally against child sexual abuse

Students of Tamil Nadu Dr Ambedkar Law University on Tuesday took out a rally to enhance awareness on sexual offences against children and the laws to protect juveniles against such crimes.

Sridevi cherishes Chennai days

Sridevi may be a Bollywood star, but she still cherishes her days spent in Chennai.

Kenyan woman detained at airport

A 26-year-old Kenyan woman was detained by immigration authorities here after it was found that she allegedly had a fake visa and overstayed in India, airport authorities said.

Sexual, cyber law offenders to be brought under Goondas Act in TN

Tamil Nadu Government on Monday introduced two bills in the state Assembly to bring sexual offenders and cyber criminals under the purview of the stringent Goondas Act and also provide for invoking the provisions of the act against first time offenders.

No Ebola symptoms, person discharged in Chennai

A city hospital Sunday discharged a person kept under observation after no symptoms of Ebola were found but health authorities will monitor him for 21 days.

Woman who posed as `District Collector` of Chennai arrested

A woman who posed as the `District Collector` of Chennai and conned people over a period of time has been arrested at Edapadi town, police said on Saturday.

Woman who posed as `District Collector` of Chennai arrested

A woman who posed as the `District Collector` of Chennai and conned people over a period of time has been arrested at Edapadi town, police said on Saturday.

Chilled beer to be available in 2,000 more TASMAC outlets

Tamil Nadu government on Friday said it has allocated Rs 7 crore for supply of beer bottle coolers to 2,000 more state-run liquor retail outlets.

Income Tax case against Jayalalithaa adjourned

A local court here on Thursday adjourned to August 21 the hearing in an income tax case against Tamil Nadu chief Minister Jayalalithaa and her aide Sasikala.

Govt doubles NSG commando strength in each of four hubs

The NSG crack commando strength has been almost doubled to 460 personnel each stationed at select hubs in Mumbai, Chennai, Kolkata and Hyderabad to undertake quick and swift counter-terror or counter-hijack operations.