Deputy Commissioner of Central Excise sentenced to 3 years RI

A CBI court here on Saturday sentenced a Deputy Commissioner of Central Excise to three years rigourous imprisonment in a disproportionate assets case under Prevention of Corruption Act.

Jaya appeals to party cadres not to take extreme measures

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.

Amitabh and Aishwarya endorse jewellery brand in Chennai together!
Amitabh and Aishwarya endorse jewellery brand in Chennai together!

Bollywood's most popular father-daughter-in-law jodi, Amitabh Bachchan and Aishwarya Rai Bachchan were spotted together in Chennai.

Australia-India civil nuke pact possible by year end: FM Bishop

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 lashes Tamil Nadu, traffic hit in Chennai

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.

FM Bishop inaugurates Australian Consulate in Chennai

Foreign Minister Julie Bishop, who is in India on a four-day visit, inaugurated the new Australian Consulate here on Wednesday.

Jayalalithaa extends Vishu greetings

AIADMK supremo J Jayalalithaa on Tuesday extended her 'Vishu' greetings.

DMK leader bats for net neutrality

Batting for net neutrality, DMK Treasurer MK Stalin on Monday said any move to allow telecom companies to give preferential access to websites would go against the concept of equality.

TN Guv, Jaya greet people on eve of Tamil New Year

Tamil Nadu Governor K Rosaiah and AIADMK supremo Jayalalithaa on Monday extended their greetings to people on the eve of the Tamil New Year.

Crude bomb thrown at retail chain outlet in TN

A crude bomb was thrown at a retail chain store here, founder-chairman of which is Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu.

Police bans DK's "mangalsutra removal" event, Veeramani booked

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.

President Mukherjee condoles passing away of D Jayakanthan

President Pranab Mukherjee has condoled the passing away of eminent Tamil writer D Jayakanthan.

Tirupati killings: Red sandalwood smugglers' bodies to be preserved till April 17; Vaiko detained
Tirupati killings: Red sandalwood smugglers' bodies to be preserved till April 17; Vaiko detained

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.

Two Central Excise Dept employees arrested by CBI

 CBI on Thursday arrested two employees of Central Excise in connection with a graft case and recovered incriminating documents after conducting searches at five places.

Indian Railways plans to develop satellite terminals to decongest stations

Indian Railways is planning to build satellite terminals near some of the busiest junctions, aiming at reducing pressure on such stations and the city traffic around it.

NDA ally, PMK slams PM's 'silence' on red sanders killing in AP

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.

Red sandalwood smuggler's relatives stage protest in Chennai

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.

'Suspended' Mohammad Hafeez confident of clearing bowling action test
'Suspended' Mohammad Hafeez confident of clearing bowling action test

Pakistan's premier all-rounder Mohammad Hafeez has said that he is confident of clearing his bowling action assessment test, which is scheduled to be held in Chennai on April 9.

Father-son duo fly in Trainer aircraft in TN

In an interesting instance, a father-son duo of the Indian Air Force recently flew in a trainer aircraft at the Tambaram base near here.

IPL 8: Big boost for KKR as Sunil Narine gets BCCI clearance
IPL 8: Big boost for KKR as Sunil Narine gets BCCI clearance

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.