Five more arrested for alleged assault on teacher in Chennai school, 25 held so far

Several people staged a protest against the alleged assault of a teacher by a mob which claimed that he had thrashed a student in the city's prestigious school, as per news report on Saturday.

After protests, 20 held for alleged assault on teacher in TN

Chennai: Twenty persons have been arrested for allegedly assaulting a school teacher here who had reportedly beaten up a student, police said today.

Delhi-Chennai bullet train project: RVNL team to visit China

 In line with Prime Minister Narendra Modi's vision to introduce bullet trains in the country, a team of Railway officials will visit Beijing on November 24 to take forward the Delhi-Chennai high-speed corridor project, the longest in India.

Centre approves Chennai monorail project

The central government has accorded "in-principle" approval to the first phase of the Chennai monorail project, an official release said here Thursday.

Not convening assembly regretful: Karunanidhi

Chennai: DMK chief M Karunanidhi Thursday regretted that the Tamil Nadu government had not convened the state Assembly to discuss various important issues.

Four flights cancelled in Chennai

Chennai: Four flights, three SpiceJet and an Air India, to various domestic destinations from here were cancelled Thursday due to shortage of aircraft, airport sources said.

Five Indian fishermen released by Sri Lanka return home
Five Indian fishermen released by Sri Lanka return home

Chennai: The five Indian fishermen, who were sentenced to death on charges of drug trafficking, and released by the Sri Lankan court yesterday, will reach home on Thursday.

MDMK to celebrate 60th birth anniversary of Prabhakaran

Chennai: MDMK founder Vaiko Wednesday called for grand celebrations of the 60th birth anniversary of slain LTTE founder V Prabakaran on November 26.

Toilets at railways stations are the dirtiest: Survey

Close to 90 percent Indian travellers feel that railway stations across the country have the dirtiest toilets and need major improvement, a survey ahead of World Toilet Day has revealed.

Centre reimbursing education loan interest for SC, ST students
Centre reimbursing education loan interest for SC, ST students

The BJP-led central government has asked banks to submit their claims for interest subsidy on education loans availed by students belonging to scheduled caste (SC) and scheduled tribe (ST) communities, a circular from the Indian Banks` Association (IBA) states.

Chidambaram predicts bleak future for Vasan

Predicting a bleak future for former party colleague G K Vasan, senior Congress leader P Chidambaram on Friday said the 'fallen branch' of a tree cannot flourish, and batted for more youth power in his own party.

Air India launches dedicated phones for flight update in fog season

Ahead of the fog season, Air India has beefed up its telephone network in four major metros in addition to its all-India toll-free call centre to provide latest status of its flights.

Low pressure expected to bring heavy rains in Tamil Nadu

Chennai: A low pressure in Bay of Bengal may bring in heavy rains in Tamil Nadu, Puducherry, Andhra Pradesh and Karnataka during the next 24 to 48 hours, the MeT office said here Thursday.

Amending law on drunken driving is legislative exercise: HC

The Madras High Court has said it cannot issue directions imposing severe punishment on persons involved in drunken driving as amending sections of the Motor Vehicle Act 1998 for this purpose was a legislative exercise.

Banking services affected in TN, Puducherry

Chennai: Banking, ATM services and cheque transactions in Tamil Nadu and neighbouring Puducherry were affected Wednesday as employee unions went on a one-day country-wide strike to press for wage revision.

Noted scholar Pandian passes away

Noted scholar and Jawaharlal Nehru University Professor MS S Pandian, considered an authority on the study of Dravidian movement in Tamil Nadu, on Monday passed away following a cardiac arrest.

No parallel rally to counter Vasan: TNCC chief

Chennai: Congress in Tamil Nadu on Monday rejected reports that it was planning a parallel rally to counter the launch of a new outfit by senior leader G K Vasan, who broke away from the party.

After PM Modi's intervention, five Indian fishermen on death row in Sri Lanka to be sent back
After PM Modi's intervention, five Indian fishermen on death row in Sri Lanka to be sent back

Chennai: In a significant development, five Tamil Nadu-based fishermen who were sentenced to death by a Sri Lankan court on drug trafficking charges will soon be transferred to Indian jail, reports said on Monday.

RSS cadres detained across Tamil Nadu

Hundreds of RSS cadres were detained on Sunday across Tamil Nadu, after they attempted to carry out a route march, police said.

Pro-Vasan Youth Congress functionaries expelled

Twelve functionaries of Tamil Nadu Pradesh Youth Congress, who are supporters of GK Vasan, have been expelled from the party as per the advice of All-India Youth Congress.