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Unfortunate that British era dress code exists: Judge

Last Updated: Saturday, July 12, 2014, 23:33

A Judge of Madras High Court, who was denied entry into Tamil Nadu Cricket Association Club for wearing dhoti, the traditional attire of Tamil Nadu, said it was unfortunate that dress code prescribed by British rulers was being followed in clubs even after independence.

AIADMK functionary hacked to death

Last Updated: Saturday, July 12, 2014, 21:34

An AIADMK functionary was hacked to death near the Law College allegedly to avenge the murder of a youth during a clash a few months back, police said.

Tamil Nadu: Fire in old building housing SBI under control

Last Updated: Saturday, July 12, 2014, 19:50

A fire broke out this afternoon in the second floor of an old building here, which housed the State Bank of India, police said.

Chennai building collapse: DMK`s MK Stalin demands independent probe

Last Updated: Saturday, July 12, 2014, 13:41

Demanding an independent probe in 11-storey building collapse that killed more than 60 people in Chennai a few weeks back, the Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) held protest and met Tamil Nadu Governor Konijeti Rosaiah Konijeti Rosaiah on Saturday.

Jaya appeals to PM for restoration of kerosene allotment to TN

Last Updated: Saturday, July 12, 2014, 12:32

Arguing against the "unfair and cruel reductions in allocation of kerosene" to Tamil Nadu, Chief Minister Jayalalithaa has once again sought Prime Minister Narendra Modi`s intervention to ensure allotment of the state`s monthly requirement of over 65,000-kl.

'UPA regime responsible for Nokia plant troubles'

'UPA regime responsible for Nokia plant troubles'

Last Updated: Friday, July 11, 2014, 22:11

Tamil Nadu Government Friday blamed previous UPA regime for the troubles faced by Nokia's Chennai plant which was kept out of Microsoft acquisition pact in the wake of Rs 21,000 crore tax dues raised by the I-T Department.

Theft incidents in trains on the rise

Last Updated: Friday, July 11, 2014, 18:30

There is an increase in incidents of theft of passengers` belongings in long-distance trains as well as in Tamil Nadu Express and GT Express, the Rajya Sabha was told.

Six suspected Naxalites detained under NSA

Last Updated: Friday, July 11, 2014, 17:11

Six suspected Naxalites, who were recently arrested from a Dalit colony in the district where the marriage of a Dalit boy to a Hindu girl triggered violence in three villages in 2012, were on Friday detained under the the National Security Act.

Building collapse: Commission to submit report in 2 months

Last Updated: Friday, July 11, 2014, 14:27

The Tamil Nadu Government appointed one-man commission to probe the collapse of an under-construction building near here that claimed 61 lives, today inspected the site, and said its report would be submitted in two months.

Over 2,000 polytechnic seats lying vacant in TN

Last Updated: Friday, July 11, 2014, 14:03

At least 2,176 of the total 5,980 seats in polytechnic colleges in Tamil Nadu are lying vacant this academic year, Higher Education Minister P Palaniappan informed the State Assembly today.

DMDK stages walkout from TN Assembly; DMK members evicted

Last Updated: Friday, July 11, 2014, 13:08

Opposition DMDK Friday staged a walkout from the House while DMK members were evicted after the Speaker declined to accept their request to expunge a word used by Housing Minister Vaithilingam from Assembly records.

Karunanidhi`s pep talk to cadres: `AIADMK too has lost polls`

Last Updated: Thursday, July 10, 2014, 16:24

Seeking to enthuse party workers in the backdrop of electoral setbacks, DMK chief M Karunanidhi said victory or defeat does not determine a party`s growth and stressed that the ruling AIADMK too had lost polls.