Tamil Nadu

Gold, foreign currencies worth Rs 56.7 lakh seized at Chennai airport

Gold, foreign currencies worth Rs 56.7 lakh seized at Chennai airport

In the first incident, the sleuths intercepted 24-year-old Sheikh Abdullah Jahhupar Sathik who arrived here from Kuala Lumpur today and recovered gold that was concealed inside the cells of laptop batteries kept in his baggage.

Jul 06, 2018, 09:38 AM IST
Why can't police be given a day's off? asks Madras High Court

Why can't police be given a day's off? asks Madras High Court

The Madras High Court has said the Tamil Nadu government should consider giving policemen a day's holiday in a week like every government servant is entitled to, so that they too can spend time with their families.

Jul 04, 2018, 12:08 PM IST
Karnataka to appeal against Cauvery Management Board order, Kumaraswamy says some schemes ‘unscientific’

Karnataka to appeal against Cauvery Management Board order, Kumaraswamy says some schemes ‘unscientific’

Congress leader DK Shivakumar termed the Supreme Court decision as “not in best interest” of Karnataka.

Jun 30, 2018, 17:28 PM IST
Ramdev, Sadhguru bat for Vedanta's Sterlite plant; Tamil Nadu government says don't care about their views

Ramdev, Sadhguru bat for Vedanta's Sterlite plant; Tamil Nadu government says don't care about their views

Thirteen people died after the police fired on protesters demading closure of Vedanta group's Sterlite Copper plant in Tuticorin

Jun 28, 2018, 13:35 PM IST
AIADMK MLAs disqualification case: Justice M Sathyanarayanan appointed third judge by SC

AIADMK MLAs disqualification case: Justice M Sathyanarayanan appointed third judge by SC

Justice M Sathyanarayanan of the Madras High Court has been appointed as the third judge to decide on AIADMK MLAs' disqualification case.

 

Jun 27, 2018, 13:14 PM IST
Case registered against DMK's MK Stalin for protesting against Tamil Nadu Governor Banwarilal Purohit

Case registered against DMK's MK Stalin for protesting against Tamil Nadu Governor Banwarilal Purohit

Stalin was protesting against the arrest of DMK party cadres at Namakkal while accusing the Governor of acting against the principles of federalism.

Jun 24, 2018, 11:30 AM IST
DMK's MK Stalin detained in Trichy for protesting against Tamil Nadu Governor Banwarilal Purohit

DMK's MK Stalin detained in Trichy for protesting against Tamil Nadu Governor Banwarilal Purohit

The DMK working chief led the party worker's rally to the office of Governor Purohit in Chennai.

Jun 23, 2018, 12:38 PM IST
A day after meeting Rahul, Kamal Haasan reaches out to Sonia Gandhi

A day after meeting Rahul, Kamal Haasan reaches out to Sonia Gandhi

Kamal Haasan had on Wednesday met Congress chief Rahul Gandhi at his residence in Delhi.

Jun 21, 2018, 18:41 PM IST
Kamal Haasan meets Rahul Gandhi, calls it 'courtesy meeting'

Kamal Haasan meets Rahul Gandhi, calls it 'courtesy meeting'

Kamal Haasan, who is the founder of political outfit Makkal Needhi Maiam, reportedly discussed pressing issues pertaining to his state with Rahul Gandhi.

Jun 20, 2018, 17:52 PM IST
'Kaala' can't guarantee political success, AIADMK taunts Rajinikanth

'Kaala' can't guarantee political success, AIADMK taunts Rajinikanth

Taking a jibe at Rajinikanth, AIADMK has said that a film's success can't guarantee success in politics.

Jun 09, 2018, 22:47 PM IST
Thousands may go jobless in Tamil Nadu as small and medium industries face closure

Thousands may go jobless in Tamil Nadu as small and medium industries face closure

The Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME) have reduced by 49,329 units while employment in the sector has gone down by 5,19,075 persons during 2017-18.

Jun 09, 2018, 09:24 AM IST
Rajinikanth's 'Kaala' screened in Bengaluru after protesters whisked away

Rajinikanth's 'Kaala' screened in Bengaluru after protesters whisked away

Earlier in the day, over 100 theatres and multiplexes across Karnataka deferred screening the film amid vociferous protests against the film over Rajinikanth's pro-Tamil Nadu stance on the Cauvery river water sharing issue.

 

Jun 07, 2018, 22:25 PM IST
Rajinikanth's Kaala released in Tamil Nadu amid fanfare

Rajinikanth's Kaala released in Tamil Nadu amid fanfare

Additional security was provided by the police at all the several hundred movie theatres where the film was screened in the state.

 

Jun 07, 2018, 18:59 PM IST
Anti-Sterlite protests: Tamil Nadu Chief Minister set to visit injured, kin of deceased

Anti-Sterlite protests: Tamil Nadu Chief Minister set to visit injured, kin of deceased

Tamil Nadu Cheif Minister Edappadi K. Palaniswami is set to visit Thoothukudi, two weeks after the anti-Sterlite protests. 

Jun 07, 2018, 18:12 PM IST
Prateebha suicide: Tamil Nadu government announces Rs 7 lakh relief to kin

Prateebha suicide: Tamil Nadu government announces Rs 7 lakh relief to kin

Prateebha had allegedly committed suicide on June 4 by consuming poison, after she failed to could not clear the NEET, despite scoring good marks in classes X and XII.

Jun 06, 2018, 14:03 PM IST

Why this Kaala-Kaveri Di? Tamil Nadu and Karnataka must talk to each other, not talk at each other

Tamil Nadu and Karnataka are exemplary for the rest of India on many fronts. Surely, they can work this issue out.

Jun 05, 2018, 13:09 PM IST
World Environment Day: Tamil Nadu to ban plastic from 2019

World Environment Day: Tamil Nadu to ban plastic from 2019

Tamil Nadu is all set to introduce a complete plastic ban across the state from January 1, 2019. This was announced by Chief Minister Edappadi K. Palaniswami on June 5, coinciding with the World Environment Day.

Jun 05, 2018, 12:40 PM IST
Karunanidhi meets DMK workers on 95th birthday; Rahul, Mamata extend wishes: See pics

Karunanidhi meets DMK workers on 95th birthday; Rahul, Mamata extend wishes: See pics

The veteran Dravidian leader's house has been decked up with flowers and hoardings featuring him and his son, DMK working president MK Stalin.

Jun 03, 2018, 13:41 PM IST
Karunanidhi turns 95, Mamata extends wishes, DMK celebrates patriarch's birthday

Karunanidhi turns 95, Mamata extends wishes, DMK celebrates patriarch's birthday

The veteran Dravidian leader has been out of active politics for several months due to health issues.

Jun 03, 2018, 10:34 AM IST
 Anti-Sterlite protest: Explain reasons for police firing on protesters by June 6, Madras High Court orders Tamil Nadu govt

Anti-Sterlite protest: Explain reasons for police firing on protesters by June 6, Madras High Court orders Tamil Nadu govt

The Madurai bench of the Madras High Court directed the TN govt to file its response by June 6.

Jun 01, 2018, 16:42 PM IST

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