Tamil Nadu

GIS mapping of roads, drains in Chennai launched

GIS mapping of roads, drains and high rise buildings in Chennai using drones was launched here on Tuesday by Municipal Administration Minister S P Velumani.

Nov 21, 2017, 21:19 PM IST
DMK taunts Governor; asks will he direct floor test for AIADMK govt

DMK taunts Governor; asks will he direct floor test for AIADMK govt

Opposition DMK on Tuesday took on Governor Banwarilal Purohit over the latter's assertion that he worked as per the constitution, and asked whether he would convene the state assembly to test the majority of the K Palaniswami government as per constitution.

Nov 21, 2017, 21:16 PM IST
1,700 Tamil Nadu fishermen chased away by Sri Lankan navy, 75 fishing nets snapped

1,700 Tamil Nadu fishermen chased away by Sri Lankan navy, 75 fishing nets snapped

More than 1,700 Tamil Nadu fishermen on Tuesday were allegedly chased away by the Sri Lankan Navy which also snapped fishing nets of 75 boats off Katchatheevu islet.

Nov 21, 2017, 17:42 PM IST
Cauvery water row: SC turns down TN govt plea seeking release of 63-TMC water

Cauvery water row: SC turns down TN govt plea seeking release of 63-TMC water

The Supreme Court on Tuesday turned down Tamil Nadu government's application seeking release of 63-thousand million cubic (TMC) of water in Cauvery river from Karnataka for this year.

Nov 21, 2017, 13:09 PM IST
India vs Sri Lanka: Meet Vijay Shankar, the latest entry to India's Test squad

India vs Sri Lanka: Meet Vijay Shankar, the latest entry to India's Test squad

Vijay Shankar had been hoping for a national call-up for a while but his elevation in the India Test team came as a surprise to the Tamil Nadu allrounder.

Nov 21, 2017, 12:33 PM IST
Income Tax department raids Sasikala, relatives' properties in Poes Garden

Income Tax department raids Sasikala, relatives' properties in Poes Garden

The Income Tax officials on Friday conducted raids at Poes Garden, the residence of late Tamil Nadu chief minister J Jayalalithaa and properties of VK Sasikala’s relatives in Chennai.

Nov 17, 2017, 23:06 PM IST

Madras HC upholds 2-year jail to Sasikala's husband M Natarajan, three others

The Madras High Court on Friday confirmed the two-year jail term awarded to M Natarajan, husband of jailed AIADMK leader VK Sasikala, for evasion of customs duty on the import of a luxury car.

Nov 17, 2017, 18:23 PM IST

Report on jallikattu violence in another 8 months: Panel

The one-man commission of inquiry probing the violence during the jallikattu (taming of bull) protests in Tamil Nadu, on Thursday said it will submit its report in another eight months.

Nov 16, 2017, 23:58 PM IST
No political start yet? Kamal Hassan returns donations from fans

No political start yet? Kamal Hassan returns donations from fans

Kamal Haasan - the veteran Tamil superstar - made his intentions clear through a column in a Tamil news magazine.

Nov 16, 2017, 14:23 PM IST

Rajiv Gandhi assassination: Tamil Nadu govt rejects Nalini's plea seeking premature release

The Tamil Nadu government on Wednesday informed the Madras High Court that it cannot entertain a plea of Nalini Sriharan, a life convict in the Rajiv Gandhi assassination case, seeking premature release as a similar case was pending before the apex court.

Nov 16, 2017, 00:12 AM IST

Madras HC relief for P Chidambaram, family; quashes IT order against them

In a relief to P Chidambaram, the Madras High Court quashed an order of the Income Tax department seeking payment of tax by the former finance minister and his family on income from a coffee estate owned by them for 2008-09 financial year after re-assessing it.

Nov 14, 2017, 18:06 PM IST

Hunt for unaccounted wealth in Sasikala kin's premises to resume Monday

One of the largest and longest search operations for unaccounted wealth by the Indian tax officials is going on at the premises of jailed AIADMK leader VK Sasikala's kin and their business associates.

Nov 13, 2017, 00:54 AM IST

Man taken into custody for attempting to set ablaze a girl in Tamil Nadu

One person was taken into custody for allegedly attempting to set ablaze a teenaged girl near Palladam in Tirupur district on Sunday.

Nov 12, 2017, 18:30 PM IST
Rajinikanth may make political debut on birthday: Reports

Rajinikanth may make political debut on birthday: Reports

After Kamal Haasan, now, Tamil superstar Rajinikanth is likely to announce his political debut on his birthday which is December 12.

Nov 10, 2017, 11:18 AM IST
I-T dept conducts raids at premises of Sasikala's kin for second day; cash, documents seized

I-T dept conducts raids at premises of Sasikala's kin for second day; cash, documents seized

For the second consecutive day on Friday Income Tax (IT) officials continued their massive raids at the premises of close relatives of jailed AIADMK leader V.K. Sasikala, their business associates and organisations connected to them, a senior IT official said.

Nov 10, 2017, 11:04 AM IST
Ranji Trophy, Round 5, Day 2: As it happened...

Ranji Trophy, Round 5, Day 2: As it happened...

Hello and welcome to the coverage from day two of the fifth round of matches in the 2017 Ranji Trophy season. We are here to bring you live score updates from matches across India.

Nov 10, 2017, 09:33 AM IST
Kamal Haasan clarifies on Hindu terror remark row, gears up for big role in politics

Kamal Haasan clarifies on Hindu terror remark row, gears up for big role in politics

Tamil film icon Kamal Haasan had recently come under attack from pro-Hindu outfits over his comments on right-wing terrorism.

Nov 07, 2017, 20:26 PM IST
'No going back': Kamal Haasan says will launch political party soon

'No going back': Kamal Haasan says will launch political party soon

"There is no going back," actor Kamal Haasan said on Tuesday firmly stating that he will soon begin his political career.

Nov 07, 2017, 14:30 PM IST

SC issues notice to Tamil Nadu on PETA's plea on Jallikattu

SC on Monday sought the response from the Tamil Nadu government on a plea of animal rights body PETA.

Nov 06, 2017, 19:23 PM IST

Cartoonist held for caricature on Tamil Nadu CM released on bail

A freelance cartoonist was released on bail by a court on Monday, a day after he was arrested for allegedly depicting Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K Palaniswami in an obscene manner.

Nov 06, 2017, 18:50 PM IST