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Tamil Nadu government employee kills his entire family of 4, commits suicide

Tamil Nadu government employee kills his entire family of 4, commits suicide

According to the suicide note, recovered from the site, he wrote that he was depressed and killed his family as he didn't want to leave them behind alone.

Jan 20, 2019, 00:48 AM IST
Madras HC rules in favour of pregnant woman aspiring for cop's post

Madras HC rules in favour of pregnant woman aspiring for cop's post

The Madras High Court bench here has said if a pregnant woman took 30 seconds extra time during the running test for the selection of Grade-II constable, the timing should be considered negligible

Jan 19, 2019, 21:11 PM IST
DMK moves Madras HC challenging 10% quota for economically backward classes

DMK moves Madras HC challenging 10% quota for economically backward classes

In its plea, the DMK claimed that the reservation "offends" the basic structure of the Constitution.

Jan 18, 2019, 14:03 PM IST
On Day 1 of Jallikattu, 48 bull-tamers injured

On Day 1 of Jallikattu, 48 bull-tamers injured

At least 48 bull tamers, participating bull-taming sport 'jallikattu' held at Madurai's Palamedu in Tamil Nadu as part of the Pongal festivities, were injured on Wednesday. Out of the 48, 14 are

Jan 17, 2019, 14:21 PM IST
Opposition wants to build their empire, we want to empower people: PM Narendra Modi

Opposition wants to build their empire, we want to empower people: PM Narendra Modi

PM Modi said, "Unlike other parties, we are not in politics for divide and rule or building vote banks. We are here to serve the country in every possible way."

Jan 13, 2019, 17:12 PM IST
Irony that Narendra Modi compares himself with Atal Bihari Vajpayee, says DMK chief MK Stalin

Irony that Narendra Modi compares himself with Atal Bihari Vajpayee, says DMK chief MK Stalin

Targeting Prime Minister Narendra Modi, DMK chief MK Stalin declared that his party would never get into an alliance with the BJP.

Jan 11, 2019, 13:08 PM IST
Congress caused damage to armed forces, made defence sector den of middlemen: PM Modi

Congress caused damage to armed forces, made defence sector den of middlemen: PM Modi

The people behind attacks on our defence procurement are often middlemen from the Congress era, PM Modi said.

Jan 10, 2019, 16:31 PM IST
Tirunelveli Collector sets precedent by sending daughter to Anganwadi centre

Tirunelveli Collector sets precedent by sending daughter to Anganwadi centre

The Collector wants her child to rub shoulders with all sections of the society and also pick up the Tamil language quickly.

Jan 09, 2019, 13:54 PM IST
Bypoll in Karunanidhi’s constituency Tiruvarur cancelled over Cyclone Gaja aftermath

Bypoll in Karunanidhi’s constituency Tiruvarur cancelled over Cyclone Gaja aftermath

An Election Commission order said the notification issued for the bypoll had been cancelled.

Jan 07, 2019, 10:38 AM IST
IT raids at Saravana Bhavan and 3 other popular food chain groups in Chennai

IT raids at Saravana Bhavan and 3 other popular food chain groups in Chennai

Tax sleuths added that the department is looking into allegations of under-reporting their income.

Jan 03, 2019, 15:47 PM IST
TTV Dhinakaran moves SC to allot 'Pressure Cooker' symbol to his party

TTV Dhinakaran moves SC to allot 'Pressure Cooker' symbol to his party

The by-election is scheduled to be held on January 28.

Jan 02, 2019, 14:38 PM IST
Opposition boycotts Tamil Nadu Governor's address, stages walkout from State Assembly

Opposition boycotts Tamil Nadu Governor's address, stages walkout from State Assembly

A smiling Stalin led the walkout of his party members and those from the Congress and the IUML.

Jan 02, 2019, 13:47 PM IST
Jayalalithaa death probe: Panel accuses Tamil Nadu Health Secretary, Apollo Hospital of conspiracy

Jayalalithaa death probe: Panel accuses Tamil Nadu Health Secretary, Apollo Hospital of conspiracy

The allegations have been strongly refuted by both the health secretary and the hospital.

Dec 30, 2018, 16:47 PM IST
DMK files complaint against fake Twitter handle in Stalin's name

DMK files complaint against fake Twitter handle in Stalin's name

The fake account, similar to the genuine handle of Stalin, is propagating malicious content to bring disrepute and defame him among Hindus, the party said in its complaint.

Dec 29, 2018, 10:55 AM IST
Another woman alleges contracting HIV after transfusion in Tamil Nadu

Another woman alleges contracting HIV after transfusion in Tamil Nadu

The government hospital has refuted the allegation.

Dec 29, 2018, 07:34 AM IST
Pregnant woman contracts HIV after blood transfusion in Tamil Nadu

Pregnant woman contracts HIV after blood transfusion in Tamil Nadu

An employee of a blood bank attached to a government hospital in Sattur, near here, has been dismissed, while two others have been suspended in connection with the incident, health department

Dec 26, 2018, 13:56 PM IST
Brother sexually abuses teen sister, escapes after impregnating her

Brother sexually abuses teen sister, escapes after impregnating her

A youth pursuing a diploma course allegedly impregnated his younger sister studying ninth standard in a corporation school and is reportedly absconding, police said here Monday.

Dec 26, 2018, 09:13 AM IST
Who gave order to issue weapons: CBI seeks documents to probe anti-Sterlite protests case

Who gave order to issue weapons: CBI seeks documents to probe anti-Sterlite protests case

The statements of the family members of the thirteen victims who died have been recorded along with statements of those who were injured in the firing. 

Dec 25, 2018, 11:52 AM IST
Vindicated: Anti-Sterlite protest victim's kin after autopsy report confirms bullet wounds

Vindicated: Anti-Sterlite protest victim's kin after autopsy report confirms bullet wounds

The report said that 12 of the 13 protesters were killed when police opened fire on a demonstration against Vedanta's copper smelter in Tamil Nadu in May.

Dec 24, 2018, 12:39 PM IST
Kamal Haasan's Makkal Needhi Maiyyam to contest in 2019 Lok Sabha elections

Kamal Haasan's Makkal Needhi Maiyyam to contest in 2019 Lok Sabha elections

Haasan had launched his political party in February 2018.

Dec 22, 2018, 14:43 PM IST