Tamil Nadu News

Panic as snake found in VIP lounge at Puducherry airport

Panic as snake found in VIP lounge at Puducherry airport

The reptile was identified as Viper, a species considered to be very poisonous.

Jun 17, 2018, 12:16 PM IST
Madras HC delivers split verdict in AIADMK MLAs disqualification case, matter to be sent to another judge

Madras HC delivers split verdict in AIADMK MLAs disqualification case, matter to be sent to another judge

The MLAs were disqualified after they had called on state Governor expressing lack of confidence in the leadership of Palaniswami and seeking a change of guard.

Jun 14, 2018, 13:50 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
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

Jun 05, 2018, 12:40 PM IST
Tamil Nadu to free 67 convicts for MGR's birth centenary

Tamil Nadu to free 67 convicts for MGR's birth centenary

The Tamil Nadu government on Monday said it will set free 67 life convicts who have completed 10 years in jail to commemorate the birth centenary of AIADMK

Jun 04, 2018, 15:49 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
Anti-Sterlite protests: Don't disturb families of missing accused in name of inquiry, says Madras HC to Tamil Nadu Police

Anti-Sterlite protests: Don't disturb families of missing accused in name of inquiry, says Madras HC to Tamil Nadu Police

Last month, as many as nine people were killed in police firing following protests for the closure of Vedanta group's Sterlite Copper plant over pollution concerns that turned violent.

Jun 01, 2018, 15:25 PM IST
Rajinikanth blames anti-social elements for deaths during anti-Sterlite protest in Tuticorin

Rajinikanth blames anti-social elements for deaths during anti-Sterlite protest in Tuticorin

Rajinikanth on Wednesday blamed anti-social elements for the anti-Sterlite protests last week that resulted in the tragic death of at least 13 people in Tuticorin.   

May 30, 2018, 18:37 PM IST
Anti-Sterlite protests: Rajinikanth announces Rs 2 lakh each for family of protesters killed in Tuticorin

Anti-Sterlite protests: Rajinikanth announces Rs 2 lakh each for family of protesters killed in Tuticorin

Rajinikanth made the announcement after he visited general hospital in Tuticorin to meet those who got injured during the violent protests.

May 30, 2018, 14:02 PM IST
Stalin, other DMK MLAs wear black clothes to Tamil Nadu Assembly over Tuticorin killing

Stalin, other DMK MLAs wear black clothes to Tamil Nadu Assembly over Tuticorin killing

The police had allegedly opened fire on those protesting against Vedanta Group’s Sterlite Copper plant in Tamil Nadu’s Tuticorin on May 22, killing at least 13 of them.

May 29, 2018, 10:35 AM IST
Tamil Nadu government orders closure of Sterlite plant in Tuticorin following death of 13 people

Tamil Nadu government orders closure of Sterlite plant in Tuticorin following death of 13 people

Large-scale violence on May 22 against the Sterlite copper plant in Tuticorin and police firing led to the death of 12 persons. Next day saw one more youth succumbing to injuries sustained in police

May 28, 2018, 17:28 PM IST
AIADMK expels leader for comparing journalists with street dogs

AIADMK expels leader for comparing journalists with street dogs

Prabhakaran had tweeted on Monday morning at 9.40 am, however, he deleted the tweet after some time.

May 28, 2018, 14:14 PM IST
Is Narendra Modi the PM of some other country? DMK leader MK Stalin questions silence on Tuticorin violence

Is Narendra Modi the PM of some other country? DMK leader MK Stalin questions silence on Tuticorin violence

Stalin also said that the PM should have visited the place or should have at least sent a central minister to assess the situation. 

May 28, 2018, 10:08 AM IST
Jayalalithaa's audio clip, diet chat released by probe panel

Jayalalithaa's audio clip, diet chat released by probe panel

The All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) supremo was seen complaining about her breathing.

May 26, 2018, 23:18 PM IST
DMK MP Kanimozhi detained during protest against police firing in Thootikudi

DMK MP Kanimozhi detained during protest against police firing in Thootikudi

The protest, led by DMK, was held in Egmore in Chennai to condemn the Tuticorin violence in which 13 people lost their lives.

May 25, 2018, 13:39 PM IST
Anti-Sterlite protest: PIL in SC seeks action against police officials, NHRC probe

Anti-Sterlite protest: PIL in SC seeks action against police officials, NHRC probe

The PIL has been filed by advocate GS Mani, who sought a direction from the top court for registering an FIR against the Collector, SP and other police officials in connection with the deaths linked

May 24, 2018, 16:42 PM IST
Anti-Sterlite protest: CM Palaniswami blames political rivals, NGOs, miscreants but not police

Anti-Sterlite protest: CM Palaniswami blames political rivals, NGOs, miscreants but not police

"If someone is attacked, the natural course would be to defend and safeguard themselves. This is what has been done by the police in response."

May 24, 2018, 14:16 PM IST

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