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Landslip results in traffic disruption for two hours

Vehicular traffic was on Thursday paralysed for nearly two hours on Coonoor-Mettupalayam road, as trees and boulders fell on the section following a landslip near Kallar here.

Delhi court grants bail to TTV Dhinakaran in EC bribery case
Delhi court grants bail to TTV Dhinakaran in EC bribery case

AIADMK (Amma) faction leader TTV Dhinakaran has been asked to furnish a personal bond of Rs five lakh.

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tnusrbonline.org/tnsurb.tn.gov.in - TNUSRB Tamil Nadu Police Answer Key 2017, TNSURB Police Constable official Answer Key 2017

Tamil Nadu Uniformed Service Recruitment Board (TNSURB) will declare TNUSRB Police Official Answer keys 2017 on Thursday.

Karti Chidambaram returns from London

CBI had filed an FIR against Karti and the Mukerjeas on charges of criminal conspiracy, cheating, receiving illegal gratification and criminal misconduct.

Chennai textile showroom fire continues for second day
Chennai textile showroom fire continues for second day

Fire service personnel on Thursday were still battling to douse the flames that has engulfed a multi-storied textile showroom - Chennai Silks - here, police said.

BJP lashes out at DMK for criticising Centre on cattle ban
BJP lashes out at DMK for criticising Centre on cattle ban

The BJP's state unit on Wednesday lashed out at the DMK for its criticism of the party-led government at the Centre on the issue of ban on sale of cattle for slaughter, and challenged it to hold a beef-eating protest as some other groups were doing.

Fire in Chennai Silks textile showroom in Tamil Nadu
Fire in Chennai Silks textile showroom in Tamil Nadu

A multi-storied textile showroom located in the busy T. Nagar locality here caught fire on Wednesday early morning.

Massive protests in Chennai over Centre's ban on cattle slaughter, attack on IIT-Madras student
Massive protests in Chennai over Centre's ban on cattle slaughter, attack on IIT-Madras student

Tamil Nadu's main opposition party DMK on Wednesday led a march to protest against the Centre's recent order banning the slaughter of cattle and their sale. 

EC bribery case: Delhi court likely to decide on TTV​ Dinakaran's bail
EC bribery case: Delhi court likely to decide on TTV​ Dinakaran's bail

A Delhi Court on Tuesday is expected to decide on the bail plea of ousted All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) leader TTV Dinakaran, in the Election Commission bribery case.

IIT Madras student thrashed for organising beef fest
IIT Madras student thrashed for organising beef fest

In an another case of cow vigilantes running amok, an Indian Institute of Technology (Madras) PhD scholar was brutally thrashed by alleged right wing students for organising a 'Beef Fest' in the campus. 

Rahul Gandhi to attend Karunanidhi's birthday celebrations in Chennai
Rahul Gandhi to attend Karunanidhi's birthday celebrations in Chennai

Karunanidhi will celebrate his 94th birthday and 60th year as a legislator this Saturday.

Tamil Nadu CM inaugurates desilting work at Mettur dam

Palaniswami launched the work by removing silt, the first ever such exercise in the 83-year old history of the reservoir across the Cauvery river, using a spade.

Chennai: Three burnt to death inside a car
Chennai: Three burnt to death inside a car

Three people, including a woman, were burnt to death inside a car in Chennai's Mahabalipuram yesterday.

Tamil Nadu CM K Palaniswami rules out Cabinet reshuffle
Tamil Nadu CM K Palaniswami rules out Cabinet reshuffle

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K Palaniswami on Saturday ruled out any reshuffle in the state Cabinet.

Rajinikanth likely to announce political party by July-end, says actor's brother
Rajinikanth likely to announce political party by July-end, says actor's brother

Last week, political parties in Tamil Nadu welcomed Rajinikanth's hints that he may join politics at an appropriate time but cautioned him that it may not be all that easy in public life.

DMK Tuticorin District Secy N Periasamy passes away

DMK Tuticorin (South) District Secretary N Periasamy died at a private hospital here on Friday after a brief illness.

HC seeks stand of highways ministry on speed governors issue

A vacation bench of Justices to file their replies within two weeks on the plea by Motor Vehicles and Allied Industries Association.

PM Modi has agreed to attend MGR's centenary celebration: Panneerselvam faction

The AIADMK faction, led by Tamil Nadu's former Chief Minister O Panneerselvam, on Wednesday said Prime Minister Narendra Modi has agreed to participate in the birth centenary celebration of party founder and late Chief Minister MG Ramachandran (MGR).

CM K Palaniswami writes to Narendra Modi on Tamil Nadu issues
CM K Palaniswami writes to Narendra Modi on Tamil Nadu issues

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K. Palaniswami on Wednesday urged the central government to urgently attend to nine issues related to the southern state.

 

Tamil Nadu CM invites PM Narendra Modi for Jaya, MGR functions
Tamil Nadu CM invites PM Narendra Modi for Jaya, MGR functions

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi Palaniswamy met Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday and is understood to have discussed the political situation in the state in the wake of the split in the AIADMK following Jayalalithaa`s death.

Tamil Nadu CM approves supply of rice to mosques during Ramzan

A total of 4900 tonnes of rice will be supplied to over 3000 mosques.

Would welcome Rajinikanth if Tamil superstar decides to join BJP: Amit Shah
Would welcome Rajinikanth if Tamil superstar decides to join BJP: Amit Shah

Amid suspense over Tamil superstar Rajinikanth's future political move, BJP chief Amit Shah has said that his party's doors are open to all good persons who intend to join the saffron party.

After protests, now many Rajinikanth's fans carry out march in Chennai supporting his probable entry in politics
After protests, now many Rajinikanth's fans carry out march in Chennai supporting his probable entry in politics

Following the protest by Thamizhar Munetra Padai (TMP) against Rajinikanth's probable entry in politics, many supporters of the superstar took to the streets in Washermanpet to support him.

Thalaiva Rajinikanth's 'hint' on joining politics makes him 'Kannadiga' for some in Tamil Nadu
Thalaiva Rajinikanth's 'hint' on joining politics makes him 'Kannadiga' for some in Tamil Nadu

The superstar had recently said that he has now turned into a `true-Tamilian.`

Pannerselvam faction not coming forward for merger talks: Tamil Nadu Forest Minister Dindigul C Srinivasan

The differences over the merger of two AIADMK factions on Sunday again came to fore, with Tamil Nadu Forest Minister Dindigul C Srinivasan accusing the O Pannerselvam camp of not coming forward for the unity talks.

OPS faction not coming forward for merger talks: Minister

"Though the ruling party (AIADMK Amma) has expressed willingness for coming together of the party, the Paneerselvam camp is not ready for talks," he told reporters here.

Pro Tamil actvists detained at Marina

The activists of pro-Tamil outfits such as 'May 17 Movement' and Tamizhaga Vazhvurimai Katchi (TVK) were detained, police said.

3rd NDA anniversary: Top BJP leaders to hold rallies from May 26

"The major achievements of the government will be highlighted during the rallies, in which top National and State level party leaders and union ministers will participate," she told reporters here.

Capable of being more than 'security guards': Ex-Servicemen Federation
Capable of being more than 'security guards': Ex-Servicemen Federation

With an objective to serve the nation even after their retirement from the defence, the federation of ex - serviceman association in Tamil Nadu has come up with a campaign to highlight their skills and talents.

Kudankulam n-plant II restarts generation

The unit was shut down early this month due to water and steam leakage.