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PM Narendra Modi to launch Amma two-wheeler scheme in Chennai tomorrow

PM Narendra Modi to launch Amma two-wheeler scheme in Chennai tomorrow

A pet project of late CM Jayalalithaa, where 50% subsidy will be provided by AIADMK govt to working women to buy two-wheelers.

Feb 23, 2018, 18:53 PM IST
Day before party launch, Kamal Haasan meets Naam Tamilar Katchi leader Seeman

Day before party launch, Kamal Haasan meets Naam Tamilar Katchi leader Seeman

Kamal Haasan will begin his political innings on February 21

Feb 20, 2018, 12:56 PM IST
Kamal Haasan meets Rajinikanth in Chennai, to launch political party on February 21

Kamal Haasan meets Rajinikanth in Chennai, to launch political party on February 21

Veteran Tamil actor Kamal Haasan is scheduled to launch his party in Madurai on Wednesday. 

Feb 18, 2018, 15:59 PM IST
Dog, donkey married amid Valentine's Day protest in Chennai

Dog, donkey married amid Valentine's Day protest in Chennai

  To protest against Valentine`s Day celebration, Bharat Hindu Front cadres on Wednesday performed marriage rituals between a dog and a donkey in Chennai.Later the protesters were detained by the

Feb 14, 2018, 12:38 PM IST
Now, DMK vs AIADMK over Jayalalithaa's portrait in Tamil Nadu Assembly

Now, DMK vs AIADMK over Jayalalithaa's portrait in Tamil Nadu Assembly

DMK has filed a petition against unveiling of the portrait in Madras High Court. 

Feb 12, 2018, 11:32 AM IST
Narrow escape for passengers as two tyres of Delhi-bound SpiceJet flight burst

Narrow escape for passengers as two tyres of Delhi-bound SpiceJet flight burst

At least 199 passengers onboard a  Delhi-bound SpiceJet flight had a narrow escape on Thursday as their plane suffered two tyre bursts during take off.

Feb 08, 2018, 23:42 PM IST
Jackpot for Chennai Police: 67 wanted gangsters arrested from a single birthday party

Jackpot for Chennai Police: 67 wanted gangsters arrested from a single birthday party

The incident took place when the gangsters had come together to celebrate the birthday of one of their leaders, Choolaimedu Binnu.

Feb 08, 2018, 17:40 PM IST
Karti Chidambaram moves Madras HC for permission to travel abroad

Karti Chidambaram moves Madras HC for permission to travel abroad

Karti, the son of former Union finance minister P Chidambaram, who is facing two Look Out Circulars in a corruption case filed by the CBI

Feb 07, 2018, 21:31 PM IST

AIADMK expels another 68 office bearers of Tirunelveli unit

Continuing with its action against dissidents since its loss in the RK Nagar by poll, the ruling AIADMK today expelled 68 office-bearers of the party's Tirunelveli unit.

Feb 07, 2018, 17:52 PM IST
Bankers to strike work on March 15

Bankers to strike work on March 15

To press for early finalisation of wage revision in banks.

Feb 06, 2018, 20:18 PM IST
Fire breaks out in Madurai Meenakshi temple, at least 40 shops gutted

Fire breaks out in Madurai Meenakshi temple, at least 40 shops gutted

A major fire broke out inside the premises of famous Meenakshi temple here in which atleast 40 shops were gutted, police said.

Feb 03, 2018, 11:04 AM IST
18-year-old engineering student hacked to death in Tamil Nadu

18-year-old engineering student hacked to death in Tamil Nadu

An 18-year-old was on Saturday hacked to death here while he was on his way to home. The incident took place in the wee hours on the Tank Bunk road in the Nungambakkam area.

Jan 22, 2018, 15:16 PM IST
Dhinakaran cites technical hurdles in forming new party

Dhinakaran cites technical hurdles in forming new party

Sidelined AIADMK leader T T V Dhinakaran today cited technical hurdles in forming a new political outfit and said there were no such difficulties in functioning as the AIADMK (Amma) if the court

Jan 19, 2018, 17:45 PM IST
Rajinikanth, Kamal Haasan share stage, fuel speculations on star alliance

Rajinikanth, Kamal Haasan share stage, fuel speculations on star alliance

Amid hype over their political entry, the two superstars were spotted chatting at a function in Chennai

Jan 18, 2018, 07:33 AM IST
Tamil Nadu CM Edappadi K Palaniswami wants Centre to reconsider scrapping of Haj subsidy

Tamil Nadu CM Edappadi K Palaniswami wants Centre to reconsider scrapping of Haj subsidy

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami on Wednesday asked the centre to reconsider its decision to revoke Haj subsidy.

Jan 17, 2018, 14:01 PM IST
Three spectators attacked, killed by bulls during Jallikattu in Tamil Nadu

Three spectators attacked, killed by bulls during Jallikattu in Tamil Nadu

In a village in Sivaganga district -- around 500 km from here -- two persons were killed when a bull attacked them on being released. Around 50 persons were injured in the attack.

Jan 16, 2018, 17:14 PM IST
Bogi festival: Smoke disrupts flight services in Chennai

Bogi festival: Smoke disrupts flight services in Chennai

The Chennai International Airport witnessed massive smoke due to the burning of old articles on Bogi festival.

Jan 13, 2018, 08:53 AM IST
Ahead of Pongal, Tamil Nadu transport strike called off; bus services to resume on Friday

Ahead of Pongal, Tamil Nadu transport strike called off; bus services to resume on Friday

In a big relief to commuters, Tamil Nadu transporters union called-off their eight-day long strike 'temporarily' on late Thursday night. 

Jan 11, 2018, 23:24 PM IST
24 years on, CBI arrests RSS Chennai headquarters blast accused

24 years on, CBI arrests RSS Chennai headquarters blast accused

Investigators were on the hunt for the accused Mushtaq Ahmed since the blast and that an amount of Rs 10 lakh was also announced as a reward for providing information about him. 

Jan 06, 2018, 06:53 AM IST
Rajinikanth meets Karunanidhi in Chennai, seeks DMK chief's blessings

Rajinikanth meets Karunanidhi in Chennai, seeks DMK chief's blessings

Rajinikanth had announced his political debut on December 31, 2017.

Jan 03, 2018, 20:52 PM IST