Amid partial shutdown over coronavirus worries, TN outfit holds massive anti-CAA protest in Chennai

Thousands of protestors including children, women and the elderly gathered near the Madras High Court metro station in what they call a ‘Jail Bharo’ protest.

Mar 18, 2020, 13:19 PM IST

167 cadets, including Gauri Prasad Mahadik, pass out of Officers Training Academy at Chennai

After the passing out parade, which was reviewed by Chief of Naval Staff Admiral Karambir Singh, the cadets were commissioned in the various wings of the Indian Army. 

Mar 09, 2020, 10:37 AM IST

On Sridevi's second death anniversary prayer meet in Chennai, daughter Janhvi Kapoor shares inside pics

Janhvi and Boney Kapoor rushed to Chennai recently for Sridevi' prayer meet on March 4 which was marked as per the Hindu calendar. 

Mar 04, 2020, 19:03 PM IST

First-of-its-kind home for transgenders to come up near Chennai, other cities to follow

In a huge relief for the transgender community, a first-of-its-kind home, spread across 3 grounds(7200 square feet) that would offer shelter, livelihood training, support and care is to come up within a year at Poonamallee, in the outskirts of Chennai city.

Mar 02, 2020, 18:40 PM IST

Massive fire at chemical warehouse in Chennai doused after 18 hours; None injured

Fire and Rescue Services DGP C Sylendra Babu lauded the firemen for bringing the blaze under control.

Mar 01, 2020, 21:45 PM IST

Make ports energy efficient, Venkaiah Naidu tells port chairpersons

Venkaiah Naidu stressed the need to harness India's vast coastline for the sustainable growth and development of the country.

Feb 29, 2020, 20:27 PM IST

Fire breaks out at oil warehouse in Chennai, 26 fire tenders reach spot

Property damage in the fire is yet to be examined. This is a developing story. More details are awaited.

Feb 29, 2020, 19:40 PM IST

Breaking news: Anti-CAA protesters defy Madras HC order, march to lay siege of Tamil Nadu assembly

Thousand of people came out on Chennai's Wallajah Road on Wednesday (February 19) to protest against the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA), National Register of Citizens (NRC) and National Population Register (NPR).

Feb 19, 2020, 11:50 AM IST

Over 100 anti-CAA, NRC protesters detained after scuffle in Chennai

The demonstrators, who had gathered in large numbers, were raising slogans against CAA and NRC during the protest.

Feb 15, 2020, 07:28 AM IST

Periyar statue vandalised in Tamil Nadu's Chengalpattu; police begins probe

The police is investigating the matter and further details are awaited. 

Jan 24, 2020, 13:20 PM IST

Tamil Nadu: 10 injured in a pile-up on Chennai-Bengaluru Highway

A thick layer of smoke engulfed the city following the burning of old articles on the occasion of the Bhogi festival, leading to low visibility in the region.

Jan 14, 2020, 18:27 PM IST

Four get life term for sexually assaulting a woman in Tamil Nadu's Thanjavur

The court also sent an autorickshaw driver Gurumurthy to rigorous imprisonment for seven years in the same case.

Jan 13, 2020, 17:31 PM IST

Former Tamil Nadu Speaker PH Pandian dead

Pandian, a lawyer by profession, had served as the Speaker of the Tamil Nadu Legislative Assembly from 1985 to 1989.

Jan 04, 2020, 11:52 AM IST

4 flights diverted, 10 delayed due to poor visibility at Chennai airport

According to authorities, Air Australia flight B738 from Re-Union island (Saint-Denis) to Chennai was diverted to Trichy. 

Jan 04, 2020, 10:02 AM IST

Tamil Nadu local body polls: Voting for second phase ends peacefully

People boycotted the polls in a couple of villages protesting against delimitation, lack of roads and other issues, said an ANI report.

Dec 30, 2019, 18:43 PM IST

Salman Khan to promote 'Dabangg 3' in Hyderabad, Chennai, Bengaluru

Directed by Prabhudeva and produced by Salman Khan, Arbaaz Khan and Nikhil Dwivedi under the banner of Salman Khan Films, the film is slated to open on December 20.

Dec 16, 2019, 18:30 PM IST

Heavy rains bring life to standstill in Puducherry, Tamil Nadu

The IMD has advised fishermen are advised not to venture into these areas for the next couple of days.

Dec 01, 2019, 10:33 AM IST

Gold worth over Rs 18 lakh seized by customs at Chennai Airport

Gold rods weighing 203 grams and valued at Rs 8 lakh were recovered from Sekh Mohammad Maim, 23, of Hooghly, West Bengal.

Nov 30, 2019, 23:21 PM IST

Govt school students showcase biometric EVM concept to President Ram Nath Kovind

They have not even cast their first vote yet, but they have been constantly innovating in the hope to reform the system of voting in the world’s largest democracy. It all began in the Atal Lab situated in the modest PCKG Government Higher Secondary School in Chennai’s Kodambakkam. 

Nov 18, 2019, 22:17 PM IST

Petrol prices above Rs 73/litre for 3rd consecutive day

With a rise of 45 paise per litre, petrol prices in Delhi remained above Rs 73 per litre for the third consecutive day on Sunday. Diesel prices, however, remained unchanged.

Nov 10, 2019, 13:54 PM IST