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Four die in stampede at Kanchipuram's Devarajaswami temple in Tamil Nadu

Four die in stampede at Kanchipuram's Devarajaswami temple in Tamil Nadu

The women had gone to have a glimpse of the Athi Varadar and they lost their consciousness while standing in the long queue. 

Jul 18, 2019, 19:22 PM IST
Charging Rs 2 GST on curd costs restaurant Rs 15,000 as fine in Tamil Nadu

Charging Rs 2 GST on curd costs restaurant Rs 15,000 as fine in Tamil Nadu

The customer, who won the case, had bought curd worth Rs 40 from the restaurant.

Jul 18, 2019, 15:23 PM IST
TTD board to streamline VVIP darshan culture at Tirumala temple

TTD board to streamline VVIP darshan culture at Tirumala temple

 For any God all devotees are equal but in front of God not all devotees are equal. Especially in temples, the culture of Special or VVIP darshan definitely raises a lot of serious questions. In

Jul 16, 2019, 23:06 PM IST
Train carrying 2.5 million litres of water reaches Chennai from Vellore

Train carrying 2.5 million litres of water reaches Chennai from Vellore

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami had earlier announced mitigating Chennai's water woes by getting drinking water supplied from Jolarpettai with an allocation of Rs 65 crore.

Jul 12, 2019, 20:45 PM IST
Special train carrying 2.5 million litres of water set to arrive in drought-hit Chennai today

Special train carrying 2.5 million litres of water set to arrive in drought-hit Chennai today

The  special 50 wagon train carrying water from Tamil Nadu's Vellore district will reach Chennai on Friday afternoon.

Jul 12, 2019, 09:40 AM IST
 Chennai water crisis: Train bringing water from Vellore to reach Chennai on Friday

Chennai water crisis: Train bringing water from Vellore to reach Chennai on Friday

The first train bringing water from Jolarpet in Tamil Nadu's Vellore district is likely to reach Chennai on Friday, to ease the capital's severe water crisis.

Jul 11, 2019, 22:03 PM IST
Overqualified candidates can’t be appointed to menial jobs despite unemployment, rules Madras HC

Overqualified candidates can’t be appointed to menial jobs despite unemployment, rules Madras HC

In February this year, a major furor erupted after highly qualified candidates applied for the posts of sanitary workers in Tamil Nadu Assembly Secretariat. 

Jul 11, 2019, 14:59 PM IST
Tamil Nadu NEET 2019 merit list to be declared today at tnmedicalselection.org: How to check online

Tamil Nadu NEET 2019 merit list to be declared today at tnmedicalselection.org: How to check online

The Directorate of Medical Education Tamil Nadu is likely to release Tamil Nadu NEET 2019 merit list today.

Jul 06, 2019, 10:46 AM IST
MDMK chief Vaiko convicted in 2009 sedition case, sentenced to 1 year in jail

MDMK chief Vaiko convicted in 2009 sedition case, sentenced to 1 year in jail

Marumalarchi Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (MDMK) chief Vaiko was on Friday convicted in connection with a sedition case of 2009 by a special court in Chennai, which sentenced him to one year in jail.

Jul 05, 2019, 18:46 PM IST
MK Stalin's son Udhayanidhi appointed DMK's youth wing secretary

MK Stalin's son Udhayanidhi appointed DMK's youth wing secretary

It is to be noted that Stalin served as the DMK's Youth Wing Secretary for 35 years.

Jul 04, 2019, 20:58 PM IST
Vellore Lok Sabha by-election on August 5, counting on August 9

Vellore Lok Sabha by-election on August 5, counting on August 9

The date of counting of votes is scheduled to take place on August 9.

Jul 04, 2019, 13:41 PM IST
Tamil Nadu woman finds missing husband after 3 years, thanks to TikTok

Tamil Nadu woman finds missing husband after 3 years, thanks to TikTok

Recently, a relative of Jayaprada saw a video on TikTok and was surprised to see a man looking very similar to Suresh in the video.

Jul 03, 2019, 16:17 PM IST
Minor girl killed in Chennai, body dumped in bucket; police suspect sexual assault

Minor girl killed in Chennai, body dumped in bucket; police suspect sexual assault

The 4-year-old girl was murdered and the body was stuffed into a sack bearing the name of a rice company. 

Jun 28, 2019, 21:34 PM IST
DMK does volte-face; to not push for No-Confidence motion against Tamil Nadu Assembly Speaker

DMK does volte-face; to not push for No-Confidence motion against Tamil Nadu Assembly Speaker

The No-Confidence motion was expected to come up on July 1. 

Jun 28, 2019, 20:23 PM IST
Congress suspends Chennai District Congress President Karate Thiagarajan for 'anti-party activities'

Congress suspends Chennai District Congress President Karate Thiagarajan for 'anti-party activities'

Congress also approved the appointment of Kumari Ananthan as Chairman of Disciplinary Action Committee, Tamil Nadu Congress Committee.  

Jun 27, 2019, 14:13 PM IST
Tamil Nadu CM Palaniswami lays foundation for desalination plant amid water crisis

Tamil Nadu CM Palaniswami lays foundation for desalination plant amid water crisis

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K Palaniswami Thursday laid the foundation stone for a Rs 1,259 crore seawater desalination plant in neighbouring Kancheepuram district, making it the third such unit that

Jun 27, 2019, 13:36 PM IST
No-confidence motion against Tamil Nadu speaker on July 1

No-confidence motion against Tamil Nadu speaker on July 1

On April 26, the AIADMK party Chief whip S. Rajendran had submitted a recommendation to Assembly Speaker P. Dhanapal regarding disqualification of three AIADMK MLAs.

Jun 24, 2019, 22:49 PM IST
DMK MLA objects to bridge being painted in saffron colour, writes to Highways Department

DMK MLA objects to bridge being painted in saffron colour, writes to Highways Department

The letter addressed to the local Highways department official carried the subject line “Regarding painting the Albert Victor Bridge using a political party-related  colour”.

Jun 24, 2019, 17:03 PM IST
Stalin leads massive protest against water crisis in Tamil Nadu, trains guns on AIADMK

Stalin leads massive protest against water crisis in Tamil Nadu, trains guns on AIADMK

MK Stalin says the AIADMK government in Tamil Nadu must be held accountable for the prevailing situation and be ousted from power.

Jun 24, 2019, 14:23 PM IST
DMK takes protests to the streets as Chennai's water woes persist

DMK takes protests to the streets as Chennai's water woes persist

DMK's TR Baalu also gave notice in Lok Sabha over the prevailing water crisis in the state.

Jun 24, 2019, 10:21 AM IST