Tamil Nadu News

Rajiv Gandhi assassination: Nalini Sriharan writes to Tamil Nadu CM for early release of all 7 convicts

Rajiv Gandhi assassination: Nalini Sriharan writes to Tamil Nadu CM for early release of all 7 convicts

In a letter to the CM, Sriharan wrote to use the current political opportunity to release them as this is their only last hope to live their life.

Feb 23, 2019, 21:31 PM IST
AIADMK MP S Rajendran dies in car accident in Tamil Nadu, probe underway

AIADMK MP S Rajendran dies in car accident in Tamil Nadu, probe underway

S Rajendran died in fatal car accident in Viluppuram district of Tamil Nadu in the wee hours of Saturday.

Feb 23, 2019, 09:10 AM IST
BJP-AIADMK-PMK combine will win 35 out of 39 seats in Tamil Nadu: Amit Shah

BJP-AIADMK-PMK combine will win 35 out of 39 seats in Tamil Nadu: Amit Shah

This is Shah's first visit to the southern state following the pre-poll alliance.

Feb 23, 2019, 08:50 AM IST
Bloodshed by soldiers in Pulwama will not go in vain: Amit Shah

Bloodshed by soldiers in Pulwama will not go in vain: Amit Shah

Be it the "AIADMK, PMK or the BJP," party workers should work for the victory of alliance nominees to ensure the re-election of Narendra Modi as Prime Minister, he said.

Feb 22, 2019, 15:39 PM IST
Not an iota of politics in it, says Rajinikant after meeting DMDK leader Vijayakanth

Not an iota of politics in it, says Rajinikant after meeting DMDK leader Vijayakanth

Megastar Rajinikanth paid a courtesy visit to actor-turned-politician Vijayakanth who returned to Chennai last week.

Feb 22, 2019, 13:52 PM IST
Sri Lankan Navy arrested five Tamil Nadu fishermen, seize boats

Sri Lankan Navy arrested five Tamil Nadu fishermen, seize boats

The fishermen from Jagadapattinam in Pudukottai district were fishing near Neduntheevu off the Lankan coast when they were arrested, Assistant Director of Fisheries, Pudukottai, Kumaresan said.

Feb 21, 2019, 12:42 PM IST
We have people's strength: Kamal Haasan's party Makkal Needhi Maiam turns one

We have people's strength: Kamal Haasan's party Makkal Needhi Maiam turns one

Amidst loud cheers of hundreds of supporters, actor-turned-politician Kamal Haasan celebrated the first year anniversary of his political party Makkal Needhi Maiam (MNM), which translates to “Centre

Feb 21, 2019, 11:55 AM IST
IT department raids residences of 4 members from real estate industry in Chennai

IT department raids residences of 4 members from real estate industry in Chennai

The raids are being conducted on suspicion of tax evasion and money laundering.

Feb 21, 2019, 11:05 AM IST
Congress seals alliance with DMK, gets nine seats in Tamil Nadu, 1 in Puducherry

Congress seals alliance with DMK, gets nine seats in Tamil Nadu, 1 in Puducherry

The announcement was made at the DMK Headquarters in the presence of the DMK high command and Congress leaders.

Feb 20, 2019, 21:05 PM IST
Two political parties demand renaming of Madurai airport after Tamil political figure Pasumpon Muthuramalinga Thevar

Two political parties demand renaming of Madurai airport after Tamil political figure Pasumpon Muthuramalinga Thevar

The airport is currently known as Madurai International Airport.

Feb 20, 2019, 16:58 PM IST
BJP, AIADMK join hands for Lok Sabha poll, BJP to contest on 5 seats

BJP, AIADMK join hands for Lok Sabha poll, BJP to contest on 5 seats

Earlier in the day, AIADMK announced a tie-up with Pattali Makkal Katchi (PMK) saying that the latter would contest on seven Lok Sabha seats.

Feb 19, 2019, 17:15 PM IST
Flesh trade racket busted in Chennai, three women rescued

Flesh trade racket busted in Chennai, three women rescued

A special police team raided a house at Seven Wells in the city and nabbed Naresh Kumar and Anand Raj, a police release said.

Feb 18, 2019, 20:12 PM IST
Kamal Haasan wants plebiscite in J&K: Full statement

Kamal Haasan wants plebiscite in J&K: Full statement

Kamal Haasan finds himself in a midst of a raging controversy courtesy his remarks.

Feb 18, 2019, 14:47 PM IST
Kamal Haasan sparks massive row, asks why no plebiscite in Jammu and Kashmir

Kamal Haasan sparks massive row, asks why no plebiscite in Jammu and Kashmir

"Why India is not holding a plebiscite in Kashmir? What are they (Indian government) afraid of?"

Feb 18, 2019, 11:47 AM IST
Kamal Haasan congratulates Sneha Parthibaraja, the first Indian to get a no caste, no religion certificate

Kamal Haasan congratulates Sneha Parthibaraja, the first Indian to get a no caste, no religion certificate

35-year-old Sneha is a resident of Tirupattur in Vellore district of Tamil Nadu and an advocate by profession.

Feb 17, 2019, 14:08 PM IST
Plastics ban: Tamil Nadu bill for imposing fine on offenders

Plastics ban: Tamil Nadu bill for imposing fine on offenders

Tamil Nadu Municipal Administration and Rural Development minister S P Velumani moved a bill in this regard in the state Assembly on Wednesday.

Feb 13, 2019, 18:25 PM IST
Tamil Nadu government announces special assistance of Rs 2,000 to BPL families

Tamil Nadu government announces special assistance of Rs 2,000 to BPL families

Making a statement under Rule 110 in the assembly, Chief Minister K Palaniswami said the proposal was part of the state government's efforts to ensure inclusive growth.

Feb 11, 2019, 14:11 PM IST
Madras HC rejects Apollo Hospital's plea seeking stay against panel probing Jayalalithaa's death

Madras HC rejects Apollo Hospital's plea seeking stay against panel probing Jayalalithaa's death

 The hospital had alleged that the Jayalalithaa death probe panel is going beyond its brief.

Feb 11, 2019, 12:24 PM IST
From seas to the skies, Congress has several scams associated with defence: PM Narendra Modi

From seas to the skies, Congress has several scams associated with defence: PM Narendra Modi

PM Narendra Modi assured that Indian forces will receive all possible support they require in keeping our nation safe.

Feb 10, 2019, 17:06 PM IST
Jayalalithaa death: Apollo Hospital moves Madras HC, seeks interim stay on proceedings of probe panel

Jayalalithaa death: Apollo Hospital moves Madras HC, seeks interim stay on proceedings of probe panel

The hospital alleged that the Jayalalithaa death probe panel is going beyond brief.

Feb 09, 2019, 19:06 PM IST