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70-year-old submits petition to marry PV Sindhu, says will 'kidnap her if wedding doesn't happen'

70-year-old submits petition to marry PV Sindhu, says will 'kidnap her if wedding doesn't happen'

The man stated that he would abduct and marry PV Sindhu if proper arrangements for the wedding are not made.

Sep 19, 2019, 17:52 PM IST
DMK won't hold protest on Sept 20, will continue to oppose Hindi imposition: Stalin

DMK won't hold protest on Sept 20, will continue to oppose Hindi imposition: Stalin

Earlier, on Saturday, Shah`s call to culturally unify India with Hindi as it`s national language triggered a row.

Sep 18, 2019, 20:06 PM IST
Tamil Nadu: 22 DMK members detained in Vellore for striking off Hindi letters from railway station name board

Tamil Nadu: 22 DMK members detained in Vellore for striking off Hindi letters from railway station name board

Row over the Hindi language intensified on Wednesday after 22 cadres of Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) were detained in Tamil Nadu's Vellore after they tried to strike off the Hindi letters on the

Sep 18, 2019, 15:03 PM IST
DMK to hold protest against 'Hindi imposition' on September 20

DMK to hold protest against 'Hindi imposition' on September 20

The DMK, at a high level meeting held in Chennai on Monday, decided to hold demonstration at district headquarters across the state on Sep 20 at 10 am.

Sep 16, 2019, 21:05 PM IST
Madras HC slams TN govt over techie's death, awards Rs 5 lakh interim compensation to family

Madras HC slams TN govt over techie's death, awards Rs 5 lakh interim compensation to family

Madras HC has also directed the Tamil Nadu Government and Chennai corporation to take disciplinary action against officials who failed to remove illegal hoardings.

Sep 13, 2019, 16:58 PM IST
AIADMK asks partymen not to put banners that inconvenience people

AIADMK asks partymen not to put banners that inconvenience people

The statement from the ruling party came after a 23-year-old woman was crushed to death in Chennai by a water tanker after a hoarding allegedly fell on her.

Sep 13, 2019, 16:31 PM IST
MK Stalin warns party members of action if banners put up

MK Stalin warns party members of action if banners put up

DMK President MK Stalin on Friday warned his partymen that he will not participate in any function if banners or hoardings are put up. He also said strict action will be taken by the party against

Sep 13, 2019, 14:32 PM IST
Illegal roadside banner falls, kills 23-year old girl in Chennai

Illegal roadside banner falls, kills 23-year old girl in Chennai

The deceased has been identified as Subhasree, a B.Tech student who was a resident of the nearby Choromepet locality.

Sep 12, 2019, 23:09 PM IST
Tamil Nadu cop rescues snake from roadside tree, video goes viral

Tamil Nadu cop rescues snake from roadside tree, video goes viral

The Police Inspector Samson of Veeravanallur Police Station carried the snake for a few metres before releasing it into the nearby thicket.

Sep 09, 2019, 15:07 PM IST
NIA raids five locations in Tamil Nadu's Coimbatore; laptops, mobile phones seized

NIA raids five locations in Tamil Nadu's Coimbatore; laptops, mobile phones seized

Laptops, mobile phones, SIM cards and pen-drives have been seized by the central anti-terror probe agency.

Aug 29, 2019, 08:18 AM IST
Two killed, four injured in explosion near temple in Tamil Nadu’s Kanchipuram

Two killed, four injured in explosion near temple in Tamil Nadu’s Kanchipuram

The police added that some people at the temple found a mysterious object among the discarded objects and went to inspect it. The explosion took place after they try to open it forcibly.

Aug 26, 2019, 08:48 AM IST
Two suspects detained in Tamil Nadu over Lashkar-e-Taiba terror threat

Two suspects detained in Tamil Nadu over Lashkar-e-Taiba terror threat

Tamil Nadu police on Saturday picked up two persons for questioning after they were suspected of having links with a person arrested on Thursday by Kerala Police for having links with Pakistan-based

Aug 25, 2019, 08:19 AM IST
High alert in Coimbatore after intelligence warns of 6 terrorists entering state via sea route

High alert in Coimbatore after intelligence warns of 6 terrorists entering state via sea route

Tamil Nadu has been on high alert since midnight Thursday following intelligence inputs that six terrorists had infiltrated into the state.

Aug 23, 2019, 12:25 PM IST
Nalini Sriharan, Rajiv Gandhi assassination case convict, gets 3-week parole extension

Nalini Sriharan, Rajiv Gandhi assassination case convict, gets 3-week parole extension

The Madras High Court had earlier extended Nalini Sriharan's existing one month parole for 3 weeks.

Aug 22, 2019, 12:57 PM IST
Bioluminescent algae make comeback on Chennai beaches, breathtaking visuals go viral

Bioluminescent algae make comeback on Chennai beaches, breathtaking visuals go viral

Hundreds of visitors to the East Coast beach in Chennai were caught in a pleasant surprise after they spotted an unusual sight on Sunday evening -  waves sparkling with an almost magical glow.

Aug 21, 2019, 13:10 PM IST
Tamil Nadu: 'Panchamirtham’, holy offering of Palani Murugan Temple gets GI tag

Tamil Nadu: 'Panchamirtham’, holy offering of Palani Murugan Temple gets GI tag

The application for the same was filed by the joint commissioner/executive officer of the temple on June 15, 2016. While the GI has been registered successfully, it could take a couple of days more

Aug 14, 2019, 18:48 PM IST
Watch: Elderly couple fight, chase away armed robbers in Tamil Nadu's Tirunelveli

Watch: Elderly couple fight, chase away armed robbers in Tamil Nadu's Tirunelveli

Despite continuous attempts by the robbers to harm them, the elderly couple kept up a brave fight throughout.

Aug 13, 2019, 10:17 AM IST
Decision on Article 370 a national, not political issue, says Vice President Venkaiah Naidu

Decision on Article 370 a national, not political issue, says Vice President Venkaiah Naidu

Naidu, who is also the Chairman of Rajya Sabha, called for steps to be taken to restore normalcy and implementing developmental and welfare agenda in the valley at the earliest.

Aug 12, 2019, 07:50 AM IST
DMK's Kathir Anand defeats AIADMK nominee AC Shanmugham to win Vellore Lok Sabha bypoll

DMK's Kathir Anand defeats AIADMK nominee AC Shanmugham to win Vellore Lok Sabha bypoll

DMK candidate Kathir Anand, son of senior leader Durai Murugan, won by a margin of 8,141 votes against the AIADMK’s AC Shanmugam.

Aug 09, 2019, 16:52 PM IST
Counting underway in Tamil Nadu's Vellore Lok Sabha seat, AIADMK candidate maintains lead

Counting underway in Tamil Nadu's Vellore Lok Sabha seat, AIADMK candidate maintains lead

The polling took place on Monday. The voting in the constituency was countermanded by the Madras High Court due to cash seizures amounting to over Rs 11 crore. 

Aug 09, 2019, 11:19 AM IST