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Yoga not a political activity or religion but science, says Venkaiah Naidu

Yoga not a political activity or religion but science, says Venkaiah Naidu

Addressing a gathering on the occasion, he said, "The world needs happiness not only prosperity, and certainly material gains cannot alone bring happiness, there is more to it and that is exactly

Feb 22, 2020, 10:58 AM IST
Rajinikanth can end Dravidian politics in Tamil Nadu, says BJP leader S Ve Shekar

Rajinikanth can end Dravidian politics in Tamil Nadu, says BJP leader S Ve Shekar

According to Shekar those opposing Rajnikanth's entry into 'Tamil Nadu politics will bow down to him ones he takes the plunge.

Feb 21, 2020, 20:35 PM IST
19 dead, several injured as bus collides with lorry in Tamil Nadu

19 dead, several injured as bus collides with lorry in Tamil Nadu

At least 19 people, including five women, were killed on Thursday (February 20) when a Kerala state government bus collided with a container lorry near Avanashi town in Tamil Nadu.

Feb 20, 2020, 08:25 AM IST
Muslim organisations hold anti-CAA protest in Chennai, other cities of Tamil Nadu

Muslim organisations hold anti-CAA protest in Chennai, other cities of Tamil Nadu

Despite repeated assurances by Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami that the CAA would not harm Indian citizens, Muslims organizations took out massive rallies in Chennai, Madurai, and

Feb 20, 2020, 00:11 AM IST
Tamil Nadu CM Palaniswami announces subsidy for ulemas to buy 2-wheelers; Rs 15 crore for Haj house

Tamil Nadu CM Palaniswami announces subsidy for ulemas to buy 2-wheelers; Rs 15 crore for Haj house

The Chief Minister said that his government will celebrate former Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa`s birthday as `State Women Children Protection Day` on February 24.

Feb 19, 2020, 16:22 PM IST
Breaking news: Anti-CAA protesters defy Madras HC order, march to lay siege of Tamil Nadu assembly

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

Feb 19, 2020, 11:50 AM IST
Methaqualone worth Rs 3.4 crore seized from courier warehouse in Chennai

Methaqualone worth Rs 3.4 crore seized from courier warehouse in Chennai

The package was detained a parcel at a courier warehouse in the city, based on information that a parcel containing some narcotics drugs is likely to be smuggled abroad via courier in the guise of

Feb 17, 2020, 20:11 PM IST
Over 100 anti-CAA, NRC protesters detained after scuffle in Chennai

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
DMK terms it ‘farcical drama’ after Tamil Nadu CM declares Cauvery delta as protected agriculture zone

DMK terms it ‘farcical drama’ after Tamil Nadu CM declares Cauvery delta as protected agriculture zone

The CM’s announcement was welcomed by their ally PMK’s leader Ramadoss, who welcomed the move, calling it a “victory”, as it would prevent the desertification of the Cauvery districts. Tamil Nadu

Feb 10, 2020, 18:12 PM IST
45-year-old man held for sexually abusing minor girl in Coimbatore

45-year-old man held for sexually abusing minor girl in Coimbatore

Kamaraj has been arrested under relevant sections of the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act.

Feb 08, 2020, 14:01 PM IST
I-T officials quiz Tamil Actor Vijay on sets of ‘Master’ over alleged tax evasion case

I-T officials quiz Tamil Actor Vijay on sets of ‘Master’ over alleged tax evasion case

Popular Tamil actor Vijay was on Wednesday (February 5) questioned by Income Tax officials for five hours on the sets of his upcoming movie ‘Master’.

Feb 05, 2020, 18:17 PM IST
Breaking news: Rajinikanth supports CAA, NPR, says youth being misled into protests

Breaking news: Rajinikanth supports CAA, NPR, says youth being misled into protests

Breaking news: Rajinikanth called the National Population Register (NPR) as necessary for India. "It is a must to conduct a census of the Indian population in 2021. Don't we need to know who are

Feb 05, 2020, 12:17 PM IST
Rajinikanth issued summons over ‘anti-social elements’ remark on 2018 Tuticorin violence, firing

Rajinikanth issued summons over ‘anti-social elements’ remark on 2018 Tuticorin violence, firing

Speaking to the media in Tuticorin on May 30, after visiting the protestors who were injured in the violence, Rajinikanth had asserted that, anti-social elements had managed to infiltrate into the

Feb 04, 2020, 18:42 PM IST
Tamil Nadu government cancels public exams for 5th and 8th class students

Tamil Nadu government cancels public exams for 5th and 8th class students

The Tamil Nadu government on Tuesday (February 4) announced its decision to scrap the September 2019 Government order that was meant to introduce Public exams for State board students of classes 5th

Feb 04, 2020, 16:00 PM IST
DMK's Stalin joins hand with Prashant Kishor for 2021 Tamil Nadu Assembly poll

DMK's Stalin joins hand with Prashant Kishor for 2021 Tamil Nadu Assembly poll

DMK chief Stalin posted a tweet saying that many young people of Tamil Nadu are joining the DMK under I-PAC's banner to help the party win 2021 Assembly poll and restore the state to its former glory

Feb 02, 2020, 19:05 PM IST
CISF recovers 2.4 kg gold worth Rs 1 crore from a housekeeping staff at Chennai Airport

CISF recovers 2.4 kg gold worth Rs 1 crore from a housekeeping staff at Chennai Airport

At around 6.15 am, the CISF noticed suspicious activities by Vijayakumari, a staff of TFS (Travel Food Service), Chennai as she was leaving the new international terminal building in a hurried manner

Feb 01, 2020, 20:26 PM IST
8 arrested in Chennai for hurling petrol bombs at Thuglak editor Gurumurthy’s home

8 arrested in Chennai for hurling petrol bombs at Thuglak editor Gurumurthy’s home

The attackers had arrived in front of Gurumurthy’s residence at around 3am on Sunday, but were forced to flee after hurling two bottles into the premises, as a guard dog had alerted the cops guarding

Jan 27, 2020, 20:20 PM IST
20 students injured in Tamil Nadu school bus accident, case registered

20 students injured in Tamil Nadu school bus accident, case registered

At least 20 students were injured on Monday after a school bus met with an accident in Madurai, Tamil Nadu.  A case has been registered and an investigation is underway.

Jan 27, 2020, 11:45 AM IST
Madras High Court dismisses plea against Rajinikanth over Periyar remark

Madras High Court dismisses plea against Rajinikanth over Periyar remark

Justice P Rajamanickam was hearing a petition by the secretary of Dravidar Viduthalai Kazhagam, a fringe outfit, seeking direction to the police to file a case against the actor. State Public

Jan 24, 2020, 14:22 PM IST
Periyar statue vandalised in Tamil Nadu's Chengalpattu; police begins probe

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