Tamil Nadu News

Income Tax department unearths over Rs 1000 crore black money from two Chennai-based groups

Income Tax department unearths over Rs 1000 crore black money from two Chennai-based groups

The IT officials carried out searches at 27 premises located in Chennai, Mumbai, Coimbatore, Madurai, Trichy, Trissur, Nellore, Jaipur and Indore in connection with the case.

Mar 07, 2021, 16:02 PM IST
TN Assembly polls: Congress finalises seat sharing deal with DMK, settles for 25 seats

TN Assembly polls: Congress finalises seat sharing deal with DMK, settles for 25 seats

Ahead of the polls in Tamil Nadu, the Congress and the DMK finalised a seat sharing deal on Sunday (March 7, 2021).

Mar 07, 2021, 11:52 AM IST
BJP nominates Pon Radhakrishnan for Kanyakumari Lok Sabha bypoll

BJP nominates Pon Radhakrishnan for Kanyakumari Lok Sabha bypoll

The BJP named its senior leader and former Union Minister Pon Radhakrishnan as the candidate for bypoll to the Kanyakumari Lok Sabha constituency in Tamil Nadu which will take place on April 6, the

Mar 06, 2021, 13:17 PM IST
Tamil Nadu polls: AIADMK gives Kanyakumari LS constituency, 20 MLA seats to BJP

Tamil Nadu polls: AIADMK gives Kanyakumari LS constituency, 20 MLA seats to BJP

Ahead of the electionsin the state, the Bharatiya Janata Party and its ally the ruling AIADMK have settled on a pact where 20 Assembly constituencies and the Kanyakumari Lok Sabha has been allotted

Mar 06, 2021, 11:14 AM IST
Tamil Nadu Assembly polls 2021: AIADMK releases first list of 6 candidates, CM K Palaniswami to contest from Edappadi

Tamil Nadu Assembly polls 2021: AIADMK releases first list of 6 candidates, CM K Palaniswami to contest from Edappadi

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K Palaniswami will contest from Edappadi constituency in his home district of Salem, while Deputy Chief Minister O Panneerselvam will fight from his native place

Mar 05, 2021, 14:56 PM IST
Tamil Nadu Assembly Elections 2021: BJP urges election commission to restrain Rahul Gandhi from campaigning

Tamil Nadu Assembly Elections 2021: BJP urges election commission to restrain Rahul Gandhi from campaigning

The party's state in-charge, election liaison committee, V Balachandran also urged the commission to direct the police to register an FIR against Gandhi for "inciting the youth to another freedom

Mar 04, 2021, 19:52 PM IST
VK Sasikala's volte face: Nephew TTV Dinakaran expresses shock, BJP welcomes move

VK Sasikala's volte face: Nephew TTV Dinakaran expresses shock, BJP welcomes move

The return of the ousted AIADMK General Secretary and late Chief Minister Jayalalithaa’s aide to Chennai on February 8th, following her incarceration, was keenly watched, owing to the impact it would

Mar 04, 2021, 12:39 PM IST
Tamil Nadu assembly election 2021: Kamal Haasan's Makkal Needhi Maiam promises support for single mothers in party agenda

Tamil Nadu assembly election 2021: Kamal Haasan's Makkal Needhi Maiam promises support for single mothers in party agenda

The Makkal Needhi Maiam also appointed APJ Abdul Kalam's scientific advisor V Ponraj, as the Vice President of the party.

Mar 03, 2021, 17:03 PM IST
Defeating DMK our objective, like-minded parties welcome to AMMK-led alliance: TTV Dhinakaran

Defeating DMK our objective, like-minded parties welcome to AMMK-led alliance: TTV Dhinakaran

When asked if he was going soft on the BJP on major issues such as fuel price hikes,  AMMK General Secretary TTV Dhinakaran replied that he had been condemning the same and demanding a reduction. 

Mar 02, 2021, 23:13 PM IST
Sadhguru urges Tamil Nadu govt to free temples from its control, hand over to devotees

Sadhguru urges Tamil Nadu govt to free temples from its control, hand over to devotees

Jaggi Vasudev, popularly known as Sadhguru, Founder of the Isha Foundation, urged the Tamil Nadu Government to free temples from its control, to enable their upkeep, preserve their sanctity and

Mar 01, 2021, 19:37 PM IST
After Maharashtra and Gujarat, lockdown extended in THIS state amid surge in COVID-19 cases

After Maharashtra and Gujarat, lockdown extended in THIS state amid surge in COVID-19 cases

Tamil Nadu has extended the existing state-wide lockdown till March 31. The Tamil Nadu government has put in place centre’s guidelines for containing the spread of COVID-19 cases. Adding to this, the

Feb 28, 2021, 22:18 PM IST
Assembly Elections 2021: Amit Shah to hold public, organisational programmes for polls in Puducherry, Tamil Nadu

Assembly Elections 2021: Amit Shah to hold public, organisational programmes for polls in Puducherry, Tamil Nadu

Union Home Minister Amit Shah will attend public and organisational programmes in Puducherry and Tamil Nadu on Sunday (February 28). At 10:30 AM, Shah will hold a BJP Puducherry Core Committee

Feb 28, 2021, 08:12 AM IST
Madras HC asks Tamil Nadu government to form Policy on ownership of elephants

Madras HC asks Tamil Nadu government to form Policy on ownership of elephants

In order to put an end to the exploitation of elephants by temples and private owners for joyrides or as beasts of burden, the Madras High Court has sought a uniform policy. It states that all

Feb 26, 2021, 23:12 PM IST
Tamil Nadu Assembly election 2021 to be held on April 6, results to be announced on May 2

Tamil Nadu Assembly election 2021 to be held on April 6, results to be announced on May 2

The Election Commission of India in a press conference on Friday announced the polling dates for Tamil Nadu Assembly which will take place in one phase on April 6. Polls for 234 seats in Tamil Nadu

Feb 26, 2021, 18:27 PM IST
Six dead, several injured in blast in firecracker factory at Tamil Nadu's Sivakasi

Six dead, several injured in blast in firecracker factory at Tamil Nadu's Sivakasi

As many as six people were reportedly killed and several others injured in an explosion at a firecracker unit at Tamil Nadu's Sivakasi on Thursday. More than ten sheds where chemicals had been stored

Feb 25, 2021, 21:20 PM IST
PM Narendra Modi underlines support for farmers, says NDA aims to ensure their dignity

PM Narendra Modi underlines support for farmers, says NDA aims to ensure their dignity

For years, small businessmen and small farmers were ignored but the "NDA government has given topmost priority to these two sections," he said in his address at a public meeting in this western town

Feb 25, 2021, 20:04 PM IST
Foreign currency worth Rs.70.28 lakh seized from Dubai-bound passenger’s baggage in Chennai

Foreign currency worth Rs.70.28 lakh seized from Dubai-bound passenger’s baggage in Chennai

Based on intelligence, Air Customs officials intercepted Noormohamed Sultan, 60, of Kanchipuram, on Wednesday (February 24) when he was headed for security hold after clearing immigration, to board

Feb 25, 2021, 19:54 PM IST
Tamil Nadu Govt forms committee to probe sexual harassment allegations against senior cop

Tamil Nadu Govt forms committee to probe sexual harassment allegations against senior cop

The Tamil Nadu government has constituted an Enquiry committee to probe the sexual harassment allegations against Rajesh Das, Special Director General of Police, Law and Order, Chennai. The complaint

Feb 24, 2021, 22:57 PM IST
PM Narendra Modi to visit Tamil Nadu and Puducherry, lay foundation stone of several projects: Check details

PM Narendra Modi to visit Tamil Nadu and Puducherry, lay foundation stone of several projects: Check details

Prime Minister Modi will inaugurate a 100-bed girls’ hostel at Lawspet, Puducherry. It has been constructed for female athletes at a cost of about Rs 12 crore, under the aegis of the Sports Authority

Feb 23, 2021, 23:49 PM IST
DAV School in Chennai responds to controversy over English question paper mentioning January 26 violence

DAV School in Chennai responds to controversy over English question paper mentioning January 26 violence

The said phrase in the English question paper asked students to write a letter to the Editor, condemning the 'terrible, violent acts of miscreants who fail to realize that country comes before

Feb 23, 2021, 15:08 PM IST