Tamil Nadu News

Bypoll in Karunanidhi’s constituency Tiruvarur cancelled over Cyclone Gaja aftermath

Bypoll in Karunanidhi’s constituency Tiruvarur cancelled over Cyclone Gaja aftermath

An Election Commission order said the notification issued for the bypoll had been cancelled.

Jan 07, 2019, 10:38 AM IST
IT raids at Saravana Bhavan and 3 other popular food chain groups in Chennai

IT raids at Saravana Bhavan and 3 other popular food chain groups in Chennai

Tax sleuths added that the department is looking into allegations of under-reporting their income.

Jan 03, 2019, 15:47 PM IST
TTV Dhinakaran moves SC to allot 'Pressure Cooker' symbol to his party

TTV Dhinakaran moves SC to allot 'Pressure Cooker' symbol to his party

The by-election is scheduled to be held on January 28.

Jan 02, 2019, 14:38 PM IST
Opposition boycotts Tamil Nadu Governor's address, stages walkout from State Assembly

Opposition boycotts Tamil Nadu Governor's address, stages walkout from State Assembly

A smiling Stalin led the walkout of his party members and those from the Congress and the IUML.

Jan 02, 2019, 13:47 PM IST
Jayalalithaa death probe: Panel accuses Tamil Nadu Health Secretary, Apollo Hospital of conspiracy

Jayalalithaa death probe: Panel accuses Tamil Nadu Health Secretary, Apollo Hospital of conspiracy

The allegations have been strongly refuted by both the health secretary and the hospital.

Dec 30, 2018, 16:47 PM IST
DMK files complaint against fake Twitter handle in Stalin's name

DMK files complaint against fake Twitter handle in Stalin's name

The fake account, similar to the genuine handle of Stalin, is propagating malicious content to bring disrepute and defame him among Hindus, the party said in its complaint.

Dec 29, 2018, 10:55 AM IST
Another woman alleges contracting HIV after transfusion in Tamil Nadu

Another woman alleges contracting HIV after transfusion in Tamil Nadu

The government hospital has refuted the allegation.

Dec 29, 2018, 07:34 AM IST
Pregnant woman contracts HIV after blood transfusion in Tamil Nadu

Pregnant woman contracts HIV after blood transfusion in Tamil Nadu

An employee of a blood bank attached to a government hospital in Sattur, near here, has been dismissed, while two others have been suspended in connection with the incident, health department

Dec 26, 2018, 13:56 PM IST
Brother sexually abuses teen sister, escapes after impregnating her

Brother sexually abuses teen sister, escapes after impregnating her

A youth pursuing a diploma course allegedly impregnated his younger sister studying ninth standard in a corporation school and is reportedly absconding, police said here Monday.

Dec 26, 2018, 09:13 AM IST
Who gave order to issue weapons: CBI seeks documents to probe anti-Sterlite protests case

Who gave order to issue weapons: CBI seeks documents to probe anti-Sterlite protests case

The statements of the family members of the thirteen victims who died have been recorded along with statements of those who were injured in the firing. 

Dec 25, 2018, 11:52 AM IST
Vindicated: Anti-Sterlite protest victim's kin after autopsy report confirms bullet wounds

Vindicated: Anti-Sterlite protest victim's kin after autopsy report confirms bullet wounds

The report said that 12 of the 13 protesters were killed when police opened fire on a demonstration against Vedanta's copper smelter in Tamil Nadu in May.

Dec 24, 2018, 12:39 PM IST
Kamal Haasan's Makkal Needhi Maiyyam to contest in 2019 Lok Sabha elections

Kamal Haasan's Makkal Needhi Maiyyam to contest in 2019 Lok Sabha elections

Haasan had launched his political party in February 2018.

Dec 22, 2018, 14:43 PM IST
Panneerselvam's brother O Raja expelled from AIADMK's primary membership

Panneerselvam's brother O Raja expelled from AIADMK's primary membership

Panneerselvam's brother O Raja has been expelled from AIADMK's primary membership.

Dec 19, 2018, 17:32 PM IST
Cabinet approves establishment of AIIMS in Tamil Nadu, Telangana

Cabinet approves establishment of AIIMS in Tamil Nadu, Telangana

According to an official statement, the two new institutes will be set up under the Pradhan Mantri Swasthya Suraksha Yojana (PMSSY).

Dec 17, 2018, 22:50 PM IST
Stalin proposes Rahul Gandhi's name as next PM, says he has ability to defeat Modi govt

Stalin proposes Rahul Gandhi's name as next PM, says he has ability to defeat Modi govt

Apart from Rahul Gandhi, UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi, Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan and Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu were also present at the event.

Dec 16, 2018, 21:32 PM IST
Will challenge NGT verdict on Sterlite issue in Supreme Court: Tamil Nadu CM Palaniswami

Will challenge NGT verdict on Sterlite issue in Supreme Court: Tamil Nadu CM Palaniswami

The NGT said that the closure of the Sterlite plant was 'unjustifiable'.

Dec 15, 2018, 15:31 PM IST
Cyclone Phethai: Deep depression in Bay of Bengal likely to intensify, rains forecast in TN

Cyclone Phethai: Deep depression in Bay of Bengal likely to intensify, rains forecast in TN

With the sea condition likely to be 'very rough', the weather department has advised fishermen not to venture into Bay of Bengal during the next three days till December 17.

Dec 15, 2018, 14:30 PM IST
NGT orders reopening of Sterlite plant in Tamil Nadu, asks Vedanta to spend Rs 100 crore for welfare activities

NGT orders reopening of Sterlite plant in Tamil Nadu, asks Vedanta to spend Rs 100 crore for welfare activities

The National Green Tribunal on Saturday set aside Tamil Nadu government’s order for closure of Sterlite plant in Tuticorin.

Dec 15, 2018, 14:11 PM IST
Cyclonic storm likely in Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu coast in 72 hours: IMD

Cyclonic storm likely in Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu coast in 72 hours: IMD

Heavy rainfall is expected to take place at most places with heavy to very heavy falls at isolated places likely to commence over coastal Andhra Pradesh and north coastal Tamil Nadu on December 15. 

Dec 13, 2018, 19:57 PM IST
Tamil Nadu minister's car attacked by mob during visit to Cyclone Gaja-hit areas

Tamil Nadu minister's car attacked by mob during visit to Cyclone Gaja-hit areas

Six people have been arrested in connection with the incident.

Dec 07, 2018, 14:48 PM IST