Tamil Nadu News

Online money lending: PIL seeks Madras High Court order to restrain Google from hosting Instant Money lending Apps

Online money lending: PIL seeks Madras High Court order to restrain Google from hosting Instant Money lending Apps

The PIL appealed to the court to pass an order restraining Google from hosting online money lending apps that seek exorbitant interest rates, without prior permission from the RBI. 

Jan 07, 2021, 16:58 PM IST
Centre asks Tamil Nadu to scrap orders allowing 100 per cent movie theatre occupancy

Centre asks Tamil Nadu to scrap orders allowing 100 per cent movie theatre occupancy

The Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) warned the State of Tamil Nadu over its decision to allow 100 per cent seating capacity in movie theatres.

Jan 06, 2021, 23:21 PM IST
AIADMK's K Arulanandam expelled from party after CBI arrest in Pollachi sexual harassment case

AIADMK's K Arulanandam expelled from party after CBI arrest in Pollachi sexual harassment case

 An AIADMK functionary was among the three men arrested by the CBI on Wednesday (January 6) in connection with the sensational 2019 sexual harassment case in nearby Pollachi, taking the total number

Jan 06, 2021, 16:53 PM IST
Tamil Nadu gets past 8 lakh COVID-19 recoveries; Chennai hotels emerge as new cluster

Tamil Nadu gets past 8 lakh COVID-19 recoveries; Chennai hotels emerge as new cluster

 As many as 4392 staff of star hotels and other hotels were tested and 125 of those samples were found positive, 2014 negative, while 491 results are being awaited. 

Jan 04, 2021, 17:10 PM IST
Tamil Nadu government permits 100% occupancy in cinema halls

Tamil Nadu government permits 100% occupancy in cinema halls

The government’s decision to allow 100% occupancy comes following the appeals by theatre owners associations to grant permission for higher occupancy

Jan 04, 2021, 13:12 PM IST
Tamil Nadu dentist forges NEET marks, call letter of daughter for medical admission, arrested

Tamil Nadu dentist forges NEET marks, call letter of daughter for medical admission, arrested

Balachandran's forgery was exposed when he took her daughter for MBBS admission counselling session.

Jan 03, 2021, 08:59 AM IST
Gold, drones, cigarettes worth Rs 47.8 lakh seized at Chennai airport; one arrested

Gold, drones, cigarettes worth Rs 47.8 lakh seized at Chennai airport; one arrested

807 grams of gold worth Rs 41.63 lakh, cigarettes and drones worth Rs 6.17 lakh were seized under the Customs Act.   

Dec 29, 2020, 18:52 PM IST
Rajinikanth not to launch political party, asks fans, people to forgive him

Rajinikanth not to launch political party, asks fans, people to forgive him

Tamil superstar Rajinikanth on Tuesday (December 29) announced that he will not enter into politics. 

Dec 29, 2020, 12:14 PM IST
4.77 kg gold worth Rs 2.47 cr seized by Air Customs at Chennai; three held

4.77 kg gold worth Rs 2.47 cr seized by Air Customs at Chennai; three held

According to officials, the movement of passengers was monitored in the transit area, after they had disembarked from the flight. 

Dec 29, 2020, 00:20 AM IST
Euros, pounds worth 7.78 lakh seized from passenger's bag at Chennai Airport

Euros, pounds worth 7.78 lakh seized from passenger's bag at Chennai Airport

Air Customs officials on Friday intercepted a passenger at the departure terminal, as he was proceeding towards the security hold area after immigration. 

Dec 25, 2020, 20:11 PM IST
Huge setback to Kamal Haasan as Makkal Needhi Maiam leader A Arunachalam joins BJP

Huge setback to Kamal Haasan as Makkal Needhi Maiam leader A Arunachalam joins BJP

Arunachalam hails from a village in Tuticorin district and he has been instrumental in laying groundwork in Tamil Nadu's rural areas for Makkal Needhi Maiam.

Dec 25, 2020, 11:22 AM IST
Chennai Metro: Trial run of 9 km-long northern line to begin today

Chennai Metro: Trial run of 9 km-long northern line to begin today

The line from Washermenpet to Wimco Nagar is an extension of phase-1 corridor from Washermenpet to Airport via Anna Salai and has two underground and six elevated stations.

Dec 24, 2020, 08:21 AM IST
Tamil Nadu: Women commission directs Loyola College to pay Rs 64.3 lakh compensation to sexual harassment victim

Tamil Nadu: Women commission directs Loyola College to pay Rs 64.3 lakh compensation to sexual harassment victim

The compensation covers remuneration for 81 months, damages for mental agony, unkind words of sexual harassment and for filing a false complaint against the victim. 

Dec 23, 2020, 20:56 PM IST
Tamil Nadu govt grants permission for Jallikattu with COVID-19 restrictions

Tamil Nadu govt grants permission for Jallikattu with COVID-19 restrictions

The Tamil Nadu government has permitted the authorities to hold the annual Jallikattu event with the Centre’s COVID-19 safety protocols in place.

Dec 23, 2020, 11:48 AM IST
COVID-19: Over 6300 college students being tested in Chennai after IIT-Madras cluster fears

COVID-19: Over 6300 college students being tested in Chennai after IIT-Madras cluster fears

A total of 6,344 samples from students in colleges and hostels in Chennai has been taken so far.

Dec 17, 2020, 23:40 PM IST
Gold, foreign currency, iPhones, cigarettes worth Rs 2.65 crore seized by Chennai Air Customs; 7 arrested

Gold, foreign currency, iPhones, cigarettes worth Rs 2.65 crore seized by Chennai Air Customs; 7 arrested

In separate cases, Chennai Air Customs officials seized 4.77 kg gold.

Dec 17, 2020, 00:20 AM IST
Meet SN Lakshmi Sai Sri, the Tamil Nadu girl who created world record by cooking 46 dishes in 58 minutes

Meet SN Lakshmi Sai Sri, the Tamil Nadu girl who created world record by cooking 46 dishes in 58 minutes

Lakshmi's father started doing research and found that a 10-year-old girl Saanvi from Kerala cooked around 30 dishes

Dec 16, 2020, 11:46 AM IST
Ahead of Tamil Nadu Assembly election, Kamal Haasan says this about Rajinikanth

Ahead of Tamil Nadu Assembly election, Kamal Haasan says this about Rajinikanth

Kamal Haasan said both Rajinikanth and he would "give up all ego and co-operate if it would benefit the people".

Dec 16, 2020, 06:49 AM IST
Income Tax searches on Chennai-based group reveal tax evasion of over Rs 700 crore, cash of Rs 23 crore

Income Tax searches on Chennai-based group reveal tax evasion of over Rs 700 crore, cash of Rs 23 crore

The IT sleuths have identified foreign assets worth Rs 110 crore in the form of Fixed Deposits which were not disclosed in the return. 

Dec 15, 2020, 22:28 PM IST
Chennai: 1.26 kg gold worth Rs 63.47 lakh seized, one arrested

Chennai: 1.26 kg gold worth Rs 63.47 lakh seized, one arrested

Five bundles of gold paste weighing 681 grams concealed in the rectum were recovered from four passengers.

Dec 15, 2020, 22:01 PM IST