Tamil Nadu News

Rajinikanth fans asked to wait for official announcement on Party name, symbol

Rajinikanth fans asked to wait for official announcement on Party name, symbol

Rajini said that a “truthful, sincere, transparent, corruption-free government that practices spiritual politics, without caste or religious bias would definitely be established”.

Dec 15, 2020, 19:51 PM IST
183 Covid-19 cases in IIT-Madras Cluster; lesson for public, say authorities

183 Covid-19 cases in IIT-Madras Cluster; lesson for public, say authorities

The Education Department had instructed the college authorities to provide take-away food service or to deliver food in the hostel rooms. 

Dec 15, 2020, 13:51 PM IST
Chennai Customs seize 2.42 kg gold, foreign currencies worth Rs 1.35 crore

Chennai Customs seize 2.42 kg gold, foreign currencies worth Rs 1.35 crore

Officials said that the gold chains were hidden in handbags and mobile covers.   

Dec 14, 2020, 20:49 PM IST
Over 100 Covid-19 cases in IIT Madras, common dining area suspected

Over 100 Covid-19 cases in IIT Madras, common dining area suspected

. IITians who were on campus told Zee media that the most likely cause of the spread of Covid-19 was the common dining area.

Dec 14, 2020, 14:51 PM IST
IIT Madras campus placed under lockdown after 66 students test COVID-19 positive

IIT Madras campus placed under lockdown after 66 students test COVID-19 positive

IIT Madras campus has been placed under temporary lockdown after 66 students tested positive for coronavirus.

Dec 14, 2020, 09:41 AM IST
Cyclone Burevi: Heavy rain warning issued for Tamil Nadu, Puducherry; deep depression weakens

Cyclone Burevi: Heavy rain warning issued for Tamil Nadu, Puducherry; deep depression weakens

IMD has warned of heavy rainfall in the next 24 hours in isolated areas of Tamil Nadu and Puducherry. Fishermen have been advised not to venture into sea during this period. 

Dec 05, 2020, 10:27 AM IST
Cyclone Burevi to cross Tamil Nadu as deep depression today; Kerala declares public holiday in 5 districts, international airport shut

Cyclone Burevi to cross Tamil Nadu as deep depression today; Kerala declares public holiday in 5 districts, international airport shut

The IMD had earlier predicted that Cyclone Burevi, which crossed the Sri Lanka coast on Wednesday night, would hit the Tamil Nadu coast as a cyclonic storm. Deep depression is a stage of cyclone

Dec 04, 2020, 07:33 AM IST
BJP, AIADMK welcome Rajinikanth's announcement; DMK says none can take their vote bank

BJP, AIADMK welcome Rajinikanth's announcement; DMK says none can take their vote bank

AIADMK Joint Coordinator and Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami said he would comment about Rajinikanth’s announcement only after fully knowing what he had said. 

Dec 03, 2020, 23:37 PM IST
Political change is imperative in Tamil Nadu; I never go back on my words: Rajinikanth

Political change is imperative in Tamil Nadu; I never go back on my words: Rajinikanth

Rajinikanth had made an announcement regarding starting a political party, facing the Assembly polls and contesting all 234 constituencies in Tamil Nadu in 2017.

Dec 03, 2020, 18:09 PM IST
Tamil Nadu: Rajinikanth to announce party on this date, launch in January

Tamil Nadu: Rajinikanth to announce party on this date, launch in January

Actor Rajnikanth has said that he would be starting his political party in January, and that the date would be announced on December 31.

Dec 03, 2020, 12:56 PM IST
Cyclone Burevi: IMD issues red alert for 4 districts of Kerala - Latest updates

Cyclone Burevi: IMD issues red alert for 4 districts of Kerala - Latest updates

The red alert is issued for Thiruvananthapuram, Kollam, Pathanamthitta and Alappuzha districts.

Dec 03, 2020, 11:05 AM IST
Cyclone Burevi: Alert issued by IMD for these two states - Get other updates here

Cyclone Burevi: Alert issued by IMD for these two states - Get other updates here

It is expected that the cyclonic storm would cross the Sri Lanka coast close to Trincomalee during the evening or night of December 2. 

Dec 02, 2020, 07:18 AM IST
Tamil Nadu CM Edappadi K Palaniswami to form committee to collect caste-wise data following violent protests by ally PMK

Tamil Nadu CM Edappadi K Palaniswami to form committee to collect caste-wise data following violent protests by ally PMK

CM Palaniswami said several political and caste outfits had been demanding a caste census in the state.

Dec 01, 2020, 21:32 PM IST
Gold worth Rs 12 lakh hidden in footwear straps seized at Chennai airport

Gold worth Rs 12 lakh hidden in footwear straps seized at Chennai airport

A gold paste was found concealed between the extremely broad leather straps. 

Dec 01, 2020, 19:03 PM IST
Former Tamil Nadu IT Secretary Santhosh Babu joins Kamal Haasan’s Makkal Needhi Maiam

Former Tamil Nadu IT Secretary Santhosh Babu joins Kamal Haasan’s Makkal Needhi Maiam

The former civil servant would be responsible for handling IT, Data, research, quality, manifesto and all headquarters operations

Dec 01, 2020, 14:20 PM IST
Gold worth Rs 14.12 lakh hidden inside face creams, nail clippers, toy cars seized at Chennai airport

Gold worth Rs 14.12 lakh hidden inside face creams, nail clippers, toy cars seized at Chennai airport

A total of 11 round gold pieces were found hidden in the lids of five Tiger balm glass bottles and six Nivea Cream boxes.

Nov 30, 2020, 16:47 PM IST
After cyclone Nivar, another storm to batter this south Indian state; heavy rains predicted

After cyclone Nivar, another storm to batter this south Indian state; heavy rains predicted

The IMD has issued a red-colour coded warning for the southern areas of Tamil Nadu and Kerala in view of the brewing storm and said that these areas are expected to receive heavy to very heavy

Nov 30, 2020, 15:02 PM IST
COVID-19 crisis: Tamil Nadu extends restrictions till December 31 - What’s allowed, what's not

COVID-19 crisis: Tamil Nadu extends restrictions till December 31 - What’s allowed, what's not

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi K.Palaniswami on Monday extended the general Covid-19 lockdown till midnight December 31, 2020.

Nov 30, 2020, 10:39 AM IST
IMD predicts heavy rains in these states in next 4 days; Red and Orange alerts issued

IMD predicts heavy rains in these states in next 4 days; Red and Orange alerts issued

According to IMD, a well marked low pressure area over the Bay of Bengal may bring moderate to heavy and extremely heavy rainfall over several states in next four days.

Nov 30, 2020, 10:20 AM IST
Customs at Chennai airport seize gold worth Rs 1.57 cr; 3 held

Customs at Chennai airport seize gold worth Rs 1.57 cr; 3 held

Gold sheets weighing 1.36 kg valued at Rs 68.08 lakh were recovered and seized. 

Nov 29, 2020, 20:25 PM IST