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Chennai: Tamil Nadu chief minister Edappadi K Palaniswami on Wednesday presented Rs one crore to the family of city police inspector Periyapandian, who was killed during an encounter with robbers in Rajasthan.
Published 24-Jan-2018 12:31 IST
Chennai: Turning down a plea against the recent bus fare hike implemented by the Tamil Nadu government, the Madras high court on Wednesday said it can not interfere into such decisions. "Prices of many products increase. How can the court interfere into each and everything?" asked the judges, whileMore
Published 24-Jan-2018 12:27 IST
Chennai: A controversy has raked up over Vijayendra Saraswathi Swamigal, the junior seer of Kanchi Sankara Math, not standing up for Tamil Thaai Vazhthu, an invocation song played during the start of all government functions in the state.
Published 24-Jan-2018 13:10 IST
Chennai: The Bharatiya Janata Party on Wednesday said people of Tamil Nadu will not believe the words of actor and political aspirant Kamal Haasan, that he was not forming a political party with an eye on the government treasury. Speaking to reporters here, BJP state unit president TamilisaiMore
Published 24-Jan-2018 11:49 IST
Chennai: Tamil Nadu governor Banwarilal Purohit on Tuesday said the language of Sanskrit is home to many religious, scientific and literary compositions. "There is a huge treasure of knowledge still waiting to be tapped from these Sanskrit sources," he said.
Published 24-Jan-2018 11:43 IST | Updated 13:14 IST
Chennai: Top officials including Tamil Nadu government chief secretary Girija Vaidyanathan, director general of police T K Rajendran and Greater Chennai city police commissioner A K Viswanathan on Wednesday attended the last day rehearsals of Republic Day fete here on Wednesday.
Published 24-Jan-2018 11:38 IST
Chennai: A woman, wife of a software engineer, committed suicide after allegedly murdering her two children, following a dispute with her husband. According to sources, Chirag Shah (40), a native of Gujarat was living with his wife Jishan Shah and daughters Farik (2) and Rokia (5 months) at anMore
Published 24-Jan-2018 09:03 IST
Chennai: Arputham Ammal, mother of A G Perarivalan, one of the seven convicts in former prime minister Rajiv Gandhi assassination case, has urged Tamil Nadu chief minister Edappadi K Palaniswami to ensure speedy release of her son and others.
Published 24-Jan-2018 09:00 IST
Chennai: Chennai-headquartered Indian Overseas Bank has announced an MoU with National Housing Bank for Implementation of the Rural Housing Interest Subsidy Scheme (RHISS) of the ministry of rural development, government of India.
Published 24-Jan-2018 08:51 IST
Chennai: In a fresh tirade against the AIADMK government in Tamil Nadu, actor-filmmaker Kamal Haasan has said if it is a regime for the poor, it would have prevented the bus fare hike. Even as the recent increase in ticket rates being criticised by many, the actor, who is getting ready to enterMore
Published 24-Jan-2018 07:55 IST
Chennai: The Tamil Nadu government on Tuesday submitted in the Madras High Court a status report in a sealed cover on the investigation into the 'Gutkha scam' and stated that there was a statutory bar in transferring the case to the CBI. The First Bench, comprising Chief Justice Indira Banerjee andMore
Published 24-Jan-2018 07:26 IST
Chennai: Actor-turned-politician Kamal Haasan on Tuesday told his fans that he was not forming a political party with an eye on the government treasury.
Published 23-Jan-2018 20:08 IST
Chennai: The DMK on Tuesday took a veiled dig at popular actors Kamal Haasan and Rajinikanth on their political aspirations, saying "new birds want to fly" and it remained to be seen how much distance they can cover on their strength. In a letter addressed to partymen, DMK working president M KMore
Published 23-Jan-2018 17:53 IST
Chennai: The Tamil Nadu unit of Aam Aadmi Party on Tuesday staged a protest here against the disqualification of the party's 20 MLAs in Delhi for holding offices of profit. State AAP convenor SAN Vasigaran led the agitation of party workers at Saidapet against the disqualification of the MLAs. TheMore
Published 23-Jan-2018 16:41 IST
Chennai: Protests against the hike in bus fares in Tamil Nadu continued across the state for the fourth day on Tuesday as the main opposition DMK petitioned the Chief Minister K Palaniswami, seeking its rollback. College students held protests in different parts, including Chennai, Karur,More
Published 23-Jan-2018 15:16 IST | Updated 15:18 IST
Chennai: An engineering student committed suicide by jumping off his college's hostel building on Monday night, as he was said to be upset with his parents and teachers chiding him over low marks.
Published 23-Jan-2018 15:10 IST | Updated 15:25 IST
Chennai: Spiritualist Sri Mata Amritanandamayi Devi on Tuesday said there is nothing wrong in acquiring wealth or fulfilling desires and spirituality is not against these things. Addressing her followers in Chennai, she said, "Spirituality only insists that that these should be done throughMore
Published 23-Jan-2018 15:05 IST
Chennai: The Consulate General of Japan at Chennai will hold a presentation ceremony of the consul general's commendation for the year 2017 here on January 31. The event will see commendation of 3 Indians for promoting bilateral friendship between Japan and India.
Published 23-Jan-2018 13:27 IST | Updated 14:12 IST
Chennai: Amid desperate attempts by the BJP to spread roots in Tamil Nadu and the buzz over the proposed political entry of top film stars Rajinikanth and Kamal Haasan, the ruling AIADMK on Tuesday said its support base can not be shaken.
Published 23-Jan-2018 12:48 IST
Chennai: K Vaidyanathan, editor of Tamil daily 'Dinamani', on Tuesday, apologised for publishing a controversial article on goddess Andal penned by lyricist Vairamuthu in his paper. The veteran journalist, who went to the Andal temple in Srivilliputhur, expressed regret and tendered an apology forMore
Published 23-Jan-2018 12:35 IST

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