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Chennai: Amma Makkal Munnetra Kazhagam leader T T V Dhinakaran, who was elected to the state assembly from the R K Nagar constituency, on Thursday opposed an election petition filed against him, stating that the allegations in the plea were baseless.
Published 19-Apr-2018 22:30 IST
Madurai: The panel set up to probe the sex scandal in Aruppukottai, where a woman college teacher allegedly prodded students to extend sexual favours to university officials, on Thursday launched an inquiry, while the assistant professor's lawyer claimed she faced threat in jail.
Published 19-Apr-2018 20:25 IST
Chennai: Tamil Nadu's main opposition party Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) as also the Pattali Makkal Katchi (PMK) on Thursday denounced the transfer of a senior CB-CID officer in a "hurry", soon after the case of alleged sexual scandal involving a woman college teacher was transferred to it.
Published 19-Apr-2018 18:20 IST
Chennai: A 17-year-old boy became the saviour of a woman doctor who lost her gold chain to a robber at Anna Nagar in the city on Wednesday night. Dr Amudha (50) was robbed off her gold chain by a masked man, who suddenly barged into her clinic when she was alone last night. As the man attempted toMore
Published 19-Apr-2018 17:02 IST
Chennai: SRM Institute of Science and Technology, a deemed to be university in Chennai, has signed a MoU with Prodeb Brewery Technology Belgium and has jointly evolved a 'industry oriented', craft brewing training program.
Published 19-Apr-2018 16:58 IST
Chennai: Veteran actor Anandaraj, one of the star campaigners of the ruling All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam, called on superstar Rajinikanth on Thursday and extended his support. Speaking to reporters after meeting the 'thalaivar' at the latter's Poes Garden residence in the city, theMore
Published 19-Apr-2018 12:58 IST
Chennai: In yet another move to collect pending taxes, the Greater Chennai Corporation is trying to find a solution through National Lok Adalat, which is to be held on April 22 in the city. According to officials, while the civic body has collected Rs 721 crore in 2017-18 through property tax, Rs 80More
Published 19-Apr-2018 11:48 IST
Chennai: Even as the CB-CID has taken over the investigation from the local police and a retired IAS officer appointed by the Tamil Nadu governor is set to start investigation into allegations on professor Nirmala Devi who is accused of luring students towards sex trade, her advocate has made aMore
Published 19-Apr-2018 11:23 IST
Chennai: The decision to shift IPL matches from Chennai, due to protests for Cauvery Management Board, has not stopped Chennai Super Kings fans in the city from cheering their favourite team. This morning, more than 1000 cricket fans took a train to Pune from Central station here, to witness theMore
Published 19-Apr-2018 10:22 IST
Chennai: A whopping 6,000 kilograms of gold was sold by jewellers in Tamil Nadu on Wednesday, the Akshaya Tritiya day which was considered auspicious to buy the shining metal. "It is a rough estimate. The exact figures will emerge later today," said traders, adding that business was good this yearMore
Published 19-Apr-2018 09:58 IST | Updated 13:57 IST
Chennai: The latese comments of BJP national secretary H Raja, calling DMK Rajya Sabha MP Kanimozhi as 'illegitimate child' of former chief minister M Karunanidhi, have attracted widespread condemnations, even from within his party. Bharatiya Janata Party state president Tamilisai SoundararajanMore
Published 19-Apr-2018 09:46 IST
Chennai: In a bid to eradicate hearing impairment from the state, the Tamil Nadu government has decided to set up 162 centres to identify hearing problems in newborns using Oto Acoustic Emission (OAE). Speaking to reporters, health minister C Vijayabaskar said, "The OAE is used to identify hearingMore
Published 19-Apr-2018 09:38 IST
Chennai: Totally differing from his earlier reported statement that ministers were present in the Apollo Hospitals when former chief minister J Jayalalithaa suffered a cardiac arrest on December 4, 2016, former Tamil Nadu chief secretary P Rama Mohana Rao has now said "I have never said like that".
Published 19-Apr-2018 09:22 IST
Chennai: A team of doctors at a hospital in the city treated a 66-year-old man when he was admitted with zero pulse recently. The patient underwent a rare and fatal condition known cardiogenic shock when the heart suddenly cannot pump enough blood to meet the needs of the body. A swift and effectiveMore
Published 19-Apr-2018 06:50 IST
Chennai: Key bodies of Tamil film industry have decided to form a release regulation committee, in a bid to ensure that big and small budget movies get enough space in the box-office. Now that the 1.5-month long strike has come to an end following tripartite talks facilitated by the stateMore
Published 19-Apr-2018 06:44 IST
Chennai: A warm reception was accorded to Sathish Sivalingam and Antony Amalraj, who won gold in weightlifting and table tennis respectively, in the recently concluded Commonwealth Games, at the Chennai airport today. As soon as they came out of the airport, their family members, friends,More
Published 19-Apr-2018 12:47 IST
Chennai: Goondas Act has been slapped against a man who murdered his former girlfriend, a college student, in full public view at KK Nagar in the city last month. "Since it was a shocking crime and in a bid to prevent such things in future, the police have decided to slap Goondas Act againstMore
Published 19-Apr-2018 10:28 IST
Chennai: DMK leader M.K. Stalin on Wednesday said that his party would continue protesting against Tamil Nadu Governor Banwarilal Purohit, till he is recalled by the the Central government. Talking to reporters here,he said the Governor is acting as if there is President's rule in the state, whileMore
Published 18-Apr-2018 21:16 IST
Chennai: The Madras High Court on Wednesday stayed proceedings in a lower court here against AMMK leader T T V Dhinakaran in a 22-year-old FERA case filed by the Enforcement Directorate (ED).
Published 18-Apr-2018 20:52 IST
Chennai: While accepting the apology made by Tamil Nadu governor Banwarilal Purohit for patting on her cheek, journalist Lakshmi Subramanian however said she was not convinced with his explanation. Soon after the governor sent a letter to her regretting his act, which was circulated to the media asMore
Published 18-Apr-2018 15:17 IST | Updated 15:27 IST

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