Chennai: The Madras High Court on Tuesday banned online sale of crackers till November 15 on a petition by a fireworks trader here who cited loss of business as well as safety concerns.
Published 16-Oct-2018 20:14 IST
Chennai: Actor-politician Kamal Haasan on Tuesday strongly batted for supporting the farm sector, saying food was more precious than gold and diamond.
Published 16-Oct-2018 19:57 IST
Chennai: AMMK leader TTV Dhinakaran Tuesday launched a scathing attack on the AIADMK leadership, saying the ruling party has "lost its identity" and was "stuck" due to a "few selfish" people.
Published 16-Oct-2018 18:44 IST
Chennai: Actor Kamal Haasan's open invitation to the Congress to join hands with him for the 2019 Lok Sabha elections has caused enormous strains in the national party's relations with the DMK which sees Kamal's open comments on the subject as an attempt by the Congress to raise its bargaining powerMore
Published 16-Oct-2018 18:07 IST
Chennai: A person named Justin who was injured in lathi-charge by police during the anti-Sterlite protests in Thoothukudi passed away on Monday night after being in coma for 5 months.
Published 16-Oct-2018 10:13 IST
Chennai: The DMK on Monday said its Rajya Sabha MP T K S Elangovan has been relieved of the post of secretary, public relations, a party jargon that denotes the position of spokesperson. The main opposition party, however, did not assign any reason for relieving him from the position he has beenMore
Published 16-Oct-2018 07:48 IST
Chennai: Veteran Tamil film lyricist Vairamuthu on Sunday said sexual harassment allegations against him are "false" and he is ready to follow the legal route if the accusers file a complaint against him.
Published 14-Oct-2018 19:02 IST
Chennai: Workers of India Yamaha Motors here on Friday moved the Madras High Court seeking a direction to the Tamil Nadu Labour Department to restrain the company from indulging in any "unfair labour practices".
Published 13-Oct-2018 08:27 IST
Chennai: The Madras High Court on Friday dismissed a petition of a woman, who claimed that she was the biological daughter of late chief minister Jayalalithaa, stating that she "miserably failed in her endeavour to establish the same".
Published 12-Oct-2018 22:48 IST
Chennai: The founder and head of city-based Shankar IAS Academy, who helped scores of civil services aspirants to crack the prestigious exam, allegedly committed suicide here, police said on Friday. 45-year old D Shankaran, hailed as a great motivator by thousands of students who underwent coachingMore
Published 12-Oct-2018 22:45 IST
Chennai: The Madras High Court Friday restrained the Income Tax department till October 22 from proceeding further on the re-assessment of former Union minister Dayanidhi Maran's income for 2008-09 and 2009-10, based on the CBI chargesheet in the Aircel-Maxis deal case.
Published 12-Oct-2018 19:42 IST
Chennai: The Madras High Court on Friday ordered a CBI probe into allegations of corruption in award of road contracts by Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K Palaniswami.
Published 12-Oct-2018 17:24 IST
Chennai: Thirty-five employees, including journalists, of a Tamil weekly have moved the Madras High Court seeking anticipatory bail in connection with a case filed against them and the magazine's editor over articles that allegedly disparaged Governor Banwarilal Purohit.
Published 12-Oct-2018 14:43 IST
Chennai: Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu said on Thursday that the banking system is facing problems due to "mindless lending earlier" and banks should learn from their experiences so that such issues do not reoccur.
Published 12-Oct-2018 07:57 IST
Chennai: The Madras High Court on Thursday dismissed a revision petition filed by the promoter of retail store chain Subhiksha group against a lower court order taking cognisance of a money laundering complaint filed by the ED in connection with a Rs 77 crore bank fraud case against him.
Published 11-Oct-2018 23:24 IST
New Delhi: The CBI Thursday questioned a senior Enforcement Directorate officer, a recipient of Presidential Certificate, in connection with the Tamil Nadu gutka scam in which several politicians, policemen and customs and excise staff are under scanner, officials said.
Published 11-Oct-2018 21:31 IST | Updated 21:41 IST
Chennai: Skill development should be a continuous process and innovations must help make people's lives better, said Vice President M. Venkaiah Naidu on Wednesday.
Published 11-Oct-2018 11:14 IST
Chennai: Vice President M. Venkaiah Naidu on Wednesday said that Mahatma Gandhi's thoughts have eternal value and are relevant for all times.
Published 11-Oct-2018 02:00 IST
Chennai: Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman has blamed the Congress-led UPA regime for public and private sector banks facing huge corporate bad loans.
Published 10-Oct-2018 15:19 IST
Chennai: Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K Palaniswami launched new initiatives in various departments, including flagging off new buses to be used in various transport divisions, on Wednesday.
Published 10-Oct-2018 15:08 IST | Updated 10:25 IST

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