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Chennai: DMK working president and leader of opposition in Tamil Nadu Assembly, M K Stalin, has urged the Centre to 'end the injustice' by allowing candidates who appear for competitive examinations to secure a job in Group B, Group C and Group D services in union government offices in Tamil.
Published 20-Jan-2018 11:00 IST
Chennai: The bus fare hike in Tamil Nadu drew all round flak from political parties, including the main opposition DMK, which accused the government of being 'sadistic' and giving a 'thunderbolt' to the people. The parties demanded that the fares be immediately rolled back.
Published 20-Jan-2018 17:38 IST | Updated 22:01 IST
Chennai:Tamil Maanila Congress president and former union shipping minister G K Vasan has urged the Centre to bring petrol and diesel rates under the ambit of the Goods and Services Tax (GST).
Published 20-Jan-2018 11:13 IST
Chennai: With his Delhi visit ending without meeting prime minister Narendra Modi, triggering rumours in Tamil Nadu political circles that all is not well between him and the PM, deputy chief minister O Panneerselvam has refuted the speculations.
Published 20-Jan-2018 11:05 IST
Chennai: The nephew and niece of former chief minister J Jayalalithaa have approached the Madras high court seeking letters of administration to administer her intestate properties, including Veda Nilayam residence at Poes Garden here.
Published 19-Jan-2018 22:06 IST
Chennai: After a hiatus of six years, Tamil Nadu government on Friday hiked the fares of buses under State run transport corporations and private entities approximately by 20 to 54.54 per cent.
Published 19-Jan-2018 21:03 IST
Chennai: The Madras high court on Friday ordered a notice to superstar Rajinikanth, on a case filed by film financier S Mukanchand Bothra. Alleging that the actor was leveling false charges against him, Bothra, who had a legal dispute with Rajini's family over financial dealings, initially filed aMore
Published 19-Jan-2018 15:56 IST
Chennai: A complaint has been filed against veteran film director Bharathiraja with the Vadapalani police in the city on Friday, alleging that he was trying to incite violence with his speech. In his complaint, VP Narayanan of Hindu Makkal Munnani said that speaking at a film function in Chennai onMore
Published 19-Jan-2018 15:49 IST
Chennai: Consultants, advisors and leading professionals of the financial services industry will come together 'Iinvest' Financial Services Expo, which will take place at Chennai Trace Centre on January 20 and 21. Speaking to reporters, V Sriram, director, Integrated Enterprises and Jey Gopalan,More
Published 19-Jan-2018 14:29 IST
Coimbatore: The body of the 28-year-old doctor hailing from nearby Tirupur, found dead at his rented flat in Delhi two days ago, was buried at his native town on Friday. Sharath Prabhu was a first-year post-graduate medicine student at the University College of Medical Sciences, affiliated to theMore
Published 19-Jan-2018 14:17 IST
Chennai: Spiritualist Sri Mata Amritanandamayi Devi, affectionately called Amma by her followers, will be visiting Chennai on the 23 and 24 January. She will take part in multiple events and over a lakh devotees are expected to attend her programme.
Published 19-Jan-2018 12:26 IST
Chennai: A meeting between former Indian cricket captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni and superstar Rajinikanth is on cards later on Friday. Sources say the meeting will take place at the latter's Poes Garden residence in the city tonight. Speaking to reporters here at an India Cements event, Dhoni said heMore
Published 19-Jan-2018 12:23 IST
Chennai: Vice-president of India M Venkaiah Naidu on Friday left for New Delhi, after winding up his four-day visit of Tamil Nadu, during which he took part in multiple events. At the Chennai airport this morning, chief minister Edappadi K Palaniswami, deputy CM O Panneerselvam and other topMore
Published 19-Jan-2018 12:14 IST
Chennai: Under the New Entrepreneurs-Cum-Enterprise Development Scheme (NEEDS) launched in the year 2013-14, the Tamil Nadu government has so far assisted 2606 entrepreneurs. According to an official release here, they were provided training by the Entrepreneurship Development and InnovationMore
Published 19-Jan-2018 12:12 IST
Chennai: Expressing happiness about the return of Chennai Super Kings IPL team, its captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni on Thursady described Chennai as his second home. Speaking to the media at the launch of 'Veedu Kattu Whistle Podu', an initiative by The India Cements Limited here, the former captain ofMore
Published 19-Jan-2018 10:55 IST | Updated 13:50 IST
Chennai: Top officials from Tourism Malaysia conducted a roadshow in the city on Thursday, as part of a six-month marketing and promotion campaign to attract tourists from Tamil Nadu to their country.
Published 19-Jan-2018 10:49 IST
Chennai: Large number of farmers from Tamil Nadu are participating in the third edition of Krushik Expo 2018 in Pune, which is starting on Friday and will go on till January 22. The exhibition is being organised by Agricultural Development Trust’s Krishi Vigyan Kendra (KVK) along with Koelnmesse YAMore
Published 19-Jan-2018 10:22 IST
Chennai: Close on the heels of arresting the physical trainer of a private school in the city for the death of a 15-year-old boy student, the police have also arrested the school's principal. "Arul Lourdusamy and Jai Singh, the principal and PT master of Don Bosco Higher Secondary School at Thiru ViMore
Published 19-Jan-2018 09:14 IST
Chennai: Disqualified MLA Thanga Tamilselvan, a supporter of RK Nagar legislator TTV Dhinakaran, has said Dhivakaran, the uncle of his leader, is confusing people by making controversial claims on the death of former chief minister J Jayalalithaa.
Published 19-Jan-2018 08:24 IST | Updated 11:04 IST
Chennai: The police have filed cases under six sections against BJP state vice-president Nainar Nagendran, for announcing a cash prize of Rs 10 crore for those who slay and cut the tongue of lyricist Vairamuthu, who spoke bad on woman saint Andal. Speaking at a protest meeting against Vairamuthu inMore
Published 19-Jan-2018 08:03 IST

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