Chennai: The December 2015 floods here was a result of failure of CMDA, the city development authority, to check large-scale construction along waterways and illegal conversion of agricultural land and water bodies, CAG said.
Published 09-Jul-2018 21:17 IST | Updated 21:22 IST
Chennai: Tamil Nadu on Monday enacted the Lokayukta law paving the way for setting up of the anti-corruption body.
Published 09-Jul-2018 19:36 IST
Chennai: BJP President Amit Shah arrived in the Tamil Nadu capital on Monday for a one-day visit during which he is set to energise grassroots level functionaries ahead of next year's Lok Sabha polls and meet a cross-section of leaders, party insiders said.
Published 09-Jul-2018 13:55 IST
Chennai: The Tamil Nadu government on Monday tabled a bill in the state Assembly for putting in place a Lokayukta to inquire into corruption allegations against public servants.
Published 09-Jul-2018 13:24 IST
Chennai: A man from Kerala has been arrested for allegedly creating a fake website in the name of Chennai Metro Rail (CMRL).
Published 08-Jul-2018 20:48 IST
Chennai: Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu on Sunday batted for "opening up" the private sector in medical education, but stressed the need for regulation to ensure transparency, accountability and quality.
Published 08-Jul-2018 20:19 IST | Updated 20:49 IST
Chennai: The Opposition DMK in Tamil Nadu on Sunday firmly opposed the idea of simultaneous polls to the Lok Sabha and state Legislature, terming the Law Commission's proposal "a complete misadventure that will decimate the federal structure."
Published 08-Jul-2018 15:36 IST | Updated 21:08 IST
Chennai: Cash and jewels valued over Rs two lakh have been reported stolen from senior Congress leader and former Union Minister P Chidambaram's house here, police said on Sunday.
Published 08-Jul-2018 12:42 IST
Chennai: The ruling AIADMK in Tamil Nadu was in principle agreeable to the proposal to hold simultaneous polls to Parliament and state assemblies, but wants it to be considered after 2021 when the present state assembly's term would expire, a senior leader said on Saturday.
Published 07-Jul-2018 19:52 IST
Chennai: DMK Working President M K Stalin on Friday alleged that the BJP-led NDA government at the Centre was misleading people with its claim that the increase in MSP or paddy was a fulfilment of its poll promise.
Published 06-Jul-2018 23:02 IST
Chennai: Income Tax authorities on Friday said they were conducting searches in 70 plus premises across Tamil Nadu, including in the city and Namakkal, for alleged tax evasion by two companies and a senior IAS official, suspected of colluding with one of them.
Published 06-Jul-2018 22:59 IST
Chennai: The Madras High Court has upheld a single judge's order directing the state government to pay Rs 10 lakh with interest,under the Tamil Nadu Police Insurance Scheme, to the wife of a sub-inspector who died on duty.
Published 06-Jul-2018 22:39 IST
Chennai: The Madras High Court has quashed criminal proceedings in a lower court pending against the captain of a ship allegedly for abetting the death of six crew members during cyclonic storm Nilam in 2012.
Published 06-Jul-2018 22:34 IST
Madurai: The Madras High Court Bench here on Friday came down heavily on the CBSE observing that it was being autocratic in the matter related to errors in the Tamil version of this year's National Eligibility cum Entrance Test.
Published 06-Jul-2018 21:41 IST
Chennai : Customs officials have recovered gold and foreign currencies worth Rs 56.7 lakh from passengers in three separate incidents at the airport here in the past two days.
Published 06-Jul-2018 03:00 IST
Chennai: More than 3,000 Sri Lankan refugees, who had been staying in India, have left for their home country since 2015, the Tamil Nadu government said on Thursday.
Published 05-Jul-2018 21:28 IST
Chennai: The Madras High Court has directed IIT Kanpur to select those candidates who followed original instructions given by the institute during a JEE Advanced exam held in May last and not based on the clarification issued after the test.
Published 05-Jul-2018 19:58 IST
Coimbatore: A 55-year-old woman escaped from the jaws of death literally, when a leopard chased her and she fell into 20-foot deep gorge, police said on Thursday.
Published 05-Jul-2018 19:12 IST
Coimbatore: BJP president Amit Shah will visit Chennai on July 9 to prepare the state unit for the 2019 Lok Sabha polls in Tamil Nadu as part of his nationwide tour, party National general Secretary, P Muralidhar Rao said here on Wednesday.
Published 05-Jul-2018 08:53 IST
Chennai: A magisterial enquiry began here on Wednesday into the death of a history sheeter in a police 'encounter', an official said.
Published 04-Jul-2018 22:53 IST

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