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
Chennai: The Madras High Court has quashed a case in a lower court against IPS officer Varun Kumar of dowry harassment and cheating charges levelled by his former girlfriend, observing it "maliciously-instituted" criminal proceedings.
Published 04-Jul-2018 22:17 IST
Madurai: The Madras High Court on Wednesday sentenced a bishop to 15 days imprisonment in "civil prison" for flouting the court's orders over conduct of elections to a diocese in southern Tamil Nadu.
Published 04-Jul-2018 21:59 IST
Chennai: Tamil Nadu unit Aam Aadmi Party Convener S A N Vaseegaran was arrested here today for allegedly making "provocative" statements against the state and the Central governments over the proposed Chennai-Salem Greenfield Corridor project. " The AAP leader was arrested in Chennai based on a caseMore
Published 04-Jul-2018 21:13 IST
Chennai: Tamil Nadu Minister D Jayakumar on Wednesday assured that the arrangements are being made to bring back the mortal remains of a pilgrim, who had gone to Kailash Mansarovar Yatra in Nepal. The pilgrim, who lost his life during the yatra, has been identified as Ramachandran and reportedlyMore
Published 04-Jul-2018 18:00 IST
Chennai: Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Wednesday said her ministry would offer its assistance whenever necessary to rescue the 1,500 Kailash Mansarovar pilgrims stranded in Nepal. Two Indian pilgrims undertaking the Kailash Mansarovar yatra had died while over 1,500 others are stranded inMore
Published 04-Jul-2018 13:39 IST
Chennai: The Madras High Court has said that the Tamil Nadu government should consider giving policemen a day's holiday in a week like every government servant is entitled to, so that they too can spend time with their families.
Published 04-Jul-2018 12:41 IST
Chennai: A division bench of the Madras High Court on Tuesday recused itself from hearing the Rs 4.97 crore wealth tax assessment dispute between I-T Department and N Sasikala, close aide of former Chief Minister Jayalalithaa.
Published 04-Jul-2018 03:00 IST
New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Tuesday pulled up superstar Rajinikanth's wife Latha Rajinikanth for not complying with an undertaking to pay Rs 6.2 crore to an advertising agency which had given money to a firm, in which she was a director, during the post-production of 2014 film 'Kochadaiiyaan'.
Published 03-Jul-2018 21:16 IST
Chennai: The Tamil Nadu government on Tuesday said it has sought assistance from the Centre under the Nirbhaya Fund for installing CCTV cameras in state-run buses to ensure safety of women and children.
Published 03-Jul-2018 21:09 IST
Chennai: The Tamil Nadu government on Tuesday announced an annual subsidy of Rs 6 crore for Haj pilgrimage from this year, months after it had opposed the Centre's decision to do away with the monetary aid to the pilgrims.
Published 03-Jul-2018 16:51 IST
Chennai: Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K Palaniswami on Tuesday flagged off over 500 buses for various divisions of the state transport undertakings, including luxury buses equipped with toilets.
Published 03-Jul-2018 14:26 IST
Chennai: The main opposition party in Tamil Nadu, the DMK, on Monday demanded an all-party meeting on the Cauvery issue, citing the Karnataka government's decision to go in for an appeal in the Supreme Court against the setting up of the Cauvery Water Management Authority.
Published 02-Jul-2018 22:35 IST
Chennai: Indigenous fighter aircraft Tejas of No 45 Squadron 'The Flying Daggers' formally commenced operations from the Air Force Station at Sulur near Coimbatore under Group Captain S Dhankhar on Monday.
Published 02-Jul-2018 21:36 IST | Updated 22:56 IST
Coimbatore: About two tonnes of banned tobacco products worth about Rs 17 lakh were seized from a house at Ponnaiahrajapuram area in the city on Monday, police said.
Published 02-Jul-2018 20:15 IST
Chennai : A man has been arrested for allegedly attacking two migrant labourers here, a senior police official said, warning that strict action would be taken against those spreading rumours about child-lifting gangs on social media.
Published 02-Jul-2018 18:49 IST
Chennai: Actor-politician Kamal Haasan has come under criticism from a section of Twitterati over his stand against caste, seeking to remind him of reported remarks made by his daughter Shruti about her caste identity some years back and asked him to start reforms from his own backyard.
Published 02-Jul-2018 13:03 IST | Updated 13:33 IST
Chennai: Communist Party of India (Marxist) leader K Balakrishnan and Viduthalai Chiruthaigal Katchi (VCK) party cadres staged ‘rail roko’ protest in Chennai's Egmore railway station on Monday.
Published 02-Jul-2018 17:18 IST | Updated 17:45 IST
Chennai: In a step towards the inclusion of the transgender community into mainstream society, Sathyasri Sharmila became India's first transgender lawyer. Sharmila, who hails from Tamil Nadu, did not have an easy journey, as she was subject to torture and abuse on account of her gender.
Published 01-Jul-2018 07:21 IST | Updated 09:10 IST

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