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Chennai: R Santhanam, a retired IAS officer who was appointed by Tamil Nadu governor Banwarilal Purohit to probe the charges on professor Nirmala Devi, who allegedly lured students towards sex trade, will commence his investigation on Thursday. According to sources, Santhanam will reach MaduraiMore
Published 18-Apr-2018 10:54 IST
Chennai: Tamil Nadu Governor Banwarilal Purohit on Tuesday said Cauvery issue was close to his heart and has been assured by Union Water Resources Minister Nitin Gadkari that the matter relating to the constitution of a river management board was under process. Addressing a press conference, he saidMore
Published 17-Apr-2018 21:02 IST
Chennai: Tamil Nadu Governor Banwarilal Purohit on Tuesday ruled out his resignation in the wake of a raging controversy over a sex scandal in a college in the state involving an assistant professor, who allegedly sought to lure girls into sexual favours to "higher ups" in a leading university andMore
Published 17-Apr-2018 20:57 IST
Chennai: The DMK urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday to withdraw the Centre's plea seeking clarification over the Cauvery issue and constitute forthwith the Cauvery Management Board to implement the apex court order on it.
Published 17-Apr-2018 17:21 IST
Chennai: The Opposition DMK on Tuesday questioned Tamil Nadu Governor Banwarilal Purohit's action in ordering a probe into the matter of a woman lecturer who allegedly asked students to "adjust with some officials" in return for higher marks and money. The incident involving the woman lecturer of aMore
Published 17-Apr-2018 16:30 IST
Chennai: After launching the party in Madurai and holding public meetings in Chennai and Tiruchy, the next destination of Makkal Needhi Maiam founder-president Kamal Haasan is Coimbatore, the second largest city of Tamil Nadu.
Published 17-Apr-2018 16:09 IST
Chennai: Tamil Nadu director general of police (DGP) T K Rajendran directed the shifting of a case connected to a woman professor luring girl students to yield to 'sexual favours' of higher ranking authorities, from the local police to the CB-CID, the state's elite investigation wing.
Published 17-Apr-2018 15:42 IST | Updated 15:59 IST
Chennai: Two senior leaders of the Bharatiya Janata Party on Tuesday hit out at veteran filmmaker Bharathiraja for linking superstar Rajinikanth with their organisation. Union minister of state for finance and shipping, Pon Radhakrishnan, said, " Some people in film industry are slamming Rajini forMore
Published 17-Apr-2018 12:40 IST
Chennai: Even before the shock waves generated by Unnao and Kathua rape incidents could settle down, a shocker has emerged from Chennai where a man has allegedly molested two girl children.
Published 17-Apr-2018 12:35 IST
Chennnai: The Tamil Nadu government on Tuesday said a probe by the CBI will be requested if it is necessary to bring out the truth in the sensational case of a woman professor luring girl students to yield to 'sexual favours' of higher ranking authorities, to get marks and money in return.
Published 17-Apr-2018 11:54 IST
Chennai: A member of Seeman's Naam Tamizhar Katchi has been arrested for damaging the windshield of a police patrol vehicle in broad daylight at the busy T Nagar area in the city. Around 3 pm on Monday, the man hurled a stone at the vehicle parked in front of Mambalam police station and attempted toMore
Published 17-Apr-2018 11:23 IST | Updated 13:00 IST
Chennai: A notorious rowdy Saravanan alias 'Bomb' Saravanan, who has been evading the police for the past two years, was arrested in a storming operation in Thiruvallur by the Greater Chennai city police. "Since he was facing around 25 cases against him, including five murder charges, but wasMore
Published 17-Apr-2018 10:02 IST
Chennai: A 10-year-old boy, who suffered serious injuries, after he fell from an escalator on the second floor of a shopping mall, died without responding to treatment. His parents have lodged a police complaint, seeking action against the authorities of the mall at Royapettah in the city.
Published 17-Apr-2018 08:23 IST
Chennai: A lot is happening over an audio clip which had a woman professor luring girl students to yield to 'sexual favours' of higher ranking authorities, to get marks and money in return. Tamil Nadu governor Banwarilal Purohit, the chancellor of state-run universities, has appointed R Santhanam,More
Published 17-Apr-2018 08:14 IST | Updated 11:09 IST
Chennai: Followers of superstar Rajinikanth have been urging their 'thalaivar' to speak out against veteran filmmaker Bharathiraja, who has launched a scating attack on the actor.
Published 17-Apr-2018 11:03 IST
Chennai: A lawyer representing expelled and jailed AIADMK general secretary V K Sasikala has said it has been proved during the cross-examination with a doctor that former chief minister J Jayalalithaa died only on December 5, 2016, and not earlier as accused by some.
Published 17-Apr-2018 10:05 IST | Updated 11:18 IST
Chennai: Greetings poured in on Tamil Nadu governor Banwarilal Purohit from various quarters, on his 78th birthday on Monday. To greet him on the occasion, Tamil Nadu chief minister Edappadi K Palaniswami sent a bouquet of flowers and a letter, wishing him long and healthy life.
Published 16-Apr-2018 12:43 IST
Chennai: A meeting of opposition party leaders in Tamil Nadu, led by DMK, held here on Monday decided to seek an appointment with Prime Minister Narendra Modi to explain the problems faced by the farmers and urge him to set up Cauvery Management Board (CMB).
Published 16-Apr-2018 22:16 IST | Updated 22:51 IST
Chennai: After leading anti-IPL protests in the backdrop of the Cauvery issue last week, pro-Tamil outfit Tamizhaga Vazhvurimai Katchi (TVK) on Monday warned of intensifying its agitation, including holding protests at the Marina here.
Published 16-Apr-2018 15:57 IST
Chennai: Chief minister Edappadi K Palaniswami on Monday announced more cash prizes for sportspersons from Tamil Nadu who won medals in the recently concluded Commonwealth Games in Australia.
Published 16-Apr-2018 14:19 IST

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