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Chennai: On Wednesday (January 17) is the first year anniversary of the Jallikattu protest at Marina beach that rocked Chennai and echoed all over the country, urging the central government to lift the ban on the traditional bull taming sport of Tamil Nadu. Though it ended on a violent note, theMore
Published 17-Jan-2018 16:22 IST
Chennai: Tamil Nadu chief minister Edappadi K Palaniswami on Wednesday said the AIADMK will not get affected by the plans of RK Nagar MLA TTV Dhinakaran and actor Kamal Haasan to float new political parties.
Published 17-Jan-2018 13:24 IST | Updated 15:11 IST
Chennai: Three spectators of Jallikattu or bull taming sport were killed and several injured at different places in Tamil Nadu when bulls attacked them, according to reports reaching here. In a village in Sivaganga district around 500 km from here two persons were killed when a bull attacked them onMore
Published 16-Jan-2018 16:04 IST
Chennai: A secretary of the Tamil Nadu Cooperative Bank located at Selaiyur committed suicide at his residence at Aynavaram in the city on Tuesday. Sources said that the 52-year-old Chandrasekar was residing with his wife, Meena, and son, Satish at Ramanarayanan Street in Aynavaram. The family, itMore
Published 16-Jan-2018 15:15 IST
Chennai: The ruling AIADMK on Tuesday said M Natarajan, the husband of its expelled leader V K Sasikala, should stop criticising Tamil Nadu chief minister Edappadi K Palaniswami and deputy CM O Panneerselvam.
Published 16-Jan-2018 13:43 IST
Chennai: Rumours flew thick and fast in the social media, of the alleged death of veteran film director P Vasu. According to the haux messages, he died on Monday night due to a sudden cardiac arrest.
Published 16-Jan-2018 13:39 IST | Updated 14:14 IST
Chennai: A latest report has said the office market in Chennai witnessed steady demand in 2017 and office absorption in the city was primarily driven by IT corporates, followed by telecommunications and engineering and manufacturing firms.
Published 16-Jan-2018 13:01 IST | Updated 13:08 IST
Chennai: A controversy has erupted over an announcement that a 21-year-girl would be offered as gift to the winner of Jallikattu, a traditional bull taming event.
Published 16-Jan-2018 12:57 IST | Updated 14:08 IST
Chennai: Three youngsters who allegedly threatened and attempted to attack a woman sub-inspector of police were arrested. They were under the influence of alcohol and were indulging in eve-teasing when they police officer intercepted them.
Published 16-Jan-2018 12:47 IST | Updated 12:54 IST
Chennai: The Tamil Nadu State Marketing Corporation (TASMAC), the sole retailer of liquor in TN, has made around Rs 220 crore revenue during Bhogi and Pongal (January 13 and 14) days. According to sources, this is Rs 15 crore more when compared to the sales made during last year Pongal.
Published 16-Jan-2018 12:16 IST
Chennai: Tamil Maanila Congress president and former union shipping minister G K Vasan has urged the Tamil Nadu government to hold the state Assembly session for 90 days. In a statement here, he said that as per a recommendation of a committee headed by a judge, state Assemblies in the countryMore
Published 16-Jan-2018 11:55 IST
Chennai: RK Nagar MLA TTV Dhinakaran, who was expelled from the AIADMK by the ruling group led by chief minister Edappadi K Palaniswami and deputy CM O Panneerselvam, is in the mood to start a movement of his own.
Published 16-Jan-2018 11:48 IST | Updated 12:58 IST
Chennai: A day after celebrating Pongal with traditional fervour, political leaders of Tamil Nadu on Monday celebrated Maatu Pongal, a day dedicated for cows, by offering prayers and delicacies to the cattle.
Published 16-Jan-2018 10:02 IST
Chennai: A woman committed suicide by hanging self as she was upset with her husband's drinking habit. On seeing her body, the man too ended his life. The incident has sent shock waves among people of Thiruvottiyur area in the city.
Published 16-Jan-2018 09:36 IST
Chennai: Ever since he fell ill late in 2016, DMK president and former Tamil Nadu chief minister M Karunanidhi was confined to his Gopalapuram residence. Not once the health of the 94-year-old allowed him to visit his CIT Colony residence, where his daughter Kanimozhi and his third wife RajathiMore
Published 16-Jan-2018 09:09 IST
Chennai: With curtains coming down on Pongal festivities on Tuesday, the Kaanum Pongal day, people are gearing up to visit public places like beaches, parks, zoo, tourism fair, malls and theatres etc. Anticipating the crowd, the Greater Chennai city police have already made elaborate securityMore
Published 16-Jan-2018 08:27 IST
Chennai: Bharatiya Janata Party state unit president Tamilisai Soundararajan has said the policy of superstar Rajinikanth, who had announced his political entry recently, matched with that of her party's. She however said that she could not comment anything at this point of time about forging anMore
Published 16-Jan-2018 08:11 IST | Updated 08:45 IST
Chennai: Vice-president of India M Venkaiah Naidu on Tuesday said Tamil Nadu is a pioneer in organ transplantations in the country and the state has the biggest pediatric liver transplantation programme in the world.
Published 16-Jan-2018 14:57 IST | Updated 15:03 IST
Chennai: The biennial search and rescue exercise by ships and aircraft from the Indian and Japanese Coast Guards, to be witnessed by observers from 27 maritime nations, will get underway here on Tuesday. The exercise, the eighth such in the series of 'National Maritime Search and Rescue Workshop andMore
Published 15-Jan-2018 20:44 IST
Chennai: A youth who had come to see 'Jallikattu', the traditional bull taming sport, was gored to death in Tamil Nadu's Madurai district, said police. Kalimuthu, hailing from Dindigul district, suffered serious injuries when a bull attacked him while he was near the bull collection point by theMore
Published 15-Jan-2018 16:51 IST

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