Coimbatore: Celebrating the birth anniversary of Bhagat Singh on a government college campus has landed a woman student in trouble as she has been suspended, an action which she termed as "suppression" of the freedom of expression.
Published 16-Oct-2018 22:26 IST
Chennai: The Madras High Court on Tuesday banned online sale of crackers till November 15 on a petition by a fireworks trader here who cited loss of business as well as safety concerns.
Published 16-Oct-2018 20:14 IST
Chennai: Actor-politician Kamal Haasan on Tuesday strongly batted for supporting the farm sector, saying food was more precious than gold and diamond.
Published 16-Oct-2018 19:57 IST
Chennai: AMMK leader TTV Dhinakaran Tuesday launched a scathing attack on the AIADMK leadership, saying the ruling party has "lost its identity" and was "stuck" due to a "few selfish" people.
Published 16-Oct-2018 18:44 IST
Chennai: Actor Kamal Haasan's open invitation to the Congress to join hands with him for the 2019 Lok Sabha elections has caused enormous strains in the national party's relations with the DMK which sees Kamal's open comments on the subject as an attempt by the Congress to raise its bargaining powerMore
Published 16-Oct-2018 18:07 IST
Chennai: A person named Justin who was injured in lathi-charge by police during the anti-Sterlite protests in Thoothukudi passed away on Monday night after being in coma for 5 months.
Published 16-Oct-2018 10:13 IST
Chennai: The DMK on Monday said its Rajya Sabha MP T K S Elangovan has been relieved of the post of secretary, public relations, a party jargon that denotes the position of spokesperson. The main opposition party, however, did not assign any reason for relieving him from the position he has beenMore
Published 16-Oct-2018 07:48 IST
Coimbatore: Steps would be taken to address the demands of the plantation sector in Tamil Nadu such as permission for use of plantation land for cultivation of medicinal plants, state Principal Labour and Employment Secretary Sunil Paliwal assured on Monday.
Published 15-Oct-2018 23:05 IST
Chennai: As the #MeToo storm rages in India with personalities from arts and politics being accused of sexual harassment by many women, actor-politician Kamal Haasan Monday said the cinema industry should not be singled out on this matter.
Published 15-Oct-2018 22:42 IST | Updated 22:44 IST
Sivakasi (Tamil Nadu): Despite the onset of the festive season, Sony Fireworks, a firecracker company in Tamil Nadu's Sivakasi, is facing 'huge uncertainty' with regard to sales as there has been a big decline in the demand of firecrackers.
Published 15-Oct-2018 02:00 IST
Chennai: Veteran Tamil film lyricist Vairamuthu on Sunday said sexual harassment allegations against him are "false" and he is ready to follow the legal route if the accusers file a complaint against him.
Published 14-Oct-2018 19:02 IST
Coimbatore: Depressed over their only daughter eloping with a man outside their community, an elderly couple allegedly committed suicide at their house in Pollachi, some 35 km from here on Sunday.
Published 14-Oct-2018 18:14 IST | Updated 18:21 IST
Madurai: Controversial Tamil Nadu minister 'Sellur' K Raju on Saturday said a woman leader would lead the AIADMK in future but later clarified that it was to encourage women party workers to work with vigour during elections.
Published 13-Oct-2018 22:41 IST
Sivaganga: Tamil Nadu minister for Tamil language and culture Ma Foi K Pandiarajan on Saturday denied any slack in the Keezhadi excavation work and said the state government would not allow the Centre to prevent the work.
Published 13-Oct-2018 22:36 IST
Chennai: Workers of India Yamaha Motors here on Friday moved the Madras High Court seeking a direction to the Tamil Nadu Labour Department to restrain the company from indulging in any "unfair labour practices".
Published 13-Oct-2018 08:27 IST
Chennai: Woman devotees of Lord Ayyappa Friday took a vow here to undertake pilgrimage to the Sabarimala hill shrine only in keeping with age old traditions and avoid visiting it notwithstanding a favourable Supreme Court verdict.
Published 12-Oct-2018 23:15 IST
Chennai: The Madras High Court on Friday dismissed a petition of a woman, who claimed that she was the biological daughter of late chief minister Jayalalithaa, stating that she "miserably failed in her endeavour to establish the same".
Published 12-Oct-2018 22:48 IST
Chennai: The founder and head of city-based Shankar IAS Academy, who helped scores of civil services aspirants to crack the prestigious exam, allegedly committed suicide here, police said on Friday. 45-year old D Shankaran, hailed as a great motivator by thousands of students who underwent coachingMore
Published 12-Oct-2018 22:45 IST
Chennai: The Madras High Court Friday restrained the Income Tax department till October 22 from proceeding further on the re-assessment of former Union minister Dayanidhi Maran's income for 2008-09 and 2009-10, based on the CBI chargesheet in the Aircel-Maxis deal case.
Published 12-Oct-2018 19:42 IST
Chennai: The Madras High Court on Friday ordered a CBI probe into allegations of corruption in award of road contracts by Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K Palaniswami.
Published 12-Oct-2018 17:24 IST

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