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Chennai: Opposition leaders in the state have urged the Tamil Nadu government to set up Lokayukta, in the wake of the supreme court pulling up the state government for failing to appoint one and directing it to do so before July 10.
Published 20-Apr-2018 10:13 IST
Chennai: Ahead of the IPL match between Chennai Super Kings and Rajasthan Royals teams in Pune on Friday, a cricket betting racket has been busted in the city and a man and his son, who were involved in this, were arrested. Based on a tip-off, the police were keeping a watch on a tea shop at NNMore
Published 20-Apr-2018 09:49 IST
Chennai: Tamil Nadu Deputy Chief Minister O.Panneerselvam on Thursday met N.K.Singh, Chairman of the 15th Finance Commission in Delhi and put across the state's views on the the latter's Terms of Reference (ToR).
Published 20-Apr-2018 08:40 IST
Chennai: Maintaining that Marina beach is not a permitted place for organising any sort of agitation, the Greater Chennai city police have decided not to allow protests to be held there.
Published 20-Apr-2018 08:17 IST
Chennai: The city police on Thursday opposed a farmers' plea to the Madras High Court for permission to stage a 90-day fast at the Marina Beach here to press for expeditious setting up of the Cauvery Management Board to implement the apex court judgement on the rive water distribution among theMore
Published 20-Apr-2018 07:03 IST
Chennai : The Tamil Nadu government on Friday informed the Madras High Court that it has accorded administrative sanction for various works and initiatives related to juvenile justice system to be taken up at a total cost of over Rs 60 crore. The Principal Secretary of Social Welfare and Noon MealMore
Published 20-Apr-2018 06:58 IST
Chennai: Close on the heels of BJP national secretary H Raja coming under fire for his comments on DMK MP Kanimozhi, another leader from the party and actor S Ve Shekher has earned the wrath of mediapersons and activists for sharing a Facebook post on woman journalists.
Published 20-Apr-2018 08:22 IST
Chennai: Former union minister P Chidambaram's wife Nalini contended in the Madras High Court that the summons issued to her by the ED in its money laundering probe in the Saradha chit fund scam case was "purely politically motivated to damage her reputation".
Published 19-Apr-2018 22:57 IST
Chennai: Amma Makkal Munnetra Kazhagam leader T T V Dhinakaran, who was elected to the state assembly from the R K Nagar constituency, on Thursday opposed an election petition filed against him, stating that the allegations in the plea were baseless.
Published 19-Apr-2018 22:30 IST
Madurai: The panel set up to probe the sex scandal in Aruppukottai, where a woman college teacher allegedly prodded students to extend sexual favours to university officials, on Thursday launched an inquiry, while the assistant professor's lawyer claimed she faced threat in jail.
Published 19-Apr-2018 20:25 IST
Chennai: Tamil Nadu's main opposition party Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) as also the Pattali Makkal Katchi (PMK) on Thursday denounced the transfer of a senior CB-CID officer in a "hurry", soon after the case of alleged sexual scandal involving a woman college teacher was transferred to it.
Published 19-Apr-2018 18:20 IST
Chennai: A 17-year-old boy became the saviour of a woman doctor who lost her gold chain to a robber at Anna Nagar in the city on Wednesday night. Dr Amudha (50) was robbed off her gold chain by a masked man, who suddenly barged into her clinic when she was alone last night. As the man attempted toMore
Published 19-Apr-2018 17:02 IST
Chennai: SRM Institute of Science and Technology, a deemed to be university in Chennai, has signed a MoU with Prodeb Brewery Technology Belgium and has jointly evolved a 'industry oriented', craft brewing training program.
Published 19-Apr-2018 16:58 IST
Chennai: Veteran actor Anandaraj, one of the star campaigners of the ruling All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam, called on superstar Rajinikanth on Thursday and extended his support. Speaking to reporters after meeting the 'thalaivar' at the latter's Poes Garden residence in the city, theMore
Published 19-Apr-2018 12:58 IST
Chennai: In yet another move to collect pending taxes, the Greater Chennai Corporation is trying to find a solution through National Lok Adalat, which is to be held on April 22 in the city. According to officials, while the civic body has collected Rs 721 crore in 2017-18 through property tax, Rs 80More
Published 19-Apr-2018 11:48 IST
Chennai: Even as the CB-CID has taken over the investigation from the local police and a retired IAS officer appointed by the Tamil Nadu governor is set to start investigation into allegations on professor Nirmala Devi who is accused of luring students towards sex trade, her advocate has made aMore
Published 19-Apr-2018 11:23 IST
Chennai: The decision to shift IPL matches from Chennai, due to protests for Cauvery Management Board, has not stopped Chennai Super Kings fans in the city from cheering their favourite team. This morning, more than 1000 cricket fans took a train to Pune from Central station here, to witness theMore
Published 19-Apr-2018 10:22 IST
Chennai: A whopping 6,000 kilograms of gold was sold by jewellers in Tamil Nadu on Wednesday, the Akshaya Tritiya day which was considered auspicious to buy the shining metal. "It is a rough estimate. The exact figures will emerge later today," said traders, adding that business was good this yearMore
Published 19-Apr-2018 09:58 IST | Updated 13:57 IST
Chennai: The latese comments of BJP national secretary H Raja, calling DMK Rajya Sabha MP Kanimozhi as 'illegitimate child' of former chief minister M Karunanidhi, have attracted widespread condemnations, even from within his party. Bharatiya Janata Party state president Tamilisai SoundararajanMore
Published 19-Apr-2018 09:46 IST
Chennai: In a bid to eradicate hearing impairment from the state, the Tamil Nadu government has decided to set up 162 centres to identify hearing problems in newborns using Oto Acoustic Emission (OAE). Speaking to reporters, health minister C Vijayabaskar said, "The OAE is used to identify hearingMore
Published 19-Apr-2018 09:38 IST

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