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Chennai: DMK working president MK Stalin's telephonic conversation with vice-president M Venkaiah Naidu, to 'enquire about his health', has triggered rumours in political circles that the Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam is inching towards the Bharatiya Janata Party, apparently with an eye on upcomingMore
Published 23-Oct-2017 12:18 IST
Chennai: Four persons, all hailing from the same family, sustained severe injuries when their house partly collapsed unable to bear the impact of a LPG cylinder blast on Sunday. One of them died this morning.
Published 23-Oct-2017 12:04 IST
Chennai: Allegedly unable to bear 'torture' from money lenders, a man, his wife and their two children, set themselves ablaze at Tirunelveli district collector office on Monday.
Published 23-Oct-2017 14:16 IST
Chennai: DMK Working President M.K. Stalin on Monday said Prime Minister Narendra Modi should rein in members of the Niti Aayog from voicing views that affect the cooperative federal structure of governance. In a statement issued, Stalin urged Modi to stop the members and Vice Chairman from voicingMore
Published 23-Oct-2017 13:55 IST
Chennai: With the deadly Blue Whale game allegedly claiming lives of many youngsters across the world, a 19-year-old engineering student from Tamil Nadu has claimed to have developed world's first Blue Whale awareness app, with solutions to combat mental problems. "BWhale Aware is the world’s firstMore
Published 23-Oct-2017 13:33 IST
Chennai: Police resorted to mild baton charge here on Monday to disperse the fishermen protesting against the use of China made high powered engines in fishing boats. A large number of fishermen protested on the roads in Kasimedu area here against the use of high powered engines in fishing boats byMore
Published 23-Oct-2017 12:11 IST
Chennai: Bharatiya Janata Party state unit president Tamilisai Soundararajan has said the BJP is not making any attempt to woo actor Vijay to its fold. Refuting a charge in this regard by Viduthalai Chiruthaigal Katchi president Thol Thirumavalavan, she said, "those who have the habit of usurpingMore
Published 23-Oct-2017 11:56 IST | Updated 12:01 IST
Chennai: PMK founder S Ramadoss and MDMK general secretary Vaiko have expressed stiff opposition to NITI Aayog member Ramesh Chand's recommendation that the time has come to move agriculture into either concurrent or union list of the Constitution from the current state list.
Published 23-Oct-2017 11:24 IST
Chennai: Chennai Metro Rail, which is slowly but steadily changing the way the city is commuting, is planning bigger things for the capital of Tamil Nadu. Its upcoming facility near Central railway station will be its biggest and also the first-of-its-kind, as it will have many unseen facilities.More
Published 23-Oct-2017 10:22 IST
Chennai: There seems to be no stopping for the Bharatiya Janata Party from continuing its attack on actor Vijay for his anti-GST and temple remarks in his Deepavali release 'Mersal'. A day after the movie's makers came forward to remove the controversial scenes, BJP national secretary H Raja onMore
Published 23-Oct-2017 10:04 IST | Updated 10:06 IST
Chennai: Tamil superstar Rajinikanth on Sunday lauded the crew of actor Vijay's starrer 'Mersal', saying the film has addressed an important issue. However in a terse Twitter message, he did not explicitly refer to any specific issue, although the film has courted controversy over Goods and ServicesMore
Published 23-Oct-2017 08:51 IST
Chennai: Top leaders from all factions of the AIADMK have left for New Delhi, as the Election Commission will on Monday resume the hearing on the 'Two Leaves' case.
Published 23-Oct-2017 08:53 IST
Chennai: "Educated women can surely make wonders in the society. As women graduates, you are slowly becoming the pillars of the society," said VIT University chancellor G Viswanathan. He was speaking at the annual convocation of Ethiraj College for Women at Egmore in the city on Saturday.More
Published 22-Oct-2017 08:28 IST
Chennai: Thanks to a special software, the Election Commission of India has identified 4.78 lakh voter names to be deleted from the electoral roll so far across Tamil Nadu. Chief electoral officer Rajesh Lakhoni said, "Of the 4.78 lakh, 1.68 lakh voters are dead and the remaining have shifted theirMore
Published 22-Oct-2017 08:27 IST
Chennai/New Delhi: The DMK on Saturday urged the Election Commission to take steps to include the names of persons cited in an Income Tax report in the FIR filed over alleged bribing of voters in RK Nagar Assembly constituency. Ahead of the announcement of schedule to the bypoll in RK Nagar AssemblyMore
Published 22-Oct-2017 08:25 IST
Chennai: All seems to be not well within the ruling AIADMK, as senior leaders of the recently merged teams led by chief minister Edappadi K Palaniswami and deputy CM O Panneerselvam are lashing out at each other. It all started when fisheries minister D Jayakumar said that a member of the fishermenMore
Published 22-Oct-2017 08:17 IST
Chennai: In an apparent bid to put an end to controversies surrounding their movie, makers of Vijay-starrer 'Mersal' called on Tamil Nadu BJP leaders and expressed regret over few scenes in the film, that criticise GST and Digital India schemes. In a statement here, N Ramaswamy, who owns SriMore
Published 22-Oct-2017 08:10 IST
Chennai: The DMK on Sunday joined ally Congress in criticising the Election Commission for not announcing Gujarat's election schedule, saying it should work with the principle "Caesar's wife must be above suspicion". The EC had on October 12 announced that polling for the assembly elections inMore
Published 22-Oct-2017 17:37 IST
Chennai: The Greater Chennai city police are adopting a new method to deal with traffic violators- creating awareness among them by making them watch a short film. The movie, aimed at conveying the message of the ill-effects of not following traffic rules, is creating the desired impact among roadMore
Published 22-Oct-2017 15:42 IST
Chennai: Indo Cine Appreciation Foundation and Russian Centre of Science & Culture, Chennai, are jointly organising 'BRICS Film Festival' from 25 to 27 October in the city. The event will be inaugurated by Sergey L Kotov, consul general of the Russian Federation in Southern India, Chennai. More
Published 22-Oct-2017 15:26 IST

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