Chennai: Despite tight security at Marina to prevent untoward incidents during Pongal holidays, two mishaps have been reported from the beach, the city's favourite hangout spot.
Published 16-Jan-2017 20:07 IST
Chennai: The Pongal holidays, which started on Friday last and were supposed to end on Kaanum Pongal on Monday, have been extended by one more day, courtesy the Tamil Nadu government's order declaring public holiday on January 17 to mark former chief minister M G Ramachandran's birth centenaryMore
Published 16-Jan-2017 22:06 IST
Chennai: On Monday, ministers C Ve Shanmugam, O S Manian and R Kamaraj came down heavily on AIADMK senior leader K P Munusamy, for his remarks against the party's general secretary V K Sasikala's brother Divakaran and husband M Natarajan.
Published 16-Jan-2017 20:24 IST
Chennai: A Bharatiya Janata Party member has urged superstar Rajinikanth to join BJP and lead Tamil Nadu to strengthen prime minister Narendra Modi's vision to make India a super power.
Published 16-Jan-2017 19:11 IST
Chennai: With just hours left for the birth centenary celebrations of former chief minister and AIADMK founder M G Ramachandran, a close relative of him has said they are ready to accept the leadership of V K Sasikala, the newly appointed general secretary of the party.
Published 16-Jan-2017 17:27 IST
Chennai: Actor-politician Sarath Kumar says his recent comments about his friend and superstar Rajinikanth have been "misinterpreted". While speaking at the anniversary celebrations of his late friend, actor and political analyst Cho Ramaswamy's Thuglak magazine on Sunday, Rajinikanth said: "UnusualMore
Published 16-Jan-2017 17:22 IST
Chennai: A war of words broke out between DMK Working President MK Stalin and PETA over the Jallikattu issue, with the leader dubbing the animal rights NGO as "anti-national" and the group calling the criticism "cheap and ineffective."
Published 16-Jan-2017 17:16 IST | Updated 19:23 IST
Chennai: On Monday, drought-hit Tamil Nadu urged the Centre to sanction Rs 39,565 crore from the National Disaster Response Fund towards mitigation measures, with Chief Minister O Panneerselvam seeking Rs 1,000 crore urgently as the state government does not have sufficient funds to meet theMore
Published 16-Jan-2017 16:18 IST | Updated 16:30 IST
Chennai: On Monday, former minister and AIADMK senior leader K P Munusamy strongly opposed a speech made by the party's general secretary V K Sasikala's brother Divakaran in Thanjavur on Sunday.
Published 16-Jan-2017 15:37 IST
Chennai: AIADMK chief V K Sasikala on Monday asked her party men to ensure "enemies" did not exploit the "crisis" created by the "sudden" demise of her predecessor, the late Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa, and said she had taken over the party's reigns on their "affectionate order".
Published 16-Jan-2017 12:43 IST
Chennai: Deepa Jayakumar, the niece of former chief minister J Jayalalithaa, will make a 'crucial announcement' on her political entry on Tuesday (January 17), the birth centenary of AIADMK founder and former CM M G Ramachandran.
Published 16-Jan-2017 11:58 IST
Chennai: DMK working president M K Stalin has alleged that the AIADMK-led state government has sacrificed Jallikattu to avoid actions by the income tax department and CBI against its ministers.
Published 16-Jan-2017 11:56 IST
Chennai: Fans of superstar Rajinikanth are staging protests across Tamil Nadu against actor Sarathkumar, for the latter's comments against the former's political entry.
Published 16-Jan-2017 11:50 IST
Chennai: Opposition leaders in Tamil Nadu on Sunday came down heavily on the police department for lathi-charging Jallikattu supporters at Avaniapuram in Madurai. In a statement here, DMK working president and leader of opposition in state Assembly, M K Stalin said, the police attack on those whoMore
Published 15-Jan-2017 22:07 IST
Chennai: Visit to an amusement park to spend Pongal vacation turned tragic for a woman and her son, as they sustained injuries during a joy ride. According to sources, the two (identities are yet to be known), along with other members of their family, visited a popular amusement park on East CoastMore
Published 15-Jan-2017 21:52 IST
Chennai: Actress Trisha came out with an emotional statement late this evening, saying that she was 'deeply hurt at the disrespect and filthy language' being used towards her and the people who supported her, by some vested interest.
Published 15-Jan-2017 22:14 IST
Chennai: DMK Working President M K Stalin on Sunday charged the Centre with not taking steps to move the Supreme Court over the Jallikattu ban and said BJP government could have promulgated an ordinance to enable the bull taming sport to be conducted in Tamil Nadu.
Published 15-Jan-2017 21:10 IST
Chennai: Senior BJP leader and former MP Tarun Vijay today said Thirukkural written more than 2000 years ago by Tamil saint poet Thiruvalluvar should be included in text books and UGC syllabus. Speaking after paying tributes to a portrait of the poet on the latter's birth annniversary at BesantMore
Published 15-Jan-2017 17:27 IST
Chennai: On Sunday, Chief minister O Panneerselvam said that the AIADMK-led state government is according high importance for the growth of Tamil language.
Published 15-Jan-2017 13:41 IST
Chennai: With those favouring Jallikattu finding fault with the central government for not being able to conduct the bull taming sport this Pongal, union minister for road transport and shipping, Pon Radhakrishnan, has issued an unconditional apology.
Published 15-Jan-2017 13:28 IST | Updated 13:30 IST

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