Chennai: Protesting over the SC/ST Act issue, agitators demonstrated a 'rail-roko' protest in Chennai on Saturday. "The grassroots political parties in TN have come together for this. We are strictly against the idea of implementing SC/ST Act with any dilution," one of the protestors said.
Published 21-Apr-2018 19:43 IST | Updated 19:51 IST
Chennai: The All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK), the ruling party of Tamil Nadu, on Saturday announced its decision to contest in the Assembly elections in Karnataka.
Published 21-Apr-2018 16:47 IST
Chennai: Tamil Nadu chief minister Edappadi K Palaniswami on Saturday had an 'important discussion' with advocate general Vijay Narayan at the state secretariat here. According to sources, various crucial things, including the Cauvery issue and dilution of SC/ST Act, featured in the discussions.
Published 21-Apr-2018 16:31 IST
Chennai: Politician 'Kaduvetti' Guru, a senior leader of Pattali Makkal Katchi (PMK) and chief of Vanniyar Sangam, was admitted to the Apollo Hospitals in the city for 'breathing difficulties'.
Published 21-Apr-2018 15:48 IST
Chennai: Amma Makkal Munnetra Kazhagam (AMMK) founder and RK Nagar legislator, TTV Dhinakaran, on Saturday said BJP senior leaders H Raja, Tamilisai Soundararajan and S Ve Shekher are enough to destroy their party in Tamil Nadu.
Published 21-Apr-2018 15:36 IST
Chennai: The Tamil Nadu government has started disbursal of Rs 131 crore of compensation for fishermen whose livelihood was affected due to an oil spill here last year following collision of two ships. The Madras High Court had last week directed the Tamil Nadu government to disburse the amountMore
Published 21-Apr-2018 13:41 IST
Chennai: Actor Simbu aka STR created flutter at the Greater Chennai city police commissioner's office on Saturday, when he was there to seek an explanation from cops on the arrest of actor Mansoor Ali Khan. Since his fans gathered at the CoP office at Vepery in large numbers and refused to leave theMore
Published 21-Apr-2018 12:40 IST
Chennai: The Madras School of Equitation Trust is organising a horse riding camp for children this summer holidays. "It will offer children the opportunity and experience to undertake horseback riding as a sport. This camp is offered within the premises of the Madras School of Equitation Trust atMore
Published 21-Apr-2018 12:34 IST
Chennai: Officials of key departments of the state government are closely monitoring the coastal areas of Tamil Nadu, following a storm surge alert issued for today and tomorrow. "Weekend holidays have been cancelled and officials of revenue, police and fire and rescue services are on their toes.More
Published 21-Apr-2018 11:44 IST
Chennai: Both the Bharatiya Janata Party and the Greater Chennai city police are planning to initiate action against actor-BJP leader S Ve Shekher for his deragatory Facebook post on women journalists. Speaking to reporters, BJP state unit president Tamilisai Soundararajan said, "denying afterMore
Published 21-Apr-2018 11:39 IST
Chennai: With a section of cricket fans and critics of 'pro-Tamil activists' demanding stopping of new film releases till Cauvery issue is solved, filmmaker Bharathiraja, who actively took part in the recent protests against IPL cricket match in Chennai, has said they would not stop movies.
Published 21-Apr-2018 10:00 IST | Updated 10:23 IST
Chennai: An apology by actor-BJP leader S Ve Shekher for his Facebook post on women journalists has not stopped legal actions against him, as police complaints and cases were filed across Tamil Nadu. While journalists and media associations lodged complaints against the actor-politician, the SouthMore
Published 21-Apr-2018 09:30 IST
Chennai: Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam president and former Tamil Nadu chief minister M Karunanidhi visited Anna Arivalayam, the party headquarters, after almost a month on Friday night. His younger son and the party's working president M K Stalin brought him to the office from his Gopalapuram residenceMore
Published 21-Apr-2018 09:25 IST
Chennai: A man, who consumed alcohol after a fight with his wife, attempted to end his life by jumping into Cooum river in the city. But he was saved by timely intervention of officials. Walkers on the bridge above Cooum at Adyar were in for a shock, when the man in inebriated condition suddenlyMore
Published 21-Apr-2018 09:13 IST
Chennai: Union minister of state for finance and shipping, Pon Radhakrishnan has said functionaries of various parties are connected to the case involving professor Nirmala Devi who allegedly lured students towards sex trade. "Hence, only to divert the investigation, charges are being made againstMore
Published 21-Apr-2018 09:09 IST
Chennai: An artistes' body on Friday condemned actor and BJP politician S Ve Shekher for a post he shared containing derogatory references to women scribes and media and said he should take moral responsbility for the content.
Published 21-Apr-2018 07:20 IST
Chennai: Despite invites, the Desiya Murpokku Dravida Kazhagam did not attend the recent all-party meets convened by the main opposition DMK over Cauvery issue. And the party's president Vijayakanth has now come out with an explanation.
Published 21-Apr-2018 11:15 IST
Chennai: Senior Bharatiya Janata Party leader and film-drama actor S V Shekher on Friday tendered apology to women journalists for his deragatory Facebook post on them.
Published 20-Apr-2018 15:16 IST | Updated 16:22 IST
Chennai: Ruling AIADMK on Friday said it would hold state-wide public meetings on the Cauvery issue between April 25 and 29 to urge the Centre to implement the Supreme Court verdict to ensure water for irrigation in the Delta districts. The "massive" public meetings would be held in Cauvery DeltaMore
Published 20-Apr-2018 22:22 IST
Chennai: A petition has been filed in the Madras High Court seeking a direction to the Central and state governments to pay an amount of Rs 500 per day to fishermen during the fishing ban period.
Published 20-Apr-2018 16:51 IST

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