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Normal life unaffected due to Bharath Bandh in Tamil Nadu

September 10, 2018

CHENNAI: Normal life was unaffected in Tamil Nadu on Monday due to a nationwide strike called by the Congress and supported by other opposition parties to protest against the rise in oil prices. Schools, colleges, offices -- private, public and government -- functioned as usual and public transport plied on the roads but in lesser numbers. Suburb...

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CBI raids at residences of Tamil Nadu health minister and DGP

September 05, 2018

CHENNAI: The CBI today carried out searches at around 40 locations in Tamil Nadu, including at the residences of state's health minister and the director general of police, in connection with the Gutka scam, officials said. They said the searches are spread across the state but did not reveal exact locations at this stage, saying it may hamper the...

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DMDK president Vijayakant Condition is Stable

September 01, 2018

CHENNAI: DMDK President Vijayakanth was admitted to the ICU of MIOT Hospital on Friday at 8 PM. Doctors treating him said his condition is stable, however, the hospital did not issue a medical bulletin. ...

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Man helps boy use ATM, steals Money

September 01, 2018

CHENNAI: Police arrested a middle aged man on Friday, three days after he stole Rs 9000 from a 16 year old boy who sought his help to withdraw money from an ATM. On Monday Sibi went to an ATM to withdraw Rs 5000 from his mother Jayalakshmi's account, Since Sibi did not know to handle the machine he sought help from Dhandapani (45), Dhandapani with...

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Ready to accept MK Stalin's leadership says MK Alagiri

August 30, 2018

CHENNAI: In a conciliatory turn, late DMK patriarch M Karunanidhi's elder son MK Alagiri, who had nursed an enduring sibling rivalry with MK Stalin, has said he is ready to accept his brother as the undisputed leader -- "if he is readmitted into the party." Dismissed from the party for making statements against the leadership in 2014, Alagiri had ...

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AIADMK, BJP are to be defeated: MK Stalin

August 29, 2018

CHENNAI: DMK President M.K. Stalin on Wednesday declared his party's opposition to the Modi government. In a letter to party cadres, Stalin said the DMK wanted to defeat the "anti-people" central government led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi and also the AIADMK government in Tamil Nadu. He described the Tamil Nadu government as "spineless" and ...

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Tamil Nadu leaders condole Somnath Chatterjee's death

August 13, 2018

CHENNAI: Tamil Nadu leaders on Monday condoled the death of former Lok Sabha Speaker Somnath Chatterjee. Chief Minister K. Palaniswami said that Chatterjee, elected to Parliament 10 times, presided over the Lok Sabha between 2004 and 2009 expertly. PMK founder S. Ramadoss said Chatterjee was a man of impeccable integrity and earned the respect a...

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2 Killed, many injured in stampede at Rajaji Hall

August 09, 2018

Chennai: Two people were killed and more than 30 suffered injuries in a stampede at Rajaji Hall in Chennai where Karunanidhi's mortal remains were kept on Tuesday. Karunanidhi's followers attempted climbing the walls of the hall to catch a glimpse of their leader Police had to stop entry into Rajaji Hall on account of the large nummbers that gathe...

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DMK Chief Karunanidhi Passed Away

August 07, 2018

Chennai: Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) chief M Karunanidhi passed away on Tuesday at the age of 94, breathed his last at 6:10 pm. Karunanidhi was admitted to the Kauvery Hospital on July 28 following a drop in his blood pressure. ...

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DMK Chief Karunanidhi Health Condition remains Critical

August 07, 2018

CHENNAI: The Health Condition of DMK Chief Kalaignar Karunanidhi has declined., with the hospital saying that maintaining his vital organ fuctions continues to remain a challenge and he is being administered active medical support, say doctors treating him. Nearly 600 police personnel are in duty in and around the hospital. ...

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