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CBI probe demanded into alleged payments to TN ministers by businessman

December 08, 2017

CHENNAI: Political leaders in Tamil Nadu on Friday demanded a detailed probe into news reports of alleged payouts made to some ministers in the state by businessman J. Sekhar Reddy. DMK leader M.K. Stalin told reporters here that the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) should probe the alleged payouts made by Reddy to ministers of the Tamil Nadu...

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RK Nagar Election Process is Totally unfair: Actor Vishal

December 06, 2017

CHENNAI: Actor Vishal wrote in his Twitter page as: To the people, I look upto, Hon @narendramodi & Hon @rashtrapatibhvn I am Vishal, I hope u r aware of wats happening in the RK Nagar Election process in Chennai. My nomination was accepted & later rejected. Totally unfair. I bring this to your notice & I hope justice prevails. ...

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RK Nagar bypoll: EC rejected actor Vishal, Deepa's nomination

December 05, 2017

CHENNAI: The Election Commission (EC) on Tuesday evening rejected actor Vishal and late CM Jayalalithaa's niece Deepa Jayakumar's nomination papers for the upcoming RK Nagar byelection. According to media reports, the actor's nomination was turned down after two of the proposer's in Vishal's nomination said it was not their signature. Deepa's nomi...

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Tamil Nadu government fixes parking ticket rates in cinema theatres

December 05, 2017

CHENNAI: The rates of parking tickets in theatres is about to significantly come down. In an official notification by Governor of Tamil Nadu, the price of parking a car/three-wheeler and two wheeler in a theatre situated in municipal corporations and municipalities special grade has been fixed at Rs.20 and Rs. 10 respectively. In town panchayats ...

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AIADMK leaders pay homage to Jayalalithaa

December 05, 2017

CHENNAI: A large number of AIADMK leaders and cadres gathered at late Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa's memorial here on Tuesday and paid homage on her first death anniversary. Chief Minister K. Palaniswami, Deputy Chief Minister O.Panneerselvam, cabinet colleagues and party members took out a procession. They were all clad black shirt and white dh...

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Teacher suspended for caning students in Pursawalkam school

December 02, 2017

CHENNAI: V S Pandian a computer teacher at a school in Pursawalkam is suspended for caning 11 students in class in front of others in a school. ...

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Taking precautionary steps for cyclone Ockhi: TN CM

November 30, 2017

CHENNAI: Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K. Palaniswami on Thursday said orders have been issued to the Collectors of Kanyakumari, Tirunelveli and Tuticorin districts to take necessary precautionary and relief measures as cyclone Ockhi approaches. Urging the people not to be afraid, Palaniswami, in a statement issued here, said he has ordered the offici...

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IT raids in 33 places in Tamil Nadu

November 28, 2017

CHENNAI: Income Tax (IT) officials on Tuesday raided 33 premises in Tamil Nadu belonging to three business groups, said a senior tax official. This is the second major raid by the IT Department after its multi-city searches linked to jailed AIADMK leader V.K. Sasikala's kin and business associates. Earlier, an IT official said that the raids were...

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Satyabama University students indulge in arson, violence

November 23, 2017

CHENNAI: Students of Satyabama University near here on Wednesday late evening set on fire their hostel beds late on Wednesday and engaged in acts of vandalism, said a Tamil Nadu Fire and Rescue Services Department official. "The students have set fire to some beds in their hostel. They started stoning our vehicle. There is no major fire," the fire...

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Complete RK Nagar bypoll by December 31: Madras High Court

November 22, 2017

CHENNAI: The RK Nagar assembly constituency, lying vacant since the death of former Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa, may soon witness resumption of political activities, as the Madras high court has asked the Election Commission of India to conduct the bypoll by December 31. Passing an order on a PIL filed by DMK organisation secretary R S Bharathi...

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