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Kamal Haasan To Launch His Big Political Party Today

February 21, 2018

RAMESWARAM, TAMIL NADU: Veteran actor Kamal Haasan is set to launch his political party today and reached Tamil Nadu's Rameswaram early this morning where he was given a rousing welcome by his supporters. Kamal Haasan is scheduled to set out on a yatra from the island and launch the political party in Madurai. He addressed the fishermen community ...


SC directs Karnataka to release 177.25 tmcft Cauvery water to TN

February 17, 2018

The Supreme Court directed the Karnataka government to release 177.25 tmcft of Cauvery water to Tamil Nadu from its inter-state Biligundlu dam. The judgement clarified that Karnataka will now have an enhanced share of 14.75 tmcft water per year while Tamil Nadu will get 404.25 tmcft, which will be 14.75 tmcft less than what was allotted by the tri...


Fire accident at Kumbakonam temple

February 14, 2018

According to reports, a fire broke out in the Aadhi Kumbeswarar temple in Kumbakonam due to gas leak when thousands of devotees were offering prayers. The people, who had gathered at the place for Shivratri, panicked and started to run. However, any major disaster was averted as the fire was doused immediately, reports added. ...


TN fishermen chased away by SL Navy in Indian waters

February 13, 2018

RAMESHWARAM: Nearly 2,000 Tamil Nadu fishermen were allegedly chased away by the Sri Lankan Navy while they were fishing in Indian territorial waters, a fishermen association leader said. The fishermen from this island town had put out to sea yesterday in 400 boats and were fishing in the Indian waters when the Lankan Navy transgressed the Interna...


Chennai police arrest over 67 rowdies

February 07, 2018

CHENNAI: In a reel meeting real life, gun-toting officers of the city police arrested over 67 anti-socials assembled at a birthday bash of a fellow history-sheeter late on Tuesday night. Over a 100 rowdies were gathered at the bash to celebrate the birthday of Binu, who cut the cake with a sickle late on Tuesday. The police got to know of the cel...


We are not responsible for the losses: Soundararajan

January 07, 2018

TAMIL NADU: As the strike by state transport workers demanding a pay hike in Tamil Nadu entered its fourth day, sources in the government told that 71 per cent buses have resumed operations. After most workers defied the Madras High Court order directing them to report for work or face consequences, the government roped in 4,578 drivers and 3,496 c...


Swaminathan Gurumurthy talks on Rajinikanth's entry into politics

December 31, 2017

Rajni's entry into TN politics will hopefully bring about tectonic changes in the 60 year old frozen Dravidian politics. His spiritual politics is nearer to Mod' s than to any one else in Tamil nadu or outside. (Gurumurthy on Rajini's entry at Twitter). ...


M.K. Alagiri attacks Stalin over R K Nagar defeat

December 27, 2017

CHENNAI: Former Union Minister M.K. Alagiri on Wednesday blamed his brother M.K. Stalin for the big defeat of the party in the R.K. Nagar byelection saying he did not do enough field work. He told media persons here that the reason trotted out by Stalin, working President of DMK, that money power had played a major role in the DMK defeat was not a...