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BJP office attacked, Raja regrets Facebook post

March 07, 2018

CHENNAI: Hours after a BJP office in Tamil Nadu was attacked, party National Secretary H. Raja on Wednesday expressed regret for his Facebook post that said statues of rationalist movement founder E.V.Ramasamy or Periyar would be razed to the ground in the state. Early on Wednesday a petrol bomb was hurled at a BJP office around 500 km from here i...

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LPG Cylinder Prices Cut!

March 03, 2018

CHENNAI: Subsidised LPG (liquefied petroleum gas) rates as well as non-subsidised rates have been revised in Delhi, Kolkata, Mumbai and Chennai. Effective March 1, 2018, a subsidised LPG cylinder of 14.2 kilograms will cost Rs. 493.09 in Delhi, Rs. 496.07 in Kolkata, Rs. 490.8 in Mumbai and Rs. 481.21 in Chennai, according to Indian Oil Corporation...

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Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan admitted in Chennai hospital

March 03, 2018

CHENNAI: Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan was admitted in a hospital here, an official said on Saturday. Vijayan was admitted around midnight to the Apollo Hospital, a spokesman said. The official said the Chief Minister was admitted under an urologist and his check-ups were still going on. His exact ailment has not been made public yet. ...

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Women Entrepreneurs meet Mr Kamal Haasan to join Makkal Needhi Maiam

March 01, 2018

CHENNAI: This morning 500 women entrepreneurs from Chennai came to Makkal Needhi Maiam's office to enroll themselves as memebers of the Party. Mr Kamal Haasan greetated them with words of encouragement. [usercontrol: ~/user controls/gallery.ascx ImageUrl=/img/others/Kamal-Haasan-01-03-18]...

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Kanchi Shankaracharya Jayendra Saraswathi dead

February 28, 2018

Chennai: Shankaracharya Jayendra Saraswathi, the 69th pontiff of the Kanchi Mutt died on Wednesday in Tamil Nadu's Kanchipuram. He was 82. He had been admitted to a hospital after he complained of breathing problems. ...

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CBI arrests Karti Chidambaram

February 28, 2018

Chennai: Karti Chidambaram arrested by CBI in Chennai in INX Money Laundering case. The CBI this morning arrested Karti Chidambaram at Chennai airport in connection with the INX money laundering case. Officials in the investigating agency have said that Karti’s family members were informed before the arrest. The national investigative agen...

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PM Modi to inaugurate "Amma Two Wheeler" Scheme in Chennai

February 24, 2018

Chennai: Prime Minister Narendra Modi scheduled to arrive in Chennai later this evening on a two day visit to Tamil Nadu and Puducherry. Preparations are on to welcome the Prime Minister. In Chennai, he will launch the Amma Two Wheeler Scheme of the state government, coinciding with the birth anniversary of former Chief Minister Jayalalithaa. The...

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Kamal Haasan Launches "Makkal Neethi Maiyam" Party

February 21, 2018

CHENNAI: Kamal Haasan's announces party name — Makkal Neethi Maiyam (Centre for People's Justice). He says he is just a tool, not a leader and it is a party of leaders. ...

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Hassini Murder Case: Mahila Court Convicted Dhasvanth

February 19, 2018

CHENNAI: The Chengalpet court on Monday convicted techie Dhasvanth in the rape and murder of Six-year-old Hasini in Chennai. The 23-year-old had burnt the little girl’s body after he committed the crime in February 2017. The court held Dhasvanth guilty on all charges including those under POCSO. He has been convicted under sections 363 (kidn...

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Tamil Nadu saw mixed reactions over the Supreme Court's Cauvery verdict

February 17, 2018

CHENNAI: Tamil Nadu saw mixed reactions over the Supreme Court's Friday order on the sharing of the Cauvery river water, with the farming community and the government looking forward to its implementation while the political parties said the state has been cheated. "In a way, this is a historical judgment where the apex court has said no state can...

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