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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. ...


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...


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...


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...


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...


IT raid at Jayalalithaa's House: Minister D.Jayakumar blames Sasikala

November 18, 2017

CHENNAI: Tamil Nadu Fisheries Minister D. Jayakumar on Saturday blamed jailed AIADMK leader V.K. Sasikala and her family for the Income Tax (IT) raids at late Chief Minister residence late on Friday night. Speaking to reporters here Jayakumar said it is "painful" to note the IT raids at Jayalalithaa's residence. "It is the family of Sasikala and ...


IT raids at premises of Sasikala's kin continue

November 13, 2017

CHENNAI: The Income Tax (IT) department's search operations for unaccounted wealth at the premises of jailed AIADMK leader V.K. Sasikala's kin and their business associates continued for the fifth day on Monday, said a senior tax official. The search operations resumed on Monday after it was temporarily concluded on Sunday. The senior IT official...


IT raids on Sasikala's kin, associates enter 3rd day

November 11, 2017

CHENNAI: The massive hunt for unaccounted wealth at premises of jailed AIADMK leader V.K. Sasikala's kin, their business associates and their organisations by tax officials entered third day, a senior tax official said on Saturday. For the third consecutive day on Saturday, Income Tax (IT) officials continued their raids at several premises. "Siz...


I-T raids on houses, offices of Sasikala and Dhinakaran

November 09, 2017

CHENNAI: Income-tax officials have been raiding homes and companies belonging to the jailed All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) leader VK Sasikala and her relatives, including TTV Dhinakaran. Both Sasikala and Dhinakaran are rivals to the ruling AIADMK faction. The raid started at 6 am this morning across 160 places in Tamil Nadu, be...


Modi meets Karunanidhi, enquires about his health

November 06, 2017

CHENNAI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday called on DMK President M. Karunanidhi and enquired about his health. After participating in the 75th anniversary celebrations of Tamil newspaper Dina Thanthi, Modi called on Karunanidhi at his residence in Gopalapuram. The Prime Minister was received by DMK Working President and Karunanidhi's son ...