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TN minister reportedly linked to Rs. 246cr deposit during demonetization

The I-T has detected a single-transaction deposit of a whopping Rs. 246cr made during the post-demonetization period. Adding to the suspicion, it was done after banking hours.

09 Sep 2017


India goes sex-products shopping, Punjabi women buy most sex toys

Yup, we are doing it. India has one of the world's largest population and it shouldn't come as a surprise. If you belong to the "log kya kahenge" or "sharam karo" category, please move along.

SC bans NEET protests in Tamil Nadu

A day after 13 people were arrested in Chennai over NEET protests, the SC has banned all demonstrations against the medical entrance exam.

Protests across Tamil Nadu over NEET aspirant's suicide

Protests erupted across Tamil Nadu over the death of 17-year-old Dalit medical aspirant Anitha S, who killed herself after the SC dismissed her petition against NEET.

NEET kills young MBBS aspirant: Depressed teen commits suicide

On 1st Sep, Anitha, a 17-year old MBBS aspirant from Tamil Nadu's Ariyalur district, ended her life by hanging herself at her house in Sendurai, yesterday.

01 Sep 2017


12-year-old kills herself over period-shaming. Time to wake up now?

In a tragic case, a 12-year-old student in Tamil Nadu's Tirunelvelli killed herself allegedly after she was period-shamed by her teacher.

28 Aug 2017


AIADMK decides to expel Sasikala, Dhinakaran from the party

AIADMK has decided to expel general secretary VK Sasikala in accordance with O Panneerselvam's conditions for a merger. All appointments made by her will be scrapped.

25 Aug 2017


Indira Canteens: Political move or the future of food security?

Bengaluru recently witnessed the launch of Indira Canteens, but their main purpose was overlooked in all the noise surrounding the celebrations.

25 Aug 2017


AIIMS suspends 12 for ragging juniors

Five fifth-semester students of AIIMS have been suspended for three months for ragging juniors. They won't be allowed to attend classes during this time.

22 Aug 2017


SC orders TN to follow NEET after Centre withdraws exemption

The SC ruled that Tamil Nadu will have to follow the NEET, a common entrance exam for medical colleges, like all other states.

21 Aug 2017


AIADMK crisis: After months of feuding, OPS-EPS announce merger

After months of feud, the two AIADMK factions led by TN CM Edappadi K Palaniswami and O Panneerselvam have announced a merger.

18 Aug 2017


TN CM Palaniswami orders judicial probe on Jayalalithaa's death

Tamil Nadu CM K Palaniswami has ordered a judicial probe on former CM and AIADMK chief Jayalalithaa's widely-speculated-about death.

16 Aug 2017

M Karunanidhi

DMK chief Karunanidhi in hospital for minor medical procedure

DMK chief M Karunanidhi was shifted to Alwarpet's Kauvery Hospital this morning to change a feeding tube. This one was given in December.

09 Aug 2017


50 Indian fishermen arrested by Sri Lanka

About 50 Indian fishermen were arrested by the Sri Lankan Navy for allegedly intruding into the country's territorial waters.

07 Aug 2017


GST: Cess on luxury cars to rise to 25%

The GST Council has decided to raise the cess on luxury automobiles from 15% to 25%.

07 Aug 2017


AIADMK crisis: Fresh war of words between Dhinakaran, Palaniswamy camps

The AIADMK's internal war reached new heights as both warring factions- one under Edappadi Palaniswamy and another led by TTV Dhinakaran- leveled accusations at each other.

04 Aug 2017


Protesting TN farmers don't go hungry, thanks to gurudwara langar

Farmers from Tamil Nadu have been demanding a loan waiver and drought-relief package at Delhi's Jantar Mantar for over 100 days.

31 Jul 2017

Narendra Modi

AIADMK rumored to join BJP-led NDA in August first week

After a dramatic episode of JD (U) returning to the NDA fold, there are strong rumors that Tamil Nadu's ruling AIADMK would soon join the BJP-led coalition.

31 Jul 2017

MK Stalin

Tamil Nadu: Copy of Gita near Kalam's statue causes controversy

A couple of days after a memorial of Late Indian President APJ Abdul Kalam was inaugurated in his native village of Peikarambu, a controversy has erupted over an engraved copy of the Bhagavad Gita near his statue.

25 Jul 2017

Madras High Court

Madras HC makes Vande Mataram in schools, offices mandatory

As the SC awaits the Centre's response on making singing of Vande Mataram compulsory in schools, the Madras HC has already reached a decision.

20 Jul 2017


Bengaluru man plays guitar as surgeons 'burn' his brain

In a rather bizarre case, 32-year-old musician played guitar on operation-table as surgeons 'burned' his brain and relieved him of dystonia.

19 Jul 2017

7th Pay Commission

Amid farmers' protests, Tamil Nadu MLAs get 100% salary hike

Tamil Nadu CM Edappadi Palaniswami has announced a 100% salary hike for the state's MLAs, taking their pay from Rs. 55,000 to Rs. 1.05L a month.

Medical Council tells NEET students to beware of fraudsters

With NEET counseling nearing, touts have begun flooding the market with messages claiming that they could get a 'back door entry' for students to medical colleges without the counseling.

17 Jul 2017


GSI study unveils treasure trove of resources in Indian waters

In an exciting discovery, scientists from the Geological Survey of India (GSI) have uncovered vast resources of minerals and precious metals in deep sea waters around the Indian peninsula.

16 Jul 2017


Post GST, sale of movie tickets goes down in TN

Post GST, theatre owners in Tamil Nadu have reported a 30% drop in the sale of tickets.

11 Jul 2017


One week after GST: What is true, what is not?

The launch of GST has been accompanied by several myths about the new tax regime, both from supporters and critics.

10 Jul 2017


Flying cars feature in hackathon to solve Bengaluru's traffic problem

It's raining ideas at Gridlock Hackathon, a contest kickstarted by Flipkart that aims to address the traffic woes of India's IT capital, Bengaluru.

04 Jul 2017


Mystery continues: After guard's murder, Jayalalithaa's estate accountant found dead

The chain of events following former Tamil Nadu CM Jayalalithaa's death has become even more mysterious. Another person associated with her was found hanging, the second death in two months.

02 Jul 2017


Tamil Nadu theatres to remain shut to protest against GST

Recently, the Tamil Nadu Theatre Owners Association had taken to protest against Goods and Services Tax (GST) and as a mark, it decided to shut down the multiplexes starting from 3rd July.

22 Jun 2017


Record: NASA launches world's smallest satellite built by Indian students

NASA has launched the world's smallest satellite built by a group of students from Tamil Nadu.

19 Jun 2017


Rajinikanth will enter politics: HKM leader Arjun Sampath

Superstar Rajinikanth will enter politics claimed Arjun Sampath, the Founder and State President of Hindu Makkal Katchi party.

14 Jun 2017


Tamil Nadu to open its Hosur Airport for Bengalureans

With the intention of addressing the traffic woes of Bengalureans to reach the Bengaluru airport, Tamil Nadu has offered to open up its Hosur Air Station.

14 Jun 2017


TN cash for MLA sting: Opposition DMK members detained

Opposition DMK leader MK Stalin was detained along with other party members after a ruckus was created in the Tamil Nadu Assembly over the cash for MLAs sting operation.

13 Jun 2017


'Gau rakshaks' attack trucks carrying cows for Centre's bovine-protection program

A 50-strong mob in Rajasthan's Barmer attacked five trucks carrying cows, assaulted the drivers and tried to set them ablaze.

12 Jun 2017


SC allows CBSE to declare NEET results

The SC has lifted a Madras HC order, allowing CBSE to declare the results of NEET 2017, which decide admission into MBBS and BDS.

08 Jun 2017

Narendra Modi

Before cow slaughter ban debate, Kerala Assembly feasts on beef

Kerala, continuing its protest against the Centre's cow slaughter ban, came up with an innovative mode of objection: a special assembly session began with a sumptuous breakfast which had many delicacies, including beef fry.

06 Jun 2017

Narendra Modi

I am reading Upanishads, Gita to fight BJP-RSS: Rahul Gandhi

Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi announced he is reading the Upanishads and the Bhagwad Gita to fight the BJP and the RSS.

02 Jun 2017

MK Stalin

Beef fest: IIT-Madras students continue protest, management refuses to act

Students of IIT-Madras continued their protests for the second day, demanding action against the alleged right-wing activists who attacked PhD student R Sooraj for organizing a beef fest.

02 Jun 2017


Gau rakshaks stab student in Haryana

In the latest incident of cow vigilantism, members from a group of 'gau rakshaks' stabbed a second year B.A. student named Shivam in the town of Gohana in Haryana's Sonepat district.

01 Jun 2017


Navy to court martial officer for molesting a minor

A naval officer is going to be court-martialled for allegedly molesting a colleague's seven-year-old daughter.