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08 Aug 2018Chennai
'Can I call you 'appa' now?': Stalin's emotional-letter to Karunanidhi
MK Stalin, son of M Karunanidhi and working president of the party, penned an emotional letter to his father after the DMK chief's death.
08 Aug 2018Chennai
Madras HC dismisses petitions against memorials at Marina Beach
The Madras HC has dismissed several petitions challenging the construction of memorials at Marina Beach, while hearing DMK's petition on its party chief Karunanidhi's burial.
07 Aug 2018Madras High Court
Madras HC conducts emergency hearing on Karunanidhi's burial space
The Madras HC is conducting an emergency hearing on a petition by the DMK, which has challenged the TN government's refusal to let its party chief Karunanidhi be buried next to CN Annadurai's memorial at Marina Beach.
07 Aug 2018Madras High Court
Karunanidhi denied Marina beach burial, violence erupts
The late DMK chief, M Karunanidhi will not be buried at Marina beach alongside top Dravidian leaders, said the Tamil Nadu government.
07 Aug 2018Chennai
Karunanidhi: 5 facts about Kalaignar, the sun of DMK
DMK patriarch M Karunanidhi passed away on Tuesday at Chennai's Kauvery Hospital, sending his sea of followers across the country in deep mourning.
07 Aug 2018Facebook
TN: Selfies with King Cobra land five in police net
An act of bravado landed five people behind bars after pictures of them posing with a king cobra they caught went viral on social media.
07 Aug 2018Chennai
DMK supremo Karunanidhi dies at 94
M Karunanidhi, DMK supremo, has succumbed to old-age related ailments after nearly 10 days in hospital. He was 94.
07 Aug 2018Delhi Police
Wig trader robs 200kg of hair worth Rs. 25 lakh
Delhi Police arrested a 42-year-old man and his aide for robbing a hair-trader of 200kg of hair (worth Rs. 25 lakh), Rs. 30,000 cash and a few mobile phones.
06 Aug 2018Karnataka
Govt trying to start 5 river inter-linking projects in FY19
The government is trying to start work on five river inter-linking projects in the current fiscal and secure financial assistance from World Bank and Asian Development Bank for the Rs. 2 lakh crore project, Union Minister Nitin Gadkari said.
06 Aug 2018Murder
Class-X boy kills aunt, tries making it look like suicide
In a shocking incident, a Class X student killed his aunt in her Aminjikarai house in Tamil Nadu on Friday and tried to make it look like suicide by slitting her wrist.
04 Aug 2018Kannan Gopinathan
TN: Man prevents medical team from assisting daughter-in-law's delivery; arrested
A man was arrested in Tamil Nadu's Theni district after he and his family allegedly prevented a medical team from doing their duty as his daughter-in-law delivered a baby at home.
03 Aug 2018Bigg Boss
Bigg Boss: Kamal Haasan under fire for allegedly defaming Jayalalithaa
Kamal Haasan, the host of 'Bigg Boss Tamil' is in hot water over his remarks on dictators.
02 Aug 2018Chennai
TN: Cash-for-marks racket unearthed at Anna University; 10 professors booked
The Tamil Nadu Police has booked 10 professors, including a former controller of examinations of the Anna University, for allegedly receiving money from some engineering students and giving them extra marks during re-evaluation, officials said today.
02 Aug 2018AIADMK
Tamil Nadu: AIADMK Thiruparankundram MLA, AK Bose, passes away
Ruling AIADMK MLA, AK Bose, representing Thiruparankundram Assembly constituency in Tamil Nadu, died due to a heart attack in the early hours today, his family said. He was 69.
02 Aug 2018M Karunanidhi
Karunanidhi health: Stalin says 21 DMK cadres died of shock
DMK working president and M Karunanidhi's son MK Stalin said he was saddened by the death of 21 DMK cadres. They, apparently, couldn't bear the shock of Kalaignar's illness.
31 Jul 2018Kerala
Kerala's robotic scavenger to clean up Tamil Nadu's temple town
Robotic scavenger "Bandicoot", the product of a Kerala-based start-up, would soon be cleaning sewers in the temple town of Kumbakonam in neighboring Tamil Nadu.
31 Jul 2018M Karunanidhi
For Karunanidhi's recovery, don't follow superstitions, DMK-cadres told
Dravida Kazhagam (DMK) leader K. Veeramani, on Monday, asked the cadres to not follow superstitions and stated the patriarch M Karunanidhi will get better with medicines only.
30 Jul 2018Himachal Pradesh
Feasibility study in Tamil Nadu on heli-tourism submitted: Tourism Minister
Soon, Pawan Hans services could be available for tourists in Tamil Nadu as a feasibility report on heli-tourism has been submitted to the Tamil Nadu government, Minister of Tourism K J Alphons informed the Lok Sabha today.
30 Jul 2018Chennai
Chennai: Three held for leaking Class 10, 12 students' data
Three people were arrested in Chennai on Saturday for allegedly leaking data of students who appeared for public school examinations.
30 Jul 2018M Karunanidhi
Karunanidhi is stable, DMK cadres shout 'Yamraj Go Away'
Thousands of DMK cadres refused to leave Chennai's Kauvery Hospital and chanted 'Yamraj Go Away' after the former chief minister M Karunanidhi's health suffered a slight setback.
28 Jul 2018Football
Former East Bengal mid-fielder Kalia Kulothungan passes away
The football fraternity is deeply saddened by the sudden demise of former East Bengal and Mohammedan Sporting mid-fielder Kalia Kulothungan.
28 Jul 2018Chennai
Karunanidhi admitted to ICU following blood-pressure drop, is stable now
During wee hours of Saturday, DMK chief Karunanidhi was shifted from his Gopalpuram residence to Chennai's Kauvery hospital for treatment.
27 Jul 2018YouTube
Man attempts pregnant wife's delivery watching YouTube videos, she dies
In Tiruppur, Tamil Nadu, a 28-year-old woman named Krithiga died after her husband Karthikeyan tried to deliver their baby watching YouTube videos.
27 Jul 2018India
Female student enrollment lowest in institutes of national importance: AISHE
The enrolment of female students is lowest in the institutions of national importance, followed by state private open universities and government deemed universities, according to the All India Survey of Higher Education (AISHE).
27 Jul 2018M Karunanidhi
Top Tamil Nadu politicians visit ill DMK chief Karunanidhi
Top Tamil Nadu politicians including Deputy CM O Panneerselvam and Kamal Haasan visited M Karunanidhi yesterday, who hasn't been keeping well.
25 Jul 2018DNA
'Jayalalithaa was never pregnant': TN government denies claims by 'daughter'
The Tamil Nadu government told Madras High Court on Tuesday that the deceased Chief Minister of the state, Jayalalithaa, was never pregnant in her life.
22 Jul 2018Chennai
Chennai: Scaffolding collapses at under-construction building; 1 killed, 32 injured
One person was killed and 32 others injured when an overloaded scaffolding of an under-construction building collapsed in Chennai, police said.
22 Jul 2018India
Over 3,000 TN fishermen chased away by Lankan Navy
Over 3,000 Tamil Nadu fishermen, who ventured into the sea in 564 boats, were allegedly chased away by the Sri Lankan Navy at gunpoint while they were fishing near Katchatheevu island, Tamil Nadu Mechanised Boats Fishermen Association President P Sesuraja said tody in Rameswaram.
21 Jul 2018West Bengal
Didi believes TMC will win all Lok-Sabha seats in WB
Claiming that the TMC would win all the 42 Lok Sabha seats in West Bengal in the next general elections, WB Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, at a Kolkata rally, said the party would oust the BJP to save the country.
20 Jul 2018Supreme Court Of India
NEET-2018: SC stays HC order, no new merit-list for now
Uncertainty is not yet over for NEET candidates of 2018. Ten days after the Madras HC ordered 196 additional marks to each student who had taken the test in Tamil, the SC has stayed the order.
20 Jul 2018Madras High Court
Tamil Nadu gets 24-hour helpline for protection of inter-caste couples
The Tamil Nadu government has informed the Madras High Court that a 24-hour helpline has been set up to investigate issues faced by inter-caste couples and offer them necessary assistance and protection.
19 Jul 2018India
SIT on black money suggests Rs. 1cr cap on cash-holdings
The Special Investigation Team (SIT) on black money has recommended the central government to cap the cash holding limit at Rs. 1cr instead of its earlier suggestion of Rs. 20L.
19 Jul 2018Chennai
Chennai: Madras-HC orders counseling for minor rape victim within 24hrs
The Madras HC yesterday directed the District Legal Services Authority (DLSA) to provide counseling within 24 hours to an 11-year-old hearing-impaired girl, who was allegedly sexually assaulted by 17 men in Chennai.
18 Jul 2018Sexual Assault
Tamil Nadu: Russian woman sexually assaulted in Tiruvannamalai; 6 booked
Six people have been detained for allegedly sexually assaulting a 21-year-old Russian woman, who is in Tamil Nadu's Tiruvannamalai on a tour.
17 Jul 2018Karnataka
'Why is Karnataka-govt wasting money on iPhones?' questions BJP MP
Questioning Karnataka Government's move to distribute iPhones to 40 MPs from the state, a BJP MP has returned the costly gadget and said the state shouldn't waste public money when farmers and civic workers are in distress.
14 Jul 2018Chennai
Chennai: Three-decades old racket, which gave passports to foreigners, busted
The central crime branch unearthed a passport racket running in Chennai for almost three decades. Under the Goondas Act, the police detained 10 people and picked another 4 on Friday.
14 Jul 2018AIADMK
Apollo Hospital room where Jayalalithaa was admitted to be inspected
The room at Chennai's Apollo Hospitals where late AIADMK supremo Jayalalithaa was hospitalized in Dec'16 will be inspected on July 29 by the counsel representing the one-man panel probing her death and those from the side of her aide VK Sasikala.
14 Jul 2018Narendra Modi
TN opposes Higher Education Bill; says no to scrapping UGC
The Tamil Nadu government today strongly opposed the Center's draft Bill on setting up a Higher Education Commission and wanted the existing arrangement with the University Grants Commission at the helm to continue.
13 Jul 2018Coimbatore
TN: Disaster management drill goes wrong, student falls to death
In a shocking incident, a 19-year-old BBA student in Coimbatore died when she was pushed from the second floor during a disaster preparedness drill yesterday.
12 Jul 2018India
TN: 7-year-old boy finds bundles of Rs. 500 notes; rewarded-for-honesty
A seven-year-old boy who found a bundle of Rs. 500 notes totaling Rs. 50,000, while playing in front of his school in Erode (TN), has come in for praise from local police after he handed it over to them.