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In garb of entertainment, TikTok promotes rape, domestic violence

19 May 2020

In garb of entertainment, TikTok promotes rape, domestic violence

From being a harmless app meant for leisure, TikTok has turned into a problematic platform, one that brazenly promotes rape, domestic violence, acid attacks, and strokes religious tensions.

Piracy strikes again! Rani Mukerji's 'Mardaani 2' leaked online

15 Dec 2019

Piracy strikes again! Rani Mukerji's 'Mardaani 2' leaked online

Rani Mukerji-starrer cop drama movie Mardaani 2 has become the latest victim of the seemingly unending practice of video piracy. The film was leaked online on Friday, just hours after its official theatrical release.

Coimbatore: Woman hit by truck while avoiding AIADMK flagpole

12 Nov 2019

Coimbatore: Woman hit by truck while avoiding AIADMK flagpole

A 30-year-old woman met with a road accident on Monday as an AIADMK flagpole allegedly fell on a highway in Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu.

Ayodhya case: Meet the 92-year-old lawyer who defended Lord Rama

09 Nov 2019

Ayodhya case: Meet the 92-year-old lawyer who defended Lord Rama

On Saturday, the Supreme Court delivered its verdict in the long-drawn Ayodhya title dispute case.

AIADMK-leader says "book" wind for techie's death due to banner

06 Oct 2019

AIADMK-leader says "book" wind for techie's death due to banner

A 23-year-old techie died in Chennai in September after a banner of AIADMK fell on her. Her death even sparked the anger of Madras High Court which pulled up the ruling party for not keeping a check on deadly banners.

'Prassthanam', 'The Zoya Factor', 'PPDKP' leaked online by Tamilrockers

21 Sep 2019

'Prassthanam', 'The Zoya Factor', 'PPDKP' leaked online by Tamilrockers

Piracy giant Tamilrockers is turning out to be a menace for filmmakers these days.

Ex-judge assaults daughter-in-law for dowry, in front of her kids

21 Sep 2019

Ex-judge assaults daughter-in-law for dowry, in front of her kids

A disturbing video of domestic violence did rounds of social media late on Friday. In the CCTV footage, a woman was seen being assaulted by her husband, mother-in-law, and father-in-law.

Ram Jethmalani: A look at his most famous cases

08 Sep 2019

Ram Jethmalani: A look at his most famous cases

Ram Jethmalani, widely regarded as the doyen of criminal law, passed away on Sunday at his Delhi residence. He was 95.

Eminent lawyer Ram Jethmalani passes away. He was 95

08 Sep 2019

Eminent lawyer Ram Jethmalani passes away. He was 95

Celebrated lawyer and former Union Law Minister Ram Jethmalani passed away on Sunday morning at his Delhi residence. He was 95.

Hours after release, Tamilrockers leak Sushant-Shraddha's 'Chhichhore'

07 Sep 2019

Hours after release, Tamilrockers leak Sushant-Shraddha's 'Chhichhore'

Tamilrockers has made another movie a victim of its devious actions.

Prabhas' 'Saaho' leaked online within hours of its release

30 Aug 2019

Prabhas' 'Saaho' leaked online within hours of its release

Prabhas and Shraddha Kapoor's much-talked about multilingual movie Saaho is the new release in town.

Tamilrockers strikes again, this time leaks all 'Sacred Games-2' episodes

16 Aug 2019

Tamilrockers strikes again, this time leaks all 'Sacred Games-2' episodes

Saif Ali Khan and Nawazuddin Siddiqui starrer Sacred Games 2, which was released yesterday on Netflix, became the recent target of piracy giant Tamilrockers.

Kangana Ranaut's 'Judgementall Hai Kya' leaked online by Tamilrockers

28 Jul 2019

Kangana Ranaut's 'Judgementall Hai Kya' leaked online by Tamilrockers

Tamilrockers, which hits out at every new release of the year, irrespective of its language, has now targeted Kangana Ranaut-starrer Judgementall Hai Kya.

Granted parole for daughter's wedding, Rajiv Gandhi's killer leaves prison

25 Jul 2019

Granted parole for daughter's wedding, Rajiv Gandhi's killer leaves prison

Nalini Sriharan, who is serving a life sentence in connection to Rajiv Gandhi's assassination case, walked out of prison on Thursday.

Tamilrockers leaks 'The Lion King' online just hours after release

19 Jul 2019

Tamilrockers leaks 'The Lion King' online just hours after release

Tamilrockers has done it again.

Hrithik Roshan's newly-released 'Super 30' leaked online by Tamilrockers

15 Jul 2019

Hrithik Roshan's newly-released 'Super 30' leaked online by Tamilrockers

Hrithik Roshan's Super 30 opened well at the box office on July 12, and made a collection of Rs. 30.02 crore in two days.

24-year-old man drowns while shooting TikTok video in Hyderabad lake

12 Jul 2019

24-year-old man drowns while shooting TikTok video in Hyderabad lake

A 24-year-old man from Hyderabad died recently while shooting a video on the famous video app, TikTok.

Tamil Nadu: Government to provide free shoes, socks to students

11 Jul 2019

Tamil Nadu: Government to provide free shoes, socks to students

Tamil Nadu government has decided to distribute free shoes and socks from next year to all government students from Classes VI to XII.

Rajiv Gandhi assassination case: Convict Nalini Sriharan granted one-month parole

05 Jul 2019

Rajiv Gandhi assassination case: Convict Nalini Sriharan granted one-month parole

The Madras High Court on Friday granted a one-month ordinary leave to Nalini Sriharan, one of the seven convicts in former PM Rajiv Gandhi's assassination case, to make arrangements for the wedding of her daughter who lives in London.

'Spider-Man: Far From Home' leaked online before India, US release

01 Jul 2019

'Spider-Man: Far From Home' leaked online before India, US release

In what comes as a major setback for Marvel and their fans, the much-awaited MCU superhero flick, Spider-Man: Far From Home has been leaked online on various torrent websites and piracy networks.

Hostels shut, offices struggling: Water crisis cripples life in Chennai

19 Jun 2019

Hostels shut, offices struggling: Water crisis cripples life in Chennai

In the wake of delayed monsoons and grueling heat, a severe water crisis has plagued Chennai. All four reservoirs that supply the city with water- including the Chembarambakkam lake, Chennai's largest source of drinking water- have turned dry.

TN: Husband scolds wife for using TikTok, she commits suicide

14 Jun 2019

TN: Husband scolds wife for using TikTok, she commits suicide

In a bizarre incident, a 24-year-old woman from Tamil Nadu committed suicide on Thursday after her husband expressed his disapproval with her TikTok obsession.

Salman Khan's 'Bharat' leaked online by Tamilrockers

06 Jun 2019

Salman Khan's 'Bharat' leaked online by Tamilrockers

The latest target of piracy is the much-anticipated Eid flick, Bharat.

L-G Kiran Bedi can't interfere in Puducherry government's activities: HC

30 Apr 2019

L-G Kiran Bedi can't interfere in Puducherry government's activities: HC

Handing over a major setback to Puducherry Lieutenant Governor Kiran Bedi, Madras High Court on Tuesday said she can't act independently and neither can she interfere in day-to-day activities of the government.

Age of consent should be reduced to 16: Madras HC

27 Apr 2019

Age of consent should be reduced to 16: Madras HC

On Friday, Madras High Court suggested that age of consent should be reduced from the current 18 years to 16 and that consensual teenage relationships should remain outside the purview of draconian POCSO Act.

Ban lifted from TikTok, users can download it again

24 Apr 2019

Ban lifted from TikTok, users can download it again

The Madras High Court has lifted the interim ban on the Chinese app, TikTok, on April 24, subject to certain conditions.

#TechBytes: 5 apps you can use in place of TikTok

17 Apr 2019

#TechBytes: 5 apps you can use in place of TikTok

TikTok, teenagers' favorite video-sharing app, has been taken down from Google Play Store over 'pornography' concerns.

Delhi: Teen 'shot dead by friend' while making TikTok video

16 Apr 2019

Delhi: Teen 'shot dead by friend' while making TikTok video

In a shocking incident, a 19-year-old man, Salman, was allegedly shot dead by one of his friends while shooting a video for mobile app, TikTok.

Petition in SC challenges Madras HC order to ban TikTok

08 Apr 2019

Petition in SC challenges Madras HC order to ban TikTok

A petition has been filed in the Supreme Court against the Madras High Court's interim order calling for a ban on downloading the famous media app, TikTok.

Madras HC asks Centre to ban TikTok over pornographic content

04 Apr 2019

Madras HC asks Centre to ban TikTok over pornographic content

The Madras High Court yesterday asked the Centre to put a ban on the famous app, TikTok, saying that it encourages pornographic content.

TamilRockers at it again! Leak Akshay's 'Kesari' in HD quality

22 Mar 2019

TamilRockers at it again! Leak Akshay's 'Kesari' in HD quality

Akshay Kumar was beaming with pride after his recent release Kesari opened to rave reviews from audience and critics.

TN: Teacher accused in 'sex for degrees' case granted bail

13 Mar 2019

TN: Teacher accused in 'sex for degrees' case granted bail

The Madras High Court has granted conditional bail to a woman assistant professor, Nirmala Devi, accused in the sensational "sex for degrees" case, arrested 11 months ago.

Amitabh Bachchan's 'Badla' leaked online in HD quality

09 Mar 2019

Amitabh Bachchan's 'Badla' leaked online in HD quality

Is there a way to curb piracy? This question has been bothering the filmmakers for a while now.

SC sets aside NGT order; Sterlite plant to remain closed

18 Feb 2019

SC sets aside NGT order; Sterlite plant to remain closed

In a big win for the Tamil Nadu government, the Supreme Court, on Monday, refused to allow the re-opening of Vedanta's Sterlite copper smelter in Thoothukudi.

Ranveer Singh-Alia Bhatt's 'Gully Boy' leaked online by Tamilrockers

15 Feb 2019

Ranveer Singh-Alia Bhatt's 'Gully Boy' leaked online by Tamilrockers

Is there a way to curb piracy? This question is bothering filmmakers these days as piracy is impacting the business of every new release.

Madras HC issues notice to Center on 10% EWS quota

21 Jan 2019

Madras HC issues notice to Center on 10% EWS quota

Just days after Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) organizing secretary RS Bharathi filed a writ petition challenging the recently-approved 10% economically weak section (EWS) quota for the general category, the Madras High Court, on Monday, issued a notice to the Center about the same.

Delhi HC refuses to vacate stay on medicines' online sale

08 Jan 2019

Delhi HC refuses to vacate stay on medicines' online sale

The Delhi High Court today refused to vacate the stay on sale of drugs and prescription medicines by online pharmacies.

Madras HC restrains parties from erecting digital banners on roadsides

19 Dec 2018

Madras HC restrains parties from erecting digital banners on roadsides

The Madras High Court today restrained political parties from erecting digital banners on roadsides across Tamil Nadu till further orders.

Plastic manufacturers move Madras HC against government's plastic ban order

18 Dec 2018

Plastic manufacturers move Madras HC against government's plastic ban order

The Tamil Nadu Plastics Manufacturer's Association (TNPMA) moved the Madras High Court today seeking to quash a government order banning plastic, which would come into effect on January 1.

Salem-Chennai Expressway plan has 89% takers, says K Palaniswami

15 Dec 2018

Salem-Chennai Expressway plan has 89% takers, says K Palaniswami

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K Palaniswami today said the land acquisition proceedings for the Salem-Chennai Expressway project was not opposed by as many as 89% of the people.