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Tamil Nadu bandh: Stalin, others detained in Tiruvarur

A dawn-to-dusk shutdown called in support of drought-hit farmers is being observed in Tamil Nadu on Tuesday, with DMK working president M K Stalin courting arrest in the Cauvery delta region of...

PTI | Apr 25, 2017 02:12 PM

Tamil Nadu Chief Secretary reviews measures taken by departments regarding heat wave

Tamil Nadu government has given directions to various departments to take up precautionary measures keeping in view the prevailing heat wave across the state.

PTI | Apr 21, 2017 06:52 PM

Tamil Nadu: AIADMK Amma faction goes into a huddle under Chief Minister K Palanisamy

The AIADMK Amma faction on Friday went into a huddle under Chief Minister K Palaniswami, a day after the O Panneerselvam camp set formal removal of party General Secretary V K Sasikala and her deputy...

PTI | Apr 21, 2017 12:51 PM

Panneerselvam says revolt against Dinakaran first success of 'dharma yudh' against Sasikala

Rebel AIADMK leader and former Chief Minister O Panneerselvam on Wednesday described the ministers' revolt against the rival Amma faction leader TTV Dhinakaran as the "first success" of his "dharma...

PTI | Apr 19, 2017 06:03 PM

AIADMK symbol row: Dinakaran booked for allegedly trying to bribe Election Commission official, says will deal legally

AIADMK deputy general secretary TTV Dinakaran was on Monday booked by the crime branch of Delhi Police for allegedly trying to bribe an Election Commission official to get the ‘two leaves’ poll...

PTI | Apr 17, 2017 11:58 AM

Shocking: Newly-married Tamil Nadu woman kills husband for not being handsome

In a shocking incident, a newly-married woman in Tamil Nadu’s Cuddalore allegedly killed her husband as she was upset that he was not handsome, police said on Tuesday.

News Nation Bureau | Apr 11, 2017 07:43 PM

Chennai police commissioner transferred by EC ahead of RK Nagar bypolls

Sources in the poll panel said Chennai Police Commissioner S George's transfer order was issued by Election Commission on Thursday night.

PTI | Mar 25, 2017 05:44 PM

Superstar Rajinikanth presents homes to displaced Tamils

Tamil actor Rajinikanth will now be a part of Lyca Group's Gnanam Foundation, in order to present 150 homes to displaced Tamils in a two-day-long event organized in Jaffna, Sri Lanka on April9.

PTI | Mar 23, 2017 06:58 PM

Leaders of Sasikala camp request Election Commission 'not to entertain' dissenting cadre

The Lok Sabha Deputy Speaker, who met the Election Commission along with a delegation of AIADMK leaders, said that in a democratic system, people are free to raise various issues but not all of them...

PTI | Mar 16, 2017 05:46 PM

Tamil Nadu CM Palanisamy presents maiden budget

The K Palanisamy government on Thursday presented its maiden budget in the assembly where a reference to AIADMK General Secretary VK Sasikala by Finance Minister D Jayakumar invited strong protests...

PTI | Mar 16, 2017 01:52 PM

HC judge slams Tamil Nadu Government for opposition to NEET 2017

Madras High Court on Thursday made some critical observations on Tamil Nadu government’s opposition to National Eligibility cum Entrance Test.

PTI | Mar 16, 2017 09:15 AM

Fisherman killing: Hundreds stage protest in Rameswaram, Tamil Nadu CM Palaniswami writes to PM Modi

Hundreds of fishermen on Tuesday staged a demonstration in Rameswaram island to protest the killing of an Indian fisherman allegedly by the Sri Lankan Navy, as Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami...

PTI | Mar 07, 2017 05:18 PM

Reports say Jayalalithaa died on Dec 5, no wrong medications: Tamil Nadu govt

Tamil Nadu government on Monday cited Apollo hospitals and AIIMS reports to deny that the health complications of late J Jayalalithaa due to wrong medication and said she passed away on December 5...

PTI | Mar 07, 2017 10:16 AM

Rameswaram: 8 more TN fishermen held by Sri Lankan Navy; One attempts suicide

The arrest of the eight fishermen from Nagapattinam district is the third such detention by the Lankan Navy this week. A total of 61 fishermen are now in Lankan custody.

PTI | Mar 04, 2017 03:31 PM

Crude bomb attack in Gulf of Mannar region, 2 fishermen injured

Some unidentified persons coming in a country boat hurled country bombs at two fishermen who were fishing in a mechanized boat, near Appa Thivu in the Gulf of Mannar region on Friday morning, police...

PTI | Mar 03, 2017 12:06 PM