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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

Tamil Nadu CM announces relief to kin of nine dead in boat mishap

Nine persons drowned while 11 others were rescued in the mishap that occurred mid-sea off Manapadu beach in Tuticorin yesterday, an official release said

PTI | Feb 27, 2017 01:32 PM

47 injured in Jallikattu conducted in Tamil Nadu's Thanjavur

District Collector A.Annadurai had flagged-off the Jallikattu on Sunday. While 18 injured were admitted to Thanjavur medical college hospital, the rest were discharged after first-aid.

PTI | Feb 27, 2017 10:43 AM

Jayalalithaa's niece Deepa Jayakumar launches 'MGR Amma Deepa Peravai'

Jayalalithaa’s niece Deepa Jayakumar on Saturday formally launched the 'MGR Amma Deepa Peravai' platform on the eve of the late former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister’s 69th birth anniversary.

News Nation Bureau | Feb 24, 2017 06:39 PM

Tamil Nadu govt, AIADMK and Panneerselvam celebrate Jayalalithaa's 69th birth anniversary

Tamil Nadu government, AIADMK and dissident leader O Panneerselvam on Friday observed the 69th birth anniversary of late J Jayalalithaa in different ways including planting of saplings and giving away...

PTI | Feb 24, 2017 05:13 PM

Jayalalithaa bequeathed her properties to Deepa and me: Deepak Jayakumar

Once a supporter of VK Sasikala, J Jayalalithaa’s nephew Deepak Jayakumar has now said her becoming the Chief Minister was not acceptable to the people of Tamil Nadu, while claiming that the late...

PTI | Feb 24, 2017 04:07 PM

Sasikala missing Amma in jail, urges AIADMK cadres to celebrate Jayalalithaa's birth anniversary

AIADMK chief VK Sasikala, lodged in jail in connection with a Disproportionate Assets case, on Thursday said she was feeling ‘lonely’ in the absence of Jayalalithaa on the eve of Amma’s 69th...

News Nation Bureau | Feb 23, 2017 05:39 PM

Chennai oil spill: People involved in cleaning sludge may contract deadly diseases, says report

According to the reports workers who have been involved in the clean-up operations without proper protective gear may contract cancer and other health problems relating to the liver and kidney...

News Nation Bureau | Feb 22, 2017 12:22 PM

Sasikala or Panneerselvam – Who will get the hold of AIADMK?

The crisis in the AIADMK, which has been split into two factions after the demise of former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa, has deepened.

News Nation Bureau | Feb 18, 2017 12:13 PM

OPS moves EC challenging Sasikala's election as AIADMK general secretary

The O Panneerselvam faction of the AIADMK on Thursday moved the Election Commission challenging the election of V K Sasikala as general secretary of the party, saying she was elevated in violation of...

PTI | Feb 16, 2017 08:31 PM

Video | Tamil Nadu crisis: Four cars in Sasikala's convoy attacked near Bengaluru court

As the Supreme Court convicted AIADMK General Secretary VK Sasikala in DA case, the crisis in Tamil Nadu politics has deepened. The focus from Sasikala vs O Panneerselvam has now shifted to Edappady K...

News Nation Bureau | Feb 15, 2017 07:58 PM