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Chennai: AIADMK General Secretay Sasikala names newborn as Jayalalithaa

AIADMK General Secretay VK Sasikala on Sunday named a baby girl of a party functionary as 'Jayalalithaa,'. In true Jayalalithaa style, she also kissed the girl gently on the forehead before blessing...

PTI | Jan 08, 2017 07:54 PM

10 Tamil Nadu fishermen arrested, boats impounded by Sri Lankan Navy

10 Tamil Nadu fishermen were arrested on Sunday and their boats impounded by the Sri Lankan Navy for allegedly fishing in their territorial waters.

PTI | Jan 08, 2017 12:00 PM

Drought staring at Tamil Nadu, says CM Panneerselvam, assures relief

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister O Panneerselvam on Tuesday said that the state was staring at a drought due to failure of the North East monsoon and assured farmers that they would be given appropriate...

PTI | Jan 03, 2017 06:44 PM

Sasikala Natarajan breaks down while talking about Jayalalithaa after taking charge as AIADMK General Secretary

Always seen as a shadow of Jayalalithaa and never heard in public, V K Sasikala, has emerged as her political heir to lead AIADMK which has had hugely charismatic figures at its helm in all its 45...

News Nation Bureau | Dec 31, 2016 02:10 PM

IIT Madras websites hacked, institute launches probe to find vulnerabilities

Some auxiliary websites of the IIT Madras have been found hacked and the institute on Friday said it was examining the "vulnerabilities" that led to the hacking episode.

PTI | Dec 30, 2016 05:04 PM

Tamil Nadu: 58-year-old man sentenced to 14 years jail for sexually harassing girls in an orphanage

A 58-year-old man was on Wednesday sentenced to 14 years of rigorous imprisonment by a special court for allegedly sexually harassing eight children in an orphanage run by him at a village in...

PTI | Dec 29, 2016 08:53 AM

Ponnaiyan says no indication of any contest for AIADMK general secretary post

Amidst demands for appointing late Chief Minister Jayalalithaa’s confidante Sasikala as the AIADMK general secretary ahead of Thursday’s crucial General Council meet, a senior party leader on...

PTI | Dec 28, 2016 08:10 PM

Former TN Chief Secy claims to be scared for his life, says no one would have dared to target him if Jayalalithaa was alive

Tainted former Tamil Nadu chief secretary Rama Mohan Rao on Tuesday broke his silence for the first time since income tax raid at his residence and said that nobody would have dared to do this to him...

News Nation Bureau | Dec 27, 2016 01:45 PM

Rs 36 lakh unaccounted cash in Rs 2,000 notes seized in Tamil Nadu; 5 apprehended

Unaccounted cash to the tune of Rs 36 lakh in the denomination of Rs 2,000 notes were seized from a car in nearby Tirupur district, early on Tuesday and five persons taken into custody in this...

PTI | Dec 27, 2016 12:53 PM

Former Tamil Nadu Chief Secretary P Rama Mohana Rao hospitalised after chest pain complaint

Rao complained of pain in his chest at around 1 AM at his residence and was rushed to Sri Ramachandra Hospital in suburban Porur.

PTI | Dec 24, 2016 02:20 PM

Rs 2,000 notes worth Rs 1.34 crore seized at airport in Chennai

The Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) sleuths have seized Rs 1.34 crore in new Rs 2,000 denomination besides foreign currencies from a gang of five persons at the airport on Thursday.

PTI | Dec 22, 2016 05:20 PM

I-T officials quiz Tamil Nadu chief secretary Rama Mohana Rao after raids

Officials from the Income Tax department questioned Tamil Nadu chief secretary Rama Mohana Rao, his son Vivek and his two personal secretaries on Wednesday after searching his residence and office.

News Nation Bureau | Dec 22, 2016 09:41 AM

597 died of grief in Tamil Nadu after Jayalalithaa’s demise: AIADMK

“Unable to bear” the demise of former Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa, 597 people have died so far in Tamil Nadu, the ruling AIADMK said on Monday.

PTI | Dec 19, 2016 05:32 PM

DMK leader Karunanidhi is improving, to be discharged soon: MK Stalin

Ailing DMK leader M Karunanidhi is “improving” and his discharge from a private hospital will be decided in a day or two, his son and party treasurer M K Stalin said on Monday.

PTI | Dec 19, 2016 04:41 PM

Jayalalithaa's neice and Sasikala's posters appear all over Tamil Nadu

The posters supporting Sasikala describe her as "Chinnaamma", as she is called by party workers, and request her to take up the leadership of AIADMK and guide the party.

PTI | Dec 17, 2016 01:51 PM