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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

DMK chief Karunanidhi undergoes tracheostomy at Kauvery Hospital in Chennai

The 92-year-old leader, who was readmitted to Kauvery Hospital in Chennai late on Friday night with breathing difficulties due to throat and lung infection, has undergone tracheostomy to optimise...

PTI | Dec 16, 2016 07:54 PM

DMK chief M Karunanidhi admitted to Cauvery Hospital in Chennai for lung infection, stable: Health update

Tamil Nadu’s politics most veteran leader and DMK chief M Karunanidhi was admitted to Cauvery Hospital in Chennai on Thursday night, the reports said.

News Nation Bureau | Dec 16, 2016 12:14 AM

Cyclone Vardah leaves at least 18 dead in Tamil Nadu | Top developments

Eighteen people were killed in six districts of Tamil Nadu in rain-related incidents linked to Cyclone Vardah. Chief Minister O Panneerselvam held a meeting of top officials on Tuesday to speed up...

PTI | Dec 13, 2016 08:06 PM

Cyclone Vardah update from Tamil Nadu: 12,000 people rescued by 19 NDRF teams, take shelter in 300 relief camps

Life in Tamil Nadu is inching back to normalcy after very severe cyclonic storm Vardah wreaked havoc in the coastal regions of the state. The flight operations in Chennai airport have been restored.

News Nation Bureau | Dec 13, 2016 01:38 PM

Cyclone Vardah wreaks havoc in Tamil Nadu: Dos and don'ts

National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) has released a list of dos and don'ts for the people after cyclone Vardah wreaked havoc in Chennai. The NDMA recommended the following safety measures via...

News Nation Bureau | Dec 13, 2016 12:54 PM

Intensity of cyclonic storm Vardah unlikely to abate when it makes landfall near Chennai today

According to the Cyclone Warning Division of the India Meteorological Department, (IMD), Vardah, which is currently, a very severe cyclonic storm, will weaken, but only to a severe cyclonic storm. The...

PTI | Dec 12, 2016 11:04 AM

Tamil Nadu CM Panneerselvam backs Sasikala for AIADMK chief post

Strongly backing late Jayalalithaa’s long-time aide Sasikala, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister O Panneerselvam on Saturday said she should become general secretary and lead the AIADMK.

PTI | Dec 11, 2016 06:35 AM

Income Tax dept recovers Rs 106 crore cash, 127 kg gold in searches in Chennai

The Income Tax department on Friday recovered at least Rs 106 crore cash, including Rs 10 crore in new currency, and 127 kgs of gold bars in searches at multiple locations in the city to check...

PTI | Dec 09, 2016 12:55 PM

PM Narendra Modi hugs teary-eyed Panneerselvam after paying tributes to Jayalalithaa

An inconsolable Tamil Nadu Chief Minister O Panneerselvam hugged Narendra Modi emotionally on a couple of occasions as the Prime Minister approached the casket containing Jayalalithaa’s body to pay...

PTI | Dec 06, 2016 08:26 PM

Jayalalithaa suffers cardiac arrest: Centre dispatches team of AIIMS doctors to Chennai

Four specialists from AIIMS will soon be reaching the Apollo Hospital, informed Health Minister JP Nadda in New Delhi.

PTI | Dec 05, 2016 01:54 PM