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Chennai: Stalker sets three women including engineering graduate on fire, one dies

A woman in Chennai on Tuesday died of severe burn injuries after she, her mother and sister were allegedly set ablaze by a 23-year-old man, who police believe was stalking her for the last one month.

News Nation Bureau | Nov 14, 2017 05:32 PM

Iranian woman finds husband’s extra-marital affair mid-air, Qatar Airways flight to Doha diverted to Chennai after ruckus

A Qatar Airways flight was forced to land in Chennai after an Iranian woman got into a heated altercation with her husband and created ruckus mid-air.

News Nation Bureau | Nov 07, 2017 01:45 PM

Chennai rains: People fear 2015 deluge repeat as schools remain closed, transportation takes hit

Chennai Rains: The University of Madras and Anna University announced cancellation of their semester exams while heavy water-logging on roads hindered free vehicular movement in several parts of...

News Nation Bureau | Nov 04, 2017 08:40 AM

Heavy rains resume in Chennai after brief respite

Bright sunshine in many parts of the city and its neighbourhood on Thursday morning gave way to dark clouds by the afternoon, with rains resuming in several areas here after a lull.

PTI | Nov 03, 2017 06:42 AM

Chennai: IPS officer used darknet, google drive to cheat in UPSC mains exam, MHA seeks report

Indian Police Service (IPS) probationary officer who dreamt of becoming a bureaucrat used darknet and google drive to cheat the UPSC mains examination.

News Nation Bureau | Oct 31, 2017 09:59 PM

NEET Activist S Anitha's Suicide: Protests erupt in Tamil Nadu; political parties demand justice for medical aspirant

Protesters have blocked road and rail services and ventured to demonstrate at the government offices. They also denounced the ruling AIADMK and the BJP party.

News Nation Bureau | Sep 02, 2017 10:15 PM

Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu asks people to shun violence and work towards equality

‘The need of the hour for people is to stay united, shun violence and work towards equality in all aspects to enable India’s progress,” said Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu while inaugurating an...

News Nation Bureau | Aug 27, 2017 10:54 PM

Chennai: 24-year-old girl jumps off building; police probing 'Blue whale challenge' link

"Witnesses said Niveditha leaped off a balcony from her 7th-floor apartment," the officer said. "She appears to have acted deliberately, opening a grille door to get to the balcony".

News Nation Bureau | Aug 23, 2017 12:33 PM

AIADMK merger: MLAs supporting Dhinakaran to meet Governor today

Hours after the two factions of the ruling AIADMK merged, MLAs owing allegiance to sidelined party Deputy General Secretary T T V Dhinakaran on Monday said they would meet Governor Ch Vidyasagar Rao...

PTI | Aug 22, 2017 12:13 AM

CBSE NEET: Madras HC directs Tamil Nadu govt to conduct medical admissions without further delay

The Madras High Court on Monday upheld single-judge order that cancels Tamil Nadu government's order allowing 85% reservation for state board students in the National Entrance Cum Eligibility Test...

News Nation Bureau | Jul 31, 2017 05:59 PM

Another death in Jayalalithaa's Kodanad estate, accountant found hanging under mysterious circumstances

Late Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa’s Kodanad estate has yet again witnessed a death as her accountant was found hanging in his house on Monday, police said.

News Nation Bureau | Jul 04, 2017 02:00 PM

Gutkha scam: DMK stages walkout in Tamil Nadu Assembly

Opposition DMK on Monday staged a walkout in the Tamil Nadu Assembly after Speaker P Dhanapal declined permission to raise the issue of alleged payment of bribes to a Tamil Nadu minister and officials...

PTI | Jul 03, 2017 01:45 PM

Stalin, DMK MLAs detained after facing eviction from Tamil Nadu Assembly

DMK MLAs, including Leader of the Opposition M K Stalin were on Thursday detained by the police as they blocked roads outside the state secretariat premises following their eviction from Tamil Nadu...

PTI | Jun 14, 2017 02:10 PM

Malaysian flight makes emergency landing at Chennai International Airport

The flight from Kuala Lumpur, also carrying five crew members, developed some issues related to cabin pressure and was given priority ahead of other flights to make the emergency landing late last...

News Nation Bureau | Jun 11, 2017 01:19 PM

Election Commission bribery case: Dhinakaran says will prove his innocence

AIADMK (Amma) Deputy General Secretary T T V Dhinakaran, who was recently released on bail after being in jail for a month in the Election Commission bribery case, today said he would prove his...

PTI | Jun 03, 2017 06:29 PM