TN: Political parties stage protest against 'black laws' enacted by Centre
Chennai , Aug 25 : Tamil Nadu Muslim Munnetra Kazagham (TMMK) and Manithaneya Makkal Katchi (MMK) on Sunday held a demonstration in parts of Tamil Nadu demanding revocation of four
epressive black laws recently enacted by the Centre and also to condemn mob lynching incidents reported in the country.
Tamil Nadu: SIT picks up two after red alert sounded in state
Coimbatore , Aug 24 : A day after a red security alert was sounded as the city police received information regarding six terrorists infiltrating into Tamil Nadu, two persons have been picked up by the Special Investigation Team (SIT) based on intelligence input.
TN continues to be on high alert after intel input on LeT
Chennai, Aug 24 : Tamil Nadu police on Saturday continued with its tight security arrangements for the second day across the state following an intelligence alert that six Laskhar-e-Taiba (LeT) terrorists have entered the state, police said.
Tamil Nadu: Fishermen's Union to hold strike on August 28
Rameswaram , Aug 23 : The fishermen's union has decided to hold a rail picket strike on August 28 to address the Sri Lankan navy issue to free the fishermen and boats caught in Sri Lanka and prevent the nationalization of boats.
Parole of convict in Rajiv killing extended
Chennai, Aug 22 : The Madras High Court on Thursday extended the parole period by three weeks for S. Nalini, one of the seven convicts in the assassination case of former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi.
Madras Day: Chennai turns 380 years old
Chennai , Aug 22 : A city to some, a home to many - this posting on Twitter by a user of the microblogging site aptly sums up the emotions of many who love Madras, now known as Chennai, as the city turned 380 years on Thursday.
50 MGR Amma Deepa Peravai cadres want to join AIADMK: Deepa Jayakumar
Chennai , Aug 19 : A list of 50 MGR Amma Deepa Peravai cadres who wished to join the ruling All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) has been submitted to party's headquarters, said former Tamil Nadu chief minister J Jayalalithaa's niece Deepa Jayakumar here on Monday.
TN getting ready for professional poll strategists
Chennai, Aug 18 : The disconnect with the party cadre of current crop of political leaders, the death of two tall leaders - AIADMK's J. Jayalalithaa and DMK's M. Karunanidhi - and the entry of new political parties has opened up avenues for political strategists in Tamil Nadu, say analysts.
Vellore district to be trifurcated: TN CM
Chennai, Aug 15 : Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K. Palaniswami on Thursday announced the trifurcation of Vellore district and creating two new districts - Ranipet and Tirupattur.
IIT Madras develops robot with good grasping capability
Chennai, Aug 14 : Researchers at the Indian Institute of Technology Madras (IITM) have developed a Multimodal Robotic System with good grasping, manipulation and locomotion abilities for use in industrial and field applications, the IITM said on Wednesday.