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Chennai, April 26 : The Madras High Court on Thursday ordered a CBI probe into the multi-crore gutka scam in which a minister and top state police officers and government officials are alleged to be involved.
PCoimbatore (Tamil Nadu) , Apr. 26 : A retired professor in Coimbatore has designed a homemade lift using a compressor which can move up to two floors carrying 200 kilograms of weight.
Chennai, April 26 : Actor Vijay Sethupathi will be seen sharing screen space with superstar Rajinikanth for the first time in a yet-untitled film.
Pune (Maharashtra), April 26 : Three teenagers of a Chennai school who were here on a summer camp, have drowned in a village dam, a police officer said on Thursday.
Chennai, April 25 : The Madras High Court on Wednesday ordered Apollo Hospital to submit a report on the blood samples of late Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J.Jayalalithaa by Thursday.
Chennai/New Delhi, April 24 : The Enforcement Directorate has frozen properties worth Rs 48 crore of Chennai-based Kanishk Gold Pvt Ltd and others in connection with its ongoing probe in a multi-crore bank fraud, officials said on Tuesday.
Chennai (Tamil Nadu) Apr 24: The All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) sacked columnist Thirumalai and a sub-editor from party's mouthpiece 'Namathu Amma' on Tuesday.
Chennai (Tamil Nadu) , Apr 24, ANI: A Special Sub Inspector was found hanging from tear near Kasimedu Fishing Harbour in Chennai on Tuesday morning.
Chennai, April 23 : Leaders of Tamil Nadu's ruling AIADMK on Monday denied that they are acting like a double-barrel gun, along with the BJP.
Chennai, April 23 : DMK, along with its allies and like minded parties, on Monday held human chain protest in all district headquarters to pressurise the Central government to set up the Cauvery Management Board (CMB) and Cauvery Water Regulatory Authority (CWRC).
Chennai (Tamil Nadu) April 23 : The Opposition parties on Monday formed a human chain to demand constitution of the Cauvery Management Board (CMB) and Cauvery Water Regulatory Committee (CWRC).
Chennai (Tamil Nadu) , Apr. 23 : A Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader was arrested for allegedly sexually assaulting a minor girl in the Thiruvananthapuram-Chennai express.
Chennai, April 23 : Actor Rana Daggubati has praised actors Keerthy Suresh and Dulquer Salmaan for their upcoming film "Mahanati".
Chennai (Tamil Nadu) , Apr 21 : Protesting over the SC/ST Act issue, agitators demonstrated a 'rail-roko' protest in Chennai on Saturday.
Coimbatore (Tamil Nadu) , Apr 21: A group of journalists staged a silent protest in front District Collector's office in Coimbatore against Bhartiya Janta Party's (BJP) leader S Ve Shekher's for his social media post about a woman journalist.
Rameswaram (Tamil Nadu) , Apr 21 : After the Indian National Centre for Ocean Information Services (INCOIS) issued an advisory that the Agni Theertham Sea is likely to experience high-energy swell waves, the devotees were stopped from taking holy dip in the sea by the police on Saturday.
Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) , Apr. 21 : Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) on Saturday said that the Center's decision to amend the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act will not give any 'salvage to the victims'.
Coimbatore (Tamil Nadu) , Apr 21 : Unidentified miscreants hurled two petrol bombs at the residence of Hindu Munnani leader Dhanapal in Mettupalayam here on Friday.
Chennai, April 21 : The Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) has busted a diesel smuggling racket in the guise of mineral spirit by some operators based in Kakinada in Andhra Pradesh and here, an official statement said on Saturday.
Chennai, (Tamil Nadu) Apr 20 : Thalaiva Rajnikanth's upcoming Tamil gangster movie 'Kaala' is all set for a June 7 release.
Chennai (Tamil Nadu) , Apr. 20 : Journalists of Tamil Nadu's Chennai city on Friday staged a protest near state Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) office against party leader S. Ve Shekher's derogatory post shared on social media against a woman journalist.
Chennai, April 20 : Under all-round attack, actor-turned-politician S.Ve.Shekhar on Friday apologised for forwarding a message that was defamatory of women journalists on his Facebook page.
New Delhi , Apr. 19 : Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Thursday disassociated itself from party's national secretary H Raja's statement, calling DMK Rajya Sabha MP Kanimozhi an illegitimate child of DMK president M Karunanidhi.
Chennai, April 19 : Tamil Nadu Deputy Chief Minister O. Panneerselvam on Thursday met N.K. Singh, Chairman of the 15th Finance Commission, in New Delhi and put across the state's views on the latter's Terms of Reference (ToR), an official said.
Rameswaram (Tamil Nadu) , Apr. 19 : Electricity connection at former president Dr APJ Abdul Kalam's alma mater 'Mandapam Panchayat union middle school' in Rameswaram has been cut off by electricity board after the school management failed to pay the electricity bill for two years.
Chennai (Tamil Nadu) , Apr. 17 : Tamil Nadu government on Tuesday decided to file a review petition against March 20 Supreme Court's ruling on SC/ST Protection Act which allegedly diluted the said Act.
New Delhi, April 18 : The Supreme Court on Wednesday reserved its order on a batch of petitions by the Tamil Nadu Medical Officers Associations and others seeking direction to provide quota for in-service doctors for admission to post-graduate degree courses.
Chennai, April 18 : DMK leader M.K.Stalin in Wednesday said that his party would continue protesting against Tamil Nadu Governor Banwarilal Purohit, till he is recalled by the the Central government.
Chennai, April 18 : Senior Congress leader P. Chidambaram on Wednesday asked the BJP to make its stand clear on the statement of its Tamil Nadu leader H. Raja, calling DMK MP Kanimozhi an illegitimate child of party chief M. Karunanidhi.
Chennai, April 18 : BJP National Secretary H. Raja triggered a new controversy on Wednesday when he made a veiled attack on DMK MP Kanimozhi, calling her an "illegitimate" child of party chief M. Karunanidhi.
Chennai, April 18 : Tamil Nadu Governor Banwarilal Purohit on Wednesday apologized to a woman journalist whose cheeks he patted after a press conference, triggering widespread criticism.
Chennai, April 18 : Tamil Nadu journalists have demanded an unconditioned apology from Governor Banwarilal Purohit for patting the cheek of a senior lady journalist at the end of a press conference.
Chennai (Tamil Nadu) , Apr 17 : Tamil Nadu Governor Banwarilal Purohit on Tuesday categorically denied having any association with a college professor arrested for asking her students to extend sexual favours to university officials in exchange of financial and academic rewards.
New Delhi, April 17 : An AIADMK faction led by sidelined leader V.K. Sasikala told the Delhi High Court on Tuesday that as per the party constitution, the office of General Secretary holds the "supreme authority" in the functioning of the AIADMK.
Chennai, April 17 : Tamil Nadu Governor Banwarilal Purohit on Tuesday said Cauvery issue was close to his heart and has been assured by Union Water Resources Minister Nitin Gadkari that the matter relating to the constitution of a river management board was under process.
Chennai, April 17 : Tamil Nadu Governor Banwarilal Purohit on Tuesday ruled out his resignation in the wake of a raging controversy over a sex scandal in a college in the state involving an assistant professor, who allegedly sought to lure girls into sexual favours to "higher ups" in a leading university and denied he had anything to do with it.
Chennai, April 17 : With political parties demanding a CBI probe into the alleged attempt at sexual trafficking of college students by a professor, the Tamil Nadu Police chief ordered the transfer of the case to the Crime Branch-Crime Investigation Department (CBCID).
Chennai, April 17 : The Tamil Nadu government on Tuesday said it would file a review petition in the apex court against the dilution of some provisios of the Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes (Prevention of Atrocities) Act, 1989.
Chennai, April 17 : DMK leader M.K. Stalin on Tuesday wrote to Prime Minister Narendra Modi for an appointment on behalf of political parties, farmers associations, traders' groups and labour unions to appraise him of the Cauvery water dispute.
Chennai, April 17 : PMK leader S. Ramadoss on Tuesday said committees appointed by Tamil Nadu Governor Banwarilal Purohit and the Vice Chancellor of Madurai Kamaraj University P.P. Chellathurai to probe an alleged sexual trafficking complaint were not legally valid.
Chennai, April 16 : A meeting of opposition party leaders in Tamil Nadu, led by DMK, held here on Monday decided to seek an appointment with Prime Minister Narendra Modi to explain the problems faced by the farmers and urge him to set up Cauvery Management Board (CMB).
New Delhi, April 16 : People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) on Monday urged film director Don Sandy to replace a real chimpanzee with a computer generated graphic for his upcoming film.
Rameswaram (Tamil Nadu) , Apr. 16 : A blind man in Tamil Nadu's Rameswaram earns his livelihood by plucking and selling palm trees leaves for a paltry amount to make his ends meet.
Chennai (Tamil Nadu) Apr 16: The Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) and other opposition parties on Monday held a protest against the alleged dilution of the SC/ST (Prevention of Atrocities) Act.
Virudhunagar (Tamil Nadu), April 16 : A woman professor who allegedly tried to lure her students to extend sexual favours to top officials of a leading university in Tamil Nadu was on Monday arrested after the issue triggered a furore in the state.
Chennai, April 16 : PMK leader Anbumani Ramadoss on Monday demanded the arrest of a college professor who is alleged to have tried to lure her students to extend "sexual favours" to top officials of a leading Tamil Nadu university.
Chennai, April 16 : The DMK, along with other opposition parties, staged a protest here on Monday against the dilution of the Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes (Prevention of Atrocities) Act.
Coimbatore (Tamil Nadu) , Apr. 14: An idol at Sri Muthumariamman Temple in Coimbatore was decorated with currency notes worth Rs 4 Crores and diamonds and pearls worth Rs 1 Crore on the occasion of Tamil new year, Puthandu.
Coimbatore (Tamil Nadu) , Apr. 14 : A 16-year-old girl from Coimbatore has performed different yoga postures in an attempt to create Guinness World Records in different categories.
Madurai, April 14 : Saravana Suresh, nephew of MDMK leader Vaiko, who had set himself on fire over the Cauvery water dispute, died on Saturday.
Chennai, April 14 : People across Tamil Nadu welcomed the Tamil New Year or "Vilambi" with traditional fervor.
Mumbai, April 13 : Two Russian cosmonauts from the International Space Station (ISS) have greeted students of the Atomic Energy Central School at Kudankulam in Tamil Nadu after receiving a letter from them, according to a statement from Russian state-run nuclear energy corporation Rosatom.
Chennai (Tamil Nadu) , Apr. 13 : Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) working President M.K. Stalin called on Tamil Nadu Governor Banwarilal Purohit on Friday and urged him to take the initiative in setting up the Cauvery Management Board before the May 3 hearing date of the river water distribution issue in the Supreme Court.
Chennai, April 13 : MDMK founder Vaiko on Friday said a close relative of his on Friday attempted self-immolation in Virudhunagar after feeling disturbed over the Cauvery water dispute. He is admitted to hospital.
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Chennai (Tamil Nadu) , Apr 12 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi who arrived in Chennai earlier today to address the 10th edition of Defence Expo was greeted with black balloons and black flags.
Chennai (Tamil Nadu) , Apr 12 : Actor-turned-politician Kamal Haasan on Thursday recorded an open message for Prime Minister Narendra Modi, asking for justice to Tamil Nadu over the Cauvery water dispute.
Chennai (Tamil Nadu) , Apr 11 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi was greeted with black flags and black balloons upon his arrival in Chennai on Thursday.
Chennai, April 12 : Massive protests greeted Prime Minister Narendra Modi as he paid a whirlwind visit to Chennai with helicopter as the chosen mode of transport amid a state-wide agitation demanding a Cauvery Management Board (CMB).
Chennai, April 12 : Amidst statewide protests, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K. Palaniswami on Thursday urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to immediately set up the Cauvery Management Board.
Chennai, April 12 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who faced a string of protests in Tamil Nadu on the Centre's failure to constitute a Cauvery Management Board (CMB) on Thursday, avoided any reference to the hot button issue in his public speeches.
Chennai, April 12 : Black flags and balloons and activists in black shirts and trousers greeted Prime Minister Narendra Modi as he paid a whirlwind visit to Chennai with helicopter as the chosen mode of transport in the wake of statewide agitation demanding constitution of the Cauvery Management Board (CMB).
Chennai, April 12 : Actor-turned-politician Kamal Haasan on Thursday urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to deliver justice that Tamil Nadu is looking for amid growing political turmoil over the Cauvery water issue.
Chennai, April 12 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday faced a silent protest by some 30 students dressed in black and carrying posters when he visited the IIT Madras.
Chennai, April 12 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday rejected the allegations of southern states, including Tamil Nadu, that the Terms of Reference (ToR) of the 15th Finance Commission were biased against them and said it would benefit states that took population control measures.
Chennai, April 12 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday said India is ready to take all steps to equip the armed forces to protect her people and territory. He said his government has streamlined defence manufacturing and procurement processes.
Chennai, April 12 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived here on Thursday amid growing political turmoil over the Cauvery water issue and black flag protests by Opposition parties.
New Delhi , April 11 : Actor-turned-politician Rajinikanth on Wednesday demanded strict action against those who thrashed policemen during the anti-IPL protests, saying that violence was no solution to the Cauvery row.
Chennai [Tamil Nadu] (India), Apr 11 : A Pattali Makkal Katchi (PMK) worker on Wednesday died, after he came in contact with a high-voltage electric wire inTindivanam, during a protest over the demand of Cauvery Management Board (CMB).
Chennai (Tamil Nadu) , Apr 11 : Twenty-one Naam Tamilar Katchi (NTK) party workers were arrested on Wednesday and sent to Puzhal Central Prison, a day after they held protests over Cauvery issue outside Chennai's Chepauk Stadium, in a bid to stop an IPL match set to be held there.
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