Marina beach erupts in protest

Wednesday, January 18, 2017


After the court had banned the traditional Jallikattu, and the Union government has remained mum on the subject. The protests in Tamil Nadu against the ban on the sport have refused to die down. Thousands of  youngsters gathered at the Marina beach in Chennai through Tuesday and stayed overnight, asking for the ban to be revoked. …

Change in guard, DMK elevates Stalin as Working President

Wednesday, January 04, 2017


Chennai: The DMK on Wednesday appointed party Treasurer M K Stalin as its Working President, marking his elevation to the top post at a time when party patriarch Karunanidhi is recuperating after the illness. Necessary amendments were made in rules facilitating 63-year-old Stalin’s elevation to the post at the DMK general council meeting where Karunanidhi …

‘Keep eye on rise of Disruptive Technologies’: PM Modi asked scientists

Tuesday, January 03, 2017


Tirupati: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday exhorted scientists to keep an eye on the rise of disruptive technologies even as he underlined government’s commitment to supporting different streams ranging from fundamental science to applied science with emphasis on innovations. In his address at the inauguration of the 104th session of the Indian Science Congress, …

IIT Madras websites hacked, institute says “examining” issue

Friday, December 30, 2016


Chennai: Some auxiliary websites of the IIT Madras here have been found hacked and the institute on Friday said it was examining the “vulnerabilities” that led to the hacking episode. The institute said it runs a “main website and auxiliary sites,” and these were “maintained by different entities,” such as “centres, labs and student bodies.” …

Twist to Jayalalithaa’s death

Thursday, December 29, 2016


Chennai: The Madras High Court on Thursday raised doubt over AIADMK Supremo Jayalalithaa’s death, giving it a ‘mysterious twist‘ and asked why her body can’t be exhumed? The Judge expressed ‘personal’ opinion and handed over the case to the regular bench. According to the report, replying to the PIL, Justice Vaidyalingam was quoted saying that;   …

AIADMK leaders attack Sasikala’s lawyers

Wednesday, December 28, 2016


The commotion outside the AIADMK’s office in Chennai took place on Wednesday after a meeting was called to decide the successor for late former Tamil Nadu chief minister Jayalalithaa when MP Sasikala Pushpa‘s lawyers were attacked by the party cadres. ALSO READ: Here’s SRK’s piece of advice for his fans this New Years Eve According to …

Unaccounted cash Rs 36 lakh in 2,000 notes seized in TN

Tuesday, December 27, 2016


Coimbatore: 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, on early Tuesday morning and five persons have been taken into custody in this connection, police said. During a routine vehicle check, the car sped away without stopping at …

I-T Department conducts a raid at Tamil Nadu Chief Secretary Ram Mohan Rao’s residence

Wednesday, December 21, 2016


In a bid to nab black money holders, Income Tax (I-T) department on Wednesday morning conducted a raid at Tamil Nadu Chief Secretary P Rammohan Rao’s residence in Chennai. According to reports, five officials of I-T department conducted the raid at Rao’s residence in Anna Nagar. It was learned that questioning has been going on since …

Sasikala names newborn baby girl “Jayalalithaa”

Sunday, December 18, 2016


Chennai: Jayalalithaa’s aide, VK Sasikala named a new born baby girl of an AIADMK cadre as ‘Jayalalithaa’ on Sunday, in memory of the late Chief Minister. The baby named “Jayalalithaa” by Sasikala is the child of Gaythri and Senthil Kumar. Resident of Theni district, Senthil Kumar is an auto driver, a party release said in …

Sasikala Pushpa moves Supreme Court for CBI probe into Jayalalithaa’s death

Sunday, December 18, 2016


Chennai: Expelled AIADMK MP Sasikala Pushpa has moved to the Supreme Court seeking a CBI probe or a judicial investigation by an apex court judge into the death of J Jayalalithaa. In her petition, Pushpa has alleged that Jayalalithaa’s death was “suspicious” as her actual medical condition was not disclosed, no one was allowed to …

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