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  • DA case: Jayalalithaa seeks security cover to appear on judgment day 4 hours 2 minutes ago

    Bangalore: A petition was filed on Monday by Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa in a special court in Bangalore seeking security cover for appearing before it in the wealth case filed against her and three others, on September 20 when the verdict would be pronounced. Special Public Prosecutor Bhavani Singh...
  • Tamil Nadu's growth up at 7.29 pc in 2013-14, says CM Jayalalithaa 15 hours 4 minutes ago

    Coimbatore: Countering charges of various political parties linking poor governance to lower growth in Tamil Nadu, Chief Minister Jayalalithaa on Monday asserted that Gross State Domestic Product (GSDP) has increased to 7.29 per cent in 2013-14 from 3.39 per cent in 2012-13. Refuting the charges by the parties linking poor performance...
  • DA Case: Jayalalithaa seeks security cover to appear on judgment day 15 hours 23 minutes ago

    Bangalore: A petition was filed Monday by Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa in a special court seeking security cover for appearing before it in the wealth case filed against her and three others, on September 20 when the verdict would be pronounced. Special Public Prosecutor Bhavani...
  • No question of demolishing Ram Sethu, says Nitin Gadkari 19 hours 12 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Shipping Minister Nitin Gadkari on Monday asserted that Ram Sethu structure will not be demolished for the construction of Sethusamudram shipping canal project. "There is no question of demolition of the Ram Sethu," he said in a press conference to mark the NDA-led...
  • Chennai: Man held for forcing women into flesh trade Yesterday

    Chennai: A 38-year-old man was on Sunday arrested for allegedly forcing women into prostitution after promising them jobs in his massage parlour. Police said that Anand, owner of a massage parlour, was arrested and four women, hailing from Manipur and Sikkim, were rescued. He promised them jobs...
  • Tamil Nadu: Petitioner fined for filing petitions repeatedly Yesterday

    Madurai: The Madras High Court fined a person for filing habeas corpus petitions alleging illegal detention of his 27-year-old daughter who had married against his wishes. Dismissing the petition, the Madurai bench of the court comrpising Justice S Manikumar and Justice VS Ravi imposed a fine of Rs 5,000 on M...
  • Tamil Nadu: CM Jayalalithaa charges BJP with double standards on fishermen issue Yesterday

    Tuticorin: Charging BJP with adopting 'double-standards' on the fishermen issue, AIADMK supremo and Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa on Sunday said that voting for the national party will not benefit the people of her state. Campaigning for her party's Tuticorin Mayor candidate for the September 18 bypolls, Jayalalithaa said besides her...
  • NDA allies PMK, MDMK ask Centre to withdraw circular on Hindi Yesterday

    Chennai: PMK and MDMK, constituents of BJP-led NDA, on Sunday protested against a Home Ministry circular to varsities that Hindi be taught along with English as a primary language, calling it another attempt to "impose" Hindi and sought its immediate withdrawal. PMK founder S Ramadoss and MDMK chief Vaiko, both BJP's...
  • Arrest of ISI spies have created panic among people: M Karunanidhi Yesterday

    Chennai: DMK chief M Karunanidhi said the arrest of ISI spies and their activities in Tamil Nadu has created panic among people and asked why no arrests have been made in connection with the May 1 twin bomb blasts in a train at the Central Railway Station in which a...
  • HC refuses to interfere in four language formula in Puducherry 2 days ago

    Puducherry: Refusing to interfere with the four-language formula in the union territory of Puducherry, Madras High Court said English would continue to be the link language for transaction of official business and in the interest of public service. According to language policy of Puducherry, Tamil will be the official language...
  • Tamil Nadu: 100 sovereigns of gold ornaments stolen from shop 2 days ago

    Coimbatore: At least 100 sovereigns of gold ornaments were looted from a jewellery shop at Sowripalayam area in the city on Saturday, police said. The miscreants gained entry by drilling a hole on the shutters of the shop on the first floor of a building, located in a busy area. Neighbours...
  • Fishermen's body found washed ashore off Sri Lankan coast 2 days ago

    Ramanathapuram: The body of one of thethree Tamil Nadu fishermen, who went missing after they put to sea on August 25, has been washed ashore in Velvattithurai coast off Sri Lanka, a senior functionary of a local Fishermen's Association on Saturday said. Quoting officials, President of Fishermen's Association T Sesuraja said...
  • Tamil Nadu: 130 litres of acid seized in raids 2 days ago

    Madurai: A day after two college girls suffered injuries in an acid attack at nearby Tirumangalam, officials raided several shops in the town and seized 130 litres of acid. The raids were conducted on the orders of District Collector L Subramaniam, who instructed officials to check whether acid dealers and retailers...
  • Tamil Nadu: Fake currency notes seized; one held 2 days ago

    Chennai: A 24-year-old man from West Bengalhas been arrested for alleged possession of fake Indian currency notes with a total face value of Rs 88,000, police said on Saturday. Partha Pathru was arrested on Friday when he tried to buy a pack of cigarettes, trying to exchange a Rs 1,000...
  • DMK hits back at Vinod Rai, says he is a BJP man 3 days ago

    Chennai: The DMK has hit back at retired Comptroller and Auditor General Vinod Rai over his comments on the 2G scam in his book. DMK spokesperson and senior leader TKS Elangovan said "There is no scam. The Prime Minister should have known. All these things- that communication, was made by...
  • Chennai: NIA arrests Sri Lankan national on suspicion of being an ISI agent 4 days ago

    Chennai: In the latest development in arrest of alleged ISI espionage Arun Selvarajan, a Srilankan national, the Nitional Investigation Agency has produced the accused in POTA court of Chinnai on Thursday. The NIA has searched the accused house and recovered hard discs, pen drives, micro-tape cassettes, an I-pad, a lap...
  • Antique idols brought to Chennai 4 days ago

    Chennai: Two antique statues of Hindu deities, allegedly stolen from temples here before being sold to art galleries in Australia, returned home on Thursday. The statues of Nataraja and Ardhanariswara were handed over by Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott to Prime Minister Narendra Modi during the former's India visit last week. ...
  • Send out unequivocal, unambiguous message to Sri Lanka: Jaya to Centre 4 days ago

    Chennai: Taking strong exception to the recent arrest of Indian fishermen by Sri Lankan Navy, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa on Thursday requested the Centre to send out an "unequivocal" and "unambiguous" message to ensure that such acts cease hereafter. "After a brief lull, Sri...
  • 53 fishermen arrested by Sri Lankan Navy 5 days ago

    Rameswaram: Fifty-three fishermen, including 30 from this coastal town, were arrested by the Sri Lankan naval personnel off Talaimannar and Jaffna early on Thursday morning, Fisheries Association officials said. The first batch of 30 fishermen were arrested and their six boats seized off Talaimannar and later taken to Talaimannar district in...
  • Jayalalithaa gathers consensus to deter government from rolling out GST 5 days ago

    Chennai: Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa is gathering consensus for stopping the government from rolling out the Goods & Services Tax. Jayalalithaa has informed all Chief Ministers that she has written to Finance Minister Arun Jaitley about the issue. Jayalalithaa said there are concerns over the impact of GST and urged...
  • Madras HC direction to arrest Tamil Nadu Milk producers' union director 5 days ago

    Madurai: The Madurai Bench of the Madras High Court on Wednesday directed police to register a case against the Director of Tamil Nadu Milk Producers Union Kani Kumar, and take appropriate action including arresting him in a cheating case. Justice N Kirubakaran, disposing of a petition...
  • Rs 2 lakh worth banned tobacco products seized in Salem 6 days ago

    Salem: Ten thousand packets of banned tobacco products worth about Rs two lakh were seized from a mini lorry at Thoppur ghat section on Wednesday, police said. They said the speeding mini lorry was intercepted at the Thoppur ghat section and a search revealed the packets hidden inside. Four occupants...
  • Court summons Subramanian Swamy in defamation case filed by Tamil Nadu CM Jaya 6 days ago

    Chennai: Bharatiya Janata Party leader Subramanian Swamy has been issued summons by a court in connection with the defamation case filed against him by Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa. Swamy has been asked to appear in court on October 10. Jayalalithaa had filed a defamation case against Swamy as he...
  • Tamil Nadu: DMDK chief lashes out at AIADMK 6 days ago

    Dindigul: DMDK chief and Leader of the opposition in the Tamil Nadu assembly Vijayakanth on Tuesday hit out at the ruling party's 'atrocities' ahead of the local body polls in the state and demanded to know why it was being held if government felt no political party should contest. ...
  • Man sets himself ablaze after losing Rs 7 lakh for job in Australia 6 days ago

    Coimbatore: A 24-year-old man allegedly committed suicide by setting himself ablaze at Annur in the district on Tuesday after he was conned by a person of Rs seven lakh on the pretext of getting him a job in Australia. The man had completed his BE (Aeronautical) and was working part...
  • Chennai Police to monitor crime reporters, keeping a tab on the press 6 days ago

    Chennai: Chennai police is monitoring crime reporters in the city to ensure that there are no negative news reports in the media. According to reports, an internal circular issued by the Chennai police has named 4 senior officials to keep a tab on print reporters and media houses in the...
  • Chennai: Bomb threats to two schools turn out to be hoax 1 week ago

    Chennai: Hoax bomb threat calls to two schools kept the city police on their toes on Monday. The calls were received at the police control room this morning where the caller claimed that bombs had been planted in two private schools in the city, officials said. ...
  • Jayalalithaa files defamation case against Subramanian Swamy 1 week ago

    Chennai: The Tamil Nadu chief minister J Jayalalithaa has filed a defamation suit against the senior BJP leader Dr Subramanian Swamy. Swamy in his letter to the Prime Minister had alleged that the boats apprehended by the Sri Lankan navy belong to Jayalalithaa's close aide Sasikala and the DMK leader...
  • Damage to equipment strands train, traffic hit for about 7 hours in Thiruvananthapuram September 7, 2014

    Chennai: Equipment damage to a Thiruvananthapuram bound Express train forced it to a halt at nearby Arakkonam, affecting traffic for about seven hours, but there was no casualties, a top railway official said. The loco pilot of the Guwahati-Trivandrum Express stopped the train at Sitheri near Arakkonam at around 9.15...
  • 486 undertrials released from two prisons in Salem September 7, 2014

    Salem: A total of 486 undertrials were released at the annual prison adalats held in prisons in the two towns, police said. In Salem, 455 undertrials, arrested for petty offences, were released from Central prison and a fine of Rs 1.96 lakh collected from them, a District Legal Services Secretary K...