Chennai

  • Tamil Nadu: Cinema halls shut to protest Jayalalithaa sentencing 3 hours 24 minutes ago

    In order to show solidarity with former chief minister and AIADMK chief J Jayalalithaa, cinema halls across Tamil Nadu are shut. Members of the Tamil Film Exhibitors Association are fasting to show their support for the AIADMK chief, who has been convicted and sentenced in 18-year-old disproportionate assets case. AIADMK...
  • Loyal to the core, new TN CM O Panneerselvam refuses to sit in Jaya's chamber Yesterday

    Chennai: Reaffirming his unflinching loyalty to his jailed leader AIADMK supremo Jayalalithaa, newly sworn in Tamil Nadu Chief Minister O Panneerselvam on Monday chose not to enter the designated chamber for the head of state at the secretariat but function from his erstwhile Minister's office. Panneerselvam, handpicked by Jayalalithaa to take...
  • Change of guard in Tamil Nadu today, Panneerselvam to be the new CM Yesterday

    Chennai: She is the first sitting Chief Minister to be convicted under the Prevention of Corruption Act and sentenced to four years in jail. But the AIADMK aims to persevere. J Jayalalithaa has hand picked her successor, entrusting her loyalist and Finance Minister O Panneerselvam with the top job in...
  • Civil Aviation Minister inspects facilities at Chennai airport 2 days ago

    New Delhi: After receiving complaints of lack of cleanliness at Chennai airport, Civil Aviation Minister Ashok Gajapathi Raju has carried out an inspection of the key infrastructural facilities there. "Accompanied by his Minister of State, GM Siddeshwara, Raju yesterday inspected the key infrastructural facilities at Chennai airport, where the chairman of...
  • CLT20: CSK need to adapt and assess conditions better, says Dhoni 2 days ago

    Bangalore: After their 13-run win over Perth Scorchers in the Champions League T20 here on Saturday, Chennai Super Kings skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni said his team will need to adapt and assess the conditions better in the coming games. Invited to bat, the Super Kings rode on Ravindra Jadeja's 28-ball unbeaten...
  • CLT20: CSK's semi-final hopes brighten with win over Perth 2 days ago

    A disciplined Chennai Super Kings produced an all-round effort to defeat Perth Scorchers by 13 runs and brighten their hopes of earning a semi-final berth in the Champions League Twenty20. Invited to bat, the Super Kings rode on Ravindra Jadeja's 28-ball unbeaten 44 and Mahendra Singh Dhoni's 16-ball 35 to post...
  • As it happened: CSK vs Perth scorchers, CLT20, Match 15 2 days ago

    (For ball-by-ball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Left disappointed after their Group A match of the Champions League Twenty20 against Lahore Lions was washed out without a single ball being bowled, Chennai Super Kings would be looking to shut out Perth Scorchers to book their last-four spot. The...
  • CLT20: Chennai look to shut out Scorchers for semifinal spot 3 days ago

    Bangalore: Left disappointed after their Group A match of the Champions League Twenty20 was washed off without a single ball being bowled against Lahore Lions, Chennai Super Kings would be looking to shut out Perth Scorchers on Saturday to book their last-four spot. The Mahendra Singh Dhoni-led team stays on second...
  • Jayalalithaa DA case verdict on Saturday, Tamil Nadu put on high alert 3 days ago

    Chennai: Tamil Nadu has been put on high alert as a special court in Bangalore gets set to pronounce the verdict in the 18-year-old disproportionate assets case against Chief Minister Jayalalithaa on Saturday. The police said they were keeping a close watch on the situation that was likely to emerge...
  • CLT20: CSK-Lahore match called off due to heavy rain 4 days ago

    Bangalore: Chennai Super Kings and Lahore Lions were left disappointed after their Group A match of the Champions League Twenty20 was washed off without a single ball being bowled at the M Chinnaswamy stadium on Thursday. With incessant rains coupled with lightening and thunders lashing the city, the field was kept...
  • As it happened: CSK vs Lahore Lions 5 days ago

    (For ball-by-ball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Riding high on a comfortable win over Dolphins in their last encounter, Chennai Super Kings will look to keep the momentum going when they lock horns with Lahore Lions. Captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni would like to see the in-form Suresh Raina,...
  • CLT20: Chennai look to continue winning run against Lahore 5 days ago

    Bangalore: Riding high on a comfortable win over Dolphins in their last encounter, Chennai Super Kings will look to keep the momentum going when they lock horns with Lahore Lions in the Champions League T20 here on Thursday. Captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni would like to see the in-form Suresh Raina, who...
  • CLT20: CSK need to take advantage of playing at one venue, says Fleming 5 days ago

    Bangalore: Chennai Super Kings coach Stephen Fleming on Wednesday said his team team would like to play good cricket to get into the semifinals of Champions League T20 and added that it look to take maximum advantage of playing at one venue instead of travelling across the country. "Being in one...
  • Janko Tipsarevic confirms participation in Chennai Open 6 days ago

    Chennai: Former champion Janko Tipsarevic has confirmed his participation for the USD 450,000 Aircel Chennai Open to be held from January 5 to 11. For the seventh year, Tipsarevic will kick-start his season at the Chennai Open. In 2013, Tipsarevic had a dream start to the season when he captured the...
  • India Cements to demerge Chennai Super Kings into subsidiary 6 days ago

    Chennai: Cement major India Cements Tuesday said it would demerge the Chennai Super Kings (CSK) division into a wholly-owned subsidiary. In a statement filed with the Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE), the company said: "Our company presently owns Chennai Super Kings (CSK) - BCCI-IPL Franchise 20/20 Cricket Tournament Team. We propose to...
  • Suresh Raina, Chennai Super Kings light up Champions League Twenty20 1 week ago

    Bangalore: Former IPL champions Chennai Super Kings (CSK) made light of the poor turnout of fans at the Chinnaswamy stadium on Monday, with awesome batting display against Dolphins of South Africa in the Group A league tie of the Champions League T20 (CLT20). Though CSK came into the game after losing...
  • CLT20: Bowlers need to come up with better performances, says MS Dhoni 1 week ago

    Bangalore: His team might have registered a crushing 54run win over Dolphins but Chennai Super Kings skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni on Tuesday indicated that it would need to improve its bowling to win the Champions League Twenty20. "If you want to win tournaments you have to come up with better performances,...
  • CLT20: Clinical Chennai bounce back with big win over Dolphins 1 week ago

    Bangalore: Suresh Raina on Monday blazed his way to a 43ball 90 and powered Chennai Super Kings to a comfortable 54run win over Dolphins, keeping the Indian outfit's semifinal prospects alive in the Oppo Champions League Twenty20. The Super Kings notched up an imposing 242 for six and then saw off...
  • CLT20, CSK vs Dolphins: as it happened 1 week ago

    (For ballbyball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page) After a jittery start, Chennai Super Kings will look for a turnaround to get their campaign back on track when they take on South African team Nashua Dolphins in a Group A match. Chennai had lost their opening encounter against Kolkata...
  • Chennai: Jayalalithaa launches four more Amma canteens September 22, 2014

    Chennai: Expanding the successful 'Amma' canteen project, Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa on Monday inaugurated the lowcost eateries at four staterun hospitals in the city. She launched the canteen at the Government Kasturba Gandhi Hospital for Mother and Children by lighting a 'kuthuvilakku' (lamp) and also served food to some people there. Jayalalithaa...
  • Chennai: Fire breaks out at TN Secretariat on Monday September 22, 2014

    Chennai: A fire broke out at the Secretariat on Monday but it was immediately extinguished, officials said. The fire broke out following a suspected short circuit in the AC unit of the information department, fire and rescue department officials said, adding, there were no casualties nor any...
  • CLT20: Chennai Super Kings seek turnaround against Dolphins September 22, 2014

    Bangalore: After a jittery start, Chennai Super Kings will look for a turnaround to get their campaign back on track when they take on South African team Nashua Dolphins in a Group A match of the Champions League T20 on Monday. Chennai had lost their opening encounter against Kolkata Knight Riders...
  • It's difficult to get crowds for CLT20 matches: Stephen Fleming September 21, 2014

    Bangalore: The sparse crowds at the Champions League Twenty20 was not a strange phenomena since cricket lovers are not expected to come out in support of foreign teams, vying against each other in the tournament, Chennai Super Kings Coach Stephen Fleming said on Sunday. "It is a difficult task for neutral...
  • Over 4,000 persons booked for drunken driving in Chennai September 21, 2014

    Chennai: Police have recommended Regional Transport Officers to cancel the driving licenses of 4,560 persons temporarily, who were nabbed for drunken driving. With the help of breath analyzer, the police have registered 40,835 cases allegedly for drunken driving, a police release said. This year driving licenses of 965 persons were...
  • TWTW: Arnold Schwarzenegger's crazy BJP fans September 21, 2014

    Legendary American actor Arnold Schwarzenegger was in Chennai last week where the BJP workers went into a frenzy to get a glimpse of him. ...
  • Liquor firm fined Rs 55,000 for dead insect in brandy bottle of Chennai man September 20, 2014

    Chennai: A city consumer forum has ordered United Spirits Ltd (USL) to pay Rs 55,000 as compensation to a man who found a dead insect in a bottle of brandy he bought two years ago. G Ramesh had moved the District Consumer Redressal Forum, Chennai North, alleging that he found the insect...
  • Denied homecooked biryani, angry MS Dhoni checks CSK out of hotel: report September 19, 2014

    How would you feel if denied a chance to have homecooked Hyderabadi biryani? Not very good, we suppose. Well, the captain of the Indian cricket team and IPL franchise Chennai Super Kings, Mahendra Singh Dhoni, too didn't take it lightly when a Hyderabad fivestar hotel prevented the CSK squad from...
  • Tamil Nadu: CM Jayalalithaa told to appear in court on October 1 in tax case September 18, 2014

    Chennai: A court on Thursday asked Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa and her aide Sasikala to appear before it "without fail" on October 1 in income tax returns case. When the matter came up for hearing before Additional Chief Metropolitan Magistrate R Dakshinamurthy, the defence counsel filed petitions seeking adjournment of...