CHENNAI

  • Action against CSK would be disastrous for IPL: India Cements Yesterday

    New Delhi: India Cements Limited owner of Indian Premier League (IPL) franchise Chennai Super Kings told the Supreme Court Friday that any action against it would have disastrous consequences for the cash-rich Twenty20 tournament. If any orders are passed against India Cements it could have "disastrous consequences not only for this...
  • 'Clean' Srinivasan requests SC to reinstate him as BCCI president Yesterday

    Having regained considerable ground after a clean chit in the IPL probe followed by backing from the BCCI, N Srinivasan on Friday requested the Supreme Court to reinstate him as the BCCI president. Srinivasan, the ICC Chairman, filed an affidavit in the SC requesting the apex court to allow his return...
  • 5 Indian fishermen set free by Sri Lanka arrive in Chennai 2 days ago

    Chennai: Five fishermen from Tamil Nadu, who were sentenced to death in Sri Lanka for alleged drug trafficking but set free after President Mahinda Rajapaksa pardoned them, arrived on Friday. The fishermen from Rameswaram, who were released by Sri Lankan authorities on Thursday, arrived by an Air India flight at 1:05...
  • Tamil fishermen released from Sri Lankan prison to reach home today 3 days ago

    Chennai: The five Indian fishermen serving a death sentence in drug smuggling case will reach home on Thursday. The fishermen were released on Wednesday by Sri Lankan government. The decision came a few days after Prime Minister Narendra Modi spoke to the Sri Lankan President where they agreed to transfer the...
  • MS Dhoni's stand on Gurunath Meiyappan contradicted by report 4 days ago

    New Delhi: Indian skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni's stand that Gurunath Meiyappan was a "mere cricket enthusiast" supporting Chennai Super Kings has been contradicted by the Justice Mudgal IPL probe committee report. The report, which was partly made public on Monday, has said that investigations have confirmed that Meiyappan was a team...
  • Justice Mukul Mudgal report made public by the Supreme Court 5 days ago

    Findings of the report were made public on Monday that, while sparing Srinivasan and Meiyappan on match-fixing, indicted Raj Kundra for involvement in betting. ...
  • Gurunath Meiyappan: Cricket ethusiast or team owner? 5 days ago

    CNN-IBN list evidence that shows Gurunath Meiyappan is more than just a cricket enthusiast. ...
  • IPL Spot-Fixing: Mudgal report a big blow to N Srinivasan November 15, 2014

    The exiled Indian cricket board president Narayanaswamy Srinivasan was just praying that his name should not figure in the Justice Mudgal Committee report on betting and spot-fixing in the 2013 Indian Premier League (IPL). His prayers went unanswered and his name figured prominently among the four individuals identified in the...
  • Mudgal report: Can the BCCI be trusted to clean up Indian cricket? November 14, 2014

    The SC disclosed the names of Srinivasan, Meiyappan, Sunder Raman and Raj Kundra, who were investigated by the Mudgal panel for allegations of spot fixing and betting in IPL 6. ...
  • IPL spot-fixing: Has endgame Srinivasan, CSK begun? November 14, 2014

    Is it the end of the road for N Srinivasan as a cricket administrator in India? Is Chennai Super Kings (CSK) on its way out of the IPL? And most importantly, is India finally saying "enough's enough, let's clear all the muck in our cricket"? All hell broke lose in the...
  • Air India launches dedicated phones for flight update in fog season November 14, 2014

    New Delhi: Ahead of the fog season, Air India has beefed up its telephone network in four major metros in addition to its all-India toll-free call centre to provide latest status of its flights. The airline has set up dedicated telephone numbers in Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata and Chennai, in addition...
  • Jayalalithaa disqualified for 10 years: Tamil Nadu issues notification November 12, 2014

    Chennai: AIADMK chief Jayalalithaa is disqualified from contesting elections for ten years, the Tamil Nadu government has said in a gazette notification. "Consequent upon the conviction of Selvi J Jayalalithaa, Member of the Legislative Assembly, she stands disqualified for being a Member of the Tamil Nadu Legislative Assembly from the date...
  • IPL Mess: Will the truth ever come out? November 10, 2014

    The Supreme Court said it will go through the Mudgal committee report and examine whether it could be made public or parts of it should be withheld. ...
  • SC adjourns hearing on Mukul Mudgal IPL spot-fixing report to November 14 November 10, 2014

    The Supreme Court has adjourned the hearing on Justice Mudgal Committee report on the Indian Premier League spot-fixing to November 14. The judges have not read the report yet. According to sources, N Srinivasan is ready to contest elections for the post of BCCI president. Srinivasan is ready with three sets...
  • Supreme Court to take up Justice Mukul Mudgal panel report November 10, 2014

    The fate of some big names are sealed in that envelope. Be it BCCI Supremo N Srinivasan, his son in law Gurunath Meiyappan or the future of his team Chennai Super Kings. ...
  • IPL Scandal: Will Mudgal committee report be an eyewash or eye opener? November 10, 2014

    The Supreme Court is scheduled to hear the IPL spot-fixing case on Monday after the Justice Mukul Mudgal-led committee probing the case submitted its final report on November 3, but will it be an eye opener or an eyewash? The sealed envelope in possession of the court could lay bare many...
  • Amit Shah likely to visit private eye hospital in Chennai November 7, 2014

    Chennai: BJP president Amit Shah is likely to visit a private eye hospital on Friday, party sources said. However the purpose of the visit was not disclosed. The 50-year-old close aide of Prime Minister Narendra Modi is on a private visit and has not scheduled any party programmes, the sources...
  • INS Sudarshini sail to mark 50-years of Indo-Singapore bilateral ties November 5, 2014

    Chennai: Indian Navy's sailing ship INS Sudarshini is set to sail from Kochi to Singapore next month to mark the golden jubilee of bilateral ties between India and the island state in South-East Asia. "To mark the completion of 50 years of diplomatic ties between India and Singapore,...
  • One India player, MS Dhoni's conflict of interest mentioned in Mudgal report: sources November 3, 2014

    The final IPL spot-fixing probe report submitted to the Supreme Court by the Justice Mukul Mudgal committee on Monday contains the name of one India national player, while also highlighting the conflict of interest of India and Chennai Super Kings captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni, sources told CNN-IBN. CNN-IBN has also learnt...
  • Hyderabad replaces Chennai in Champions Tennis League November 3, 2014

    New Delhi: Hyderabad on Monday replaced Chennai team in the southern group of the upcoming Champions Tennis League (CTL), beginning November 17. The Chennai players - Mark Philippoussis, Martina Hingis, Mikhail Youzhny and Jeevan Nedunchezhiyan - will now represent the Hyderabad franchise, according to the organisers. Hyderabad will host Bangalore on November...
  • Nokia shuts down its India plant in Chennai, over 8000 workers lose job November 1, 2014

    Chennai: Nokia, once an iconic mobile handset maker, is shutting down its India plant on Saturday at Sriperumbudur near Chennai, a company spokesperson said on Friday. "As announced earlier (October 7), we are stopping handset production at our Chennai plant from tomorrow (November 1) in the absence of orders from our...
  • Bullet News: Catch the day's top stories October 24, 2014

    Bullet News is CNN-IBN's non-stop prime time bulletin where we bring to you the day's top stories from around the world. Be it politics, sports, entertainment or business, catch it here, only in 30 minutes. ...
  • India @ 9 with Bhupendra Chaubey October 24, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Bhupendra Chaubey on India @ 9. ...
  • IPL Scandal: Meiyappan's voice sample confirmed in spot-fixing tapped conversation October 24, 2014

    Chennai Super Kings' former team principal Gurunath Meiyappan's voice sample has been confirmed in a tapped conversation. As per the Central Forensice Science Laboratory, the voices of Meiyappan, actor Vindoo Darasingh and other arrested accused in the IPL spot-fixing case are the same as those intercepted voices of the arrested...
  • More rain expected on Tamil Nadu by next 24-48 hours: Met October 24, 2014

    Chennai: The Met office here has forecast more rains in South Tamil Nadu, Puducherry during the next 24 to 48 hours as the North East monsoon has been active over the last few days. "Isolated heavy to very heavy rain may occur over the South Tamil Nadu, Kerala and Lakshadweep. Isolated...
  • ISL Tour Diary: Chennai, the land of many hues October 24, 2014

    "Vanakkam, Sir! Your driver Balu is at your service!" These were the first words I heard upon my arrival in Chennai from Delhi. Draped in a white half-sleeve shirt and cream-colour dhoti or veshti - as it is known here, a man in his late 50s holding my name plate...
  • High level of pollution in cities across India after Diwali, Faridabad maintains prescribed standards October 24, 2014

    New Delhi: After the celebrations, in the the fallout of Diwali, the quality of air has gone alarmingly bad across the country. The Met department has predicted that the air will stay polluted for the next two days. On Thursday, the national capital recorded 210 micro grams per cubic metre...
  • SpiceJet announces another low-fare offer of Rs 899 for Bangalore-Chennai-Kochi October 21, 2014

    New Delhi: SpiceJet on Tuesday continued with its galore of special offers announcing yet another limited- period discounted one-way domestic fare offer, ranging from all-inclusive fares of Rs 899 to Rs 2,499. While tickets can be booked at low fares till October 26, the travel period would be between November one...
  • Inmate 7402 released, invites jailer to Chennai October 18, 2014

    Bangalore: "Madam, it won't be possible for me to see you when I come to Chennai." Pat came the reply, "You come to Chennai and you can meet me,". This is what the most high profile inmates in the recent times at Bangalore's Parappana Agrahara Central Prison told the...
  • DA case convict Jayalalithaa arrives in Chennai to a hero's welcome after 21 days in jail October 18, 2014

    Chennai: Former Tamil Nadu chief minister and AIADMK chief J Jayalalithaa arrived in Chennai on Saturday evening after spending 21 days in a Bangalore prison following her conviction in the disproportionate assets case to a hero's welcome. The special flight carrying Jayalalithaa landed at Chennai airport and when she came out,...