Chennai

  • Chennai @ 375: Mohan Raman tells the story of Kollywood 18 hours 46 minutes ago

    Mohan Raman is a Tamil movie actor and film historian, on the occasion of 375 years to the foundation of Chennai he tells about the journey of Tamil film industry popularly known as Kollywood. ...
  • Chennai at 375: Nirmala Lakshman's book 'Degree coffee by the yard' a biography of Madras 2 days ago

    August 22, 1639 is considered the founding day of Madras city. Madras Day commemorates Madras city's founding by establishing Fort St George by the East India company in 1639. Nirmala Lakshman, author of 'Degree coffee by the yard' talks about the transformation of Madras to Chennai. In an interview to...
  • Chennai is world to me: Anirudh Ravichander 3 days ago

    The famous young composer of Kolaveri Di comes out with his first independent single track on 375th anniversary of Chennai. ...
  • Watch: Vintage car rally as Chennai celebrates its 375th birthday 3 days ago

    A vintage car rally was held in Chennai as the city celebrates its 375th birthday. The heritage motoring club of Chennai kick started the Madras week celebration that started on Sunday. ...
  • Is dress code in clubs a colonial hangover? July 15, 2014

    The recent incident of not allowing a Madras High Court judge into Tamil Nadu Cricket Association Club in Chennai has triggered a controversy. It has led to a nationwide debate on the relevance of dress code which is being strictly followed by most of the clubs in India. ...
  • India @ 9 with Bhupendra Chaubey July 3, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Bhupendra Chaubey on India @ 9. ...
  • News 360: TMC says 'rape for revenge' matter over, no action against MP July 2, 2014

    The Trinamool Congress on Wednesday gave a clean chit to its Lok Sabha MP Tapas Pal for his 'rape for revenge' remark. TMC MP and spokesperson Derek O'Brien said that the matter is over now. "The TMC is satisfied with the tone and tenor of the Tapas Pal's apology letter....
  • India@9 with Bhupendra Chaubey June 30, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Bhupendra Chaubey on India @ 9. ...
  • News 360: Petrol prices hiked by Rs 1.69, diesel up by 50 paise June 30, 2014

    The ongoing crisis in Iraq has paved way to increase in oil prices in India. While petrol price has been hiked by a steep Rs 1.69 per litre, diesel prices has been increased by 50 paise a litre. ...
  • Chennai building collapse: 11 dead, 41 still trapped June 29, 2014

    At least 11 people have died so far after an under construction building collapsed in Chennai on Saturday. Rescue operations are still underway. "It will take two or three days to remove all the debris", SP Selvan, DIG, NDRF said. Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa who visited the site...
  • Travel escape: Exploring Chittorgarh, Chennai June 28, 2014

    CNN-IBN in partnership Cleartrip brings to you the special series 'Travel escape' that will explore 18 destinations and 18 resorts. In this the episode, watch our journey through Chittorgarh and Chennai. ...
  • Chennai: Police, commuters hold up traffic to save a life June 18, 2014

    It's not a story you read about everyday, in Chennai, Police and doctors coming together to save someone's life, they cleared up traffic to transport a heart in less than 14 minutes over a distance of 12 kms helping in saving the life of a 21 year old. ...
  • News 360: Centre steps in to control prices, imposes minimum export price on onions June 17, 2014

    With India's wholesale price inflation rising to a five-month high in May, the government on Tuesday held a high level meeting chaired by Finance Minister Arun Jaitley to discuss inflation. The Centre has advised the state governments to take appropriate steps to crack down on hoarding. ...
  • Watch: Rajini fever gears up in Chennai for 'Kochadaiiyaan' May 23, 2014

    Rajinikanth is back! After three long years, the superstar is back on the silver screen with a period drama called 'Kochadaiiyaan'. The film just like its name is unique as it introduces animated motion capture technology in 3D for the first time in India. ...
  • Expectations high from 'Kochadaiiyaan', say Rajini fans May 23, 2014

    Tamil superstar Rajinikanth's latest film 'Kochadaiiyaan' opened to packed theatres on Friday. His fans in Chennai were seen smearing his posters with milk and beating drums. Watch the video for more update on the blockbuster. ...
  • India @ 9 with Bhupendra Chaubey May 2, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Bhupendra Chaubey on India @ 9. ...
  • News 360: UPA to set up probe panel over Gujarat Snoopgate case May 2, 2014

    The government is going ahead with a probe into the Gujarat snoopgate scandal. It will appoint a judge to head the probe panel by May 16 before the new government is formed. ...
  • Chennai twin blasts being probed by CBCID: Home Minister May 2, 2014

    Union Home Minister Sushil Kumart Shinde on Friday said that the twin blasts that rocket Chennai Central Railway Station. ...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai May 1, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Rajdeep Sardesai on India @ 9. ...
  • Is politics being played out over Chennai terror blasts? May 1, 2014

    One passenger was killed and 14 others injured in twin explosions in the Bangalore-Guwahati Express at platform number 9 of the Chennai Central Railway Station on Thursday morning. The blasts reportedly took place in the sleeper coaches of the train as it was coming to an halt at the station,...
  • Terror strikes Chennai Central railway station May 1, 2014

    Twin blasts in the Bangalore-Guwahati Express while it was entering the Chennai Central railway station claimed one life and injured 14 others. ...
  • News 360: My father died for the country, Priyanka's retort to Modi May 1, 2014

    Hitting out at Bharatiya Janata Party Prime Ministerial nominee Narendra Modi for his 'daughter' remark, Priyanka Gandhi said that she did not appreciate such remarks for his father. "My father died for this country more than 20 years ago. I loved him more than anyone in the world. I really...
  • A Billion Votes: Should politicians personal lives be subject of political debate? May 1, 2014

    Congress general secretary Digvijaya Singh has tweeted that he is in a relationship with a journalist Amrita Rai. In a tweet he said, "I have no hesitation in accepting my relationship with Amrita Rai. She and her husband have already filed a mutual consent divorce case." ...
  • Video: Inside the blast-hit Bangalore-Guwahati Express May 1, 2014

    CNN-IBN's Anna Isaac reports from inside the Bangalore-Guwahati Express after the two blast-hit coaches S4 and S5 were removed from the train. This after two blasts hit the Bangalore-Guwahati Express at the Chennai Central Railway station leaving one woman dead and 14 injured. ...
  • Watch: Passengers plead for help after Chennai staion blasts May 1, 2014

    Passengers on board the Bangalore-Guwahati expressed that was hit by twin blasts on Thursday said they received no help after the explosion. They also complained that there was no security in the train or the Chennai Central station when the blasts took place. ...
  • Open Mike: Is corruption the central issue in election 2014? April 21, 2014

    As a part of election special series Open Mike, CNN-IBN Deputy Editor Sagarika Ghose asks the Chennai populace if corruption is the central issue of 2014 Lok Sabha elections. ...
  • Elections Yatra: Will 2G scam haunt the DMK in Chennai Central? April 21, 2014

    With three days left for polling in the state of Tamil Nadu, CNN-IBN's Election Yatra tarvels to the Chennai Central Parliamentary constituency, a DMK stronghold. Former Union Textiles Minister and two-time MP Dayanidhi Maran is seeking re-election from here once again. CNN-IBN's Anna Isaac finds out if the 2G spectrum...
  • Sunil Gavaskar to head BCCI during IPL March 28, 2014

    The SC installed legendary Indian batsmen Sunil Gavaskar as BCCI working president but only for the Indian Premier League matches. ...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai March 27, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Rajdeep Sardesai on India @ 9. ...
  • Rahul Dravid quiet on Supreme Court's proposal in the IPL case March 27, 2014

    The Supreme Court proposed to the BCCI that Chennai Super Kings and Rajasthan Royals should not be allowed to participate in the seventh season of Indian Premier League. ...