Tamil

  • Jayalalithaa case: Curt defers verdict to September 27 1 hour 2 minutes ago

    Bangalore: A special court on Tuesday deferred by a week to September 27 pronouncement of its verdict in the disproportionate assets case against Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa and three others. Also, the court will deliver its verdict at the makeshift location of Gandhi Bhavan near Parapanna Agrahara Central Prison in...
  • Shankar's 'I' teaser dissected: Prepare to get thrilled by Vikram, who features as two beasts and two heroes 2 hours 7 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Okay, we might not have looked at Indian beasts and creatures with too much approval in the past, but this is different. Like, totally different. If you (like us) have been thinking that Indian films should leave the supernatural/special effects-heavy stuff to Hollywood, you are wrong. When we heard...
  • Tamil Nadu's growth up at 7.29 pc in 2013-14, says CM Jayalalithaa 20 hours 12 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 20 hours 31 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...
  • Tamil Nadu: Petitioner fined for filing petitions repeatedly 2 days ago

    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 2 days ago

    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...
  • 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...
  • J&K floods: NDRF deploys 'boat hospitals', turns to relief operations 2 days ago

    Srinagar: After undertaking rescue operation in the flood-ravaged Jammu and Kashmir, the National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) is now focusing on relief operations and had deployed 'boat hospitals' in water logged areas to provide health care facilities to the stranded people. "We have changed our role. For the last one week...
  • 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 3 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...
  • AITA removes Karti Chidambaram from Vice-President's post 3 days ago

    Bangalore: The internal politics in the All India Tennis Association (AITA) got messier as the parent body on Thrusday removed its Vice-President Karti Chidambaram citing conflict of interest while the aggrieved official has decided to move court to challenge his expulsion. The AITA held its AGM in the city and apart...
  • 'I' motion poster: Vikram is the beauty as well as the beast in this highly-anticipated film 4 days ago

    Catch the first glimpse of Chiyaan Vikram's 'I' directed by Shankar. Watch the motion poster of the AR Rahman musical and get ready for September 15. ...
  • Abhishek Bachchan expresses eagerness to work in a Tamil film 4 days ago

    Chennai: Bollywood actor Abhishek Bachchan today expressed his eagerness to work in a Tamil film as he recalled his 'old bond' with this city. The 'Guru' star, who is the owner of the Chennai franchise in Indian Super League (ISL), is also looking forward to spend some sporting days here as...
  • 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...
  • Rajinikanth's 'Lingaa' shoot reaches climax 6 days ago

    Chennai: The shooting of superstar Rajinikanth's "Lingaa", which is currently taking place in Shimoga district of Karnataka, has reached its final stages of completion. Some important stunts sequences involving Hollywood stunt choreographer Lee Whitaker are currently being shot. "We are currently shooting the climax sequences. Hollywood stuntman Lee Whitaker is busy...
  • 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. ...
  • Clarify status of facilities for higher education of child of Sri Lanka refugees born in India: HC 6 days ago

    Chennai: Madras High Court in an interim order on Tuesday directed the Director of Medical Education, to clarify the status of facilities to be provided for higher education for a child of Sri Lanka's Tamil refugees, born in India. The first bench, comprising Chief Justice Sanjay Kishan Kaul and Justice M...
  • 'Godman' Nithyananda says will shift from Bangalore to Tamil Nadu 1 week ago

    Bangalore: The controversial 'godman' Nithyananda has announced that he is relocating to Tirvannamalai in Tamil Nadu from his headquarters at Bidadi in the outskirts of Bangalore. He told this to his followers on Tuesday morning during the Morning Prayer meet. His ashram is currently based in Bidadi in Ramanagara district...
  • 'Raja Rani' director Atlee Kumar to work with Vijay in his next Tamil film 1 week ago

    Chennai: 'Raja Rani' fame Atlee Kumar will direct Tamil superstar Vijay next in his yet-untitled second Tamil directorial. The project will go on floors after Vijay completes shooting for another film. "Vijay will be directed by Atlee soon. The project will go on floors after Vijay's film with Chimdudevan that's expected to...
  • Tamil Nadu: Brain dead person provides life to five September 7, 2014

    Coimbatore: A brain dead man from Karnataka on Sunday provided a new lease of life to five persons with his organs after a five-hour cadaver transplant surgery in a city hospital. Devendra of Alur (56) was hospitalised on September 5 after his two wheeler met with an accident. He did not...
  • Big FM's Big Chennaiite Awards honour unsung heroes of Chennai September 7, 2014

    Chennai: The city of Chennai celebrated its 375th birthday a few weeks ago, but the festivities have continued. As part of the celebrations, Big FM has created the Big Chennaiite awards to honour ordinary people who have made a difference to the city and the society. An exhaustive on-air campaign by...
  • Sri Lankan fishing boat apprehended near Chennai coast September 6, 2014

    Chennai: Five Sri Lankan fishermen along with their boat have been apprehended for fishing in Indian waters and 300 kg of tuna fish seized from them by the Indian Coast Guard off the Chennai coast. ICG ship Rajdhwaj and its fixed wing aircraft during routine patrol apprehended the Sri Lankan...
  • Jaya sacks Minister Moorthy, comeback for Ramanaa September 6, 2014

    Chennai: Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa on Saturday sacked Milk and Dairy Development Minister V Moorthy and appointed B V Ramanaa in his place. Ramanaa, who was sacked as Revenue Minister on May 19, is staging a comeback in the Ministry. Governor K Rosaiah accepted the recommendations of Chief Minister Jayalalithaa in...
  • Tamil Nadu: Flood alert sounded at Hogenakkal September 5, 2014

    Dharmapuri: All tourism activities in the famous tourist spot of Hogenakal were on Friday suspended till further notice following a flood alert sounded by the district administration due to increased inflows in Cauvery river. District Collector K Vivekanandan in a release said heavy rainfall in catchment areas...
  • TN: 20-member gang hacks brothers to death, beheads them September 3, 2014

    Chennai: In a gruesome incident, a 20-member gang hacked two brothers to death in Tamil Nadu. The gang then beheaded them with sickles and dumped their heads at a medical college hospital in Chidambaram district. The gang also attacked friends and relatives of the two brothers, Ambulance Kumar and Rajesh, who...
  • Jayalalithaa writes to Modi over frequent arrests of fishermen by Lankan Navy September 3, 2014

    Chennai: Expressing concern over the "alarmingly" increasing frequencies of arrests of Indian fishermen by Sri Lankan Navy, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa on Tuesday wrote to Prime Minister Narendra Modi seeking Centre's immediate intervention to resolve the issue. Colombo's "inhumane and cruel strategy" of not releasing the boats of Indian...
  • Tamil Nadu: Government says it will notify rules on regulation of bore wells September 2, 2014

    Chennai: The Madras High Court on Tuesday disposed off a PIL filed by a law student for a direction to the Central and State Governments to formulate guidelines to regulate the erection and management of bore wells especially abandoned ones. The First Bench comprising Chief Justice Sanjay Kishan Kaul and...