CHENNAI

  • Sun Network COO C Praveen arrested in a sexual harassment case Yesterday

    Chennai: A senior employee of a private television channel was arrested on Friday following a complaint of sexual harassment against him by a former woman staffer, police said. A team of Central crime branch police officials arrested C Praveen, Chief Operating officer of Sun TV Network, from his home. "We have booked...
  • Mahesh Bhupathi to pair with Myneni in Chennai Open 5 days ago

    Chennai: Former Davis Cupper and multiple Grand Slam winner Mahesh Bhupathi will partner Saketh Myneni while Sriram Balaji will pair up with Jeevan Nedunchezhiyan as both combinations received wild card entries for the doubles draw in the 2015 ATP-Aircel Chennai Open tennis tournament to be held here from Jan 5...
  • Bhupathi, Saketh, Jeevan & Balaji given wild card in Chennai Open 5 days ago

    Chennai: India's top tennis players Mahesh Bhupathi, Saketh Myneni, Jeevan Nedunchezhiyan and Sriram Balaji have been granted wild card entries into the doubles draw of Chennai Open, organisers said on Monday. Other than offering fans an opportunity to watch top Indian players, the 20th edition of the event will present an...
  • Former union minister D Napoleon quits DMK to join BJP 6 days ago

    Chennai: Former union minister and long time DMK leader D Napoleon was inducted into Bharatiya Janata Party on Sunday in the presence of party president Amit Shah in Chennai. The actor quit the DMK on Saturday. He is also the close relative of former minister KN Nehru. Napoleon's induction into the BJP...
  • Janko Tipsarevic withdraws from 2015 Chennai Open December 18, 2014

    Former Chennai Open champion Serbia's Janko Tipsarevic on Thursday withdrew from the tournament as he is yet to recover fully from a foot injury he suffered earlier this year, a statement from the organisers said. The former World No.8, recovering from a foot surgery, was set to make his return to...
  • Chennai is relatively safer, says resident December 16, 2014

    Chennai students tell CNN-IBN how safe Chennai is. "Chennai is relatively safer. Harassment incidents not reported often," says a resident. ...
  • 123 players retained, 5 traded across teams for IPL 8 December 16, 2014

    A total of 123 cricketers, including 79 Indians and 44 overseas, were retained by the franchises for the 2015 edition of the Indian Premier League. Five Indian cricketers have been traded during the trading window this year. The window for the franchises to extend the player contracts on existing terms for...
  • BCCI rules aren't sacrosanct, exit of a team won't collapse projects: SC December 16, 2014

    Tightening the noose around the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI), the Supreme Court said on Tuesday that rules of the BCCI are not sacrosanct and cricket projects in the country won't collapse with the exit of a team in the IPL spot-fixing case. Clamping down on the...
  • Chennai safer than other cities, says a resident December 16, 2014

    A student from Chennai felt that the city was relatively safer as compared to other cities. She said, "But there are incidents of sexual abuse that may not make it to the media because Chennai is a conservative city and women may not not want to report it. But it...
  • N Srinivasan, IS Bindra in blame game, SC to examine BCCI amendment December 15, 2014

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Monday decided to examine the controversial amendment in the BCCI rules which enables office bearers to own teams in the IPL and Champions League amidst raging debate over conflict of interest issue. The apex court termed the issue of conflict of interest "relevant" and decided...
  • Chennai: Men stare, stalk undercover reporter in jeans in broad daylight December 15, 2014

    In a small experiment, an undercover reporter takes to the Ranganathan street, one of the busiest markets in Chennai, to do a status check of women's safety on the roads. "It is 11 in the morning and most shops have just opened. I am wearing a long top and jeans....
  • Actor Rajinikanth fans flock to theatres to watch 'Lingaa' December 12, 2014

    Actor Rajinikanth fans flock to theatres to watch his latest release 'Lingaa'. "I cannot wait to go and watch this movie on his birthday. Rajinikanth movies are always a treat to watch," said an admirer. ...
  • 'Hardcore' Rajinikanth fans await 'Lingaa' December 12, 2014

    Actor Rajinikanth is known to have a wide fan base. Many of them have come to Chennai from various parts of the world to watch his latest movie 'Lingaa'. "I am a hardcore Rajinikanth fan," said one admirer. ...
  • Delhi rape: Chennai authorities start cab drivers' verification December 12, 2014

    After the Delhi rape case, Chennai Police have also begun a verification process of taxi operators and have asked cab companies to maintain a database of drivers and to conduct background checks. ...
  • Chennai cab operators told to do background check on all drivers December 11, 2014

    Chennai police have also begun a verification process of taxi operators and have asked cab companies to maintain a database of drivers and to conduct background checks. ...
  • N Srinivasan runs BCCI like a mafia, says Lalit Modi December 10, 2014

    Former IPL chief Lalit Modi tells CNN-IBN that his fight is not against any individual and he wants the entire system to be cleaned up. ...
  • Cartoon of the day: SC likely to decide N Srinivasan's fate as cricket administrator December 10, 2014

    The apex court hinted at setting up a high-powered committee to suggest measures for cleansing the game hit by allegations of betting and spot-fixing. The Supreme Court is likely to decide N Srinivasan's fate as cricket administrator. ...
  • SC proposes high-power committee to cleanse cricket December 9, 2014

    The apex court hinted at setting up a high-powered committee to suggest measures for cleansing the game hit by allegations of betting and spot-fixing. ...
  • IPL Scandal: SC, BCCI want retired judges to probe the matter December 9, 2014

    Cracking the whip in the Indian Premier League (IPL) corruption case, the Supreme Court on Tuesday insisted that action must be taken against Board of Control for Cricket in India's (BCCI) president-in-exile N Srinivasan's son-in-law Gurunath Meiyappan. At the end of the proceedings, it was decided that the court would...
  • Supreme Court turns on heat on N Srinivasan December 8, 2014

    The Supreme Court observed that Srinivasan's conflict of interest cannot be ignored and found it difficult to accept on four counts. ...
  • Difficult to ignore N Srinivasan's conflict of interest, says Supreme Court December 8, 2014

    The Supreme Court on Monday grilled BCCI's president-in-exile N Srinivasan on conflict of interest and said it was difficult for it to accept that the involvement of his son-in-law Gurunath Meiyappan - a team official of Chennai Super Kings - in betting during the IPL 2013 did not result in...
  • My Lords, be fair to N Srinivasan! December 1, 2014

    (Ramakrishna Upadhya is a veteran editor from Bengaluru. He has held senior editorial positions in The Indian Express, Telegraph, ETV and Deccan Herald) Let me make it clear at the outset that I have no personal interest or conflict of interest in diving into the maelstrom of controversy surrounding the...
  • IPL spot-fixing: Anxiety mounts for Srinivasan, CSK as SC resumes hearing December 1, 2014

    Anxiety-metre in Indian cricket will once again soar on Monday as the Supreme Court resumes hearing in the Indian Premier League (IPL) spot-fixing scandal after observations during last hearing pushed N Srinivasan and Chennai Super Kings (CSK) into a tight corner. Srinivasan's future as a cricket administrator hangs by a thread...
  • Joined Congress because of my sensibilities: Kushboo November 29, 2014

    Chennai: Actor-politician Kushboo who recently joined Congress after quitting DMK, on Saturday said she had joined the party because of her 'sensibilities' and her belief that only this party could bring about unity among various castes and creeds. Stating that she would work at the grassroot...
  • Uncertainty over N Srinivasan and CSK deepens November 27, 2014

    The Supreme Court on Thursday raised questions on the conflict of interest issue arising out of Srinivasan heading the BCCI and also owning IPL franchise CSK. ...
  • Is it time to sack N Srinivasan and disqualify CSK? November 27, 2014

    The Supreme Court on Thursday threw suggestions whether those named in the Mudgal Committee report should be kept out of BCCI elections and CSK should be scrapped from IPL. ...
  • Should N Srinivasan be sacked and CSK barred from IPL? November 27, 2014

    The SC has also asked the BCCI to form a new board leaving aside the four non-players named in the Mudgal report and then taken action against those involved. ...
  • Supreme Court observes Chennai Super Kings should be disqualified November 27, 2014

    The SC observed that amid the conflict of interest mentioned in the Mudgal report, IPL franchise CSK must be disqualified and the ownership details of CSK and India Cements be presented in the court. ...
  • Bury the people involved in IPL scam: Lalit Modi November 27, 2014

    The suspended former IPL commissioner is glad that the Supreme Court is taking a harsh stand against N Srinivasan and CSK. ...
  • IPL Spot-fixing: SC asks to disqualify CSK, wants to know ownership details November 27, 2014

    BCCI and ICC Chairman N Srinivasan find their backs to the wall after the Supreme Court on Thursday observed that amid the conflict of interest mentioned in the Justice Mukul Mudgal report, Indian Premier League (IPL) franchise Chennai Super Kings (CSK) must be disqualified and the ownership details of CSK...