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Prince of Arcot Nawab Mohammed Abdul Ali
Prince of Arcot calls on CM Panneerselvam

He urged the government to implement more beneficial schemes for the poor and downtrodden.

36 minutes ago

Techies protesting outside an RMZ tech park in Chennai | EPS
Chennai’s techies from IT Parks across city join Jallikattu protest today

The protest started around 8 am in the morning on Wednesday outside these IT parks, following the circulation of a poster invite via WhatsApp and Facebook.

2 hours ago

Overnight crowd still protesting in support of Jallikattu at Marina beach in Chennai. (EPS | Sunish P Surendran)
Six reasons why Chennai's Jallikattu protest at Marina beach is unique

With no single organiser or a political party back up, and social media being one of the strongest points, the Jallikattu protest at Marina is unique for more than one reasons. 

13 hours ago

Crowds gathered at the Marina beach in support of Jallikattu and demanding a revoke of the ban. (EPS | Sunish P Surendran)
Chennai’s Marina beach turns into Tahrir Square for Jallikattu democracy

A small crowd which gathered opposite to Vivekananda Illam for more than 24 hours swelled as the day progressed to nearly 2,000 through vigorous social media campaigns.

16 hours ago

Man kills brother after quarrel over funeral bills

A man aged 35 was killed allegedly by his elder brother following a wordy quarrel at their house at Thorapakkam on Monday night.

20 hours ago

WhatsApp display picture change outs murder accused

A 27-year -old robbery and murder case accused was caught by police, after he replaced the WhatsApp display picture with  his photo on a stolen phone on Monday.

20 hours ago

Chief Minister O Panneerselvam hands over a special stamp to mark the birth centenary of AIADMK founder MG Ramachandran, to party general secretary Sasikala. (EPS | P Jawahar)
TN Chief Minister Panneerselvam, Sasikala lead tributes to MGR; release commemorative stamp

The Chief Minister and the AIADMK general secretary, V K Sasikala, participated in a series of programmes to mark the occasion.

22 hours ago

Subconscious strokes that connect art and meditation

With an enthusiam to try different textures in his work, here is an artist who uses foil and also experiments with new techniques

17 Jan 2017

Madras High Court. (File photo)
Aged parents also eligible for compensation: Madras HC

Aged parents of a deceased person is also eligible for compensation sanctioned under the Workmen Compenstion Act, the Madurai Bench of Madras High Court has ruled.

17 Jan 2017

Toon tales for weddings and the society

From hobby to passion, this cartoonist has a lot to say about the art and the lack of encouragement to the artists in this field

17 Jan 2017

Workshop before your board exams

MindFresh Training ​ ​s conducting a programme for students appearing for board exams to train them for effective learning and performance before their examination.

17 Jan 2017

Nature is their root of knowledge

 CE takes a stroll through the campus of HLC International School where students talk about hands on learning sessions.

17 Jan 2017

For being peaceful, try to be in harmony with mother nature

We live in a society where everyone pretends to be alright. But the fact remains that we humans are highly unpredictable as compared to the laws of nature…

17 Jan 2017

Vishnu temple with many unique features

Chaturangapattinam, better known as Sadras, near Mamallapuram, has a temple for Vishnu dedicated to Malaimandala Perumal also called Varadaraja Perumal…

17 Jan 2017

Indo-French tunes for a musical evening

Musician Ravichandra talks to CE about classical music, following his passion that took him across the world, and more

17 Jan 2017

When constructions ate up the roads

I f you were to take a bird’s eye view, you would find a narrow canal winding through the culvert, pouring into a garbage-loaded channel and disappearing.

17 Jan 2017

Paul Waller at a training session
Mix for a musical magic

l    How about a long term relationship with music? Meet Paul Waller who has been sharing one for years now... l    CE catches up with the mixer to learn about the importance of a music producer who i

17 Jan 2017

Mass gathering at Chennai's Marina beach protesting against Jallikattu ban. | EPS
Massive gathering on Chennai's Marina Beach in support of Jallikattu

It started with a handful of people at around 6 AM in the beach opposite the Vivekananda Cultural Centre

17 Jan 2017

Hundreds gather in Marina Beach in support of Jallikattu

With hardly a few people at around 7 AM in the morning, the crowds swelled as time passed and by estimates it could go over a thousand by noon.

17 Jan 2017

It’s men in khaki who are reluctantly playing jallikattu, often at great risk

The Supreme Court on the one side and angry bull owners (and their agitated bulls) on the other. Caught right in the middle of this conundrum — where duty mandates that they nab the men, but survival

17 Jan 2017

Fuel prices in Tamil Nadu to rise after BS-IV compliance from April

While the rest of the country is already adhering to BS-IV, Tamil Nadu and Andhra Pradesh are the only two states that are yet to fall in line.

17 Jan 2017