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Chief Minister V Narayanasamy | PTI
Puducherry Chief Minister  participates in Human chain protest against NEET

Chief Minister V Narayanasamy today participated in a 'human chain' protest organised by the DMK and backed by ruling congress to protest against  NEET for selection of students to medical courses.

10 hours ago

DMK working president M K Stalin (File | PTI)
DMK leader Stalin stopped enroute to Salem, held on law and order grounds

A large number of DMK workers gathered at the check post on the National Highway, and raised slogans against the state government and police over the arrest of their leader.

16 hours ago

Urinary tube cut during C-section in Tamil Nadu fertility centre

The 32-year old woman had to undergo a major surgery to fix the urinary bladder, which was performed by a urologist from another hospital.

17 hours ago

Man puts up gutka banner outside DGP headquarters

The Tamil Nadu intelligence unit was caught unawares after a man put up a banner on the walls of the Director General of Police headquarters.

22 hours ago

E.Palaniswami urges NABARD to provide more loans for SHGs

Chief Minister  urged the National  Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development  to increase loans for women Self Help Groups in the state.

22 hours ago

The Karnataka government had shunted out Roopa on July 17. | File Photo
Sasikala jail bribery case: D Roopa served legal notice

Roopa had alleged that Rs 2 crore had exchanged hands to provide special facilities to Sasikala and had dragged Rao into the case, claiming there was a "talk" that he was also a beneficiary.

27 Jul 2017

LTTE Chief V Prabhakaran
Sri Lanka's LTTE removed from European Union's terror blacklist

The court, however, removed Sri Lanka's Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam from the 28-member bloc's terror list, BBC reported.

26 Jul 2017

Madras HC (File | PTI)
Six reasons why Madras High Court’s order on Vande Mataram is extraordinary

On Tuesday, the Madras High Court ordered that the ‘Vande Mataram’ song must be played and sung once a week.

26 Jul 2017

Prime Minister Narendra Modi (EPS | Shekhar Yadav)
PM Narendra Modi to inaugurate Abdul Kalam memorial in Rameswaram

After inaugurating the memorial built at an outlay of around Rs 15 crore, Modi will also flag off the 'Kalam 2020 Science Vehicle'.

26 Jul 2017

AIADMK founder and late Tamil Nadu chief minister M G Ramachandran. (File|EPS)
Former Tamil Nadu CM Panneerselvam says centre to issue coin on AIADMK founder MGR

The Centre has decided to issue a commemorative coin on late Tamil Nadu chief minister MGR as requested by O Panneerselvam.

26 Jul 2017

Puducherry Lt Governor Kiran Bedi (File | PTI)
Medical admission: Kiran Bedi stresses on quota for Pondicherry students in private colleges

Puducherry Lt Governor Kiran Bedi said that the state government should bring in a legislation to ensure 50 percent quota for local students in medical courses in private colleges.

26 Jul 2017

Puducherry Lt Governor Kiran Bedi (File | PTI)
Puducherry: MCI rejects Narayanswamy's request of postponing MBBS

MCI has rejected Puducherry Chief Minister V Narayanasamy's request for postponing the counselling dates for admission of students under management quota to three private colleges during 2017-18.

26 Jul 2017

Cauvery (File | EPS)
Cauvery water dispute: SC to continue hearing today

The apex court on July 11 commenced final hearing on the appeals filed by Tamil Nadu, Karnataka and Kerala against the 2007 Cauvery Water Disputes Tribunal final award.

26 Jul 2017

Motorists on NH48 to receive advisory broadcasts soon

Motorists travelling on the Chennai-Bengaluru National Highway (NH48) can soon look forward to receiving real time vital information, such as on traffic and weather conditions.

26 Jul 2017

Retd SETC staff protest over delayed benefits

Hundreds of members of the State Express Transport Corporation’s (SETC) Retired Employees Welfare Association (REWA) protested at Pallavan House on Tuesday.

26 Jul 2017

Film financier, 2 sons arrested for usury, cheating

Bothras allegedly obtained owner’s signatures on blank bond papers before converting it into a fake sale agreement 

26 Jul 2017

Cop nabs phone snatchers after 1.5-km chase

A traffic constable ran behind two mobile phone snatchers for nearly 1.5 kms at Anna Nagar on Saturday evening and nabbed them.

26 Jul 2017

Stick to rules while ferrying school kids, drivers told

The State government reiterated the need for auto rickshaw, maxi cab and motor cab drivers to adhere to the regulations, originally issued in 2012.

26 Jul 2017

Modi to roll out ‘Kalam 2020 Science Vehicle’ in Peikarumbu tomorrow

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will flag off ‘Kalam 2020 Science Vehicle’, a digital-based mobile museum, while inaugurating the new memorial for Dr A P J Abdul Kalam in Peikarumbu, on July 27.

26 Jul 2017

Maker of ‘Kakkoos’ arrested for 2009 protest, out on bail

Activist and documentary filmmaker, Divya Bharathi, who is acclaimed for her film, Kakkoos (toilet), which threw light on the prevailing practice of manual scavenging.

26 Jul 2017

Drone over Collectorate, Chennai man arrested

A 29-year-old Chennai-based wedding videographer was arrested by Tiruvannamalai Taluk Police after he flew a drone over the Collectorate around 12.15 pm on Tuesday.

26 Jul 2017