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Man accused in rape, murder of 7-year-old Chennai girl Hasini threatens her father

The father of a 7-year-old Chennai girl who was sexually assaulted and murdered in her apartment was threatened by his daughter's alleged killer.

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Supreme Court rejects Tamil Nadu government’s plea seeking release of 63-tmc water into Cauvery River

It also dismissed a plea seeking compensation from both Karnataka and Tamil Nadu governments for the loss of property during the Cauvery water-related dispute between both the states.

5 hours ago

Tamil Nadu Governor Banwarilal Purohit (File | PTI)
DMK taunts governor Purohit; asks will he direct floor test for AIADMK government

The DMK and several other opposition parties have dubbed the governor's November 14 meeting as an "interference" in the rights of the elected state government.

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Latha Rajinikanth’s plea against rent hike rejected

A writ plea from Latha, wife of actor Rajinikanth, challenging an order dated June 23 last of the Chennai Corporation steeply hiking rent for a shop run by her in Alwarpet from Rs 3,702 to Rs 21,160,

16 hours ago

Tamil Nadu CM K Palaniswami (File | PTI)
Complaint against CM Edappadi K Palaniswami will not attract anti-defection law

THE complaint lodged with the Governor levelling corruption charges against Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami will not attract any of the provisions of the anti-defection law, senior advocate Abis

16 hours ago

No violation of constitution or law: Raj Bhavan

After Tamil Nadu Governor Banwarilal Purohit’s recent meeting with State officials ruffled feathers, the Raj Bhavan on Monday said that certain sections of the society in Tamil Nadu, and many minister

16 hours ago

Farmers staging a road blockade protest seeking the release of water from Vaigai Dam on the Madurai-Kanniyakumari four-lane highway near Melur in Madurai on Monday | express
Tamil Nadu Chief Minister orders opening of Vaigai shutters after five hours protest

Nearly 86,000 acres of single crop area in Melur dependent on Periyar Main Canal; nearly 19,000 acres of single crop area in Thirumangalam which are dependent on the Thirumangalam Main Canal.

17 hours ago

Messy traffic helps cops as rowdies get stuck

The hot chase of a Tamil Nadu police team that was after a runaway gang of murderers ended at Cuddalore Uzhavar Santhai on Monday.

20 hours ago

Habitual bus lifter runs out of luck

He had this insatiable urge to sit behind the wheel of a heavy vehicle though he was not authorised to do so. Prohibited by law, he chose to lift buses under influence and paid the penalty.

20 hours ago

23-yr-old fights chain snatcher, helps nab him

A 23-year-old BSc graduate nabbed a chain snatcher who tried to pull her gold chain and cell phone when she was walking back home in Thiruvottiyur on Sunday night.

20 hours ago

Gold bars seized by Mandapam ‘Q’ Branch Police at Rameswaram | ponmalar
Smuggled gold worth Rs 3 crore seized, 1 arrested

The ‘Q’ Branch police and custom department officials have seized 6.8 kg of smuggled gold worth `2.9 crore on Monday from one Nazir (35), a resident of Kilakarai.

20 hours ago

On way to court, 2 accused hacked to death

Both try to flee as a lorry collides with the car they were travelling in; overpowered by men in the lorry and attacked

20 hours ago

Eight held for kidnap of minor girls in Madurai

With the help of two minor girls who were kidnapped for ransom, the police arrested eight persons in connection with the case, said City Police Commissioner Mahesh Kumar Aggarwal here on Monday.

20 hours ago

Guv breaks silence, says he’s not acting at behest of Centre

Stoutly defending the meeting of TN Governor Banwarilal Purohit with State officials at Coimbatore, the Raj Bhavan on Monday denied the charge that “the Governor was acting at the behest of the Centra

21 hours ago

In filmy-style chase, cops, public nab 3 murderers

Twenty-five km, more than 10 motorcycles with policemen and a speeding car.

21 hours ago

Tamil Nadu Governor Banwarilal Purohit (File | PTI)
Tamil Nadu Governor Purohit justifies review meet, says will repeat it

Banwarilal Purohit had sought legal opinion to have a proper examination of his action from legal and Constitutional perspectives.

23 hours ago

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Can't declare RK Nagar bypoll date due to pendency of related petitions: EC informs Madras High Court

The EC's counsel Niranjan Rajagopalan made the submission during a mention before the first bench headed by Chief Justice Indira Banerjee which said it would take up the matter tomorrow.

20 Nov 2017

Tamil Nadu man who attempted self-immolation over 'cheating' by local AIADMK leader succumbs

According to the FIR, Kalyani had taken Rs.11 lakh from Thangaraj in July last year promising to get a government job for his nephew but did not honour her assurance.

20 Nov 2017

Senior AIADMK leader and Tamil Nadu minister D Jayakumar (File | EPS)
AIADMK hits out at Sasikala's brother V Divakaran for comments on Jayalalithaa

Days after Income Tax sleuths raided premises linked to the family of the jailed Sasikala, Divakaran said on Saturday that Jayalalithaa did not ensure any "protection" to his sister.

20 Nov 2017

Actor Kamal Haasan
Will act against Kamal Haasan: Tamil Nadu Minister

Tamil Nadu Fisheries Minister D. Jayakumar said the government would take legal action against actor Kamal Haasan if he continues his "baseless" corruption charges.

20 Nov 2017

V Narayanswamy (centre)
What locus standi has Pudducherry CM Narayanasamy got to comment on Tamil Nadu CM : AIADMK

Narayanasamy earlier said that Tamil Nadu CM and ministers should boldly stand up against the "autocratic manner of functioning of the Centre" as seen in the state governor holding meetings.

20 Nov 2017