Chennai News

Cyclone Ockhi UPDATES | Death toll rises to 77; Rahul Gandhi meets fishermen families in Kerala

Thousands of fishermen and their families in Kerala and Tamil Nadu are continuously holding mass protests, demanding for search operations to continue and for relief to be provided faster.

published : 30 Nov 2017

RK Nagar bypoll: Farmer’s occupational garment not good enough to buy papers

A man who arrived at the Tondiarpet zonal office clad in a sleeveless vest and lungi, with a towel wrapped around his head, was not allowed to buy nomination papers for the RK Nagar bypoll scheduled f

published : 30 Nov 2017

RK Nagar under 24x7 watch, security beefed up

Over 1,000 police personnel, 11 checkpoints, more than 100 CCTV cameras, 24 patrol vehicles

published : 27 Nov 2017

RK Nagar by-election on December 21; political parties on poll mode again

The nomination for the by-election will begin on November 27 and the last date for filing nomination will be December 4.

published : 24 Nov 2017

Hold RK Nagar bypoll by Dec 31, says Madras High Court

Reiterating its earlier stand, the first bench of the Madras High Court on Tuesday directed the Election Commission to conduct the by-poll to RK Nagar constituency before December 31.

published : 22 Nov 2017

Crown of thorns ready: Stage set for Rahul Gandhi to take charge as Congress chief

Revamping party, winning major state polls, leading anti-Modi front among key tasks

published : 21 Nov 2017

Searches to ferret out jailed AIADMK leader Sasikala's clan stash continues for the second day in a row

Income Tax department continued its searches across the State on premises tied to jailed AIADMK leader V K Sasikala, the 11 screens of Jazz cinemas at Phoenix Market City at Velachery stayed blank.

published : 11 Nov 2017

Day 2 of I-T raids on VK Sasikala's family, associates and businesses underway

uOn Thursday, a team of around 1,800 IT officials knocked at the doors of 187 premises-residences, offices and farm houses -- to carry out one of their biggest searches on Sasikala's family.

published : 10 Nov 2017

Operation Clean Money Drive: I-T department raids in Tamil Nadu target aides of Dhinakaran, Sasikala

Income Tax officials raided 187 places belonging to the close aides and relatives of AIADMK rebel faction's TTV Dhinakaran and Sasikala, including the office of Tamil channel Jaya TV in Chennai.

published : 09 Nov 2017

I-T raids on Jaya TV | It's a plot to bar Sasikala from politics, claims TTV Dhinakaran; documents seized from old channel office

IT sources said the raids are being conducted in almost 200 places connected to jailed AIADMK leader VK Sasikala and her extended family spread across various cities and states.

published : 09 Nov 2017

Bali-bound flight diverted to Chennai due to Iranian couple’s tiff

The woman, who was believed to be drunk, got into a fight with her husband after she unlocked his phone while on the flight and realised he was cheating on her.

published : 07 Nov 2017

Tamil Nadu seeks Rs 1,500 crore central aid for rain relief, PM Modi assures assistance

Modi reviewed the situation arising out of heavy rains and floods in Chennai and other parts of Tamil Nadu among other engagements.

published : 06 Nov 2017

PM Modi arrives in Chennai; to meet DMK chief Karunanidhi at 12:30 pm

Official sources said he would land at the Chennai airport at 9.15 am and address a meeting of BJP cadre at the airport premises after being received by the Chief Minister and the Governor.

published : 06 Nov 2017

Chennai braces for more rain in next 14 hours, flood alert issued for 21 villages in Kanchipuram

Many suburban areas continued to remain submerged, even as the water level in various areas was slowly receding.

published : 04 Nov 2017

Chennai Rains: Kamal Haasan applauds police for going beyond 'call of duty'

As Heavy rains lashes the city, the actor applauded the Chennai police for going out of the way to help people.

published : 04 Nov 2017