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The second season of the popular young adult drama 13 Reasons Why debuted on Netflix on May 18. Beginning five months after Hannah's suicide, the season follows Clay Jensen and Hannah Baker's story as Hannah's mother files a case against Liberty High for being responsible for her suicide.

Deb Medhekar on Bioscopewala: ‘The film has to do with a regime that crushes creativity, freedom of expression’

In this interview, Medhekar talks about why he chose to make his protagonist a bioscopewala and what made him choose Danny Denzongpa for the role.

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Netflix says that it has reached a deal with Barack and Michelle Obama to produce material for the streaming service. The former president and first lady will produce films and series for the service.

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The head of Parliament's media committee has appealed to European lawmakers to put questions to Mark Zuckerberg on his behalf when the Facebook chief gives evidence on Tuesday.

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Vivo X21 with an in-display fingerprint scanner will launch in India on May 29. This is the second smartphone in the world to feature an in-display fingerprint sensor.

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Honor 7A and Honor 7C will be made official in India on May 22, which is tomorrow. Here's how you can watch the live event.

Chennai News

Upset over father’s alcoholism, boy commits suicide in Tamil Nadu
Upset over father’s alcoholism, boy commits suicide in Tamil Nadu

In his note, the boy urged the Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi K Palanisamy to save other families from the liquor menace by closing all liquor shops across the state, the police said.

TN Governor patting woman journalist on cheek unbecoming: DMK
TN Governor patting woman journalist on cheek unbecoming: DMK

Tamil Nadu Governor Banwarilal Purohit courted controversy Tuesday when he patted a woman journalist, apparently to parry a question.

BJP ‘hampering’ Ambedkar’s ideals of Constitution: DMK
BJP ‘hampering’ Ambedkar’s ideals of Constitution: DMK

A rally led by Stalin covering the Cauvery basin regions of Tamil Nadu concluded on February 12 and a petition was submitted to Governor Banwarilal Purohit seeking him to facilitate a meeting with Prime Minister Narendra Modi on the issue.

Army helicopter makes emergency landing in Vellore
Army helicopter makes emergency landing in Vellore

An Army helicopter flying from Bengaluru to Chennai made an emergency landing in this district due to a technical snag, defence and police officials said. 

Video of police thrashing 21-year-old youth: Yet another example of Tamil Nadu’s ‘bad policing’
Video of police thrashing 21-year-old youth: Yet another example of Tamil Nadu’s ‘bad policing’

In the video, M Prakash, 21-year-old driver who works with a city firm was seen forcefully held close to an electric pole, while two other policemen assaulted him. His mother and sister, meanwhile, pleaded for help.

Tamil Nadu CM hopeful Centre will set up Cauvery board by March 29
Tamil Nadu CM hopeful Centre will set up Cauvery board by March 29

Tamil Nadu is of the stand the Centre must constitute the panels within six weeks from the day the apex court gave its verdict, which would be March 29.

DMK boycotts Tamil Nadu Budget over Cauvery issue
DMK boycotts Tamil Nadu Budget over Cauvery issue

Stalin recalled the decision taken at the all-party meeting to meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi and urge him to set up the Cauvery Management Board.

Theni forest fire: Tamil Nadu Governor Banwarilal Purohit condole deaths
Theni forest fire: Tamil Nadu Governor Banwarilal Purohit condole deaths

“I join the people of Tamil Nadu in praying for the early and complete recovery of the trekkers admitted in hospital and all the others affected by the traumatic incident,” Banwarilal Purohit said.

Chennai: Sacred threads of 10 people cut off by ‘pro-Periyar’ men
Chennai: Sacred threads of 10 people cut off by ‘pro-Periyar’ men

The incident follows a provocational statement by BJP national secretary H Raja on Tuesday wherein he threatened to destroy statues of Periyar in Tamil Nadu, like Lenin’s in Tripura.

Legal profession not meant to conduct marriages: Madras High Court
Legal profession not meant to conduct marriages: Madras High Court

The bench directed the inspector general of registration department in Chennai to hold an inquiry and take legal action against the sub-registrar of Poonamallee near here for registering the marriage without proper verification of the age of the couple.

No contact with Kamal Haasan since parting ways: Gautami Tadimalla
No contact with Kamal Haasan since parting ways: Gautami Tadimalla

Gautami’s blog post adds that repeated efforts to recover her dues from RKFI failed. “I am deeply anguished to say that in spite of repeated entreaties and requests, there is still a significant amount of my due salary pending payment,” it said.

Palaniswami refuses to comment on OPS remarks
Palaniswami refuses to comment on OPS remarks

Palaniswami said he would respond to the issue after going through Panneerselvam’s remarks, made at an AIADMK office-bearers meeting at Theni on Friday.

Tamil Nadu becoming ‘training centre’ for extremists: Union minister
Tamil Nadu becoming ‘training centre’ for extremists: Union minister

Stating that these forces were engaged in a long-term planning for the next 10-20 years, Radhakrishnan said it was not known whether this had been brought to the notice of the government and the police department.

Chennai: Missing cats’ uncanny link to ‘mutton’ stump animal lovers
Chennai: Missing cats’ uncanny link to ‘mutton’ stump animal lovers

Following a discrete investigation, the organisation with police support recovered about 40 cats during searches at some ‘Narikorava’ settlements in the city.

Publish, notify rules of rights of persons with disabilities within 2 months: HC tells Tamil Nadu
Publish, notify rules of rights of persons with disabilities within 2 months: HC tells Tamil Nadu

At the time of hearing of the petition, it was submitted from the government side that draft rules have already been framed.

Bullied by classmates, teenaged boy ends life
Bullied by classmates, teenaged boy ends life

They said the boy in his purported suicide note mentioned that four of his classmates, had teased his manner of walking and described his behaviour as feminine, which had upset him.

Give Tamil names to your children: DMK chief Stalin
Give Tamil names to your children: DMK chief Stalin

Stalin read out the names of the couple, Aparajithan and Preethi, and appealed to the crowd that it may be more apt if they are willing to name at least their children with beautiful Tamil names.

AIADMK expels over 140 office-bearers for bringing ‘disrepute’ to the organisation
AIADMK expels over 140 office-bearers for bringing ‘disrepute’ to the organisation

On Friday, the party had expelled 53 persons belonging to the party’s Kancheepuram Central unit and five others from AIADMK’s trade union wing, Anna Thozhirsanga Peravai (ATP).

Chennai: Cab driver, who set himself ablaze after tiff with cops, dies
Chennai: Cab driver, who set himself ablaze after tiff with cops, dies

However, the irate family members of Manikandan, a native of Tirunelveli district, demanded action against all the police officials allegedly involved in the incident and threatened to launch a stir if their demand was not met.

High Court dismisses PILs challenging bus fare hike in Tamil Nadu
High Court dismisses PILs challenging bus fare hike in Tamil Nadu

The other petitioner William contended that the hike was unjustified, arbitrary and has been made without following procedures.

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