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Chennai on my plate: Food that defines this south Indian city

Often misrepresented for being one dimensional, Chennai has a spread of dishes that is unique to its foodscape or is now an essential part of it.

Hello Chennai, Happy Madras Day

Madras turns 379 today. While Chennai is the official name associated to the city, it is perhaps for nostalgic reasons that the local Chennaites still call the celebration as 'Madras Day'


Madras HC imposes fine on state govt for delaying probe on illegal mining

Madras HC fine the Tamil Nadu state government for not implementing its order to appoint IAS officer U Sagayam.

'Madras', 'Jeeva to be hit by theatre shut down in Tamil Nadu

Tamil exhibitors have shut down theatres in solidarity with former Tamil Nadu chief minister J. Jayalalitha.

Madras due on September 26

Studio Green Films and K.E. Gnanavel Raja’s Tamil film titled Madras, starring Karthi and Catherine Tresa, in lead roles is scheduled for release worldwide on September 26

Have earned space in industry working with Karthi: Ranjith

Director Ranjith says working with an established actor like Karthi in upcoming Tamil film "Madras" has created a space for him in filmdom.


Narendra Modi targets UPA govt over foreign policy,military modernisation

Narendra Modi said no other country suffered due to terrorism like India in the recent past.

IPKF veteran to be felicitated; ‘will publish book on IAF role in Op Pawan’

Political espionage thriller Madras Cafe brought to the discussion table the role played by the Indian Peace Keeping Force (IPKF) in Sri Lanka.

Snakes in the City

How India’s first reptile park came up in Madras

Those Girls on Mount Road

Every girl in the world ought to grow up in a city like this,one that doesn’t frighten her