Chennai News

New Madras High Court judge takes oath

Pugalenthi, who was the additional advocate general of Tamil Nadu in the Madurai Bench of the high court, had been appointed as judge by President Ram Nath Kovind on Saturday.

Dharmapuri bus burning case: Convicted AIADMK members out of jail after Governor accepts state’s pre-release request

Nedunchezhiyan (aka Nedu), Ravindran (aka Madhu) and Muniyappan were awarded capital punishment by the trial court in February 2007. They submitted a review petition to Supreme Court and in 2016, the apex court reduced their punishment to life imprisonment.

Cyclone Gaja: 7 districts in Tamil Nadu affected, 13 killed

After hitting Tamil Nadu’s delta region, the Indian Meteorological Department said, the cyclonic storm moved westwards and lay centred at 8.30 am on Friday over interior Tamil Nadu

Political developments in Sri Lanka ‘mysterious’; triggering concerns among Tamils: DMK

Stalin, the leader of opposition in the assembly, said the return of Sri Lanka's former president Mahinda Rajapaksa as the country's new prime minister has shocked Tamils across the world.

Disqualified Tamil Nadu legislators to challenge HC order in Supreme Court

The decision to challenge the High Court order was taken at an overnight meeting of 23 MLAs supporting Dhinakaran at a hotel in Madurai, it is learnt.

Former Tamil Nadu minister Parithi Ilamvazhuthi passes away at 58

Late Karunanidhi often referred to Parithi Ilamvazhuthi as ‘Indrajit’ or ‘Veera Abhimanyu’ for his work as the then opposition MLA.

Tamil Nadu: 64-yr-old man gets double life term for raping girl, giving STD

Mahila Court judge Balakrishnan sentenced Ramayan to double life imprisonment Wednesday and also slapped a fine of Rs 2,500 on him.

Chennai: 3 of family die after inhaling gas from malfunctiong AC

Neighbours grew suspicious as the family did not open the door for a long time Tuesday and alerted police, who later broke it open to find the three bodies.

DMK will not take part in MGR centenary event, says Stalin

The Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) leader said he, however, respected the "political culture" of including his name into the list of invitees for the function.

Tamil Nadu college sex scandal: Woman prof faces trafficking charge, police tells HC

The CB-CID, which took over the case in April last, had booked Professor Murugan of Madurai Kamaraj University and Karuppasamy, a research student in the case.

Power cut in Chennai on Monday: List of areas to be affected by seven-hour outages

The power cut is expected to start at 9 am and will continue till 4 pm.

Tamil Nadu: Six killed as car rams into autorickshaw

According to the police, the car, owned by an education group in Coimbatore, was overspeeding.


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