K Chandru, a retired Madras High Court judge who was an activist in the 1970s and ‘80s, pointed out that the most recent example of a ban — “on Maggi noodles by the government” — was successfully challenged in court.
Bogi is celebrated a day ahead of the harvest festival (Pongal), where old and unwanted articles of the past year are burnt in a symbolic gesture to usher in the new aspects of life.
The Port Blair registered boat sailed from South Andamans on November 27 last and got trapped in cyclone "Vardah" following an engine glitch and went missing
The volunteers held banners and posters demanding that the sport be held this year.
In a letter to the Chief Minister, Vaiko also sought release of convicts who had completed ten years of jail term.
Southern Railway had undertaken the project for setting up double line between Chennai and Dindigul.
On Wednesday functionaries from Chennai, Kanchipuram, Tiruvallur, Vellore and Tiruvannamalai took part in the meetings.
Earlier, another AIADMK worker P A Joseph had filed a PIL seeking an inquiry commission or a fact-finding committee to probe the circumstances leading to the death of Jayalalithaa.
Citrus tangerina are a type of mandarin orange (Citrus reticulata), and belong to the Rutaceae family. Apparently, the name comes from Tangier, Morocco.
Lt Governor Kiran Bedi on Friday listed 22 directives in areas where she said there was scope for improvement
Hours after a Madras High Court judge raised questions over the circumstances leading to the death of former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa, the AIADMK on Thursday said the matter will be dealt with legally.
A chair used by former AIADMK supremo Jayalalithaa at her residence was brought in to the venue of the party general council meet here on Thursday and it was placed at the centre of the dais on which her portrait was kept and floral tributes paid.
The Madras High Court on Thursday dismissed as not maintainable a Habeas Corpus petition seeking a direction to police to produce Rajya Sabha MP Sasikala Pushpa's husband Lingeswara Tilakan, who was allegedly attacked by AIADMK cadres.
DMK MLAs, carrying petitions, were prevented from entering the hall where a meeting was taking place between the central team and Tamil Nadu Chief Minister O Panneerselvam to review the situation in the aftermath of Cyclone Vardah.
The team is scheduled to hold consultations with Tamil Nadu Chief Minister O Panneerselvam
The girl with serious injuries, including in the head, had been admitted to a private hospital
The cut out said that people are ready to accept the leadership of Deepa, "who has the blessings of Jayalalithaa."
The 25-year old native of Vadipatti village of Madurai was found dead with a bullet injury.
A team of I-T officials from Perambalur, about 150 km from Dindigul, were conducting searches at the house of Ratnam from around 6 am, official sources said
The constable sustained burn injuries on her face and right hand and has been admitted to Christian Medical College and Hospital for treatment.
"We do not want to have any prejudice or any pre-judgement.... BJP thinks that a new chapter can be opened in Tamil Nadu," P Muralidhar Rao said
Karunanidhi needs tracheostomy tube for a few more weeks. Medical and nursing care would continue to be provided at his home by the hospital, official informed.
Three groups of fishermen from Pamban near Rameswaram were arrested Tuesday night
Along with the cash, "few kilograms" of gold and diamond jewellery were also seized during the raid conducted in the house and at the jewellery store.
Stalin said doctors told him he could leave for Namakkal to attend the function as the "DMK chief is all right and doing well."