An officer said internal academic decisions that refused to renew the employment contract of the accused for this academic year were the motive behind the attack.
The captain had asserted that the dredger did not suffer any damage and could be easily towed to the sea. The nine crew members of the dredger have been offered all possible assistance.
AG Pon Manickavel, Inspector General of Police, Railways, will hold "full additional charge" as IG, Idol Wing, CID, Chennai, a Home (SC) Department note from Additional Chief Secretary Niranjan Mardi said
The incident occurred last evening when the accused M Sekar from Sethubavachathiram, about 80 kms from here, took the girl, who was playing near his house, and sexually assaulted her, police said.
The petitioner said he was aggrieved over the indefinite extension of term of special officers "by frequent passing of ordinances and government orders" and sought a direction to the state government and the SEC to hold local body polls within a time frame as may be fixed by the court.
The petitioner said that a number of statues of renowned leaders like Kamarajar, Ambedkar, Anna and MGR had been erected in a number of places all over the city. He submitted that installing statues on open roads shall be a real tribute to the leaders, reminding people of their services.
The land where the single rock was found belongs to the Tamil Nadu government, the petitioner said. He submitted that the state government had permitted the trust to take the single rock and another rock weighing 260 tons.
Tamil Nadu Cinema Theatre Owners’ Federation president Abirami Ramanathan said they had no choice but to go on strike. He said they did not know of the double taxation until 5 pm on Friday, hours before the GST came into effect.
Haryana Health Minister Anil Vij said the online transfers were important to “end corruption which was being done manually for adjusting doctors at their desired place of postings”.
Tamil Nadu Chief Minister has directed officials to give approvals for supply of rice to various mosques during the holy month of Ramzan.
A short circuit was suspected to have caused the fire, which gutted nearly 15 vehicles parked there, police said.
A CBI probe into Jayalalithaa's "mysterious" death is among the conditions put forward by the AIADMK Puratchi Thalaivi Amma faction, led by Panneerselvam, for the merger talks to commence with the rival faction, led by Chief Minister EK Palaniswami.
Madras High court had said the issue of incentive marks and reservation for in-service government doctors and latest rules of Medical Council of India needed to be looked into comprehensively.
The court ruled that they are from a particular criminal community whose main occupation is stealing and dacoity.
Police acted on a tip off and arrested them late Friday night
Tamil Nadu government on Friday said it was committed to its stand not to allow the privatisation of the Salem Steel Plant by the Centre. “This government, following the footsteps of Amma (late Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa) will not allow the privatisation of the Salem Steel Plant,” Industries Minister M C Sampath told the state […]
In 1996, adjudication proceedings against Dinakaran were initiated for acquiring foreign exchange totalling $1,04,93,313 from persons other than authorised dealers.
PMK youth wing leader and Lok Sabha member Anbumani Ramadoss demanded action against the official of the bank's branch in Manur village for allegedly insisting on repayment of the loan by S Vembu Krishnan.
The video recording of the House proceedings on February 18 must be from the commencement till the end, the court said.
The meeting is likely to be held in Chennai on Sunday afternoon, party sources said.
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.