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

January 27, 2018 1:46:23 pm

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).

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

January 26, 2018 4:33:38 pm

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.

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High Court dismisses PILs challenging bus fare hike in Tamil Nadu

January 24, 2018 10:43:38 pm

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

TN govt announces Rs 7 lakh relief to kin of girl who committing suicide over NEET results

CM Palaniswami hands over solatium to kin of slain cop Periyapandian

January 24, 2018 3:07:25 pm

While announcing the solatium then, Palaniswami had said the state government will also bear education expenses of the slain inspector's two sons.

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Bus fare hike in Tamil Nadu draws flak from political parties

January 20, 2018 7:16:22 pm

The Tamil Nadu government last night hiked the fares of buses under State-run transport corporations and private entities approximately by 20 to 54.54 per cent, after a six-year gap, saying it was inevitable.

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Pongal: Bhogi celebrations cover Chennai city in smoke, flight services disrupted

January 13, 2018 11:33:38 am

Pongal: The government conducts regular awareness campaigns ahead of Bhogi to promote smoke-free celebrations during the festival.

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MK Stalin targets Rajinikanth’s spiritual plank

January 4, 2018 1:27:35 pm

Citing Rajinikanth's assertion of "spiritual politics", Stalin told reporters in Chennai on Wednesday that Tamil Nadu was the cradle of the Dravidian movement

Chase IAS dream, collector tells girl, makes her sit in car

December 25, 2017 7:36:21 pm

At a prize distribution event for toppers of Class 10 public exam here, Monisha told Kandasamy that her ambition was to become an IAS officer like him, said a district official.

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Jayalalithaa was brought to Apollo in breathless condition: Hospital official

December 15, 2017 8:38:21 pm

The former AIADMK supremo spent 75 days in the hospital before breathing her last on December 5 last year.

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Madras High Court pulls up state police, issues guidelines to check harassment

December 15, 2017 6:14:07 pm

Hearing a plea, the judge said normally the court would not interfere with a probe by police officer, but could not turn a blind eye to instances of harassment.

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Tamil Nadu: Woman killed as temple hall ceiling collapses

December 14, 2017 6:44:40 pm

In a statement, the chief minister said he had directed the Hindu Religious and Charitable Endowment Department to carry out a safety audit of temples in Tamil Nadu.

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Companies asked to declare paid holiday for RK Nagar bypoll

December 14, 2017 3:32:15 pm

The bypoll has been necessitated due to the death of sitting MLA and former chief minister J Jayalalithaa in December last year.

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Six new Madras HC judges, including four women, sworn in

December 1, 2017 2:16:34 pm

Chief Justice of Madras High Court Indira Banerjee administered the oath of office to the six new judges, including four women.

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Rain in Chennai, nearby areas; likely over next two days

November 26, 2017 6:52:57 pm

There may be moderate rainfall in Chennai and its neighbourhood during the next 24-48 hours. Parangipettai and Sethiyathoppu each gauged 4 cm of rainfall, followed by Nagapattinam, Karaikal and Vedharanyam at 2 cm in the last 24 hours, till 8.30 am today.

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Scolded for poor marks, four schoolgirls commit suicide in Tamil Nadu

November 25, 2017 4:30:30 am

Police said all the four bodies have been recovered from the well.

Police didn’t allow priests to enter Poes Garden: Dhinakaran

November 22, 2017 7:32:26 pm

The rituals ahead of Jayalalithaa's first death anniversary have to be performed for three days and the priests went there yesterday but were denied permission by police, he said.

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Sasikala’s brother says J Jayalalithaa left her without ‘protection’

November 19, 2017 6:01:03 pm

Sasikala has always been under a cloud of 'inquiry' after the AIADMK lost the 1996 assembly elections, Divakaran said.

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Pilot error, fatigue to blame for collision of ships near Ennore: Report

November 12, 2017 11:51:36 am

Report also suggested regulation of the rest hours of the pilots and other port officials in the wake of the mishap

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Tamil Nadu State Election Commission appears before Madras HC in contempt plea

November 7, 2017 5:53:48 pm

State Election Commissioner M Malik Ferozh Khan and its secretary S Rajasekar appeared before the division bench of justices M Sathyanarayanan and N Seshasayee.

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Tamil Nadu man who set self and family ablaze dies, NHRC seeks report

October 26, 2017 4:57:24 am

While alleged harassment by the moneylender and police inaction are believed to be the reasons for the suicides, a police inquiry claimed Isakimuthu (28) had a lot of debt and faced complaints from many people for not repaying money

Case filed over vulgar comments against Tamil Nadu BJP chief on social media

October 25, 2017 9:06:34 pm

In his complaint, the BJP leader said some persons had posted "obscene and awkward photos with defamatory, malicious and vulgar words" against Soundararajan on social media sites Facebook and Twitter.

Inspect old buildings, repair them: Madras High Court tells Tamil Nadu Govt

October 23, 2017 10:16:58 pm

The bench ordered issuance of notice to the state transport department and Tamil Nadu State Transport Corporation, returnable in four weeks. The authorities were directed to immediately inspect old structures and carry out necessary repair works.

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Chennai as polluted as New Delhi? Air quality hits alarming levels following Deepavali celebrations

October 20, 2017 1:53:48 pm

A day before Deepavali, the Tamil Nadu Pollution Control Board had appealed to residents of the city to "restrict" bursting crackers to the "maximum extent possible".

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Dengue cases on decline: Tamil Nadu health minister C Vijayabaskar

October 17, 2017 11:35:01 am

During discussions with the team on October 13, the state government had sought a central assistance of Rs 256 crore to combat the disease.

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Chennai: Day after video of knife-wielding students creating nuisance on train goes viral, four arrested

October 10, 2017 3:53:27 pm

In the viral video, the students are seen hanging off a train with weapons in their hands, as it passes through a station.