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Protests will harm TN‘s interests: Power min

Protests will harm TN‘s interests: Power min

CHENNAI: Against the backdrop of a series of by against many multi-crore projects in the state, including greenfield corridor and a high-voltage power project, power minister P Thangamani, popular belt leader, warned that the state would suffer huge losses if the protests were instigated. ?The government is ready for talks […]

Tamil Nadu government launches Pongal scheme

Tamil Nadu government launches Pongal scheme

CHENNAI: The government Saturday launched a scheme of providing Rs 1,000 to all ration card-holders on the occasion of Pongal festival, being celebrated on January 15. Chief Minister K Palaniswami launched the scheme by giving away Rs 1,000 each to 10 beneficiaries at a function here. He also also gave […]

SR announces Maha Shivratri special trains

SR announces Maha Shivratri special trains

CHENNAI: has announced special to clear extra rush of during the festival in March. Advance reservations for these trains will open at 8am on January 5. No 06011 Chennai Egmore ? Sengottai special fare train will leave at 8.40pm on March 4, 11,18 and 25. No 06012 Sengottai ? Chennai […]

Tiruvarur byelection: DMK fields Poondi Kalaivanan

Tiruvarur byelection: DMK fields Poondi Kalaivanan

CHENNAI: The on Friday nominated as its candidate for the January 28 byelection in Tiruvarur assembly constituency. Poondi K Kalaivanan is party‘s Tiruvarur district secretary. He hails from a farmer?s family. Rajya Sabha member and DMK headquarters secretary R S Bharathi made the announcement at the end of a party […]

Tiruvarur byelection: AMMK fields S Kamaraj

Tiruvarur byelection: AMMK fields S Kamaraj

CHENNAI: Amma Makkal Munnetra Kazhagham functionary is the party?s candidate for the January 28 byelection in Tiruvarur assembly constituency, deputy general secretary said on Friday. The AMMK has become the first among the three major contenders ? the AIADMK and the DMK being the other two — to name the […]

Corruption charge: HC orders notice to TN min

Corruption charge: HC orders notice to TN min

CHENNAI: The on Friday ordered notice to Tamil Nadu local administration minister , the Directorate of Vigilance and Anti-Corruption () and the on a plea moved by , an , alleging corruption charges against him. The NGO wanted the court to direct the DVAC to file an FIR — after […]

PIL seeks removal of AIDS control society staff

PIL seeks removal of AIDS control society staff

MADURAI: The Madurai bench of the has sought the response of the state government to a petition seeking an interim direction to authorities to remove those without proper qualification in the Tamil Nadu State Control Society (TNSACS) programme. The was filed by Madurai-based advocate S Muthukumar in the wake of […]

2L FIRs closed for non-filing of chargesheets

2L FIRs closed for non-filing of chargesheets

CHENNAI: Taken aback by the fact that 2,14,901 have been closed by magistrate courts across Tamil Nadu for non-filing of chargesheets by police within the statutory time limit, that too in just five years between 2008 and 2014, the Madras high court has sought an explanation from the state home […]

Temple priest sexually abuses woman, held

Temple priest sexually abuses woman, held

CHENNAI: Police on Thursday arrested a 45-yearold priest at a temple in Minjur for allegedly sexually harassing a woman who approached him for seeking blessings. On Wednesday evening, a 34-year-old married woman visited the priest, identified as Rajasekar, to seek his blessings and help drive away ?evil spirits that possessed […]

?Third eye? to follow traffic violators till home

?Third eye? to follow traffic violators till home

CHENNAI: Just jumped a signal or rode your bike not wearing a helmet and did not get caught by traffic police? Don?t feel relieved because the Chennai city traffic police will nail you through less traffic enforcement. In a first-of-its-kind drive kickstarted by traffic police, violators are fined using footages […]