The National Disaster Response Force said that the search has ended from their end at the site of an under-construction building which collapsed in Kandanchavadi area in Chennai on Saturday. Vinoj, Assistant Commandant, NDRF said, “From our end search has concluded. One dead body was recovered. 61 personnel were part of this operation.” As many as 23 people have been… Continue reading "Kandanchavadi building collapse: NDRF concludes searches"
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Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami today said, “If India is a temple, then Tamilnadu’s akin to the presiding deity.” Speaking at the Acharya Shree Mahasraman Jain function held in Chennai, he said the State has long been the land of saints. “Great scholars and saints have worked towards bringing peace in the world. Good will and evading evil are spread… Continue reading "If India is temple, God is in TN: CM"
After seizing close to Rs 180 crore during the raids, the Income-Tax (I-T) Department has started interrogating contractor Nagarajan Seyyadurai of SPK Group to find out details of the unaccounted cash and tax evasion. Searches on most locations owned by Nagarajan Seyyadurai, the founder of the company, and his close associates and employees. Seyyadurai’s SPK Group has won over many… Continue reading "Mega I-T raids end, officials grill contractor Seyyadurai"
A special team of police, which cracked the Alandur murder case, has arrested the main accused Iman at his native place Rameswaram. He was on the run after committing the crime. Iman’s girlfriend was working as a maid in the residence of Mohammad Sultan, a businessman at Alandur. Police quoted the accused as saying they killed the man because he… Continue reading "Alandur murder case Maid’s boyfriend arrested"
Ahead of the no-confidence motion which will be taken up against the BJP government in Lok Sabha today, Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami has said AIADMK will not support. Speaking to reporters, the CM said, “No one supported us when we were fighting for our Cauvery rights.” It may be noted DMK working president M K Stalin has already announced… Continue reading "No-confidence motion in LS: DMK supports, no support from AIADMK"
Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami today opened the sluice gates of Mettur dam to release water. He was accompanied by Ministers K A Sengottaiyan, P Thangamani, V Saroja, K P Anbalagan,K C Karupannan and M R Vijayabhaskar. Speaking on the occasion, he said it was the AIADMK which safeguarded the state’s rights and ensured that Tamil Nadu got its share… Continue reading "CM opens water from Mettur, says AIADMK fetched Cauvery water to TN"
On a day when DMK working president M K Stalin returned to Chennai from London after staying there for some days, Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam president Kalaignar M Karunanidhi was on Wednesday admitted to Kauvery hospital in Chennai for change of tracheostomy tube. A statement from the hospital said, “DMK President and former Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu, Dr Kalaignar M… Continue reading "Karunanidhi hospitalised, Stalin back from London with big plans"
A televison serial actress Priyanka committed suicide at her residence in Valsaravakkam in Chennai this morning. Police said that the Priyanka, 32, lived alone after getting separated from her husband Arun Balan, at Venkatesh Perumal Nagar. Arun is a basketball player. This morning, the servant maid, Deepa, knocked the front door multiple times after Priyanka failed to answer. “She called… Continue reading "TV actress Priyanka commits suicide"
The Madras High Court on Tuesday asked the anti-graft body in Tamil Nadu to explain, by July 23, why no probe was initiated even three months after a complaint was lodged against Deputy Chief Minister O Panneerselvam, alleging amassment of disproportionate assets by him. It asked why a CBI probe should not be ordered into the allegations of disproportionate assets… Continue reading "Why no action against Panneerselvam, HC asks and threatens to order CBI probe"
In a horrific crime in the heart of the city, at least 22 men including security guards, elevator operators and plumbers at an apartment complex at Ayanavaram in Chennai sexually assaulted a 12-year-old girl with a hearing disorder for more than seven months. Police have arrested 18 of the suspects and are searching for others involved in the crime, which… Continue reading "18 arrested in Chennai for raping minor girl for 7 months"