The Dravidar Viduthalai Kazhagam (DVK) lodged a complaint with the Coimbatore police demanding action against actor Rajinikanth for his recent comments critical of rationalist leader Periyar. Similar complaints have been filed with other police stations too against the superstar, amid speculations that he would be asked by the police to appear in person for an inquiry. But police sources said… Continue reading "Complaints against Rajini: Will police summon superstar?"
Category: Chennai News
A bull rearer and a spectator died at the Jallikattu event held in Alanganallur in Madurai on Friday. The owner of a bull and an audience member — died during the Jallikattu event. Over 30 were injured in the event, with nine of them being taken to the Madurai Rajaji Government General Hospital for treatment. According to reports, the deceased… Continue reading "Alanganallur Jallikattu: 2 dead, more than 30 injured"
Former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister and AIADMK founder M G Ramachandran was remembered by party leaders, cadres and supporters across Tamil Nadu on his 103rd birth anniversary today. Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami and Deputy CM O Panneerselvam, who are the coordinators of the AIADMK, paid tributes to the late Chief Minister. Last month, floral tributes were paid to MGR,… Continue reading "MGR remembered; EPS, OPS pay tributes"
The prime suspects in the case pertaining to the gunning down of Special Sub-Inspector of Police Wilson at a check-post near Kaliyakkavilai on January 8, who were subsequently nabbed at Uduppi in Karnataka on Tuesday, were remanded in judicial custody till Monday (January 20). The NIA is also expected to take over the case relating to the killing of Wilson,… Continue reading "SSI murder: Terrorists say they wanted to threaten govt, police"
A day after it said only time will tell whether ties with the Congress would go back to normalcy, the Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) on Wednesday upped the ante, saying if the national party wants to quit the alliance, it can do so. enior leader and DMK treasurer Duraimurugan on Wednesday said his party’s vote-bank would not be affected even… Continue reading "Cong-DMK fight intensifies, DMK says it’s not worried about Cong’s exit from alliance"
Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Tamil Nadu Governor Banwarilal Purohit, Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami, Deputy Chief Minister O Panneerselvam and leaders of political parties extended their greetings to the people of Tamil Nadu on the occasion of Pongal. Modi said, “On the auspicious occasion of Pongal, best wishes to my sisters and brothers of Tamil Nadu. I pray that this… Continue reading "Leaders convey Pongal greetings to people"
A Mahila Court in Thanjavur has sentenced four youths to life imprisonment for raping a 25-year-old Rajasthani woman in 2018. The convicts were S Dinesh (24), M Vasanth (21), S Purushothaman (19), and S Anbarasan (19), all residents of Kumbakonam in Thanjavur district. The prosecution said the woman, who was working in a private bank in Delhi, landed at Kumbakonam… Continue reading "4 youth sentenced to life imprisonment in rape case"
The Tamil Nadu Pollution Control Board (TNPCB) has urged Pongal revellers not to burn tyres, tubes and plastics. Officials of the Corporation’s health wing have asked the public to not burn tyres and other harmful materials. On Bhogi, people in villages light bonfire with logs of wood, cow-dung cakes, other solid fuels and wooden furniture that were no longer useful.… Continue reading "Corpn, Pollution Control Board, Airport management appeal for smokeless Bhogi"
The Chennai Police arrested a journalist on Sunday, a day after he displayed a book on the state government’s alleged corrupt activities at a book fair, the Chennai Press Club said. Police officials, however, said journalist V Anbazhagan’s arrest was not linked to his book. V Anbazhagan was arrested by police on Sunday for allegedly displaying his book at the… Continue reading "Journalist arrested in Chennai, political leaders & press bodies slam govt, BAPASI clarifies"
Vice President of India M Venkaiah Naidu today took the security personnel by surprise when he got down from his car to watch the Cauvery river at Srirangam. The Vice-President was proceeding to Srirangam to deliver the 21st Convocation Address at Srimad Andavan Arts and Science College (Autonomous) and award degrees to the graduates, when he got down from the… Continue reading "VP surprises security personnel in TN, gets down from car to watch Cauvery"