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Kamal Haasan's MNM to announce candidates on March 20

Chennai |Monday, 2019 12:15:05 PM IST
Actor-turned-politician Kamal Haasan's Makkal Needhi Maiam (MNM) on Monday said it will announce its candidates for the Lok Sabha elections and Tamil Nadu Assembly by-elections on March 20.... read..
 

TN Governor condoles Parrikar's death

Chennai |Monday, 2019 12:15:05 PM IST
Tamil Nadu Governor Banwarilal Purohit on Monday condoled the death of Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar.... read..
 

AIADMK retains 6 outgoing Lok Sabha MPs

Chennai |Monday, 2019 2:15:04 PM IST
The ruling AIADMK has retained six of its outgoing Lok Sabha members in Tamil Nadu while it has nominated the kin of three party leaders.... read..
 

Kanimozhi figures in DMK's list of LS candidates

Chennai |Sunday, 2019 8:15:05 PM IST
Tamil Nadu's DMK on Sunday announced Rajya Sabha member Kanimozhi Karunanidhi will be its candidate from Thoothukkudi constituency as it released its list of 20 candidates for the April 18 Lok Sabha polls.... read..
 

Pollachi traders plan protest, shutdown on March 19

Pollachi/Chennai |Saturday, 2019 3:45:05 PM IST
The trading community here is planning a protest shutdown on Tuesday and a rally demanding a court-monitored probe by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) in the Pollachi serial sexual abuse-cum-blackmail case, said a shopkeeper.... read..
 

Pollachi traders plan rally, bandh on March 19 (Lead)

Pollachi/Chennai |Saturday, 2019 8:15:06 PM IST
Traders in Pollachi are planning a protest shutdown on Tuesday and a rally to demand a court-monitored probe by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) in the serial sexual abuse-cum-blackmail case.... read..
 

Youth arrested for sexual abuse, blackmail in TN

Chennai |Saturday, 2019 8:15:06 PM IST
Even as the Pollachi sexual abuse-cum-blackmail case continues to be a burning issue, a taxi driver was arrested in Tamil Nadu's Nagapattinam on a similar charge, police said.... read..
 

Devotees erased TN temple lotus motif: Official

Chennai |Saturday, 2019 1:15:05 PM IST
The lotus motif drawn by the devotees on the walls of Tamil Nadu's Srivilliputhur Andal temple was perhaps masked by themselves and not temple authorities, said a temple official on Saturday.... read..
 

Booked Stalin son-in-law shoots legal notice (Lead)

Chennai |Friday, 2019 12:15:05 PM IST
With the city police booking Sabareesan, son-in-law of M.K. Stalin for allegedly spreading rumours about Deputy Speaker V. Jayaraman in the Pollachi abuse case, the DMK chief's kin too, has shot a legal notice.... read..
 

DMK Front for court-monitored probe into Pollachi case

Chennai |Friday, 2019 5:45:20 PM IST
The DMK-led Secular Front in Tamil Nadu on Friday demanded a High Court monitored CBI probe into the Pollachi serial sexual assault and blackmailing case.... read..
 

Stalin son-in-law Sabareesan booked

Chennai |Friday, 2019 8:15:04 AM IST
The city police on Thursday booked Sabareesan, son-in-law of M.K. Stalin for allegedly spreading rumours about Deputy Speaker V. Jayaraman.... read..
 

DMK-led Front announces constituencies for LS polls

Chennai |Friday, 2019 5:45:10 PM IST
The DMK will field candidates for the Lok Sabha elections in its traditional strongholds. The constituencies to be contested by it and its allies was announced here on Friday.... read..
 

Axe all videos on Pollachi horror from Internet: HC

Chennai |Friday, 2019 8:15:05 PM IST
The Madurai Bench of the Madras High Court on Friday told the Central government to remove all the videos related to the Pollachi serial sexual assaults from the Internet.... read..
 

Will work for autonomy of Indian states: PMK

Chennai |Friday, 2019 8:15:05 PM IST
PMK founder S. Ramadoss on Friday released his party's 94-page manifesto for the Lok Sabha elections which places special focus on states' autonomy besides promising total prohibition.... read..
 

Stalin flays TN government for naming Pollachi girl

Chennai |Thursday, 2019 11:45:04 PM IST
Opposition leaders came down heavily, here on Thursday, on the ruling All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) government for revealing the identity of a Pollachi sex abuse victim.... read..
 

Pollachi case: Local colleges shut as student's stir continues (Lead)

Pollachi/Chennai |Thursday, 2019 4:45:10 PM IST
The Pollachi rape-cum-blackmail case has snowballed into a major issue as authorities, fearing violence following surfacing of scandalous details, declared holidays in local colleges on Thursday, a day after the Tamil Nadu government gave its nod for a CB... read..
 

Pollachi case won't have political impact: BJP

Chennai |Thursday, 2019 5:45:05 PM IST
Leaders of BJP's Tamil Nadu unit believe the Pollachi sexual abuse-cum-blackmail case will not have an impact in the Coimbatore belt even as the Opposition is trying to take political advantage of the sordid episode.... read..
 

Chennai airport not impacted over Boeing 737 MAX grounding

Chennai |Thursday, 2019 11:45:05 AM IST
There was no major impact or chaos at the Chennai airport following the grounding of the Boeing 737 MAX aircraft as only one airline was involved and the passengers were accommodated in other flights, an official said here on Thursday.... read..
 

Call me Rahul, not Sir: Rahul tells students

Chennai |Wednesday, 2019 9:15:04 PM IST
Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday told students here not to address him as "Sir" but by his first name.... read..
 

AIADMK gives one LS seat to Tamil Maanila Congress

Chennai |Wednesday, 2019 6:45:04 PM IST
The ruling AIAMDK on Wednesday entered into an electoral pact with former Union Minister G.K. Vasan's Tamil Maanila Congress (TMC), giving it one Lok Sabha seat to contest in Tamil Nadu.... read..
 

Pollachi women abuse case to impact LS polls: MP

Chennai |Wednesday, 2019 6:45:04 PM IST
The case of sexual-assault-cum-blackmail of women in Pollachi will have its echo in the upcoming Lok Sabha elections, not only in that (Pollachi) constituency but also in the neighbouring seats, said a former AIADMK MP on Wednesday.... read..
 

Rahul woos TN, predicts Stalin as next TN CM (Lead)

Chennai |Wednesday, 2019 9:45:04 PM IST
Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday kick-started the party's Lok Sabha election campaign in Tamil Nadu promising to make the state a manufacturing hub that can compete with China and pledged to reserve jobs in central government for women and pro... read..
 

Pollachi women abuse case to impact polls: Ex-MP (Lead)

Chennai |Wednesday, 2019 9:15:04 PM IST
The case of sexual-assault-cum-blackmail of women in Pollachi will have its echo in the upcoming Lok Sabha elections, not only in that (Pollachi) constituency but also in the neighbouring seats, said a former AIADMK MP on Wednesday.... read..
 

Investigate Vadra, and PM Modi, too: Rahul (Lead)

Chennai |Wednesday, 2019 8:15:04 PM IST
Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday said he does not object to his brother-in-law Robert Vadra facing a probe over his business dealings but at the same time, Prime Minister Narendra Modi should also be investigated over the Rafale deal.... read..
 

Congress firming up electoral alliances: Rahul

Chennai |Wednesday, 2019 4:45:05 PM IST
Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday said his party is firming up electoral alliances across the country to fight the Lok Sabha elections.... read..
 

UPA will reserve 33% government jobs for women: Rahul

Chennai |Wednesday, 2019 2:45:04 PM IST
Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday said the UPA will reserve 33 per cent government jobs for women and pass the Women's Reservation Bill giving 33 per cent of seats in the Lok Sabha if it wins the Lok Sabha battle.... read..
 

Education should boost industry-academia ties: VP

Chennai |Wednesday, 2019 9:45:04 PM IST
Vice-President M. Venkaiah Naidu said, here on Wednesday, the education system should ensure greater linkage between academia and industry so that students are employable.... read..
 

Hold bypolls to all 21 TN assembly seats, DMK to EC

Chennai |Tuesday, 2019 10:15:04 PM IST
The DMK has requested the Election Commission to hold by-elections in all the 21 vacant Assembly constituencies in Tamil Nadu on April 18 and not just in 18 constituencies.... read..
 

'2019 will be a challenging year for bus market'

Chennai |Tuesday, 2019 9:45:05 PM IST
The Indian bus market will be challenging in 2019, owing to the upcoming Lok Sabha elections and also the migration to BS VI emission norms, a senior official of Daimler India Commercial Vehicles said here on Tuesday.... read..
 

TN's 'sex-for-marks' scandal teacher freed on bail

Chennai |Tuesday, 2019 11:15:04 PM IST
The Madras High Court's Madurai Bench on Tuesday granted conditional bail to college professor Nirmala Devi arrested in the "sex-for-marks" scandal last year.... read..
 

TN sexual assault case: Phones sent for analysis

Chennai |Tuesday, 2019 4:15:05 PM IST
The Tamil Nadu Police has sent the mobile phones confiscated from the four persons arrested in connection with the Pollachi sexual assault case, for analysis in an effort to gather more details, a police official told IANS here on Tuesday.... read..
 

Re-probe women suicide cases in Pollachi: Kanimozhi

Chennai |Tuesday, 2019 7:15:04 PM IST
DMK leader and Rajya Sabha member Kanimozhi on Tuesday was taken into custody by Pollachi police after she addressed a protest rally against inaction in the serial sexual assault, and released later.... read..
 

Rahul Gandhi to address rally in TN on Wednesday

Chennai |Tuesday, 2019 8:15:05 PM IST
Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday will begin the campaign for the Lok Sabha polls in Tamil Nadu from Nagercoil.... read..
 

Re-open all Pollachi women suicide cases: Kanimozhi (Lead)

Chennai |Tuesday, 2019 9:45:05 PM IST
Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) leader and Rajya Sabha member Kanimozhi on Tuesday demanded reinvestigation into all suicides by women in Pollachi town of Tamil Nadu over the past seven years following arrest of four persons in the serial sexual assault a... read..
 
 
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