TN: Transport employees hold protest in Chennai; commuters face problems
Chennai (Tamil Nadu) | May 30, 2023 12:09:17 AM ISTAgitated over privatization in Transport Department, transport employees held a protest in Tamil Nadu's Chennai on Monday.... read..
"Condemnable...," CM Stalin on police action against wrestlers
Chennai (Tamil Nadu) | May 29, 2023 4:08:58 PM ISTCondemning that protesting wrestlers were "dragged" by the Delhi Police on a day when the Prime Minister was dedicating a new Parliament building to the nation, Chief Minister MK Stalin on Monday criticised the BJP-led Centre for not taking any action aga... read..
TN: Ten including 2 DMK councillors arrested for Preventing IT Officials from doing their duty
Karur (Tamil Nadu) | May 29, 2023 11:40:48 AM ISTAs many as ten people including two Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) Councillors were arrested for preventing Income Tax officials from doing their duty, informed police officials on Monday.... read..
Tamil Nadu: Annamalai condemns snake bite incident, says govt fully responsible for child's death
Chennai (Tamil Nadu) | May 29, 2023 9:38:50 AM ISTCondemning the tragic incident where a toddler who succumbed to a snake bite was carried by her parents in their arms to hospital, Tamil Nadu Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) chief K Annamalai said that it is deeply painful and the state government is fully r... read..
"Sengol bent on the first day," Tamil Nadu CM Stalin on police action against wrestlers
Chennai (Tamil Nadu) | May 29, 2023 9:38:48 AM ISTTamil Nadu Chief Minister MK Stalin on Sunday slammed the Bharatiya Janata Party-led central government for police action against wrestlers Vinesh Phogat, Sakshee Mallik and Bajrang Punia and said that the Sengol (sceptre) bent on the very first day when ... read..
TN: Child dies of snake bite, parents carry body in arms for 10 km after ambulance drops midway due to lack of proper road
Vellore (Tamil Nadu) | May 29, 2023 8:39:54 AM ISTIn Tamil Nadu's Vellore district, due to the lack of proper road facilities, the parents of an 18-month-old child who succumbed to a snake bite, carried her body in her arms for 10 km after the ambulance dropped them midway.... read..
Tamil Nadu: CRPF constable shoots self with service rifle in Coimbatore, dies
Coimbatore (Tamil Nadu) | May 28, 2023 7:40:00 AM ISTA constable of the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) has allegedly died by suicide by shooting himself at the CRPF central training college at Kurudampalayam near Thoppampatti in Coimbatore district on Saturday afternoon, police said.... read..
"Sengol is Tamil pride": AIADMK's Palaniswami writes to PM Modi
Chennai (Tamil Nadu) | May 28, 2023 3:10:32 AM ISTAIADMK General Secretary Edappadi K Palaniswami on Saturday wrote to Prime Minister Narendra Modi expressing his gratitude for the installation of the "Sengol" in the new Parliament near the Speaker's seat and described the historic golden sceptre as a sy... read..
IIT Madras Prof praises Afghanistan-based student for remotely completing MTech amid uncertainty in her country
Chennai (Tamil Nadu) | May 28, 2023 12:08:15 AM ISTProfessor Preeti Aghalayam of the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) in Madras praised Behishta Khairudddin, a student from Afghanistan who completed her MTech remotely from the institute amid the political uncertainty in Afghanistan.... read..
21 Adheenams leave for Delhi to participate in new Parliament building inauguration ceremony
Chennai (Tamil Nadu) | May 27, 2023 1:38:28 PM ISTTwenty-one Adheenams have left for Delhi from Chennai to participate in the inauguration ceremony of the new Parliament building.... read..
"Why Sengol was marked as 'walking stick' in museum," says Annamalai
Chennai (Tamil Nadu) | May 27, 2023 8:09:28 AM ISTHitting out at Congress over the 'Sengol' issue, Tamil Nadu Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) chief K Annamalai on Friday said why it was marked as a "walking stick" in the museum.... read..
"Congress should tender an apology": C Rajagopalachari's great-grandson after 'Sengol' row
Chennai (Tamil Nadu) | May 27, 2023 6:08:28 PM ISTAs the row over 'Sengol' became the latest addition to the new Parliament building political slugfest, former Union Home Minister C Rajagopalachari's great-grandson and BJP leader CR Kesavan on Saturday demanded an apology from Congress after the party 'q... read..
ED attaches Rs 35 lakh of Udayanidhi Stalin Foundation in money laundering case
Chennai (Tamil Nadu) | May 27, 2023 11:09:28 PM ISTThe Enforcement Directorate has attached Rs 34.7 lakh of Tamil Nadu's Udayanidhi Stalin Foundation in connection with a money laundering case, officials said on Saturday.... read..
Watch: Chennai fans' special messages for 'Thala' MS Dhoni, ahead of IPL Final clash against Gujarat Titans
Chennai (Tamil Nadu) | May 27, 2023 11:09:26 PM ISTMS Dhoni led-Chennai Super Kings is set to have a title clash against Gujarat Titans in the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2023 final at the Narendra Modi Stadium on Sunday.... read..
"Political disagreements can wait...": Kamal Haasan asks opposition to reconsider boycott call amid new Parliament building row
Chennai (Tamil Nadu) | May 27, 2023 8:08:47 PM ISTMakkal Needhi Maiam chief Kamal Haasan on Saturday called upon the opposition parties, which have given a call for boycotting the new Parliament building's inauguration on May 28, to reconsider their decision and make the event an "occasion of national un... read..
"Matter of Tamil pride...sad some are lying": Thiruvavaduthurai Aadheenam on 'Sengol' in new Parliament building
Chennai (Tamil Nadu) | May 26, 2023 9:39:24 PM ISTAmbalavana Desiga Paramachariya Swamigal, Thiruvavaduthurai Aadheenam on Friday said that it is a "matter of pride" for Tamil Nadu that 'Sengol', a symbol of justice, will be installed in the new Parliament building adding that "some people are spreading ... read..
"Feel elated Sengol will be placed in building of India's secular govt": Tamil classical dancer who wrote to PMO
Chennai (Tamil Nadu) | May 26, 2023 12:08:47 AM ISTThe 'Sengol' which will be placed in the new Parliament building by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on May 28 will symbolise justice, renowned Indian classical dancer Padma Subrahmanyam said on Thursday.... read..
"Not invited during Telangana Secretariat inauguration," recalls Governor Tamilisai Soundarajan
Chennai (Tamil Nadu) | May 26, 2023 7:11:35 AM ISTTelangana Governor Tamilisai Soundarajan on Thursday stated that she was not invited to the inauguration of Telangana Secretariat, which was recently inaugurated by the Telangana Chief Minister K. Chandrashekar Rao in Hyderabad.... read..
Tamil Nadu: IT raids underway at premises linked to DMK minister Senthil Balaji
Chennai (Tamil Nadu) | May 26, 2023 9:39:46 AM ISTThe Income Tax department on Friday carried out raids at around 40 locations across Tamil Nadu linked to the State Electricity Minister V Senthil Balaji.... read..
TN: Annamalai accuses DMK of manhandling officials, vandalizing vehicles during IT raids
Chennai (Tamil Nadu) | May 26, 2023 3:38:13 PM ISTTamil Nadu Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) chief K Annamalai on Friday slammed Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) party accusing it of "manhandling officials and vandalising vehicles" during the income tax raids in the state.... read..
"Re-think, change your stand," Nirmala Sitharaman requests opposition not to boycott Parliament building's inauguration
Chennai (Tamil Nadu) | May 25, 2023 3:09:06 PM ISTUnion Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Thursday "requested" and "appealed" to the opposition on their decision to boycott the ceremony to unveil the new Parliament building and said to re-think and change their stand.... read..
"Grateful to PM Modi for adopting same procedures of handing over Sengol": Sceptre creator's descendent
Chennai (Tamil Nadu) | May 25, 2023 11:11:20 PM ISTVummidi Sudhakar, the chairman of Vummidi Bangaru Jewellers which made the historic 'Sengol' that will be installed in the new Parliament building on May 28, said that he was grateful to Prime Minister Narendra Modi to follow the same procedures of handin... read..
Akash Madhwal deserves all credit for taking Mumbai Indians to Qualifier: Irfan Pathan
Chennai (Tamil Nadu) | May 25, 2023 12:40:10 PM ISTRohit Sharma-led Mumbai Indians stormed into the Qualifier 2 of IPL 2023 by knocking Lucknow Super Giants in a largely one-sided encounter at MA Chidambaram Stadium in Chennai on Wednesday.... read..
Haven't seen bowling performance like this since 2008: Suresh Raina on Akash Madhwal
Chennai(Tamil Nadu) | May 25, 2023 1:10:24 PM ISTMumbai Indians brought all their experience to the fore as they outplayed Lucknow Super Giants (LSG) by 81 runs in the Eliminator of the IPL 2023 played at the MA Chidambaram Stadium in Chennai's sweltering heat on Wednesday. They will now take on defendi... read..
Dwayne Bravo is "100 per cent" sure of Dhoni's return to CSK next year
Chennai (Tamil Nadu) | May 25, 2023 2:10:02 PM ISTDwayne Bravo, the bowling coach of Chennai Super Kings (CSK) said that he is "100 per cent" sure that MS Dhoni will make a return as a player in the 2024 edition of Indian Premier League.... read..
"Momentous occurrence...would like to thank PM Modi": Rajaji's great-grandson Kesavan on move to establish 'Sengol' in new Parliament House
Chennai (Tamil Nadu) | May 25, 2023 2:10:06 PM ISTCR Kesavan, great-grandson of first Indian Governor-General C Rajagopalachari, has hailed Prime Minister Narendra Modi over the decision to establish the historical 'Sengol' in the new Parliament House, saying only a person with a profound understanding o... read..
"I completely take blame...": Lucknow Super Giants' Krunal Pandya after loss to Mumbai Indians
Chennai (Tamil Nadu) | May 25, 2023 2:38:36 PM ISTLucknow Super Giants skipper Krunal Pandya's wicket was one of the talking points of the game against Mumbai Indians in the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2023 Eliminator match at the MA Chidambaram Stadium on Wednesday.... read..
"At Wankhede, you need one or two brilliant performances, but....," Rohit Sharma points out key difference between Chepauk, Wankhede Stadium
Chennai (Tamil Nadu) | May 25, 2023 10:10:11 AM ISTMumbai Indians skipper Rohit Sharma highlighted the key difference between Wankhede Stadium and the MA Chidambaram Stadium after their dominant victory against Lucknow Super Giants in the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2023 Eliminator on Thursday.... read..
"I am not Bumrah's replacement...": Mumbai Indian's Akash Madhwal after stunning display against Lucknow Super Giants
Chennai (Tamil Nadu) | May 25, 2023 3:39:08 PM ISTMumbai Indians pace bowler Akash Madhwal has asserted that he is not a replacement for India's star bowler Jasprit Bumrah and is merely fulfilling the responsibility entrusted to him.... read..
TN: Anna University temporarily suspends admissions to several Tamil, English medium engineering courses
Chennai (Tamil Nadu) | May 25, 2023 3:39:21 PM ISTAnna University has decided to temporarily suspend admissions to Bachelor in Engineering (BE) courses in Civil and Mechanical streams offered in Tamil medium in 11 of its constituent colleges for the 2023-24 academic year.... read..
"I like the crowd chanting his name...," Naveen-ul-Haq on Virat Kohli
Chennai (Tamil Nadu) | May 25, 2023 4:12:01 PM ISTLucknow Super Giants pacer Naveen-ul-Haq on Thursday opened up on the heated chat with Royal Challengers Bangalore star Virat Kohli and said that he "enjoys" when the crowd chants his name while he bowls.... read..
"Only President should inaugurate new Parliament building," says DMK's TKS Elangovan
Chennai (Tamil Nadu) | May 25, 2023 5:08:51 PM ISTAmid uproar between the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party and Opposition over the inauguration of the newly constructed Parliament building on Sunday by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) spokesperson TKS Elangovan on Thursday s... read..
"Sengol symbol of monarchy, not democracy...": DMK leader TKS Elangovan
Chennai (Tamil Nadu) | May 25, 2023 6:09:03 PM ISTAs 'Sengol', a five-feet long sceptre is all set to be installed near the Speaker's seat in the new Parliament, Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) leader TKS Elangovan on Thursday said that it is a symbol of "monarchy" and not democracy.... read..
Mumbai Indians' new find Akash Madhwal, displays scintillating show in IPL eliminator, re-writes records
Chennai (Tamil Nadu) | May 25, 2023 10:08:19 PM ISTMumbai Indians young bowler Akash Madhwal delivered a brilliant spell against Lucknow Super Giants in the eliminator of the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2023 match. He became an overnight sensation after breaking many records at the MA Chidambaram Stadium ... read..
IPL 2023: Madhwal's five-wicket haul helps MI defeat LSG by 81 runs, confirm Q2 clash with GT
Chennai (Tamil Nadu) | May 25, 2023 12:08:33 AM ISTA fiery five-wicket by Akash Madhwal helped Mumbai Indians (MI) seal an 81-run win over Lucknow Super Giants (LSG) in their Indian Premier League (IPL) eliminator match at Chennai on Wednesday, setting up a clash with defending champions Gujarat Titans in... read..
Gujarat Titans have very balanced side due to match winners: Aaron Finch
Chennai (Tamil Nadu) | May 25, 2023 6:38:03 PM ISTMumbai Indians' charismatic captain Rohit Sharma also recieved plaudits for the way he lead his team in IPL 2023 because no one really counted the five-time champions as favourites in the competition after the shaky start.... read..
"Everything's okay, one more to go": CSK's Deepak Chahar plays down injury scare
Chennai (Tamil Nadu) | May 24, 2023 1:08:23 PM ISTChennai Super Kings (CSK) fast bowler Deepak Chahar played down injury concerns after win over Gujarat Titans in Qualifier 1 and said he is ready to go for the big IPL 2023 final.... read..
"I can be very annoying captain": MS Dhoni after CSK book place in IPL 2023 final
Chennai (Tamil Nadu) | May 24, 2023 8:38:17 AM ISTChennai Super Kings captain MS Dhoni, who was in his segment, marshalling his bowlers and making field standings to conceal the Gujarat Titans' chase, has said that he can be a very "annoying captain."... read..
IPL: Ruturaj Gaikwad comments on his partnerships with Faf du Plessis, Devon Conway
Chennai (Tamil Nadu) | May 24, 2023 9:39:23 AM ISTThe star batter of Chennai Super Kings (CSK) Ruturaj Gaikwad opened up on his partnerships with both Faf du Plessis and Devon Conway and said that the current CSK opener possesses excellent batsmanship in terms of locating gaps and rotating strikes.... read..
IPL 2023: Hardik Pandya rues Gujarat Titans' basic errors after defeat against Chennai Super Kings in Qualifier 1
Chennai (Tamil Nadu) | May 24, 2023 10:39:57 AM ISTGujarat Titans (GT) skipper Hardik Pandya believes basic errors and a few "soft balls" cost GT the Qualifier 1 match against Chennai Super Kings (CSK) in the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2023.... read..
Tamil Nadu: DMK leaders condole demise of industrialist Karumuttu T Kannan
Madurai (Tamil Nadu) | May 24, 2023 11:40:18 AM ISTDravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) leaders on Wednesday expressed condolences on the passing away of industrialist Karumuttu T Kannan and noted his contributions in the domain of industries and education.... read..
Tamil Nadu: Ban on gutkha, pan masala extended for one year
Chennai (Tamil Nadu) | May 24, 2023 1:08:15 PM ISTTamil Nadu government has extended the ban on -- manufacturing, storage, transport, distribution or sale of chewable food products, such as Gutkha and Pan masala, which contain tobacco and nicotine as ingredients - for one more year.... read..
IPL 2023: "MI shaped my career, gave me direction," says skipper Rohit Sharma
Chennai (Tamil Nadu) | May 24, 2023 8:12:02 PM ISTAhead of a crucial match with Lucknow Super Giants in the Eliminator match of the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2023 at the MA Chidambaram Stadium on Wednesday, Mumbai Indians captain Rohit Sharma said that MI has shaped his career and made him more matured... read..
IPL 2023: MI win toss, opt to bat against LSG in IPL eliminator
Chennai (Tamil Nadu) | May 24, 2023 8:12:06 PM ISTMumbai Indians captain Rohit Sharma won the toss and opted to bat against Lucknow Super Giants in the eliminator game of the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2023 on Wednesday.... read..
"Decorum not followed..." says DMK's Kanimozhi on Parliament building inauguration
Chennai (Tamil Nadu) | May 24, 2023 9:07:52 PM ISTDravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) leader Kanimozhi Karunanidhi on Wednesday said that the required decorum was not being followed in the process of inaugurating the new Parliament building adding that this is the reason for the boycott of the event by the o... read..
"Democracy should not be thrashed like this...": DMK on boycotting Parliament building inauguration
Chennai (Tamil Nadu) | May 24, 2023 9:39:36 PM ISTDravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) MP T Siva criticised Prime Minister Narendra Modi's decision to inaugurate the Parliament building without President Droupadi Murmu, saying that "democracy should not be thrashed" in such a way.... read..
IPL 2023: Solid knocks from Green, Suryakumar, Nehal take MI to 182/8 against LSG in eliminator
Chennai (Tamil Nadu) | May 24, 2023 10:38:52 PM ISTSolid knocks from Cameron Green, Suryakumar Yadav and a fine cameo from Nehal Wadhera in the death overs helped Mumbai Indians (MI) reach 182/8 in their 20 overs of Indian Premier League (IPL) eliminator against Lucknow Super Giants at Chennai on Wednesda... read..
"Piyush Chawla's wicket-taking software is amazing": Harbhajan Singh ahead of IPL second Qualifier
Chennai (Tamil Nadu) | May 24, 2023 7:38:23 PM ISTAhead of the second qualifier match of the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2023 between Lucknow Super Giants and Mumbai Indians, former Indian bowler Harbhajan Singh praised MI's Piyush Chawla and said he has an amazing "wicket-taking software".... read..
Rashid Khan will be trump card for Gujarat Titans against Chennai Super Kings in IPL 2023 Qualifier 1: Sehwag
Chennai (Tamil Nadu) | May 23, 2023 5:08:41 PM ISTThe IPL 2023 is all set to host the highly-anticipated Qualifier 1 between defending champions Gujarat Titans and four-time champions Chennai Super Kings at MA Chidambaram Stadium on Tuesday.... read..
Gold worth over Rs 67 lakh seized at Trichy airport
Tiruchirappalli (Tamil Nadu) | May 23, 2023 5:37:32 AM ISTThe Air Intelligence Unit (AIU) at Trichy International airport on Monday seized 1091 grams of 24-carat gold worth Rs 67,05,286 from a male passenger, officials said on Monday.... read..
Rajinikanth remembers late actor Sarath Babu, says, "He was a good man"
Chennai (Tamil Nadu) | May 23, 2023 2:10:09 PM ISTThe sudden demise of South actor Sarath Babu has left everyone in shock. He passed away at the age of 71 on Monday in Hyderabad. Superstar Rajinikanth visited the residence of the veteran actor in Chennai to pay his last tribute.... read..