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Split fever in TN and Karnataka too

Chennai: As the high intensity protests, sometimes violent, rock Andhra Prad­esh after Telengana statehood reached ‘finality’, some fringe elements like Kongunadu Makkal Desiya Katchi and a former Co

Drop proposal to reintroduce NEET: Jaya to PM


Chennai: Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa on Monday urged Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to drop the Centre's move to reintroduce NEET and abide by the Supreme Court ruling, quashing the test fo

Five members from TN sworn into Rajya Sabha

Senior leaders V. Maitreyan of All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) and D. Raja of Communist Party of India (CPI) were among the five newly elected MPs from Tamil Nadu who took oath as members of Rajya Sabha.

TN BJP demands judicial probe; calls for state bandh

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Salem/Chennai: The Tamil Nadu BJP unit on Saturday demanded that the state government order a judicial probe into the murder of its General Secretary and gave a call for state-wide bandh on July 22 e

AIADMK MLA Perumal passes away


Salem: C Perumal, AIADMK member representing Yercaud (ST) constituency in the Tamil Nadu Assembly, died at a private hospital today following cardiac arrest.
Perumal, 62, is survived by wife and four

Kudankulam: From barren land to powerhouse


Chennai: Sixteen years is a long time in a human being’s life, but counts for nothing in the life of a nation. And it took all those 16 years to convert a barren land at Kudankulam village, in Tirune

Panel to probe Ilavarasan death


Chennai: Tamil Nadu Chief minister J Jayalali­thaa on Monday named Justice S.R. Singaravelu, reti­red judge of the Madras high court, as the one-man commission to probe the death of Dalit youth Ilava

Dharmapuri: Dalit boy found dead along railway track after higher caste girl refuses to return


Chennai: A Dalit boy, whose marriage to a higher caste girl triggered anti-Dalit violence in three villages of Dharmapuri district in November last, was found dead along a railway track on Thursday,

20 express trains, 2 new AC trains on track soon


Chennai: Twenty express trains and two new air-conditioned express trains besides four passenger trains would be introduced shortly.
Three new MEMUs and extension of five express trains have also bee

Contempt notice served on police


Chennai: The arrest of the Coonoor judicial magistrate on a rape complaint by a wo­m­an sub-inspector of police took a different turn with the Madras HC initiating suo motu contempt proce­e­d­ings ag

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