Top stories from Tamil Nadu

Wife strangulates husbands lover after he ties the knot
news Friday, August 28, 2015 - 09:18

1. From a list of 98 cities selected for development under the Smart City Mission, Tamil Nadu has 12 of them including Chennai, Tiruchy and Tirunelveli. Under this project, each city will receive around Rs. 500 crore for over five years from the Centre. Here’s the whole list.

2. A plea by the CSK challenging an order which suspended the team from the league for two years has been posted to a later date for hearing. The Madras HC has told the BCCI in turn to provide a counter to the petition submitted by the CSK. Discussions on the merits and maintainability of CSK’s petition will be discussed on September 23.

3. A woman has been arrested for allegedly killing her husband’s colleague and partner by strangulation. Her husband, a professor at Panimalar Engineering College had reportedly brought his colleague, Rajalakshmi, home and had even tied the mangalsutra to her in front of his wife after which she strangulated her in her bathroom.

4. What’s the status on TN’s Global Investors’ Meet? – This is the question made by the DMK treasurer MK Stalin who alleged that the meet was viewed by the government as a “PR activity”. He has demanded a white paper on the same.

5. Madras University has given orders to resume classes for the Department of Politics and Public Administration at University of Madras. However, conditions for students to continue classes include a written undertaking that no protests will be held on any issue.