Tamil Nadu

MeToo movement started by crooked minds says BJP minister Pon Radhakrishnan

The minister went to the extent of asking what if someone's girl classmate from fifth standard made allegations years later.

‘Dead have right of privacy’: Madras HC says no DNA test on Jayalalithaa in Amrutha plea

Amrutha Sarathy had moved the court seeking a DNA test to establish that she is Jayalalithaa’s daughter. The court has now denied her plea.

Healthcare and lack of banks top the list of woes in this neglected Coimbatore locality

Located near the major hub of Ukkadam has not helped Karumbukkadai one bit, rue the residents who have been submitting petitions for the past 10 years.

‘Deal with it’: Director Rahul slams trolls, posts message supporting wife Chinmayi

In a note on Twitter, director Rahul Ravindran writes, “You might see her (Chinmayi) as a threat to status quo. That of male privilege. Deal with it.”

Madras HC rejects plea to issue SC certificate to ‘Buddhist Adi Dravidar’

The court said that there was no entry of ‘Buddhist Adi Dravidar’ in the SC and ST orders (Amendment) Act.

Chennai water crisis averted: Private tanker, packaged drinking water strike called off

The TN Private Tanker Operators Association said that the government agreed to look into their demands.

16 people diagnosed with dengue fever in Chennai

Health officials have stated that the recent influx of cases is most likely seasonal.

Susi Ganeshan allegedly threatens actor Siddharth for supporting Leena in 'Me Too'

Most of Kollywood has maintained a stoic silence on the #MeToo movement.

Chennai faces water shortage as bubbletop can companies join private tanker strike

The strike is against the implementation of a Madras HC order that restricts the extraction of groundwater.

Kovai student suspended for observing Bhagat Singh birth anniversary without permission

The suspension order states that the student, Malathi, was denied permission by the principal to conduct the meeting.