Tamil Nadu

TN CM writes to PM Modi, seeks aid for 8 fishermen arrested by Sri Lanka

The eight fishermen were arrested by the Lankan Navy on August 21 for allegedly fishing in Sri Lankan waters.

DMDK appoints Vijayakant's wife Premalatha as Treasurer

Premalatha’s appointment comes at a time when her husband and DMDK Chief Vijayakant has been out of active politics due to ill-health.

Despite Centre's orders, TN govt denies license to drivers with impairment in one eye

Last year, the Centre had asked all states to implement laws which would allow for those with monocular vision to drive.

Four charred to death as bus catches fires after hitting lorry in TN

Other passengers managed to escape through an exit door when the bus was being engulfed in flames.

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.