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Ruckus in LS as TN MPs raise Jaya issue

New Delhi: Proceedings of the Lok Sabha were adjourned briefly when some AIADMK members raised slogans demanding a CBI probe into the death of party supremo J Jayalalithaa. As soon as the House met for the day, six AIADMK members rushed to the Well raising slogans seeking a CBI probe into the death of the then Tamilnadu Chief Minister and party supremo. They were holding placards with the picture of

SC warrant against TN judge Karnan

New Delhi: The Supreme Court today issued a bailable warrant against Justice C S Karnan of the Calcutta High Court, who hails from Tamilnadu, as he did not appear before it as directed. A seven-judge constitution bench headed by Chief Justice Jagdish Singh Khehar also asked Justice Karnan to appear before it on 31 March. The bench issued the warrant against Justice Karnan, in an unprecedented decision to ensure his

3 persons kill self in separate incidents

Chennai: Three cases of suicide were reported in different parts of the city since last night. In the first incident, a 12th standard student, Shakti, 17, ended her life at her house in Shenoy Nagar. It is said the lass, whose father Sivalingam owns a real estate business, was found hanging from a ceiling fan at around 6.45 p.m yesterday. The girl’s parents were away when she took the extreme

Rajini-Amy starrer 2.0 likely to get completed

Rajinikanth starrer 2.0 is fast nearing completion. Directed by Shankar, the movie stars Amy Jackson as heroine, while Akshay Kumar plays a key character. Produced by Lyca International, the movie has music by A R Rahman. Director Shankar tweeted, “With my team after finishing a major scene of #2.0. One song and some patch works are only the balance”. Talkie portions have already been completed and the pending song is

TN House ruckus: Video clippings submitted in HC

Chennai: The floor test sought by Chief Minister Edappadi K Palanswami was held as per rules of the Assembly proceedings and there is no rule to conduct a secret ballot, said Tamilnadu Assembly Secretary AMP Jamaludeen in his affidavit filed in the Madras High Court today. A bench comprising Acting Chief Justice Huluvadi Ramesh and Justice R Mahadevan on 27 February issued notice to Chief Minister Edappadi K Palanswami, Assembly

Seesha celebrates women from gypsy communities

Chennai: Commemorating International Women’s Day, Seesha (Samiti for Education, Environment, Social and Health Action) organised an inclusive celebration by gathering 500 marginalised women at its Adyar premises. Women from nearby gypsy communities, dysfunctional families, transgenders and housewives from across Chennai joined together for the event. Competitions such as rangoli and cookery contests were conducted and cash prizes were distributed to the winners, a release said. Seesha consultant Joyce Daniel, who

Review: Nisabdham- Anger and agony

Amidst mindless masala entertainers these days, comes Nisabdham, a film that speaks about paedophile. A dark film based on a real life incident, it speaks about the agony of victim, trauma of parents and social condemnation that they face. Michael Arun, who has worked in many films in RB Choudhary’s Super Good banner, makes his debut as filmmaker. Ajay plays the lead while Nadodigal fame Abhinaya dons a key character.

Bharath's Simba is about man and pet bonding

Actor Bharath plays the lead role in Simba, a movie that speaks about one’s life that revolves around his pet. Sharing screen with Bharath is Premgi Amaran. Unlike his earlier films, he has a challenging role which he delivered well, say sources in the unit. Directed by Aravindh Sridhar and produced by Svaneshwaran, “The movie has Tollywood actress Banu Mehra as heroine. Ramana plays a prominent role.” Says the filmmaker,

4-way contest in R K Nagar

Chennai: RK Nagar continues to occupy headlines even after the death of former Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa. The constituency in North Chennai has now become the focal point of Tamilnadu politics, after the Election Commission announced on Thursday that by-election would be conducted there on 12 April. While the ruling AIADMK’s new governing council (it was rejigged on Thursday, soon after the EC announcement) will soon finalise the party’s candidate,

I would provide Rs 300 ticket for Rs 100, says actor RK

The audio of Vaigai Express was launched in a gala manner in front of several hundreds of film distributors in the city yesterday. Directed by Shaji Kailas and produced by Makkal Pasarai, Vaigai Express stars RK in the lead. Ineya plays a sassy actress named Swapnapriya with oodles of attitude. The movie unfolds during a train journey. The story revolves around what happens in our coupe as three girls who

Kaatru Veliyidai trailer makes it big

The much-awaited trailer of Kaatru Veliyidai, directed by Mani Ratnam, was out yesterday. The breezy romantic entertainer starring Karthi and Aditi Hydari Rao with musical score by Rahman is all set for release this April. The trailer with catchy visuals by Raviverman and melodious background score by Rahman has turned viral on social media. Karthi changeover has been widely appreciate. RJ Balaji, Delhi Ganesh, Rukmini Vijayakumar, Shraddha Srinath, Vipin Sharma