Top five reasons why Chennai’s polling turnout was dismal

With an overall voter turnout of 59.01 per cent, the three Lok Sabha constituencies in Chennai recorded some of the poorest stats in Tamilnadu. Continue Reading

Inmates of Institute of Mental Health Chennai vote, set example for rest of India

At around 9 am today, Muthu, a resident of the Institute of Mental Health at Kilpauk, walked into the polling booth set up at the premises to cast his vote and walked out with a smile. It was for the first time in Indian history, that an inmate of a mental health hospital had cast his vote.
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Perambur witnesses Assembly by-poll too

Voter turnout was visibly less in the North Chennai Lok Sabha constituency which also has Perambur, the only Assembly constituency facing by-election in the city. NT’s ground survey on the candidates of choice among voters revealed that established political parties enjoyed the people’s support once again Continue Reading

Tamil scholar Poovannan’s MSV & Karunanidhi connect

“My father, V M Ganapathi changed his name to Thamizh Pithan out of his love for the language. My original name was Govindaraju which I changed to Thamarai Poovannan.” Continue Reading

Chennai Sangam strives to protect & spread Tamil language

Revolutionary poet Bharathi adds that the Tamil language will become eternal if we bring the wealth of knowledge from around the world and infuse it with Tamil. Continue Reading

Residents want trains and CMRL feeder services in Mugappair

Ever since Phase 1 of the Metro Rail was completed and Mugappair’s name was mentioned among the probable stops scheduled for phase 2 of the CMRL’s project, residents here have been dreaming of Metro services in the area. Continue Reading

Amaan Shariff was the only junior Chennai NCC cadet in Delhi R-Day parade

Amaan has also been playing competitive table tennis for the last five years. He has won two gold medals, two silver medals, and one bronze at KVS regional meet and has represented Chennai region on three occasions at Delhi, Bhubaneshwar, and Chennai in KVS National Table Tennis Tournament. Continue Reading

Vasantham special school handles 130 autistic individuals

“I understood that among the people with disabilities, individuals with developmental disorders suffer the most. And their families often feel lost running around to find a permanent solution.” Continue Reading