2019 general elections: Technical glitches dampen polling mood

Phase-2 of the 2019 Lok Sabha elections began 7 am across the city. Voters arrived at the polling booths ahead of the time at Chennai South constituency to cast their votes. Apart from technical glitches which delayed the voting process at a few places, the process turned out to be incident-free. Continue Reading

Pattukottai Prabhakar shares his thoughts on Tamil language

“The best thing I embrace about being a Tamilian is the Virunthombal (hospitality) we practise. We also have a beautiful language. But today, it has a lot of external influences.” Continue Reading

Chennai-based Tamil professor teaches silambam for free

News Today spoke to M Krishnamoorthy, Tamil Professor at Mohamed Sathak College of Arts and Science, and he shares how the day is instrumental in reviving forgotten traditions and practices. A resident of Anna Nagar in Taramani, Krishnamoorthy also runs ‘Friends’Silambam club at Vijaya Nagar where he teaches about 40 students for free. Continue Reading

Former MP’s son brutally murders mother in Chennai for property

The police said the son, educated in the UK, was extremely brutal in killing the mother. He attempted to electrocute her, tied her hands and legs, gagged her and stabbed her 10 times in the chest at their residence on Sixth Avenue, Besant Nagar. Continue Reading