37 temporary staff dismissed in Anna varsity marks-for-cash scam

According to reports, the temporary staff were said to have accepted bribes to offer additional marks to students. The scam that surfaced in 2017, created a storm not just among the academia but also the general public. Continue Reading

As petition is withdrawn, will there be by-poll in Ottapidaram?

The Madras High Court has ruled that by-election can be held in Ottapidaram, which the Election Commission had excluded from the by-polls to be held 18 April along with 18 other constituencies in Tamilnadu. Continue Reading

Raai Laxmi talks about #metoo movement and more in ‘NT’ exclusive

‘I want to be part of good stories. I don’t mind waiting till I get the right project’, says actress Rai Laxmi. Continue Reading

AIADMK, DMK field 2014 contestants in Kanchipuram again

Known as ‘Silk City’, Kanchipuram Lok Sabha constituency came into existence after 2008. Indian National Congress’ Perumal, Shri Viswanathan was the first MP of the constituency, he was succeeded by AIADMK’s Maragatham. Continue Reading

2019 elections: 15 new parties registered in Tamilnadu

Anna, MGR, Jayalalithaa Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam, New Generation Makkal Katchi, Tamil Telugu Desiya Katchi are among the fifteen parties that registered with the Election Commission of India between February and March. Continue Reading

2019 parliamentary elections: AIADMK manifesto at a glance

The AIADMK promised today a slew of measures in its manifesto, including a national poverty eradication initiative that will be named after former Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa. Continue Reading

2019 general elections: DMK manifesto at a glance

Stalin said steps would be taken for implementing reservation in the private sector. The party also assured steps for waiver of all educational loans taken by students. Continue Reading