Denied money for liquor, teen assaults girlfriend, her mother in Chennai

According to the police, the accused, Santhosh Kumar, who is unemployed, has been in a relationship with a 17-year-old girl for the past three years. He is a resident of Vinayakapuram, Puzhal, and is an alcoholic. Continue Reading

Polls: SC dismisses PIL seeking 100% matching of VVPAT slips with EVMs

The Supreme Court today dismissed a PIL seeking 100 per cent matching of voter verifiable paper audit trail (VVPAT) slips with electronic voting machines (EVMs) during counting of votes on 23 May for the Lok Sabha polls. Continue Reading

Madurai bench grants conditional anticipatory bail to Kamal

A petition was filed by Kamal seeking anticipatory bail following a case filed against him by Hindu Munnani for his comments on Nathuram Godse at an election campaign event in Aravakurichi. Continue Reading

At 94, CPI veteran Nallakannu finds new home in rented house

Veteran Communist Party of India (CPI) leader R Nallakannu, who moved from CIT Nagar to K K Nagar, hopes that the State government will allot him a house. Continue Reading

MNM chief Kamal advises party cadre to maintain decorum

After eggs, stones and footwear were hurled at Kamal Haasan’s by-poll meetings and campaigns on Wednesday and Thursday, tension prevailed among his party cadres. Continue Reading

2019 by-polls: Eggs, stones hurled during Kamal’s meeting

Two unidentified persons threw eggs and stones at the dais where Makkal Needhi Maiam chief Kamal Haasan was holding a public meeting here and tension prevailed after the incident. Continue Reading

Shocking charges

While extending the ban on the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) for another five years, the Central government has made shocking charges against the organisation, which was hitherto believed to be decimated at the end of the ethnic war in Sri Lanka a decade ago. Continue Reading