9 get life sentence in Madurai ‘Dinakaran’ newspaper attack case

The case dates back to 2007 when the newspaper owned by the Sun Group headed by Kalanithi Maran, published a survey stating that M K Stalin was the preferred heir to then DMK president M Karunanidhi and that his brother Alagiri’s popularity was just 2 per cent. Continue Reading

2019 polls: Docs, engineers, MBAs, entrepreneurs are candidates in TN

While a popular adage says ‘politics is the last resort of scoundrels’, the candidates lists of the AIADMK, DMK, AMMK, PMK, DMDK, BJP and MNM for the Lok Sabha elections suggest it has also become the first resort of professionals. Continue Reading

People have chosen MNM as alternative to AIADMK, DMK: Kamal (video)

Asked about follow-up on his meetings with TMC leaders Mamata Banerjee and AAP leader Arvind Kejriwal, Kamal Haasan said things could happen and “coagulate”. Continue Reading

2019 elections: Makkal Needhi Maiam releases first list (videos)

Releasing the list before mediapersons at a private hotel in T Nagar, Kamal said he would announce on 24 March whether he would be contesting in the polls. Continue Reading

Lankan refugee held for robbery at Valasaravakkam, Chennai

According to the police, 11 March, he broke into a house in Valasaravakkam and decamped with 15 sovereigns of gold. Based on CCTV footage, the police arrested Rajan alias Sivarajan (45), who lives in Annai Camp for Sri Lankan refugees in Madurai. Continue Reading

Youth held for daring robbery at Anna Nagar spa in Chennai

At the time, Pandiyan, the leader of the gang, had managed to give the police the slip. The gang’s modus operandi was to enter parlours and spas and threaten people there that they were running the facilities without proper licence. Continue Reading

DMK corrects manifesto to include loan waiver for all farmers

Announcing a correction to it today, a press release from the party here said in deference to the wishes expressed by farmers and accepting the request of alliance party leaders, the DMK promised that the crop loans of all farmers would be completely waived. Continue Reading

Panneerselvam kicks off campaign by canvassing for son at Theni

AIADMK coordinator and Deputy Chief Minister O Panneerselvam began his campaign today in a special way – canvassing for his son P Ravindra Kumar who is contesting from Theni parliamentary constituency Continue Reading