BJP’s victory is not Tamil people’s mandate, says MNM chief Kamal

Makkal Needhi Maiam (MNM) president Kamal Haasan has urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to give equal importance to Tamilnadu as he would to States where the BJP had won. He was speaking at a post-poll result press conference today at his Alwarpet residence here. Continue Reading

Cauvery Water Regulation Committee to meet Thursday

With the Cauvery Water Regulation Committee meeting tomorrow in New Delhi, expectation is running high in Tamilnadu if Karnataka will be told to release water for the State from the river. Continue Reading

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

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

Kamal Haasan’s Godse remark opens floodgates of protests

“I am not saying this because this is a Muslim-dominated area, but I am saying this before a statue of Gandhi. Independent India’s first extremist was a Hindu, his name is Nathuram Godse. There it starts,” he said. Continue Reading

Sad, angry inspector in Chennai to return awards, give up promotion

After being denied a climb up the ladder, an inspector of police with the city police department announced on social media that he was going to surrender his promotion and awards given by former chief minister J Jayalalithaa in 2004. Continue Reading