2019 general elections: AIADMK allocates seven seats for PMK in alliance

Announcing the deal after consultations this morning at a private hotel in Chennai, AIADMK coordinator and Deputy Chief Minister O Panneerselvam said the PMK would be given seven seats in the “mega alliance” and “alliance for victory”. Continue Reading

2019 general elections: Piyush Goyal arriving in Chennai for alliance talks

Though BJP president Amit Shah has cancelled his visit to Chennai to seal the alliance with the AIADMK for the 2019 general elections, the party’s Tamilnadu in-charge and Union Minister Piyush Goyal would be arriving here as scheduled. Continue Reading

2019 general elections: PMK leaders arrive for alliance talks with AIADMK

PMK founder-leader, Dr S Ramadoss, and his son and MP Anbumani Ramadoss, were welcomed warmly by the AIADMK team, led by Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami and Deputy Chief Minister O Pannerselvam, at the entrance of the hotel with elaborately decorated shawls.  Continue Reading

Pvt bus proceeding from Chennai to Theni goes up in flames, no casualties

According to eyewitnesses, when the bus was proceeding on the bridge between Maduravoyal and Tambaram it caught fire. Showing great presence of mind, the driver took the bus to the kerb and the passengers alighted. Continue Reading

DMDK leader Vijayakanth to return to Chennai Saturday from America

He has been getting treatment for some undisclosed ailment. Photos have been released intermittently about his stay in America and this is said to have enthused the DMDK cadres that he was well and recovering. Continue Reading

Tennis: Prajnesh Gunneswaran breaks into top 100 for the first time

He made his first appearance in an ATP World Tour event in Stuttgart Open and made his debut in a Grand Slam event in the Australian Open this year. All these helped him climb up the ranking ladder and reach his career-best 97, thereby becoming the third Indian in the past decade to do so after Somdev Devvarman and Yuki Bhambri. Continue Reading

All commuters to enjoy free rides on Chennai Metro rail today

Passengers of Chennai Metro are enjoying free rides right from last night thanks to the ongoing final trial runs till Washermanpet which line was inaugurated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami yesterday. Continue Reading

Long haul comes to end: Adambakkam in Chennai gets stormwater drains

For the residents of Bharath Nagar in Adambakkam, their fight for stormwater drains (SWDs) can be traced back to as early as 2013. The continuous follow-up with the Greater Chennai Corporation (GCC) has finally led to the construction of drains now. Continue Reading