Banned tobacco products worth more than Rs five lakh were seized by police from a godown in the city today.
Mollifying its dissatisfied ally VCK, the DMK on Saturday offered one more Lok Sabha seat to the Dalit party. With this, the VCK will contest two of the state's 39 constituencies.
In a bizarre incident, a 52-year-old man in Tirunelveli arranged a feast for relatives and friends for laying the foundation stone of his graveyard on Friday.
Seventeen Tamil Nadu fishermen were today repatriated from Sri Lanka, a day after Chief Minister Jayalalithaa slammed Prime Minister Manmohan Singh over the continued detention of Indian fishermen by Lankan Navy.
A flying squad monitoring implementation of Model Code of Conduct and election related expenditure seized Rs.30 lakh unaccounted cash near here Karur in Tamil Nadu, officials said.
The BJP has added another ally to its count. In Tamil Nadu, the party has closed a deal with the regional DMDK, headed by actor-turned-politician Vijayakanth, popularly known as "Captain."
A 51-year-old Assistant Professor, fighting against alleged sexual harassment at the Loyola College in Chennai, was removed from her job last week.
The DMK on Thursday inked a seat-sharing agreement with Dalit party Viduthalai Chiruthaigal Katchi (VCK) allotting it Tamil Nadu's Chidambaram constituency for the general elections.
DMK president M Karunanidhi on Thursday said the party would welcome the two communist parties to its fold.
The Left parties today terminated their short-lived alliance with the AIADMK after J Jayalalithaa refused to give in to their demand for six seats in a seat-sharing pact in Tamil Nadu.
The election process for the April 24 Lok Sabha polls in Tamil Nadu will formally begin with the issue of notification on March 29, a top Election Commission official said in Chennai yesterday.
Election Commission yesterday took a tough stand against DMK president M Karunanidhi's petition in the Madras High Court to quash an election complaint against him, saying the former chief minister has to prove his innocence during the trial.
An AIADMK councillor of Tuticorin corporation was hacked to death in his office by an unidentified gang today, police said.
Fifteen Tamil Nadu fishermen were arrested by the Sri Lankan Navy today on charges violating the International Maritime Boundary Line, a senior Fisheries Department official said.
Taking a serious view of the latest arrest of 32 fishermen by Sri Lankan Navy ahead of talks over contentious fishing rights in Palk Strait, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa today sought the intervention of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh in securing the release of all 153 fishermen detained in the island nation.