In a major relief for thousands of cricket fans with with valid tickets, the Supreme Court today allowed de-sealing of three stands at the MA Chidambaram stadium in Chennai, but only for today's match.
Rejecting Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa's charge that his party was behind the violence in various parts of the state, PMK founder S Ramadoss today alleged that pro-Dalit Viduthalai Chiruthaigal Katchi was behind the incidents.
MA Chidambaram stadium: At least 39,000 cricket fans with valid tickets may not be able to watch the IPL match between Chennai Super Kings and Delhi Daredevils live as three stands at the MAM Chidambaram stadium in Chennai have been sealed by the municipal corporation.
The Supreme Court today agreed to hear the plea of Tamil Nadu Cricket Association (TNCA) for de-sealing of three stands in Chennai's MA Chidambaram Stadium ahead of an IPL match tomorrow.
In a stern warning to Pattali Makkal Katchi or PMK, whose party leader S Ramadoss' recent arrest triggered violence in the state, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa today said any political party that harmed law and order and public peace would be banned.
The cyclonic storm 'MAHASEN' over Bay of Bengal has moved slightly northwestwards and lay centred at 700 km southeast of Chennai this morning, bringing welcome summer rains in several parts of the city.
Three contract workers suffered bruises when a portion of a false ceiling at the recently inaugurated domestic terminal at the Chennai airport fell down following heavy rains early this morning.
The latest satellite cloud imageries received by the Met office in Chennai indicate that the cyclonic storm 'MAHASEN' is about 850 km southeast of Chennai in the Bay of Bengal.
Press Trust of India | Saturday May 11, 2013, Ramanathapuram, Tamil Nadu
A girl was killed and three members of her family were seriously injured in a blaze caused by a leak in LPG cylinder at their house in Ramanathapuram on Saturday, police said.
Press Trust of India | Saturday May 11, 2013, Tiruchirappalli
PMK leader S Ramadoss, whose arrest on April 30 triggered violence in several parts of Tamil Nadu, was today released from the central prison in Tiruchirappali after he obtained bail in all five cases against him.