South | Sam Daniel Stalin | Wednesday December 4, 2013
The statue of Tamil actor Sivaji Ganesan, standing tall on the Marina Beach Road in Chennai, is in the eye of the storm.
South | Sam Daniel Stalin | Monday December 2, 2013
Day one of the two-hour-long power cut turned chaotic this morning at the home of Ms Sujata Vijay in Chennai's RA Puram area. The power went off at 8, crippling her kitchen appliances.
Cities | Written by J Sam Daniel Stalin | Monday December 2, 2013
A two-hour long power cut would come to force in Chennai from today.
Cities | Written by J Sam Daniel Stalin | Friday November 29, 2013
Chennai will face two-hour long power cuts daily from Monday. Tamil Nadu is witnessing a power shortage of around 2500 MW. Chennai alone accounts for around thirty per cent of the total consumption.
South | Written by J Sam Daniel Stalin | Wednesday November 27, 2013
Devotees at the Kanchi Mutt today celebrated by bursting fire crackers as the Puducherry Sessions Court acquitted the Sankaracharya Sri Jeyendra Sarasvati and his Deputy Sri Vijayendra Saraswati in the Sankararaman murder case.
Cities | Written by J Sam Daniel Stalin | Sunday November 24, 2013
A woman employee of a ration shop outside Chennai was attacked and robbed of her gold jewellery and Rs 13000 this evening.
South | Sam Daniel Stalin | Saturday November 23, 2013
A 47-year-old man has been arrested at Kumbakonam in Tamil Nadu for allegedly sexually assaulting his daughter for around four years.
J Sam Daniel Stalin | Wednesday November 20, 2013
With just four games to go in the world chess championship, Viswanathan Anand needs to overcome a two-point deficit against world No.1 Magnus Carlsen
Cities | J Sam Daniel Stalin | Wednesday November 20, 2013
World Number One in chess, Magnus Carlsen, is not taking any chances though he has a 2-point lead over defending champion Viswanathan Anand.
Cities | Sam Daniel Stalin | Tuesday November 19, 2013
A 12-year-old boy has been beheaded in the Tirunelvelli district of Tamil Nadu. According to the police, the boy's head was found in a well and the body nearby.
South | J Sam Daniel Stalin | Tuesday November 12, 2013
MDMK chief Vaiko and around 250 of his party workers were arrested in Madurai this morning for staging a 'rail roko' protest.
South | Written by J Sam Daniel Stalin; Edited by Shamik Ghosh | Thursday November 7, 2013
Two girl students, who had alleged that they had been ragged and threatened of rape by a senior, have been suspended by the Pondicherry University.
Cities | Written by J Sam Daniel Stalin | Wednesday November 6, 2013
Chennai will test-drive its metro today.
South | J Sam Daniel Stalin | Monday November 4, 2013
Parents of nearly 600 students in Chennai say they have been left in the lurch as the popular A School Group is shutting 15 of its primary schools. The group blames the state government's new fee structure regulation act for the move and says it can ...
South | J Sam Daniel Stalin | Friday November 1, 2013
A massive fire broke out at the Tamil Nadu Government Press located near the Mint area in Chennai early this morning.
South | J Sam Daniel Stalin | Thursday October 31, 2013
Petrol bombs were hurled at two post offices in Chennai early this morning, allegedly by protesters demanding India boycott the Commonwealth Games meeting scheduled to be held in Colombo next month over Sri Lanka's alleged war crimes against Lankan T...
South | J Sam Daniel Stalin | Sunday October 27, 2013
A new fleet of small buses by the Jayalalithaa government in Tamil Nadu has kicked up a controversy. These buses carry paintings of four leaves which look like two sets of the ruling AIADMK's party symbol, the two leaves.
South | J Sam Daniel Stalin | Friday October 25, 2013
Around 300 farmers have refused to part with their land in Cheyyur, 100 km from Chennai on the Tamil Nadu coast, for the Rs 24,000-crore power plant, asking the government to wait till the newly-elected Land Acquisition Act comes into force so that t...
South | Sam Daniel Stalin | Thursday October 24, 2013
Even as the government searches for gold in the ruins of a centuries-old fort in Uttar Pradesh, the Tamil Nadu government is on a gold hunt of its own.
South | Written by J Sam Daniel Stalin | Wednesday October 23, 2013
Twenty-two foreign crew members and security guards of the detained US based ship, Seaman Guard Ohio, are being shifted to Chennai's Puzhal Jail from the Palayamkottai Central Jail in Tirunelvelli. The 13 Indian crew members will remain in the Tirune...