Chennai News

Muslim Women Can Approach Only Family Court For Divorce: Madras High Court

Muslim Women Can Approach Only Family Court For Divorce: Madras High Court

Press Trust of India | Thursday February 02, 2023, Chennai

It is open for a Muslim woman to exercise her inalienable right to dissolve marriage by 'Khula' (divorce proceeding initiated by wife) by approaching a family court and not private bodies such as a Shariat Council, the Madras High Court has ruled.

Our Struggle Against Hindi Imposition Will Continue, Says MK Stalin

Our Struggle Against Hindi Imposition Will Continue, Says MK Stalin

Press Trust of India | Thursday January 26, 2023, Tiruvallur

Tamil Nadu CM M K Stalin on Wednesday accused the BJP-led Centre of being 'brazen' over 'imposition' of Hindi and asserted that his party, the ruling DMK, would continue to resist any attempts to force the language upon the people or the State.

Judges' Appointment Body Pushes For Advocate Critical Of PM Modi

Judges' Appointment Body Pushes For Advocate Critical Of PM Modi

Press Trust of India | Thursday January 19, 2023, New Delhi

The Supreme Court Collegium has reiterated its February 16, 2022 recommendation for appointing advocate R John Sathyan as a judge of the Madras High Court, brushing aside the objections of the Intelligence Bureau to his social media posts.

Che Guevara's Daughter In Chennai To Attend CPM Events

Che Guevara's Daughter In Chennai To Attend CPM Events

Press Trust of India | Tuesday January 17, 2023, Chennai

Aleida Guevara, daughter of Cuban revolutionary Ernesto 'Che' Guevara arrived in Chennai on a two-day visit on Tuesday to attend events organised by the state unit of the CPI(M).

Rs 17,000-Crore Bengaluru-Chennai Expressway By March 2024: Nitin Gadkari

Rs 17,000-Crore Bengaluru-Chennai Expressway By March 2024: Nitin Gadkari

Press Trust of India | Thursday January 05, 2023, Bengaluru

Union Minister for Road Transport and Highways Nitin Gadkari today said the Bengaluru-Chennai Expressway would be ready by next year.

Chennai Police Arrest 2 DMK Members For Sexually Harassing Woman Cop

Chennai Police Arrest 2 DMK Members For Sexually Harassing Woman Cop

Asian News International | Wednesday January 04, 2023, Chennai, Tamil Nadu

The police on Wednesday arrested two Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) functionaries for allegedly harassing a Chennai police constable during DMK public meeting.

Chennai Woman Engineer Run Over By Truck While Trying To Avoid Pothole

Chennai Woman Engineer Run Over By Truck While Trying To Avoid Pothole

Reported by Sreeja M S, Edited by Samiran Mishra | Wednesday January 04, 2023, Chennai

A 22-year-old woman was run over by a truck after she fell down from her vehicle while trying to avoid a pothole in Chennai on Tuesday.

Delhi, Mumbai Among 50 Towns To Have 5G Services, Parliament Informed

Delhi, Mumbai Among 50 Towns To Have 5G Services, Parliament Informed

Press Trust of India | Wednesday December 14, 2022, New Delhi

Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai and Bengaluru are among 50 towns across 14 states where 5G services have started, minister of state for telecommunications Devusinh Chauhan informed Parliament on Wednesday.

Cyclone Mandous Starts To Weaken: Weather Office

Cyclone Mandous Starts To Weaken: Weather Office

Asian News International | Sunday December 11, 2022, Chennai

Cyclone 'Mandous', a severe cyclonic storm, that made landfall along the coasts of Tamil Nadu, uprooted trees and caused flood and landfall conditions, has started to weaken.

Pics: Streets Waterlogged, Trees Uprooted In Cyclone Mandous Aftermath

Pics: Streets Waterlogged, Trees Uprooted In Cyclone Mandous Aftermath

Edited by Anisha Prakash | Saturday December 10, 2022, New Delhi

Cyclone Mandous made landfall on Friday evening off the coast of Mamallapuram in Tamil Nadu. In the hours since, parts of Tamil Nadu and Andhra Pradesh have seen heavy rain and powerful winds that have disrupted power supply to residents.

Watch: Cyclone Mandous Makes Landfall With Catastrophic Wind In Tamil Nadu

Watch: Cyclone Mandous Makes Landfall With Catastrophic Wind In Tamil Nadu

Asian News International | Saturday December 10, 2022, Chennai

The India Meteorological Department (IMD) on Saturday said that the landfall process of cyclonic storm Mandous will be completed within a few hours.

Cyclone Mandous To Cross Coast Near Chennai, Rescue Teams Deployed In Tamil Nadu

Cyclone Mandous To Cross Coast Near Chennai, Rescue Teams Deployed In Tamil Nadu

Press Trust of India | Friday December 09, 2022, Chennai

Moderate to heavy rainfall is expected in Tamil Nadu as cyclonic storm 'Mandous' over Bay of Bengal is likely to intensify into a severe cyclonic storm soon and then weaken gradually and cross the coast near here on December 9 midnight.

16 Children Among 742 Rescued From Begging In Tamil Nadu

16 Children Among 742 Rescued From Begging In Tamil Nadu

Written by J Sam Daniel Stalin , Edited by Sanjib Kumar Das | Monday December 05, 2022, Chennai

The General of Police, citing a rise in deployment of women and children for begging by traffickers, appealed to the public to tip off the police and promised cash prizes for authentic information

Doha-Bound Carrier Suffers Technical Snag Minutes Before Takeoff

Doha-Bound Carrier Suffers Technical Snag Minutes Before Takeoff

Press Trust of India | Friday December 02, 2022, Chennai

A Doha-bound private flight with 139 passengers onboard suffered a technical snag while preparing for takeoff early on Friday, following which it returned, an airport official said.

Tamil Nadu Sees 'Madras Eye' Surge, 1.5 lakh Conjunctivitis Cases In Monsoon So Far

Tamil Nadu Sees 'Madras Eye' Surge, 1.5 lakh Conjunctivitis Cases In Monsoon So Far

Written by J Sam Daniel Stalin | Tuesday November 22, 2022, Chennai

Though the conjunctivitis infection is highly contagious, it does not spread by merely looking into an infected person's eyes, say experts