The Madras High Court on Friday directed the police to register an FIR against actor Kamal Haasan if a cognisable offence is made out against him over his alleged comments on "Hindu terrorism" in a Tamil magazine.
A controversy over J Jayalalithaa's state in hospital before her death resurfaced today as the Madras High Court said it wants to confirm that her thumb prints on election documents taken last year are above board. It has asked for prints of the former Chief Minister from the Bengaluru prison, where she was jailed in 2014 for three weeks
Sidelined AIADMK leader TTV Dhinakaran said on Thursday that his faction would move the Supreme Court against the Election Commission's ruling allotting the two-leaves symbol to the unified AIADMK led by Chief Minister K Palaniswami and his deputy O Panneerselvam.
In a setback to jailed leader VK Sasikala and her nephew TTV Dhinakaran, the unified AIADMK under O Panneerselvam (OPS) and Tamil Nadu Chief Minister E Palaniswami (EPS) has been recognized as the "real" party and granted use of the two-leaves symbol by the Election Commission, sources said today.
A day after violence broke out on the campus of the Sathyabama University outside Chennai following a student's suicide, the university officials have shut the campus down and have asked the students to vacate the hostel.
Edited by Anuj Pant | Thursday November 23, 2017, Coimbatore
Noted South Indian actor Prakash Raj on Wednesday asked the government to provide protection to the film industry, which did not have proper safeguards, he said, as seen by a producer's suicide because he was allegedly harassed by a loan shark.
Sidelined AIADMK leader TTV Dhinakaran on Tuesday alleged that a section of media was making a "big issue" out of the recent IT raids at J Jayalalithaa's residence here last week and claimed that officials recovered only a laptop and a couple of pen drives.
It could be a veteran's angst at being sidelined, along with others like him. Or a signal of a larger rift in the party. Either way, AIADMK member of parliament Dr V Maitreyan's tweet this morning red flagged deep fissures in Tamil Nadu's ruling party, which is still struggling to find its feet almost a year after the death of its powerful leader and former Chief Minister J Jayalaithaa
Sidelined AIADMK leader TTV Dhinakaran today alleged that police did not allow priests to enter the Poes Garden residence of J Jayalalithaa to make some arrangements for rituals ahead of her first death anniversary.
The film fraternity in Tamil Nadu is in shock after the suicide of B Ashok Kumar, a prominent film producer who was allegedly harassed by a loan shark. Mr Kumar was found hanging in his apartment at a highrise in Chennai on Tuesday. Actor Vishal, who heads the Tamil Nadu film producers' council, has asked the police to treat the suicide as murder