Tamil Nadu
India  /  Published 19.02.19

All vs Modi (plus AIADMK & others)

The BJP on Tuesday clinched an electoral pact with Tamil Nadu’s ruling AIADMK, a day after party chief Amit Shah had swallowed the Shiv Sena’s repeated barbs to finalise a seat-share deal with the...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 19.03.19

Will Kamal Haasan's flower bloom?

It's been just over one year since Tamil actor Kamal Haasan formed his political party — the Makkal Needhi Maiam (MNM). During that time, the actor’s virtually abandoned his acting career (though...
By Sreedhar Pillai in Chennai

Sports  /  Published 05.10.19

BCCI notice to Cricket Association of Bengal

The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI)’s electoral officer N. Gopalswami has issued a notice to the Cricket Association of Bengal (CAB) saying that cricketers Snehasish Ganguly and Gargi B...
By Our bureau in Calcutta

India  /  Published 15.11.19

Religion bias cry after IIT suicide

The father of an IIT Madras student, Fathima Latheef, who purportedly committed suicide last week has alleged that religious discrimination from a teacher had led the 19-year-old to take her own life....
By K.M. Rakesh in Bangalore

India  /  Published 23.11.18

Free rice making people lazy: Madras HC

Madras High Court has suggested that free PDS rice be given only to families living below the poverty line, observing that the current practice of doling out the freebie across the board has turned th...
By PTI in Chennai

India  /  Published 05.07.19

Election in Vellore on August 5

The Election Commission on Thursday announced polls to the two constituencies where it had rescinded the election — Tamil Nadu’s Vellore Lok Sabha seat and Odisha’s Patkura Assembly seat.The pol...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 14.06.19

NIA claims Lanka bombing link to TN raids

The National Investigation Agency on Thursday raided more than 10 locations in Tamil Nadu to probe a suspected link between an alleged local module of the Islamic State and the Easter Sunday bombings ...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 05.06.19

White turban of legend Subramania Bharati turns saffron

Class XII students of the Tamil Nadu State Board schools are being greeted with a textbook whose cover features Subramania Bharati, one of the greatest Tami literary figures and a patriotic social ref...
By K.A. Shaji in

Opinion  /  Published 06.02.19

Sex ratio: Numbers are not the only deceptive thing

Numbers seldom tell their own story faithfully. The civil registration system of birth and deaths in 2016 reveals that there has been a steep decline in the sex ratio at birth in the southern states, ...
By The Editorial Board in

Business  /  Published 20.01.19

Growth hub plan to pep up duo

Mega parks and manufacturing clusters for small industries and sops for defence corridors in Uttar Pradesh and Tamil Nadu may be some of the initiatives to be announced in the forthcoming budget.Top o...
By Jayanta Roy Chowdhury in New Delhi


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