Union finance minister P Chidambaram's mother Lakshmi Palaniappan died today.
Taking the ongoing debate on the betting, spot fixing controversy in Indian cricket to a serious level, the Hindu Centre for Politics and Public Policy on Thursday called for regulating gambling through a new legal frame work in its First Issue Brief entitled Twisted Willow: Gambling, Sport & Cricket in India.
Twenty-three pilgrims were rescued on Wednesday after the rope-car they were travelling in to reach the sanctum sanctorum of Lord Murugan's temple some 450 km south of Chennai stopped moving.
A nephew of Tamil Nadu chief minister Jayalalithaa's close aide Sasikala, was on Tuesday arrested for allegedly cheating a woman by promising to get her a teaching job in exchange of Rs. 3 lakhs, police said.
Holding that CMs were given 'very little' opportunity to express their views during 'ritualistic' conferences chaired by PM Manmohan Singh, Tamil Nadu CM Jayalalithaa has decided to skip the Conference of Chief Ministers on Internal Security in the national capital tomorrow.
If you were visiting Chennai with an invite to DMK patriarch M Karunanidhi’s 90th Birthday bash on Monday you may well form an impression that the city was celebrating his bete noire Amma’s day instead.
DMK president M Karunanidhi today turned 90 with scores of party cadres celebrating the occasion by bursting crackers and distributing sweets across the state.
The low-cost tiffin centres, which have become popular among the poor people in the city, were today launched in nine other cities in Tamil Nadu by chief minister Jayalalithaa.
DMK chief M Karunanidhi, whose wife is seeking exemption from personal appearance as a witness in the 2G spectrum case, on Saturday said further legal options will be explored since the court directive "is not final".
The desire to make a quick buck to lead a lavish lifestyle has landed in police net budding actress Leena Maria Paul, who was on Friday remanded in judicial custody for allegedly cheating a city-based businessman of Rs. 62.47 lakh.
Batting for self-respect marriages, DMK president M Karunanidhi today went nostalgic, recalling that he had chosen principles over his ladylove when he was asked to marry her under usual rituals.
Army was "handling" the situation arising out of the latest incursion in Ladakh, defence minister AK Antony said today after Chinese troops prevented Indians from patrolling up to LAC in Finger-VIII area where they have built a road inside Indian territory.
A four-member Mumbai Police team today began searches at the residence of suspended CSK CEO Gurunath Meiyappan, who was arrested for his alleged involvement in betting on T20 League matches.
The passing away of veteran Tamil singer TM Soundararajan not only brought down the curtains on a glorious career spanning nearly six decades but also signalled the end of an era.