An unmarried adult couple will be considered married and can be termed husband and wife if they have sex, the Madras high court has said in a judgment with far-reaching consequences, especially for those in live-in relationships. HT reports.
Senior BJP leader M Venkaiah Naidu today criticised former NDA ally JD(U) for questioning the elevation of Narendra Modi in the party and advised the Sharad Yadav-led outfit not to "poke its nose into other parties".
One of India's foremost security experts and one of the founders of India's external intelligence wing -- the Research and Analysis Wing (RAW), Bahukutumbi Raman passed away in Chennai on Sunday evening after a prolonged fight with cancer. He was 77.
Sitting Rajya Sabha Member and CPI National Secretary D Raja, who was the Left Parties' candidate for the June 27 biennial polls to the Upper House of Parliament from Tamil Nadu, today filed his nomination papers.
An Intelligence Bureau officer wasthrashed by Tamil Nadu police men despite showing his identity card when they came in search of his brother who had allegedly beaten up a sub-inspector, police sources said today.
Upping the ante against Karnataka for its refusal to release Cauvery water, Tamil Nadu today decided to file a contempt petition in Supreme Court besides seeking a direction for setting up two regulatory bodies to implement the Cauvery Water Dispute Tribunal's final award.
Hotelier Vikram Aggarwal, arrested for his alleged links with a bookie and betting in the T20, was today sent to two days police custody by a court here.
Civic authorities today sealed a commercial complex owned by the grandaughter of DMK patriarch M Karunanidhi on the ground that it was an "illegal construction."
Tamil Nadu chief minister Jayalalithaa on Monday greeted "good friend" and her Gujarat counterpart Narendra Modi on his elevation as Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) election campaign committee chief, but declined to comment on the development, insisting it was that party's internal matter.
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.
It was a meticulously planned crime involving a gang of nine operating from two cities across continents, but in the end the Chennai police cracked the R2.48-crore ransom bid.