Tamil Nadu

Google to make Pixel phones in Chennai: CM Stalin

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister MK Stalin announced on Friday that Google Pixel smartphones will soon be manufactured at a facility near Chennai. Samsung and Apple are already making their smartphones in Chennai.

Shyam Nikhil becomes India’s 85th Grandmaster after 12-Year journey

After a patient journey spanning over a decade, Shyam Nikhil, a chess player from Tamil Nadu, has finally achieved the prestigious title of Grandmaster (GM), becoming India's 85th grandmaster.

I went against family wishes to join BJP in 1996: Tamilisai Soundrajan

She talks in detail about how was growing up Kanyakumari and what was her father’s reaction when she intended to join BJP as her father was a Congress leader at that time.

End of era: DMDK chief and veteran actor ‘Captain’ Vijayakanth breathes his last

CHENNAI: The demise of veteran actor, Desiya Murpokku Dravida Kazhagam (DMDK) founder, Vijaykanth, has left a void after his death ended his three-decade-long illustrious career as both an actor and a politician. As an action hero who rose to the ‘superstar’ of Tamil Cinema in the early 90s, Vijayakanth played versatile roles enthralling youngsters and […]

After getting bail, YouTuber Manish Kashyap urges CBI inquiry in his fake video case

Kashyap's videos depicting discrimination against Bihar's labourers in Tamil Nadu had sparked tensions in Tamil Nadu, leading to legal action by both Bihar and Tamil Nadu police.

TN BJP stages walkout from Assembly as CM Stalin pushes to reintroduce bills returned by governor

ERNAKULAM: Tensions flared in the Tamil Nadu Assembly’s special session as BJP lawmakers dramatically walked out, opposing a resolution slamming Governor RN Ravi and the return of 10 university-related bills. BJP MLA Vanathi Seenivasan said, “BJP has walked out of the Assembly after opposing the resolution criticising the Governor and sending back the 10 bills […]

Stalin’s associate, Tamil Nadu Minister E V Velu’s properties raided by I-T

NEW DELHI: On Friday, Tamil Nadu Public Works Department (PWD) Minister E V Velu, a prominent member of the DMK, came under scrutiny by Central agencies as the Income Tax department carried out raids at approximately 40 locations. These searches included his family’s residences and educational institutions. The minister is considered close to Chief Minister and […]

AIADMK workers favoured exiting NDA alliance: Palaniswamy

SALEM: All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) chief Edappadi K Palaniswami said that the party’s decision to leave the Bharatiya Janata Party-led National Democratic Alliance (NDA) was driven by the feelings of its workers about the “happenings” in the state, and that there was no meeting between the BJP and AIADMK leaders on seat […]

AIADMK meet to decide future of BJP alliance in Tamil Nadu

CHENNAI: The All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) will hold a leadership meeting in Chennai on Monday evening to decide on the future of its alliance with the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in Tamil Nadu. The meeting comes amid a strain in ties between the two parties, following comments made by BJP state president K […]

Drought at doorsteps; farmers blame Karnataka govt for Cauvery woes

MYSORE/MANDYA: As the water crisis in Karnataka continues unabated with the Cauvery basin witnessing a major shortage due to deficiency in the south-west monsoon and the state reeling through a drought-like situation which it never had experienced in the past 123 years, economic and farmers union members blame the state government over the mismanagement and inefficiency […]