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17 September, 2018 10:41 AM Chennai: Periyar's statue vandalised, slippers kept on head

On Periyar's 140th birth anniversary, a statue of the social activist was vandalised by unidentified miscreants in Chennai's Tiruppur on Monday morning. A pair of slippers were kept on the statue's head.  Chennai: On Periyar's 140th birth anniversary, a statue of the social activist was vandalised by unidentified miscreants in Chennai's Tiruppur on Monday 63

2 September, 2018 12:06 PM Parts of Chennai to face 7-hour power cut on Monday, here's the list of areas

Chennai: There will be power cuts in some parts of Chennai on September 3, Monday, the Tamil Nadu Generation and Distribution Corporation (TANGEDCO) has said. Electricity will not be available from 9 am to 4 pm due to maintenance work. The power supply will be restored and made available from 4 pm onwards. Muthamizh Nagar 1,2,3th blocks, Meenambal Sivaraj 66

24 August, 2018 10:13 AM Tamil Nadu rejects Kerala contention that Mullaperiyar dam water release caused floods

The Tamil Nadu government today rejected Kerala's contention that sudden water released by Tamil Nadu from the Mullaperiyar dam was one of the reasons for the deluge in the neighbouring state. Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K Palaniswami said Kerala suffered the deluge due to the discharge of excess water from 80 reservoirs spurred by heavy rains in that state 220

12 August, 2018 4:53 AM How A Dog Saved A Kerala Family From Devastating Landslide

Kerala Rain: When Mohanan P and his family stepped out to check on their dog, they noticed the impending disaster. They stepped out in the nick of time before their home was destroyed in a landslide. The raging water from the Idukki reservoir in Kerala has left behind a trail of destruction along its path. In one of the worst natural disasters that the state 69

8 August, 2018 10:56 AM Message on Karunanidhi's casket was scripted by him 33 years ago

Karunanidhi will be buried adjacent to mausoleum of former chief minister and his mentor CN Annadurai on the sands of Marina. The message written on the golden casket of late DMK patriarch M Karunanidhi today are the words that he had spoken of thirty-three years ago. Engraved in Tamil, the casket reads: "Oivu edukamal uzhaithavan, idho oivu eduthu kondu 69

7 August, 2018 2:54 PM Politicians across party lines mourn Karunanidhi’s demise

Politicos across the country reacted in shock and grief as news of demise of DMK patriarch M Karunanidhi came in on Tuesday evening. From Prime Minister Narendra Modi to Congress president Rahul Gandhi and former Uttar Pradesh chief minister Akhilesh Yadav, leaders from across political lines conveyed their tribute to the Kalaignar of Indian polity 59

7 August, 2018 2:52 PM M Karunanidhi Dies At 94; Tamil Nadu Announces Holiday At School, Colleges Tomorrow

Mourning the loss of political stalwart DMK Chief M. Karunanidhi, Tamil Nadu has announced that the schools, colleges and all government offices will be closed tomorrow. The DMK Chief breathed his last today at 6:10 pm. He was admitted to the hospital on July 28 after he contracted urinary tract infection and developed a high fever. Supporters from across 67

25 March, 2018 6:57 PM ‘Communal forces can’t wag tail in T.N.’

Launching a scathing attack against the BJP-led Central government, DMK working president M.K. Stalin on Sunday gave a call at his party’s Erode zonal conference to send it packing. “We will not allow communalism to rear its head here. So long as we are here, none can wag their tail against the principles of Periyar, Anna and Karunanidhi. If they try to do so, we will cut that tail short 58

19 March, 2018 7:39 PM Stalin demands ban on VHP’s rath yatra in T.N

Says it will disturb peace and communal harmony DMK working president M.K. Stalin on Monday urged the State government not to allow the rath yatra of the Vishva Hindu Parishad in support of the Ram Temple in Tamil Nadu, saying it would disturb peace, communal harmony and law and order in the State. In a statement here, he said that at a time when the Ram temple 74

15 March, 2018 7:23 PM Saffron cloth on busts creates flutter

The police are on the lookout for miscreants who tied a saffron colour cloth to the busts of late leaders Periyar, Anna and MGR, all situated at the same spot on the Salem road, on Thursday. The miscreant had also garlanded the statues. Local people who spotted the saffron cloth, alerted the police. They rushed to the spot and removed the cloth. Police 37