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Chennai: BJP's H Raja, others detained during protest demanding Tamil writer's arrest

Police have booked Kannan, the writer on the basis of multiple complaints filed by BJP leaders.

01 Jan 2020 7:49 PM

Journey for the soul

An unplanned solo trip can help one fight stress and loneliness and believe in one’s will power.

30 May 2019 12:59 AM

Would've been buried with Karunanidhi if he weren’t allowed space at Marina: Stalin

'We met the chief minister and made our request. He said the norms don’t allow a former CM to be buried at Marina Beach,' said Stalin.

14 Aug 2018 5:30 PM

Expelled MK Alagiri claims most DMK workers with him

Even after his expulsion from the party, Mr Alagiri continued to target Mr Stalin.

14 Aug 2018 1:36 AM

How the Marina Beach burial case was won

Madras high court and some legal issues and the government was ready to allot land on Sardar Patel Road opposite to Anna University.

09 Aug 2018 5:18 AM


Millions march for Karunanidhi, four die in stampede

People gather in large numbers to pay their last respects to DMK patriarch.

09 Aug 2018 5:00 AM

Dravidian doyen M Karunanidhi laid to rest at Marina, lakhs bid adieu

4 die in stampede-like situation as lakhs turn up to pay their respects.

09 Aug 2018 2:38 AM

Marina burial right move

In an illogical move that could be politically suicidal, the state CM decided such a burial could not be allowed for a former CM.

09 Aug 2018 12:41 AM

Dravidian doyen M Karunanidhi laid to rest at Marina, lakhs bid adieu

Karunanidhi was buried with full military honours with soldiers giving him a gun salute and buglars sounding the last post.

08 Aug 2018 9:08 PM

Stalin breaks down after HC ruling on Karunanidhi's burial at Marina

Madras High Court ruled that M Karunanidhi will be buried next to his mentor CN Annadurai at Marina Beach in Chennai.

08 Aug 2018 12:13 PM


End of a political era in TN as DMK patriarch M Karunanidhi is laid to rest

Former Tamil Nadu chief minister and DMK patriarch M Karunanidhi passed away on Tuesday at the age of 94.

08 Aug 2018 9:50 AM

3,500 sq ft for Jayalalithaa but AIADMK refusing 6 ft for Karunanidhi: DMK

DMK said AIADMK's refusal to permit the burial was plain and simple 'political vendetta' and 'reeks of pettiness'.

08 Aug 2018 9:12 AM

Karunanidhi’s burial at Marina Beach: Hearing to resume at 8 am today

The court will now resume hearing at 8 am as Tamil nadu government has reportedly sought more time to file a reply.

08 Aug 2018 5:57 AM

Does Tamil identity start and end with Tamil pride?

The Jallikattu protests brought to surface the several undercurrents that were thought to be long-forgotten in Tamil Nadu.

20 Feb 2017 2:48 AM

TN CM announces probe into Jallikattu violence

He also announced withdrawal of cases filed against 36 students,

31 Jan 2017 2:01 PM


22 held in connection with incidents of violence at Marina

Of the 22, four persons were minors, police said and did not divulge their names and details.

28 Jan 2017 6:25 PM

Jallikattu returns with an expiry date?

Sati was banned in 1861. The order by the Crown was welcomed since Sati was regarded as repulsive.

25 Jan 2017 2:02 AM

Jallikattu protesters set police station on fire in Chennai

In view of the violence, TN Guv has said a bill to replace the ordinance would be placed by AIADMK govt in the Assembly in 'immediately'.

23 Jan 2017 3:23 PM

Jallikattu protesters set vehicles on fire near Marina Beach

Several protestors were also seen threatening the police, saying they will commit suicide at the beach if forcefully removed from the site.

23 Jan 2017 9:42 AM

Jallikattu held across Tamil Nadu, 3 people killed

The Jallikattu held in Rapoosal village in Pudukkottai district claimed two lives as the government organised the event in a hurry.

23 Jan 2017 1:02 AM