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Kamal Haasan flays AIADMK over woman's death

Chennai |Saturday, 2019 4:15:05 AM IST

Days after a woman driving a two-wheeler died after being struck by a banner belonging to the ruling AIDMK, actor-turned-politician Kamal Haasan on Friday questioned whether the state government is to

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Two bank unions to go on strike on Oct 22

Chennai |Friday, 2019 4:15:05 AM IST

Two major unions in the banking sector on Thursday announced that they would go on a one-day strike on October 22 protesting against the merger of government-owned banks.

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Keep it simple: Learnings from Vikram's crash

Chennai |Friday, 2019 7:45:06 PM IST

Keep the technology simple; freeze the mission profile and don't change it till the last moment; carry out the simulation tests to the maximum possible level -- these are some of the learnings from th

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Experts panel analysing cause of Vikram's failure

Chennai |Friday, 2019 4:45:05 PM IST

The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) on Thursday said its own experts and a national committee of academicians are studying the cause of the failure of moon lander Vikram.

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IIT-Madras hosts Space Technology Cells meet

Chennai |Thursday, 2019 9:15:05 PM IST

The Indian Institute of Technology, Madras (IIT-M) on Thursday said it had hosted the first meeting of Space Technology Cells (STCs) established by Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) and the De

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DMK questions why Tamil can't be India's global identity

Chennai |Thursday, 2019 4:15:06 PM IST

Against the backdrop of recent pitch by Union Home Minister Amit Shah to make Hindi a language of India's identity, DMK has argued that Tamil was more suited for it.

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BJP slams DMK for its stance on Hindi

Chennai |Thursday, 2019 4:15:06 PM IST

The BJP has slammed DMK for its stance on Hindi, saying if the regional party was so strongly against this language, the schools owned by its functionaries should not have CBSE syllabus as Hindi is ta

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DMK suspends anti-Hindi protests on Governor's assurance

Chennai |Thursday, 2019 2:15:05 AM IST

Tamil Nadu's principal opposition DMK has decided to temporarily suspend its agitation against Union Home Minister Amit Shah's views on Hindi as the common language, DMK President M.K. Stalin said.

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Anti-Hindi ire in Tamil Nadu is decades-old

Chennai |Thursday, 2019 4:15:06 PM IST

The face-off between some regional political parties and the Centre over Hindi language, triggered by Union Home Minister Amit Shahs last weeks comment, may have been averted by his clarification but

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DMK's General Council to meet on Oct 6

Chennai |Thursday, 2019 7:15:05 PM IST

DMK General Secretary K.Anbazhagan on Thursday announced that the meeting of the party's General Council will be held here on October 6.

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Sad that there can't be a common language in India: Rajinikanth

Chennai |Wednesday, 2019 8:15:05 PM IST

Tamil actor Rajinikanth on Wednesday said a common language is important for any country for its development, growth and integrity but unfortunately such a thing cannot be brought in India.

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Stalin takes dig at purohits, backs 'reformist' weddings

Chennai |Tuesday, 2019 2:45:05 AM IST

DMK President M.K. Stalin on Monday said "reformist/self-respect" weddings are gaining popularity and took a dig at purohits for rushing with wedding ceremonies at one place in order to conduct anothe

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