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Congress welcomes Stalin‘s attack on BJP

CHENNAI: The on Wednesday welcomed DMK president ‘s attack on and his resolve to prevent saffronisation of the country. Stalin‘s stand would end speculations about a possible alliance between DMK and the BJP in the state, said Congress Committee president S Thirunavukarasar. “DMK president Stalin has clearly expressed his resolve to fight BJP‘s divisive politics. I welcome his statement. This […]

Plea in Madras HC against MKU VC search panel

Plea in Madras HC against MKU VC search panel

CHENNAI: The on Wednesday directed the government to produce all the documents pertaining to the constitution of a search committee to suggest prospective candidates to be appointed as the vice- chancellor of . A division bench of Justice S Manikumar and Justice Subramonium Prasad passed the direction while hearing a PIL that alleged gross violation of fundamental principles of law, […]

CM announces Rs 30L for athlete Arokia Rajiv

CHENNAI: chief minister on Wednesday congratulated for winning a silver medal, as a member of the Indian athletics mixed 4X400m relay team, at the 18th in Jakarta – Palembang in Indonesia. The chief minister announced a of Rs 30 lakh for him, according to a press statement from the government. The chief minister congratulated Rajiv for his “splendid effort” and […]

Didi dares BJP to try and make inroads in Bengal

Didi dares BJP to try and make inroads in Bengal

KOLKATA: Chief minister on Tuesday threw an open challenge to BJP from the very venue where its national president had pledged to turn the tides in Bengal only a fortnight ago. “I dare you to touch Bengal. Here, tigers are ready to devour your plans,” Banerjee said at the Trinamool student-youth gathering held on Mayo Road in the city. The […]

Momo Challenge invites locally generated: CID

Momo Challenge invites locally generated: CID

KOLKATA: CID officers investigating the said invites that are being sent across the state are locally generated and being sent to spread panic. Prima facie, the cops are yet to get any evidence that suggests these messages were generated from foreign shores and “so far, the game has not claimed any victim, nor has anyone approached us saying they have […]

Rainfall surge sees seasonal total touch 89-inch mark

PANAJI: Moderate but widespread rain over the past two days has pushed the crawling seasonal total towards the 90-inch mark even as a spell of continuous rain from Tuesday morning to evening brought relief to farmers. On Tuesday morning, the seasonal total had touched 2,262.6mm (89 inches), while a total of 2,651.5mm (104.3 inches) is considered normal at this stage. […]

Teen girl attempts suicide after moneylender’s threat

RAJKOT: A 17-year-old girl allegedly tried to commit suicide on Tuesday morning after a woman moneylender threatened to kill her father and other family members. Falak Pathan, daughter of a rickshaw driver, slashed her throat with a blade in a room of her house in Bhistiwad locality on Road. She started bleeding profusely and her mother and twin brother Farhan, […]