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Row over Tamil film 'Mersal' snowballs, Rahul takes dig at Modi (Roundup)

Chennai/New Delhi |Saturday, 2017 8:15:04 PM IST

The controversy over critical comments on GST and Digital India in Tamil film "Mersal" snowballed on Saturday with Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi and party leader P. Chidambaram attacking the BJ

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Stalin slams BJP for 'attempt to muzzle criticism' over 'Mersal'

Chennai |Saturday, 2017 6:45:04 PM IST

The BJP on Saturday drew flak for demanding removal of references critical of GST from Tamil film "Mersal", with DMK Working President M.K. Stalin saying the BJP's attempt to muzzle criticism was agai

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Disha Patani replaces Shruti Haasan in 'Sangamithra'

Chennai |Saturday, 2017 6:45:04 PM IST

Actress Disha Patani has replaced Shruti Haasan as the lead in upcoming Tamil historic drama "Sangamithra".

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Eight die in TN bus stand roof collapse

Chennai |Friday, 2017 12:45:04 PM IST

Eight employees of the Tamil Nadu state transport corporation died while three were injured early on Friday when the roof of an old bus stand in Nagapattinam district collapsed, said police.

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Stalin on month-long tour of Tamil Nadu from November

Chennai |Friday, 2017 7:45:04 PM IST

DMK Working President M.K. Stalin on Friday said he would start a month-long statewide campaign from November to explain to the people the ill-effects of the AIADMK government.

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BJP's fireworks against Vijay for dialogues in 'Mersal'

Chennai |Friday, 2017 5:45:04 PM IST

Tamil actor Vijay's Diwali release "Mersal" has come under attack from BJP leaders in Tamil Nadu, one of whom has also sought to give a communal twist by raking up the actor's religion.

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Stalin urges Vice President to be non-partisan

Chennai |Tuesday, 2017 5:45:04 PM IST

Dubbing Vice President M. Venkaiah Naidu's comments at a book-release function as "shocking", DMK Working President M.K. Stalin on Tuesday urged him to stay non-partisan and not use the Raj Bhavan for

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Singhania is India's official choice for FIA WMSC seat

Chennai |Tuesday, 2017 10:45:04 PM IST

Gautam Singhania will contest the FIA elections to be held in Paris on December 8, hoping to reclaim a seat for India on the prestigious FIA World Motor Sports Council.

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M.S. Subbulakshmi an unsurpassed phenomenon in Carnatic music: Vice President

Chennai |Tuesday, 2017 9:45:04 PM IST

Vice President M. Venkaiah Naidu on Tuesday said that M.S. Subbulakshmi remained an unsurpassed phenomenon in Carnatic music and an epitome of grace, respected by one and all.

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Naidu compares Modi to a strict principal, says reforms will show results

Chennai |Tuesday, 2017 7:15:04 PM IST

Comparing Prime Minister Narendra Modi to a strict principal, Vice President M. Venkaiah Naidu on Tuesday said the Indian economy was going through a lean patch, similar to a college which experiences

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India should recapture its scientific glory: Naidu

Chennai |Monday, 2017 9:45:04 PM IST

Vice President M. Venkaiah Naidu on Monday said it was time to achieve new advancements in science and technology and India should recapture its past glory in these fields.

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Central plans offer women opportunities: Harsh Vardhan

Chennai |Monday, 2017 9:15:04 PM IST

Union Minister of Science & Technology Harsh Vardhan on Monday said two central programmes -- Start-up India and Stand-up India -- offer opportunities for women entrepreneurs.

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