MADRAS Top Stories

The Hindu: Charanya Kannan has always been on the go. A corporate professional, a trained dancer, scuba diver and former Doordarshan anchor, when maternity left her home-bound, Charanya was left searching for a positive outlet for her energy. The quest ended when she...
DNA India: The concept of QSRs is definitely one that we can proudly claim as our own. After all the local udipis have worked on this principle of tasty food and service at a quick pace for time in memorial. And while many lost out to competition and shut shop, the ones...
The Hindu: T. Suvarna Raju, Director (Design & Development) of Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd., on Saturday took additional charge as Chairman of the company, according to an official statement. The...
The Hindu: A. Bhim Singh was one of the most successful filmmakers of India. Known for his 'Pa' films (Pava Mannippu, Pathi Bhakthi, Palum Pazhamum, Pasamalar and Paarthaal Pasi Theerum), Bhim's films generally dealt with domestic problems, one of the reasons for their...
The Hindu: The script that has played out in the Perumal Murugan case is all too familiar. A creative person offers his/her work to the public. It survives peacefully for sometime before certain vested and intolerant interests wake up to it. Protests and demands for the...
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The Hindu: When I was in school, for me as for most of us ‘down South’, in Madras, the great pageantry of Republic Day in Delhi was the closest one could get to a fantasy. On a frosty morning, around the famed India Gate, people gathered on either side of the...
noodls: (Source: BWI - Building and WoodWorker's International) Judicial interventions in India by the BWI affiliated trade unions continue to reap benefits for the workers in the country. In the Southern State - Tamil Nadu, TCWF's ongoing writ petition in the State...
The Hindu: Wheel back the years as a cavalcade of vintage automobiles arrives in the city on Saturday as part of The Hindu Chennai-Pondy Heritage Car Rally. Presented by Golden Homes in association with Madras...
Stuff: The building firm managing Canterbury's home earthquake repairs looks set to land itself a major residential development contract in central Christchurch. The Press understands Fletcher Building, which will wind up its work with the Earthquake Commission this...
The Hindu: The Madras High Court has directed the Krishnagiri Collector to pay Rs. 20,000 as an ad hoc sum to the father of a differently-abled girl who was sexually assaulted by four persons in the district last...
The Hindu: The Madras High Court has directed the Chennai Corporation and the city police to jointly conduct a survey, as a test case, in the areas concerned in order to find out the traffic flow and the requirements for car parking for restaurants, eateries and...
The Hindu: The Madras High Court on Friday ordered notice in the BSNL exchange case on a petition by the CBI that challenged an order...
The Hindu: Eight persons, including two teenagers and a girl child, who worked as bonded labourers at a rice mill at Tiruttani in Tiruvallur district were rescued on Friday by Revenue officials and members of...
The Hindu: Born into a family of eminent freedom fighters and politicians, Jayanthi Natarajan’s maternal grandfather was the former Chief Minister, M. Bhaktavatsalam. When ‘kingmaker’ Kamaraj quit the Chief Minister’s...