MADRAS Top Stories

Deccan Chronicle: Chennai: Annettes Club of Madras North today held VOW- value our waste, a waste segregation workshop along with home composting....
Deccan Chronicle: Chennai: State Fisheries MinisterD. Jayakumar lashed out at the DMK on the memorial issue and asked, “did the DMK participate in the unveiling of the portrait of sacrificial leader Puratchi ThalaiviAmma (former CM J. Jayalalithaa), who had dedicated...
Financial Express: The Madras HC has postponed hearing on Srinivasan’s plea against being named in the idol theft case after TN police assured it would not arrest the industrialist in the next six weeks. ......
Indian Express: Would have died if HC order on Kalaignar burial was negative: MK StalinAmid succession war between Stalin, Alagiri, DMK remembers Karunanidhi during party meetSonia Gandhi writes to MK Stalin: ‘We shall not see the like of Kalaignar again,...
The Hindu: Youngsters continue to keep alive the organ donation drive. Many of them are increasingly getting involved by pledging their organs. In fact, some of them have turned their birthdays into an occasion to pledge their organs and get donor cards. Data with the...
The Hindu: In a significant decision, the State government has now taken a stand that a batch of cases pending in the Madras High Court since 2015 in connection with illicit beach sand mining in Thoothukudi, Tirunelveli, Kanniyakumari, Madurai and Tiruchi districts do...
The Hindu: GovernorBanwarilal Purohit is learnt to have telephoned Madras High CourtChief Justice Vijaya Kamlesh Tahilramani and expressed regret over the protocol gaffe at the Raj Bhavan during her swearing-in ceremony on Sunday, when judges of the High Court were...
The Hindu: The 235-year-old Presidency GirlsHigher SecondarySchool in Egmore, formerly known as P.T. School, has been renovated and refurbished. The school was identified to be created as a model school in Chennai, under the Tamil Nadu government’s Model School project...
The Hindu: For the first time, Governor Bhanwarilal Purohit on Wednesday hoisted the National flag at the Raj Bhavan on the occasion of 72nd Independence Day. A new flag pole was installed and the CRPF contingent presented the Guard of Honour. Later in the evening, the...
The Hindu: In an attempt to put its house in order before pointing fingers at others, the Madras High Court has issued an official memorandum instructing all its officers and staff members to sport their identity cards during working hours since the court, on the...
Deccan Herald: A sense of patriotism filled the air at the Field Marshal ManekshawParade Grounds in the city, with parades and cultural events enthralling the audience during the 72nd Independence Day celebrations on Wednesday, despite the black threatening clouds. The day...
The Times of India: Chennai: The Madras high court has restrained the Tamil NaduFire and Rescue ServiceDepartment from according promotion to its firemen until further order, and asked the department director to file reply by September 3. “However, if any promotion to the post...
The Times of India: HYDERABAD: A district collector in Telangana lives in a haunted house and she is scared of sleeping in the first floor of the 133-year-old building. Warangal urban district collector AmrapaliKata has said that she avoids sleeping on the first floor as she had...