• Sun, Jan 22, 2017
  • Activists involved in protests still await long-term solution

    Updated: Jan, 22, 201710:26 AM

    Meet the team that represented the concerns of the people of Tamil Nadu with respect to the jallikattu issue and went to Delhi to talk to the concerned authorities
    Activists involved in protests still await long-term solution
    Environmental activist Abdul Ghani and two members of Chennai Meme’s Facebook page — Gautham Govindaraman and Sri Ganesh Selvakumar were part of the team led by Karthikieya Sivasenapathy and P Rajasekharan, that met Minister of State (Independent Charge) Environment, Forest & Climate Change Anil Madhav Dave and Minister for Law and Justice Ravi Shankar Prasad. The team included Tamil Nadu Jallikattu Federation President P Rajasekharan Karthikieya Sivasenapathy, Head of Senaapathy Kangayam Cattle Research Foundation tu issue Amar Prasad Reddy of Care and Welfare, the voluntary organisation that organised the walkathon earlier in January to support the traditional sport, BJP leader Tamilisai Soundararajan, Gautham, Ganesh and Abdul Ghani. They flew to Delhi on Friday from Chennai.“We have been fighting for the cause from day one and...
  • Backbone of the protests Backbone of the protests
    Updated: Jan, 22, 201710:14 AM

    Even as the youth spearheaded the jallikattu agitation, the silent heroes were volunteers who came forward to supply essentials like food and water to sustain the five-day-long protest

  • Police suspect financial dispute behind doctor’s murder Police suspect financial dispute behind doctor’s murder
    Updated: Jan, 22, 201707:15 AM

    Narasimha Reddy, the retired doctor, had given loans to many and police said as they suspect financial dispute could be a reason behind the murder probe is underway in that angle also.

  • More factors causing lung ailment than smoking: Experts More factors causing lung ailment than smoking: Experts
    Updated: Jan, 22, 201707:00 AM

    Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disorder (COPD), a progressive lung condition in which the airflow is blocked, making it difficult to breathe, is no longer a smoker’s disease.

  • Railway cop’s aid to ill kids reforms repeat offender Railway cop’s aid to ill kids reforms repeat offender
    Updated: Jan, 22, 201706:15 AM

    A history-sheeter, who used to snatch gold chains from women travelling by trains, now sells flowers and samosas on the same train, thanks to a Railway Superintendent who addressed the offender’s...

  • OPS gives Rs 78.5L incentives to sportspersons, coaches OPS gives Rs 78.5L incentives to sportspersons, coaches
    Updated: Jan, 22, 201705:45 AM

    The State government has given Rs 78.50 lakh to various sportspersons and coaches hailing from Tamil Nadu recognising their achievements at international level.

  • Ordinance on jallikattu valid: Advocate General Ordinance on jallikattu valid: Advocate General
    Updated: Jan, 22, 201705:30 AM

    Even as doubts linger over the Ordinance brought about by the State allowing the holding of jallikattu, the State Advocate General has emphatically claimed that the ordinance is bound to soon become...

  • Express services cancelled Express services cancelled
    Updated: Jan, 22, 201705:00 AM

    Express train service was affected for the third consecutive day on Saturday as Southern Railway (SR) cancelled over a dozen trains owing to the unrest created by jallikattu protests.

  • Migrant thieves top in crime on trains Migrant thieves top in crime on trains
    Updated: Jan, 22, 201703:30 AM

    The Railway police have arrested a total of 310 persons for various offences such as theft, robbery, chain snatching and harassment of women both in trains and on station premises over the past year.

  • ‘Muslim mothers can act as legal guardians of properties’ ‘Muslim mothers can act as legal guardians of properties’
    Updated: Jan, 21, 201711:52 PM

    The Madras High Court has held that even though the principles of Mohammedan law do not confer the right of guardianship to women, Muslim mothers can act as legal guardians of properties gifted to...