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TN tableau showing women without blouses draws ire

TN tableau showing women without blouses draws ire

CHENNAI: The tableau at the parade in New Delhi on Saturday, portraying sari-clad women without blouses, has copped flak with people venting out on social media. The state government?s tableau showcased Mahatma Gandhi?s radical switch to loincloth in 1921. It depicted peasants in loincloths with bullocks. Suba Veerapandian, general secretary […]

TN suspends staff, teachers; more action likely

TN suspends staff, teachers; more action likely

CHENNAI: The state government on Saturday suspended 450 teachers and government staff after many of them were remanded in judicial custody for holding demonstrations as part of their statewide strike. The crackdown will continue with disciplinary action under 17 (b) for unauthorized absence from Monday. The Madras HC had advised […]

Jayalalithaa?s dead, but her bank accounts alive

Jayalalithaa?s dead, but her bank accounts alive

CHENNAI: J is no more, but the former chief minister?s bank accounts and woes arising out of unpaid income tax are still alive and kicking. Two days after the income tax department shocked the state by saying that Jayalalithaa?s famous Poes Garden house and three other properties had been under […]

Sterlite employees to fast until death from Mon

Sterlite employees to fast until death from Mon

TUTICORIN: Permanent employees of have announced that they will fast until death if the government does not reopen the copper smelter plant that was sealed on May 28, 2018. On Friday, hundreds of permanent employees staged a protest in front of the plant premises on the – Tuticorin highway, urging […]

Tuticorin firing: 7th phase of inquiry done

Tuticorin firing: 7th phase of inquiry done

MADURAI: The one-member commissioner headed by Justice (retd) on Friday completed its seventh phase of inquiry with the victims and witnesses of the police firing and riots on the 100th day of the anti-Sterlite protests in on May 22, 2018. As many as 48 witnesses were inquired in the 7th […]