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It is a settled canon of criminal jurisprudence that the conviction of an accused cannot be based on the basis of inference, says judge
Roberto Gomez Bolanos, the iconic Mexican comedian who wrote and played the boy television character “El Chavo del Ocho” that defined a generation for millions of Latin American children, died
At least 81 people were killed in a gun and bomb attack on a mosque in Nigeria\'s second biggest city of Kano on Friday, sources from two hospitals visited by Reuters said.Police earli...
The deputy commissioner of police (T. Nagar) P. Pakalavaran was transferred from his post with immediate effect on Friday. The move comes as the police failed to act swiftly on the November...
The body of the female employee of TCS was found near Siruseri SIPCOT complex in February
Chennai may get only light showers today  (29 November 02:49 am) 
The city’s prospects of rains are growing thin for this month, with only light showers and a cloudy sky expected on Saturday. According to the meteorological department, a low pressure area...
Chennai to get a Golden Temple touch  (29 November 02:49 am) 
Specialised artisans from the North will help restore a 100-year-old heritage temple in the city
Towards a seamless commute  (29 November 02:49 am) 
The integration of public transport systems, once Chennai Metro and Monorail projects become fully operational, will provide city residents the much-needed last-mile linkage
Modi’s threat perception has multiplied  (29 November 02:49 am) 
Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s threat perception has multiplied many times after assuming office, but his security apparatus has possibly slackened as two serious breaches demonstrate. “Whether
The Kerala Houseboat Owners’ Association has sought moratorium on the loans taken by its members for building and operating houseboats saying that the State government’s new liquor policy had
Actor Kushboo on Friday said she had swum against the tide and faced tough odds in life. In a rather candid speech to a packed audience of women law enforcers from across the country at the...
Call to nurture skilled manpower  (29 November 02:49 am) 
Must maintain competitive edge, says Manmohan
Chair cars may replace sleeper coaches  (29 November 02:49 am) 
The proposal, for short-distance night trains, will enhance capacity
Chief’s exit to close SPG-PMO gap  (29 November 02:15 am) 
The removal of K. Durga Prasad as the Director of the Special Protection Group (SPG), mandated to protect the Prime Minister and former Prime Ministers and their families, brings to the fore a ling...
HC nod for Amit Shah rally in Kolkata  (29 November 02:15 am) 
Observing that the State government should not be rigid in enforcement of rules while granting permission for a party rally, the Calcutta High Court on Friday appointed special officers to ensure...
Sahara seeks SC’s nod on money transfer  (29 November 02:15 am) 
Noting that it has been nine months since Sahara Group chief Subrata Roy has been in jail, the business house on Friday informed the Supreme Court that an agreement had been reached with a private...
Tamil Maanila Congress is reborn  (29 November 02:15 am) 
Re-launching the Tamil Maanila Congress (TMC) here on Friday, former Union Minister G.K. Vasan declared that his party would do away with the “seeking-appointment-with-the high-command” syndrome
Continue with German, suggests SC  (29 November 02:15 am) 
As time runs out for Kendriya Vidyalaya students nearing the end of their academic year and facing final exams, the Supreme Court on Friday asked the NDA government not to unsettle them by replaci...
Congress was keen on only saving UPA: Vasan  (29 November 02:15 am) 
Political space in Tamil Nadu will no longer accommodate national parties, says Peter Alphonse
In AIADMK, five-man army holds fort  (29 November 02:15 am) 
Leaders in charge of districts named
National Security Adviser (NSA) Ajit Doval, who will be in Sri Lanka on Monday, will meet top leaders of the newly-formed common Opposition platform, in addition to meeting President Mahinda Rajp...
India’s stand vindicated: Minister  (29 November 02:15 am) 
Late on Thursday, the World Trade Organization’s General Council adopted a decision on public stockholding for food security purposes, on the Trade Facilitation Agreement and also on Post Bali
Aarif Majeed, who returned to India on Friday after leaving for Iraq in May purportedly to join Islamic State, claims that he got in touch with the members of the militant group through a number h...
‘No-Ebola’ certificate mandatory  (29 November 02:15 am) 
The External Affairs Ministry has issued an advisory to the Indian embassies in Abidjan (Ivory Coast), Dakar (Senegal), Abuja (Nigeria), Accra (Ghana) and Niamey (Niger) to ensure that passengers...
The BJP on Thursday released its ‘vision document’ for Jammu and Kashmir which was silent on the abrogation of Article 370 but raised an issue that could touch raw nerves in the State.Accor...