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The silver screen's struggle for survival - The Hindu

Tamil Nadu is probably the only state in the country that levies a local body tax over and above GST on movie tickets and the industry will find it difficult to remain viable, fear experts. The debates around the tax also raise larger questions about ...and more »

Ranji Trophy: Tamil Nadu survive a scare against Andhra - Times of India

CHENNAI: The result of the Ranji Trophy Group C clash between Andhra and Tamil Nadu was decided in the last over of the contest. The drawn encounter - which saw Andhra pocket 3 points thanks to their first innings lead over Tamil Nadu - saw the ...and more »

Tamil Nadu Hikes Theatre Ticket Prices By 25 Per Cent; To Cost R - NDTV

Chennai: The Tamil Nadu government today issued orders to hike theatre ticket prices by 25 per cent against the backdrop of the film industry bodies not releasing any new movies to protest the levy of 10 per cent local body tax in the state. As per a ...and more »

Ticket prices may go up by 25% - The Hindu

After a decade, the Tamil Nadu government has revised ticket rates, increasing it by 25% over the existing base price. Until now, ticket prices were capped at ₹120. A government order (G.O.) issued by Additional Chief Secretary, Niranjan Mardi, said ...and more »

Ranji Trophy: Tamil Nadu survives a scare - The Hindu

Tamil Nadu was expected to roll over Andhra in a familiar terrain. Then came the shock to the system. Nine fielders guarded the boundary line, the medium-pacers bowled wide outside off and the captain and senior cricketers were locked in heated on ...and more »

Tamil Nadu hikes cinema ticket prices to Rs 150 — what does this mean for upcoming films? - Firstpost

Kollywood is facing a major crisis as Tamil Nadu has become the state with highest taxes on a cinema ticket in India. Till a few months back, under certain stipulations, there were no taxes on Tamil films. Last week the Tamil Nadu government imposed a ...and more »

Ranji Trophy: Tamil Nadu makes slow progress - The Hindu

Tamil Nadu could have upped the tempo and put Andhra under pressure on a final day surface with R. Ashwin in its ranks. Instead, the side crawled. Seemingly content with a point after conceding a 133-run lead, the side inched its way to 112 for two in ...and more »

TN gets basic grant for local bodies without holding elections - The Hindu

Tamil Nadu has not held elections to local bodies but this has not come in the way of the Centre sanctioning nearly ₹1,390 crore towards the basic grant for the local bodies. Normally, the grant is given if there are elected local bodies and this is on ...and more »

Ranji Trophy: Andhra edges ahead against TN - The Hindu

On a day of attrition at Chepauk, Andhra edged ahead after Tamil Nadu made inroads. But then, this is still anybody's game. At 231 for seven at stumps, Andhra was 55 in front on Saturday, the second day of the Ranji Trophy duel at the M. A. Chidambaram ...and more »

Ranji Trophy 2017: Andhra Pradesh take three points after draw against Tamil Nadu - The Indian Express

Andhra Pradesh batsmen survived some anxious moments to secure a draw against a strong Tamil Nadu on the final day of its opening Ranji Trophy Group “C” match. An improved batting performance in the second innings by the host after conceding a ...and more »