Tamilnadu News

13 killed, 27 injured in bus-lorry collision in Tamil Nadu

Thirteen persons were killed and 27 injured in a collision between a government bus and a cement laden lorry at T Kallupatti, about 40 km from here on Saturday, police said.

One killed, three injured in mysterious explosion in Tamil Nadu

One person was killed and three others were injured when a mysterious heavy object fell close to the building complex of a private engineering college near here, causing an explosion.

Kanyakumari–Bangalore Express derails near Vellore, over 40 injured
Kanyakumari–Bangalore Express derails near Vellore, over 40 injured

More than 40 passengers of the Bengaluru-bound Kanyakumari-Bangalore City Express were injured after its four coaches derailed in Vellore district, around 170 km from here, in the wee hours on Friday.

No scrapping of reservation, lies being spread: PM Narendra Modi
No scrapping of reservation, lies being spread: PM Narendra Modi

On Saturday, Gandhi had accused Modi and RSS of trying to crush the spirit of students by imposing "one idea from the top".

"Talk" of Alagiri's return to DMK a rumour: Stalin

Seeking to put to rest speculations that his brother and former Union Minister MK Alagiri could return to the DMK, party treasurer MK Stalin on Tuesday said the talk could be a rumour.

My govt committed to development of comprehensive social safety net for all workers: PM Modi

Prime Minister said on Tuesday that his government was committed to development of a generous social safety net for all workers.

PM Modi's rally in Coimbatore today to mark BJP's pre-poll campaign in Tamil Nadu
PM Modi's rally in Coimbatore today to mark BJP's pre-poll campaign in Tamil Nadu

With the assembly elections a few months away in Tamil Nadu, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will on Tuesday address a public meeting here, being billed by the party as the launch of its poll campaign and "a turning point rally" in the history of the state politics.

Jayalalithaa seeks PM Modi's help for release of Indian fishermen in Sri Lanka
Jayalalithaa seeks PM Modi's help for release of Indian fishermen in Sri Lanka

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa has sought Prime Minister Narendra Modi `s intervention to secure the release of nine Indian fishermen arrested by Sri Lankan navy on January 30.

Train runs over teenager trying to taking selfie in Chennai

A teenager was struck and killed after he tried to take a photo of himself in front of an oncoming train, police said Monday, in the latest deadly accident involving selfies.

Selfie rage takes another life: Schoolboy mowed down by train in Chennai
Selfie rage takes another life: Schoolboy mowed down by train in Chennai

A teenaged boy was hit by a speeding train in Chennai on Sunday while he was trying to click himself on the railway track.

PM Modi's visit: Coimbatore to be brought under tight security cordon

Over 5,000 police personnel are on security duty across the city in connection with the visit of Prime Minister Narendra Modi here on February 2 to dedicate a Medical College attached to ESI and to address a party public meeting.

Sri Lankan Navy arrests nine Indian fishermen
Sri Lankan Navy arrests nine Indian fishermen

Nine Indian fishermen and two boats were apprehended by the Sri Lankan Navy near Palk Strait in Tamil Nadu early morning today.

Triple suicide: Jayalalithaa transfers students to govt college

Days after three girl students of a private college killed themselves over alleged exorbitant fee demands, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa on Saturday ordered transfer of the yoga and naturopathy students from that institution to a state-run college.

'BJP taking steps to form 'strong' alliance for Tamil Nadu polls; talks in progress'
'BJP taking steps to form 'strong' alliance for Tamil Nadu polls; talks in progress'

BJP is taking steps to form a "strong" alliance for the upcoming Assembly elections in Tamil Nadu and talks in this regard are in progress, two senior party leaders said on Friday.

Six persons gets life term for murder in Tamil Nadu

A court here has sentenced six persons, including two women, to life imprisonment in connection with the murder of a 55-year-old woman in 2014.

Tamil Nadu girl students' suicide: College principle held, HC orders fresh autopsy
Tamil Nadu girl students' suicide: College principle held, HC orders fresh autopsy

The police on Wednesday arrested the principle of SVS College of Naturopathy and Yoga Science in connection with the death of three female students.

Tamil Nadu celebrates Republic Day

Tamil Nadu celebrated the 67th Republic Day with patriotic fervour on Tuesday, with Governor K Rosaiah unfurling the tricolour at the Marina beach here.

Tamil Nadu celebrates Republic Day

Tamil Nadu celebrated the 67th Republic Day with patriotic fervour on Tuesday, with Governor K Rosaiah unfurling the tricolour at the Marina beach here.

Tamil Nadu fishermen to begin indefinite fast from today

Fishermen in Tamil Nadu would go on an indefinite fast from Tuesday, demanding the release of fishermen arrested by Sri Lankan Navy and lodged in prisons of the island nation.

Another suicide in Tamil Nadu: Nursing student hangs herself in Chennai

A nursing student allegedly committed suicide here on Monday by hanging herself in her hostel room, police said.

Madras HC notice to TN government in suicide case

Police said the three students ended their lives after the management demanded higher fees even though the college lacked basic facilities.

Tamil Nadu girl students suicide case: College head surrenders

Days after three girl students allegedly committed suicide, the head of their college Monday surrendered in a court in the state capital and was arrested along with two others, including its principal.

Foul-mouthed college chairman, extortion pushed 3 Tamil Nadu medical students to suicide?
Foul-mouthed college chairman, extortion pushed 3 Tamil Nadu medical students to suicide?

A day after the three medical students were found dead inside a well adjacent to their college in Viluppuram , the college campus witnessed massive protests from the parents and locals. The protesters demanded action against the college Chairman and other who were responsible for forcing the girls to take the step.

DMK demands judicial probe into TN students suicide

DMK Monday demanded a judicial probe by a sitting High Court Judge into the alleged suicide of three students of a private institution in Villupuram
district.

Four detained in connection to girls suicide in Tamil Nadu
Four detained in connection to girls suicide in Tamil Nadu

Four persons have been detained in connection with the suicide case of three girls in Tamil Nadu.

3 medical students commit suicide in Tamil Nadu, suicide note accuses college of extortion
3 medical students commit suicide in Tamil Nadu, suicide note accuses college of extortion

Women activist Shamina Shafiq on Sunday dubbed the suicide committed by three female students of a medical college in Tamil Nadu as 'shocking' and demanded a thorough probe so that the truth behind the unfortunate incident comes to the fore.

3 women students of Tamil Nadu medical college found dead in a well, suicide note blames college ​
3 women students of Tamil Nadu medical college found dead in a well, suicide note blames college ​

The three students, who belonged to the second year, jumped into a well near the college premises and held the college management responsible for their suicide in a note.

DMK MLAs tear copies of privilege against Karunanidhi in Assembly

The issue pertains to Housing Minister R Vaidyalingam's complaint that the DMK president had attributed remarks not made by him in the Assembly.

104 Indian fishermen return home

In a goodwill gesture ahead of the Pongal festival, Sri Lanka had on January 14 decided to release 104 Indian fishermen arrested by the country's navy for allegedly poaching in the country's territorial waters. 

Jallikattu issue echoes in Tamil Nadu Assembly

Finance Minister O Panneerselvam, also Leader of the House, said CM J Jayalalithaa was 'determined' to take legal steps to hold jallikattu in the state.