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Woman throws children in well, attempts suicide in Tamil Nadu's Cuddalore

The victim, hailing from Thimava Royanakupppam took the extreme step owing to poverty, they said.

Minor girl sexually assaulted by 68-year-old man

A minor girl was today allegedly sexually assaulted by a 68-year-old man near here, police said.

Jallikattu held again; stir on, activists want ban to stay

In yet another instance of defiance, jallikattu was organised on Friday in Madurai as protests continued for the fourth day today in Tamil Nadu with principal opposition DMK too hitting the streets on Pongal eve, seeking permission for conducting the bull taming sport.

Hundreds pay homage to 2004 tsunami victims in Tamil Nadu

Hundreds pay homage to 2004 tsunami victims in Tamil Nadu

Hundreds of people living in Tamil Nadu's coastal districts on Monday paid homage to those who were swallowed by the 2004 tsunami on this day.

Three of family killed in accident in Cuddalore district of Tamil Nadu

Three of a family, including two women, were killed, while two others were injured when their car rammed into a roadside tree at Elamangalam village near here early today, police said.

Months after rejecting Madras HC judge's suggestion, women marries her rapist in Tamil Nadu

Months after rejecting Madras HC judge's suggestion, women marries her rapist in Tamil Nadu

Months after rejecting the mediation suggestions by the Madras High Court , a 22-year-old woman married her rapist for a 'better' future of the child the child born out of assault. 

Chennai flood: Concrete structures would survive but not wood work

Home owners in Tamil Nadu whose houses remained submerged for a couple of days during the recent floods need not worry about structural stability if there are no visible signs of wall cracks, an expert has said.

Rahul Gandhi visits flood-hit Puducherry, says there should be no politics on calamity

The met department has predicted heavy rains across coastal Tamil Nadu and Puducherry on Tuesday.

 

 

Chennai floods: Over 250 dead, millions suffer; PM Modi grants additional Rs 1000 crore relief fund

Chennai floods: Over 250 dead, millions suffer; PM Modi grants additional Rs 1000 crore relief fund

PM Modi flew into Chennai and announced Rs.1,000 crore - Jayalalithaa sought Rs.5,000 crore - in immediate relief after an aerial survey of some of the worst hit areas.

Tamil Nadu govt pegs flood damage at Rs 8,481 crore, Jayalalithaa writes to PM Modi

Tamil Nadu govt pegs flood damage at Rs 8,481 crore, Jayalalithaa writes to PM Modi

With the North East Monsoon leaving a trail of destruction in Tamil Nadu, the state government on Monday pegged the damage at Rs 8,481 crore, with Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa urging Prime Minister Narendra Modi to immediately release Rs 2,000 crore to sustain relief work.

Heavy rain dampens Diwali spirit, shoppers inconvenienced

Last-minute Diwali shoppers had a harrowing time as incessant rains brought Chennai to a virtual standstill with clogged roads leading to traffic snarls and affecting free movement in the busy areas.

Six killed as lorry plunges into roadside pit in TN

A mini-lorry carrying 38 people to a funeral, fell off a bridge and plunged into a roadside pit near Ramanatham.