4 killed, 1 injured as car rams into lorry in Dharmapuri, TN

Four persons, including a child, died today when the car in which they were travelling rammed into a stationary lorry in neighbouring Dharmapuri district, police said.

Apr 07, 2016, 14:13 PM IST

SC commutes death sentence to life imprisonment in 2000 Dharmapuri case

The Supreme Court on Friday commuted to life imprisonment the capital punishment awarded to three convicts in the case relating to burning to death of three college girls in Dharmapuri in Tamil Nadu in 2000 following former Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa's conviction in a graft case.

Mar 11, 2016, 23:29 PM IST

Explosives seized in Telangana, two held

More than 1,300 slurry explosive sticks along with over a thousand detonators were seized and two persons were arrested in this connection in Karimnagar district, police said on Saturday.

Oct 24, 2015, 16:34 PM IST

Krishnagiri rape victim will get justice, assures Tamil Nadu CM

The guilty in the alleged rape of a 16-year-old hearing and speech impaired girl at Dharmapuri would be brought to book and further action would be taken on the directions of the court, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister O Panneerselvam said here on Monday.

Feb 24, 2015, 00:06 AM IST

Dharmapuri bus accident toll rises to 10

The toll in the Dharmapuri bus accident has gone up to ten with a 50-year-old woman succumbing to her injuries at the hospital here on Thursday, officials said.

Jan 22, 2015, 15:21 PM IST

Bus mishap in Tamil Nadu leaves seven people dead

A bus fell from a 100 foot gorge in the Hogenakkal region of the Dharmapuri district in Tamil Nadu on Tuesday, leaving seven people dead, with a further 30 injured.

Jan 20, 2015, 19:24 PM IST

Crib deaths: TN Govt ramps up neonatal ICU infrastructure

Facing flak for the death of 13 babies, authorities have strengthened the infrastructure at the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) of the Government Medical College Hospital here.

Nov 23, 2014, 12:21 PM IST

Dharmapuri: Four more crib deaths at govt hospital

Four infants died at the government hospital in Dharmapuri, raising the death toll in the last four days to nine.

Nov 18, 2014, 12:41 PM IST

Schoolgirl raped by teenage boy in Tamil Nadu

An 11-year-old schoolgirl was allegedly raped by a teenage boy at a village in Dharmapuri district, police said Wednesday.

Jul 23, 2014, 13:25 PM IST

Six suspected Naxalites detained under NSA

Six suspected Naxalites, who were recently arrested from a Dalit colony in the district where the marriage of a Dalit boy to a Hindu girl triggered violence in three villages in 2012, were today detained under the the National Security Act.

Jul 11, 2014, 15:26 PM IST

Woman held for murder of granddaughter in Dharmapuri

A 55-year-old woman was today arrested near here for allegedly murdering her granddaughter, police said.

Jun 23, 2014, 02:14 AM IST

TN final poll percentage is 73.67

The State Election Commission today put the final polling percentage for the April 24 Lok Sabha polls in Tamil Nadu, during which 5.5 crore electorate cast their votes in 39 constituencies, at 73.67 percent.

Apr 26, 2014, 17:05 PM IST

Anbumani Ramadoss to contest from Dharmapuri

Even as seat-sharing talks with BJP continue, PMK on Sunday announced former Union minister Anbumani Ramadoss`s candidature from the Dharmapuri Lok Sabha constituency for the April 24 polls.

Mar 16, 2014, 22:06 PM IST

Teacher held for marrying 14-year-old girl

A 37-year-old school teacher was today arrested here on the charge of marrying a minor girl, police said.

Jan 03, 2014, 23:11 PM IST

Dharmapuri case: Dalit youth`s father says probe not going in right track

The father of Dalit youth, who was found dead in Dharmapuri some 2 months ago, on Monday submitted in the Madras High Court that the police probe into his son`s death was not going in the right track.

Sep 02, 2013, 23:09 PM IST

HC dismisses plea for forensic expert aid in Ilavarasan death

The Madras High Court on Tuesday dismissed a petition filed by a Dalit outfit seeking assistance of forensic expert Chandrasekharan in probing the death of Dalit youth Ilavarasan in Dharmapuri.

Aug 27, 2013, 15:43 PM IST

Dharmapuri case: HC halts publication of Divya`s story

Madras High Court restrained a Tamil bi-weekly from publishing a multi-part article relating to the inter-caste marriage of Dalit youth Illavarasan and a caste Hindu girl and his subsequent death.

Aug 12, 2013, 20:40 PM IST

Death of Dalit boy: First round probe completed

Former High Court Judge SR Singaravelu, appointed by Tamil Nadu Government to probe death of Dalit-boy, said first round of investigation is over and summons would be issued to all involved in matter.

Aug 08, 2013, 19:44 PM IST

Sub Judge dies of heart attack while travelling

A 50-year-old Sub Judge in neighbouring Dharmapuri District died here of a heart attack while travelling in a bus on Monday.

Jul 15, 2013, 15:55 PM IST

Dharmapuri case: AIIMS doctors to perform second autopsy on Ilavarasan`s body

Madras High Court on Friday ordered a second autopsy on the body of Dalit youth E Ilavarasan, by doctors from All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS).

Jul 12, 2013, 13:59 PM IST