Four people dead, 2 wounded at an explosion in Tamil Nadu

Four people dead, 2 wounded at an explosion in Tamil Nadu

At least four persons died and two received serious injuries in an explosion at a cracker factory in Salem district in Tamil Nadu. 

Even after 24 hours, Visakhapatnam fire 'raging and out of control'; 41 fire tenders rushed

Even after 24 hours, Visakhapatnam fire 'raging and out of control'; 41 fire tenders rushed

The major fire that broke out at a bio-diesel manufacturing unit in Visakhapatnam Special Economic Zone in the city is still raging as efforts are on to douse the flame, officials said.

Tamil Nadu Assembly polls 2016: Electoral authorities seize Rs 3.39 cr, 245 grams gold

Tamil Nadu Assembly polls 2016: Electoral authorities seize Rs 3.39 cr, 245 grams gold

Election authorities today seized Rs 3.39 crore and 245 grams of gold at Krishnagiri in poll-bound Tamil Nadu.

Tamil Nadu polls: PMK changes candidate for Uloontherpet constituency

Tamil Nadu polls: PMK changes candidate for Uloontherpet constituency

A day after DMDK chief Vijayakant announced his candidature from Uloontherpet constituency for the May 16 Assembly polls, PMK today changed its nominee for the seat, fielding party spokesperson K Balu.

Tamil Nadu polls 2016: Jaya kickstarts election campaign, promises liquor prohibition if re-elected

Tamil Nadu polls 2016: Jaya kickstarts election campaign, promises liquor prohibition if re-elected

Tamil Nadu CM Jayalalithaa assured introduction of liquor prohibition in the state in phases as she kickstarted her campaign for the upcoming Assembly election in Tamil Nadu. 

Tamil Nadu Assembly polls: AIADMK releases candidates list, Jayalalithaa to contest from RK Nagar

Tamil Nadu Assembly polls: AIADMK releases candidates list, Jayalalithaa to contest from RK Nagar

The ruling AIADMK on Monday released the first list of final candidate for the May 16 Tamil Nadu Assembly election. 

Ghulam Nabi Azad meets Karunanidhi, declares Cong will contest on 41 seats in Tamil Nadu

Ghulam Nabi Azad meets Karunanidhi, declares Cong will contest on 41 seats in Tamil Nadu

Congress senior leader Ghulam Nabi Azad met DMK president M Karunadhi at his residence in Chennai on Monday for seat sharing talks for the May 16 Tamil Nadu Assembly election.

Flying squad seizes 9,940 Mobile phones in Tamil Nadu

A Madurai report said election authorities on Tuesday seized 9,940 mobile phones worth Rs 76 lakh from a container lorry when they were being transported without valid documents at nearby Balasingapuram.

Two Maoists gunned down in encounter with police in Visakhapatnam

Two Maoists were killed in an encounter with police in an agency area of the district, police said today.

Jayalalithaa thanks Opposition MLAs; lauds Speaker P Dhanapal for being unbiased

Jayalalithaa thanks Opposition MLAs; lauds Speaker P Dhanapal for being unbiased

In her parting speech on the last day of the 14th Assembly session in this poll-bound state, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa today thanked MLAs of opposition parties and lauded Speaker P Dhanapal for being 'unbiased' in his handling of affairs of the House.

Decision on poll alliance in Tamil Nadu in next 10 days, says BJP

Decision on poll alliance in Tamil Nadu in next 10 days, says BJP

BJP would hold talks with various parties on the issue of forming alliance for the coming Assembly polls in Tamil Nadu and a decision in this regard would be taken in 10 days, senior party leader L Ganesan said in Madurai today.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Jayalalithaa pays tributes to MGR on his 99th birth anniversary

Jayalalithaa pays tributes to MGR on his 99th birth anniversary

Rich tributes were paid to AIADMK founder and former Chief Minister MG Ramachandran in Chennai by party supremo J Jayalalithaa and senior party leaders on his 99th birth anniversary on Sunday.

Jayalalithaa defamation case: Karunanidhi to appear before court on Jan 18

Jayalalithaa defamation case: Karunanidhi to appear before court on Jan 18

DMK chief M Karunanidhi will appear before the Chennai court on January 18 in connection with a criminal defamation charge filed against him by Tamil Nadu Chief Minister and AIADMK supremo J Jayalalithaa.

Madras HC grants stay on imposing dress code for temple entry

Madras HC grants stay on imposing dress code for temple entry

The Madras High Court on Monday granted interim stay on the order passed by a single judge on November 26, directing the Tamil Nadu Government to implement a dress code for men, women and even children wanting to enter almost all temples across the state from January 1.

Suspect in spurious liquor racket held in Erode

A 47-year-old man hailing from Kerala, suspected to be involved in a spurious liquor racket, has been arrested.

Rains continue in southern states

Monsoon rains continued to lash parts of southern states.