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Violence precedes cremation of Hindu Munnani leader

Last Updated: Saturday, June 21, 2014, 00:49

Violence marked the funeral procession of a slain Hindu Munnani leader here on Friday, with suspected party cadres pelting stones and damaging windscreens of several state buses in various areas in the city, leading to a baton charge by police to disperse them.

Modi Govt will support Kerala`s development: Radhakrishnan

Last Updated: Saturday, May 31, 2014, 19:56

The Narendra Modi government will extend due support to the development of Kerala although the state has no representation in the ministry, Union Minister of State for Heavy Industries and Public Enterprises Pon Radhakrishnan on Saturday said.

Will `Modi wave` swing Kanyakumari in Saffron`s favour?

Last Updated: Wednesday, April 09, 2014, 14:25

Among constituencies the BJP and its allies hope to win on the April 24 Lok Sabha polls in Tamil Nadu, Kanyakumari tops the list.

LS polls: AAP releases 7th list, fields activist Uday Kumar from Kanyakumari

Last Updated: Tuesday, March 18, 2014, 12:53

Arvind Kejriwal`s Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Tuesday released its seventh list of candidates for the upcoming Lok Sabh polls, which features anti-nuke activist Uday Kumar.

BJP, allies stuck in non-negotiable seats imbroglio

Last Updated: Tuesday, March 11, 2014, 21:27

Efforts to iron out glitches and finalise identification of seats in Tamil Nadu made little progress on Tuesday with the BJP and its allies continuing to show rigidity in parting with certain constituencies, sources said.

Jayalalithaa sanctions Rs 6.12 cr for restoring amenities in shrines

Last Updated: Wednesday, January 22, 2014, 15:29

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa on Wednesday sanctioned Rs 6.12 crore and ordered upgrading basic amenities and carrying out restoration work in temples and at the Iraniyal palace in Kanyakumari District.

15,000 police on duty ahead of Babri Masjid demolition day

Last Updated: Monday, December 02, 2013, 19:54

About 15,000 police have been deployed on security duty in the southern districts of Tamil Nadu, ahead of Babri Masjid Demolition day falling on December 6, officials said.

18 fishermen arrive in Chennai after surviving Cyclone Phailin

Last Updated: Thursday, October 17, 2013, 08:08

Eighteen Tamil Nadu fishermen, who swam to safety after being caught at sea by cyclone `Phailin`, arrived in Chennai.

Capacity of rockets could increase if PSLN comes in TN

Last Updated: Wednesday, October 09, 2013, 21:00

Capacity of rockets could increase if a Polar Satellite Launch Station (PSLN) was established in Kanyakumari or Tirunelveli districts of Tamil Nadu, which were close to the Equator, a former ISRO scientist said.

Couple surrender in connection with murder in Chennai

Last Updated: Saturday, September 28, 2013, 16:59

A husband and wife on Saturday surrendered before the police here in connection with the recent murder of a doctor in Chennai.

Bogie of express train derails in AP, no one hurt

Last Updated: Sunday, September 22, 2013, 14:45

A bogie of Kanyakumari-Howrah Express derailed in the wee hours on Sunday when a cattle herd strayed on railway track near Kavali station.

Tamil Nadu to take policy decision on mineral mining

Last Updated: Tuesday, September 17, 2013, 16:02

Jayalalithaa said a special team will survey 71 mines in these districts to see whether the leasers have committed any irregularities.