TN assembly election 2016: Polling begins on a dull note in southern districts

In Madurai a voter, who was more than 100 years old voted with the help of his grand sons.

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.

Money power will not work in Tamil Nadu this time, says Prakash Javadekar

Asserting that people have new aspirations and want development, Union Minister and senior BJP leader Prakash Javadekar today said money power would not work in the May 16 Assembly elections as he sought a vote for change.

Tamil Nadu polls: Anbumani to take questions from people

PMK's Chief Ministerial candidate Anbumani Ramadoss is making efforts to reach out to the voters of Tamil Nadu ahead of the May 16 Assembly polls.

IPS officer found dead in Chennai

A 32-year-old IPS officer was on Thursday found dead in the police officer's mess here.

When Tamil Nadu minister made Siachen martyr's mother fold hands in front of Jayalalithaa's photo

When Tamil Nadu minister made Siachen martyr's mother fold hands in front of Jayalalithaa's photo

In an attempt to score political mileage, an All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) minister displayed Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa's photo against the coffin of a Siachen martyr.

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.

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.

"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.

Four bombs recovered from AIADMK meeting venue in Tamil Nadu

While two bombs were detected before the meeting began last night at Jaihindpuram, the other set was found after the function.

HC directs TN not to permit rallies on Babri demolition from 2016

The Madras High Court on Friday directed the Tamil Nadu government not to accord permission to any organisation to conduct demonstration or protest rallies to mark the anniversary of Babri Masjid demolition from 2016.

CISF contingent arrives; all set to take over Madras HC security

 Almost a month after Madras High Court directed that it be brought under CISF security cover, the first contingent of 250 Central Industrial Security force personnel, including 20 women, arrived here today to take charge from November 16.

Irregularities in admissions in MKU alleged

Irregularities in admissions in MKU alleged

Alleging large scale irregularities in lateral entry admissions in Madurai Kamaraj University Directorate of Distance Education during 2014-15, the Joint Action Council-Madurai Kamaraj University (JAC-MKU)in a memorandum requested Higher Education Secretary Apoorva to order for a CB-CID probe into the matter.

Green corridor facilitates liver transplant for woman patient

In a rare coordination among civic and police administrations, a 51-year-old woman got a liver transplant done here Tuesday with a green corridor being created for nearly 350 km from Puducherry to Madurai to bring the organ at a hospital in three and a half hours.

Woman divorced on ground of adultery cannot claim maintenance: Madras HC

A woman divorced on the ground of adulterous conduct cannot claim maintenance from her ex-husband, the Madras High Court has ruled.

FIR lodged in land deal involving firm linked to Alagiri's wife

The government pleader today told the Madurai bench of Madras High Court that the district Crime Branch police have registered an FIR based on a complaint filed by a woman over a land sale issue involving a company linked to former Union minister MK Alagiri's wife, Gandhi Alagiri.

PIL against 'forcing' Muslim girl students to drink concoction during Ramzan

 PIL against allegedly forcing Muslim girl students of a minority community to drink a herbal concoction at a private school in Tiruchirapalli district during this fasting month of Ramzan, was filed in Madras High Court Wednesday by an advocate.

DVAC competent authority to probe graft charges: Madrass HC

The Madras High Court on Wednesday held that the Directorate of Vigilance and Anti-Corruption was the competent authority to investigate graft charges and directed it to probe allegations of irregularities against Deputy Mayor of Tirunelveli Corporation.

Red Sanders encounter: AP police takes evidence from relatives of victims

 Andhra Pradesh DIG of Police Ramana Kumar and his team of 15 officials today took evidence from relatives of the victims of the April seven gunning down of 20 woodcutters from Tamil Nadu by Andhra Pradesh police.

None would be permitted to undermine the dignity of court: HC

The Madurai Bench of the Madras High Court today warned that no one would be permitted to undermine the dignity of the court and interfere with the due course of judicial proceedings or administration of justice by filing false affidavit or misleading the court.