Three killed in rain-related mishaps in Tamil Nadu

Three persons were killed and eight injured in rain-related incidents in Tamil Nadu as widespread rains continued here, police said on Thursday.

Tiger kills young woman estate worker

A 30-year-old tea estate worker was mauled to death by a tiger near Gudalur in hilly Nilgiris District on Saturday, triggering panic in the locality, police said.

Search on for naxals in Tamil Nadu

The Special Task Force (STF) personnel along with police are today carrying out search operations in the jungles of Pandalur in the hilly Nilgiris District following intelligence about possible presence of the ultras.

BJP cadres want action on nomination fiasco in Nilgiris

The BJP leaders and cadres are seething with anger at the party candidate from Tamil Nadu`s Nilgiris constituency failing to file his nomination papers properly, and are demanding that responsibility be fixed for the fiasco.

BJP cadres want action on nomination fiasco in Nilgiris

The BJP leaders and cadres are seething with anger at the party candidate from Tamil Nadu`s Nilgiris constituency failing to file his nomination papers properly, and are demanding that responsibility be fixed for the fiasco.

Rejected candidate accuses RO of bias towards BJP

Refuting the charge that he was purchased by a political party, S Gurumurthy, BJP candidate from Nilgiris (SC) constituency,whose nomination was rejected for delay in submitting mandatory A and B forms,on Friday accused the Returning Officer of showing bias to his party.

Will 2G tainted A Raja gets second term in Nilgiris?

The multi-crore 2G scam seems to be a non-issue for the electorate in Nilgiri (SC) Lok Sabha constituency, where the scam tainted former Telecom Minister DMK`s A Raja is bidding for a second term.

BJP candidate moves HC against rejection of nomination

A day after his nomination for Nilgiris Lok Sabha constituency was rejected during scrutiny, BJP candidate S Gurumurthy moved the Madras High Court challenging the Returning Officer`s order.

BJP candidate against A Raja in Nilgiris disqualified

S Gurumurthy, BJP candidate against A Raja from Nilgiris was disqualified by Election Comission for lack of documents.

Raja says he is innocent; places faith in people`s court

Unfazed by criticism over his re-nomination by DMK, 2G spectrum scam accused A Raja, seeking re-election from Nilgiris Lok Sabha seat said he would prove his innocence and he had faith in people.

Tigress found dead

A tigress was found dead
under mysterious circumstances in Thengumaradah, about 60 kms from here, but it is being ruled out that the animal could be the man-eater which has been on the prowl killing three persons in the Nilgiris district this month.

TN launches free CFL bulb scheme to hut-dwellers

Tamil Nadu government on Monday launched the first phase of providing free compact fluorescent light bulbs to over 14 lakh hut-dwellers in the state, an energy-saving measure aimed at saving 40 mw of power.

Nilgiri Mountain Rail services cancelled for 7 days due to landslide

Passenger train services between Mettupalayam and Coonoor in the Nilgiris Mountain Rail sector have been cancelled for seven more days upto December 4 due to continued heavy rain and landslips.

Trough of low pressure to bring copious rain to Karnataka

A trough of low pressure over Arabian Sea will bring copious rain to coastal Karnataka, besides hill ranges of Nilgiris district in Tamil Nadu as South west monsoon remains "active" in Kerala.

Collector comes to 17-year-old girl`s aid in Ooty

Nilgiris District Collector Archana Patnaik today came to the rescue of a 17-year-old girl from Pollachi in Coimbatore district who ran away from home alleging that her parents wanted to give her in marriage, without her consent.

Nothing illegal about my stay in the Nilgiris: Khurshid

Salman Khurshid on Thursday dismissed the controversy over his stay in a private resort in the Nilgiris, saying there was nothing illegal about it.

TN: Tourists banned in two tiger reserves

Tourists have been banned in two major Tiger reserves in Coimbatore and Nilgiris districts, following the ban ordered by SC.

Raja on visit to his Lok Sabha constituency

This is Raja`s first visit to his home state since his arrest in February last year.

DMK success in Raja`s constituency a surprise

Former telecom minister A Raja
is at the centre of the 2G scam but his clout over the
electorate in Nilgiris district does not seem to have waned as
they voted for DMK candidates in two of three seats the party
contested.

Separate governing body for Nilgiris suggested

The International Climate
Champions of British Council, comprising 10 countries,
including India, UK and China, has suggested setting up of a
separate governing body for the Nilgiris Biosphere Reserve in
Tamil Nadu.