Nilgiris

'Under pressure' Police not probing suicide by Jayalalithaa's Kodanad estate worker: DMK

DMK leader TKS Elangovan said there is 'someone powerful' in the state which had instructed the police to not probe the matter.

Jul 05, 2017, 10:30 AM IST

Tamil Nadu: Toll increases to 120; more rains forecast for Saturday

Heavy vehicles factory in Avadi (Tiruvallore) received 12 cm while Poondi and Ponnamanalle in the same district registered 10 cm each.

Nov 20, 2015, 23:37 PM IST

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.

May 14, 2015, 16:04 PM IST

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.

Feb 14, 2015, 18:40 PM IST

Future Group acquires Nilgiris for Rs 300 crore

Future Consumer Enterprise Ltd, the food and FMCG arm of Kishore Biyani-led Future Group, on Friday acquired south India-based convenience store chain Nilgiris for nearly Rs 300 crore.

Nov 21, 2014, 11:22 AM IST

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.

Jul 28, 2014, 19:35 PM IST

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.

Apr 15, 2014, 12:49 PM IST

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.

Apr 15, 2014, 12:10 PM IST

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.

Apr 11, 2014, 23:56 PM IST

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.

Apr 09, 2014, 11:05 AM IST

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.

Apr 08, 2014, 22:38 PM IST

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.

Apr 07, 2014, 15:35 PM IST

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.

Mar 14, 2014, 00:49 AM IST

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.

Jan 22, 2014, 08:16 AM IST

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.

Dec 30, 2013, 14:17 PM IST

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.

Nov 26, 2013, 13:47 PM IST

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.

Jul 11, 2013, 14:22 PM IST

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.

Jun 19, 2013, 15:46 PM IST

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.

Jan 03, 2013, 17:55 PM IST

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.

Jul 25, 2012, 14:31 PM IST