Sivaganga

Tamil Nadu: Petrol bomb hurled at BJP leader's house; none injured

A petrol bomb was hurled at the residence of BJP leader Muthuraman at Devakottai in the district by some unidentified persons Tuesday morning, but none of the inmates were injured, police said.

May 09, 2017, 18:42 PM IST
Government likely to allow return of Jallikattu in Tamil Nadu

Government likely to allow return of Jallikattu in Tamil Nadu

The Centre is all set to allow the popular bull taming sport Jallikattu and few other bullock races in Tamil Nadu from New Year.

Dec 29, 2015, 18:04 PM IST
Sub-Inspector among 4 arrested for allegedly gang-raping minor in Tamil Nadu

Sub-Inspector among 4 arrested for allegedly gang-raping minor in Tamil Nadu

A sub-inspector was among 4 arrested for allegedly gang-raping a minor girl in TN.

Oct 08, 2015, 09:18 AM IST

TN school Headmaster held for sexually harassing girl students

A government school headmaster was today arrested for allegedly sexually harassing girl students here, police said.

Jul 14, 2015, 20:30 PM IST

Man, relatives booked for threatening minor girl after getting her pregnant

A case has been registered against a 22-year-old-man and five of his relatives following a complaint from a 15-year-old girl that he had made her pregnant and refused to marry her as promised besides being threatened by his kin, police said on Sunday.

Apr 19, 2015, 21:48 PM IST

BJP govt cut funds to welfare schemes, favoured corporates: Chidambaram

Senior Congress leader and former Union Finance Minister P Chidambaram has charged the BJP government with cutting funds to the tune of Rs 75,000 crore for various welfare schemes, including the noon meal scheme and Indira Group House scheme.

Mar 22, 2015, 23:57 PM IST

Duo posing as cops rape woman in Tamil Nadu

Two persons, who masqueraded as policemen, allegedly abducted and raped a woman while she was talking to her friend near here, police said on Tuesday.

Mar 18, 2015, 01:30 AM IST

TNCC slaps show cause notice on Karti Chidambaram

Tamil Nadu unit of Congress on Friday issued a show cause notice to its leader Karti Chidambaram, son of former Union Minister P Chidambaram, seeking explanation for some of his remarks against the party and veteran leader Kamaraj.

Jan 23, 2015, 23:05 PM IST

Woman succumbs to dengue in Tamil Nadu

A 25-year-old woman succumbed to dengue after being admitted to the Government hospital here one week ago, Hospital officials said Saturday.

Jan 17, 2015, 22:35 PM IST

Buses off roads in Tamil Nadu for second day, strike intensifies

Commuters were hit hard for the as a number of state run buses remained off the roads across Tamil Nadu due to a strike by employees of government-run transport corporations pressing for various demands, including wage revision, for the second day on Monday.

Dec 29, 2014, 17:32 PM IST

Appoint youths as functionaries at block levels: Chidambaram

Making a pitch for more role for youth in the party, former Union Minister and senior Congress leader P Chidambaram on Friday urged the state unit to nominate young functionaries to party posts at block levels.

Dec 26, 2014, 22:04 PM IST

Man arrested for attack on wife, injuring children

 A 35-year-old man was arrested on Wednesday for allegedly attacking his wife and inflicting injuries on his two children with a sharp weapon following a quarrel at a village in the district, police said.

Dec 17, 2014, 18:06 PM IST

Dengue fever claims first life in Tamil Nadu

The deadly disease on Monday has claimed the life of a five-year-old boy at Karaikudi in Sivaganga district of Tamil Nadu.

Nov 17, 2014, 12:29 PM IST

Chidambaram urges EC to be vigilant in coming days

Chidambaram on Sunday urged the Election Commission to be "vigilant" in the coming days against distribution of cash for votes in Tamil Nadu, which is going for polls on April 24.

Apr 20, 2014, 22:30 PM IST

Karti Chidambaram thanks Congress for giving him ticket

Karti Chidambaram, who will be contesting the Lok Sabha polls from Sivaganga constituency in Tamil Nadu, on Friday thanked the Congress party for giving him a ticket.

Mar 21, 2014, 11:17 AM IST

Security stepped up at Chidambaram`s residence

Security was stepped up at the residence of Chidambaram at Managiri in the district after a computer generated notice, signed by a pro-Tamil outfit, was found near his house.

Mar 03, 2014, 21:01 PM IST

P Chidambaram loyalists begin poll work in Sivaganga

Though Congress has not yet clinched an alliance with any major party in Tamil Nadu for the coming Lok Sabha polls and despite a perceptible silence in the party camp, supporters of Union Finance Minister P Chidambaram have begun election work in Sivaganga Parliamentary constituency in the state.

Feb 07, 2014, 20:54 PM IST

Six member gang nabbed with country weapons

Six members of a gang were nabbed along with deadly country weapons at a check-post at nearby Poovandhi Thursday morning, police said.

Dec 26, 2013, 15:47 PM IST

Boy allegedly working as bonded labour, police initiates action

The district police here have initiated action to rescue a nine-year scheduled tribe boy from a livestock farmer under whom the boy was working as a bonded labour.

Oct 27, 2013, 14:37 PM IST

Tension after fire guts `unauthorised` place of worship

Tension prevailed in parts of this town on Sunday after a thatched roof of a place of worship run by a trust was gutted in a mysterious fire, police said.

Aug 18, 2013, 15:38 PM IST