Thanjavur

Toll goes up to 10 in bus mishap in Tamil Nadu's Thanjavur

Toll goes up to 10 in bus mishap in Tamil Nadu's Thanjavur

The mishap occurred late last night when the bus bound for Kumbakonam collided with the lorry at Vallam.

Jul 15, 2017, 21:06 PM IST

Rs 4 lakh cheque handed over to kin of man killed by croc

Sellakannu of Anaikarai was killed by the crocodile when he had gone to bathe in the Kollidam river on July 3.

Jul 05, 2017, 12:47 PM IST

ONGC should shut operations in Tamil Nadu's Thanjavur

Political party leaders have asked the Oil and Natural Gas Corporation Ltd (ONGC) to shut its operations in Tamil Nadu's Thanjavur district following police action on people protesting against oil spill after a pipeline burst.

Jul 01, 2017, 14:56 PM IST

Protest in Tamil Nadu's Kathiramangalam turns violent, several injured

A protest against "leak" in an ONGC pipe at Kathiramangalam near here turned violent as locals and activists clashed with police officials, prompting them to baton charge the protestors which left several persons, including two policemen, injured.

Jun 30, 2017, 23:38 PM IST

Thanjavur: Car festival of Brahadheeswara temple held

The car festival of the famous Brahadheeswara temple here was held today.

May 05, 2017, 17:57 PM IST

Jallikattu: Some protesters belong to ultra-left outfits, says police

Police on Monday said some of the protesters, who took part in the pro-jallikattu agitation here, belonged to ultra-left organisations such as the CPI(ML) and Revolutionary Youth Front of India.

Jan 23, 2017, 18:41 PM IST

Counting begins in Tamil Nadu, Puducherry assembly polls

Ruling party candidates in Tamil Nadu and Puducherry shot into initial lead as counting of votes in the four assembly constituencies began on Tuesday.

Nov 22, 2016, 10:18 AM IST

Brisk polling in four Assembly seats in Tamil Nadu and Puducherry

Amid tight security, voting took place for polls in Thanjavur, Aravakkurichi and for bypolls in Thirupparankundram in Tamil Nadu and the lone Nellithope seat in neighbouring Puducherry.

Nov 19, 2016, 10:21 AM IST

TN polls: Filing of nomimation for Thanjavur, Aravakurichi Assembly seats from today

The filing of nomination for Thanjavur, Aravakurichi, Thiruparankundram Assembly constituencies in Tamil Nadu begins today.

Oct 26, 2016, 10:05 AM IST
EC cancels polls for two remaining Tamil Nadu Assembly seats - Know why

EC cancels polls for two remaining Tamil Nadu Assembly seats - Know why

In a first, the Election Commission on Saturday recommended cancelling polls to two Tamil Nadu Assembly seats - Aravakurichi and Thanjavur - following evidence of use of money to influence voters. 

May 29, 2016, 06:33 AM IST

Elections to Aravakurichi, Thanjavur postponed by 3 more weeks

Orginally scheduled to be held on May 16, polling to the two segments was deferred till May 23 due to charges of bribing of voters.

May 20, 2016, 22:04 PM IST

Disqualify candidates in money distribution row: BJP, CPI(M)

CPI(M) State Secretary G Ramakrishnan said despite efforts of the Election Commission, "unprecedented money distribution has happened".

May 16, 2016, 10:58 AM IST
Tamil Nadu Assembly elections: BJP national secretary, 2 state VPs in 1st list of poll nominees

Tamil Nadu Assembly elections: BJP national secretary, 2 state VPs in 1st list of poll nominees

BJP national secretary H Raja and two state vice presidents are among the 54 persons in the party's first list of candidates released for the May 16 Assembly polls in Tamil Nadu.

Mar 26, 2016, 14:15 PM IST
Farmer commits suicide in Tamil Nadu over non-payment of dues

Farmer commits suicide in Tamil Nadu over non-payment of dues

Seems, the tentacles of law choose to torment the downtrodden over the mighty. At a time when business tycoon Vijay Mallya, who owes nearly a billion dollars to banks, fled the country to evade the law of the land, a poor farmer in Tamil Nadu was compelled to end his life over non-payment of dues.

Mar 12, 2016, 17:32 PM IST

Lakhs of devotees take dip in Mahamaham tank

Lakhs of devotees took a dip in the Mahamaham tank in Kumbakonam on Monday on the occasion of Mahamaham festival celebrated once in 12 years.

Feb 22, 2016, 16:04 PM IST

Tamil Nadu fishermen to 'lay siege' to Sri Lanka Deputy High Commission on Feb 29

Fishermen from eight coastal districts in Tamil Nadu have decided to 'lay siege' to the Sri Lankan Deputy High Commission at Chennai on February 29, demanding release of 29 fishermen from the state, lodged in prisons in the island nation.

Feb 20, 2016, 12:39 PM IST

SASTRA University holds workshop

The need for integrating functions of various government agencies besides importance of real time data collection and analysis has been highlighted at a workshop here.

Oct 31, 2015, 14:41 PM IST

Four of family killed in road mishap in Tamil Nadu

 Four persons of a family, including a four-year-old boy, were killed and 11 others injured on Thursday when the van in which they were travelling collided with a lorry near here, police said.

May 28, 2015, 13:44 PM IST

More rain expected in Tamil Nadu in next 24 hours: IMD

Heavy rains accompanied by strong winds lashed parts of Tamil Nadu, damaging trees and leaving low lying areas flooded even as more rains have been forecast, officials said on Saturday.

Apr 25, 2015, 19:32 PM IST

HC orders notices to state, central govts

The Madras High Court on Friday ordered notices to the state and central governments on a PIL by a scientist alleging rare minerals worth at least Rs one lakh crore had been illegally mined in coastal districts of Tamil Nadu by private firms with the 'active connivance' of government officials.

Jan 24, 2015, 00:28 AM IST