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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.

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.

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.

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.

Thanjavur: Car festival of Brahadheeswara temple held

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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. 

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.

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".

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Engg students design low-cost amphibian car

Engineering students of a university in Thanjavur have designed two types of light weight, eco-friendly and low-cost cars, including an amphibian one capable of travelling on road and floating on water.