Theni

Toll in Kurangani forest fire in Theni district rises to 18

Toll in Kurangani forest fire in Theni district rises to 18

On March 19, Chief Minister K Palaniswami told the state Assembly that a forester was suspended and a case registered against a local man, G Ranjithkumar, for leading the trekkers through the reserve forest.

Mar 22, 2018, 18:11 PM IST

5W1H: 9 trekkers dead in Tamil Nadu's Theni forest fire accident

9 trekkers dead in Tamil Nadu's Theni forest fire accident. Watch this video for more information.

Mar 12, 2018, 18:33 PM IST
Operation on to rescue trekkers in TN forest fire

Operation on to rescue trekkers in TN forest fire

Trekkers caught up in a forest fire at Kurangani Hills in Theni district in Tamil Nadu are being rescued and brought to the plains, said the District Collector on Monday.

Mar 12, 2018, 09:05 AM 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

Ten detonators seized from coconut farm in Tamil Nadu's Theni

Explosive materials including 10 detonators were on Monday found packed in a sack buried in a coconut farm near Periyakulam area of the district, police said.

Dec 19, 2016, 21:24 PM IST
Tamil Nadu: Two children electrocuted, 40 injured as live wire falls on school bus, probe ordered

Tamil Nadu: Two children electrocuted, 40 injured as live wire falls on school bus, probe ordered

In a tragic incident, two children were electrocuted and over forty others, including girls and boys were injured after a live wire fell on a school bus in Periyakulam in Theni district in Tamil Nadu. 

May 30, 2016, 08:58 AM IST

TN assembly election 2016: Polling begins on a dull note in southern districts

In Madurai a voter, who was more than 100 years old voted with the help of his grand sons.

May 16, 2016, 10:53 AM IST

Panchayat in Theni to impose fine on those selling plastic

With a view to curbing use of plastic bags, Panchayats of this district have decided to impose fine on those selling banned plastic cups and bags and using them in roadside eateries and hotels.

Aug 19, 2015, 13:43 PM IST

Tamil Nadu minister O Panneerselvam's brother granted bail

A local court on Wednesday granted bail to O Raja, brother of Tamil Nadu Finance Minister O Panneerselvam, in a case booked against him under SC/ST (Prevention of Atrocities) Act, 1989.

Jun 24, 2015, 16:04 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

21 injured as police fire in air to disperse clashing groups

Twenty-one people, including eight policemen, were injured after police fired shots in the air to quell a clash between two groups during a funeral procession of an All India Forward Bloc functionary while two mourners died in freak accidents here on Saturday.

Dec 27, 2014, 23:25 PM IST

First flood warning after Mullaperiyar dam level touches 140.1 ft

With the water level in the Mullaperiyar dam nearing the contentious 142-foot mark, officials Friday issued a flood warning to people living downstream.

Nov 14, 2014, 15:56 PM IST

HC concerned over matrimonial problems due to impotency

Concerned over rise in failed marriages due to impotency, the Madras High Court on Wednesday said government could consider making pre-marital clinical tests mandatory and awarding punishment and compensation for suppression of this condition.

Aug 28, 2014, 00:23 AM IST

In Theni district, relatives beat each other with broom to end differences

Relatives follow an unusual ritual of beating each other with broom at a century-old temple in this district during festivals to sweep away differences and unite the family.

May 10, 2014, 23:54 PM IST

Mystery surround 18-month-old boy`s death

Mystery prevails over death of 18-month-old male child at Manjalaaru in Theni even as District Collector K C Palanisamy said the exact cause of death would be known only after post-mortem.

Jan 19, 2014, 23:01 PM IST

One killed, 16 injured

One person was killed and 16 injured on Monday when the van in which they were travelling rammed a wall of a bridge near here, police said.

Nov 19, 2013, 00:02 AM IST

DMDK functionary hacked to death in TN

A 30-year-old DMDK functionary of
Cumbum was hacked to death in an isolated place near Surulipatti temple in what was suspected to be consequence of disputes over money matters, police said.

Aug 10, 2013, 13:17 PM IST

Asst headmaster suspended for misbehaving with girl student

An assistant headmaster of a government-aided school was on Friday suspended for allegedly misbehaving with a class X girl student in Theni district.

Mar 16, 2013, 00:28 AM IST

8 arrested for abducting shop owner in Theni

Eight members of a gang who allegedly kidnapped a 38-year old fertiliser shop owner and demanded a ranson of Rs eight crore have been arested, police said.

Jan 12, 2013, 17:31 PM IST

Land grabbing cases: Status quo ordered on filing chargesheets

Madras High Court on Monday ordered that status quo be maintained on filing of charge sheets before specially constituted courts in Tamil Nadu hearing land grabbing cases.

Jan 07, 2013, 23:16 PM IST