Tirunelveli

NHRC notice to Tamil Nadu over couple setting themselves, kids ablaze

The National Human Rights Commission on Wednesday issued a notice to the Tamil Nadu government over a couple setting themselves and their children ablaze after alleged harassment by moneylender and police in the state's Tirunelveli district.

Oct 25, 2017, 16:52 PM IST

Tamil Nadu: Woman hacked to death at children's home in Tirunelveli

A 40-year-old woman was allegedly hacked to death by an unidentified person at a children's home in Pettai here on Tuesday, police said.

Jul 04, 2017, 16:47 PM IST
Indian ISIS operative says he met Paris bombing accused in Iraq last year

Indian ISIS operative says he met Paris bombing accused in Iraq last year

The National Investigation Agency had arrested Subahani Haja Moideen from Tirunelveli in Tamil Nadu with the help of central security agencies.

Oct 24, 2016, 09:29 AM IST
Infosys techie Swathi murder: Suspected killer Ram Kumar to be brought before court today

Infosys techie Swathi murder: Suspected killer Ram Kumar to be brought before court today

In Tamil Nadu, the prime accused Ramkumar in the software engineer Swathi murder case will be brought before Chennai Egmore court today.

Jul 04, 2016, 10:40 AM IST
Man who hacked Infosys employee to death at railway station in Chennai arrested

Man who hacked Infosys employee to death at railway station in Chennai arrested

The accused has been identified as Ramkumar from Sengottai in Tirunelveli, The Hindu reported.

Jul 02, 2016, 02:02 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

Tamil Nadu polls: Anbumani to take questions from people

PMK's Chief Ministerial candidate Anbumani Ramadoss is making efforts to reach out to the voters of Tamil Nadu ahead of the May 16 Assembly polls.

Mar 09, 2016, 14:05 PM IST

Madras HC helps Class X student to appear for board exam

The Madras High Court Bench here has allowed a class X student to appear for the board exam this year after his Tirunelveli-based private matriculation school barred him citing 'behavioural' issues.

Mar 02, 2016, 20:31 PM IST

Flood-hit Tuticorin limps back to normalcy

 The flood-affected southern district of Tuticorin in Tamil Nadu is slowly returning to normalcy with government officials and rescue workers taking steps to drain water from housing colonies.

Dec 05, 2015, 15:38 PM IST

Woman, daughter found dead in house in TN

A woman and her daughter were found dead in their house near Chinnakokilankulam in this district Monday.

Jul 06, 2015, 14:19 PM IST

Large haul of explosives from illegal granite quarry in Tamil Nadu

A large quantity of explosives, including 110 detonators and 131 gelatin sticks, have been seized from an illegal granite quarry near Srivilliputhur here, police said.

Jun 19, 2015, 10:48 AM IST

Rowdy killed in 'encounter' in Tirunelveli

 A 'notorious' rowdy was shot dead in an alleged encounter near Suddhamalli in the district, police said today.

Jun 14, 2015, 00:29 AM IST

Five killed, 19 injured in bus-lorry collision in TN

Five persons were killed and 19 other passengers of a bus injured today in a collision with a lorry at Alangulam, about 35 km from here.

Jun 13, 2015, 00:37 AM IST

Fishermen clash, hurl country bombs in Tamil Nadu

Tension prevailed in Koothankuli village in the district after two groups of fishermen attacked each other with country bombs, police said Tuesday.

Jun 09, 2015, 15:17 PM IST
Watch: When Subramanian Swamy shocked people at a wedding!

Watch: When Subramanian Swamy shocked people at a wedding!

BJP leader Subramanian Swamy on Wednesday found himself in an awkward situation while presiding over a wedding here when he inadvertently appeared to be on the verge of tying the mangalsutra instead of handing it over to the groom.

May 20, 2015, 23:39 PM IST

Eight teachers held for 'forcing' Dalit students to clean toilets

Faced with a series of agitations, police on Wednesday arrested eight teachers for allegedly forcing Dalit students to clean toilets in a government-aided high school at a village in the district.

Apr 22, 2015, 23:48 PM IST

Bus marshal scheme introduced in TN

Claimed to be the first of its kind initiative in Tamil Nadu, the administration has launched a 'bus marshal scheme', whereby closed circuit TV cameras will be installed in private buses to prevent anti-social elements go by them and murder political and caste leaders.

Apr 22, 2015, 13:53 PM IST

Widespread rain in Tirunelveli, Kanyakumari districts

Several parts of Tirunelveli and Kanyakumari district received heavy summer showers on Wednesday giving much-needed relief to people reeeling under the heat.

Apr 08, 2015, 11:40 AM IST

AIADMK functionary hacked to death in Tamil Nadu

An AIADMK functionary was Tuesday hacked to death at Kongarayakurichi in the district by some unidentified assailants, police said.

Mar 10, 2015, 14:09 PM IST

Special trains between Chennai and Tirunelveli to clear rush

 Southern Railway has announced special trains between Chennai Central and Tirunelveli to clear extra rush during this month.

Feb 12, 2015, 19:48 PM IST