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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Malicious statements in the name of freedom of expression cannot be justified: HC

The Madurai Bench of the Madras High Court today observed that malicious and defamatory statements in the name of freedom of expression could not be justified.

9 die of dengue in Tirunelveli zone this month

Nine persons have succumbed to dengue fever so far this month in the three districts of Tirunelveli, Tuticorin and Kanyakumari, state Health Minister Dr C Vijay Baskar said Tuesday.

Four suffer burns as crew hurls acid bottle in panic

In a freak incident, four bus passengers suffered burn injuries when its crew in panic hurled a bottle of acid left in the luggage box after smoke emanated from it near here on Thursday, police said.

Vedic maths gets vote of confidence from students, teachers

New Delhi: It takes 11-year-old Aditya Ray only seconds to multiply a five-digit number with a four-digit one. This, he says, is because of Vedic mathematics, "which has made my calculations quicker and accurate". By traditional method, Ray would have taken over a minute to get the answer.

22 festival special trains to be run by Southern Railway

Southern Railway on Sunday announced that 22 Festival special trains would be run from Tirunelveli to Chennai Egmore via chord line from January 8 and from Nagercoil to Chennai Egmore on the main line from Jan 11.

Fishermen clash, hurl country bombs in coastal village in TN

Tirunelveli: Two groups of fishermen attacked each other with country bombs in Koothankuli village near Kudankulam in the district, police said Thursday.

Taiwanese nationals cut short visit after stir over propagating religion

Eleven Taiwanese nationals had to cut short their visit to the city after police Friday asked them to return to their country for allegedly propagating Christianity after coming here on tourist visa.

Middle-aged central govt employee found murdered in TN

Tirunelveli: A 54-year-old central government employee was found murdered near the Tirunelveli-Nagercoil railway track at a village near here Friday, police said.

CCTV footage shows constables stealing food, water from shop

Dec 8 (PTI) The mystery behind missing eatables and water bottles from a shop in a bus stand here was solved after CCTV footage showed some constables stealing them, police said.

Heavy rains lash in Tirunelveli, Tuticorin districts

Tirunelveli: Heavy rains lashed Tirunelveli and Tuticorin districts since last night leading to floods in the low lying areas.

Sailor's wife complains against Indian Navy

Wife of a Naval sailor belonging to the Eastern Naval Command, who had raised allegations of financial irregularities against his senior officers, Saturday alleged her husband was being illegally kept in a hospital here and efforts were being made to establish that he was suffering from mental illness.

Headmaster arrested for sexually harassing 9-year-old girl in TN

The headmaster of a panchayat school in the district has been arrested for allegedly sexually harassing a nine-year-old girl.

Dalit hacked to death in running bus in TN

A 40-year-old man was hacked to death and two others were injured allegedly by some unidentified in a running bus near Tirunelveli.

Shops closed in TN protesting HC order on sale of soaps, detergents

Shops in coutralam town where people throng during June to September season to take bath in the falls and enjoy their picnic remained closed on Sunday protesting the High Court order banning sale of soaps, detergents and oil to prevent contamination of the falls.