Vijayakanth exempted from personal appearance in defamation case

The Madras High Court on Tuesday dispensed with the personal appearance of actor-turned politician Vijayakanth of DMDK in a defamation case filed against him by the state government in a court in Villupuram over his speech at a public meeting in February last.

Stiff battle for AIADMK in Villupuram (SC) constituency

Ruling AIADMK candidate S Rajendran is facing a stiff battle to retain Villupuram (SC) constituency in this Vanniyar dominated district with the main challenge coming from the DMDK of the BJP-led combine.

Stiff battle for AIADMK in TN`s Villupuram constituency

Ruling AIADMK candidate S Rajendran is facing a stiff battle to retain Villupuram (SC) constituency in this Vanniyar dominated district with the main challenge coming from the DMDK of the BJP-led combine.

Girl falls into open borewell pit; rescue operations on

A three-year-old girl today fell into an open borewell pit near Thiagadurgam in Tamil Nadu`s Villupuram district and efforts are on to rescue the child, police said.

TN: 10 killed in various rain-related incidents since Oct 31

A total of 10 persons were killed in various rain-related incidents since October 31, Tamil Nadu government said today.

Ramadoss gets bail in hate speech case, released

Former Union Health Minister Anbumani Ramadoss, arrested in connection with a hate speech case was released from jail after a Villupuram court granted conditional bail to him.

Vijaykant`s election upheld

Madras High Court on Friday upheld DMDK founder and actor Vijayakant`s election from Rishivandiyam constituency in Villupuram District in 2011 Assembly elections.

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.

Karuna reiterates demand for separate Tamil Eelam

Karunanidhi said the August 5 TESO conference will discuss ways and means to achieve a separate Tamil homeland in a peaceful and democratic manner.