Student stabbed to death in Tamil Nadu school

A Class VIII student was allegedly stabbed to death by his estranged friend in a class room of a government school in the district on Friday, triggering tension among the students and public.

Theft case accused hurls human excreta at Magistrate in Tamil Nadu

A theft case accused on Monday hurled human excreta at a magistrate when he was produced in the court in the district.

Man beaten up for sexual assault of mentally ill woman dies

A 41-year old man who allegedly outraged the modesty of a mentally challenged woman died after he was beaten up by her family members, three of whom surrendered before a local court on Thursday, police said.

Alagiri asks supporters to vote for Vaiko

Expelled DMK leader M K Alagiri on Monday asked his supporters to vote for MDMK leader and NDA candidate Vaiko in the Virudhunagar Lok Sabha constituency, saying both of them faced same type of "injustice" being thrown out of the party.

Fireworks manufacturing units resume works

Fireworks manufacturing units in this district resumed production after about a week today following an invitation from the Centre for talks on various issues affecting them.

Vaiko faces stiff challenge in Virudhunagar

Known for its fireworks and printing units, Virudhunagar Lok Sabha constituency in southern Tamil Nadu is witnessing an absorbing battle of ballot in a five-cornered contest featuring among others Vaiko of Marumalarchi Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (MDMK).

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.

Trial run begins on Virudhunagar-Dindigul electrified track

Railway Safety Commissioner Satheesh kumar Mittal on Wednesday conducted an inspection of the 105-km track between Virudhunagar and Dindigul which has been electrified.

Obtaining consent for sex by deceit cannot be legitimate defence: SC

"Obtaining consent by exercising deceit cannot be legitimate defence to exculpate an accused", Supreme Court said upholding conviction of man who had sexual intercourse on false promise of marriage.

Ex-minister, kin surrender in court in cheating case in TN

Former Tamil Nadu minister KKSSR Ramachandran and two of his family members on Tuesday surrendered before a special court in a cheating case.

AIADMK councillor, husband hacked to death

A seven-member gang hacked to death a 45-year-old woman councillor belonging to AIADMK and her husband near here, police said.