Erode

Murder over property dispute: Two surrender in Tamil Nadu

The man had shot his father Palanisamy dead following an altercation over division of property at the latter's house in Vasuvapatty village in the district. 

Jun 30, 2017, 13:37 PM IST

Girls outperform boys in Tamil Nadu state board exams

Girls once again outperformed boys in the plus-two state board exams, results declared by the Tamil Nadu government here on Friday showed.

May 12, 2017, 16:34 PM IST
VK Sasikala pushed Jayalalithaa down as she was about to introduce me as her son: Tamil Nadu man

VK Sasikala pushed Jayalalithaa down as she was about to introduce me as her son: Tamil Nadu man

Jayalalithaa died on December 5 after prolonged hospitalisation, and a faction of party members have questioned the circumstances around her death.

Mar 15, 2017, 10:50 AM IST

Tamil Nadu: Double life sentence for rape

A court here today sentenced a 36-year-old man to double life sentence for raping a minor girl in 2014.

Dec 23, 2016, 17:09 PM IST
Rs 4.7 crore cash in Rs 2000 notes! Biggest seizure in new currency post demonetisation - What I-T recovered from Bengaluru, Chennai and Erode

Rs 4.7 crore cash in Rs 2000 notes! Biggest seizure in new currency post demonetisation - What I-T recovered from Bengaluru, Chennai and Erode

It's the biggest seizure of cash in new currency post demonetisation move by PM Narendra Modi.

Dec 01, 2016, 21:51 PM IST

No movement of Maoist, Naxals in Erode district

The SP said that all precautionary measures were taken in the district to prevent crimes and day and night police beats have been strengthened.

Aug 25, 2016, 01:08 AM IST
SHOCKING! Man loses five fingers after bomb he was using to catch fish explodes

SHOCKING! Man loses five fingers after bomb he was using to catch fish explodes

In a shocking incident, a man lost five of his fingers when a small country-made bomb he was using to catch fish from a river exploded.

Jun 21, 2016, 11:42 AM IST
Assembly Elections 2016: Jayalalithaa-led AIADMK wins in Tamil Nadu, bags 134 seats

Assembly Elections 2016: Jayalalithaa-led AIADMK wins in Tamil Nadu, bags 134 seats

Jayalalitha on Thursday retained power in Tamil Nadu bagging the chief ministerial post for the second consecutive term.

May 19, 2016, 21:45 PM IST
Containers with Rs 570 crore cash stopped by EC in poll-bound Tamil Nadu

Containers with Rs 570 crore cash stopped by EC in poll-bound Tamil Nadu

Election Commission seized 3 containers with Rs 570 crore cash in Tiripur district of Tamil Nadu today. 

May 14, 2016, 12:10 PM IST
"Who is Jayalalithaa to attack us on 2G scam when she is convicted in Tansi case"

"Who is Jayalalithaa to attack us on 2G scam when she is convicted in Tansi case"

Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam MP Kanimozhi on Friday launched an attack on Tamil Nadu Chief Minister and AIADMK supremo Jayalalithaa while adding that her name in 2G scam will not effect her party's performance in the upcoming state assembly election. 

May 07, 2016, 12:21 PM IST
Four people dead, 2 wounded at an explosion in Tamil Nadu

Four people dead, 2 wounded at an explosion in Tamil Nadu

At least four persons died and two received serious injuries in an explosion at a cracker factory in Salem district in Tamil Nadu. 

May 03, 2016, 22:45 PM IST
Even after 24 hours, Visakhapatnam fire 'raging and out of control'; 41 fire tenders rushed

Even after 24 hours, Visakhapatnam fire 'raging and out of control'; 41 fire tenders rushed

The major fire that broke out at a bio-diesel manufacturing unit in Visakhapatnam Special Economic Zone in the city is still raging as efforts are on to douse the flame, officials said.

Apr 27, 2016, 21:40 PM IST
Tamil Nadu Assembly polls 2016: Electoral authorities seize Rs 3.39 cr, 245 grams gold

Tamil Nadu Assembly polls 2016: Electoral authorities seize Rs 3.39 cr, 245 grams gold

Election authorities today seized Rs 3.39 crore and 245 grams of gold at Krishnagiri in poll-bound Tamil Nadu.

Apr 25, 2016, 13:09 PM IST
Tamil Nadu polls: PMK changes candidate for Uloontherpet constituency

Tamil Nadu polls: PMK changes candidate for Uloontherpet constituency

A day after DMDK chief Vijayakant announced his candidature from Uloontherpet constituency for the May 16 Assembly polls, PMK today changed its nominee for the seat, fielding party spokesperson K Balu.

Apr 19, 2016, 13:20 PM IST
Tamil Nadu polls 2016: Jaya kickstarts election campaign, promises liquor prohibition if re-elected

Tamil Nadu polls 2016: Jaya kickstarts election campaign, promises liquor prohibition if re-elected

Tamil Nadu CM Jayalalithaa assured introduction of liquor prohibition in the state in phases as she kickstarted her campaign for the upcoming Assembly election in Tamil Nadu. 

Apr 09, 2016, 19:47 PM IST
Tamil Nadu Assembly polls: AIADMK releases candidates list, Jayalalithaa to contest from RK Nagar

Tamil Nadu Assembly polls: AIADMK releases candidates list, Jayalalithaa to contest from RK Nagar

The ruling AIADMK on Monday released the first list of final candidate for the May 16 Tamil Nadu Assembly election. 

Apr 04, 2016, 13:06 PM IST
Ghulam Nabi Azad meets Karunanidhi, declares Cong will contest on 41 seats in Tamil Nadu

Ghulam Nabi Azad meets Karunanidhi, declares Cong will contest on 41 seats in Tamil Nadu

Congress senior leader Ghulam Nabi Azad met DMK president M Karunadhi at his residence in Chennai on Monday for seat sharing talks for the May 16 Tamil Nadu Assembly election.

Apr 04, 2016, 10:19 AM IST

Flying squad seizes 9,940 Mobile phones in Tamil Nadu

A Madurai report said election authorities on Tuesday seized 9,940 mobile phones worth Rs 76 lakh from a container lorry when they were being transported without valid documents at nearby Balasingapuram.

Mar 23, 2016, 02:18 AM IST

Two Maoists gunned down in encounter with police in Visakhapatnam

Two Maoists were killed in an encounter with police in an agency area of the district, police said today.

Feb 22, 2016, 15:36 PM IST
Jayalalithaa thanks Opposition MLAs; lauds Speaker P Dhanapal for being unbiased

Jayalalithaa thanks Opposition MLAs; lauds Speaker P Dhanapal for being unbiased

In her parting speech on the last day of the 14th Assembly session in this poll-bound state, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa today thanked MLAs of opposition parties and lauded Speaker P Dhanapal for being 'unbiased' in his handling of affairs of the House.

Feb 20, 2016, 14:11 PM IST