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Independent contesting just for the joy of meeting people in TN

Last Updated: Wednesday, April 16, 2014, 17:14

An independent candidate contesting from Madurai Lok Sabha constituency says he is in the fray just for the joy of meeting people and to spread the message of using helmets for two-wheeler riders.

Accused in murder case hacked to death

Last Updated: Tuesday, April 15, 2014, 12:48

A five-member gang on Tuesday hacked to death an accused in Dalit leader Pasupathi Pandian murder case.

Lok Sabha polls: Chidambaram slogging to send his son to Parliament

Last Updated: Sunday, April 13, 2014, 12:38

Innumerable branches of nationalised banks and ATMs dot the region as you drive down from Madurai proclaiming the hold of Finance Minister P Chidambaram, who had won seven times from this rural constituency to go to Parliament.

Sans logo, pic of Jaya, sale of `Amma` Mineral Water drops

Last Updated: Saturday, April 12, 2014, 15:59

The Election Commission`s order to remove the two leaves symbol and image of Chief Minister Jayalalithaa on `Amma` mineral water bottles has resulted in a 50 per cent drop in sales, officials said.

DMK MP did not inform me he is joining AIADMK: Alagiri

Last Updated: Friday, April 11, 2014, 19:29

A day after DMK MP Ritheeish joined AIADMK, former union minister M K Alagiri denied his statement that he had informed him about his plan to join the ruling party.

Transgender in poll contest in Madurai

Last Updated: Wednesday, April 09, 2014, 11:08

Espousing the cause of her exploited community, a transgender has taken the poll plunge as an independent from Madurai Lok Sabha constituency in Tamil Nadu.

Madurai girls bag third prize in NASA Space Settlement Contest

Last Updated: Tuesday, April 01, 2014, 17:35

Five girls from the city of Madurai have won the third prize in the Space Settlement Design Contest 2014, co-sponsored by NASA Ames and the National Space Society (NSS), under the Literary Merit category.

Police oppose transfer of blast cases to CBI

Last Updated: Thursday, March 27, 2014, 22:53

Police on Thursday opposed in the Madras High Court Bench here a plea seeking transfer of two bomb blast cases that occurred near a mosque here in November last and March this year, to the CBI.

TN political scape witnessing sons` rise

Last Updated: Sunday, March 23, 2014, 13:37

Notwithstanding the debate over dynasty politics, leaders prefer to handover baton of their political empire to their wards rather than to senior colleagues as is seen in Tamil Nadu.

Alagiri goes soft after party`s warning

Last Updated: Wednesday, March 19, 2014, 16:17

Suspended DMK leader MK Alagiri said he had never worked against the party at any point of time and wondered why the high command had suspended him, hours after it warned its cadres against having any truck with him.

HC directs police to give permission for conference

Last Updated: Sunday, March 09, 2014, 16:37

The Madras High Court has directed police to grant permission for the three-day conference on Habitual Offender Act-1914 to be convened by "Seermarabinar" (denotified community) Welfare Association in the district from March 14.

Man hacked to death in honour killing; wife attempts suicide

Last Updated: Saturday, March 08, 2014, 00:52

In suspected case of honour killing, 24-year-old man was hacked to death while his wife, jumped out of a running bus suffering serious head injuries near here on Friday.