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Panchayat president hacked to death in Tamil Nadu

President of a panchayat, who was attacked by a gang allegedly for removing the encroachment on a pathway, succumbed to injuries at a private hospial on Saturday, police said.

Four arrested for raping minor girl

Four persons have been arrested for allegedly raping a minor girl near Melur in the district, police said.

Provide exact details of roadside statues, temples, flagposts: HC

The Madras High Court bench on Thursday directed a PIL petitioner to provide exact details on roadside statues, temples and flagposts which disturbed free traffic flow and caused accidents so it could pass appropriate orders.

Police oppose bail plea of accused in murder of Alagiri aide

Police have opposed in the Madras High Court Bench here the anticipatory bail application of Pandi, alias 'Attack' Pandi, declared a proclaimed offender in the case related to the murder of a close associate of former union minister MK Alagiri.

Establishment of Lokayukta under consideration of govt: TN

Tamil Nadu government on Tuesday told the Madurai bench of the Madras High Court that establishment of Lokayukta in the state was under its consideration.

Madurai: Denmark national, 3 others admitted with symptoms of swine flu

Four persons, including a tourist from Denmark, were Wednesday admitted with symptoms of swine flu at a private hospital here, Health Department officials said.

No possibility of BJP, AIADMK coming together: Rao

Insisting that BJP wanted to emerge as an "alternative" force in Tamil Nadu, party general secretary P Muralidhar Rao on Saturday said Union Minister Arun Jaitley meeting AIADMK chief Jayalalithaa did not mean that the two parties were coming together.

BJP candidate gets anticipatory bail in cheating case

 The Madurai Bench of the Madras High Court on Wednesday granted anticipatory bail to BJP candidate for Srirangam assembly bypoll, M.Subramaniam, and three others against whom a cheating case had been filed in 2011.

HC orders govt to give pension to freedom fighter's daughter

The Madurai Bench of the Madras High Court has allowed a petition filed by the married daughter of a freedom fighter seeking family pension for her as her husband had deserted her and she was suffering from hypertension and schizophrenia.

NSCS team holds inquiry into attack on Dalits

A two-member team of the National Commission for Scheduled Caste (NCSC) on Wednesday conducted an inquiry into the alleged attack on Dalits last week at Kuraiyur in the district that left one person dead and two others injured.

Woman cop kills herself with pistol in TN

A 31-year-old woman constable allegedly committed suicide by shooting herself with a service pistol while on duty at a local police station around mid-night last night.

Five teams set up in Madurai to trace missing children

Five special teams have been set up by Madurai Rural Police to trace children missing since 2004, a top official of the police department said on Monday.

HC moved against paid pass in Meenakshi temple

Madurai: A petition has been filed in Madras High Court Bench here seeking to cancel 'paid pass' system for two morning sevas at the Sri Meenakshi Amman temple here on the ground it caused discrimination among the devotees.

Women federation demands 50 pc reservation in local governance

A federation of elected women representatives on Thursday pressed for a slew of demands, including 50 percent reservation in local governance, saying it would ensure equality.

Hacked website of Meenakshi Amman temple set right

The website of the famous Meenakshi Temple here, which was hacked, has been set right now, a temple official said on Monday.

Meenakshi Temple website hacked, probe on

The website of the famous Meenakshi Temple here has been hacked, police said.

I-T raids at Madurai hospital

Income Tax officials conducted raids in the premises of Meenakshi Mission Hospital in Madurai and the residence and offices of its founder.

Madras HC quashes summons issued by magistrate court against DIG

The Madras High Court on Saturday quashed summons issued by a judicial magistrate in Kanyakumari district to Deputy Inspector General of Police Y John Nicholson on a private criminal complaint.

Information on SC benches may arouse regional feelings: CIC

Disclosure of information related to setting of Supreme Court benches outside Delhi may "arouse regional feelings" and create "needless political controversy" resulting in law and order problem, the CIC has held allowing the apex court to withhold it.

Seizure of 11 bombs from dustbin in Madurai: Three persons surrender

Three persons surrendered before local courts on Wednesday in connection with the seizure of 11 country bombs from a dustbin in a busy area of the city here on November 10.