Tamil Nadu News

Cyclone Gaja: Indian Navy joins rescue work; chopper, 2 ships reach affected areas

Cyclone Gaja: Indian Navy joins rescue work; chopper, 2 ships reach affected areas

Cyclone Gaja crossed the Tamil Nadu coast early on Friday between Nagapattinam and Vedaranyam, leaving behind a trail of destruction besides claiming 13 lives.

Nov 17, 2018, 12:03 PM IST
Rameswaram-Dhanushkodi road in Tamil Nadu closed due to cyclone Gaja reopens after 3 days

Rameswaram-Dhanushkodi road in Tamil Nadu closed due to cyclone Gaja reopens after 3 days

PM Modi has said that all assistance would be provided to the people of Tamil Nadu affected by cyclone Gaja.

Nov 17, 2018, 09:13 AM IST
Rajnath Singh assures Tamil Nadu government of central help to deal with cyclone 'Gaja'

Rajnath Singh assures Tamil Nadu government of central help to deal with cyclone 'Gaja'

The storm has so far claimed 11 lives.

Nov 16, 2018, 13:46 PM IST
Cyclone Gaja claims 11 lives in Tamil Nadu; CM announces compensation for families of victims

Cyclone Gaja claims 11 lives in Tamil Nadu; CM announces compensation for families of victims

Palaniswami announced a compensation of Rs 10 lakh each from the Chief Minister's Public Relief Fund (CMPRF) for the families of the victims. 

Nov 16, 2018, 13:15 PM IST
Cyclone Gaja crosses Tamil Nadu coast, over 76,000 people evacuated from 6 districts

Cyclone Gaja crosses Tamil Nadu coast, over 76,000 people evacuated from 6 districts

A holiday has been declared for educational institutions in Nagapattinam.

Nov 16, 2018, 07:10 AM IST
Cyclone Gaja to hit southern coast today; schools, colleges closed in Tamil Nadu, Navy on alert

Cyclone Gaja to hit southern coast today; schools, colleges closed in Tamil Nadu, Navy on alert

According to IMD, Cyclone Gaja is expected to make a landfall between Pamban and Cuddalore this evening. 

Nov 15, 2018, 06:48 AM IST
Embarrassed AIADMK unveils new statue of Jayalalithaa as old one failed to resemble her

Embarrassed AIADMK unveils new statue of Jayalalithaa as old one failed to resemble her

The new statue was unveiled by Chief Minister K Palaniswami and his deputy O Panneerselvam among cheers from party supporters.  

Nov 14, 2018, 11:28 AM IST
Rajinikanth accuses Centre of flawed implementation of note ban

Rajinikanth accuses Centre of flawed implementation of note ban

On the rising incidence of rape and murder of girls in Tamil Nadu, Rajinikanth said tougher laws and stricter implementation was the way out.

Nov 13, 2018, 00:17 AM IST
DMK, Naidu like chameleon, says Tamil Nadu chief minister Palaniswami

DMK, Naidu like chameleon, says Tamil Nadu chief minister Palaniswami

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister E Palaniswami on Sunday slammed DMK and said that the opposition party is no less than a chameleon. 

Nov 11, 2018, 23:03 PM IST
Teenaged Adivasi girl dies after being raped in Tamil Nadu

Teenaged Adivasi girl dies after being raped in Tamil Nadu

Police said they have filed a case against the duo under the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act (POCSO).

Nov 11, 2018, 22:08 PM IST
My party ready to face Tamil Nadu bypolls: Kamal Haasan on 64th birthday

My party ready to face Tamil Nadu bypolls: Kamal Haasan on 64th birthday

Answering a question, Haasan said his basic objective was to facilitate healthy politics.

Nov 07, 2018, 20:55 PM IST
Tamil Nadu celebrates Diwali, several booked for violating cracker norms

Tamil Nadu celebrates Diwali, several booked for violating cracker norms

Unlike previous years though the sound of the bursting of firecrackers was rather subdued following the Supreme Court-imposed restrictions.

Nov 06, 2018, 23:14 PM IST
Emergency declared at Chennai airport as IndiGo flight develops snag before landing

Emergency declared at Chennai airport as IndiGo flight develops snag before landing

According to news agency ANI, a full emergency was declared at Chennai airport before the landing of the aircraft. All passengers are safe.

Nov 05, 2018, 15:55 PM IST
Tamil Nadu Minister SP Velumani dances during a temple festival in Coimbatore - watch

Tamil Nadu Minister SP Velumani dances during a temple festival in Coimbatore - watch

Velumani is the Minister for Municipal Administration, Rural Development and implementation of special programmes in Tamil Nadu. 

Nov 05, 2018, 13:02 PM IST
TN government announces time slots for bursting crackers this Diwali

TN government announces time slots for bursting crackers this Diwali

The state government has said people can burst crackers between 0600hrs and 0700 hrs, and then again between 1900hrs and 2000hrs during the festival. 

Nov 02, 2018, 10:48 AM IST
Mere extra-marital affair can't come under ambit of cruelty, says Madras HC; acquits man accused of abetting wife's suicide

Mere extra-marital affair can't come under ambit of cruelty, says Madras HC; acquits man accused of abetting wife's suicide

In a recent order, Justice S Vaidyanathan said the illicit relationship per se would not come under the ambit of cruelty under IPC section 498 A (

Oct 28, 2018, 12:01 PM IST
Tamil Nadu: 18 disqualified AIADMK MLAs to appeal against Madras HC order in SC

Tamil Nadu: 18 disqualified AIADMK MLAs to appeal against Madras HC order in SC

The 18 disqualified MLAs are loyalists of Dhinakaran, who now heads the AMMK, and deposed AIADMK leader VK Sasikala.

Oct 26, 2018, 15:58 PM IST
Not a setback, says Dhinakaran after Madras HC upholds Tamil Nadu speaker's decision to disqualify 18 AIADMK MLAs

Not a setback, says Dhinakaran after Madras HC upholds Tamil Nadu speaker's decision to disqualify 18 AIADMK MLAs

Dhinakaran later said the the HC's decision is not a setback for them.

Oct 25, 2018, 10:46 AM IST
Tamil Nadu: IT raids at Vaikundarajan's VV Minerals, 100 locations being searched

Tamil Nadu: IT raids at Vaikundarajan's VV Minerals, 100 locations being searched

The Income Tax Department is conducting searches related to mining manufacturer VV Minerals and it's owner Vaikundarajan on Thursday morning. 

Oct 25, 2018, 09:58 AM IST
TN govt extends term for Justice Arumughaswamy committee probing Jayalalithaa's death

TN govt extends term for Justice Arumughaswamy committee probing Jayalalithaa's death

The Justice Arumughaswamy Commission, which has been probing the death of former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa, on Wednesday got an extension for its term from Tamil Nadu government. 

Oct 24, 2018, 16:35 PM IST