Tamil Nadu

Cyclone Nivar to cross Tamil Nadu and Puducherry coasts with wind speed of 120-130 km per hour on Wednesday: IMD

Cyclone Nivar is the second cyclone in the Bay of Bengal this year. In May, Cyclone Amphan had developed into a 'super cyclonic storm'.

Nov 24, 2020, 21:01 PM IST

Madras Atomic Power Station braces for Cyclone Nivar; Tamil Nadu declares public holiday on Wednesday

The Madras Atomic Power Station situated in Kalpakkam, 70-km away from Chennai city and adjoining the Bay of Bengal, has activated its Cyclone protection machinery as Tamil Nadu and Puducherry brace for the impact of severe Cyclone 'Nivar'. 

Nov 24, 2020, 18:44 PM IST

'Nivar' cyclone threat in Tamil Nadu and Puducherry, Section 144 imposed across Puducherry

The Tamil Nadu government has declared a public holiday in Tamil Nadu on Wednesday as the state braces for the cross over of Cyclone Nivar late in the evening on November 25. Section 144 also imposed across all over Puducherry

Nov 24, 2020, 18:00 PM IST

Cyclone ‘Nivar’ expected to cross Tamil Nadu coast on November 25, government on high alert

Severe cyclonic storm Nivar is expected to cross the Tamil Nadu coast between Karaikal and Mamallapuram on Wednesday.

Nov 24, 2020, 10:29 AM IST

Tamil actor Thavasi succumbs to cancer in Madurai hospital

Thavasi's condition had reportedly worsened on November 11, following which he was admitted to the hospital. 

Nov 23, 2020, 23:08 PM IST

Former DMK MP KP Ramalingam joins BJP

 KP Ramalingam joined BJP at Chennai.

Nov 21, 2020, 17:12 PM IST

Amit Shah to visit Tamil Nadu on November 21, to lay foundation stone for projects worth over Rs 67,000 cr

Amit Shah will also lay foundation stone of the flyover at Coimbatore-Avinashi Road at the cost of Rs 1,620 cr.

Nov 18, 2020, 15:31 PM IST

Draft Electoral rolls for Tamil Nadu released; state has more women voters than men

In terms of new electors or first-time voters, there are a total of 2.08 lakh voters. 

Nov 16, 2020, 17:46 PM IST

Fire breaks out at Tamil Nadu's Madurai, two firefighters dead

Fire broke out at a shop in Tamil Nadu's Navabathkana area of Madurai on Friday night. Two fire officers have lost their lives in the fire fighting operations.

Nov 14, 2020, 09:04 AM IST

Unlock 5.0: This state postpones decision to reopen schools for classes 9-12 from November 16

Tamil Nadu government has decided to put on hold its decision to reopen schools for classes 9-12 from November 16. 

Nov 12, 2020, 13:38 PM IST

US Election 2020: Kamala Harris’ ancestral village prays for her victory

Kamala Harris’s posters are put up in her ancestral village and people are praying for her victory.

Nov 04, 2020, 17:32 PM IST

Chennai customs seize 1.11 kg smuggled gold worth Rs 58.6 lakh, one arrested

The gold has been seized under the Customs Act 1962.

Nov 03, 2020, 19:09 PM IST

Jayaraj-Bennix case: Bail plea of accused cops rejected; trial to begin on November 11

The court rejected the bail plea of cops who had been arrested in connection with the Jayaraj-Bennix father-son duo custodial deaths case.

Nov 03, 2020, 15:12 PM IST

Kamal Haasan chairs MNM party meeting to strategize for 2021 Tamil Nadu Assembly poll

Kamal Haasan is holding an in-person meeting with his party district secretaries to chalk out a strategy for the 2021 Tamil Nadu Assembly poll.

Nov 02, 2020, 14:54 PM IST

Tamil Nadu Agriculture Minister R Doraikkannu dies due to Covid-19

Doraikkannu, a three-time MLA from Papanasam, had tested positive for coronavirus COVID-19 on October 13.

Nov 01, 2020, 09:23 AM IST

Tamil Nadu to reopen schools for classes 9 to 12, cinema halls to function with 50% occupancy; check all key details

Tamil Nadu allowed cultural, social, religious, educational, political and general events with a maximum of 100 participants from November 16. 

Oct 31, 2020, 20:25 PM IST

PAC Ranking 2020: Kerala, Tamil Nadu named best-governed states, Uttar Pradesh placed at bottom

As per PAC ranking 2020, Goa ranked first in small state category with 1.745 points, followed by Meghalaya (0.797) and Himachal Pradesh (0.725).

Oct 31, 2020, 15:08 PM IST

Rajinikanth dismisses ‘leaked letter’ about political journey, but agrees health is a concern amid COVID-19

There was also high uncertainty expressed over the actor’s course of action even when a vaccine became available.

Oct 29, 2020, 14:23 PM IST

Gang robs lorry carrying smartphones worth crores on Chennai-Mumbai highway

The driver and cleaner have reportedly been admitted in the Krishnagiri government hospital and the District Police have formed a 10-member team to investigate the case.


Oct 21, 2020, 21:54 PM IST

Hyderabad floods: Tamil Nadu contributes Rs 10 cr as a token of support to Telangana

Reports say that the assessed damage in the state is around Rs 6000 crore.

Oct 19, 2020, 16:47 PM IST