Tamil Nadu News

Over 100 anti-CAA, NRC protesters detained after scuffle in Chennai

Over 100 anti-CAA, NRC protesters detained after scuffle in Chennai

The demonstrators, who had gathered in large numbers, were raising slogans against CAA and NRC during the protest.

Feb 15, 2020, 07:28 AM IST
DMK terms it ‘farcical drama’ after Tamil Nadu CM declares Cauvery delta as protected agriculture zone

DMK terms it ‘farcical drama’ after Tamil Nadu CM declares Cauvery delta as protected agriculture zone

The CM’s announcement was welcomed by their ally PMK’s leader Ramadoss, who welcomed the move, calling it a “victory”, as it would prevent the desertification of the Cauvery districts. Tamil Nadu

Feb 10, 2020, 18:12 PM IST
45-year-old man held for sexually abusing minor girl in Coimbatore

45-year-old man held for sexually abusing minor girl in Coimbatore

Kamaraj has been arrested under relevant sections of the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act.

Feb 08, 2020, 14:01 PM IST
I-T officials quiz Tamil Actor Vijay on sets of ‘Master’ over alleged tax evasion case

I-T officials quiz Tamil Actor Vijay on sets of ‘Master’ over alleged tax evasion case

Popular Tamil actor Vijay was on Wednesday (February 5) questioned by Income Tax officials for five hours on the sets of his upcoming movie ‘Master’.

Feb 05, 2020, 18:17 PM IST
Breaking news: Rajinikanth supports CAA, NPR, says youth being misled into protests

Breaking news: Rajinikanth supports CAA, NPR, says youth being misled into protests

Breaking news: Rajinikanth called the National Population Register (NPR) as necessary for India. "It is a must to conduct a census of the Indian population in 2021. Don't we need to know who are

Feb 05, 2020, 12:17 PM IST
Rajinikanth issued summons over ‘anti-social elements’ remark on 2018 Tuticorin violence, firing

Rajinikanth issued summons over ‘anti-social elements’ remark on 2018 Tuticorin violence, firing

Speaking to the media in Tuticorin on May 30, after visiting the protestors who were injured in the violence, Rajinikanth had asserted that, anti-social elements had managed to infiltrate into the

Feb 04, 2020, 18:42 PM IST
Tamil Nadu government cancels public exams for 5th and 8th class students

Tamil Nadu government cancels public exams for 5th and 8th class students

The Tamil Nadu government on Tuesday (February 4) announced its decision to scrap the September 2019 Government order that was meant to introduce Public exams for State board students of classes 5th

Feb 04, 2020, 16:00 PM IST
DMK's Stalin joins hand with Prashant Kishor for 2021 Tamil Nadu Assembly poll

DMK's Stalin joins hand with Prashant Kishor for 2021 Tamil Nadu Assembly poll

DMK chief Stalin posted a tweet saying that many young people of Tamil Nadu are joining the DMK under I-PAC's banner to help the party win 2021 Assembly poll and restore the state to its former glory

Feb 02, 2020, 19:05 PM IST
CISF recovers 2.4 kg gold worth Rs 1 crore from a housekeeping staff at Chennai Airport

CISF recovers 2.4 kg gold worth Rs 1 crore from a housekeeping staff at Chennai Airport

At around 6.15 am, the CISF noticed suspicious activities by Vijayakumari, a staff of TFS (Travel Food Service), Chennai as she was leaving the new international terminal building in a hurried manner

Feb 01, 2020, 20:26 PM IST
8 arrested in Chennai for hurling petrol bombs at Thuglak editor Gurumurthy’s home

8 arrested in Chennai for hurling petrol bombs at Thuglak editor Gurumurthy’s home

The attackers had arrived in front of Gurumurthy’s residence at around 3am on Sunday, but were forced to flee after hurling two bottles into the premises, as a guard dog had alerted the cops guarding

Jan 27, 2020, 20:20 PM IST
20 students injured in Tamil Nadu school bus accident, case registered

20 students injured in Tamil Nadu school bus accident, case registered

At least 20 students were injured on Monday after a school bus met with an accident in Madurai, Tamil Nadu.  A case has been registered and an investigation is underway.

Jan 27, 2020, 11:45 AM IST
Madras High Court dismisses plea against Rajinikanth over Periyar remark

Madras High Court dismisses plea against Rajinikanth over Periyar remark

Justice P Rajamanickam was hearing a petition by the secretary of Dravidar Viduthalai Kazhagam, a fringe outfit, seeking direction to the police to file a case against the actor. State Public

Jan 24, 2020, 14:22 PM IST
Periyar statue vandalised in Tamil Nadu's Chengalpattu; police begins probe

Periyar statue vandalised in Tamil Nadu's Chengalpattu; police begins probe

The police is investigating the matter and further details are awaited. 

Jan 24, 2020, 13:20 PM IST
Won't apologise for comments on Periyar, I read only news reports: Rajinikanth

Won't apologise for comments on Periyar, I read only news reports: Rajinikanth

Actor-politician Rajinikanth on Tuesday (January 21) asserted that he will not apologise for his comments on iconic social reformer E V Ramasamy Periyar despite the protests by Dravidian outfits.

Jan 21, 2020, 12:12 PM IST
BrahMos-armed Sukhoi Su-30MKI gets water salute at Thanjavur Air Force Station as IAF inducts 222 Tigersharks Squadron

BrahMos-armed Sukhoi Su-30MKI gets water salute at Thanjavur Air Force Station as IAF inducts 222 Tigersharks Squadron

The airbase is located in Tamil Nadu and the Su-30MKIs with their 1,500 kilometres combat radius and the air-launched BrahMos which have a range of 400 km will ensure the IAF is able to patrol the

Jan 20, 2020, 14:03 PM IST
Sahyog-Kaijin Indo-Japan Coast Guard exercise to improve interoperability begins

Sahyog-Kaijin Indo-Japan Coast Guard exercise to improve interoperability begins

Japanese Coast Guard Vessel Echigo was accorded a formal welcome at the Chennai Port on Monday, as it arrived for a 5-day goodwill visit, which also includes the exercise.

Jan 17, 2020, 19:17 PM IST
Jallikattu held in Tamil Nadu's Madurai; over 700 bulls participate

Jallikattu held in Tamil Nadu's Madurai; over 700 bulls participate

More than 2,000 police personnel have been deployed for security, said the newsagency. 

Jan 17, 2020, 10:04 AM IST
Jallikattu, Tamil Nadu's bull-taming sport, begins in Madurai after authorities review arrangements

Jallikattu, Tamil Nadu's bull-taming sport, begins in Madurai after authorities review arrangements

Ahead of the start of the Jalikattu event, district collector, along with a local minister, examined the arrangements

Jan 15, 2020, 09:55 AM IST
Tamil Nadu: 10 injured in a pile-up on Chennai-Bengaluru Highway

Tamil Nadu: 10 injured in a pile-up on Chennai-Bengaluru Highway

A thick layer of smoke engulfed the city following the burning of old articles on the occasion of the Bhogi festival, leading to low visibility in the region.

Jan 14, 2020, 18:27 PM IST
Four get life term for sexually assaulting a woman in Tamil Nadu's Thanjavur

Four get life term for sexually assaulting a woman in Tamil Nadu's Thanjavur

The court also sent an autorickshaw driver Gurumurthy to rigorous imprisonment for seven years in the same case.

Jan 13, 2020, 17:31 PM IST