Tamil Nadu News

Jallikattu returns to Madurai with stricter norms, competitions to be held from Jan 15-31

Jallikattu returns to Madurai with stricter norms, competitions to be held from Jan 15-31

Around 2,000 bulls are likely to take part in various Jallikattu events all across Tamil Nadu during the Pongal festival. 

Jan 11, 2020, 08:05 AM IST
Tamil writer Nellai Kannan, arrested for objectionable speech against PM Modi, granted bail

Tamil writer Nellai Kannan, arrested for objectionable speech against PM Modi, granted bail

Kannan was arrested on January 1 after an FIR was registered against him for his controversial speech against PM Modi.

Jan 10, 2020, 19:03 PM IST
Tamil Nadu Police busts Jehadi terror module, arrests 8 culprits

Tamil Nadu Police busts Jehadi terror module, arrests 8 culprits

The Intelligence wing of Tamil Nadu Police got the information that few fundamentalist elements were making preparations to wage a Jihad (Fight against the enemies of Islam) at various places in the

Jan 09, 2020, 11:20 AM IST
DMK legislators, MK Stalin walk out of Tamil Nadu Assembly over Citizenship law

DMK legislators, MK Stalin walk out of Tamil Nadu Assembly over Citizenship law

DMK legislators on Tuesday staged a walkout of Tamil Nadu Assembly over the Citizens Amendment Act (CAA) as Speaker did not allow M K Stalin to raise the issue in the house. The DMK chief earlier

Jan 07, 2020, 13:37 PM IST
Former Tamil Nadu Speaker PH Pandian dead

Former Tamil Nadu Speaker PH Pandian dead

Pandian, a lawyer by profession, had served as the Speaker of the Tamil Nadu Legislative Assembly from 1985 to 1989.

Jan 04, 2020, 11:52 AM IST
4 flights diverted, 10 delayed due to poor visibility at Chennai airport

4 flights diverted, 10 delayed due to poor visibility at Chennai airport

According to authorities, Air Australia flight B738 from Re-Union island (Saint-Denis) to Chennai was diverted to Trichy. 

Jan 04, 2020, 10:02 AM IST
Tamil Nadu rural local body polls; DMK alliance wins majority seats

Tamil Nadu rural local body polls; DMK alliance wins majority seats

 DMK President M.K.Stalin said the polls have proved that the power of people can overcome any kind of atrocity.

Jan 03, 2020, 23:27 PM IST
Tamil writer Nellai Kannan arrested for hate speech against PM Modi, Amit Shah

Tamil writer Nellai Kannan arrested for hate speech against PM Modi, Amit Shah

Kannan has been booked under Sections 504, 505(1) and 505(2) of the Indian Penal Code

Jan 02, 2020, 06:48 AM IST
Tamil Nadu local body polls: Voting for second phase ends peacefully

Tamil Nadu local body polls: Voting for second phase ends peacefully

People boycotted the polls in a couple of villages protesting against delimitation, lack of roads and other issues, said an ANI report.

Dec 30, 2019, 18:43 PM IST
Tamil Nadu: Voting underway for second phase of local body polls in Madurai

Tamil Nadu: Voting underway for second phase of local body polls in Madurai

Out of 1,093 polling stations, 220 are set up in Thiruparankundram, 110 in Usilampatti, 154 in Chellambatti, 155 in Sedapatti, 169 in Thirumangalam, 148 in T Kalupatti and 137 in Kallikkudi Panchayat

Dec 30, 2019, 11:15 AM IST
Local body election: Voting underway at 939 polling stations in Tamil Nadu's Madurai

Local body election: Voting underway at 939 polling stations in Tamil Nadu's Madurai

The voting today is taking place for 1,356 posts in Melur, Kottampatti, Madurai East, Madurai West, Alanganallur and Vadipatti.

Dec 27, 2019, 11:40 AM IST
Tamil Nadu-based farmer builds NaMo temple in Trichy

Tamil Nadu-based farmer builds NaMo temple in Trichy

The temple dedicated to Prime Minister has been constructed by Shankar, a 50-year-old farmer who has been an admirer of the leader, since his days as Gujarat Chief Minister. 

Dec 26, 2019, 20:13 PM IST
Kamal Haasan's party extends support to DMK's anti-Citizenship Act rally

Kamal Haasan's party extends support to DMK's anti-Citizenship Act rally

The DMK`s rally has the support of its allies including Marumalarchi Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (MDMK), Viduthalai Chiruthaigal Katchi (VCK) among other parties. 

Dec 21, 2019, 18:36 PM IST
Madurai hospital reconstructs face of Nepal acid attack survivor, gives her new confidence

Madurai hospital reconstructs face of Nepal acid attack survivor, gives her new confidence

A Madurai-based hospital has managed to reconstruct almost 90 per cent of the face of a woman acid attack survivor from Nepal over a period of seven years, giving hope and setting an example to

Dec 14, 2019, 08:41 AM IST
Stalin urges TN anti-corruption body to probe M-sand scam

Stalin urges TN anti-corruption body to probe M-sand scam

He said contractors in their bids for laying storm water drain, pavements, smart city projects specify that they will be using river sand which is costly, but instead used cheaper M-sand.

Dec 13, 2019, 14:37 PM IST
NIA files chargesheet against two in ISIS conspiracy case in Kerala, Tamil Nadu

NIA files chargesheet against two in ISIS conspiracy case in Kerala, Tamil Nadu

The NIA had registered a suo-motu case this year against six accused from Tamil Nadu's Coimbatore based on credible information that the accused persons and their associates have been propagating the

Dec 07, 2019, 15:18 PM IST
IMD issues thunderstorm warning for Tamil Nadu, Puducherry

IMD issues thunderstorm warning for Tamil Nadu, Puducherry

Dense fog is predicted in isolated pockets over Punjab, Haryana and West Uttar Pradesh.

Dec 07, 2019, 10:17 AM IST
Tamil Nadu BJP unit vice president BT Arasakumar joins DMK

Tamil Nadu BJP unit vice president BT Arasakumar joins DMK

Tamil Nadu BJP unit vice president BT Arasakumar joined the DMK on Thursday in the presence of party president MK Stalin at the party headquarters in Chennai Arivalayam.

Dec 05, 2019, 13:05 PM IST
25 killed as heavy rains wreak havoc in Tamil Nadu

25 killed as heavy rains wreak havoc in Tamil Nadu

Heavy rains forced Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K Palaniswami to call a meeting of officials at the state secretariat to review relief and rescue efforts.

Dec 02, 2019, 19:17 PM IST
Tamil Nadu: 15 people killed in rain-related incident in Coimbatore, CM announces compensation

Tamil Nadu: 15 people killed in rain-related incident in Coimbatore, CM announces compensation

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami ordered a solatium of four lakhs for each family of the 15 members who lost their lives. Rescue operation by police, fire and rescue personnel is

Dec 02, 2019, 12:27 PM IST