• Kamal Haasan Off To A Good Start, May Turn Key Player In Tamil Nadu Polls 25 May 2019 12:16 Kamal Haasan has admitted that the MNM has a long way to go before it becomes a force to reckon with. Chennai: Actor-turned-politician Kamal Haasan's Makkal Needhi Maiam (MNM) may have drawn a blank in the Lok Sabha polls, but its electoral performance …
  • Small parties’ appeal hits urban-rural divide 25 May 2019 03:03 Staking a claim to being the viable alternative to Dravidian parties, three political parties — the Naam Tamilar Katchi, the Makkal Needhi Maiam and the Amma Makkal Munnetra Kazhagam — have garnered around 12.8% of the total votes in the recent Lok Sabha …
  • Independents’ performance poor in Tami Nadu; together bag 0.51% votes 25 May 2019 02:18 Express News Service CHENNAI: Tamil Nadu has had its share of interesting independent candidates such as Kuppalji Devadoss called ‘Chillar Raja’ who paid his deposit money in coins and Padmarajan, an independent candidate, who holds the record of losing …
  • Why BJP and AIADMK got swept away in TN 24 May 2019 08:42 The DMK combine has won 37 of the 38 LS constituencies that went to polls in Tamil Nadu, and bagged 13 of the 22 assembly bypolls. What swept away the AIADMK-BJP alliance in the southern state was not dravidian ideology but job loss and graft bias, says N …
  • DMK recovers lost ground in Delta 24 May 2019 05:44 The Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK), along with it allies, reasserted its supremacy in central Tamil Nadu and recouped much of the ground that it had lost in the 2014 Lok Sabha election. The party-led front that had suffered a crushing defeat in the region …
  • Lok Sabha Election Results 2019: Full list of winners 23 May 2019 19:06 State Constituencies Leading/Winning Candidates Party Andaman and Nicobar Andaman and Nicobar Islands VISHAL JOLLY BJP Andhra Pradesh Araku GODDETI MADHAVI YSRCP   Srikakulam Kinjarapu Ram Mohan Naidu     Vizianagaram       Visakhapatnam       …
  • With leads in nine seats, AIADMK government may continue 23 May 2019 16:08 The Edappadi K. Palaniswami government in Tamil Nadu, which is surviving on a wafer thin majority, appears set to retain power with the AIADMK managing to lead in nine of the 22 Assembly seats for which bypolls were held. Trends as of 3 p.m. showed the DMK …
  • DMK leads in LS polls in TN, AIADMK gives tough fight in 23 May 2019 14:45 The DMK has established lead in the Lok Sabha polls in Tamil Nadu as per early trends, while the AIADMK and DMK are putting up a tough fight with each other in the by-elections to 22 Assembly constituencies. In the Lok Sabha seats, the DMK is leading in 35 …
  • General election results 2019 live 23 May 2019 12:04 Constituencies A - Z A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z A Adilabad 2019 GODAM NAGESH Leading TRS 2014 GODAM NAGESH TRS Agra 2019 SATYAPAL SINGH BAGHEL Leading BJP 2014 DR. RAM SHANKAR KATHERIA BJP Ahmadnagar 2019 SUJAY RADHAKRISHNA VIKHE …
  • Tamil Nadu assembly results LIVE: Leads of all constituencies indicate close contest 23 May 2019 07:56 Mumbai: All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) inches closer to retain the Tamil Nadu state assembly as it leads in 10 constituencies and its rival Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) in 12 seats. The state witnessed by-election in 22 assembly …
  • Tamil Nadu Election Results 2019: Seats, Candidates, Check Result Here 23 May 2019 04:22 Tamil Nadu Election Results: There are 39 parliamentary seats in the state. New Delhi: Tamil Nadu voted in the second phase of Lok Sabha Elections 2019 on April 18. There are 39 seats in the state with prime parties being All India Anna Dravida Munnetra …
  • Tamil Nadu assembly results LIVE: DMK and AIADMK in close contest 23 May 2019 04:18 Mumbai: As per the early trends, AIADMK and DMK are in a close contest in the Tamil Nadu by-election as the former leads in four seats and the latter in two constituencies. The state of Tamil Nadu has witnessed great political turmoil in last three years. …
  • India general election results 2019 live 23 May 2019 02:20 Constituencies A - Z A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z A Adilabad 2014 GODAM NAGESH TRS Agra 2014 DR. RAM SHANKAR KATHERIA BJP Ahmadnagar 2014 GANDHI DILIPKUMAR MANSUKHLAL BJP Ahmedabad East 2014 PARESH RAWAL BJP Ahmedabad West 2014 DR. …
  • CB-CID solves 8-year-old man missing case 21 May 2019 13:48 MADURAI The Crime Branch – Criminal Investigation Department has solved a 2011 man-missing case by tracing a 55-year-old man, P. Madurairajan of Madurai, who was living with another family in a village in Thanjavur district, on Monday. Madurairajan, who …
  • Forty Years Ago: May 21, 1979 20 May 2019 21:16 West Bengal Chief Minister Jyoti Basu suggested that the dialogue on the state governments’ demand for a share in the proceeds of corporation tax and surcharge on income tax should continue despite the rejection by the PM of their viewpoint. Desai to CMs …
  • India: Taking election reforms forward — and seemingly, too 20 May 2019 17:44 APWith the current poll processes are expected to come to a close long before the month-end, the Election Commission may need to address the two questions that elections 2019 has raised. N Sathiya Moorthy 20 May 2019  During the pendency first and currency …
  • Ryots lodge complaints against private sugar mills 20 May 2019 13:31 Farmers of Papanasam taluk cultivating sugarcane for two private sugar mills in Thanjavur district lodged a complaint with the Superintendent of Police, S. S. Mahendran, on Monday seeking criminal action against the mill managements and the employees of a …
  • Tamil Nadu: Days after rescue, bonded labourers unsure of what lies ahead 18 May 2019 22:37 The brick kiln factory that ran without a license for so many years may be sealed soon. (Representational picture) G Packiaraj, a 37-year-old daily wage worker, was labouring at the brick kiln factory he worked at on Thursday morning when officials raided …
  • 50 Rescued From Bonded Labour At Three Brick Kilns In Tamil Nadu 17 May 2019 19:54 The rescued will receive a relief of Rs 20,000 each along with a rescue certificate. (Representational) Chennai: Revenue officials in Tamil Nadu's Thanjavur district have rescued 50 labourers from three brick kilns after it was found that they had been …
  • One killed, three hurt in accident 17 May 2019 14:01 Ramya, 21, of Nadukaveri near here was killed and three others - Nithya, 21, Sowmya (21) and Surya (21), all from Chennai, sustained injuries when their car overturned on the Tiruchi-Thanjavur highway on Friday early morning. All of them - students …
  • 2,000 Aadhaar cards dumped on Tamil Nadu's river bank: Revenue officials 17 May 2019 13:42 By PTI THANJAVUR: About 2,000 Aadhaar cards have been dumped near the Mulliyaaru bank in Tiruvarur district, according to revenue officials. The cards meant for distribution to the owners had not been apparently delivered by the post office concerned, the …
  • CM silent on hydrocarbon nod, unacceptable: PR Pandian 15 May 2019 01:54 By Express News Service THANJAVUR: Tamilaga Cauvery Vivasayigal Sangam general secretary PR Pandian has urged the State  government to make clear its stand on the Centre’s recent move on hydrocarbon exploration in the delta region.  Talking to reporters on …
  • NIA arrests man in Ramalingam murder case 12 May 2019 07:36 Image Source : PTI Representational Image The National Investigation Agency (NIA) Friday arrested a 48-year-old man from Tamil Nadu's Trichy city in connection with the Ramalingam murder case. Mohammed Faruk was arrested a day after the NIA officials …
  • Platefuls of Heritage 11 May 2019 23:52 Express News Service A growing number of homestays are offering travellers an opportunity to try cuisines that are usually not served in restaurants. In the city of Vadodara, Gujarat, which was once the headquarters of the Maratha princely state of Baroda, …
  • Widening of Thanjavur Road resumes 11 May 2019 03:09 The Highways Department has resumed widening a portion of Thanjavur Road between Ariyamangalam and Irattai Vaical. Though the work was taken up at an estimate of about ₹ 2 crore, under the Comprehensive Road Infrastructure Development Programme (CRIDP), it …
  • CBI probe urged on Thiru Arooran Sugars, banks collusion 10 May 2019 09:05 Chennai, May 10 (IANS) The demand for a through probe by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) into the role of bankers in the Rs 450 crore loan sanctioned in the name of farmers, which was credited, instead, to Thiru Arooran Sugars Ltd, has been …
  • Mani Ratnam Set To Can Kalki's Epic Tamil Novel Ponniyin Selvan 10 May 2019 06:01 Some stories grow so big, they become inevitable. Tamil Nadu’s phenomenally popular epic novel Ponniyin Selvan (The Son of Ponni) is one such tale. The episodic novel written in the 1950s by R.A. Krishnamurthy under his pen name ‘Kalki’, for his weekly …
  • Thanjavur to revive three tanks under smart city project 09 May 2019 12:55 Three waterbodies – Iyyankulam, Samanthankulam and Sivagangaikulam – within Thanjavur Corporation limits are to be revived under the smart city project at a total cost of ₹10.25 crore. Among the three waterbodies, the preliminary works of clearing debris …
  • Demonstration against hydrocarbon exploration project on June 1 09 May 2019 12:55 The Tamil Nadu Vivasayigal Sangam has announced that demonstrations will be held at all the Union headquarters in five districts on June 1 urging the Union and State governments to shelve the hydrocarbon exploration project. A resolution to this effect was …
  • Staying at Svatma, Thanjavur in Southern India 07 May 2019 03:38 Winston Aldworth checks into Svatma, Thanjavur in Southern India. Location: The little town of Thanjavur in Tamil Nadu. Check-in experience: There's a floral garland, of course, because we're in India. But this one, rather sweetly, goes around the …
  • 34 kg ganja seized near Arcotthurai 05 May 2019 00:52  Police said acting on a tip-off, coastal security police team led by DSP Kalitheerthan went to the Arcotthurai coast and secured a person who was waiting at the shore with two bags containing 34-kgs of the stuff. (Photo: Representational Image) Vedaranyam …
  • NEET: Over 1 lakh students in 560 exam centres across TN 04 May 2019 10:32 One lakh and four thousand-odd medical aspirants in Tamilnadu will be writing the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) on Sunday which is conducted by the National Testing Agency (NTA). A total of 560 exam centres have been allotted in the State …
  • Ahead of poll results, AIADMK displays unusual nerves 03 May 2019 11:34 The ruling party's decision to serve ‘disqualification’ notice to three party MLAs when polling for four more assembly by-elections are due for May 19 may have been taken to keep the flock together post-results, rather than seek to lose more than …
  • NIA conducts raids in 20 places in TN 03 May 2019 06:53 By Chennaivision in Chennai News May 2, 2019 National Investigation Agency (NIA) today conducted raids at 20 locations in Tamil Nadu including Thanjavur and Kumbakonam. The raids were in connection with Paattali Makkal Katchi (PMK) activist Ramalingam’s …
  • PMK functionary murder: NIA raids 20 Tamil Nadu locations 02 May 2019 22:46 NIA recently took over the case from the local police. The National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Thursday carried out searches at 20 locations in Tamil Nadu in connection with the February 5 murder of Pattali Makkal Katchi (PMK) functionary Ramalingam in …
  • Youth murdered over usury money in Thanjai 02 May 2019 21:16 Thanjavur: In a case of usury, a 22-year-old youth Arun was allegedly murdered by henchmen of the usurer Senthil, a PMK member at Panadurai in Kumbakonam near here on Wednesday night. Tragically, Arun was murdered in front of his father Sivasubramanian (53 …
  • AIRing earthy flavours 02 May 2019 19:50 Information is a click away and there is no dearth of entertainment channels. Amidst all this onslaught, All India Radio is holding its own, staying vibrant and relevant. The two-part article that appeared in this supplement on November 9 and 16, 2018, was …
  • Ramalingam murder case: NIA raids premises of Muslim outfits 02 May 2019 19:50 Officers of the National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Thursday conducted simultaneous searches at the Popular Front of India (PFI) district unit offices at Thanjavur, Tiruchi, and Karaikal on Thursday, in connection with the murder of PMK functionary V. …
  • NIA carries out searches at 20 of PFI in connection with a murder case investigation 02 May 2019 19:30 The National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Thursday carried out searches at 20 of Popular Front of India (PFI) at Kumbakonam, Thanjavur, Trichy and Karaikal in connection with investigation into a murder case. Searches were conducted in the houses of the …
  • Homage to Trinity of Carnatic music 02 May 2019 18:21 Music transcends language and time. The fact that compositions of the Trinity of Carnatic music — Tyagaraja, Muthuswami Dikshitar and Syama Sastri — are still revered today attests to the dictum. As a tribute to Tyagaraja, city-based music forum Thrimurthy …
  • Graphic narrative of Ramanuja’s life 02 May 2019 17:39 The Treasure — Glorious Glimpses of the Life and Times of Swami Ramanuja by Sudarshan Chakravarthy is a tribute to Saint Ramanuja, whose birth anniversary falls on May 9. A pictorial tribute — the Thanjavur paintings are a huge asset — the book traces the …
  • PMK leader murder: NIA searches 20 places in TN, Pondy 02 May 2019 17:08 New Delhi/Chennai, May 2 (IANS) The National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Thursday conducted searches at 20 places at Kumbakonam, Thanjavur and Trichy in Tamil Nadu as well as neighbouring Karaikal in Puducherry in connection with the investigation in …
  • Ramalingam murder case: NIA begins probe 02 May 2019 13:24 [India] May 2 (ANI): National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Thursday began an investigation into the murder case of PMK functionary Ramalingam, according to officials. NIA raided up to 20 places in Tamil Nadu. The raids were mostly conducted in Thanjavur …
  • PMK leader murder: NIA raids premises of islamic outfit in TN 02 May 2019 10:32 Tiruchirappalli: The National Investigating Agency (NIA) Thursday carried out raids at premises linked to an islamic outfit in Tamil Nadu and neigbouring Karaikal in connection with the murder of a PMK functionary in Thanjavur district in February, police …
  • Ramalingam murder case: NIA conducts searches in TN 02 May 2019 09:09 Chennai, May 2 (IANS) The National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Thursday carried out searches in Tamil Nadu’s Tiruchirapalli and Kumbakonam in connection with the murder of PMK functionary Ramalingam, officials said. The NIA officials searched the office …
  • City is home to farmers too 29 Apr 2019 19:49 Are there farmers doing cultivation in Chennai district, one of the big urban agglomerations in the country? The answer is an emphatic “yes.” There are at least 90 “small and marginal” farmers in Chennai district and they are all beneficiaries of the PM- …
  • Minor boy rescued from bonded labour in Thanjavur 28 Apr 2019 14:17 A 10-year-old boy engaged to graze goats was rescued from bonded labour by a team of officials near Orathanadu in Thanjavur district on Friday. The rescued boy belonging to Panruti in Cuddalore district has been temporarily accommodated in a hostel in …
  • Selection for admission to sports hostels to be held from May 8 28 Apr 2019 13:12 District-level selection for admission to sports hostels at various places in the State will be held from May 8 to May 10. The selected students will be admitted to Classes 7 to 11 at the sports hostel where they will be trained on various sports and games …
  • Cash for votes — Tamil Nadu's best kept open secret 28 Apr 2019 07:02 A month ago, when election authorities in Tamil Nadu began receiving complaints of cash distribution by major parties ahead of the Lok Sabha polls, the Election Commission told two judges of the Madras High Court, in unambiguous terms, that “cash for votes …
  • Duo held for circulating casteist audio clip that sparked riots on election day 27 Apr 2019 01:24 By Express News Service PUDUKKOTTAI: Two persons, namely Selvakumar (34), son of Ganesan and Vasanth (30), son of Chandrasekar, hailing from Pattukkottai in Thanjavur were arrested for making and spreading a casteist audio clip that sparked off riots in …
  • Video showing ‘Hindi stones’ in Thanjavur Big Temple is fake, says official 24 Apr 2019 17:54 Officials of the Sri Brihadeeswarar Temple (Big Temple) in Thanjavur have dismissed as fake news a video clip in which a person alleges that some ancient Tamil inscriptions were being replaced with ones in Hindi. The video had gone viral on social media …
  • High stakes battle on for Thanjavur Assembly bypoll 07 Apr 2019 23:27 THANJAVUR: Stakes are high for AMMK and AIADMK in Thanjavur Assembly bye-election as it has been necessitated by the disqualification of M. Rangaswamy, now AMMK candidate and who won in the election to the constituency in 2016 as AIADMK candidate. …
  • Thanjavur by-election: AIADMK, DMK candidates file nominations 23 Mar 2019 03:37 The AIADMK and DMK candidates for the by-elections to the Thanjavur Assembly constituencies filed their nominations on Friday. While the AIADMK nominee, R. Gandhi accompanied by the Rajya Sabha MP, R.Vaithilingam, filed his papers with the Revenue …
  • Thanjavur Medical College Hospital gets better amenities 02 Feb 2019 14:27 THANJAVUR The inauguration of the 290-bed super speciality blocks at the Government Medical College Hospital here recently has augmented its treatment facilities for patients. It attracts thousands of outpatients every day and treats about 2000 inpatients …
  • Rs 150 crore boost to health care in Tamil Nadu's delta districts as PM Modi inaugurates Thanjavur Medical college's new buildings  27 Jan 2019 23:17 By Express News Service THANJAVUR: Prime Minister Modi on Sunday inaugurated through video conferencing from Madurai new buildings housing super speciality departments at the Thanjavur Medical college. The super speciality departments would cater to people …
  • Plan to energise Tiruchi-Thanjavur double line stretch by March 21 Jan 2019 13:18 TIRUCHI Having electrified three major sections covering Tiruchi and Karur, the Central Organisation for Railway Electrification (CORE) has now targeted to complete the ongoing overhead electrification project in the Tiruchi-Thanjavur double line stretch …
  • In Thanjavur, bulls are inseparable from Pongal celebrations 20 Jan 2019 04:21 That time of the year: Pilgrims throng the Brihadeshwara temple in Thanjavur. (Source: Shoma Abhyankar) At the colossal Brihadeshwara Temple, the grandest among the temples in India built by Raja Chola I in the 11th century, a Unesco World Heritage site …
  • Thanjavur Temple case: Relief for Art of Living after Madras HC recognises permission for event 15 Dec 2018 02:39 In the picture, Sri Sri ravishankar, head of Art of Living, BangaloreGettyImages The Madras High Court recognised that the Art of Living organisation obtained the required permission before their event in the Brihadeeshwara Temple in Thanjavur. The court …
  • Farm Labourer, Who Lost Home, Allegedly Kills Self In Gaja-Hit Thanjavur 10 Dec 2018 09:10 Thanjavur, Tamil Nadu: A farm labourer, who lost his home during cyclone Gaja, allegedly committed suicide on Monday in Tamil Nadu's Thanjavur district. Pandian, 38, was found hanging in a well in his village. The police have not found any suicide note …
  • Tamil Nadu: HC stays Art of Living meditation camp at ancient Thanjavur temple 08 Dec 2018 00:09 Soon after the high court order, the camp was shifted from the temple premises to a wedding hall near Thanjavur town. The Madurai bench of Madras High Court Friday stayed a meditation camp scheduled to be held at Brihadisvara Temple in Thanjavur, which is …
  • Madras HC stays Sri Sri Ravi Shankar's Thanjavur temple event 07 Dec 2018 14:32 [India], Dec 7 (ANI): The Madurai Bench of the Madras High Court on Friday stayed a two-day event organised by spiritual leader and founder of Art of Living (AOL) Sri Sri Ravi Shankar in Tamil Nadu's Thanjavur district. The event was scheduled to begin …
  • Thanjavur’s Gilded Gods: South Indian Paintings in the Kuldip Singh Collection review: A rich inheritance 28 Oct 2018 16:12 The style of art called ‘Thanjavur paintings’, found in most South Indian homes, is extremely popular, but has hardly been well understood. This genre of art which is essentially religious broadly comprises two essential themes: the first being scenes from …
  • Paddy fields flooded after canal breach in Thanjavur 09 Oct 2018 06:05 By Express News Service THANJAVUR/ COIMBATORE: A breach in the bank of Kalyana Odai, an irrigation canal near Orathanadu,  on Monday resulted in the inundation of roads and paddy fields in the vicinity. Kalyana Odai branches off from the Grand Anaicut …
  • Chronicling delights of Thanjavur 20 Aug 2018 10:19 Renowned dancer, architect, artist, curator and hotelier, Krithika Subrahmanian recently launched her first book ‘Treasures’ at the first edition of Pondicherry Lit Fest on, August 19. Treasures is a  guide to the experience of South India, connecting one …
  • Works for Thanjavur-Madurai road begin 15 Jul 2018 23:36 Express News Service CHENNAI: Even as the land survey for the Chennai-Salem Express Highway project is progressing, the National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) has commenced the preliminary work for the Thanjavur-Madurai greenfield project recently. …
  • Stalin-Dhivakaran meet in Thanjavur 04 Jul 2018 14:22 By Chennaivision in Chennai News July 3, 2018 DMK working president M K Stalin on Monday had a ‘chance meeting’ with V K Dhivakaran, brother of V K Sasikala, the jailed aide of former Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa. The meeting has surprised everyone in the …
  • Govindaraj guides Thanjavur to quarters 04 Apr 2018 04:18 St Joseph’s Sports Academy, winners of the overall title at the first TN state youth athletic championship. CHENNAI: D Govindaraj’s 57 helped Thanjavur beat Vellore by 37 runs in a pre-quarterfinal match of the TNCA inter-district T20 tournament for the SS …
  • Cauvery issue: protests, arrests in Thanjavur, Kumbakonam 03 Apr 2018 08:46 Numerous protests were staged across the core delta districts of Thanjavur, Tiruvarur and Nagapattinam on Tuesday against the Central Government for not constituting the Cauvery management board even after the Supreme Court’s orders. In Thanjavur, …
  • Protesting farmers held in Thanjavur 30 Mar 2018 07:01 CHENNAI A group of 35 farmers was arrested when it staged a road roko protest for about an hour at the Irwin Bridge along Gandhiji Salai in Thanjavur on Thursday demanding the immediate formation of the Cauvery Management Board by the Centre. The …
  • Tamil Nadu: Sasikala reaches Thanjavur to perform husband’s last rites 21 Mar 2018 10:48 Thanjavur (Tamil Nadu): Convicted All India Anna Dravida Munerta Kazhagam (AIADMK) leader VK Sasikala reached Tamil Nadu’s Thanjavur district, the place where her husband Natarajan Maruthappa’s mortal remains have been kept for people to pay last respects. …
  • Sasikala reaches Thanjavur to perform husband's last rites 21 Mar 2018 08:53 [India], Mar. 21 (ANI): Convicted All India Anna Dravida Munerta Kazhagam (AIADMK) leader VK Sasikala reached Tamil Nadu's Thanjavur district, the place where her husband Natarajan Maruthappa's mortal remains have been kept for people to pay last …
  • Out on parole, Sasikala reaches Thanjavur to perform husband Natarajan's last rites 21 Mar 2018 08:09 Sasikala paying last repsects to husband Natarajan in Thanjavur. Photo | ANI THANJAVUR: Convicted All India Anna Dravida Munerta Kazhagam (AIADMK) leader VK Sasikala reached Tamil Nadu's Thanjavur district, the place where her husband Natarajan …
  • Thanjavur mourns Natarajan’s loss 21 Mar 2018 01:04 THANJAVUR:Not just politicians, a large number of Tamil activists have mourned the demise of  Maruthappa  Natarajan. Posters and banners hailing Natarajan for his contribution to furthering the Tamil cause were put up in several places across Thanjavur. …
  • Mortal remains of Sasikala's husband brought to Thanjavur 20 Mar 2018 19:00 [India], Mar 20 (ANI): The mortal remains of convicted All India Anna Dravida Munerta Kazhagam (AIADMK) leader VK Sasikala's husband, Natarajan Maruthappa were brought to Tamil Nadu's Thanjavur on Tuesday. Natarajan Maruthappa passed away at the …
  • AIADMK leader V.K. Sasikala leaves for Thanjavur for husband’s last rites 20 Mar 2018 12:22 — By IANS | Mar 20, 2018 04:32 pm Bengaluru: AIADMK leader V.K. Sasikala on Tuesday afternoon left for Thanjavur in Tamil Nadu to attend her husband M. Natarajan’s last rites after securing a 15-day parole, an official said. “She has been granted parole …
  • Sasikala leaves for Thanjavur for husband’s last rites 20 Mar 2018 10:52 Bengaluru, March 20 (IANS) AIADMK leader V.K. Sasikala on Tuesday afternoon left for Thanjavur in Tamil Nadu to attend her husband M. Natarajan’s last rites after securing a 15-day parole, an official said. “She has been granted parole for 15 days. During …
  • Plan a visit to Thanjavur to experience the Chola grandeur 22 Feb 2018 14:02 By Arjun Kumar Walking around Thanjavur doesn’t make you feel you are in a place whose raison d’etre came into being a thousand years ago. The town first gained prominence when it became the Chola capital in the 9th century. But work on the temple that …
  • AIADMK expels 135 functionaries in Thanjavur 11 Feb 2018 23:49 Deputy Chief Minister O Panneerselvam and CM Edappadi K Palaniswami (Express Photo| D Sampathkumar) CHENNAI: With Madras HC expected to announce its verdict on the disqualification of 18 rebel MLAs who supported T T V Dhinakaran, the AIADMK leadership on …
  • 5 Budget Hotels in Thanjavur, Tamil Nadu for Stay 23 Jan 2018 05:28 5 Budget Hotels in Thanjavur, Tamil Nadu for Stay Stay at any 5 Budget Hotels in Thanjavur, Tamil Nadu Thanjavur was formerly called as Tanjore, located in the state of Tamil Nadu serves as a place of culture and tradition. The royal city of the Cholas, …
  • DMK’s black flag protest greets Governor in Thanjavur 03 Jan 2018 05:55 During his visit to Thanjavur on Tuesday, Governor Banwarilal Purohit yet again sought to engage directly with the public and sectoral organisations besides batting for cleanliness and hygiene as part of the Swachh Bharat initiative. His actions drew the …
  • A unique exhibition of Thanjavur and south Indian paintings honours its collector Kuldip Singh’s passion 08 Dec 2017 09:15 These paintings are made by ex-miniaturists. Many of them migrated from the Deccan, towards Karnataka and Tamil Nadu. The well-known legend of Krishna’s Tulabharam is a story of devotion. Narada comes to Krishna’s wife, Satyabhama, and says he will take …
  • 14 panchaloha idols unearthed at temple near Thanjavur 11 Nov 2017 15:43 Fourteen ‘panchaloha’ idols, including that of Lord Nataraja and Goddess Parvathi, were unearthed on November 11 at a 600-year-old temple where renovation work is being taken up. The Pazhamalainathar temple is located at Pazhanjur village near …
  • Extensive search operations carried out at Mannargudi, Thanjavur 10 Nov 2017 05:38 Income Tax officials carried out simultaneous searches at more than 25 locations, most of them residences of close relatives of deposed AIADMK (Amma) general secretary V.K. Sasikala and supporters of sidelined deputy general secretary T.T.V. Dhinakaran …
  • Another monsoon death as wall collapses in Thanjavur 07 Nov 2017 04:57 THANJAVUR/TIRUVARUR:A 62-year-old woman died when a rain-soaked group house crumbled near Kumbakonam, as moderate rains continued to lash Thanjavur and Tiruvarur.Jagadambal (62), of Tiruppanandal, who was living in the group house built 20 years ago, …
  • Fire breaks out at camphor unit in Tamil Nadu’s Thanjavur district 06 Nov 2017 08:32 By: PTI | Thanjavur | Published:November 6, 2017 12:33 pm A fire broke out at a camphor manufacturing unit in the district causing damage to goods worth Rs 15 lakh, police said today. However, there were no casualties, they said. The incident came to light …
  • Farmer struck dead by lightning in Thanjavur district 06 Nov 2017 08:32 By: PTI | Thanjavur | Published:November 6, 2017 1:03 pm Murugesan was engaged in collection of samba nurseries from a field in Tiruvaithukudi village when he was struck by lightning, police said (File) A farmer died after he was struck by lightning in the …
  • Chennai rains: 1 dead in Thanjavur; rains to lash Tamil Nadu for 2 more days [PHOTOS + VIDEOS] 31 Oct 2017 15:15 Chennai rainsTwitter As heavy rains continue to lash out  Chennai and other parts of Tamil Nadu since Monday, one person has reportedly been killed in Thanjavur district in rain-related incidents.   Chennai floods not related to climate change: Environment …
  • Thanjavur road accident: Toll rises to 5 31 Oct 2017 12:52 THANJAVUR: The toll in the road accident involving two buses near Ammapet in the district rose to five as another woman succumbed to injuries at Thanjavur medical college hospital here today, police said. Kamakshi(50) of Narasingamangalam near Valangaiman, …
  • Air Marshal Bhadauria visits Air Force Station Thanjavur 31 Oct 2017 08:22 Agencies, Chennai Air Marshal R K S Bhadauria, Air Officer Commanding-in-Chief (AOC-in-C) Southern Air Command, Indian Air Force visited the Air Force Station Thanjavur, a premier base under Southern Air Command today. He was received by Group Captain VJ …
  • Natarajan gets liver, kidney from poor donor airlifted from Thanjavur 05 Oct 2017 03:34 CHENNAI: Ousted AIADMK general secretary VK Sasikala’s husband M Natarajan underwent a successful liver and kidney transplant surgery today after a poor 19-year-old boy, who met with an accident and was being treated at Thanjavur government hospital, was …
  • Thanjavur bus accident toll rises to 10 15 Jul 2017 17:13 With the death of three more people, the toll in the accident involving a Tamil Nadu government transport bus and a lorry near Thanjavur, rose to 10, police said on Saturday. The mishap occurred late on Friday night when the bus bound for Kumbakonam …
  • Thanjavur likely to be declared drought hit: Agriculture minister 13 Jul 2017 10:08 TRICHY: Two days before a crop damage assessment report in the delta region is scheduled to be submitted to the Union government, agriculture minister R Duraikannu said Thanjavur district is likely to be declared drought-hit. Duraikannu and food minister R …
  • Thanjavur likely to be declared drought hit:... 13 Jul 2017 09:54 TRICHY: Two days before a crop damage assessment report in the delta region is scheduled to be submitted to the Union government, agriculture minister R Duraikannu said Thanjavur district is likely to be declared drought-hit. Duraikannu and food minister R …
  • Thanjavur likely to be declared drought hit: Agriculture minister 13 Apr 2017 07:29 TRICHY: Two days before a crop damage assessment report in the delta region is scheduled to be submitted to the Union government, agriculture minister R Duraikannu said Thanjavur district is likely to be declared drought-hit. Duraikannu and food minister R …
  • Thanjavur likely to be declared drought hit: Agriculture minister 25 Mar 2017 23:43 TRICHY: Two days before a crop damage assessment report in the delta region is scheduled to be submitted to the Union government, agriculture minister R Duraikannu said Thanjavur district is likely to be declared drought-hit. Duraikannu and food minister R …
  • Cop gets 10-year RI for abetting young woman techie’s suicide in Thanjavur 21 Mar 2017 01:08 Image used for representational purpose only THANJAVUR : The Fast Track Mahila Court on Monday sentenced an inspector of police to ten years of rigorous imprisonment for abetting the suicide of a woman. The inspector is currently posted at Teppakulam in …
  • Thanjavur likely to be declared drought hit: Agriculture minister 27 Feb 2017 07:10 TRICHY: Two days before a crop damage assessment report in the delta region is scheduled to be submitted to the Union government, agriculture minister R Duraikannu said Thanjavur district is likely to be declared drought-hit. Duraikannu and food minister R …
  • 47 injured in Jallikattu conducted in TN's Thanjavur 27 Feb 2017 06:04 For representational purpose (KK Sundar | EPS) THANJAVUR: Forty-seven persons, including 23 bull tamers, were injured during the Jallikattu conducted at Thirukanurpatti, police said today.       District Collector A.Annadurai had flagged-off the Jallikattu …
  • Tamil Nadu: Son hacks father to death in quarrel over money in Thanjavur 09 Feb 2017 07:28 By: PTI | Thanjavur | Published:February 9, 2017 12:04 pm In a case of patricide, a 24-year old man allegedly murdered his father enraged over him declining to arrange money for a overseas job, police said today. During a quarrel, the man hacked to death …
  • Thanjavur district may be declared drought-hit: Tamil Nadu Agriculture Minister 08 Jan 2017 12:05 By: PTI | Kumbakonam | Updated: January 8, 2017 4:54 pm The farmers have expressed hope that they will get due compensation from the government for the loss occasioned to the crops due to water shortage. Tamil Nadu Agriculture Minister R Duraikannu Sunday …

  • CBSE 12th result 2019: Check list of top colleges, university to apply at 03 May 2019 12:19 Along with CBSE, many other state boards class 12 results have been announced. Express photo by Ravi Kanojia. As the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) declared the class 12 result 2019 on May 2, a new challenge now awaits students – college …
  • Top 25 engineering colleges in India, 8 IITs in top 10 list: NIRF ranking 2019 15 Apr 2019 14:42 IIT-Madras is the best engineering college in India Besides holding number one position in the overall institutes’ category, the Indian Institute of Technology-Madras has again bagged the top position in the engineering college category. President Ram Nath …
  • NIRF ranking 2019: President Ram Nath Kovind to announce ranking shortly 08 Apr 2019 12:35 President of India, Ram Nath Kovind will announce the varsity rankings tomorrow for different fields and courses The National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) India Rankings 2019 has been released on April 8. President of India, Ram Nath Kovind …
  • Top 25 engineering colleges in India, IIT-Madras at number 1: NIRF ranking 2019 08 Apr 2019 12:35 IIT-Madras campus Besides holding number one position in the overall institutes’ category, the Indian Institute of Technology-Madras has again bagged the top position in the engineering college category. President Ram Nath Kovind has today announced the …
  • Rains scale up yet again as depression looms in Bay 14 Aug 2018 15:54 Grim forebodings from a persistently ugly weather front loomed large on Tuesday as the country prepared to observe its 72nd day of Independence on Wednesday. The day coincides with yet another peaking phase of a very wet monsoon, which once again triggered …
  • Two Sri Lankan refugees arrested in India 29 Jul 2018 08:06 Two Sri Lankan refugees were arrested in Rameswaram, India on Saturday (28). The coastal security police arrested Sayinson (26) and Jayakumar (27) in Gulf of Mannar Sea Single Island near Pamdan in Rameswaram island. Sayinson was from Puduppatti SLR camp …
  • 2 Sri Lankan refugees arrested in Rameswaram 28 Jul 2018 15:48 [India] July 28 (ANI): Two Sri Lankan refugees were arrested in Rameswaram on Saturday. The coastal security police arrested Sayinson (26) and Jayakumar (27) in Gulf of Mannar Sea Single Island near Pamdan in Rameswaram island. Sayinson was from Puduppatti …
  • Train services hit following jallikattu stir 22 Jan 2017 19:53 The stir in Tamil Nadu and rail blockade demanding lifting of the ban on jallikattu have hit long-distance mail and express trains operating to the State. Following the late running of many trains, Friday’s 56043 Guruvayur- Thrissur Passenger and 56044 …

  • Independents’ performance poor in Tami Nadu; together bag 0.51% votes 25 May 2019 02:18 Express News Service CHENNAI: Tamil Nadu has had its share of interesting independent candidates such as Kuppalji Devadoss called ‘Chillar Raja’ who paid his deposit money in coins and Padmarajan, an independent candidate, who holds the record of losing …
  • Thirunavukkarasar wins by a huge margin 24 May 2019 05:44 Congress candidate for Tiruchi Parliamentary constituency Su Thirunavukkarasar scored an emphatic win defeating his nearest competitor V. Elangovan of DMDK by a whopping margin of 4,59,286 votes. The lead of Mr. Thirunavukkarasar kept soaring right from …
  • DMK recovers lost ground in Delta 24 May 2019 05:44 The Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK), along with it allies, reasserted its supremacy in central Tamil Nadu and recouped much of the ground that it had lost in the 2014 Lok Sabha election. The party-led front that had suffered a crushing defeat in the region …
  • Left’s worst show: Zero in West Bengal, five in all 23 May 2019 23:56 The CPI (M) party office in Kolkata on Thursday. (Express photo by Shashi Ghosh) THIS IS the worst performance for the Left, which drew a blank in its one-time bastion of West Bengal and won just one seat in Kerala, where it is in power. Its overall tally …
  • Lok Sabha Election Results 2019: Full list of winners 23 May 2019 19:06 State Constituencies Leading/Winning Candidates Party Andaman and Nicobar Andaman and Nicobar Islands VISHAL JOLLY BJP Andhra Pradesh Araku GODDETI MADHAVI YSRCP   Srikakulam Kinjarapu Ram Mohan Naidu     Vizianagaram       Visakhapatnam       …
  • General election results 2019 live 23 May 2019 12:04 Constituencies A - Z A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z A Adilabad 2019 GODAM NAGESH Leading TRS 2014 GODAM NAGESH TRS Agra 2019 SATYAPAL SINGH BAGHEL Leading BJP 2014 DR. RAM SHANKAR KATHERIA BJP Ahmadnagar 2019 SUJAY RADHAKRISHNA VIKHE …
  • South India live: Jagan is king in Andhra 23 May 2019 07:08 !1 New UpdateClick here for latest updates BJP's first time MLA turned MP candidate Dr.Umesh Jadhav defeats Congress floor leader Mallikarjuna Kharge in Congress's stronghold of Gulbarga. "Congress destroyed in Karnataka," cheers the BJP. …
  • Tamil Nadu Election Results 2019: Seats, Candidates, Check Result Here 23 May 2019 04:22 Tamil Nadu Election Results: There are 39 parliamentary seats in the state. New Delhi: Tamil Nadu voted in the second phase of Lok Sabha Elections 2019 on April 18. There are 39 seats in the state with prime parties being All India Anna Dravida Munnetra …
  • India general election results 2019 live 23 May 2019 02:20 Constituencies A - Z A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z A Adilabad 2014 GODAM NAGESH TRS Agra 2014 DR. RAM SHANKAR KATHERIA BJP Ahmadnagar 2014 GANDHI DILIPKUMAR MANSUKHLAL BJP Ahmedabad East 2014 PARESH RAWAL BJP Ahmedabad West 2014 DR. …
  • Nagapattinam: TikTok spoof on police lands three in jail 23 May 2019 01:41 By Express News Service NAGAPATTINAM: Three youth were arrested for a TikTok prank in front of a police station in Vedaranyam and remanded on Wednesday. The youth made a video of themselves in front of the All Women police station in Vedaranyam, with …
  • 26 beneficiaries to build longliners under first phase 21 May 2019 13:48 The Fisheries department in Nagapattinam has issued orders to 26 out of 50 applicants for construction of boats for deep sea fishing under the Blue Revolution scheme of the Central government. In the first phase, fishers whose trawlers were confiscated by …
  • IOC to examine US sanctions' impact on CPCL expansion 19 May 2019 08:17 New Delhi, May 19 () India's top refiner Indian Oil Corp (IOC) will evaluate the implications of US sanctions if Iran was to invest in its subsidiary Chennai refinery's Rs 35,700 crore expansion, its Chairman Sanjiv Singh said. IOC plans to pull …
  • 'Stop laying GAIL pipelines through farms' 19 May 2019 02:00 By Express News Service CHENNAI: Political parties have strongly opposed the ongoing works of Gas Authority of India Limited (GAIL) in the stretch between Madhanam and Memathur, for laying gas pipelines through the agricultural lands where transplanted …
  • Activist arrested for opposing GAIL project 19 May 2019 02:00 By Express News Service NAGAPATTINAM: An activist was arrested and seven others were booked for opposing the GAIL work taking place near Tharangambadi. The villagers cried foul over the charges. R Iraniyan (47) of the Thamizhaga Nilam Neer Pathukaapu …
  • GAIL work hurting cultivation, allege farmers 16 May 2019 01:42 By Express News Service NAGAPATTINAM: Even as GAIL’s pipeline laying project is inching towards completion, farmers in Tharangambadi alleged that agriculture was disturbed by the work. Having faced several protests and agitations, the pipeline laying work …
  • Six persons arrested for pelting stones at RSS camp 15 May 2019 16:06 Chennai, May 15 (IANS) Police have arrested six persons for pelting stones at a camp held by the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) in Mayiladuthurai in Tamil Nadu’s Nagapattinam district. “Six persons were taken into custody on Monday for pelting stones at …
  • McDermott Awarded Polypropylene Technology Contract In India 15 May 2019 07:43 Technology award for Chennai Petroleum Corporation Limited grassroots refinery and petrochemical project in India Award includes license, basic engineering and proprietary catalyst supply This award makes Lummus Technology the top polypropylene technology …
  • Vedanta gets nod to conduct impact assessment for 274 hydrocarbon wells in T.N., Puducherry 13 May 2019 13:03 The Ministry of Environment and Forest (MoEF) has granted the Terms of Reference (ToR) to Vedanta Ltd’s Cairn Oil & Gas, to carry out Environment Impact Assessment (EIA) for drilling a total of 274 offshore and onshore oil and gas exploration wells in …
  • Vedanta gets approval for tests for 274 hydrocarbon wells in T.N., Puducherry 13 May 2019 03:01 The Ministry of Environment and Forest (MoEF) has granted the Terms of Reference (ToR) to Vedanta Ltd’s Cairn Oil & Gas, to carry out Environment Impact Assessment (EIA) for drilling a total of 274 offshore and onshore oil and gas exploration wells in …
  • Vedanta gets first nod to drill in Tamil Nadu 13 May 2019 01:53 Express News Service CHENNAI: After giving nod to the Oil and Natural Gas Commission, the Union Environment Ministry has accorded preliminary clearance to Vedanta Limited to drill 274 hydrocarbon exploratory wells, both offshore and onshore, in Tamil Nadu …
  • Showers predicted during weekend, relief from heat expected 11 May 2019 11:49 Many parts of Tamil Nadu reeling under heatwave-like conditions may get a respite this weekend. The Meteorological Department expects some parts of the State to receive light to moderate showers on May 12. Light to moderate showers may occur in parts of …
  • Demonstration against hydrocarbon exploration project on June 1 09 May 2019 12:55 The Tamil Nadu Vivasayigal Sangam has announced that demonstrations will be held at all the Union headquarters in five districts on June 1 urging the Union and State governments to shelve the hydrocarbon exploration project. A resolution to this effect was …
  • Will Chennai’s wait for cheaper piped natural gas end? 03 May 2019 04:42 It has been almost a year since a road show for piped natural gas (PNG) distribution network for Chennai, Tiruvallur and Kancheepuram districts was organised. However, the project is yet to take off in these geographical areas (GAs) as a case has been …
  • AIRing earthy flavours 02 May 2019 19:50 Information is a click away and there is no dearth of entertainment channels. Amidst all this onslaught, All India Radio is holding its own, staying vibrant and relevant. The two-part article that appeared in this supplement on November 9 and 16, 2018, was …
  • Coimbatore: Fake doctor held for pregnant woman death 02 May 2019 01:17 Coimbatore: Police arrested a fake woman doctor in connection with the death of a pregnant woman whom she had treated a few days ago at Negamam - Mettuvavi, near Pollachi. According to police, Muthulaxmi, who is a fake doctor, had along with her 26-year- …
  • Congress workers re-enact salt satyagraha 30 Apr 2019 14:37 Paying tribute to the contribution and sacrifice of hundreds of people during the freedom struggle, the Congress on Tuesday re-enacted the famous salt satyagraha at Vedaranyam. The re-enactment marked the 89th anniversary of the historical event. It was on …
  • IS suspects in Kerala under NIA lens after calls to Lanka 29 Apr 2019 23:23 (MENAFN - Gulf Times) Suspected Islamic State sympathisers in various parts of Kerala are on the National Investigation Agency's radar following the horrendous Easter Sunday bombings in Sri Lanka, sources said yesterday. This follows intercepts of …
  • Islamic State sympathisers in Kerala under lens after calls to Sri Lanka: NIA 29 Apr 2019 20:05 By IANS NEW DELHI: Suspected IS sympathisers in various parts of Kerala are on the NIA's radar in wake of the horrendous Easter Sunday bombings in Sri Lanka following intercepts of calls between people in the state and the island nation as well as some …
  • City is home to farmers too 29 Apr 2019 19:49 Are there farmers doing cultivation in Chennai district, one of the big urban agglomerations in the country? The answer is an emphatic “yes.” There are at least 90 “small and marginal” farmers in Chennai district and they are all beneficiaries of the PM- …
  • Kerala IS suspects under NIA lens after calls to Sri Lanka (IANS Exclusive) 29 Apr 2019 15:07 New Delhi, April 29 (IANS) Suspected IS sympathisers in various parts of Kerala are on the NIA’s radar in wake of the horrendous Easter Sunday bombings in Sri Lanka following intercepts of calls between people in the state and the island nation as well as …
  • Fani, Lorna depression triggers rough sea, cyclone scare 26 Apr 2019 01:02 Express News Service KOCHI: Two sets of depression in the Indian Ocean have triggered gusty winds and turned the sea rough, forcing the Kerala Fisheries Department to issue an alert advising fishing boats to return to the coast by Friday evening. A low- …
  • They pin their hopes on early implementation of Coleroon barrage 25 Apr 2019 13:40 Leave alone shrinkage of farming activities caused by sea water incursion after the 2004 tsunami, farmers in Thirumullaivasal, Edamanal, Thandavankulam, Thiruvengadu, Mangaimadam in Sirkazhi block in Nagapattinam district are struggling to rear their …
  • Weather Forecast Today, April 24, 2019: Thunderstorm hits Jammu, normal life disrupted, cyclone brewing in Bay of Bengal 24 Apr 2019 13:58 Weather Today: The weather department has also forecasted widespread rainfall with isolated very heavy to extremely heavy rains are likely over Tamilnadu and adjoining Andhra Pradesh. (Source: IMD) Weather Forecast Today:  Normal life was disrupted in …
  • Weather Forecast Today, April 24, 2019: Thunderstorm with hail, gusty winds in parts of North India, cyclone brewing in Bay of Bengal 24 Apr 2019 06:34 Weather Today: The weather department has also forecasted widespread rainfall with isolated very heavy to extremely heavy rains are likely over Tamilnadu and adjoining Andhra Pradesh. (Source: IMD) Weather Forecast Today: The IMD weather forecast for today …
  • Weather Forecast Today, April 24, 2019: Thunderstorm with gusty winds in parts of North India, cyclone brewing in Bay of Bengal 24 Apr 2019 04:11 Weather Today: The weather department has also forecasted widespread rainfall with isolated very heavy to extremely heavy rains are likely over Tamilnadu and adjoining Andhra Pradesh. (Source: IMD) Weather Forecast Today: The IMD weather forecast for today …
  • Thousands Reach Shrine Basilica In Tamil Nadu For Easter Celebrations 21 Apr 2019 22:21 As a mark of celebrating the resurrection of Jesus, a candlelight procession commenced last night. Nagapattinam: Thousands of devotees have thronged the Shrine Basilica in Tamil Nadu's Vailankanni for Easter celebrations. The celebrations, which …
  • Polling percentage in Tamil Nadu touches 71% 19 Apr 2019 10:37 The average polling percentage in the general elections across 38 Parliamentary constituencies that went for polls on April 18 stood at 71.87%, Chief Electoral Officer Satyabrata Sahoo announced here on Friday. The polling percentage for 18 Assembly …
  • T.N. records 71% turnout for Lok Sabha polls, 72% for bypolls 19 Apr 2019 03:54 Barring a few stray incidents, polling in Tamil Nadu for the 38 Lok Sabha seats and bypolls to 18 Assembly constituencies went off peacefully on Thursday. The turnout for the Lok Sabha polls was 70.90% as of 9 p.m., about 3% lower than that of the 2014 …
  • LS polls, Phase 2: K'taka voter comes to polling booth in an ambulance 18 Apr 2019 12:53 Mumbai: Thirteen states and Union Territories go to polls in the ongoing Lok Sabha election’s second phase on Thursday, April 11. Candidates in 95 constituencies will fight it out today. The result will be out on May 23. Originally, polls were to be held …
  • 2019 Lok Sabha Elections: 95 Seats Vote Today, All Of Tamil Nadu, Half Of Karnataka - 5-Point Guide 18 Apr 2019 07:10 State Voting Constituencies Tamil Nadu 38/39 Arakkonam, Arani, Chennai Central, Chennai North, Chennai South, Chidambaram, Coimbatore, Cuddalore, Dharmapuri, Dindigul, Erode, Kallakurichi, Kancheepuram, Kanniyakumari, Karur, Krishnagiri, Madurai, …
  • LIVE | LS polls 2: Hope Centre gives J&K an elected govt which is its right: Omar 18 Apr 2019 07:04 Votes were to be held in 97 seats, but Vellore and Triputa East were kept out due to corruption, security concerns. Mumbai: Thirteen states and Union Territories go to polls in the ongoing Lok Sabha election’s second phase on Thursday, April 11. Candidates …
  • LIVE | LS polls 2: 'I developed Mathura, BSP-SP busy fighting,' says Hema 18 Apr 2019 05:55 Votes were to be held in 97 seats, but Vellore and Triputa East were kept out due to corruption, security concerns. Mumbai: Thirteen states and Union Territories go to polls in the ongoing Lok Sabha election’s second phase on Thursday, April 11. Candidates …
  • LIVE | LS polls 2: Dynasty, regional politics never hindered country: Kumaraswamy 18 Apr 2019 04:50 Mumbai: Thirteen states and Union Territories go to polls in the ongoing Lok Sabha election’s second phase on Thursday, April 11. Candidates in 95 constituencies will fight it out today. The result will be out on May 23. Originally, polls were to be held …
  • LIVE | LS polls, Phase 2: 'BJP has taken over AIADMK,' says Kanimozhi 18 Apr 2019 04:08 Votes were to be held in 97 seats, but Vellore and Triputa East were kept out due to corruption, security concerns. Mumbai: Thirteen states and Union Territories go to polls in the ongoing Lok Sabha election’s second phase on Thursday, April 11. Candidates …
  • LIVE | Lok Sabha polls, Phase 2: EVM glitches reported at booths in WB, Assam 18 Apr 2019 02:47 Votes were to be held in 97 seats, but Vellore and Triputa East were kept out due to corruption, security concerns. Mumbai: Thirteen states and Union Territories go to polls in the ongoing Lok Sabha election’s second phase on Thursday, April 11. Candidates …
  • Lok Sabha polls, Phase 2 LIVE: Big fight in Karnataka as 95 seats go to polls today 18 Apr 2019 02:07 Votes were to be held in 97 seats, but Vellore and Triputa East were kept out due to corruption, security concerns. Mumbai: Thirteen states and Union Territories go to polls in the ongoing Lok Sabha election’s second phase on Thursday, April 11. Candidates …
  • McDermott Announces Chevron Lummus Global Technology Award In India 17 Apr 2019 12:44 Technology award for Chennai Petroleum Corporation Ltd. (CPCL) delayed coker- Award includes technology licensing and extended basic engineering- Unit will utilize Chevron Lummus Global (CLG) technology Houston, TX /PRNewswire/ - McDermott …
  • AIADMK faces dual anti-incumbency as a result of its tie-up with BJP 16 Apr 2019 03:18 The AIADMK, which won all but two of the 39 seats in the 2014 Lok Sabha polls under J Jayalalithaa, is facing a dual anti-incumbency factor –– a result of its partnership with the BJP. This factor has been leveraged to the hilt by the DMK Congress alliance …
  • Drama in divine ambience 15 Apr 2019 17:40 Entertainment Drama in divine ambience Saliyamangalam, a sleepy village off Thanjavur, comes alive to celebrate Narasimha Jayanthi when Good triumphs over Evil. GOWRI RAMNARAYAN captures the spirit of the festival. ``Prahlada Charitram"... dedicated …
  • Annual fishing ban along Tamil Nadu coast comes into effect 15 Apr 2019 15:10 Tamil Nadu has more than 1,076 km-long coastlines and is one of the leading states in marine fish production. (Representation) The annual 61-day fishing ban along the Tamil Nadu coast came into effect from Monday in view of the breeding season. Fisheries …
  • 341 hydrocarbon wells to be drilled in Tamil Nadu by Vedanta and ONGC? 12 Apr 2019 02:17 Express News Service CHENNAI : In a major development, Vedanta Limited and ONGC have proposed to drill 341 wells to hunt for hydrocarbon reserves in and around Tamil Nadu (offshore and onshore). Large tracts of lands in the Cauvery delta region is likely …
  • Kamal in name doesn’t imply I am BJP’s B-team : Kamal Haasan 12 Apr 2019 02:17 By Express News Service NAGAPATTINAM: Makkal Needhi Maiam (MNM) founder- president Kamal Haasan visited the district  on Thursday to campaign for the party’s candidates. Campaigning in Nagapattinam for K Guruvaiah, Kamal Haasan said, “We are not the ‘B’ …
  • Chennai police arrange an air ticket for stranded Sudanese youth 07 Apr 2019 03:15 A Sudanese national, who had made Marina beach his home, returned to his country on Saturday, thanks to the Chennai city police who played the role of a Good Samaritan. They arranged plane tickets for the youth, who also spent four months in jail. Mohammed …
  • Waste water aquaculture planned in BHEL township 06 Apr 2019 18:19 BHEL Tiruchi will be utilising the expertise of the Directorate of Sustainable Aquaculture (DCeSA), Thanjavur, Tamil Nadu Dr. J. Jayalalithaa Fisheries University, Nagapattinam, for waste water aquaculture. Following the success of the trials in ponds …
  • Panneerselvam’s campaign vehicle overturns 05 Apr 2019 17:30 A specially-modified vehicle, which was to be used by Deputy Chief Minister and AIADMK coordinator O Panneerselvam for campaigning, met with a minor accident on Thursday. Panneerselvam was not in the vehicle when the mishap took place near Naduvattam, …
  • Another Pollachi? Nagapattinam driver held for sexually abusing, filming women 16 Mar 2019 14:02 By PTI NAGAPATTINAM: Amid outrage over the Pollachi sexual harassment case, a car driver from Nagapattinam was arrested Saturday on charges of sexually abusing a 22-year-old woman with police saying he might have lured several women after promising to …
  • Nagapattinam: Calf with 7 legs born in freak delivery 03 Feb 2019 21:29 NAGAPATTINAM: In a freak delivery, a cow delivered a genetically unusual calf  with seven legs, two bodies and two tails at Vettaikaraniruppu village near Nagapattinam on Sunday. A large number of people from in and around the village visited the farmer’s …
  • 3 College Girls Drown In The Sea Off Tamil Nadu's Nagapattinam 19 Dec 2018 23:04 The bodies are yet to be recovered, police said, adding a case was registered (Representational) Nagapattinam: Three girl students of a private college drowned while taking bath in the sea off Poompuhar coast in the district Wednesday, police said. The …
  • Video: Man in cyclone-hit Nagapattinam threatens TN minister with sickle 08 Dec 2018 06:12 Manian was visiting his hometown in Nagapattinam when he was challenged by a furious mob. Chennai: Social media is abuzz with a video where a man is seen threatening to attack Tamil Nadu Handlooms Minister OS Manian with a sickle at Nagapattinam where the …
  • Hand pumps to tide over shortage of water in Nagapattinam 26 Nov 2018 03:30 By Express News Service NAGAPATTINAM: The district administration is installing as many as 2,863 hand pumps in six blocks of Nagapattinam to cater to drinking water needs as work to restore power supply is likely to take some more time. Absence of power …
  • Aftermath of cyclone Gaja: Missing signboards confuse motorists in Nagapattinam 26 Nov 2018 03:30 Express News Service NAGAPATTINAM: Collapsed signboards on highways in cyclone-affected districts have led to confusion among motorists, especially those bringing relief materials from other districts. New to the areas, they find it difficult to determine …
  • Nagapattinam: TN Minister's convoy attacked 19 Nov 2018 06:19 Nov 19, 2018, 10:41 ISTSource: Times NowTN Minister OS Manian's convoy was attacked by angry villagers in Tamil Nadu's Nagapattinam. Tense moments prevailed when a group of protesters tried to assault Handlooms Minister O.S. Manian. Minister was …
  • Nagapattinam: Residents bear brunt of cyclone Gaja 17 Nov 2018 19:25 [India], Nov 17 (ANI): The aftereffect of cyclone Gaja has unsettled the daily lives of large number of residents of Tamil Nadu's Nagapattinam district. After the cyclone made a landfall here on Thursday night, the electricity supply was disrupted in …
  • Cyclone Gaja tears into Tamil Nadu delta heartland, Nagapattinam suffers most 17 Nov 2018 03:26 Express News Service NAGAPATTINAM: Cyclone Gaja left a trail of destruction as its made landfall between Nagapattinam and Kodiyakarai in Vedaranyam in the wee hours on Friday. At least seven human casualties were confirmed by the district administration …
  • Picking up threads in Tamil Nadu's Nagapattinam district after dark night of Cyclone Gaja 17 Nov 2018 03:26 Express News Service VEDARANYAM: As the cyclone was playing hide-and-seek on Thursday afternoon, people in Vedaranyam were oscillating between a life of fantasy and reality. Some dismissed the cyclone as a hoax and some as media-created frenzy while some …
  • Cyclone Gaja LIVE updates: Trees uprooted in Nagapattinam as storm makes landfall at TN coast 16 Nov 2018 04:40 The Met department said on at 4 am Friday that the severe cyclonic storm is most likely to weaken into a cyclonic storm in six hours.  It also stated that the cyclone is moving westwards. "Though center of cyclone lies over land, rear sector of eye …
  • Cyclone Gaja strikes Tamil Nadu coast past midnight, makes landfall in Nagapattinam 16 Nov 2018 04:20 By Express News Service NAGAPATTINAM: After hours of anxiety for residents in Nagapattinam district, cyclonic storm ‘Gaja’ started making landfall as a severe cyclonic storm at 12.30 am on Friday between Nagapattinam and Vedaranyam.  Contrary to initial …
  • Hostility in Andhra Pradesh sends Nagapattinam and Karaikal fishermen to Chennai 16 Nov 2018 04:20 By Express News Service NAGAPATTINAM/ KARAIKAL: Around 160 fishermen from Nagapattinam and Karaikal who were unable to return to the respective shores after an alleged intense confrontation with Andhra fishermen headed to the fishing harbour in …
  • Cyclone Gaja: Trees uprooted, houses damaged in Tamil Nadu's Nagapattinam 16 Nov 2018 03:30 [India], Nov 16 (ANI): Tamil Nadu's Nagapattinam district on Friday woke up to the sight of uprooted trees and damaged houses due to the overnight rainfall and strong winds caused due to cyclone Gaja. The cyclonic storm crossed Tamil Nadu and …
  • Cyclone Gaja makes landfall near Nagapattinam at 120km/h wind speed 16 Nov 2018 01:37 Cyclone Gaja is very likely to move nearly westwards and weaken gradually into a cyclonic storm during the next six hours, IMD said. Chennai: Cyclone Gaja crossed the Tamil Nadu coast between Nagapattinam and nearby Vedaranniyam early Friday with wind …
  • Cyclone Gaja: Strong winds, rainfall hit Nagapattinam 15 Nov 2018 21:34 [India], Nov 16 (ANI): Cyclone Gaja has started making landfall in the south of Nagapattinam, with strong winds and rainfall being witnessed in the region. The cyclonic storm will take one hour to fully cross from sea to land, Chennai's Meteorological …
  • Cyclone Gaja set to cross TN coast near Nagapattinam 15 Nov 2018 17:38 Chennai: The severe cyclonic storm Gaja, which lay centred about 126 km east of Karaikal in Puducherry, is expected to cross the Tamil Nadu coast near Nagapattinam on Thursday night, Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) said. According to IMD, Gaja is …
  • Cyclone Gaja may make landfall near Nagapattinam 15 Nov 2018 10:08
  • Cyclone 'Gaja' likely to cross Nagapattinam area on Nov 15 12 Nov 2018 16:51 [India], Nov 12 (ANI): The India Meteorological Department (IMD) here on Monday said that the cyclonic storm 'Gaja' is expected to cross the area between Chennai and Nagapattinam during the forenoon of November 15, during which the sea will be …
  • Nod for hydrocarbon extraction project triggers farmers' protest in Nagapattinam 02 Oct 2018 02:23 By Express News Service NAGAPATTINAM: The signing of contracts on Monday between the Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas and six companies to explore and extract hydrocarbons in the country, including in Tamil Nadu, triggered protests in Nagapattinam. …
  • Tamil Nadu: Two-year-old rescued from 18 feet borewell in Nagapattinam 24 Sep 2018 17:15 Sep 24, 2018, 22:37 ISTSource: Mirror NowA two year old infant, who fell into a borewell in Nagapattinam, Tamil Nadu, was rescued within two and half hours by a team of firefighters. The infant fell into a 18 feet deep borewell while she was playing in …
  • Ramnad, Nagapattinam students shine in NEET after government coaching 08 Jun 2018 03:30 A tentative list prepared of 1,291 students who took up the coaching provided by the government across the State indicated that students from Ramanathapuram, Nagapattinam and Chennai had scored higher marks than students from other districts. In the 2017- …
  • Fishermen off Nagapattinam coast net ancient panchaloha idol 04 Jun 2018 04:18 The idol of Lord Shiva in sitting posture, is about 1-feet tall and appears ancient. Nagapattinam: Two fishermen netted an antique panchaloha idol of Lord Shiva while fishing in Kollidam backwaters, police said today. The fishermen from Kollidam in the …
  • Agrarian crisis takes toll on elderly in Nagapattinam 04 Apr 2018 22:48 NAGAPATTINAM: Sending parents to old age homes is no longer an urban phenomenon. Many senior citizens, especially farmers, in rural areas are now being admitted to such homes across Nagapattinam district.There are about 255 senior citizens residing in the …
  • 180 km Villupuram-Nagapattinam NH to be converted into 4-lane 24 Mar 2018 01:36 CHENNAI:A crucial road link to towns on the East Coast corridor like Puducherry, Cuddalore, Chidambaram, Sirkazhi and Karaikal from Chennai and other parts of the State, is set to get smoother with a 180-km stretch from Villupuram to Nagapattinam via …
  • Tamil Nadu: Carcasses of 23 dolphins washed ashore along Nagapattinam coast 10 Mar 2018 14:24 By: PTI | Nagapattinam | Updated: March 10, 2018 7:07 pm Most of the dead dolphins varied in size and weight and were in a highly decomposed state. (Representational) The carcasses of 23 dolphins were washed ashore in Vedaranyam coast in this district in …
  • Over 1 Lakh hectares submerged in Nagapattinam alone in Tamil Nadu 06 Nov 2017 02:16 NAGAPATTINAM, TIRUVARUR & CUDDALORE: With or without rain, cultivation seems a herculean task, as reports of paddy crop being submerged are piling up in the State. By the end of the first week of showers, around 1,16,188 hectares of paddy has been …
  • Chennai rains LIVE updates: Heavy rains lash Nagapattinam, hundreds of houses inundated 03 Nov 2017 11:43 Heavy rains lashed many parts of coastal Tamil Nadu on Thursday evening which continued till Friday morning leading to water-logging and slow moving traffic. Owing to continuous rains, schools and colleges in Chennai, Kanchipuram, Tiruvallur, Pudukottai …
  • Heavy rains lash Nagapattinam, hundreds of houses inundated 03 Nov 2017 09:23 By: PTI | Nagapattinam | Published:November 3, 2017 1:48 pm People have been evacuated to safety in Tarangambadi and Sirkazhi Taluks in the district where hundreds of houses have been flooded (Representational Image/ ANI) Incessant heavy rains lashed  …
  • Rainfall in Nagapattinam highest in TN, three dead as rain lashes coast 01 Nov 2017 03:39 Image for representational purpose only. CUDDALORE/NAGAPATTINAM: The Northeast monsoon that lashed the State has already created a havoc in the coastal regions of delta belt. In Cuddalore three persons have lost their lives, while in Nagapattinam …
  • Tamil Nadu: 8 drivers, conductors killed as bus depot roof collapses in Nagapattinam [PHOTOS] 20 Oct 2017 20:06 In picture: Rescue operations at the bus depot in Nagapattinam whose roof collapsed in the early hours of Friday, October 20, 2017.Twitter/Vishal Sonara Eight drivers and conductors of the Tamil Nadu State Transport Corporation (TNSTC) were killed in …
  • TN: 8 dead after ceiling of bus depot rest room collapse in Nagapattinam, CM announces Rs.7.5 lakh compensation 20 Oct 2017 09:51 Nagapattinam/Chennai: A portion of a 65-year-old building belonging to the Tamil Nadu State Transport Corporation collapsed in Nagapattinam district early this morning, killing eight transport department staffers, police said. The TNSTC crew members …
  • Tamil Nadu: Eight killed in transport building collapse in Nagapattinam, CM announces compensation 20 Oct 2017 08:27 Three people Sustained injuries and were rescued from the debris. (Source: ANI photo) At least eight crew members of Tamil Nadu State Transport Corporation (TNSTC) were killed on Friday after a portion of an over six-decade-old building collapsed in Tamil …
  • Nagapattinam building collapse: CM Palaniswami announces compensation 20 Oct 2017 07:39 [India], Oct 20 (ANI): Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi Palaniswami on Friday announced a compensation of Rs. 7.5 lakh for next of kin of the eight transport workers, who lost their lives in Nagapattinam building collapse. Palaniswami also announced a …
  • Tamil Nadu: 8 dead after ceiling of bus depot rest room collapse in Nagapattinam 20 Oct 2017 07:04 Nagapattinam: A portion of an over six-decade-old building of the Tamil Nadu State Transport Corporation’s Porayar branch in the district collapsed this morning killing eight crew members, police said. Three others sustained injuries, they added. The crew …
  • Eight killed as roof collapses at TNSTC workshop in Nagapattinam 20 Oct 2017 05:16 Eight employees of Tamil Nadu State Transport Corporation (TNSTC) were crushed to death when the roof of a building at the Porayar depot collapsed early on Friday. The victims were bus crew who were scheduled to operate early morning services, police …
  • Tamil Nadu: Eight killed in transport building collapse in Nagapattinam 20 Oct 2017 05:13 Three people Sustained injuries and were rescued from the debris. (Source: ANI photo) At least eight crew members of Tamil Nadu State Transport Corporation (TNSTC) were killed on Friday after a portion of an over six-decade-old building collapsed in Tamil …
  • Tamil Nadu: 8 die as bus depot roof collapses in Nagapattinam 20 Oct 2017 05:09 Eight employees of the Tamil Nadu State Transport Corporation (TNSTC) were killed after roof of a bus depot in Nagapattinam district collapsed. The incident took place at the Porayar branch of the TNSTC around 3.30 am. Three other people injured in the …
  • Tamil Nadu building collapse: 8 killed, 3 others injured in Nagapattinam 20 Oct 2017 04:57 The TNSTC crew members were sleeping in the building, constructed in 1952, when the collapse happened around 3.30am, killing them on the spot. A representational image. Photo: AFP Nagapattinam, Tamil Nadu: A portion of an over six- decade-old building of …
  • Special fare train to Nagapattinam and Panvel 22 Aug 2017 16:43 For representational purposes (File | EPS) COIMBATORE: To meet extra rush of passengers, a special fare train to Nagapattinam from here will run on September seven. The train, with 17 coaches, will start from here at 7.30 PM and go via Tirupur, Erode and …
  • Sri Lankan Navy arrests 8 Tamil Nadu fishermen from Nagapattinam 24 Jun 2017 08:24 Nagapattinam: Eight Tamil Nadu fishermen were arrested by Sri Lankan Navy for allegedly fishing in the territorial waters of the island nation early on Friday, police said. The fishermen from Nagapattinam were fishing near Paruthithurai, when the Lankan …
  • As Drought Leaves Nagapattinam Barren, Men Leave Villages For Work 31 Mar 2017 20:18 Chennai:  Driving down to Nagapattinam, one of the worst drought-hit districts in Tamil Nadu, miles of barren land is all we can see. As the state faces the worst drought in 140 years, there's a rise in tragic stories - farmer suicides, widowhood, …
  • Day after site ‘switch’, Nagapattinam up in arms against hydrocarbon plan 30 Mar 2017 00:09 People staging a protest against Neduvasal hydrocarbon project. | Express NAGAPATTINAM, PUDUKKOTTAI: A day after Puducherry Chief Minitser V Narayanasamy revealed that the site selected for the proposed hydrocarbon extraction project was in Nagapattinam …
  • Hydrocarbon project site in Nagapattinam, says Puducherry CM 29 Mar 2017 01:23 PUDUCHERRY, NAGAPATTINAM : Fear gripped farmers after Puducherry Chief Minister V Narayanasamy claimed that the site approved for hydrocarbon exploration and extraction  project was not located in Karaikal but in Nagapattinam.  Addressing mediapersons …
  • Indian Oil plans Rs 40K-crore mega refinery at Nagapattinam 01 Mar 2017 21:00 State-run Indian Oil Corporation (IOC) plans to come up with a 15-million-tonne (mt) refinery, with an investment of about Rs 40,000 crore, at Nagapattinam in Tamil Nadu. “We are planning to expand the 1-mt plant to 9 mt during the first phase, and will …

  • DMK triumphs, AIADMK retains power in Tamil Nadu 24 May 2019 09:15 CHENNAI: Putting up a spirited performance in the Assembly by-polls despite its Lok Sabha debacle, the ruling AIADMK in Tamil Nadu has won nine of the 22 segments where elections were held in two phases in April and May. The DMK also made electoral inroads …
  • Kamal Haasan's Makkal Needhi Maiam fails to beat NOTA in Tamil Nadu by-polls 23 May 2019 14:56 Kamal Haasan.PR Handout [Representational Image] The 2019 Lok Sabha elections are not in favour of Kamal Haasan's Makkal Needhi Maiam (MNM). It is now being reported that none of the above (NOTA) ballot option has received more votes than MNM in the …
  • AIADMK ahead in five Assembly seats, DMK in four 23 May 2019 09:33 Arch-rivals DMK and AIADMK were in a neck-and-neck race in the bypolls to 22 Assembly Seats in Tamil Nadu, with the ruling party ahead in five and the DMK in four segments. The AIADMK was leading in Hosur, Manamadurai, Sathur, Sholinghur and Vilathukulam, …
  • Tamil Nadu assembly results LIVE: Leads of all constituencies indicate close contest 23 May 2019 07:56 Mumbai: All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) inches closer to retain the Tamil Nadu state assembly as it leads in 10 constituencies and its rival Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) in 12 seats. The state witnessed by-election in 22 assembly …
  • Tamil Nadu: NIA searches homes of 10 who ‘planned to form terror gang’ 21 May 2019 00:18 The search operations were carried out at homes of the accused at Muthupet in Thiruvarur, Keelakarai and Devipattinam in Ramanathapuram, Lalpet in Cuddalore, and Salem. The National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Monday carried out searches at 10 locations …
  • Tamil Nadu: Nearly 1,200 Aadhaar cards found dumped on riverbank 18 May 2019 13:03 (MENAFN - NewsBytes) Tamil Nadu: Nearly 1,200 Aadhaar cards found dumped on riverbank 18 May 2019 Nearly 1,200 Aadhaar cards were found dumped on the banks of the Mulliyaru River near Thiruthuraipoondi in Tamil Nadu's Thiruvarur district. The cards, …
  • The long and the short of quality cotton 17 May 2019 21:12 While India tops the world in cotton production, there is little to celebrate in terms of quality. At a recent conference in Mumbai on developing a comprehensive roadmap to incentivise the production of extra long staple (ELS) cotton, particularly Suvin, …
  • Vedanta gets nod to conduct impact assessment for 274 hydrocarbon wells in T.N., Puducherry 13 May 2019 13:03 The Ministry of Environment and Forest (MoEF) has granted the Terms of Reference (ToR) to Vedanta Ltd’s Cairn Oil & Gas, to carry out Environment Impact Assessment (EIA) for drilling a total of 274 offshore and onshore oil and gas exploration wells in …
  • Vedanta gets approval for tests for 274 hydrocarbon wells in T.N., Puducherry 13 May 2019 03:01 The Ministry of Environment and Forest (MoEF) has granted the Terms of Reference (ToR) to Vedanta Ltd’s Cairn Oil & Gas, to carry out Environment Impact Assessment (EIA) for drilling a total of 274 offshore and onshore oil and gas exploration wells in …
  • Post poll, most AIADMK cadre will back me: TTV Dhinakaran 05 Apr 2019 06:48 TTV Dhinakaran, the outlying contender to the political legacy of J Jayalalithaa, believes the majority of the AIADMK cadre currently supporting the leadership combine of Edappadi K Palaniswami and O Panneerselvam will shift allegiance after the upcoming …
  • Madras HC dismisses plea for action against MK Stalin for alleged poll code violation 02 Apr 2019 01:29 By PTI CHENNAI: The Madras High Court Monday dismissed as "infructuous" a petition filed by an AIADMK leader seeking action on a complaint lodged against DMK chief M K Stalin for alleged violation of code of conduct. When the petition by former …
  • India: IRCS extending relief to communities affected by Cyclone Gaja 21 Mar 2019 04:32 Indian Red Cross Society is distributing relief materials to the families affected by Cyclone Gaja that hit Tamil Nadu last year on 16th November 2018. The ongoing relief distribution is a continuation of the response initiated by the Tamil Nadu State and …
  • By-elections to 18 Assembly constituencies in TN on April 18 10 Mar 2019 17:47 The Election Commission will hold by-elections only for 18 out of the 21 vacant Assembly constituencies in Tamil Nadu along with the Lok Sabha elections in Tamil Nadu on April 18, Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) Satyabrata Sahoo said on Sunday. Addressing a …
  • By-election for 18 Assembly seats in TN on April 18 10 Mar 2019 16:10 Chennai, March 10 (IANS) The Election Commission will hold by-election for 18 Assembly constituencies in Tamil Nadu along with the Lok Sabha polls on April 18, leaving out three Assembly seats mired in court cases, it was announced on Sunday. Tamil Nadu …
  • Lok Sabha polls 2019: Myth and reality of vote banks 04 Mar 2019 01:10 Express News Service CHENNAI: Is vote shares in past elections the sole criterion in deciding the strength of an alliance? An analysis of vote shares secured by parties in different elections indicates that vote shares are not a stable stock. Voters’ …
  • Setback to Dinakaran as HC rejects plea for AIADMK name, symbol 28 Feb 2019 14:19 The Delhi high court on Thursday dismissed the pleas of T T V Dinakaran and V K Sasikala challenging the Election Commission's order granting the All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam name and two leaves symbol to the faction led by Tamil Nadu Chief …
  • Setback to Dhinakaran-Sasikala faction as HC dismisses plea for AIADMK name, symbol 28 Feb 2019 12:07 NEW DELHI: The Delhi high court on Thursday dismissed the pleas of TTV Dhinakaran and VK Sasikala challenging the Election Commission's order granting the AIADMK name and two leaves symbol to the faction led by Tamil Nadu chief minister E K Palaniswami …
  • Fear (of Centre, of Dinakaran) is the key for AIADMK 23 Feb 2019 07:47 By aligning with the BJP, the AIADMK has yielded its political space in the state to the aunt-nephew duo of Sasikala-Dinakaran, and the parliamentary election to the DMK-Congress combine, says A Ganesh Nadar. IMAGE: Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi K …
  • Make use of me for betterment of Tamil Nadu, Kamal Haasan tells supporters 21 Feb 2019 15:43 (Twitter/@maiamofficial) Celebrating the first anniversary of the launch of his political party, Makkal Needhi Maiam, actor-turned politician Kamal Haasan appealed the people of Tamil Nadu to ‘make use him for the betterment’ of the state. Addressing …
  • Minister denies Stalin’s allegations, says director for CICT will be appointed soon 15 Feb 2019 00:56 By Express News Service CHENNAI: Minister for Tamil Official Language and Tamil Culture, K Pandiarajan on Thursday told the State Assembly that a full time Director for the Central Institute of Classical Tamil (CICT) in Chennai will be appointed in a month …
  • A Homage to Abbaji: Concert 13 Feb 2019 18:27 Music lovers from across the city gathered to attend Ustad Zakir Hussain's concert 'A Homage to Abbaji' at Sion’s Shanmukhananda Hall in Mumbai on February 03, 2019. The event is organised every year to pay tribute to tabla legend Ustad …
  • EC to process Cooker symbol for Dhinakaran if Two Leaves case drags for over 4 weeks 07 Feb 2019 14:11 The Supreme Court has directed the Election Commission to begin processing TTV Dhinakaran's application for the Pressure Cooker symbol for elections, should the legal battle for the AIADMK's Two Leaves symbol drag on over four weeks from Thursday. …
  • Nel Jayaraman's seeds of change 05 Feb 2019 04:09 His was a festival with a difference. Every farmer who participated, walked away with seeds of traditional rice varieties, with the promise of returning double the quantity the next year. At the 10th Seed Festival held in May 2016, Nel Jayaraman (‘nel’ is …
  • Alliance with NDA only after weighing in good deeds for Tamil Nadu: Thambidurai 02 Feb 2019 23:20 By Express News Service CHENNAI: Deputy Speaker of Lok Sabha and a senior AIADMK leader, M Thambidurai, who has been criticising the BJP- led government, on Saturday went a step further and said Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami will take a decision on …
  • Joy of motherhood on road as Coimbatore hospital shuts doors for 22-year-old woman 01 Feb 2019 23:18 By Express News Service COIMBATORE: After being denied admission at a private health centre in Vedapatti, a 22-year-old woman was forced to give birth on the roadside in the early hours of Friday. Though the centre was open, the woman was reportedly turned …
  • Jnana through silence 21 Jan 2019 15:52 Vallalar says jnana is like a fortress that saves us by keeping enemies out. And who are these enemies? They are qualities such as kama and lobha. Lord Siva, in the form of Dakshinamurthy, imparted jnana to the sages Sanaka, Sanatana, Sanandana, and …
  • TN government to procure pulses from farmers at MSP 20 Jan 2019 01:48 Express News Service CHENNAI: With a view to ensuring Minimum Support Price for farmers who have cultivated pulses, procurement of urad dal (black gram) and moong dal (green gram) in various districts will begin on February 1. The date for procurement of …
  • Mamallapuram’s eroding shoreline to be reclaimed 19 Jan 2019 05:36 The eroding shoreline along Mamallapuram may be protected and reclaimed in a few years. A proposal to save the coastline, which remained on paper for five years, has been given a new lease of life. The Water Resources Department has recently submitted a …
  • TTV Dhinakaran case: SC’s order to EC 18 Jan 2019 20:27 By Chennaivision in Chennai News January 18, 2019 The Supreme Court has directed Election Commission officials to explain if the AMMK party headed by TTV Dinakaran could be allotted the cooker symbol for the upcoming by-polls. The direction was issued when …
  • Eight Chennai rail routes to be electrified  18 Jan 2019 01:24 Express News Service CHENNAI: Railway infrastructure is all set to get a boost in Tamil Nadu with the Railway Board recently approving electrification of eight sections, running for about 1100 km, across the State for 2019-2020.  The Central Organisation …
  • Cabinet approves revised cost for completing necessary infrastructure of 13 new Central universities 16 Jan 2019 18:51 The Union Cabinet, chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday approved for incurring an expenditure of Rs 3,639.32 core for the 13 new Central universities for recurring cost and creation of necessary infrastructure for the completion of their …
  • Poll panel cancels Thiruvarur bypoll 08 Jan 2019 05:49 The Election Commission has cancelled its election notification for the constituency that fell vacant after the death of DMK patriarch M Karunanidhi, putting off a high-stakes poll contest for Dravidian parties DMK and AIADMK just months ahead of …
  • EC cancels Tiruvarur by-poll 07 Jan 2019 21:45 The much talked about Tiruvarur by-poll, which was slated to be held on January 28, has been rescinded. A decision in this regard was taken by Election Commission of India, based on a report by district election officer. The EC has directed chief electoral …
  • EC cancels Thiruvarur by-election 07 Jan 2019 13:23 Chennai: The Election Commission (EC) has cancelled the Thiruvarur Assembly by-election in Tamil Nadu, citing the ongoing relief work after the Gaja cyclone that devastated major parts of Thiruvarur district, giving a huge relief to major political parties …
  • Bypoll In Tiruvarur, Vacant Since Karunanidhi's Death, Cancelled 07 Jan 2019 11:49 The Tiruvarur constituency was represented by DMK patriarch M Karunanidhi. New Delhi: Bypolls to Tamil Nadu's Thiruvarur assembly constituency, which has been vacant since the death of DMK patriarch M Karunanidhi in August, have been cancelled. The …
  • Tamil Nadu: EC cancels Thiruvarur assembly bypoll due to Cyclone Gaja 07 Jan 2019 11:12 The Election Commission had earlier announced that polling for the Thiruvarur constituency would be held January 28 with counting on January 31. The Election Commission Monday cancelled the bypoll to Tamil Nadu’s Thiruvarur assembly seat on account of the …
  • Live Breaking News Jan 7: Will take steps if there is liquidity shortage: RBI Governor Shaktikanta Das 07 Jan 2019 10:36 Breaking News January 7 Daily dose of news plays very important role in our daily life. For some people, the morning is incomplete without knowing about what's happening across the world. Some digital-savy people have a habit of consuming news even …
  • EC cancels Thiruvarur Assembly by-poll citing Gaja aftermath 07 Jan 2019 05:33 [India], Jan 7 (ANI): The by-election to Thiruvarur Assembly constituency which was slated for January 28 has been cancelled by the Election Commission at the request of the Tamil Nadu government and the district administration (Thiruvarur) who are pre- …
  • EC rescinds Thiruvarur by-election 07 Jan 2019 04:08 Chennai, Jan 7 (IANS) The Election Commission (EC) has rescinded its January 3 notification announcing the by-election in Tamil Nadu’s Thiruvarur Assembly constituency. In a communication to the Chief Electoral Officer, Tamil Nadu, the EC on Sunday said …
  • Bypoll to Thiruvarur Assembly constituency rescinded 07 Jan 2019 02:42 By Express News Service CHENNAI: The Election Commission has rescinded the by-election to Thiruvarur Assembly constituency. The commission’s communication in this regard was sent to Chief Electoral Officer Satyabrata Sahu last night and the CEO confirmed …
  • Battlefield ready at Tiruvarur as HC refuses to stay by-election 05 Jan 2019 18:09 Battlefield ready at Tiruvarur as HC refuses to stay by-election. The Madras High Court has observed that it cannot order a stay on the Thiruvarur by-election which is scheduled to be held on January 28. The High Court was hearing a petition filed by …
  • Thiruvarur bypoll: DMK names Poondi Kalaivanan, AMMK to field S.Kamaraj 05 Jan 2019 07:48 The Election Commission had earlier announced that polling for the Thiruvarur constituency would be held January 28 with counting on January 31. The Dravid Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) today named Poondi Kalaivanan, the Thiruvarur District secretary of the …
  • DMK fields party District Secretary in Thiruvarur by-election 04 Jan 2019 13:02 Chennai, Jan 4 (IANS) Ending all speculation about fielding someone from the DMK’s “first family”, the party on Friday announced the candidature of a senior leader Poondi Kalaivanan as its candidate in the Thiruvarur Assembly by-election on January 28. “ …
  • Live Breaking News Jan 3: 3 dead as trailer runs over people sleeping on footpath in Jamshedpur 03 Jan 2019 10:12 Breaking News January 3 Daily dose of news plays very important role in our daily life. For some people, the morning is incomplete without knowing about what's happening across the world. Some digital-savy people have a habit of consuming news even …
  • Live Breaking News Jan 3: LS adjourned till 2 pm after Sumitra Mahajan suspends TDP MPs under rule 374A 03 Jan 2019 07:57 Breaking News January 3 Daily dose of news plays very important role in our daily life. For some people, the morning is incomplete without knowing about what's happening across the world. Some digital-savy people have a habit of consuming news even …
  • Rs 1,000 for all ration card-holders for Pongal 02 Jan 2019 21:57 Chennai: The harvest festival will become sweeter with the state government announcing to provide “cash support” of Rs 1,000 per family for celebrating the Pongal festival. This is in addition to the Pongal gift hamper containing raw rice, sugar, raisins, …
  • Breaking News, Latest News Updates of Jan 2 02 Jan 2019 13:52 Image Daily dose of news plays very important role in our daily life. For some people, the morning is incomplete without knowing about what's happening across the world. Some digital-savvy people have a habit of consuming news even when they are  …
  • Breaking News, Updates of Jan 2: Share swap ratio finalised for merger of Vijaya and Dena Bank with Bank of Baroda 02 Jan 2019 11:33 Image Daily dose of news plays very important role in our daily life. For some people, the morning is incomplete without knowing about what's happening across the world. Some digital-savvy people have a habit of consuming news even when they are  …
  • Dhinakaran moves SC for 'Pressure Cooker' symbol to AMMK 02 Jan 2019 08:40 [India], Jan 2 (ANI): TTV Dhinakaran has moved the Supreme Court to allot 'Pressure Cooker' symbol to his party Amma Makkal Munnetra Kazhagam (AMMK) for Thiruvarur by-election scheduled to be held on January 28. Senior advocate Abhishek Manu …
  • Tamil Nadu government rolls out Rs 81-crore New Year gift for coconut farmers 02 Jan 2019 07:03 Express News Service CHENNAI: Putting the final toll of coconut trees at around 68 lakh when cyclone Gaja hit the coast one-and-half months ago, the State government has rolled out a livelihood package worth Rs 81 crore in the first phase for affected …
  • 30 moments from India in 2018 02 Jan 2019 03:43 From the Aadhaar verdict to #MeToo's arrival in the country to women's entry into the Sabarimala temple, India had a newsworthy 2018. As we step into 2019, some moments from the year gone by. Kindly click on the image below to view the photographs …
  • With Central aid for Gaja in, Tiruvarur gets its byelection date 01 Jan 2019 05:37 By Express News Service CHENNAI: The  Election Commission of India made a surprise announcement on Monday. By-elections to Tiruvarur Assembly seat, held by late DMK leader M Karunanidhi, will be held on January 28 and counting of votes on January 31. The …
  • Rajini Makkal Mandram to construct 15 houses for cyclone Gaja victims 01 Jan 2019 05:26 Express News Service CHENNAI: The Rajini Makkal Mandram has decided to construct 15 new houses for people who lost their huts to Cyclone Gaja in Nagapattinam district. According to a statement released by the organisation, each house would be constructed …
  • By-polls in Haryana's Jind, Tamil Nadu's Thiruvarur on Jan 28 31 Dec 2018 16:43 [India], Dec 31 (ANI): The by-election in the assembly constituencies of Jind in Haryana and Thiruvarur in Tamil Nadu will be held on January 28, while the counting of votes will take place on January 31. As per a statement from the Election Commission of …
  • Cyclone Gaja: Centre approves release of Rs 1,146 cr to Tamil Nadu 31 Dec 2018 12:48 New Delhi, Dec 31 () The Centre Monday approved the release of Rs 1,146 crore to Tamil Nadu for the people affected by cyclone 'Gaja', which had claimed 46 lives and left a trail of destruction in over 10 districts in the state. The approval for …
  • 2018 looking back: Politics of Pop 28 Dec 2018 19:37 Stormzy at the Brit Awards 2018. (Source: www.brits.co.uk) Yo, Theresa May, where’s the money for Glenfell, rapped south London MC Stormzy addressing the British Prime Minister at the Brit Awards 2018, giving the world one of the year’s more intrepid …
  • Karuna's demise, cyclone Gaja cap eventful 2018 in Tamil Nadu 28 Dec 2018 11:21 The Gaja cyclone that barrelled through the rice bowl of Tamil Nadu leaving in its wake a trail of destruction of monumental proportions, the death of Dravidian legend M Karunanidhi, and political churnings made 2018 an extraordinary year for the state. …
  • Anna University reschedules theory exams 10 Dec 2018 10:42 Anna University exams: Due to Cyclone Gaja, the varsity has to reschedule exams The controller of examinations office has released the rescheduled exam dates for cyclone-affected Thiruvarur, Nagapattinam and Pudukottai districts. The exams, that were …
  • Anna University theory exams rescheduled 08 Dec 2018 15:27 The controller of examinations, Anna University, has announced that the theory examinations which was scheduled for November 22,23 and 24 pertaining to all affiliated colleges for the UG and PG degree programmes in Thiruvarur, Pudukottai and Nagapattinam …
  • European Union extends financial aid to those affected by cyclone Gaja in Tamil Nadu 06 Dec 2018 16:23 Twitter/ANI The European Union (EU) on Thursday announced emergency assistance of 105,000 euros to the communities most affected by cyclone Gaja that hit Tamil Nadu in November. "In response to cyclone Gaja, which wreaked havoc across large parts …
  • European Union Announces Rs 84 Lakh For Cyclone Gaja Relief 06 Dec 2018 12:13 New Delhi: The European Union (EU) on Thursday announced emergency assistance of 105,000 euros to the communities most affected by cyclone Gaja that hit Tamil Nadu in November. "In response to cyclone Gaja, which wreaked havoc across large parts of …
  • India: Cyclone Gaja Emergency Response in Tamil Nadu- RRF No.20/2018 05 Dec 2018 04:55 5th December 2018 Cyclone Gaja made landfall over Tamil Nadu coast on 16th November 2018 at 1:45 AM, wreaking havoc as it passed the coastal districts of Tamil Nadu. Cyclone Gaja made its landfall with wind speed of 120 – 140 kph, leaving behind a huge …
  • Cyclone Gaja damaged nearly 1 crore coconut trees, 70,000 farmers hit: Tamil Nadu 03 Dec 2018 23:09 A family sits on the debris of their damaged house, in the aftermath of cyclone Gaja. (PTI Photo/File) High-velocity winds during Cyclone Gaja damaged nearly one crore coconut trees, including 50 lakh that were uprooted, in Tamil Nadu’s delta region, …
  • Low pressure area likely to bring heavy rain in Tamil Nadu 01 Dec 2018 10:39 In the last 24 hours, a few places have received rain across the state. (File) A low-pressure area hovering close to south Tamil Nadu is likely to cause heavy rainfall at isolated places in southern districts of the state in the next 24 hours, the Regional …
  • Cyclone Gaja: Less than half of 1.34 lakh electric poles restored, 20,000 workers race against time 01 Dec 2018 10:38 65 people were killed in Tamil Nadu after Cyclone Gaja struck Although Tamil Nadu Forest Minister Dindigul C Sreenivasan raised many eyebrows Tuesday with his demand to the Centre to airdrop electric poles in areas devastated by Cyclone Gaja using choppers …
  • Dates for filing GST returns extended for Andhra, TN districts 28 Nov 2018 18:52 The Central government has extended the due dates for filing Goods and Services Tax (GST) returns for Andhra Pradesh's Srikakulam district and 11 districts of Tamil Nadu in view of cyclonic storms-Titli and Gaja in the two states respectively. "In …
  • GST return filing dates extended for cyclone-hit AP, TN districts 28 Nov 2018 17:56 New Delhi, Nov 28 (IANS) The government on Wednesday extended the due dates for filing of Goods and Services Tax (GST) returns for taxpayers in 11 districts of Tamil Nadu affected by cyclone Gaza and one district of Andhra Pradesh affected by cyclone Titli …
  • Government extends deadline for GST returns filing for taxpayers affected by cyclones 28 Nov 2018 17:18 NEW DELHI: The government has extended the date for filing summary GST sales returns for October by a month to December 20 for taxpayers affected by cyclones in Andhra Pradesh and Tamil Nadu. For taxpayers whose principal place of business is in the …
  • E Palaniswami To Visit Cyclone Gaja-Hit Areas Amid Demands For More Help 28 Nov 2018 04:44 E Palaniswami had sought a Rs.15,000 crore-relief for Tamil Nadu after Cyclone Gaja. Chennai: Tamil Nadu Chief Minister E Palaniswami will visit Cyclone Gaja-affected parts of the state today amid protests over allegations that many remote areas are yet to …
  • Cyclone Gaja: Tamil Nadu govt seeks about Rs 15,000 crore aid from Centre 24 Nov 2018 00:06 Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K Palaniswami said the death toll stood at 63, even as 3.41 lakh houses were damaged, while 1.04 lakh heads of cattle and birds perished following the cyclone. (File Photo) The Tamil Nadu government Thursday sought about Rs 15,000 …
  • Cyclone Gaja: TN govt seeks Rs 15,000 cr aid from Centre, CM Palaniswami meets PM 22 Nov 2018 15:09 Tamil Nadu government has already released a sum of Rs 1000 crore for immediate relief and rehabilitation efforts in the affected areas.  New Delhi: The Tamil Nadu government on Thursday sought about Rs 15,000 crore as central assistance towards relief and …
  • Cyclone Gaja: T.N. govt. seeks about ₹15,000 cr aid from Centre 22 Nov 2018 08:36 The Tamil Nadu government on Thursday sought about ₹15,000 crore as Central assistance towards relief and rehabilitation activities in Cyclone Gaja affected districts in the State. Chief Minister K. Palaniswami met Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Delhi …
  • Cyclone Gaja: Tamil Nadu government seeks about Rs 15,000 crore aid from Centre 22 Nov 2018 08:11 The Tamil Nadu government Thursday sought about Rs 15,000 crore as central assistance towards relief and rehabilitation activities in Cyclone Gaja affected districts in the state. Chief Minister K Palaniswami met Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Delhi with …
  • ‘Postpone Forest department competitive exam in Cyclone Gaja-affected areas’ 22 Nov 2018 07:17 By Express News Service CHENNAI: The competitive examination for the Forest Department Uniformed Services should be postponed as seven districts of the State have largely been affected by the Gaja cyclone, urged Dr S Ramadoss, founder, PMK, in a release. “ …
  • Inspired by care, Houston Methodist Sugar Land Hospital patient finds unique way to help children understand breast cancer 21 Nov 2018 22:10 by Dr. P. Vaduganathan For the first time ever in the greater Houston Tamil community, TNF’s Houston chapter hosted a Children’s Day celebration at Sri Meenakshi Temple in Pearland, TX. The grand celebration was accompanied by celebrity comedian/actor, …
  • Anna University exams to resume conducting in non-cyclone affected districts from Thursday 21 Nov 2018 09:45 CHENNAI: Anna University will resume conducting of semester examinations for affiliated colleges from Thursday (November 22). According to an official release, the university had postponed exams for all undergraduate and postgraduate programmes in 538 …
  • Cauvery delta residents angry with slow cyclone relief 21 Nov 2018 09:40 Cyclone Gaja hit the coast of Tamil Nadu and Puducherry in the early hours of Friday, gusting with the wind speed of 120 kmph and causing widespread devastation. Photo: Reuters Thanjavur/Nagapattinam: Anger against the state government prevailed across …
  • Anna University 21 Nov 2018 09:28 CHENNAI: Anna University will resume conducting of semester examinations for affiliated colleges from Thursday (November 22). According to an official release, the university had postponed exams for all undergraduate and postgraduate programmes in 538 …
  • Tamil Nadu CM K Palaniswami visits cyclone-hit areas, likely to meet PM on Thursday 21 Nov 2018 08:15 Velankanni: A view of the damage caused by cyclone ‘Gaja’, after it hit Velankanni, in Nagapattinam district of Tamil Nadu, Friday, Nov. 16, 2018. (PTI Photo) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K Palaniswami on Tuesday visited the districts hit by Cyclone Gaja, …
  • Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Provides Aid In Areas Hit By Cyclone Gaja 21 Nov 2018 05:53 Cyclone Gaja has left a trail of destruction, uprooting 1.7 lakh trees and damaging farmlands (File) Chennai: Tamil Nadu Chief Minister E Palaniswami today, visited districts hit by Cyclone 'Gaja' in the state and distributed relief material among …
  • Tamil Nadu CM visits cyclone Gaja-hit areas, likely to meet PM Modi on Thursday 20 Nov 2018 09:00 The chief minister, who announced a Rs 1,000-crore package on Monday for immediate relief and rehabilitation work. Pudukottai: Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K Palaniswami on Tuesday visited the districts hit by Cyclone Gaja, distributed relief materials among …
  • TN announces Rs 1,000 cr assistance for cyclone relief 19 Nov 2018 18:56 Chennai, Nov 19 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K. Palaniswami on Monday announced a sum of Rs 1,000 crore for carrying out relief works in the cyclone Gaja affected districts. He also said the death toll due to cyclone has gone up to 46. In a statement …
  • President speaks to TN CM over cyclone 19 Nov 2018 08:08 New Delhi, Nov 19 (IANS) President Ram Nath Kovind on Monday spoke to Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K. Palaniswami to take stock of the situation after the state was hit by cyclone Gaja killing 45 people. “Spoke to the Chief Minister and inquired about the …
  • Cyclone Gaja death toll rises to 45 19 Nov 2018 02:27 The loss of livestock was put at 735. The death toll due to the severe cyclone Gaja that devastated several districts in Tamil Nadu two days ago has risen to 45 and damaged 117,624 houses, Chief Minister K. Palaniswami said in Sunday. Opposition leaders …
  • Hurricane Gaja Situation Situation Report 1 – period covered: Nov 15-18, 2018 19 Nov 2018 00:46 Situation Overview Highlights: Humanity Road activated its disaster desk on Thursday November 15, 2018 in advance of landfall of Cyclone Gaja in India. This situation report number 1 provides helpful links and situational information based on early …
  • TN cyclone toll rises to 45, opposition alleges poor relief work 18 Nov 2018 12:48 Chennai, Nov 18 (IANS) The death toll due to the severe cyclone Gaja that devastated several districts in Tamil Nadu two days ago has risen to 45 and damaged 117,624 houses, Chief Minister K. Palaniswami said in Sunday. Opposition leaders have criticized …
  • Cyclone Gaja death toll reaches 20 in Tamil Nadu, Palaniswami assures of speedy relief work 17 Nov 2018 02:38   A view of the damage caused by cyclone 'Gaja', after it hit Velankanni, in Nagapattinam district of Tamil Nadu A severe cyclonic storm Gaja battered the Tamil Nadu coast on Friday, leaving at least 20 people and several livestock dead and a trail …
  • Cyclone Gaja: Trees uprooted trees, roofs damaged in Thiruvarur's Kokaladi 16 Nov 2018 19:22 [India], Nov 16 (ANI): Heavy rains accompanied by strong winds caused due to Cyclone Gaja, which made a landfall in the coastal areas of Tamil Nadu and Puducherry on Friday uprooted trees and damaged houses in Thiruvarur's Kokaladi village. Sand was …
  • Cyclone Gaja kills 13, leaves trail of destruction in Tamil Nadu 16 Nov 2018 17:52 Over 82,000 people have been evacuated from low lying areas. A severe cyclonic storm Gaja battered the Tamil Nadu coast on Friday, leaving at least 13 people and several livestock dead and a trail of destruction in several districts. Authorities said the …
  • Cyclone Gaja kills 13, leaves trail of... 16 Nov 2018 17:16 Over 82,000 people have been evacuated from low lying areas. A severe cyclonic storm Gaja battered the Tamil Nadu coast on Friday, leaving at least 13 people and several livestock dead and a trail of destruction in several districts. Authorities said the …
  • Cyclone Gaja kills 13, leaves trail of destruction in TN 16 Nov 2018 15:32 Chennai: A severe cyclonic storm Gaja battered the Tamil Nadu coast on Friday, leaving at least 13 people and several livestock dead and a trail of destruction in several districts. Authorities said the cyclone crossed the coast between Nagapattinam and …
  • Cyclone Gaja Live Updates: 13 Killed In Tamil Nadu, Chief Minister Announces Compensation 16 Nov 2018 13:46 Cyclone Gaja: Heavy rainfall is expected at a few places in Tamil Nadu and Puducherry (File) New Delhi: At least 11 people have been reported dead as severe cyclonic storm 'Gaja' crossed near Tamil Nadu on Friday. The Tamil Nadu government …
  • Cyclone Gaja kills 13, leaves trail of destruction in TN (Roundup) 16 Nov 2018 13:39 Chennai, Nov 16 (IANS) A severe cyclonic storm Gaja battered the Tamil Nadu coast on Friday, leaving at least 13 people and several livestock dead and a trail of destruction in several districts. Authorities said the cyclone crossed the coast between …
  • Gaja cyclone hits Tamil Nadu, leaves 11 dead 16 Nov 2018 08:35 Chennai, Nov 16 (IANS) A severe cyclonic storm, Gaja, battered the Tamil Nadu coast on Friday, leaving at least 11 people dead and causing widespread destruction. Authorities said the cyclone crossed the coast between Nagapattinam and Vedaranyam districts …
  • Cyclone damages homes, kills... 16 Nov 2018 08:32 Over 80,000 people have been evacuated from low lying areas. A cyclone blew ashore Friday in a southern India coastal region, killing at least 10 people and damaging homes after more than 80,000 residents were evacuated. Cyclone Gaja hit coastal areas of …
  • Cyclone Gaja crosses Tamil Nadu coast at 120kmph 16 Nov 2018 04:18 Over 63,000 people have been evacuated from low lying areas. Severe cyclonic storm Gaja crossed the Tamil Nadu coast on Friday, felling several trees, damaging thatched huts and hoardings, according to the IMD. In its weather bulletin, the Indian …
  • Cyclone Gaja set to cross TN coast near Nagapattinam 15 Nov 2018 17:38 Chennai: The severe cyclonic storm Gaja, which lay centred about 126 km east of Karaikal in Puducherry, is expected to cross the Tamil Nadu coast near Nagapattinam on Thursday night, Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) said. According to IMD, Gaja is …
  • Cyclone Gaja LIVE updates: Rescue personnel on standby as storm set to reach TN coast by evening 15 Nov 2018 13:26 (Representational image)MOHAMMED MAHJOUB/AFP/Getty Images With the Indian Meteorological Department sounding a red alert in Tamil Nadu ahead of Cyclone Gaja's landfall, the schools and colleges in Cuddalore, Thanjavur, Tiruvarur, Pudukottai, …
  • Cyclone Gaja to hit Tamil Nadu on Thursday, coastal districts on alert 14 Nov 2018 14:37 It was earlier forecast that the cyclone would cross the coast on Thursday afternoon. Photo: AFP Chennai: With cyclone Gaja approaching the coast of Tamil Nadu and Puducherry and expected to make a landfall between Cuddalore and Pamban on Thursday evening, …
  • What's ailing rural India: Ground report from Thiruvarur Tamil Nadu 27 Apr 2017 16:55 Apr 27, 2017 09:58 PM IST | Source: CNBC-TV18 Farmers from Tamil Nadu called off the 40-day strike in New Delhi that was part of their efforts to get central government help in surviving the drought. However several opposition parties in the state have …

  • DMK recovers lost ground in Delta 24 May 2019 05:44 The Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK), along with it allies, reasserted its supremacy in central Tamil Nadu and recouped much of the ground that it had lost in the 2014 Lok Sabha election. The party-led front that had suffered a crushing defeat in the region …
  • Lok Sabha Election Results 2019: Full list of winners 23 May 2019 19:06 State Constituencies Leading/Winning Candidates Party Andaman and Nicobar Andaman and Nicobar Islands VISHAL JOLLY BJP Andhra Pradesh Araku GODDETI MADHAVI YSRCP   Srikakulam Kinjarapu Ram Mohan Naidu     Vizianagaram       Visakhapatnam       …
  • DMK leads in LS polls in TN, AIADMK gives tough fight in 23 May 2019 14:45 The DMK has established lead in the Lok Sabha polls in Tamil Nadu as per early trends, while the AIADMK and DMK are putting up a tough fight with each other in the by-elections to 22 Assembly constituencies. In the Lok Sabha seats, the DMK is leading in 35 …
  • General election results 2019 live 23 May 2019 12:04 Constituencies A - Z A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z A Adilabad 2019 GODAM NAGESH Leading TRS 2014 GODAM NAGESH TRS Agra 2019 SATYAPAL SINGH BAGHEL Leading BJP 2014 DR. RAM SHANKAR KATHERIA BJP Ahmadnagar 2019 SUJAY RADHAKRISHNA VIKHE …
  • South India live: Jagan is king in Andhra 23 May 2019 07:08 !1 New UpdateClick here for latest updates BJP's first time MLA turned MP candidate Dr.Umesh Jadhav defeats Congress floor leader Mallikarjuna Kharge in Congress's stronghold of Gulbarga. "Congress destroyed in Karnataka," cheers the BJP. …
  • Tamil Nadu Election Results 2019: Seats, Candidates, Check Result Here 23 May 2019 04:22 Tamil Nadu Election Results: There are 39 parliamentary seats in the state. New Delhi: Tamil Nadu voted in the second phase of Lok Sabha Elections 2019 on April 18. There are 39 seats in the state with prime parties being All India Anna Dravida Munnetra …
  • India general election results 2019 live 23 May 2019 02:20 Constituencies A - Z A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z A Adilabad 2014 GODAM NAGESH TRS Agra 2014 DR. RAM SHANKAR KATHERIA BJP Ahmadnagar 2014 GANDHI DILIPKUMAR MANSUKHLAL BJP Ahmedabad East 2014 PARESH RAWAL BJP Ahmedabad West 2014 DR. …
  • No kidding, greed keeps this racket going 19 May 2019 02:20 On April 25, an audio clip of a conversation on procuring babies for illegal adoption by childless couples went viral on social media. An inquiry by Namakkal police into the conversation, which sounded like one between a prospective buyer and a broker, …
  • TN HSE +1 11th Result 2019 Declared: How to check marks on tnresults.nic.in and dge1.tn.nic.in 08 May 2019 07:40 TN Board +1 11th Result 2019: The class 11 or HSE plus one result has been released on May 8 at 9:30 am. Students who appeared for class 11 exam conducted in March 2019 can check their results at the official websites — tnresults.nic.in, dge.tn.nic.in and …
  • AIRing earthy flavours 02 May 2019 19:50 Information is a click away and there is no dearth of entertainment channels. Amidst all this onslaught, All India Radio is holding its own, staying vibrant and relevant. The two-part article that appeared in this supplement on November 9 and 16, 2018, was …
  • Selection for admission to sports hostels to be held from May 8 28 Apr 2019 13:12 District-level selection for admission to sports hostels at various places in the State will be held from May 8 to May 10. The selected students will be admitted to Classes 7 to 11 at the sports hostel where they will be trained on various sports and games …
  • MK Stalin Alleges Another Sex Abuse Case In Tamil Nadu After Pollachi 26 Apr 2019 12:37 MK Stalin demanded that the Tamil Nadu government probe the sexual assault complaint (File Photo) Chennai: The DMK President MK Stalin on Friday said that even as the Pollachi sexual abuse-cum-blackmail case probe is yet to reach a conclusion, a similarly …
  • Now, Perambalur sexual abuse case post-Pollachi: Stalin 26 Apr 2019 09:01 Chennai, April 26 (IANS) The DMK President M.K. Stalin on Friday said that even as the Pollachi sexual abuse-cum-blackmail case probe is yet to reach a conclusion, a similarly shocking incident in Perambalur district has come to light involving a leader of …
  • How data analytics helps a TN farm to produce additive-free cow’s milk 23 Apr 2019 18:19   Like many villages swept aside by the National Highway, Arumbavur in Perambalur district doesn’t get many visitors. Once known only for its wood carving artisans, for the past seven years though, Arumbavur has been the home of Mid Valley Foods Pvt Ltd, a …
  • Seven killed in temple stampede near Tiruchirapalli 22 Apr 2019 02:04 Seven people, including four women, were killed and 12 others injured in a stampede at the Sri Karuppanaswamy temple at Muthayampalayam near Thuraiyur on Sunday. The tragedy occurred when devotees in large numbers turned up at the private temple for …
  • Small increase in Plus 2 pass percentage 19 Apr 2019 21:55 The results of the Plus 2 board examination announced on Friday put the overall pass percentage at 91.3, a slight increase over the 91.1% recorded last year. Students who took the examination in March comprised the first batch to have appeared for board …
  • Plus two results released, pass percentage 91.03% 19 Apr 2019 18:13 By Chennaivision in Chennai News April 19, 2019 Today is the crucial day for the students who appeared for the Tamil Nadu Plus Two exam, for their results were released this morning. The total pass percentage in the State is 91.03 per cent. While 93.64 per …
  • Polling percentage in Tamil Nadu touches 71% 19 Apr 2019 10:37 The average polling percentage in the general elections across 38 Parliamentary constituencies that went for polls on April 18 stood at 71.87%, Chief Electoral Officer Satyabrata Sahoo announced here on Friday. The polling percentage for 18 Assembly …
  • TNDGE Result 2019 19 Apr 2019 09:18 TN 12th results 2019 was announced on Friday, April 19, 2019, on the official website of the Tamil Nadu Board. The students who appeared for the Tamil Nadu +2 exam can check their result online on the official websites of the TNDGE after 9.30 AM. The TN …
  • TNDGE Result 2019 dge1.tn.nic.in: Tamil Nadu Plus Two result 2019 declared, 91.3% pass 19 Apr 2019 08:38 TN 12th results 2019 was announced on Friday, April 19, 2019, on the official website of the Tamil Nadu Board. The students who appeared for the Tamil Nadu +2 exam can check their result online on the official websites of the TNDGE after 9.30 AM. The TN …
  • TN HSE +1 result 2019 declared: How to check score? 19 Apr 2019 06:56 Students while downloading their TN board class 11 results (Express Photo by Gurmeet Singh / Representational image) TN HSE +1 result 2019: The Directorate of Government Exams (DGE), Tamil Nadu has released the result of Higher Secondary Examination …
  • TN +2 Result 2019 declared: How to check result? 19 Apr 2019 05:47 TN +2 result 2019: The results will be available on the official websites- tnresults.nic.in, dge.tn.nic.in and dge.tn.gov.in. TN +2 result 2019: The Directorate of Government Exams (DGE), Tamil Nadu has released the result of Higher Secondary Examination ( …
  • TN Board Result 2019: 91.3% clear examination, Tiruppur tops 19 Apr 2019 05:32 The Tamil Nadu Higher Secondary Certificate (HSC) examination results were declared on Friday with the State securing an overall pass percentage of 91.3% compared to the 91.1% which was recorded last year. The students who took up the board exams in March …
  • Released! Tamil Nadu 12th HSE result 2019 date and time: +2 result declared at dge.tn.nic.in and dge.tn.gov.in 19 Apr 2019 04:43 TN HSE result 2019: Tamil Nadu Board to announce HSE +2 result on April 19, 2019 (Representational Image) TN HSE result 2019: The Directorate of Government Exams (DGE), Tamil Nadu has released the result of Higher Secondary Examination (HSE) which is …
  • TN +2 Result 2019 declared: How to check result Plus Two result online and via SMS? 19 Apr 2019 04:42 TN +2 result 2019: The results will be available on the official websites- tnresults.nic.in, dge.tn.nic.in and dge.tn.gov.in. TN +2 result 2019: The Directorate of Government Exams (DGE), Tamil Nadu has released the result of Higher Secondary Examination ( …
  • Minor incidents of violence and EVM malfunctioning mar polling in central districts of Tamil Nadu 19 Apr 2019 00:29 Express News Service TIRUCHY: Minor incidents of violence marred otherwise peaceful polling in the Central districts of Tamil Nadu on Thursday. Further, voters were inconvenienced by malfunctioning Electronic Voting Machines in many booths. In a tragic …
  • Good turn out of women voters in Perambalur constituency 18 Apr 2019 16:34 Amid heavy security arrangements in place, polling turned out to be by and large peaceful in Perambalur Parliamentary constituency on Friday with no untoward incidents. The turn out of women voters in several rural pockets was impressive in this …
  • LS polls, Phase 2: K'taka voter comes to polling booth in an ambulance 18 Apr 2019 12:53 Mumbai: Thirteen states and Union Territories go to polls in the ongoing Lok Sabha election’s second phase on Thursday, April 11. Candidates in 95 constituencies will fight it out today. The result will be out on May 23. Originally, polls were to be held …
  • 2019 Lok Sabha Elections: 95 Seats Vote Today, All Of Tamil Nadu, Half Of Karnataka - 5-Point Guide 18 Apr 2019 07:10 State Voting Constituencies Tamil Nadu 38/39 Arakkonam, Arani, Chennai Central, Chennai North, Chennai South, Chidambaram, Coimbatore, Cuddalore, Dharmapuri, Dindigul, Erode, Kallakurichi, Kancheepuram, Kanniyakumari, Karur, Krishnagiri, Madurai, …
  • LIVE | LS polls 2: Hope Centre gives J&K an elected govt which is its right: Omar 18 Apr 2019 07:04 Votes were to be held in 97 seats, but Vellore and Triputa East were kept out due to corruption, security concerns. Mumbai: Thirteen states and Union Territories go to polls in the ongoing Lok Sabha election’s second phase on Thursday, April 11. Candidates …
  • LIVE | LS polls 2: 'I developed Mathura, BSP-SP busy fighting,' says Hema 18 Apr 2019 05:55 Votes were to be held in 97 seats, but Vellore and Triputa East were kept out due to corruption, security concerns. Mumbai: Thirteen states and Union Territories go to polls in the ongoing Lok Sabha election’s second phase on Thursday, April 11. Candidates …
  • LIVE | LS polls 2: Dynasty, regional politics never hindered country: Kumaraswamy 18 Apr 2019 04:50 Mumbai: Thirteen states and Union Territories go to polls in the ongoing Lok Sabha election’s second phase on Thursday, April 11. Candidates in 95 constituencies will fight it out today. The result will be out on May 23. Originally, polls were to be held …
  • LIVE | LS polls, Phase 2: 'BJP has taken over AIADMK,' says Kanimozhi 18 Apr 2019 04:08 Votes were to be held in 97 seats, but Vellore and Triputa East were kept out due to corruption, security concerns. Mumbai: Thirteen states and Union Territories go to polls in the ongoing Lok Sabha election’s second phase on Thursday, April 11. Candidates …
  • LIVE | Lok Sabha polls, Phase 2: EVM glitches reported at booths in WB, Assam 18 Apr 2019 02:47 Votes were to be held in 97 seats, but Vellore and Triputa East were kept out due to corruption, security concerns. Mumbai: Thirteen states and Union Territories go to polls in the ongoing Lok Sabha election’s second phase on Thursday, April 11. Candidates …
  • Lok Sabha polls, Phase 2 LIVE: Big fight in Karnataka as 95 seats go to polls today 18 Apr 2019 02:07 Votes were to be held in 97 seats, but Vellore and Triputa East were kept out due to corruption, security concerns. Mumbai: Thirteen states and Union Territories go to polls in the ongoing Lok Sabha election’s second phase on Thursday, April 11. Candidates …
  • AIADMK faces dual anti-incumbency as a result of its tie-up with BJP 16 Apr 2019 03:18 The AIADMK, which won all but two of the 39 seats in the 2014 Lok Sabha polls under J Jayalalithaa, is facing a dual anti-incumbency factor –– a result of its partnership with the BJP. This factor has been leveraged to the hilt by the DMK Congress alliance …
  • DMK has no right to speak about corruption: Tamil Nadu CM Edappadi Palaniswami 11 Apr 2019 04:40 By Express News Service PERAMBALUR/TIRUCHY : Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami on Wednesday said the DMK had no locus standi to level corruption charges against the state government. Addressing an election rally in Perambalur, the native of former …
  • TN will get more development if BJP returns to power: CM 11 Apr 2019 00:44 Chennai: Tamil Nadu will witness more infrastructure besides receive sufficient funds for executing welfare schemes in a big way if the BJP, which is part of the AIADMK-led alliance in Tamil Nadu, comes to power, Chief Minister Edappadi K. Palaniswami has …
  • Rajnath Singh defends PM Modi at Perambalur meeting 07 Apr 2019 23:27 PERAMBALUR: Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Sunday accused that the Congress of ‘spoiling’ India’s and Tamil Nadu’s culture during its rule, adding the grand old party was now attempting to get to power through backdoor. Singh made this observation …
  • DMK-Congress alliance opportunistic: Rajnath 07 Apr 2019 18:54 Perambalur (Tamil Nadu), April 7 (IANS) Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Sunday said the Congress, rejected by the people of Tamil Nadu several decades back, is trying to return through the back door. Addressing a poll rally for poll ally AIADMK’s …
  • 'Unholy, corrupt' DMK-Congress alliance will end in disaster: Rajnath Singh 07 Apr 2019 16:57 PERAMBALUR: Senior BJP leader and Union home minister Rajnath Singh on Sunday slammed the DMK-Congress front in Tamil Nadu, saying it was not a progressive alliance, but a 'corrupt' and 'unholy' combine which would end in a 'disaster…
  • Home Minister promises implementation of pending demands to Perambalur electorate 07 Apr 2019 16:09 PERAMBALUR: Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Sunday assured the electorate of Perambalur that the BJP-led National Democratic Alliance, if voted to power again in the upcoming general election, would strive to implement the long-pending demands in the …
  • Cash found stashed in VCK functionary’s car 04 Apr 2019 07:24 Election officials seized ₹1.99 crore stashed inside the doors of a car in which a group of Viduthalai Chiruthaigal Katchi (VCK) functionaries were travelling, at Perali in Perambalur district on Tuesday night. The seizure led to a search by the Income Tax …
  • Tamil Nadu: Rs 2.10 cr seized from former district secretary 03 Apr 2019 08:43 [India], Apr 3 (ANI): The Election Commission Flying Squad officials seized Rs 2.10 crore in cash from a former Viduthalai Chiruthaigal Katchi (VCK) party district secretary, Thangadurai, during vehicle frisking near Perambalur, officials said on Wednesday …
  • A trip through the fossil-rich grounds of Ariyalur in Tamil Nadu 30 Mar 2019 15:40 At the fork of two roads leading to Sathanur, 62 km from Tiruchi, a rusty signboard stating “Kalmaram Poonga (Fossil Tree Park) points up to the sky. A woman farmer stacking dried cornstalks on her two-wheeler sets us on the right path to the celebrated …
  • Lok Sabha Elections in Tamil Nadu 28 Mar 2019 10:11 NEW DELHI: Tamil Nadu goes to polls in the second phase of the seven-phase elections. Elections to 39 parliamentary seats will take place on April 18 in a single-phase polling. Lok Sabha elections 2019: Get all live updates TOP CONTENDERS The four-cornered …
  • Dayanidhi safeguards only his assets: Edapaddi Palaniswami 27 Mar 2019 02:42 By Express News Service CHENNAI: Continuing his campaign for the Lok Sabha elections in the State capital for the second day, Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami on Tuesday hit out at DMK candidate for the Chennai Central constituency, Dayanidhi Maran, …
  • Rs 25,000 poll nomination deposit in coins? Well, this Tamil Nadu candidate did it [PHOTO] 26 Mar 2019 17:47 Kuppalji Devadoss, an independent candidate from Amma Makkal National Party, paid his poll nomination required as election security deposit worth Rs 25,000 in coins.Twitter/ANI On the last day of filing nominations for the first phase of Lok Sabha …
  • Filmstars in LS polls: More hits than flops 25 Mar 2019 11:56 NEW DELHI: Congress started it. Now Bharatiya Janata Party and All India Trinamool Congress have taken it to the next level. In these general elections, starlets Mimi Chakraborty (Jadavpur) and Nusrat Jahan (Basirhat) will be two fresh additions to a long …
  • Thanjavur by-election: AIADMK, DMK candidates file nominations 23 Mar 2019 03:37 The AIADMK and DMK candidates for the by-elections to the Thanjavur Assembly constituencies filed their nominations on Friday. While the AIADMK nominee, R. Gandhi accompanied by the Rajya Sabha MP, R.Vaithilingam, filed his papers with the Revenue …
  • Will drop Salem Green Expressway Corridor project if voted to power: Stalin 23 Mar 2019 02:00 By Express News Service SALEM: If Congress is voted to power at the Centre, then the proposed Salem-Chennai green expressway corridor project will be dropped, said DMK president MK Stalin, during his election campaign at Fort Maiden in Salem on Friday. He …
  • Check out when your constituency votes 22 Mar 2019 05:43 The Lok Sabha election will be held in 7 phases, beginning on April 11, 2019 and ending on May 19, 2019.On March 10, 2019, the Election Commission of India announced the poll schedule for the Lok Sabha elections.The votes will be counted on May 23, 2019. …
  • Tamil Nadu: 24 districts declared as drought-hit, number to rise in coming months 21 Mar 2019 03:29 Express News Service CHENNAI: Due to the widespread Northeast monsoon failure, Tamil Nadu will be facing tough times during the summer this year. The State government has declared 24 districts as drought-affected. Moreover, 38 blocks in seven districts …
  • AIADMK releases election manifesto 19 Mar 2019 16:43 [India], Mar 19 (ANI): AIADMK on Tuesday released its manifesto ahead of the ensuing General elections and among its major promises said it would urge the Centre to launch an international probe into the alleged genocide and war crimes committed by Sri …
  • Additional check-posts in Tiruchi ahead of polls 19 Mar 2019 14:39 As part of enhanced security measures for the upcoming Lok Sabha elections, Tiruchi Rural Police have established additional check-posts at select locations in the district. The check-posts have come up at places such as Valvelputhur, Kilikoodu, T. …
  • AIADMK once again bets on seniors 18 Mar 2019 15:54 The AIADMK and its ally have fielded a mix of old and new faces for the Lok Sabha constituencies in the central region. Five-time Lok Sabha MP and AIADMK veteran M. Thambidurai will try his luck for the third time in a row from the Karur Parliamentary …
  • AIADMK, DMK to face off in eight seats 18 Mar 2019 14:32 The ruling AIADMK and the principal opposition DMK will be locked in a straight contest in eight Lok Sabha seats — Chennai South, Kancheepuram (SC), Tiruvannamalai, Tirunelveli, Mayiladuthurai, Salem, Nilgiris (SC) and Pollachi. Both parties on Sunday …
  • AIADMK, DMK to face off in 8 Lok Sabha seats in Tamil Nadu 18 Mar 2019 10:24 CHENNAI: Arch-rivals - the ruling AIADMK and the opposition DMK will face off in eight seats in Tamil Nadu in the upcoming Lok Sabha elections. Both the parties will be in straight contest in South Chennai, Kancheepuram (SC), Tiruvannamalai, Tirunelveli, …
  • For Lok Sabha polls, AIADMK focuses on western Tamil Nadu 18 Mar 2019 02:57 By Express News Service CHENNAI: The ruling AIADMK is banking heavily on the State’s western belt, from where Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami hails, for the Lok Sabha polls.  Of the 20 seats the party is contesting, six fall in the western region. …
  • O Panneerselvam son, 6 sitting MPs figure in AIADMK list 17 Mar 2019 21:08 CHENNAI: Deputy Chief Minister O. Panneerselvam' son, P. Ravindranath and six sitting MPs, including Lok Sabha Deputy Speaker M. Thambidurai, were nominated to the April 18 Lok Sabha elections by the ruling AIADMK on Sunday evening. The party has …
  • AIADMK announces 20 candidates for LS polls in TN 17 Mar 2019 18:35 [India], Mar 17 (ANI): The AIADMK on Sunday announced the names of 20 candidates that will contest the upcoming Lok Sabha polls. KRS Saravanan will contest from Salem, P Kaliyapan from Namakkal, KP Munuswamy from Krishnagiri, G Manimaran from Erode, …
  • LS polls: Kanimozhi, Raja among DMK candidates 17 Mar 2019 16:01 CHENNAI: DMK president M K Stalin on Sunday evening announced the names of its candidates in 20 Lok Sabha constituencies in Tamil Nadu where the party is contesting. Out of the total 20 candidates, 13 are first time contestants in the Lok Sabha elections. …
  • AIADMK to contest on 20 seats, BJP on 5 17 Mar 2019 10:22 Category: Politics Posted by Syed Qayam Ali Published: Mar 17, 2019, 1:25 pm IST Updated: Mar 17, 2019, 1:25 pm IST Chennai: The AIADMK will contest on 20 Lok Sabha seats including South Chennai, Theni, Pollachi, Karur and Erode while BJP would be fielding …
  • AIADMK banks on the western Tamil Nadu 17 Mar 2019 09:32 The ruling All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) has chosen to contest in most of the Parliamentary constituencies in the western region of Tamil Nadu, considered its traditional stronghold. The party will be contesting in seven out of nine …
  • Tamil Nadu: AIADMK to contest on 20 seats, BJP on 5 17 Mar 2019 08:00 CHENNAI (TAMIL NADU): The AIADMK will contest on 20 Lok Sabha seats including South Chennai, Theni, Pollachi, Karur and Erode while BJP would be fielding its candidates on Kanyakumari, Sivagangai, Coimbatore, Thoothukudi and Ramanathapuram Lok Sabha …
  • AIADMK releases list of constituencies for LS polls 17 Mar 2019 06:57 Chennai, March 17 (IANS) The ruling AIADMK on Sunday released the list of Lok Sabha constituencies that the party and its allies would contest from in the upcoming general elections. In a statement here, the AIADMK said it will contest from 20 seats: Salem …
  • AMMK releases 1st list of 24 candidate for LS polls 17 Mar 2019 05:14 Chennai: TTV Dhinakaran's Amma Makkal Munnetra Kazhagam(AMMK) on Sunday announced its first list of 24 candidates for 24 Lok Sabha seats and nine byelection seats for the upcoming elections. The prominent leaders list for the Lok Sabha seats include – …
  • CM meets Vijayakanth, Vaiko names candidate for Erode 16 Mar 2019 07:35 In yet another day of developments ahead of the Lok Sabha elections, Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami today called on DMDK president Vijayakanth in Chennai. Palaniswami, who is also the joint coordinator of the ruling AIADMK, met Vijayakanth at his …
  • Lok Sabha elections: No smooth sailing for allies sans DMK 16 Mar 2019 00:47 Express News Service CHENNAI: The DMK has allotted as many as 19 of the 39 Lok Sabha constituencies in the State to its allies in the upcoming polls. An analysis of the votes polled by these parties in the past shows that except the VCK, none of the allies …
  • No smooth sailing in Lok Sabha polls for allies sans DMK support: Data 15 Mar 2019 20:25 Express News Service CHENNAI: The DMK has allotted as many as 19 of the 39 Lok Sabha constituencies in the State to its allies in the upcoming polls. An analysis of the votes earned by these parties in the past elections shows that except the VCK, none of …
  • DMK Alliance Announces Constituencies, Calls It Secular Progressive Alliance 15 Mar 2019 19:02 The alliance would be called Secular Progressive Alliance. Chennai: With weeks to go for the national elections, the DMK-led alliance in Tamil Nadu on Friday released the list of constituencies allotted for each of the nine partners. The alliance would be …
  • DMK announces list of LS constituencies allotted to self, allies 15 Mar 2019 10:15 The opposition Dravida Munnetra Kazagham on Friday announced the names of the constituencies the party and its allies will contest from in Tamil Nadu and Puducherry in the April 18 Lok Sabha elections. DMK president MK Stalin released the list of …
  • DMK-led Front announces constituencies for LS polls 15 Mar 2019 09:31 Chennai: The DMK will field candidates for the Lok Sabha elections in its traditional strongholds. The constituencies to be contested by it and its allies was announced here on Friday. The DMK, which will contesting 20 of the 39 seats, would field …
  • DMK announces seat allocation with allies for Lok Sabha polls 15 Mar 2019 08:21 DMK chief M K Stalin named the coalition as Secular Progressive Alliance. Tamil Nadu: The opposition Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) on Friday announced the names of the constituencies that the party will contest with its allies for the April 18 Lok Sabha …
  • Model poll code: Rs 50 lakh seized in Tiruvarur 12 Mar 2019 02:48 By Express News Service TIRUVARUR & PERAMBALUR: As the model code of conduct took effect with the announcement of elections, police on Monday seized Rs 50 lakh in Tiruvarur and Rs 6.14 lakh in Perambalur districts in unaccounted cash. Police personnel …
  • Strive for AIADMK-led alliance's win in all seats in TN: PMK chief to workers 11 Mar 2019 08:36 People will face many hardships if the DMK-led alliance was voted in good numbers, Ramadoss said in a statement. Chennai: PMK founder S Ramadoss Monday appealed to his party workers to strive for victory of the AIADMK-led alliance in all 40 Lok Sabha seats …
  • All dry nearby, Chennai may suffer this summer 11 Mar 2019 02:23 Express News Service CHENNAI: Though levels in Chennai were not recorded by the data centre, decreasing water levels in neighbouring districts directly takes a toll on Chennai’s drinking water sources. Data from January shows groundwater level in …
  • Poll fight on another party symbol is harakiri? 09 Mar 2019 02:10 Express News Service CHENNAI: In the recent times, both the Dravidian majors have been increasingly asking their smaller allies not to contest on independent poll symbols. They prefer the smaller allies fighting elections using the recognised symbols of …
  • Tamil Nadi to explore textile export potential in districts 07 Mar 2019 01:33 By Express News Service CHENNAI : Tamil Nadu will be conducting a detailed study on new and emerging textile products which can be produced and exported from here with competitive pricing through the public-private partnership model on 75:25 funding …
  • Fourteen constituent college out of 41 to be converted into government colleges in first phase 02 Mar 2019 11:05 NEW DELHI: State government passes order converting 14 out of total 41 constituent arts and science colleges under director of college education (DCE) into government colleges. The order has come on Friday, nine months after chief minister Edappadi K …
  • This integrated dairy farm milks data analytics 01 Mar 2019 18:14 Use of data and analytics is not just meant to improve a company’s efficiency but can be used effectively to ensure good health of animals and improve milk yield. This has been demonstrated at the integrated dairy farm of Mid Valley Foods Pvt Ltd. Milk …
  • Labour welfare buildings worth Rs 6.45 crore inaugurated 24 Feb 2019 02:47 By Express News Service CHENNAI: Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami declared open various buildings for the Labour Welfare department, constructed at a cost of Rs 6.45 crore, in six districts, through video conferencing from the Secretariat on Friday. …
  • TN: BJP, AIADMK strike 15-25 seat sharing deal 15 Feb 2019 23:14 CHENNAI: After months of speculation over an electoral alliance between AIADMK and BJP, the two sides late on Thursday night arrived at a 25-15 formula to share Tamil Nadu’s 40 Lok Sabha seats (including the lone Puducherry seat). The two parties agreed to …
  • Tamil Nadu: BJP, AIADMK seal seat-sharing deal for Lok Sabha with 15-25 formula 15 Feb 2019 22:23 CHENNAI: After months of speculation over an electoral alliance between AIADMK and BJP, the two sides late on Thursday night arrived at a 25-15 formula to share Tamil Nadu’s 40 Lok Sabha seats (including the lone Puducherry seat). The two parties agreed to …
  • Thanjavur Medical College Hospital gets better amenities 02 Feb 2019 14:27 THANJAVUR The inauguration of the 290-bed super speciality blocks at the Government Medical College Hospital here recently has augmented its treatment facilities for patients. It attracts thousands of outpatients every day and treats about 2000 inpatients …
  • Rs 150 crore boost to health care in Tamil Nadu's delta districts as PM Modi inaugurates Thanjavur Medical college's new buildings  27 Jan 2019 23:17 By Express News Service THANJAVUR: Prime Minister Modi on Sunday inaugurated through video conferencing from Madurai new buildings housing super speciality departments at the Thanjavur Medical college. The super speciality departments would cater to people …
  • TN human development report - 2017 : Chennai slips in HDI rank, Kovai out of top 5 27 Jan 2019 21:59 CHENNAI: As Tamil Nadu has pitched an ambitious target to attract a whopping Rs 3.43 lakh crore of fresh industrial investments at the just concluded second ‘Global Investors Meet (GIM)’, several new facets of the state’s economic development experience …
  • One lakh tonne targeted for crushing in sugar mill 23 Jan 2019 17:55 MADURAI A total of one lakh tonne of sugarcane is targeted for crushing at the National Cooperative Sugar Mills (NCSM) in Alanganallur in the 2018-19 crushing season that was inaugurated by Collector S. Natarajan on Wednesday. A statement issued by the …
  • Voters are interested only in progress, not in dynasty: PM Modi 14 Jan 2019 02:45 By Express News Service CHENNAI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi called the opposition parties as a confused lot, referring to the political alliances being cobbled together to defeat the ruling BJP. In a video interaction with the booth-level members in the …
  • We want to empower people; dynastic parties want to build their own empires: PM Modi 13 Jan 2019 12:00 [India], Jan 13 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said that the BJP wanted to empower the people without indulging in the politics of divide and rule, unlike the dynastic parties who want to build their own empires. "Unlike other parties, …
  • Opposition alliance opportunist, for their own existence: Modi 13 Jan 2019 11:19 New Delhi, Jan 13 (IANS) Calling the opposition alliance “opportunist”, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday accused the parties coming together ahead of the Lok Sabha polls of practicing negative politics for their own existence and said the BJP was not …
  • This Tamil Nadu traffic cop has an unusual way of dealing with helmetless riders 30 Dec 2018 01:40 Express News Service PERAMBALUR: Unlike his colleagues, traffic inspector N Navukkarasu also carries sheets of white paper, aside from penalty slips. When he comes across students riding two-wheelers without helmets, he makes them write 10 Thirukkural …
  • BDU replaces principals in constituent colleges 29 Dec 2018 06:04 Bharathidasan University has issued orders for replacement of principals in six out of 10 constituent colleges. In the remaining four colleges at Orthanad, Vedaranyam, Nagapattinam and Lalgudi, the university has already seen through the takeover of the …
  • 9 of a family from Kanchipuram die in road mishap near Perambalur 11 May 2018 16:38 In a gruesome incident, nine died on the spot including three women and two children from the same family at Chennai – Tiruchi Highway (NH 45) near Perambalur in the wee hours of today. The accident took place when a car proceeding towards Chennai hit …
  • Nine Persons Killed As Two Cars Collide In Tamil Nadu's Perambalur 11 May 2018 15:47 Chinnai:  Nine persons were killed in a collision between two vehicles in Tamil Nadu's Perambalur district.  CommentsPolice said nine persons hailing from Kanchipuram were proceeding to Kodaikanal in a multi-utility vehicle when a car moving in the …
  • Nine killed in car accident near Perambalur 11 May 2018 04:31 Nine persons were killed after two cars collided near Perambalur on the Chennai-Tiruchi national highway in the early hours on Friday. A group of persons were proceeding to Kodaikanal from Kancheepuram in a car when the fatal accident took place near …
  • Shallot processing centre opens in Perambalur 31 Aug 2017 20:25 New Delhi, August 31:   A central processing centre for shallots (small onions) has come up in Tamil Nadu’s Perambalur village. The Common Food Processing Incubation Centre was set up at a cost of ₹1 crore to prevent wastage of shallots and to increase …
  • Smt Harsimrat Kaur Badal launches Common Food Processing Incubation Center for Shallots, Perambalur 31 Aug 2017 09:57 Smt Harsimrat Kaur Badal, Union Minister for Food Processing Industries launched Common Food Processing Incubation Center for Shallots (Small Onions) in Chettikulam village in Perambalur District of Tamil Nadu through video conferencing from here today. …
  • Boost for O Panneerselvam, 3 more AIADMK MPs join himAIADMK's Lok Sabha MPs - Jaisingh Thiyagaraj Natterjee (Tuticorin), Senguttuvan (Vellore) and R P Marutharaja (Perambalur) - extended their support to Pannerselvam. 12 Feb 2017 07:16 CHENNAI: Chief minister O Panneerselvam on Sunday got a boost, with three more MPs of AIADMK joining him after deserting the V K Sasikala camp. The party's Lok Sabha MPs — Jaisingh Thiyagaraj Natterjee (Tuticorin), Senguttuvan (Vellore) and R P …
  • Cane crushing begins at Perambalur Sugar Mills 03 Jan 2017 03:46 The cane crushing season for 2016-17 began at the public-sector Perambalur Sugar Mills at Eraiyur in the district on Friday. About 5,288 farmers have registered about 11,455 acres of sugarcane with the mill for the current season. About 3.50 lakh tonnes of …

  • Chennai: Murder accused dies in police custody 25 May 2019 05:44 By Express News Service CHENNAI: In a suspected case of custodial death, a 32-year-old theft accused, who was nabbed by a special team for inquiry, died in hospital where he was shifted from the Guduvanchery police station on Thursday night.   R Narayanan, …
  • Chennai: Man held for vehicle theft dies in custody 24 May 2019 21:52 Chennai: In a case of suspected custodial death, a 32-year-old man who was taken for an inquiry to the Guduvanchery police station for vehicle theft, died on Thursday. While the grieving family alleged that the man was tortured to death by Guduvnachery …
  • It’s a tough fight in Chidambaram 23 May 2019 17:17 The Chidambaram (reserved) constituency, where the Viduthalai Chiruthaigal Katchi leader Thol. Thirumavalavan was a key contestant, witnessed a see-saw battle right through the counting of votes on Thursday. In a constituency where caste plays a key role …
  • Strong anti-BJP wave in Tamil Nadu favours DMK alliance, tanks AIADMK 23 May 2019 15:59 Express News Service CHENNAI: The DMK-led alliance swept the Lok Sabha elections in the State, with the Opposition party leading in 37 of the 38 seats as per results at 7.30pm on Thursday. The AIADMK alliance, which includes the BJP, PMK, and DMDK, was …
  • Eight injured in acid attack, one arrested 21 May 2019 00:44 Chennai: Eight persons are undergoing treatment after acid was thrown at them by a neighbour in Nerkundram on Sunday night. Police said the man splashed acid on them as they attacked him, his wife and brother for objecting to their nuisance of drinking and …
  • No kidding, greed keeps this racket going 19 May 2019 02:20 On April 25, an audio clip of a conversation on procuring babies for illegal adoption by childless couples went viral on social media. An inquiry by Namakkal police into the conversation, which sounded like one between a prospective buyer and a broker, …
  • Ariyalur: Bus conductor murdered over extra-marital affair 14 May 2019 00:42 Ariyalur: The Ariyalur district police have arrested an auto-rickshaw driver for allegedly murdering a state-owned TNSTC bus conductor who allegedly had an affair with his divorced daughter and to also avenge his daughter’s death take at Vridhachalam in …
  • Attack on Dalits in Ponparappi was preconceived and murderous: MIDS study 10 May 2019 02:03 By Express News Service CHENNAI: The violence which out broke in Ponparappi falling under the Chidambaram constituency on the day of Lok Sabha elections (April 18), was ‘a pre-conceived murderous attack on Dalits to disrupt the polling process’, claimed a …
  • AIRing earthy flavours 02 May 2019 19:50 Information is a click away and there is no dearth of entertainment channels. Amidst all this onslaught, All India Radio is holding its own, staying vibrant and relevant. The two-part article that appeared in this supplement on November 9 and 16, 2018, was …
  • ‘Decision on repolls in 10 booths after VVPAT checks’ 30 Apr 2019 02:24 By Express News Service CHENNAI: The decision to conduct repoll in 10 booths in the State will be taken by the Election Commission of India (ECI) after it completes scrutiny of VVPAT records at the booths where polling was affected by malfunctioning of …
  • Selection for admission to sports hostels to be held from May 8 28 Apr 2019 13:12 District-level selection for admission to sports hostels at various places in the State will be held from May 8 to May 10. The selected students will be admitted to Classes 7 to 11 at the sports hostel where they will be trained on various sports and games …
  • Cement firm under CPCB scanner for violation of emission norms 26 Apr 2019 01:01 Express News Service CHENNAI: Tamil Nadu-based Ramco Cements is under Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) scanner for allegedly violating emission norms. A show cause notice was issued to the cement manufacturer last week. SP Singh Parihar, Chairman of …
  • Post-poll scene in Tamil Nadu, a mirror to recurring caste-based violence 21 Apr 2019 23:06 CHENNAI: The two disconcerting incidents of violence close on the heels of the Lok Sabha polls in Tamil Nadu - one in Ponparappi in Ariyalur district falling within Chidambaram reserved constituency and the other in Ponnamaravathi in Pudukkottai district - …
  • Kamal Haasan tweet points to shameful caste violence 20 Apr 2019 19:25 Kamal Haasan’s viral tweet  on a song, which he and maestro Ilayaraja wrote for his jinxed period historical drama Marudhanayagam and which  speaks about social discrimination 300 years ago, draws a reference to the violence that broke out at Ponparappi …
  • Ready to face Assembly polls whenever it happens: Rajnikanth 20 Apr 2019 01:51 By Express News Service CHENNAI: A day after the Lok Sabha elections in the State, actor Rajnikanth on Friday reiterated his conviction to enter active politics. Stating he will not disappoint his fans in this regard, he said that his political entry will …
  • Rajini: I’m ready for the next Assembly election 19 Apr 2019 21:55 A day after ‘My Next Vote For Rajini’ trended on social media on Election Day in Tamil Nadu, actor Rajinikanth reaffirmed that he would contest the next State Assembly elections here in Chennai on Friday. Asked if he was ready to contest in the next …
  • Minor incidents of violence and EVM malfunctioning mar polling in central districts of Tamil Nadu 19 Apr 2019 00:29 Express News Service TIRUCHY: Minor incidents of violence marred otherwise peaceful polling in the Central districts of Tamil Nadu on Thursday. Further, voters were inconvenienced by malfunctioning Electronic Voting Machines in many booths. In a tragic …
  • Dalits come under attack in Ariyalur 18 Apr 2019 20:43 At least 20 houses belonging to Dalits were damaged at Ponparappi, in Ariyalur district, after a clash broke out between members of the community and Vanniyars as polling was under way in the Chidambaram Lok Sabha constituency on Thursday. But for this and …
  • Nearly 70% polling in TN Lok Sabha polls 18 Apr 2019 18:56 Chennai: Polling concluded in 38 of 39 Lok Sabha and 18 Assembly constituencies, where by-elections were held on Thursday, in Tamil Nadu. About 69.55 per cent of about 5.8 crore voters cast their vote pressing the button in the electronic voting machine ( …
  • Nearly 70% polling in TN Lok Sabha polls (Roundup) 18 Apr 2019 17:44 Chennai, April 18 (IANS) Polling concluded in 38 of 39 Lok Sabha and 18 Assembly constituencies, where by-elections were held on Thursday, in Tamil Nadu. About 69.55 per cent of about 5.8 crore voters cast their vote pressing the button in the electronic …
  • Tamil Nadu to decide on NEET's continuance, says Rahul Gandhi 13 Apr 2019 00:38 Salem: Asserting that States “should not be ruled by direct orders from the Prime Minister's office (PMO)”, Congress President Rahul Gandhi said that his party, working with the DMK will restore the rights of the States, ensure that the country's …
  • Rajnath Singh defends PM Modi at Perambalur meeting 07 Apr 2019 23:27 PERAMBALUR: Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Sunday accused that the Congress of ‘spoiling’ India’s and Tamil Nadu’s culture during its rule, adding the grand old party was now attempting to get to power through backdoor. Singh made this observation …
  • Suspended Haryana IG not new to controversies 02 Apr 2019 07:32 Chandigarh, April 2 (IANS) Haryana Inspector General of Police Hemant Kalson, who was suspended by the state government a day earlier for firing into the air while on an election duty in Tamil Nadu, is not new to controversies, officials admitted on …
  • IG relieved of election duty in Ariyalur for firing in the air 01 Apr 2019 03:32 A senior police officer of the Haryana cadre, deputed as the Police Observer for the Chidambaram (Reserved) Parliamentary constituency, caused a flutter when he fired in the air in the early hours of Sunday. Later in the day, the Election Commission …
  • MK Stalin promises scrapping of NEET 01 Apr 2019 01:22 By Express News Service VELLORE: Slamming the Centre for implementing the national eligibility-cum-entrance test (NEET) for medical admission despite stiff resistance, DMK president MK Stalin on Sunday reassured that his party, if came back to power, would …
  • Tamil Nadu Poll Observer From Haryana Fires In Air, Relieved From Duty 31 Mar 2019 14:52 The police officer had been removed as observer and an FIR registered against him Ariyalur, Tamil Nadu: An election observer from the IPS cadre of Haryana caused a flutter in Ariyalur when he fired nine rounds in the air from a constable's gun early …
  • A trip through the fossil-rich grounds of Ariyalur in Tamil Nadu 30 Mar 2019 15:40 At the fork of two roads leading to Sathanur, 62 km from Tiruchi, a rusty signboard stating “Kalmaram Poonga (Fossil Tree Park) points up to the sky. A woman farmer stacking dried cornstalks on her two-wheeler sets us on the right path to the celebrated …
  • Award for Ramco Cements 26 Mar 2019 12:47 The Ramco Cements has won Excellent Corporate Governance Award and its Ariyalur unit won gold medal in Indian Green Manufacturing Challenge organised by International Research Institute for Manufacturing. The company’s Ariyalur unit is the only unit in …
  • The Ramco Cements Ltd bags awards at India Green Manufacturing Challenge - 2018 25 Mar 2019 16:34 The Ariyalur Unit of The Ramco Cements Ltd had won "Gold Medal" at India Green Manufacturing Challenge - 2018. The award has been instituted by International Research Institute for Manufacturing, India. The Company's Ramasamy Raja Nagar, …
  • Lok Sabha polls: Will it be Pragya Thakur vs Digvijaya Singh in Bhopal? 25 Mar 2019 13:40 EC vs Thirumangalam formula The Thirumangalam formula — the art of influencing voters with cash promises perfected by the Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam during the 2009 Thirumangalam byelection in Madurai district — is in full flow in Tamil Nadu as political …
  • Thanjavur by-election: AIADMK, DMK candidates file nominations 23 Mar 2019 03:37 The AIADMK and DMK candidates for the by-elections to the Thanjavur Assembly constituencies filed their nominations on Friday. While the AIADMK nominee, R. Gandhi accompanied by the Rajya Sabha MP, R.Vaithilingam, filed his papers with the Revenue …
  • Tamil Nadu: 24 districts declared as drought-hit, number to rise in coming months 21 Mar 2019 03:29 Express News Service CHENNAI: Due to the widespread Northeast monsoon failure, Tamil Nadu will be facing tough times during the summer this year. The State government has declared 24 districts as drought-affected. Moreover, 38 blocks in seven districts …
  • Expenditure Observer holds discussion 20 Mar 2019 13:57 Expenditure Observer to Chidambaram constituency Durga Dutt on Wednesday held discussions with election officials here. M. Vijayalakshmi, Collector and District Election Officer, presided over the meeting. Kannan, Expenditure Observer, Visu Mahajan, Sub …
  • All dry nearby, Chennai may suffer this summer 11 Mar 2019 02:23 Express News Service CHENNAI: Though levels in Chennai were not recorded by the data centre, decreasing water levels in neighbouring districts directly takes a toll on Chennai’s drinking water sources. Data from January shows groundwater level in …
  • 17-year-old boy detained for eloping with minor girl  10 Mar 2019 01:22 By Express News Service CHENNAI: Police detained a 17-year-old boy and rescued a minor girl who allegedly eloped with him, from Kancheepuram two months ago. Police said the duo, while working together in a private firm at Kancheepuram, allegedly eloped in …
  • P A C Ramasamy Raja Private ITI ranked 3rd 09 Mar 2019 17:26 Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship, Directorate General of Training, Government of India, New Delhi, has ranked our P A C Ramasamy Raja Private Industrial Training Institute, located at Ariyalur, as 3rd amongst 33 Private Industrial …
  • Prime Minister inaugurates Ennore LNG terminal 07 Mar 2019 18:10 Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday laid the foundation stone for five National Highway projects and dedicated projects of Southern Railways, Highways Department and the Ennore LNG terminal in Tamil Nadu, ahead of the Lok Sabha polls. The highway …
  • Casteist slur: Woman raped at knifepoint in Ariyalur dt 07 Mar 2019 03:25 Chennai: A woman was raped and accosted with a knife by a man after he hurled casteist slurs at her in Ariyalur district. Rani*, 26, was on her way to a ration shop to buy groceries for her family on February 27 when Muthu intercepted her and began arguing …
  • Tamil Nadi to explore textile export potential in districts 07 Mar 2019 01:33 By Express News Service CHENNAI : Tamil Nadu will be conducting a detailed study on new and emerging textile products which can be produced and exported from here with competitive pricing through the public-private partnership model on 75:25 funding …
  • In Tamil Nadu, PM Modi Inaugurates Road Projects Worth Over 5,000 Crores 06 Mar 2019 15:15 PM Modi launches infrastructure projects in Kanchipuram, Tamil Nadu. Chennai: During his visit to Tamil Nadu, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today introduced several road and railway projects worth crores of rupees that will help reduce carbon footprint and …
  • PM to inaugurate, lay foundation stone of Rs 5,010 crore highway projects in Tamil Nadu 05 Mar 2019 13:22 NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday will inaugurate and lay the foundation stone of Rs 5,010-crore highway projects in Kanchipuram, Tamil Nadu, the government said Tuesday. The projects are in Vellore, Thiruvannamalai, Villupuram and …
  • City Union Bank Ltd opens four new branches in Tamil Nadu 04 Mar 2019 14:43 City Union Bank Ltd has opened four new branches in Tamil Nadu. Two branches have been opened in Ariyalur district, one each in Salem and Tiruvarur districts. The branches in Ariyalur district was opened at No.2/1372, Middle Street, Kadugur - 621705 …
  • ‘Their souls will now rest in peace’: Family members of CRPF personnel killed in Pulwama attack 27 Feb 2019 03:49 People celebrate the IAF strikes in Pakistan, at Connaught Place in New Delhi on Tuesday. (Express photo by Praveen Khanna) Family members of the 40 CRPF personnel killed in the Pulwama attack hailed the IAF strikes as a strong message against terrorism. …
  • The Ramco Cements Ltd to contribute Rs. 5 lakhs each for 8 martyrs of Pulwama attack 19 Feb 2019 07:07 Pulwama in Jammu & Kashmir witnessed the horrendous act of forty of our brave soldiers getting ambushed on 14th February 2019. This most despicable act has brought limitless grief to their families. Ramco Cements joins rest of the country in paying …
  • Wearing Father's Uniform, 2-Year-Old's Final Salute To Pulwama Soldier 17 Feb 2019 05:50 Ariyalur, Tamil Nadu:  Two-year-old Sivamuniyan, son of C Sivachandran, the soldier who was killed in Pulwama terror attack on Thursday, looked puzzled as hundreds including Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman, paid their tribute before bidding his father …
  • 2-Year-Old Son, Pregnant Wife Bids Pulwama Soldier Farewell 17 Feb 2019 03:40 Pulwama terror attack: C Sivachandran's 2-year-old son and mother bids him farewell Ariyalur, Tamil Nadu: Two-year-old Sivamuniyan, son of C Sivachandran, the soldier who was killed in Pulwama terror attack on Thursday, looked puzzled as hundreds …
  • Thousands of people bid tearful adieu to martyred jawans 17 Feb 2019 01:52 Chennai, Feb 16 (PTI) Thousands of people, including Union Ministers Nirmala Sitharaman and Pon Radhakrishnan, Saturday paid tributes to the two CRPF jawans killed in the Pulwama terror attack as the duo were laid to rest at their native villages in Tamil …
  • Pulwama attack: Tamil Nadu unites in grief, bids farewell to heroes 17 Feb 2019 00:34 By Express News Service THOOTHUKUDI: The mortal remains of G Subramanian(28), who was one among the 40 CRPF personnel killed in a suicide attack by terrorists at Pulwama in Jammu and Kashmir, had reached Savalaperi, his native village on Saturday and laid …
  • Jobs to kin of slain Tamil Nadu CRPF men: Edappadi K Palaniswami 16 Feb 2019 23:37 Chennai: Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami has ordered government jobs to one person each from the families of two CRPF personnel from the state killed in the Pulwama terror attack in Jammu and Kashmir. Also, Deputy Chief Minister O. Panneerselvam, …
  • Two slain CRPF troopers laid to rest in TN with full honours 16 Feb 2019 18:43 Chennai, Feb 16 (IANS) Amid teary eyes and emotional scenes, the two Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) bravehearts from Tamil Nadu, killed in the Pulwama terror attack, were on Saturday laid to rest their native places with full government honours. The …
  • TN CM announces government jobs for kin of slain CRPF troopers 16 Feb 2019 08:48 Chennai, Feb 16 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K. Palaniswami on Saturday announced that government jobs will be given to one family member each of the two Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) troopers – G. Subramanian and C.Sivachandran – who died in the …
  • In the line of duty: Stories of the 40 CRPF men killed in Pulwama terror attack 16 Feb 2019 04:14 Pulwama attack: Prime Minister Narendra Modi pays tribute to the 40 CRPF personnel killed in the Valley attack. Their bodies were flown to Delhi before being sent home Friday. (PTI Photo) Jammu and Kashmir to Kerala, IP to Maharashtra; 40 CRPF personnel …
  • 2 TN jawans killed in terror attack, CM announces Rs 20 lakh solatium 16 Feb 2019 03:45 Two CRPF jawans from Tamil Nadu were among the 40 personnel who were killed in a brutal terrorist attack in Pulwama in Jammu and Kashmir on Thursday. The two deceased jawans from the state have been identified as G Subramanian from Thoothukudi district and …
  • In the line of duty: Stories of the CRPF men 16 Feb 2019 01:27 Prime Minister Narendra Modi pays tribute to the 40 CRPF personnel killed in the Valley attack. Their bodies were flown to Delhi before being sent home Friday. (PTI) Shyam Babu, 32 Constable, Kanpur Dehat AROUND 10 pm on Thursday, Shyam Babu’s father, Ram …
  • Pulwama attack: 2 jawans from Tamil Nadu killed, CM expresses grief 15 Feb 2019 20:58 Chennai: Two jawans from Tamil Nadu are among the 44 Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) soldiers killed when a suicide bomber rammed a vehicle laden with explosives onto their bus in Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama district. As news of their tragic end …
  • Only three per cent of POCSO cases in last five years in Tamil Nadu saw interim compensation being awarded 02 Feb 2019 23:20 Express News Service CHENNAI: Priya (name changed) was 15 years old when she was sexually assaulted, allegedly by her neighbour. The neighbour had been stalking her for a while, following her as she went to school, to church. One day, in February 2015,  he …
  • Thanjavur Medical College Hospital gets better amenities 02 Feb 2019 14:27 THANJAVUR The inauguration of the 290-bed super speciality blocks at the Government Medical College Hospital here recently has augmented its treatment facilities for patients. It attracts thousands of outpatients every day and treats about 2000 inpatients …
  • Rs 150 crore boost to health care in Tamil Nadu's delta districts as PM Modi inaugurates Thanjavur Medical college's new buildings  27 Jan 2019 23:17 By Express News Service THANJAVUR: Prime Minister Modi on Sunday inaugurated through video conferencing from Madurai new buildings housing super speciality departments at the Thanjavur Medical college. The super speciality departments would cater to people …
  • TN human development report - 2017 : Chennai slips in HDI rank, Kovai out of top 5 27 Jan 2019 21:59 CHENNAI: As Tamil Nadu has pitched an ambitious target to attract a whopping Rs 3.43 lakh crore of fresh industrial investments at the just concluded second ‘Global Investors Meet (GIM)’, several new facets of the state’s economic development experience …
  • TN government to procure pulses from farmers at MSP 20 Jan 2019 01:48 Express News Service CHENNAI: With a view to ensuring Minimum Support Price for farmers who have cultivated pulses, procurement of urad dal (black gram) and moong dal (green gram) in various districts will begin on February 1. The date for procurement of …
  • Scarred yet untamed: jallikattu has gone back to where it belonged 19 Jan 2019 20:35 The unprecedented protest against the ban on jallikattu in 2017 across Tamil Nadu, referred to as the ‘jallikattu uprising’, did what years of the bull taming sport had failed to – capture the imagination of the people of the State, irrespective of where …
  • Local bodies spend lakhs ferrying plastic waste to cement firms in Chennai 18 Jan 2019 01:24 Express News Service CHENNAI: Local bodies can now get rid of their high calorific plastic waste by giving them off to cement factories. But this arrangement is bleeding local bodies around the city dry. To transport plastic waste to cement companies, five …
  • BMC gets nod to sterilise stray cats in Mumbai, allocates Rs 1 crore for the project 09 Jan 2019 03:52 An agency is yet to be appointed for the task by BMC (Representative Image)&nbsp | &nbspPhoto Credit:&nbspBCCL Mumbai: The Animal Welfare Board of India (AWBI) has given its approval to Mumbai's civic body, the Brihanmumbai Municipal …
  • Woman robbed, molested at Taramani MRTS station 07 Jan 2019 13:05 The Government Railway Police have arrested a lift operator and a ticket-booking clerk at the Taramani MRTS railway station and are searching for another lift operator for sexually harassing and robbing a 19-year-old girl inside the station on Saturday …
  • ‘Pest war’ declared against maize infiltrator, fall armyworm 21 Dec 2018 23:49 Express News Service CHENNAI: The State government is waging a ‘war’ against fall armyworm (Spodoptera frugiperda), an invasive pest from the United States which has been wreaking havoc in farmlands in the State with maize crops as its main target.  The …
  • Win-win deal for safe waste disposal 07 Dec 2018 23:41 The Southern Railway Workshop, Golden Rock, has adopted a scientific method to dispose tonnes of zero-value non-hazardous polymeric waste accumulated over the years on its sprawling campus in Tiruchi. The 85-year-old workshop entered into an agreement with …
  • Woman SI run over by lorry in Chennai, dies on spot 04 Dec 2018 01:38 By Express News Service CHENNAI: A 32-year-old woman SI died in an accident at Manimangalam on Monday. Police said, K Mankuil of Ariyalur was a 2011 batch SI and a resident at Kannadapalayam near Tambaram. She earlier served at the Valasaravakkam station …
  • Let-up in rain comes as relief to delta districts 25 Nov 2018 06:18 There was a let-up in rain in most parts of the delta on Saturday bringing a sigh of relief to officials and workers engaged in relief and restoration work in the wake of Cyclone Gaja. The widespread rain on Friday and heavy overnight spell threatened to …
  • Low pressure area to bring more rain to Tamil Nadu, Puducherry 22 Nov 2018 01:36 Several parts of Tamil Nadu, including Chennai and its neighbouring districts, experienced rainfall on November 21 owing to a well-marked low pressure area over the southwest Bay of Bengal. A bulletin issued by the Regional Meteorological Centre in Chennai …
  • Chennai, Kanchipuram to receive heavy rains 21 Nov 2018 15:09 Coastal and Interior Tamil Nadu, including Chennai and Kanchipuram districts, would receive heavy rainfall for the next two days as the well marked low pressure over southwest Bay of Bengal would intensify into a depression in the next 24 hours. Chennai, …
  • Tamil Nadu, Puducherry Likely To Receive Heavy Rains In Next 24 Hours 21 Nov 2018 05:53 a few pockets may get heavy to severe rainfall in the next 24 hours, says official (File) Chennai: Moderate to heavy rains were likely in many places in Tamil Nadu and Puducherry in the next 24 hours as a low pressure has formed in the Bay of Bengal, …
  • Cyclone Gaja: rail, air services take a big hit 17 Nov 2018 04:34 Strong winds accompanied by heavy rain disrupted rail services in Tiruchi railway division, leading to cancellation of several trains and diversion of others from main line to chord line. Trees uprooted by the cyclone fell on the tracks at several places. …
  • Gaja cyclone wreaks damage in Tamil Nadu 16 Nov 2018 02:36 TRICHY: Severe cyclonic storm Gaja that crossed Tamil Nadu and Puducherry coast between Nagapattinam and Vedaranniyam in the early hours of Friday -- between 12.30am and 2.30am -- with wind a speed of 100-110kmph gusting to 120kmph brought heavy rain in …
  • Actor Vijay’s fans booked for unauthorised hoardings of ‘Sarkar’ in Tiruchi 09 Nov 2018 08:48 The police have booked cases against fans of actor Vijay for putting up hoardings and banners of the movie, Sarkar, without obtaining permission, across the central region. The registration of cases comes in the wake of protests resorted to by AIADMK cadre …
  • Twelve protected monuments in Tamil Nadu to be developed 06 Nov 2018 04:39 The State Archaeology Department will be developing 12 important protected monuments across Tamil Nadu with financial assistance from the Asian Development Bank (ADB) at a total of cost of ₹22.75 crore, Minister of Tamil Development and Archaeology K. …
  • Monsoon remains active over Cauvery delta 03 Nov 2018 07:45 Several parts of the Cauvery delta region continued to receive moderate rain on Friday after some heavy overnight rain in many parts of Nagapattinam and Tiruvarur districts. Heavy rain lashed Vedaranyam, Nagapattinam, Tirupoondi and Thalaignayiru in …
  • E Palaniswami Inaugurates Projects Worth 620 Crores In Tamil Nadu 01 Nov 2018 07:23 Chief Minister Palaniswami inaugurated multiple projects in Tamil Nadu through video conferencing Chennai: Tamil Nadu Chief Minister E Palaniswami today launched various projects completed at an estimated cost of a little over Rs 620 crore in the energy, …
  • Nutritious meal staff resort to dharna 26 Oct 2018 03:29 Several members of the Tamil Nadu Nutritious Meal Employees Association who resorted to dharnas in support of their demands were arrested on Thursday at Thanjavur, Perambalur and Pudukottai districts. Grant of ₹5 lakh as gratuity, change from special time- …
  • Filmmaker Vaishnavi Sundar’s documentary discusses sexual harassment at the workplace 23 Oct 2018 08:42 Written by Surbhi Gupta | Chandigarh | Updated: October 23, 2018 8:24:38 am A still from But What Was She Wearing? Much before the #MeToo movement rocked the American film industry last year and took the Indian film and media industry by a storm, Chennai- …
  • Sharp showers lash city, suburbs, NE monsoon to set in over Tamil Nadu around October 20 17 Oct 2018 14:55 By UNI CHENNAI: Sharp showers, accompanied by thunder, lashed several parts of Chennai city and suburbs, even as the Met office said the conditions were becoming favourable for the onset of Northeast monsoon over Tamil Nadu around October 20. Met office …
  • Tamil Nadu government to amend Industrial Township Act for Chennai-Kanniyakumari corridor 17 Oct 2018 05:19 Express News Service CHENNAI: The state government will amend the Tamil Nadu Industrial Township Area Development Authority Act, 1997 (TNITADA) in a month to pave the way for implementation of the Rs 6,448-crore Chennai-Kanniyakumari industrial corridor …
  • NCSC directs Collectors to warn Tamil Nadu schools against caste discrimination 16 Oct 2018 04:04 By Express News Service CHENNAI: Following the alleged opposition to the appointment of a Dalit cook in a government school in Salem, the National Commission for Scheduled Castes (NCSC) has directed the District Collectors of Tirupur and Salem to send …
  • Plan takes wings to protect migrant birds in Pallikaranai 04 Oct 2018 02:25 Express News Service CHENNAI: City’s Pallikaranai marsh is among the 11 wetlands in Tamil Nadu chosen under a five-year National Action Plan for Conservation of Migratory Birds and their Habitats along Central Asia Flyway (2018-2023). Of the wetlands of …
  • Why Shastri matters today 01 Oct 2018 19:35 The present times require every Indian to emulate the simplicity, humility, humanism, austerity, hard work, dedication and nationalism displayed by the unassuming second prime minister of India. We pay homage to our heroes and great leaders on their birth …
  • Retired teacher hit by car, dies 29 Sep 2018 23:49 By Express News Service CHENNAI:A 75-year-old retired teacher was fatally knocked down by a car on Ambal Street at Keelkattalai on Friday night. Police said Nebil of the same locality was feeding dogs when a car knocked him from behind, said a police …
  • Local bodies set up smaller composting units 17 Sep 2018 09:59 As an effort to move towards zero waste , some of the local bodies in western suburbs are setting up on-site composting units that are smaller in size to process waste. In the past six months, the Commissionerate of Municipal Administration (CMA) has …
  • 500-year-old 'Dancing Shiva' statue in Australian art gallery was stolen from Tamil Nadu 14 Sep 2018 07:48 Dancing Shiva statue.Art Gallery of South Australia An Australian art gallery has confirmed that a 500-year-old Shiva statue on display, is a stolen artifact which will make it eligible to be returned to India, according to a CNN report. Shiva Nataraja, or …
  • 'Dancing Shiva' statue in South Australia art gallery stolen from India 13 Sep 2018 09:23 By Euan McKirdy and Manveena Suri CNN (CNN) -- A 500-year-old statue of an Hindu deity on display in an Australian art gallery has been identified as a stolen artifact, opening up the possibility it could be returned to India, the gallery has confirmed. …
  • Pammal on verge of losing ‘zero-waste municipality’ tag 10 Sep 2018 01:35 Express News Service CHENNAI: The Pammal Municipality was one of the first around Chennai to pride itself with a ‘zero waste’ tag. But recent developments in its solid waste management practice might spell an end to that streak. Sources in the municipality …
  • Bigg Boss Tamil crew member dies on the sets; investigation underway 08 Sep 2018 15:53 Kamal Haasan in Bigg Boss Tamil 2.PR Handout A crew member working on the sets of Bigg Boss Tamil 2 reportedly died on Saturday, September 8. He had suffered serious injuries after falling down from the second floor on Friday evening. The worker named …
  • Southern Railway clocks 35% rise in April-August cargo traffic 07 Sep 2018 14:02 Southern Railway handled 35 per cent more cargo in April-August 2018 compared to the same period last year, touching 14.85 million tonnes and surpassing the target set by the Railway Board. In the same period last year, the southern railway handled 11.01 …
  • Opposition parties to take out rallies from Mukkombu and Ariyalur for Cauvery Management Board 06 Apr 2018 09:53 Political parties in Tamil Nadu have been holding demonstrations urging the Centre to form the Cauvery Management Board (File Photo of Cauvery water released from a dam) CHENNAI: Close on the heels of a state wide bandh and road and rail blockade, the …
  • Cement trucks leave trail of death in Ariyalur villages 03 Mar 2018 23:24 ARIYALUR: Life is short, the saying goes. Nowhere else does this play out more clearly than in Ariyalur where commercial interests get priority over human lives. The ample presence of limestone in the region resulted in at least seven cement makers, …
  • With rare collection of fossils, Ariyalur museum nearing completion 04 Feb 2018 23:21 CHENNAI: Fossils play a vital role in learning pre-historic archaeology, palaeontology and evolution. With its rich depository of fossils, Ariyalur in Tamil Nadu is a treasure trove and hunting ground for researchers, archaeologists and geologists, besides …
  • Vijay Makkal Iyakkam issues clarification on Ariyalur student row 15 Sep 2017 09:46 For the past few days, news on Vijay Makkal Iyakkam, the fans organisation of Vijay, allegedly cheating a student named Rangeela from Ariyalur is spreading like wildfire. Rangeela had allegedly approached an expelled member of the fans’ association who had …
  • Ariyalur girl gets educational support from Vijay’s fan club 14 Sep 2017 12:33 Vijay recently visited the house of Anitha and met her father. Rangeela, a girl from Ariyalur, has received funds from actor Vijay’s fan clubs known as Vijay’s Makkal Iyakkam,  to pursue higher education. The actor had recently visited the house of Anitha, …
  • Ariyalur Dalit girl represents TN’s NEET angst at SC 18 Aug 2017 02:34 ARIYALUR: When leading advocate Nalini Chidambaram moved the Supreme Court seeking admissions to medical courses only on the basis of NEET score, it was not the State government or the equitable education activists who captured attention from the rival …
  • CB-CID to probe rape, murder of Ariyalur Dalit 11 Apr 2017 00:34 CHENNAI: The Madras High Court has ordered CB-CID probe into the gang rape and murder of a Dalit minor girl in Ariyalur. The sensational gang rape and murder case, involving a local Hindu Munnani functionary, rocked the State in December, 2016. Justice R …
  • Ariyalur: Was 17-year-old Dalit girl gangraped, killed? 06 Feb 2017 06:08 Chennai: Amid allegations from activists that the 17-year-old Dalit girl who was found dead in a well on January 14 in Ariyalur, police officials on Sunday denied the gang rape theory, but added that they are waiting for the forensic reports. Unfortunately …
  • Ariyalur jallikattu leaves over 80 injured as organisers defy administration 27 Jan 2017 09:11 More than 80 people have been injured during a jallikattu that was organised in Ariyalur district of Tamil Nadu on Thursday. Most of the victims were spectators and bystanders, who were present at the Palinganatham village in Ariyalur at the time of the …

  • DMK triumphs, AIADMK retains power in Tamil Nadu 24 May 2019 09:15 CHENNAI: Putting up a spirited performance in the Assembly by-polls despite its Lok Sabha debacle, the ruling AIADMK in Tamil Nadu has won nine of the 22 segments where elections were held in two phases in April and May. The DMK also made electoral inroads …
  • Kamal Haasan's Makkal Needhi Maiam fails to beat NOTA in Tamil Nadu by-polls 23 May 2019 14:56 Kamal Haasan.PR Handout [Representational Image] The 2019 Lok Sabha elections are not in favour of Kamal Haasan's Makkal Needhi Maiam (MNM). It is now being reported that none of the above (NOTA) ballot option has received more votes than MNM in the …
  • AIADMK ahead in five Assembly seats, DMK in four 23 May 2019 09:33 Arch-rivals DMK and AIADMK were in a neck-and-neck race in the bypolls to 22 Assembly Seats in Tamil Nadu, with the ruling party ahead in five and the DMK in four segments. The AIADMK was leading in Hosur, Manamadurai, Sathur, Sholinghur and Vilathukulam, …
  • Tamil Nadu assembly results LIVE: Leads of all constituencies indicate close contest 23 May 2019 07:56 Mumbai: All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) inches closer to retain the Tamil Nadu state assembly as it leads in 10 constituencies and its rival Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) in 12 seats. The state witnessed by-election in 22 assembly …
  • Tamil Nadu: NIA searches homes of 10 who ‘planned to form terror gang’ 21 May 2019 00:18 The search operations were carried out at homes of the accused at Muthupet in Thiruvarur, Keelakarai and Devipattinam in Ramanathapuram, Lalpet in Cuddalore, and Salem. The National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Monday carried out searches at 10 locations …
  • Tamil Nadu: Nearly 1,200 Aadhaar cards found dumped on riverbank 18 May 2019 13:03 (MENAFN - NewsBytes) Tamil Nadu: Nearly 1,200 Aadhaar cards found dumped on riverbank 18 May 2019 Nearly 1,200 Aadhaar cards were found dumped on the banks of the Mulliyaru River near Thiruthuraipoondi in Tamil Nadu's Thiruvarur district. The cards, …
  • The long and the short of quality cotton 17 May 2019 21:12 While India tops the world in cotton production, there is little to celebrate in terms of quality. At a recent conference in Mumbai on developing a comprehensive roadmap to incentivise the production of extra long staple (ELS) cotton, particularly Suvin, …
  • Vedanta gets nod to conduct impact assessment for 274 hydrocarbon wells in T.N., Puducherry 13 May 2019 13:03 The Ministry of Environment and Forest (MoEF) has granted the Terms of Reference (ToR) to Vedanta Ltd’s Cairn Oil & Gas, to carry out Environment Impact Assessment (EIA) for drilling a total of 274 offshore and onshore oil and gas exploration wells in …
  • Vedanta gets approval for tests for 274 hydrocarbon wells in T.N., Puducherry 13 May 2019 03:01 The Ministry of Environment and Forest (MoEF) has granted the Terms of Reference (ToR) to Vedanta Ltd’s Cairn Oil & Gas, to carry out Environment Impact Assessment (EIA) for drilling a total of 274 offshore and onshore oil and gas exploration wells in …
  • Post poll, most AIADMK cadre will back me: TTV Dhinakaran 05 Apr 2019 06:48 TTV Dhinakaran, the outlying contender to the political legacy of J Jayalalithaa, believes the majority of the AIADMK cadre currently supporting the leadership combine of Edappadi K Palaniswami and O Panneerselvam will shift allegiance after the upcoming …
  • Madras HC dismisses plea for action against MK Stalin for alleged poll code violation 02 Apr 2019 01:29 By PTI CHENNAI: The Madras High Court Monday dismissed as "infructuous" a petition filed by an AIADMK leader seeking action on a complaint lodged against DMK chief M K Stalin for alleged violation of code of conduct. When the petition by former …
  • India: IRCS extending relief to communities affected by Cyclone Gaja 21 Mar 2019 04:32 Indian Red Cross Society is distributing relief materials to the families affected by Cyclone Gaja that hit Tamil Nadu last year on 16th November 2018. The ongoing relief distribution is a continuation of the response initiated by the Tamil Nadu State and …
  • By-elections to 18 Assembly constituencies in TN on April 18 10 Mar 2019 17:47 The Election Commission will hold by-elections only for 18 out of the 21 vacant Assembly constituencies in Tamil Nadu along with the Lok Sabha elections in Tamil Nadu on April 18, Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) Satyabrata Sahoo said on Sunday. Addressing a …
  • By-election for 18 Assembly seats in TN on April 18 10 Mar 2019 16:10 Chennai, March 10 (IANS) The Election Commission will hold by-election for 18 Assembly constituencies in Tamil Nadu along with the Lok Sabha polls on April 18, leaving out three Assembly seats mired in court cases, it was announced on Sunday. Tamil Nadu …
  • Lok Sabha polls 2019: Myth and reality of vote banks 04 Mar 2019 01:10 Express News Service CHENNAI: Is vote shares in past elections the sole criterion in deciding the strength of an alliance? An analysis of vote shares secured by parties in different elections indicates that vote shares are not a stable stock. Voters’ …
  • Setback to Dinakaran as HC rejects plea for AIADMK name, symbol 28 Feb 2019 14:19 The Delhi high court on Thursday dismissed the pleas of T T V Dinakaran and V K Sasikala challenging the Election Commission's order granting the All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam name and two leaves symbol to the faction led by Tamil Nadu Chief …
  • Setback to Dhinakaran-Sasikala faction as HC dismisses plea for AIADMK name, symbol 28 Feb 2019 12:07 NEW DELHI: The Delhi high court on Thursday dismissed the pleas of TTV Dhinakaran and VK Sasikala challenging the Election Commission's order granting the AIADMK name and two leaves symbol to the faction led by Tamil Nadu chief minister E K Palaniswami …
  • Fear (of Centre, of Dinakaran) is the key for AIADMK 23 Feb 2019 07:47 By aligning with the BJP, the AIADMK has yielded its political space in the state to the aunt-nephew duo of Sasikala-Dinakaran, and the parliamentary election to the DMK-Congress combine, says A Ganesh Nadar. IMAGE: Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi K …
  • Make use of me for betterment of Tamil Nadu, Kamal Haasan tells supporters 21 Feb 2019 15:43 (Twitter/@maiamofficial) Celebrating the first anniversary of the launch of his political party, Makkal Needhi Maiam, actor-turned politician Kamal Haasan appealed the people of Tamil Nadu to ‘make use him for the betterment’ of the state. Addressing …
  • Minister denies Stalin’s allegations, says director for CICT will be appointed soon 15 Feb 2019 00:56 By Express News Service CHENNAI: Minister for Tamil Official Language and Tamil Culture, K Pandiarajan on Thursday told the State Assembly that a full time Director for the Central Institute of Classical Tamil (CICT) in Chennai will be appointed in a month …
  • A Homage to Abbaji: Concert 13 Feb 2019 18:27 Music lovers from across the city gathered to attend Ustad Zakir Hussain's concert 'A Homage to Abbaji' at Sion’s Shanmukhananda Hall in Mumbai on February 03, 2019. The event is organised every year to pay tribute to tabla legend Ustad …
  • EC to process Cooker symbol for Dhinakaran if Two Leaves case drags for over 4 weeks 07 Feb 2019 14:11 The Supreme Court has directed the Election Commission to begin processing TTV Dhinakaran's application for the Pressure Cooker symbol for elections, should the legal battle for the AIADMK's Two Leaves symbol drag on over four weeks from Thursday. …
  • Nel Jayaraman's seeds of change 05 Feb 2019 04:09 His was a festival with a difference. Every farmer who participated, walked away with seeds of traditional rice varieties, with the promise of returning double the quantity the next year. At the 10th Seed Festival held in May 2016, Nel Jayaraman (‘nel’ is …
  • Alliance with NDA only after weighing in good deeds for Tamil Nadu: Thambidurai 02 Feb 2019 23:20 By Express News Service CHENNAI: Deputy Speaker of Lok Sabha and a senior AIADMK leader, M Thambidurai, who has been criticising the BJP- led government, on Saturday went a step further and said Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami will take a decision on …
  • Joy of motherhood on road as Coimbatore hospital shuts doors for 22-year-old woman 01 Feb 2019 23:18 By Express News Service COIMBATORE: After being denied admission at a private health centre in Vedapatti, a 22-year-old woman was forced to give birth on the roadside in the early hours of Friday. Though the centre was open, the woman was reportedly turned …
  • Jnana through silence 21 Jan 2019 15:52 Vallalar says jnana is like a fortress that saves us by keeping enemies out. And who are these enemies? They are qualities such as kama and lobha. Lord Siva, in the form of Dakshinamurthy, imparted jnana to the sages Sanaka, Sanatana, Sanandana, and …
  • TN government to procure pulses from farmers at MSP 20 Jan 2019 01:48 Express News Service CHENNAI: With a view to ensuring Minimum Support Price for farmers who have cultivated pulses, procurement of urad dal (black gram) and moong dal (green gram) in various districts will begin on February 1. The date for procurement of …
  • Mamallapuram’s eroding shoreline to be reclaimed 19 Jan 2019 05:36 The eroding shoreline along Mamallapuram may be protected and reclaimed in a few years. A proposal to save the coastline, which remained on paper for five years, has been given a new lease of life. The Water Resources Department has recently submitted a …
  • TTV Dhinakaran case: SC’s order to EC 18 Jan 2019 20:27 By Chennaivision in Chennai News January 18, 2019 The Supreme Court has directed Election Commission officials to explain if the AMMK party headed by TTV Dinakaran could be allotted the cooker symbol for the upcoming by-polls. The direction was issued when …
  • Eight Chennai rail routes to be electrified  18 Jan 2019 01:24 Express News Service CHENNAI: Railway infrastructure is all set to get a boost in Tamil Nadu with the Railway Board recently approving electrification of eight sections, running for about 1100 km, across the State for 2019-2020.  The Central Organisation …
  • Cabinet approves revised cost for completing necessary infrastructure of 13 new Central universities 16 Jan 2019 18:51 The Union Cabinet, chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday approved for incurring an expenditure of Rs 3,639.32 core for the 13 new Central universities for recurring cost and creation of necessary infrastructure for the completion of their …
  • Poll panel cancels Thiruvarur bypoll 08 Jan 2019 05:49 The Election Commission has cancelled its election notification for the constituency that fell vacant after the death of DMK patriarch M Karunanidhi, putting off a high-stakes poll contest for Dravidian parties DMK and AIADMK just months ahead of …
  • EC cancels Tiruvarur by-poll 07 Jan 2019 21:45 The much talked about Tiruvarur by-poll, which was slated to be held on January 28, has been rescinded. A decision in this regard was taken by Election Commission of India, based on a report by district election officer. The EC has directed chief electoral …
  • EC cancels Thiruvarur by-election 07 Jan 2019 13:23 Chennai: The Election Commission (EC) has cancelled the Thiruvarur Assembly by-election in Tamil Nadu, citing the ongoing relief work after the Gaja cyclone that devastated major parts of Thiruvarur district, giving a huge relief to major political parties …
  • Bypoll In Tiruvarur, Vacant Since Karunanidhi's Death, Cancelled 07 Jan 2019 11:49 The Tiruvarur constituency was represented by DMK patriarch M Karunanidhi. New Delhi: Bypolls to Tamil Nadu's Thiruvarur assembly constituency, which has been vacant since the death of DMK patriarch M Karunanidhi in August, have been cancelled. The …
  • Tamil Nadu: EC cancels Thiruvarur assembly bypoll due to Cyclone Gaja 07 Jan 2019 11:12 The Election Commission had earlier announced that polling for the Thiruvarur constituency would be held January 28 with counting on January 31. The Election Commission Monday cancelled the bypoll to Tamil Nadu’s Thiruvarur assembly seat on account of the …
  • Live Breaking News Jan 7: Will take steps if there is liquidity shortage: RBI Governor Shaktikanta Das 07 Jan 2019 10:36 Breaking News January 7 Daily dose of news plays very important role in our daily life. For some people, the morning is incomplete without knowing about what's happening across the world. Some digital-savy people have a habit of consuming news even …
  • EC cancels Thiruvarur Assembly by-poll citing Gaja aftermath 07 Jan 2019 05:33 [India], Jan 7 (ANI): The by-election to Thiruvarur Assembly constituency which was slated for January 28 has been cancelled by the Election Commission at the request of the Tamil Nadu government and the district administration (Thiruvarur) who are pre- …
  • EC rescinds Thiruvarur by-election 07 Jan 2019 04:08 Chennai, Jan 7 (IANS) The Election Commission (EC) has rescinded its January 3 notification announcing the by-election in Tamil Nadu’s Thiruvarur Assembly constituency. In a communication to the Chief Electoral Officer, Tamil Nadu, the EC on Sunday said …
  • Bypoll to Thiruvarur Assembly constituency rescinded 07 Jan 2019 02:42 By Express News Service CHENNAI: The Election Commission has rescinded the by-election to Thiruvarur Assembly constituency. The commission’s communication in this regard was sent to Chief Electoral Officer Satyabrata Sahu last night and the CEO confirmed …
  • Battlefield ready at Tiruvarur as HC refuses to stay by-election 05 Jan 2019 18:09 Battlefield ready at Tiruvarur as HC refuses to stay by-election. The Madras High Court has observed that it cannot order a stay on the Thiruvarur by-election which is scheduled to be held on January 28. The High Court was hearing a petition filed by …
  • Thiruvarur bypoll: DMK names Poondi Kalaivanan, AMMK to field S.Kamaraj 05 Jan 2019 07:48 The Election Commission had earlier announced that polling for the Thiruvarur constituency would be held January 28 with counting on January 31. The Dravid Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) today named Poondi Kalaivanan, the Thiruvarur District secretary of the …
  • DMK fields party District Secretary in Thiruvarur by-election 04 Jan 2019 13:02 Chennai, Jan 4 (IANS) Ending all speculation about fielding someone from the DMK’s “first family”, the party on Friday announced the candidature of a senior leader Poondi Kalaivanan as its candidate in the Thiruvarur Assembly by-election on January 28. “ …
  • Live Breaking News Jan 3: 3 dead as trailer runs over people sleeping on footpath in Jamshedpur 03 Jan 2019 10:12 Breaking News January 3 Daily dose of news plays very important role in our daily life. For some people, the morning is incomplete without knowing about what's happening across the world. Some digital-savy people have a habit of consuming news even …
  • Live Breaking News Jan 3: LS adjourned till 2 pm after Sumitra Mahajan suspends TDP MPs under rule 374A 03 Jan 2019 07:57 Breaking News January 3 Daily dose of news plays very important role in our daily life. For some people, the morning is incomplete without knowing about what's happening across the world. Some digital-savy people have a habit of consuming news even …
  • Rs 1,000 for all ration card-holders for Pongal 02 Jan 2019 21:57 Chennai: The harvest festival will become sweeter with the state government announcing to provide “cash support” of Rs 1,000 per family for celebrating the Pongal festival. This is in addition to the Pongal gift hamper containing raw rice, sugar, raisins, …
  • Breaking News, Latest News Updates of Jan 2 02 Jan 2019 13:52 Image Daily dose of news plays very important role in our daily life. For some people, the morning is incomplete without knowing about what's happening across the world. Some digital-savvy people have a habit of consuming news even when they are  …
  • Breaking News, Updates of Jan 2: Share swap ratio finalised for merger of Vijaya and Dena Bank with Bank of Baroda 02 Jan 2019 11:33 Image Daily dose of news plays very important role in our daily life. For some people, the morning is incomplete without knowing about what's happening across the world. Some digital-savvy people have a habit of consuming news even when they are  …
  • Dhinakaran moves SC for 'Pressure Cooker' symbol to AMMK 02 Jan 2019 08:40 [India], Jan 2 (ANI): TTV Dhinakaran has moved the Supreme Court to allot 'Pressure Cooker' symbol to his party Amma Makkal Munnetra Kazhagam (AMMK) for Thiruvarur by-election scheduled to be held on January 28. Senior advocate Abhishek Manu …
  • Tamil Nadu government rolls out Rs 81-crore New Year gift for coconut farmers 02 Jan 2019 07:03 Express News Service CHENNAI: Putting the final toll of coconut trees at around 68 lakh when cyclone Gaja hit the coast one-and-half months ago, the State government has rolled out a livelihood package worth Rs 81 crore in the first phase for affected …
  • 30 moments from India in 2018 02 Jan 2019 03:43 From the Aadhaar verdict to #MeToo's arrival in the country to women's entry into the Sabarimala temple, India had a newsworthy 2018. As we step into 2019, some moments from the year gone by. Kindly click on the image below to view the photographs …
  • With Central aid for Gaja in, Tiruvarur gets its byelection date 01 Jan 2019 05:37 By Express News Service CHENNAI: The  Election Commission of India made a surprise announcement on Monday. By-elections to Tiruvarur Assembly seat, held by late DMK leader M Karunanidhi, will be held on January 28 and counting of votes on January 31. The …
  • Rajini Makkal Mandram to construct 15 houses for cyclone Gaja victims 01 Jan 2019 05:26 Express News Service CHENNAI: The Rajini Makkal Mandram has decided to construct 15 new houses for people who lost their huts to Cyclone Gaja in Nagapattinam district. According to a statement released by the organisation, each house would be constructed …
  • By-polls in Haryana's Jind, Tamil Nadu's Thiruvarur on Jan 28 31 Dec 2018 16:43 [India], Dec 31 (ANI): The by-election in the assembly constituencies of Jind in Haryana and Thiruvarur in Tamil Nadu will be held on January 28, while the counting of votes will take place on January 31. As per a statement from the Election Commission of …
  • Cyclone Gaja: Centre approves release of Rs 1,146 cr to Tamil Nadu 31 Dec 2018 12:48 New Delhi, Dec 31 () The Centre Monday approved the release of Rs 1,146 crore to Tamil Nadu for the people affected by cyclone 'Gaja', which had claimed 46 lives and left a trail of destruction in over 10 districts in the state. The approval for …
  • 2018 looking back: Politics of Pop 28 Dec 2018 19:37 Stormzy at the Brit Awards 2018. (Source: www.brits.co.uk) Yo, Theresa May, where’s the money for Glenfell, rapped south London MC Stormzy addressing the British Prime Minister at the Brit Awards 2018, giving the world one of the year’s more intrepid …
  • Karuna's demise, cyclone Gaja cap eventful 2018 in Tamil Nadu 28 Dec 2018 11:21 The Gaja cyclone that barrelled through the rice bowl of Tamil Nadu leaving in its wake a trail of destruction of monumental proportions, the death of Dravidian legend M Karunanidhi, and political churnings made 2018 an extraordinary year for the state. …
  • Anna University reschedules theory exams 10 Dec 2018 10:42 Anna University exams: Due to Cyclone Gaja, the varsity has to reschedule exams The controller of examinations office has released the rescheduled exam dates for cyclone-affected Thiruvarur, Nagapattinam and Pudukottai districts. The exams, that were …
  • Anna University theory exams rescheduled 08 Dec 2018 15:27 The controller of examinations, Anna University, has announced that the theory examinations which was scheduled for November 22,23 and 24 pertaining to all affiliated colleges for the UG and PG degree programmes in Thiruvarur, Pudukottai and Nagapattinam …
  • European Union extends financial aid to those affected by cyclone Gaja in Tamil Nadu 06 Dec 2018 16:23 Twitter/ANI The European Union (EU) on Thursday announced emergency assistance of 105,000 euros to the communities most affected by cyclone Gaja that hit Tamil Nadu in November. "In response to cyclone Gaja, which wreaked havoc across large parts …
  • European Union Announces Rs 84 Lakh For Cyclone Gaja Relief 06 Dec 2018 12:13 New Delhi: The European Union (EU) on Thursday announced emergency assistance of 105,000 euros to the communities most affected by cyclone Gaja that hit Tamil Nadu in November. "In response to cyclone Gaja, which wreaked havoc across large parts of …
  • India: Cyclone Gaja Emergency Response in Tamil Nadu- RRF No.20/2018 05 Dec 2018 04:55 5th December 2018 Cyclone Gaja made landfall over Tamil Nadu coast on 16th November 2018 at 1:45 AM, wreaking havoc as it passed the coastal districts of Tamil Nadu. Cyclone Gaja made its landfall with wind speed of 120 – 140 kph, leaving behind a huge …
  • Cyclone Gaja damaged nearly 1 crore coconut trees, 70,000 farmers hit: Tamil Nadu 03 Dec 2018 23:09 A family sits on the debris of their damaged house, in the aftermath of cyclone Gaja. (PTI Photo/File) High-velocity winds during Cyclone Gaja damaged nearly one crore coconut trees, including 50 lakh that were uprooted, in Tamil Nadu’s delta region, …
  • Low pressure area likely to bring heavy rain in Tamil Nadu 01 Dec 2018 10:39 In the last 24 hours, a few places have received rain across the state. (File) A low-pressure area hovering close to south Tamil Nadu is likely to cause heavy rainfall at isolated places in southern districts of the state in the next 24 hours, the Regional …
  • Cyclone Gaja: Less than half of 1.34 lakh electric poles restored, 20,000 workers race against time 01 Dec 2018 10:38 65 people were killed in Tamil Nadu after Cyclone Gaja struck Although Tamil Nadu Forest Minister Dindigul C Sreenivasan raised many eyebrows Tuesday with his demand to the Centre to airdrop electric poles in areas devastated by Cyclone Gaja using choppers …
  • Dates for filing GST returns extended for Andhra, TN districts 28 Nov 2018 18:52 The Central government has extended the due dates for filing Goods and Services Tax (GST) returns for Andhra Pradesh's Srikakulam district and 11 districts of Tamil Nadu in view of cyclonic storms-Titli and Gaja in the two states respectively. "In …
  • GST return filing dates extended for cyclone-hit AP, TN districts 28 Nov 2018 17:56 New Delhi, Nov 28 (IANS) The government on Wednesday extended the due dates for filing of Goods and Services Tax (GST) returns for taxpayers in 11 districts of Tamil Nadu affected by cyclone Gaza and one district of Andhra Pradesh affected by cyclone Titli …
  • Government extends deadline for GST returns filing for taxpayers affected by cyclones 28 Nov 2018 17:18 NEW DELHI: The government has extended the date for filing summary GST sales returns for October by a month to December 20 for taxpayers affected by cyclones in Andhra Pradesh and Tamil Nadu. For taxpayers whose principal place of business is in the …
  • E Palaniswami To Visit Cyclone Gaja-Hit Areas Amid Demands For More Help 28 Nov 2018 04:44 E Palaniswami had sought a Rs.15,000 crore-relief for Tamil Nadu after Cyclone Gaja. Chennai: Tamil Nadu Chief Minister E Palaniswami will visit Cyclone Gaja-affected parts of the state today amid protests over allegations that many remote areas are yet to …
  • Cyclone Gaja: Tamil Nadu govt seeks about Rs 15,000 crore aid from Centre 24 Nov 2018 00:06 Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K Palaniswami said the death toll stood at 63, even as 3.41 lakh houses were damaged, while 1.04 lakh heads of cattle and birds perished following the cyclone. (File Photo) The Tamil Nadu government Thursday sought about Rs 15,000 …
  • Cyclone Gaja: TN govt seeks Rs 15,000 cr aid from Centre, CM Palaniswami meets PM 22 Nov 2018 15:09 Tamil Nadu government has already released a sum of Rs 1000 crore for immediate relief and rehabilitation efforts in the affected areas.  New Delhi: The Tamil Nadu government on Thursday sought about Rs 15,000 crore as central assistance towards relief and …
  • Cyclone Gaja: T.N. govt. seeks about ₹15,000 cr aid from Centre 22 Nov 2018 08:36 The Tamil Nadu government on Thursday sought about ₹15,000 crore as Central assistance towards relief and rehabilitation activities in Cyclone Gaja affected districts in the State. Chief Minister K. Palaniswami met Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Delhi …
  • Cyclone Gaja: Tamil Nadu government seeks about Rs 15,000 crore aid from Centre 22 Nov 2018 08:11 The Tamil Nadu government Thursday sought about Rs 15,000 crore as central assistance towards relief and rehabilitation activities in Cyclone Gaja affected districts in the state. Chief Minister K Palaniswami met Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Delhi with …
  • ‘Postpone Forest department competitive exam in Cyclone Gaja-affected areas’ 22 Nov 2018 07:17 By Express News Service CHENNAI: The competitive examination for the Forest Department Uniformed Services should be postponed as seven districts of the State have largely been affected by the Gaja cyclone, urged Dr S Ramadoss, founder, PMK, in a release. “ …
  • Inspired by care, Houston Methodist Sugar Land Hospital patient finds unique way to help children understand breast cancer 21 Nov 2018 22:10 by Dr. P. Vaduganathan For the first time ever in the greater Houston Tamil community, TNF’s Houston chapter hosted a Children’s Day celebration at Sri Meenakshi Temple in Pearland, TX. The grand celebration was accompanied by celebrity comedian/actor, …
  • Anna University exams to resume conducting in non-cyclone affected districts from Thursday 21 Nov 2018 09:45 CHENNAI: Anna University will resume conducting of semester examinations for affiliated colleges from Thursday (November 22). According to an official release, the university had postponed exams for all undergraduate and postgraduate programmes in 538 …
  • Cauvery delta residents angry with slow cyclone relief 21 Nov 2018 09:40 Cyclone Gaja hit the coast of Tamil Nadu and Puducherry in the early hours of Friday, gusting with the wind speed of 120 kmph and causing widespread devastation. Photo: Reuters Thanjavur/Nagapattinam: Anger against the state government prevailed across …
  • Anna University 21 Nov 2018 09:28 CHENNAI: Anna University will resume conducting of semester examinations for affiliated colleges from Thursday (November 22). According to an official release, the university had postponed exams for all undergraduate and postgraduate programmes in 538 …
  • Tamil Nadu CM K Palaniswami visits cyclone-hit areas, likely to meet PM on Thursday 21 Nov 2018 08:15 Velankanni: A view of the damage caused by cyclone ‘Gaja’, after it hit Velankanni, in Nagapattinam district of Tamil Nadu, Friday, Nov. 16, 2018. (PTI Photo) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K Palaniswami on Tuesday visited the districts hit by Cyclone Gaja, …
  • Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Provides Aid In Areas Hit By Cyclone Gaja 21 Nov 2018 05:53 Cyclone Gaja has left a trail of destruction, uprooting 1.7 lakh trees and damaging farmlands (File) Chennai: Tamil Nadu Chief Minister E Palaniswami today, visited districts hit by Cyclone 'Gaja' in the state and distributed relief material among …
  • Tamil Nadu CM visits cyclone Gaja-hit areas, likely to meet PM Modi on Thursday 20 Nov 2018 09:00 The chief minister, who announced a Rs 1,000-crore package on Monday for immediate relief and rehabilitation work. Pudukottai: Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K Palaniswami on Tuesday visited the districts hit by Cyclone Gaja, distributed relief materials among …
  • TN announces Rs 1,000 cr assistance for cyclone relief 19 Nov 2018 18:56 Chennai, Nov 19 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K. Palaniswami on Monday announced a sum of Rs 1,000 crore for carrying out relief works in the cyclone Gaja affected districts. He also said the death toll due to cyclone has gone up to 46. In a statement …
  • President speaks to TN CM over cyclone 19 Nov 2018 08:08 New Delhi, Nov 19 (IANS) President Ram Nath Kovind on Monday spoke to Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K. Palaniswami to take stock of the situation after the state was hit by cyclone Gaja killing 45 people. “Spoke to the Chief Minister and inquired about the …
  • Cyclone Gaja death toll rises to 45 19 Nov 2018 02:27 The loss of livestock was put at 735. The death toll due to the severe cyclone Gaja that devastated several districts in Tamil Nadu two days ago has risen to 45 and damaged 117,624 houses, Chief Minister K. Palaniswami said in Sunday. Opposition leaders …
  • Hurricane Gaja Situation Situation Report 1 – period covered: Nov 15-18, 2018 19 Nov 2018 00:46 Situation Overview Highlights: Humanity Road activated its disaster desk on Thursday November 15, 2018 in advance of landfall of Cyclone Gaja in India. This situation report number 1 provides helpful links and situational information based on early …
  • TN cyclone toll rises to 45, opposition alleges poor relief work 18 Nov 2018 12:48 Chennai, Nov 18 (IANS) The death toll due to the severe cyclone Gaja that devastated several districts in Tamil Nadu two days ago has risen to 45 and damaged 117,624 houses, Chief Minister K. Palaniswami said in Sunday. Opposition leaders have criticized …
  • Cyclone Gaja death toll reaches 20 in Tamil Nadu, Palaniswami assures of speedy relief work 17 Nov 2018 02:38   A view of the damage caused by cyclone 'Gaja', after it hit Velankanni, in Nagapattinam district of Tamil Nadu A severe cyclonic storm Gaja battered the Tamil Nadu coast on Friday, leaving at least 20 people and several livestock dead and a trail …
  • Cyclone Gaja: Trees uprooted trees, roofs damaged in Thiruvarur's Kokaladi 16 Nov 2018 19:22 [India], Nov 16 (ANI): Heavy rains accompanied by strong winds caused due to Cyclone Gaja, which made a landfall in the coastal areas of Tamil Nadu and Puducherry on Friday uprooted trees and damaged houses in Thiruvarur's Kokaladi village. Sand was …
  • Cyclone Gaja kills 13, leaves trail of destruction in Tamil Nadu 16 Nov 2018 17:52 Over 82,000 people have been evacuated from low lying areas. A severe cyclonic storm Gaja battered the Tamil Nadu coast on Friday, leaving at least 13 people and several livestock dead and a trail of destruction in several districts. Authorities said the …
  • Cyclone Gaja kills 13, leaves trail of... 16 Nov 2018 17:16 Over 82,000 people have been evacuated from low lying areas. A severe cyclonic storm Gaja battered the Tamil Nadu coast on Friday, leaving at least 13 people and several livestock dead and a trail of destruction in several districts. Authorities said the …
  • Cyclone Gaja kills 13, leaves trail of destruction in TN 16 Nov 2018 15:32 Chennai: A severe cyclonic storm Gaja battered the Tamil Nadu coast on Friday, leaving at least 13 people and several livestock dead and a trail of destruction in several districts. Authorities said the cyclone crossed the coast between Nagapattinam and …
  • Cyclone Gaja Live Updates: 13 Killed In Tamil Nadu, Chief Minister Announces Compensation 16 Nov 2018 13:46 Cyclone Gaja: Heavy rainfall is expected at a few places in Tamil Nadu and Puducherry (File) New Delhi: At least 11 people have been reported dead as severe cyclonic storm 'Gaja' crossed near Tamil Nadu on Friday. The Tamil Nadu government …
  • Cyclone Gaja kills 13, leaves trail of destruction in TN (Roundup) 16 Nov 2018 13:39 Chennai, Nov 16 (IANS) A severe cyclonic storm Gaja battered the Tamil Nadu coast on Friday, leaving at least 13 people and several livestock dead and a trail of destruction in several districts. Authorities said the cyclone crossed the coast between …
  • Gaja cyclone hits Tamil Nadu, leaves 11 dead 16 Nov 2018 08:35 Chennai, Nov 16 (IANS) A severe cyclonic storm, Gaja, battered the Tamil Nadu coast on Friday, leaving at least 11 people dead and causing widespread destruction. Authorities said the cyclone crossed the coast between Nagapattinam and Vedaranyam districts …
  • Cyclone damages homes, kills... 16 Nov 2018 08:32 Over 80,000 people have been evacuated from low lying areas. A cyclone blew ashore Friday in a southern India coastal region, killing at least 10 people and damaging homes after more than 80,000 residents were evacuated. Cyclone Gaja hit coastal areas of …
  • Cyclone Gaja crosses Tamil Nadu coast at 120kmph 16 Nov 2018 04:18 Over 63,000 people have been evacuated from low lying areas. Severe cyclonic storm Gaja crossed the Tamil Nadu coast on Friday, felling several trees, damaging thatched huts and hoardings, according to the IMD. In its weather bulletin, the Indian …
  • Cyclone Gaja set to cross TN coast near Nagapattinam 15 Nov 2018 17:38 Chennai: The severe cyclonic storm Gaja, which lay centred about 126 km east of Karaikal in Puducherry, is expected to cross the Tamil Nadu coast near Nagapattinam on Thursday night, Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) said. According to IMD, Gaja is …
  • Cyclone Gaja LIVE updates: Rescue personnel on standby as storm set to reach TN coast by evening 15 Nov 2018 13:26 (Representational image)MOHAMMED MAHJOUB/AFP/Getty Images With the Indian Meteorological Department sounding a red alert in Tamil Nadu ahead of Cyclone Gaja's landfall, the schools and colleges in Cuddalore, Thanjavur, Tiruvarur, Pudukottai, …
  • Cyclone Gaja to hit Tamil Nadu on Thursday, coastal districts on alert 14 Nov 2018 14:37 It was earlier forecast that the cyclone would cross the coast on Thursday afternoon. Photo: AFP Chennai: With cyclone Gaja approaching the coast of Tamil Nadu and Puducherry and expected to make a landfall between Cuddalore and Pamban on Thursday evening, …
  • What's ailing rural India: Ground report from Thiruvarur Tamil Nadu 27 Apr 2017 16:55 Apr 27, 2017 09:58 PM IST | Source: CNBC-TV18 Farmers from Tamil Nadu called off the 40-day strike in New Delhi that was part of their efforts to get central government help in surviving the drought. However several opposition parties in the state have …