• 48 teams hold door to door survey in Vellore after priest tests positive for COVID-19 30 Mar 2020 13:07 By Express News Service VELLORE: As many as 48 teams comprising personnel from the departments of Health, Police, Municipal Administration and Social Welfare have been pressed into service to take a door to door survey in an 8 km radius surrounding the …
  • Vellore priest back from the UK tests positive for COVID-19, collector says he's cured 28 Mar 2020 14:16 By Express News Service VELLORE: A 49-year-old priest who had recently visited the UK has tested positive for COVID-19 and is undergoing treatment at the CMC hospital in Vellore. His wife who accompanied him on the trip, however, tested negative. After the …
  • Remand prisoner commits suicide in Vellore jail 26 Mar 2020 15:10
  • Vellore region put on high alert following first positive case of coronavirus 26 Mar 2020 06:54 Express News Service VELLORE: Combined Vellore district has been put on high alert following the first COVID-19 positive case reported from newly created Ranipet district. Officials said that the house of the 26 year old man, returning from Dubai, located …
  • West Bengal man admitted with coronavirus symptoms in Tamil Nadu's Vellore 21 Mar 2020 19:12 By Express News Service VELLORE: A middle aged man, hailing from West Bengal, was admitted at the Government Vellore Medical College Hospital (GVMCH) at Adukumbarai in Vellore district on Saturday, sources said. He had been undergoing treatment for heart …
  • COVID-19: Vellore self-help groups producing 10,000 masks per day to meet surging demand 20 Mar 2020 15:44 Express News Service VELLORE: In order to tide over the shortfall of hand sanitisers and face masks as well as overpricing by private sellers, self-help groups (SHGs) in the combined Vellore district have swung into action to produce them.   Around a …
  • COVID-19 pandemic: Medical student, octogenarian with travel history quarantined in Vellore 18 Mar 2020 10:10 By Express News Service VELLORE: Two persons, including a medical student, with symptoms of cold, fever and sore throat in Vellore city, have been admitted at the isolation ward in Government Vellore Medical College Hospital (GVMCH), sources said. The …
  • Vellore college librarian held for sexually harassing 4 students 18 Mar 2020 00:50 By Express News Service VELLORE: A college librarian was arrested after a complaint was registered with Vellore All Women Police of alleged sexual harassment of four students including a minor.The girls, aged between 17 and 20 years, were students at …
  • Coronavirus scare: Foreign students in Vellore advised not to fly back home 10 Mar 2020 12:01 By Express News Service VELLORE: As part of its precautionary measures to combat the deadly COVID-19 contagion, the Vellore district administration has directed foreign students in the district not to fly to their respective countries. According to …
  • After tusker, electric fence snaps life of youngster in Vellore 03 Mar 2020 08:07 By Express News Service VELLORE: Close on the heels of a tusker killed in electrocution, a young man died after coming into contact with an electrified fence erected illegally in a farmland at Pallikuppam village near Gudiyattam in Vellore district. 20- …
  • Anti-corruption sleuths arrest deputy collector, seize Rs. 77.94 lakh from house in Vellore 29 Feb 2020 09:41 Express News Service VELLORE: The sleuths of Directorate of Vigilance and Anti-Corruption (DVAC), attached to Tamil Nadu Police have nabbed a deputy collector in Vellore and seized a whopping sum of Rs.77.94 lakhs from his house in the city. S Dinakaran, …
  • BJP takes out rally in support of CAA in Vellore, Tirupathur, Ranipet 28 Feb 2020 15:03 By Express News Service VELLORE: The BJP cadre took out rallies in Vellore, Tirupathur and Ranipet districts on Friday in support of Citizenship (Amendment) Act (CAA) even as the Shaheen Bagh-like stir against the Act in Vaniyambadi entered the tenth day. …
  • Officials from Puducherry interact with SHGs in Vellore 22 Feb 2020 07:17 A team of officials from the Puducherry government interacted with women self-help group members (SHGs) working at Ariyur near Vellore on Friday to get first-hand information about their products, manufacturing details and marketing strategies adopted by …
  • Vibrance 2020: VIT Vellore is new sports champ 07 Feb 2020 00:53 By Express News Service CHENNAI: Indian cricketer Piyush Chawla handed over the overall sports championship to Vellore Institute of Technology (VIT), Vellore, at the inaugural function of Vibrance 2020. It is the annual sports and cultural festival of VIT …
  • Leopard cub stuck in water tank rescued near Vellore 04 Feb 2020 04:49 By Express News Service VELLORE: A leopard cub was stuck inside a 10-foot deep water tank in a mango grove adjoining Pernambut Reserve Forest near Aravatla tribal village on Monday morning. Later, it was rescued by the forest department officials. The one- …
  • Women try to submit petitions against cotton betting, get detained by police in Vellore 04 Feb 2020 04:49 By Express News Service VELLORE: A unique form of 'protest' where nine women attempted to submit a petition blindfolded to the Collector in Vellore seeking a crackdown on cotton betting resulted in all of them being detained by the police on Monday …
  • 12 under scanner for coronavirus in Vellore, 119 health teams to create awareness 03 Feb 2020 11:23 Express News Service VELLORE: The health department in combined Vellore district has constituted 119 medical teams to carry out a comprehensive awareness programme on the coronavirus infection even as officials continue to monitor 12 people who have …
  • Dalit farmer taken for interrogation allegedly commits suicide in Vellore police station 01 Feb 2020 18:28 By Express News Service VELLORE: A 55-year-old farmer, who was taken into police custody for interrogation along with his two sons in connection with a gold coin cheating case, allegedly committed suicide by hanging himself inside a toilet at Gudiyatham …
  • Three government hospitals in Vellore to get Central funds thanks to NQAS certification 28 Jan 2020 16:02 Express News Service VELLORE: Three government hospitals in the combined Vellore district are going to get a big boost to the healthcare facilities and infrastructure as they will be receiving Central funds after being certified under the National Quality …
  • Vellore city corporation receives Central award for better solid waste management 24 Jan 2020 14:44 By Express News Service VELLORE: Vellore city corporation received a Central government’s award for better management of solid waste, particularly biodegradable waste, through micro composting centres. The award under ‘smart city mission for water and …
  • Fourth accused in Vellore gang rape case arrested 23 Jan 2020 00:08 By Express News Service VELLORE: While three perpetrators involved in the 24-year-old woman’s gang rape at a public park near Vellore Fort were arrested previously, now the fourth accused has been arrested and remanded to judicial custody at Central Prison …
  • 24-Year-Old Allegedly Gang-Raped At Knifepoint In Tamil Nadu's Vellore 20 Jan 2020 04:25 Vellore, Tamil Nadu Rape: Police are on the lookout for a third suspect. (Representational) Chennai: A 24-year-old woman was allegedly gang-raped by three men at knifepoint in Tamil Nadu's Vellore on Saturday. The incident took place at around 7 pm in …
  • Day after women safety campaign in Vellore, 24-year-old gang-raped at knifepoint 19 Jan 2020 09:56 By Express News Service VELLORE: In a shocking incident, a young woman was allegedly gang-raped by three men at knifepoint at a public park adjoining the Vellore Fort a day after the police conducted a sustained campaign to protect woman and girl children. …
  • Vellore Corporation seals six shops for non-payment of rent 09 Jan 2020 01:29 Six shops — three in Sathuvachari commercial complex and three in Nethaji Market — were sealed by the Vellore Corporation for non-payment of rent for a couple of years on Wednesday. According to a a Corporation official, ₹1.95 lakh was due from the three …
  • Heart patients run mini-marathon in Vellore 05 Jan 2020 22:25 By Express News Service CHENNAI: Over 20 patients who suffered heart attack and underwent angioplasty procedure, participated in the mini-marathon here on Sunday to wipe out fears that they may suffer another heart attack if they run. The marathon was …
  • Woman, paramour arrested in Tamil Nadu's Vellore district for murdering infant daughter 30 Dec 2019 20:08 By Express News Service VELLORE: A day after police recovered the decomposed body of an infant girl at the foothills of Mottamalai Murugar temple near Kammavanpettai, the police arrested two persons including the victim's mother here on Monday. P …
  • Gutkha racket: Vellore police nab 13 men, seize contraband worth Rs. 2 crore 24 Dec 2019 15:19 By Express News Service VELLORE: The Vellore district police have nabbed 13 persons involved in illegal transportation, stocking and sale of gutkha ferried from Bengaluru via Krishnagiri to a destination in the city here. According to Superintendent of …
  • Tuskers bulldoze plantain trees, tomato crops in Vellore 23 Dec 2019 08:02 By Express News Service VELLORE: A herd of wild elephants reportedly strayed into Maachampattu village and destroyed plantain trees and vegetable crops in Pernambut taluk of Vellore district in the early hours of Sunday. “The pachyderm had strayed into the …
  • CAA: Students in Chennai, Vellore continue to protest 18 Dec 2019 07:59 Students of the University of Madras and other colleges continued their protest against the Citizenship Amendment Act and the police brutality against students in New Delhi. According to a student, on Tuesday there were more than 150 members inside the …
  • Vellore medical team makes 'risky' trek to treat tribal woman who delivered before reaching PHC 12 Dec 2019 20:01 By Express News Service VELLORE: A tribal woman delivered a baby on an under-construction ghat road in Vellore district on her way to the hospital on Thursday. Both the baby and mother were saved without any complications as a team of doctors reached the …
  • Vellore bus terminus to relocate at four places to pave way for new facility 09 Dec 2019 17:58 By Express News Service VELLORE: The bus terminus in Vellore city, located at Green Circle, is going to be relocated to four places to pave the way for construction of a new one under the Smart City project. The places identified for relocating the …
  • Heavy rains in suburbs: Holiday for schools in Chengalpet, Kanchipuram, Vellore districts 28 Nov 2019 07:00 By Chennaivision in Chennai News November 28, 2019 As heavy rains lashed the suburbs of Chennai and neighbouring districts, holiday has been declared today for schools and colleges in Kanchipuram, Chengalpet and unified Vellore districts. Exams of some …
  • Holiday declared for schools, colleges in Kancheepuram and Vellore 28 Nov 2019 06:02 Following heavy rain, authorities have declared holiday for schools and colleges in Kancheepuram (unified district) on Thursday. Similarly holiday was declared for schools and colleges in Vellore district inclusive of Ranipet and Tirupattur. The orders …
  • Madras high court directs Melavalavu case convicts to stay in Vellore 27 Nov 2019 23:49 The Madurai Bench of the Madras High Court on Wednesday directed the recently released 13 life convicts in the Melavalavu massacre case to stay in Vellore district and not enter the region in Madurai district, till the disposal of the writ petition. The …
  • NASSCOM partners with Vellore to develop employabity skills 27 Nov 2019 16:05 New Delhi: As part of its ongoing efforts to promote hiring across the industry and ensuring there is a well-equipped and industry ready workforce, the National Association of Software and Services Companies (NASSCOM) today announced that it has signed a …
  • Vexed by toddler's constant wailing, mother chokes her to death in Vellore  23 Nov 2019 13:16 By Express News Service VELLORE: In a shocking incident, a toddler was choked to death by her mother as she was wailing all night at their house in Vannivedu Mottur in Vellore district. The incident came to light after Pavithra, 25, took the child Maulika, …
  • Three-feet tall Mariamman idol, made of 'Panchaloha', stolen from temple in Vellore district 15 Nov 2019 10:51 By Express News Service VELLORE: A three-feet tall Mariamman idol purportedly made of Panchaloha was found missing from Mariamman temple at V.T.K. Nagar in Katpadi of Vellore district early Friday morning.    C Manavalan, a former member of the temple …
  • Shutting colleges unwise: Vellore Institute of Technology chancellor G Vishwanathan 15 Nov 2019 02:01 By Express News Service CHENNAI: THE Central and State governments should join hands ensure that no engineering college in India is closed down, G Viswanathan, Founder- Chancellor of Vellore Institute of Technology, said on Thursday. Delivering the …
  • Vellore trifurcated as Tamil Nadu adds four new districts 14 Nov 2019 03:51 Image Source : GOOGLE MAPS Vellore trifurcated as Tamil Nadu adds four new districts  The Tamil Nadu Government has notified the bifurcation of two districts and trifurcation of one, leading to the creation of four new districts in the state. The …
  • Malaysian woman reported missing from Sripuram Golden Temple of Vellore 10 Nov 2019 13:19 By Express News Service VELLORE: A 44-year-old Malaysian woman is reportedly missing from the Sripuram Golden Temple here recently, said police sources. The Consulate General of Malaysia, Saravanan Karthigeyan, has lodged a complaint with the police on …
  • At cost of Rs 46.51 crore, Vellore to get swanky new bus terminus 09 Nov 2019 13:30 By Express News Service VELLORE: Vellore is set to get a new swanky bus terminus with all the facilities, both for parking vehicles and refreshment for commuters, at a cost of Rs. 46.51 crore. The bus terminus will come up on the premises of the existing …
  • Vellore court hands double life to man for murdering aged couple 08 Nov 2019 16:50 By Express News Service VELLORE: A local court here on Friday sentenced a 49-year-old man double life in a case relating to gruesome murder of an aged couple in Tirupathur in Vellore district. The Mahila Court (Fast Track) judge M Selvam pronounced the …
  • Duo accused of killing 9-year-old Vellore boy nabbed in Bengaluru 08 Nov 2019 00:17 By Express News Service VELLORE: The long arm of law took six years to nab a couple accused of murdering a nine-year-old boy by throwing him into the Hogenakkal Falls. They were arrested from Bengaluru on Thursday, by a special team from Vellore.   K …
  • Palar river bed turns into a dump yard, Vellore city corporation causes irreparable damage 07 Nov 2019 17:49 Express News Service VELLORE: A few women are rummaging through the piles of solid wastes. They have to fight with ferocious-looking bulls that are munching on leftover edibles to find recyclable plastic goods. Vehicles painted in dark green continue to …
  • CMC Vellore Study: High incidence of latent TB in healthcare workers, nursing staff more vulnerable’ 07 Nov 2019 05:35 The CMC study found that latent tuberculosis was present in 52 per cent nursing students as opposed to 27 per cent MBBS students in the medical college. INCIDENCE OF latent tuberculosis may be higher among healthcare workers, more so in nurses than doctors …
  • Vellore’s virus crisis: 5 deaths in one month 31 Oct 2019 23:52 Express News Service VELLORE: The dreaded dengue infection has sent shock waves across Vellore district as it has claimed the lives of five schoolchildren in the last one month, despite the fact that the district administration has been initiating …
  • Grandson, two friends kill elderly woman in Vellore 31 Oct 2019 21:47  According to sources, Rajammal (80), a resident of Ambur, Vellore, did not come out of her house for a long time on Thursday. Vellore: Three youth have been accused of murdering an elderly woman in Vellore after she refused to hand over money and …
  • 4-yr-old girl dies of dengue in Vellore 29 Oct 2019 23:29 By Express News Service VELLORE: DENGUE has claimed its fourth victim in Vellore. On Tuesday, four-year-old S Anusha succumbed to the fever at the Government Vellore Medical College Hospital (GVMCH). She had been suffering from high fever for over five …
  • NEET impersonation: CB-CID grill Vellore doctor for seven hours 01 Oct 2019 02:46 By Express News Service THENI: The CB-CID sleuths conducted inquiry with Dr Safi, whose son Mohamed Irfan of Thirupathur secured admission at Government Dharmapuri Medical College by alleged impersonation. The inquiry spanned over seven hours at the CB-CID …
  • NEET impersonation | Vellore doctor held, son ‘flees’ to Mauritius 30 Sep 2019 08:06 By Express News Service CHENNAI/THENI/VELLORE: CB-CID on Sunday detained the father of another student suspected in a case related to alleged impersonation in NEET. The father of the student Irfan, whose absence was flagged at the Dharmapuri …
  • Vellore: 16 child marriages thwarted in just six days in two districts 13 Sep 2019 02:33 Express News Service VELLORE: In the last six days alone, officials have thwarted 16 child marriages in Vellore and Tiruvannamalai districts. Experts say that total number of such marriages, including unidentified cases, could be much higher. The officials …
  • Vellore: Schoolgirl falls out of autorickshaw, succumbs 12 Sep 2019 02:25 By Express News Service VELLORE: A 12-year-old girl died after falling from a moving autorickshaw while returning from her school near Katpadi in Vellore district on Tuesday evening. The girl, R Madhu Lekha, a resident of Keezhvadugankuttai near …
  • Two trains stopped at same track near Vellore; nothing to worry, says Railway 10 Sep 2019 16:20 Two trains were reportedly stopped on the same track in Katpadi near Vellore on Tuesday creating a flutter, but Railway officials said there was no need for panic as there was a safe distance between the trains. A video clipping showing a MEMU passeger …
  • Major tragedy averted after trains come face to face in Vellore 10 Sep 2019 11:56 Image Source : FILE Major tragedy averted after trains come face to face in Vellore  A major accident was averted on Tuesday after two trains came face-to-face on a track in Vellore district of Tamil Nadu.  The trains, reportedly, came to halt at a …
  • Five nabbed in Vellore in classmate kidnapping case 02 Sep 2019 03:15 By Express News Service VELLORE: Police arrested and booked five persons in connection with the kidnapping of a college student in Vellore and demand of ransom to release him. The five accused, all 19 years old, are -- K Sugumar, a resident of Mullai Nagar …
  • Kerosene bomb thrown into Dalit man's house in Vellore, family unhurt 31 Aug 2019 19:44 By Express News Service VELLORE: A three-member gang allegedly threw kerosene bombs into the house of a Dalit man at Indira Nagar, Kilmuttukur village in KV Kuppam, Vellore district late Friday night. Police sources said a complaint was lodged by the …
  • Vellore school students create India map with vegetables, enter into Kalams Book of Records 24 Aug 2019 23:31 By Express News Service VELLORE: The students of Government Girls Higher Secondary School in Wallajahpet in Vellore district have set a new record in creating India map using state-specific vegetables and other crops. As many as 35 students, from Plus 1 …
  • Video of body lowered from bridge: Vellore officials promise new burial ground for Dalits nearby 22 Aug 2019 22:56 A video grab of Kuppan’s body being lowered from a bridge in Vellore. A day after a video clip that showed relatives of a Dalit man lowering his body from atop a bridge using ropes because they had no access to the burial ground below went viral, police …
  • Heavy rains lash Vellore 19 Aug 2019 02:33 By Express News Service VELLORE: The incessant rains that lashed the district in the last three days have inundated several low-lying areas. The copious rainfall is expected to recharge the groundwater table in the region besides filling water bodies such …
  • Vellore trifurcated: Tamil Nadu has 37 districts 15 Aug 2019 21:26 Chennai: Chief Minister Edappadi K. Palaniswami on Thursday announced the creation of two more new districts in Tamil Nadu by trifurcating the Vellore district into Vellore, Tirupathur and Ranipet.  Also a new taluk will be formed with headquarters at K V …
  • Vellore district to be trifurcated: Tamil Nadu CM 15 Aug 2019 11:53 Vellore district to be trifurcated: Tamil Nadu CM  Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K. Palaniswami on Thursday announced the trifurcation of Vellore district and creating two new districts - Ranipet and Tirupattur. He made the announcement after unfurling the …
  • Vellore trifurcated: How Tirupattur, Ranipet make Tamil Nadu’s list of districts even longer 15 Aug 2019 10:11 Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami gestures as he reviews the parade during the 73rd Independence Day celebrations at Fort St. George in Chennai, Thursday, August 15, 2019. (PTI Photo/R Senthil Kumar) Since January this year, the AIADMK- …
  • Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Announces Trifurcation Of Vellore District 15 Aug 2019 10:06 K Palaniswami had also recently announced new districts of Chengelpet and Tenkasi Chennai: Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K Palaniswami on Thursday announced trifurcating the large Vellore district into three and asserted his government's commitment to the …
  • CM hoists National Flag in Chennai, announces trifurcation of Vellore district 15 Aug 2019 10:05 Tamil Nadu chief minister Edappadi K Palaniswami today announced during the Independence Day celebrations in Chennai that Vellore district would be trifurcated. Speaking after he hoisted the National Flag, he announced trifurcation of Vellore district and …
  • Tamil Nadu: Vellore trifurcated, Ranipet and Tirupattur to be new districts 15 Aug 2019 08:23 Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edapaddi K Palaniswami. (File Photo) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami Thursday announced Vellore would be trifurcated to create two additional districts. In an event on Independence Day at Fort St George in Chennai …
  • Vellore district to be trifurcated, says Edappadi Palaniswami 15 Aug 2019 07:50 Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi K. Palaniswami announced on Thursday that the Vellore district would be trifurcated into Vellore, Tirupattur and Ranipet districts. Besides, K.V. Kuppam in Vellore district would also be made a separate Taluk, he said. …
  • TN CM announces trifurcation of Vellore district; govt commits for 2-language formula 15 Aug 2019 07:08 Quoting late Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa, he expressed his government's commitment to the two-language formula of Tamil and English. Chennai: Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K Palaniswami on Thursday announced trifurcating the large Vellore district into …
  • Vellore district to be trifurcated: TN CM 15 Aug 2019 05:27 Chennai, Aug 15 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K. Palaniswami on Thursday announced the trifurcation of Vellore district and creating two new districts – Ranipet and Tirupattur. He made the announcement after unfurling the national flag to mark the 73rd …
  • Vellore Lok Sabha seat: Close win a reflection on leadership? 10 Aug 2019 03:08 Express News Service VELLORE: DMK candidate DM Kathir Anand's low victory margin of just over 8,000 votes in the election to the Vellore Lok Sabha seat indicates all is not well with the Dravidian major.  Though the DMK alliance's strength in the …
  • DMK’s Kathir Anand wins Vellore Lok Sabha seat by a slender margin 10 Aug 2019 01:01 In an absorbing contest that saw a dramatic change of fortunes even as counting of votes was on, the Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) on Friday bagged the Vellore Parliamentary constituency, polling for which was deferred in April, taking its tally in the …
  • DMK prevails in Vellore Lok Sabha poll with thin margin 09 Aug 2019 23:41 VELLORE / CHENNAI: The Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) on Friday won the hotly contested, postponed Lok Sabha election from Vellore constituency in North Tamil Nadu, with the party’s candidate DM Kathir Anand defeating his nearest AIADMK-backed NJP …
  • DMK wins Vellore Lok Sabha seat with slim margin 09 Aug 2019 23:00 Following his victory, Anand said it was a gift for the hard work of party chief M K Stalin. (File photo) The DMK bagged one more seat in the Lok Sabha on Friday after it emerged victorious in the election for the Vellore parliamentary seat. The main …
  • DMK’s Kathir Anand wins Vellore Lok Sabha seat in nail-biting finish 09 Aug 2019 15:48 DMK candidate Kathir Anand. DMK’s Kathir Anand won the Vellore Lok Sabha seat on Friday, defeating AIADMK’s A C Shanmugam with a margin of 8,141 votes. Vellore was the only constituency in the entire country that did not vote in the April-May Lok Sabha …
  • Vellore Election Result 2019: DMK's Kathir Anand Wins With Over 8,000 Votes 09 Aug 2019 12:59 Vellore Election Result 2019: Poll on Vellore Lok Sabha seat was earlier cancelled following tax raids. New Delhi: The DMK's Kathir Anand has won Tamil Nadu's Vellore Lok Sabha election by over 8,000 votes defeating AIADMK rival AC Shanmugam. With …
  • DMK’s Kathir Anand wins Vellore LS seat (2nd Lead) 09 Aug 2019 12:51 Chennai, Aug 9 (IANS) The DMK on Friday won the Vellore Lok Sabha seat with its candidate D.M. Kathir Anand defeating his AIADMK rival. According to the Election Commission, Anand had polled about 4.85 lakh votes as against AIADMK’s candidate A.C. …
  • DMK's Kathir Anand wins Vellore Lok Sabha seat in close race 09 Aug 2019 12:31 CHENNAI: The DMK alliance, which won all but one seat in Tamil Nadu and Puducherry in an impressive sweep in the Lok Sabha elections, extended its gains by securing the Vellore constituency in a close race marked by an early setback and a gallop in the …
  • DMK wins Vellore Lok Sabha bypoll 09 Aug 2019 12:17 With this win, the DMK has bagged 38 of 39 Lok Sabha seats in Tamil Nadu, while one is with the AIADMK. Chennai: DMK on Friday won the Lok Sabha bye-election in Vellore in Tamil Nadu. DMK candidate Kathir Anand defeated AIADMK nominee AC Shanmugham in the …
  • Vellore polls: DMK workers celebrate 09 Aug 2019 11:48 Chennai, Aug 9 (IANS) DMK activists on Friday claimed victory in the Tamil Nadu’s Vellore Lok Sabha seat and started celebrating even as the Election Commission is yet to declare the final results. According to DMK officials, party candidate D.M. Anand …
  • DMK Wins Polls In Vellore After National Election Sweep 09 Aug 2019 11:22 Vellore Election News: As many as 28 candidates contested the polls to the Vellore Lok Sabha seat Chennai: Tamil Nadu's ruling AIADMK was trailing its main rival DMK Friday as votes were counted in Vellore, where voting for the Lok Sabha was held on …
  • Vellore Lok Sabha Election Result 2019 LIVE: Counting Of Votes Underway, Slim Lead For DMK 09 Aug 2019 09:20 Vellore Election Result 2019: Poll on Vellore Lok Sabha seat was earlier cancelled following tax raids. New Delhi: Counting of votes for Tamil Nadu's Vellore Lok Sabha seat is underway. AIADMK candidate AC Shanmugam and his DMK rival DM Kathir Anand …
  • DMK Races Ahead In Polls In Vellore After National Election Sweep 09 Aug 2019 09:20 Chennai: Tamil Nadu's ruling AIADMK was trailing its main rival DMK Friday as votes were counted in Vellore, where voting for the Lok Sabha was held on Monday. By Friday afternoon, after about 10 rounds of counting, the DMK's DM Kathir was ahead of …
  • Vellore Lok Sabha Election Results 2019: Ruling AIADMK maintains clear lead over DMK  09 Aug 2019 07:13 Vellore Lok Sabha Election Results 2019: Counting of votes is underway. (Express Photo/Representational) Initial trends in the Vellore Lok Sabha election results show the AIADMK ahead of the DMK. At around 11 am, Tamil Nadu’s ruling party was …
  • DMK Ahead As Votes Counted For Lok Sabha Bypoll In Tamil Nadu's Vellore 09 Aug 2019 06:56 Vellore Election Result 2019: The poll to the Vellore Lok Sabha seat was cancelled following tax raids. New Delhi: Counting of votes for Tamil Nadu's Vellore Lok Sabha seat is underway. AIADMK candidate AC Shanmugam and his DMK rival DM Kathir Anand …
  • Vote count underway for Vellore LS seat 09 Aug 2019 05:10 Chennai, Aug 9 (IANS) Counting of votes for Tamil Nadu’s Vellore Lok Sabha seat was underway on Friday. Ruling AIADMK candidate A.C. Shanmugam and his DMK rival D.M.Kathir Anand are in a close race for the seat, the election for which was held on Monday. …
  • Counting for Vellore Lok Sabha seat underway amid three-tier security 09 Aug 2019 04:53 The result is expected to be out by the afternoon which would decide if the AIADMK retains the seat or arch rival DMK wrests it. Chennai: Counting of votes for the Vellore Lok Sabha constituency began at 8 am on Friday, with three-tier security …
  • Counting for Vellore Lok Sabha seat on Friday 09 Aug 2019 02:37 By Express News Service VELLORE: All eyes will be on Vellore on Friday as the votes polled in the August 5 election are counted amid tight security. As many as 10,24,352 votes were polled (71.51 per cent turnout) in the Vellore Lok Sabha constituency, …
  • Counting of votes in Vellore Lok Sabha seat on Friday 08 Aug 2019 15:49 Image Source : FILE IMAGE Counting of votes in Vellore Lok Sabha seat on Friday Counting of votes on the Vellore Lok Sabha seat of Tamil Nadu will take place on Friday. Of the 28 candidates who contested the polls held on August 5, the main contest is …
  • Counting of votes in Vellore LS seat on Friday 08 Aug 2019 10:43 Chennai, Aug 8 (IANS) Counting of votes on the Vellore Lok Sabha seat of Tamil Nadu will take place on Friday. Of the 28 candidates who contested the polls held on August 5, the main contest is between A.C. Shanmugam of the AIADMK and D.M. Kathir Anand of …
  • 72% votes polled in Vellore LS election 06 Aug 2019 10:04 By Chennaivision in Chennai News August 6, 2019 Voting held on Monday in Tamil Nadu’s Vellore Lok Sabha constituency to decide the electoral fate of 28 candidates. The main fight was between the ruling AIADMK’s AC Shanmugam and the DMK’s DM Kathir Anand.  …
  • Polling passes off peacefully in Vellore 06 Aug 2019 03:20 The election to the Vellore Parliamentary constituency passed off peacefully amid tight police security on Monday. The average polling recorded was 72.62% after polls closed at 6 p.m., according to District Election Officer-cum-Collector A. Shanmuga …
  • 29 per cent vote in Vellore Lok Sabha seat till 1 pm 05 Aug 2019 16:50 Image Source : PTI 29 per cent vote in Vellore Lok Sabha seat till 1 pm  Polling in the Vellore Lok Sabha constituency in Tamil Nadu is progressing steadily with 29.46 per cent votes polled till 1 p.m. on Monday, according to the Election Commission (EC). …
  • 29% vote in Vellore Lok Sabha seat till 1 pm 05 Aug 2019 11:06 Chennai, Aug 5 (IANS) Polling in the Vellore Lok Sabha constituency in Tamil Nadu is progressing steadily with 29.46 per cent votes polled till 1 p.m. on Monday, according to the Election Commission (EC). The polling began at 7 a.m. While 28 candidates are …
  • Brisk polling in Vellore amid tight security 05 Aug 2019 06:54 By Chennaivision in Chennai News August 5, 2019 After two weeks of being bombarded by high-decibel campaigns of the ruling AIADMK and rival DMK, Vellore’s voters started exercising their franchise this morning, as polling for the Lok Sabha election began …
  • Voting underway in Tamil Nadu's Vellore Lok Sabha constituency 05 Aug 2019 04:31 Satyabrata Sahoo, chief electoral officer in TN said that all the preliminary work has been done to ensure safe and secure elections. Chennai: Voting began on Monday in Tamil Nadu’s Vellore Lok Sabha constituency after an extensive election campaign by …
  • Polling begins in TN’s Vellore Lok Sabha constituency 05 Aug 2019 03:08 Chennai, Aug 5 (IANS) Polling began on Monday in Tamil Nadu’s Vellore Lok Sabha constituency to decide the electoral fate of 28 candidates, said the Election Commission. The main fight is between the ruling AIADMK’s A.C. Shanmugam and the DMK’s D.M. Kathir …
  • Vellore parliamentary election today 05 Aug 2019 00:50 The election to the Vellore Lok Sabha constituency will be held on Monday. It was rescinded in April based on the recommendation of the Election Commission following a report on the use of money power to influence voters. On Sunday, a CCTV camera, 11 …
  •   Vellore LS poll: Cash, jewels worth over Rs 3 crore seized so far 04 Aug 2019 02:16 By Express News Service VELLORE: Since the enforcement of Model Code of Conduct in Vellore parliamentary constituency on July 4, Flying Squad Teams (FSTs) and Static Surveillance Teams (SSTs) have seized cash and jewellery worth over Rs 3 crore during …
  • ‘Mittai’ and ‘Halwa’ add colour to last day of campaigning in Vellore 04 Aug 2019 02:15 Express News Service VELLORE: A bitter battle fought on the streets of Vellore Lok Sabha constituency has come to an end with the political parties winding up the election campaign, on Saturday. The electioneering saw political leaders, particularly …
  • Water woes, Palar pollution leave Vellore residents a worried lot 04 Aug 2019 01:00 Residents in Vellore district are pinning their hopes on their soon-to-be-elected MP to solve problems ranging from pollution of the Palar, groundwater depletion and unemployment to poor infrastructure. With six Assembly constituencies, Vellore has a blend …
  • Bitter campaign battle comes to end as Vellore voters gear up for polls 03 Aug 2019 14:24 By Express News Service VELLORE: A bitter battle fought on the streets of Vellore Lok Sabha constituency has come to an end with the curtains drawn on the campaign on Saturday. Electioneering saw political leaders, particularly Dravidian majors, firing …

  • Police get tough with joyriders 27 Mar 2020 02:13 Faced with the task of implementing a curfew, the Tamil Nadu police often resorted to force across the State, on the second day of the total lockdown on Thursday. Since Wednesday, people have been complaining of police high-handedness. But on their part, …
  • Tamil Nadu to set up Pharmaceutical Ingredients Park with Rs 770 crore 24 Mar 2020 14:43 Tamil Nadu government has announced setting up of an Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients (API) Park in the state, with an investment of around Rs 770 crore amidst coronavirus menace. The state government also announced Rs 3280 crore to support the people who …
  • Voices of the voiceless 10 Mar 2020 03:27 Express News Service CHENNAI: Paintings and posters bearing bold messages on child marriage posted on the notice board of Madras School of Social Work drew our attention as we entered the campus. The moving stories gave us a glimpse of what to expect at …
  • PMK, DMK condemn plans to hand over TN temples to ASI 03 Mar 2020 13:02 Chennai, March 3 (IANS) Opposition parties in Tamil Nadu are opposed to the idea of the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) taking over the temples in the state, saying “it is equivalent to closing them”. Referring to news reports, Pattali Makkal Katchi …
  • Help the visually challenged by joining Lit the Light’s Read Fest 2020 18 Feb 2020 11:49 “From experience I can say there are many people who do not know that they can volunteer to make the life of the visually challenged better,” says Barath S N, the founder of Chennai-based Lit the Light, a group formed four years ago to help visually …
  • IT employee turns farmer, takes up dairy farming for a living 12 Feb 2020 04:28 Express News Service NAMAKKAL: Warned by family and mocked by his relatives, a 30-year-old B-Tech graduate K Bharathi, who was working with an IT company, quit his job to take up dairy farming of country cows and buffalos. Having worked in an IT company …
  • Bedean Festa: Fun fest for the farmers’ cause 09 Feb 2020 21:39 Express News Service CHENNAI: On a bright Saturday morning, the boys of St Bede’s School hosted their annual Bedean Festa. The festivities were aplenty — food stalls, game corners and the whole nine yards. While there was lots of fun to be had the whole …
  • DMK-led alliance emerges victorious in Tamil Nadu local body polls 04 Jan 2020 13:08 The results have brought to light the people’s faith in DMK, they have taught a lesson to the ruling government, said DMK leader MK Stalin. The Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) and its alliance partners Saturday established clear leads in the rural body …
  • 'Pizhai' review: A tragedy of errors 04 Jan 2020 07:35 Express News Service Pizhai is yet another underwhelming film that has good intentions at heart. Think of it as an inferior version of Saattai that whips the children instead of parents. Here the children are too naughty but instead of a hero, life itself …
  • Tamil Nadu local body election results: PMK cadre shocked by loss in bastion 04 Jan 2020 05:29 Express News Service TIRUCHY: The results have come as a huge disappointment for the rank and file of Paataali Makkal Katchi (PMK) as the party performance was way below their expectations. Several office bearers expressed shock that the party, which …
  • DMK, allies pip ruling AIADMK combine in Tamil Nadu rural civic polls 03 Jan 2020 17:23 In a closely fought contest in polls to rural civic bodies in 27 districts in Tamil Nadu, the opposition DMK and its allies emerged winners, relegating the AIADMK combine to the second spot. The runner-up finish by a ruling party in localbody polls is seen …
  • Tamil Nadu: Ahead of polls, panchayat posts 'sold off' for Rs 65 lakh, Collector orders probe 10 Dec 2019 17:26 In the first phase on December 27, 156 panchayats will go to polls in Tamil Nadu. With rural body elections in Tamil Nadu to be held in less than three weeks, a purported video of villagers “selling off” the president and vice-president posts in their …
  • How a group of women is spearheading an eco-conscious movement in Thiruvannamalai 06 Dec 2019 15:36 Imagine a lush rain-soaked landscape, where clouds kiss the hilltops, and nature paints trees with delicious shades of green. Wild Ideas is nestled is one such place. “It is a transformative enterprise, not a transactional one,” says Maithreyi Lakshmi …
  • Govt revamps healthcare for livestock in villages 05 Dec 2019 01:44 Express News Service CHENNAI: Dairy farmers in backward rural areas of the State will soon get relief from transporting their cattle to distant places for treatment and breeding support.   Expanding the healthcare facilities and veterinary services to …
  • 15 dead, schools shut as rain ... 02 Dec 2019 08:41 Fifteen people were killed on Monday when a wall collapsed on their houses near Coimbatore as torrential rains lashed Tamil Nadu, said police. According to the police, at around 5.30am, the 20-foot wall fell on four houses, resulting in their collapse and …
  • Schools, colleges shut as heavy rains lash Tamil Nadu, Puducherry; flood alert issued 02 Dec 2019 08:22 Image Source : PTI PHOTO Heavy rains lash Tamil Nadu Heavy rains in Puducherry have forced the closure of all schools on Monday. Incessant rains in Chennai and other parts of Tamil Nadu have wreaked havoc in the state after which the Madras University and …
  • 9 dead, schools shut as rain wreaks havoc in... 02 Dec 2019 05:49 At least nine persons, including four women, were killed when a wall collapsed on four houses due to heavy downpour in Tamil Nadu's Mettupalayam on Monday, police said. There were 12 persons in the houses when a private compound wall, totally wet due …
  • At least 15 killed as wall collapses due to heavy rains in Tamil Nadu’s Coimbatore 02 Dec 2019 05:10 Widespread rains are expected across coastal Tamil Nadu due to a cyclonic circulation near Comorin on the Indian Ocean. Chennai: At least 15 people were killed after a wall collapsed on four houses due to heavy rainfall in Tamil Nadu’s Coimbatore on Monday …
  • Tamil Nadu rains: 15 killed in Coimbatore wall collapse; schools, colleges shut 02 Dec 2019 04:42 Water enters houses in Chennai after heavy rainfall.Twitter At least 15 people were killed after a compound wall collapsed in Mettupalayam, Coimbatore, in Tamil Nadu, following incessant rains in the region on Monday morning. Rescue operations are underway …
  • Rains lash many parts of Tamil Nadu, more forecast; five dead in city 01 Dec 2019 19:43 Image Source : ANI + Rains lash many parts of Tamil Nadu, more forecast; five dead in city Rains lashed many parts of Tamil Nadu and neighbouring Puducherry with the North-East monsoon triggering a heavy spell in the last 24 hours claiming five lives in …
  • Red alert issued in five Tamil Nadu districts as Sunday rains bring back memories of 2015 floods 01 Dec 2019 13:01 Express News Service CHENNAI: Due to incessant rains on Sunday, many areas in city limits faced severe water stagnation for hours while sub-urban areas were inundated, bringing back memories of 2015 floods. Worst affected areas were Pallavaram, Chormepet, …
  • Chennai Air Pollution: What long-term exposure has done to residents of Thiruvottiyur 28 Nov 2019 09:41 Express News Service G Banumathi was shocked when she first found black spots in her phlegm over five years ago. After speaking to her neighbours, she said she realised that she was not alone. "It simply dissolved when I tried to touch it," she …
  • Rise and fall of Nithyananda 24 Nov 2019 05:18 He is Lord Shiva for his Saivite followers, Krishna for his bevy of young dreadlocked gopikas who literally dance to his tune, an alleged rapist and abductor for the devotees whose trust he broke, and a comic villain for those who’ve watched his viral …
  • Ancient shrines chiseled by a scholar 20 Nov 2019 00:15 Express News Service Adayapalam, a village near Arni town in Thiruvannamalai District, is home to the Kalakanteshwara and Varadaraja Perumal temples. Both these shrines were constructed by the patronage of a very great scholar named Appaya Dikshita, who at …
  • Couple loses gold chain to conman in Chennai 15 Nov 2019 22:01 Chennai: A couple from Thiruvannamalai lost a gold chain to a trickster in Perungalathur bus stand on Thursday evening. The victims were identified as Krishna and his wife. They had arrived at the city on Thursday morning to attend the wedding of a …
  • 3 killed, 15 injured as fireworks laden minivan explodes into smithereens in Tamil Nadu 01 Oct 2019 11:32 [Representational Image]Reuters File Three people were killed and 15 injured after a minivan transporting fireworks in exploded in Gingee village of Tamil Nadu's Villupuram district, near Chennai, on Monday morning. The driver of the van, Elavarasan, …
  • Sixer movie review: A tone-deaf brain drain 01 Sep 2019 12:32 Sixer movie review: To be honest, Sixer doesn’t fall under the category of a ‘film’. Sixer movie cast: Vaibhav Reddy, Pallak Lalwani Sixer movie director: Chachi Sixer movie rating: 1 star In Sixer, Aadhi (Vaibhav) has night blindness aka nyctalopia. No …
  • Will Ayodhya judgement come before CJI Gogoi’s retirement in November? 16 Aug 2019 04:05 New Delhi, Aug 16 (IANS) The vexed seven-decade-old Ayodhya dispute is finally on the fast track in search of a judicial solution, thanks to the day-to-day hearing by a five-member Supreme Court Constitution bench headed by Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi. …
  • Dying art of Therukoothu 12 Aug 2019 20:31 Street theatre was a fascinating part of the Tamil acting tradition. It is now in serious decline and needs to spread awareness for a grand revival. There have been leading film actors like Vijay Sethupathi who were once a part of Therukoothu before …
  • Ayodhya case: SC rejects objections, says matter will be heard daily 10 Aug 2019 01:01 The five-judge Bench Thursday decided to sit for all five days, including Monday and Friday. (File)  Turning down objections against daily hearings, the Supreme Court Friday made it clear that it would continue with day-to-day hearing as ordered earlier in …
  • Ayodhya hearing: Essence of Hindu faith argued before SC 09 Aug 2019 16:10 New Delhi, Aug 9 (IANS) The fourth day of hearing in the Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid land dispute case in Ayodhya in the Supreme Court focused on the applicability of law on temple, idols and ‘janmasthan’ (birthplace) — a confluence contributing to the …
  • Scenic encounters, tranquil waters: Here's where to head for a weekend getaway this monsoon 18 Jul 2019 06:44 FROM AHMEDABAD & MUMBAI: AMBOLI Situated on the southern ranges of the Sahyadris at a height of 2,265 ft, this sylvan precinct is the last mountain resort along the western coast before the Sahyadris give way to beaches. With gently rolling knolls and …
  • 22 districts in Tamil Nadu now in red category as groundwater levels continue to plummet 16 Jun 2019 00:15 Express News Service CHENNAI: In a month’s time, three districts -- Cuddalore, Thoothukudi and Tirunelveli -- have recorded a decrease in groundwater levels and have been marked under the red category by the government. With these three, the number of …
  • Why EPS has nothing to fear from TN by-poll results 22 May 2019 03:41 Should the ruling AIADMK in Tamil Nadu not make the required five out of 22 by-election seats, or even otherwise, the temptation to poach, especially from the Congress or starting with the Congress may be high on Chief Minister Edappadi K Palanisami's …
  • Major parties in Tamil Nadu field over 20 medical professionals in fight for LS seats 27 Mar 2019 02:42 Express News Service TIRUCHY: Doctors galore in the TN political theatre this time.  Almost all major political parties in Tamil Nadu have fielded practising medical professionals to contest in Lok Sabha polls. The number of doctors-turned-contestants from …
  • Female teacher in TN arrested for sexually abusing students; husband provides evidence 22 Mar 2019 16:04 (Representational Image)Creative Commons In a shocking incident, a female teacher in Thiruvannamalai, Tamil Nadu, was arrested on Wednesday for sexually abusing her students. The arrest was made after her husband provided evidence to the District Collector …
  • 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 …
  • 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, …
  • 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 …
  • 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 …
  • Chennai's Koyambedu market gets new storage facility 11 Mar 2019 02:23 By Express News Service CHENNAI: A 2,500-ton tone cold storage facility at Koyambedu vegetable and fruit wholesale market was inaugurated by Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami on Sunday through video-conferencing. The Rs 2.15-crore facility was built to …
  • 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 …
  • How Mumbais Sanitation Workers Won Their Rights - The Nation 05 Mar 2019 23:40 Dust rises as municipal workers sweep a road on a foggy day in Greater Noida, near New Delhi, on November 5, 2018. (AP Photo / R S Iyer) Thank you for signing up. For more from The Nation, check out our latest issue. Thank you for signing up. For more …
  • How Mumbai’s Sanitation Workers Won Their Rights 05 Mar 2019 13:34 Dust rises as municipal workers sweep a road on a foggy day in Greater Noida, near New Delhi, on November 5, 2018. (AP Photo / R S Iyer) Thank you for signing up. For more from The Nation, check out our latest issue. Thank you for signing up. For more …
  • 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 …
  • Gautami helps Poor children in Thiruvannamalai! 27 Feb 2019 17:10 By Chennaivision in Education February 26, 2019 Gautami , the founder and CEO of Life again india, has recently visited Thiruvannamalai to help the under privileged children for their better future. Out of all the things she has achieved in her life, …
  • Pandimuni  is Kasthuri Raja’s dream project: Jackie Shroff 30 Jan 2019 05:09 Express News Service After his intriguing role in Maayavan (2017), Jackie Shroff is set to return to Tamil Cinema with Pandimuni, directed by Kasthuri Raja. Taking time off from the shooting of this film, the actor-filmmaker duo met the media yesterday. …
  • Almost married off, girl now a 'Beti Bachao' face 25 Jan 2019 00:22 NEW DELHI: It was July 4, 2017 when the district collector's office in Thiruvannamalai in Tamil Nadu got a call from 13-year-old Nandhini Nagaraji. The terrified teen informed the officer on the line that she was being forced to marry a man double her …
  • After Senthil Balaji's exit, TTV vows to defeat DMK in Tiruvarur bypoll 18 Dec 2018 01:33 By Express News Service CHENNAI : Days after the DMK admitted into its fold former AMMK organising secretary V Senthil Balaji, AMMK deputy general secretary TTV Dhinakaran on Monday targeted the DMK, vowing to deal a death blow to them in the bypoll to the …
  • CONFED-ITA bans purchase of products from major IT vendors 05 Dec 2018 15:05 CONFED-ITA(Confederation of Information Technology Associations) which is consortium of 24 Information Technology Traders Associations from Tamilnadu with around 1350 members from 40+ cities like Chennai, Coimbatore, Dharmapuri, Dindigul, Erode, …
  • Yogi Ramsuratkumar’s ashram to celebrate saint’s 100th year 26 Nov 2018 05:13 By Express News Service CHENNAI: The Birth Centenary Year of saint and mystic Yogi Ramsuratkumar will be celebrated by the Yogi Ramsuratkumar Ashram from November 30 to December 2, 2018 at his ashram at Thiruvannamalai.  As part of the celebrations, a …
  • I know I am not a great actor: Vidaarth 24 Nov 2018 04:41 Vidaarth’s latest film Vandi hit screens on Friday. Life hasn’t been a bed of roses for Vidaarth, who played Jyotika’s husband in last week’s release, Kaatrin Mozhi. Before making his debut in Tamil cinema as a lead with Mynaa, he appeared in minor roles …
  • Wednesday was wettest day in the year for Chennai: 'Weatherman' Pradeep John 22 Nov 2018 07:17 By Online Desk On Wednesday, Chennai experienced the wettest day of the year, according to 'Tamil Nadu Weatherman' Pradeep John, who took to Facebook to post updates about the weather. He also said that, "The next spell will start now in the …
  • 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, …
  • MTC bus goes off road, hits barriers and railings in Chennai's Kamarajar Salai 17 Nov 2018 03:43 Express News Service CHENNAI: The Kamarajar Salai off the Marina beach may have one of the best pedestrian pathways in the city. But an MTC bus accident on Friday proved that even the best is not safe for pedestrians if the motorists continue to flout …
  • Tamil Nadu: Here are the changes made in special bus departure points before Diwali 02 Nov 2018 05:50 By Express News Service CHENNAI: To facilitate the operation of special buses from Chennai to neighbouring States without any traffic congestion just before the start of Deepavali, the departure points of the services have been changed and their routes …
  • On cam: Teacher thrashed in class room 22 Oct 2018 16:55 Oct 22, 2018, 21:27 ISTSource: TNNIn a shocking incident, a school teacher was beaten up by a group of unidentified men in a classroom in front of students in Thiruvannamalai district in Tamil Nadu. According to reports, the mathematics teacher was beaten …
  • Social activist Yogendra Yadav detained in Tamil Nadu; alleges manhandling by police 08 Sep 2018 15:53 Yogendra YadavIANS Social activist and psephologist-politician Yogendra Yadav was detained by the police in Thiruvannamalai in Tamil Nadu. Yadav was on his way to take part in the protest against the Chennai-Salem highway. The incident occurred on Saturday …
  • Tirumurai verses sung with passion 07 Sep 2018 07:36 Odhuvars have been in the limelight in the recent past with an order passed by the Madurai Bench of the Madras High Court directing the administration to pay them a fair remuneration for their services. Centuries ago, Odhuvars presented sacred verses of …
  • Tour venture ‘Moksha: Journey to the Self’ specialises in spiritual tourism 07 Sep 2018 04:52 Mochitha Prakriti feels liberated when she travels. Perhaps that is why she never feels the need to stay put even after travelling over 3 lakh km. Nature is her muse (the assumed second name bears ample testimony), while her specialism is the Indus Valley …
  • Speculations over alliance after DMK invites BJP chief Amit Shah to Karunanidhi condolence meet 26 Aug 2018 00:03 By Express News Service CHENNAI: Ever since the DMK invited BJP president Amit Shah to the condolence meeting for former Chief Minister and DMK president M Karunanidhi on August 30, speculations of a possible alliance between the two parties and a post- …
  • TNCDA contributes drugs worth <span class=WebRupee>Rs.</span>20 lakhs to flood hit Kerala as medicines & nutritional supplements flow from across country 21 Aug 2018 02:54 Following the century’s worst deluge that pounded the entire areas of Kerala last week, the pharmaceutical trade and industry communities from across India are donating huge quantities of medicines and nutritional products to Kerala for distributing to the …
  • Man’s genitals mutilated in brawl  21 Aug 2018 01:19 By Express News Service CHENNAI: A man allegedly mutilated his friend’s genitals with a blade in a quarrel as they were boozing together on Sunday night. “Moorthy (28) and Saravanan (29), both from Thiruvannamalai, were daily wage workers and also involved …
  • Makkal Needhi Maiam: Brand Kamal Haasan fails to connect rural Tamil Nadu 30 Jun 2018 16:00 Express News Service CHENNAI: The lack of a fan base in rural pockets of Tamil Nadu for actor Kamal Hassan has posed a problem for the film star's newly found political outfit Makkal Needhi Maiam (MNM) as the party's membership drive has failed to …
  • DMK, PMK, Left outfits to stir against green corridor 24 Jun 2018 02:19 By Express News Service CHENNAI: The DMK, PMK, and Tamil Nadu Vivasayigal Sangam affiliated to the CPM on Saturday said they would be organising a protest against the proposed Chennai-Salem Green Corridor from next week. Dr Anbumani Ramadoss, MP and …
  • The buzzing corridor: Decoding the feasibility report of the Chennai-Salem Express Highway 17 Jun 2018 01:18 Express News Service CHENNAI: Two months after Expert Appraisal Committee (EAC) of Union environment ministry issued Terms of Reference (ToR) for Rs 10,000 crore-Greenfield Chennai-Salem Express Highway, a draft feasibility report prepared by a consultant …
  • Cops against fake news challenge in Bengaluru after mob lynched a 26-year-old man from Rajasthan 25 May 2018 00:31 Express News Service BENGALURU: The horrific incident reported from Chamarajpet in Bengaluru on Wednesday where a 26-year-old job-searching man from Rajasthan was lynched by a mob which assumed him to be a child-lifter based on fake news and alerts raising …
  • Inscription shows people, govt worked together for water management, a millennium ago 20 May 2018 15:00 THANJAVUR: Over a millennium old inscription discovered days ago by archaeologists at a village shows people took an active part in water management, ensuring proper irrigation of farmlands in Tamil Nadu. The inscription records the setting up of a stone …
  • Chennai-Salem expressway hits 'green' block 19 May 2018 02:08 Express News Service CHENNAI: The Expert Appraisal Committee (EAC) of the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change, has recommended to the National Highways Authority of India to study the possibility of realigning the Chennai-Salem Express …
  • Tamil writer Balakumaran dead 15 May 2018 15:54 Acclaimed writer Balakumaran, whose works remained a link between serious and populist writing in Tamil, died on Tuesday. He was 71 and is survived by two wives, a son and a daughter. Balakumaran had taken pride in his writing style. He once told an …
  • Shocking! 65-year-old woman killed on suspicion of being a child abductor 11 May 2018 12:05 — By IANS | May 11, 2018 04:41 pm Chennai: An elderly woman was killed and four others were severely injured in an attack by villagers in Tamil Nadu’s Thiruvannamalai district who suspected them to be child kidnappers, police said. Rukmani (65), Venkatesan …
  • Tamil Nadu Engineering Admission: Complete list of TNEA facilitation centres 02 May 2018 20:55 CHENNAI: Online registration and filling of applications for the Tamil Nadu Engineering Admission (TNEA) will begin on May 3 (Thursday) with the last date for candidates to register being May 30. Counselling for sports category, differently abled, …
  • Urad procurement takes off in TN; but industry wants release halted 30 Apr 2018 17:42 With Nafed launching urad procurement in Tamil Nadu for the first time, farmers in three districts in Central and northern parts of the State stand to gain. This could be extended in the coming season to the Cauvery Delta districts when arrivals are …
  • Day-trip down history lane around Chennai 16 Apr 2018 08:05 Chennai can boast of being in close proximity to quite a few landmark forts. Cycling to these heritage structures is a good way to have some fun and exercise while enriching your understanding of their glorious past. The weather is usually ideal for …
  • Play highlights battle and struggles of Abhimanyu 22 Mar 2018 10:38 8th Theatre Olympics Chronicle Reporter, Bhopal The Bhopalites witnessed the colourful tradition of Tamil Nadu’s Terukuttu on Tuesday. Marking the eighth day of the 8th Theatre Olympics being held in the city, Tamil play ‘Abhimanyu’ was performed at Bharat …
  • Green impact 10 Mar 2018 15:14 The majestic and mystical Nagalingam tree in the verdant Sri Ramana Ashram in Thiruvannamalai has had a deep impact on me. Situated in the garden opposite the samadhi of the master, this tree is always profusely in bloom. The flowers are bright, big and …
  • Hill of fire 06 Mar 2018 05:47 Goddess Parvati once playfully closed the eyes of Lord Siva, when the Divine Couple were in Kailasa. As a result the world was plunged into darkness. In order to atone for this, Parvati decided to do penance. She went to Kancheepuram, and fashioned a Linga …
  • Service-oriented sabbaticals gain ground 02 Mar 2018 04:41 In the corporate world, sabbaticals are now taken more frequently, often granted without much ado, and sometimes offered as a reward for stellar performance. In some cases, sabbaticals are linked to community programmes. Many employees, especially …
  • R-Day celebrated with patriotic fervour: Guv unfurls national flag, CM presents awards 27 Jan 2018 07:57 R-Day celebrated with patriotic fervour: Guv unfurls national flag, CM presents awardsTamil Nadu governor Banwarilal Purohit, on Friday, led the state in celebrating the country’s 69th Republic Day, as he unfurled the national flag at a colourful function …
  • Escala wins feature event 25 Jan 2018 15:14 Escala, ridden by Arshad, won the South India Stayers Trial Stakes, the main event of the races here on Thursday (Jan. 25). The winner is owned by Mr. S. Pathy and trained by Neil Darashah. THIRUVANNAMALAI PLATE (1,200m), md. 3-y-o only (terms): LUXZARA ( …
  • Salazaar appeals most 24 Jan 2018 13:26 Salazaar appeals most in the South India Stayers Trial Stakes (2,400m), the main event of the races to be held here on Thursday (Jan 25). 1. THIRUVANNAMALAI PLATE (1,200m), maiden 3-y-o only (Terms), 2.00 p.m.: 1. Bay Front (7) Arshad Alam 56, 2. Brilliant …
  • Karthi breaks down in tears at his fan Jeevan Kumar's funeral 28 Dec 2017 09:01 Tamil actor Karthi recently attended the funeral of his fan Jeevan Kumar, the secretary of Karthi welfare and fan association in Thiruvannamalai. The actor broke down in tears when he saw the body of his ardent fan. Jeevan was travelling from Chennai to …
  • Tamil actor Karthi breaks down at funeral of fan killed in road accident 27 Dec 2017 13:52 Karthi Breaks Down at his fan's funeral.PR Handout A fan of actor Karthi was killed in a horrific road accident on Monday around 1.30 am. Jeevan Kumar, who was also the general secretary of the actor's fans club in the Thiruvannamalai district, was …
  • KARTHIGAI DEEPAM: DIVINE FIRE SYMBOLIZING THE DAWN OF AUSPICIOUSNESS 20 Nov 2017 21:50 Power Day to Brighten Your Life with Prosperity and Wellbeing Blessings Vedic Technology to Dispel Darkness and Invite Divine Light for Wealth & Intelligence Food Feeding LIVE on Dec. 2, 2017 at 5:00 am PT / 8:00 am ET / 6:30 pm IST …
  • NEET initiative, but is this neat enough? 19 Nov 2017 05:04 CHENNAI: Last Monday, the Tamil Nadu government kick-started 25 competitive exam training centres to provide students across the State, access to study materials and exposure to exams such as NEET and JEE. However, government school teachers and aspirants …
  • Are you ready for 'Kadalekai Parishe' ? 11 Nov 2017 12:45 Bengaluru’s famous ‘Kadalekai Parishe’, the annual peanut fair, is all set to begin from November 13th in Basavangudi.‘Kadalekai Parishe’ brings in different varieties of peanuts cultivated across the state, and is a firm favourite in Bengaluru households. …
  • Most-wanted red sanders smuggler, 10 others held 01 Nov 2017 04:03 Eleven red sanders smugglers, including the most-wanted international smuggler Arcot Bhai, were arrested by the police in Railway Kodur, Obulavaripalle and Chitvel mandals in Kadapa district on Tuesday. Arcot Bhai is a hotelier turned most-wanted …
  • Lorry runs over woman, daughter at Banaswadi 23 Oct 2017 10:44 DH News Service, Bengaluru, Oct 23 2017, 16:07 IST A woman and her daughter were run over by a speeding lorry when they were crossing the Outer Ring Road in Banaswadi early Monday morning. The deceased, Vellacchi (70), and her daughter Vasantha (49), were …
  • It was an accident waiting to happen  17 Oct 2017 07:11 BENGALURU: The death of seven people in a building collapse at Ejipura on Monday has once again highlighted the issue of building violations. Though the building collapse in Ejipura was caused by a cylinder explosion, the building, like many others in the …
  • Bengaluru Building collapse: Compensation for kin of victims announced 17 Oct 2017 07:11 Fire and Emergency personnel working to rescue people stuck under the debris of a building which collapsed after a LPG cylinder blast in Bengaluru. (EPS | Nagesh Polali) BENGALURU: Home Minister Ramalinga Reddy, Bengaluru Development Minister KJ George and …
  • The little hospital where every newborn baby got a kiss from the nurse 05 Oct 2017 10:30 Wow, what a response! We got one of our biggest ever reactions to a nostalgic photograph when we asked for your memories of Little Thorpe Maternity Hospital. We posted it on social media and loved the comments that rolled in. The cosy little hospital near …
  • 'BJP without a single MLA is ruling Tamil Nadu' 22 Sep 2017 08:31 'What we see here is puppetry.' The string is with the BJP.' 'All the puppets here are dancing to the direction the BJP pulls the strings.' IMAGE: Bharatiya Janata Party President Amit A Shah at the Arunachaleswarar temple in …
  • Indian snake catchers hope "fantasy homes" will keep them from slavery 23 Aug 2017 00:18 By Anuradha Nagaraj TIRUVANNAMALAI, India, Aug 23 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - A s Devi and Selvam cut across the fields of Tiruvannamalai to reach their hut in Embalam village in the southern Indian state of Tamil Nadu, the young couple stop transfixed …
  • 2 women murdered after one is sexually assaulted in Thiruvannamalai 18 Aug 2017 09:54 A woman and her mother-in-law were murdered in Chengam, Thiruvannamalai by unknown assailants with the former said to have been sexually assaulted before being killed. Younis, who resides in Pakkiripalayam, Thiruvannamalai along with his 80-year-old mother …
  • 16th century slab points to use of hookah in State 14 Aug 2017 04:26 The hookah has been a sign of Nawabi opulence, even decadence. In Satyajit Ray’s Shatranj Ke Khiladi, the hookah seemed to symbolise how the Nawabi chess players in Awadh were oblivious to the British power grab. Down south, Tamils were no strangers to the …
  • Heavy rain hits normal life in TN and Puducherry 13 Aug 2017 14:28 Sathyanarayana, DH News Service, Chennai, Aug 13 2017, 18:30 IST Several trees were uprooted along state and national highways due to rain and along with the heavy wind. PTI Photo Normal life affected in Tamil Nadu due to heavy rain that lashed across the …
  • Massive 'God rock' meant for Bengaluru, now ... 08 Jul 2017 12:38 CHENNAI: A massive single-piece rock, weighing 380 metric tons and measuring 120ft in length and 33ft in breadth, carved out of a hillock in Tamil Nadu for the Kothandaramaswami idol, has now got stuck in legal tangle. The semi-finished idol was to be …
  • Massive 'God rock' meant for Bengaluru, now stuck in Tamil Nadu 08 Jul 2017 11:11 CHENNAI: A massive single-piece rock, weighing 380 metric tons and measuring 120ft in length and 33ft in breadth, carved out of a hillock in Tamil Nadu for the Kothandaramaswami idol, has now got stuck in legal tangle. The semi-finished idol was to be …

  • Coronavirus: Tata Chemicals shuts operations in Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu 25 Mar 2020 12:32 New Delhi: Tata Chemicals Ltd on Wednesday said the company has shut down its manufacturing operations in Andhra Pradesh, and Tamil Nadu following the coronavirus outbreak. The company has also scaled down its operations at Mithapur in Gujarat. In a …
  • ‘Masked’ wedding at Vijayakanth’s house for this Chennai couple 22 Mar 2020 22:34 By Express News Service CHENNAI: On Sunday as most people stayed indoors and put their plans on the back burner, some of them decided to go ahead with theirs, albeit indoors. The janata curfew fell on a ‘muhurtham day’ and many weddings were planned. One …
  • Thieves know no bias: 55 sovereign stolen from collector’s house 22 Mar 2020 01:36 By Express News Service THANJAVUR: Miscreants decamped with 55 sovereign jeweliery from the Cuddalore district collector’s house, near Peravurani in Thanjavur. According to sources, Cuddalore collector V Anbuselvan’s native home is at Nadiyam village in …
  • Thieves break into Cuddalore collector's house, steal 55 sovereigns of gold jewellery 21 Mar 2020 15:45 By Express News Service THANJAVUR: Thieves decamped with 55 sovereigns of gold jewellery from the house of the Cuddalore district collector near Peravurani in Thanjavur district on Friday night. While the collector V Anbuselvan along with his family …
  • Tamil Nadu fishers stuck in Iran running out of food; embassy unhelpful 17 Mar 2020 19:06 Express News Service NAGAPATTINAM: Fishers from Nagapattinam and other parts of Tamil Nadu stranded in Iran complain that they are struggling for food as they await repatriation. Iran is one of the countries worst affected by coronavirus. It has been close …
  • City Union Bank Ltd Opens Six New Branches on March 16, 2020 16 Mar 2020 16:39 City Union Bank Ltd has announced the opening of Six new branches at Guruvayur (Thrissur District, Kerala), K K Nagar (Madurai, Tamil Nadu), Sultanpet (Sulur Taluk, Coimbatore District, Tamil Nadu), Vedayapalem (Nellore District, Andhra Pradesh), Velur ( …
  • Meet homemaker-cum-trucker K Sellammal, who is raring to go places 12 Mar 2020 20:35 K Sellammal arrives in her Tata Sumo for her interview. As the only woman in her village with a commercial driver’s licence, and her own vehicle, the homemaker from Pachai Veli, Thirupanjali in Manachanallur Taluk, stands out from the crowd easily. “Most …
  • Will the ghost of Citizenship papers haunt RTI filings? 09 Mar 2020 21:16 Express News Service CUDDALORE: The district pollution control board in Cuddalore has rejected a Right to Information (RTI) application stating that the application had not been enclosed with a Proof of Citizenship (POC). However, the RTI Act states no …
  • RPP Infra Projects bags new order worth INR 77.52 Crores 09 Mar 2020 12:43 RPP Infra Projects has announced new order win worth INR 77.52 Crores. The Company has won an order to execute "Rehabilitation and Modernization" of Anicut and Channels in the area - Thanjavur and Cuddalore District, Tamil Nadu and is expected to …
  • City Union Bank Ltd opens 3 new branches at Aundipatti, Thirupapuliyur and Vallikavu 09 Mar 2020 10:18 City Union Bank Ltd has inaugurated 3 new branches on March 09,2020 at Aundipatti (Theni District, Tamil Nadu), Thirupapuliyur (Cuddalore District, Tamil Nadu) and Vallikavu (Kollam District, Kerala). Shares of CITY UNION BANK LTD. was last trading in BSE …
  • RPP Infra bags ₹78 cr order in Tamil Nadu 09 Mar 2020 09:48 RPP Infra Projects has bagged an order worth ₹77.52 crore in Tamil Nadu, according to a regulatory filing by the company. The order pertains to ‘rehabilitation and modernisation’ of anicut and channels in Thanjavur and Cuddalore districts of Tamil Nadu and …
  • Let’s talk about schools without compound walls in Tamil Nadu 08 Mar 2020 22:29 By Express News Service COIMBATORE:  In a shocking revelation, more than one-third of elementary and middle schools in Tamil Nadu do not have a compound wall, making schools unsafe for children. According to the data released by the Directorate of …
  • CM commissions Rs 138 crore co-gen power plant 08 Mar 2020 00:33 By Express News Service CHENNAI: Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami commissioned power generation by co-generation plant (18 MW) at Perambalur sugar mill at Eraiyur in Perambalur district, through video- conferencing at the Secretariat, on Friday. The …
  • CM inaugurates slew of development projects  07 Mar 2020 08:13 By Express News Service CHENNAI: Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami on Friday launched renovation works of Kattalai High Level Canal for irrigation in Karur and Tiruchy districts, through video-conferencing at the secretariat. Works would be carried out …
  • IS terror module case: NIA interrogates 10 arrested accused 05 Mar 2020 07:10 interrogation of accused in terror case   The National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Wednesday said that it has interrogated 10 people arrested for their alleged involvement in hatching a conspiracy to wage war against India with the help of terror group …
  • NIA interrogates 10 people in ISIS terror-related case 04 Mar 2020 18:52 By PTI CHENNAI: The NIA has interrogated 10 people for their alleged involvement in hatching a conspiracy to wage war against India with the help of the ISIS terror group, the agency said on Wednesday. Pachaiyappan (resident of Kanchipuram), Rajesh ( …
  • Protected Special Agricultural Zone: Experts seek powers to implementing authority 29 Feb 2020 20:12 It was the 1977 Assembly election. Kuthalam, a sleepy rural constituency in undivided Thanjavur district, was witnessing a heightened poll campaign, as were many other parts of the State. But, there was a difference here. The Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam’s ( …
  • Coronavirus from chicken? Rumourmonger arrested in Cuddalore 28 Feb 2020 01:44 By Express News Service CUDDALORE: What will an 18-year-old boy do when he’s denied chicken free of cost from his regular go-to shop? If you say, “Perhaps, he’d go home and settle for a sambar meal and potato curry for the day”, no, this teen has taken it …
  • A.P. urged to maintain Krishna water supply till April 28 Feb 2020 00:01 With the flow of Krishna water to Chennai becoming increasingly inconsistent, the Tamil Nadu Water Resources Department has written to its counterpart in Andhra Pradesh to maintain flow from Kandaleru reservoir until April to cater to the city’s drinking …
  • Temples in Tamil Nadu keep peacocks, dears in captivity 27 Feb 2020 19:51 Express News Service CUDDALORE: Imagine how would it be if temples of Lord Narasimha (a half lion-half human form of Hindu god Vishnu) had lions in captivity inside the premises? Seems strange, right? How then are temples in Neyveli and Virudhachalam …
  • Number plate helps police crack three murder cases 26 Feb 2020 06:52 By Express News Service TIRUCHY: A double murder case in Siruganur that has been haunting cops since 2018 and another murder that took place in 2017 has been solved, thanks to a road accident. Superintendent of Police Ziaul Haque informed media about the …
  • New dawn for Delta: ONGC’s hydrocarbon proposal returned 26 Feb 2020 03:22 Express News Service CHENNAI: In a first, the Union Environment Ministry has returned the new hydrocarbon project proposed by Oil and Natural Gas Corporation Limited (ONGC) in the Cauvery delta region, which the State government has notified as Protected …
  • Terror links: NIA conducts raids at multiple places in Tamil Nadu 25 Feb 2020 17:57 By Chennaivision in Chennai News February 25, 2020 Officials of the National Investigation Agency (NIA), probing the murder of Special Sub-Inspector of Police Y Wilson at Kaliyakkavilai check-post on January 8 and other cases, conducted simultaneous …
  • On SSI murder trail, NIA conducts searches in T.N. 25 Feb 2020 06:26 Sleuths of the National Investigation Agency (NIA), probing the murder of Special Sub-Inspector of Police Y. Wilson at Kaliyakkavilai check-post on January 8 and other cases, conducted simultaneous searches across the State on the premises of suspects …
  • Plantation drive, girl protection mark Jayalalithaa’s birth anniversary 25 Feb 2020 01:36 By Express News Service CHENNAI: On the occasion of former chief minister J Jayalalithaa’s 72nd birth anniversary, Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami inaugurated a drive to plant 72 lakh saplings across the State. To honour the late leader’s memory, the …
  • When Chennai played host to a U.S. Vice-President 25 Feb 2020 00:59 Chennai has never received the President of the United States of America, but has played host to a serving Vice-President once, in November 1953. Richard M. Nixon, who served as Vice-President during the presidency of Dwight D. Eisenhower (1953-61), began …
  • IS cases: NIA searches 25 locations in Tamil Nadu, Karnataka 25 Feb 2020 00:06 Written by Deeptiman Tiwary | New Delhi | Published: February 25, 2020 3:53:29 am According to NIA, in Tamil Nadu, searches were conducted at 10 locations — one location in Chennai, one in Kanchipuram district, one in Toothukudi district, three in Salem …
  • NIA searches at 25 locations in TN, Karnataka in ISIS-related cases 24 Feb 2020 16:36 New Delhi: The National Investigation Agency on Monday conducted searches at multiple locations in Tamil Nadu and Karnataka in three cases relating to the dreaded terror group ISIS, officials said. In Tamil Nadu, searches were conducted at 10 locations …
  • NIA conducts search operations in Tamil Nadu over SSI murder 24 Feb 2020 14:51 Image Source : FILE NIA conducts search operations in Tamil Nadu over SSI murder The National Investigation Agency (NIA) probing the murder of Tamil Nadu Police Special Sub-Inspector Y.Wilson searched several locations in the state in connection with the …
  • Tamil Nadu cancels PCPIR project over objections, environmental concerns 22 Feb 2020 16:09 Tamil Nadu government has cancelled it's plans to create a Petroleum, Chemicals and Petrochemicals Investment Region (PCPIR) comprising 45 districts of Nagapattinam and Cuddalore districts citing objections by the public and the fact that it is an …
  • Income Tax team escorts Vijay to Chennai from Cuddalore 'Master' shoot for an inquiry 07 Feb 2020 09:47 Amid high drama, officials from the Income Tax (I-T) department’s Investigation Wing stormed NLC India Ltd’s campus in Cuddalore district and persuaded actor Vijay, who was shooting for his latest film Master there, to return to Chennai to aid their …
  • Cuddalore: Smuggler attempts to kill VAO, nabbed 08 Jan 2020 00:14 By Express News Service CUDDALORE: A 27-year-old sand smuggler was detained under Goondas Act by the district police here on Tuesday, after the accused attempted to murder the VAO by running him over with a lorry last month. As per official sources, the …
  • Cuddalore villagers oppose ‘wrong’ winner assuming panchayat office 07 Jan 2020 01:47 By Express News Service CUDDALORE: Two days after the mix-up of names and symbols in an election result, supporters of the “losing” candidate staged a protest at Kumalankulam panchayat under the panchayat union here on Monday. They claimed that the …
  • AIADMK and DMK locked in close fight in Cuddalore District Panchayat 03 Jan 2020 08:03 With the ruling AIADMK and its arch-rival the DMK locked in a close fight for Cuddalore, independent candidates may play a crucial role in deciding who gets to control the District Panchayat. As per the results available at around 9 a.m. on Friday, the …
  • CPCB Index reveals no reduction pollution levels at SIPCOT in Cuddalore 12 Dec 2019 14:05 In February 2011, the Union Ministry of Environment and Forests (MoEF) had lifted the ban on setting up new industries in Cuddalore SIPCOT industrial estate, a critically polluted industrial cluster, after the Tamil Nadu Pollution Control Board (TNPCB) …
  • Not a rumour! Onions at Rs 25 per kg at this Cuddalore store 11 Dec 2019 00:34 Express News Service CUDDALORE: Ask Indians how important onions are for their cuisine and how precious it has become. In the past couple of weeks, the prices of onion have soared as high as Rs 200, which has caused political and social turmoil in the …
  • After clip of trucks dumping waste in Vellar river in Cuddalore goes viral, two suspended 05 Dec 2019 02:15 A clip of three trucks belonging to the Thittagudi Town Panchayat dumping garbage into the Vellar river went viral on Wednesday. District Collector V. Anbuselvan placed V. Gunasekaran, executive officer of Thittagudi Town Panchayat, and Ko. Radhakrishnan, …
  • 'Caste' it out: Educating their children turns bane for Irulas in Cuddalore 01 Dec 2019 00:54 Express News Service CUDDALORE: The reality of caste strikes us when something as shocking as a death happens. But in this village of Cuddalore district, Irula families say education has become the biggest casualty in this caste enmity. A trivial incident …
  • Two women, baby die in Cuddalore as house collapses after rain 30 Nov 2019 00:58 By Express News Service CUDDALORE: A 40-year-old woman, her daughter and granddaughter died after their house collapsed at Kammiyampettai, in the wee hours of Friday. Four other family suffered injuries and the condition of two is serious. According to …
  • Most mid-day meal centres lack basic infrastructure in Cuddalore  24 Nov 2019 20:11 Express News Service CUDDALORE: It has been over six decades since the mid-day meal scheme was launched in Tamil Nadu. But, the scheme encounters problems in Cuddalore owing to funds constraint for providing food and poor infrastructure. Rajambal (name …
  • Youngster stabs lover for breaking up over caste in Tamil Nadu's Cuddalore 18 Nov 2019 00:34 By Express News Service CUDDALORE: In a shocking case, a young woman was stabbed in the neck and stomach by her ex-lover allegedly because she broke up with him, citing his caste as an issue.  The incident created tension in the district on Sunday. Police …
  • No lessons learnt: Two-year-old falls into septic tank in Cuddalore, dies 30 Oct 2019 02:00 Express News Service CUDDALORE: Barely hours after Sujith’s body was recovered from a borewell pit, another toddler was found dead in yet another pit left unguarded, this time at a construction site. According to the police, Priya, a resident of Villupuram …
  • Three test positive for dengue at Cuddalore GH 26 Oct 2019 01:52 By Express News Service CUDDALORE: Three persons out of 43 who were tested for dengue at Cuddalore Government General Hospital here on Friday were positive, health official said. They have been identified as Saranya (29) of Thodamanattam, Aarthi (16) of …
  • Cuddalore shops fined for poor maintenance of premises 22 Oct 2019 02:19 By Express News Service CUDDALORE: In the dengue awareness drive and inspection, Collector V Anbuselvan conducted an inspection in Panruti block on Sunday and fined as many as four shop owners for poor maintenance of the locality and not adhering to the …
  • Cuddalore fisheries official bags Kalpana Chawla Award 16 Aug 2019 04:54 P. Ramyalakshmi, assistant director, fisheries, Cuddalore, hides an iron fist in a velvet glove. The recipient of the Tamil Nadu Government’s Kalpana Chawla Award 2019 showed exemplary courage and daring enterprise in taking on the illegal practice of …
  • Cuddalore lakes, which could quench Chennai’s thirst, don't see desilting work for several decades 12 Aug 2019 06:17 Express News Service CUDDALORE: The three major waterbodies in Cuddalore district — Veeranam, Walajah and Perumal lakes — that potentially can meet the drinking water requirements of both Cuddalore district and Chennai city have not undergone even a single …
  • Cuddalore’s 76-year-old record broken by Avalanche 09 Aug 2019 02:37 By Express News Service COIMBATORE: The downpour battering the western parts of the State broke a 76-year-old record when the Avalanche area in The Nilgiris reported an 820 mm rainfall in 24 hours. This copious reception bettered the 1943 record set in …
  • Adani Ports keen on building port at Nagarjuna Refinery site in Cuddalore 07 Aug 2019 16:03 Adani Ports and Special Economic Zone Ltd (APSEZ) has put in an expression of interest (EoI) to develop a port at Cuddalore in Tamil Nadu at the site of the Nagarjuna Oil Refinery that is undergoing liquidation. The planned six-million tonnes (mt) refinery …
  • Not a trace left of 60-acre lake in Cuddalore 27 Jul 2019 02:58 Express News Service CUDDALORE: When officials in Cuddalore decided to implement a High Court order, and identify waterbodies to be restored, little did they expect to find a 60-acre lake missing. The Palayam lake was very much present in the government …
  • Clariant Adds Pharmaceutical Desiccant Packet Production Capability in Cuddalore, India 24 Jul 2019 20:11 The Clariant Healthcare Packaging business unit is now producing desiccant packets at its plant in Cuddalore, Tamil Nadu, India. The addition expands the range of desiccant products immediately available to customers in the region and increases global …
  • USFDA inspects Solara Active Pharma's Cuddalore facility 08 Jul 2019 16:29 Solara Active Pharma Science on Monday announced the successful completion of the USFDA inspection at the multi-product manufacturing facility at Cuddalore with zero 483 inspectional observations. The Cuddalore facility was established in 1991 and is …
  • Solara's Cuddalore facility completes USFDA Inspection with Zero 483s 08 Jul 2019 06:36 Solara Active Pharma Science Limited (Solara), a leading Active Pharmaceutical Ingredient provider today announced the successful completion of US FDA inspection at the multi-product manufacturing facility at Cuddalore with ZERO 483s inspectional …
  • Cuddalore man tests negative for Nipah 15 Jun 2019 00:32 By Express News Service CUDDALORE: After a 52-year-old Cuddalore native working in Kerala was suspected to be affected with Nipah virus, the report on his blood samples sent to Pune for further tests has confirmed the man to be free of the virus. Natarajan …
  • HC tells police to file detailed report on Cuddalore murder probe 09 Jun 2019 01:43 By Express News Service CHENNAI: The Madras High Court has directed the police concerned to file a detailed report on the status of investigation into the murder of a 19-year-old college student at Cuddalore, allegedly by her boyfriend, last month. Justice …
  • Pollution continues to haunt residents around SIPCOT estate in Cuddalore 07 Apr 2019 00:37 Express News Service CUDDALORE: A retired army havildar, P Senthamaraikannan of Echangadu village in Cuddalore likes to keep himself busy with small experiments around the house to confirm what he already knows. On some nights, he leaves a wet white cloth …
  • Industries and Pollution: Focus issues in Cuddalore 04 Apr 2019 03:10 Express News Service CHENNAI: Cuddalore is set to witness a two-pronged battle between PMK’s R Govindasamy and DMK’s TRVS Sriramesh, at the end of which, its electorate hopes, is the answer to its environmental and infrastructure problems.While Sriramesh, …
  • Voters in Cuddalore taluk mostly unaware of Congress’ NYAY scheme 31 Mar 2019 02:28 By Express News Service CUDDALORE: Four days after the Congress’ minimum income guarantee scheme was announced, a move that is expected to change the fortunes of the party, most parts of Cuddalore taluk are unaware of the poll promise.  With the DMK yet to …
  • Cuddalore teacher’s throat slit by stalker near school 23 Feb 2019 02:26 By Express News Service CUDDALORE: In a shocking case, a 23-year-old teacher was murdered in front of her school in Cuddalore on Friday morning. She was allegedly killed by a stalker who had been following her for the past few months. Ramya, the deceased, …
  • Woman teacher hacked to death in school near Cuddalore 22 Feb 2019 15:18 In a shocking incident, a 23-year-old woman teacher was hacked to death inside a private matriculation school in Kurunjipadi by a man who had been stalking her for over a year. The incident occurred when S. Ramya, the victim, arrived at the Gayathri …
  • Low pressure causes light showers in Cuddalore 24 Dec 2018 03:10 By Express News Service CUDDALORE: Due to well-marked low pressure formed over the Bay of Bengal, several parts of Cuddalore district received light showers throughout the weekend. And the sky cleared up only for few hours in the afternoon on Sunday. …
  • Why the Navy wants to sink INS Cuddalore off Puducherry 09 Dec 2018 06:46 CHENNAI: Barnacles on a ship aren’t a good thing. But let’s hope the INS Cuddalore gets covered in them quickly. In a couple of months, the decommissioned minesweeper will be sunk in the waters 7km off the Puducherry coast to become India’s first …
  • Man lynched to death on suspicion of robbery in Cuddalore; video goes viral 28 Nov 2018 13:31 (Representational image)Johannes Simon/Getty Images A man, suspected of robbery was gruesomely killed by a mob in broad daylight in Cuddalore, Tamil Nadu on Tuesday. A video which went viral showed the 45-year-old man screaming 'Chachi pothanu' …
  • New line along ECR in South TN dropped, city-Cuddalore link may get nod next year 19 Nov 2018 06:07 Express News Service CHENNAI :  A new railway line along East Coast Road between Karaikudi and Kanniyakumari via Thoothukudi, Tiruchendur and Rameswaram has been shelved by the railway board.  However, the 179-km new line proposed between Chennai and …
  • Enumeration of crop damage on in Cuddalore 18 Nov 2018 02:07 The Cuddalore district administration has taken up enumeration of crop damage under the impact of Cyclone Gaja, which made its landfall near Vedaranyam in Nagapattinam district in the early hours of Friday. Collector V. Anbuselvan said that banana and …
  • Cyclone Gaja: Cuddalore MLA holds review meeting with rescue teams 15 Nov 2018 08:35 [Tamil Nadu], Nov 15 (ANI): In the backdrop of cyclone Gaja gathering strength in the Bay of Bengal and threatening to play havoc in the coastal areas of Cuddalore and Rameswaram tonight, Cuddalore Member of Legislative Assembly (MLA) MC Sambath has held a …
  • Cyclone Gaja LIVE updates: Storm set to make landfall between Cuddalore and Pamban in Tamil Nadu 15 Nov 2018 05:31 IMD says that Cuddalore, Nagapattinam, Karaikal, Tiruvarur, Thanjavur, Pudukottai and Ramanathapuram will receive heavy rainfall on Thursday, more than 20 cm.  The Hindu reports that some regions will receive rainfall till Saturday.  "The degree of …
  • Cyclone Gaja: Schools in Rameshwaram and Cuddalore to remain shut 14 Nov 2018 12:03 [India], Nov 14 (ANI): The Tamil Nadu government on Wednesday announced that all schools in Cuddalore and Rameswaram will remain shut on Thursday as cyclone Gaja gathers strength in the Bay of Bengal. Speaking to media, Cuddalore District Collector V …
  • Met zeroes in on Pamban-Cuddalore stretch for Cyclone Gaja landfall 12 Nov 2018 15:07 The India Met Department (IMD) has pointed to a stretch between Pamban and Cuddalore, along the Tamil Nadu coast, as the likely landfall zone for cyclone ‘Gaja’ by forenoon on Thursday. It located the cyclone 720 km east-north-east of Chennai and 800 km …
  • Cuddalore prison faces IS threat 01 Oct 2018 22:09 Security has been beefed up at the Cuddalore Central Prison following intelligence inputs that the IS is planning to launch an attack and free an inmate arrested by the National Investigation Agency (NIA). According to the police, Ansar Meeran was arrested …
  • Detonators, gelatin sticks seized in Cuddalore districts 28 Sep 2018 01:51 By Express News Service CUDDALORE: Police seized 164 electrical detonators and 155 gelatin sticks from M Agaram village near Mangalampettai. It was alleged that a farmer, without obtaining permission, had procured the explosives for constructing a well. …
  • BJP national secretary H Raja booked by Cuddalore, Thanjai cops over comment 22 Sep 2018 01:27 By Express News Service THANJAVUR/CUDDALORE: The Thanjavur South police on Friday registered a case against BJP national secretary H Raja based on a complaint by HR&CE officials’ staff union. Kannan, the state general secretary of the Tamil Nadu …
  • Farmers in Cuddalore demand opening of irrigation channels of Veeranam 20 Aug 2018 02:25 By Express News Service CUDDALORE: Famers alleged that the 28 irrigation channels from Veeranam lake had still not been opened despite lake reaching its full capacity of 47.5 ft. With over three lakh cusecs draining into the Bay of Bengal, the farmers …
  • Cuddalore man dupes many with promise of jobs, held 06 Aug 2018 16:12 By Express News Service CHENNAI: A 32-year-old man was arrested on Sunday for allegedly cheating people by taking money from them on the pretext of getting them government jobs. “Aravindan (32), a native of Cuddalore and a B.Sc graduate was doing real …
  • Perungudi-Cuddalore link may shift to Chengalpet, post Metro-MRTS merger 13 Jul 2018 00:48 By Express News Service CHENNAI: The Southern Railway’s proposed Chennai-Cuddalore rail link from Perungudi may be shifted to Chengalpet, once Chennai Metro Rail and Mass Rapid Transit System (MRTS) get merged, according to official sources. Sources said …
  • 18-year-old intellectually-disabled woman beaten up near Cuddalore 11 May 2018 01:31 By Express News Service CUDDALORE: In yet another case of people taking the law into their own following rumours that child lifters were on the loose, an 18-year-old intellectually-disabled woman from North India was beaten up in the district on Thursday. …
  • WHY NO CONCERN ABOUT THE LIQUIDATION OF PETROLEUM REFINERY PROJECT IN CUDDALORE, INDIA? 25 Apr 2018 20:37 N.S. Venkataraman      25/4/2018 It is surprising that neither the Government of Tamilnadu nor the political parties or fringe groups in Tamilnadu have expressed concern that a six million tonne per year capacity petroleum refinery project in …
  • Water woes force Cuddalore farmers to switch over to horticulture crops 25 Apr 2018 00:42 A marigold field in full bloom in the Cuddalore region | Express CUDDALORE: The transition from agriculture to horticulture is happening in the district with the rains playing the spoilsport. Vegetables, fruits and flowers find a place among farmers, where …
  • Cuddalore lake in making to quench thirst of Chennaiites 21 Apr 2018 00:58 Image for representational purpose only. CUDDALORE: Chennai will get water from a new reservoir in times of distress, if the 950-acre lake in Cuddalore district becomes a reality. The new reservoir is coming up, mostly on lands owned by a few State …
  • High drama at Cuddalore as 16 try self-immolation 17 Apr 2018 00:47 CUDDALORE: In a shocking incident, 16 members of a joint family tried to set themselves on fire by pouring petrol at the Cuddalore collectorate on Monday. They were reportedly aggrieved by the inaction of revenue officials in sanctioning a path to their …
  • Cuddalore eateries make snail meat a hot delicacy 16 Apr 2018 00:35 Image for representational purpose only. CUDDALORE: With snail meat catching up with restaurants in the coastal villages in the state and demand from domestic and export markets rising, fishermen in Cuddalore have seen their pockets becoming fatter. As a …
  • Dina Color Lab opens its Cuddalore branch 23 Mar 2018 07:08 “Our six years of planning is slowly but surely bearing fruit and the success of the commercial print shops that we have set up so far is the testament to the effort that was put in by my team,” said M Dinakaran, managing director of Dina group of …
  • Cuddalore medico bags third rank at all-India level NEET-PG 21 Feb 2018 01:16 CHENNAI: A Cuddalore native who pursued his MBBS course in the Government Madurai Medical College has secured third rank at the all-India level NEET-PG. R Madhan, who hails from Konjikuppam village, has also scored the highest marks among candidates from …
  • Cuddalore fishermen go extra mile to give turtles a chance 16 Feb 2018 00:47 CUDDALORE: With the breeding season of the endangered Olive Ridley sea turtle in full swing, fishermen in the coastal villages here have gone into a conservation mode, spotting and taking the turtles’ eggs to a hatchery set up in Rasapettai village. A …
  • Congress, VCK worked up as Governor visits Cuddalore now 16 Dec 2017 03:21 CHENNAI: Even as Governor Banwarilal Purohit, seemingly undeterred by criticism from several quarters, went ahead with his inspection programme in Cuddalore on Friday, opposition parties upped the ante with the Congress and the Viduthalai Chiruthaigal …
  • Tamil Nadu Governor Banwarilal Purohit's office denies he entered occupied bathroom in Cuddalore 15 Dec 2017 20:19 Tamil Nadu Governor Banwarilal Purohit (File | PTI) CHENNAI: Tamil Nadu Governor Banwarilal Purohit's office on Friday termed as "mischievous and scurrilous" media reports that he entered an occupied bathroom in Cuddalore district during a …
  • TN Governor holds meeting with Cuddalore officials 15 Dec 2017 13:39 Chennai, Dec 15 (IANS) Despite opposition by the DMK, Tamil Nadu Governor Banwarilal Purohit on Friday held a meeting with officials of Cuddalore district, around 190 km from here. Apart from holding discussions with district officials of different …
  • TN to propose upgrade of  Kumari, Cuddalore ports 23 Nov 2017 02:40 CHENNAI: The expansion and modernisation of Kanniyakumari Port and various other initiatives are expected to be proposed by the State government under the Sagarmala scheme when Union Shipping Minister Nitin Gadkari visits the city on Thursday.It is learnt …
  • Bootlegger drives straight into river, held after filmy chase in Cuddalore 18 Nov 2017 04:29 An earthmover being used to recover the bootlegger’s car from the Gadilam in Cuddalore on Friday | express CUDDALORE: What seems like a dramatic chase scene from a typical Kollywood potboiler, a bootlegger was arrested from the Gadilam river, early on …
  • Ragging raises its evil head in Cuddalore government hostel 23 Aug 2017 03:39 CUDDALORE: Over five college students who stay at the government hostel run by the Backward Class Welfare Department in Cuddalore have made allegations of ragging, and extortion of money, against some senior students who also stay there. After the Periyar …
  • Woman throws children in well, attempts suicide in Cuddalore 17 Jul 2017 08:47 Cuddalore: Two children died after being thrown into a well by their 41-year-old mother, who later jumped into it, in the district today, police said. The victim, hailing from Thimava Royanakupppam took the extreme step owing to poverty, they said. The …
  • Four more Dalit docs embrace Buddhism in Tamil Nadu's Cuddalore 29 May 2017 00:24 Dr M V Thambiah (standing- 2nd from right), Dr R Palanivel (3rd from right), Dr K Renugadevi (4th from right)and Dr M Anandhi (5th from right), during an event held to mark the 126th birth anniversary of Dr B R Ambedkar on Sunday | Express CUDDALORE: Seven …
  • Teen Hacked To Death, Severed Head Thrown Into Police Station In Tamil Nadu's Cuddalore 11 May 2017 05:09 Puducherry:  In an extremely barbaric incident in Tamil Nadu last night, a teen was hacked to pieces, allegedly by a gang that later flung his severed head into a police station. In CCTV footage, two bikers stop at the entrance, throw the head and drive …
  • Gang thrashes cabbie, takes away rented SUV in Cuddalore 05 May 2017 02:09 Ashok at Cuddalore Government Hospital, after being attacked by a gang who stole his SUV on Thursday | Express CUDDALORE: A six-member gang, which rented an SUV  at Vandalur in Chennai, claiming to pursue a journey to Velankanni, assaulted the driver and …
  • Strides Shasun : gains 3% as Cuddalore facility clears USFDA inspection 25 Apr 2017 09:56 Strides Shasun, an Indian pharmaceutical company, during Tuesday’s trade jumped almost 3% as the company announced that the US health regulator has successfully completed inspection at its Cuddalore facility in Tamil Nadu. Strides Shasun, an Indian …
  • Strides Shasun advances 3% as Cuddalore facility clears USFDA inspection 25 Apr 2017 06:02 NEW DELHI: Shares of Strides Shasun climbed nearly 3 per cent in Tuesday trade after the drugmaker said its Cuddalore facility in Tamil Nadu has successfully completed inspection by the US health regulator. In a filing to BSE, the company said that it’s …
  • Strides Shasun Ltd announces completion of US FDA inspection at the API Facility at Cuddalore with Zero 483 observations 25 Apr 2017 05:02 Strides Shasun Ltd has announced that its API manufacturing facility at Cuddalore was recently inspected by US FDA. This was a routine GMP inspection and the company has successfully completed the of US FDA inspection with Zero 483 observations. Shares of …
  • Cases against two in Tamil Nadu's Cuddalore manhole deaths case 22 Mar 2017 01:22 CPM, VCK members staging a protest on Monday in front of the Cuddalore General Hospital seeking action | Express CUDDALORE: Police have registered a case against the contractor and the project manager in connection with the death of three sanitary workers …
  • Manual scavenging saga: Now, three killed in Cuddalore manhole 21 Mar 2017 01:08 Fire and rescue department personnel pull out the bodies of the three contract workers who died in the manhole on Monday | Express CUDDALORE : Blatant violation of laws banning manual scavenging by authorities and private contractors continues to take its …
  • Tamil Nadu: Fisherman drowns, 4 injured as boat capsizes off Cuddalore 04 Feb 2017 08:49 By: PTI | Cuddalore | Updated: February 4, 2017 1:40 pm The incident occurred near Pudukuppam in the district when the fishermen had gone fishing. (Source: Google maps) A 51-year-old fisherman drowned and four others were injured after their mechanised …
  • Farmer commits suicide in Cuddalore 29 Jan 2017 20:27 Distressed over crop failure, a 55-year-old farmer allegedly committed suicide by hanging in his house at Kattumannarkovil in the district on Saturday. Police sources said Sundarakannu of Chavadi village near Pillayarthangal in Kattumannarkovil block in …

  • Raped by 16, eight-year-old dies of prolonged illness 16 Feb 2020 02:23 Express News Service CHENNAI: An eight-year-old girl, who was allegedly raped by 16 men, including her relatives, over a period of four years, died on Thursday. While the police is awaiting the postmortem report, the child’s parents said that she died …
  • Trade do not foresee upward jump in maize price in TN 13 Jan 2020 17:15 Trade sources do not foresee an upward revision in the price of maize during the current season as the market arrivals seem adequate. “Prevalence of favourable climatic conditions coupled with extended monsoon helped bring down the incidence of Fall Army …
  • CM inaugurates Kallakurichi district 26 Nov 2019 16:38 Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami today formally inaugurated Kallakurichi district, one of the five newly formed districts in the state. He did this days after he inaugurated Tenkasi district, which was carved out of Tirunelveli. He also …
  • Vellore trifurcated: How Tirupattur, Ranipet make Tamil Nadu’s list of districts even longer 15 Aug 2019 10:11 Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami gestures as he reviews the parade during the 73rd Independence Day celebrations at Fort St. George in Chennai, Thursday, August 15, 2019. (PTI Photo/R Senthil Kumar) Since January this year, the AIADMK- …
  • Tamil Nadu: Vellore trifurcated, Ranipet and Tirupattur to be new districts 15 Aug 2019 08:23 Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edapaddi K Palaniswami. (File Photo) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami Thursday announced Vellore would be trifurcated to create two additional districts. In an event on Independence Day at Fort St George in Chennai …
  • 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 …
  • 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 …
  • AIADMK MP dies in road mishap in Villupuram district 23 Feb 2019 20:52 Chennai: AIADMK MP , elected from Villupuram Lok Sabha constituency, died in a freak mishap when the car in which he was travelling hit the median on the road near Tindivanam in Villupuram district on Saturday, police said. Rajendran died of severe head …
  • 5 more arrested in Salem-Chennai train heist 31 Oct 2018 05:24 The CB-CID has arrested five more persons in connection with the robbery which took place on the moving Salem-Chennai Express two years ago. Reports said the men were produced before the Magistrate on Tuesday. A gang had robbed Rs 5.78 crores of soiled …
  • Salem-Chennai train robbery solved, 2 Madhya Pradesh persons arrested 15 Oct 2018 18:26 The CB-CID of the Tamil Nadu police on Saturday claimed to have cracked the sensational train heist case, in which robbers cut open the roof of a moving train — Salem-Chennai Express — and decamped with Rs 5.78 crore of soiled currencies on August 9, 2016. …
  • Will Veerappan aides' case impact Rajiv killers' freedom? 20 Sep 2018 08:14 'A precedent in the Rajv killers' plea for freedom may flow from slain brigand Veerappan’s 2000 demand for the release of 109 associates languishing in prisons in Karnataka for him to release abducted Kannada matinee icon, the late Rajkumar.' …
  • Gutkha scam: CBI raids houses of Minister Vijayabaskar, DGP Rajendran; shocking details revealed 07 Sep 2018 10:09 In a big twist to the multi-crore gutkha scam probe, the CBI on Wednesday conducted raids at the residences of Health Minister C Vijayabaskar, DGP T K Rajendran, former city Police Commissioner S George and others. The searches began around 7 am with a …
  • School of rock 06 Nov 2017 19:01 It’s Shawshank Redemption in real life. Or, if you prefer, Erin Brockovich. In the first, a banker (Tim Robbins) charged with murder is sent to a high-security prison where he uses his fine knowledge of rocks to dig a tunnel and escape. In the second, …
  • CM holds emergency meet as dengue, fever cases shoot up 03 Oct 2017 03:39 CHENNAI: An emergency meeting was called by Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami on Monday as  Tamil Nadu has recorded as many as 10,000 cases of fever. Every Thursday will be observed as anti-dengue day from now, Health Minister C Vijaya Baskar announced …
  • Suresh Prabhu offers to quit, PM Modi says wait 23 Aug 2017 23:24 Rail Board chairman resigns; replaced by Air India chief, a railway service officer. New Delhi: Hours after the Kaifiyat Express collided with a dumper in Uttar Pradesh, injuring 74 people, Union railway minister Suresh Prabhu, “pained by the unfortunate …
  • Govt bus slips into pit dug up for Metro Rail work 08 Aug 2017 02:51 CHENNAI: Passengers on board a government bus had a fortunate escape, after the bus slipped into a pit on GST Road in Pallavaram on Monday. The State Express Transport Corporation (SETC) bus, plying between Tiruvannamalai and Chennai, fell four feet into …
  • Rushing to meet a deadline that never was 30 Mar 2017 22:29 A. Veerappan knows the math doesn’t add up. Yet, he tries: “I am here at least thrice each week. Each day I’m here, I lose ₹250.” He then connects his daily wage at the construction site to the wad of currency in his pocket: “How many weeks would I have …

  • Trudging in uncertainty at a time of pandemic 29 Mar 2020 01:24 By Express News Service CHENNAI: Tulasiraman braves the searing heat to trudge home at Tiruninravur, 60km from Kancheepuram. The 58-year-old carpenter had given up hopes of getting any new order after struggling for the last two days due to the lockdown in …
  • COVID-19: 4,961 foreign returnees under watch in Thanjavur, third highest in State 28 Mar 2020 06:18 By Express News Service THANJAVUR: With the highest number of home quarantined persons in the region, Thanjavur district health officials are struggling to keep tabs on those who may decide to step out of their homes. As per latest figures available, 4,961 …
  • Police get tough with joyriders 27 Mar 2020 02:13 Faced with the task of implementing a curfew, the Tamil Nadu police often resorted to force across the State, on the second day of the total lockdown on Thursday. Since Wednesday, people have been complaining of police high-handedness. But on their part, …
  • TN corona cases on rise, but 2nd patient tests negative, CM asks Rs 4,000 cr from Centre 26 Mar 2020 06:27 Tamil Nadu is witnessing more coronavirus cases. In a late night tweet, Health Minister Dr C Vijayabaskar said, “3 new  positive cases of #covid19 in TN. 18 Y M contact of 2nd Pt  at #RGGH. 63 Y M Dubai return at #Walajah GH. 66 Y M contact of  Thai …
  • Tamil Nadu's second COVID-19 positive man recovers, to be discharged soon 25 Mar 2020 20:49 By PTI CHENNAI: Tamil Nadu Health Minister C Vijaya Baskar on Wednesday said a 20-year-old male who had reported positive for COVID-19 upon his arrival from New Delhi was recovering well and would be discharged in a couple of days. The patient, hailing …
  • COVID-19 in TAMIL NADU: 5 more test positive for coronavirus; tally goes up to 23 25 Mar 2020 17:28 Image Source : AP COVID-19 in TAMIL NADU: 5 more test positive for coronavirus; tally goes up to 23 Five more persons, including four Indonesian nationals, tested positive for coronavirus on Wednesday in Tamil Nadu, taking the total number of infected …
  • TN turns silent on day one of lockdown (Roundup) 25 Mar 2020 14:22 Chennai, March 25 (IANS) With shops, offices and factories closed, Tamil Nadu turned silent on Wednesday, the first day of the 21-day lockdown announced by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday to prevent the spread of coronavirus. The day passed without …
  • Centre extends permission to Tata Power to operationalise Bengaluru defence SEZ unit 25 Mar 2020 13:09 The Centre has extended permission to Tata Power till the end of April to operationalise its SEZ unit for defence manufacturing in Bengaluru. The company had appealed for an extension saying its plans had got delayed due to restructuring within the company …
  • Tamil Nadu reports five new coronavirus cases; tally goes up to 23 25 Mar 2020 10:53 Chennai: Five more persons, including four Indonesian nationals, tested positive for coronavirus on Wednesday in Tamil Nadu, taking the total number of infected people in the state to 23. The state had had reported 18 coronavirus-positive cases till …
  • Chennai goes into lockdown 24 Mar 2020 23:03 The usually bustling city wore a deserted look since Tuesday evening after the State came under a complete lockdown as a precautionary measure to prevent the spread of COVID-19. Policemen took over the streets after 6 p.m. to enforce Section 144 of Cr.PC …
  • Velammal Excels in Swimming 24 Mar 2020 08:19 By Chennaivision in News March 24, 2020 Master U.Vishal, class 8 of Velammal Main School,Mogappair Campus,clinched the II prize in 50 mts backstroke in 40 sec in the category Group III at the First State Level Inter School and College Swimming Competition- …
  • Sec 144 in Tamil Nadu from today; what to do, what not to 24 Mar 2020 08:19 Restrictions under section 144 of the CrPC will be imposed in the state from today evening till March 31 in the wake of surging cases of COVID-19 in the country. However, the shops of essential products such as milk, vegetable and grocery will remain open …
  • Three more COVID-19 cases in State, one with no travel history 24 Mar 2020 06:22 Tamil Nadu reported three more positive cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) on Monday, taking the total number of patients to 12. However, one of three persons — a 54-year-old resident of Anna Nagar in Madurai — has no history of travel to an affected …
  • TN’s decision on lockdown of Chennai, Kanchi & Erode 23 Mar 2020 15:20 The Tamil Nadu government will today take a decision on imposing stringent restrictive measures in Chennai, Kancheepuram and Erode districts, which figure among the 80 districts countrywide where the Centre has advised maintaining only “essential services” …
  • COVID-19: Tamil Nadu district borders to be sealed, prohibitory orders from 6 pm tomorrow 23 Mar 2020 13:44 Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi K. Palaniswami on Monday announced State-wide promulgation of prohibitive orders under Section 144 of the Code of Criminal Procedure and closure of all district borders from 6 pm on March 24 to 31, under Section 2 of the …
  • Coronavirus: DMK to boycott Assembly session from today 23 Mar 2020 09:39 Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) MLAs will not attend the ongoing Legislative Assembly session from Monday as they have to be with the people of their constituencies who are in constant fear of the COVID-19, party president and Opposition leader M.K. Stalin …
  • North to South, East to West: Empty 23 Mar 2020 04:52 Chennai Central during the nationwide Janata Curfew on Sunday. (Express Photo by Arun Janardhanan) Overwhelming response across the country to the Prime Minister’s call for a Janata Curfew. At 5 pm, people everywhere applauded those at the forefront of the …
  • Coronavirus | T.N. to decide on curbs in three districts today 23 Mar 2020 03:13 The Tamil Nadu government will on Monday take a decision on imposing stringent restrictive measures in Chennai, Kancheepuram and Erode districts, which figure among the 80 districts countrywide where the Centre has advised maintaining only “essential …
  • ‘Masked’ wedding at Vijayakanth’s house for this Chennai couple 22 Mar 2020 22:34 By Express News Service CHENNAI: On Sunday as most people stayed indoors and put their plans on the back burner, some of them decided to go ahead with theirs, albeit indoors. The janata curfew fell on a ‘muhurtham day’ and many weddings were planned. One …
  • Tamil Nadu reports three more Covid-19 cases on Sunday 22 Mar 2020 18:19 Chennai, March 22 (IANS) Tamil Nadu on Sunday reported three more positive coronavirus case, taking to total cases to nine. State Health Minister C.Vijayabaskar, in a tweet, announced the three new positive cases. According to him, a 64-year-old woman, who …
  • Suburban trains cancelled 22 Mar 2020 00:19 The Southern Railway has cancelled all suburban train services, on the four sections, as part of the ‘Janata Curfew’ to be observed on Sunday from 7 a.m. to 9 a.m. A press release issued by the Railways said that special trains would be operated on three …
  • How the virus travelled from Delhi to Chennai by train 21 Mar 2020 22:37 Express News Service CHENNAI: With six cases positive being reported in Tamil Nadu, serious efforts are now being made to trace the contacts of the patients. This is proving to be especially tricky in the case of a 20-year-old youngster who travelled from …
  • City Union Bank Ltd opens two new branches on March 20, 2020 20 Mar 2020 14:24 City Union Bank Ltd has inaugurated Two New Branches at Ujjain and Chinna Kancheepuram on March 20, 2020. Shares of CITY UNION BANK LTD. was last trading in BSE at Rs.163.7 as compared to the previous close of Rs. 146.5. The total number of shares traded …
  • Smart meters for 42 lakh electricity connections 20 Mar 2020 06:21 In a bid to increase revenue, smart meters would be installed in 42 lakh connections across Chennai at a cost of ₹4,300 crore, Chief Minister Edappadi K. Palaniswami announced in the Assembly on Thursday. In a suo motu statement, he said the smart meters …
  • COVID-19: Weekly markets to be shut in Tamil Nadu; supermarkets, grocery stores to remain open 19 Mar 2020 19:01 By Express News Service CHENNAI: Leaving no stone unturned to prevent the spread of Coronavirus, Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami on Thursday ordered closure of all weekly sandhais (markets) along with big textile shops, jewellery shops and …
  • 21-year-old MBA student becomes third to test positive for coronavirus in Tamil Nadu 19 Mar 2020 19:01 Express News Service CHENNAI:  Tamil Nadu confirmed its third case of COVID-19 with a 21-year-old student testing positive for the disease on Thursday. The student from Dublin in Ireland was screened upon arrival in Chennai on March 17, Health Minister C …
  • Tamil Nadu's 2nd Coronavirus patient raises community transmission fears 19 Mar 2020 02:45 CHENNAI: A 20-year old man who travelled by train from Delhi to the city tested positive for coronavirus on Wednesday, becoming Tamil Nadus second COVID-19 patient, over ten days after the first case surfaced in the state, Health Minister C Vijaya Baskar …
  • City Union Bank opens 5 new branches on March 18, 2020 18 Mar 2020 16:16 City Union Bank Ltd has announced the opening of 5 new branches on March 18, 2020. The new branches are opened at Asanallikuppam (Ranipet District, Tamil Nadu), Okhla (New Delhi), Shamshabad (Rengareddy District, Telangana), Walajabad (Kancheepuram …
  • How Rajinikanth shielded Ajith when he made bold and controversial speech in front of M Karunanidhi 18 Mar 2020 01:38 Rajinikanth's speech at Darbar pre-release event in Hyderabad Ajith Kumar had rubbed a section of people from the film industry the wrong way, back in February 2010. He had spoken his mind against a few in Kollywood who force the stars to attend the …
  • Burning of garbage in Pozhichalur causes difficulties for residents 17 Mar 2020 09:19 Several residents in Pozhichalur are facing hardship because of the dumping and burning of garbage in the locality. Pozhichalur, located behind the Chennai Airport, has a lot of residential areas including Sudharma Layout, ECTV Nagar, Ranga Garden, Prem …
  • Coronavirus: All educational institutions, malls, theatres to be shut till March 31 in T.N. 16 Mar 2020 15:38 All educational institutions, liquor outlets, theatres, malls and resorts in Tamil Nadu will remain closed till March 31 as part of preventive measures against COVID-19 outbreak, the State government said on Monday. Making the announcement after chairing a …
  • Tamil Nadu govt closes schools, colleges, malls till March 31 due to coronavirus 16 Mar 2020 15:01 The Tamil Nadu government has ordered for the closure of schools, colleges, malls, theaters, amusement parks, pubs, swimming pools, gymnasiums and TASMAC bars all over the State till March 31 amid the coronavirus outbreak gripping the country. CM …
  • Schools, theatres, malls closed in Tamil Nadu till March 31 15 Mar 2020 13:50 Chennai: The Tamil Nadu government on Sunday directed closure of all kindergarten and primary schools till March 31 as it stepped up preventive measures against coronavirus. Chief minister K Palaniswami also issued orders for closure of cinema halls and …
  • After primary schools, Tamil Nadu directs closure of malls, theatres in 16 border districts till March 31  15 Mar 2020 09:45 By PTI CHENNAI: The Tamil Nadu government on Sunday directed closure of all kintergarden and primary schools till March 31 as it stepped up preventive measures against coronavirus. Chief Minister K Palaniswami also issued order for closure of cinema halls …
  • KG, primary schools closed in TN till March 31; Theatres, malls too shut in border districts 15 Mar 2020 08:35 Chennai: The Tamil Nadu government on Sunday directed closure of all kindergarden and primary schools till March 31 as it stepped up preventive measures against coronavirus. Chief Minister K Palaniswami also issued order for closure of cinema halls and …
  • The tough business of building a city 15 Mar 2020 01:42 The State government, in the last few weeks, announced a slew of city planning measures for Chennai. It revised the year-old combined building rules, relaxed norms for housing, announced new Metro routes and is currently pondering over the new airport’s …
  • Kancheepuram police arrest absconding rowdy 13 Mar 2020 17:59
  • Pre-kg, LKG, UKG classes in Tamil Nadu ordered to remain shut till March 31 13 Mar 2020 17:55 By PTI CHENNAI: The Tamil Nadu government on Friday announced that pre kindergarten, LKG and UKG classes in public and private institutions would remain shut upto March 31 in view of the coronavirus scare. A government notification, while stating this, …
  • COVID-19 takes centre stage in Assembly; canards raise worries 13 Mar 2020 00:37 By Express News Service CHENNAI: Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami on Thursday asserted that there was no need to be panicky about the coronavirus threat as the State government has taken every possible step to prevent it. “Only those who come from …
  • Tamil Nadu CM Palaniswami appeals to people not to panic over coronavirus 12 Mar 2020 13:41 By PTI CHENNAI: Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K Palaniswami on Thursday allayed fears over coronavirus, saying the state was home to the best medical practitioners in the country and people need not panic. Making his first comment on the coronavirus in the …
  • Santhosh shines as Madurai DCA get the better of Kancheepuram DCA 08 Feb 2020 03:16 By Express News Service CHENNAI: M SANTHOSH Gopi’s 46 came in handy for Madurai DCA to beat Kancheepuram DCA by fi­ve wickets in the semifinals of the TNCA inter-districts T20 to­urnament for SS Rajan Trophy, played at Chepauk on Friday. Brief scores: …
  • Two-year-old child run over by school van in Kancheepuram 29 Jan 2020 22:35 By Express News Service CHENNAI:  A two-year-old girl was allegedly run over by a private school van in Kancheepuram on Tuesday evening. She was identified as Ponmathi, who lived with her parents and elder brother Punithan (4) in Perunagar, New Colony, in …
  • Periyar statue vandalised in Tamil Nadu's Kancheepuram district 24 Jan 2020 08:27 By PTI CHENNAI: A statue of rationalist leader EV Ramasamy Periyar was found vandalised in neighbouring Kancheepuram district on Friday morning, police said. The statue at Salavakkam in the district was found damaged this morning causing a flutter in the …
  • Horrifying! Dalit woman found dead with burns, bruises in Tamil Nadu's Kancheepuram 02 Dec 2019 02:48 Horrifying! Dalit woman found dead with burns, bruises in Tamil Nadu's Kancheepuram A 20-year-old Dalit woman was found dead in a private garden in Tamil Nadu's Kancheepuram district. The woman, who lived in Aandi Siruvallur village near Walajabad, …
  • Dalit girl from Kancheepuram found dead, kin allege rape 29 Nov 2019 01:17 By Express News Service CHENNAI: A 20-year-old Dalit girl from Kancheepuram was found hanging in a private garden on Thursday morning with stab marks and burns on her body. The girl’s father said in a police complaint that he suspects a man, with whom the …
  • Holiday declared for schools, colleges in Kancheepuram and Vellore 28 Nov 2019 06:02 Following heavy rain, authorities have declared holiday for schools and colleges in Kancheepuram (unified district) on Thursday. Similarly holiday was declared for schools and colleges in Vellore district inclusive of Ranipet and Tirupattur. The orders …
  • Kancheepuram Deputy collector prints son's wedding cards on handkerchief to reduce plastic 12 Nov 2019 05:13 Express News Service TIRUCHY: Weddings are an exercise in extravagance. While it is a big celebration, it ends up generating a lot of waste, starting from the wedding cards to plastic cups and water bottles. Wedding cards have become a status symbol for …
  • One killed, five injured in blast at Kancheepuram's Manampathi temple 26 Aug 2019 06:10 One killed, five injured in blast at Kancheepuram's Manampathi temple One person was killed and five others injured in Tamil Nadu's Kancheepuram district on Sunday when an unidentified object they found in a temple pond suddenly blew up, police …
  • One killed, 4 injured in explosion in Kancheepuram district 25 Aug 2019 19:44 One person died and four others were injured in an explosion at Manampathi, located nearly five km from Tirupathur, in Kancheepuram district on Sunday afternoon. The police are yet to establish the cause of the explosion. The incident happened around 3.30 …
  • One killed, five injured in blast at TN’s Kancheepuram 25 Aug 2019 17:48 Chennai, Aug 25 (IANS) One person was killed and five others injured in Tamil Nadu’s Kancheepuram district on Sunday when an unidentified object they found in a temple pond suddenly blew up, police said. Police, however, said the incident was not connected …
  • Rush of Athi Varadar devotees pushes up Kancheepuram room tariffs 31 Jul 2019 22:34 As thousands throng the Sri Devarajaswamy temple in Kancheepuram to catch a glimpse of a fig wood idol of Varadaraja Perumal, even a stay at a budget hotel is an expensive proposition for visitors. Online hotel booking sites show tariffs in ordinary hotels …
  • "No Stampede At Kancheepuram Temple": Tamil Nadu Government After 4 Dead 19 Jul 2019 13:47 Tamil Nadu Chief Minister E Palaniswami explained the health conditions of those who died on Thursday Chennai: The Tamil Nadu government on Thursday denied that a stampede at the Kancheepuram temple led to the death of four devotees, claiming that the …
  • Four die after visit to Kancheepuram temple 18 Jul 2019 21:30 Four persons died in separate incidents on Thursday after visiting the Sri Devarajaswamy temple in Kancheepuram for a darshan of Athi Varadar. District Collector K. Ponniah refuted reports that the deaths occured as a result of a stampede. “They died at …
  • Kancheepuram: Four suffocate to death in Athi Varadar crowd 18 Jul 2019 20:33 Kancheepuram: The feared calamity has happened.  Four devotees, including two women, were suffocated to death as thousands of people filled up the narrow roads to the Sri Varadaraja Perumal temple for the darshan of Athivaradar on the 18th day of his …
  • Bonded labourers rescued from Kancheepuram face threats from ex-bosses 16 Jul 2019 02:53 Express News Service CHENNAI: Twenty-eight bonded labourers from the Irular Scheduled Tribe community are facing death threats from their former bosses after they were rescued by the government and non-governmental organisations from a wood-cutting unit in …
  • Check exploitation of groundwater in Tiruvallur, Kancheepuram: HC 12 Jul 2019 03:42 The Madras High Court on Thursday impressed upon the need for the revenue as well as police officials to crack down on all those involved in illegal commercial exploitation of groundwater in Tiruvallur and Kancheepuram districts. Justices S. Manikumar and …
  • Rescued from bonded labour, Kancheepuram’s Kasi still in fear 12 Jul 2019 00:27 The 70-year-old fell at the feet of revenue officials when they reached the woodcutting unit in Kancheepuram, Tamil Nadu, on a tip-off. (Express photo by Jerusha Venkatarangam) Hours after revenue officials released him and two dozen other bonded labourers …
  • Parched Chennai to get water from 11 more Kancheepuram quarries  25 Jun 2019 09:19 Express News Service CHENNAI: Even as the city continues to struggle for water, several additional sources, such as quarries, which were supplying water to Chennai have started going dry. Now, another 11 quarries have been identified in Kancheepuram to …
  • Praveen’s six-wicket haul helps Kancheepuram win 05 Jun 2019 06:00 By Express News Service CHENNAI: Riding on S Ricky Praveen’s 6 for 29, Kancheepuram defeated Coimbatore by 12 runs in the TNCA inter-district U-19 tournament. Brief scores: Kancheepuram 154 in 48.2 ovs (R Yash 31, Pranav Kumar 35, Aditya Kumar Gaurav 3…
  • Yamaha Music sets up plant in Kancheepuram 28 May 2019 23:53
  • 48 sovereigns, Rs 80,000 burgled from house in Kancheepuram 17 May 2019 02:27  The burglary happened after private firm employee Karthick( 38) of Abdullahpuram in Vinayagapuram and his family members had gone to Ooty on vacation on Saturday.Sources said when the family returned home on Thursday morning, the lock on the door was …
  • Vaikasi Brahmotsavam of Sri Devaraja Swami ( Sri Varadharja Perumal) Kancheepuram 13 May 2019 14:17 “Sreemathe Ramanujaya Namaha” The Annual famous Brahmotsavam of Sri Devaraja Swami began on 17th May 2019 and concludes on the 25th May 2019 This shrine is adored to be in the third place among the 108 Divya Desams, the first and second being Thiruvarangam …
  • Kancheepuram: Rs 11 cr worth jewels, cash stolen from car 30 Apr 2019 00:52 Chennai: Six persons disguised as idol wing sleuths escaped with Rs 11 crore worth gold jewels and Rs 7.5 lakhs in cash from the car belonging to the General Manager of entrepreneur and Idol theft suspect Kiran Rao near Paranur Checkpost in Kancheepuram on …
  • Three dead in steel plant fire in Kancheepuram near Chennai 06 Apr 2019 03:39 Express News Service CHENNAI: Three persons were killed and five others critically injured in a gas pipeline explosion at a steel melting factory in Uthiramerur on Friday. The police have detained three factory officials for inquiry.  All the injured …
  • Kancheepuram stillborn row: Doctors told to be present during deliveries at PHCs 22 Mar 2019 03:52 By Express News Service CHENNAI: A day after a ‘stillborn’ baby’s head was separated from body at an Additional Primary Health Centre in Kancheepuram district, the State Health Department has ordered doctors in Additional Primary Health Centres to be …
  • VIT legal awareness camp held in Kancheepuram 14 Mar 2019 02:12 By Express News Service CHENNAI: VIT School of Law organised a legal awareness-cum-legal aid camp at the Government High School at Rathinamangalam in Kancheepuram district on Tuesday, said a statement issued by the institute. Resource persons including …
  • 11 bonded labourers rescued from brick kilns in Kancheepuram 21 Feb 2019 02:35 By Express News Service CHENNAI: A total of 11 bonded labourers including five kids were rescued on Wednesday from the brick kilns at Paalur in Kancheepuram district. According to the revenue officials, a complaint was received from one of the workers, who …
  • Four teens among 6 killed in different road accidents at Kancheepuram and Chennai 21 Jan 2019 03:34 By Express News Service CHENNAI: Four teenagers, a 36-year-old man and a 63-year-old woman were killed in four different accidents at Kancheepuram and Chennai on Saturday night and Sunday morning. On the Tambaram-Somangalam Road, two bikes collided head-on …
  • Patients at Kancheepuram PHC told to buy syringes from private shops 15 Jan 2019 02:13 Express News Service CHENNAI: Patients at the Urban Primary Health Centre at Mangadu in Kancheepuram district were made to buy syringes from private medical shops around the centre on Monday as the doctor also stayed away from attending the patients. In …
  • Black Friday: Four die in separate road accidents in Kancheepuram 03 Dec 2018 05:05 By Express News Service CHENNAI: Four people lost their lives in road accidents in Kancheepuram while a man in his sixties was knocked down and killed by a speeding vehicle in Chennai on Friday. Vedachalam (55), a resident of Koovathur, was travelling on a …
  • Blast at illegal cracker unit in Kancheepuram kills four 24 Oct 2018 06:20 By Express News Service CHENNAI: Four persons, including two women, were killed and one man injured in a blast at an illegal firecracker unit at Kancheepuram on Tuesday. They had been making crackers at the house of one Madeen. Police said the unit, in a …
  • GI tag: 326 products including Kancheepuram silk saree, Alphonso Mango, Kolhapuri Chappal registered so far 23 Oct 2018 10:32 The other benefits of registration of GI include legal protection to that item, prevention against unauthorised use by others, and promoting exports. As many as 326 products such as Kancheepuram silk saree, Alphonso Mango, Nagpur Orange and Kolhapuri …
  • Perinjambakkam villagers in Kancheepuram oppose housing plots to journalists 06 Sep 2018 23:17 By Express News Service CHENNAI: Perinjambakkam villagers in Kancheepuram are opposing housing plots being given to 34 journalists in government poromboke land in the village and have filed a petition in the taluk office. Speaking to Express, T Kumar, …
  • Documenting Kancheepuram’s rich architecture  28 Aug 2018 01:11 Express News Service CHENNAI : Kancheepuram — A heritage and documentation project is basically preservation of history. Even today if I want a 100-year-old photograph of a Srirangam or Tirupati I should refer to a British library. My interest in …
  • On cam: Tussle inside Kancheepuram temple over ritual 02 Jun 2018 14:32
  • Vaikasi Brahmotsavam of Kancheepuram Sri Varadharja Perumal 28 May 2018 11:25 Sreemathe Ramanujaya Namaha” The Annual famous Brahmotsavam of Sri Devaraja Swami began on 27th May 2018 and concludes on the 4th June 2018 This shrine is adored to be in the third place among the 108 Divya Desams, the first and second being Thiruvarangam …
  • Cop found dead on Kancheepuram railway track, suicide suspected 14 May 2018 01:49 By Express News Service CHENNAI: A police constable was found dead on the railway track with his body in a highly mutilated condition near Nathapettai Railway Station in Kancheepuram district on Sunday. Sathish Kumar (42) was working as a driver for Deputy …
  • Dark clouds over green fields in Kancheepuram and Tiruvallur districts 30 Apr 2018 01:10 Express News Service CHENNAI : The real estate industry is upbeat about the proposed expansion of the Chennai Metropolitan Area (CMA), as it brings the entire Kancheepuram and Tiruvallur districts under the “metropolitan” tag. But known for vast tracks of …
  • Madras High Court stays Kancheepuram Collector’s order against hospice 26 Apr 2018 01:30 Madras High Court (File|PTI) CHENNAI : The Madras High Court on Wednesday stayed an order dated April 16 of the Kancheepuram Collector directing the management of St Joseph’s Hospice at Paleswaram to stop burying bodies on its premises. Justice T Raja …
  • AAI yet to decide on four sites for second airport, says Kancheepuram Collector 26 Apr 2018 01:30 Image for representational purpose only. (Photo | PTI) CHENNAI: Is it the State government or Airports Authority of India (AAI) that is delaying the decision on identifying the site for Chennai’s second airport? Kancheepuram Collector C Ponniah said the …
  • 11 years after police action, snacks vendor in Kancheepuram gets compensation 24 Apr 2018 00:32 Image used for representational purpose. (Express File Photo) CHENNAI: The State Human Rights Commission has ordered a compensation of Rs 1 lakh to a snack vendor in Kancheepuram, 11 years after he was allegedly harassed by the police to evict him from the …
  • Statue missing from Kumarakottam Murugan temple near Kancheepuram 11 Mar 2018 04:35 Chennai: In a shocking incident, miscreants had stolen a bronze statue of a deity weighing 7.5 kg from Kumarakottam Murugan temple near Kancheepuram on Saturday. The stolen statue has been identified as the statue of Katcheswarar Sivachariar kept in ‘ …
  • 144 medical students from Kancheepuram Annaii Medical College relocated by government 07 Mar 2018 00:02 Director of Medical Education Dr Edwin Joe interacting with a student of Annai Medical College on Tuesday (EPS | Rakesh Kumar) CHENNAI: The Directorate of Medical Education conducted counselling on Tuesday for relocating 144 MBBS students of Annaii Medical …
  • Vijayendra Saraswathi takes charge as head of Kancheepuram Math 02 Mar 2018 23:34 CHENNAI: Sri Shankara Vijayendra Saraswathi Shankaracharya Swamigal (47), the junior pontiff of Kanchi Kamakoti Peetam, has taken charge as Peetadhipathi (head) of the age-old religious institution from March 1, Kanchi Math manager Sundaresa Iyer informed …
  • Kancheepuram Sankara Mutt seer Jayendra Saraswathi laid to rest 01 Mar 2018 08:32  Junior pontiff Sri Vijayendra Saraswathi performed several rituals starting around 7 am. The rituals included abhishekam, puja and arati. However, people from outside were not allowed to participate in the rituals. (Photo: PTI) Kanchipuram: Sri Jayendra …
  • Devotees throng Kancheepuram to pay their last respects 01 Mar 2018 05:01 Hundreds of devotees, cutting across religious and political affiliations, made a beeline to the temple town of Kancheepuram to pay homage to Jayendra Saraswathi, the 69th pontiff of the Kanchi Kamakoti Peetam. The senior seer, who suddenly suffered …
  • Manual scavenging chokes three more to death in Kancheepuram 15 Feb 2018 02:03 Image used for representational purpose. CHENNAI: Three men, including a hotel employee, were asphyxiated while cleaning a septic tank at a hotel near Sriperumbudur in Kancheepuram district on Wednesday. The victims, Maari (34), Murugesan (35) and Ravi (32 …
  • Skeleton services in Kancheepuram provide relief to commuters 05 Jan 2018 04:09 Skeleton services on prime routes from Kancheepuram was ensured on Friday morning much to the relief of office-goers who were affected by the commencement of the bus strike by Tamil Nadu State Transport Corporation unions from Thursday evening. Thousands …
  • Tamil Nadu rains: Schools closed in Chennai, Tiruvallur and Kancheepuram districts 13 Nov 2017 05:44 Tamil Nadu rains: A flooded road in Chennai. PTI Photo Schools in Chennai, Tiruvallur and Kancheepuram districts will be closed on Monday as the weather department warned of heavy rains till Wednesday. Chennai and other coastal areas in Tamil Nadu have …
  • Tamil Nadu rains: Schools shut in Chennai, Tiruvallur and Kancheepuram districts 13 Nov 2017 03:41 A flooded road in Chennai. PTI Photo Schools in Chennai, Tiruvallur and Kancheepuram districts will be closed on Monday as the weather department warned of heavy rains till Wednesday. Chennai and other coastal areas in Tamil Nadu have been receiving …
  • Losing a niche, korvai in Kancheepuram 25 Oct 2017 04:03 This Deepavali was a very happy one for weaver D. Krishnamoorthy and his family — he got an order for a Korvai silk saree! “You may be wondering why we are elated. It’s simple. If we weave a Korvai saree, we will get enhanced wages. Not only that, such …
  • Russian tourist seeks alms in Kancheepuram after failing to withdraw cash at ATM 10 Oct 2017 13:16 A Russian on Tuesday sat at the entrance of the Sri Kumarakottam temple in Kancheepuram, Tamil Nadu, seeking alms. A. Evangelin (24), who has a valid passport and visa, came to India on September 24 and arrived in Kancheepuram on Tuesday morning from …
  • Burglar caught in the act in Kancheepuram, l... 05 Oct 2017 04:50
  • Are Kancheepuram eateries serving you protected water birds? 24 Sep 2017 03:55 CHENNAI: Chicken that you order from food outlets in Kancheepuram district, could well be a pond heron, a cattle egret or any one of the wild large waterbird found in the wetlands of our State. A study conducted by researchers from National Centre for …
  • Blood test confirms Kancheepuram boy died of dengue 31 Aug 2017 03:59 CHENNAI: It was dengue that killed the four-year-old boy from Kancheepuram, who was undergoing intensive treatment at the Institute of Child Health (ICH), Egmore, on Tuesday, blood test results have confirmed. Ruthresh from North Cheyyur in Kancheepuram …
  • Girl on way to give birthday sweets dies in Kancheepuram road mishap 29 May 2017 00:38 CHENNAI: A girl’s birthday and life ended in a flash on Sunday afternoon when a van ran over her and killed her in Kancheepuram. Police said the child, Priyadarashini (7), of Kamaraj Nagar had just celebrated her birthday with her family at home and was on …
  • NGO to revive waterbody in Kancheepuram 05 May 2017 03:19 An ancient waterbody, located in front of the Sri Ramanujar Sannadhi at Sevilimedu in Kancheepuram taluk, is being revived by a Chennai-based non-governmental organisation, the Environmentalist Foundation of India (EFI). The work will coincide with the 1, …
  • Caste colours worship on Kancheepuram hill 19 Apr 2017 03:28 On the evening of April 14, the Good Friday service across the road from Sogandi village’s Arul Nagar — 75 km south west of Chennai — was interrupted by police and revenue officials. Arul Nagar residents say the interruption was unprovoked. The …
  • Moovarasampet residents call on Kancheepuram Collector 21 Jan 2017 07:02 Led by its secretary G.P. Babu, the Federation of Moovarasampet Welfare Associations recently submitted a raft of petitions to the Kancheepuram district collector K. Gajalakshmi. Among issues brought to the attention of the collector are: merger of …
  • Jallikattu: protests continue in Kancheepuram 19 Jan 2017 21:34 The protest demonstration in support of Jallikattu by a group of determined and indefatigable youth at Kancheepuram entered the third day on Thursday with support pouring in from all sections of the society. The demonstrators who have spent the whole night …

  • BGR Energy Systems Ltd to sell stake in Progen Systems and Technologies Ltd 30 Mar 2020 08:12 The Board of Directors of BGR Energy Systems Ltd at their meeting held today through Video Conferencing approved the proposal for sale of entire investment of the Company held in Progen Systems and Technologies Limited ("Progen"), a subsidiary of …
  • Sevalaya’s Coronavirus awareness campaign in Chennai 22 Mar 2020 21:22 By Express News Service CHENNAI: Sevalaya’s medical team, headed by Dr Gajalakshmi, and assisted by staff nurses, in its well-equipped mobile medical van, recently visited four villages — Kasuva, Magaral, Nathamedu and Perumalpattu — in Thiruvallur …
  • Suburban trains cancelled 22 Mar 2020 00:19 The Southern Railway has cancelled all suburban train services, on the four sections, as part of the ‘Janata Curfew’ to be observed on Sunday from 7 a.m. to 9 a.m. A press release issued by the Railways said that special trains would be operated on three …
  • Sai, Aparajith hit double tons in TNCA league 13 Mar 2020 03:40 By Express News Service CHENNAI: Riding on Tamil Nadu U-19 batsman B Sai Sudharsan’s 226, Alwarpet CC posted 498 for 7 against Madras Cricket Club in a TNCA Senior Division League match at IIT-Chemplast grounds. Sudharsan added 170 for the first wicket …
  • No new Tamil releases from March 27? 11 Mar 2020 10:47 T Rajhendherr said the TDS adds to the burden of distributors. T Rajhendherr, President of the Chennai Thiruvallur Kancheepuram Distributors’ Association, has said that the TDS (Tax Deducted at Source) imposed on distributors’ income should be cancelled. …
  • No Tamil film releases from March 27? 11 Mar 2020 08:40 By Chennaivision in Cinema News March 11, 2020 The Tamil Nadu Distributors Association had called a meeting of its members and has come up with a couple of startling resolutions, including going on an indefinite strike. Speaking to reporters, filmmaker and …
  • Jumbo Bag Ltd to close manufacturing activities at rented units in Thiruvallur 09 Mar 2020 14:44 Jumbo Bag Ltd has decided to close manufacturing activities at its units situated at No.110, shed 1, GNT ROAD, Peruvoyal Village, Thiruvallur District in the State of Tamil Nadu-601206 w.e.f.31.03.2020. The manufacturing activities of the above units will …
  • Gushing over leafy greens, thanks to this Coimbatore agri-startup 08 Mar 2020 21:00 Express News Service CHENNAI: With spinach’s infamous ambassador, Popeye the sailor man, off of our television screens, aiming to breathe new life into the leafy greens with the launch of their maiden store in Nolambur is KeeraiKadai.com. A Coimbatore- …
  • Massive fire breaks out in Chennai's Madhavaram 29 Feb 2020 13:49 By Online Desk A massive fire has broken out at an oil warehouse in Chennai's Madhavaram area on Saturday afternoon.  Twelve fire tenders and more than 50 firefighters rushed to the godown located at Thiruvallur-Madhavaram roundabout.  #WATCH Tamil …
  • Chennai Power Shutdown on 27-02-2020 25 Feb 2020 17:57 Power supply will be suspended in the following areas on 27.02.2020 from 09.00 am to 05.00 pm for maintenance work. Supply will be resumed before 05.00 P.M if the works are completed. ALMATHY AREA : Bankarupet, Vino nagar, Kanniyamman nagar, Veerapuram, …
  • Woman stabbed to death after argument 15 Feb 2020 01:45 By Express News Service CHENNAI: An argument proved fatal for a 27-year-old woman after she was stabbed to death by her husband’s uncle in Thiruvallur on Thursday evening. According to the police, Senthil Kumar (30) and his wife Kalaivani were living in …
  • Rs 2,500 cr for industrial incentives in Tamil Nadu budget 14 Feb 2020 10:35 Chennai, Feb 14 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Deputy Chief Minister O. Panneerselvam on Friday said the state will come out with a new industrial policy offering GST regime-compatible incentives. Presenting the state budget for 2020-21 in the Assembly Panneerselvam …
  • TN budget 2020-21 highlights: State's economy was strong despite global slowdown, says OPS 14 Feb 2020 08:24 By Online Desk Tamil Nadu Deputy Chief Minister O Paneerselvam, (OPS) is presenting the state budget for 2020-21 on Friday. Last year, the budget was devoid of populist measures and emphasis was on infrastructure development while continuing allocations …
  • Santhosh shines as Madurai DCA get the better of Kancheepuram DCA 08 Feb 2020 03:16 By Express News Service CHENNAI: M SANTHOSH Gopi’s 46 came in handy for Madurai DCA to beat Kancheepuram DCA by fi­ve wickets in the semifinals of the TNCA inter-districts T20 to­urnament for SS Rajan Trophy, played at Chepauk on Friday. Brief scores: …
  • Thiruvallur post victory 06 Feb 2020 02:27 By Express News Service CHENNAI: Sumesh Ashok Kumar’s 4/50 helped Thiruvallur beat Kanyakumari by an innings and 70 runs in the semifinals of TNCA inter-district U-19 tournament. Brief scores: Thiruvallur 331/9 decl in 76 ovs bt Kanyakumari 57 in …
  • Santhosh lifts Thiruvallur to solid total 05 Feb 2020 05:24 By Express News Service CHENNAI: S Santhosh Kumar’s 94 helped Thiruvallur declare at 331/9 against Kanyakumari on the first day of their TNCA inter-districts U-19 tournament semifinal. Brief scores (semifinals): Thiruvallur 331/9 decl in 76 ovs (S …
  • Workafella Perungudi emerge winners of Futsal 2020 04 Feb 2020 02:58 By Express News Service CHENNAI: Workafella Perungudi won Futsal 2020, in Chennai on Monday. India winger Lallianzuala Chhangte felicitated the winners and gave away the prizes. The tournament, which featured six teams, was organised by Workafella, a …
  • Rahul four-for helps Baroda take control 01 Feb 2020 06:15 By Express News Service CHENNAI: Rahul Maurya’s 4 for 38 came in handy for Baroda to bag a lead of 55 runs over Tamil Nadu in the Col CK Nayudu Trophy U-23 match at Coimbatore. Baroda were 207 for 3 at stumps in their second essay with Jyotsnil unbeaten on …
  • Civic polls: AIADMK wins many seats in indirect elections 31 Jan 2020 19:48 AIADMK had an upper hand in the indirect elections that were held on Thursday for close to 300 posts in the rural bodies. Indirect elections for the posts of Chairpersons and Deputy Chairpersons of Panchayat Unions and District Panchayats, and Vice- …
  • Tiruchy tops Flag Day contributions 28 Jan 2020 04:17 By Express News Service TIRUCHY: District Collector S Sivarasu received an award from Tamil Nadu Governor Banwarilal Purohit for collecting Flag Day donations above the target set by the State government. For Tiruchy district, the government had set a …
  • Peugeot 208 spied with ill fitting body panels – Testing India spec platform? 19 Jan 2020 07:11 In 2017, the European auto major announced a JV with CK Birla Group for a new production facility near Chennai. Last year, the company showcased the Citroen C5 Aircross SUV in the country and announced that it will be launched in 2020 as a CKD. Groupe PSA …
  • SSI Wilson was killed to threaten State: Police 17 Jan 2020 00:14 By Express News Service NAGERCOIL: Inivestigations with the two suspects by Kanniyakumari police in the murder of Special Sub Inspector Wilson suggest that the duo had shot dead the policeman to “threaten the police and state administration” as a …
  • Two men wanted for murder of TN cop on Kerala border nabbed in Karnataka 14 Jan 2020 12:11 By Express News Service NAGERCOIL: The two main accused in the murder of a special sub-inspector of police in Kalliyakkavilai were arrested in Karnataka on Tuesday Wilson, 57, had been shot dead by two people while he was on duty at the police check post …
  • Aim to generate jobs, EPS panel clears over Rs 6000-crore projects 14 Jan 2020 01:46 By Express News Service CHENNAI: The high powered committee headed by Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami, constituted for expeditious investment facilitation and single-window clearances for the Memoranda of Understanding (MoU) signed during his recent …
  • Rajalakshmi Institutions - Open House Day 2020 08 Jan 2020 21:53 Jan 08, 2020 (IssueWire via COMTEX) -- Chennai, Jan 8, 2020 (Issuewire.com) - Rajalakshmi Institutions, Chennai organized the first-ever Open House Day on 4th January 2020 in the Rajalakshmi Engineering College campus. This is an initiative by the …
  • Woman, granddaughter drown as car falls into canal 03 Jan 2020 01:55 By Express News Service CHENNAI: A 65-year-old woman and her 17-year-old granddaughter drowned after the car in which they were travelling plunged into the Krishna canal in Tiruvallur district during the early hours of Thursday. According to the police, …
  • T Rajhendhar wins in Distributors Association elections 23 Dec 2019 20:43 T. Rajhendhar, who contested for the first time in the Chennai-Chengalpet -Kanchipuram-Thiruvallur Tamil Film Distributors Association elections for the post of President, has defeated his rival Arulpathi by 12 votes, garnering a total 235 votes. His team, …
  • National Weather Forecast: Monday, December 16 16 Dec 2019 04:19 Cloudy to partly cloudy conditions are being forecast for Chennai for today (Monday) with light rain probable in some areas of the city. Similar conditions are likely over Puducherry and the major cities of Salem, Coimbatore, Tiruchirappalli, Madurai and …
  • French group plans Citroen cars in all key segments 11 Dec 2019 16:13 Groupe PSA, the second largest passenger vehicle group in Europe by volumes, on Wednesday said it would focus on offering products in all key segments of the Indian passenger vehicle market as the French car group gears up for its India entry next year …
  • French carmaker Groupe PSA Citroen planning lighter retail presence 11 Dec 2019 11:53 CHENNAI: French carmaker Citroen, part of 74-billion-Euro Groupe PSA, is working on a lighter retail presence distinguished by smaller but digitally enabled showrooms across key metropolises ahead of its first vehicle launch next year, according to Roland …
  • PSA's Citroen to launch one new car a year from India 'first' new platform 11 Dec 2019 11:51 European auto major Groupe PSA, which is going to kick-start its journey next year with a premium SUV, said it is working on a new platform and India will be the first market to have products emanating from it. The company is planning to launch at least …
  • VELAMMAL EXCELS IN VOLLEYBALL 11 Dec 2019 01:04 By Chennaivision in Education, General, Sports News December 11, 2019 The U-14 Volleyball girls team  of Velammal Main School,  Mogappair Campus defeated  Madhavaram Girls Hr. Sec. School in the finals with a score of 21-13, 21-16 and  won the  first place …
  • Sharon Maria and Kunal Kaushik set meet records on final day of 17th Milo National inter-district junior athletics competition 10 Dec 2019 19:27 Sharon Maria (Nilgiris) and Kunal Kaushik (Dadri) set new meet records in the girls’ under-16 200m and boys’ under-16 shotput events respectively on the final day of the 17th Milo National inter-district junior athletics meet at Tarakarama Stadium (SV …
  • Two years on, phase II of ORR still incomplete 07 Dec 2019 01:58 Express News Service CHENNAI: Two decades have passed by, and yet Chennai is struggling to complete its Outer Ring Road. Legal wrangles, delays in paying compensation to land owners, and lack of progress in land acquisition has left the project in a limbo. …
  • 15 dead, schools shut as rain ... 02 Dec 2019 08:41 Fifteen people were killed on Monday when a wall collapsed on their houses near Coimbatore as torrential rains lashed Tamil Nadu, said police. According to the police, at around 5.30am, the 20-foot wall fell on four houses, resulting in their collapse and …
  • 9 dead, schools shut as rain wreaks havoc in... 02 Dec 2019 05:49 At least nine persons, including four women, were killed when a wall collapsed on four houses due to heavy downpour in Tamil Nadu's Mettupalayam on Monday, police said. There were 12 persons in the houses when a private compound wall, totally wet due …
  • At least 15 killed as wall collapses due to heavy rains in Tamil Nadu’s Coimbatore 02 Dec 2019 05:10 Widespread rains are expected across coastal Tamil Nadu due to a cyclonic circulation near Comorin on the Indian Ocean. Chennai: At least 15 people were killed after a wall collapsed on four houses due to heavy rainfall in Tamil Nadu’s Coimbatore on Monday …
  • Tamil Nadu rains: 15 killed in Coimbatore wall collapse; schools, colleges shut 02 Dec 2019 04:42 Water enters houses in Chennai after heavy rainfall.Twitter At least 15 people were killed after a compound wall collapsed in Mettupalayam, Coimbatore, in Tamil Nadu, following incessant rains in the region on Monday morning. Rescue operations are underway …
  • Red alert issued in five Tamil Nadu districts as Sunday rains bring back memories of 2015 floods 01 Dec 2019 13:01 Express News Service CHENNAI: Due to incessant rains on Sunday, many areas in city limits faced severe water stagnation for hours while sub-urban areas were inundated, bringing back memories of 2015 floods. Worst affected areas were Pallavaram, Chormepet, …
  • Tamil Nadu to get widespread rainfall for two more days 01 Dec 2019 12:47 For the next 48 hours, Tamil Nadu is likely to get widespread rainfall, with extreme heavy rainfall expected in some districts like Ramanathapuram, Thoothukudi, Vellore, Tiruvannamalai, Thiruvallur and Tirunelveli on Monday. N. Puviarasan, Director, Area …
  • Nadda lays foundation stone for BJP offices in 16 TN districts 30 Nov 2019 10:17 Thiruvallur: BJP working president JP Nadda on Saturday laid the foundation stone of party offices for 16 districts and called upon the workers to work towards uplifting people’s lives. The 16 districts which will get new office buildings are — …
  • My way or highway: Man climbs tower in protest, forces cops to register his complaint 29 Nov 2019 01:17 By Express News Service TIRUPUR: A 42-year-old man climbed a mobile phone tower in an attempt to draw police attention on his complaint at Thiruvallur Thottam in Tirupur on Thursday evening. According to police, Nesamani (42), a resident of IN Nagar, was …
  • Sanctioning 9 medical colleges in a year historic: TN CM 27 Nov 2019 18:12 Chennai: Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K. Palaniswami on Wednesday thanked Prime Minister Narendra Modi for the Central government’s sanction for three more medical colleges in the state. In a statement issued here, Palaniswami said the Central government on …
  • India: Studies on Impact of Climate Change 25 Nov 2019 05:21 India is a Party to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC). India has submitted Initial National Communication (INC) in 2004 and Second National Communication (SNC) in 2012 to the UNFCCC. As part of the National Communications, …
  • A high tension job: Meet Tangedco's superstars who work with live current 24 Nov 2019 23:46 Express News Service CHENNAI: Last month, a portion of the main electricity line which feeds power to Thirunindravur sub-station needed to be replaced immediately. But, officials could not cut off supply to repair the line. Had they done so, supply to …
  • T Rajendar to contest 21 Nov 2019 19:55 On Thursday, the multi-tasking personality T. Rajhendar announced he would be contesting for the first time in the Chennai-Chengalpet -Kanchipuram-Thiruvallur Tamil Film Distributors Association elections for the post of president, to be held on Dec. 22. …
  • Getting a driving licence is now a breeze, thanks to Sarathi 20 Nov 2019 00:22 A few years ago, getting a driving licence (DL) or even a learner’s licence was a hellish exercise. The difficulty in getting DLs and LLRs started right from the application stage — one would find it difficult to even get an application form that would …
  • CM Palaniswami opens new buildings for govt colleges in many districts 20 Nov 2019 00:17 By Express News Service CHENNAI: Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami on Tuesday inaugurated new buildings for government colleges in many districts, constructed at a total cost of Rs 90 crore. He also commissioned the functioning of a specialised …
  • Efforts being made to paint me with saffron: Rajinikanth 08 Nov 2019 22:22 Thiruvalluvar (Tamil savant) will not get trapped in this saffronising, I will not get trapped either, says Rajinikanth. Chennai: Superstar Rajinikanth has stirred the political cauldron once again; this time alleging attempts to saffronise him just as …
  • Tiruvalluvar controversy: Is it BJP's political iconography to woo Tamils?  06 Nov 2019 01:40 Express News Service CHENNAI: The BJP’s latest overture towards Tamil icons in giving saint Tiruvalluvar a new attire with saffron robes, vibhuti and rudraksha caused a lot of ripples in the political arena. Political observers feel that it is yet another …
  • Odisha steals march over other states in plastic park project 05 Nov 2019 17:02 At a time when other states are still dithering on the right model to develop plastic parks, Odisha has become the first state to start work on it. The plastic park in Odisha sprawls over 120 acres at Paradip where both the state owned Odisha Industrial …
  • Parties decry ‘saffronising’ of Valluvar 04 Nov 2019 01:10 By Express News Service CHENNAI: The DMK and CPM have decried the BJP for portraying saint poet Thiruvalluvar as a Hindu saint. Besides them, many pro-Tamil activists’ hashtag of BJPInsultsThiruvalluvar is trending. DMK president MK Stalin tweeted on …
  • Chennai water bodies get fresh lease of life 03 Nov 2019 02:15 Express News Service CHENNAI : The four reservoirs supplying water to Chennai have not been fully desilted this year, and cannot store water up to their maximum capacity. However, there are small success stories that can have a big impact on the long run. …
  • TN govt to buy boats to ferry tourists to Vivekananda Rock 26 Oct 2019 01:52 Express News Service CHENNAI: The State will soon call for tenders for purchase of boats to ferry tourists to the Vivekananda Rock in Kanniyakumari. It is learnt that during a high-level meeting chaired by Chief Secretary, a deadline was sought for …
  • Six terminuses in Chennai to handle festival rush 24 Oct 2019 03:14 By Express News Service CHENNAI : Ahead of the ensuing Deepavali, the Tamil Nadu State Transport Corporation (TNSTC), State Express Transport Corporation (SETC) and private operators are set to operate extra buses from Chennai to various destinations.To …
  • Dengue deaths: TN on high alert 17 Oct 2019 08:51 The Tamil Nadu government has put the state on high alert following a reported rise in the incidents of dengue. The threat of dengue outbreak has gripped the state, with Chennai, Kancheepuram and Tiruvallur recording a high number of cases. The dengue …
  • Suprajit Engineering Ltd completes acquisition of Halogen bulb unit at Perambakkam from Osram 05 Oct 2019 09:59 Suprajit Engineering Ltd has announced that the process relating to acquisition of Halogen Bulb manufacturing unit situated at Perambakkam, Thiruvallur District of Tamil Nadu, from M/s. Osram Lighting Pvt. Ltd, under Asset Purchase Agreement, has been …
  • Construction workers get safety kits 21 Sep 2019 02:19 By Express News Service CHENNAI: Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami has commissioned distribution of safety kits to 25,000 construction workers, inaugurated the office for MSME Business and Investment Development Agency for attracting foreign …
  • Chennai Power Shutdown on 20-09-2019 18 Sep 2019 12:59 Power supply will be suspended in the following areas on 20.09.2019 from  09.00 am to 04.00 pm for maintenance work. Supply will be resumed before 04.00 P.M if the works are completed. R.A PURAM AREA : RA Puram 1st Main Road,RA Puram 2nd Main Road,RA Puram …
  • Human rights panel finds 91 prisoners with broken bones in Chennai prison 13 Sep 2019 02:43 CHENNAI: A total of 91 prisoners had broken bones when the National Human Rights Commission had conducted a spot inquiry at Puzhal Jail. Jyotika Kalra, a member of the NHRC, said this when she was heading a bench of the commission in an open hearing camp …
  • Five nabbed in Vellore in classmate kidnapping case 02 Sep 2019 03:15 By Express News Service VELLORE: Police arrested and booked five persons in connection with the kidnapping of a college student in Vellore and demand of ransom to release him. The five accused, all 19 years old, are -- K Sugumar, a resident of Mullai Nagar …
  • Sandeep Praveen Kumar scalps five to help PSBB Millennium get the better of Le Chatelier 29 Jul 2019 03:41 By Express News Service CHENNAI: Sandeep Praveen Kumar’s 5 for 7 helped PSBB Millennium to thrash Le Chatelier (Madurai) by 10 wickets in the Select Serenity Cup U-19 meet. Brief scores: Le Chatelier (Madurai) 75 all out in 40 ovs (Sandeep Praveen Kumar 5…
  • The time-table is new but old problems bog suburban train services 24 Jul 2019 05:55 The Southern Railway’s suburban train services are gaining in popularity in the city’s southern corridor. The availability of more train services during peak hours, and the extension of the train services beyond Tambaram to Chengalpattu, have earned …
  • Chennai Power Shutdown on 22-07-2019 20 Jul 2019 19:18 By Chennaivision in Chennai Power Shutdown July 20, 2019 Power supply will be suspended in the following areas on 22.07.2019 from 09.00 am to 04.00 pm for maintenance work. Supply will be resumed before 04.00 P.M if the works are completed. SIRUSERI AREA : …
  • Chennai Power Shutdown on 20-07-2019 19 Jul 2019 00:13 Power supply will be suspended in the following areas on 20.07.2019 from 09.00 am to 04.00 pm for maintenance work. Supply will be resumed before 04.00 P.M if the works are completed. RAJAKILPAKKAM AREA: Maruthi Nagar, Iyppa Nagar, Venugopal samy Naga, …
  • Centre clears six projects for Maharashtra 18 Jul 2019 21:10 “The six projects will benefit tribals, forest dwellers and the general public,” Javadekar said. (File) The Union Ministry for Environment and Forests has cleared six projects for Maharashtra in a meeting of the National Board for Wildlife chaired by …
  • 1,461 students from govt, aided schools make it to rank list 07 Jul 2019 02:04 By Express News Service CHENNAI: From a total of 31,353 eligible candidates for government quota seats this year, 1,461 are from government and government-aided schools in the rank list released by the Selection Committee on Saturday. While 515 are from …
  • TN releases MBBS merit list, NEET topper K Shruthi secures first place 06 Jul 2019 08:35 By Express News Service CHENNAI: Health minister C Vijaya Baskar released rank list for MBBS and BDS admission 2019-2020 at government multi super-speciality hospital, Omandurar Estate on Saturday. K Shruthi, Tamil Nadu NEET topper secured first place in …
  • Villagers accuse city of seizing water as drought parches "India's Detroit" 02 Jul 2019 11:21 CHENNAI (Reuters) - In the small village of Bangarampettai, 20 miles from India’s manufacturing capital Chennai, about 150 people last month “captured” a water tanker, breaking its windscreen and deflating its tires before handing it over to a nearby …
  • Viewpoint: Why India's Chennai has run out of water 02 Jul 2019 01:12 Image copyright Getty Images Chennai (formerly Madras), the capital of India's southern Tamil Nadu state, is gaining notoriety as the disaster capital of the world - floods one year, cyclone the next, and drought the year after. But it is not alone. …
  • What TN govt is doing to ease Chennai's water crisis 28 Jun 2019 03:48 IMAGE: A common Chennai scene. Photographs: A Ganesh Nadar/Rediff.com Chennai is reeling under one of the worst water shortages in living memory, and the news has made international headlines so much so that even Hollywood star Leonardo DiCaprio is …
  • Chennai Power Shutdown on 25-06-2019 24 Jun 2019 22:40 Power supply will be suspended in the following areas on 25.06.2019 from 09.00 am to 04.00 pm for maintenance work. Supply will be resumed before 04.00 P.M if the works are completed. FLOWER BAZAAR AREA: Rattan Bazaar, NSC Bose road, Frazier Bridge road, …
  • Prasath bowls Namakkal to big win in TN Cricket Association inter-district U-14 meet 20 Jun 2019 06:23 By Express News Service CHENNAI: RV Hari Prasath’s 5/36 propelled Namakkal to beat Virudhunagar by an innings and 160 runs in the quarterfinals of the TNCA inter-district U-14 meet on Wednesday. Brief scores: Quarterfinals: Krishnagiri 170 in 83.3 …
  • Preyesh bags men’s singles title 15 Jun 2019 01:51 By Express News Service CHENNAI: S Preyesh defeated R Santhosh Kumar of Jawahar 11-9, 12-10, 12-10, 11-9 in the men’s final of the VM Radha Memorial 2nd Tamil Nadu State Ranking table tennis tournament. In the women’s final, M Deepika beat V Kowshika  11-4 …
  • 50 peripheral cities witness home loan growth ranging from 15 to 36% 11 Jun 2019 02:29 As many as 50 peripheral cities have witnessed higher home loan growth ranging from 15 percent to 36 percent during the period between the financial year 2012 to 2013 and financial year 2017 to 2018 as against 8 percent to 12 percent growth observed across …
  • Former Tamil Nadu Ranji cricketer Prabhakar Rao passes away 10 Jun 2019 01:54 By Express News Service CHENNAI: Former Tamil Nadu Ranji cricketer U Prabhakar Rao (84) passed away on Sunday. Rao was an outstanding cricketer who narrowly missed out playing for the country. He occupied various positions in TNCA. He held the posts of …
  • Praveen’s six-wicket haul helps Kancheepuram win 05 Jun 2019 06:00 By Express News Service CHENNAI: Riding on S Ricky Praveen’s 6 for 29, Kancheepuram defeated Coimbatore by 12 runs in the TNCA inter-district U-19 tournament. Brief scores: Kancheepuram 154 in 48.2 ovs (R Yash 31, Pranav Kumar 35, Aditya Kumar Gaurav 3…
  • 2 Burglars from TN arrested  30 May 2019 05:56 By Express News Service NELLORE: Sullurpeta police nabbed two burglars involved in house break-ins in Sullurpeta mandal and recovered 166 grams of gold and 280 grams of silver worth Rs 5,14,896. The accused were identified as K Venkatesh (26) of Pallepattu …
  • 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 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. …
  • Realtor Chandru Kumar home burgled in Ponneri 22 May 2019 22:05 Chennai: At least 25 sovereigns of gold jewellery and Rs 3 lakhs in cash were burgled from the locked house of a realtor at Ponneri, Thiruvallur. The burglary came to light after the family returned home on Wednesday morning. Realtor Chandru Kumar and his …
  • Voting begins in 59 seats in final phase of LS polls 19 May 2019 02:34 New Delhi, May 19 (IANS) Voting began on Sunday in 59 Lok Sabha constituencies spanning seven states and a Union Territory across north, central and east India in the final stage of the mega seven-phase electoral exercise. This phase covers all remaining …
  • World Bank, Chennai Corporation discuss housing for poor 16 May 2019 02:33 Express News Service CHENNAI: A World Bank team is currently holding talks with officials from Chennai Corporation, Tamil Nadu Housing Board, Slum Clearance board and other departments, for implementing the $500 million Tamil Nadu Housing and Habitat …
  • Sashmi overcomes Gilbert in snooker Championship 15 May 2019 02:33 By Express News Service CHENNAI: Kankan Sashmi, 61, of Lucknow showed that age is just a number as he outwitted Ajees Sam Gilbert of Kerala 3-1 in the N Manimaran and Kishan Kothari Memorial SVS Club Open snooker championship here on Tuesday. Results: …
  • Neena, Anupama advance in snooker championship 14 May 2019 02:31 By Express News Service CHENNAI: Neena Praveen of Cues and Yous and Anupama R of Mylapore Club won their firstround matches in style, at the N Manimaran and Kishan Ko t h a r i Memorial SVS Club O p e n s n o o k e r championship here on Monday. N e e n a …
  • Nirmal bowls Gopalapuram cc to victory 13 May 2019 02:25 By Express News Service CHENNAI: Left arm spinner Nirmal Kumar’s 4 for 17 propelled Gopalapuram CC to beat Sumangali Homes by four wickets in the 50th All-India YSCA trophy cricket tournament. Brief scores: Sumangali Homes 77 all out in 29 overs (Nirmal …
  • Why Chennai’s youths are taking up kickboxing 11 May 2019 13:16 A sea of black-haired heads bob up and down at Spitfire Kickboxing and CrossFit Academy in Anna Nagar, resembling a real-life whack-a-mole game. The trainees, as young as eight and as old as 24, are hard at work practising for the State-level WAKO India …
  • Repolling to be held in more booths in TN on May 19? 09 May 2019 09:38 By Chennaivision in Chennai News May 9, 2019 The Election Commission of India has announced conducting repolling in 13 polling stations in Tamil Nadu, where the Lok Sabha elections were held on April 18. However, there are expectations that repolling would …
  • 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 …
  • Chennai Power Shutdown on 26-04-2019 25 Apr 2019 13:02 Power supply will be suspended in the following areas on 26.04.2019 from 09.00 am to 04.00 pm for maintenance work. Supply will be resumed before 04.00 P.M if the works are completed. THILLAIGANGA NAGAR AREA : Thilaiganga nagar, part of Nanganallur, …
  • Chennai: Election Commission to decide on repolling 20 Apr 2019 21:55 Chennai: A re-poll is under consideration in about ten polling stations, eight of them coming under Dharmapuri Parliament constituency, according to Chief Electoral Officer Satyabrata Sahoo. One polling station each under Cuddalore and Thiruvallur …
  • Groupe PSA to take a ‘frugal’ drive into India with Citreon brand; not to chase volumes 03 Apr 2019 17:19 French car maker Groupe PSAon Wednesday formally announced a “carefully worked out” plan for the Indian market. Europe’s second largest passenger vehicle group by volumes hopes to stay afloat with profitable growth, instead of chasing volumes and market …
  • Thiruvallur Veerans retain Aparajith, Ruby Trichy Warriors stick to Indrajith for TNPL 2018 11 May 2018 04:57 By Express News Service CHENNAI: VB Thiruvallur Veerans have retained Tamil Nadu all-rounder B Aparajith for the third edition of Tamil Nadu Premier League which begins in the second week of July. R Silambarasan (uncapped) and R Sanjay Yadav are the other …
  • Rains are back, holiday for schools in Chennai, Thiruvallur, Kanchi 06 Nov 2017 08:56 Rains are back from Sunday night and this morning, it was announced that schools in Chennai and Thiruvallur districts would remain closed today too. According to the meteorological department, there is a possibility of rains gradually reducing in the …
  • Thiruvallur Veerans vs Kovai Kings, live streaming: Watch TNPL 2017 on TV, online 12 Aug 2017 11:23 Ravi Shastri beat Moody, Sehwag to become India's new coach With only five more group games in the second season of Tamil Nadu Premier League remaining, VB Thiruvallur Veerans take on Lyca Kovai Kings in a much-anticipated must-win encounter on Friday. …
  • Thiruvallur Veerans pile on Madurai Super Giant’s woes 09 Aug 2017 02:21 VB Thiruvallur Veerans enter the field of play ahead of their match against Madurai Super Giant in Tirunelveli on Tuesday. | Express Photo Service CHENNAI: Continuing their losing streak, Madurai Super Giant lost to VB Thiruvallur Veerans by three wickets …
  • Dindigul Dragons vs Thiruvallur Veerans, TNPL 2017 live streaming: How to watch on TV, online 28 Jul 2017 13:21 Ravi Shastri beat Moody, Sehwag to become India's new coach Dindigul Dragons take on VB Thiruvallur Veerans in the seventh match of ongoing Tamil Nadu Premier League season in Tirunelveli on Friday, July 28. The Dragons made a strong comeback by …
  • Chepauk Super Gillies v Thiruvallur Veerans live streaming: Watch TNPL 2017 on TV, online 25 Jul 2017 03:23 Ravi Shastri beat Moody, Sehwag to become India's new coach In the third game of the second season of TamilNadu Premier League (TNPL), last year's runners-up Chepauk Super Gillies take on VB Thiruvallur Veerans at Indian Cement Company Ground in …
  • TNPL franchise Thiruvallur Veerans appoint Muttiah Muralitharan and Bharat Arun as mentor and coach 16 Jul 2017 12:06 Muttiah Muralitharan will work as mentor for the TNPL franchise. (File) Tamil Nadu Premier League (TNPL) franchise Thiruvallur Veerans have officially announced the appointment of Muttiah Muralitharan and Bharat Arun as mentor and coach respectively. At an …

  • Nagapattinam to be bifurcated to create Mayiladuthurai district, says Tamil Nadu Chief Minister 24 Mar 2020 16:04 Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi K. Palaniswami on Tuesday said Nagapattinam district will be bifurcated and a new district formed with Mayiladuthurai as its headquarters. He made the announcement at the Legislative Assembly on Tuesday. Local residents …
  • Man kills ‘drunkard’ wife in a bid to save daughters?  22 Mar 2020 00:05 By Express News Service KALLAKURICHI: On Thursday night, in a tragic incident, a 37-year-old man killed his wife (33), alleged to be an alcohol addict, in an attempt to save his daughters. He was arrested on Friday.“Arokiaraj alias Prabhu (37) of Alambadi …
  • Mobile phone thief arrested 09 Mar 2020 09:27 By Express News Service PUDUCHERRY: Police on Saturday arrested a man who used to visit hospitals like a patient and sneak away with mobile phones of persons coming for treatment. According to police, Krishnan (49) of Vanur had come to see his relative …
  • NTK man booked for entering female ward at govt home and alleging docs were forcing women to undergo family planning surgery 03 Mar 2020 05:34 By Express News Service VILLUPURAM: After a video of a political party functionary ' highlighting a forced family planning drive' by doctors inside Gingee government hospital went viral on social media, a criminal offence case was filed against him …
  • Rajya Sabha polls: AIADMK could lose one seat, while DMK might gain two 26 Feb 2020 16:30 As per the current strength in the Tamil Nadu assembly both Dravidian parties can nominate three members each to the upper house. Out of the 55 Rajya Sabha seats across 17 states that will see elections in March, six of them will be from Tamil Nadu, with …
  • Tamil Nadu Budget: AIADMK govt focuses on flagship welfare schemes, education 14 Feb 2020 12:53 Deputy Chief Minister O Pannerselvam presented the revenue-deficit budget in the house for the 10th time in the state assembly Friday. The AIADMK government in Tamil Nadu on Friday presented its last full-fledged budget before the 2021 Assembly election …
  • Clash over rate, 15-year-old kills sex worker in a fit of rage 12 Feb 2020 01:03 By Express News Service VILLUPURAM A special team of police, arrested a 15-year-old boy for allegedly murdering a sex worker after she denied service to him for Rs 50 and also threatened to inform his parents, in Villupuram. DSP Shankar said, “The boy has …
  • EPS welcomes Union Budget 2020 02 Feb 2020 01:08 By Express News Service CHENNAI: Welcoming the Union Budget for 2020-21, Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami on Saturday said: “The budget has been prepared to benefit all sections of the society without imposing tax burden. The announcements made will …
  • Centre approves 2 more medical colleges for Tamil Nadu, CM thanks PM 29 Jan 2020 08:32 By Chennaivision in Chennai News January 29, 2020 The Union government has sanctioned two more medical colleges to Tamil Nadu in Ariyalur and Kallakurichi districts, taking the number of new medical colleges to the State within a year to 11. The number of …
  • Centre gives approval for two more medical colleges, CM EPS thanks PM Modi 29 Jan 2020 02:01 By Express News Service Chennai:  The number of government medical colleges in the State increased from 24 to 35 with the Union Health Ministry approving two more medical colleges. Chief  Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami on Tuesday thanked Prime Minister …
  • No plans to link govt hospitals with private players in TN, says Vijayabaskar 25 Jan 2020 01:39 By Express News Service CHENNAI: There is no chance of linking of government hospitals in districts with new or existing private medical colleges, said Health Minister C Vijayabaskar on Friday. Speaking after launching the Institute of Spine Surgery, …
  • Mentally-ill woman raped, killed in Villupuram 17 Jan 2020 00:14 By Express News Service VILLUPURAM: Even as the delay in hanging the convicts in the Nirbhaya case of December 2012 is creating uproar all over the country, reports of crime against women continue to send shock waves among people. On Wednesday, the naked …
  • TN plans to seek permission from Centre for 4 more medical colleges 09 Jan 2020 08:41 The Tamil Nadu government, which recently received permission from the Union government for setting up nine new medical colleges, is now planning to seek approval for four more such facilities. Speaking at the Assembly on Wednesday, Health Minister C …
  • Centre’s panel gives nod for four new govt medical colleges in Tamil Nadu 05 Jan 2020 22:25 Express News Service CHENNAI: Union health ministry’s technical evaluation committee (TEC) has given its nod for four new government medical colleges in Tamil Nadu, at its meeting in New Delhi on Thursday. The new colleges at Ariyalur, Cuddalore, …
  • TN local body elections: Counting starts amid tight security 02 Jan 2020 18:27 Counting of votes for the two-phased rural local bodies poll held on December 27 and 30 in Tamil Nadu started this morning. Tight security has been deployed at the 315 counting centres across the state. After a delay of nearly three years, local body polls …
  • The year that went by: Highs and lows of 2019 31 Dec 2019 04:20 By Express News Service As 2019 comes to an end, Express takes a look at some of the changes that took place over the year which could have a long-lasting impact on the every day lives of Tamil Nadu people Early exam fever This year the State government …
  • Tamil Nadu rural local body poll: Phase 2 voter turnout touches 77% 31 Dec 2019 00:23 By Express News Service CHENNAI: The second phase of elections to rural local bodies on Monday ended mostly on a peaceful note, except for the murder of a person at Ottapidaram near a polling station over a poll-related issue. During the second phase of …
  • Tamil Nadu rural local body election: second phase of polling goes on in 27 districts 30 Dec 2019 05:36 By Express News Service CHENNAI: The second phase of elections to rural local bodies for 46,639 posts in 27 districts began at 7 a.m. on Monday and brisk polling is going on. Already, the first phase of elections was held on December 27 in which 76.19 per …
  • CM EPS hands over Rs 1 crore for Tamil Chair in University of Houston 24 Dec 2019 00:51 By Express News Service CHENNAI: Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami on Monday handed over a cheque for `1 crore towards Tamil Nadu government’s contribution for setting up of a Tamil Chair in the University of Houston, to Sam Kannappan, chairman of …
  • Pongal gift to be given in nine Tamil Nadu districts 21 Dec 2019 00:25 By Express News Service CHENNAI: A division bench of the Madras High Court, without passing any interim orders on a PIL plea to restrain distribution of Pongal gift throughout the State, ordered notice and posted the matter for further hearing on January …
  • National Weather Forecast: Tuesday, December 17 17 Dec 2019 06:15 The Regional Meteorological Centre, Chennai, under the India Meteorological Department (IMD), expects parts of South Tamil Nadu to receive heavy rainfall on Thursday (day after tomorrow). The prevailing northerly to north-easterlies had sprung a surprise …
  • National Weather Forecast: Monday, December 16 16 Dec 2019 04:19 Cloudy to partly cloudy conditions are being forecast for Chennai for today (Monday) with light rain probable in some areas of the city. Similar conditions are likely over Puducherry and the major cities of Salem, Coimbatore, Tiruchirappalli, Madurai and …
  • Dentist posts to be created in Tamil Nadu government hospitals at the sub-district level, says Health Minsiter 10 Dec 2019 11:15 Dentists will be appointed at the sub-district level in taluk and non-taluk government hospitals, said Tamil Nadu Minister for Health and Family Welfare C. Vijayabaskar on Tuesday. Addressing the inauguration of the third global conclave of Academy of …
  • Tamil Nadu civic polls hanging in balance? DMK plans to move court again 09 Dec 2019 00:08 Express News Service CHENNAI: Elections to local bodies seem to be hanging in balance again, going by developments on Saturday. The State Election Commission issued fresh notification to conduct elections to rural local bodies on December 27 and 30 in 27 …
  • Kamal Haasan Says His Party Won't Contest Tamil Nadu Rural Polls 08 Dec 2019 17:35 Kamal Haasan's party, however, will contest Tamil Nadu assembly polls in 2021. Chennai: Actor-politician Kamal Haasan today said that his party Makkal Needhi Maiam chief will not contest rural local body elections in Tamil Nadu. His contemporary …
  • Kamal Haasan's party, Rajini forum won't contest in Tamil Nadu rural civic polls 08 Dec 2019 14:23 By PTI CHENNAI: Actor-politician and Makkal Needhi Maiam chief Kamal Haasan on Sunday said his party will not contest polls to rural local bodies in Tamil Nadu and a forum led by actor Rajinikanth said he will not support any party for the local elections. …
  • Tamil Nadu local body elections: 27 districts to go to polls on December 27, 30 07 Dec 2019 23:36 The Tamil Nadu State Election Commission on Saturday announced elections to rural local bodies in 27 districts of the State in two phases. This follows a Supreme Court order on Friday, which gave the government four months’ time to complete delimitation of …
  • Tamil Nadu rural local body polls to take place on December 27, 30 07 Dec 2019 13:05 By Express News Service CHENNAI: As per the directions of the Supreme Court, the State Election Commissioner R Palaniswamy on Saturday notified the elections for rural bodies except the nine districts where delimitation is yet to be completed.  The …
  • Decks cleared for rural local body polls in 27 districts 06 Dec 2019 23:04 The Supreme Court on Friday cleared the decks for rural local bodies in 27 districts in Tamil Nadu. Polling will take place in two phases, on December 27 and 30. The court gave Tamil Nadu four months to complete delimitation of its nine reconstituted …
  • T.N. offers to defer polls to rural local bodies in 9 reconstituted districts 06 Dec 2019 02:06 The Tamil Nadu government on Thursday informed the Supreme Court that it would go ahead with polls for rural local bodies, except in nine districts that were recently reconstituted. The State has proposed to hold elections in the nine districts after a …
  • Villupuram villagers threaten to surrender Aadhaar card, boycott civic polls 06 Dec 2019 00:39 Express News Service VILLUPURAM: Residents of Karuvepillaipalayam village staged a protest carrying black flags on Thursday, protesting against their village being added to Kallakurichi district. Demanding the authorities to retain their village in …
  • MK Stalin Accuses AIADMK Of "Creating Confusions" Over Civic Elections 29 Nov 2019 14:55 MK Stalin said he believed that the notification for polls will be made complying with all norms. Chennai: A day after moving the Supreme Court over conduct of local body polls in Tamil Nadu, DMK chief MK Stalin today accused the ruling AIADMK regime of …
  • CM’s Pongal gift: Rs 1,000 to all ration cardholders in TN 27 Nov 2019 19:46 The Tamil Nadu government will give Rs 1,000 and a gift hamper to ration cardholders for the Tamil harvest festival Pongal in 2020 also, Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami has said. Explaining the rationale behind the gift scheme, Palaniswami said it …
  • Tamil Nadu government to give Rs 1,000, gift hamper to ration cardholders as Pongal treat 26 Nov 2019 16:51 By PTI KALLAKURICHI: The Tamil Nadu government will give Rs 1,000 and a gift hamper to ration cardholders for the Tamil harvest festival Pongal in 2020 also, Chief Minister K Palaniswami said here on Tuesday. He recalled that the government had provided …
  • CM inaugurates Kallakurichi district 26 Nov 2019 16:38 Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami today formally inaugurated Kallakurichi district, one of the five newly formed districts in the state. He did this days after he inaugurated Tenkasi district, which was carved out of Tirunelveli. He also …
  • ₹1,000 Pongal gift to be given to all rice cardholders in Tamil Nadu, says Edappadi 26 Nov 2019 11:47 Chief Minister Edappadi K. Palaniswami on Tuesday announced that the Government would disburse Rs.1,000 as a Pongal gift to each of the rice cardholders in the State covered under the Public Distribution System (PDS). He made the announcement after …
  • Six TN districts to suffer if dam built on Markandeya river 20 Nov 2019 00:17 Express News Service VELLORE: With the Supreme Court clearing the decks for Karnataka to go ahead with the dam project across river Markandeya, a tributary of Thenpennaiyar, farmers and activists in Tamil Nadu have expressed anguish and said the dam would …
  • TN civic polls notification on Dec 2: SEC to SC 18 Nov 2019 22:10 The Tamil Nadu State Election Commission today informed the Supreme Court that notification for local body elections will be issued on December 2. The SC recently directed the SEC to submit details regarding the local body polls in Tamilnadu before …
  • Collectors, SPs appointed for 5 new districts 16 Nov 2019 06:52 The Tamil Nadu has appointed Collectors and Superintendents of Police for the five newly carved districts of the state. In an order, Chief Secretary K Shanmugam sanctioned the creation of temporary posts of Collector in Kallakurichi, Tenkasi, Chengalpet, …
  • TN gets 5 new districts, southern suburbs of Chennai go under Chengalpattu 14 Nov 2019 17:45 Months after announcing that new districts would be created, the Tamil Nadu government has now redrawn revenue boundaries of new districts and created districts of Tenkasi, Tirupathur, Ranipet, Chengalpet and Kallakurichi. In the process, the erstwhile …
  • Vellore trifurcated as Tamil Nadu adds four new districts 14 Nov 2019 03:51 Image Source : GOOGLE MAPS Vellore trifurcated as Tamil Nadu adds four new districts  The Tamil Nadu Government has notified the bifurcation of two districts and trifurcation of one, leading to the creation of four new districts in the state. The …
  • TN CPI demands action against cops for pillion rider’s death 12 Nov 2019 06:04 Chennai, Nov 12 (IANS) The Communist Party of India’s (CPI) Tamil Nadu unit on Tuesday demanded strict action against the police officials who were responsible for the death of an elderly pillion rider during a vehicle check in Villupuram district. …
  • Beggar found outside temple with Rs 12 thousand in cash, 2 lakh in bank account in Puducherry 08 Nov 2019 05:35 By ANI PUDUCHERRY: Authorities of Puducherry Temple on Thursday found a beggar outside the premises in possession with Rs 12,000 in cash, a bank account with Rs 2 lakh to her credit and an Aadhar Card. The beggar identified as Parvatham (70), claimed that …
  • Puducherry Beggar Found With Rs 12,000 In Cash; Has Rs 2 Lakh In Bank 07 Nov 2019 23:25 Puducherry: Authorities of a temple in Puducherry Thursday found a beggar outside the premises in possession with Rs 12,000 in cash, a bank account with Rs 2 lakh to her credit and an Aadhar Card. The beggar identified as Parvatham, 70, claimed that she …
  • Tiruchy youth drowned in bid to flee from harassers? 31 Oct 2019 01:13 By Express News Service TIRUCHY:  A Youth slipped and fell into Kollidam river on Wednesday while trying to escape a group of local youths who harassed him as he was spending time with his girlfriend on the river bank. After a search that stretched for …
  • Armed Reserve cop, couple die in accidents 29 Oct 2019 03:21 By Express News Service CHENNAI: An Armed Reserve constable and an elderly couple died in different accidents in Kancheepuram and Chennai on Sunday. In the first incident, Nallusamy (32) of Sivaganga, attached to the St Thomas Mount Armed Reserve wing, was …
  • Vellore trifurcated: Tamil Nadu has 37 districts 15 Aug 2019 21:26 Chennai: Chief Minister Edappadi K. Palaniswami on Thursday announced the creation of two more new districts in Tamil Nadu by trifurcating the Vellore district into Vellore, Tirupathur and Ranipet.  Also a new taluk will be formed with headquarters at K V …
  • Vellore trifurcated: How Tirupattur, Ranipet make Tamil Nadu’s list of districts even longer 15 Aug 2019 10:11 Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami gestures as he reviews the parade during the 73rd Independence Day celebrations at Fort St. George in Chennai, Thursday, August 15, 2019. (PTI Photo/R Senthil Kumar) Since January this year, the AIADMK- …
  • Tamil Nadu: Vellore trifurcated, Ranipet and Tirupattur to be new districts 15 Aug 2019 08:23 Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edapaddi K Palaniswami. (File Photo) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami Thursday announced Vellore would be trifurcated to create two additional districts. In an event on Independence Day at Fort St George in Chennai …
  • Top news today evening: Mamata accuses BJP of horsetrading, Indian squad for WI tour announced, and many more 21 Jul 2019 12:08 A wrap of everything that has happened today. Former Delhi CM Sheila Dikshit laid to rest with full state honours Former Delhi chief minister Shiela Dikshit’s last rites were conducted today at Nigambodh Ghat. She was laid to rest with full state honours. …
  • 10 dead in collision between bus, van near Kallakurichi 19 Jul 2019 02:15 By Express News Service VILLUPURAM: Ten people died and six others suffered grievous injuries when an omnibus and van collided head-on near Kallakuruchi in the wee hours of Thursday. While the bus was on the way to Chennai from Coimbatore, the pick-up van …
  • District count up as Chengalpattu, Tenkasi join list 19 Jul 2019 02:09 By Express News Service CHENNAI: The number of districts in the State goes up to 35 with two more districts being carved out with Tenkasi and Chengalpattu as their headquarters. The 33rd district was announced on January 8 with Kallakurichi as headquarters …
  • Nine dead in road accident in TN 18 Jul 2019 08:57 Chennai, July 18 (IANS) Nine persons died in a head-on collision between a bus and a van in Villupuram district of Tamil Nadu on Thursday morning, said police. According to the police, the bus, heading towards Coimbatore from Chennai, collided with the …
  • Nine killed in bus-van collision near Villupuram 18 Jul 2019 07:57 Nine Persons were killed and 14 others sustained injuries when an omni bus and a van collided head-on at Emaper near Kallakurichi early Thursday. The identity of the victims is yet to be ascertained. Police said the omni bus was going from Coimbatore to …
  • Mugilan found in Tirupati, TN cops take him into custody, wife injured in mishap 08 Jul 2019 16:44 Tamil Nadu-based environmental activist T Mugilan, missing for nearly six months and facing sexual assault case, was found in Tirupati railway station on Saturday. He was brought back to Tamil Nadu after the police handed over the activist to TN police at …
  • DMK Not To Go Ahead With Resolution Seeking Speaker Dhanapal's Removal 28 Jun 2019 10:15 MK Stalin said DMK will not press the resolution seeking of removal Tamil Nadu Assembly Speaker Dhanapal. Chennai: The DMK will not go ahead with a resolution it had moved nearly two months ago seeking the removal of Tamil Nadu Assembly Speaker P Dhanapal …
  • When sugar leaves a bitter taste 16 Jun 2019 07:37 The Kalrayan Hills loom far in the distance, as a gentle breeze blows across the sugarcane fields at Ariya Perumanur village in Kallakurichi. This is in stark contrast to the blazing heat witnessed by Enathimangalam village in Villupuram. Though the …
  • Kerala and Tamil Nadu Lok Sabha Results 2019: Full Winners List 26 May 2019 05:56 Image Source : PTI Rahul Gandhi has grabbed a seat from Wayanad, Kerala The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, was on Thursday set to retain power for another five years after making a sweep of the Lok Sabha battle and …
  • 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 …
  • 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       …
  • 17th Lok Sabha result, Tamil nadu: DMK sweeps Tamil Nadu, AIADMK reduced to two seats 23 May 2019 17:27 In the assembly bypolls, the state witnessed a tough contest between the DMK and AIADMK. Chennai: The DMK won four Lok Sabha seats while its allies Congress and CPI bagged one each in the first results declared by the Election Commission in Tamil Nadu on …
  • 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 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. …
  • SC stays disqualification proceedings against 2 AIADMK MLAs 06 May 2019 11:32 The Supreme Court Monday stayed disqualification proceedings against two AIADMK MLAs, who were served notice by the Tamil Nadu Assembly Speaker for allegedly indulging in "anti-party" activities The notices were served under the anti-defection …
  • Setback to AIADMK, SC stays disqualification notice of three dissident MLAs 06 May 2019 10:34 CHENNAI: In a big setback to the ruling party in Tamil Nadu, AIADMK, the Supreme Court today stayed the disqualification proceedings against three dissident MLAs. This is a big blow to the AIADMK government that is facing a test of strength as elections …
  • SC stays disqualification proceedings against two AIADMK MLAs 06 May 2019 08:41 By PTI NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court Monday stayed disqualification proceedings against two AIADMK MLAs who were served notice by the Tamil Nadu Assembly Speaker for allegedly indulging in "anti-party" activities. The notices were served under the …
  • Two dissident AIADMK MLAs move Supreme Court against Speaker’s show cause notice 03 May 2019 15:02 Two dissidents MLAs of the All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK), E. Rathinasabapathy (Aranthangi), V.T. Kalaiselvan (Vriddhachalam), have moved the Supreme Court, challenging the issue of show cause notice by Assembly Speaker P. Dhanapal and …
  • 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 …
  • Chennai: Three more pro-TTV MLAs may get notices 26 Apr 2019 23:07 Chennai: Amidst speculations, three dissident AIADMK MLAs, who shifted their loyalty to T. T. V. Dhinakaran during the recent Lok Sabha elections, will be served with a showcause notice, a preliminary step to disqualify them. The speaker disqualified 18 …
  • TN govt. whip recommends action against 3 AIADMK MLAs for anti-party activities 26 Apr 2019 17:40 Chief Government Whip S. Rajendran on Friday submitted his recommendation to Assembly Speaker P. Dhanapal seeking action against three dissident AIADMK MLAs for “anti-party activities”. The MLAs — E. Rathinasabapathy (Aranthangi), V.T. Kalaiselvan ( …
  • AIADMK seeks action against 3 pro-TTV MLAs for 'anti-party' activities 26 Apr 2019 14:24 The results of all would be announced on May 23. Chennai: The ruling AIADMK in Tamil Nadu Friday approached Assembly Speaker P Dhanapal for "due legal action" against three of its MLAs for alleged anti-party activities in the backdrop of them …
  • 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 …
  • 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 …
  • 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 …
  • Vijayakanth’s stronghold set to witness high-pitched battle 17 Apr 2019 02:16 Express News Service KALLAKURICHI: The Kallakurichi parliamentary constituency is witnessing a high-pitched and high-profile battle between DMDK founder-president Vijayakanth’s brother-in-law and party candidate L K Sudheesh and veteran DMK leader Ponmudy’ …
  • 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 …
  • What to buy this Tamil New Year? 06 Apr 2019 19:08 Thenkuzhal murukku, Kambu laddu, and kara mixture from Chinthalavadi. These simple treats and a few lines about the village on the banks of the river Cauvery can turn an ordinary festive gift into a mindful one. This year, we are seeing more people gifting …
  • Tamil Nadu: Nuns beaten by Hindu radicals released from hospital 06 Apr 2019 18:18 The nuns suffered injuries in an attack against the Little Flower Higher Secondary School in Chinnasalem. Hindu extremists tried to strangle them with Rosary beads. Bishop Mascarenhas asks "What is this country coming to?" New Delhi (AsiaNews) – …
  • Some 200 Hindu radicals beat nuns, devastate Catholic school in Tamil Nadu 02 Apr 2019 19:21 Members of the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh destroyed the Little Flower Higher Secondary School in Chinnasalem. Damages total US$ 145,000. Some women tried to strangle the nuns. Mumbai (AsiaNews) – A mob of Hindu radicals devastated a Catholic school in …
  • Villages in Villupuram and Kallakurichi in Tamil Nadu resonate with cries for education-loan waiver 02 Apr 2019 01:29 Express News Service VILLUPURAM/KALLAKURICHI: 60-year-old Oiyaan was on the verge of tears. The consolatory words of his fellow agricultural labourers did little to wipe the dejected look off his frail, weathered, and sunburnt face. He had just been …
  • ASIA/INDIA - Suicide of a Hindu girl: extremists attack a Catholic school 30 Mar 2019 18:15 Chinnasalem - A crowd of over 200 extremists attacked and devastated a Catholic school in Tamil Nadu, beating up the nuns present. The reason for the attack, which took place on March 26th, was the suicide of a 15-year-old Hindu girl, a student of the …
  • 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 …
  • Major parties in Tamil Nadu field over 20 medical professionals in fight for LS seats 27 Mar 2019 02:42 Express News Service TIRUCHY: Doctors galore in the TN political theatre this time.  Almost all major political parties in Tamil Nadu have fielded practising medical professionals to contest in Lok Sabha polls. The number of doctors-turned-contestants from …
  • 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 …
  • CM hits campaign trail, canvasses for Anbumani, Sudhish 23 Mar 2019 15:30 AIADMK co-coordinator and Chief Minister Edappadi K. Palaniswami hit the campaign trail on Friday, canvassing for key candidates of political foes-turned-allies in Dharmapuri and Salem. Leaving behind years of mutual mudslinging, Mr. Palaniswami travelled …
  • CM campaigns for Sudheesh, says country will be safe only under Modi’s leadership 22 Mar 2019 22:38 By Chennaivision in Chennai News March 22, 2019 Tamil Nadu Chief Minister and AIADMK joint coordinator Edappadi K Palaniswami, who campaigned for DMDK’s Kallakurichi candidate L K Sudheesh today, said India will be safe only under the leadership of Prime …
  • 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. …
  • 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 …
  • Kallakurichi is now Tamil Nadu's 33rd district; here's all you need to know 08 Jan 2019 19:11 Tamil Nadu chief minister Edappadi PalaniswamiReuters Tamil Nadu is all set to get its 33rd district after Chief Minister Edappadi Palanisamy announced its creation on Tuesday. The new Kallakurichi district, with Kallakurichi as its headquarters, will be …
  • Kallakurichi MLA shifts loyalty to Dhinakaran 24 Feb 2018 04:18 In a fresh challenge to the ruling All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK), the party’s Kallakurichi MLA A. Prabhu joined the camp led by dissident leader T.T.V. Dhinakaran on Friday. Mr. Prabhu claimed that it was evident from the R.K. Nagar …
  • Kallakurichi MLA joins Dhinakaran camp 23 Feb 2018 09:44 In a development that rattled the ruling All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK), its Kallakurichi MLA, A. Prabhu switched loyalties to the camp led by dissident leader T.T.V. Dhinakaran on Friday. Mr. Prabhu is the first AIADMK legislator to …
  • Police residential quarters at Kallakurichi now a den of anti-social activities 02 Apr 2017 02:21 VILLUPURAM : Personnel of the Kallakurichi police sub division have been spending money out of their own pockets to rent houses for at least a decade now, due to the lack of inhabitable quarters. A housing quarters built around 50 years back, is now in …