• Madurai Central, North Assembly segments did more damage to AIADMK 24 May 2019 17:03 MADURAI Though Communist Party of India (Marxist)’s Su. Venkatesan secured more votes than AIADMK’s V.V.R. Raj Satyen in all the six Assembly segments of Madurai Lok Sabha constituency, the difference in vote share was maximum in Madurai Central and North …
  • Lok Sabha election results 2019 - Tamil Nadu LIVE: Vote counting temporarily stopped in Madurai 23 May 2019 07:03 Kanyakumari: Congress candidate Vasantha Kumar is leading with 3,726 votes, BJP's Pon Radhakrishnan secured 1,898 votes. Dharmapuri: Anbumani Ramadoss leading with 4552 votes, DMK candidate Senthil Kumar secured 3868 votes. Tuticorin: DMK's …
  • Madurai’s Periyar bus stand design requires tweaking, feel experts 20 May 2019 03:31 A constant buzz and dust surround West Veli Street and Tirupparankundram Road where the Corporation is tearing down Periyar bus stand and Bharathiyar shopping complex for reconstruction. In its place, the local body is constructing an integrated bus stand …
  • Shoe hurled at Kamal Haasan during rally in Tamil Nadu's Madurai 18 May 2019 00:49 The chappal attack came three days after Kamal Haasan kicked up a controversy. Slippers were hurled at actor-turned-politician Kamal Haasan when he was campaigning in Tirupparankundram assembly constituency in Tamil Nadu's Madurai on Wednesday (May 15) …
  • Three ICU patients die during power outage at Madurai GRH 09 May 2019 10:33 Express News Service MADURAI: In less than 15 minutes, three patients in ward number 101 — the Neuro Intensive Care Unit — at the Government Rajaji Hospital (GRH) died on Tuesday night during a power outage caused by heavy rain in the city. Relatives of …
  • 5 patients at Madurai hospital die after power cut 09 May 2019 09:39 By Chennaivision in Chennai News May 9, 2019 Disruption in power supply allegedly left five patients on life support dead at Government Rajaji Hospital in Madurai. However, Dean Vanitha said the patients, who were in the ICU, died of natural causes. The …
  • Four killed, one injured as speeding omni bus mows down motorists in Madurai 09 May 2019 08:16 Four persons, including a police constable, Jothi (34), and a Revenue Inspector, M. Sathyavani (44), were killed when a speeding omni-bus mowed down three two-wheelers on Tirupparankundram Road in Jaihindpuram here. The police said that the driver of the …
  • Power cut leaves five dead at Madurai hospital: Police 09 May 2019 06:54 Image Source : FACEBOOK Government Rajaji Hospital  Disruption in power supply allegedly left five patients on life support dead at Government Rajaji Hospital here, police said on Wednesday. However, Dean Vanitha said the patients, who were in the ICU, …
  • Three patients die at Madurai govt hospital during power failure, relatives allege negligence 08 May 2019 16:04 Three patients died at the Government Rajaji Hospital (GRH) in Madurai on May 7 night and their families have alleged that the deaths were caused by shutting down of ventilators owing to power failure. The hospital, however, rejected the accusation and …
  • Three patients die in Madurai Government Rajaji Hospital during power failure, relatives allege negligence 08 May 2019 13:42 The family of three patients who died at the Government Rajaji Hospital in Madurai on May 7 night, have charged that the deaths were caused by power failure that resulted in shutting down of ventilators, an accusation that the hospital outright rejected, …
  • Two monthly magazines in Braille in Tamil Nadu's Madurai 08 May 2019 11:55 [India], May 8 (ANI): For the past several years, Indian Association for the Blind, an NGO based here has been coming out with two monthly magazines in Braille dedicated to the visually challenged. 'Vizhi Saval' and 'Braille Manjeri' the …
  • 3 patients die in Madurai hospital due to power cut 08 May 2019 11:29
  • SpiceJet to Offer 19 More Flights From Mumbai; Madurai, Jammu, Dehradun Routes Added 06 May 2019 18:52 No-frills carrier SpiceJet announced the launch of 19 more flights connecting the city with various other domestic destinations, beginning the weekend. This the fourth time SpiceJet has been expanding its network in less than a month, particularly since …
  • Check out these summer getaways near Madurai 03 May 2019 09:23 With mercury soaring to unbearable levels this summer, even popular hills-towns like Ooty and Kodaikanal are registering temperatures above normal. One way to escape the heat, is staying in water all day! Surprisingly, there are a couple of lesser-known …
  • HC transfers Madurai collector 27 Apr 2019 18:45 [India] Apr 27, (ANI): Madurai High Court on Saturday transferred Madurai collector after hearing a petition filed by CPI(M) candidate from the constituency. The petitioner had accused the officer of in-action after a tehsildar allegedly took photocopies …
  • Inmates climb atop Madurai Central Prison building to stage stir 24 Apr 2019 00:58 Express News Service MADURAI: As many as 26 remand prisoners of the Madurai Central Prison climbed atop the block building inside the prison complex and staged a protest, on Tuesday.  According to prison officials, the prisoners climbed atop block-3 …
  • Picture perfect moments from madurai 22 Apr 2019 02:21 Express News Service BENGALURU: If you’re looking for a quick weekend getaway, there’s no time than now to head to Madurai. The city dazzles at its best during the annual Chithirai festival, which is celebrated during April. With the bustling crowd, street …
  • Four suspended for entering EVM strong room in Madurai 22 Apr 2019 02:04 A woman official from the Excise Department and three of the State government employees, who entered the storage room adjoining the strongroom, where EVMs and VVPAT units from the Madurai Lok Sabha constituency were kept on Saturday, have been placed under …
  • Polling largely incident-free in Madurai, but for a few glitches 19 Apr 2019 03:18 Barring a few glitches, polling in Madurai Parliamentary constituency was largely incident-free on Thursday despite its overlap with the annual Chithirai festival. Malfunctioning of Electronic Voting Machines and Voter-Verified Paper Audit Trail were …
  • DMK member hacked to death in Madurai 18 Apr 2019 16:34 Madurai: A DMK member was hacked to death allegedly by supporters of an AIADMK functionary in full public view here Thursday, police said. M S Pandian, in his late 30s, was attacked by the group with sickles on the busy Keezhavali road in the morning. He …
  • Adventurous Indian: Madurai Mes Excels at the Cuisine of South India, Including Exceptional Dishes That Celebrate the Simple 28 Mar 2019 19:34 To walk into Madurai Mes is a walk into the unexpected: The space’s uniform, dunked-in-milk-chocolate color evokes Willy Wonka more than a vibrant memory of India’s mirrored fabrics and Bollywood musicals. There’s nothing wrong with playing against …
  • ‘Selfie with SuVe’ aims to woo young voters in Madurai 25 Mar 2019 03:00 Express News Service MADURAI: Long-winded speeches through loud speakers; a huge crowd comprising party workers and public with their mouths wide open and eyes fixed on the candidate, trying to decipher the lines; a line of vehicles waiting at the parking …
  • Weighed down and barred by none in Madurai 25 Mar 2019 02:23 Express News Service CHENNAI : Kanchana P is like many of us who are willing to explore the extraordinary in the ordinary. Hidden behind her profession of being a physical education teacher in a school is the formidable avatar of being one of Madurai’s …
  • Dressed as Goddess Meenakshi, transgender activist files nomination from Madurai 23 Mar 2019 01:36 [India], Mar 23 (ANI): Transgender activist BharathiKannamma donned the avatar of Goddess Meenakshi as she filed her nomination for the upcoming LokSabha elections from Madurai. Kannamma was accompanied by two persons dressed like people belonging to the …
  • Madras HC quashes plea seeking postponement of polling date in Madurai 22 Mar 2019 12:14
  • Nivetha Pethuraj carries mobile inside the Madurai Meenakshi Temple; creates controversy 21 Mar 2019 19:10 Nivetha Pethuraj lands in trouble.PR Handout Nivetha Pethuraj seems to have landed in trouble for carrying a mobile inside Meenakshi Temple in Madurai. She had posted a few pictures and videos of her in the temple premises, which goes against a court order …
  • Call to change polling date for Madurai 12 Mar 2019 06:21 Almost all the political parties that took part in a meeting organised by the Collector here on Monday demanded that the polling date for the Lok Sabha election in Madurai be changed as it fell during the Chithirai festival. During the closed-door meeting …
  • A fourth-generation elephant keeper in Madurai has custom-built a truck for his elephants 11 Mar 2019 13:48 Standing an impressive eight feet from the ground, 40-year-old Lakshmi sways her trunk and flaps her ears restlessly under the tin-roof shed. Next to her is 17-year-old Rupali, who seems calmer, going on with her routine of munching on some fresh grass. …
  • 'Mosquitoes suck 100 litres blood daily in Madurai' 10 Mar 2019 06:42
  • Low intensity explosion in Madurai 09 Mar 2019 11:33 Category: India Posted by Syed Qayam Ali Published: Mar 09, 2019, 4:03 pm IST Updated: Mar 09, 2019, 4:03 pm IST Madurai: A low-intensity explosion took place on Madurai-Bodi railway track on Saturday in Tamil Nadu. No casualties and loss to properties …
  • Kerala Cleric Accused Of Sexually Assaulting Teen Arrested In Madurai 07 Mar 2019 21:12 Thiruvananthapuram: A Muslim cleric, absconding after an alleged sexual assault on a 15-year-old girl near Thiruvananthapuram, was arrested in Madurai in Tamil Nadu on Thursday, police said. Shafeeq Al Qasimi, who was removed as imam of a nearby mosque …
  • PM Modi flags off fastest train between Madurai, Chennai 02 Mar 2019 02:18 By Express News Service MADURAI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi flagged off the Madurai-Chennai Egmore Tejas Express, India’s first semi-high speed fully AC luxury train, via video-conferencing from Kanniyakumari on Friday. He also laid the foundation stone …
  • Tejas Express to be fastest train on Chennai-Madurai route 01 Mar 2019 17:58 The Tejas Express launched by Prime Minister Narendra Modi Friday would be the fastest train operated on the Chennai-Madurai sector, Southern Railway said. The train would run six days a week (except Thursdays) and would have a composition of 1 first AC …
  • PM Modi To Flag Off Madurai-Chennai Tejas Express On Friday 28 Feb 2019 18:53 New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be laying the foundation stone for two major railway projects and will also flag off Madurai-Chennai Tejas Express at a function at Kanyakumari on Friday. PM Modi will be laying foundation stones for the …
  • PM to flag off Madurai-Chennai Tejas Express tomorrow 28 Feb 2019 17:36 [India], Feb 28 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be laying the foundation stone for two major railway projects and will also flag off Madurai–Chennai Tejas Express at a function at Kanyakumari on Friday. Modi will be laying foundation stones for …
  • Watch: How the famous 'kadalai urundai' is made at Kariyapatti near Madurai 28 Feb 2019 14:38 The arid belt of southern Tamil Nadu is home to groundnut fields, palm groves and the crunchy kadalai urundai (peanut balls) — a humble snack made from roasted peanuts and palm jaggery syrup. Carrying the scent of the earth and subtle sweetness of the palm, …
  • Stone laid for extension of apron at Madurai airport 22 Feb 2019 15:01 MADURAI Union Minister of Commerce and Industry and Civil Aviation Suresh Prabhu on Friday laid the foundation stone for extension of apron and allied works at Madurai airport. The Minister laid the stone through video conferencing from New Delhi. The work …
  • Two parties hold protest demanding renaming of Madurai Airport after Pasumpon Muthuramalinga Thevar 20 Feb 2019 17:51 [India], Feb 20 (ANI): The members of Moovendar Munnetra Kazhagam and All India Forward Bloc on Wednesday held a protest demanding re-naming of the Madurai airport after Tamil political figure Pasumpon Muthuramalinga Thevar. The protestor organised the …
  • Man dies as fire breaks out in Madurai hospital 08 Feb 2019 01:49 By Express News Service MADURAI: A minor fire broke out at the Intensive Medical Care Unit (IMCU) of Government Rajaji Hospital (GRH) in the wee hours on Thursday due to electrical short circuit in one of the air conditioners. Following the fire, the …
  • Madurai school gets robotic lab 01 Feb 2019 03:36 01 Feb 2019, 07:30AM ISTSource: TNNA full-fledged robotics laboratory was opened in Madurai Municipal Corporation-run Thiru Vi Ka Higher Secondary School in Thathaneeri on Wednesday. Corporation commissioner Aneesh Sekhar, who inaugurated the laboratory, …
  • Japanese agency to finance AIIMS Madurai: Centre sources 31 Jan 2019 01:42 Express News Service NEW DELHI: The upcoming All India Institute of Medical Sciences in Madurai will be the first government-run medical college to be constructed with a foreign loan, sources in the Union Family and Health Welfare Ministry have told this …
  • Robotics lab at Madurai corpn school 31 Jan 2019 01:42 Express News Service MADURAI: To many of us, the word robotics may still sound esoteric and bring up images of humanoid, metallic structures seen in popular movies. However, the field goes much beyond such simple notions and, in future, may become the …
  • Over 2,000 JACTTO-GEO members detained in Madurai 28 Jan 2019 15:54 MADURAI Around 2,100 employees belonging to various staff unions associated with the Joint Action Council of Tamil Nadu Teachers’ Organisations - Government Employees’ Organisations (JACTTO-GEO) were detained when they attempted to stage road roko here as …
  • Modi lays foundation stone for AIIMS in Madurai, promises to make healthcare affordable 28 Jan 2019 11:52 Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday laid the foundation stone of All India Institutes of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) here and said AIIMS in Delhi has created a brand name in healthcare. Promising to make healthcare affordable to all, he said, “With AIIMS …
  • Madurai protest against Modi reflect the mood of the nation: TDP chief 28 Jan 2019 10:14 Posted by Syed Qayam Ali on Jan 28, 2019, 2:46 PM IST India Amaravati: Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu on Monday said that the protest against Prime Minister Narendra in Madurai reflects the mood of the nation. The Telugu Desam Party ( …
  • Madurai protest against Modi reflect mood of nation: TDP chief 28 Jan 2019 09:08 Amaravati, Jan 28 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu on Monday said that the protest against Prime Minister Narendra in Madurai reflect the mood of the nation. The Telugu Desam Party (TDP) President said if Modi and Bharatiya Janata …
  • In Madurai, Modi lays foundation for ₹1,264-crore AIIMS project 28 Jan 2019 09:05 Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday laid the foundation stone for an All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), to come up at Thoppur near Madurai at a cost of ₹1,264 crore. During an event, he inaugurated three super-specialty hospitals, which …
  • Tamil Nadu: PM Modi lays foundation stone of Rs 1,264 crore AIIMS at Madurai 27 Jan 2019 22:01 Tamil Nadu: PM Modi lays foundation stone of AIIMS at Madurai Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday laid foundation stone for the AIIMS at Madurai in Tamil Nadu.  He also inaugurated super-speciality blocks at medical colleges in Thanjavur and Tirunelveli …
  • Medical seats up by 30 per cent in last four years, says PM while laying foundation stone of AIIMS Madurai 27 Jan 2019 20:54 PM Narendra Modi addressing the gathering in Madurai after laying the foundation stone of All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) Madurai. Image source: ANI Laying the foundation stone of All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) in Madurai …
  • Madurai woman mentioned in ‘Mann Ki Baat’ meets Modi 27 Jan 2019 15:08
  • PM Modi meets Mudra entrepreneur Arulmozhi Saravanan in Madurai 27 Jan 2019 13:55 [India], Jan 27 (ANI): Arulmozhi Saravanan, a Mudra Yojana beneficiary, met Prime Minister Narendra Modi here on Sunday during his visit to the city to lay the foundation stone of All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS). Saravanan, whose thermo …
  • PM Modi lays foundation stone for multi-crore AIIMS at Madurai amid backlash from protesters 27 Jan 2019 09:58 Prime Minister Narendra ModiIANS Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said the NDA government was committed to strengthening initiatives for ensuring universal healthcare and as part of it had taken the AIIMS brand to various parts of the country. …
  • Live Updates: In Madurai, PM Modi Says Opposition Keeping Differences Aside To Remove "Watchman" 27 Jan 2019 08:41 PM Modi arrived in Madurai today to attend multiple events in the Tamil Nadu city. New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi is visiting Tamil Nadu and Kerala today. In Tamil Nadu, PM Modi laid the foundation stone for an All India Institute of Medical …
  • Modi lays foundation stone for AIIMS in Madurai 27 Jan 2019 07:47 Madurai (Tamil Nadu), Jan 27 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday laid the foundation stone for an All India Institutes of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) here and also inaugurated super speciality blocks at three medical colleges. Modi unveiled the …
  • Live Updates: PM Modi Addresses Public Rally In Tamil Nadu's Madurai 27 Jan 2019 07:41 PM Modi arrived in Madurai today to attend multiple events in the Tamil Nadu city. New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi is visiting Tamil Nadu and Kerala today. In Tamil Nadu, PM Modi laid the foundation stone for an All India Institute of Medical …
  • Modi in Madurai 27 Jan 2019 07:17
  • Live Updates: PM Modi Arrives In Madurai Amid Hashtag War On Twitter 27 Jan 2019 06:41 PM Modi arrived in Madurai today to attend multiple events in the Tamil Nadu city. New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi is visiting Tamil Nadu and Kerala today. In Tamil Nadu, PM Modi will lay the foundation stone for an All India Institute of Medical …
  • Tight security for PM’s maiden public meeting in Madurai 26 Jan 2019 06:34 Ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s maiden public meeting in Madurai on Sunday, the police have put in place elaborate security arrangements, deploying around 5,000 personnel around the venue in Mandela Nagar. The Prime Minister will address an …
  • PM Modi’s Madurai visit on Sunday to boost healthcare sector in big way 26 Jan 2019 02:20 By Express News Service CHENNAI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit to Madurai on Sunday will give a boost to health care facilities and services in Madurai district and adjoining areas as he is scheduled to lay foundation for the AIIMS in Madurai and …
  • Narthaki Natraj, Bangaru Adigalar, Sharat Kamal, Madurai Chinna Pillai get Padma Shri 25 Jan 2019 22:30 Bangaru Adigalar, the founder of the spiritual Adhiparasakthi Movement in Melmaruvathur, ace table tennis player Sharath Kamal and accomplished transgender danseuse Narthaki Natraj are among the seven personalities from Tamil Nadu to be awarded the Padma …
  • 10% quota issue: Protesters to show black flags to PM Modi in Madurai on Sunday 22 Jan 2019 08:38 MADURAI: Various organisations opposing 10% reservation for economically weaker sections in general category have joined hands to show black flags to Prime Minister Narendra Modi during his visit here on January 27. “Nearly 160 organisations will take part …
  • Modi to kick-start BJP’s Lok Sabha campaign with rally in Madurai 19 Jan 2019 08:05 The BJP will kick-start its campaign in Tamil Nadu for the upcoming Lok Sabha polls with three big rallies of Prime Minister Narendra Modi between January 27 and February 19. The first rally is planned at Madurai on January 27, after the Prime Minister …
  • Madurai man behind Indo-Tibetan Border Police’s jallikattu involvement 19 Jan 2019 02:23 Express News Service MADURAI: Wanting to lend a helping hand to his native town, a Madurai-based Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) personnel attached to a battalion in Andhra Pradesh was instrumental in involving the paramilitary force in the rescue and …
  • Foreigners throng Madurai to witness Jallikattu 17 Jan 2019 09:47 [India], Jan 17 (ANI): Scores of foreigners from across the world on Thursday thronged Madurai to witness famous bull-taming sport 'Jallikattu'. Tamil Nadu Minister RB Udhayakumar told media that the state administration has made all the requisite …
  • Bulls taken to Madurai theatre to watch Ajith-starrer 'Viswasam'; turned away 16 Jan 2019 17:44 By PTI MADURAI: Ajith starrer 'Viswasam' is running to packed houses, but none expected bulls at a theatre, led by die-hard fans of the actor. Owners of Mayandi theatre at Usilampatti were flabbergasted when the fans turned up to watch the film, …
  • Pongal '19: Madurai celebrates Jallikattu 15 Jan 2019 06:31 [India], Jan 15 (ANI): Jallikattu, a traditional bull-taming event, began in Tamil Nadu's Madurai district on Tuesday on the occasion of Pongal. The excitement was palpable in Madurai's Avaniapuram where the sport was being organised. As per …
  • Madras High Court appoints officials to inspect fares at theatres in Madurai and Usilampatti 13 Jan 2019 01:55 By Express News Service MADURAI: Following a plea to monitor and verify the sale of tickets in all theatres in the district for the recently released movies - Petta and Viswasam, the Madurai Bench of Madras High Court, on Friday, appointed 23 advocate …
  • PM to lay foundation stone for AIIMS at Madurai on Jan 27 05 Jan 2019 13:04 Chennai, Jan 5 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit Madurai on January 27 to lay the foundation stone for an AIIMS hospital, BJP Tamil Nadu unit President Tamilisai Soundararajan announced on Saturday. She told the media here that Bharatiya …
  • Coming soon, swanky new electric buses in Chennai, Kovai & Madurai 03 Jan 2019 04:17 By Express News Service CHENNAI : Governor Banwarilal Purohit on Wednesday told the Assembly that the government was looking at a “comprehensive restructuring’ of the transport corporations in the State with support from German bilateral financing agency …
  • Plastic collection across Madurai on New Year’s eve 30 Dec 2018 17:45 Madurai Corporation will establish plastic collection centres on December 31 to celebrate ‘No plastic New Year and Bhogi’ as its last leg of awareness campaign ahead of State government’s ban on single-use plastic that comes into force on January 1. …
  • 2018 was a mixed year for Madurai 30 Dec 2018 17:45 As 2018 comes to an end, a look back at the year shows that it had been a reasonably better year for Madurai district, in implementation of infrastructure projects and on the agriculture front. The year started on an upbeat mood with jallikattu at …
  • Madurai’s signature 29 Dec 2018 02:23 There is no record of its history, origin or even taste. Yet nobody knows jigarthanda better than perhaps the locals of Madurai, who have fashioned it into a popular staple drink. The city is full of jigarthanda sellers and there are subtle differences in …
  • Madurai: Pregnant woman contracts HIV after transfusion 27 Dec 2018 02:31 [India], Dec 27 (ANI): A pregnant woman contracted HIV after allegedly being transfused contaminated blood at a hospital. According to State Health Secretary, J Radhakrishnan, the blood donor, who was earlier found to be HIV positive, was not informed and …
  • Man pours hot oil on a customer over hotel tiff in Madurai 23 Dec 2018 00:00 By Express News Service MADURAI: Darwin in his On The Origin of Species claims that the specimens of a species would compete against themselves for food and space. His astute remarks found resonance at a tiny hotel in the city when a customer entered into …
  • Cultivable area fast dwindling in Madurai 22 Dec 2018 14:38 Sixty-nine-year-old Paramasivam, a farmer from Vadipatti block in Madurai, has an important question for Public Works Development engineers. While submitting a petition to Collector S. Natarajan at the recent weekly grievance day meeting, he asked him: …
  • Union Cabinet approves AIIMS in Madurai 18 Dec 2018 08:45 The Union cabinet on Monday approved establishment of two new All India Institutes of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) — one each in Tamil Nadu and Telangana. According to an official statement, the Tamil Nadu AIIMS would come up at Madurai at a cost of Rs 1,264 …
  • ASI official summoned for giving nod to private event at Big temple in Madurai 13 Dec 2018 05:22 By Express News Service MADURAI: The Madurai Bench of Madras High Court summoned the superintending archaeologist of Archaeological Survey of India (ASI), Chennai and the executive officer of Brihadisvara temple devasthanam and told them to produce the …
  • Watchman loses leg after hit by tipsy driver in Madurai 13 Dec 2018 05:22 By Express News Service MADURAI: In a hit-and-run accident, a watchman of a hotel lost his leg after he was hit by a car, driven by a medical representative who was in an inebriated condition. The watchman, P Vijayakumar (61) is undergoing treatment at a …
  • Chennai - Madurai Tejas special train to begin service by next week 07 Dec 2018 01:17 Express News Service CHENNAI : A premium super-fast daytime train between Chennai and Madurai, one of the long pending demands of Southern Tamil Nadu rail users, is set to come true in a few days.The Southern railway on Wednesday, informed Madurai, Chennai …
  • Watch: Here is how the iconic Madurai Arumugam Mess ‘kothu parotta’ is made 06 Dec 2018 03:38
  • Second Tejas train to run between Chennai and Madurai 30 Nov 2018 14:15 The second feature-rich Tejas superfast express train will be operated between Chennai and Madurai, a senior official said Friday. The coaches of the fully air-conditioned train equipped with modern entertainment system, modular toilets, smart windows, GPS …
  • 2.0: Rajinikanth fans eat Man Soru in Madurai 29 Nov 2018 11:02
  • Rajinikanth fans eat Man Soru in Madurai for his well being and the success of ‘2.0’ 29 Nov 2018 08:43
  • Madurai Kamaraj University scandal: Copy of CB-CID report sought 29 Nov 2018 03:48 By Express News Service MADURAI: The Madurai Bench directed the Srivilliputhur Mahila Court to produce the copy of the final report filed by the CB-CID in the Madurai Kamaraj University (MKU) sex scandal case in a sealed cover before December 3. The …
  • Madurai Bench of Madras HC allows termination of 11-year-old girl's pregnancy 24 Nov 2018 04:09 By Express News Service MADURAI: The Madurai Bench of the HC has allowed termination of pregnancy of an 11-year-old girl. According to the petition filed by the girl’s mother, she got pregnant after being sexually assaulted by her relative. Since the …
  • Two more die of swine flu in Madurai, toll touches 15 20 Nov 2018 08:47 By Express News Service MADURAI, VELLORE: After a week’s lull, two more persons, including a woman, succumbed to swine flu at the Government Rajaji Hospital in the last two days, taking the death toll to 15. The deceased, S Sulthana Begum (28), was a …
  • MK Alagiri Supporter Hacked To Death In Madurai: Police 13 Nov 2018 01:11 The motive behind the attack was not known. (Representational) Madurai: A 45-year-old supporter of former Union Minister and expelled DMK leader MK Alagiri was hacked to death by a four-member gang near Palamedu in the Madurai district on Monday, police …
  • Here is how the iconic Madurai Arumugam Mess ‘kothu parotta’ is made 09 Nov 2018 22:17 Ten kilos of maida are kneaded with water, salt and baking soda to make a homogeneously smooth dough Photo: G. Moorthy Handfuls of the dough are pinched and rolled into balls of equal size. Photo: G. Moorthy The balls are flattened by hand, sprinkled with …
  • AIADMK workers protest against 'Sarkar' outside theatres in Madurai, Chennai 09 Nov 2018 09:34 By ANI CHENNAI: The All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) workers on Thursday vandalised posters of 'Sarkar' movie in Coimbatore. They alleged that certain scenes in the movie criticize the previous Tamil Nadu government led by the late …
  • Facebook friend from Madurai cheats Coimbatore teacher with marriage promise 08 Nov 2018 21:07 By Express News Service COIMBATORE: The Singanallur police have booked a 25-year-old man from Madurai district for cheating and criminal breach of trust on the complaint of a 40-year-old woman from the city. According to the complainant, a government …
  • Leaders of Various Political Parties Throngs Madurai to Pay Tribute to Thevar 30 Oct 2018 03:17 By Express News Service MADURAI: Chief Minister Edappadi Palaniswami, Opposition leader M K Stalin and various political party leaders visited Madurai on Monday in order to participate in the Muthuramalinga Thevar guru pooja. Muthuramalinga Thevar's …
  • Another death due to swine flu in Madurai 30 Oct 2018 03:17 By Express News Service MADURAI: A 62-year-old woman from Rajapalayam succumbed to swine flu at a private hospital in the city here on Sunday night. In another incident, a 11-year-old girl from Thiru Nagar succumbed to viral fever at a private hospital …
  • Discussion on people-centric smart Madurai 26 Oct 2018 14:12 MADURAI Members of various non-governmental organisations and educational institutions met to discuss various citizen-centric aspects applied to Madurai’s Smart City Mission proposal here on Friday. This was part of a workshop on ‘Building people's …
  • Posting of Madurai Kamaraj University finance officer creates row 23 Oct 2018 04:02 Express News Service MADURAI: The appointment of Finance Officer (I/C) of the Madurai Kamaraj University (MKU) apparently without the consent of the university syndicate during the tenure of former Vice-Chancellor (VC) P P Chellathurai has created a …
  • Century-old idols stolen from Madurai temple 14 Oct 2018 14:45 Four antiquities were stolen from Chitraradha Vallabha Perumal temple in Kuruvithurai near Madurai on Saturday night. The panchaloha idols, said to be around 100 years old, were burgled on Saturday midnight, Madurai district Superintendent of Police N. …
  • Madurai Bench slams Nagercoil police for registering FIR with insufficient details 10 Oct 2018 06:10 By Express News Service MADURAI: Pointing out that the FIR registered by the Nagercoil police against Evangelist Mohan C Lazarus for his alleged religious hate speech did not specify the place, date and occasion when the alleged statement took place, the …
  • Chamber calls for more foreign flights at Madurai 02 Oct 2018 17:40 Tamilnadu Chamber of Commerce and Industry has appealed to the Civil Aviation Ministry to include Madurai airport as a ‘point of call’ to facilitate foreign airlines to operate direct flights to Madurai. Highlighting the passenger potential from Madurai …
  • WATCH: Three men on motorbike crash into bus in Madurai, miraculously survive 22 Sep 2018 15:21 An old video posted by ANI shows three men sliding off their motorbike when hit by the bus, belonging to Tamil Nadu and curling up under the wheels of the bus. Three young men miraculously survived after the motorbike they were riding came sliding under …
  • Seven months pregnant woman dies after botched abortion bid near Madurai 19 Sep 2018 02:01 Express News Service MADURAI: A woman, who was seven months pregnant, died allegedly during a botched attempt to abort her foetus with the help of a nurse at Thotapanayakanur near Madurai on Tuesday. The deceased was identified as 28-year-old Ramuthayee of …
  • ACT Fibernet starts Madurai operations 11 Sep 2018 15:28 ACT Fibernet has launched its services in Madurai in Tamil Nadu. The company has introduced broadband plans for both retail and SOHO (small office, home office) customers. Under Retail, ACT Fibernet has introduced two broadband plans. ACT Sliver with 150 …
  • Vote transfer from allies helped AIADMK win Assembly seats 25 May 2019 07:13 Even though the DMK-led alliance swept the Lok Sabha polls in the State, it was not able to replicate the performance in nine Assembly constituencies. A queer pattern has emerged from these constituencies. Most of the Assembly constituencies came under the …
  • 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 …
  • Drawing a blank in Tamil Nadu polls, Dhinakaran gets rural votes, and Haasan urban 25 May 2019 01:08 T T V Dhinakaran, Kamal Haasan The smaller, high-profile parties led by AIADMK rebel T T V Dhinakaran and actor Kamal Haasan managed to garner votes across pockets of Tamil Nadu but were unable to win any seats to the Lok Sabha on Thursday. While …
  • DMK stops Modi juggernaut from rolling into Tamil Nadu 24 May 2019 05:44 The DMK’s well-oiled campaign machinery, led by party president M.K. Stalin, on Thursday succeeded in stopping the Modi juggernaut from rolling into Tamil Nadu by mobilising votes with a focus on core issues such as demonetisation, NEET and the Centre’s …
  • 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       …
  • Strong anti-BJP wave in Tamil Nadu favours DMK alliance, tanks AIADMK 23 May 2019 15:59 Express News Service CHENNAI: The DMK-led alliance swept the Lok Sabha elections in the State, with the Opposition party leading in 37 of the 38 seats as per results at 7.30pm on Thursday. The AIADMK alliance, which includes the BJP, PMK, and DMDK, was …
  • 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 …
  • Lok Sabha Election Result 23 May 2019 02:28 Chennai: Assembly elections in Tamil Nadu are two years away but the 22 by-polls results to be declared on Thursday is likely to decide the fate of the Edappadi Palaniswami government. Depending on the bypoll results, there could be change in government, …
  • 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. …
  • 1,263 school buses, vans fail ‘fitness’ test across TN 23 May 2019 01:41 Express News Service CHENNAI: As many as 1,263 school buses and vans failed in the fitness examination in a joint inspection in 25 districts across the State. This includes 228 vehicles in Chennai district.  According to Transport commissioner C …
  • Rat poison dominant in suicide cases: police 22 May 2019 15:28 RAMANATHAPURAM Ramanathapuram district has witnessed 1,181 people, including 395 women, dying by suicide in the last three and a half years. For almost all those who had consumed poison, the easily available rodenticides, rat poison, had come in handy. A …
  • Four cases of gold smuggling at Chennai international airport 21 May 2019 21:35  In another case on Tuesday, Sathakathulla( 46) of Ramanathapuram who had arrived from Sharjah was intercepted. During his personal search, 443 grams gold valued at Rs.14.5 lakhs was recovered from him and the same was seized under the provisions of …
  • Tension grips Ramnad villages as clash erupts between 2 communities 21 May 2019 04:28 By Express News Service RAMANATHAPURAM: Tension ran high at Pappakudi and Kavarankulam in Ramanathapuram taluk after a clash broke out between the two villages on Sunday night. Four persons were injured and admitted to the government Ramanathapuram …
  • Tamil Nadu: NIA searches homes of 10 who ‘planned to form terror gang’ 21 May 2019 00:18 The search operations were carried out at homes of the accused at Muthupet in Thiruvarur, Keelakarai and Devipattinam in Ramanathapuram, Lalpet in Cuddalore, and Salem. The National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Monday carried out searches at 10 locations …
  • NIA raids 10 places in TN in Islamic State module case 20 May 2019 16:54 Chennai, May 20 (IANS) The National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Monday carried out searches at 10 places in Tamil Nadu in connection with the investigation into an Islamic State module case, where few people conspired to raise funds and wage armed …
  • NIA raids at 10 locations in Tamil Nadu in terror funding case 20 May 2019 15:19 [India], May 20 (ANI): The National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Monday carried out raids at different locations in connection with a case where some people were allegedly raising funds to wage armed struggle against the State. "The agency conducted …
  • Chennai: 2.56 kg gold worth Rs 82 lakh seized 19 May 2019 15:40 [India], May 19 (ANI): A total of 2.56 kg gold worth Rs 82 lakh has been seized from different passengers in three separate incidents by the customs officers at the Anna International Airport here. "AIU officers intercepted Mohamed Bayas Ali (21) …
  • Chennai: 24 flight passengers held for smuggling gold 17 May 2019 21:47  Four passengers identified as Feroz Khan (24) of Chennai, Syed Sikandar (26) of Virudhunagar, Mohamed Munas (46) and Jawseer (44) both from Colombo, who landed from Colombo by an Indigo Airlines flight were stopped. Gold pieces concealed in their rectum …
  • HC stays notification to lay gas pipelines 16 May 2019 01:42 By Express News Service MADURAI: The Madurai Bench of the Madras High Court stayed a notification issued by the Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas for laying gas pipelines for transporting natural gas from Ramanathapuram to Thoothukudi, following a …
  • Protesters block NH after placing body on road 12 May 2019 14:01 Ramanathapuram Traffic was hit for about five hours on the Ramanathapuram-Rameswaram National Highway as family members and relatives of M. Ramachandran, 48, a fisherman who was murdered on Saturday, placed the body on the road and staged a protest, …
  • Ramnad improves performance while Sivaganga came out with dismal show 08 May 2019 16:22 Ramanathapuram The district which had slumped to the 16th position in plus one examinations last year, redeemed some pride, securing 7th position this year with overall pass percentage of 97.33 in the examinations, results of which were announced on …
  • Bids to smuggle gold worth Rs 41.65 lakh foiled at Chennai airport 08 May 2019 07:35 By Express News Service CHENNAI: Air Intelligence Unit (AIU) sleuths of the Customs department foiled bids to smuggle 1.27kg gold worth Rs 41.65 lakh at Chennai Airport. On Tuesday morning AIU officers intercepted Syed Ali Fathima, 45, of Ramanathapuram, …
  • Tamil Nadu: Differently abled NEET candidate dies while returning home 06 May 2019 03:35 [India], May 6 (ANI): A 17-year-old differently abled student, Santhya, who took the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) in Madurai on Sunday, passed away in a bus while returning home. Santhya, a resident of Abirami area of Ramanathapuram …
  • Biometric attendance system for schools from May 6 03 May 2019 14:11 The Aadhaar Enabled Biometric Attendance System (AEBAS) for teaching and non-teaching staff in government high and higher secondary schools is all set to come into force in the district from May 6. Officials said the new attendance system is being …
  • Will Chennai’s wait for cheaper piped natural gas end? 03 May 2019 04:42 It has been almost a year since a road show for piped natural gas (PNG) distribution network for Chennai, Tiruvallur and Kancheepuram districts was organised. However, the project is yet to take off in these geographical areas (GAs) as a case has been …
  • Four held in Tamil Nadu over links with Easter attacks 02 May 2019 08:50 Ten Indian National Investigation Agency (NIA) teams on Wednesday carried out raids at locations in Tamil Nadu’s Kumbakonam, Adhirampattinam and Keezhakkarai a day after the anti-terror agency detained four suspects in Chennai who may have links with the …
  • Four held in Tamil Nadu in raids linked to Sri Lanka attacks 02 May 2019 05:06 (MENAFN - Colombo Gazette) Ten National Investigation Agency (NIA) teams in India on Wednesday carried out raids at locations in Tamil Nadu's Kumbakonam, Adhirampattinam and Keezhakkarai a day after the anti-terror agency detained four suspects in …
  • India: Asia Pacific: Cyclone Fani Information bulletin 30 Apr 2019 16:16 The situation On 26 April 2019, a low-pressure system named Cyclone Fani, developed over the Indian Ocean and adjoining Bay of Bengal. According to the latest information bulletin from India Meteorological Department (IMD), as of 30 April, Cyclone Fani was …
  • Tamil Nadu SSLC results announced, Tirupur on top 29 Apr 2019 16:22 By Chennaivision in Chennai News April 29, 2019 In Tamil Nadu, the Board of Secondary Education, also known as, the Directorate of Government Examinations (DGE), today announced the class 10 public exams results or SSLC results. Out of the ten lakh …
  • Ramanathapuram bounces back, Sivaganga slips 29 Apr 2019 13:06 Ramanathapuram district bounced back from last year’s fifth rank in the State to second this year with an overall pass percentage of 98.48 in Class X examination, results of which were announced on Monday. Sivaganga — defending State topper — slipped to …
  • SSLC results announced: TN records highest pass percentage in five years 29 Apr 2019 06:09 Tamil Nadu recorded a pass percentage of 95.2% in the SSLC examinations conducted in March. This is the highest pass percentage recorded in the last five years and a marginal increase when compared to the pass percentage of 94.5% recorded in 2018. Nearly 9 …
  • TN 10th Result 2019 29 Apr 2019 05:27 CHENNAI: The overall pass percentage in Class X board exams in Tamil Nadu witnessed a slight increase as 95.2% of the students who appeared for the exams passed this year. Last year, the pass percentage was 94.5%. In a record, 97% of the girls cleared the …
  • Tamil Nadu Class 10 results released; slight rise in pass percentage 29 Apr 2019 04:35 CHENNAI: The overall pass percentage in Class X board exams in Tamil Nadu witnessed a slight increase as 95.2% of the students who appeared for the exams passed this year. Last year, the pass percentage was 94.5%. In a record, 97% of the girls cleared the …
  • Minor boy rescued from bonded labour in Thanjavur 28 Apr 2019 14:17 A 10-year-old boy engaged to graze goats was rescued from bonded labour by a team of officials near Orathanadu in Thanjavur district on Friday. The rescued boy belonging to Panruti in Cuddalore district has been temporarily accommodated in a hostel in …
  • Selection for admission to sports hostels to be held from May 8 28 Apr 2019 13:12 District-level selection for admission to sports hostels at various places in the State will be held from May 8 to May 10. The selected students will be admitted to Classes 7 to 11 at the sports hostel where they will be trained on various sports and games …
  • Masked robber takes off with ₹ 2 crore worth jewellery, cash from Coimbatore finance firm 28 Apr 2019 11:06 An unidentified man allegedly stole around 800 sovereign of jewellery and cash from the Ramanathapuram branch of Muthoottu Mini Financiers Limited here after assaulting two women employees on Saturday afternoon, claimed a complaint filed by the private …
  • Hoax caller says he had ‘divine vision’ about terror plot 28 Apr 2019 02:05 By Express News Service BENGALURU: The phone alert of an impending terror attack, which had the state police in a tizzy on Friday, was the result of a ‘divine vision’ which warned the caller of terror attacks targeting trains and cities in south India, the …
  • Truck driver held for hoax call to Bengaluru police 27 Apr 2019 18:16 Bengaluru, April 27 (IANS) A truck driver was arrested on Saturday for making a hoax call to city control room and telling them that a terror attack would be carried out in seven states, including Karnataka, the police said. “We have taken driver Swamy …
  • 7 states put on alert after terror attack call 27 Apr 2019 12:40 New Delhi: Seven states, including all south Indian ones, were put on alert late on Thursday after the Bengaluru police received a tip-off about a possible terror attack on multiple cities and the gathering of a group of terrorists in Tamil Nadus …
  • Terror attack threat in south Indian states? 27 Apr 2019 10:21 CLAIM A fax message sent by Karnataka police chief DG-IGP Neelimani N Raju to the state police chiefs of Tami Nadu, Kerala, Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Puducherry, Goa and Maharashtra, informing them of possible terror attacks in major cities in the states, …
  • Hoax caller in Bengaluru warns of possible terror attacks, arrested 27 Apr 2019 06:26 Mumbai: On late Friday night, Karnataka Police picked up a retired Army personnel after he reportedly called the police control room claiming to have information about possible terror attacks. Sundara Murthy, 65, was traced to his house in Avalahalli …
  • Hoax caller who claimed he had knowledge of terror strike in South India arrested 27 Apr 2019 06:23 Central Crime Branch officials on Friday night arrested an army truck driver who allegedly made a hoax call to the police control room in the evening claiming that a terror attack had been planned across several cities in Maharashtra, Karnataka, Tamil Nadu …
  • High alert after terror warning to TN, caller tells cops 19 terrorists present in Ramanathapuram 27 Apr 2019 06:17 A high alert has been sounded across Tamil Nadu, after Karnataka DG-IGP Neelmani N Raju on Friday wrote to his counterparts in six states and an Union Territory after receiving a warning of terror attacks. In the letter, Raju said the Karnataka police …
  • Bengaluru police arrest retired army man for making hoax call about 'possible terror attacks' 27 Apr 2019 05:52 By Express News Service BENGALURU: CCB police on Friday night arrested 65-year-old retired army personnel for making a hoax call to the police control room around 5.35 PM stating that the call was meant to “alert” the police about “possible terror attacks” …
  • 7 Indian states on high alert after Sri Lanka blasts, security tightened 27 Apr 2019 05:29 The Bengaluru police received a tip-off about a possible terror attack on multiple cities. Mumbai: Seven including southern states are on high alert with security tightened in the aftermath of the Sri Lanka blasts on April 21, a top police official said on …
  • Axe may fall on three more AIADMK MLAs for supporting TTV Dhinakaran 27 Apr 2019 01:24 By Express News Service CHENNAI: Axe is likely to fall on three more AIADMK MLAs, who have allegedly extended support to TTV Dhinakaran, AMMK general secretary, as Assembly Speaker P Dhanabal is expected to send them notices for their anti-party activities …
  • Tamil Nadu sounds terror alarm following warning of attacks 26 Apr 2019 23:06 Chennai: Tamil Nadu Government on Friday issued an alert to all senior police officers and the district collectors directing them to take “precautionary measures” to maintain law and order and to avert any untoward incident, following a phone call from a …
  • Karnataka DGP warns counterparts of terror attacks in 7 states, UT 26 Apr 2019 22:53 [India], Apr 27 (ANI): Karnataka DG-IGP Neelmani N Raju on Friday wrote to his counterparts in six states and an Union Territory after receiving a warning of terror attacks. According to the letter by Raju, he received an anonymous phone call, in which the …
  • HC turns down dismissed teacher’s plea for reinstatement 26 Apr 2019 18:16 Madurai Highlighting the importance of the role played by teachers in shaping young minds, the Madurai Bench of the Madras High Court on Friday dismissed the petition of a teacher who had faced disciplinary inquiry for serious misconduct and was …
  • Bid to smuggle gold, foreign currency foiled by Customs department at Chennai Airport 26 Apr 2019 01:01 By Express News Service CHENNAI: The Air Intelligence unit of the Customs department foiled bids to smuggle foreign currency worth Rs 46.45 lakh and gold worth Rs 5.92 lakh, in separate cases at Chennai Airport. A customs release said AIU officials …
  • 4,690 cases filed over poll code violations in Tamil Nadu till April 19 21 Apr 2019 23:02 Election holiday For the participants in Y S Jaganmohan Reddy’s political campaign, achhe din has arrived. The staff has been given paid holiday for a month. While the junior staff gets paid holiday only, some senior employees have been offered holiday at …
  • Madras/Chennai historian Muthiah dies at 89 20 Apr 2019 15:28 Chennai, April 20 (IANS) The chronicler of Chennai history, cartographer and journalist S. Muthiah, 89, died here on Saturday owing to age-related ailments. The founder of Madras Musings, the free fortnightly that helped many a journalist learn the basics …
  • Blog: Why south could hold the balance of power 20 Apr 2019 03:25 Ever since Australian Stuart McArthur published his universal upside-down “universal corrective” map of the world in 1979, depicting the southern countries of the world on top and the north below them, it has served as a useful reminder of how geographic …
  • 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 …
  • Bogus voting, clashes keep officials busy on polling day 19 Apr 2019 00:29 Express News Service MADURAI: Polling in the 10 southern Lok Sabha constituencies and seven assembly constituencies were largely peaceful on Thursday. However, incidents of bogus voting, EVM glitches, missing voter names and clashes kept police, voters and …
  • Good turn out of women voters in Perambalur constituency 18 Apr 2019 16:34 Amid heavy security arrangements in place, polling turned out to be by and large peaceful in Perambalur Parliamentary constituency on Friday with no untoward incidents. The turn out of women voters in several rural pockets was impressive in this …
  • LS polls, Phase 2: K'taka voter comes to polling booth in an ambulance 18 Apr 2019 12:53 Mumbai: Thirteen states and Union Territories go to polls in the ongoing Lok Sabha election’s second phase on Thursday, April 11. Candidates in 95 constituencies will fight it out today. The result will be out on May 23. Originally, polls were to be held …
  • Polling largely peaceful in southern TN till 3 pm 18 Apr 2019 11:54 Except for a few complaints about errors in the Electronic Voting Machines (EVM), polling largely progressed on a peaceful note in southern districts of Tamil Nadu. According to Returning Officers from the 10 Lok Sabha constituencies in the south Tamil …
  • 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 …
  • BJP's Tamil Nadu rivals: Congress on 2, CPM, IUML, DMK 1 seat each 17 Apr 2019 11:41 NEW DELHI: Of the five seats in Tamil Nadu that the Bharatiya Janata Party is contesting, it is locked with the Congress on two and Communist Party of India (CPM), Indian Union Muslim League (IUML) and DMK on one each. The party had won lone seat of …
  • BJP’s TN rivals: Congress on 2, CPM, IUML, DMK 1 seat each 17 Apr 2019 11:23 New Delhi, April 17 (IANS) Of the five seats in Tamil Nadu that the Bharatiya Janata Party is contesting, it is locked with the Congress on two and Communist Party of India (CPM), Indian Union Muslim League (IUML) and DMK on one each. The party had won …
  • Indian voters undeterred by missing names from electoral lists and violent clashes 17 Apr 2019 05:20 EVM used in the 2019 India general elections – Besides every candidate's name and party symbol on the Electronic Voting Machine (EVM), there is a blue button. Screenshot from YouTube Video by LatestLY. On the 14th of April 2019, the world’s largest …
  • CPM leader Nilotpal Basu writes to CEC on PM's remarks on Sabarimala 16 Apr 2019 22:02 [India], Apr 17 (ANI): CPM leader Nilotpal Basu has approached the Chief Election Commissioner (CEC), Sunil Arora, alleging that Prime Minister Narendra Modi has been violating the Model Code of Conduct (MCC) and is "vitiating the atmosphere" in …
  • HC dismisses plea seeking disqualification of Kanimozhi, Kathir 16 Apr 2019 17:37 CHENNAI: The Madras High Court Tuesday dismissed a plea to prevent DMK's candidates Kanimozhi and Kathir Anand from fighting the Lok Sabha polls for allegedly violating the model code conduct. A bench of justices S Manikumar and Subramonium Prasad …
  • If voted to power, BJP will set up a fisheries ministry, come up with schemes for welfare of fishermen: Modi 16 Apr 2019 12:06 April 16, 2019 5:06 PM (IST) EC issues notice to Union Minister Gajendra Singh Shekhawat for violating Model Code of Conduct Election Commission (EC) issues show-cause notice to Union Minister and BJP MP from Jodhpur, Gajendra Singh Shekhawat for violating …
  • AIADMK faces dual anti-incumbency as a result of its tie-up with BJP 16 Apr 2019 03:18 The AIADMK, which won all but two of the 39 seats in the 2014 Lok Sabha polls under J Jayalalithaa, is facing a dual anti-incumbency factor –– a result of its partnership with the BJP. This factor has been leveraged to the hilt by the DMK Congress alliance …
  • Annual fishing ban along Tamil Nadu coast comes into effect 15 Apr 2019 15:10 Tamil Nadu has more than 1,076 km-long coastlines and is one of the leading states in marine fish production. (Representation) The annual 61-day fishing ban along the Tamil Nadu coast came into effect from Monday in view of the breeding season. Fisheries …
  • PM’s brother campaigns for BJP candidate 15 Apr 2019 13:57 Pankaj Modi, younger brother of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, is campaigning for BJP candidate Nainar Nagendran, who is contesting from Ramanathapuram Lok Sabha constituency . Mr. Pankaj, who arrived in Rameswaram on Saturday, performed a special puja and …
  • Actor-politician J K Rithesh dies at 46 15 Apr 2019 11:14 JK Rithesh was last seen in LKG. Actor and politician JK Rithesh, who recently appeared in LKG, has died at the age of 46. Rithesh was a member of AIADMK (All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam). He had also been a member of Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam and …
  • Who will do Nyay to 1984 riots and caste violence victims?: PM Modi asks Congress in Tamil Nadu 14 Apr 2019 02:50 By Express News Service RAMANATHAPURAM/THENI: Mocking Congress’ proposed NYAY (justice) scheme, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday said the party had admitted it had not delivered justice. Addressing poll rallies in Tamil Nadu, Modi, while …
  • 'Cong, Left, IUML in dangerous game on Sabari' 13 Apr 2019 22:22 THENI/RAMANATHAPURAM (TN): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday continued to try to corner his opponents over the contentious Sabarimala issue, amplifying his message that his government was committed to protecting the tradition which forbade the …
  • PM Modi rakes up Sabari in Tamil Nadu, Karnataka 13 Apr 2019 19:43 Thiruvananthapuram: Prime Minister Narendra Modi slammed the LDF government for creating an atmosphere where people cannot speak of Sabarimala Lord Ayyappa. He said so while addressing election rallies at Ramanathapuram in Theni in Tamil Nadu and later at …
  • Congress accepts they did injustice for 60 years, says PM Modi 13 Apr 2019 16:49 Twitter/BJP Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday mocked the Congress's proposed NYAY scheme which translates to "justice" in Hindi literally and claimed that the grand old party has finally agreed that injustice was done by them over …
  • Tamil actor and politician JK Rithesh dies of cardiac arrest; celebs, fans express condolence over shocking death 13 Apr 2019 16:49 JK Ritesh.PR Handout Tamil actor and politician JK Rithesh died on Saturday, April 13, due to cardiac arrest. He was 46. He is survived by his wife and 11-year-old son.  As per the reports, he complained of severe chest pain during an election campaign in …
  • AIADMK leader JK Ritheesh dies of cardiac arrest 13 Apr 2019 15:56 Chennai, Apr 13 (PTI) AIADMK leader and Tamil film actor J K Ritheesh died Saturday due to a sudden cardiac arrest while he was engaged in election related work, the party said. The 46-year old former Lok Sabha MP from Ramanathapuram died after he suffered …
  • Tamil actor-politician Ritheesh dead 13 Apr 2019 14:19 Chennai, April 13 (IANS) Actor-cum-AIADMK leader J.K. Ritheesh died of cardiac arrest on Saturday. Ritheesh, 46, is survived by his wife Jotheeswari and a son. Returning to his home in Ramanathapuram district for lunch after campaigning for BJP’s …
  • PM Modi Slams Congress Over 13 Apr 2019 14:08 PM Modi slammed the Congress for the "Anyay" or injustice done "for 60 long years" (File) Theni, Tamil Nadu: Prime Minister Narendra Modi today sought to corner the Congress on its showpiece poll promise of "Nyay", demanding …
  • PM corners Cong on 'Nyay,' seeks justice for 'Anyay' 13 Apr 2019 12:53 THENI (TN): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday sought to corner the Congress on its showpiece poll promise of "Nyay," demanding justice for the victims of 1984 anti-Sikh riots, the Bhopal gas tragedy and violence against dalits. While …
  • Congress accepts they did injustice: Modi (2nd Lead) 13 Apr 2019 10:42 Theni/Ramanathapuram (Tamil Nadu), April 13 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday mocked the Congress’s proposed NYAY scheme which translates to “justice” in Hindi literally and claimed that the grand old party has finally agreed that …
  • In Tamil Nadu, PM promises creation of 'Jal Shakti Ministry' if voted to power 13 Apr 2019 10:33 [India], Apr 13 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday assured that if voted to power, his government would ensure the establishment of a separate Jal Shakti Ministry to cater to many aspects relating to water. Addressing a public gathering at …
  • Modi to address two rallies in TN on Saturday 12 Apr 2019 12:39 Chennai, April 12 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be addressing two election rallies in Tamil Nadu on Saturday, said an official of the Bharatiya Janata Party. “Modi will be addressing a meeting in Theni in the morning and then in Ramanathapuram,” …
  • Days after suicide bid, Ramanathapuram HIV positive donor dies 31 Dec 2018 01:34 Express News Service MADURAI: Four days after he attempted suicide, the 18-year-old HIV+ donor from Ramanathapuram whose blood was transfused to a pregnant woman at Sattur government hospital, breathed his last on Sunday morning. The teenager attempted …
  • Three youths crushed to death in accident near Ramanathapuram 17 Oct 2018 09:56 In a gruesome road accident, three people, including two teenagers were crushed to death and five others suffered injuries in a car-bus collision in Keelaselvanoor police limit in the district on Wednesday morning. Police said the deceased, identified as M …
  • TN CM wants Ramanathapuram, Hosur, Neyveli on UDAN air map soon 23 Jun 2018 09:10 Chennai, June 23 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K. Palaniswami on Saturday requested Civil Aviation Minister Suresh Prabhu to connect Ramanathapuram, Hosur and Neyveli under the UDAN regional connectivity programme. In a letter to Prabhu text of which …
  • 150 kilogram of sea cucumber seized in Ramanathapuram district, two held 16 Jan 2018 07:48 For representational purposes RAMESWARAM: Sea cucumber weighing around 150 kg and worth about Rs 25 lakh, meant to be smuggled to Sri Lanka, was seized from Erwadi, about 70 kms from here and two persons arrested in this connection, marine police said. A …
  • 150 kilogram of sea cucumber seized in Ramanathapuram district 16 Jan 2018 07:45 For representational purposes RAMESWARAM: Sea cucumber weighing around 150 kg and worth about Rs 25 lakh, meant to be smuggled to Sri Lanka, was seized from Erwadi, about 70 kms from here and two persons arrested in this connection, marine police said. A …
  • Tight Security In Tamil Nadu's Ramanathapuram For Thevar Jayanthi, 8,000 Cops On Duty 29 Oct 2017 22:04 Chennai:  Around 8,000 police personnel have been deployed across Tamil Nadu's Ramanathapuram district for the 110th birth anniversary of freedom-fighter-cum-spiritual leader Muthuramalinga Thevar, the icon of the Thevar community. The birth …
  • Pakistani national comes to Ramanathapuram by boat from Lanka, arrested 24 Jul 2017 03:17 Mohammed Yunus RAMANATHAPURAM: A 65-year-old Pakistani national, who was staying in Ervadi without proper documents, was arrested on Sunday. The man identified as Mohammed Yunus, from Karachi, was arrested from a lodge. The arrest comes ahead of Prime …
  • Police Arrest Pakistani Man From Tamil Nadu's Ramanathapuram 23 Jul 2017 16:33 Chennai:  The police in Tamil Nadu's Ramanathapuram district have arrested a Pakistani man for allegedly entering India without valid documents. Police say 65-year-old Mohammed Yunice was arrested from a lodge at Erwadi. A senior officer said, "We …
  • Illegal immigrant arrested in TN's Ramanathapuram with Pak currency 23 Jul 2017 10:09 Ramanathapuram: An illegal immigrant from Sri Lanka has been arrested by Erwadi Police from Tamil Nadu's Ramanathapuram district. The Police have recovered Pakistani currency and four ID cards from his possession. The 60-year old accused, identified as …
  • Ramanathapuram encounter death case transferred to CB-CID 18 Apr 2017 01:12 RAMANATHAPURAM: The Director General of Police (DGP) has transferred the case of a police encounter, in which 42-year-old dalit man was killed, to Crime Branch-Criminal Investigation Department (CB-CID) in the district. Despite the move, the family and …
  • Ramanathapuram: Tension on Ambedkar birth anniversary as police gun down Dalit man 15 Apr 2017 02:10 MADURAI: A 46-year-old Dalit man, whose long-running feud with the members of upper castes earned him a spate of cases including murder attempts, was chased and gunned down by police personnel inside church premises in Ramanathapuram on Thursday night. The …
  • Tamil Nadu: Rowdy-sheeter shot dead in police encounter in Ramanathapuram district 14 Apr 2017 05:29 By: PTI | Rameswaram | Updated: April 14, 2017 10:49 am Image for representational purpose A 42-year-old rowdy-sheeter was shot dead in an alleged encounter with police at Kodikondu near here, police said today. Govindan, wanted in several criminal cases, …
  • Chennai: 24 flight passengers held for smuggling gold 17 May 2019 21:47  Four passengers identified as Feroz Khan (24) of Chennai, Syed Sikandar (26) of Virudhunagar, Mohamed Munas (46) and Jawseer (44) both from Colombo, who landed from Colombo by an Indigo Airlines flight were stopped. Gold pieces concealed in their rectum …
  • Cop caught on camera stealing tumbler 07 May 2019 03:07 06 May 2019, 01:24PM ISTSource: TNNIn a shocking incident, a police constable and a home guard have been caught on CCTV camera stealing tumbler in Pudukkottai district of Tamil Nadu. Youth at Merpanaikkadu had installed a drinking water facility, a water- …
  • Punjab National Bank heist: Cops suspect others behind Marimuthu death 05 May 2019 01:41 Pudukkottai: The recovery of the decomposed body of Marimuthu, office assistant of the nationalised Punjab National Bank (PNB) branch here, who was suspected to be the brain behind the robbery of a large quantity of pledged jewels from the bank locker, …
  • AIRing earthy flavours 02 May 2019 19:50 Information is a click away and there is no dearth of entertainment channels. Amidst all this onslaught, All India Radio is holding its own, staying vibrant and relevant. The two-part article that appeared in this supplement on November 9 and 16, 2018, was …
  • Axe may fall on three more AIADMK MLAs for supporting TTV Dhinakaran 27 Apr 2019 01:24 By Express News Service CHENNAI: Axe is likely to fall on three more AIADMK MLAs, who have allegedly extended support to TTV Dhinakaran, AMMK general secretary, as Assembly Speaker P Dhanabal is expected to send them notices for their anti-party activities …
  • Duo held for circulating casteist audio clip that sparked riots on election day 27 Apr 2019 01:24 By Express News Service PUDUKKOTTAI: Two persons, namely Selvakumar (34), son of Ganesan and Vasanth (30), son of Chandrasekar, hailing from Pattukkottai in Thanjavur were arrested for making and spreading a casteist audio clip that sparked off riots in …
  • Cyclone on course, heavy rains predicted in Chennai by April 29 24 Apr 2019 23:34 By Express News Service CHENNAI: The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) on Wednesday said a trough of low pressure had formed and so, a cyclone storm was likely to be heading toward Tamil Nadu by April 29. “A trough of low at mean sea level lies over …
  • Asian Athletic Championship: ‘Gold’ Gomathi brings laurels to her non-descript village 24 Apr 2019 00:59 Express News Service TIRUCHY: Mudikandam a non-descript village in the district, was abuzz on Tuesday morning. Oblivious to the frenzy, Rasaathi went about her chores when neighbours rushed to her house to inform that her daughter Gomathi had put them …
  • Peace returns to Ponnamaravathi,  prohibitory order off from today 22 Apr 2019 01:52 By Express News Service TIRUCHY/PUDUKKOTTAI: With no violent incidents in the three days of Section 144 imposed in Ponnamaravathi and surrounding villages, the Ponnamaravathi DSP SK Senthil Kumar has said that the 144 would not continue from Monday.   …
  • Post-poll scene in Tamil Nadu, a mirror to recurring caste-based violence 21 Apr 2019 23:06 CHENNAI: The two disconcerting incidents of violence close on the heels of the Lok Sabha polls in Tamil Nadu - one in Ponparappi in Ariyalur district falling within Chidambaram reserved constituency and the other in Ponnamaravathi in Pudukkottai district - …
  • Lok Sabha Elections: 1,000 unidentified people booked for rioting 21 Apr 2019 00:28 By Express News Service PUDUKKOTTAI: After Friday’s violence at Ponnamaravathi, where CrPC Section 144 has been promulgated for three days, the police have booked 1,000 unidentified people on charges of destruction of property and injuring policemen. The …
  • Ponnamaravathi violence: Prohibitory orders in place, cases filed against 1000 persons 20 Apr 2019 07:23 By Chennaivision in Chennai News April 20, 2019 Section 144 has been imposed by the Tamil Nadu police in 30 villages in Ponnamaravathi block of Pudukkottai district following violence between two caste groups. Accoording to reports, cases have been filed …
  • Bouquet of interesting plays 15 Apr 2019 17:38 Bouquet of interesting plays Narayana Gopala ... by veteran Koothapiran's troupe depicted the eternal fight between the Good and the Evil. — Pics. by R. M. Rajarathinam THE GOOD turnout during the weeklong drama festival organised jointly by the …
  • Periyar statue vandalised in Tamil Nadu 08 Apr 2019 06:25 [India], Apr 8 (ANI): A statue of Dravidian ideologue 'Periyar' EV Ramasamy, was found vandalised on Monday near Aranthangi in Tamil Nadu's Pudukkottai district. Periyar was a politician and social activist, who started the self-respect …
  • Local bodies ditched again by both AIADMK, DMK 22 Mar 2019 04:24 Express News Service CHENNAI: The Dravidian majors— the opposition DMK and governing AIADMK—while fighting for devolution of powers to the State, have done little to devolve powers to local bodies. Indeed, local body governance has found no place in the …
  • India: IRCS extending relief to communities affected by Cyclone Gaja 21 Mar 2019 04:32 Indian Red Cross Society is distributing relief materials to the families affected by Cyclone Gaja that hit Tamil Nadu last year on 16th November 2018. The ongoing relief distribution is a continuation of the response initiated by the Tamil Nadu State and …
  • 'Gaja second strongest cyclone since 1996' 20 Mar 2019 02:14 Express News Service CHENNAI: The severe cyclonic storm Gaja that hit the Tamil Nadu coast in November last year was the second strongest and first-ever rare looping track cyclone formed over the Bay of Bengal after 1996. No wonder, the storm has wrecked …
  • Mixed response to Ramnad Lok Sabha seat given to IUML in DMK alliance 17 Mar 2019 21:08 RAMESWARAM: While the sitting MP of the sprawling Ramanathapuram Lok Sabha constituency in Southwest Tamil Nadu is Anwar Raja of the AIADMK, a devout Muslim, the DMK allocating the seat for the April 18 Lok Sabha polls this year to the Indian Union Muslim …
  • Pollachi sex scandal: Students protesting outside govt college detained by police 16 Mar 2019 10:02 [India], March 16 (ANI): Hundreds of students of Pudukkottai Government Women Arts College staging a sit-in protest over the Pollachi sex scandal were detained by the Police here on Saturday. The students refused to call off the Dharna, due to which police …
  • Pollachi sex scandal: Students protesting outside govt college, detained 16 Mar 2019 08:05 The students refused to call off Dharna, due to which police had to forcibly detain the agitating girls. Pudukkottai: Hundreds of students of Pudukkottai Government Women Arts College staging a sit-in protest over the Pollachi sex scandal were detained by …
  • Labour welfare buildings worth Rs 6.45 crore inaugurated 24 Feb 2019 02:47 By Express News Service CHENNAI: Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami declared open various buildings for the Labour Welfare department, constructed at a cost of Rs 6.45 crore, in six districts, through video conferencing from the Secretariat on Friday. …
  • Beela Rajesh is new Health Secy, Prakash to head Chennai Corpn. 17 Feb 2019 04:39 As part of a major reshuffle of IAS officers, the State government on Saturday transferred Health Secretary J. Radhakrishnan as Transport Secretary. Mr. Radhakrishnan has been Health Secretary for the past seven years, and was in the news recently after …
  • On R-Day, awards handed out to bravehearts and policemen 27 Jan 2019 23:28 N. Surya Kumar, a Chennai-based mechanic, was presented with the Anna Medal for Gallantry for nabbing a criminal. On the night of April 17, Dr. Amutha Arumugam was at her Anna Nagar clinic as usual. All of a sudden, a criminal, Janakiraman, snatched her …
  • Rs 150 crore boost to health care in Tamil Nadu's delta districts as PM Modi inaugurates Thanjavur Medical college's new buildings  27 Jan 2019 23:17 By Express News Service THANJAVUR: Prime Minister Modi on Sunday inaugurated through video conferencing from Madurai new buildings housing super speciality departments at the Thanjavur Medical college. The super speciality departments would cater to people …
  • TN human development report - 2017 : Chennai slips in HDI rank, Kovai out of top 5 27 Jan 2019 21:59 CHENNAI: As Tamil Nadu has pitched an ambitious target to attract a whopping Rs 3.43 lakh crore of fresh industrial investments at the just concluded second ‘Global Investors Meet (GIM)’, several new facets of the state’s economic development experience …
  • Actress Kasturi keen on politics 22 Jan 2019 19:03 The actress Kasturi says she wishes to enter politics but her ambitions are very different. “I want to spread the message of Maha Kavi Subramanya Bharathi. In her career of public service thus far, she proved an able worker in the cause of the peple ht by …
  • Tamil Nadu's Jallikattu enters Guinness records on day when raging bulls kill 2 21 Jan 2019 15:39 Jallikattu a popular and ancient bull-taming sport underway in Palamedu of Tamil Nadu's Madurai district on Feb 9, 2017IANS Tamil Nadu's bull-taming sport Jallikattu made it to the Guinness World Records on Sunday after 1,353 bulls and 800 tamers …
  • Tamil Nadu's Jallikattu makes it to Guinness World Records; kills 2 spectators 21 Jan 2019 08:07 Tamil Nadu's bull-taming sport Jallikattu has made it to the Guinness World Records for the participation of 1,353 bulls and 800 tamers, double the number of 647 bulls that participated last year. Tamil Nadu's Health Minister C Vijaya Bhaskar, who …
  • Record jallikattu claims 2 lives in Viralimalai 20 Jan 2019 22:22 Pudukkotai: In the largest ever jallikattu (bull-taming) held this season so far to create a world record at Viralimalai near Pudukkottai on Sunday, two visitors were unfortunately gored to death and at least 40 bull-tamers were injured. The jallikattu was …
  • Brave Thamizhachi: Transwoman shares special relationship with Jallikattu, bulls 20 Jan 2019 01:46 Express News Service TIRUCHY: When it is announced that a bull belonging to ‘Veera Thamizhachi’ is coming through the Vaadivasal, spectators at jallikattu events in Tiruchy and Pudukkottai districts are likely to burst into cheers and applause. The title ‘ …
  • Pongal '19: Madurai celebrates Jallikattu 15 Jan 2019 06:31 [India], Jan 15 (ANI): Jallikattu, a traditional bull-taming event, began in Tamil Nadu's Madurai district on Tuesday on the occasion of Pongal. The excitement was palpable in Madurai's Avaniapuram where the sport was being organised. As per …
  • Thachchankuruchi hosts Pudukkottai’s first jallikattu 15 Jan 2019 02:10 By Express News Service PUDUKKOTTAI: Pudukkottai, known for conducting the maximum number of jallikattu events in the State, opened its account this year when Thachchankuruchi hosted the event on Monday. Around 450 bulls and 350 players participated in the …
  • Villages echo with wails of misery and broken dreams 09 Jan 2019 05:44 It was a sight of loud bereavement in four villages. Tents before the houses bespoke of the loss of a dear member. At road corners, tea shops and under trees, villagers were discussing the fate of families who lost their bread earners in the January 6 road …
  • 10 Sabarimala pilgrims from Telangana die in TN road accident 07 Jan 2019 10:34 PUDUKKOTTAI: Ten Sabarimala pilgrims from Telangana died and five others suffered injuries when a trailer truck rammed a van they were travelling in near Thirumayam in Pudukkottai district of Tamil Nadu on Sunday afternoon. Nine of the deceased have been …
  • Efforts on in Pudukkottai to throw light on rock-cut cave temple 02 Jan 2019 06:52 Express News Service PUDUKKOTTAI: Efforts of archaeological enthusiasts to throw light on a rock-cut cave temple in Pudukkottai district on the first day of 2019 were hampered by waist-deep mud. A group of youngsters organised through social media had …
  • Rajini Makkal Mandram to construct 15 houses for cyclone Gaja victims 01 Jan 2019 05:26 Express News Service CHENNAI: The Rajini Makkal Mandram has decided to construct 15 new houses for people who lost their huts to Cyclone Gaja in Nagapattinam district. According to a statement released by the organisation, each house would be constructed …
  • NABARD pitch for renovation ofi tanks in Pudukottai 22 Dec 2018 03:04 Rehabilitation of 5,451 tanks, the primary source of irrigation for rainfed farming, has been identified as a critical infrastructure requirement in Pudukottai district by National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD) in its Potential Linked …
  • Prithviraj ready for the Olympic journey 20 Dec 2018 17:37 It is an interesting race aimed towards Olympic selection and Prithviraj Tondaiman of Pudukkottai is happy to lead the men’s trap at the halfway stage. Having shot a national record equalling 124 out of 125 in Jaipur, the 31-year-old Prithviraj feels he …
  • India: Cyclone Gaja’s path makes the affected landscape look like Palai (desert) 10 Dec 2018 05:54 On 3rd December, 2018, Caritas India organized coordination meeting of the Directors of Cyclone Gaja affected Diocesan Social Service Societies (DSSSs) and Tamil Nadu Social Service Society (TASOSS) to review the relief and rehabilitation efforts. Dr.John …
  • Moi Virunthu in U.S. to raise funds for cyclone victims in Tamil Nadu 10 Dec 2018 03:23 Express News Service TIRUCHY: A group of Tamil women residing in the US organised a Moi Virunthu (community feast) to raise funds for cyclone-affected residents of a village in Pudukkottai district. Members of Vaagai Women Empowerment Team in North …
  • Low pressure area likely to bring heavy rain in Tamil Nadu 01 Dec 2018 10:39 In the last 24 hours, a few places have received rain across the state. (File) A low-pressure area hovering close to south Tamil Nadu is likely to cause heavy rainfall at isolated places in southern districts of the state in the next 24 hours, the Regional …
  • E Palaniswami To Visit Cyclone Gaja-Hit Areas Amid Demands For More Help 28 Nov 2018 04:44 E Palaniswami had sought a Rs.15,000 crore-relief for Tamil Nadu after Cyclone Gaja. Chennai: Tamil Nadu Chief Minister E Palaniswami will visit Cyclone Gaja-affected parts of the state today amid protests over allegations that many remote areas are yet to …
  • Cyclone Gaja caused extensive damage in Tamil Nadu: Centre’s team 26 Nov 2018 03:30 By Express News Service THANJAVUR/TIRUVARUR: The damage caused by Cyclone Gaja is extensive, said Daniel E Richard, joint secretary, Ministry of Home Affairs, on Sunday. Richard is leading the six-member team deputed by the Centre to inspect areas …
  • Cyclone Gaja: CM Palaniswami meets PM Modi, seeks Rs 15,000 cr relief package 22 Nov 2018 10:09 New Delhi: Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappai K Palaniswami on Thursday met Prime Minister Narendra Modi in the national capital and sought Rs 15,000 crore central relief package for relief and restoration works being undertaken in areas affected by cyclone …
  • Cyclone Gaja: CM Palaniswami meets PM, seeks Rs 15,000 crore assistance 22 Nov 2018 09:25 [India], Nov 22 (ANI): Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappai K Palaniswami on Thursday met Prime Minister Narendra Modi in the national capital and sought Rs 15,000 crore central relief package for relief and restoration works being undertaken in areas …
  • ‘Postpone Forest department competitive exam in Cyclone Gaja-affected areas’ 22 Nov 2018 07:17 By Express News Service CHENNAI: The competitive examination for the Forest Department Uniformed Services should be postponed as seven districts of the State have largely been affected by the Gaja cyclone, urged Dr S Ramadoss, founder, PMK, in a release. “ …
  • DMK Chief Stalin Tears Into Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Over Cylone Gaja 21 Nov 2018 16:54 Cyclone Gaja has so far claimed 46 lives in Tamil Nadu. Chennai: President of Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam MK Stalin on Tuesday slammed Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappai K Palaniswami for not spending enough time with the victims of Cyclone Gaja. The …
  • CM visits cyclone-hit areas, makes string of relief measures 21 Nov 2018 15:09 Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami today visited Cyclone ‘Gaja’ affected districts of the State, a day after he announced immediate release of Rs 1,000 crore towards undertaking relief works. In a statement, estimating the loss suffered by …
  • Cyclone Gaja: Several villages in Tamil Nadu yet to get food, water 21 Nov 2018 12:49 Cyclone Gaja hit the coast of Tamil Nadu and Puducherry on the early hours of Friday morning gusting with the wind speed of 120 kmph. Photo: Reuters Thanjavur: Four days after cyclone Gaja created havoc in Tamil Nadu’s Cauvery delta districts and Karaikal …
  • Anna University exams to resume conducting in non-cyclone affected districts from Thursday 21 Nov 2018 09:45 CHENNAI: Anna University will resume conducting of semester examinations for affiliated colleges from Thursday (November 22). According to an official release, the university had postponed exams for all undergraduate and postgraduate programmes in 538 …
  • Cauvery delta residents angry with slow cyclone relief 21 Nov 2018 09:40 Cyclone Gaja hit the coast of Tamil Nadu and Puducherry in the early hours of Friday, gusting with the wind speed of 120 kmph and causing widespread devastation. Photo: Reuters Thanjavur/Nagapattinam: Anger against the state government prevailed across …
  • Anna University 21 Nov 2018 09:28 CHENNAI: Anna University will resume conducting of semester examinations for affiliated colleges from Thursday (November 22). According to an official release, the university had postponed exams for all undergraduate and postgraduate programmes in 538 …
  • Stalin slams CM Palaniswami's visit to Gaja-hit areas, says relief work a setup 20 Nov 2018 12:28 Stalin on Monday announced Rs 1 crore financial assistance for the relief and rehabilitation work in cyclone Gaja hit areas. Chennai: President of Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) MK Stalin on Tuesday slammed Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappai K Palaniswami …
  • Cyclone Gaja: Stalin tears into TN CM 20 Nov 2018 11:45 [India], Nov 20 (ANI): President of Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) M. K. Stalin on Tuesday slammed Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappai K Palaniswami for not spending enough time with the victims of Cyclone Gaja. The statement from Stalin came just a few …
  • TN CM, Dy CM distribute relief material in Gaja-hit Pudukkottai 20 Nov 2018 10:45 [India], Nov 20 (ANI): Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappai K Palaniswami and Deputy Chief Minister O Panneerselvam on Tuesday distributed relief material to the people affected by Cyclone Gaja in Pudukkottai region. Speaking to media, Palaniswami said, …
  • Tamil Nadu CM visits cyclone Gaja-hit areas, likely to meet PM Modi on Thursday 20 Nov 2018 09:00 The chief minister, who announced a Rs 1,000-crore package on Monday for immediate relief and rehabilitation work. Pudukottai: Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K Palaniswami on Tuesday visited the districts hit by Cyclone Gaja, distributed relief materials among …
  • Cyclone Gaja uproots 3,000 trees planted by green activist Thangasamy on 30 acres 20 Nov 2018 08:47 Express News Service PUDUKKOTTAI: Nearly 70 per cent of the trees that late green activist Maram Thangasamy nurtured on 30 acres in Senthangudi village have been devoured by cyclone Gaja. His son Kannan estimated not less than 3,000 trees were felled by …
  • Gaja cyclone toll nears 50, power cut in many areas, people protest, relief works going on 20 Nov 2018 01:07 Gaja cyclone toll nears 50, power cut in many areas, people protest, relief works going on The severe cyclonic storm Gaja has left behind a trial of havoc and destruction with the death toll touching 49 today. While the government said that 36 persons had …
  • TN announces Rs 1,000 cr assistance for cyclone relief 19 Nov 2018 18:56 Chennai, Nov 19 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K. Palaniswami on Monday announced a sum of Rs 1,000 crore for carrying out relief works in the cyclone Gaja affected districts. He also said the death toll due to cyclone has gone up to 46. In a statement …
  • India - Tropical Cyclone GAJA update (GDACS, JTWC, IMD, media) (ECHO Daily Flash of 19 November 2018) 19 Nov 2018 15:42 At least 45 people are dead after tropical cyclone GAJA made landfall over central-southern Tamil Nadu (southeastern India). 177,500 people are displaced in 351 camps across nine affected districts: Chennai, Nagapattinam, Tiruvarur, Thanjavur, Pudukkottai, …
  • Vijay Sethupathi's kind gesture for 'Cyclone Gaja' victims 19 Nov 2018 11:47 By Online Desk Actor Vijay Sethupathi is well known for his helpful nature and the 'Vikram Vedha' actor has yet again proved why he one of the most respected and loved actors by fans. The recent 'Cyclone Gaja' left many Tamil Nadu districts …
  • President speaks to TN CM over cyclone 19 Nov 2018 08:08 New Delhi, Nov 19 (IANS) President Ram Nath Kovind on Monday spoke to Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K. Palaniswami to take stock of the situation after the state was hit by cyclone Gaja killing 45 people. “Spoke to the Chief Minister and inquired about the …
  • Tamil Nadu: Protesting locals arrested for burning down official vehicles, injuring DSP 19 Nov 2018 05:53 Express News Service PUDUKKOTTAI: After residents of Kothamangalam village of Alangudi block protested by pelting stones at Deputy Superintendent of Police G Aiyanar leaving him badly injured apart from setting fire to officials' vehicles, more than …
  • Hurricane Gaja Situation Situation Report 1 – period covered: Nov 15-18, 2018 19 Nov 2018 00:46 Situation Overview Highlights: Humanity Road activated its disaster desk on Thursday November 15, 2018 in advance of landfall of Cyclone Gaja in India. This situation report number 1 provides helpful links and situational information based on early …
  • Cyclone Gaja: Death toll rises to 33; water, food, milk being supplied to people affected in Tamil Nadu 17 Nov 2018 18:21 Image Source : PTI Cyclone Gaja death toll rises to 33 The death toll resulting from cyclone Gaja, which hit Tamil Nadu's coastal districts on Friday, has touched 33, Chief Minister K. Palaniswami said on Saturday. The cyclone left a trail of …
  • Death toll in Tamil Nadu due to Cyclone Gaja... 17 Nov 2018 13:17 About 177,500 people are staying in 351 relief camps in the cyclone-affected areas. The death toll due to cyclone Gaja, which hit Tamil Nadu's coastal districts on Friday, has increased to 33, Chief Minister K. Palaniswami said on Saturday. Speaking to …
  • Death toll in Tamil Nadu due to cyclone Gaja rises to 33 17 Nov 2018 12:22 Chennai, Nov 17 (IANS) The death toll due to cyclone Gaja, which hit Tamil Nadu’s coastal districts on Friday, has increased to 33, Chief Minister K. Palaniswami said on Saturday. Speaking to reporters at Salem, about 350 kilometres from here, Palaniswami …
  • Gaja wreaks havoc in T.N. 17 Nov 2018 02:48 At least 13 persons died and public infrastructure and private properties in seven districts were damaged as Cyclone Gaja wreaked havoc in Tamil Nadu on Friday. The severe cyclonic storm that made a midnight landfall near Vedaranyam in Nagapattinam …
  • Cyclone Gaja hits Tamil Nadu, 30 killed, many homeless 17 Nov 2018 01:31 ‘Gaja’, played hide and seek for over a week and finally struck with winds speeds touching 110 kmph. Chennai: When ‘Gaja’ hovered over the Bay of Bengal near Nagapattinam district for the past one week, the public and all government stakeholders did little …
  • Cyclone Gaja: 7 districts in Tamil Nadu affected, 13 killed 16 Nov 2018 23:23 A tree uprooted by Cyclone Gaja in Tamil Nadu on Friday. Seven districts have been hit by the cyclone. Thirteen people were killed in Tamil Nadu after Cyclone Gaja made landfall between Nagapattinam and Vedaranyam early morning on Friday. The Nagapattinam …
  • Cyclone Gaja Live Updates: 13 Killed In Tamil Nadu, Chief Minister Announces Compensation 16 Nov 2018 13:46 Cyclone Gaja: Heavy rainfall is expected at a few places in Tamil Nadu and Puducherry (File) New Delhi: At least 11 people have been reported dead as severe cyclonic storm 'Gaja' crossed near Tamil Nadu on Friday. The Tamil Nadu government …
  • Stalin appreciates TN Disaster Management Authority 16 Nov 2018 11:43 Posted by sana on Nov 16, 2018, 4:17 PM IST India News Chennai: DMK leader M.K. Stalin appreciated the Tamil Nadu Disaster Management Authority (TNDMA) for its actions to tackle cyclone Gaja that battered several coastal districts on Friday morning. In a …
  • Cyclone Gaja claims 11 lives, Tamil Nadu CM announces compensation 16 Nov 2018 11:42 Posted by Syed Qayam Ali on Nov 16, 2018, 4:52 PM IST India Salem: Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi K. Palaniswami on Friday confirmed that 11 people have lost their lives due to cyclone Gaja. He also announced that the government will give Rs 10 lakh to …
  • Cyclone Gaja Live Updates: 3 Killed In Tamil Nadu, Chief Minister Announces Compensation 16 Nov 2018 07:20 Cyclone Gaja: Heavy rainfall is expected at a few places in Tamil Nadu and Puducherry (File) New Delhi: Severe cyclonic storm 'Gaja' crossed between the Tamil Nadu and Puducherry coast between Nagapattinam and Vedaranniyam early Friday, with wind …
  • Cyclone Gaja Crosses Tamil Nadu Coast, 3 Killed: Live Updates 16 Nov 2018 06:07 Cyclone Gaja: Heavy rainfall is expected at a few places in Tamil Nadu and Puducherry (File) New Delhi: Severe cyclonic storm 'Gaja' crossed between the Tamil Nadu and Puducherry coast between Nagapattinam and Vedaranniyam early Friday, with wind …
  • Tamil Nadu: Coast Guard gears up for cyclone 'Gaja'; Over 25,000 evacuated 16 Nov 2018 05:36 Image Source : ANI Image Between Cuddalore and Pamban, the cyclonic storm 'Gaja' is set to make landfall bringing heavy rainfall to Tamil Nadu with a wind speed gusting up to 100 kmph, the Met office said. As per reports, over 25,000 people were …
  • Cyclone Gaja Crosses Tamil Nadu Coast: Live Updates 16 Nov 2018 04:54 Cyclone Gaja: Heavy rainfall is expected at a few places in Tamil Nadu and Puducherry (File) New Delhi: Severe cyclonic storm 'Gaja' crossed between the Tamil Nadu and Puducherry coast between Nagapattinam and Vedaranniyam early Friday, with wind …
  • Tamil Nadu officials sweat it out to tame Cyclone Gaja 16 Nov 2018 04:34 Express News Service CHENNAI: The first cyclonic storm ‘Gaja’ of this monsoon season is keeping the State on tenterhooks and is likely to make landfall as a severe cyclone in the early hours on Friday. The State Emergency Operation Centre (SEOC), which is …
  • Cyclone Gaja strikes Tamil Nadu coast past midnight, makes landfall in Nagapattinam 16 Nov 2018 04:20 By Express News Service NAGAPATTINAM: After hours of anxiety for residents in Nagapattinam district, cyclonic storm ‘Gaja’ started making landfall as a severe cyclonic storm at 12.30 am on Friday between Nagapattinam and Vedaranyam.  Contrary to initial …
  • Gaja cyclone wreaks damage in Tamil Nadu 16 Nov 2018 02:36 TRICHY: Severe cyclonic storm Gaja that crossed Tamil Nadu and Puducherry coast between Nagapattinam and Vedaranniyam in the early hours of Friday -- between 12.30am and 2.30am -- with wind a speed of 100-110kmph gusting to 120kmph brought heavy rain in …
  • Cyclone Gaja Crosses Between Tamil Nadu, Puducherry Coasts: Live Updates 16 Nov 2018 02:31 Cyclone Gaja: Heavy rainfall is expected at a few places in Tamil Nadu and Puducherry (File) New Delhi: Severe cyclonic storm 'Gaja' crossed between the Tamil Nadu and Puducherry coast between Nagapattinam and Vedaranniyam early Friday, with wind …
  • Cyclone Gaja to make landfall in India 16 Nov 2018 02:27 The cyclone Gaja over the South West Bay of Bengal is set to cross the southern Indian state of Tamil Nadu coast Thursday evening, officials said. According to Meteorological Department officials, the cyclone is likely to cross the coast between Cuddalore …
  • Live: Gaja to cross TN coast early hours Friday 15 Nov 2018 19:03 Cyclone 'Gaja' is very likely to cross the Tamil Nadu coast between Pamban and Cuddalore, South of Nagapattinam by early hours of Friday as a severe cyclonic storm with a wind speed of 90-100 kmph gusting to 110 kmph, a weather bulletin said …
  • cyclonic storm ‘Gaja’ comes closer, Landfall expected soon 15 Nov 2018 17:53 Cyclone Gaja was likely to cross the North Tamil Nadu and South Andhra Pradesh coast between Cuddalore and Sriharikota on November 15. Posted by Priyanka on Nov 15, 2018, 9:14 PM IST India News The cyclonic storm ‘Gaja’ lay 370 km southeast of Chennai and …
  • Cyclone Gaja set to cross TN coast near Nagapattinam 15 Nov 2018 17:38 Chennai: The severe cyclonic storm Gaja, which lay centred about 126 km east of Karaikal in Puducherry, is expected to cross the Tamil Nadu coast near Nagapattinam on Thursday night, Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) said. According to IMD, Gaja is …
  • Gaja intensifies into severe cyclonic storm, nears TN coast 15 Nov 2018 15:53 Cyclone Gaja intensified into a severe cyclonic storm Thursday, the latest bulletin by the India Meteorological Department (IMD) said. As Met department said it will gust up to 100 Kmph, it can very well be considered as Category One cyclone which can …
  • Cyclone Gaja LIVE updates: Rescue personnel on standby as storm set to reach TN coast by evening 15 Nov 2018 13:26 (Representational image)MOHAMMED MAHJOUB/AFP/Getty Images With the Indian Meteorological Department sounding a red alert in Tamil Nadu ahead of Cyclone Gaja's landfall, the schools and colleges in Cuddalore, Thanjavur, Tiruvarur, Pudukottai, …
  • Cyclone Gaza to Hit Southern Cost on Thursday 15 Nov 2018 09:47 NET Bureau Cyclone Gaja is expected to make a landfall between Cuddalore and Pamban on Thursday night bringing heavy rainfall to Tamil Nadu and Puducherry, the weather department said, prompting authorities to shut schools and colleges in the area. “The …
  • Anna University to cancel affiliation of Pudukkottai engineering college for alleged cheating during exams 14 Nov 2018 03:19 By Express News Service CHENNAI: Acting strongly against malpractices in examinations, the controller of examinations at Anna University has recommended cancelling the affiliation of an engineering college at Pudukkottai that is believed to have allowed …
  • Cyclone 'Gaja' springs surprise, Chennai to get heavy rains 13 Nov 2018 19:16 Express News Service CHENNAI: Cyclonic storm 'Gaja' continue to spring surprises with the location of where it will make landfall continuing to change as it nears the coast. When everyone thought 'Gaja' was drifting down south, the storm …
  • Tamil Nadu, Andhra coasts set for heavy rain today as ‘Gaja’ moves in 13 Nov 2018 17:04 Heavy rainfall is expected to commence over South Coastal Andhra Pradesh and coastal Tamil Nadu from Wednesday evening onwards as cyclone ‘Gaja’ nears the coast. ‘Gaja’ is expected to cross the Tamil Nadu coast between Pamban and Cuddalore on Thursday …
  • Another Periyar Statue Vandalised In Tamil Nadu's Pudukkottai District 20 Mar 2018 12:20 A statue of social reformer and Dravidian movement icon E V Ramasamy, popularly known as "Periyar", was found damaged in a village on Tuesday, the latest in a series of similar incidents of vandalism. Unidentified persons cut off the head of the …
  • Tamil Nadu: Tamil icon Periyar's statue vandalised in Pudukkottai 20 Mar 2018 09:52 In yet another incident of vandalism, a statue of Dravidian stalwart EV Ramasamy, popularly known as Periyar, was damaged by an unidentified person in Tamil Nadu's Pudukkottai district today, news agency ANI reported.  Following the incident, a case …
  • Statue vandalism continues: Periyar bust beheaded in Pudukkottai 20 Mar 2018 05:30 Chennai: A statue of Dravidian icon and social reformer EV Ramasamy, popularly known as Periyar, was vandalised by unidentified people in Tamil Nadu's Pudukkottai on Tuesday. A case has been registered and investigation is on, news agency ANI reported. …
  • Dalits attacked at temple festival in Tamil Nadu's Pudukkottai 14 Feb 2018 00:32 PUDUKKOTTAI: Dalits of Vilampatti near Iluppur allege they were beaten up by Caste Hindus during a temple festival in a neighbouring village. On Monday, A Jeeva, president of Pudukkottai unit of Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP), along with some victims, submitted …
  • Meet Pudukkottai’s change-makers & their kid army 24 Oct 2017 04:50 CHENNAI: Mohamed Bhilal, coordinator for the MS Swaminathan Research Foundation (MSSRF) at the Village Resource Centre in Pudukkottai, has received at least half-a-dozen calls since Sunday morning. “Where is my wife? Who is sitting next to her? I hear a …
  • Tamil Nadu: Sri Lankan Navy apprehends four Indian fishermen from Pudukkottai 05 Oct 2017 10:36 [India], October 05 (ANI): The Sri Lankan Navy on Thursday apprehended four Indian fishermen and seized a boat from the coast of Jegathapattinam in Tamil Nadu's Pudukkottai. The fishermen were apprehended for allegedly fishing very close to the island …
  • Sri Lankan Navy arrests three more Pudukkottai fishermen 09 Jul 2017 07:24 Three Pudukkottai fishermen were apprehended by the Sri Lankan Navy while they were fishing near Neduntheevu on Sunday night. The trio of M. Pradeep, M. Prasanth and A. Selvaraj from Jagadappattinam coastal village were taken to Kankesanthurai naval base …
  • MLA among 70 held near Pudukkottai 26 Feb 2017 01:56 PUDUKKOTTAI : Mild tension prevailed when a sitting MLA was arrested after he tried to stage a road blockade along with his supporters on Saturday alleging that he was not invited for government functions in the region. According to sources, Siva V …
  • 2 dead, 129 injured during jallikattu event in Tamil NaduTwo bull tamers died and 129 others suffered injuries during a jallikattu event at Rapoosal village in Tamil Nadu's Pudukkottai district on Sunday afternoon. 22 Jan 2017 12:30 TRICHY: Two bull tamers died and 129 others suffered injuries during a jallikattu event at Rapoosal village in Tamil Nadu's Pudukkottai district on Sunday. The deceased have been identified as Raja, 26, and Mohan, 25, both of whom were from Rapoosal. …
  • Vote transfer from allies helped AIADMK win Assembly seats 25 May 2019 07:13 Even though the DMK-led alliance swept the Lok Sabha polls in the State, it was not able to replicate the performance in nine Assembly constituencies. A queer pattern has emerged from these constituencies. Most of the Assembly constituencies came under the …
  • 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       …
  • General election results 2019 live 23 May 2019 12:04 Constituencies A - Z A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z A Adilabad 2019 GODAM NAGESH Leading TRS 2014 GODAM NAGESH TRS Agra 2019 SATYAPAL SINGH BAGHEL Leading BJP 2014 DR. RAM SHANKAR KATHERIA BJP Ahmadnagar 2019 SUJAY RADHAKRISHNA VIKHE …
  • South India live: Jagan is king in Andhra 23 May 2019 07:08 !1 New UpdateClick here for latest updates BJP's first time MLA turned MP candidate Dr.Umesh Jadhav defeats Congress floor leader Mallikarjuna Kharge in Congress's stronghold of Gulbarga. "Congress destroyed in Karnataka," cheers the BJP. …
  • Tamil Nadu Election Results 2019: Seats, Candidates, Check Result Here 23 May 2019 04:22 Tamil Nadu Election Results: There are 39 parliamentary seats in the state. New Delhi: Tamil Nadu voted in the second phase of Lok Sabha Elections 2019 on April 18. There are 39 seats in the state with prime parties being All India Anna Dravida Munnetra …
  • India general election results 2019 live 23 May 2019 02:20 Constituencies A - Z A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z A Adilabad 2014 GODAM NAGESH TRS Agra 2014 DR. RAM SHANKAR KATHERIA BJP Ahmadnagar 2014 GANDHI DILIPKUMAR MANSUKHLAL BJP Ahmedabad East 2014 PARESH RAWAL BJP Ahmedabad West 2014 DR. …
  • Chennai: 24 flight passengers held for smuggling gold 17 May 2019 21:47  Four passengers identified as Feroz Khan (24) of Chennai, Syed Sikandar (26) of Virudhunagar, Mohamed Munas (46) and Jawseer (44) both from Colombo, who landed from Colombo by an Indigo Airlines flight were stopped. Gold pieces concealed in their rectum …
  • Lack of planning by State government led to water shortage, says Stalin 16 May 2019 04:16 DMK president M.K. Stalin on Wednesday flayed the AIADMK government for lack of planning that had led to acute drinking water shortage across the State. Speaking at Valayankulam in Tirupparankundram Assembly constituency, which is going for by-election on …
  • Kombu Vecha Singam wrapped up 11 May 2019 18:51 SR Prabhakaran has joined hands with his mentor, the actor-director Sasi Kumar, once again for Kombu Vecha Singamda, after their earlier successful venture Sundarapandian. Loosely based on the sensational real life incidents that happened in the remote and …
  • ‘NBHC officials not involved in daily operations in warehouses’ 11 May 2019 16:27 MaduraiAfter a CBI probe was ordered by the Madurai Bench of the Madras High Court in an alleged case of fraud against a bank, the National Bulk Handling Corporation has stated that its officials were not involved in the day to day operations at warehouses …
  • Showers predicted during weekend, relief from heat expected 11 May 2019 11:49 Many parts of Tamil Nadu reeling under heatwave-like conditions may get a respite this weekend. The Meteorological Department expects some parts of the State to receive light to moderate showers on May 12. Light to moderate showers may occur in parts of …
  • Fire at illegal cracker unit; four injured near Sattur 08 May 2019 16:22 Virudhunagar Prevalence of illegal fireworks units came to the fore when an accidental fire at an illegal shed led to the destruction of crackers kept in another illegal shed and burnt paper bundles kept in a neighbouring house at Thayilpatti under …
  • Retired judge D Hariparanthaman to hold TNVA elections 07 May 2019 02:54 By Express News Service CHENNAI: The Madras High Court has appointed Justice D Hariparanthaman, a retired judge of the High Court, as the officer to conduct an election to the TN Volleyball Association (TNVA) for the next four-year term 2019-2023. Justice …
  • HC transfers fraud on bank case to CBI 06 May 2019 16:58 MADURAI The Madurai Bench of the Madras High Court has transferred the investigation into a bank fraud case reported from Virudhunagar district to the Central Bureau of Investigation. The court was hearing a petition filed by K. Venkatesh of Rajapalayam, …
  • A parrot a day 04 May 2019 14:03 When Srivilliputhur wakes up to the sounds of the Thiruppavai from its many temples, the frail S Raman, 65, walks from his house on West Car Street to the Andal Temple. He spends at least two hours in the the temple garden in the southern prakaram, picking …
  • AIRing earthy flavours 02 May 2019 19:50 Information is a click away and there is no dearth of entertainment channels. Amidst all this onslaught, All India Radio is holding its own, staying vibrant and relevant. The two-part article that appeared in this supplement on November 9 and 16, 2018, was …
  • Virudhunagar district slips to 6th rank 29 Apr 2019 14:18 After a fall in State ranking in overall pass percentage in Plus Two examination, Virudhunagar district slipped to sixth position in Class 10 examination too. Bucking State-wide trend of improvement, the district, which stood third in the State with 98.2% …
  • Tamil Nadu’s student politics struggles to regain lost glory 21 Apr 2019 00:28 Express News Service CHENNAI :  In the 1967 Assembly elections, former Tamil Nadu chief minister K Kamaraj was defeated at Virudhunagar by a young student leader named P Seenivasan of the DMK. That was the impact student leaders once had on the State’s …
  • 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 …
  • Released! Tamil Nadu 12th HSE result 2019 date and time: +2 result declared at dge.tn.nic.in and dge.tn.gov.in 19 Apr 2019 04:43 TN HSE result 2019: Tamil Nadu Board to announce HSE +2 result on April 19, 2019 (Representational Image) TN HSE result 2019: The Directorate of Government Exams (DGE), Tamil Nadu has released the result of Higher Secondary Examination (HSE) which is …
  • Bogus voting, clashes keep officials busy on polling day 19 Apr 2019 00:29 Express News Service MADURAI: Polling in the 10 southern Lok Sabha constituencies and seven assembly constituencies were largely peaceful on Thursday. However, incidents of bogus voting, EVM glitches, missing voter names and clashes kept police, voters 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 …
  • Polling largely peaceful in southern TN till 3 pm 18 Apr 2019 11:54 Except for a few complaints about errors in the Electronic Voting Machines (EVM), polling largely progressed on a peaceful note in southern districts of Tamil Nadu. According to Returning Officers from the 10 Lok Sabha constituencies in the south Tamil …
  • 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 …
  • Tamil Nadu HSE +2 result 2019 to be declared tomorrow 18 Apr 2019 05:31 TN HSE result 2019: Tamil Nadu Board to announce HSE +2 result on April 19, 2019 (Representational Image) TN HSE result 2019: The Directorate of Government Exams (DGE), Tamil Nadu will be releasing the result of Higher Secondary Examination (HSE) which is …
  • 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 …
  • Stage set for polling; specialarrangements for car festival 17 Apr 2019 16:37 As many as 25.94 lakh voters in Madurai district are expected to exercise their franchise and thereby decide the fate of three parliamentary constituencies through the polling for parliamentary elections on Thursday. Collector and District Election Officer …
  • Tamil Nadu HSE +2 result 2019 date and time 17 Apr 2019 06:08 TN HSE result 2019: Tamil Nadu Board to announce HSE +2 result on April 19, 2019 (Representational Image) TN HSE result 2019: The Directorate of Government Exams (DGE), Tamil Nadu will be releasing the result of Higher Secondary Examination (HSE) which is …
  • TN HSE +2 result 2019 date and time 16 Apr 2019 05:48 TN HSE +2 result to be announced on April 19, 2019 (Representational Image) TN HSE result 2019: The Directorate of Government Exams (DGE), Tamil Nadu will be releasing the result of Higher Secondary Examination (HSE) which is equivalent to class 12 on …
  • Tamil Nadu HSC +2 results 2019 date and time 15 Apr 2019 14:38 Tamil Nadu HSC results 2019: The results will be declared on April 19 Tamil Nadu HSC results 2019: The Tamil Nadu board will declare the results of Higher Secondary Certificate (HSC) Class 12 examinations on April 19. The students who have appeared in the …
  • TN HSE +2 result 2019 this week: Check date and time 15 Apr 2019 14:34 TN HSE +2 result to be announced on April 19, 2019 (Representational Image) TN HSE result 2019: The Directorate of Government Exams (DGE), Tamil Nadu will be releasing the result of Higher Secondary Examination (HSE) which is equivalent to class 12 on …
  • 'Cong, Left, IUML in dangerous game on Sabari' 13 Apr 2019 22:22 THENI/RAMANATHAPURAM (TN): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday continued to try to corner his opponents over the contentious Sabarimala issue, amplifying his message that his government was committed to protecting the tradition which forbade the …
  • Modi to address two rallies in TN on Saturday 12 Apr 2019 12:39 Chennai, April 12 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be addressing two election rallies in Tamil Nadu on Saturday, said an official of the Bharatiya Janata Party. “Modi will be addressing a meeting in Theni in the morning and then in Ramanathapuram,” …
  • Two boys, uncle drown in pool 08 Apr 2019 14:24 VIRUDHUNAGAR Two schoolboys and their uncle drowned in a pool downstream of Kullursandhai dam near here on Monday. Police identified the deceased as M. Solaimurugan, 40, of Madurai and his nephews K. Hariharan, 14, and K. Adiseshan, 10. The police said …
  • Journo shooting chairs at Cong meet attacked 08 Apr 2019 06:29 VIRUDHUNAGAR: The police have registered a case against four people for assaulting a photographer of a Tamil weekly at the meeting organised by the Congress here on Saturday, in which president of Tamil Nadu Congress Committee (TNCC) K S Alagiri …
  • Watch: Congress workers beat up journalist for clicking photos of empty chairs at party rally in Tamil Nadu 07 Apr 2019 10:43 Congress workers caught on camera roughing up a photographer in Tamil Nadu's Virudhunagar district.Twitter/ANI On one hand, Congress president Rahul Gandhi is exhibiting his humane side by providing assistance to injured journalists, on the other …
  • Congress workers thrash journos for clicking empty chairs 07 Apr 2019 09:15 Virudhunagar: Congress workers allegedly manhandled and thrashed photojournalists who were clicking pictures of empty chairs at a public rally by the party in Virudhunagar on Saturday. The Congress party had organised a public campaign to explain the party …
  • Congress workers thrash photojournalists for clicking empty chairs at TN rally 07 Apr 2019 08:40 [India], Apr 7 (ANI): Congress workers allegedly manhandled and thrashed photojournalists who were clicking pictures of empty chairs at a public rally by the party in Virudhunagar on Saturday. The Congress party had organised a public campaign to explain …
  • Manickam Tagore’s WhatsApp campaign fetches 20000 suggestions 07 Apr 2019 00:37 Express News Service VIRUDHUNAGAR: Congress candidate in Virudhunagar Lok Sabha constituency, B Manickam Tagore's innovative idea of getting suggestions from voters through WhatsApp has fetched 20,000 suggestions. Wherever he goes, his followers …
  • Voice of Tamil Nadu not echoing in Delhi: MNM chief Kamal Haasan 05 Apr 2019 03:44 By Express News Service MADURAI: Claiming that the voice of Tamil Nadu is not being echoed in the national capital, Makkal Needhi Maiam president Kamal Haasan assured the public that his party candidates, if elected to Lok Sabha, would not continue in the …
  • 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, …
  • Phone numbers of observers 31 Mar 2019 15:18 Virudhunagar Complaints on malpractices and violation of model code of conduct can be lodged with poll observers appointed for general election to Virudhunagar Lok Sabha constituency and Sattur Assembly constituency that is going for the by-election. …
  • Gold, silver articles worth ₹ 2.28 cr. seized 31 Mar 2019 13:41 VIRUDHUNAGAR Election authorities on Saturday seized gold and silver articles, worth ₹2.28 crore, which were being transported in a van as those manning the vehicle could not account for them. Police said that the van, run by a logistics company, was …
  • 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 …
  • 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 …
  • A 2-wheeler ride drives Prabha to take AI to villages 26 Mar 2019 13:15 When Suriya Prabha (31) rode a two-wheeler for the first time, little did she realise that the learning would prepare her for a different kind of journey. Hailing from a small town in Theni district, to her learning to ride was an empowerment and freedom …
  • 4 of a family killed in Virudhunagar accident 25 Mar 2019 14:25
  • Four of a family killed in accident in Virudhunagar district 25 Mar 2019 10:35
  • Devendrakula Vellalar votes crucial in Tamil Nadu's Tenkasi 25 Mar 2019 03:00 Express News Service TENKASI : Devendrakula Vellalar community is believed to play a pivotal role in the upcoming Lok Sabha elections in Tenkasi, one of the seven parliamentary constituencies in the State that have been reserved for Scheduled Caste.  …
  • Congress names 9 candidates; tussle continues for Sivaganga 24 Mar 2019 01:56 By Express News Service CHENNAI: Congress has announced candidates for nine parliamentary constituencies in Tamil Nadu and Puducherry. According to sources, a tough fight between the followers of former Union ministers P Chidambaram and Sudarsana …
  • Congress names 34 more candidates for LS polls 23 Mar 2019 10:05 New Delhi, March 23 (IANS) The Congress on Saturday declared 34 more candidates for the Lok Sabha polls, fielding Uttar Pradesh unit chief Raj Babbar from Fatehpur Sikri, whose candidature was earlier announced from Moradabad. The party has also fielded …
  • Cong releases list; EVKS, Thirunavukkarasar, Vasanthakumar get seats 23 Mar 2019 09:03 After almost all parties in Tamil Nadu announced their candidates for the Lok Sabha elections, the Congress has named its contestants for eight out 10 seats it bagged from DMK. K Jayakumar has been fielded from Tiruvallur, Chellakumar from Krishnagiri, M K …
  • Congress announces eight Lok Sabha candidates from Tamil Nadu 23 Mar 2019 06:12 Chennai: Maintaining silence over its candidate for Tamil Nadu's Sivaganga Lok Sabha constituency, the Congress on Saturday declared eight names for the April 18 polls. The names featured in the party's list of 34 Lok Sabha seats that was released …
  • Congress announces eight LS candidates from TN 23 Mar 2019 05:46 Chennai, March 23 (IANS) Maintaining silence over its candidate for Tamil Nadu’s Sivaganga Lok Sabha constituency, the Congress on Saturday declared eight names for the April 18 polls. The names featured in the party’s list of 34 Lok Sabha seats that was …
  • Century-old Egmore court set to get new look 23 Mar 2019 02:33 Express News Service CHENNAI: The landmark heritage building of the Egmore Metropolitan Magistrate Court will soon sport a fresh look. The renovation of the building, which is, at least, a century-old and built in the Indo-Saracenic style of architecture …
  • Congress declares 34 more Lok Sabha candidates 22 Mar 2019 22:02 New Delhi, March 23 (IANS) The Congress on Friday night declared 34 more candidates for the Lok Sabha fielding Renuka Choudhary from Khammam, Manickam Tagore from Virudhunagar in Tamil Nadu, Vikramadiya Singh from Udhampur and Raman Bhalla from Jammu. The …
  • Check out when your constituency votes 22 Mar 2019 05:43 The Lok Sabha election will be held in 7 phases, beginning on April 11, 2019 and ending on May 19, 2019.On March 10, 2019, the Election Commission of India announced the poll schedule for the Lok Sabha elections.The votes will be counted on May 23, 2019. …
  • Tamil Nadu: 24 districts declared as drought-hit, number to rise in coming months 21 Mar 2019 03:29 Express News Service CHENNAI: Due to the widespread Northeast monsoon failure, Tamil Nadu will be facing tough times during the summer this year. The State government has declared 24 districts as drought-affected. Moreover, 38 blocks in seven districts …
  • Firecracker industry's future to rule Virudhunagar polls 20 Mar 2019 06:05 Chennai: The uncertainty hanging over the future of the Rs 6,000 crore fireworks industry is expected to burst as a major campaign plank for the opposition parties during the upcoming Lok Sabha polls in the Virudhunagar constituency of Tamil Nadu. " …
  • DMDK, PMK, TMC, Kongu Nadu party announce candidates 18 Mar 2019 22:17 More parties announced their candidates for Lok Sabha elections today, a day after major players AIADMK and DMK named their contestants. PMK today announced Vaithilingam as the candidate for Sriperumbudur constituency and Jothimuthu for Dindigul. The party …
  • DMK led alliance will win in TN, Puducherry: MDMK Chief Vaiko 18 Mar 2019 13:19 Category: Election 2019, Politics Posted by Syed Qayam Ali Published: Mar 18, 2019, 2:46 pm IST Updated: Mar 18, 2019, 2:46 pm IST Chennai: MDMK Chief Vaiko on Monday said that DMK-led Secular Progressive Alliance will win on all 40 seats in Tamil Nadu and …
  • 2019 LS polls: DMK led alliance will win in TN, Puducherry, says MDMK Chief Vaiko 18 Mar 2019 09:32 DMK chief M K Stalin on Friday announced the constituencies from where his party and its allies will contest. Chennai: MDMK Chief Vaiko on Monday said that DMK-led Secular Progressive Alliance will win on all 40 seats in Tamil Nadu and Puducherry in the …
  • Mixed response to Ramnad Lok Sabha seat given to IUML in DMK alliance 17 Mar 2019 21:08 RAMESWARAM: While the sitting MP of the sprawling Ramanathapuram Lok Sabha constituency in Southwest Tamil Nadu is Anwar Raja of the AIADMK, a devout Muslim, the DMK allocating the seat for the April 18 Lok Sabha polls this year to the Indian Union Muslim …
  • 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 …
  • AIADMK gives up majority Lok Sabha seats in South 17 Mar 2019 09:32 The ruling All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) that had won nine of the 10 Lok Sabha constituencies in southern districts in 2014 Lok Sabha election has chosen to give up majority of the Parliamentary seats by allotting them to its allies. …
  • 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 …
  • A year after launch, AMMK seems to be in a ‘lean phase’ 17 Mar 2019 03:31 The Amma Makkal Munnetra Kazhagam (AMMK), which celebrated its foundation day on Friday, seems to have hit a “lean phase” after its initial flourish in the political arena. A year ago, when the party was founded, the political prospects of the AMMK looked …
  • DMK to contest Lok Sabha poll in Tenkasi after 28 years 16 Mar 2019 23:10 TENKASI: The DMK is to test its luck this time in the reserved Tenkasi Lok Sabha constituency after a long gap of 28 years. Of the 15 Lok Sabha elections held here since 1957, the DMK had only once contested in the constituency in 1991, when its candidate …
  • Devotees erased TN temple lotus motif: Official 16 Mar 2019 07:37 Chennai, March 16 (IANS) The lotus motif drawn by the devotees on the walls of Tamil Nadu’s Srivilliputhur Andal temple was perhaps masked by themselves and not temple authorities, said a temple official on Saturday. “The devotees draw kolams and the …
  • 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 Alliance Announces Constituencies, Calls It Secular Progressive Alliance 15 Mar 2019 19:02 The alliance would be called Secular Progressive Alliance. Chennai: With weeks to go for the national elections, the DMK-led alliance in Tamil Nadu on Friday released the list of constituencies allotted for each of the nine partners. The alliance would be …
  • DMK-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 …
  • Separate counting centres planned 13 Mar 2019 15:55 Virudhunagar Virudhunagar district administration has planned to have two separate counting centres — one for the Virudhunagar Parliamentary constituency and one for the Sattur Assembly constituency that is going for by-election — to avoid confusion. …
  • TN’s ‘sex-for-marks’ scandal teacher freed on bail 12 Mar 2019 18:03 Chennai, March 12 (IANS) The Madras High Court’s Madurai Bench on Tuesday granted conditional bail to college professor Nirmala Devi arrested in the “sex-for-marks” scandal last year. An Assistant Professor in a college at Aruppukottai in Tamil Nadu’s …
  • TikTok cannot be banned, can only be regulated, say experts 11 Mar 2019 10:29 In the light of several controversial videos on media platform TikTok and political leaders voicing concern, Information Technology Minister M. Manikandan recently made an announcement in the Assembly that the State would take steps to get the Chinese- …
  • 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 …
  • DMK calls meet to fine tune poll strategy on March 11 10 Mar 2019 14:41 Chennai: Days after formalising seat sharing with allies for the Lok Sabha elections, DMK has convened a meeting of its senior office-bearers on Monday to fine tune its strategy for the polls. Deliberations on bypolls to the 21 Assembly constituencies and …
  • Four DPCs opened Virudhunagar 29 Jan 2019 14:26 Virudhunagar Tamil Nadu Civil Supplies Corporation has opened four direct procurement centres (DPCs) in the district to procure paddy at a remunerative price directly from the farmers. The DPCs have been opened at Seithur and Devadanam in Rajapalayam Taluk …
  • TN's Virudhunagar tops list of 111 aspirational dist. 27 Dec 2018 22:01 NEW DELHI: Virudhunagar in Tamil Nadu has topped the chart of aspirational districts which have shown the most improvement in the six parameters on which the survey is based. The government think tank Niti Aayog launched the Aspirational Districts …
  • Tamil Nadu’s Virudhunagar tops list of 111 aspirational districts 27 Dec 2018 21:32 NEW DELHI: Virudhunagar in Tamil Nadu has topped the chart of aspirational districts which have shown the most improvement in the six parameters on which the survey is based. The government think tank Niti Aayog launched the Aspirational Districts …
  • Virudhunagar, Naupada, Sidharthnagar among top 3 27 Dec 2018 13:07 NEW DELHI: Virudhunagar (Tamil Nadu), Naupada (Odisha) and Sidharthnagar (Uttar Pradesh) have emerged as the top three districts in the ranking of aspirational districts by Niti Aayog. Pakur (Jharkhand), Hailakandi (Assam) and Chatra (Jharkhand) are three …
  • Virudhunagar, Naupada, Sidharthnagar among top 3 aspirational districts 27 Dec 2018 13:03 NEW DELHI: Virudhunagar (Tamil Nadu), Naupada (Odisha) and Sidharthnagar (Uttar Pradesh) have emerged as the top three districts in the ranking of aspirational districts by Niti Aayog. Pakur (Jharkhand), Hailakandi (Assam) and Chatra (Jharkhand) are three …
  • Jharkhand’s Pakur ranked worst, TN’s Virudhunagar best among aspirational districts 27 Dec 2018 12:08 New Delhi, Dec 27 (IANS) The NITI Aayog on Thursday ranked Jharkhand’s Pakur district the worst and Tamil Nadu’s Virudhunagar the best among the nation’s 111 backward districts. The second “delta ranking” of backward districts — which the NITI Aayog has …
  • Virudhunagar, Naupada, Sidharthnagar among top 3 aspirational districts 27 Dec 2018 11:11 New Delhi, Dec 27 () Virudhunagar (Tamil Nadu), Naupada (Odisha) and Sidharthnagar (Uttar Pradesh) have emerged as the top three districts in the ranking of aspirational districts by Niti Aayog. Pakur (Jharkhand), Hailakandi (Assam) and Chatra (Jharkhand) …
  • Niti Aayog aspirational districts ranking 2018: Virudhunagar, Naupada, Sidharthnagar among top 3 27 Dec 2018 10:57 NEW DELHI: Virudhunagar (Tamil Nadu), Naupada (Odisha) and Sidharthnagar (Uttar Pradesh) have emerged as the top three districts in the ranking of aspirational districts by Niti Aayog. Pakur (Jharkhand), Hailakandi (Assam) and Chatra (Jharkhand) are three …
  • Virudhunagar GH gets two battery cars 12 Oct 2018 14:26 VIRUDHUNAGAR Dedicating two battery operated cars at the government headquarters hospital here exclusively for patients’ use, Collector A. Sivagnanam said on Friday that public, particularly elders who could not walk and or were seriously ill, could use …
  • Tamil Nadu Class 12 results: 91.1% students pass, Virudhunagar district tops list 16 May 2018 04:32 CHENNAI: Around 91% of the students who appeared for the Tamil Nadu state board higher secondary certificate (Class XII) exams passed, said school education minister K A Sengottaiyan on Wednesday. The overall pass percentage dipped from 92.1% last year to …
  • Govt opens new dental college in Virudhunagar 24 Jan 2018 05:24
  • GST levy: Fireworks units shut shop in Virudhunagar district 03 Jul 2017 13:06 Four to five lakh workers involved in the industry had been affected due to the closure of the units. Virudhunagar: Fireworks manufacturing units in this district, considered hub of fireworks industry, remained shut for the third day today in protest …
  • Second govt dental college in TN to come up at Virudhunagar 13 Apr 2017 02:40 CHENNAI: Fulfilling a promise made by the late Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa in the State Assembly on August 26, 2015, Chief Minister ‘Edappadi’ K Palaniswami on Wednesday announced that a new government dental college will be started at Virudhunagar.   …
  • Jallikattu: Bull gores Tamil Nadu cop to death in Virudhunagar 24 Jan 2017 04:21 VIRUDHUNAGAR: A bull gored a 30-year-old policeman to death at a jallikattu event at Kansapuram village near Srivilliputhur in Virudhunagar district on Monday, while a spectator was injured during a similar event at Rapoosal in Pudukkottai district on …
  • Policeman on duty killed by bull at jallikattu in village of Virudhunagar district; Assembly passes Bill 24 Jan 2017 01:52 The Tamil Nadu Legislative Assembly on Monday evening unanimously passed a Bill that will replace the jallikattu ordinance. Protesters assured the police that they will disperse from the Marina Beach once they get a signed copy of the ordinance. Protests …
  • Independents’ performance poor in Tami Nadu; together bag 0.51% votes 25 May 2019 02:18 Express News Service CHENNAI: Tamil Nadu has had its share of interesting independent candidates such as Kuppalji Devadoss called ‘Chillar Raja’ who paid his deposit money in coins and Padmarajan, an independent candidate, who holds the record of losing …
  • India: With water still in our village pond, neighbouring villages look at us with awe 20 Apr 2019 04:39 Ramnad district in Tamil Nadu is a drought-prone area and almost every year, whole or part of the population is faced with severe drought and acute drinking water problems. 80% of the population is engaged in land-based occupations, particularly …
  • Step back in time with this fearless king in Chennai 08 Apr 2019 18:19 Express News Service CHENNAI : The first thing that comes to our mind when we think of freedom fighter and king Veerapandiya Kattabomman is actor Sivaji Ganesan in the Tamil biographical film after the king. The talk titled ‘Reinvention of Kattabomman’ by …
  • Century-old Egmore court set to get new look 23 Mar 2019 02:33 Express News Service CHENNAI: The landmark heritage building of the Egmore Metropolitan Magistrate Court will soon sport a fresh look. The renovation of the building, which is, at least, a century-old and built in the Indo-Saracenic style of architecture …
  • Tamil Nadu: 24 districts declared as drought-hit, number to rise in coming months 21 Mar 2019 03:29 Express News Service CHENNAI: Due to the widespread Northeast monsoon failure, Tamil Nadu will be facing tough times during the summer this year. The State government has declared 24 districts as drought-affected. Moreover, 38 blocks in seven districts …
  • AIADMK 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 …
  • 2019 LS electrions: Panneerselvam announces seat-sharing for AIADMK-led alliance 17 Mar 2019 07:21 BJP would be contesting on Lok Sabha constituencies of Kanyakumari, Sivagangai, Coimbatore, Thoothukudi & Ramanathapuram. Chennai: The Deputy Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu and tall leader of All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) O. …
  • Bank of Maharashtra to auction assets of Videocon Group's Unity Appliances 12 Mar 2019 12:49 State-owned Bank of Maharashtra (BoM) has put on sale movable and immovable properties of Unity Appliances, a unit of debt-ridden Videocon Group, to recover Rs 153.77 crore loan. The outstanding dues of the Unity Appliances Ltd are over Rs 153.77 crore, …
  • SC’s Team Ayodhya: Retired judge, spiritual guru, mediation lawyer 09 Mar 2019 02:41 Justice Fakkir Mohamed Ibrahim Kalifulla, mediation expert, senior advocate Sriram Panchu and spiritual guru, Sri Sri Ravi Shankar. In its attempt to give mediation a shot to resolve the vexed Ayodhya issue, the Supreme Court Friday picked one of its own …
  • All 3 mediators in Ayodhya dispute are from Tamil Nadu 08 Mar 2019 20:06 Justice Kalifullah, mediation expert Sriram Panchu and spiritual guru Sri Sri to help settle dispute. Chennai: The Supreme Court on Friday referred the decades old Ayodhya-Babri Masjid title dispute case for mediation. The apex court constituted a three- …
  • The 3 men tasked with resolving the Ayodhya dispute 08 Mar 2019 08:42 The Supreme Court on Friday ordered mediation to settle the Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid dispute by a three-member panel comprising of Justice Kalifulla, advocate Sriram Panchu and spiritual guru Sri Sri Ravishankar. The panel has been given eight weeks by …
  • Tamil Nadi to explore textile export potential in districts 07 Mar 2019 01:33 By Express News Service CHENNAI : Tamil Nadu will be conducting a detailed study on new and emerging textile products which can be produced and exported from here with competitive pricing through the public-private partnership model on 75:25 funding …
  • Ahead of polls, TN Congress gets Chidambaram loyalist as Chief 04 Feb 2019 06:44 CHENNAI: The change in Tamil Nadu Congress leadership appointing KS Alagiri as President indicate the emergence of P Chidambaram as an influential force in state unit affairs and the national party’s intent to strengthen alliances with existing partners …
  • Music season 2018: Here is a line-up of music concerts to look out for! 24 Dec 2018 11:40 Here are the concerts to watch out for on December 25, 2018.     Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan Artistes Time East Mada street, Mylapore Dr. N. Vijay Siva (Vocal) 10:30 AM S. J Jananiy (Vocal) 3:30 PM B. Kannan (Veena) 5:00 PM Smt. Ranjani and Smt. Gayatri (Vocal) …
  • India: Cyclone Gaja Emergency Response in Tamil Nadu- RRF No.20/2018 05 Dec 2018 04:55 5th December 2018 Cyclone Gaja made landfall over Tamil Nadu coast on 16th November 2018 at 1:45 AM, wreaking havoc as it passed the coastal districts of Tamil Nadu. Cyclone Gaja made its landfall with wind speed of 120 – 140 kph, leaving behind a huge …
  • Dates for filing GST returns extended for Andhra, TN districts 28 Nov 2018 18:52 The Central government has extended the due dates for filing Goods and Services Tax (GST) returns for Andhra Pradesh's Srikakulam district and 11 districts of Tamil Nadu in view of cyclonic storms-Titli and Gaja in the two states respectively. "In …
  • GST return filing dates extended for cyclone-hit AP, TN districts 28 Nov 2018 17:56 New Delhi, Nov 28 (IANS) The government on Wednesday extended the due dates for filing of Goods and Services Tax (GST) returns for taxpayers in 11 districts of Tamil Nadu affected by cyclone Gaza and one district of Andhra Pradesh affected by cyclone Titli …
  • Government extends deadline for GST returns filing for taxpayers affected by cyclones 28 Nov 2018 17:18 NEW DELHI: The government has extended the date for filing summary GST sales returns for October by a month to December 20 for taxpayers affected by cyclones in Andhra Pradesh and Tamil Nadu. For taxpayers whose principal place of business is in the …
  • ‘No more delaying Serendah school’ 28 Nov 2018 01:26 Compiled by HANIS ZAINAL, CHOW HOW BAN and R. ARAVINTHAN  MORE than 20 primary school pupils and their parents staged a peaceful protest demanding the government address the delay in constructing a Tamil school in Serendah, Selangor, Tamil dailies reported …
  • Tamil Nadu to slip into dry spell from Sunday 24 Nov 2018 04:09 By Express News Service CHENNAI: After Cyclone Gaja and low-pressure area, which have brought good rainfall to the water-starved northern districts, Tamil Nadu is set to slip into a dry spell from Sunday. Met officials said the rainfall activity would get …
  • TN SSLC supplementary results 2018 declared; how to check at dge.tn.nic.in 06 Aug 2018 18:27 Tamil Nadu TN SSLC supplementary results 2018: All the candidates who had appeared for the examination can check the results through the official website, dge.tn.nic.in Tamil Nadu TN SSLC supplementary results 2018: Tamil Nadu’s Directorate of Government …
  • A river regains its mojo 28 Jul 2018 23:09 In full flow, the Cauvery is a sight to behold. At its broadest, the ‘Akanda’ Cauvery between Karur and Tiruchi offers a breath-taking view — a spectacle that has become a rarity over the past couple of decades. With the much-celebrated river in spate, it …
  • Twenty-Two Men Rape 11-year-old Disabled Young Girl for Seven Months 21 Jul 2018 02:46 Reports coming out of India have revealed that no fewer than 22 men took turns in raping a disabled young girl over a seven month period. According to the girl’s mother, she was drugged and raped repeatedly by the men at the apartment complex where her …
  • Girl With Disability Gang-Raped By 22 Men For 7 Months In India, Police Say 18 Jul 2018 22:42 A young girl with a hearing disability was drugged and gang-raped by at least 22 men repeatedly over a seven-month period at the apartment complex where her family lives in Chennai, India, her mother told police.  Police quickly rounded up 18 of the 22 men …
  • Shake-up in 13 district units of DMK, functionaries in 3 units replaced 02 Jul 2018 01:15 By Express News Service CHENNAI: DMK functionaries of various unions and towns have been reshuffled in 13 districts. Besides, the functionaries of three districts units have also been replaced. K Anbazhagan, DMK general secretary, has stated that …
  • How Caste Hatred Turned Tamil Nadu’s Kachanatham Bloody  23 Jun 2018 14:31 “Is it really authentic? There are many doubts about it….” “This is a concerted attempt to deflect Tamil Nadu from its protests…” “It is a case of prior enmity struck at a temple festival three years ago …” “It is a clash between two communities, not an …
  • ‘Not an inch of temple land will be allowed to encroach upon’ 19 Jun 2018 02:27 By Express News Service CHENNAI: Not even a single inch of land belonging to temples in the State will be allowed to be encroached upon, Justice R Mahadevan of the Madras High Court said on Monday. The judge made the observation while passing further …
  • Anna University postpones exams, check rescheduled dates 24 May 2018 23:50 The examinations on May 25, May 26, May 28 will be held on June 5, June 6, and June 8 respectively. In the wake of unforeseen circumstances following the anti-Sterlite protests at Tuticorin in Tamil Nadu, the Anna University has postponed the dates of …
  • Anna University postpones exams, check new dates 24 May 2018 23:06 The examinations on May 25, May 26, May 28 will be held on June 5, June 6, and June 8 respectively. In the wake of unforeseen circumstances following the anti-Sterlite protests at Tuticorin in Tamil Nadu, the Anna University has postponed the dates of …
  • TN SSLC Results 2018: Check 10th result at tnresults.nic.in, dge1.tn.nic.in and dge1.tn.nic.in 24 May 2018 04:50 TN SSLC Result 2018: Exam for Class 10 was held in April TN SSLC Result 2018: The Directorate of Government Examinations (DGE) Tamil Nadu has published the result for Class 10 or SSLC today, on Wednesday, May 23. The candidates can check their scores at …
  • TN SSLC Results out, check details on revaluation, marks card and supplementary exam 24 May 2018 02:34 Students appear in ICSE class 10 exams in Kolkata on Feb 26, 2018 [Representational picture]IANS Tamil Nadu Secondary School Leaving Certificate (SSLC) results have been declared on Wednesday (23 May). The students of Class 10 can visit the official …
  • SSLC exams: Sivagangai district tops with 98.5 per cent pass 24 May 2018 01:22 Chennai: Students from Tamil Nadu State Board have registered 94.5% pass percentage in the SSLC exams which is a slight increase compared to last year’s 94.4%. As usual, the girls secured higher pass percentage than the boys with 96.4% of them clearing the …
  • 94.5% students pass in Tamil Nadu Class 10 exams 23 May 2018 22:31 CHENNAI: A total of 94.5 % of the students who appeared for the Tamil Nadu state board Secondary School Leaving Certificate (SSLC) Class 10 exams passed, said KA Sengottaiyan, the state school education minister on Wednesday. There has been a marginal …
  • Tamil Nadu SSLC 10th Result 2018 Declared at tnresults.nic.in 23 May 2018 07:16 TN SSLC 10th result 2018: TNDGE has announced the result at tnresult.nic.in TN SSLC 10th results 2018: The results of SSLC or Class 10 examinations has been declared today, May 23, 2018 at tnresults.nic.in. Directorate of Government Examinations (DGE) …
  • TN SSLC 10th Result 2018 declared at tnresults.nic.in, dge1.tn.nic.in and dge1.tn.nic.in 23 May 2018 05:01 TN SSLC 10th Result 2018: Exam for Class 10 was held in April TN SSLC 10th Result 2018: The Directorate of Government Examinations (DGE) Tamil Nadu will publish the result for Class 10 or SSLC today, on Wednesday May 23. The candidates can check their …
  • Tamil Nadu SSLC 10th results 2018 declared: When and where to check at tnresults.nic.in, dge.tn.gov.in and dge1.tn.nic.in 23 May 2018 05:01 TN SSLC 10th results 2018: The students can check the results through the official websites, tnresults.nic.in, dge.tn.gov.in, dge1.tn.nic.in TN SSLC 10th results 2018: The Directorate of Government Examinations (DGE) Tamil Nadu has release the results of …
  • TN SSLC 10th Result 2018: How to check at tnresults.nic.in, dge.tn.gov.in and dge1.tn.nic.in 23 May 2018 05:01 TN SSLC results 2018: The exams for Class 10 commenced on April 16 and concluded on April 20, 2018. TN SSLC 10th Result 2018, Tamil Nadu Board SSLC Result 2018: The result of SSLC Class 10th examination has been released by the Directorate of Government …
  • TN SSLC 10th Result 2018 Declared at tnresults.nic.in; Sivagangai district tops with 98% 23 May 2018 05:01 TN SSLC 10th result 2018: TNDGE has announced the result at tnresult.nic.in TN SSLC 10th results 2018: The results of SSLC or Class 10 examinations has been declared today, May 23, 2018 at tnresults.nic.in. Directorate of Government Examinations (DGE) …
  • Tamil Nadu SSLC 10th results 2018 declared: When and where to check at tnresults.nic.in, dge.tn.nic.in 23 May 2018 03:50 TN SSLC 10th results 2018: The students can check the results through the official websites, tnresults.nic.in, dge.tn.gov.in, dge1.tn.nic.in TN SSLC 10th results 2018: The Directorate of Government Examinations (DGE) Tamil Nadu has release the results of …
  • From Athangudi, with love 16 May 2018 12:53 The floor is one of the first features of a home you notice as you step in — it lends a strong sense of identity to the entire structure. So, when designing, making it the primary focus is important. Sticking to local materials and traditions is always …
  • This CA doesn’t cook books, but tasty Tamil dishes (Foodie Trail-Chennai) 10 May 2018 07:21 Chennai, May 10 (IANS) Forty-four-year-old Sridevi Balasubramanian — popularly known as Shri Bala in the hospitality circuit — juggles effortlessly between the worlds of numbers and commercial kitchens. “Accounting is my profession, which provides my …
  • Two NEET aspirants lose fathers; CBSE goofs question papers again 07 May 2018 02:03 By Express News Service Sunday was a day of tragedy for Kasturi Mahalingam of Vilakkudi in Tiruvarur district and Devi Ishwarya of Singampunari in Sivagangai district. Kasturi was among the 1500 students from Tamil Nadu who took the NEET outside the State. …
  • Stalin seeks audience with PM Modi to discuss Cauvery dispute 18 Apr 2018 00:28 CHENNAI: DMK working president MK Stalin on Tuesday wrote a letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, seeking an audience with him to apprise him of the situation emerging out of the Cauvery river water-sharing dispute. “Through this letter, we seek an …
  • Hurdles removed, Keezhadi excavation to resume 12 Apr 2018 01:07 CHENNAI : The Tamil Nadu State Archaeology Department’s ambitious mission to launch excavations at Keezhadi in Sivagangai district, after much heat generated over the laxity on the part of the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI), has hit a roadblock since …
  • Tamil Nadu's Pudukottai bundled out for nine in SS Rajan Trophy 06 Mar 2018 03:11 CHENNAI: Pudukottai district were bundled out for nine runs by Thiruvallur district in a TNCA inter-districts T20 tournament for SS Rajan Trophy here on Monday. Thiruvallur’s R Rohit Ram and R Srivatsan took five wickets each to help their team register a …
  • It’s a wrap for Jagan’s debut as the lead 27 Feb 2018 03:11 TV host-turned-comedian Jagan, who is famous for his roles in films such as Ko, Ayan, and Maryan, is now doing the lead role in a comedy titled Enaku Innum Kalyanam Agale. Talking about the film, Jagan says, “It’s not a larger-than-life hero role that I’m …
  • Kamal Haasan to launch political outfit tomorrow, Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal likely to attend 20 Feb 2018 06:14 Veteran Tamil actor Kamal Haasan will kick off his state-wide tour on Wednesday by launching his political party and its “guiding principles”(AP Photo/File) Veteran Tamil actor Kamal Haasan will kick off his state-wide tour on Wednesday with the launch …
  • ‘Only time will tell’: Kamal Haasan on alliance with Rajnikanth 18 Feb 2018 11:05 Kamal Haasan outside Rajnikanth’s residence in Chennai on Sunday. (Photo: Twitter/ANI) Renowned actor Kamal Haasan, who is set to take his plunge into politics, on Sunday said “only time will tell” about his party’s possible alliance with Tamil movie …
  • Comedian Jagan dons khaki 08 Feb 2018 20:00 Comedian Jagan dons khaki for his upcoming flick Enakku Innum Kalyanam Aagale, which also marks the actor's debut as a hero. He was seen for long only sharing screen space with the likes of Suriya, Vijay Sethupathi and Dhanush. In Enakku….he plays a …
  • Tamil Nadu’s new English learning generation is in its villages 31 Jan 2018 07:00 CHENNAI: Every evening, as Imran Satheer sits down to revise the day's English lessons at home, resting amid his pile of homework is an English-to-Tamil dictionary — his prized go-to guide. It helps him pick up new words and recall old word meanings he …
  • Exploring the Mahatma connection with Madurai 24 Jan 2018 16:58  Madurai is synonymous to the Meenakshi Temple. But there are many more options for rediscovering the city. As January 30 marks the Martyrs Day and 70th death anniversary of Gandhiji, we set out to trace the connection between the Mahatma and Madurai.  In …
  • Qatar- Kamal to launch party on Feb 21 18 Jan 2018 03:39 (MENAFN - Gulf Times) Veteran Tamil actor Kamal Haasan has announced he will commence his political journey from his hometown Ramanathapuram on February 21, when he will also reveal the name of his party. He made the announcement in a statement issued late …
  • Rajinikanth and Kamal Haasan begin work on building parties 18 Jan 2018 03:26 CHENNAI: Movie stars Rajinikanth and Kamal Haasan are drafting plans to build a grassroots cadre having confirmed their formal entry into the political arena. Haasan, in a statement, said late Monday night that he would embark on a "journey of …
  • Kamal Haasan to start state tour on February 21, announce party name 17 Jan 2018 22:40 Rajinikanth and Kamal Haasan at a film event in Chennai on Wednesday. Just over a fortnight after Rajinikanth announced that he will launch a political party and contest the next Assembly elections, Tamil Nadu politics got another enthusiast lining up on …
  • Kamal Haasan to announce name of his political party on 21 February 17 Jan 2018 19:02 A file photo of actor-turned-politician Kamal Haasan. He says he will challenge the status quo that has been ‘plaguing the politics of Tamil Nadu’ for some time now. Photo: AFP Chennai: Actor Kamal Haasan on Tuesday said that he would announce the name of …
  • Wish him all the best: Rajinikanth on Kamal Haasan's foray into politics 17 Jan 2018 16:17 Chennai: Tamil superstar Rajinikanth has extended his wishes to actor Kamal Haasan for announcing his political debut. "I wish him all the best," said the 67-year-old.   On that note, Haasan, on Tuesday, announced that he will undertake a state- …
  • Rajinikanth wishes Kamal Haasan luck on his foray into politics 17 Jan 2018 13:38 [India], Jan 17 (ANI): Tamil superstar Rajinikanth has extended his wishes to actor Kamal Haasan for announcing his political debut. "I wish him all the best," said the 67-year-old. On that note, Haasan, on Tuesday, announced that he will …
  • Kamal to announce party name, plans on Feb 21 17 Jan 2018 11:42 Kamal Haasan will undertake a state-wide tour of Tamil Nadu from February 21 “to truly understand the needs of my people”. He will announce the name of his political party and its ideology at the beginning of his journey, the actor said. The tour will be …
  • Kamal Haasan to announce... 17 Jan 2018 06:09 The plan will be planned and executed in phases over a period of time. Veteran actor Kamal Haasan has announced he will commence his political journey from his hometown Ramanathapuram on February 21, when he will also reveal the name of his party.  He made …
  • Kamal Haasan to announce political party's name... 17 Jan 2018 04:43 The plan will be planned and executed in phases over a period of time. Veteran actor Kamal Haasan has announced he will commence his political journey from his hometown Ramanathapuram on February 21, when he will also reveal the name of his party.  He made …
  • Kamal Haasan to begin TN tour, announce party name on Feb 21 17 Jan 2018 04:42 Kamal Haasan will announce his political party's name on February 21 at Tamil Nadu's Ramanathapuram and begin a state-wide tour the same day. The tour will be held in phases. He will begin the journey from Ramanathapuram -- his hometown -- and …
  • Kamal Haasan to announce political party's name, begin Tamil Nadu tour on February 21 17 Jan 2018 04:14 Kamal Haasan will announce his political party's name on February 21 at Tamil Nadu's Ramanathapuram and begin a state-wide tour the same day. The tour will be held in phases. He will begin the journey from Ramanathapuram -- his hometown -- and …
  • 'My purpose is to challenge status quo plaguing TN': Kamal Haasan to begin political journey on Feb 21 17 Jan 2018 03:57 Veteran actor Kamal Haasan to launch political party on February 21 (File) Actor Kamal Haasan will announce the name of his political party on February 21, the day he begins a state-wide tour from his home town Ramanathapuram in Tamil Nadu. During his …
  • Kamal Haasan to reveal political party’s name on February 21 17 Jan 2018 03:05 By: PTI | Chennai | Updated: January 17, 2018 8:17 am “At the commencement of the journey, I intend to announce the name of my political party along with the guiding principles we intend to live by,” Kamal  Haasan said in a statement on Tuesday. Kamal …
  • Kamal Haasan To Announce Party Name, Begin State-Wide Tour On February 21 16 Jan 2018 23:40 Chennai:  Kamal Haasan will announce his political party's name on February 21 at Tamil Nadu's Ramanathapuram and begin a state-wide tour the same day. The tour will be held in phases.  He will begin the journey from Ramanathapuram -- his hometown …
  • Kamal Haasan to announce political party’s name on February 21 16 Jan 2018 22:34 By: PTI | Chennai | Published: January 17, 2018 3:04 am “At the commencement of the journey, I intend to announce the name of my political party along with the guiding principles we intend to live by,” Kamal  Haasan said in a statement on Tuesday. Kamal …
  • Three killed in manjuvirattu, jallikattu in Sivagangai district 16 Jan 2018 21:24 Madurai: Two spectators were gored to death and 46 sustained injuries at a Siravayal manjuvirattu event held in this village in Sivagangai district on Tuesday.  The police identified the victims as Ramanathan (38) of Kazhanivasal near Karaikudi and Kasi ( …
  • Kamal Haasan to annnounce political party’s name on Feb 21 16 Jan 2018 19:46 Chennai, Jan 17 (IANS) Veteran actor Kamal Haasan has announced he will commence his political journey from his hometown Ramanathapuram on February 21, when he will also reveal the name of his party. He made the announcement in a statement issued late on …
  • Rajinikanth's 6-day meet with fans begins in Chennai: I will announce my plans on December 31, says the superstar [Photos] 26 Dec 2017 05:52 In picture: Rajinikanth.Twitter Rajinikanth has said that he will announce his plans on entering politics on December 31.  "There are so much speculations about me entering politics, I will let my decision know about it on December 31," …
  • Rajinikanth game for second round of meeting; plans to meet 1,000 fans everyday 15 Dec 2017 06:57 Rajinikanth.PR Handout Rajinikanth, who is testing waters before entering politics, will soon have the second round of discussion with his fans. The Tamil superstar will reportedly meet the members from his fans association in the last week of December. …
  • Two research centres in offing to give jallikattu breeds a leg up 11 Dec 2017 03:14 CHENNAI: The news of an attempt to sell 12 Kangeyam cows through an open auction by a farm in Krishnagiri district must have disturbed the cattle-lovers and animal rights activists, but the Madras High Court’s intervention to save the fighter breed has …
  • Madurai airport to handle international cargo from Dec 15 30 Nov 2017 19:59 Rethinavelu, Senior President, Tamilnadu Chamber of Commerce and Industry Coimbatore, November 30:   The international cargo terminal at Madurai airport is expected to become operational on December 15. The airport was declared a Customs airport by the …
  • International cargo terminal at Madurai airport to become operational by Dec 15 29 Nov 2017 07:04 Coimbatore, Nov 29:   The international cargo terminal at Madurai airport is expected to become operational from December 15. Coming as it does almost seven years after the airport was declared customs airport by the Union Finance Ministry in December 2010 …
  • Law and order situation improved under our rule, says CM 19 Nov 2017 05:04 SIVAGANGA: Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami, while participating in the birth centenary celebrations of former CM M G Ramachandran here on Saturday, said incidences of crime had come down during the six years of AIADMK rule. The chief minister apart, …
  • N-E monsoon brings heavy rain to parts of Kerala, Tamil Nadu 27 Oct 2017 18:07 THIRUVANANTHAPURAM, OCT 27:   The North-East monsoon has set in over Tamil Nadu, Puducherry, Kerala and adjoining Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh bringing heavy rain at some places. Rainfall occurred at most places over Kerala; at a few places over Tamil Nadu …
  • Another complaint against actor Dhanush 05 Oct 2017 22:31 MADURAI: Even after the Madurai bench of the Madras High Court quashed the maintenance petition filed by a couple from Melur who claimed paternity of actor Dhanush after a gap of nearly 14 years, Kathiresan filed a police complaint against the actor on …
  • Captain made permanent DMDK General Secretary 01 Oct 2017 02:52 SIVAGANGAI: AT the 12th General Body Council and Executive Committee meeting of the Desiya Murpokku Dravida Kazhagam (DMDK), held at Karaikudi, on Saturday, DMDK founder Vijayakanth was selected as the permanent General Secretary of the party. The meeting …
  • Topless girls part of temple ritual 27 Sep 2017 02:20 Devotees dressed as gods at the annual Ezhai Katha Amman Temple festival at Vellalur near Melur in Madurai district, on Tuesday | k k sundar MADURAI: For ages around this time of the year, residents of Vellalur Nadu near Sivaganga district organise a 15- …
  • With Archaeological Survey going slow at Keezhadi, TN wants parallel excavations 02 Sep 2017 04:33 CHENNAI: Following criticism from certain quarters, particularly Tamil enthusiasts and activists, over the slow progress in the excavations by the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) held at the promising site of Keezhadi located in Sivagangai district, …
  • Edappadi Palaniswamy ready to smash all hurdles for state growth 15 Aug 2017 22:40 CHENNAI: During his first Independence Day celebration as Chief Minister, Edappadi K. Palaniswami on Tuesday sent a strong message to his adversaries that his government’s sole aim is to serve people of Tamil Nadu  “overcoming all hurdles before it.” …
  • Fallen soldiers of Shopian encounter laid to rest 14 Aug 2017 12:48 [India], August 14(ANI): Two fallen soldiers of Shopian encounter- Sepoy Sumedh Waman and Sepoy Ilayaraja P- were laid to rest on Monday in Maharashtra and Tamil Nadu respectively. Waman and Ilayaraja made supreme sacrifice for the country on Saturday in …
  • Big blow to Hizbul Mujahideen, top commander Yasin Yatoo killed 14 Aug 2017 05:26 Yatoo alias Ghaznavi: he feigned death last year. In a major setback to the Hizbul Mujahideen, Yasin Yatoo alias Mehmood Ghaznavi, a top Hizbul commander in the Valley, was killed Sunday in a gunbattle with a joint team of the Army, CRPF and J&K Police …
  • Top Hizb commander, 2 other militants killed in J&K encounter 13 Aug 2017 23:55 The security forces have launched “Operation All-out” against militants across the Kashmir Valley. Srinagar: In a major jolt to Hizbul Mujahideen, three of its militants, including self-styled chief operations commander Yasin Itoo alias “Gaznavi”, as well …
  • Big blow to Hizbul Mujahideen, Yasin Yatoo who took Burhan Wani’s place killed 13 Aug 2017 21:48 Yatoo alias Ghaznavi: he feigned death last year. IN A major setback to the Hizbul Mujahideen, Yasin Yatoo alias Mehmood Ghaznavi, who had replaced Burhan Wani as its top commander in the Valley, was killed Sunday in a gunbattle with a joint team of the …
  • Shopian encounter: Hizbul Mujahideen's commander among killed terrorists 13 Aug 2017 15:46 [India], August 13 (ANI): One of the three terrorists killed in Saturday's Shopian encounter has been identified as Hizbul Mujahideen's operational commander - Yasin Yatoo. Hizbul Mujahideen's topmost commander in Kashmir, Mehmood Ghaznavi, was …
  • J&K: Burhan Wani's successor among 3 militants killed in Shopian encounter 13 Aug 2017 15:27 Srinagar: Hizbul-Mujahideen commander Muhammad Yasin Itoo, the successor of Burhan Wani, and two other militants were killed in a fierce fire fight in a remote village of southern Shopian district of Jammu and Kashmir overnight, official said on Sunday. …
  • Shopian: Top Hizb commander among 3 terrorists killed 13 Aug 2017 14:57 IMAGE: Army soldiers take positions outside a house where terrorists were hiding during an encounter at Awneera in Shopian district of south Kashmir on Sunday. Photograph: PTI Photo Three Hizbul Mujahideen terrorists, including self-styled chief operations …
  • Shopian encounter: Army bids adieu to three soldiers killed in Jammu and Kashmir 13 Aug 2017 13:23 By: PTI | Srinagar/jammu | Updated: August 13, 2017 5:52 pm In a solemn ceremony at BB Cantt, Lt Gen JS Sandhu, Chinar Corps Commander and all ranks, paid homage to two of its comrades who attained martyrdom during Counter Terrorist operations in …
  • Army pays tribute to soldiers killed in Shopian encounter 13 Aug 2017 11:32 [India], August 13 (ANI): The Indian Army on Sunday paid homage to two of its soldiers, who were martyred in yesterday's Shopian encounter in Kashmir. Chinar Corps Commander Lt. Gen. J.S. Sandhu, along with officials from all ranks, paid rich tributes …
  • In Memoriam Father Paul Peter Antony 02 Aug 2017 22:40 August 2, 2017 In Memoriam of Father Paul Peter Antony, who served in the Diocese of Corpus Christi for 17 years, died in his home in India on Tuesday, Aug. 1. Funeral services were held in India. Father Antony was born June 2, 1949 in Mylapuram, India. He …
  • Traditional handloom weaving methods revived 02 Aug 2017 04:34 Traditional handloom weavers in the State have received a new lease of life with the State government coming up with new initiatives to safeguard their livelihood. A number of these weavers have visited the seven-day national handloom expo that began in …
  • Keezhadi samples older than Christ, confirms lab 28 Jul 2017 02:57 CHENNAI: An analysis of samples collected during an excavation at Keezhadi revealed that they date back to more than 2,000 years, according to Union Minister of State for Culture and Tourism Dr Mahesh Sharma. In a written reply to DMK MP Kanimozhi, the …
  • MBBS aspirants gobble up engineering seats in state 24 Jul 2017 05:14 Students participating in Day I of counselling for engineering courses on the Anna University premises at Guindy in the city on Monday | Sunish P Surendran CHENNAI: With no clarity yet on the fate of medical admissions in the State, the competition for …
  • MBBS aspirants gobble up engineering seats 24 Jul 2017 03:54 Students participating in Day I of counselling for engineering courses on the Anna University premises at Guindy in the city on Monday | Sunish P Surendran CHENNAI: With no clarity yet on the fate of medical admissions in the State, the competition for …
  • Doctor who was to be married today killed by his cousin 03 Jul 2017 04:02 CHENNAI: Two days after a 26-year-old doctor was found dead in a water sump in his house at Kolathur, the police arrested his cousin for murdering him. Police said Dr N Rajesh had stopped referring patients to the pharmacy run by his cousin Mahendran …
  • Sitaram Yechury protests Union govt’s ‘Hindi imposition’ 27 Jun 2017 06:40 Chennai: Voices against the imposition of Hindi grew louder on Monday at a day-long conference organized by the Tamil Nadu Progressive Writers and Artists Association, and the Students Federation of India. Speaking at the event on Monday, Communist Party …
  • Poorna bags Kodi Veeran 30 May 2017 19:37 Director Muthaiah has a knack of churning out village-based commercial entertainers. His previous projects Kutti Puli, Komban and Marudhu, are films that speak of caste violence in the village and a do-gooder(hero). His next offering, Kodi Veeran, will see …
  • Tamil Nadu: Sivagangai Jallikattu attempts Guinness record, ends in tragedy with 2 deaths 17 Apr 2017 10:49 Two onlookers were killed and over 80 injured during a jallikattu event in Sivagangai district of Tamil Nadu. The organisers were attempting to set a Guinness record by releasing maximum number of bulls within a short period of time when the tragedy took …
  • Thoothukudi remembers victims of police firing during anti-Sterlite protests 22 May 2019 13:13 The first anniversary of the police firing during the anti-Sterlite protests, which left 13 people dead in 2018, was observed in Thoothukudi on May 22 with scores of locals turning up to remember the victims. Security was beefed up in the district though …
  • A year on, Thoothukudi families await justice 22 May 2019 10:43 A year since the gunning down of 13 persons by the police during the anti-Sterlite agitation in Thoothukudi, justice eludes the families of the victims. The probes — both by the CBI and a commission headed by retired judge Aruna Jagadeesan — into the riot …
  • Tamil Nadu: In a first, marrige between transwoman, man gets registered in Thoothukudi 21 May 2019 13:42 [India], May 21 (ANI): The first of its kind marriage between a man and a transgender woman was registered at the district registrar office in Thoothukudi. B Arun Kumar (22), got married to 20-year-old transwoman P Srija at Arulmighu Shangara Rameswara …
  • In A First, Marriage Between Man And Transwoman Registered In Thoothukudi 21 May 2019 13:01 The registrar's office issued their marriage certificate on Monday, May 20. Thoothukudi: The first of its kind marriage between a man and a transgender woman was registered at the district registrar office in Tamil Nadu's Thoothukudi. B Arun Kumar, …
  • Good news: Transwoman gets married to youth in Thoothukudi 21 May 2019 04:28 By Express News Service THOOTHUKUDI: In a first, a transwoman from the district got her marriage with a youth registered with the district registrar office in Thoothukudi on  Monday. The Madurai bench of the Madras High Court had already ordered in favour …
  • I-T officials search DMK leader Kanimozhi’s house in Thoothukudi 16 Apr 2019 23:57 Income Tax Department officials on Tuesday conducted searches at the house and office of DMK candidate and Rajya Sabha MP Kanimozhi at Kurinji Nagar in Thoothukudi. The searches began around 8.30 pm. Over 10 officials participated in the raid, which …
  • Kanimozhi vs Tamilisai: The battle for Thoothukudi 13 Apr 2019 06:41 Chennai, April 13 (IANS) The battle for Thoothukudi is what many are looking forward to in current Lok Sabha polls where Tamil Nadu BJP President Tamilisai Soundararajan is crossing swords with DMK leader and Rajya Sabha member Kanimozhi. Interestingly the …
  • Thoothukudi Lok Sabha: Kanimozhi Karunanidhi may win, but BJP eyes 'Hindutva' agenda 07 Apr 2019 23:27 THOOTHUKUDI: Losing Thoothukudi Lok Sabha to DMK’s Kanimozhi Karunanidhi in the electoral battle need not be a defeat for BJP or its Tamil Nadu president, Dr Tamilisai Soundararajan, who, given a chance to contest in Thoothukudi, will utilise to gain …
  • Tamilisai promises shuttle train to Thoothukudi 03 Apr 2019 15:45 Bharatiya Janata Party candidate Tamilisai Soundararajan on Wednesday questioned whether income tax officials should turn a blind eye towards the activities of Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam. Addressing reporters, she said, “Earlier, they said it was because of …
  • Amit Shah in TN today, events at Thoothukudi, Sivaganga, Coimbatore 02 Apr 2019 14:15 Bharatiya Janata Party president Amit Shah will arrive in Tamil Nadu today to campaign for their alliance candidates. He is set to address rallies in Thoothukudi, Sivaganga and Coimbatore, sources said. Alliance leaders including Chief Minister Edappadi K …
  • LTTD-based desalination plant to come up at Thoothukudi? 08 Mar 2019 02:16 Express News Service CHENNAI: With thermal power plants being the largest industrial users of water and exceedingly contributing to water-stress, Chennai-based National Institute of Ocean Technology (NIOT) has come out with a novel concept of using coolant …
  • Sterlite approaches Madras high court to open its plant in Thoothukudi 27 Feb 2019 22:12 Chennai: Vedanta Limited has approached the Madras high court to direct the Tamil Nadu Pollution Control Board to facilitate the immediate opening of its Sterlite Plant in Thoothukudi by immediate de-sealing of the plant with restoration of supply of …
  • SC says no to reopening of Sterlite plant in Thoothukudi 19 Feb 2019 01:05 By Chennaivision in Chennai News February 18, 2019 The Supreme Court today refused to allow reopening of Vedanta’s Sterlite plant in Thoothukudi in Tamil Nadu but granted it liberty to approach the Madras High Court. Passing the order, a bench headed by …
  • SC sets aside NGT order allowing re-opening of Sterlite plant in Thoothukudi 18 Feb 2019 16:01 In a victory to the Tamil Nadu government and protesters, the Supreme Court on Monday set aside the National Green Tribunal (NGT) decision to reopen the Sterlite copper plant at Thoothukudi. The plant had been ordered to be closed down by the Tamil Nadu …
  • Works under Smart City project begin in Thoothukudi 16 Feb 2019 13:24 THOOTHUKUDI The Corporation has unravelled its plans for the new projects going to be executed on an outlay of ₹ 989.87 crore under the ‘Smart City’ project over the next five years. In a function here on Saturday, Minister for Information and Publicity …
  • Thoothukudi mourns for Subramanian and other martyred jawans 16 Feb 2019 01:11 By Express News Service THOOTHUKUDI: When the phone rang on Thursday, Krishnaveni answered it. On the other side was her husband, enquiring about the family and wishing everyone love. It was 2 pm. Hardly an hour-and-a half later, news started trickling in …
  • Sterlite: Madras High Court raps Thoothukudi police over action against activists 31 Jan 2019 01:42 By Express News Service MADURAI: The Madurai Bench of Madras High Court criticised Thoothukudi police for initiating criminal action against persons involved in anti-Sterlite activities, saying that the police department is taking sides. Hearing a public …
  • Vedanta’s Thoothukudi plant can’t be allowed to operate, SC told 30 Jan 2019 14:41 New Delhi, Jan 30 (IANS) The Tamil Nadu Pollution Control Board (TNPCB) on Wednesday told the Supreme Court that Vedanta’s Sterlite copper smelting plant in Thoothukudi can’t be allowed to operate as it was involved in a series of violations resulting in …
  • Sterlite announces Rs 100 crore worth 6 welfare projects for Thoothukudi 11 Jan 2019 20:51 THOOTHUKUDI: As assured during the National Green Tribunal (NGT) hearing last month, Sterlite copper in Thoothukudi on Friday publicly announced six projects to the tune of Rs 100 crore for the welfare of the local community. The copper major had offered …
  • SC to hear Thoothukudi Sterlite plant re-opening matter on Jan 8 03 Jan 2019 08:54 [India], Jan 3 (ANI): The Supreme Court will hear Thoothukudi Sterlite plant re-opening matter on January 8. Earlier, Tamil Nadu government had approached the Apex Court challenging the National Green Tribunal (NGT) order of reopening the Sterlite copper …
  • Tamil Nadu moves SC against NGT order on reopening Sterlite plant at Thoothukudi 02 Jan 2019 17:10 The Tamil Nadu government on Wednesday moved the Supreme Court against the order of the National Green Tribunal (NGT) to reopen the Sterlite copper plant at Thoothukudi, which was ordered to be closed down due to environmental pollution. The appeal filed …
  • US Journalist detained in Thoothukudi 31 Dec 2018 01:34 Express News Service THOOTHUKUDI: A US-based freelance journalist, who had visited the villages affected by the alleged industrial pollution caused by Sterlite Copper, was picked by Thoothukudi police for inquiry from a private hotel during the wee hours …
  • Madras High Court restrains Sterlite from reopening copper plant in Thoothukudi 21 Dec 2018 16:29 The Madras High Court on December 21 ordered status quo as existed before the National Green Tribunal set aside a Tamil Nadu government order for closure of Sterlite’s copper plant in Thoothukudi. Justices K.K. Sasindhran and P.D. Audikesavalu of the …
  • Sterlite likely to restart Tamil Nadu's Thoothukudi unit in two months 20 Dec 2018 18:34 Vedanta Group company Sterlite Copper says it expects to re-start its copper plant at Thoothukudi in southern Tamil Nadu (600 km from here) in the next two months, subject to various clearances and procedures. The unit has been shut since March 27, first …
  • Sterlite Copper plans to spend Rs 100 cr for setting up social infra in Thoothukudi 20 Dec 2018 16:12 New Delhi, Dec 12 () Sterlite Copper Thursday said it is planning to spend Rs 100 crore to set up social infrastructure, including establishing a world-class hospital and planting one million trees in Thoothukudi, Tamil Nadu. The announcement comes days …
  • Thoothukudi Sterlite reopening: Can Tamil Nadu counter the verdict? 16 Dec 2018 08:25 Express News Service CHENNAI: Chief Minister Edapaddi K Palaniswami announced that the Government would challenge the National Green Tribunal (NGT)'s judgement on the Sterlite case in the Supreme Court. But, the question is - can the government …
  • Thoothukudi administration, cops on alert after Sterlite Copper plant gets NGT nod to reopen 16 Dec 2018 06:25 By Express News Service THOOTHUKUDI/TIRUNELVELI/MADURAI: The National Green Tribunal’s (NGT) order to reopen the Sterlite Copper smelter plant here has evoked both opposition and acknowledgement from different sections of people. Addressing the …
  • Thoothukudi Sterlite Copper plant: NGT sets aside TN government's closure order 15 Dec 2018 14:27 The National Green Tribunal (NGT) on Saturday set aside the orders passed by the Tamil Nadu government to shut down the Thoothukudi Sterlite plant. It termed the closure“unjustifiable.” A Bench, headed by NGT Chairperson Justice Adarsh Kumar Goel, directed …
  • NGT orders reopening of Vedanta copper plant in Tamil Nadu's Thoothukudi 15 Dec 2018 09:19 The National Green Tribunal has set aside the Tamil Nadu Government’s order closing down the Vedanta-owned Sterlite Copper factory in Thoothukudi, Tamil Nadu. The Tribunal has also directed the state pollution control board to renew a key licence, Consent …
  • NGT orders reopening of Sterlite Copper plant in Thoothukudi 15 Dec 2018 08:53 Tuticorin Sterlite Copper plant accounts for a 40 per cent share in India’s annual copper production of 10 lakh tonnes. A National Green Tribunal (NGT) court Saturday set aside the Tamil Nadu state government’s order to permanently close Vedanta Limited’s …
  • Thoothukudi a town in distress 01 Dec 2018 20:21 The report of the three-member committee set up by the National Green Tribunal (NGT), submitted six months after the loss of 13 lives in the May 22-23 anti-Sterlite protest in Thoothukudi, has kindled hopes for a reopening of Sterlite Copper. Naturally, …
  • Sterlite’s Thoothukudi copper plant shutdown unjustified: NGT 29 Nov 2018 05:09 The Sterlite Copper plant in Thoothukudi, Tamil Nadu. The National Green Tribunal has issued extensive directions on what Sterlite Copper should do in case it rules in favour of the firm. Photo: Reuters Mumbai: The Tamil Nadu government’s shutdown of …
  • Sterlite’s Thoothukudi plant closure against natural justice: NGT Committee 28 Nov 2018 19:35 A committee constituted by the National Green Tribunal (NGT) to carry out an “independent probe” into the closure of the Sterlite Copper plant in Tamil Nadu on Monday said that the closure was not sustainable and “against principles of natural justice”. “ …
  • UK group to protest at Vedanta AGM, seek justice for Thoothukudi victims 01 Oct 2018 11:41 An activist group in the UK is planning to stage a "loud" demonstration outside the final annual general meeting of Indian mining tycoon Anil Agarwal's Vedanta Resources here on Monday to demand justice for the 13 protesters killed in a …
  • Clubbing in Thoothukudi 29 Sep 2018 20:39 The sun is down and the lights are on. It is 8 pm and I am on a mission in the port town of Thoothukudi. A friend has just texted me this teaser: “Have you been to the nightclubs of Tuticorin yet?” I wonder how I have not heard of these before. A port city …
  • Sterlite submits 45000 letters of support from Thoothukudi before NGT panel 25 Sep 2018 02:10 Express News Service CHENNAI: The three-member expert panel, constituted by the National Green Tribunal (NGT) to decide the fate of the ‘closed’ Sterlite copper smelter plant in Thoothukudi, on Monday gave a liberal and patient hearing to the arguments put …
  • NGT panel conducts hearing on Vedanta's Sterlite Copper unit in Thoothukudi 24 Sep 2018 08:08 A three-member committee appointed by National Green Tribunal (NGT), Delhi, to assess the potential environmental impact of the Vedanta Group's Sterlite Copper unit in Thoothukudi, Tamil Nadu, has been to the area in its three-day visit to the State. …
  • NGT panel visits Sterlite’s copper slag dumping site in Thoothukudi 23 Sep 2018 01:07 By Express News Service THOOTHUKUDI: After Sterlite Copper challenged its closure order, the three-member committee constituted by the National Green Tribunal (NGT) headed by former Chief Justice of Megalaya High Court Tarun Agarwal visited the copper slag …
  • Sterlite case: National Green Tribunal panel to reach Thoothukudi today, public meet likely 22 Sep 2018 01:27 Express News Service CHENNAI: Rejecting the Tamil Nadu government’s plea to cancel the visit, the three-member independent committee, constituted by the National Green Tribunal (NGT) to decide the plea of the Vedanta Limited challenging the closure of its …
  • Centre's Thoothukudi groundwater report pro-Sterlite: Stalin 09 Sep 2018 14:25 [India], Sep 09 (ANI): Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) president MK Stalin on Sunday snubbed the Centre's report on groundwater contamination in Thoothukudi district, where the Sterlite copper smelter plant is located and said that the analysis was pro …
  • A 100 days on, Thoothukudi is still picking up the pieces 26 Aug 2018 07:18 It has been a turbulent 100 days at the home of 17-year-old J. Snowlin, killed in police firing during the anti-Sterlite riots in Thoothukudi. Her father, Jackson, a fisherman, sits on the floor of the Lionstown house, unable to summon the will to set out …
  • Consider clean-up, Thoothukudi collector told 24 Aug 2018 01:20 By Express News Service MADURAI: The Madurai Bench of Madras High Court directed Thoothukudi collector to consider the plea on removing industrial waste dumped by Sterlite in Upper stream in Kumaragiri village. S M A Gandhimathi Nathan, a member of …
  • Tonnes of materials still at Thoothukudi Sterlite plant, could pose risk: Central Pollution Control Board 24 Aug 2018 01:20 Express News Service CHENNAI: The Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) has indicated that there are still tonnes of materials stored inside the Sterlite copper unit in Thoothukudi that would pose an environmental danger and fire risk. Submitting an …
  • Thoothukudi firing: HC orders CBI probe 14 Aug 2018 23:59 The Madras High Court on Tuesday ordered a Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) probe into the police firing that claimed 13 lives and left many injured during protests in Thoothukudi on May 22 and 23. The protesters were demanding the closure of the …
  • Madras HC transfers probe into Thoothukudi police firing to CBI 14 Aug 2018 08:44 By PTI CHENNAI: The Madras High Court today transferred to the CBI the probe into the police firing in Tuticorin district during the anti-Sterlite protests that claimed 13 lives and directed the central agency to conclude the investigation in four months. …
  • NGT grants Sterlite conditional access to Thoothukudi plant 09 Aug 2018 10:36 The status quo on Thootukudi copper plant of Sterlite Industries continues after the National Green Tribunal (NGT) once again denied permission to the company to operate the plant or carry out maintenance independently. The NGT bench has however allowed …
  • NGT grants Vedanta conditional access to Thoothukudi copper plant 09 Aug 2018 09:15 Vedanta Resources chairman Anil Agarwal. Photo: Pradeep Gaur/Mint New Delhi: The National Green Tribunal (NGT) on Thursday granted Vedanta Ltd conditional access to its Sterlite copper plant in Thoothukudi, Tamil Nadu, more than two months after the …
  • 99% of chemicals cleared from Sterlite plant in Thoothukudi 31 Jul 2018 03:48 A file photo of the copper smelting plant of Sterlite Industries in Thoothukudi, Tamil Nadu. Photo: Mint Chennai: Nearly 99% of sulphuric acids, phosphoric acids and other chemicals have been evacuated in the last 27 days from Vedanta’s Sterlite Industries …
  • Sterlite keen to expand operation in Thoothukudi 29 Jul 2018 02:15 By Express News Service CHENNAI: Despite public backlash and a Madurai Bench of Madras High Court order stopping the construction of a new copper smelter, Vedanta Limited has drawn grand plans to expand its copper smelter operations in Thoothukudi. In its …
  • Ground water in Vedanta's Thoothukudi smelter contains heavy metals: Arjun Meghwal 23 Jul 2018 16:22 Ground water in Vedanta Resources' Thoothukudi copper smelter contains heavy metals exceeding limits for drinking water, India's junior minister for water resources, Arjun Ram Meghwal, told lawmakers on Monday. The smelter was shut down in May …
  • Imposition of Sec 144 was not known to public in Thoothukudi, says report 15 Jul 2018 23:41 By Express News Service CHENNAI: ‘The Day Tuticorin Burned’ and the days following it has been documented in a five-volume-report, which was released on Sunday at the Loyola-ICAM College of Engineering and Technology. A coalition of civil society …
  • Anticipatory bail granted to Thoothukudi protester in Tamil Nadu 10 Jul 2018 02:20 By Express News Service MADURAI: The Madurai Bench of the Madras High Court granted anticipatory bail to P M Tamil Manthan, who was apprehending arrest in connection with the violence during anti-Sterlite protest in Thoothukudi.Tamil Manthan had been …
  • Thoothukudi no longer promising power generation hub of South India 08 Jul 2018 03:14 Thoothukudi: Thoothukudi district proudly projected to be an emerging power generation hub of South India has, however, lost its sheen recently due to the Tamil Nadu government’s inconsistent power policy. The continuing stir by  environmental groups has …
  • Madras High Court grants conditional bail to advocate Vanchinathan in Thoothukudi riot case 05 Jul 2018 09:21 By Express News Service MADURAI: The Madurai Bench of Madras High Court granted bail to advocate Vanchinathan who was arrested on charges of instigating violence in the 100th day of anti-Sterlite protest in Thoothukudi on May 22. The petitioner S …
  • Vedanta moves Green Tribunal, seeks to stop Tamil Nadu government's interference in Thoothukudi 04 Jul 2018 05:24 FILE PHOTO: Police stand guard outside a copper smelter controlled by London-listed Vedanta Resources in Thoothukudi in the southern state of Tamil NaduREUTERS/Sudarshan Varadhan/File Photo Vedanta Ltd has sought a permanent injunction against the …
  • Tamil Nadu government trying to save cops who fired in Thoothukudi, charges Vaiko 03 Jul 2018 01:43 By Express News Service THOOTHUKUDI: The State government is trying to safeguard the policemen who opened fire and killed 13  civilians during the anti-Sterlite protest, said MDMK General Secretary Vaiko, at Thoothukudi, on Monday. Vaiko appeared before a …
  •  NCSC asks administration to check school drop outs among Thoothukudi gunfire victim families 01 Jul 2018 01:35 By Express News Service THOOTHUKUDI: National Commission for Scheduled Caste (NCSC) vice-chairman L Murugan on Saturday concluded a three-day investigation into the police firing on anti-Sterlite protesters on May 22 and 23 that claimed 13 lives including …
  • Killed for Protecting One's Land: Lessons From Thoothukudi 27 Jun 2018 17:14 Violence in Thoothukudi highlights longstanding problems in India. It’s been just over one month since 13 people were killed in the relatively quiet and small town of Thoothukudi (or Tuticorin) in India’s southern state of Tamil Nadu, when they demanded …
  • Follow legal procedures while conducting Thoothukudi probe: Madras High Court 26 Jun 2018 01:04 By Express News Service MADURAI: Passing orders on a petition filed against harassment by police during investigation into the anti-Sterlite protest in Thoothukudi, the Madurai Bench of the Madras High Court gave instructions to the government to follow …
  • Police firing in Tamil Nadu's Sterlite copper plant protest: Scars still remain in Thoothukudi 24 Jun 2018 02:22 By Express News Service After a month of the police firing against anti-Sterlite protesters in Thoothukudi, the world outside will be flashed with images of a city getting back to business, news reports of the city’s small but steady steps towards ‘ …
  • Thoothukudi again 22 Jun 2018 18:05 Thoothukudi’s woes seem never-ending. After the protests, deaths from police firing and closure of Vedanta’s copper smelter that lead to loss of thousands of jobs, now comes news of an acid leak at the plant which, if left unattended, can cause harm to …
  • News Alerts: 1 advocate arrested from Chennai Airport in connection with Thoothukudi violence 21 Jun 2018 07:46 12:11 am: There is a sense of lack of development & discrimination in Jammu & Ladakh & perceptible non-development in Kashmir, leading to more alienation.Rather than addressing question of alienation our partner(PDP) chose to pamper it. All …
  • Thoothukudi protests: Tamil actor Nilani arrested 21 Jun 2018 04:30 A woman television artist, who made some critical comments on Facebook in May against the police after the firing on anti-Sterlite protesters in Thoothukudi, was arrested by the Vadapalani police in Coonoor on Wednesday. Clad in police uniform, actor …
  • 'Danger': Vedanta Warns Sulphuric Acid Leak At Tamil Nadu’s Thoothukudi Sterlite Copper Plant Severe 20 Jun 2018 16:24 A sulphuric acid leak from a tank at Vedanta Ltd  copper smelter in Tamil Nadu’s Thoothukudi was severe and inaction could lead to serious environmental consequences, the company said in a petition to the Madras high court  on Wednesday.  “There is a …
  • Vedanta says acid leak severe at Thoothukudi copper smelter 20 Jun 2018 15:58 THOOTHUKUDI: Vedanta Ltd said on Wednesday a sulphuric acid leak from a tank at its southern Indian copper smelter was severe and inaction could lead to serious environmental consequences. The district administration had said on Sunday the leak at the …
  • Thoothukudi Sterlite plant sulphuric acid leak severe, says Vedanta 20 Jun 2018 14:56 Vedanta said on June 20 that a sulphuric acid leak from a tank at its Thoothukudi copper smelter plant was severe and inaction could lead to serious environmental consequences. The Thoothukudi district administration said on June 17 the leak at the …
  • Vedanta says acid leak severe at Sterlite copper plant in Tamil Nadu’s Thoothukudi 20 Jun 2018 13:54 Thoothukudi district administration had said on Sunday that the leak at the plant was minor, and steps were being taken to empty the storage tanks as a safety precaution. Photo: Reuters Thoothukudi: Vedanta Ltd said on Wednesday a sulphuric acid leak from …
  • Thoothukudi Firing Should Be Probed By CBI: Madras HC 19 Jun 2018 10:36 By Chennaivision in Chennai News, News June 19, 2018 The Madras High Court has observed that the police firing during the recent anti-Sterlite protest in Thoothukudi was a fit case for CBI investigation. Since the state police was involved, it is a fit …
  • Thoothukudi firing fit case to be probed by CBI, observes Chief Justice Indira Banerjee 19 Jun 2018 01:28 By Express News Service CHENNAI: Presiding over the first bench of the Madras High Court, Chief Justice Indira Banerjee on Monday opined that the Thoothukudi police firing incident in which 13 people were killed was a fit case to be probed by the Central …
  • Sulphuric acid leak: Sterlite seeks access to Thoothukudi plant for maintenance 18 Jun 2018 16:36 Following a sulphuric acid leak on Sunday evening at the Sterlite copper smelter in Thoothukudi, the company has urged the local administration to allow its officials access to the plant to undertake maintenance. The company warned that in anticipating …
  • Sulphuric acid leak detected at Sterlite plant in Thoothukudi 18 Jun 2018 05:05 A sulphuric acid leak, described by officials as “minor,” was detected in one of the storage units of the sealed Sterlite copper plant, a Vedanta group company, in Thoothukudi on Sunday evening. A special team formed after the plant’s security staff …
  • Sulphuric acid leak at Thoothukudi Sterlite plant godown detected 18 Jun 2018 01:32 By PTI THOOTHUKUDI: A minor sulphuric acid leak was detected at a godown of Sterlite copper plant here, closed by government last month following violent protests in which 13 people were killed in police firing, but a senior official said there was no need …
  • Residents wary of midnight police raids in Thoothukudi 17 Jun 2018 22:17 Police claim they have arrested only those who were involved in arson during the anti-Sterlite protests in Thoothukudi on 22-23 May. Photo: PTI Chennai: In the wee hours of Thursday, Thangamari was sleeping inside her house at Madathur in Thoothukudi with …
  • The Thoothukudi fables 10 Jun 2018 18:34 The Thoothukudi firings of May 22 have been read as linear narratives, as specific reports without possessing the power of storytelling. The Thoothukudi violence needs a storyteller to capture the eloquence, the poignancy of anecdotes. One has to see the …
  • DMK walks out from Assembly over Thoothukudi issue 07 Jun 2018 14:21 By Chennaivision in Chennai News June 7, 2018 Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami today asked the main opposition party DMK to approach the one-man commission headed by retired Madras High Court Judge Aruna Jagadeesan and submit whatever …
  • CM to visit Thoothukudi on June 9 07 Jun 2018 06:50 Chief minister Edappadi K Palaniswami is likely to visit Thoothukudi on June 9 to meet victims of the recent violence during the protest against Sterlite Copper. According to reports, the CM will visit the injured persons and will also meet the families of …
  • ‘In Thoothukudi, people chose death by bullet’ 07 Jun 2018 04:34 The people of Thoothukudi, who came together to protect their land, water and lives, had only two choices before them, says Krishnamoorthy Kittu, one of the leaders of the anti-Sterlite protests. Both choices meant death, either by cancer or by bullets. …
  • Vijay visits Thoothukudi victims 06 Jun 2018 08:35 By Chennaivision in Cinema News June 6, 2018 Actor Vijay paid a visit to Thoothukudi, where 13 people protesting against Sterlite Copper unit were killed in police firing recently, and met victims. “Some of the family members of the victims broke down …
  • Shiv Sena to CM: learn from Thoothukudi, cancel Nanar refinery project 06 Jun 2018 03:17 Shiv Sena ministers have urged Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis to cancel the proposed oil refinery project at Nanar village in Konkan to avoid a situation like the one in Tamil Nadu’s Thoothukudi, where 13 anti-Sterlite protesters died in police firing, …
  • Thoothukudi violence: Madras HC allows autopsy of remaining bodies 05 Jun 2018 15:31 [India], June 5 (ANI): The Madras High Court on Tuesday allowed the autopsy of the remaining six bodies of victims of police firing in Tamil Nadu's Thoothukudi during the anti-Sterlite protests. The Court said along with doctors from Tamil Nadu, a …
  • No one can reopen Sterlite plant in Thoothukudi: TN CM 05 Jun 2018 03:07 Chennai: Chief Minister Edappadi K. Palaniswami on Monday reiterated that the GO on permanently shutting Vedanta group's Sterlite plant in Thoothukudi is valid and strong enough and that no one can reopen the unit as all vital approvals (to the plant) …
  • Thoothukudi violence: Aruna Jagadeesan will meet injured 04 Jun 2018 12:34 [India], June 4 (ANI): Retired High Court Judge Aruna Jagadeesan, who has been appointed by the Tamil Nadu government to probe the violence and consequent police firing during the anti-sterlite protest in Thoothukudi, said that she will meet the injured in …
  • Only anti-social elements arrested in Thoothukudi: Palaniswami 04 Jun 2018 10:29 Chennai, June 4 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K. Palaniswami on Monday said the Thoothukudi police are arresting only those persons who indulged in arson and violence on May 22. Speaking in the assembly, he noted that Tamil Nadu “is the only state …
  • Thoothukudi firing was premeditated, says Yechury 04 Jun 2018 04:44 Communist Party of India (Marxist) general secretary Sitaram Yechury on Sunday said the police firing on anti-Sterlite protesters in Thoothukudi on May 22, which claimed 13 lives, was pre-meditated, and was not a response to provocation, as claimed by the …
  • Thoothukudi firing: Victim laid to rest in Tamil Nadu 04 Jun 2018 00:12 By Express News Service THOOTHUKUDI: The funeral of J Snowlin (17) who was killed in the Thoothukudi police firing was held at the cemetery of Sahaya Annai church in Lionstown, in the presence of thousands of people who came from across the district to pay …
  • Thoothukudi: After deadly smelter protests, now arrests stoke tension 03 Jun 2018 16:19 Government has ordered a permanent closure of the Sterlite copper plant in TuticorinReuters Eleven days after police in Tamil Nadu fired on protesters seeking the shutdown of a copper smelter owned by London-listed Vedanta, killing 13, residents say people …
  • The political economy takeaways from Thoothukudi 03 Jun 2018 14:20 It is an open question whether the opposition to the Sterlite copper plant would have been as vociferous had it been located in a much poorer state, such as Bihar. Photo: PTI The unfurling developments in Thoothukudi, Tamil Nadu, amidst the shutdown of the …
  • Thoothukudi violence: Sequence of May 22 events throws light on Rajini's remarks 02 Jun 2018 23:29 Thoothukudi: Actor Rajinikanth’s remarks on intrusion of ‘anti-social elements’ into a peaceful anti-Sterlite march to the district collector’s office at Thoothukudi on May 22, converting it to a violent one that resulted in the loss of 13 lives and …
  • Thoothukudi firing: Commission seeks info from public 02 Jun 2018 12:15 By Chennaivision in Chennai News June 2, 2018 Starting its probe to find out what led to the violence on the 100th day of the anti-sterlite protest in Thoothukudi, the inquiry commission headed by retired Justice Aruna Jagadheesan today asked the public to …
  • UN working group flays police action in Thoothukudi 02 Jun 2018 05:16 UN human rights experts have condemned the “disproportionate and excessive use of lethal force” by the Tamil Nadu police against anti-Sterlite protesters in Thoothukudi, and have called for an independent investigation to ensure that those who had violated …
  • UN Human Rights experts flay police firing in Thoothukudi 02 Jun 2018 02:22 By Express News Service CHENNAI: The killing of 14 anti-Sterlite protesters in police firing at Thoothukudi echoed in the United Nations with UN Human Rights experts condemning the use of lethal force against agitators who were demanding closure of the …
  • Court orders Tamil Nadu to explain Thoothukudi... 01 Jun 2018 22:31  02 Jun 2018 - 0:45 Protesters burn an effigy of Vedanta Executive Chairman Anil Agarwal during a protest in Chennai on May 22, 2018. (AFP / Arun Sankar) CHENNAI: The Madras High Court’s Madurai Bench yesterday ordered the Tamil Nadu government to …
  • Thoothukudi firing: Madras HC asks Tamil Nadu govt for explanation by June 6 01 Jun 2018 13:29 Thoothukudi: The Madurai Bench of Madras High Court (HC) on Friday asked the Tamil Nadu government to explain by June 6 the circumstances that led to police firing into a crowd in Thoothukudi in the state last month. The court issued the directive after it …
  • Thoothukudi Protests: Madras High Court Asks Govt To Explain What Led To Police Firing That Killed 13 01 Jun 2018 11:45 The Madurai Bench of Madras High Court (HC) on Friday asked the Tamil Nadu government to explain by June 6 the circumstances that led to police firing into a crowd in Thoothukudi in the state last month. The court issued the directive after it received a …
  • Thoothukudi firing: HC seeks explanation from TN govt 01 Jun 2018 10:29 The Madurai Bench of the Madras high court today sought explanation from the Tamil Nadu government asking it under what condition/ situation the order to shoot during the anti-Sterlite protest in Thoothukudi was passed. The court questioned the …
  • Madras HC orders TN to explain Thoothukudi firing 01 Jun 2018 10:19 Chennai, June 1 (IANS) The Madras High Court’s Madurai Bench on Friday ordered the Tamil Nadu government to state the reasons, by June 6, for the May 22 police firing in Thoothukudi which left 13 persons dead. The court’s order came as it heard a petition …
  • Thoothukudi: Madras HC seeks Tamil Nadu govt explanation by June 6 01 Jun 2018 09:33 [India], June 1 (ANI): The Madurai Bench of Madras High Court (HC) on Friday asked the Tamil Nadu government to explain by June 6 the circumstances that led to police firing into a crowd in Thoothukudi in the state last month. The court issued the …
  • Thoothukudi firing: Police ignored rules, gave no warning before shooting protesters, say eyewitnesses 30 May 2018 14:32 Protesters demanding the closure of Sterlite Copper plant in Tuticorin.ARUN SANKAR/AFP/Getty Images Police in the port city of Thoothukudi in Tamil Nadu gave no warning last Tuesday before firing with live ammunition on protesters seeking the …
  • Rajinikanth announces ex-gratia of Rs. 2 lakh each to Thoothukudi victims’ family 30 May 2018 12:15 Thoothukudi: Superstar Rajinikanth on Wednesday announced a compensation of Rs 2 lakh each for the kin of victims, who died during the anti-Sterlite protests in Tamil Nadu’s Thoothukudi district. Earlier today, the actor-turned politician visited general …
  • Fear and loathing in troubled Thoothukudi 29 May 2018 06:46 Thoothukudi (Tamil Nadu): Irony rules in Thoothukudi. “Four hundred beds (worth Rs50 lakh) in this hospital were sponsored by Sterlite Industries,” reads a plaque, written in Tamil, on the wall facing the entrance to the fifth floor of the Government …
  • Elections reaffirm TN as a Dravidian fort 25 May 2019 03:44 With DMK's M K Stalin coming into his own, and the rival AIADMK too leaving no space for third parties, Tamil Nadu will remain a Dravidian stronghold for a long time, says N Sathiya Moorthy. IMAGE: Congress President Rahul Gandhi is presented a sword …
  • 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 …
  • Drawing a blank in Tamil Nadu polls, Dhinakaran gets rural votes, and Haasan urban 25 May 2019 01:08 T T V Dhinakaran, Kamal Haasan The smaller, high-profile parties led by AIADMK rebel T T V Dhinakaran and actor Kamal Haasan managed to garner votes across pockets of Tamil Nadu but were unable to win any seats to the Lok Sabha on Thursday. While …
  • Karu Pazhaniappan becomes a perfect ‘Kallan’ now 24 May 2019 15:23 By Chennaivision in Cinema News May 24, 2019 Author-driven roles have always carried a charm of specialty despites the fact who plays it. However, it becomes much more celebrated, when a renowned personality, who has breathed films through heart and soul …
  • Why BJP and AIADMK got swept away in TN 24 May 2019 08:42 The DMK combine has won 37 of the 38 LS constituencies that went to polls in Tamil Nadu, and bagged 13 of the 22 assembly bypolls. What swept away the AIADMK-BJP alliance in the southern state was not dravidian ideology but job loss and graft bias, says N …
  • Winning what matters most: AIADMK stays put in home turf 24 May 2019 03:11 By Express News Service CHENNAI: While the ruling AIADMK faced a rout in the Lok Sabha elections, winning only in Theni, it fared much better in the crucial bypolls to 22 Assembly segments. The party, which went it alone, won nine of the 22 seats and DMK …
  • DMK-led front heads for landslide, ensures T.N. bucks national trend 23 May 2019 23:59 Bucking the national trend, Tamil Nadu witnessed an anti-Modi wave, with the electorate voting overwhelmingly in favour of the DMK-led Secular Progressive Alliance, which captured/led in 37 of the 38 Lok Sabha constituencies that went to the polls. …
  • 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       …
  • Strong anti-BJP wave in Tamil Nadu favours DMK alliance, tanks AIADMK 23 May 2019 15:59 Express News Service CHENNAI: The DMK-led alliance swept the Lok Sabha elections in the State, with the Opposition party leading in 37 of the 38 seats as per results at 7.30pm on Thursday. The AIADMK alliance, which includes the BJP, PMK, and DMDK, was …
  • Kamal's MNM, Dhinakaran's AMMK bite dust in TN 23 May 2019 12:14 Chennai: Actor-politician Kamal Haasan's MNM party and independent legislator T.T.V. Dhinakaran-floated AMMK were routed in the 2019 Lok Sabha elections. Despite their claims, candidates of both the parties have not polled impressive number of votes as …
  • 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 …
  • DMK-led alliance overwhelms AIADMK, bucks national trend 23 May 2019 11:54 Chennai: Bucking the national trend that favoured the BJP, the DMK-led alliance on Thursday led in a whopping 36 of the 38 Lok Sabha seats in Tamil Nadu, dealing a major blow to the ruling AIADMK and its allies. Prominent candidates of DMK and its allies …
  • South India live: Jagan is king in Andhra 23 May 2019 07:08 !1 New UpdateClick here for latest updates BJP's first time MLA turned MP candidate Dr.Umesh Jadhav defeats Congress floor leader Mallikarjuna Kharge in Congress's stronghold of Gulbarga. "Congress destroyed in Karnataka," cheers the BJP. …
  • Private temple declares OPS son as Theni MP before counting of votes 17 May 2019 17:15 Chennai, May 17 (IANS) Even before the completion of polling for the Lok Sabha elections, a private temple in Theni district in Tamil Nadu created controvery with its plaque designating AIADMK’s candidate for Theni seat P. Raveendranath Kumar as an MP. …
  • EC move to shift unused EVMs to Theni from Coimbatore triggers controversy  08 May 2019 01:37 By Express News Service CHENNAI/THENI: Even as counting of votes polled in the Lok Sabha elections is scheduled for May 23, the Election Commission’s decision to shift about 50 unused EVMs to Theni from Coimbatore has stirred a controversy after …
  • Rs 1.48 crore cash seized from premises of TTV Dhinakaran's partyman in Theni, shots fired to disperse supporters 17 Apr 2019 06:23 By PTI CHENNAI: The Income Tax Department Wednesday said it has seized Rs 1.48 crore cash allegedly stashed to bribe voters in Tamil Nadu's Theni district, where an assembly bypoll is scheduled Thursday. Unaccounted cash worth Rs 1.48 crore was seized. …
  • Rs 1.48 cr cash seized from AMMK premises in Theni 17 Apr 2019 05:09 Chennai, April 17 (IANS) The Income Tax (I-T) Department early on Wednesday claimed to have seized cash amounting to Rs 1.48 crore from the premises of an AMMK functionary in Andipatti in Theni district. The IT officials began their search late on Tuesday …
  • Tamil Nadu: I-T seizes Rs 1.48 cr cash suspected to bribe voters in Theni 17 Apr 2019 05:01 The Income Tax Department Wednesday said it has seized Rs 1.48 crore cash allegedly stashed to bribe voters in Tamil Nadu's Theni district, where an assembly bypoll is scheduled Thursday. Unaccounted cash worth Rs 1.48 crore was seized. It was neatly …
  • We are acting as per law: Theni Collector 15 Apr 2019 16:59 District Election Officer M. Pallavi Baldev on Monday said officials deployed on poll duty were acting as per the Election Commission guidelines and action had been initiated on each and every complaint. As and when the officials came to know of any …
  • Farmer's son from Theni wins 800m Asian youth silver 17 Mar 2019 18:30
  • For night sequences in 'Peranbu', we only used candles and match sticks: Cinematographer Theni Eswar 19 Feb 2019 07:30 Express News Service In Ram’s Taramani, single mother Althea is on a ship with her son and her boyfriend. As they cruise into the sparkling sea, the camera slowly zooms out, capturing the sprawling sea in all its magnificence; the passengers are mere spots …
  • Surprise checks to enforce ban held at Kodaikanal, Theni 02 Jan 2019 06:52 By Express News Service THENI/DINDIGUL:    Officials from municipalities and the corporations launched a drive against plastic bags and materials, on Tuesday. Theni Municipal Commissioner Rajaram began the drive against plastic in the morning. He …
  • APEDA-certified lab in Theni by next year 20 Dec 2018 17:14 The Tamil Nadu government has earmarked half an acre and allotted funds to set up an Agriculture and Processed Food Products Export Authority (APEDA)-certified lab at Chinnamanur in Theni district, N Subbaiyan, Director, Commissionerate of Horticulture …
  • Tamil Nadu comes up with strict rules for trekking season in Theni 01 Dec 2018 03:28 By Express News Service THENI: The Forest Department will take action against any prospective trekker inside reserve forest without permission from the officials concerned, said District Forest Officer (DFO) of Theni, Gowtham, on Friday. Gowtham told media …
  • Woman dies of swine flu in Theni district of Tamil Nadu 15 Nov 2018 02:59 By Express News Service THENI/THOOTHUKUDI : A 60-year-old from Munnar succumbed to swine flu at the Government Medical College Hospital, Kanavilakku, on Wednesday. Sources in the hospital said that the patient, Rajamani, was admitted with high fever on …
  • Proposed Neutrino project in Tamil Nadu's Theni hits another green hurdle 04 Nov 2018 06:14 Express News Service CHENNAI : The National Green Tribunal (NGT) on Friday ordered that India-based Neutrino Observatory (INO) project proposed in Bodi West Hills in Theni district cannot be implemented till the approval of National Board for Wildlife is …
  • Mudumalai kumkis head to Tamil Nadu's Theni to tackle female jumbo running amok 17 Oct 2018 04:02 Express News Service COIMBATORE: Two Kumki elephants — Wasim and Vijay — from Theppakkadu Elephant Camp at Mudumalai Tiger Reserve (MTR) in the Nilgiris district are headed to Uthamapalayam in Theni forest division to chase away a cow jumbo wreaking havoc …
  • 8,410 People In Relief Camps; Flood Alert In Tamil Nadu's Madurai, Theni 17 Aug 2018 19:06 A flood alert has been sounded in Theni and Madurai districts of Tamil Nadu (Representational) Chennai: A flood alert has been sounded in Theni and Madurai districts of Tamil Nadu and people living along the banks of the Cauvery and Bhavani advised to move …
  • Theni clashes: Compensation for Dalit victims announced 09 May 2018 20:26 [India], May 10 (ANI): In the aftermath of the recent clashes between Dalits and Muslims in Tamil Nadu's Theni district, the National Scheduled Cast Commission (NSCC) has announced a compensation for the damages caused to Dalit houses by police while …
  • Dalit-Muslim clash near Theni 06 May 2018 05:14 More than 30 persons were injured, three vehicles were set on fire and two shops and household items in 50 houses of Muslims were damaged in a group clash between Muslims and Dalits at a village in Theni district following a dispute over the route that a …
  • Theni forest fire: Advance bail to trekking club founder 12 Apr 2018 16:11 The Kurangani forest fire on March 10 that claimed 23 lives. (EPS | P Mahendren) MADURAI: The Madras High Court Bench at Madurai has granted anticipatory bail to Peter Van Geit, founder of Chennai Trekking Club, who was stated to be at large after the …
  • Have some leads on the cause of Theni forest fire: Atulya Misra 05 Apr 2018 04:47 The State-appointed Enquiry Officer for the Kurangani forest fire tragedy, Atulya Misra, on Wednesday said he had obtained information on the cause of the fire, adding that the details would be disclosed in the report to be submitted to the State …
  • Theni forest fire: Toll rises to 18 as hospitalised woman dies 23 Mar 2018 00:40 COIMBATORE, THENI: With the death of a 32-year-old woman, the death toll in the forest fire at Kurangani in Theni district touched 18 on Thursday. The deceased was identified as E Jayasree (32), a native of Tiruchy, working at a private telecommunication …
  • Death toll from Theni forest rises to 18 22 Mar 2018 07:36 The death toll from the devastating fire in the reserve forest atop the Kurangani hills in Theni on Thursday rose to 18 with a young woman succumbing to her injuries at a private hospital in Coimbatore. E Jayashree, hailing from Chennai, was rushed to a …
  • Theni project: NGO accuses INO collaboration of submitting false information to committee 18 Mar 2018 01:15 CHENNAI: City-based environmental organisation Poovulagin Nanbargal has accused India-based Neutrino Observatory (INO) collaboration of submitting false information before the Expert Appraisal Committee (EAC) of Union Ministry of Environment, Forest and …
  • Theni forest fire death toll mounts to 14, case booked against trekking club owner 15 Mar 2018 18:38 The massive forest fire in the hills near Korangani, in Theni district on Sunday night (File Photo | EPS) THENI: The toll in the devastating fire at Kurangani forests in the district has risen to 14 with three more victims succumbing to injuries at …
  • Theni forest fire: Death toll mounts to 14, case filed against trekking club owner 15 Mar 2018 18:22 Theni: The toll in the devastating fire at Kurangani forests in Theni  district has risen to 14 with three more victim succumbing to injuries at hospitals in Madurai on Thursday, police said. While Divya Viswanathan of Coimbatore district, died at a …
  • Theni Fire: Belgian Man Who Founded Trekking Club Under Police Scanner 14 Mar 2018 18:04 Chennai:  Police are looking for the founder of an outdoor sports club in Chennai after 11 people were killed in a forest fire in southern Tamil Nadu on Sunday last. At least 10 more trekkers are battling with burn injuries between 50 and 90 per cent. The …
  • Forester suspended over Theni wildfire tragedy 14 Mar 2018 06:17 A forester named Jayasingh, associated with the Munthal section of the Bodi forest range, was suspended on Tuesday by the Forest Department. Jayasingh allegedly knew about the trekking expedition of the 12-member Erode-based group at Kurangani in Theni …
  • Theni forest fire: Blame game over trekking nod on 14 Mar 2018 01:04 Governor Banwarilal Purohit consoling the family member of an injured trekker, who is undergoing treatment at the Government Rajaji Hospital in Madurai on Tuesday. Madurai Collector K Veera Raghava Rao is also seen | K K SUNDAR CHENNAI: The Chennai …
  • Theni forest fire: Two tour guides detained, forester suspended 13 Mar 2018 23:23 Chennai: The death toll in the forest fire in Theni district climbed to 11 with one more trekker succumbing to burns on Tuesday. Of 17 trekkers undergoing treatment at various hospitals, eight continue to be critical and are on ventilator support. …
  • Theni forest fire toll mounts to 11; forest officer suspended 13 Mar 2018 15:29 IMAGE: Relatives of the trekkers caught in Korangani reserve forest fire mourn outside the Theni Government Medical College hospital. Photograph: PTI Photo The toll in the forest fire in Theni district has risen to 11 with one more person succumbing to …
  • First arrest in Theni forest fire: Police nabs 30-yr-old tourist guide 13 Mar 2018 13:20 Theni: A 30-year-old man, believed to be a tour guide who led a 36-member trekking group on an ill-fated expedition in the district, has been arrested, police said on Tuesday. Ten people -- seven women and three men -- were killed in a forest fire in …
  • Tamil Nadu Governor Condoles Theni Forest Fire Deaths 13 Mar 2018 12:49 Chennai:  Tamil Nadu Governor Banwarilal Purohit on Tuesday condoled the death of 10 persons killed in a forest fire in Theni district. "My heart is filled with grief at the untimely end that has befallen 10 members of a trekking group in the …
  • 30 forest fires spotted in the last six days from Theni forest area 13 Mar 2018 11:43 The massive forest fire in the hills near Korangani, in Theni district on Sunday night. (File Photo | EPS) CHENNAI: A day after the Kurangani hills forest fire tragedy, several questions were raised over the safety aspects of trekking, especially during …
  • Theni forest fire: Tourist guide arrested, death toll rises to 11 13 Mar 2018 11:34 Image used for representational purpose THENI: A 30-year-old man, believed to be a tour guide who led a 36-member trekking group on an ill-fated expedition in the district, has been arrested, police said today. Ten people -- seven women and three men -- …
  • Theni forest fire: Death toll increases to 11, tourist guide arrested 13 Mar 2018 11:33 The massive forest fire in the hills near Korangani, in Theni district on Sunday night (File Photo | EPS) CHENNAI: The death toll in Tamil Nadu's Kurangani Hills forest fire increased to 11 on Tuesday, with a 29-year-old succumbing to severe burn …
  • Theni forest fire: Trekkers delight Kurangani in Tamil Nadu 13 Mar 2018 07:57 By: PTI | Theni | Published: March 13, 2018 12:30 pm Seven women and three men, part of a trekking expedition, were killed in the devastating forest fire in the hills on March 11 (ANI/ File) “Welcome to Kurangani Hills, the Western Ghats for a glimpse …
  • Post-Theni tragedy, govt bans forest treks 13 Mar 2018 06:53 The Forest Department has imposed a temporary ban on forest trekking and has restricted entry into wildlife sanctuaries in the backdrop of the tragic incident at Theni in which several persons were charred to death in a forest fire. A pressnote quoting …
  • Theni forest fire: When saving oneself became an uphill task 13 Mar 2018 01:06 CHENNAI: Once the initial panic subsided, 20-year-old Sahana had two options — to wait out the burgeoning forest fire in the green patches above along with most of her trekking club mates or to use the last bit of her dying strength to take an alternative …
  • Theni forest fire toll up to 10 12 Mar 2018 23:15 The death toll due to the forest fire in the Bodi hills of Theni district that trapped trekkers on the Kurangani hill rose to 10 on Monday. Among the dead were seven women and three men, including a man who got married only four months ago. His wife is in …
  • Theni forest fire toll now 10, probe ordered 12 Mar 2018 22:28 Several fire tenders have reached the spot and rescue operations are underway. Death toll in the forest fire near Theni, in Tamil Nadu, on Sunday that has killed 10 people so far is likely to go up, with at least four victims being treated in different …
  • Modi condoles death, wishes speedy recovery for injured in Theni forest fire 12 Mar 2018 21:22 Chennai: Prime Minister Narendra Modi expressed his condolences to the bereaved families which have lost their kin in the forest fire in the Western Ghat's Kurangani Hill ranges in Theni district of Tamil Nadu. He also wished the trekkers who were …
  • Theni trekking tragedy takes toll of 10 lives, many critical 12 Mar 2018 21:22 Theni: With the death toll in the forest fire in Theni district increasing to 10 on Monday, the Tamil Nadu government has ordered a full-fledged probe into the Kurangani hills forest fire tragedy to ascertain how the fire spread. Chief Minister Edappadi K. …
  • Theni forest fire: 10 trekkers killed in Tamil Nadu, six in critical condition 12 Mar 2018 20:23 Paramilitary personnel prepare to undertake a rescue mission at Kurangani hills in Theni district of Tamil Nadu on Monday. Photo: AFP Chennai: At least 10 trekkers, including five women and a child, were confirmed dead and six were in a critical condition …
  • Theni forest fire: PM Modi lauds Sitharaman for rescue ops 12 Mar 2018 19:49 [India], Mar. 12 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday appreciated Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman and team for their stupendous efforts during the rescue operations in the Theni forest fire. The fire that broke out in Theni district yesterday …
  • When forest fire turned a pristine trekkers paradise in Theni into an inferno 12 Mar 2018 17:16 THENI: "Welcome to Kurangani Hills, the Western Ghats for a glimpse on the forces of Nature," says a welcome signboard ahead of the pristine mountain ranges near here. It is an irony that it is the force of nature, a wild fire, that snuffed out …
  • Theni forest fire: Death toll rises to 10, CM says trekkers did not have permission for expedition 12 Mar 2018 16:54 An injured trekker being rushed to a government hospital in Theni district on Monday. (PTI) Ten people – seven women and three men – who were part of a trekking expedition were killed in a fire that swept through the Theni forest in Tamil Nadu, bordering …
  • 10 trekkers killed in Theni forest fire 12 Mar 2018 16:09 The toll in the forest fire in Theni district rose to 10 on Monday as the Tamil Nadu government ordered a probe into it and assured action against those who allegedly arranged for the expedition without permission. IMAGE:  Relatives of the trekkers caught …
  • Theni forest fire victims airlifted by Indian Air Force 12 Mar 2018 15:07 Some of the victims trapped in the blaze at the Kurangani reserve forest in Tamil Nadu's Theni district were rescued by IAF choppers. (Video courtesy: Defence Ministry) Stay up to date on all the latest Nation news with The New Indian Express App. …
  • Theni forest fire: Kerala bans trekking, TN orders probe 12 Mar 2018 14:39 Twenty-seven people have been rescued so far by the fire and forest departments, along with Indian Air Force’s (IAF's) aid — 11 of them is admitted to hospitals in Madurai and Erode after suffering serious burns. The defence ministry swung into full …
  • After Theni forest fire, political leaders urge state govt. to ensure safety of trekkers 12 Mar 2018 13:21 Several political leaders on Monday expressed condolences over the death of trekkers in forest fire in Kurangani in Theni district and urged the government to take adequate steps to prevent such incidents in the future. In a statement issued here, DMK …
  • Theni forest fire LIVE Updates: Death toll rises to 10, CM Palaniswamy announces relief of Rs 4 lakh to next of kin of deceased 12 Mar 2018 13:20 Theni forest fire LIVE Updates: Rescue operations are underway on the spot. The death toll in the Theni forest fire in Tamil Nadu’s Kurangani district has risen to 10, officials confirmed on Monday evening. The district collector’s office also released a …
  • Kerala temporarily bans trekking in forest areas after Tamil Nadu’s Theni forest fire 12 Mar 2018 12:06 — By PTI | Mar 12, 2018 02:42 pm Thiruvananthapuram: The Kerala government today temporarily banned trekking in state forest areas in the backdrop of the fire at Kurangani hills in neighbouring Tamil Nadu, in which nine people were killed. A decision to …
  • Kerala temporarily bans trekking in forest areas after Theni fire 12 Mar 2018 11:55 Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan (File | PTI) THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: The Kerala government today temporarily banned trekking in state forest areas in the backdrop of the fire at Kurangani hills in neighbouring Tamil Nadu, in which nine people were killed. A …
  • Theni forest fire: trekkers being treated for burns at Madurai hospital 12 Mar 2018 08:54 Tamil Nadu Health Secretary J. Radhakrishnan on Monday said that efforts are on to save the lives of trekkers who were caught in the Theni forest fires on Sunday, some of whom have been admitted with severe burn injuries, at the Government Rajaji Hospital …
  • Theni fire: Kerala orders temporary ban on trekking in forest regions 12 Mar 2018 08:34 DH News Service, Thiruvananthapuram, Mar 12 2018, 13:51 IST As the death toll in the forest fire on Kurangani Hills in Tamil Nadu's Theni district rose on Monday, neighbouring Kerala imposed a temporary ban on trekking in the state's forest regions …
  • 9 trekkers killed in Theni forest fire 12 Mar 2018 07:22 Nine people, who were part of a trekking expedition, have been killed in a forest fire in the Western Ghats, the Tamil Nadu government said on Monday. "Nine persons are dead, while 17 of the rescued have been hospitalised and 10 did not require …
  • 9 trekkers killed in massive fire in Theni forest, IAF conducts rescue ops 12 Mar 2018 06:58 Theni: Nine of the 39 trekkers who were trapped in Sunday’s raging forest fire deep in Kurangani hills reserve near Theni in Tamil Nadu have died.  The people who died in the fire includes four women, four men and a child. Out of 27 people who have been …
  • Theni forest fire: 9 trekkers dead, 27 rescued in Tamil Nadu 12 Mar 2018 06:45 Representational image. Two groups comprising 36 trekkers got stranded after fire broke out in Kurangani hills, Theni district, on Sunday evening. Photo: Arvind Moudgil/Hindustan Times Chennai: At least nine people died after they got trapped in a …
  • Nine trekkers killed in massive forest blaze in Tamil Nadu's Theni 12 Mar 2018 06:27 Theni: Nine of the 39 trekkers who were trapped in Sunday’s raging forest fire deep in Kurangani hills reserve near Theni in Tamil Nadu have died on Monday. The people who died in the fire includes four women, four men and a child. Out of 27 people who …
  • Theni forest fire: 9 trekkers killed in massive blaze; IAF conducts rescue ops 12 Mar 2018 05:48 Theni: Nine of the 39 trekkers who were trapped in Sunday’s raging forest fire deep in Kurangani hills reserve near Theni in Tamil Nadu have died on Monday. The people who died in the fire includes four women, four men and a child. Out of 27 people who …
  • Theni fire: Garud Commando Force, IAF begin rescue operation 12 Mar 2018 05:48 [India], Mar. 12 (ANI): 16 commandos of the Garud Commando Force and four choppers from the Indian Air Force (IAF), with one of them at standby, arrived here on Monday morning to commence the search and rescue operation of those stuck in the Kurangani …
  • Theni forest fire LIVE Updates: Nine dead in Kurangani, rescue operations underway 12 Mar 2018 05:14 Theni forest fire LIVE Updates: Rescue operations are underway on the spot. Nine people were killed in the Theni forest fire in Tamil Nadu’s Kurangani district, officials confirmed on Monday. The district collector’s office also released a list of names …
  • Theni forest fire: 27 rescued, at least 8 feared dead in Tamil Nadu 12 Mar 2018 04:44 Representational image. Two groups comprising 37 trekkers got stranded after fire broke out in Kurangani hills, Theni district, on Sunday evening. Photo: Arvind Moudgil/Hindustan Times Chennai: A total of 27 people who got trapped in a fire in …
  • Tamil Nadu: 40 trapped in Theni forest fire, 15 girls rescued 12 Mar 2018 03:35 — By Our Correspondent | Mar 12, 2018 07:44 am Chennai: A multi-department rescue operation assisted by the Defence Ministry was launched on Sunday evening to rescue at least 40 people including girls and some minors, who were trapped in a massive forest …
  • 5 trekkers killed in Theni forest fire, 30 saved, IAF conducts rescue operations 12 Mar 2018 03:32 Theni: Five of the 39 trekkers who were trapped in Sunday’s raging forest fire deep in Kurangani hills reserve near Theni in Tamil Nadu have died.  Thirty of the trekkers, mostly students, have been rescued and were rushed to a government hospital. The …
  • Theni forest fire Highlights: At least five persons suffer burn injuries, low visibility hampers rescue ops 11 Mar 2018 22:41 Several fire tenders have reached the spot and rescue operations are underway. Around 30 people are believed to be trapped in Kurangani hills after a fire broke out in the forest in Theni district of Tamil Nadu on Sunday. Defence Minister Nirmala …
  • Theni Fire Highlights: About 30 Caught In Tamil Nadu Forest Fire, IAF On Rescue 11 Mar 2018 22:33 Theni Fire: Firefighters are at the spot to douse the flame New Delhi:  About 30 students trekking in Kurankani hills in Theni were caught in a forest fire. Fire fighters have reached the spot to rescue the students. The Indian Air Force (IAF) has also …
  • Theni forest fire: 65 trapped in Kurangani hills, deaths feared 11 Mar 2018 22:21 Several fire tenders have reached the spot and rescue operations are underway. AT LEAST 65 trekkers, many of them believed to be college students, IT employees and families with children from Chennai, Coimbatore and Tirupur, were trapped Sunday in a fire …
  • Theni fire: No information on casualty, says DC 11 Mar 2018 21:40 [India], Mar 12 (ANI): Theni District Collector, Pallavi Baldev on Monday said that she has not received any information on the casualty in the forest fire that erupted near Kurangani hills here. Baldev informed that around 37 people in two separate groups …
  • Students caught in forest fire in Tamil Nadu's Theni 11 Mar 2018 20:48 A group of college students from Tamil Nadu's Coimbatore and Erode districts, had embarked upon a trekking expedition, and are feared trapped in a raging forest fire.  Stay up to date on all the latest Nation news with The New Indian Express App. …
  • 15 of 40 trekkers rescued from Theni forest fire 11 Mar 2018 20:09 Theni: About 25 trekkers, some of them women, are feared trapped in raging fire deep in the reserve forest atop the Kurangani hills near here  even as massive rescue operations by multiple agencies, including the Indian Air Force, managed to rescue around …
  • Tamil Nadu forest fire: One student killed, 15 rescued so far; massive operation underway in Theni district, Air Force pressed into service 11 Mar 2018 18:33 One student was killed in a forest fire that broke out in Theni district of Tamil Nadu on Sunday. The authorities, however, managed to rescue 15 students. Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said that the IAF has also been pressed into service. A massive …
  • Theni forest fire 11 Mar 2018 17:40 CHENNAI: Four students who were part of a large group of trekkers were charred to death in a forest fire in Kurugumalai area in Tamil Nadu's Theni on Sunday. Madurai circle conservator of forests RK Jagenia confirmed the death of four people to TOI and …
  • Theni forest fire: Around 15 students rescued, IAF services roped in; many suspected to be trapped 11 Mar 2018 17:30 The Southern Command is in touch with the Collector of Theni to assist in the rescue operations. (Source: ANI) Around 30 people, including several students, are trapped in a forest fire in Tamil Nadu’s Kurangani hills in Theni district on Sunday. According …
  • Theni forest fire LIVE UPDATES: At least five persons suffer burn injuries, low visibility hampers rescue ops 11 Mar 2018 17:30 Several fire tenders have reached the spot and rescue operations are underway. Around 30 people are believed to be trapped in Kurangani hills after a fire broke out in the forest in Theni district of Tamil Nadu on Sunday. Defence Minister Nirmala …
  • Theni Fire Live Updates: About 30 Caught In Tamil Nadu Forest Fire, IAF On Rescue 11 Mar 2018 16:56 Theni Fire: Firefighters are at the spot to douse the flame New Delhi:  About 30 students trekking in Kurankani hills in Theni were caught in a forest fire. Fire fighters have reached the spot to rescue the students. The Indian Air Force (IAF) has also …
  • Theni forest fire: Rescue operations underway 11 Mar 2018 16:23 On Sunday evening, a forest fire erupted in Theni. At least 20 college students, who had gone trekking in the Kurangani region were trapped. However, locals estimate the number of students around 55. In an unfortunate turn of events, the forests in …
  • Tamil Nadu: Around 30 people trapped in Theni forest fire, 20 rescued till now; rescue ops underway 11 Mar 2018 16:13 The Southern Command is in touch with the Collector of Theni to assist in the rescue operations. (Source: ANI) Around 30 people including a few students are feared trapped and 20 have been rescued till now from a forest fire in Tamil Nadu’s Kurangani hills …
  • Over 30 Students Caught In Major Forest Fire In Tamil Nadu's Theni 11 Mar 2018 15:31 Chennai:  Over 30 students were caught in a massive forest fire in Theni district of Tamil Nadu on Sunday evening. The students were caught in the fire while they were trekking to Kurangani hills. A senior police officer has told NDTV, that 30 students …
  • Theni Fire Live Updates: Over 30 Student Caught In Forest Fire, IAF On Rescue 11 Mar 2018 15:31 Theni Fire: Firefighters are at the spot to douse the flame New Delhi:  Over 30 student trekking in Kurankani hills in Theni were caught in the forest fire. Fire fighters have reached the spot to rescue the students. The Indian Air Force (IAF) has also …
  • IAF to rescue students caught in forest fire in TN's Theni 11 Mar 2018 14:56 Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman (File | PTI) CHENNAI: The Indian Air Force (IAF) will be pressed to rescue students caught in a forest fire in Tamil Nadu's Theni district, Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman announced on Sunday. She said the …
  • Suicide bid triggers tension in Theni 23 Nov 2017 02:18 Four members of a Dalit family attempted suicide here on Wednesday as they were unable to endure coercion by a money lender, who had charged them exorbitant interest, the police said. Eight persons have been arrested. The quartet — Saravanan, 45, of …
  • Nod for Theni, Dindigul farmers to lift alluvial soil 06 Jun 2017 09:36 A total of 412 waterbodies had been identified in the district to enable farmers to lift alluvial soil, said Collector N. Venkatachalam. Talking to press persons here on Wednesday he said lifting of the soil from the waterbodies would help farmers enrich …
  • Theni doctor ‘rents out’ letterhead, name to... 23 May 2017 04:10 CHENNAI: At least half a dozen doctors have been lending their name boards and prescription pads to quacks for a monthly fee of Rs 25,000 to Rs 50,000, officials of the directorate of medical and rural health services have found. On Monday, officials from …
  • Theni doctor ‘rents out’ letterhead, name to quack for Rs 25,000 per month 23 May 2017 03:43 CHENNAI: At least half a dozen doctors have been lending their name boards and prescription pads to quacks for a monthly fee of Rs 25,000 to Rs 50,000, officials of the directorate of medical and rural health services have found. On Monday, officials from …
  • Coconut trees stand headless due to blistering heat in Theni 05 May 2017 02:09 More than half of the coconut plantation has wilted and dried this season, especially in Thevaram, Meenakshipuram and Pannaipuram areas | Express THENI: Officials who are taking a count of drought damage in Theni district of Tamil Nadu have reported back …
  • Theni neutrino project clearance shot down 21 Mar 2017 04:26 Chennai: The National Green Tribunal on Monday scrapped the Environmental Clearance (EC) for the India- based Neutrino Observatory (INO) Project in Theni district, thwarting the efforts of scientific community to set up the high end tunnel laboratory. …
  • Stones pelted at Panneerselvam’s car in Theni district 17 Mar 2017 19:55 Theni : Unidentified miscreants today pelted stones at the car of former Tamil Nadu chief minister O Panneerselvam in this district. Panneerselvam though escaped unhurt. The front part of the car was slightly damaged in the stone-pelting, but none was …