Articles about Madurai
12 Feb 2020
'Atrangi Re': Sara, Dhanush to shoot in Bihar and Madurai
Bollywood director Aanand L Rai's next film, Atrangi Re, starring Sara Ali Khan, Tamil actor Dhanush, and Akshay Kumar, will be filmed in Bihar and Madurai.
30 Apr 2019
L-G Kiran Bedi can't interfere in Puducherry government's activities: HC
Handing over a major setback to Puducherry Lieutenant Governor Kiran Bedi, Madras High Court on Tuesday said she can't act independently and neither can she interfere in day-to-day activities of the government.
27 Jan 2019
Madurai: PM Modi lays foundation for AIIMS, amid Twitter war
On Sunday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi laid the foundation for an AIIMS in Madurai, as hundreds of thousands of Tamil Nadu residents took to Twitter to voice their protest against PM Modi's arrival.
08 Jan 2019
AAI to soon use plastic waste to lay roads
The Airports Authority of India (AAI) is planning to use plastic waste to lay or repair roads on the city-side of airports, and the plan is expected to be put in motion soon.
30 Aug 2018
If readmitted to DMK, Alagiri willing to accept Stalin's leadership
Expelled DMK leader MK Alagiri has said he will accept Stalin as the leader if he is readmitted to the party.
28 May 2018
After 13 police-firing deaths, TN orders Sterlite plant shut down
The Tamil Nadu (TN) government has permanent closure of the Sterlite plant in Tuticorin, after violent protests over environmental damage resulted in 13 deaths.
06 May 2018
Long-sleeves cut, nose-pin removed: NEET aspirants undergo heavy-security checks
Over 1.33 million students are appearing for National Entrance Eligibility Test [NEET] on Sunday.
14 Mar 2018
Madurai: Prayer homes of Pentecostal Church attacked at 2 areas
Prayer homes of the Pentecostal church were attacked at two places in Madurai, allegedly by members of the Hindu Munnani.
04 Mar 2018
Policeman on duty at Jayalalithaa's memorial commits suicide
A 28-year old policeman posted on duty at the memorial of late Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa here allegedly committed suicide by shooting himself today, police said.
27 Sep 2017
News website faces threats over Madurai temple half-naked girls' story
Coimbatore-based news website, Covai Post, published a story on the bizarre, "ancient" ritual performed in a temple in Madurai's Vellalur involving half-naked girls.
13 Jun 2017
SC asks CBSE to declare NEET results by 26 June
The SC stayed the Madras HC order and directed the CBSE board to declare the NEET 2017 results by 26 June.
17 May 2017
Tamil Nadu- Transport unions call off strike
After receiving assurance from the government that Rs. 1,250cr pending dues would be released to retired/serving employees of 8 transport corporations, transport unions in Tamil Nadu called off their strike on Tuesday.
15 May 2017
Commuters in trouble as transport strike hits Tamil Nadu
Commuters in Tamil Nadu faced harrowing times as transport unions in the state began an indefinite strike on 15th May.
08 Dec 2016
Amma rests in "peace", thanks to TN Police's 24x7 security
The anticipated "extreme reactions" that were expected to follow the announcement of Jayalalithaa's death did not happen.
12 Aug 2016
UN to issue stamp to commemorate MS Subbulakshmi's birth centenary
In a statement, India's Permanent Mission to the UN said that the UN Postal Administration will issue a stamp to honour the legacy of India's Carnatic music legend M.S. Subbulakshmi to mark her birth centenary, which falls on 16th September.