Tamil Nadu: News

01 Apr 2024

S Jaishankar

Jaishankar criticizes Congress, DMK over Katchatheevu issue

External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar has hit out at the Congress and the Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) for their handling of the contentious Katchatheevu island issue.

31 Mar 2024

Indira Gandhi

Modi slams Congress over Katchatheevu Island 'handover' to Sri Lanka 

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has criticized the Congress Party for "callously" giving away the Katchatheevu Island to Sri Lanka in 1974.

28 Mar 2024

Lok Sabha Elections

MP Ganeshamurthi dies of cardiac arrest after suspected suicide attempt

A Ganeshamurthi, the sitting Lok Sabha MP from Tamil Nadu's Erode and leader of the Marumalarchi Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (MDMK) died on Thursday morning due to a cardiac arrest.

26 Mar 2024


Savor these tempting tamarind-infused treats of Tamil Nadu

Tamil Nadu's cuisine is renowned for its bold flavors, with tamarind being a key ingredient to add tangy depth.

25 Mar 2024

Narendra Modi

DMK minister booked for 'derogatory' remarks against PM Modi

Tuticorin Police in Tamil Nadu have initiated legal proceedings against the Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) leader Anitha Radhakrishnan over alleged "offensive" comments about Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

24 Mar 2024

Narendra Modi

Should call Modi '28 paisa PM': Udhayanidhi Stalin

Tamil Nadu minister and Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) leader Udhayanidhi Stalin called out Prime Minister Narendra Modi's administration on Saturday for alleged bias in fund allocation.

Lok Sabha elections: BJP releases fourth list of 15 candidates

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Friday released its fourth list of 15 candidates for the Lok Sabha elections.

BJP releases 3rd list of candidates for Lok Sabha elections 

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has released its third list of candidates for the upcoming Lok Sabha elections.

21 Mar 2024

DY Chandrachud

Tamil Nadu governor defying SC, concerned about his conduct: CJI

The Supreme Court has voiced serious concerns regarding Tamil Nadu Governor RN Ravi's decision not to reappoint Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) leader K Ponmudi as a minister, despite a stay on his conviction by it.

21 Mar 2024


Spices that make Chettinad cuisine irresistibly delicious

Originating from the Chettinad region in Tamil Nadu, Chettinad cuisine is celebrated for its vibrant flavors and aromatic spices.

20 Mar 2024


Tamil Nadu: AIADMK unveils first list for Lok Sabha polls 

The All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) on Wednesday announced its first list of candidates for 16 Lok Sabha seats.

2024 polls: BJP allocates 10 seats to PMK in TN

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Tuesday finalized its seat-sharing agreement with the Pattali Makkal Katchi (PMK) for the 2024 Lok Sabha elections in Tamil Nadu.

19 Mar 2024

Narendra Modi

'Shakti' row: Congress, INDIA never criticize other religions, says Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday accused the Congress and the Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) of intentionally disrespecting Hinduism.

18 Mar 2024

Congress Party

Tamil Nadu: DMK announces INDIA's seat allocation for 2024 elections 

Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) on Monday announced the allocation of nine Lok Sabha seats in Tamil Nadu and one in Puducherry to its principal ally, the Congress party.

18 Mar 2024


'Thalapathy' Vijay returns to Kerala for 'GOAT' after 14 years

South sensation Thalapathy Vijay is all set to film the climax of his forthcoming movie Greatest of All Time (GOAT) in Trivandrum, Kerala.

18 Mar 2024

MK Stalin

Ponmudi's appointment: SC to consider TN government's plea against governor

The Supreme Court on Monday agreed to hear a plea from the Tamil Nadu government in response to Governor RN Ravi's refusal over a minister's appointment.

18 Mar 2024


Telangana governor resigns, likely to contest Lok Sabha polls: Report

Tamilisai Soundararajan, the governor of Telangana and lieutenant-governor of Puducherry, has officially resigned from her role.

TN: DMK seals seat-sharing deal with Congress, Kamal Haasan's MNM

Tamil Nadu's ruling party, the Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK), has reached a seat-sharing agreement with the Congress ahead of the upcoming Lok Sabha elections, NDTV reported.

08 Mar 2024

Maha Shivratri

Places to witness the majesty of Mahashivratri

Maha Shivratri, a great night dedicated to Lord Shiva, is an auspicious occasion celebrated with fervor and devotion across the Indian subcontinent.

04 Mar 2024

Bomb Threat

Tamil Nadu: 2 schools receive hoax bomb threats, probe underway

At least two schools in Tamil Nadu received bomb threats via email on Monday, sparking fear among students, staff, and parents.

04 Mar 2024

Narendra Modi

PM Modi kicks off 10-day multi-state tour from Telangana

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday embarked on a 10-day tour spanning 12 states and union territories for 29 inauguration and foundation stone laying programs ahead of the Lok Sabha polls.

01 Mar 2024

MK Stalin

BJP's Mandarin birthday wish for MK Stalin amid ad row

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) took a dig at Tamil Nadu Chief Minister MK Stalin on Friday by wishing him a happy birthday in Mandarin.

27 Feb 2024

Narendra Modi

PM Modi kicks off three-state tour from Kerala

Prime Minister Narendra Modi kicked off his two-day visit to Kerala, Tamil Nadu, and Maharashtra on Tuesday.

26 Feb 2024


After Tesla, VinFast seeks lower EV import tax in India

Vietnam-based VinFast is seeking a two-year reduction in India's import duties on electric cars while its local plant is being built.

23 Feb 2024


Language legacies: Discovering the ancient roots of five spoken tongues

In the web of human history, languages emerge as enduring threads, preserving cultures, narratives, and identities that transcend time.

21 Feb 2024

Kamal Haasan

Lok Sabha polls: Haven't joined INDIA bloc, says Kamal Haasan

Actor-turned-politician Kamal Haasan clarified on Wednesday that his party is not part of the multi-party opposition bloc, the Indian National Developmental Inclusive Alliance (INDIA).

Armed forces recruitment exam in 13 regional languages, says MHA 

The Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) on Sunday announced that it will conduct the Central Armed Police Forces (CAPF) constable (general duty) examination in 13 regional languages, in addition to Hindi and English.

08 Feb 2024

Pinarayi Vijayan

Kerala cabinet's protest against Modi government in Delhi today

Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan and his Left Front government will stage a protest at Delhi's Jantar Mantar on Thursday against the Centre's alleged "injustice" to the state in fund allocation.

07 Feb 2024

Tamil Cinema

Vishal quashes media reports about joining politics; shares statement

Ever since Thalapathy Vijay announced his foray into Tamil Nadu politics, several reports have been hinting at other actors' entry into politics.

06 Feb 2024


'Congratulations': Rajinikanth reacts as 'Thalapathy' Vijay enters Tamil Nadu politics

Tamil Nadu politics and cinema go hand in hand as various celluloid stars have made their foray into politics and emerged successful.

06 Feb 2024

Madhya Pradesh

MP: 11 killed, 60 injured in fire at firecrackers factory

At least 11 people were killed and 60 others injured after a fire broke out in a firecracker factory in Bairagarh village in Harda district of Madhya Pradesh.

Tamil Nadu sand mining case: Assets worth Rs. 130cr seized

The Enforcement Directorate (ED) has seized assets worth Rs. 130.60 crore in connection with an illegal sand mining case in Tamil Nadu.

02 Feb 2024


Tamil actor Vijay launches political party 'Tamilaga Vetri Kazhagam'

Tamil actor Vijay on Friday announced the launch of his new political party—Tamilaga Vetri Kazhagam.

31 Jan 2024

Madras High Court

Madras High Court restricts non-Hindus from entering Tamil Nadu temples

The Madras High Court has ordered the Tamil Nadu government to place signs at all Hindu temples in the state indicating that non-Hindus are not allowed beyond the "kodimaram" (flagpole) area.

29 Jan 2024


Pune: Infosys techie shot dead in hotel room by boyfriend

A 26-year-old software engineer was allegedly shot dead by her boyfriend in a hotel room on the outskirts of Pune, Maharashtra, on Saturday.

28 Jan 2024


Car rams into truck after driver falls asleep; 6 dead

At least six people were killed after a car rammed into a truck loaded with cement bags near Puliangudi in Tamil Nadu's Tenkasi district on Sunday.

DMK legislator's son, daughter-in-law arrested for abusing domestic help 

Anto Mathivanan and his wife Maarlina, both relatives of a prominent Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) legislator in Tamil Nadu, were arrested on Friday.

25 Jan 2024


Multiple vehicles collide in Tamil Nadu, 4 dead

At least four people were killed in an accident involving four vehicles in Dharmapuri district of Tamil Nadu.

23 Jan 2024


Apple supplier Corning to manufacture Gorilla Glass in Tamil Nadu

Gorilla Glass manufacturer Corning has teamed up with Indian telecom company Optiemus Infracom to establish Bharat Innovative Glass Technologies in Tamil Nadu.

22 Jan 2024

Narendra Modi

Ram Mandir consecration day: What are opposition leaders doing

The much-awaited Pran Pratishtha (consecration) ceremony of Ram Mandir in Ayodhya took place in the presence of Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

21 Jan 2024

Narendra Modi

Tamil Nadu government has banned Ram Mandir telecast, puja: Sitharaman

Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Sunday claimed that the Tamil Nadu government has banned live telecasts of the Ram Mandir Pran Pratishtha event and special prayers dedicated to Lord Ram.

19 Jan 2024

Narendra Modi

Modi to visit three states today, launch multiple development projects

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit Maharashtra, Karnataka, and Tamil Nadu on Friday to launch multiple development projects in the three states.

18 Jan 2024

Cold Wave

Unusual cold grips Tamil Nadu hill stations

Unusually chilly weather has hit hill stations in Tamil Nadu. The never-seen-before weather has caused concerns for residents, environmentalists, and farmers.

Tamil Nadu BJP chief booked for promoting 'religious enmity'

Tamil Nadu Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) President K Annamalai was booked for allegedly inciting religious enmity, provoking public peace, and fostering ill-will between different groups at a place of worship.

10 Jan 2024


From red ant chutney to khaje, exploring the GI-tagged delicacies

Odisha's red ant chutney also known as kai chutney, made with red weaver ants, was recently awarded a Geographical Indication (GI) tag.

08 Jan 2024


Hyundai to invest Rs. 26,180cr in Tamil Nadu by 2032

Hyundai Motor India has revealed plans to invest an additional Rs. 6,180 crore in Tamil Nadu by 2032, bringing its total investment in the region to Rs. 26,180 crore.

08 Jan 2024


TN: Heavy rains shut schools, colleges, trigger massive traffic jams

Torrential rains on Sunday caused massive traffic jams, creating difficulties for commuters in various parts of Tamil Nadu, especially Chennai.

07 Jan 2024


Qualcomm's new Rs. 177cr Chennai facility to create 1,600 jobs

Global semiconductor giant Qualcomm has announced plans for a new design center in Chennai, Tamil Nadu, with a proposed investment of Rs. 177.27 crore.

Dense fog continues in North India, IMD issues red alert

The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has predicted that dense fog will continue to affect parts of North India, including the national capital Delhi, Haryana, Punjab, and Uttarakhand, till Thursday.

30 Dec 2023


Dense fog continues to disrupt trains, flights in North India

Foggy conditions continued to disrupt train and flight schedules across North India, including the national capital, Delhi, and states like Punjab, Haryana, and Uttar Pradesh on Saturday.

28 Dec 2023

Tamil Cinema

Tamil actor-DMDK founder 'Captain' Vijayakant (71) dies following illness

Tamil actor and Desiya Murpokku Dravida Kazhagam (DMDK) founder, "Captain" Vijayakant, passed away on Thursday aged 71.

27 Dec 2023


Southern India's best wedding destinations

Dreaming of a wedding that transcends the ordinary and leaves an indelible mark on your memories?

27 Dec 2023


Chennai: 42 hospitalized after ammonia gas leak in Ennore

A major ammonia gas leak late on Tuesday at the Coromandel International Limited industrial unit in Ennore, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, led to 42 people being hospitalized.

Tamil Nadu: Blast at IOCL's plant in Chennai, 1 dead

One person was killed and another injured in an explosion at the Indian Oil Corporation Limited (IOCL)'s plant at Tondiarpet in Chennai, Tamil Nadu, on Wednesday.

25 Dec 2023


Techie burned alive by ex-classmate who changed sex for her

In a spine-chilling incident in Tamil Nadu, a 24-year-old software engineer, R Nandhini, was allegedly brutally murdered by her former classmate, Vetrimaran, who underwent a sex change operation in hopes of marrying her.

DMK MP's 'Hindi speakers clean toilets' remark triggers political row

An undated video showing Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) MP Dayanidhi Maran remarking that Hindi speakers from Uttar Pradesh and Bihar clean toilets in Tamil Nadu has triggered a political controversy.

22 Dec 2023


Celebrating numbers: National Mathematics Day and Ramanujan's profound legacy 

National Mathematics Day, an annual celebration observed on December 22, holds a special significance as it commemorates the birth anniversary of the mathematical genius Srinivasa Ramanujan.

DMK minister jailed for 3 years in corruption case

Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) minister K Ponmudy has been sentenced to three years of simple imprisonment in a Rs. 1.75 crore disproportionate assets case, ANI reported.

20 Dec 2023

Indian Air Force

Tamil Nadu rains: 10 dead, IAF pressed for relief, rescue

At least 10 people have reportedly been killed in Tamil Nadu after torrential rains wreaked havoc in the state's southern areas.

Tamil Nadu rains: 3 dead, high alert in 4 districts

At least three people were reportedly killed and three more are feared dead in Tamil Nadu after heavy rainfall wreaked havoc in the southern districts of the state.

18 Dec 2023


Tamil Nadu: 500 passengers stranded, rain washes away rail tracks

Nearly 500 passengers are stuck at the Srivaikuntam Railway Station in the Tuticorin district of Tamil Nadu, which continued to witness heavy rainfall on Monday.