Tamil Nadu: News
02 Feb 2023Madras High Court
A Muslim woman is eligible to practice her right to dissolve a marriage through "Khula" (the process of divorce initiated by the wife) by only approaching a family court and not any private bodies like a Shariat council, said the Madras High Court.
02 Feb 2023India Meteorological Department (IMD)
Due to unseasonal rainfall in numerous parts of Tamil Nadu since Wednesday night, schools and colleges in Nagapattinam were forced to announce a holiday on Thursday.
27 Jan 2023Mahendra Singh Dhoni
Dhoni Entertainment Pvt. Ltd, the production venture by former Indian cricketer Mahendra Singh Dhoni and his wife Sakshi, unveiled the title and the cast of its first production on Friday.
22 Jan 2023Jallikattu
A 14-year-old boy who came to Tamil Nadu's Dharmapuri to watch the bull-taming sport—Jallikattu—died after a bull gored him.
15 Jan 2023Jallikattu
The traditional bull-taming sport—Jallikattu—began in Avaniyapuram village of Tamil Nadu's Madurai on Sunday amid plans for large-scale celebrations in the state.
14 Jan 2023Academy Awards
#NewsBytesExclusive: Oscars shortlist unexpected, says 'Elephant Whisperers' cinematographer Anand Bansal
Filmmaker Kartiki Gonsalves's Netflix documentary The Elephant Whisperers has been shortlisted for the Oscars 2023. It is now eyeing a spot in the final nominations, which will be announced on January 24.
14 Jan 2023Indian Penal Code
The Kancheepuram district police in Tamil Nadu arrested five people in connection with an alleged gang-rape of a 20-year-old college student on Friday.
13 Jan 2023Food
Pongal, beginning this Sunday, is a harvest festival celebrated with much fervor down south in Tamil Nadu.
10 Jan 2023Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam
Tamil Nadu Governor RN Ravi sparked anger on Monday by using the word Tamizhgam for Tamil Nadu in his Pongal invitation cards.
10 Jan 2023West Bengal
At least 30 school children were hospitalized in West Bengal's Birbhum district on Monday after consuming food in which a snake was allegedly found, PTI reported, citing officials.
09 Jan 2023MK Stalin
Tamil Nadu Governor RN Ravi walked out of the State Assembly on Monday after Chief Minister MK Stalin moved a resolution to record only the former's original speech prepared by the state government.
04 Jan 2023Chennai
A 22-year-old software engineer was reportedly mowed down by a truck near Maduravoyal in Chennai on Tuesday at 7:20 am.
03 Jan 2023Travel And Tourism
Make this new year beautiful for once and 'floral'.
02 Jan 2023Road Accidents
The most number of accidents on National Highways in India in 2021 were reported from Tamil Nadu, followed by Uttar Pradesh, while the most number of fatalities from such accidents were reported from the latter.
30 Dec 2022Tamil Cinema
Tamil movie Sembi starring Kovai Sarala in the lead role is set to hit the theaters after a long wait.
28 Dec 2022COVID-19
A woman and her daughter (6), who recently returned from China, tested COVID-19 positive at Madhurai airport in Tamil Nadu, PTI reported on Wednesday citing officials.
19 Dec 2022Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)
A Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) functionary was brutally thrashed by miscreants in Tamil Nadu's Chengalpattu after he reportedly exposed the rampant sale of ganja (cannabis) in the city.
12 Dec 2022Maharashtra
Several areas in Maharashtra experienced unseasonal showers on Monday as the mercury dipped below the normal mark.
10 Dec 2022Cyclone
The India Meteorological Department (IMD) on Saturday announced that the severe cyclonic storm "Mandous" has weakened into a deep depression over the northern coast of Tamil Nadu.
09 Dec 2022Cyclone
The India Meteorological Department (IMD) announced that Tamil Nadu is expected to receive heavy rainfall with the arrival of the severe cyclonic storm "Mandous" at around Friday midnight.
08 Dec 2022Cyclone
The India Meteorological Department (IMD) released an alert for the coastal areas of Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, and Puducherry (Union Territory) on Thursday morning as the depression over the southeast and southwest of the Bay of Bengal intensified into a cyclonic story.
07 Dec 2022Cyclone
Andhra Pradesh, Puducherry (Union Territory), and Tamil Nadu are currently on high alert, with a cyclone picking up pace in the Bay of Bengal.
06 Dec 2022Bay of Bengal
Tamil Nadu will likely witness a spell of heavy rainfall between Wednesday and Friday as the northeast monsoon's first cyclonic storm over the Bay of Bengal approaches the state.
04 Dec 2022Uttar Pradesh
In a shocking incident, a man was beaten to death over alleged theft in Manigandam, Tamil Nadu.
03 Dec 2022Cybercrimes
Tamil Nadu-based multispeciality hospital—Sree Saran Medical Center (SSMC)—has been the latest target of a cyber attack in India, India Today reported.
30 Nov 2022Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam
The Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) told the Supreme Court on Tuesday that the Citizenship (Amendment) Act (CAA), 2019, is arbitrary for recognizing religious minorities from three countries only while excluding Muslims and completely ignoring Sri Lankan Tamils.
27 Nov 2022Bengaluru
A shocking incident came to the fore in Bengaluru after a debt-ridden techie allegedly killed his two-and-a-half-year-old daughter before attempting suicide.
24 Nov 2022Edappadi K. Palaniswami
Tamil Nadu Assembly's Leader of the Opposition and All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) interim general secretary, Edappadi K Palaniswami, has leveled serious corruption charges against the ruling Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK).
21 Nov 2022Vijay Hazare Trophy
Tamil Nadu opener Narayan Jagadeesan shattered flurry of records in the Vijay Hazare Trophy fixture against Arunachal Pradesh.
19 Nov 2022Narendra Modi
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday termed Kashi and Tamil Nadu as "timeless centers" of culture and civilization in India.
17 Nov 2022Mob Attack
A family of six was attacked by a mob in Killanur village of Tamil Nadu's Pudukottai district, videos of which went viral on Monday.
13 Nov 2022Rajiv Gandhi
One of the six convicts in the former Indian Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi assassination case, who was released on Saturday, said that the people of north India need to look at them as the "victims" instead of "killers" or "terrorists."
12 Nov 2022Sri Lanka
At least 27 districts in Tamil Nadu have announced a holiday for schools and colleges on Saturday as heavy rains continue to lash the state.
11 Nov 2022Supreme Court Of India
The Supreme Court (SC) on Friday ordered the early release of all six convicts serving life imprisonment in the assassination case of former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi.
11 Nov 2022Monsoon
Heavy rainfall lashed Chennai overnight leaving parts of the city waterlogged on Friday, which prompted authorities to shut down schools and colleges in 14 districts of Tamil Nadu and Puducherry.
10 Nov 2022National Investigation Agency (NIA)
The National Investigation Agency (NIA) has been carrying out raids at 40 locations across Tamil Nadu since Thursday morning.
10 Nov 2022India
Seven students of the prestigious Christian Medical College in Vellore city of Tamil Nadu have been suspended after juniors alleged that they were stripped half-naked, paraded, and asked to mimic sexual acts at the college.
09 Nov 2022Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam
The ruling alliance in Tamil Nadu led by Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) has written to President Draupadi Murmu asking her to sack the state's Governor RN Ravi.