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Woman held for making derogatory remarks against TN CM Palaniswami

A 24-year-old woman, Surya Devi, was arrested today for allegedly making derogatory remarks against Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K Palaniswami and BJP state president Tamilisai Soundararajan in a video posted on social networking sites, police said.

02 Jun 2018


Tamil Nadu: Fake currency notes printing unit busted; one arrested

A counterfeit currency note printing unit was unearthed in Coimbatore and 6,000 fake notes with a face value of Rs. 1 crore were seized; one person was arrested in this connection.

31 May 2018


Aamir Khan's Dangal' moment with daughter called inappropriate. Seriously-get-a-job!

In what is another example of how easily people get offended at things having absolutely no connection with them, actor Aamir Khan's moment with daughter Ira invited criticism from fanatic Instagram users.

30 May 2018


Tuticorin: Once again, our saviors, the police, failed us

Last week, Tuticorin, Tamil Nadu, saw one of India's deadliest protests. At least 14 died in police firing as they took out demonstrations against Vedanta's city-based Sterlite copper plant.

29 May 2018

Kannan Gopinathan

Sterlite-violence: FIR defends police-firing, but protestors have disturbing tales

The Sterlite protests have apparently revealed shocking abuse of power. After days of intense pressure from the opposition, the FIR has named two "deputy tahsildars" who ordered police firing on protestors.

27 May 2018


Jayalalithaa's voice-note, hand-written diet menu, released by probe panel

The probe panel, investigating former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa's death, released a voice note to the media, where she said blood pressure of 140/80 was normal for her.

26 May 2018


Sterlite violence: Vedanta sticks with plan to expand copper plant

Vedanta Resources have decided to go ahead with their expansion plan for the Sterlite copper plant in Thuoothukudi, just days after 13 people were killed and over 100 injured after police opened fire on anti-Sterlite protesters.

Sterlite protest: Madras HC stays construction of new copper plant

On Tuesday, at least 9 people were killed in a protest in Tuticorin, Tamil Nadu, after police opened fire on the protesters who were demanding the closure of the Sterlite copper plant run by UK-based Vendanta Resources.

22 May 2018


Kerala nurse attending to Nipah-patients dies, death toll reaches 10

A nurse taking care of Nipah-infected patients at Perambra Taluk Hospital in Kozhikode has succumbed to the Virus, taking the death toll in Kerala to 10 until yesterday.

22 May 2018


8 popular engineering colleges in South India

South India is home to some of the best engineering institutes in the country, making it one of the most preferred destinations for engineering aspirants.

17 May 2018

Anna University

Tamil Nadu: Government to offer UG engineering courses in Anna-University

Tamil Nadu government today introduced four undergraduate (UG) engineering courses in three zonal campuses of state-run Anna University.

15 May 2018

Reliance Jio

BSNL launches new prepaid recharge plan for Rs. 118

State-run telecom operator Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL) has launched a new pack for Rs. 118.

14 May 2018


Lightning and thunderstorms claim 71 lives in 5 states

As many as 71 people lost their lives in five states, including 42 in Uttar Pradesh, due to lightning and thunderstorms since yesterday, the Home Ministry said today.

11 May 2018


Mob kills two 'child-traffickers' on basis of false WhatsApp messages

A few parts of Tamil Nadu were gripped with panic after unfounded WhatsApp messages asked residents to be aware of immigrants who came to abduct children.

11 May 2018


Tourist from Haryana disappears in South Kashmir

A tourist from Haryana, who allegedly is a drug addict, disappeared from South Kashmir yesterday, police said.

08 May 2018

Narendra Modi

J&K: Omar Abdullah condemns the killing of tourist from TN

Former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah has condemned the killing of a tourist hailing from Tamil Nadu during a stone-pelting incident in Narbal area on Srinagar-Gulmarg road.

07 May 2018


Tamil Nadu CM lays foundation stone for Jaya memorial 'mandapam'

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K Palaniswami and Deputy Chief Minister O Panneerselvam today laid the foundation stone for a memorial "mandapam" of late J Jayalalithaa in Chennai abutting her burial site on the Marina beachfront.

06 May 2018

West Bengal

Railways' 12,066 acres of unused land now up for grabs

Nearly 12,066 acres of surplus land of railways are now up for grabs. The national transporter has written to 13 states asking them to either buy or exchange these land parcels for developmental projects.

05 May 2018


Domestic-quarrel gone wrong: Sons died, mother hospitalized after consuming poison

In a shocking incident, two boys- aged 13 and 11, passed away in Tamil Nadu's Velipalyam area on Friday.

IPL 2018: 2 play-off matches shifted to Kolkata from Pune

The historic Eden Gardens in Kolkata will host two play-off matches that were originally scheduled in Maharashtra's Pune, Indian Premier League Governing Council confirmed today.

TN has thousands of NEET-aspirants, but where are the exam-centers?

The number of NEET aspirants has been increasing drastically each year, but it has now led to an unexpected problem for those in TN.

03 May 2018


Honoring chauffeur's 35-yrs service, Tamil Nadu bureaucrat drives him home

On April 30, 58-year-old chauffeur Paramasivam just thought of doing his duty sincerely one last time before returning home to a happy retirement.

02 May 2018


Long before government launched Gobar-Dhan scheme, rural entrepreneurs initiated change

The Centre's launched Gobar-Dhan scheme on Monday hoping to make 'poo to power' a reality.

30 Apr 2018


Tamil Nadu: 73 hospitalized after taking 'prasadam' in temple

As many as 73 people including six children and 14 women took ill after consuming "prasadam" at a temple in the Cuddalore city in TN today.

Rajiv Gandhi assassination case: HC rejects convict's plea for release

The Madras High Court on Friday rejected the Rajiv Gandhi assassination case convict Nalini's plea for premature release.

23 Apr 2018

Sexual Harassment

Former BJP candidate molests sleeping minor in Chennai train, arrested

A lawyer who fought the 2006 Tamil Nadu (TN) elections on a BJP ticket has been arrested for allegedly molesting a sleeping nine-year-old girl on a train, somewhere between Salem and Erode, Sunday night.

21 Apr 2018


SBI to save Rs. 30cr through wind/solar power investments annually

On the eve of World Earth Day, State Bank of India said it saved Rs. 125cr in the last eight years by installing 10 windmills, and expects to save Rs. 30cr annually through its renewable energy investments.

20 Apr 2018

Narendra Modi

Preventing sexual abuse is girl's responsibility, teaches Class-8 textbook

While speaking about the horrific Kathua-Unnao rapes, PM Modi urged all Indians hold boys/men accountable for their actions and stop blaming girls/women for heinous gender crimes.

18 Apr 2018


Instead of answering questions, Tamil Nadu Governor pats journalist's cheek

Tamil Nadu Governor Banwarilal Purohit has found himself at the centre of another controversy as he patted a journalist's cheek, after a press conference.

17 Apr 2018


Bengaluru: Missing banker's decomposed body bearing multiple stab wounds found

The decomposed body of a 36-year-old banker, who went missing on Friday, was found two days later in a eucalyptus grove near his house in Attibele, some 33kms from Bengaluru.

Tamil Nadu: Lecturer advises girls to 'adjust' for grades, arrested

Nirmala Devi, an assistant professor of Devanga Arts college in Virudhunagar, was arrested, on Monday, for allegedly advising female students to 'adjust' with higher officials for better grades.

17 Apr 2018


CWG medalists Pallikal and Chinappa given warm welcome back home

India's leading squash players, Joshna Chinappa and Dipika Pallikal, returned to a warm welcome in southern Indian state Tamil Nadu's capital Chennai late Monday night after winning silver medals at the Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast recently.

Cauvery issue: Tamil outfit TVK warns of intensifying protests

After leading anti-IPL protests in the backdrop of the Cauvery issue last week, pro-Tamil outfit Tamizhaga Vazhvurimai Katchi (TVK) today warned of intensifying its agitation, including holding protests at the Marina.

14 Apr 2018


Life for people in TN has become a struggle: Rajinikanth

Superstar Rajinikanth said on Saturday the life for the people in Tamil Nadu has become a "struggle" as they have to launch protests to secure and ensure their due rights.

13 Apr 2018

Narendra Modi

Tamil Nadu: Folk singer arrested for criticizing PM in song

Tamil folk singer Kovan was arrested on Friday in Tiruchirappalli for singing a song which criticized BJP, PM Modi, and VHP Rath yatra.

13 Apr 2018

Narendra Modi

North vs South India: Modi denies bias in 15th Finance-Commission

PM Narendra Modi has dismissed allegations of bias against southern states in the 15th Finance Commission.

Tamil outfit threatens to let loose snakes during Chennai IPL-matches

IPL organizers could find themselves on a slithery wicket with a Tamil outfit today threatening to let loose snakes into the Chepauk stadium in Chennai to protest over the Cauvery issue if another match of the cricket league is held at the venue.

11 Apr 2018


All 6 IPL-matches shifted from Chennai amid Cauvery protests: Reports

The BCCI has shifted all six remaining matches from Chennai in light of intense protests over the Cauvery issue, sources said.

11 Apr 2018


Bengaluru: No 'modern outfit' or loose hair in this temple

Dhotis or trousers for men and sarees or salwar kameez with dupatta for women.