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03 Jun 2018Edappadi K. Palaniswami
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 2018Coimbatore
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 2018Bollywood
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 2018India
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 2018Kannan 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 2018CM
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 2018Business
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.
23 May 2018Supreme Court Of India
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 2018Kerala
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 2018India
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 2018Anna 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 2018Reliance 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 2018Telangana
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 2018WhatsApp
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 2018Haryana
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 2018Narendra 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 2018Chennai
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 2018West 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 2018Suicide
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.
04 May 2018Indian Premier League (IPL)
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.
04 May 2018Supreme Court Of India
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 2018India
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 2018Punjab
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 2018Cuddalore
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.
27 Apr 2018Supreme Court Of India
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 2018Sexual 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 2018Maharashtra
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.
21 Apr 2018Indian Premier League (IPL)
Bengaluru: Rains today too; IPL match might not be affected
Bengaluru's weather is drool-worthy!
20 Apr 2018Narendra 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 2018Kanimozhi
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 2018Murder
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.
17 Apr 2018Central Bureau Of Investigation (CBI)
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 2018India
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.
16 Apr 2018Indian Premier League (IPL)
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 2018Rajinikanth
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 2018Narendra 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 2018Narendra 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.
11 Apr 2018Indian Premier League (IPL)
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 2018BCCI
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 2018Bengaluru
Bengaluru: No 'modern outfit' or loose hair in this temple
Dhotis or trousers for men and sarees or salwar kameez with dupatta for women.