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No arrest of anticipatory bail applicants draws Madras HC ire

Cops see pendency of anticipatory bail pleas as another form of bribery, observes Madurai Bench

6 hours ago

Fishermen in the bay of Bengal(Photo| AP)
Three Tamil fishermen held for smuggling heroin

The fishermen from Manapadu coastal village in Tuticorin district were arrested four kms off Talaimannar in Sri Lanka.

14 hours ago

BJP state president B S Yeddyurappa interacting with the media outside the CBI Special Court after his acquittal in Bengaluru on Wednesday | NAGESH POLALI
CBI court gives clean chit to Yeddyurappa in Rs 40cr kickbacks case

In a major relief to state BJP president B S Yeddyurappa ahead of the 2018 assembly election, a special CBI court acquitted him of all charges of accepting…

27 Oct 2016

11 idols seized from house in Puducherry

The Tamil Nadu police on Wednesday seized 11 idols depicting Hindu gods, worth crores of rupees in the global market from a French national’s house…

27 Oct 2016

Only 2% of teachers know purpose of CBSE's CCE evaluation system

 A study conducted by a Chennai-based educational organisation in schools across the country on the awareness among teachers about the Continuous…

27 Oct 2016

Demand for Chinese goods from Chennai retailers plunges this Diwali

 This Deepavali, there has been a 45 per cent decrease in demand for Chinese goods by retailers from wholesalers in comparison to last year, as per…

27 Oct 2016

Relative of smuggling queen Mohanambal beaten to death

 A nephew of Karagattam artiste Mohanambal, a suspected redsanders smuggler, was found beaten to death at Senganatham hills on Wednesday.According…

27 Oct 2016

As many as seven persons in the village have died mysteriously this month, the parents said.
Parents move kids out of ‘haunted’ Tamil Nadu village after series of deaths

None of the deceased showed any sign of illness until a few hours before death, the shocked parents say. 

27 Oct 2016

TN polls: Filing of nomination for Thanjavur, Aravakurichi assembly seats from today

The elections will be held on November 19 and the counting of votes will take place on November 22.

26 Oct 2016

Whistle-blower feared for his life, say kin of slain activist

Ariyalur-based social activist R Viswanathan was beaten to death and his body buried in the Vellar riverbed.

26 Oct 2016

DMK president M Karunanidhi with M K Stalin | File Photo
Karunanidhi ill after drug allergy, advised rest

The release came in the wake of DMK patriarch’s conspicuous absence at the all-party meeting on Cauvery held on Tuesday.

26 Oct 2016

Madras HC building. | EPS
Cracker units in focus, Madras HC bench warns of CBI probe

Questions officials as to how licence was issued to two Sivaganga shops, where a blast left nine persons dead.

26 Oct 2016

No-detention policy to stay in Tamil Nadu schools till Class VIII

The move to reduce it to Class V had garnered support from some states, while others, including Tamil Nadu, staunchly opposed it.

26 Oct 2016

20 days, 7 lives: Mystery fever on the prowl in Tamil Nadu village

Series of deaths started on Oct 5; all had similar symptoms; officials awaiting autopsy report open emergency medical camps at village.

26 Oct 2016

Caught on the horns of a dilemma, Thiruma chooses to plays truant

The DMK’s all party meeting created much hype, thanks to the Viduthalai Chiruthaigal Katchi playing a guessing game.

26 Oct 2016

For representational purpose
Centre leaves no-detention policy to states' discretion

Tamil Nadu will continue to have the no-detention policy till Class 8 after the Central Advisory Board of Education meeting in Delhi chaired by the union HRD minister.

26 Oct 2016

Compassion and kindness, the language mentally ill understand

 "Compassion and kindness are languages that the deaf can hear and the blind can see and the mentally ill can understand," said Dr Sarada…

25 Oct 2016

For representational purpose
Only 14 percent aspirants clear SET

Only 14 per cent lecturer aspirants across the State have  cleared the Tamil Nadu State Eligibility Test (SET) this year.

25 Oct 2016

A file photo of Cauvery river | EPS
Beyond the flutter, DMK's all-party meeting on Cauvery fails to enthuse desperate farmers

The all-party meeting convened by the principal opposition party DMK had triggered a minor coalition drama among the ‘alternative front’ People’s Welfare Alliance.

25 Oct 2016

TN files submission in SC on Cauvery

The State government challenged the technical committee's report, saying it should have at least recommended the amount of water required for release.

25 Oct 2016

In this file photo: A movie screen at Luxe cinemas, Chennai
Your movie ticket prices may no longer be cheap in Tamil Nadu

The Madras High Court set aside a state government order that refused to hike ticket prices in cinema halls.

25 Oct 2016