Harish Murali

Ayanavaram child rape case: 14 of the accused men seek trial by a new judge, claim bias

It is the case, which shocked the moral conscience of the society at large when 17 perpetrators have committed an act of abominable sexual assault on the disabled girl who was below 12 years.

25 Jan 2019

Tasmac ends on a high for Pongal with Rs 600-crore sales

Pongal festival witnessed tipplers across the State flocking to the thousands of government-owned liquor outlets, pushing sales to nearly Rs 600 crore. 

18 Jan 2019

Tamil Nadu sports minister P Balakrishna Reddy sentenced to three years in 1998 riot case, steps down

The case was a 20-year-old one pending in court for two decades and Balakrishna Reddy was the 72th accused among 108 accused.

07 Jan 2019

Former DMK MLA gets 10-year jail term for raping minor

In June 2012, the minor from Kerala, working as a domestic help at Rajkumar’s house was hospitalised under suspicious circumstances.

29 Dec 2018

Legal services in Tamil Nadu crippled by vacancies

According to officials from the TNSLSA, in each taluk across the State, there is supposed to be a junior administrative assistant.

18 Dec 2018

What's been done to control Dengue in Chennai? Madras HC chides corporation for 'shoddy' report 

PIL filed a year ago sought a direction from the Court to the Corporation of Chennai to clean all the canals to prevent the menace of mosquitoes.

04 Dec 2018

Rajinikanth's '2.0' reignites debate over effects of cell phone tower radiation on birds

Even for humans, research mostly cites that it is the heat from longer usage which may be detrimental to health.

03 Dec 2018

Chennai: National Commission of Scheduled Castes staff not paid salaries for almost 2 months

The PFMS database introduced by the Central government required the digital signature of the NCSC Director for the salary to be processed.

28 Nov 2018

NCSC staff yet to be paid salary for almost two months

An error made by an employee of the NCSC in Chennai in obtaining the digital signature of the NCSC Director seven months ago has led the entire staff to be completely unpaid since October.

28 Nov 2018

Tamil Nadu: Retired tahsildar gets 7-year jail sentence for accepting bribe 10 years ago

The case had reportedly been underway at Cuddalore district court for 10 years and 111 days.

01 Nov 2018

Teacher provides new attire for her poor students to spread Diwali cheer

How else does one explain her initiative to add sparkle to her students’ Diwali by buying new clothes for as many as 200 of them, since parents of most of the children do not have the resources to do

29 Oct 2018

190 fever cases reported in Cuddalore, three admitted in GH showing symptoms of dengue

On Tuesday, several people flocked the Cuddalore GH with fevers, with most of them being women and children.

24 Oct 2018

Petrol presented as wedding gift near Chidambaram

The couple, Elanchezhian and Kanimozhi, got married in Kumaratchi village of the district on Sunday morning.

17 Sep 2018

Friends present 'petrol' to Tamil Nadu groom as wedding gift

Petrol price touched Rs 85.15 per litre in Tamil Nadu, one of the highest prices in the country.

17 Sep 2018

Hit by rise of diesel price, fishermen skip work

The rise in diesel prices has had a strong impact on Cuddalore fishermen’s lives.

05 Sep 2018

Veeranam lake full; farmers demand release of water for cultivation

The 5,000-acre lake, built during Chola period, remains one of the key waterbodies in the region with five blocks in the district – Bhuvanagiri, Kumaratchi,

06 Aug 2018

Veeranam lake to attain full capacity in two weeks

Farmers in the district are upbeat since the Veeranam lake will receive ample water supply from the Keezhanai channel within a few days as the outflow from Mettur dam remains rising.

24 Jul 2018

A fishing village enveloped in black dust

Pudhukuppam villagers here lament that coal dust from the plant’s storage yard was constantly falling over their heads due to strong winds the last few months.​

19 Jul 2018

Tamil Nadu farmer ends life after private bank recovery agents seize tractor for 'defaulting'

A 47-year-old farmer died after consuming pesticide, allegedly depressed after recovery agents of a private bank seized his tractor, in Kattumannarkoil near Cuddalore.

30 Jun 2018

Tamil Nadu: Heady Vetiver gradually greening up Cuddalore’s coast and farmers’ pockets

A ‘green’ revolution is underway along the sandy stretches of Rasapettai fishing village, one of 43 fishing hamlets in the district.

26 Apr 2018

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