Tamil Nadu school student death: Police arrest two teachers, locals blame riot on 'outsiders'

The police, on Sunday, arrested school correspondent, secretary and principal in connection with the case. 

19 Jul 2022

Class 12 girl death: 'Fight for justice' devolves into violence in Tamil Nadu's Kallakurichi

What began as a 'road blockade protest' by over 3,000 people on Sunday devolved into full-blown violence and vandalism.

18 Jul 2022

TN school student death: Curfew imposed in Kallakurichi after protests turn violent

Additional police forces were called in from Villupuram, Cuddalore, and Salem to control the angry crowds who set vehicles and school furniture on fire, and pelted stones at policemen, too.

18 Jul 2022

Class 12 girl death: Autopsy report out but kin reject it

While the final opinion on the pending chemical analysis report is pending, relatives deemed the report fake.

18 Jul 2022

Spiritual orator Ooran Adigal dies at 90 in Cuddalore; tributes pour in 

Drawn to the ideals of Sanmarkam, he quit his job on his 34th birthday (in 1967) and became a hermit and in 1969, he came to Vadalur and joined Suththa Sanmarkka Sathya Gnana Sabhai.

15 Jul 2022

Prove that Centre gave Rs 3,000 crore to Puducherry: Former CM V Narayanasamy to L Murugan

Narayanasamy said that during his three-day visit to Puducherry, Murugan had tried to divert the attention of the people by giving false information.

11 Jul 2022

A husband and wife's long journey from brick kiln labourers to business entrepreneurs

A Ayyanar and Baby Shalini run ABK Mayil MAS brand of agarbattis which are now available in the racks of shops across Kallakurichi, Cuddalore, Tiruvannamalai and other parts of the State.

10 Jul 2022

Devotees throng Nataraja Temple festival car procession in Chidambaram after two years

Under DSP S Rameshraj, police were deployed on roads and inside the temple. Homeguards, NSS and NCC cadres were also deployed to control traffic on the major roads.

06 Jul 2022

Order on singing hymns in temple unenforceable: Dikshithars

This was a repeat of the May 17 order permitting darshan at the Kanaga Sabhai, and violated the SC order issued in January 6, 2014, Hemasabesa added.

24 Jun 2022

Cuddalore: Three killed, two injured in cracker unit blast

Three people were killed and two others sustained injuries in a firecracker manufacturing unit blast in Cuddalore on Thursday afternoon.

24 Jun 2022

Devotees sing Devaram, Thiruvasagam at Nataraja temple under police cover

According to sources, the traditional practice of devotees having darshan and singing hymns standing on Kanaga Sabhai was discontinued during the Covid-19 lockdown.

23 Jun 2022

‘Dead’ woman returns to claim land in Villupuram, demands official action

Seventy-six-year-old Kuppachi is still in good health. Official records, however, say she had died in 2008.

23 Jun 2022

Nataraja temple row: HR&CE gets 6K petitions from public

After the HR&CE department’s Cuddalore district assistant commissioner and inquiry committee coordinator C Jothi asked the public to share their suggestions,

22 Jun 2022

'Special' efforts behind this TN school's sweet century in Class 12 exam

Apart from the 100% result, four students from the school scored more than 500 in the higher secondary exam.

21 Jun 2022

Locals petition to stop construction of church wall near Tindivanam

They claim the construction of the Sacred Heart Church's compound wall would block the path to the Tindivanam - Tiruvannamalai national highway, leaving them to take a detour.

19 Jun 2022