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‘Poorna kumbam’ honour for PM Modi

The Prime Minister is in Madurai to address a series of rallies and campaign meetings on Friday, ahead of polls next week

02 Apr 2021

Ahead of Tamil Nadu polls, PM Modi visits Madurai's Meenakshi Amman temple in traditional attire

Modi offered prayers at Siddhi Vinayagar and Mukkurani Vinayagar shrines located inside the temple.

01 Apr 2021

H Raja to battle an INC fresh face in Karaikudi segment

“It would be a neck-to-neck fight between INC and BJP in the Assembly election, but AMMK would play an important role in splitting the votes,” said the residents. 

25 Mar 2021

Six arrested for pushing minor into flesh trade in Tamil Nadu

However, police have seized the cell phones of the suspects and victim, which may help them track down the men involved.  

24 Dec 2020

Five women held in Madurai for forcing 16-year-old girl into prostitution 

The police have seized the cell phones of the suspects and victim, which may help them track down the men involved. 

23 Dec 2020

Saas-bahu enmity leads to child’s kidnap

Not only did the police trace the child within hours of the alleged abduction, they also caught the suspect: The child’s grandmother.

12 Dec 2020

Stigmatised and dejected, Uma turns over a new leaf

The inspector further said that she brought the issue to her senior officials, district administration and Government Rajaji Hospital’s knowledge.

24 Nov 2020

Two fire personnel killed in Tamil Nadu building collapse

Chief Minister Palaniswami condoled the death of K Sivarajan and P Krishnamurthy and announced a relief of Rs 25 lakh to each of their families.

15 Nov 2020

‘Corona tablet’ costs elderly bus passenger her gold chain in Tamil Nadu

Panic spread by coronavirus has become a fertile ground for a few miscreants to prey on unsuspecting people.

05 Oct 2020

‘Findings hint Keezhadi was continuously inhabited since sixth century BCE’

Archaeologists had found burial urns, pit burials, and surface burials at Kondagai site, a cluster village of Keezhadi.

02 Sep 2020

Madurai: Robbers unmask, apologise for crime before fleeing

When the three men prostrating before him and his family members apologised profusely and even removed their masks, Dineshkumar (27) and family were left nonplussed. 

19 Aug 2020

Will early birds spell happy monsoon?

Over 2K birds arrive at Vettangudi ahead of season which usually starts in September

01 Aug 2020

Drunk ex-service man fires in air to make his wife open house door

This ex-army man fired in the air just to scare his wife, but his act had a ripple effect, as he ended up spreading panic in the whole village of Sambakulam in Vadipatti.   

30 Jul 2020

Sivaganga: Gang barges into house, flees with gold after killing two women

A gang of armed robbers barged into the house of an army man in Mudukoorani near Kalaiyarkoil and killed two women before making away with gold jewellery weighing 60 sovereigns.

15 Jul 2020

Weighing stones unearthed from Keezhadi

In a span of two weeks, the State Archaeological department has unearthed four weighing stones from Keezhadi site.

05 Jul 2020

Fake IAS bridegroom in Tamil Nadu 'invites' trouble with paperless travel and wedding card

When caught by the police en route, 26-year-old K Velumani claimed he was an IAS officer and produced his wedding invitation card as proof.

22 Jun 2020

Madurai: Patient hacked to death inside government hospital

Police say the murder could be the result of a gang rivalry between Rajasekar and one Chandru for whom Murugan was working in the past.

09 Jun 2020

Beat lockdown blues with a book

He said this was the right time to cultivate reading habit among public.

23 Apr 2020

Anything for love: Madurai man jumps quarantine to meet girlfriend

The weak would never enter the kingdom of love, says Gabriel García Márquez in his monumental Love in the Time of Cholera.

27 Mar 2020

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