In Rajapalayam, the sitting MLA Thangapandian retained the seat and this time will face off against AIADMK minister Rajenthra Bhalaji, who shifted his constituency from Sivakasi
12 Mar 2021
His grandfather served as Chief Minister of Madras Presidency and was the last president of Justice Party His father was a DMK minister and Speaker of Tamil Nadu State Assembly.
08 Mar 2021
Extending his party's support to the farmers, Gandhi said the laws will indeed be repealed.
14 Jan 2021
Alagiri, who was expelled from the DMK by his father in 2014, had sought to be re-inducted in the party.
03 Jan 2021
Selvi has been on a job hunt ever since her employer handed her the pink slip during the lockdown.
18 Sep 2020
A security guard, Shankar came into our contact earlier this year when we did a story on the plight of security guards in the wake of the lockdown.
18 Sep 2020
Tirunelveli, Kanniyakumari and Niligiris, earlier under Thrissur Circle, will now fall under the Tiruchy circle.
29 Aug 2020
The victim alleged that his classmate abused the victim using his caste name before slashing his back with a pencil knife.
17 Aug 2020
The independent candidates also secured a decent number of seats in southern districts and they were an important factor in deciding the heads of the panchayat unions.
04 Jan 2020
While most of them are refugees from ethnic violence that tore apart Lanka, some are Tamils of Indian origin, who went to the neighbouring country as labourers in tea estates, and were repatriated.
22 Dec 2019
With a subscriber base of 5.36 lakh, Kingston is a YouTube star in his own right. However, neither did the success come overnight nor was it served to him on a silver platter.
01 Dec 2019
Thirteen persons serving life sentence for killing six Dalits way back in 1997, were released from prison for ‘good conduct’.
13 Nov 2019
Does the urban settlement on the banks of the Vaigai dating back 2600 years represent a Dravidian, Tamil or “Bharath” civilization?
27 Oct 2019
A 13-year-old Madurai girl won gold in the under-14 category in carrom at the CISCE National Sports & Games held in Hyderabad recently.
14 Sep 2019
Southern Railway banned its staff working at stations, yards, cabins, level crossing (LC) gates and control gates under the Madurai division from using WhatsApp during duty hours.
05 Aug 2019
The initiative has been taken after complaints were received from several people about water being sold to private parties.
25 Jun 2019
The constant refrain of the electorate that “they come once every five years and then forget about us” is being negated by a newly-elected MLA from Tiruparankundram, Dr Saravanan.
24 Jun 2019
Peta India has released a report on Jallikattu events that held in Alanganallur, Palamedu and Avaniapuram, this year.
04 Jun 2019
Speaking to Express, a AMMK functionary noted that the people’s verdict was so different and that the party would have to introspect and change its approach.
24 May 2019
In Tenkasi, the only reserved seat in the region, Puthiya Tamilagam chief Dr Krishnasamy lost to the DMK candidate, his sixth defeat in this constituency.
24 May 2019