Vinodh Arulappan

DMK in direct fight against five AIADMK ministers in southern districts of Tamil Nadu

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

Internet attracting more youngsters to exercise mandate: PTR Thiagarajan

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

Union Government will be forced to take back farm laws, says Rahul Gandhi in Tamil Nadu

Extending his party's support to the farmers, Gandhi said the laws will indeed be repealed.

14 Jan 2021

Will not allow Stalin to rule Tamil Nadu, says elder brother Alagiri

Alagiri, who was expelled from the DMK by his father in 2014, had sought to be re-inducted in the party.

03 Jan 2021

Job loss during lockdown sucked these Tamil Nadu women into quicksand of couple swapping?

Selvi has been on a job hunt ever since her employer handed her the pink slip during the lockdown.

18 Sep 2020

Tamil Nadu women in flesh trade: Bruise so deep, but shrouded in swathes of foulplay

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

Twenty Tamil Nadu districts to come under newly created Tiruchy ASI circle

Tirunelveli, Kanniyakumari and Niligiris, earlier under Thrissur Circle, will now fall under the Tiruchy circle.

29 Aug 2020

Tamil Nadu Dalit boy attacked with knife by caste Hindu classmate

The victim alleged that his classmate abused the victim using his caste name before slashing his back with a pencil knife.

17 Aug 2020

AMMK makes a dent in rival’s south bastion

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

With poor conditions in camps, Sri Lankan Tamils remain citizens of no-man’s land

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

The inadvertent YouTuber: A fisherman goes live from sea

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

1997 Tamil Nadu Dalits murder: A long way for justice, a short way for release

Thirteen  persons serving life sentence for killing six Dalits way back in 1997, were released from prison for ‘good conduct’.

13 Nov 2019

Keezhadi excavations open age-old debate of Aryans vs Dravidians

Does the urban settlement on the banks of the Vaigai dating back 2600 years represent a Dravidian, Tamil or “Bharath” civilization?

27 Oct 2019

The Queen of carrom

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

No WhatsApp chats during railway duty

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

Madurai Corporation equips water tankers with GPS devices, sensors to prevent illegal sale

The initiative has been taken after complaints were received from several people about water being sold to private parties.

25 Jun 2019

Newly-elected Tamil Nadu MLA P Saravanan trucks free water in his constituency

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

Jallikattu bulls continue to suffer: PETA report

Peta India has released a report on Jallikattu events that held in Alanganallur, Palamedu and Avaniapuram, this year.

04 Jun 2019

Tamil Nadu gifts TTV a box of issues to introspect 

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

AMMK not a factor, OPS' son wins Theni seat

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

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