Tamil Nadu News


When a mother’s wails echoed through the Madurai Bench’s premises

For over a decade, J Saroja of Alanthalai village in Thoothukudi has been running from pillar to post to get compensation for the death of her son, a person with disability, in a motor accident in 200

published : 12 Apr 2021

How did public toilet in Madurai lead to a nightmare for city's sanitation staff?

The construction of the public toilet without an underground drainage system has led to the formation of a perennial puddle of sewage in the locality, posing a health hazard to the community.

published : 12 Apr 2021

Eight tuskers killed in train collisions since 2016

As many as eight wild elephants were killed in train collisions between Kanjikode and Madukkarai railway stations over the past five years, the Railways said in response to an RTI query.

published : 12 Apr 2021

Minor girl abused in police custody?

The girl's mother alleged that the minor was tortured, verbally abused and forced by Gingee all women police to give a statement that she was involved in solicitation in Bengaluru.

published : 12 Apr 2021

TNSTC conductor slaps elderly man over change, video goes viral

A video of a government bus conductor slapping a septuagenarian in an argument over tendering change near Goundampadi on Sunday went viral on social media.

published : 12 Apr 2021

Tasmac salesman fined Rs 5,900 for collecting extra Rs 5

Tasmac district manager (Tirunelveli) on Saturday imposed a fine of Rs 5,900 on the salesman of a liquor shop in Alangulam for collecting Rs 5 above the MRP of a bottle of liquor.

published : 12 Apr 2021

SHRC recommends criminal proceedings against police constable

She accused Murugesan of sending her obscene messages and songs daily and Saraswati of abetting and helping Murugesan.

published : 12 Apr 2021

Even police booth constructed on encroached area of pond in Chennai?

Residents of Kottivakkam allege that a part of a huge pond in the area has been encroached upon and even a police booth has been built on the pond area.

published : 12 Apr 2021

Anbumani’s video on Dalits’ murder triggers Twitter war

PMK’s youth wing president Dr Anbumani Ramadoss on Sunday released a video asserting that the recent murders of two youth at Arakkonam was not a fallout of the election campaign.

published : 12 Apr 2021

Students storm Twitter, seek axing of boards

An unintended consequence of getting children up to speed with online classes and exams is that they have gathered virtually, demanding that the government cancel all public exams.

published : 12 Apr 2021

Red tape poses roadblock for Tiruchy RoB over the years

The process to acquire 0.66 acres Defence Ministry land, which began years ago, to construct the last arm of RoB is yet to reach a favourable end.

published : 12 Apr 2021

Court raises accident victim’s aid by Rs 1 crore

Though the tribunal had awarded her Rs 2 crore as compensation in 2017, Vidhya approached the High Court Bench to enhance the compensation amount.

published : 12 Apr 2021

Deeply saddened by Madhava Rao’s demise: Leaders

The Congress MLA candidate passed away on Sunday morning due to a lung infection

published : 12 Apr 2021

Hindu Munnani functionary, Muslim youth assaulted in Coimbatore, security upped in city

The police registered a case and deployed over 300 police personnel at major junctions, including at CMCH, to prevent any untoward incident.

published : 11 Apr 2021

As Tamil Nadu records more than 6,000 new cases, hospitals in Chennai start brimming again

A whopping 49 per cent of Sunday's cases came from Chennai and it's neighbouring districts.

published : 11 Apr 2021