Tamil Nadu News

Burglars get death sentence for murder of women in Tamil Nadu

The Namakkal District Additional Sessions Court on Monday awarded capital punishment for two burglars on charges of killing three women and stealing their jewellery.

published : 06 Jun 2017

Report says fish caught off Chennai coast contaminated

Neithli, a local favourite and the smallest fish in the sample, was found to be the most contaminated.

published : 05 Jun 2017

Fishermen in Tamil Nadu's Ennore despair as oil spill wrecks livelihoods

People are reluctant to buy the local fish, fearing contamination from the oil spill that occured months ago.

published : 05 Jun 2017

School on Kerala-Tamil Nadu border nurtures its 73 wards despite scores of elephant attacks

The Government UP School here was knocked down by wild elephants at least two dozen times in the past. Yet, it has survived the test of time imparting lessons to the wards of migrant labourers.

published : 04 Jun 2017

Student outfits gherao IIT-Madras; condemn attack on scholar, conduct 'beef fest'

Around 40 members of various student outfits gathered at the entrance of the IIT-Madras on Tuesday night and conducted a ‘beef fest’ by consuming beef in the open space.

published : 31 May 2017

IIT-Madras student was 'pinned, hit on the head, eye,’ says witness

Assaulter Manish too suffered fracture in his arm, claim friends; Pinarayi urges TN CM to take immediate action; IIT-M director denies knowledge of the incident

published : 31 May 2017

IIT Madras PhD student beaten up for taking part in beef fest

According to students, the victim, R Sooraj, was with a friend in the mess having his lunch when a group of eight students approached him.

published : 30 May 2017

Madras High Court stays cattle slaughter ban for 4 weeks

Petitioners say it's illegal to interfere in property right to property, and that the Centre's ban is unconstitutional as markets and veterinary practices are state subjects, not under central ambit.

published : 30 May 2017

Poor sales of cattle triggers highway blockade

Not many takers for cows and bulls at Saturday market in Kallakurichi; those affected stage protest on Salem-Chennai NH

published : 28 May 2017

Amit Shah coy on BJP courting Rajinikanth

Raja, who hails from Tamil Nadu, said the actor has to first make up his mind about joining politics, when asked if the BJP will approach him.

published : 26 May 2017

With talks failing, Tamil Nadu transport to face acute hit as TNSTC staff announce indefinite strike from Monday

As many as 37 associations to back stir; many parts of the State see unannounced strike on Sunday itself.

published : 15 May 2017

Commuters stranded as bus strike begins in parts of Tamil Nadu

Several passengers were stranded after the bus services were withdrawn in Coimbatore and Nilgiris districts.

published : 14 May 2017

Delhi police quiz man over money transfer in Dhinakaran case

The development came as police arrested an alleged hawala operator, Naresh, at the Delhi Airport for involvement in "illegal transfer" of money to arrested middleman Sukesh Chandrasekhar by Dhinakaran

published : 28 Apr 2017

A lonely fight and a cruel death for elephant trapped in Tamil Nadu forest slush

Scorcher of a summer continues to wreak havoc in the forests of Tamil Nadu, with one more wild elephant death reported in Sembukkarai region on Thursday.

published : 28 Apr 2017

Over 70,000 shops closed across Tamil Nadu's delta districts in solidarity with farmers

Even cinema theatres cancelled screening morning shows in support of the bandh.

published : 25 Apr 2017