Tamil Nadu News


Madurai bench grants anticipatory bail to brothers of murdered Thoothukudi lorry driver

Selvan and his brothers Bangaru Rajan and Peter Raja had sought anticipatory bail, alleging that the Thattarmadam police inspector Harikrishnan had foisted false cases against them.

published : 21 Sep 2020

After action against cop, family of Thoothukudi murder victim accepts his body

Tamil Nadu government transferred the case to the CB-CID while AIADMK expelled the party functionary accused of murdering the man.

published : 21 Sep 2020

No phones? Don’t worry, says this group of engineers running daily classes for kids in Pudukkottai

The group, led by civil engineer Aravind, says that smartphones and online classes are beyond the reach of most children in the village of 1,500 people.

published : 21 Sep 2020

Retired govt doctor in Ariyalur claims nationalised bank refused to give loan as he didn't know Hindi

Hurt by the treatment allegedly meted out to him at the Gangaikondacholapuram branch of a nationalised bank, 76-year-old C Balasubramanian served a legal notice to the bank’s manager.

published : 21 Sep 2020

Tamil Nadu reports 5,344 Covid-19 cases, 60 deaths

31 per cent of cases reported on Monday are from the State’s western districts, including Coimbatore.

published : 21 Sep 2020

Technical glitches galore in online exams for college students in Tamil Nadu

Exams have commenced for students from at least a dozen state-run universities on Monday while students from Anna University will have their exams from Tuesday.

published : 21 Sep 2020

EPS rolls out mobile ration shops, fortified rice scheme

At present, 3,501 mobile ration shops are functioning across the State serving 5,37,315 family card-holders in getting the essential commodities.

published : 21 Sep 2020

DMK, allies demand withdrawal of farm bills, to stage protests across Tamil Nadu on September 28

The passage of bills has once again put a question mark on 'federalism' besides pushing poor farmers to a state of suffering, a resolution adopted at the meeting of DMK and its allies said.

published : 21 Sep 2020

‘Witness protection not efficient’

Hearing an appeal filed by the trio challenging the order of conviction passed by a lower court, a Bench of Justices T Raja and B Pugalendhi noted that all the eye-witnesses in the case turned hostile

published : 21 Sep 2020

Karnataka cops told to bring evidence for questioning anyone in the Shoolagiri area

According to the police source, a team of Ramamoorthy Nagar police from Karnataka allegedly reached Athimugam village near Berigai to on Friday to enquire a pawnbroker about the stolen jewellery.

published : 21 Sep 2020

Poster on dowry harassment pops up, Coimbatore police initiate probe

A poster stating that a Gandhipuram resident has been booked in a dowry harassment case created a flutter in the area.

published : 21 Sep 2020

Tamil Nadu submits road map for electric vehicles to NGT

This comes almost a year after the state unveiled its Electric Vehicle Policy-2019 which focuses on creating charging infrastructure and attracting start-ups.

published : 21 Sep 2020

Fish landing centre opens in Ramnad

On behalf of the Fisheries Department, the centre was constructed at Kundhukal village at a cost of Rs 70 crore.

published : 21 Sep 2020

Mixed response for farm Bills in the Delta region

Confusion over farmer-producer organisations finding no mention

published : 21 Sep 2020

CM Palaniswami, others condole death of Jaishankar’s mother

I pray the Almighty give Dr S Jaishankar strength and fortitude to withstand this personal loss, he wrote.

published : 21 Sep 2020
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