Tamil Nadu News


13-year-old girl dies by suicide in Erode after father scolds her for listening to music on mobile phone

While initial reports suggested the child had taken the step as she could not access online classes, police said her parents had made provisions for her to keep up with lessons.

published : 20 Sep 2020

CB-CID probes links between underworld kingpin Angoda Lokka and Sri Lankan cop

The Lankan constable, Pradeep Kumarapandara, was brought to Dhanushkodi by a CB-CID team led by Deputy Superintendent of Police Raju.
 

published : 20 Sep 2020

Why does this Ariyalur village panchayat president still live in a hut?

'I know poverty, I wanted to be elected only so I could serve the people,' says Kadugur Panchayat President S Dharmalingam.

published : 20 Sep 2020

Tamil Nadu reports 5,516 COVID-19 cases, 60 deaths in last 24-hours

The total number of samples tested in Tamil Nadu so far stands at 64,74,656 while 62,74,931 people -- or about 8 per cent of the State’s population -- have been tested. 

published : 20 Sep 2020

Tamil Nadu CM Palaniswami should 'apologise' to farmers for support to farm bills: DMK chief MK Stalin

Stalin claimed history will not forgive Palaniswami for taking pride in saying he was a farmer and yet supporting the 'anti-farmer' farm bills.

published : 20 Sep 2020

AIADMK functionary hacked to death by armed gang in Chengalpattu

The murder is suspected to be fallout of the land dispute the victim had with a few persons.

published : 20 Sep 2020

SI facing human rights violation cases transferred to Dindigul

No stranger to controversies, Esakkiraja has at least five cases pending against him with State Human Rights Commission on charges of assaulting five persons.

published : 20 Sep 2020

Detention order against key accused in SSI Wilson murder case set aside

Justice R Tharani passed the order while allowing a revision petition filed by Dawood against the tahsildar’s order on grounds that due procedures were not followed. 

published : 20 Sep 2020

Cops offer security to inter-caste couple in Tamil Nadu's Villupuram

Their parents were against their love as the girl belonged to a dominant Hindu community and the youth was a Dalit. On Thursday, the couple eloped and got married.

published : 20 Sep 2020

Tamil Nadu to have adequate water till monsoon as groundwater levels improve, Chennai makes exception

The TWAD board, which monitors groundwater levels through 1,286 observation wells across the state, except Chennai, has found that the level rose to 14 metres.

published : 20 Sep 2020

7,562 cases of crop-raiding by wild animals reported in last three years across Tamil Nadu

As per the data pertaining to 10 states released by the Union Minister, Tamil Nadu comes second only to Andhra Pradesh in the number of incidents relating to human-animal conflict. 

published : 20 Sep 2020

Chennai Police book BJP state chief L Murugan for gathering crowd for PM Modi's birthday celebrations

According to the police, the party functionaries had gathered at least 1,000 people along a stretch of about one kilometer.

published : 20 Sep 2020

TNEB substations to ethical AI blockchain: These are the projects unveiled across Tamil Nadu

Palaniswami also handed over a work order for executing Artificial Intelligence-Based Active Grid Network Management System to Bengaluru-based Enzen Global Solutions Private Limited.

published : 20 Sep 2020

Pride and prejudice: When casteism comes in the way of governance in Tamil Nadu

Caste pride and gender prejudice continue to haunt most panchayat presidents of Tamil Nadu. They don’t get to exercise their powers, and watch helplessly as others run the show.

published : 20 Sep 2020

Ranipet residents’ health at risk due to pollution, shows study

The ground and surface water used by the residents for drinking, irrigation and domestic purposes have been recently contaminated with these heavy metals, which could cause serious issues.

published : 20 Sep 2020
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