PUDUKOTTAI

  • Tamil Nadu: 'Dead' and 'cremated' 21-year-old woman returns home October 28, 2014

    Pudukottai: A 21-year-old woman, who was presumed dead with her parents also having cremated a body, returned stating that she had left home as she was unhappy with the groom chosen for her. The woman, Vennila, went missing a few months back and her father Chinnaya filed a missing complaint...
  • 22 more TN fishermen arrested by Sri Lankan Navy December 29, 2013

    Rameswaram: Amidst stepped up pressure to secure the release of over 220 Tamil Nadu fishermen detained in Sri Lanka, 22 more were arrested by the island navy on Sunday while fishing in the Palk Strait. The fishermen from Jagadapattinam in Pudukottai District were arrested by Sri Lankan Naval personnel...
  • TN: 30 fishermen arrested by Sri Lankan Navy December 12, 2013

    Thirty fishermen of Pudukottai district in Tamil Nadu were arrested by Sri Lankan Navy when they were fishing at Kodiyankarai, a senior Fisheries Department official said on Thursday. They were arrested on Wednesday night for allegedly fishing in Lankan waters and eight boats were also seized, N Thirunageswaran, Assistant Director, Fisheries...
  • TN: 18 Chola inscriptions found in Pudukottai shrine July 6, 2012

    Pudukkottai: As many as 18 inscriptions belonging to the later Chola period, especially that of renowned Chola emperor Raja Raja, were found at a Lord Siva temple at Visalur village near Keeranur here. J Rajamohamad, former curator, Government Museum, Pudukkottai and president of Pudukkottai historical and cultural research centre and...
  • TN: 65% turnout recorded in Pudukottai bypoll June 12, 2012

    Chennai: Voting in the byelection to Pudukottai constituency of the Tamil Nadu assembly ended at 5 pm on Tuesday with around 65 percent of the over 190,000 voters turning up to cast their ballots, said an official. Polling was peaceful. Counting of votes will be on June 15. "Polling came to...
  • TN: Voting on in Pudukottai assembly bypoll June 12, 2012

    Chennai: Voting in the byelection for the Pudukottai assembly constituency began at 8 a.m. on Tuesday. The bypoll in Pudukottai, 350 km from here, was necessitated following the death of CPI legislator S.P. Muthukumaran in a road accident in April. It would be a straight fight between the ruling AIADMK and...
  • Now, MDMK to boycott Pudukottai byelection May 9, 2012

    CHENNAI: Toeing the line of the CPI and DMK, the MDMK too has decided not to contest the Pudukottai bypoll. In a release, party general secretary Vaiko recalled that AIADMK chose to boycott the byelection to five Assembly seats, citing unfair practices, including misuse of official machinery and bribing of...