TAMIL NADU

  • Syed Mushtaq Ali round-up: Karnataka thrash Tamil Nadu, Delhi lose to Haryana Yesterday

    Karnataka bowlers produced a clinical show to bowl Tamil Nadu out for just 61 to set up an easy eight-wicket victory for their team in a South Zone leg match of the Syed Mushtaq Ali Twenty20 Trophy on Friday. Seamer Ronit More produced a spell of 3-2-1-2 as he reduced Tamil...
  • Tamil Nadu threatens to call off talks if fishermen not released 5 days ago

    Chennai: The Tamil Nadu government on Monday threatened to call off the bilateral talks between fishermen of India and Sri Lanka on Tuesday if 54 fishermen from Tamil Nadu, arrested recently by the Navy of the island nation, were not released as assured by the Lankan government. An official release here...
  • Rajnath Singh asks CMs of Tamil Nadu, Karnataka, Madhya Pradesh to quickly solve terror cases 5 days ago

    New Delhi: Home Minister Rajnath Singh has asked Chief Ministers of Tamil Nadu, Karnataka and Madhya Pradesh to ensure expeditious probe of unresolved terror cases in their respective states, saying arrest of the guilty will be the "best recipe" to prevent similar attacks in future. In separate letters to O...
  • DMK backs Tamil Nadu farmers bandh against Karnataka dams across Cauvery 5 days ago

    Chennai: The DMK has decided to support Tamil Nadu farmers' proposed bandh against Karnataka on March 28th. The farmers are opposing Karnataka's plan to build two dams across Cauvery at Mekedatu. The DMK chief M Karunanidhi has asked the ruling AIADMK to call for total bandh on March 28. He...
  • Woman dies after she gets caught in conveyor belt 5 days ago

    Udhagamandalam (TN): A 36-Year-old woman worker in a tea factory was killed on Monday after she was caught in the conveyor belt at Mayfield in Nilakottai, police said. As the worker was putting tea leaves in the basket, her saree entangled with the belt, dragging her to the extreme end,...
  • 29 Tamil Nadu fishermen detained by Sri Lankan Navy 1 week ago

    Rameswaram (TN): Twenty-nine fishermen from Rameswaram were taken into custody by the Sri Lankan Navy on Saturday night while they were fishing near Katchatheevu. The fishermen, who went out to sea on Saturday morning, were fishing near Katchatheevu in five boats when the Sri Lankan Navy personnel took them into custody...
  • Tamil Nadu: 2 men posing as policemen gangrape a woman March 17, 2015

    Chennai: A woman in Tamil Nadu was allegedly gangraped on Tuesday by two men who posed as policemen. The men took away the woman when she was with a male friend in a forest area. Police sources say that medical examination has been carried out. The incident was reported from the...
  • Two fishermen injured after Sri Lankan Navy attacks them with nylon ropes at sea March 17, 2015

    Chennai: Two Indian fishermen were injured as the Sri Lankan Navy attacked them with nylon ropes at sea near Katchatheevu early on Tuesday morning. According to sources, the fishermen are from Tamil Nadu's Rameswaran area. This attack came days after Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to Sri Lanka. During his meeting...
  • Tamil Nadu number one state on development parameters: Assocham March 15, 2015

    New Delhi: Tamil Nadu has been ranked as the best performing state on eight out of nine development parameters like economy, power, roads and health while Kerala secured the second slot, according to an Assocham study. Except for education, Tamil Nadu remained the best performing state in all other parameters. Kerala...
  • Suo moto case against suspended Tamil Nadu police officer for beating his daughter March 14, 2015

    The Karnataka Women's commission and Bengaluru police have filed a suo moto case of illegal detention and assault against Tamil Nadu police officer for beating his daughter on a busy street in Bengaluru. ...
  • Highlights of Ranji Trophy 2014-15 season and stars of Karnataka March 13, 2015

    Hobart: Soon after Karnataka's defeat to Odisha in Bangalore in November 2012, R Vinay Kumar and J Arun Kumar, the captain and batting coach respectively, answered for the dismal show, and almost made a personal promise to their fans through a handful of scribes that they would do whatever it...
  • Karnataka rock the charts in Ranji Trophy triumph March 13, 2015

    Karnataka defended their Ranji Trophy title successfully with an innings-and-217-run win over Tamil Nadu in the final at the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai on Thursday (March 12), making them the second-most successful team in the 81-year history of the competition. Mumbai, the 40-time champions, remain ahead of them, while Delhi,...
  • Ranji Trophy: No shame to lose, but we'll come back stronger, says Mukund March 12, 2015

    Mumbai: Tamil Nadu skipper Abhinav Mukund on thursday said there is no shame to lose to champions Karnataka in the final of the Ranji Trophy cricket tournament but vowed to come back strongly in the next season of the premier domestic event. "There is no shame in losing to this side...
  • Tamil Nadu fixes March 15 as date to end manual scavenging March 12, 2015

    Chennai: In keeping with provisions of a Central Act, manual scavenging will not be allowed in Tamil Nadu from March 15. "The Governor of Tamil Nadu hereby notifies the 15th day of March, 2015 as the date from which no person, local authority or any agency shall, engage or employ,...
  • Karnataka thump Tamil Nadu to retain Ranji Trophy March 12, 2015

    At 9.10 am on Thursday (March 12), Anil Chaudhary and Nitin Menon, the two umpires, started their walk to the middle, coming in from the Pavilion end. To their right, the Karnataka side had left their warm-up routines and gathered in a huddle. To their left, B Aparajith and Vijay...
  • Field restrictions curtailing role of spinners, says WV Raman March 12, 2015

    Mumbai: Not too impressed with the field restriction rules being used in the ODIs right now, former India opener W V Raman has said the current format hardly leaves any scope for the spinners to create impact. "The field restrictions, four in the perimeter (outside the 30-yard circle) is not good...
  • As it happened: Karnataka vs Tamil Nadu, Ranji Trophy final March 12, 2015

    (For Live Blog, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Having already retained the title by virtue of their huge first innings lead, defending champions Karnataka are now looking to post an outright win over Tamil Nadu after reducing them to 113 for three in their second essay on day...
  • Ranji Trophy Final: Karnataka close in on outright win March 11, 2015

    Mumbai: Having already retained the title by virtue of their huge first innings lead, defending champions Karnataka are now looking to post an outright win over Tamil Nadu after reducing them to 113 for three in their second essay on day four of Ranji Trophy cricket final on Wednesday. Karnataka posted...
  • Ranji Trophy: Karun Nair's record triple century is all about desire March 11, 2015

    There's an old joke in India that if you don't want anyone to know where you are on a given day, go to the stadium that's hosting a Ranji Trophy match. Okay, it's not really that old. Or that funny. But for Ranji Trophy matches in India, especially at neutral venues,...
  • As it happened: Ranji Trophy 2014-15 Final: Karnataka vs Tamil Nadu, Day 4 March 11, 2015

    (For Live Blog, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Day 3, Report Karun Nair made history. Karnataka made merry. And Tamil Nadu were made to sweat buckets. At the end of the third day's play in the Ranji Trophy 2014-15 final in Mumbai on Tuesday (March 10), the defending champions had...
  • Jayalalithaa directs AIADMK to give Rs 5 lakh to indigent Congress leader March 10, 2015

    Chennai: AIADMK chief Jayalalithaa on Tuesday directed her party functionaries to open a fixed deposit account for Rs 5 lakh in the name of a nonagenarian Congress leader of Tamil Nadu living in indigent circumstances. "AIADMK chief Jayalalithaa has directed remittance of Rs 5 lakh as fixed deposit in the...
  • Ranji Trophy Final: Karun Nair makes history, Karnataka on top vs Tamil Nadu March 10, 2015

    Mumbai: Karun Nair made history. Karnataka made merry. And Tamil Nadu were made to sweat buckets. At the end of the third day's play in the Ranji Trophy 2014-15 final in Mumbai on Tuesday (March 10), the defending champions had opened up a yawning chasm between themselves and the challengers, ending...
  • Ranji Trophy: Karun Nair delighted with performance in the final March 9, 2015

    "Yes, I shouted that he has to run three." That was Karun Nair speaking of the only 'three' run in an as yet unbroken 239-run stand with KL Rahul in the Ranji Trophy final. The Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai isn't a small one and when Nair clipped Prashanth Parameswaran to the...
  • Advantage Karnataka in Ranji final against Tamil Nadu March 9, 2015

    Mumbai: An unbeaten 239-run sixth-wicket partnership between Lokesh Rahul (131 not out) and Karun Nair (130 not out) piled on Tamil Nadu's agony as Karnataka reached a formidable total of 323 for 5 at stumps on Day 2 of the Ranji Trophy final at the Wankhede Stadium here on Monday. Chasing...
  • As it happened: Ranji Trophy Final, Karnataka vs Tamil Nadu, Day 2 March 9, 2015

    (For Live updates, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Day 1 Report: As many as 14 wickets fell on the first day of the Ranji Trophy final being played between holders Karnataka and Tamil Nadu at the Wankhede Stadium here on Sunday. Put in to bat, Tamil Nadu were...
  • Ranji Trophy final: Vinay takes five-for as Karnataka skittle Tamil Nadu for 134 March 8, 2015

    Mumbai: Skipper Vinay Kumar took five for 34 as defending champions Karnataka skittled out Tamil Nadu for 134 on the opening day of the Ranji Trophy cricket tournament final, which saw 14 wickets tumble at the Wankhede stadium on Sunday. The holders wrapped up the Tamil Nadu first-innings in 62.4 overs,...
  • As it happened: Karnataka vs Tamil Nadu, Ranji Trophy Final, Day 1 March 8, 2015

    (For live updates, scroll down to reach the blog) Come Sunday, two of India's domestic cricket power houses will clash in the five-day Ranji Trophy final in what promises to be an exciting match. Defending champions Karnataka will be battling it out against their southern rivals Tamil Nadu at the Wankhede Stadium. Leading...
  • Tamil Nadu are itching to win Ranji Trophy, says Abhinav Mukund March 7, 2015

    A domestic final is familiar territory for Karnataka now. They have won last year's Ranji Trophy, the Vijay Hazare Trophy for the past two seasons, and the Irani Cup. Today, they are a legitimate domestic behemoth. However, a year ago, Karnataka hadn't yet acquired the aura of invincibility they sport...
  • Holders Karnataka face Tamil Nadu in Ranji final March 7, 2015

    Mumbai: Come Sunday, two of India's domestic cricket power houses will clash in the five-day Ranji Trophy final in what promises to be an exciting match. Defending champions Karnataka will be battling it out against their southern rivals Tamil Nadu at the Wankhede Stadium. Leading Tamil Nadu will be Abhinav Mukund, who...
  • Ranji Trophy: Tamil Nadu coach Raman puzzled by 'sporting pitch' term March 7, 2015

    Mumbai: Tamil Nadu coach Woorkeri V Raman says he's a bit puzzled whenever he hears a cricket track being described as a 'sporting pitch' and wants to know what is exactly meant by this often-used term. "I want somebody to explain to me what exactly a sporting wicket is," Raman said...