Tamil Nadu

  • Tamil Nadu: Mother of ten dies of complications during delivery 6 hours 12 minutes ago

    Dindigul: A 35-year-old woman, mother of 10 children, died along with her still born 11th child following complications during advanced stage of pregnancy at the government hospital, a senior health official said on Wednesday. Chitra, wife of an auto-driver, was suffering from malnutrition and had been carrying on with her routine...
  • Madras HC seeks details on number of cases registered against teachers 8 hours 54 minutes ago

    Madurai: The Madras High Court bench on Wednesday sought details from police on the number of cases registered against teachers on complaints of students committing suicide after being reprimanded/punished by teachers. Justice N Kirubakaran gave the direction while hearing a petition filed by John Kennedy, Principal...
  • Madras High Court seeks details of cyber crime complaints 9 hours 21 minutes ago

    Madurai: The Madras High Court on Wednesday directed the cyber crime cell of Tamil Nadu Police to submit to it by September 22 details of complaints received in the past one decade of offences like sharing objectionable photographs of women on the Internet. The details, including status of the complaints, should...
  • Tamil Nadu Governor greets Narendra Modi on his birthday 17 hours 47 minutes ago

    Chennai: Tamil Nadu Governor K Rosaiah on Wednesday greeted Prime Minister Narendra Modi on his birthday. "I wish you a long, happy and healthy life in your distinguished service to the people and the nation," Rosaiah said in his greetings to Modi who turned 64. "You are our nation's pride,...
  • CM Jayalalithaa greets Narendra Modi on his 64th birthday 18 hours 2 minutes ago

    Chennai: Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa on Wednesday greeted Prime Minister Narendra Modi on his 64th birthday wishing him many years of good health to serve the country. "On the joyous occasion of your birthday, I would like to convey my felicitations to you and wish you many more happy...
  • Tamil Nadu: Headmaster arrested for sexually abusing 11-year-old girl Yesterday

    Chennai: A headmaster of a school in the Tirunelveli district of Tamil Nadu has been arrested on charges of sexually abusing an 11-year-old girl. The Nanguneri all-women police registered a case against the headmaster Subramani based on a complaint filed by the victim's mother on Monday evening. The incident happened...
  • Jayalalithaa case: Curt defers verdict to September 27 Yesterday

    Bangalore: A special court on Tuesday deferred by a week to September 27 pronouncement of its verdict in the disproportionate assets case against Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa and three others. Also, the court will deliver its verdict at the makeshift location of Gandhi Bhavan near Parapanna Agrahara Central Prison in...
  • Tamil Nadu's growth up at 7.29 pc in 2013-14, says CM Jayalalithaa 2 days ago

    Coimbatore: Countering charges of various political parties linking poor governance to lower growth in Tamil Nadu, Chief Minister Jayalalithaa on Monday asserted that Gross State Domestic Product (GSDP) has increased to 7.29 per cent in 2013-14 from 3.39 per cent in 2012-13. Refuting the charges by the parties linking poor performance...
  • DA Case: Jayalalithaa seeks security cover to appear on judgment day 2 days ago

    Bangalore: A petition was filed Monday by Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa in a special court seeking security cover for appearing before it in the wealth case filed against her and three others, on September 20 when the verdict would be pronounced. Special Public Prosecutor Bhavani...
  • Tamil Nadu: Petitioner fined for filing petitions repeatedly 3 days ago

    Madurai: The Madras High Court fined a person for filing habeas corpus petitions alleging illegal detention of his 27-year-old daughter who had married against his wishes. Dismissing the petition, the Madurai bench of the court comrpising Justice S Manikumar and Justice VS Ravi imposed a fine of Rs 5,000 on M...
  • Tamil Nadu: CM Jayalalithaa charges BJP with double standards on fishermen issue 3 days ago

    Tuticorin: Charging BJP with adopting 'double-standards' on the fishermen issue, AIADMK supremo and Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa on Sunday said that voting for the national party will not benefit the people of her state. Campaigning for her party's Tuticorin Mayor candidate for the September 18 bypolls, Jayalalithaa said besides her...
  • Tamil Nadu: 100 sovereigns of gold ornaments stolen from shop 4 days ago

    Coimbatore: At least 100 sovereigns of gold ornaments were looted from a jewellery shop at Sowripalayam area in the city on Saturday, police said. The miscreants gained entry by drilling a hole on the shutters of the shop on the first floor of a building, located in a busy area. Neighbours...
  • J&K floods: NDRF deploys 'boat hospitals', turns to relief operations 4 days ago

    Srinagar: After undertaking rescue operation in the flood-ravaged Jammu and Kashmir, the National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) is now focusing on relief operations and had deployed 'boat hospitals' in water logged areas to provide health care facilities to the stranded people. "We have changed our role. For the last one week...
  • Fishermen's body found washed ashore off Sri Lankan coast 4 days ago

    Ramanathapuram: The body of one of thethree Tamil Nadu fishermen, who went missing after they put to sea on August 25, has been washed ashore in Velvattithurai coast off Sri Lanka, a senior functionary of a local Fishermen's Association on Saturday said. Quoting officials, President of Fishermen's Association T Sesuraja said...
  • Tamil Nadu: 130 litres of acid seized in raids 4 days ago

    Madurai: A day after two college girls suffered injuries in an acid attack at nearby Tirumangalam, officials raided several shops in the town and seized 130 litres of acid. The raids were conducted on the orders of District Collector L Subramaniam, who instructed officials to check whether acid dealers and retailers...
  • Tamil Nadu: Fake currency notes seized; one held 4 days ago

    Chennai: A 24-year-old man from West Bengalhas been arrested for alleged possession of fake Indian currency notes with a total face value of Rs 88,000, police said on Saturday. Partha Pathru was arrested on Friday when he tried to buy a pack of cigarettes, trying to exchange a Rs 1,000...
  • AITA removes Karti Chidambaram from Vice-President's post 4 days ago

    Bangalore: The internal politics in the All India Tennis Association (AITA) got messier as the parent body on Thrusday removed its Vice-President Karti Chidambaram citing conflict of interest while the aggrieved official has decided to move court to challenge his expulsion. The AITA held its AGM in the city and apart...
  • Madras HC direction to arrest Tamil Nadu Milk producers' union director 1 week ago

    Madurai: The Madurai Bench of the Madras High Court on Wednesday directed police to register a case against the Director of Tamil Nadu Milk Producers Union Kani Kumar, and take appropriate action including arresting him in a cheating case. Justice N Kirubakaran, disposing of a petition...
  • Court summons Subramanian Swamy in defamation case filed by Tamil Nadu CM Jaya 1 week ago

    Chennai: Bharatiya Janata Party leader Subramanian Swamy has been issued summons by a court in connection with the defamation case filed against him by Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa. Swamy has been asked to appear in court on October 10. Jayalalithaa had filed a defamation case against Swamy as he...
  • Tamil Nadu: DMDK chief lashes out at AIADMK September 9, 2014

    Dindigul: DMDK chief and Leader of the opposition in the Tamil Nadu assembly Vijayakanth on Tuesday hit out at the ruling party's 'atrocities' ahead of the local body polls in the state and demanded to know why it was being held if government felt no political party should contest. ...
  • 'Godman' Nithyananda says will shift from Bangalore to Tamil Nadu September 9, 2014

    Bangalore: The controversial 'godman' Nithyananda has announced that he is relocating to Tirvannamalai in Tamil Nadu from his headquarters at Bidadi in the outskirts of Bangalore. He told this to his followers on Tuesday morning during the Morning Prayer meet. His ashram is currently based in Bidadi in Ramanagara district...
  • Tamil Nadu: Brain dead person provides life to five September 7, 2014

    Coimbatore: A brain dead man from Karnataka on Sunday provided a new lease of life to five persons with his organs after a five-hour cadaver transplant surgery in a city hospital. Devendra of Alur (56) was hospitalised on September 5 after his two wheeler met with an accident. He did not...
  • Big FM's Big Chennaiite Awards honour unsung heroes of Chennai September 7, 2014

    Chennai: The city of Chennai celebrated its 375th birthday a few weeks ago, but the festivities have continued. As part of the celebrations, Big FM has created the Big Chennaiite awards to honour ordinary people who have made a difference to the city and the society. An exhaustive on-air campaign by...
  • Sri Lankan fishing boat apprehended near Chennai coast September 6, 2014

    Chennai: Five Sri Lankan fishermen along with their boat have been apprehended for fishing in Indian waters and 300 kg of tuna fish seized from them by the Indian Coast Guard off the Chennai coast. ICG ship Rajdhwaj and its fixed wing aircraft during routine patrol apprehended the Sri Lankan...
  • Jaya sacks Minister Moorthy, comeback for Ramanaa September 6, 2014

    Chennai: Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa on Saturday sacked Milk and Dairy Development Minister V Moorthy and appointed B V Ramanaa in his place. Ramanaa, who was sacked as Revenue Minister on May 19, is staging a comeback in the Ministry. Governor K Rosaiah accepted the recommendations of Chief Minister Jayalalithaa in...
  • Tamil Nadu: Flood alert sounded at Hogenakkal September 5, 2014

    Dharmapuri: All tourism activities in the famous tourist spot of Hogenakal were on Friday suspended till further notice following a flood alert sounded by the district administration due to increased inflows in Cauvery river. District Collector K Vivekanandan in a release said heavy rainfall in catchment areas...
  • TN: 20-member gang hacks brothers to death, beheads them September 3, 2014

    Chennai: In a gruesome incident, a 20-member gang hacked two brothers to death in Tamil Nadu. The gang then beheaded them with sickles and dumped their heads at a medical college hospital in Chidambaram district. The gang also attacked friends and relatives of the two brothers, Ambulance Kumar and Rajesh, who...
  • Tamil Nadu: Government says it will notify rules on regulation of bore wells September 2, 2014

    Chennai: The Madras High Court on Tuesday disposed off a PIL filed by a law student for a direction to the Central and State Governments to formulate guidelines to regulate the erection and management of bore wells especially abandoned ones. The First Bench comprising Chief Justice Sanjay Kishan Kaul and...
  • Tamil Nadu: Two criminals hacked to death; beheaded September 2, 2014

    Chidambaram: In a gruesome incident, an armed gang of about 20 persons on Tuesday attacked two rowdies, both siblings, with country bombs, beheaded them with sickles and threw their severed heads near the Medical College Hospital, police said. The gang also attacked friends and relatives of the two brothers, Ambulance...
  • Tamil Nadu: 97-year-old woman undergoes angioplasty September 2, 2014

    Coimbatore: A 97-year-old woman underwent angioplasty at a hospital with the doctors claiming her to be oldest women to have gone through such a procedure. The nonagenarian woman was attending to her activities on her own when she felt severe chest pain. She was admitted to the KG Hospital around...