TAMIL NADU

  • Tamil group DK holds mangalsutra removal event, beef banquet 4 days ago

    Chennai: Fringe Tamil group Dravida Kazhagam on Tuesday carried out a mangalsutra removal event along with a beef eating banquet in Chennai. The outfit's mangalsutra removal protest is being organised a month after a local private television channel Puthiya Thalaimurai was attacked for carrying out a promo on the relevance...
  • Was Andhra Pradesh shooting cold-blooded murder? April 8, 2015

    Speaking to CNN-IBN, advisor to the Andhra Pradesh government Parakala Prabhakar said that 200 smugglers armed with sickles and axes surrounded policemen. Andhra Police on Wednesday shot dead 20 people, mainly from Tamil Nadu, in an Andhra Pradesh forest for allegedly smuggling precious red sanders wood, igniting charges of mass...
  • India @ 9 with Zakka Jacob April 8, 2015

    Catch the day's top stories on India @ 9 with Zakka Jacob. ...
  • News 360: Andhra Pradesh Police kills 20 wood smugglers, Tamil Nadu pays compensation April 8, 2015

    Massive uproar by human rights activists and politicians continue in Chennai and Chittoor over the killing of 20 alleged red sander smugglers by the Andhra Pradesh police. The encounter has snowballed into a political war between Tamil Nadu and Andhra Pradesh. The Tamil Nadu government announced a compensation of Rs...
  • Political war between Tamil Nadu and Andhra Pradesh over killing of 20 alleged red sander smugglers April 8, 2015

    Massive uproar by human rights activists and politicians continue in Chennai and Chittoor over the killing of 20 alleged red sander smugglers by the Andhra Pradesh police. The encounter has snowballed into a political war between Tamil Nadu and Andhra Pradesh. The Tamil Nadu government announced a compensation of Rs...
  • Former TN minister arrested, opposition demands CBI investigation in engineer's suicide case April 5, 2015

    Tamil Nadu's former agriculture minister SS Krishnamoorthy and a chief engineer Senthil were arrested on Sunday, more than a month after engineer S Muthukumarasamy committed suicide allegedly under political pressure over departmental appointments. ...
  • Will wait for the CB-CID probe report, says TN engineer Muthukumarasamy's son April 5, 2015

    Former Tamil Nadu agriculture minister SS Krishnamoorthy and chief engineer Senthil have been arrested in connection with the suicide of engineer S Muthukumarasamy. The engineer's son said, "The accused used to often call my father up. We will wait and watch how the CB-CID probe pans out. We are not...
  • 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. ...
  • IAS officer vs State: Are religious rights being violated? January 28, 2015

    Claiming that the government is eluding him from his fundamental right to profess, practice or propagate any religion, IAS officer C Umashankar is taking on the Tamil Nadu government by asking him not to preach Christianity. ...
  • Watch: Top stories in Tamil Nadu December 30, 2014

    CNN-IBN brings you the top headlines of metro cities in its new section 'In Your City'. ...
  • Unfazed by the danger, fishermen continue to sail in troubled waters November 24, 2014

    Sri Lanka has arrested and subsequently released hundreds of fishermen from Tamil Nadu for trespassing and illegally poaching in Lankan waters. While many have come under attack, some have even been allegedly killed in firing by the Sri Lankan Navy. CNN-IBN's Anna Isaac finds out what makes Rameswaram's fisherman venture...
  • Five fishermen pardoned by Sri Lanka return home, get heroes welcome in Rameswaram November 21, 2014

    The five fishermen who were pardoned by the Sri Lankan government have reached their hometown of Rameswaram in Tamil Nadu. They were given a heroes welcome by family and friends. ...
  • Grateful to PM Modi for his help in getting us back home: A released fisherman November 21, 2014

    The five fishermen who were pardoned by the Sri Lankan government have returned to India. A fishermen said, "There have been huge efforts made, diplomatic and otherwise, to secure our release. We heard people have been on hunger fasts for 15 days. The diplomatic efforts from the two countries have...
  • Tamil Nadu: PM Modi intervenes to save fishermen November 10, 2014

    Five fishermen from Tamil Nadu sentenced to death by a Sri Lankan court for allegedly smuggling drugs may be transferred to India to serve out their sentence. This comes after Prime Minister Narendra Modi spoke to Sri Lankan President Mahinda Raja-paksa over the telephone on Sunday. ...
  • Bullet News: Catch the day's top stories October 31, 2014

    Bullet News is CNN-IBN's non-stop prime time bulletin where we bring to you the day's top stories from around the world. Be it politics, sports, entertainment or business, catch it here, only in 30 minutes. ...
  • India @ 9 with Palki S Upadhyay October 31, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Palki S Upadhyay on India @ 9. ...
  • News 360: 4th school rape in a month in Bangalore raises questions on security October 31, 2014

    Sexual assault in schools of Bangalore and Hyderabad reported. Teacher has been arrested for raping a six-year-old in Bangalore. This is the third such case in a month. The Karnataka Home Minister tells CNN-IBN that a circular has been sent across to all the schools and action will soon be...
  • Tamil Nadu government not fighting for the fishermen, says DMK leader TKS Elangovan October 30, 2014

    In an interview with CNN-IBN, DMK leader TKS Elangovan said that the Indian government should have taken immediate action. "The Tamil Nadu government is not fighting for these fishermen. The Tamil nadu government is not bothered about these fishermen," said Elangovan. ...
  • DA case: Jayalalithaa gets bail; will the relief be shortlived? October 17, 2014

    After 21 days in jail, former Tamil Nadu chief minister J Jayalalithaa has finally been granted bail in the disproportionate assets case. Her sentence has been suspended, as is that of her co-convicts. The court told her to ensure no violence by her party cadres. ...
  • Would have committed suicide had Jaya not got bail: supporters October 17, 2014

    Supporters of former Tamil Nadu chief minister J Jayalalithaa said that they would have committed suicide had she not got bail today in the DA case. ...
  • DA case: Jayalalithaa deserved to get bail, says lawyer Ram Jethmalani October 17, 2014

    The Supreme Court granted bail to former Tamil Nadu chief minister J Jayalalithaa in the 18-year-old disproportionate assets case. Jayalalithaa's lawyer Ram Jethmalani said that she deserved bail. "I am happy that Jayalalithaa got bail. She deserved to get bail. Karnataka High Court's verdict was wrong." ...
  • Jayalalithaa bail politics: Loyalty or extreme sycophancy? October 7, 2014

    In a huge blow to the AIADMK, the Karnataka High Court on Tuesday denied bail to former Tamil Nadu chief minister and AIADMK chief J Jayalalithaa in the Rs 66.65 crore disproportionate assets case. ...
  • Former Olympian comes out in Jaya's support, says she has nurtured sports in Tamil Nadu October 7, 2014

    A lot of people have come out in support of former Tamil Nadu chief minister Jayalalithaa. Many eminent sportspersons including former Olympian and Hockey player Vasudevan Bhaskaran have launched a signature campaign. ...
  • TWTW: Panneerselvam steps into Jayalalithaa's shoes October 5, 2014

    Watch Cyrus Broacha's take on Panneerselvam becoming the new Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu after Jayalalithaa's conviction. ...
  • Tamil Nadu: Cinema halls shut to protest Jayalalithaa sentencing September 30, 2014

    In order to show solidarity with former chief minister and AIADMK chief J Jayalalithaa, cinema halls across Tamil Nadu are shut. Members of the Tamil Film Exhibitors Association are fasting to show their support for the AIADMK chief, who has been convicted and sentenced in 18-year-old disproportionate assets case. AIADMK...
  • Centre offers help to Tamil Nadu following tension in state September 29, 2014

    Speaking on the law and order situation in Tamil Nadu following the arrest of AIADMK chief J Jayalalithaa, Home Minister Rajnath Singh said, "Home secretary has spoken to chief secretary and DGP of Tamil Nadu. Center has offered all help." ...
  • O Panneerselvam's second stint as Tamil Nadu Chief Minister September 29, 2014

    Once a tea seller in a small town in Theni district, 63-year-old O Panneerselvam is now Tamil Nadu's new Chief Minister. But OPS as he is popularly known is no stranger to the chief minister's chair. As a first-time MLA back in 2001, he was sworn in as chief minister...
  • Tamil Nadu awaits judgement against Jayalalithaa in DA case September 27, 2014

    Tamil Nadu awaits the big judgement against its Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa in the DA case. ...
  • Jaya's 'Plan B' if she is convicted in DA case September 27, 2014

    Political experts discuss Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa's 'Plan B' in event of her conviction in the DA case. ...
  • Jayalalithaa arrives at Bangalore court ahead of verdict in DA case September 27, 2014

    Tamil Nadu Chief Minister arrived at the special court in Bangalore which will deliver the verdict in the 18-year-old DA case. ...