Slamming BJP government's policy vis-a-vis Sri Lanka, party's Tamil Nadu ally MDMK today said that it was acting against the minority Tamils and warned that this may have its repercussions in the future.
AIADMK chief J Jayalalithaa today once again appealed to her supporters not to take extreme steps in the wake of her sentencing in a graft case, reassuring them that she will come out of "all the challenges" with divine help.
For historian, writer and environmentalist Nandita Krishna and many others in Tamil Nadu, Diwali began with an early morning oil bath, followed by a special pooja celebrating the death of Narakasura, a Hindu God.
Citing incidents of alleged custodial torture and deaths, a PIL petition has been filed in the Madras High Court seeking a direction to install CCTV system in all police stations in Tamil Nadu, particularly enabling the officer in-charge of the station to view the happenings.
Intervening in a dispute between two sects of Vaishnavites, Madras High Court has asked the Vadakalai sect not to shut the doors of a famous temple in Cuddalore District during a procession by Thenkalai sect.