Continuing its winning streak, the ruling AIADMK today retained the Yercaud (ST) Assembly constituency, with party nominee P Saroja romping home with a massive margin of 78,116 votes against her DMK rival V Maran.
Tamil Nadu's ruling AIADMK's P. Saroja on Sunday took an unassailable lead of over 61,000 votes over her DMK rival V. Maran in the Yercaud by-election, officials said.
A 25-year old man, arrested for allegedly possessing 12 kgs of ganja or cannabis a month ago, was today detained under the stringent Goondas Act.
A cyclonic storm named 'Madi' would intensify into a severe cyclonic storm, bringing rain or thundershowers over some parts of Tamil Nadu and Andhra Pradesh during the next 48 hours.
Tamil Nadu government has announced a five-day state mourning for former South African president Nelson Mandela who died yesterday.
An award-winning human resource professional has been unemployed for the last two years after he acted on a complaint of sexual harassment by a woman colleague in Chennai.
The Election Commission today rejected Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa's explanation over the alleged violation of the model code of conduct during the Yercaud bypolls in the state.
A court in Sri Lanka today remanded till December 19, the judicial custody of four Indian fishermen, who were rescued by Sri Lankan naval personnel near Neduntheevu after their boat capsized in rough seas.
Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa will chair the annual conference of District Collectors and police officials starting in Chennai on December 11.
A bomb blast accused was today killed and four other accused seriously injured when a gang threw country bombs at them and attacked them with sickles in Madurai, police said.
Over 80 per cent of the 2.14 lakh voters cast their votes in today's Yercaud (ST) by-poll where archrivals DMK and AIADMK are locked in a fierce battle.
Polling in the Yercaud assembly constituency in Tamil Nadu to decide the fate of 11 candidates began this morning.
The statue of Tamil actor Sivaji Ganesan, standing tall on the Marina Beach Road in Chennai, is in the eye of the storm.
Japanese Emperor Akihito and Empress Michiko will arrive here tomorrow on a two-day visit to the state capital.
After stepping up attacks on the Union government over India's participation in the CHOGM meet in Sri Lanka last month, chorus is mounting in Tamil Nadu among opposition parties over the country's offer to train Sri Lankan Naval personnel.