As part of her government's effort to give a boost to the Higher Education sector, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa today proposed introducing 163 new courses in Arts and Science colleges in the state this year.
Tamil Nadu Revenue Minister R B Udhaya Kumar on Thursday informed the state Assembly that there is no drought in the state and that the situation is being closely monitored.
Controversial self-styled godman Nithyananda was summoned to appear before a court on September 3 in connection with a defamation case filed by a leader of a Hindu outfit.
The Supreme Court today dismissed the Tamil Nadu government's appeal against a Madras High Court order quashing a case of land-grab registered against DMK treasurer MK Stalin. "Let there be peace," a bench of Justice Ranjana Prakash Desai and Justice NV Ramana remarked.
The founder of a school where 94 children were burnt alive in 2004 has been sentenced today to life in prison by a court in Tamil Nadu.
The owner of a school and its principal are among 10 people found guilty today of a fire in which more than 90 children were burnt alive in Tamil Nadu.
Three persons allegedly attacked a priest of a local Jain temple and damaged some material kept inside, police said.
A court in Tamil Nadu will give its verdict today in the Kumbakonam school fire tragedy that killed 94 children a decade ago.
More than a decade after the gruesome school fire in which 94 children were charred to death and 18 others seriously injured, the final verdict of the case probing the 2004 Kumbakonam accident will be delivered by the District and Sessions Court in Thanjavur today.
A few hours after Sri Lankan Navy arrested 50 fishermen from Tamil Nadu, Chief Minister Jayalalithaa today wrote to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, seeking immediate release of total 93 fishermen and 62 boats, presently in the custody of the neighbouring nation.
With many places in Nilgiris District experiencing incessant rains for the last few days, the wall of a government primary school building in Tamil Nadu, caved in today, police said.
Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa on Monday congratulated Satish Kumar Sivalingam for winning a gold medal in weightlifting in the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow and reminded him of the state government's Rs 50 lakh cash prize.
Intensifying their five-day old indefinite boycott of fishing pressing for safety and security in traditional areas in the Palk Bay, fishermen of this district today held a demonstration in front of the Collectorate in Ramanathapuram.
Justice Sanjay Kishan Kaul was today sworn in as Chief Justice of Madras High Court by Tamil Nadu Governor K Rosaiah at the Raj Bhavan here.
Giving a push to road infrastructure, Tamil Nadu Government today announced projects worth Rs 2,325.48 crore with Chief Minister Jayalalithaa saying these would help in improving the state's economy.