Press Trust of India | Monday May 20, 2013, Coimbatore
Dejected over his mother's refusal to accept him after he underwent a sex-change surgery, a 27-year old committed suicide in Tamil Nadu's Anamalai.
PMK founder-leader Dr S Ramadoss hospitalised since his release on bail last week after 12-day imprisonment underwent heart surgery on Monday at a corporate hospital in Chennai.
Press Trust of India | Monday May 20, 2013, Erode
Eighty-two DMK members were admitted to the Erode Government Hospital with symptoms of food poisoning after they consumed 'chicken briyani' at a party meeting here, police said today.
A fire broke out at the Chennai Port Trust complex, damaging five trucks, officials said.
A five-year-old girl was allegedly raped in the Coimbatore district of Tamil Nadu. A 25-year-old neighbour, a truck cleaner, has been arrested on charges of rape.
Press Trust of India | Friday May 17, 2013, Coimbatore
Farmers in Coimbatore region today said they would resort to mass suicides if government went ahead with its plan to increase power tariff.
Six people including bookies and financiers have been arrested in Chennai on suspicions of spot-fixing in the IPL season. Sources say, at least fourteen lakhs cash has been recovered from them.
Six months after it ran aground near Chennai during Cyclone Nilam drowning six sailors, oil tanker Pratibha Cauvery, has been sold for Rs 16 crore.
Income Tax officials raided various branches of a leading jewellery shop in Chennai on Thursday, days after Akshaya Tritya, considered an auspicious period to purchase jewellery.
Press Trust of India | Thursday May 16, 2013, Madurai
Three persons, including a woman, were injured when a box containing "some chemicals" exploded at the main road in Pethaniapuram in this city today, police said.