India News | Written by J Sam Daniel Stalin, Edited by Shailaja Neelakantan | Wednesday March 25, 2015
O Panneerselvam may have replaced J Jayalalithaa, his convicted party head, as Tamil Nadu Chief Minister, but he's making sure everyone sees, literally, where his allegiance lies.
Tamil Nadu News | Written by J Sam Daniel Stalin | Tuesday March 24, 2015
A woman worker was killed by a bear as she was plucking leaves today at a tea garden in Kotagiri, in the Niligirs hills in Tamil Nadu.
India News | Reported by J Sam Daniel Stalin, Edited by Shailaja Neelakantan | Tuesday March 24, 2015
An 18-year-old boy's hand was set on fire in Tamil Nadu by two men, including his cousin, allegedly as punishment for taking a mobile phone.
Tamil Nadu News | Written by J Sam Daniel Stalin | Saturday March 21, 2015
Aam Aadmi Party workers today stormed Tamil Nadu Chief Minister O Panneerselvam's residence in Chennai today, protesting for around half-an-hour and demanding a CBI probe into the death of Agricultural Engineer S Muthukumarasamy.
India News | Reported by J Sam Daniel Stalin, Edited by Shailaja Neelakantan | Friday March 20, 2015
DMK chief M Karunanidhi said today that "no guns or even cannons" can stop those protesting the land bill. "What will happen if people all over the country erupt in protest? Keep all the jails open," said the 90-year-old Mr. Karunanidhi, leading a D...
Tamil Nadu News | Written by J Sam Daniel Stalin | Friday March 20, 2015
A group of girls from Tamil Nadu's Cuddalore district, many of them representing the Thiruvalluvar University and whose families were destroyed by the 2004 tsunami, are football champions today. And they have S Mariappan a retired headmaster, to than...
Tamil Nadu News | J Sam Daniel (with agency inputs) | Wednesday March 18, 2015
A court in Coimbatore on Tuesday awarded a double death sentence and two terms of life imprisonment to a 34-year-old man for murdering his former landlady and her two children, including a 11 month son, in June last year.
Tamil Nadu News | Written by J Sam Daniel Stalin | Tuesday March 17, 2015
A young woman has been raped allegedly by two men claiming to be policemen, in the Sivaganga District of Tamil Nadu.
South | Reported by J Sam Daniel Stalin, Edited by Shyam Balasubramanian | Thursday March 12, 2015
A man, claiming to be the head of a pro-Hindu outift, has owned up responsibility for the attack on the office of a Chennai-based Tamil news channel this morning, and surrendered to the police in Madurai.
Tamil Nadu News | Written by J Sam Daniel Stalin | Tuesday March 10, 2015
Despite opposition parties in Tamil Nadu, the DMK and the Left, coming out strongly in his support, Tamil writer Puliyur Murugesan is so traumatised by his kidnapping and alleged assault by those protesting against his latest book that he has left hi...
Tamil Nadu News | Written by J Sam Daniel Stalin | Monday March 9, 2015
Tamil Nadu Chief Minister O Panneerselvam on Saturday sacked Agriculture Minister Agri Krishnamoorthy without citing any specific reason. The ouster comes amidst allegations that the former minister had abetted the suicide of a senior engineer in his...
Tamil Nadu News | Written by J Sam Daniel Stalin, Edited by Shyam Balasubramanian | Saturday March 7, 2015
A court in Tamil Nadu's Karur District on Friday granted anticipatory bail to Tamil author 'Puliyur' Murugesan, who has come under attack from the Kongu community for the contents of his first book. The author has said he fears for the safety of his ...
Tamil Nadu News | Written by J Sam Daniel Stalin | Thursday March 5, 2015
The contrast was stark and shocking. There was Parvadarajan, a 70 year old wheel chair bound passenger from Hyderabad who had just landed at Chennai airport. His son who had arranged a car to pick them up was stopped by the police from driving to th...
Tamil Nadu News | Reported by J Sam Daniel Stalin, Edited by Dilip Bobb | Thursday March 5, 2015
As Tamil Nadu begins the countdown to the 2016 assembly polls, the DMK's executive meet in Chennai today, its veteran leader M Karunanidhi will be the focus of all attention. This is the first meeting of its newly elected office bearers, most of them...
India News | Written by J Sam Daniel Stalin and Syeda Ayesha Sana | Thursday February 26, 2015
AIADMK chief and former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa has welcomed the Narendra Modi government's first Railway Budget, and expressed happiness that passenger fares have not been increased.
Chennai News | Written by J Sam Daniel Stalin and Syeda Ayeesha Sana | Wednesday February 25, 2015
Tamil Nadu's former chief minister Jayalalithaa celebrated her 67th birthday offering prayers. This was her first birthday celebration since her release from jail in connection with the 66 crore disproportionate assets case. Cakes, tree saplings, and...
Tamil Nadu News | Reported by J Sam Daniel Stalin, Edited by Prasad Sanyal | Tuesday February 24, 2015
In a letter to an admirer who has nailed himself to a cross in Chennai for her, J Jayalalithaa writes, "While I do appreciate the fervour of your actions, I consider that subjecting oneself to such an extreme act of self-inflicted pain should be avo...
India News | Reported by Sudhi Ranjan Sen and J Sam Daniel Stalin, Edited by Anindita Sanyal | Monday February 23, 2015
The Indian government has secured the release of Fr Alexis Prem Kumar Antonysamy, the head of a Jesuit organisation who had been kidnapped by the Taliban while being involved in charity work in Afghanistan eight months ago. He is likely to reach Indi...
Tamil Nadu News | Written by J Sam Daniel Stalin | Friday February 20, 2015
Tamil Nadu Assembly Speaker P Dhanapal on Thursday suspended all lawmakers of the state's main opposition party from the rest of the ongoing Assembly session, after one of them made an allegedly disparaging remark about Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Ja...
Tamil Nadu News | Written by J Sam Daniel Stalin | Thursday February 19, 2015
The man-eating tiger that killed a woman worker recently has been shot dead near Gudalur in the Nilgiris District in Tamil Nadu.
Chennai News | Written by J Sam Daniel Stalin | Wednesday February 18, 2015
A coach of a local train derailed at Park Town station in Chennai.
Tamil Nadu News | J Sam Daniel Stalin | Thursday February 19, 2015
The incomprehensible breadth of Arvind Kejriwal's victory in the Delhi election is spawning some serious attempts at cloning.
South | Written by J Sam Daniel Stalin | Tuesday February 17, 2015
Tamil author and professor Perumal Murugan, who gave up writing after he was hounded by Hindu fundamentalist and caste groups, would join the faculty of the Presidency College in Chennai today. His wife, a member of the Tamil faculty, would join Quee...
Tamil Nadu News | Written by J Sam Daniel Stalin | Friday February 13, 2015
A female leopard that had strayed into former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa's estate near Ooty has been caught alive by forest authorities.