South | Press Trust of India | Monday February 24, 2014
A local court in Tirunelveli in Tamil Nadu today granted five days police custody of banned Al-Umma activist "Paravai" Badusha, arrested in connection with planting of a pipe bomb near Madurai allegedly targeting senior BJP leader L K Advani in 2011.
South | Sam Daniel Stalin | Monday February 24, 2014
AIADMK supremo J Jayalalithaa, who has already gone public with her ambition of becoming the country's next Prime Minister, signaled her determination to pursue her goal by cutting a large Parliament-shaped cake commissioned by her followers to celeb...
South | Press Trust of India | Sunday February 16, 2014
A 'box bomb' was today found planted near the office of an AIADMK functionary in Madurai, Tamil Nadu, police said.
South | J Sam Daniel Stalin | Friday February 7, 2014
M Shakti and K Shanmuganathan are toiling hard at a ground in Tamil Nadu. The duo is among six transgenders who are being trained by the police to be a part of the Tamil Nadu Home Guards.
India | Guy Trebay, The New York Times | Wednesday February 5, 2014
Palaniappa Chettiar has always been goal oriented, and when he turned 97 three years ago, he set himself a new one.
South | Edited by Prasad Sanyal | Thursday January 30, 2014
On the eve of his 63rd birthday, DMK chief Karunanidhi's elder son said he had asked his supporters to keep calm and reiterated that he wasn't quitting the party.
South | Press Trust of India | Tuesday January 28, 2014
A 24-year-old man allegedly committed suicide by jumping before a moving train at the railway junction in Madurai today, police said.
South | Press Trust of India | Monday January 27, 2014
More than one kg of gold was seized from three passengers, who arrived by a flight from Sri Lanka today.
South | Press Trust of India | Saturday January 25, 2014
A court in Madurai has sentenced two persons to one year imprisonment for sexually abusing a 17-year-old girl in 2009 at Puliankulam in Tamil Nadu.
South | Press Trust of India | Wednesday January 22, 2014
A 52-year-old man created a flutter at the Collectorate when he set himself ablaze to protest against the alleged false complaint given by relatives over a property dispute
South | J Sam Daniel Stalin | Saturday January 11, 2014
Former Union minister and DMK leader MK Alagiri met his father and party chief M Karunanidhi this morning for the first time after five of his loyalists were suspended from the party in Madurai for putting up controversial posters.
South | Edited by Surabhi Malik | Friday January 10, 2014
DMK chief M Karunanidhi today suspended five loyalists of his elder son MK Alagiri from his bastion Madurai, citing indiscipline over some posters they had put up in the temple town.
Cities | Written by Sam Daniel | Tuesday January 7, 2014
A 24-year-old woman has alleged gang-rape by four men, including her boyfriend, in Madurai in Tamil Nadu.
South | Press Trust of India | Tuesday December 31, 2013
Three persons, who attempted to break open an ATM near Madurai, were arrested on Monday, police said.
South | J Sam Daniel Stalin | Wednesday December 18, 2013
Madras High Court today dismissed bail petitions of 35 crew members of a US ship, who were arrested on charges of illegally carrying weapons on board the vessel and straying into Indian waters.
South | Press Trust of India | Thursday December 5, 2013
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.
South | Press Trust of India | Friday November 29, 2013
A total of 10 persons were killed in various rain-related incidents since October 31, Tamil Nadu government said today.
Cities | Press Trust of India | Friday November 15, 2013
Around 300 workers of the 'Viduthalai Chiruthaaigal Katchi', including its founder Thol Thirumavalavan, were arrested today for staging a 'rail roko' in parts of Tamil Nadu demanding removal of Sri Lanka from the Commonwealth.
South | J Sam Daniel Stalin | Tuesday November 12, 2013
MDMK chief Vaiko and around 250 of his party workers were arrested in Madurai this morning for staging a 'rail roko' protest.
South | Press Trust of India | Friday November 1, 2013
A nurse in a government hospital was shot at and stabbed at her residence in Tuticorin.