Offbeat | Amrita Kohli | Monday December 5, 2016
In case the growing number of local stores and even vegetable/fruit vendors accepting app-based payments or plastic currency isn't evidence enough, here's definitive proof the country's really trying to embrace the concept of cashless transactions. A man in Madurai, Tamil Nadu, apparently paid for using a restroom by cheque, making it out to 'Publi...
Tamil Nadu News | Press Trust of India | Saturday December 3, 2016
A low pressure area over Lakshadweep is likely to bring heavy rains to Coimbatore and Nilgiris in Tamil Nadu, the Met office said today.
India News | Reported by Neeta Sharma, Edited by Raija Susan Panicker | Tuesday November 29, 2016
Three people arrested on Monday in Madurai in Tamil Nadu were planning to attack 22 top political leaders including Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
Chennai News | Written by Uma Sudhir | Monday November 7, 2016
A smuggling racket busted in Chennai on Sunday has exposed how genuine travelers were being used to illegally bring gold into India from countries like Dubai and Singapore.
South | Press Trust of India | Thursday November 3, 2016
Pulling up the Railway for scaling down unreserved coaches, including one for women, in a popular express train bound for Chennai while introducing LHB coaches, Madras High Court Bench in Madurai on Wednesday directed authorities to file a report on November 7 on the matter.
Tamil Nadu News | Press Trust of India | Friday October 21, 2016
Passport officials in Tamil Nadu have 'impounded' 500 passports which were obtained using fake documents from the passport seva kendras n Madurai and in Tirunelveli.
Tamil Nadu News | Press Trust of India | Saturday October 1, 2016
A former AIADMK councillor of Usilampatti municipality in Madurai district allegedly attempted to commit suicide upset over not getting a ticket to contest the coming local body elections, police said today.
Tamil Nadu News | Reported by J Sam Daniel Stalin | Tuesday September 6, 2016
Tens of thousands of dead fish were found in the tank of a famous temple in Tamil Nadu's Madurai on Sunday. The fish were found at the famous Sri Subramaniya Swamy temple.
Tamil Nadu News | Press Trust of India | Monday August 22, 2016
Old age cannot be a ground for transferring the trial of a criminal case from one district to the other, ruled the Madurai bench of the Madras High Court today.
India News | Press Trust of India | Monday June 27, 2016
A 20-year-old woman was stabbed at Melamadai area in Madurai, allegedly by a person against whom she had lodged an eve-teasing complaint a few days back, police said on Sunday.
Indians Abroad | Press Trust of India | Friday June 24, 2016
A woman has moved the Madras High Court bench in Madurai, seeking a direction to central and state governments to rescue her 30-year-old daughter who is allegedly being tortured by her employer in Oman.
Tamil Nadu News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday June 15, 2016
Rajiv Gandhi assassination case convict Ravichandran underwent medical tests at a government hospital in Madurai as per the orders of Madras High Court.
Tamil Nadu News | Written by J Sam Daniel Stalin | Wednesday June 8, 2016
Madurai bench of the Madras High Court has issued a notice to the State Bank of India ordering that applicants defaulting on loan payments should be disqualified and barred from applying for jobs.
Tamil Nadu News | Press Trust of India | Saturday June 4, 2016
An Improvised Explosive Device, packed in a tiffin box, exploded on Vaigai river bank here setting ablaze a stationary lorry, police said today.
Tamil Nadu News | Press Trust of India | Saturday April 23, 2016
A DMK official was hacked to death by three persons at Perungudi area, police said today.
Tamil Nadu News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday April 20, 2016
Rameswaram Railway station falling under Madurai division, has been nominated as a 'Green station' with full compliment of bio-toilets in all coaches leaving from the town, a top railway official said today.
Press Trust of India | Monday March 7, 2016
A court in Madurai has issued summons to filmstar Rajinikanth and others asking them to appear before it on March 8 in connection with a suit filed against his film Lingaa. The Judge said the Madras High Court had directed him to complete the trial in the case within April 30 and hence asked them to appear before his court
Tamil Nadu News | Press Trust of India | Monday March 7, 2016
MDMK general secretary Vaiko and PMK chief S Ramadoss today hit out at the Tamil Nadu government over the suicide of a Tamil Sri Lankan refugee in Madurai district and demanded appropriate action in the case.
Tamil Nadu News | Press Trust of India | Monday March 7, 2016
The Madras High Court in Madurai has held that a wedding between minor girl and boy will not become void automatically without either of them obtaining a decree of divorce from family court within two years of their attaining the legal age for marriage.
Tamil Nadu News | Written by J Sam Daniel Stalin (With inputs from agencies) | Monday March 7, 2016
Moments after he was allegedly told by an officer to 'climb an electric pole and die,' a Sri Lankan refugee at a camp in Tamil Nadu did exactly that.
Tamil Nadu News | Press Trust of India | Sunday March 6, 2016
A 54-year-old man was arrested today at Virudhungar town in the district for allegedly confining an engineering college student in a house for more than three months and torturing her.
Chennai News | Written by J Sam Daniel Stalin | Thursday February 18, 2016
A 32-year-old police officer was found hanging in Chennai this morning. N Harish, who was in the Directorate of Vigilance and Anti-Corruption, was found dead in his room at the officers' mess.
Tamil Nadu News | Written by J Sam Daniel Stalin | Wednesday February 17, 2016
Politics found its way to the funeral of a Siachen martyr on Tuesday morning, as a minister and a local administrative official decided to make a special gesture.
Tamil Nadu News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday February 16, 2016
Hundreds of people today bid emotional farewell to Siachen bravehearts G Ganesan and S Kumar, whose last rites were performed with full state honours at Chokkathevanpatti in Madurai and Kumanan Kuzhu in Theni districts respectively.
Cities | Press Trust of India | Friday February 12, 2016
The Madras High Court today dismissed a PIL seeking a direction to the state and central governments on creating a column for writing mother's name in addition to father's in various forms and documents.c
Tamil Nadu News | Press Trust of India | Monday February 8, 2016
BJP would hold talks with various parties on the issue of forming alliance for the coming Assembly polls in Tamil Nadu and a decision in this regard would be taken in 10 days, senior party leader L Ganesan said in Madurai today.
Tamil Nadu News | Written by J Sam Daniel Stalin | Saturday February 6, 2016
At least ten passengers including five women died and 30 others were injured after a government bus they were travelling in collided with a truck carrying cement bags in Tamil Nadu's Madurai district today.
Tamil Nadu News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday January 27, 2016
The People's Welfare Front (PWF) has emerged as a "strong alternative" to the two major Dravidian parties DMK and AIADMK, which "deserve punishment for corruption," CPI(M) General Secretary Sitaram Yechury has said.
Tamil Nadu News | Written by J Sam Daniel Stalin | Sunday January 17, 2016
In Tamil Nadu's culture capital Madurai the Sivaji family has not forgotten their agrarian roots. So they prepared Pongal literally in the open outside their house using freshly harvested rice, jaggery in brand new pots and thanking the sun God, also remembering farmers.
Tamil Nadu News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday January 13, 2016
Samples of carcasses of 45 whales that were washed ashore near Tiruchendur beach have been taken for laboratory tests to ascertain the exact cause of their death, Fisheries Department officials today said.