Tamil Nadu News | Reported by J Sam Daniel Stalin, Edited by Nidhi Sethi | Wednesday April 12, 2017
A woman protester was slapped by a senior police officer in Tirupur, Tamil Nadu on Tuesday evening. Additional deputy superintendent of police (ADSP), Pandiarajan, was seen in a video hitting the woman with a lathi before slapping her as he tried to disperse protesters. The incident occurred in Samalapuram in Tirupur, about 460km from Chennai, when...
Tamil Nadu News | Press Trust of India | Friday December 30, 2016
Leading telecom service provider Vodafone today launched its 4G (fourth generation) services in Tamil Nadu. The service "Vodafone Supernet 4G" which had initially launched Coimbatore and neighbouring Tirupur, will be made available in all major towns and cities across the state by March 2017, Vodafone India Business Head-Tamil Nadu, S Murali told r...
Tamil Nadu News | Edited By Parmeshwar Bawa | Tuesday December 27, 2016
Unaccounted cash worth Rs 36 lakh in the denomination of Rs 2000 notes were seized from a car in Coimbatore's Tirupur district, early today.
Thomson Reuters Foundation | Tuesday December 6, 2016
By Anuradha Nagaraj Chennai: A proposed new township for garment industry workers in textile hub of Tirupur in Tamil Nadu will tackle the problem of exploitation of workers housed in hostels on factory sites, campaigners said on Monday. In a first, the Tirupur Exporters’ Association, a trade body, has asked the Indian government to give the go-a...
Thomson Reuters Foundation | Thursday December 1, 2016
By Anuradha Nagaraj Chennai: A fish tank with expensive Arowana fish is prominently displayed in many factories making hosiery in the southern textile hub of Tirupur – the owners believe it will bring them wealth. But any prosperity is limited to factory owners. Few profits trickle down to the tens of thousands of workers they employ, says filmm...
Tamil Nadu News | Press Trust of India | Monday August 15, 2016
Panic gripped Valparai and Kundadam in nearby Tirupur District, after villagers spotted leopards in the area, police said today.
Tamil Nadu News | Press Trust of India | Sunday August 7, 2016
Three persons were killed and two others injured when a speeding car mowed them down in Tirupur district today, police said.
Tamil Nadu News | Press Trust of India | Monday August 1, 2016
A security guard in a private banyan factory near Tirupur was today found dead in its premises with bleeding injuries on the body, police said.
Tamil Nadu News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday July 26, 2016
A court in nearby Tirupur today issued arrest warrants against DMDK leader Vijayakanth and his wife Premalatha after they repeatedly failed to appear before it in a defamation case filed against them.
India News | Press Trust of India | Sunday July 17, 2016
A 46-year-old businessman, allegedly abducted by some persons in Tirupur district was let off after he told them that he was deep in debt and could pay them only a small fraction of the ransom amount they demanded.
Tamil Nadu News | Press Trust of India | Saturday July 16, 2016
A day after an 11-year-old student of Sainik school in Tirupur district died and 24 others were hospitalised due to suspected food poisoning and fever, five more students were admitted to a hospital today with similar complaints.
Tamil Nadu News | Press Trust of India | Monday July 4, 2016
The Madras High Court today directed the CBI to conduct a preliminary inquiry into the complaint by a DMK MP alleging irregularities in the seizure of Rs 570 crore from three container trucks in Tirupur district in the run up to the May 16 assembly elections.
Tamil Nadu News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday May 17, 2016
A PIL has been filed in the Madras High Court seeking a proper inquiry to ascertain the owner of the Rs. 570 crore cash found in three seized trucks in Tirupur district by election officials recently.
Tamil Nadu News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday March 23, 2016
The Madras High Court has directed the state police to file a chargesheet in connection with illegal mining operations in Tirupur district.
Tamil Nadu News | Agencies | Friday March 18, 2016
An investigation into the death of a teenage girl working in a spinning mill in Tamil Nadu has raised fresh concerns over the working conditions of textile workers, especially those trapped in bonded labour.
Tamil Nadu News | Reported by J Sam Daniel Stalin, Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Monday March 14, 2016
A young engineering student was hacked to death and his wife left critically injured on a busy road in Tamil Nadu's Tirupur on Sunday, in a chilling attack that has been captured on camera.
Tamil Nadu News | Written by J Sam Daniel Stalin | Monday March 14, 2016
A young engineering student is dragged to a pavement and hacked to death by three men who then turn on his wife on a busy road, in chilling camera footage of an attack in Tamil Nadus Tirupur on Sunday. People on the road watch, transfixed.
Tamil Nadu News | Written by J Sam Daniel Stalin | Friday January 29, 2016
About 33,000 power looms units in Tamil Nadu's hosiery capital Tirupur and Coimbatore districts are on an indefinite strike since Thursday demanding higher compensation which they claim had been agreed upon by textile manufacturers in 2014.
Tamil Nadu News | Press Trust of India | Thursday January 28, 2016
A class I student died after he was allegedly hit with a stone on his head by a 12-year old senior in the toilet of a private school in neighbouring Tirupur today, police said.
Tamil Nadu News | Press Trust of India | Monday December 28, 2015
Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa today inaugurated a slew of new buildings to house various offices under the Revenue Department built at a total cost of Rs. 71.55 crore through video conferencing from here.
Press Trust of India | Tuesday December 15, 2015
The Kabali star had opened up his Raghavendra Mandapamin Kodambakkam locality for the workers from Namakkal, Karur, Salem, Dharmapuri and Tirupur, a press release from his office said
Tamil Nadu News | Press Trust of India | Monday December 7, 2015
A flood alert has been issued in 12 villages around Tirumoorthy dam in Tamil Nadu's Tirupur district as surplus water is being discharged from the dam.
Tamil Nadu News | Press Trust of India | Sunday November 29, 2015
Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa today ordered opening of Periyar and Amaravathi dams for irrigation use in Theni, Tirupur and Karur districts from tomorrow.
Tamil Nadu News | Press Trust of India | Friday October 23, 2015
At least 36 persons were injured when two private buses collided near Udumalpet in Tirupur district.
Tamil Nadu News | Adam Matthews, Newsweek | Monday September 7, 2015
"Eventually we are going to have to train consumers in the U.S. to pay more for clothing," she says. "It can't be the only commodity that gets cheaper every year."
South | Written by J Sam Daniel Stalin | Wednesday August 26, 2015
Six passengers traveling in a private bus and a pedestrian were killed after the bus overturned near Avinashi, in Tamil Nadu's Tiripur district on Tuesday.
Press Trust of India | Tuesday August 4, 2015
Expressing disappointment over the Reserve Bank of India keeping its policy rate unchanged, the Tirupur Exporters Association (TEA) on Tuesday requested the government to announce a three per cent interest subvention scheme for the garment sector.
Indo-Asian News Service | Sunday January 25, 2015
Rajinikanth has appointed distributor Tirupur Subramaniam to settle the matter
South | Press Trust of India | Wednesday August 6, 2014
One more person was arrested today in connection with publication of a photo showing youth in Ramanathapuram district wearing T shirts praising ISIS, an Iraq based extremist outfit.
South | Press Trust of India | Saturday July 5, 2014
Tamil film comedian Balaji today surrendered before a court in nearby Tirupur after the Madras high court granted bail to him in connection with a case filed in connection with irregularaties of nearly Rs two crore by the staff of a Delhi-based agency, which was distributing money in ATMs of private banks in and around Tirupur.