Tamil Nadu News

Rajiv Gandhi Convict Asked To Approach Supreme Court For Bail

Rajiv Gandhi Convict Asked To Approach Supreme Court For Bail

Press Trust of India | Tuesday March 22, 2022, Chennai

Wondering which legal provision will empower a High Court to grant bail to a convict, the Madras High Court on Tuesday directed Nalini Sriharan, one of the seven convicts in the Rajiv Gandhi assassination case, to approach the Supreme Court to seek t

Jail Was "Torture Camp" During Emergency, Tamil Nadu's MK Stalin Says In Autobiography

Jail Was "Torture Camp" During Emergency, Tamil Nadu's MK Stalin Says In Autobiography

Press Trust of India | Sunday March 20, 2022, Chennai

Marked by a sense of detachment 'like a saint', late DMK patriarch and his father M Karunanidhi handed him over to police during the infamous Emergency period, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister MK Stalin has reminisced in his autobiography.

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Asks PM Modi To Include Narikoravars In ST List

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Asks PM Modi To Include Narikoravars In ST List

Press Trust of India | Saturday March 19, 2022, Chennai

Chief Minister M K Stalin on Saturday urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to intervene to expeditiously include the nomadic tribal group, Narikoravan-Kuruvikkaran communities of Tamil Nadu in the list of Scheduled Tribes in the state.

Tamil Nadu Opposition Walk-Out Amid State Budget, Allege "False Cases"

Tamil Nadu Opposition Walk-Out Amid State Budget, Allege "False Cases"

Asian News International | Friday March 18, 2022, Chennai

AIADMK MLAs staged a walkout on the first of the Budget session on Friday alleging that the Tamil Nadu government is registering false cases against the Opposition leaders.

Gold, Cryptocurrency Papers Found During Raid On Tamil Nadu Ex-Minister

Gold, Cryptocurrency Papers Found During Raid On Tamil Nadu Ex-Minister

Press Trust of India | Tuesday March 15, 2022, Coimbatore

11.152 kg of gold, 118.506 kg of silver, unaccounted cash of over 84 lakh, mobile phones, locker keys of several banks seized during the raid conducted on the premises of former minister SP Velumani.

Tamil Nadu Woman, 2 Daughters Killed After UPS Battery Bursts In Home

Tamil Nadu Woman, 2 Daughters Killed After UPS Battery Bursts In Home

Press Trust of India | Tuesday March 15, 2022, Coimbatore

Three women of a family, along with a pet dog, died of asphyxiation after the batteries of the UPS in their house burst early Tuesday, police said.

Tamil Nadu Anti-NEET Bill Will Be Sent For Presidential Assent: Governor

Tamil Nadu Anti-NEET Bill Will Be Sent For Presidential Assent: Governor

Press Trust of India | Tuesday March 15, 2022, Chennai

Tamil Nadu Governor RN Ravi today assured Chief Minister MK Stalin that the anti-NEET Bill adopted recently by the state Assembly would be forwarded to the Centre for Presidential assent.

Ex Tamil Nadu Minister Released From Jail Accuses DMK Of Political Vendetta

Ex Tamil Nadu Minister Released From Jail Accuses DMK Of Political Vendetta

Press Trust of India | Sunday March 13, 2022, Chennai

AIADMK Senior leader D Jayakumar, arrested in connection with three cases including one on land-grab, was released from the Central prison in Chennai on Saturday after being granted conditional bail by the Madras High Court.

10 Sentenced For Life In Tamil Nadu Dishonour Killing Case

10 Sentenced For Life In Tamil Nadu Dishonour Killing Case

Reported by J Sam Daniel Stalin, Edited by Akhil Kumar | Tuesday March 08, 2022, Madurai, Tamil Nadu

21-year-old Gokulraj, who worked as an engineer and belongs to the Dalit community, was killed in 2015 for his relationship with an upper-caste woman.

Tamil Nadu Official Admits Tampering With Civic Poll Result To Favour DMK Candidate

Tamil Nadu Official Admits Tampering With Civic Poll Result To Favour DMK Candidate

Press Trust of India | Monday March 07, 2022, Chennai

The Returning Officer attached to T Kallupatti panchayat in Madurai district on Monday admitted he had changed the civic poll result for Ward 10 there in favour of the DMK candidate due to the pressure exerted by the local ruling party functiona

Watch: Iconic Pier At Puducherry's Rock Beach Collapses Due To High Waves

Watch: Iconic Pier At Puducherry's Rock Beach Collapses Due To High Waves

Asian News International | Sunday March 06, 2022, Puducherry

Puducherry's iconic pier at the Rock beach collapsed partially on Saturday night due to high waves as a result of deep depression over the Bay of Bengal.

All DMK Mayoral Candidates Win In Tamil Nadu

All DMK Mayoral Candidates Win In Tamil Nadu

Press Trust of India | Friday March 04, 2022, Chennai

All the 20 mayoral candidates of the ruling DMK and its ally Congress' nominee, an autorickshaw driver, on Friday were elected in indirect polls to the top posts in civic bodies in Tamil Nadu and they took charge.

Ex Tamil Nadu Minister Gets Conditional Bail In Assault, Disrobing Case

Ex Tamil Nadu Minister Gets Conditional Bail In Assault, Disrobing Case

Asian News International | Thursday March 03, 2022, Madurai

The Madras High Court granted conditional bail to former Tamil Nadu Minister D Jayakumar in a case related to assault and disrobing a man during the Tamil Nadu civic polls held in February.

Depression Over Southwest Bay Of Bengal, Weather Warning For Tamil Nadu

Depression Over Southwest Bay Of Bengal, Weather Warning For Tamil Nadu

Press Trust of India | Thursday March 03, 2022, New Delhi

A well-marked low-pressure area over southwest Bay of Bengal intensified into a depression on Thursday morning packing wind speed of 40-50 kmph as it moved towards the north Tamil Nadu coast, the weather office said.

Provide Specific Reservation For Transgenders: High Court To Tamil Nadu Government

Provide Specific Reservation For Transgenders: High Court To Tamil Nadu Government

Press Trust of India | Wednesday March 02, 2022, Chennai

The Madras High Court on Wednesday strongly recommended to the Tamil Nadu government to provide a specified percentage of special reservation for the Transgenders/Third Genders (TGs) in future public employments.