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  • Journalism Professor Stabbed On Madurai Campus, Suspect Is Guest Lecturer

    Journalism Professor Stabbed On Madurai Campus, Suspect Is Guest Lecturer

    A woman professor who heads the journalism department at a top university in Madurai in Tamil Nadu was stabbed on campus today.

  • Bare-Chested Girls In Madurai Temple Ritual, 'Worshipped' Like Goddesses

    Bare-Chested Girls In Madurai Temple Ritual, 'Worshipped' Like Goddesses

    Young girls forced to live bare-chested at a temple in Tamil Nadu's Madurai as part of a bizarre ritual have been spared more indignity after the administration ordered today that they should be allowed to cover their bodies.

  • 6 Of Family Commit Suicide In Tamil Nadu's Madurai

    6 Of Family Commit Suicide In Tamil Nadu's Madurai

    Six members of a family, including three women, were found dead last night in their home in Tamil Nadu's Madurai in an apparent suicide pact over debt. Two more, including a teenager were found in a critical state and are being treated in hospital.

  • Tamil Nadu Government Issues Advisory On Blue Whale Challenge

    Tamil Nadu Government Issues Advisory On Blue Whale Challenge

    The Tamil Nadu government today issued an advisory on the online game Blue Whale Challenge, asking parents and teachers to keep a close watch on the behaviour of children.

  • Madras High Court To Take Up Blue Whale Game After Madurai Teen's Suicide

    Madras High Court To Take Up Blue Whale Game After Madurai Teen's Suicide

    The Madras High Court said it will take up the issue of 'Blue Whale' challenge on Monday, days after a teenager was found hanging in his room in Madurai.

  • Teen's Suicide Linked To Blue Whale; 75 More Playing, Suspect Tamil Nadu Police

    Teen's Suicide Linked To Blue Whale; 75 More Playing, Suspect Tamil Nadu Police

    After a 19-year-old college student was found hanging in his room in by his father in Tamil Nadu's first death linked to the 'Blue Whale' challenge, the police suspect the teen was part of a WhatsApp group of 75 friends who are playing the suicide game. "Blue Whale - This is not a game but danger. Once you enter, you can never exit," Vignesh wrote ...

  • Amid Merger Efforts In AIADMK, A Twist From Sidelined Dhinakaran

    Amid Merger Efforts In AIADMK, A Twist From Sidelined Dhinakaran

    Amid talks of a merger between the two factions of Tamil Nadu's ruling AIADMK, TTV Dhinakaran, the party's sidelined number 2 today held a big rally in Madurai, seen as a show of strength as he attempts a fightback. At the rally reportedly, were 20 AIADMK legislators. Mr Dhinakaran claims he has the support of about 40 of the party's 133 MLAs and s...

  • Case Filed Against Filmmaker Divya Bharathi For Her Documentary 'Kakkoos'

    Case Filed Against Filmmaker Divya Bharathi For Her Documentary 'Kakkoos'

    A police case has been filed against documentary filmmaker Divya Bharathi who had recently released a film, "Kakkoos", on manual scavenging. The Madurai police has registered a case for inciting violence and hatred among communities.

  • In Madurai, Scarce Water Makes For A Profitable Drought Business

    In Madurai, Scarce Water Makes For A Profitable Drought Business

    In Tamil Nadu's Madurai, 43-year-old Shankmukham Nath is the bearer of good news for locals in Nehru Nagar. As he honks, it signals the arrival of water, costing Rs 10 for 15 litres. For a water starved colony, he is a saviour.

  • Worries Deepen For Rural Madurai As River Vaigai Shrinks

    Worries Deepen For Rural Madurai As River Vaigai Shrinks

    Just 30 km away from Tamil Nadu's Madurai town, 38-year-old Ramachandran can barely walk through his dying fields of maize, spread over three acres of land. Scarcity of water has left him with nothing this harvest season. His family of six is dependent on him.

  • 10 Restaurants to Visit in Madurai and What to Order

    10 Restaurants to Visit in Madurai and What to Order

    We pick 10 dishes you must try when you are in Madurai. Of course, there are no fine dining options.

  • Bring Special Act To Remove Trees: Madras High Court To Tamil Nadu Government

    Bring Special Act To Remove Trees: Madras High Court To Tamil Nadu Government

    The Madras High today suggested to the state government to bring in a special act to eradicate Prosopis Juliflora, popularly known as Seemai Karuvelam trees, in Tamil Nadu. A Division Bench of the court's Madurai bench, comprising Justice A Selvam and Justice P Kalaiarasan, said the collectors had not implemented the court's direction fully and the...

  • No Barbers Above 60 At Tamil Nadu's Palani Temple: High Court

    No Barbers Above 60 At Tamil Nadu's Palani Temple: High Court

    The Madras High Court has held that barbers over 60 years of age should not be engaged to tonsure heads of devotees at the Palani temple in Dindigul district as they might injure them due to shivering of hands.

  • Jallikattu Protests Block Major Roads, Flyovers In Chennai: 10 Updates

    Jallikattu Protests Block Major Roads, Flyovers In Chennai: 10 Updates

    Jallikattu protests blocked several roads on Monday in Chennai, including its IT corridor, as protesters forced out of the Marina Beach clashed with the police in various parts of the city. After peaceful protests since Tuesday in support of the bull-taming festival, clashes erupted for the first time today as policemen physically removed thousands...

  • Jallikattu: Protests Over, We Got What We Wanted, Says Marina Beach Students To NDTV

    Jallikattu: Protests Over, We Got What We Wanted, Says Marina Beach Students To NDTV

    After a morning of violence and arson at Chennai's Marina Beach, the students who rallied a week-long sit-in there in support of Jallikattu, the bull-taming sport, said that they have ended their campaign.

  • Jallikattu Protests Turn Violent, Chennai's IT Corridor Blocked: 10 Developments

    Jallikattu Protests Turn Violent, Chennai's IT Corridor Blocked: 10 Developments

    Protests in support of bull-taming festival Jallikattu in Tamil Nadu turned violent today as the police physically removed thousands of protesters at Chennai's Marina Beach, in Madurai and in Coimbatore. Clashes through the day blocked the Old Mahabalipuram Road that is called Chennai's IT corridor, home to IT offices and engineering colleges. Prot...

  • Tamil Nadu Government Issues Guidelines For Holding Jallikattu

    Tamil Nadu Government Issues Guidelines For Holding Jallikattu

    Tamil Nadu government has issued a set of stringent guidelines for safe conduct of Jallikattu, which includes CCTV surveillance of the festival and medical examination of bulls before beginning the event. This came after two people died in the state's Pudukottai during the bull-taming festival.

  • Despite Protests, Tamil Nadu Gets To Watch Some Jallikattu

    Despite Protests, Tamil Nadu Gets To Watch Some Jallikattu

    Jallikattu, the popular bull-taming sport, was held in some parts of Tamil Nadu on Sunday, even though the locals at Madurai's Alanganallur stuck to their demand for a more 'permanent solution' and refused to hold the event. Jallikattu shows were held in Manapparai in Tiruchirappali district. The ruling AIADMK tweeted that more than 500 young peopl...

  • Will Jallikattu Protests Affect Chennai's Republic Day Parade? Protesters Say Yes

    Will Jallikattu Protests Affect Chennai's Republic Day Parade? Protesters Say Yes

    Chennai's Marina beach was flooded with protesters demanding a 'permanent solution' for Jallikattu on Sunday. The traditional bull-taming sport which is a part of Pongal celebrations, failed to take off in Madurai on Sunday, a day after the state government passed an ordinance or executive order for its resumption. Chief Minister O Pannerselvam, wh...

  • Two Die During Jallikattu Event In Tamil Nadu's Pudukottai: 10 Updates

    Two Die During Jallikattu Event In Tamil Nadu's Pudukottai: 10 Updates

    Jallikattu made a re-appearance in Tamil Nadu on Sunday, claiming the lives of two men in Pudukottai. The men, who were injured while holding on to a bucking bull, died on the way to the hospital. The traditional bull-taming festival was held in some parts of Tamil Nadu, even though locals in Madurai's Alanganallur, where Chief Minister O Panneerse...

  • Jallikattu Returns As Tamil Nadu Governor Approves Ordinance: 10 Updates

    Jallikattu Returns As Tamil Nadu Governor Approves Ordinance: 10 Updates

    After a three year long ban, Jallikattu will finally be held across Tamil Nadu today. Governor Vidyasagar Rao has approved an executive order or ordinance by the state government which will allow the bull-taming sport to be held in Tamil Nadu, Chief Minister O Panneerselvam said this evening. The chief minister is now headed to Alanganallur in Madu...

  • Over 3,000 Protest At Chennai's Marina Beach Supporting Jallikattu

    Over 3,000 Protest At Chennai's Marina Beach Supporting Jallikattu

    Over 3,000 people, mostly students and techies, are protesting at Chennai's Marina beach since last night demanding permission to host the banned bull-taming festival Jallikattu in Tamil Nadu and a ban on animal rights organisation People for Ethical Treatment of Animals or PETA.

  • Nearly 200 Detained In Tamil Nadu's Madurai Over Jallikattu Protests

    Nearly 200 Detained In Tamil Nadu's Madurai Over Jallikattu Protests

    Nearly 200 people have been detained by the police in Tamil Nadu's Madurai district for protesting the Supreme Court ban on Jallikattu and demanding that the bull taming festival be held. The protest, that lasted overnight, happened in a small town called Alanganallur.

  • Tradition Trumps Law As Tamil Nadu's Madurai Holds Jallikattu

    Tradition Trumps Law As Tamil Nadu's Madurai Holds Jallikattu

    Despite the Supreme Court's ban against Jallikattu, a bull taming sport, frenzy and excitement gripped locals at Palamedu in Tamil Nadu's Madurai district as bulls were let loose as a mark of protest. Police sources say that 40 people in Madurai have been taken into custody over the last two days of Pongal for violating the ban on Jallikattu.

  • Several Jallikattu Supporters Detained In Tamil Nadu

    Several Jallikattu Supporters Detained In Tamil Nadu

    Police today detained several people for trying to organise Jallikattu despite a ban on the sport in place. Several people were detained at Mudakathan, Alanganallur, Palamedu and Vilangudi in Madurai district, at Nallampatti in Dindigul district and Pottuchavadi inThanjavur district of Tamil Nadu.

  • Instead Of Pongal Cheer, Protests Engulf Rural Madurai Over Jallikattu Ban

    Instead Of Pongal Cheer, Protests Engulf Rural Madurai Over Jallikattu Ban

    At least seven people have been detained in rural Madurai in Tamil Nadu for organising the bull-taming festival, Jallikattu, in defiance of the Supreme Court ban.

  • Tamil Nadu Not Ready To Celebrate Pongal Without Jallikattu

    Tamil Nadu Not Ready To Celebrate Pongal Without Jallikattu

    Just 14 kilometres away from Madurai in Tamil Nadu, locals are preparing to defy the Jallikattu ban imposed by the Supreme Court. Though women do not watch Jallikattu, 30-year-old Shalini fiercely propagates it as part of Pongal festivities.

  • In Jayalalithaa's Constituency, New AIADMK Chief Sasikala Natarajan Not Welcome

    In Jayalalithaa's Constituency, New AIADMK Chief Sasikala Natarajan Not Welcome

    She was Jayalalithaa's closest aide, but many in the former Tamil Nadu chief minister's RK Nagar constituency in Chennai do not want AIADMK's new party chief Sasikala Natarajan to contest from there.

  • Madurai Granite scam: Enforcement Directorate Attaches Rs 44 Crore Assets

    Madurai Granite scam: Enforcement Directorate Attaches Rs 44 Crore Assets

    The Enforcement Directorate today issued a fresh attachment order worth Rs 44 crore in connection with its money laundering probe in the Madurai granite scam case in Tamil Nadu.

  • Madurai Man Writes Cheque For Rs 5 After Using Public Toilet

    Madurai Man Writes Cheque For Rs 5 After Using Public Toilet

    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...

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