Tamil Nadu: MDMK leader Vaiko faints while participating in Kadhiramangalam protest
Several political leaders landed in the Tamil Nadu village of Kadhiramangalam after a clash over a leaking ONGC pipeline saw the police lathicharge villagers. Delivering a speech in the village, MDMK leader Vaiko momentarily fell unconscious. Leaders of various political parties on Monday reached Kadhiramangalam to protest the lathicharge... Read more
Tamil Nadu teenager gang-raped in bus, 3 men held
A 15-year-old girl was gang-raped inside a bus in Salem, Tamil Nadu on Monday. Two bus drivers and one conductor have been detained by the police in the matter. Three men were arrested in Tamil Nadu on Tuesday for allegedly gangraping a 15-year-old girl in a bus in Salem... Read more
Tamil Nadu: Resolutions to be passed to denotify National, State, District highways into Municipal, Corporation roads
Tamil Nadu has decided to denotify National, State and District highways into municipality and corporation-maintained roads. While the government has cited cost-cutting as the reason for its decision, sources claim this is a move to save as many as 1,500 government-run liquor shops located on highways. The Tamil Nadu... Read more
Tamil Nadu CM Palaniswami to meet farmers protesting in New Delhi today: Sources
For the first time, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi Palaniswami will meet farmers protesting in New Delhi today, official sources said. It’s learned he will advise the farmers to call off their protest. For the first time, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi Palaniswami today met farmers from his state... Read more
Tamil Nadu: Jilted lover crushes girl to death using stone, surrenders after murder
The man was unhappy with the girl making new friends on Facebook and avoiding him for the past few months. A girl was crushed to death by her lover using a stone at Poompuhar in Nagapattinam district on April 21. The accused Madhanraj, a fisherman from Naagai district, surrendered... Read more
Tamil Nadu: More suicides to follow if conditions don’t improve, say protesting farmers
The farmers have been protesting in Trichy to show their support to the farmers who have been protesting in Delhi for the last 31 days. While for the last 31 days farmers from Tamil Nadu have been protesting at Jantar Mantar in Delhi, their fellow farmers in the state... Read more
German national rape case: Tamil Nadu Police releases sketch
After three suspects have been detained for questioning, 4 special teams have been formed to find the assailants, stated Kanchipuram SP Santosh. The Kanchipuram police have released a sketch of one the assailants who had sexually assaulted a German tourist at Patipulam. On Sunday evening, a German national filed... Read more
The DMK Deputy chief said the Centre didn’t appear to be bothered by the farmers’ protest, and blamed the Tamil Nadu government for their plight. India Today Read more
Tamil Nadu: Toddler kidnapped by bike-borne man in Trichy
The children playing with Sai panicked and alerted his grandparents, who immediately informed the police. A minor boy was allegedly kidnapped by a bike-borne man when he was playing in front of his grandparent’s house in Manaparai, Trichy on Sunday morning. The child Sai Dharshan was staying with his... Read more
Tamil Nadu: Amid peace talks, Sri Lanka arrests 10 fishermen
Ten fishermen were arrested by Sri Lankan Navy and their trawler was also taken into custody near the disputed territory of Katchatheevu islands. It is just a week back that the fishermen community in Rameshwaram ended their weeklong strike for the killing of 23 year old Indian fishermen, Bridjo,... Read more