Samples collected from the deceased and the two injured are also being analysed, and have been sent to WHAT forensic laboratory in Chennai.
Official sources said they failed to estimate the actual number of pilgrims in advance and things went beyond control when the rituals started at around 5 am.
Condoling the death of a bus driver, Kamaraj, she announced a solatium of Rs 1 lakh to his family and Rs 25,000 each to the three injured persons from the Chief Minister’s Public Relief Fund.
The injured have been admitted to hospitals, police said.
Referring to the latest instance of arrest of nine Indian fishermen from Pudukottai district on Saturday, Jayalalithaa sought Modi’s personal intervention for their release.
The decision to clamp presidential rule on Tamil Nadu was taken by the Union cabinet on the basis of the governor’s report and what the presidential proclamation described as “other information” reaching the Rashtrapati Bhavan.
Opposition leaders issued their usual Facebook statements and accusations against each other with an eye on the Assembly elections.
Vasuki Subramanian, head of the Kallakurichi-based naturopahty and yoga college, surrendered before a court here and was remanded to judicial custody, police said.
Suicides in Tamil Nadu college draw attention to regulatory failure in health education
Full text of the three Tamil Nadu students – V Priyanka, E Saranya, and T Monisha who committed suicide on Saturday evening.
Suicides: Villupuram range DIG Anisa Husain said a team headed by the district SP had started a probe.
Profiles of the three teenagers who jumped into a 50-foot well in a farm opposite their college gate in Villupuram, Tamil Nadu
The bodies of the three were found in a well near the college.
Three girl students of SVS Yoga Medical College at Kallakurichi near Villupuram in Tamil Nadu committed suicide on Saturday evening accusing the administration of charging excess fees and “torture”.
The arrests were made near Neduntheevu area.