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Actor Vijay’s fans slam comments by head of Madurai monastery, paste posters

June 09, 2022 7:30 pm

Last Sunday, during a meeting organised by the Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP), Aadhenam pontiff Desiga Paramacharya had said that people should stop watching Vijay’s films as he had allegedly insulted lord Ganesh in a movie.

Dean of Madurai Medical College removed after students take Sanskrit Charak oath

May 03, 2022 9:52 am

As visuals of students taking the Sanskrit oath were widely publicised, the state government ordered the removal of Dean A Rathinavel, saying he was being placed on a waiting list for future posting.

Tamil Nadu: Madurai decks up for Chithirai Thiruvizha festival

April 11, 2022 9:40 pm

The main event, Sree Meenakshi Sundareswarar Thirukalyanam (celestial wedding), will take place on April 14 and Sri Kallazhagar Vaigai Aatril Ezhuntharulal (Kallazhagar’s procession) will be organised on April 16.

A lesson from Madurai about the true heart of Hinduism

April 02, 2022 8:48 am

Menaka Guruswamy writes: It lies in the easy confidence of the many ways of faith within

Sexual assault of minor girl in Madurai: 8 people arrested

March 07, 2022 4:39 pm

The 17-year-old girl, who had consumed rat poison and was undergoing treatment at the Government Rajaji Hospital, died on March 6 due to multiple organ failure.

Cop killed in Madurai as 110-year-old building collapses

December 22, 2021 2:28 pm

Another constable, who was standing nearby, suffered grievous injuries and is currently undergoing treatment. Chief Minister M K Stalin has announced a solatium of Rs 25 lakh to the family of the deceased.

The Kalyanapuram S. Aravind Interview: 'We have to see the raga as a living entity in a physical form in front of our musical eyes'

December 05, 2021 10:25 am

Starting off at four, Kalyanapuram S. Aravind first trained under Seshagopalan’s wife Sudha followed by S Kasthuri Rangan and then again under the master himself, which he still continues. And it was only in 2014, at the age of 23, that he made his debut in the Margazhi season.

Madurai BJP issues appeal to display PM Modi's photo in all govt offices

November 30, 2021 5:08 pm

Madurai BJP President P Saravanan said, "Modiji’s photos are never displayed at events on implementation of central government schemes. This can send out the wrong message that everything is being done by the state government."

Madurai Corporation staff shunted for orders to civic officials over Mohan Bhagwat’s visit

July 22, 2021 11:00 am

In the circular dated July 10, AC Shanmugam directed the civic officials to carry out road repair works and fix street lights on the route which the RSS leader would travel. He added that the zonal officers should ensure that no road renovation is carried out during his visit

Chennai cops launch awareness videos after cyber offences rise in city

July 21, 2021 3:56 pm

The cybercrime department, through the videos, urged the public to think before initiating any transaction.


South India celebrates Pongal with great fervour

January 14, 2016 12:48 pm

Madurai, Chennai, Jan 14 (ANI): Tamil Nadu celebrated the harvest festival of Pongal with great zeal and fervor on Thursday. People worshipped local Gods and offered sugarcane and observed fast among other forms of celebrations like cooking mush, porridge, curd rice, poli, payasam etc. Educational institutions in the state held special programmes on the occasion. Dressed in traditional wear, college students in Madurai city prepared beautiful patterns with powdered colours, apart from cooking porridge and other delicacies on the festival. Meanwhile, sugarcane markets remained abuzz in capital Chennai city as people thronged the markets to buy the festival essential.