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For bid to intimidate witnesses in court, 27 Chennai students jailed

According to police, the students were trying to help their classmate who is a cousin of two men accused in the murder last year of a brick kiln owner in Tiruvallur, about 50 km north of Chennai city.

Heavy rain over Tamil Nadu, as Northeast monsoon commences

"A cyclonic circulation lies off Karnataka coast. Heavy to very heavy rainfall at isolated places will occur over parts of Tamil Nadu, Pudducherry, Kerala, Mahe and Karnataka till October 20," IMD officials noted.


Orange alert in Tamil Nadu, Kerala as Northeast monsoon arrives

Northeast monsoon sets in: Confirming the development, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) predicted rainfall across Tamil Nadu and Puducherry, and in parts of Lakshadweep Islands, Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka and Kerala.

Chennai power disruption: Wednesday, October 16

Power will be suspended in parts of Chennai for maintenance work.

Weather forecast Highlights: South India to receive rainfall; Delhi's air quality 'hazardous'

Weather forecast Today Highlights: Follow our blog through the day for the latest news and updates on the weather in Delhi, Mumbai, Bengaluru, Chennai, Kolkata, Kochi and other parts of the country.

Chennai power disruption: Tuesday, October 15

Power will be suspended in parts of Chennai for maintenance work.


Tamil Nadu: Last minute private bus fares to cost dear amid Diwali rush

With most people opting for private aggregators over government buses, the fares have risen drastically. Most aggregators are charging over Rs 1500 as minimum fare, exclusive of taxes, for a one-way ticket.

A 'green cracker' Diwali? Tamil Nadu sellers await clear signal from Supreme Court

Union Health and Family Welfare Minister Harsh Vardhan said the new formula will reduce particulate matter (PM) pollution by 30% and reduce sulphur oxide and nirtrous oxide emissions by 20%.

Chennai, Tamil Nadu News Highlights: Modi thanks 'brothers and sisters of TN' in tweet

PM Narendra Modi, Chinese President Xi Jinping informal summit at Mahabalipuram live updates: The two leaders will meet again today at the Tango Hall in Taj Fisherman’s Cove, which will be followed by delegation-level talks.

Lalitha Jewellery robbery case: Accused Murugan surrenders at Bengaluru court

Murugan, a resident of Thiruvarur, has many cases pending against him in Bengaluru, Chennai and other parts of south India.

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TNTET Paper 1 Result 2019 declared, websites to check

TNTET Result 2019 Paper 1: The Tamil Nadu Teacher Recruitment Board (TRB) has released the results for the Teacher Eligibility Test (TET 2019). The candidates who appeared in the examinations can check the results through the official website trb.tn.nic.in.

Satellite pictures show why Chennai is facing severe water crisis

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edapaddi K Palaniswami said that groundwater levels have depleted due to drought and deficient monsoon but claimed the issue was not as big as the media claims.


Voting ends for second phase of Lok Sabha elections

Polling was held in 38 seats in Tamil Nadu, 14 seats in Karnataka, 10 in Maharashtra, eight in Uttar Pradesh, five each in Assam, Bihar and Odisha, three each in Chhattisgarh and West Bengal, two in Jammu and Kashmir and one seat each in Manipur and Puducherry.

Sketch Book: E P Unny in Tamil Nadu

Lok Sabha Elections 2019: Ahead of voting on April 18, 2019, E P Unny travels through Tamil Nadu and documents its politics through sketches.

Thousands evacuated as Cyclone Gaja wreaks havoc in Tamil Nadu, Puducherry

The severe cyclonic storm ‘Gaja’ crossed the Tamil Nadu coast between Nagapattinam and Vedaranniyam early Friday morning with wind speeds gusting up to 120 kmph


M K Stalin becomes DMK president unopposed

M K Stalin succeeded his father, M Karunanidhi, as president of the Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) on Tuesday.

Karunanidhi passes away: Rare and unseen photos from his political journey

The former Tamil Nadu chief minister was admitted to the hospital following a dip in his blood pressure last month. On July 31, the hospital had said Karunanidhi would require an extended period of hospitalisation due to “decline” in his general health, although his vital parameters have normalised.

TripAdvisor's top 10 Indian beaches for 2016

Based on votes from millions of travellers nationwide and worldwide, here's a list of the Top 10 beaches in India that made it to Trip Advisor's list of Best Indian beaches for 2016.

Happy Pongal: Colourful rangolis, bonfires and cultural programmes mark three-day harvest festival

Colourful rangolis, bonfires and cultural programmes marked the Pongal celebrations, the three-day harvest festival of the Telugu community.

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Narendra Modi in Tamil Nadu: Calls the Opposition Parties 'Confused Lot'

While interacting with booth level workers in Tamil Nadu, PM Narendra Modi attacked the Opposition, calling them a confused lot as they make opportunist alliances with parties.

28-year-old arrested for shouting “fascist BJP government”

Lois Sofia, on her way home from Canada, was with her parents who joined her at Chennai for the IndiGo flight to Tuticorin. The incident took place after the flight landed at the Tuticorin airport.


DMK supporters react to Karunanidhi's death

The mood outside Kauvery hospital after news broke of the death of Kalaignar Karunanidhi.

Muthuvel Karunanidhi: Looking back at his life in active politics for over seven decades

Muthuvel Karunanidhi, the man fondly called Kalaignar - the artist, breathes his last. A look back at his illustrious life and all that he achieved in over seven decades of being an active politician.

VK Sasikala's nephew TTV Dinakaran launches a political party

http://content.jwplatform.com/videos/NzDZ6UqN-q4sXWpWq.mp4 With thousands of his supporters cheering on, VN Sasikala’s nephew TTV Dinakaran launched his political party in Madurai on Thursday. It is named AMMK – Amma Makkal Munnetra Kazhagam – after former chief minister J Jayalalithaa.

Two Warring AIADMK Factions Finally 'United', Panneerselvam To Be Deputy CM

After several failed attempts, the much-awaited merger of the two warring factions of the All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) was announced on Monday afternoon. The union wasn’t without the drama that has characterized events of the past several months. At the last minute, former chief minister O. Panneerselvam and chief minister Edappadi K. […]


MK Stalin Sits On Hunger Strike Against Trust Vote

Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) began its day-long hunger strike at all its district offices across Tamil Nadu on Wednesday to protest against the eviction of its MLAs from the Assembly and demand a fresh trust vote. Chief Minister Edappadi Palaniswami won the trust vote against O Pannerselvam on February 18 after Speaker P Dhanapal evicted the […]

To Push Indian Brands, Tamil Nadu Trader Organisations To Stop Selling Coca Cola, Pepsi From March 1

Seeking to push Indian brands, a section of Tamil Nadu trader organisations has reportedly asked their members to stop selling popular soft drinks and mineral water made by multinational companies from March 1 including Coca Cola and Pepsi products. According to reports, the traders organization was of the opinion that the trade associations will spend […]

Students in Coimbatore display self-made drones

Coimbatore, Feb 28 (ANI): The students from standard third to eight participated in an International Robotics Festival organised by robotic academy IroboChakra in Tamil Nadu’s Coimbatore city. They were trained into making simple robots and drones after which they created their own functional robots and displayed the same before the people. The participants made drones, Robo Arms, Power saw, Truck robo, Humanoid among others. The students also explained their creations. The winners of the competition will compete at the international level in May 2016 in the United States. robotic academy.

Last rites of Siachen bravehearts underway in native towns

Mysore(Karnataka)/ Vellore(Tamil Nadu), Feb 16 (ANI): The last rites of Sepoy Mahesha PN, who was buried under the February 3 Siachen avalanche, will be held today at his native town Mysore in Karnataka. A sharp-shooter, Mahesha of the 19th Battalion of Madras Regiment served for 11 years in the Indian army. Last rites of another braveheart from the same battalion, Havildar Elumalai M, a Non commissioned Officer (NCO) of the same battalion are to be held today at Vellore in Tamil Nadu. The bodies of nine fallen soldiers of Madras regiment, who were buried alive under the glacier, were earlier flown to the national capital on Monday.