Virudhunagar/UNI: A fire destroyed the scaffolding erected around the Raja Gopuram (Temple Tower) of Sri Badrakaliamman Temple at Sivakasi here late on Sunday.
New Delhi/IBNS: A week after the Supreme Court ordered the release of six people who were convicted in the assassination of former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi in 1991, the Centre Thursday requested the court to review its decision.
Vellore (Tamil Nadu): The six remaining life-term convicts of the 1991 Rajiv Gandhi assassination case, Nalini Sriharan, her husband Murugan, Santhan, Robert Payas, RP Ravichandran and Jayakumar were formally released from Tamil Nadu jails on Saturday evening after spending 31 years in prison, media reports said.
Chennai/IBNS: Seven senior medical students of the Christian Medical College in Tamil Nadu's Vellore have been suspended after an unverified video surfaced on social media suggesting ragging involving sexual harassment.
New Delhi/IBNS: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh and Telangana on Nov 11 and 12.
Rashtriya Swayamsewak Sangh (RSS) Saturday said it would not hold road marches across Tamil Nadu a day after Madras High Court permitted them only in confounded locations, media reports said.
On October 23, one person, identified as Jameza Mubin, died in an early morning explosion in a gas cylinder-laden Maruti 800 near the Kottai Eswaran Temple in Tamil Nadu's Coimbatore District.
Ramanathapuram/UNI: A fisherman belonging to Mayiladuthurai district in Tamil Nadu sustained critical injuries, when an Indian Naval patrol team reportedly fired on a mechanised fishing boat in the Gulf of Mannar late Thursday night.
Tamil Nadu Chief Minister MK Stalin has written to his New Delhi counterpart, Arvind Kejriwal, urging him not to impose a blanket ban on the sale of firecrackers that fall within the permissible norms, media reports said.
Senior DMK leader and former Union minister A Raja has sparked a controversy after he reportedly said that Shudras, the lowest caste in the varna system, are children of prostitutes and they will remain so as long as they practice Hinduism.
New Delhi/IBNS: India's ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)'s slammed the opposition Congress after its top leader and MP Rahul Gandhi's conversation with a controversial pastor in Tamil Nadu's Puliyoorkurichy on Jesus Christ in the middle of the party's ambitious 'Bharat Jodo Yatra' went viral on social media.
Nagapattinam (Tamil Nadu)/UNI: The Sri Lankan Navy on Monday arrested 10 Indian fishermen and confiscated their mechanized fishing trawler on charges of violating the International Maritime Boundary Line (IMBL) and indulging in unlawful poaching in their territorial waters.
Chennai/IBNS: The Madras High Court Wednesday ruled former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister E Palaniswami's appointment as the AIADMK general secretary is invalid, media reports said.
New Delhi/IBNS: Tamil Nadu's ruling DMK has filed a petition in the Supreme Court in the ongoing case about "freebies", stating that the scope of the term is very wide and "there are a lot of aspects which need to be considered".
Chennai: Five BJP workers have been arrested after a slipper was hurled at Tamil Nadu Finance Minister Palanivel Thiaga Rajan's car in Madurai. The minister was in Madurai to pay respects to Rifleman D Lakshmanan who laid down his life while fighting terrorists in the Rajouri district of Jammu and Kashmir.