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Kamal Haasan supports Venkatesan of Marxist Communist Party for Madurai, praises MK Stalin for his work

Madurai (Tamil Nadu) | April 13, 2024 12:28:15 AM IST
Ahead of the upcoming Lok Sabha elections, Madurai East Constituency President Padma Shri Kamal Haasan addressed the election campaign meeting in Anaiyur and lobbied for Venkatesan, contesting from Madurai. The former actor also hailed Tamil Nadu CM MK St... read..
 

LS polls: Cash distributed during Congress candidate Manickam's campaign in Madurai

Madurai (Tamil Nadu) | April 11, 2024 6:57:21 AM IST
Currency notes were distributed during an election campaign for the Congress's Virudhnagar candidate for the Lok Sabha elections, Manickam Tagore, an official said.... read..
 

TN: Five including four of family, killed in road accident in Madurai district

Madurai (Tamil Nadu) | April 10, 2024 3:27:24 PM IST
Five people, including four of a family, were killed after a speeding SUV hit a moped and flipped over on the Virudhunagar-Madurai highway early on Wednesday, police said.... read..
 

"Did nothing for Tamilians in 10 years, now coming to seek votes": Chief Minister MK Stalin attacks PM Modi

Madurai (Tamil Nadu) | April 10, 2024 12:28:31 AM IST
Tamil Nadu Chief Minister MK Stalin on Tuesday said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi did nothing for the DMK-ruled state in the last ten years and is now visiting the state to seek votes ahead of the Lok Sabha elections.... read..
 

Congress' manifesto will take India backwards: Rajnath Singh

Madurai (Tamil Nadu) | April 9, 2024 11:28:19 AM IST
Defence Minister Rajnath Singh tore into Congress, saying that while the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) led National Democratic Alliance (NDA) wants the country to be a developed nation by 2047, its principal opposition party's manifesto seems to take India... read..
 

"BJP is not an anti-minority party," says former Tamil Nadu CM O Panneerselvam

Madurai (Tamil Nadu) | April 8, 2024 2:58:38 PM IST
Tamil Nadu former Chief Minister and ousted AIADMK leader O Panneerselvam who is contesting as an independent candidate from Ramanathapuram with the backing of the BJP has said that under Prime Minister Narendra Modi regime, minorities were not persecuted... read..
 

"Half the leaders are on bail and Kejriwal is in jail": JP Nadda attacks INDIA bloc

Madurai (Tamil Nadu) | April 7, 2024 6:27:54 PM IST
Bharatiya Janata Party National President JP Nadda on Sunday said that Congress and DMK are two sides of the same coin and both are families and corrupt parties.... read..
 

Tamil Nadu Minister Palanivel Thiagarajan campaigns for CPI(M)'s S Venkatesan

Madurai (Tamil Nadu) | April 3, 2024 4:59:30 PM IST
Tamil Nadu Minister Palanivel Thiagarajan campaigned in support of Communist Party of India (Marxist) candidate S Venkatesan in Madurai on Wednesday.... read..
 

TN: BJP candidate from Virudhunagar campaigns in Tirumangalam, seeks alliance with people

Madurai (Tamil Nadu) | April 3, 2024 10:58:59 AM IST
Actor-turned-politician and BJP candidate from Virudhunagar Lok Sabha constituency, Radhika Sarathkumar, said she was going into the electins in the hope of an alliance with the people, adding that the need of the hour was for a strong government that cou... read..
 

"Centre appointed a cruel governor to harass us": Tamil Nadu Minister PT Rajan

Madurai (Tamil Nadu) | April 2, 2024 5:57:11 PM IST
Tamil Nadu Minister for Information Technology and Digital Services Palanivel Thiaga Rajan (PTR) alleged that the central government appointed a 'cruel governor' to harass the people of the state.... read..
 

AIADMK's Sellur Raju backs PM's statement on Katchatheevu island

Madurai (Tamil Nadu) | April 2, 2024 3:57:47 AM IST
Hours after Prime Minister Narendra Modi slammed the Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) over the Katchatheevu island issue, AIADMK leader Sellur K Raju backed the PM's statement, calling it "true."... read..
 

AIADMK's Sellur K Raju accuses DMK of extortion from business establishments in Madurai

Madurai (Tamil Nadu) | April 2, 2024 8:57:42 PM IST
Former AIADMK minister and Madurai West MLA Sellur K Raju on Tuesday came down heavily on the ruling DMK, accusing it of extortion from business establishments.... read..
 

Dravidian model of governance empowered women, says DMK's Dindigul Leoni

Madurai (Tamil Nadu) | April 1, 2024 11:28:09 PM IST
DMK leader Dindigul Leoni on Monday said that the DMK government has played a significant role in empowering women, allowing them to flourish in various fields.... read..
 

Tamil Nadu: BJP candidate from Virudhunagar kicks off Lok Sabha poll campaign

Madurai (Tamil Nadu) | March 30, 2024 6:56:47 AM IST
Actor-turned-politician and BJP candidate from Virudhunagar Lok Sabha constituency, Radhika Sarathkumar, kicked off her election campaign at Thirunagar, Madurai.... read..
 

AIADMK's Edappadi K. Palaniswami opens election office in Madurai for upcoming LS polls

Madurai (Tamil Nadu) | March 29, 2024 6:58:25 PM IST
All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) general secretary Edappadi K. Palaniswami opened a new election office in Madurai on Friday.... read..
 

Thousands take part in Madurai's Subramania Swamy Temple car festival amid heavy security arrangements

Madurai (Tamil Nadu) | March 29, 2024 4:57:29 PM IST
Thousands of devotees thronged the Tiruparangunram Sri Subramania Swamy Temple in Madurai on Friday to witness the grand car festival, also known as the 'Rath Yatra'.... read..
 

"I agree that DMK is a family party, as...": Udhayanidhi responds to BJP's 'nepotism' barb

Madurai (Tamil Nadu) | March 24, 2024 11:56:58 AM IST
Hitting back at the BJP, which has been taking frequent potshots at his party over 'nepotism', ruling DMK leader and minister Udhayanidhi Stalin said he does belong to a family-run party as all of Tamil Nadu is Karunanidhi's (late party stalwart and his g... read..
 

Tamil Nadu: Chithirai festival to begin on April 19

Madurai (Tamil Nadu) | March 21, 2024 4:26:49 PM IST
The annual Chithirai Festival in Madurai's Alagar kovil is set to commence on April 19, according to the temple administration.... read..
 

FIR against Union Minister Shobha Karandlaje for remarks linking Tamil Nadu with Rameshwaram cafe blast

Madurai (Tamil Nadu) | March 20, 2024 6:57:15 PM IST
An FIR has been filed against Union Minister of State Shobha Karandlaje by Madurai City Cyber Crime Police on Wednesday for her remarks, wherein she claimed that 'the suspect involved in the March 1 blast at the Rameshwaram Cafe in Bengaluru was from Tami... read..
 

TN: Former convict in Rajiv Gandhi Assassination case opens publication house, bookshop

Madurai (Tamil Nadu) | March 16, 2024 11:57:00 AM IST
Ravichandran, a former convict in the assassination case of former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi, has embarked on a new chapter in his life after spending 32 years in prison and being released prematurely.... read..
 

TN: Chithirai Festival of Madurai's Meenakshi Amman Temple to commence on April 12

Madurai (Tamil Nadu) | March 14, 2024 6:56:57 AM IST
The 12-day annual Chithirai Festival at Sri Meenakshi Amman Temple in Tamil Nadu's Madurai will commence on April 12 with the hoisting of the holy flag, the temple administration announced on Wednesday.... read..
 

Madurai Meenakshi Amman Temple's Chithirai Festival to begin on April 12

Madurai (Tamil Nadu) | March 14, 2024 9:56:34 AM IST
Madurai Meenakshi Amman Temple's Chithirai Festival will begin on April 12, said the temple administration.... read..
 

Provide parking to reach Palani temple girivalam path: Madras HC

Madurai (Tamil Nadu) | March 13, 2024 12:27:08 PM IST
The Madurai bench of Madras High Court has directed Palani Municipality, police officials and Dhandayuthapani Swamy Temple management to make the necessary arrangements for parking vehicles, enabling devotees to reach the girivalam path of the temple in ... read..
 

Tamil Nadu: Fire breaks out in forest of Madurai's Madakkulam

Madurai (Tamil Nadu) | March 10, 2024 10:25:46 AM IST
A Forest fire broke out in the Madakkulam area of Madurai in Tamil Nadu, an official said.... read..
 

Tamil Nadu: Fire breaks out at Madakkulam Sri Kabaleeswari Amman Temple hill in Madurai

Madurai (Tamil Nadu) | March 9, 2024 11:26:34 PM IST
A massive fire broke out on Saturday at Madakkulam Sri Kabaleeswari Amman Temple Hill in Tamil Nadu's Madurai.... read..
 

Tirumangalam's residents, Traders Association to boycott Lok Sabha Elections, demand removal of Kappalur Toll Plaza

Madurai (Tamil Nadu) | March 7, 2024 11:26:13 AM IST
Residents of Tirumangalam Municipality in Madurai, Traders Association and motorists will boycott the upcoming Lok Sabha Elections over Kappalur Toll Plaza.... read..
 

TN: 36 kg of methamphetamine seized at Madurai Railway Junction

Madurai (Tamil Nadu) | March 1, 2024 9:57:01 PM IST
Directorate of Revenue Intelligence sleuths have seized 30 kg of narcotic drug, methamphetamines, worth over Rs 90 crore from a man who arrived at Madurai Railway Junction on Friday, an official said.... read..
 

PM Modi launches CII-TVS Mobility Centre of Excellence in Madurai

Madurai (Tamil Nadu) | February 29, 2024 12:25:29 AM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi has launched the Confederation of Indian Industry's Centre of Excellence on Employment and Livelihood in Madurai.... read..
 

Tamil Nadu: PM Modi offers prayers at Meenakshi Amman Temple in Madurai

Madurai (Tamil Nadu) | February 27, 2024 11:55:39 PM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi offered prayers at Meenakshi Amman Temple in Madurai on Tuesday.... read..
 

"Automobile industry speeds up country's economy and progress": PM Modi tells MSME entrepreneurs in Madurai

Madurai (Tamil Nadu) | February 27, 2024 9:55:31 PM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday participated in a programme titled 'Creating the Future - Digital Mobility for Automotive MSME Entrepreneurs' in Tamil Nadu's Madurai, and addressed thousands of Micro, Small and Medium enterprises (MSMEs) entrepren... read..
 

Tamil Nadu: Drone flying banned over Madurai district for 2 days ahead of PM Modi's visit tomorrow

Madurai (Tamil Nadu) | February 26, 2024 10:25:13 PM IST
Madurai district administration has banned the flying of drones above the city and district limits for two days from February 27-28, an official statement said on Tuesday.... read..
 

Madras HC directs Ramanathapuram Collector to allow fiberglass-reinforced plastic-motorized boats

Madurai (Tamil Nadu) | February 22, 2024 10:54:47 AM IST
The Madurai bench of the Madras High Court directed the Ramanathapuram Collector to consider a petition filed by a fisherman from Rameswaram seeking permission to allow fibreglass-reinforced plastic-motorized boats to travel for the Katchatheevu St. Antho... read..
 

Tamil Nadu: BJP leader killed in Madurai, says police

Madurai (Tamil Nadu) | February 15, 2024 1:25:04 PM IST
A Bharatiya Janata Party OBC leader was allegedly killed by unknown men in broad daylight here near the Vandiyur toll gate in Tamil Nadu''s Madurai district, police said.... read..
 

Our vote share won't be affected by actor Vijay's entry into politics: AIADMK's Sellur K Raju

Madurai (Tamil Nadu) | February 4, 2024 12:53:02 PM IST
Former Tamil Nadu Minister and All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) leader Sellur K Raju said that his party's vote share will not be affected by actor Vijay's entry into state politics.... read..
 

Tamil Nadu: DMK functionary murdered by kin over family feud in Madurai

Madurai (Tamil Nadu) | January 29, 2024 2:53:50 PM IST
A functionary of the ruling DMK was hacked to death by his kin at his residence over an alleged family feud at MK Puram near Jaihindpuram in the Madurai district of Tamil Nadu, police said.... read..
 

Ilayaraja's son arrives at Madurai to attend his sister's funeral

Madurai (Tamil Nadu) | January 27, 2024 11:22:11 AM IST
Veteran composer Ilaiyaraaja's daughter, Bhavatharini, died of cancer on January 25.... read..
 

Tamil Nadu: Newly constructed Kalaignar Centenary Jallikattu Arena hosts its first competition

Madurai (Tamil Nadu) | January 24, 2024 8:23:55 PM IST
The newly constructed Kalaignar Centenary Jallikattu Arena hosted its first Jallikattu competition in Keelakarai, near Alanganallur in Madurai district, on Wednesday.... read..
 

Tamil Nadu CM MK Stalin flags off the Jallikattu event in Madurai

Madurai (Tamil Nadu) | January 24, 2024 2:24:36 PM IST
Tamil Nadu Chief Minister MK Stalin flagged off the Jallikattu event at the newly constructed Kalaignar Centenary Jallikattu Arena in Keelakarai, near Alanganallur in Madurai district.... read..
 

Tamil Nadu CM Stalin set to inaugurate Jallikattu arena in Keelakarai on January 24

Madurai (Tamil Nadu) | January 18, 2024 8:52:49 PM IST
Tamil Nadu Chief Minister MK Stalin is set to inaugurate Jallikattu arena in Keelakarai, Madurai district, on January 24.... read..
 

Tamil Nadu minister Udhayanidhi Stalin flags off Jallikattu in Madurai

Madurai (Tamil Nadu) | January 17, 2024 10:24:37 AM IST
Tamil Nadu Sports Minister Udhayanidhi Stalin flagged off the bull-taming sport Jallikattu in Madurai on Wednesday.... read..
 

Bull-taming sport 'Jallikattu' commences in Tamil Nadu's Madurai

Madurai (Tamil Nadu) | January 15, 2024 4:53:26 PM IST
The Tamil annual festival, Pongal has more vigour in districts like Madurai, Pudukottai, Tiruchirapalli and Tanjavur for it hosts the famous and ancient sports festival - Jallikattu. The bullfight that is similar to the Spanish bullfights traces its histo... read..
 

Tamil Nadu CM Stalin to inaugurate newly-built Madurai Jallikattu stadium on January 23

Madurai (Tamil Nadu) | January 14, 2024 9:53:50 PM IST
The newly-built Madurai Jallikattu stadium is all set to be inaugurated by Tamil Nadu Chief Minister MK Stalin on January 23.... read..
 

Tamil Nadu: Sugarcane harvest for Pongal commences in Madurai

Madurai (Tamil Nadu) | January 12, 2024 11:52:15 AM IST
Ahead of the Pongal festival which is set to begin on January 15, farmers in Madurai have begun sugarcane harvest.... read..
 

TN: Over 12,000 bulls, 4,500 bull tamers enlisted for Jallikattu competitions in Madurai

Madurai (Tamil Nadu) | January 12, 2024 5:51:15 AM IST
Ahead of the upcoming Jallikattu competitions that are going to be held in Madurai, close to the local harvest festival Pongal, a consultative meeting on the scheduled bull-taming events was held at the Madurai District Collectorate under the leadership o... read..
 

Tamil Nadu: People celebrate Margazhi Ashtami Chariot Festival at Meenakshi Amman temple in Madurai

Madurai (Tamil Nadu) | January 4, 2024 12:51:08 PM IST
Large number of people flocked to the street in Madurai to take part in the Margazhi Ashtami Chariot Festival celebrated at Meenakshi Amman Temple in Madurai on Thursday.... read..
 

Tamil Nadu: Madurai's jaggery production in full swing ahead of Pongal

Madurai (Tamil Nadu) | January 3, 2024 4:21:36 PM IST
As the vibrant city of Madurai gears up for the upcoming Pongal festival, the air is filled with the sweet aroma of jaggery production.... read..
 

Madurai: Man sentenced to 10 years in jail for acid attack on college girls

Madurai (Tamil Nadu) | December 29, 2023 9:50:31 AM IST
The Madurai Mahila Court has sentenced a man who threw acid on college girls to 10 years of rigorous imprisonment.... read..
 

Tamil Nadu: Fire breaks out at commercial complex in Madurai, people evacuated through emergency exits

Madurai (Tamil Nadu) | December 24, 2023 6:20:40 AM IST
A fire broke out at a commercial complex in Madurai's Tallakulam in the late hours of Saturday.... read..
 

Tamil Nadu Rains: Pregnant woman rescued by IAF, delivers baby in Madurai

Madurai (Tamil Nadu) | December 21, 2023 12:50:15 PM IST
A pregnant woman named Anushiya Mayil who was airlifted by the Indian Air Force rescue team, delivered a baby at the Government Rajaji Hospital on Wednesday morning.... read..
 

IAF deploys Dhruv helicopters for rescue operations in rain-ravaged Southern Tamil Nadu

Madurai (Tamil Nadu) | December 19, 2023 6:50:56 PM IST
In response to the floods in the southern districts of Tamil Nadu, the Indian Air Force has deployed Medium Lift Helicopters (MLH) and Advanced Light Helicopters (ALH) Dhruv for HADR (Humanitarian Assistance and Disaster Relief) efforts.... read..
 

Madras HC halts drinking water borewell project along Kollidam River

Madurai (Tamil Nadu) | December 13, 2023 12:49:33 PM IST
The Madurai bench of the Madras High Court ordered an interim injunction on the new drinking water borewell project along the Kollidam river bed at Anbil village in Trichy district.... read..
 
 
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