Monday, June 27, 2022

Madurai: Three people arrested with Ambergris worth Rs 10 cr

Madurai (Tamil Nadu) | June 25, 2022 12:56:39 AM IST
Three persons were arrested in Madurai on Friday with Ambergris (whale vomit) worth Rs 10 crore.... read..

Madurai: Fire breaks out at temple festival, shops, vehicles gutted

Madurai (Tamil Nadu) | June 9, 2022 1:25:18 PM IST
A fire broke out in Tamil Nadu's Madurai on Wednesday during the annual Santhana Mariamman temple festival.... read..

Engineer couple works together on redevelopment project of Madurai, Rameshwaram railway stations

Madurai (Tamil Nadu) | May 31, 2022 9:55:37 PM IST
An engineer couple, working with Southern Railway Zone, are heading the redevelopment project of their respective stations in Madurai and Rameshwaram whose foundation stone was laid by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on May 26 this year in Chennai.... read..

Tamil Nadu: Medical college students replace Hippocratic oath by Charak Shapath, notice issued

Madurai (Tamil Nadu) | May 1, 2022 4:24:59 PM IST
The Directorate of Medical Education of the Tamil Nadu government issued a notice to the Madurai Medical College and sought an explanation against the first-year students taking the Charak oath instead of the Hippocratic oath in the reception celebration.... read..

Madurai: Man arrested for sexually harassing 3 girls

Madurai (Tamil Nadu) | April 21, 2022 11:22:32 PM IST
Madurai police on Thursday arrested a man for sexually harassing three girls, including an 8-year-old minor girl.... read..

Madurai court releases 23 accused in 2017 train blockade case

Madurai (Tamil Nadu) | April 19, 2022 9:23:28 PM IST
Madurai District Court on Tuesday ordered the release of 23 people arrested in connection with a train blockade in 2017 demanding Jallikattu.... read..

Two died due to suffocation as huge crowd throng Chithirai festival celebrations in Madurai

Madurai (Tamil Nadu) | April 16, 2022 2:24:26 PM IST
Two people died as a huge crowd thronged Chithirai festival celebrations in Tamil Nadu's Madurai on Saturday.... read..

Devotees throng Meenakshi Temple on 'annual chariot festival' in Madurai

Madurai (Tamil Nadu) | April 15, 2022 10:23:33 AM IST
After the COVID-19 pandemic-inducted restriction eased, the annual chariot festival has once again pulled up a huge crowd in the Madurai Meenakshi Amman Temple this year.... read..

TN: Annual 'Chithirai' festival commences at Meenakshi Temple

Madurai (Tamil Nadu) | April 6, 2022 8:52:20 AM IST
As per the customs of the annual 'Chithirai' festival that commenced at Meenakshi Temple in Madurai, a 24-year old female elephant has been kept in a separate hall on East Audi Road of Madurai, an official told.... read..

3 Tamil Nadu Thowheed Jamath workers booked for making death threats to K'taka HC judges over hijab verdict

Madurai (Tamil Nadu) | March 19, 2022 4:53:13 PM IST
Three Tamil Nadu Thowheed Jamath (TNTJ) functionaries have been booked for allegedly making derogatory remarks against Karnataka high court's verdict on the hijab row, police said.... read..

Madurai exemplifies communal harmony as Muslim tailors make costumes for Kallazhagar festival

Madurai (Tamil Nadu) | March 18, 2022 5:52:37 PM IST
Ahead of the Chithirai festival, Muslim tailors in Madurai are busy stitching the costumes of devotees for the procession of Lord Kallazhagar.... read..

Tamil Nadu: Two arrested in Madurai for selling lottery tickets

Madurai (Tamil Nadu) | March 16, 2022 5:22:34 PM IST
Two persons were arrested in Madurai for selling lottery tickets, said Tamil Nadu Police on Wednesday.... read..

Personal use of mobile phone by Govt staff not be allowed during office hours: Madras HC to TN govt

Madurai (Tamil Nadu) | March 15, 2022 3:22:37 PM IST
The Madurai Bench of the Madras High Court on Tuesday ordered that the government employees should not be allowed to use mobile phones for personal use during office hours.... read..

Tamil Nadu: 3 held for robbing Madurai jeweller of Rs 2.5 crore

Madurai (Tamil Nadu) | March 15, 2022 10:22:27 AM IST
The Madurai police arrested three persons for allegedly abducting a jewellery store owner and robbing him of Rs 2.5 crore on Sunday night when he was on his way to Kanyakumari to buy valuable assets.... read..

TN: Chithirai festival to begin on April 5 at Madurai's Meenakshi Temple

Madurai (Tamil Nadu) | March 11, 2022 7:22:17 PM IST
The Madurai Meenakshi Amman temple administration on Friday announced that the world-famous Chithrai Festival will begin on April 5 with temple flag hoisting.... read..

Government officials in TN's Madurai to walk, use public buses on Wednesdays in bid to curb pollution

Madurai (Tamil Nadu) | March 5, 2022 8:22:17 AM IST
In a bid to control air pollution in Madurai, all government officials and officers under the Madurai district administration have been advised to abstain from using personal motor vehicles on Wednesdays and to come to work using either public transport, ... read..

Madras HC grants conditional bail to ex-TN Minister Jayakumar in assault case

Madurai (Tamil Nadu) | March 3, 2022 2:21:37 PM IST
The Madras High Court granted conditional bail to former Tamil Nadu Minister D Jayakumar in a case related to assault and disrobing a man during the Tamil Nadu civic polls held in February.... read..

HC directs Tamil Nadu govt to form special teams to identify govt teachers taking private tuitions

Madurai (Tamil Nadu) | March 2, 2022 7:21:51 AM IST
Madurai Bench of the Madras High Court on Tuesday directed the state education department to form special teams to identify the government school teachers involved in private tuition or running private businesses.... read..

Ukraine crisis: Parents submit petition in Madurai district office

Madurai (Tamil Nadu) | February 28, 2022 5:22:11 PM IST
Parents of students from Madurai, who are studying in Ukraine, submitted a petition to the officials of the District Administration and urged them to initiate steps to rescue their children stranded in the country.... read..

TN urban local body polls: Youngest woman candidate in Madurai Corporation poll wins

Madurai (Tamil Nadu) | February 23, 2022 10:21:21 AM IST
A 26-year-old woman, who was the youngest candidate in the fray in the Madurai Municipal Corporation (MMC), emerged victorious in the recently concluded Tamil Nadu urban local body elections.... read..

Repolling for Tamil Nadu urban local body polls underway in five wards of Madurai's Thirumangalam

Madurai (Tamil Nadu) | February 21, 2022 1:21:30 PM IST
Repolling for urban local body elections in Tamil Nadu is underway in seven polling booths spread over five wards in Madurai's Thirumangalam.... read..

One killed, two injured in explosion at illegal firecracker unit in Tamil Nadu's Madurai

Madurai (Tamil Nadu) | February 15, 2022 3:51:19 PM IST
One person has been killed in an explosion at an illegal firecracker unit at Nalliveeranpatti in Tamil Nadu today.... read..

TN civic body polls: MNM candidate from Madurai says she 'quit job' to serve people

Madurai (Tamil Nadu) | February 11, 2022 5:21:40 AM IST
Ahead of Tamil Nadu urban local body polls, Makkal Needhi Maiam (MNM) candidate from Madurai, Madhumina, said that she quit her job to serve the people adding that her motto is 'of the people, for the people, by the people'.... read..

Madurai HC Bench quashes case against YouTuber Maridhas

Madurai (Tamil Nadu) | February 10, 2022 5:51:18 PM IST
The Madurai Bench of Madras High Court on Thursday quashed an FIR registered against YouTuber Maridhas over his video on Citizenship (Amendment) Act protests.... read..

Tamil Nadu civic polls: 22-yr-old MBA student to contest from Madurai's Sivagangai

Madurai (Tamil Nadu) | February 5, 2022 11:50:58 AM IST
In the Urban Local Body polls in Tamil Nadu, the Congress has fielded a 22-year-old MBA student from Madurai's Sivagangai municipality.... read..

Tamil Nadu civic polls: AIADMK fields sanitisation worker's son from Madurai's Subramaniapuram ward

Madurai (Tamil Nadu) | February 5, 2022 8:51:38 AM IST
In its Municipality elections, AIADMK has fielded Edwin Prabhu, son of a sanitation worker, to contest from Madurai's Subramaniapuram ward as a Councillor.... read..

Tamil Nadu student who cleared NEET twice requests govt for financial help

Madurai (Tamil Nadu) | January 31, 2022 12:50:35 PM IST
A student from the Panamooppanpatty village in Madurai who cleared the NEET despite financial odds has urged the government to help her to mitigate financial woes.... read..

LS MP S Venkatesan urges SBI to withdraw order stating women in 3-months gestation period to be ineligible for employment

Madurai (Tamil Nadu) | January 29, 2022 2:52:04 PM IST
Lok Sabha MP Su Venkatesan on Saturday wrote a letter to the Chairman of the State Bank of India and urged him to withdraw its order which stated that women are "temporarily ineligible" for employment if they have a 3-month gestation period, on the ground... read..

Narthamalai Sniper Training Ground was closed on December 30, will not be used in the future: TN Govt tells Madras HC

Madurai (Tamil Nadu) | January 25, 2022 8:20:10 PM IST
The Tamil Nadu government while hearing the plea filed by Suresh Kanna alias Kavivarman from Pudukkottai Aranthangi, told the Madurai Bench of Madras High Court that the Narthamalai Sniper Training Ground was closed on December 30 and will not be used in ... read..

Madurai bench of Madras HC orders person who shot video of 17-yr-old girl to appear for enquiry tomorrow

Madurai (Tamil Nadu) | January 24, 2022 9:50:59 PM IST
The Madurai bench of the Madras High Court ordered the person who shot a video of 17-year-old girl alleging forced conversion to appear for enquiry and submit the mobile phone on Tuesday.... read..

Why social media companies cannot be included as accused or abettor in criminal cases, Madras HC asks state govt

Madurai (Tamil Nadu) | January 21, 2022 11:20:10 AM IST
The Madurai Bench of Madras High Court on Thursday sought a reply from the Tamil Nadu government and state Police as to why social media companies cannot be included as accused or abettor in criminal cases involving social media platforms.... read..

Man arrested for attacking bulls with stick during Jallikattu festival in Madurai

Madurai (Tamil Nadu) | January 20, 2022 11:20:11 AM IST
Police have arrested a man for attacking bulls with a stick in Palamedu Jallikattu in Madurai district of Tamil Nadu, said V Baskaran, Madurai Superintendent of Police (SP) on Thursday.... read..

Day 3 of Jallikattu begins in Alanganallur area of Madurai

Madurai (Tamil Nadu) | January 17, 2022 10:51:09 AM IST
Day three of the world famous Jallikattu event began in Alanganallur area of Madurai in Tamil Nadu on Monday morning.... read..

On duty Tamil Nadu cop injured during Jallikattu festival

Madurai (Tamil Nadu) | January 17, 2022 7:50:01 PM IST
A Tamil Nadu policeman, deployed on duty in the Alanganallur Jallikattu festival, was injured on Monday when a bull charged at him.... read..

Madurai roads, markets deserted amid COVID lockdown

Madurai (Tamil Nadu) | January 16, 2022 1:51:09 PM IST
Madurai roads were empty and markets deserted today as the city observed lockdown as part of complete lockdown on all Sundays in Tamil Nadu, amid rising COVID-19 cases.... read..

2nd day: Jallikattu competition underway in Palamedu area of Madurai in TN

Madurai (Tamil Nadu) | January 15, 2022 9:20:12 AM IST
Jallikattu competition begins in the Palamedu area of Madurai in Tamil Nadu on Saturday morning amid the increasing number of COVID-19 cases.... read..

Tamil Nadu: One dead, 80 injured in Jallikattu competition

Madurai (Tamil Nadu) | January 14, 2022 11:50:12 PM IST
One person succumbed to injuries and 80 others were injured in the Jallikattu competition in the Avaniyapuram area of Madurai, Tamil Nadu, the Health Official informed on Friday.... read..

Jallikattu begins at Avaniyapuram village in Madurai

Madurai (Tamil Nadu) | January 14, 2022 9:50:25 AM IST
Jallikattu competition began today at 8 am amid the increasing number of COVID-19 cases.... read..

Paramapada Vasal opens at Perumal temple in TN's Madurai

Madurai (Tamil Nadu) | January 13, 2022 11:51:10 AM IST
Paramapada Vasal (the seventh gate of heaven) has been opened at Tallakullam's Perumal temple in Madurai on the occasion of Vaikunta Ekadasi on Thursday morning.... read..

Ex-AIADMK minister Rajendra Balaji sent to 15-day judicial custody

Madurai (Tamil Nadu) | January 6, 2022 10:49:58 AM IST
Former AIADMK Minister Rajendra Balaji, who was arrested last night from Hassan district in Karnataka on charges of misappropriating funds from Aavin, has been remanded to 15-day judicial custody on Thursday by Virudhanagar District Court.... read..

Madurai transgender trains bulls for Jallikattu

Madurai (Tamil Nadu) | December 29, 2021 12:50:04 PM IST
Spreading a message of gender equality, a brave transgender from Madurai is training six bulls for the upcoming Jallikattu festival in Tamil Nadu.... read..

TN: Intermittent rains affect process of making earthen pots, Madurai potters unable to meet demand ahead of Pongal

Madurai (Tamil Nadu) | December 26, 2021 9:49:21 AM IST
Ahead of Pongal, the potters of Madurai say intermittent rainfall has severely affected the process of making earthen pots due to which they are unable to meet the market demand.... read..
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