Tamil Nadu: Villagers celebrate centuries-old fishing festival in Madurai
Madurai (Tamil Nadu) | March 25, 2023 11:36:48 AM ISTThe famous and centuries-old traditional fishing festival is being celebrated at Thiruvathavur in Madurai district on Saturday.... read..
Arunachal chopper crash: Fallen Army officers bade tearful goodbye with full military honours
Madurai (Tamil Nadu) | March 18, 2023 4:34:05 AM ISTThe mortal remains of Major Jayanth A of Army Aviation, who died in a chopper crash in Arunachal Pradesh, arrived at Madurai for his last rites.... read..
Tamil Nadu: Fever camps conducted across Madurai to check flu spread
Madurai (Tamil Nadu) | March 17, 2023 11:34:02 PM ISTWith seasonal flu and viral fever cases being reported across Tamil Nadu, the state health department conducted fever camps across the Madurai district, informed the government on Friday.... read..
DMK govt's Education Policy: Preliminary works almost complete, says Draft Committee Chairman
Madurai (Tamil Nadu) | March 16, 2023 3:05:08 PM ISTDraft Committee Chairman of State Education Policy, retired Justice Murugesan, on Wednesday, said that the preliminary works are almost complete and the report would be submitted to the Tamil Nadu government in a couple of weeks.... read..
AIADMK stages protest over case filed against EPS for 'attacking' passenger
Madurai (Tamil Nadu) | March 14, 2023 6:35:21 AM ISTFormer AIADMK ministers RB Udhayakumar and Sellur Raju staged a protest over a false case filed against former Tamil Nadu chief minister and the party's interim general secretary Edappadi Palaniswami in Madurai.... read..
Tamil Nadu: Fire breaks out at old spare parts godown in Madurai, cause yet to be ascertained
Madurai (Tamil Nadu) | March 14, 2023 3:35:27 AM ISTA massive fire broke out in an old spare parts godown in Madurai, officials informed on Tuesday.... read..
Case registered against former Tamil Nadu CM Palaniswami for allegedly attacking protesting passenger
Madurai (Tamil Nadu) | March 12, 2023 2:35:15 PM ISTA case has been registered against six people including former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami for allegedly attacking a protesting passenger at Madurai airport.... read..
Madras HC seeks state forest dept's response on plea to dig trenches, solar fences to ward off wild animals from entering villages
Madurai (Tamil Nadu) | March 11, 2023 12:06:29 PM ISTMadurai Bench of the Madras High Court on Friday sought a report from the state forest department to a public interest litigation petition seeking a direction to authorities to trenches and solar fencing near forest boundaries in Kadayam, Courtallam and K... read..
Britannia's Madurai unit mulls increase in women workforce
Madurai (Tamil Nadu) | March 9, 2023 12:05:11 AM ISTIndia's leading FMCG brand Britannia's Madurai unit is mulling an increase of its women workforce to 70 per cent by 2024, an official unit release stated.... read..
Deaflympian Jerlin Anika honoured for her contribution in sports by Tamil Nadu Sports Minister Udayanidhi Stalin
Madurai (Tamil Nadu) | March 7, 2023 11:34:50 PM ISTArjuna Awardee Deaflympian Jerlin Anika was honoured for her contribution to sports by Tamil Nadu Sports and Youth Welfare Minister Udayanidhi Stalin on Tuesday in a ceremony held in Madurai here.... read..
Tamil Nadu: Nearly 40 peacocks found dead in Madurai district
Madurai (Tamil Nadu) | March 7, 2023 6:34:22 PM ISTNearly 40 peacocks were found dead in Phoolangulam village of Madurai district, informed officials on Tuesday.... read..
Tamil Nadu CM Stalin holds review meeting in Madurai
Madurai (Tamil Nadu) | March 5, 2023 3:34:21 PM ISTChief Minister MK Stalin on Sunday reviewed the implementation work of various schemes under the 'CM on Field Visit' programme during a meeting at Madurai on Sunday, officials said.... read..
TN: Dry fish outlet set up at Madurai railway station for passengers
Madurai (Tamil Nadu) | March 5, 2023 5:34:49 AM ISTA Karuvadu (dried fish) outlet has been opened under New Innovative Non-Fare Revenue Ideas Scheme (NINFRIS) at the Madurai railway station in order to popularise local products.... read..
Ma Subramanian inaugurates two pay wards at govt hospital in Madurai
Madurai (Tamil Nadu) | March 3, 2023 3:03:18 AM ISTTamil Nadu Health and Family Welfare Minister Ma Subramanian inaugurated two pay wards at a total cost of Rs 1.02 crore in the super speciality block and trauma care centre at the Rajaji Government Hospital in Madurai on Thursday.... read..
Madras HC rejects bail plea man accused in sexual harassment, extortion case
Madurai (Tamil Nadu) | March 3, 2023 11:05:34 AM ISTMadurai bench of Madras High Court on Thursday rejected the bail plea of a key accused arrested by CB-CID police in connection with sexual harassment and extortion of several women in Kanyakumari district in 2020.... read..
HC refuses to lift stay on Arumugasamy Commission's inquiry report on Jayalalithaa's death
Madurai (Tamil Nadu) | March 2, 2023 6:33:34 AM ISTThe Madurai bench of the Madras High Court on Wednesday refused to lift the stay on the Arumugasamy Commission's inquiry report regarding the allegations against former Tamil Nadu Health Minister C Vijayabaskar in connection with the death of former CM J ... read..
No more acquisition of elephants by private individuals or religious institutions: Madras HC
Madurai (Tamil Nadu) | March 1, 2023 12:05:05 PM ISTThe Madurai bench of the Madras High Court has directed the Secretary of the Government, Environment and Forest Department to ensure that there are no more acquisition of elephants by private individuals or religious institutions in Tamil Nadu.... read..
Murder accused attacks police as they try to arrest him, held after being shot in leg
Madurai (Tamil Nadu) | February 28, 2023 6:04:33 PM ISTThe Madurai police on Tuesday arrested a murder accused Vinod Kumar who was hiding in the Mattudavani area of Madurai for allegedly murdering Balamurugan with his associates over previous enmity.... read..
AIIMS will be built soon in Madurai: Telangana Governor Tamilisai Soundararajan
Madurai (Tamil Nadu) | February 24, 2023 5:03:45 AM ISTTelangana Governor Tamilisai Soundararajan on Thursday, on Wednesday, said in her "capacity as a doctor" that AIIMS in Madurai will be built soon.... read..
TN: Congress MP invites 16 parties to join hands ahead of 2024 General Elections
Madurai (Tamil Nadu) | February 23, 2023 11:05:36 AM ISTCongress MP Manickam Tagore on Thursday invited a total of 16 political parties to come together with Congress as the "captain" for a "Progressive India" ahead of the 2024 general elections.... read..
TN: President Murmu arrives at Madurai, to grace Mahashivaratri celebrations
Madurai (Tamil Nadu) | February 18, 2023 1:04:59 PM ISTPresident Droupadi Murmu arrives at Madurai airport on Saturday and will grace the Mahashivratri celebration organised by the Isha Foundation at Coimbatore.... read..
Tamil Nadu: Security arrangements being beefed up ahead of President's visit to Madurai on Feb 18
Madurai (Tamil Nadu) | February 16, 2023 5:32:58 PM ISTAhead of President Droupadi Murmu's two-day visit to Madurai, the security arrangements are being beefed up, state police sources informed.... read..
2 drug peddlers held with 951 kg of Ganja in Tamil Nadu's Madurai
Madurai (Tamil Nadu) | February 16, 2023 2:03:10 PM ISTMadurai police foiled a smuggling bid and seized 951 kg of Contraband (ganja) along with the arrest of two persons during checking in Madurai. Police are on a manhunt to nab the other two accused who fled, officials said on Thursday.... read..
Madras HC directs authorities to remove encroachments on Bodhinayakanur-Uttampalayam road within eight weeks
Madurai (Tamil Nadu) | February 16, 2023 11:33:20 AM ISTThe Madurai bench of Madras High Court has directed the authorities to remove the encroachments on the Bodhinayakanur-Uttampalayam road in Theni district within eight weeks.... read..
Unrequited lover hurls petrol bomb at girl's house in Tamil Nadu's Madurai, arrested
Madurai (Tamil Nadu) | February 14, 2023 12:03:22 PM ISTTwo men have been arrested for hurling a molotov cocktail at a house in Tamil Nadu's Madurai, Teppakulam Police said... read..
7 BJP workers booked for protesting against screening of BBC documentary on PM Modi by Communist leaders
Madurai (Tamil Nadu) | February 13, 2023 7:03:28 PM ISTSeven BJP workers were booked after they protested against the screening of a BBC documentary on PM Narendra Modi by the Communist Party in a private hall in Madurai's Meenakshi Nagar area on Sunday evening, police said.... read..
Over 180 school students from Tamil Nadu to visit ISRO spaceport
Madurai (Tamil Nadu) | February 12, 2023 4:03:11 AM ISTMore than 180 students from government schools will be taken by a private school in Madurai on an educational tour to the Indian Space Research Organisation's (ISRO) Satish Dhawan Space Centre at Sriharikota in Andhra Pradesh.... read..
Karunanidhi planted seeds of corruption in Tamil Nadu: Former CM Palaniswami
Madurai (Tamil Nadu) | February 11, 2023 4:33:53 AM ISTFormer Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami on Friday alleged that Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) former president M Karunanidhi planted seeds of corruption in the state adding that DMK government was the only government in the history of Ind... read..
Vaiko confident of Congress-DMK alliance winning Erode East bypolls
Madurai (Tamil Nadu) | February 7, 2023 7:32:45 PM ISTMarumalarchi Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (MDMK) general secretary and MP Vaiko on Tuesday exuded confidence that Congress-DMK allinace will win the Erode bypolls scheduled for later this month.... read..
Written to president, CJI to reconsider appointment of Victoria Gowri as Madras HC judge: Vaiko
Madurai (Tamil Nadu) | February 7, 2023 4:33:04 PM ISTMarumalarchi Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (MDMK) general secretary and MP Vaiko on Tuesday said he has written to the President and the Chief Justice of India to reconsider the appointment of Lekshmana Chandra Victoria Gowri as an additional judge of the Mad... read..
Centre failed to start construction of AIIMS Madurai, alleges DMK leader Udhayanidhi Stalin
Madurai (Tamil Nadu) | February 7, 2023 3:34:08 PM ISTA huge library with eight floors at an estimated worth of Rs 114 crore would be soon opened for use in a few months, Youth Welfare and Sports Development Minister of Tamil Nadu, Udhayanidhi Stalin, said alleging the Centre of failing to start the construc... read..
Tamil Nadu: History sheets opened up against 624 ganja peddlers in South districts
Madurai (Tamil Nadu) | February 6, 2023 3:33:07 AM ISTThe Tamil Nadu South Zone Police have opened up the history sheets against 624 accused in a further step to curb ganja smuggling and selling in southern districts, the police official said on Sunday.... read..
Tamil Nadu: Hindu Makkal Katchi functionary murdered in Madurai
Madurai (Tamil Nadu) | February 2, 2023 11:32:57 AM ISTA Hindu Makkal Katchi functionary was stabbed to death by an armed gang in Madurai on Tuesday night, police said.... read..
"Will chop off hands of anyone who touches Stalin..." says DMK's TR Baalu
Madurai (Tamil Nadu) | January 29, 2023 7:02:21 PM ISTDMK MP and former union minister TR Baalu made a controversial statement saying he will chop off the hands of whoever touches his party president and Tamil Nadu Chief Minister MK Stalin.... read..
"Demolished temples, knew won't get votes..." DMK's TR Baalu
Madurai (Tamil Nadu) | January 29, 2023 6:03:25 PM ISTDMK MP and former union minister TR Baalu courted controversy by saying he on many occasions compromised religious beliefs to complete development projects.... read..
Madurai bench seeks TN govt report on plea for giving equal importance to Tamil, Sanskrit hymns in temple
Madurai (Tamil Nadu) | January 20, 2023 2:02:58 AM ISTMadurai Bench of Madras High Court on Thursday directed the Tamil Nadu government to file a report on whether mantras are being recited in Tamil in the temples.... read..
Veteran Kollywood actor Vadivelu's mother passes away
Madurai (Tamil Nadu) | January 19, 2023 1:33:03 PM ISTVeteran comedian actor and singer Vadivelu's mother passed away last night due to ill health.... read..
All arrangements taken for safe conduct of Jallikattu: Madurai DC
Madurai (Tamil Nadu) | January 17, 2023 10:32:30 AM ISTA day after 26 people were injured and one died during the 'Jallikattu' in Palmedu village, Madurai District Collector Aneesh Sekhar has said that extra measures have been taken for the safe conduct of the annual bull-taming sport.... read..
Tamil Nadu: 'Jallikattu' celebrations begin in Madurai's Palamedu
Madurai (Tamil Nadu) | January 16, 2023 10:34:33 AM ISTThe popular bull-taming sport 'Jallikattu' also known as 'Eru Thazhuvuthal' and 'Mancuvirattu' started in full swing on Monday in the Palamedu of Madurai district.... read..
Tamil Nadu: Around 60 injured during Jallikattu event at Avaniyapuram in Madurai
Madurai (Tamil Nadu) | January 16, 2023 9:35:49 AM ISTAround 60 people were hurt, with 20 suffering serious injuries, in a Jallikattu event at Avaniyapuram here, a senior district official said on Monday.... read..
Jallikattu: Bull tamer succumbs to injures in Madurai
Madurai (Tamil Nadu) | January 16, 2023 7:02:45 PM ISTA bull tamer, who was critically injured during a Jallikattu event at Palamedu in Madurai, died at Madurai's Rajaji Government Hospital on Monday.... read..
19 injured after bulls go berserk at Jallikattu event in TN
Madurai (Tamil Nadu) | January 15, 2023 1:03:15 PM ISTAs many as 19 persons were grievously injured by raging bulls involved in a Jallikattu event at Avaniyapuram in Madurai on Sunday.... read..
Tamil Nadu: 'Jallikattu 2023' event beings in Madurai's Avaniyapuram
Madurai (Tamil Nadu) | January 15, 2023 11:04:25 AM IST'Jallikattu' event also known as 'Eru Thazhuvuthal' and 'Mancuvirattu' started in full swing in three villages of Tamil Nadu's Madurai on Sunday.... read..
Tamil Nadu: Preparations for 'Jallikattu 2023' in full swing
Madurai (Tamil Nadu) | January 14, 2023 11:32:52 PM ISTPreparations are in full swing for the Jallikattu 2023 event that will take place in three villages in Tamil Nadu's Madurai starting from Sunday.... read..
Fans of Tollywood superstars Ajith and Vijay clash as their films release on same day
Madurai (Tamil Nadu) | January 11, 2023 11:35:27 AM ISTA huge ruckus erupted outside a movie theatre in Tamil Nadu's Koyambedu as excited fans of Tollywood actors Ajith Kumar and Thalapathy Vijay came to blows at Chennai's popular Rohini Theatre post midnight on Wednesday.... read..
Tamil Nadu: Fire in Madurai Collectorate destroys Pongal costumes worth lakhs
Madurai (Tamil Nadu) | January 9, 2023 11:33:27 AM ISTA fire broke out in the Madurai Collectorate on Monday during midnight hours, officials said, adding that the fire was later doused with the help of four fire tenders.... read..
Sugarcane directly procured from farmers in Madurai ahead of Pongal
Madurai (Tamil Nadu) | January 8, 2023 4:02:03 PM ISTAhead of the Pongal festival, procuring of sugarcanes directly from the farmers as per the directives of the Tamil Nadu government has been initiated, informed the District Collector of Madurai.... read..
Tamil Nadu: Guidelines issued for Jallikattu in Madurai
Madurai (Tamil Nadu) | January 7, 2023 10:33:36 PM ISTMadurai district administration issued guidelines for 'Jallikattu' to be held later this month.... read..
Tamil Nadu: Seminar for income tax officials, corporates held in Madurai
Madurai (Tamil Nadu) | January 4, 2023 6:33:47 AM ISTAn awareness seminar was held for income tax officials with tax-paying corporates in Tamil Nadu and Puducherry in Madurai.... read..
Madurai bench asks for TN govt response on plea seeking Pongal gift amount in bank accounts
Madurai (Tamil Nadu) | January 2, 2023 11:32:47 PM ISTMadurai Bench of Madras High Court on Monday sought a response from the Tamil Nadu Government on a petition seeking an order to the government to pay the Pongal gift of Rs 1,000 to ration card holders' bank accounts (or by post) instead of cash.... read..