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Kallakurichi Hooch tragedy: Bodies buried without postmortem exhumed to confirm illicit liquor consumption for ex-gratia

Kallakurichi (Tamil Nadu) | June 23, 2024 7:11:27 PM IST
The bodies of the people who died after consuming illicit liquor in Tamil Nadu's Kallakurichi and were buried without postmortem were exhumed on Sunday to confirm the spurious liquor consumption for providing ex-gratia.... read..
 

Tamil Nadu: Death toll rises to 56 in Kallakurichi Hooch tragedy

Chennai (Tamil Nadu) | June 23, 2024 11:41:26 AM IST
The death toll in the Tamil Nadu Hooch tragedy has risen to 56, according to district administration's report released on Sunday.... read..
 

Kallakurichi hooch tragedy: Seven people discharged from hospitals, 157 undergoing treatment

Kallakurichi (Tamil Nadu) | June 23, 2024 8:11:23 PM IST
A total of seven people including five men and two women who were undergoing treatment at hospitals in Tamil Nadu after consuming illicit liquor have been discharged, according to Kallakurichi District Magistrate.... read..
 

"DMK responsible for these deaths": AMMK's Dhinakaran on Kallakurichi hooch tragedy

Chennai (Tamil Nadu) | June 23, 2024 2:41:24 PM IST
TTV Dhinakaran, Amma Makkal Munnettra Kazagam (AMMK) General Secretary, termed the Kallakurichi Hooch tragedy as the "failure of the DMK government" and demanded a Central Bureau of Investigation inquiry into the matter.... read..
 

Sri Lanka Navy arrests 22 Tamil Nadu fishermen near Neduntheevu

Chennai (Tamil Nadu) | June 23, 2024 3:11:21 PM IST
The Sri Lankan Navy on Sunday apprehended 22 Tamil Nadu fishermen for fishing near Neduntheevu in Sri Lankan waters, according to the Rameswaram Fisherman Association.... read..
 

"We could have saved multiple lives if we knew," says son of deceased in Kallakurichi hooch tragedy

Kallakurichi (Tamil Nadu) | June 23, 2024 11:11:38 PM IST
Vignesh, son of deceased Jaya Murugan who died after consuming illicit liquor in Tamil Nadu's Kallakurichi, said on Sunday that if he had known earlier that the liquor was spurious, he could have saved multiple lives in his village Madavancheri.... read..
 

"Not even a single word from the PM": DMK on NEET-PG postponement

Chennai (Tamil Nadu) | June 23, 2024 3:11:37 PM IST
After the Centre postponed the NEET-PG exam, DMK spokesperson Saravanan Annadurai slammed the government on Sunday and said that almost 50 lakh people have been affected, and there has not been even a single word from the Prime Minister.... read..
 

Kamal Haasan meets Hooch tragedy victims at Kallakurichi Medical College

Tamil Nadu (Chennai) | June 23, 2024 4:41:28 PM IST
Actor-turned-politician Kamal Haasan met the Hooch tragedy victims at the Kallakurichi Medical College.... read..
 

"We want NEET to be abolished...": DMK leader TKS Elangovan

Chennai (Tamil Nadu) | June 23, 2024 11:11:22 PM IST
DMK leader TKS Elangovan said on Sunday that his party wanted the National Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test to be abolished, adding that the entrance examination favours the rich and is riddled with "fraud."... read..
 

AIADMK legislators demand adjournment of House; stage walkout over Kallakurichi Hooch tragedy

Chennai (Tamil Nadu) | June 22, 2024 12:11:22 PM IST
AIADMK legislators staged a walkout from the Tamil Nadu Assembly in protest over the Kallakurichi hooch tragedy.... read..
 

Tamil Nadu govt should do more than give Rs 10 lakh in hooch tragedy: BJP leader SG Suryah

Kallakurichi (Tamil Nadu) | June 22, 2024 8:11:26 PM IST
Tamil Nadu BJP State Secretary SG Suryah on Saturday targeted Tamil Nadu Chief Minister MK Stalin's DMK government over the Kallakurichi Hooch tragedy, stating that the state government should do more than just give Rs 10 lakh to the families of the victi... read..
 

Tamil Nadu: BJP workers stage protest over Kallakurichi hooch tragedy, detained

Chennai (Tamil Nadu) | June 22, 2024 6:41:26 PM IST
BJP workers in Tamil Nadu on Saturday staged a protest over the Kallakurichi hooch tragedy in which 53 people lost their lives.... read..
 

Fan gets injured while celebrating actor Vijay's birthday

Chennai (Tamil Nadu) | June 22, 2024 4:41:27 PM IST
Actor Vijay turned a year older on Saturday. However, the day of much celebration for one of his fans in Tamil Nadu ended on a tragic note.... read..
 

"Opposition wants to politicise this in Assembly": TN Minister Regupathy over Kallakurichi hooch tragedy

Chennai (Tamil Nadu) | June 22, 2024 3:11:25 PM IST
Tamil Nadu minister S Regupathy said on Saturday that the opposition, headed by AIADMK leader Edappadi Palaniswami, in the Assembly, wants to politicise the Kallakurichi hooch tragedy, which has claimed 53 lives so far.... read..
 

Striker Connor Shields signs contract extension with Chennaiyin FC

Chennai (Tamil Nadu) | June 22, 2024 2:11:33 PM IST
Chennaiyin FC announced on Saturday that Connor Shields has signed a contract extension that will keep the skilled forward at the club till 2025.... read..
 

Create awareness on dangers of illicit liquor, says National Scheduled Caste panel chief after visiting TN hooch victims

Kallakurichi (Tamil Nadu) | June 22, 2024 2:11:21 PM IST
The Director of the National Commission for Scheduled Castes, S Ravivarman on Saturday visited Kallakurichi Government Hospital to meet the victims admitted after consuming illicit liquor.... read..
 

Tamil Nadu BJP protests over Kallakurichi hooch tragedy

Kallakurichi (Tamil Nadu) | June 22, 2024 5:41:22 PM IST
The Tamil Nadu BJP on Saturday staged a protest at the Kallakurichi district collectorate over the hooch tragedy deaths.... read..
 

Kallakurichi Hooch tragedy: Death toll rises to 53; seven people arrested

Kallakurichi (Tamil Nadu) | June 22, 2024 11:11:25 AM IST
The death toll in the Kallakurichi Hooch tragedy has risen from 50 to 53, officials said on Saturday.... read..
 

Tamil Nadu Hooch tragedy: Death toll rises to 17 in Salem Government Hospital

Salem (Tamil Nadu) | June 22, 2024 10:41:21 AM IST
The death toll of those who consumed methanol-laced liquor in Kallakurichi and were hospitalised at the Salem Government Mohan Kumaramangalam Medical College and Hospital has risen to 17, the district collector said on Saturday.... read..
 

Tamil Nadu: Illicit liquor seized in Trichy, days after Kallakurichi Hooch tragedy

Tiruchirappalli (Tamil Nadu) | June 22, 2024 10:11:25 AM IST
In the wake of the deaths in Kallakurichi in Tamil Nadu in which 50 people died, 250 liters of illicit liquor were seized and disposed off in the state's Tiruchirapalli district.... read..
 

Death toll in Kallakurichi hooch tragedy rises to 50: Tamil Nadu Health Minister Subramanian Ma

Kallakurichi (Tamil Nadu) | June 22, 2024 2:11:24 AM IST
Tamil Nadu Health Minister and Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam leader Subramanian Ma on Friday said that 50 people lost their lives in the Kallakurichi hooch tragedy after consuming methanol mixed with poisonous illicit liquor that took place on June 19.... read..
 

AIADMK legislators demand adjournment of question hour; stage walkout over Kallakurichi Hooch tragedy

Chennai (Tamil Nadu) | June 22, 2024 2:11:32 PM IST
AIADMK legislators staged a walkout from the Tamil Nadu Assembly in protest over the Kallakurichi hooch tragedy.... read..
 

"Speaker refused to give time to speak about Kallakurichi hooch tragedy": Tamil Nadu LoP

Chennai (Tamil Nadu) | June 22, 2024 4:11:39 PM IST
AIADMK party general secretary and Leader of the Opposition, Edappadi K Palaniswami on Saturday, staged a walkout alleging that Speaker M Appavu has refused to allot time to speak about the Kallakurichi hooch tragedy.... read..
 

Debate on liquor policy is seen only during elections: Actor Suriya Sivakumar on Kallakurichi hooch tragedy

Chennai (Tamil Nadu) | June 21, 2024 7:11:34 PM IST
Tamil actor Suriya Sivakumar expressed his condolences over the death of at least 47 people after consuming illicit liquor in the Kallakurichi district of the State.... read..
 

Tamil Nadu: CM Stalin announces relief for children of Kallakuruchi hooch victims

Chennai (Tamil Nadu) | June 21, 2024 7:11:24 PM IST
Tamil Nadu Chief Minister MK Stalin on Friday said the state government will take care of the entire education and hostel expenses of children who have lost either one or both of their parents in the Kallakuruchi hooch tragedy.... read..
 

Justice Gokuldas (Retd) to probe Kallakurichi hooch tragedy

Kallakurichi (Tamil Nadu) | June 21, 2024 6:11:39 PM IST
Justice Gokuldas (Retd) on Friday said that he has started investigation into the Kallakurichi hooch tragedy in which several people died after consuming spurious liquor, adding that the report will be submitted in three months.... read..
 

TN illicit liquor case: Death toll reaches 47; three accused sent to 15-day judicial custody

Chennai (Tamil Nadu) | June 21, 2024 11:41:24 AM IST
Tamil Nadu Director of Medical Education Sangumani on Friday said that 47 people have lost their lives after consuming illicit liquor in the Kallakurichi district of the State.... read..
 

Ruckus in Tamil Nadu Assembly over Kallakurichi hooch tragedy; Speaker evicts protesting AIADMK MLAs

Chennai (Tamil Nadu) | June 21, 2024 11:11:26 AM IST
The second day of the Tamil Nadu Assembly Session began in Chennai on Friday with a ruckus as AIADMK legislators sporting black clothes raised slogans inside the House over the hooch tragedy in Kallakurichi.... read..
 

Actor Vijay meets victims of Kallakurichi hooch tragedy

Kallakurichi (Tamil Nadu) | June 20, 2024 11:41:44 PM IST
Actor and Tamilaga Vettri Kazhagam president Vijay on Thursday visited Kallakurichi to meet the victims of the hooch tragedy in Tamil Nadu. At least 34 people died and over 60 people were hospitalized after allegedly consuming illicit liquor in the Kalla... read..
 

Tamil Nadu: Death toll in Kallakurichi hooch tragedy rises to 29; AIADMK demands CM Stalin's resignation

Chennai (Tamil Nadu) | June 20, 2024 9:11:19 AM IST
The death toll in Tamil Nadu's Kallakurichi district of people who had consumed illicit liquor has risen to 29, officials said on Thursday.... read..
 

'Heartbreaking...shows indifference of administration': Actor Vijay on Kallakurichi hooch tragedy

Chennai (Tamil Nadu) | June 20, 2024 12:11:21 PM IST
Actor and Tamilaga Vettri Kazhagam chief Thalapathy Vijay on Thursday, expressed condolences on the death of 34 people from illicit liquor and called the incident "shocking and heartbreaking."... read..
 

Tamil Nadu BJP chief Annamalai requests CBI enquiry into Kallakurichi hooch tragedy

Kallakurichi (Tamil Nadu) | June 20, 2024 11:41:23 PM IST
Tamil Nadu BJP President Annamalai wrote a letter to Union Home Minister Amit Shah requesting a CBI enquiry into the deaths caused by illicit liquor in Kallakurichi.... read..
 

"Education Minister Dharmendra Pradhan must take responsibility": Congress MP Manickam Tagore

Madurai (Tamil Nadu) | June 20, 2024 11:11:30 PM IST
Congress MP Manickam Tagore on Thursday launched an attack on the BJP-led NDA govt alleging that paper leaks have become a routine affair under PM Modi's government and said that Education Minister Dharmendra Pradhan must take responsibility for the irreg... read..
 

"I got big advantage out of opening, managed to convert it": Praggnanandhaa on clash against Carlsen in Norway Chess 2024

By Shaurya Dutt

Chennai (Tamil Nadu) | June 20, 2024 10:41:34 PM IST
Chess grandmaster R Praggnanandhaa opened up on the win against the World No. 1 Magnus Carlsen in the recently concluded Norway Chess 2024 saying that he got a great opening in the start and lucky that he was able to convert it.... read..
 

Customs officials at Trichy Airport seize gold from passenger

Trichy (Tamil Nadu) | June 20, 2024 9:41:24 PM IST
Officers of the Air Intelligence Unit at Tamil Nadu's Trichy airport seized 1024 grams of 24K gold valued at Rs 73.32 lakh from a passenger.... read..
 

"State government should take responsibility for deaths," Sasikala on hooch tragedy

Kallakurichi (Tamil Nadu) | June 20, 2024 9:41:20 PM IST
After the Kallakurichi hooch tragedy claimed the lives of 34 people, VK Sasikala, a close aide of Tamil Nadu's former CM Jayalalithaa, launched a scathing attack on the state government and said that the government should take responsibility for the death... read..
 

Minister of State for Defence visits INS Rajali to review operational preparedness of station

Chennai (Tamil Nadu) | June 20, 2024 8:11:23 PM IST
Minister of State, Ministry of Defence Sanjay Seth on Thursday visited the Indian Naval Air Station, Rajali located near Arakkonam in Tamil Nadu and reviewed the operational preparedness of the station.... read..
 

"What stopped Congress from passing ordinance in their states?" AIADMK's Kovai Sathyan on 'NEET' issue

Chennai (Tamil Nadu) | June 20, 2024 11:11:26 PM IST
All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) Spokesperson Kovai Sathyan questioned that if the Congress party supports the abolishment of NEET, nothing has stopped them from passing an ordinance in their respective states and sending it to the Presid... read..
 

Tamil Nadu illicit liquor case: Death toll goes up to 34, CM Stalin announces compensation

Chennai (Tamil Nadu) | June 20, 2024 12:41:19 PM IST
Tamil Nadu Chief Minister MK Stalin on Thursday said that 34 people have lost their lives after consuming illicit liquor in the Kallakurichi district in the State.... read..
 

Tamil Nadu: 25 dead, over 60 hospitalised in Kallakurichi after consuming illicit liqour

Kallakurichi (Tamil Nadu) | June 20, 2024 5:41:24 AM IST
At least 25 people died and more than 60 people were hospitalised after reportedly consuming illicit liquor in Tamil Nadu's Kallakurichi district, officials said on Thursday.... read..
 

Tamil Nadu Assembly adjourns after adopting obituary references

Chennai (Tamil Nadu) | June 20, 2024 1:41:20 PM IST
The Tamil Nadu Assembly proceedings were adjourned for the day without transacting any business after adopting a condolence resolution and obituary references for deceased former and sitting MLAs who died during the intervening session.... read..
 

"DMK behind illicit liquor sales in Tamil Nadu": AIADMK on Kallakurichi hooch tragedy

Kallakurichi (Tamil Nadu) | June 20, 2024 3:41:42 PM IST
Launching a scathing attack on the Stalin government over the deaths of 34 people in the Kallakurichi hooch tragedy, AIADMK general secretary Edapaddi K Palaniswami on Thursday said ruling "DMK is behind illicit liquor sales in Tamil Nadu" and drugs are b... read..
 

"When people don't have money...": DMK leader on Kallakurichi hooch tragedy

Chennai (Tamil Nadu) | June 20, 2024 3:11:49 PM IST
Amid backlash over the Kallakurichi hooch tragedy where at least 34 people were killed, ruling DMK leader TKS Elangovan on Thursday said that people consume "cheap illicit liquor" when they don't have money.... read..
 

Chennaiyin FC signs Brazilian midfielder Lukas Brambilla for one-year deal

Chennai (Tamil Nadu) | June 20, 2024 2:11:23 PM IST
Chennaiyin FC has announced the signing of Brazilian midfielder Lukas Brambilla to their roster ahead of the 2024-25 season for a one-year deal.... read..
 

MK Stalin writes to Jaishankar for immediate release of fishermen apprehended by Sri Lanka

Chennai (Tamil Nadu) | June 19, 2024 6:41:22 PM IST
Tamil Nadu Chief Minister MK Stalin wrote a letter to Union Minister of External Affairs S Jaishankar to secure the immediate release of all the fishermen and their fishing boats apprehended by Sri Lanka.... read..
 

"Problem is with NTA and not NEET," Annamalai amid "irregularities" in medical entrance exam

Chennai (Tamil Nadu) | June 19, 2024 11:41:30 PM IST
Amidst the alleged irregularities related to medical entrance examination National Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test (NEET-UG) results and paper leak, K Annamalai, Tamil Nadu BJP President said that the problem is with National Testing Agency (NTA) and not th... read..
 

Tamil Nadu: At least 10 dead in Kallakurichi hooch tragedy; CM orders probe, suspends officials

Kallakurichi (Tamil Nadu) | June 19, 2024 10:11:30 PM IST
At least 10 people died in a hooch tragedy in Tamil Nadu's Kallakurichi district on Wednesday.... read..
 

YSRCP Rajya Sabha MP's daughter gets bail in Chennai hit-and-run case

Chennai (Tamil Nadu) | June 19, 2024 7:41:21 PM IST
Rajya Sabha MP from YSR Congress Party Beeda Masthan Rao's daughter Madhuri who allegedly ran over a 21-year-old man sleeping on a footpath in Chennai was arrested and later released on bail, police said.... read..
 

New Criminal Laws in Concurrent List, there should have been consultations with states: Stalin

Chennai (Tamil Nadu) | June 18, 2024 10:41:24 PM IST
Tamil Nadu Chief Minister MK Stalin claimed that the new Criminal Laws enacted by the central government fall within the Concurrent List of the Constitution of India and hence there should have been extensive consultation with the state government.... read..
 

Chennaiyin FC rope in young forward Gurkirat Singh

Chennai (Tamil Nadu) | June 18, 2024 1:11:25 PM IST
Chennaiyin FC have secured the services of talented young forward Gurkirat Singh as their eighth signing for the upcoming 2024-25 season.... read..
 

Honda India Talent Cup: Impressive performance by Honda Racing India Team Riders in Race 2 of Round 1

Chennai (Tamil Nadu) | June 17, 2024 1:41:25 PM IST
The young riders of the Honda Racing India team showcased a thrilling display of racing prowess in Race 2 of 2024 IDEMITSU Honda India Talent Cup NSF250R at the Madras International Circuit, Chennai on Sunday.... read..
 
 
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