Woman Dalit panchayat chief in Tamil Nadu forced to sit on floor, barred from hoisting flag; two arrested
Rajeshwari S, the Dalit president of the Therku Thittai panchayat in Cuddalore district, was made to sit on the floor, while other members were seated on chairs during a meeting of panchayat members
A boiler blast at the government-owned Neyveli Lignite Corporation's Thermal power plant in Tamil Nadu's Cuddalore district has reprotedly injured seven people, media reports said.
IMD lifts red alert for Kerala, but warns of downpour in coastal Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu; no respite from Karnataka floods yet, says Skymet
Meanwhile, 'Orange Alert' warnings have been issued for Idukki and 'Yellow alert' for Pathanamthitta, Malappuram, Kozhikode and Wayanad districts in Kerala
Tamil Nadu water crisis: EPS accepts Kerala's help, but asks for 20 lakh litres per day instead of one-time help
In light of the looming water crisis unfolding in Tamil Nadu, Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami accepted help from Kerala, but has asked for 20 lakh litres of water per day instead of a one time help
Chennai water crisis: Charges for tankers, borewells skyrocket; DMK seeks municipal administration minister's resignation
Restaurants downed shutters, schools suspended operations and employees of IT companies in Chennai were asked to work from home as the water crisis intensified
Cyclone Gaja makes landfall in Tamil Nadu's Nagapattinam; heavy rains lash state; nearly 80,000 people evacuated
Cyclone Gaja made landfall in Nagapattinam district of Tamil Nadu around 1.40 am on Friday. The state has been put on high alert and more than 76,000 people have been evacuated, according to reports.
Cyclone Gaja to make landfall today: Tamil Nadu authorities place thousands in relief camps, shut schools, colleges in coastal districts
The Tamil Nadu government has set up various control rooms and is monitoring the Cyclone Gaja-related efforts continuously.
Cyclone Gaja: Puducherry CM V Narayanasamy holds review meeting in Karaikal; 22 emergency shelters kept ready
Puducherry Chief Minister V Narayanasamy on Wednesday held a review meeting with officials of various departments at Thirunallar in Karaikal district and took stock of the preparedness as cyclone 'Gaja' is likely to hit the coastal district on Thursday.
Cyclone Gaja likely to become 'marginally severe' in next 24 hours; parts of Tamil Nadu may receive heavy rainfall tomorrow
"Cyclone Gaja is expected to move in south-southwest direction and cross between Pamban and Cuddalore by the afternoon of 15 November," says Chennai's Met department director.
Cyclone Gaja: As Tamil Nadu braces for landfall on Thursday, fishermen warned against venturing near coast
The state government has put its machinery on alert and kept on standby around 30,500 rescue personnel. Also, teams of the National and State Disaster Response Forces are ready for deployment.
Cyclone Gaja to make landfall between Chennai, Nagapattinam on Thursday; fishermen advised not to venture out until then
The director of IMD, Chennai on Monday said that cyclonic storm 'Gaja' is expected to cross between Chennai and Nagapattinam during forenoon on 15 November. He advised the fishermen not to venture out to sea till 15 November as the sea would be very rough.
Cyclone Gaja to intensify in next 24 hours in north Tamil Nadu, south Andhra Pradesh, warns regional weather office
The cyclone, christened Gaja, reaching 80-90 kms per hour was likely over Tamil Nadu, Puducherry and Andhra Pradesh.
The young man and his newly wedded wife were greeting guests at a marriage hall when his friends trooped in and gave him the petrol in a five litre can as a gift, 'Puthiya Thalaimurai' Tamil television channel reported.
The tsunami victims of 2004 in Tamil Nadu were remembered on the 13th anniversary of the killer phenomenon that caused widespread destruction
Narendra Modi meets victims of Cyclone Ockhi in Tamil Nadu; Palaniswamy seeks relief package of Rs 9,300 crore
Tamil Nadu on Tuesday sought a central relief package of Rs 9,300 crore for rehabilitation efforts in the state, which faced the monsoon fury, including this coastal town that was battered by Cyclone Ockhi.
After a day's respite, rains lashed parts of the Chennai and its neighbourhood on Tuesday even as schools reopened after a week-long holiday
The National Investigation Agency arrested suspected Islamic State operative Shakul Hammed in Chennai for his alleged involvement in a conspiracy to stage attacks in Tamil Nadu.
manual scavenging was prima facie a contravention of human rights and the right to live with dignity as per the Constitution, the Madras High Court today directed the Centre and the Tamil Nadu government
In a gruesome incident, a 17-year-old youth was decapitated and his head thrown into the premises of a police station, the police said on Thursday