Coronavirus outbreak: From politicos leading way to public volunteers, how Kerala is fighting COVID-19
With 112 persons testing positive in Kerala for COVID-19, the state has been under complete shutdown since Monday, a day before the Central government announced a lockdown across the country.
Coronavirus Outbreak: Australian tourists face hostile locals, forcible quarantine in Kerala, scramble to get home
Incidents of foreign nationals attempting to escape from coronavirus quarantine facilities to fly home has increased the fear among locals, adding to the hostility faced by them.
Supreme Court issues notice to Centre, CBI, five states on petition seeking investigation into illegal sand mining
SC issued notice to Centre, CBI, five states on a petition seeking investigation into alleged illegal sand mining.The five states are Tamil Nadu, Punjab, Madhya Pradesh, Andhra Pradesh and Maharashtra. Earlier a petition submitted that the court should direct Centre, states to cease all river, beach sand mining activities owing to non-implementation of Sustainable Sand Mining Management Guidelines.
In Kanyakumari, Christian fisherfolk suspect foul play in mass deletion of voters' names, cite opposition to Sagarmala as reason
The Christian fisherfolk community in Kanyakumari is seeking a re-election in the Lok Sabha constituency, alleging a conspiracy to silence them through mass deletion of names of voters from fishing villages, for protesting against the BJP-led Central government's scheme to develop the coastline under the Sagarmala project
Sharing the dias with Rahul at the UPA poll rally in Nagercoil, DMK chief MK Stalin asserted that in the 17th Lok Sabha election, the UPA would repeat its 2004 success by winning all 40 seats.
Rahul Gandhi to begin UPA's campaign for Tamil Nadu in Kanyakumari, will address rally with MK Stalin on 13 March
The DMK with Congress and other parties in Tamil Nadu had inked polls pacts for the upcoming general elections.
Narendra Modi in Kanyakumari: 'After 26/11, IAF wanted surgical strike, but UPA didn't allow it,' says PM
Narendra Modi laid the foundation stone for two major railway projects, including the Madurai-Chennai Tejas Express and a 17.3 kilometre-long railway line between Rameshwaram and Dhanushkodi
The Women's Wall was suggested at a meeting called by the Kerala government, following massive protests against the Supreme Court's verdict allowing women of all ages to offer prayers at Sabarimala temple
Two French journalists, covering beach sand mining in Tamil Nadu's Kanyakumari, booked for trespassing
They came to Kanyakumari on 26 November on tourist visas and violated the law by carrying out professional journalistic activities such as shooting videos, clicking pictures and interviewing people about environmental issues.
Amit Shah in Rajasthan: BJP chief promises party will expel illegal migrants, asks Rahul Gandhi to clarify his stand
Addressing a public meeting ahead of the 7 December Assembly elections in Rajasthan, Amit Shah asked Congress president Rahul Gandhi to clarify whether “infiltrators” should be allowed to remain
Several low-lying areas were inundated along the banks of Cauvery river and its tributary Bhavani in various parts of Tamil Nadu on Thursday in view of discharge of 1.60 lakh cusecs of water from the Mettur dam following heavy inflows from Karnataka.
21 Tamil Nadu fishermen who were stranded in Iran return to Chennai, seek govt support to resume work
As many as 21 fishermen from Tamil Nadu, who were stranded in Iran for months without salary, food and accommodation, arrived in Chennai on Saturday.
Boat owners rely on the local network of agents who advance them the fuel or supplies they need against the expected catch.
21 fishermen from Tamil Nadu stranded in Iran without pay, official documents; government says they will be brought home safely
Twenty-one fishermen from Tamil Nadu who went to Iran for jobs are in trouble, with no pay and little food. A fishermen's welfare body urged the government to take steps for their safe return.
Mann Ki Baat: Narendra Modi asks schools to promote traditional Indian games, says they are 'fading into oblivion'
Stressing that traditional Indian sports like kho-kho and gilli-danda were "fading into oblivion", prime minister Narendra Modi on Sunday urged schools and youth organisations to promote them.
Anna University postpones exams amid Sterlite protests; Class 10 Tamil Nadu Board students get extension for re-totalling
As Sterlite protests continue to grip Tamil Nadu and in the wake of internet services being suspended in three districts due it, Anna University has announced that all university examinations scheduled on 25, 26 and 28 April/May 2018 for all affiliated colleges of the varsity have been postponed.
As protests rage for 102nd day, Tamil Nadu govt suspends mobile internet in Tuticorin, Tirunelveli, Kanyakumari districts
With protests in Tamil Nadu's Tuticorin town entering their 102nd day on Thursday, mobile internet services have been suspended in Thoothukodi, Thirunelveli and Kanyakumari districts.
Tamil Nadu govt announces train fare, Rs 1000 aid for NEET applicants who have centres outside state
A section of students, about 200 from Tamil Nadu, have been allotted centres in Kerala and Rajasthan to write NEET, according to the PMK.
Four months after Cyclone Ockhi, survivors and kin of deceased still counting losses, awaiting compensation
Although it's the March-April fishing season, very few boats are out fishing. The fisherfolk are too traumatised to return to sea after Cyclone Ockhi.
Months after Cyclone Ockhi, Tamil Nadu fisherfolks' families allege government apathy in recovering bodies
Father Lucian Thomas' office in Neerody witnesses a steady stream of the faithful seeking his counsel, and these days it invariably revolves around the aftermath of Ockhi. The cyclone left 203 people dead in Tamil Nadu, 162 in Kerala and tore through the lives of fishing communities in coastal villages between Thiruvananthapuram and Kanyakumari. A village of nearly 6,000 people, Neerody lost 34 men, one of the highest casualties among fishing villages on this coast.