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Two killed in a day as fake WhatsApp messages about child trafficking create panic in Tamil Nadu
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Two killed in a day as fake WhatsApp messages about child trafficking create panic in Tamil Nadu

Tamil Nadu was in a state of panic on Friday after unfounded messages circulating on WhatsApp, asking people to not trust immigrants as they are part of a child trafficking group, went viral.

After Lenin, Periyar's statue targeted in Tamil Nadu; Syama Prasad Mukherjee's bust vandalised in Kolkata
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After Lenin, Periyar's statue targeted in Tamil Nadu; Syama Prasad Mukherjee's bust vandalised in Kolkata

In two separate incidents, statues of Periyar and Shyama Prasad Mookherjee was vandalised by miscreants in Tamil Nadu and West Bengal respectively drawing widespread condemnation from political leaders across party lines

#StatuePolitics: After Lenin, Periyar, vandals deface Syama Prasad Mookherjee's bust in Kolkata; Rajnath calls for strict action
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#StatuePolitics: After Lenin, Periyar, vandals deface Syama Prasad Mookherjee's bust in Kolkata; Rajnath calls for strict action

Two days after a Lenin Lenin was toppled in Tripura, a BJP office in Tamil Nadu's Coimbatore was attacked on Wednesday

After Lenin statues razed in Tripura, now Periyar bust vandalised in Tamil Nadu's Vellore district: BJP, CPI worker arrested
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After Lenin statues razed in Tripura, now Periyar bust vandalised in Tamil Nadu's Vellore district: BJP, CPI worker arrested

Two people were arrested in Tamil Nadu's Vellore for vandalising a statue of iconic Dravidian leader Periyar, according to several media reports.

Tamil Nadu boy commits suicide, family blames 'harassment' by teacher
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Tamil Nadu boy commits suicide, family blames 'harassment' by teacher

A 17-year-old boy allegedly committed suicide in his house near here, due to 'harassment' by his school teacher over poor academic performance, police said.

Acid attack in Vellore: Woman constable suffers injury, search on for assailants
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Acid attack in Vellore: Woman constable suffers injury, search on for assailants

A lady police constable was attacked with acid by unknown assailants in Vellore city of Tamil Nadu on Friday, reports said.

Vellore medical students brutally kill monkey: Maneka Gandhi backs fight for justice
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Vellore medical students brutally kill monkey: Maneka Gandhi backs fight for justice

Minister of State for Women and Child Development, Maneka Gandhi, a fervent campaigner for animal rights has added heft to the demand of animal rights activists in Tamil Nadu for justice for Lakshmi – a year-old female monkey who was found partially burnt and buried in the campus of the Christian Medical College in Vellore, near Chennai on 21 November.

Man from Tamil Nadu sets himself on fire aboard an express train to Kerala
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Man from Tamil Nadu sets himself on fire aboard an express train to Kerala

A man from Tamil Nadu on Tuesday tried to immolate himself in the toilet of the Trivandrum-Netravathi Express train in Kerala, suffering 40 percent burns

Rajiv Gandhi assassination convict Nalini Sriharan granted 1-day parole
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Rajiv Gandhi assassination convict Nalini Sriharan granted 1-day parole

Nalini Sriharan, serving life sentence in the Rajiv Gandhi assassination case, has been granted a 24-hour parole by the Madras High Court, CNN-IBN reported.

Rajiv Gandhi assassination convict Nalini returns to prison after 12-hour parole
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Rajiv Gandhi assassination convict Nalini returns to prison after 12-hour parole

Nalini Sriharan, who is undergoing life imprisonment in the Rajiv Gandhi assassination case, was lodged back in the Vellore prison on Wednesday evening, after she attended the last rites of her father

Tamil Nadu: Two girls who went missing on Monday evening found dead near railway track
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Tamil Nadu: Two girls who went missing on Monday evening found dead near railway track

Two teenage girls who went missing on Monday evening were on Tuesday found dead close to a railway track off Katpadi junction in Vellore.

Jayalalithaa is right, meteorite killed bus driver in Vellore, says study by National College in Tiruchirapalli
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Jayalalithaa is right, meteorite killed bus driver in Vellore, says study by National College in Tiruchirapalli

It was indeed a meteorite that killed a driver in an engineering college in Vellore and shattered the window panes of buildings and buses, the Tiruchirapalli-based National College categorically said on Monday.

NASA discounts meteorite theory, Indian institute says analysis on
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NASA discounts meteorite theory, Indian institute says analysis on

Scientists at the US space agency NASA have discounted reports that an Indian bus driver in Tamil Nadu was killed by a meteorite, but Indian experts said this can only be ruled out after "detailed analysis".

'Meteorite' kills one in Vellore: Tracking space objects is difficult, says ex-ISRO scientist
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'Meteorite' kills one in Vellore: Tracking space objects is difficult, says ex-ISRO scientist

Scientists are studying whether the object fell from the sky into an engineering college compound in Vellore is a meteorite.

Meteorite caused 'mishap' in Vellore college: CM Jayalalithaa
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Meteorite caused 'mishap' in Vellore college: CM Jayalalithaa

A day after a man was killed and three others were injured in a mysterious explosion in Vellore, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa on Sunday said it was a meteorite fall that caused the mishap.

Narrow escape for 40 passengers as Bengaluru-bound train derails in Vellore
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Narrow escape for 40 passengers as Bengaluru-bound train derails in Vellore

It was a narrow escape for more than 40 passengers of the Bengaluru-bound Kanyakumari-Bangalore City Express as four of its coaches derailed in Vellore district, around 170 km from Chennai.

Madras HC quashes case against Rajiv assassination convict Nalini
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Madras HC quashes case against Rajiv assassination convict Nalini

Madras High Court on Wednesday quashed all proceedings pending in a lower court against Rajiv Gandhi assassination case convict S Nalini in connection with the seizure of a mobile phone in her cell in the Vellore prison.