Tamil Nadu

Union Minister tells Parliament Neutrino project won’t affect dams, villages

Activists have long cautioned against the environmental effects of the project in the area, given the amount of construction work it requires.

EPS claims victory in Cauvery dispute, CM releases water from Mettur dam

CM Edappadi Palaniswami also laid the foundation stone for a stupa to mark the ‘achievement’ of his government obtaining permanent solution to the Cauvery dispute through legal intervention.

Provide counselling to 11-yr-old sexual assault survivor in 24 hrs: Madras HC

The Madras High Court, however, did not take suo motu action on the case, stating that police investigations were ongoing.

100 case files of former Madras HC judge go missing, court orders CBI probe

The matter came to light when a petitioner submitted in court that though his plea was allowed, he had not received written orders.

Chennai child sexual abuse: Can parents and community do more to tackle such crimes?

The responsibility of stopping such incidents lies with families and the community, not only law enforcement bodies.

Villagers from Thoothukudi write to CM, urge for the permanent closure of Sterlite

In the two-page letter, the villagers requested the state to take back the land provided to Sterlite and rescind the permits granted to it to function.

Do Chennai child rape accused deserve lawyers? Advocates divided

While the law guarantees the right to natural justice for the accused, the nature of the crime has divided lawyers in Chennai.

Tamil serial 'Vamsam' actor Priyanka kills self in Chennai

The actor was popular for her role as Jothika in the serial Vamsam.

M Karunanidhi hospitalised for routine medical procedure in Chennai

The DMK Chief has been undergoing treatment for throat and lung disease for several months.

Pay Rs 25 lakh to 8 students admitted without clearing NEET: Madras HC to college

Saveetha University had admitted students to BDS courses under NRI category though the students had not cleared NEET.