Tamil Nadu

Meet Hopper, a forest specialist who tracked down a TN farmer lost in the jungle

When the search for Radhakrishnan yielded no result on June 19, police knew it was time to call in the expert.

Chennai Salem expressway: Activist alleges destruction of endangered flora and fauna

In a letter to the Ministry of Environment and Forests, Senthil Kumar requests the environmental clearance be rejected.

TN court grants activist Piyush Manush bail, Mansoor Ali Khan remains behind bars

The two had spoken against the 8-lane Salem Expressway saying that it would lead to loss of agricultural lands.

Chennai Salem Expressway: TN farmers reject compensation, call it an ‘eyewash’

Salem District Collector Rohini Bhajibhakare announced compensation for the land acquisition on Friday.

Meet Krishna, the Kurumba artist breathing life into a 3000-year-old tribal art form

This ancient tribal art was at its brink of extinction a couple of decades ago and was revived only through the meticulous efforts of the CP Ramaswami Aiyar Foundation.

Anbumani Ramadoss slams Vijay for smoking in 'Sarkar' poster, fans incensed

The former Health Minister's party, the PMK, has previously gone after Rajinikanth for glorifying smoking in his films.

Lawyer arrested for ‘engineering Thoothukudi protests’, actor for inciting riots

Earlier, a Tamil serial actor was also arrested for her views on the gunning down of 13 civilians.

TN CM writes to PM Modi to repatriate 21 Indian fishermen stranded in Iran

The fishermen had reportedly demanded their dues be paid when their employer confiscated their passports.

17-yr-old India-born shuttler Ashwathi Pillai to represent Sweden in Youth Olympics

Ashwathi is the youngest badminton player to have won the Swedish National Championship held in February.

AIADMK mouthpiece slams Kamal and Rajini, asks ‘Amma’ to put an end to ‘clowns’

Dr Namadhu Amma published a poem that implores former Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa to come back.