Tamil Nadu

Chennai Air Pollution Monitor: Hazardous in Allandur and Manali

Regular updates on the quality of air in Chennai city with health advisories.

Trichy police prevent 9-year-old’s forced marriage to 39-year-old man

The cops acted on the information from an anonymous caller which turned out to be true.   

After 25 days of protest, Sivakasi firework units withdraw indefinite strike

The decision comes after state minister KT Rajenthra Bhalaji met with industry representatives.

Not just floods and cyclones: How climate change can affect your health in Chennai

The rising temperatures in the tropics means contagious diseases spread at a faster pace than normal, making it a public health nightmare.

Bus fares in Tamil Nadu hiked after 6 years, govt says move was long overdue

Deputy CM O Panneerselvam pointed out that despite the hike, bus fares in Tamil Nadu were cheaper than neighbouring states.

Over 100 Olive Ridley turtles have died along TN coast, and this is just the beginning

What’s killing them, fishing trawlers or plastic waste?

Deepa and Deepak approach Madras HC over Jaya’s properties, claim Poes Garden home

The petition claims that they are the second-class legal heirs according to the Hindu Succession Act.

Andal controversy: Criminal proceedings against lyricist Vairamuthu stayed by HC

Relief for Vairamuthu who has sought to quash the criminal proceedings against him.

Chennai fans have adopted me, can’t think of being with any other franchise: MS Dhoni

With IPL auctions on January 27 and 28, CSK Captain MS Dhoni says he will try his best to retain Ashwin.

‘Andal is like my mother, why would I denigrate her?’ Vairamuthu asks in interview

In his interview to Times of India, the poet and lyricist also raised questions over political compulsions, and justified his refusal to apologise.