Tamil Nadu

Faced with govt apathy, 100 TN villagers join hands to rebuild a broken bridge

When multiple letters and petitions to those in power went unnoticed, Kovilpathu residents decided to take the matter into their own hands.

Teachers allege rampant use of ‘caste threads’ in schools even as govt denies practice

While teachers say that the practice of wearing caste markers has come into sharp focus only over the last decade, anti-caste activist Kathir from the NGO Evidence says it dates back to half a century ago.

Rare sea sparkles seen at Chennai beaches, but experts say this may not be good news

The ‘magical glow’ is caused by a high concentration of a micro-plankton called Noctiluca scintillans in the sea.

5-year-old girl dies in Chennai wall collapse, two earthmover operators held

The family was sleeping on the pavement when the earthmover hit the wall near them.

Parts of Adyar, Kilpauk, other areas in Chennai to face 8-hr power cut on Tuesday

TANGEDCO announced that power will be restored before the scheduled time if the maintenance works are completed early.

TN Private Water Tankers Association announces indefinite strike from August 21

The strike comes following multiple police complaints being filed against water tanker drivers and owners, according to an association member.

Tamil Nadu govt hikes price of Aavin milk by Rs 6 per litre

The government also increased the procurement rate of cow milk by Rs 4 and buffalo milk by Rs 6.

TN Athi Varadhar fest: Video of cops attacking journalist goes viral, sparks row

Meanwhile, Varun Kumar IPS, the man in the centre of the controversy, has defended his actions.

Madurai tea-shop owner allegedly murdered by five over refusal to give free tea

CCTV footage shows five men running away from the shop where the crime took place.

Sexual harassment of woman SP by IG rank officer: Madras HC to shift case out of TN?

The woman SP had approached the court seeking transfer of Murugan IPS, against whom she had filed a sexual harassment complaint last year.