Tamil Nadu

‘What caste discrimination?’ TN Min rejects circular stopping caste bands in schools

BJP leader H Raja had asked for the circular to be withdrawn and said that tying threads on wrists and wearing tilaks on foreheads are related to Hinduism.

Techie goes to court alleging TCS sexual harassment committee botched up probe

In March 2018, the survivor was working on-site in the UK when her manager called her at 7 pm for an unscheduled meeting to ‘discuss appraisal.’

For slapping his 15-yr-old daughter's harasser, a man was murdered in TN

In May, Manikandan had slapped a man who harassed his 15-year-old daughter at the Vaigai river bank in Madurai. Three months later, he was murdered.

Firm on two-language policy: Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi Palaniswami

In June, the draft National Education Policy had proposed compulsory Hindi in non-Hindi speaking states before it was revised after a backlash.

Elderly TN couple who fought armed robbers get bravery awards

A video of Shanmugavel and his wife, Sentharamai, from Tirunelveli, showed the couple bravely fighting off armed intruders with plastic chairs and slippers.

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

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

Five new districts in 8 months, what TN's bureaucrats think of the state's move

Former and current IAS officers speak to TNM after Tamil Nadu Chief Minister announced two new districts on Thursday.

Chennai lawyers forum cancels session on Article 370 after BJP legal wing objects

Many, including former judges, have questioned why the association succumbed to pressure from the BJP legal wing.

Chennai corporation tenders for solid waste disposal violate rules, NGO alleges

Chennai-based anti-corruption NGO, Arappor Iyakkam has called for scrapping of tenders announced for solid waste management (SWM) in 11 zones in the city.

Late to award function, Vijay Sethupathi to be given Kalaimamani at a later date

Rumours that the actor’s name has been removed from the list of awardees after his comments on Article 370 are false.