Tamil Nadu

June 4, 2022
June 4, 2022

Bangladeshi missing from Kuakata found clinging to banana plant near Chennai

The tourist who went missing a week ago from Patuakhali’s Kuakata beach has been found in Chennai, the capital of Tamil Nadu state of India.

February 20, 2020
February 20, 2020

19 killed in Tamil Nadu bus-lorry collision

At least 19 people have been killed after a bus collided with a lorry near Tirupur district in the southern Indian state of Tamil Nadu.

May 22, 2018
May 22, 2018

9 killed in India cops firing

Nine people are killed when police opened fire on protesters demanding the closure of a copper smelting plant over environmental pollution concern in a port city in the southern Indian state of Tamil Nadu today.

September 6, 2016
September 6, 2016

Shutdown in Karnataka town against Cauvery water release

A day-long protest shutdown is being observed at Mandya town in Karnataka against releasing of Cauvery river water to Tamil Nadu on the Supreme Court's directive to the state government.

May 19, 2016
May 19, 2016

Mamata, Jayalalithaa retain power, BJP wins Assam, Left bags Kerala

West Bengal's ruling Trinamool Congress crushes the opposition and Tamil Nadu's AIADMK proved exit polls wrong by retaining power in assembly elections, the biggest popularity test after the 2014 Lok Sabha polls.

May 19, 2016
May 19, 2016

Mamata, Jayalalithaa set to retain power, BJP takes Assam

For the first time in India, the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) appears all set to form government in the northern state of Assam.

May 18, 2016
May 18, 2016

Why Tamil Nadu may soon ban alcohol

Tamil Nadu may soon become the latest Indian state to impose a complete ban on the sale and consumption of alcohol.

December 5, 2015
December 5, 2015

Power supply restored as Chennai floodwaters recede

Power has been restored in many parts of the southern Indian city of Chennai days after severe floods hit the city.

November 7, 2015
November 7, 2015

India appoints first transgender police officer

The Indian state of Tamil Nadu is to hire the country's first transgender police officer after a court cleared hurdles that faced one applicant.

July 28, 2015
July 28, 2015

People’s President

Dr Avul Pakir Jainulabdeen (APJ) Abdul Kalam, India's 11th president, dies aged 83, on Monday evening while doing what he loved - addressing students - was an extraordinary Indian.