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PMANE plans 'jal satyagraha' throughout TN coast

Stepping up their protest against the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant, anti-nuclear activists have now decided to go in for 'jal satyagraha' throughout the Tamil Nadu coast on September 22.


Man attempts self-immolation protesting Rajapakse's visit

A 26-year-old CITU activist on Monday attempted self-immolation protesting the proposed visit of Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapakse to India, police said.

Shouting slogans against Rajapakse, Vija

Uneasy calm in Kudankulam; protesters on relay fast

An uneasy calm prevailed here on Tuesday with police tightening vigil as anti-nuclear protesters continued with their relay fast at Idinthakari, epicentre of protests against the Kudankulam Nuclear pl

Anti-Koodankulam protest turns violent, one killed

Anti-nuclear protesters turned violent on Monday as one killed at the protest site in Tuticorin. The police foiled agitators' repeated attempts to lay siege to the atomic power plant here by bursting teargas shells and resorting to lathicharge.

Toll in fire tragedy touches 39, five arrested

Five persons were arrested on Thursday in connection with the devastating fire at a cracker manufacturing unit at Mudhalipatti, even as the toll mounted to 39 with three more persons succumbing to bur

Whale gets stranded in shallow waters off TN coast

A 20-ft long whale is battling for life after it got stranded in shallow waters near a islet about 15 kms off Kodiakarai coast.

Efforts are on by District Wildlife department personnel to rescue the

Life convict suffering from AIDS pleads for mercy killing

A 38-year-old life convict suffering from AIDS has pleaded for mercy killing.

Periyaswamy, lodged in the Salem central prison for the last six years, told reporters at the local hospital where he was

Lankan navy personnel attack TN fishermen in mid-sea

In yet another mid-sea attack, Sri Lankan Naval personnel allegedly attacked six fishermen from Tamil Nadu's Nagapattinam district.

The fishermen, who had put out to sea on March 20, claimed they wer

College lecturer, 2 friends held for raping minor

A college lecturer and his two friends have been arrested for allegedly raping a minor girl at nearby Kovilpatti since 2009 and using her nude photographs to blackmail her, police said.

They said the

Natarajan remanded to 15 days judicial custody

A local court on Sunday remanded M. Natarajan, husband of Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa's estranged aide Sasikala, arrested in a land grabbing case, in 15 days judicial custody.

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