Maattu Pongal day: See video of cows go surfing in Marina beach

The cattle would then be taken home and decked up for the evening. They would be paraded on the streets or taken to customers’ houses where the milkman supplies milk, and worshipped there. The distinct sound of the day would be the jangling bells around the cows’ neck or their feet. Continue Reading

19 participants injured in Palamedu jallikattu where 165 bulls were released

Nineteen participants have been injured in the Palamedu jallikattu sport, according to reports reaching here. Palamedu, in Madurai district, is famous for its jallikattu, and draws participants in large numbers.  Continue Reading

Traffic Ramaswamy moves HC seeking CBI probe into Kodanad video case

Social activist Traffic Ramaswamy has moved the Madras High Court, seeking a CBI probe into the Kodanad video case that has put Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami under the scanner. Continue Reading

Six TN Hindu outfit members on way to Vavar mosque held

Six people – natives of Tirupur, Coimbatore and Tirunelveli – on their way to visit the Vavar mosque near the Sabarimala temple were arrested on Tuesday. Continue Reading

SC consents to urgent hearing of plea on Tiruvarur by-election

The Election Commission had announced that the by-election to Tiruvarur constituency, which fell vacant following the death of DMK president and former chief minister, M Karunanidhi, in August, would be held 28 January 2019. Continue Reading

India’s pace-bowling is fantastic, says Kapil Dev

 With India on the cusp of a historic Test series win in Australia, former India captain Kapil Dev is mightily impressed with India’s fast bowling attack that played a big role in the team’s good performance Down Under. Continue Reading

Sterlite row: SC to hear TN plea against NGT order 8 Jan

The Supreme Court today agreed to hear on 8 January, Tamilnadu’s appeal against the NGT order to reopen Vedanta Ltd’s Sterlite copper plant at Tuticorin. Continue Reading

Case against BJP leader Tamilisai for protesting against Kerala CM in Chennai

Today in Chennai, the BJP State president led a protest at Pallavaram, denouncing the Kerala Chief Minister. A case was registered against her and 150 BJP cadres under three sections of the IPC by the Pallavaram police. Continue Reading

Rs 10 lakh worth gutkha seized from godown near Chennai

According to reports, the police had information that there was largescale sale of gutkha in Sundaracholapuram, near Thiruverkadu, a suburb of Chennai. So, a team, headed by inspector Prabhu, under the supervision of Chennai West Zone Assistant Commissioner Vijayakumari, had been watching the area in disguise.  Continue Reading