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Top court gives nod for Chennai-Salem highway

A three-judge bench of the Supreme Court, headed by justice AM Khanwilkar, said, “The availability of a highway in any part of the state paves way for sustainable development and overall enhancement of human well-being.”
The top court agreed with the Madras HC that until acquisition process stood completed, it was wrong on the part of the executing agency to alter the mutation entry possessed by landowners.(File Photo)
The top court agreed with the Madras HC that until acquisition process stood completed, it was wrong on the part of the executing agency to alter the mutation entry possessed by landowners.(File Photo)
Published on Dec 09, 2020 08:00 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Abraham Thomas

DMK’s focus on AIADMK stronghold in Tamil Nadu’s western belt

Stalin’s choice of Salem is part of the DMK’s larger strategy to breach the western belt which is the citadel of the AIADMK.
File photo: DMK President MK Stalin.(PTI)
File photo: DMK President MK Stalin.(PTI)
Updated on Dec 07, 2020 05:04 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Chennai | By Divya Chandrababu | Edited by Sparshita Saxena

PMK leader Ramadoss to meet TN CM after workers’ stir over 20% quota

The party workers were coming to Chennai from different districts such as Salem, Dharmapuri, and Krishnagiri to partake in the first day of their protest demanding 20% reservation for vanniyar community.
Ramadoss who also participated in the protest in Chennai appealed to his party workers to not indulge in unrest but protest peacefully.(AP PHOTO.)
Ramadoss who also participated in the protest in Chennai appealed to his party workers to not indulge in unrest but protest peacefully.(AP PHOTO.)
Updated on Dec 01, 2020 05:19 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Chennai | By Divya Chandrababu

Cloudy skies obstruct solar eclipse in Chennai, parts of Tamil Nadu

The eclipse was however partial in most parts of Tamil Nadu and many enthusiasts who managed to take photos of the rare phenomenon posted them on the social networking sites
A silhouetted view of a flying eagle in the backdrop of the solar eclipse in the sky, in Chennai.(PTI)
A silhouetted view of a flying eagle in the backdrop of the solar eclipse in the sky, in Chennai.(PTI)
Updated on Jun 21, 2020 05:35 PM IST
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Chennai | By Press Trust of India | Posted by: Jasra Afreen

In Tamil Nadu, BJP eyes civic polls to gain foothold, prepares for bargain with AIADMK

Not only had the Tamil Nadu government assured the Supreme Court that it would announce in October, the date for the civic polls, delayed by more than two years, Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami was categorical about holding them. Last week, he told the media in Salem that the AIADMK government was committed to conducting the elections to local bodies.
In the Lok Sabha elections, the BJP, despite being a national party, had to contend with contesting only 5 of the 39 seats in the state.(HT PHOTO.)
In the Lok Sabha elections, the BJP, despite being a national party, had to contend with contesting only 5 of the 39 seats in the state.(HT PHOTO.)
Published on Aug 24, 2019 12:07 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Chennai | By MC Rajan

4 killed in Kancheepuram temple stampede

Officials said around 1.7 lakh devotees had gathered at the temple to pay obeisance to Athivaradar, a deity that is taken out of the shrine’s pond once every 40 years, when the stampede happened.
The four were identified as Narayani, 40, Natarajan, 50, Ganga Lakshmi, 50, and Anandavel, 47.(HT Photo)
The four were identified as Narayani, 40, Natarajan, 50, Ganga Lakshmi, 50, and Anandavel, 47.(HT Photo)
Updated on Jul 19, 2019 12:54 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Chennai | By M Manikandan

AIADMK veteran demands overhaul in party leadership

AIADMK veteran and former Madurai Mayor V Rajan Chellappa has demanded a change in the leadership following the party’s rout in the Lok Sabha elections.
Chief minister Palaniswami denied any factional feud in the AIADMK.(PTI)
Chief minister Palaniswami denied any factional feud in the AIADMK.(PTI)
Updated on Jun 09, 2019 08:47 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Chennai | By HT Correspondent

Lok Sabha 2019 constituency: Prestige battle for AIADMK at CM Palaniswami’s hometown Salem

The Gounders, an intermediary caste of landowners and now entrepreneurs, classified as backward, comprise up to 40% of the population in these districts, and form the foundation of AIADMK’s loyal vote bank. Chief minister Palaniswami belongs to this caste group.
Salem is considered a fortress of the ruling AIADMK. In the 2016 assembly polls; the party won 41 out of the 47 seats in the region’s Coimbatore, Tiruppur, Salem, Erode, Karur and Namakkal districts.(PTI)
Salem is considered a fortress of the ruling AIADMK. In the 2016 assembly polls; the party won 41 out of the 47 seats in the region’s Coimbatore, Tiruppur, Salem, Erode, Karur and Namakkal districts.(PTI)
Published on Apr 14, 2019 01:50 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent

Lok Sabha elections 2019: AIADMK, DMK kick off poll campaigns in Tamil Nadu

While chief minister Edappadi K Palaniswami began his campaign in his native district Salem, DMK president MK Stalin launched his campaign in Thiruvarur Assembly constituency.
The ruling All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) and opposition Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) leaders launched their campaigns on Wednesday for the upcoming Lok Sabha elections and 18 assembly seat by-polls.(PTI File Photo)
The ruling All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) and opposition Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) leaders launched their campaigns on Wednesday for the upcoming Lok Sabha elections and 18 assembly seat by-polls.(PTI File Photo)
Published on Mar 20, 2019 11:37 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Chennai | By M Manikandan

Tamil Nadu priest dies after fall while garlanding massive Hanuman statue

Venkatesan was severely injured on his head and was admitted to a private hospital in Salem by the state government’s Hindu Religious and Charitable Endowment trust (HR&CE).
A 53-year-old priest with a temple in Tamil Nadu’s Namakkal town died on Tuesday after he fell from an eight feet high stage while garlanding the 18-feet idol of Hanuman. (Representative Image)(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
A 53-year-old priest with a temple in Tamil Nadu’s Namakkal town died on Tuesday after he fell from an eight feet high stage while garlanding the 18-feet idol of Hanuman. (Representative Image)(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
Published on Jan 30, 2019 09:58 AM IST
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Chennai | By M Manikandan

Tamil Nadu Defence Industrial Corridor connecting 5 cities inaugurated

The Corridors overlap with existing defence public sector companies, and aim to bolster defence manufacturing in India.
The second Defence Industrial Corridor -- connecting Chennai, Hosur, Salem, Coimbatore and Tiruchirappalli -- was inaugurated on Sunday by defence minister Nirmala Sitharaman.(PTI)
The second Defence Industrial Corridor -- connecting Chennai, Hosur, Salem, Coimbatore and Tiruchirappalli -- was inaugurated on Sunday by defence minister Nirmala Sitharaman.(PTI)
Updated on Jan 20, 2019 11:48 PM IST
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Separated during freedom struggle, 93-year-old Kerala man meets first wife after 72 years

Narayanan, now a widower, came to see Sarada at Bhargavan’s home at Parasinikadavu along with some of his relatives. At first, Bhargavan said, his mother refused to step out and talk to Narayanan, but after much coaxing, she agreed.
In a touching re-union, 93-year-old E K Narayanan Nambiar, who was imprisoned for participating in the 1946 violent peasant struggle in Kavumbayi village of Kerala, met his first wife after 72 years, leaving them both speechless and teary-eyed.(Bloomberg/ Representative Image)
In a touching re-union, 93-year-old E K Narayanan Nambiar, who was imprisoned for participating in the 1946 violent peasant struggle in Kavumbayi village of Kerala, met his first wife after 72 years, leaving them both speechless and teary-eyed.(Bloomberg/ Representative Image)
Updated on Dec 28, 2018 10:04 PM IST
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Dalit girl allegedly beheaded by neighbour in Tamil Nadu for rejecting his advances

A senior police official said Wednesday the accused Dinesh Kumar has been arrested and lodged in Salem jail and a probe was on.
A 13-year-old Dalit girl was beheaded at a hamlet in this district of Tamil Nadu allegedly by her neighbour after she reportedly spurned his advances.(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
A 13-year-old Dalit girl was beheaded at a hamlet in this district of Tamil Nadu allegedly by her neighbour after she reportedly spurned his advances.(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
Updated on Oct 31, 2018 05:51 PM IST
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Salem | By Press Trust of India

4 dead in explosions at two TN fireworks manufacturing units

In the other explosion in a private fireworks unit at Kakivadanpatti in Virudhunagar, three persons were killed and two others injured.
Four people were killed and an equal number injured in explosions at two fireworks manufacturing units in Tamil Nadu’s Virudhunagar and Salem districts Saturday(Representational)
Four people were killed and an equal number injured in explosions at two fireworks manufacturing units in Tamil Nadu’s Virudhunagar and Salem districts Saturday(Representational)
Updated on Sep 08, 2018 08:27 PM IST
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Press Trust of India, Virudhunagar/Salem | By Press Trust of India

First to charter special train to Nilgiris, British couple books all coaches

The couple had booked the entire train through the Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation website.
The couple was the first to avail the chartered service, the sources said, adding that they were accorded a rousing reception by station managers at Mettupalayam and Coonoor on their arrival.(Nilgiri Mountain Railway/Facebook)
The couple was the first to avail the chartered service, the sources said, adding that they were accorded a rousing reception by station managers at Mettupalayam and Coonoor on their arrival.(Nilgiri Mountain Railway/Facebook)
Updated on Sep 02, 2018 08:43 AM IST
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Madras high court allows mercy killing of ailing Salem temple elephant

The petitioner informed the court that the pachyderm was suffering for a long time due to serious painful disease condition of her left foreleg, which cannot be medically or surgically treated or cured.
A wild adult male elephant inside Bhooteachang tea estate. (Photos: Ankush Saikia)(File photo for representation)
A wild adult male elephant inside Bhooteachang tea estate. (Photos: Ankush Saikia)(File photo for representation)
Updated on Apr 16, 2018 11:14 PM IST
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