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DMK president MK Stalin will launch a statewide outreach programme akin to the ‘Namakku Naame’ (We for Ourselves), held prior to the 2016 Tamil Nadu Assembly elections.(PTI PHOTO.)

Stalin begins exercise to rework DMK ahead of 2021 TN assembly polls

Hindustan Times, Chennai | By MC Rajan
UPDATED ON JAN 30, 2020 08:57 PM IST
In what came as a surprise for many in the party and outside too, DMK veteran TR Baalu was stripped of his post of principal secretary of DMK Headquarters on Sunday. Trichy strongman KN Nehru was elevated to that office.
As shell-shocked public ran helter skelter, the assailants wielding machetes and long sickles fled the scene leaving Vijayaraghu in a pool of blood. (Representative image)
As shell-shocked public ran helter skelter, the assailants wielding machetes and long sickles fled the scene leaving Vijayaraghu in a pool of blood. (Representative image)

Armed with sickles, assailants hack BJP leader to death at busy market in TN

Hindustan Times, Chennai | By MC Rajan
UPDATED ON JAN 27, 2020 07:29 PM IST
The victim, Vijayaraghu, who is BJP’s zonal secretary and a contractor of the vehicle parking lot in the same market, was brutally assaulted by a three-member gang at a tea shop.
Sujith Wilson fell into the borewell, dug up by his father, while playing near his house on Friday evening(PTI)
Sujith Wilson fell into the borewell, dug up by his father, while playing near his house on Friday evening(PTI)

Rescuers scramble to save 2-year-old from TN borewell

Chennai | By MC Rajan
PUBLISHED ON OCT 29, 2019 12:42 AM IST
Sujith Wilson fell into the borewell, dug up by his father, while playing near his house on Friday evening. According to officials familiar with the rescue operation, the child was initially stuck at a depth of 25 feet but slipped to 88 feet after the tubewell caved in during the rescue efforts.
Two-year-old Surjith Wilson seen in his mother’s arms was playing when he fell into the abandoned borewell.(Sourced Photo)
Two-year-old Surjith Wilson seen in his mother’s arms was playing when he fell into the abandoned borewell.(Sourced Photo)

Celebrities pray for two-year-old Surjith stuck in borewell in Trichy

Hindustan Times, Chennai | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON OCT 27, 2019 12:39 PM IST
Surjith’s condition has touched an emotional chord among the people in Tamil Nadu with special prayers are being conducted in temples, mosques, and churches across the state for his safety.
The realty firm claimed the wording in the newspaper advertisement was unintentional.(Representative image/HT Photo)
The realty firm claimed the wording in the newspaper advertisement was unintentional.(Representative image/HT Photo)

Realty firm’s sales pitch ‘only for Brahmins’ sparks outrage in Trichy

Hindustan Times, Chennai | By M Manikandan
UPDATED ON OCT 23, 2019 10:12 AM IST
The company said it wanted to mention “Only for Vegetarians” in the advertisement but the people who actually worked on it put it as “Only for Brahmins”.
Trichy police on Sunday visited Ganesan’s place in Vadipatti, Madurai.(CCTV PHOTO.)
Trichy police on Sunday visited Ganesan’s place in Vadipatti, Madurai.(CCTV PHOTO.)

Lalitha Jewellery heist: Fourth accused nabbed with jewels worth Rs 2 crore

Hindustan Times, Chennai | By M Manikandan
UPDATED ON OCT 14, 2019 07:08 AM IST
According to the police, the accused C Ganesan (35) was caught after a tip-off by Murugan (45), the mastermind behind the Lalitha Jewellery heist.
The burglars decamped with diamond, platinum and gold jewellery and left silver ornaments behind(Video grab)
The burglars decamped with diamond, platinum and gold jewellery and left silver ornaments behind(Video grab)

Lalithaa Jewellery heist: Co-plotter arrested, mastermind still at large

Hindustan Times, Chennai | By M Manikandan
UPDATED ON OCT 06, 2019 08:07 PM IST
Police is on the hunt for the mastermind. Two accused were arrested earlier for the October 2 heist of Gold, Diamond and Platinum jewels carried out by two men wearing cat and dog masks at Trichy’s Lalithaa Jewellery store.
Two masked men drilled holes in a showroom of Lalithaa Jewellery in Trichy on October 2 and took away diamond, platinum and gold jewellery.(Video grab)
Two masked men drilled holes in a showroom of Lalithaa Jewellery in Trichy on October 2 and took away diamond, platinum and gold jewellery.(Video grab)

Lalithaa Jewellery heist: Suspect’s mother held with 450g of looted gold

Hindustan Times, Chennai | By M Manikandan
UPDATED ON OCT 06, 2019 11:01 AM IST
The arrest of P Kanagavalli, a resident of Seerathoppu, on Saturday came three days after the robbery at Lalithaa Jewellery in Trichy on October 2.
With the prize catch of Manikandan, 35, a native of Thiruvarur, a manhunt has been launched and nine special teams have been formed to nab seven more accused, including the mastermind of the gang. (Video grab)
With the prize catch of Manikandan, 35, a native of Thiruvarur, a manhunt has been launched and nine special teams have been formed to nab seven more accused, including the mastermind of the gang. (Video grab)

In Lalithaa Jewellery robbery case in TN, a Netflix web series connection

Hindustan Times, Chennai | By M Manikandan
UPDATED ON OCT 05, 2019 12:23 AM IST
The masked dacoity on Tuesday in the heart of Trichy city has left the cops stunned. Leaving silver ornaments untouched, the burglars decamped with diamond, platinum and gold jewellery.
Police said the girl is now 20 weeks pregnant and a team of Trichy Government Hospital doctors are monitoring her condition with the assistance of District Children Protection Unit.(Representative image)
Police said the girl is now 20 weeks pregnant and a team of Trichy Government Hospital doctors are monitoring her condition with the assistance of District Children Protection Unit.(Representative image)

4 men rape mentally ill teen for 7 months in Trichy, leave her pregnant: Cops

Hindustan Times, Chennai | By M Manikandan
UPDATED ON SEP 03, 2019 10:22 PM IST
Police said the accused were known to the teenager’s grandfather under whose care she was when her mother used to go to work.
At least eight persons, including three minors, were killed and nine others injured in a road accident in Tamil Nadu.(PTI photo/Representational Image)
At least eight persons, including three minors, were killed and nine others injured in a road accident in Tamil Nadu.(PTI photo/Representational Image)

8 killed, nine injured as van plunges into Tamil Nadu gorge

Hindustan Times, Chennai | By M Manikandan
UPDATED ON AUG 18, 2019 08:31 PM IST
At least eight persons, including three minors, were killed and nine others injured in a road accident in Tamil Nadu’s Trichy on Sunday.
Seven vehicles got caught into a deadly collision between two vehicles on a national highway in Tamil Nadu.(HT PHOTO/Representative)
Seven vehicles got caught into a deadly collision between two vehicles on a national highway in Tamil Nadu.(HT PHOTO/Representative)

Five killed in a bizarre chain of accidents on Tamil Nadu highway near Trichy

Hindustan Times, Chennai | By MC Rajan
UPDATED ON AUG 07, 2019 10:26 PM IST
A series of accidents near Narthamalai town about 40 kilometers from Trichy was triggered by a collision between two vehicles coming from opposite directions. It killed 5 people and injured several others
Other allies of the DMK have urged party chief Stalin to ignore rebel voices inside the party.(PTI PHOTO)
Other allies of the DMK have urged party chief Stalin to ignore rebel voices inside the party.(PTI PHOTO)

Before local body polls in Tamil Nadu, differences crop up between DMK, Cong

Hindustan Times, Chennai | By M Manikandan
UPDATED ON JUN 23, 2019 10:55 PM IST
It is significant to note that in the recent LS polls, Congress won the second highest number of Lok Sabha seats in Tamil Nadu after Kerala in alliance with the DMK.
Rahman hails from Othakkadai area of Madurai.(Muji Rahman / Facebook)
Rahman hails from Othakkadai area of Madurai.(Muji Rahman / Facebook)

Tamil Nadu youth arrested for objectionable pics with Thanjavur sculptures

Hindustan Times, Chennai | By M Manikandan
UPDATED ON JUN 09, 2019 02:46 PM IST
Rahman’s Facebook post enraged devotees and historians alike, complaints also poured in from other sections of the society following which Trichy Cantonment police booked a case against Rahman.
The National Investigation Agency has arrested Popular Front of India member Mohammad Faruk, a resident of Trichy, in connection with the murder of catering contractor Ramalingam in February this year.(HT File)
The National Investigation Agency has arrested Popular Front of India member Mohammad Faruk, a resident of Trichy, in connection with the murder of catering contractor Ramalingam in February this year.(HT File)

PFI member linked to Ramalingam murder arrested

New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON MAY 10, 2019 11:55 PM IST
The NIA had earlier carried out searches at 20 locations, including the houses of accused persons on May 2, in connection with the case during which incriminating material had been seized.
More than 130 passengers and crew on board an Air India flight to Dubai had a miraculous escape on Friday when the plane brushed against a 50-feet-high perimeter wall during takeoff from Trichy in Tamil Nadu and flew in a damaged condition for four hours.(ANI Photo)
More than 130 passengers and crew on board an Air India flight to Dubai had a miraculous escape on Friday when the plane brushed against a 50-feet-high perimeter wall during takeoff from Trichy in Tamil Nadu and flew in a damaged condition for four hours.(ANI Photo)

Air India plane which hit wall may have overshot runway: Report

Indo Asian News Service | By Indo Asian News Service
UPDATED ON OCT 14, 2018 11:05 PM IST
On the morning October 12, the Air India Express flight with 136 people on board had a miraculous escape when the aircraft’s wheels scraped the airport’s outer wall during take-off in Trichy, damaging the wall as well as the plane’s undercarriage.
MK Stalin is making plans to form his political party, say supporters.(PTI file photo)
MK Stalin is making plans to form his political party, say supporters.(PTI file photo)

Azhagiri meeting supporters to discuss launching new political party

Hindustan Times, Chennai | By M Manikandan
UPDATED ON SEP 14, 2018 09:36 PM IST
Azhagiri says he wants to come back to DMK and accept younger brother Stalin as his leader.
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