Tamil Nadu

Sulphuric acid leak detected at Sterlite plant in Thoothukudi

Sulphuric acid leak detected at Sterlite plant in Thoothukudi

A sulphuric acid leak, described by officials as “minor,” was detected in one of the storage units of the sealed Sterlite copper plant, a Vedanta group company, in Thoothukudi on Sunday evening. A special team formed after the plant’s security staff spotted the leak the previous evening confirmed the leak. …

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Panel puts off visit to Apollo

Panel puts off visit to Apollo

Dhivakaran’s daughter contradicts statement of Dr. Sivakumar The daughters of V.K. Sasikala’s brother Dhivakaran on Thursday contradicted the statement of Dr. K.S. Sivakumar — a member of her family — before the commission of inquiry looking into former Chief Minister Jayalalithaa’s death. A source familiar with her testimony said that …

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Anti-people govt. has got an extension Dhinakaran

Anti-people govt. has got an extension Dhinakaran

AMMK founder and R.K. Nagar MLA says people are the losers in the case; calls High Court judgment confusing Amma Makkal Munnetra Kazhagam founder T.T.V. Dhinakaran said that the “longevity of the anti-people government has been extended” because of Thursday’s judgment. Speaking to reporters, Dhinakaran, who was accompanied by the …

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Six passengers die as bus rolls down gorge near Ooty in Tamil Nadu

Six passengers die as bus rolls down gorge near Ooty in Tamil Nadu

UDHAGAMANDALAM: Six passengers died and 28 others suffered injuries when a Tamil Nadu State Transport Corporation bus they were travelling in rolled down a 100-foot deep gorge near Manthada on the Ooty-Coonoor road on Thursday. The bus was carrying around 40 passengers. It was going to Coimbatore from Ooty. The injured were …

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Driver dies after lorries collide on Chennai-Bengaluru Highway

Driver dies after lorries collide on Chennai-Bengaluru Highway

Traffic was affected on the highway and in Vellore due to the accident. A container lorry driver died after he drove his vehicle over the median on the Chennai-Bengaluru Highway, near Vellore, and collided with a lorry coming in the opposite direction on Wednesday morning. Traffic was affected on the …

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Probe Dairy Minister’s wealth: HC

Probe Dairy Minister’s wealth: HC

Wants an IPS officer to handle probe and submit a report by August 3 The Madras High Court on Tuesday directed the Directorate of Vigilance and Anti Corruption (DVAC) to conduct a preliminary inquiry into the allegation that Minister for Milk and Dairy Development K.T. Rajenthra Bhalaji amassed wealth disproportionate …

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CM sees red over protests against green corridor

CM sees red over protests against green corridor

Chief Minister Edappadi K. Palaniswami claimed in the Assembly on Monday that though one section of the public welcomed the proposal for establishing the Chennai-Salem green corridor, another section was being instigated by some organisations to protest against the project. The State government was being quite cautious in the implementation …

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