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Tamil Nadu's COVID menu: 'Mask' parotta to 'corona cure' Mysurpa

Tamil Nadu's COVID menu: 'Mask' parotta to 'corona cure' Mysurpa

The hunger for innovation appears to be sharpening the taste buds in the time of the global pandemic.Chefs in Tamil Nadu are giving a 'co...Read More

Discharge rate overtakes new Covid cases in Tamil Nadu

Discharge rate overtakes new Covid cases in Tamil Nadu

ChennaiIn a welcome break from the upwardly rising Covid-19 curve, Tamil Nadu on Tuesday saw the number of discharged patients far exceed...Read More

Tamil Nadu’s Covid tally crosses 1 lakh-mark

Tamil Nadu’s Covid tally crosses 1 lakh-mark

ChennaiTamil Nadu’s COVID-19 tally on Friday breached the one-lakh mark with 4,329 patients testing positive for the global pandemic. Tam...Read More

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Tamil Nadu custody deaths CB-CID arrests inspector, 2 cops

ChennaiA day after arresting a sub-inspector, the Crime Branch CID in Tamil Nadu early on Thursday managed to track down the fleeing Insp...Read More

Jairaj-Benix custodial deaths: Murder case filed against cops; sub-inspector arrested

Jairaj-Benix custodial deaths: Murder case filed against cops; sub-inspector arrested

The deaths of the father and son, who were arrested over a minor issue concerning closure of their mobile phone shop during the COVID-19 ...Read More

Prima facie grounds for murder charges against cops, says Madras HC

Prima facie grounds for murder charges against cops, says Madras HC

Father-son duo custodial deaths

Madras High Court

Criminal contempt proceedings against police ordered in Tamil Nadu custodial deaths

ChennaiThe Madras High Court (Madurai Bench) on Monday ordered suo motu criminal contempt proceedings against Thoothukudi Additional Supe...Read More

Tamil Nadu extends lockdown till July 31

Tamil Nadu extends lockdown till July 31

ChennaiIn a surprise decision, the Tamil Nadu government on Monday evening decided to extend COVID-19 lockdown till July 31 across the St...Read More

Rising cases put question mark over fate of Tamil Nadu lockdown

Rising cases put question mark over fate of Tamil Nadu lockdown

ChennaiWith new cases of novel coronavirus disease rising by the day — Sunday saw 3,940 patients being added to the tally — questions are...Read More

Tamil Nadi government to handover custodial deaths case to CBI amid mounting outrage

Tamil Nadi government to handover custodial deaths case to CBI amid mounting outrage

ChennaiFollowing widespread outrage over the recent deaths of a father and son in Thoothukudi due to alleged custodial torture, the Tamil...Read More

Coronavirus in Tamil Nadu: With over 3,500 cases, state's daily tally at all-time high

Coronavirus in Tamil Nadu: With over 3,500 cases, state's daily tally at all-time high

Tamil Nadu on Thursday saw its highest single-day Covid count with 3,509 patients testing positive. Only recently, the state had begun to...Read More

Political uproar over custody death of father, son in Tamil Nadu

Political uproar over custody death of father, son in Tamil Nadu

ChennaiIn a chilling case of police torture, a father and son died in a span of 10 hours, in judicial custody in Thoothukudi, a coastal t...Read More

Migrants from Bihar arrive to board a Shramik train at Chennai Central Railway Station in Chennai on Wednesday.

Coronavirus in Tamil Nadu: State records highest single-day jump with 2,174 cases; total cases now cross 50,000

ChennaiTamil Nadu witnessed its sharpest surge in COVID-19 cases taking its tally past the 50,000 mark, here on Wednesday . After a margi...Read More

Lockdown is back in Chennai, for 12 days

Lockdown is back in Chennai, for 12 days

Chennai: Chennai and its surrounding three districts will revert to a Stage-1 lockdown for 12 days beginning June 19 to contain the virus...Read More

Tamil Nadu not hiding virus death toll: Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami

Tamil Nadu not hiding virus death toll: Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami

Chennai: A day after reports emerged hinting at the likelihood of COVID-19 death numbers being fudged in Chennai, the Tamil Nadu Chief Mi...Read More

TN cancels class 10 Board exams as COVID-19 cases rise

TN cancels class 10 Board exams as COVID-19 cases rise

The students will now be awarded 80% of the marks on the basis of their performance in the quarterly and half-yearly examinations and the...Read More

COVID-19 cases in Tamil Nadu breach 25,000-mark

COVID-19 cases in Tamil Nadu breach 25,000-mark

Chennai: With a new single-day record of 1,286 COVID-19 cases, Tamil Nadu on Wednesday crossed the 25,000 patient-mark with 11 more perso...Read More

Coronavirus in Tamil Nadu: State breaches new high, lockdown extended till June 30

Coronavirus in Tamil Nadu: State breaches new high, lockdown extended till June 30

Chennai: On a day Tamil Nadu for the first time crossed 1,000 COVID-19 cases in a single day, Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami exten...Read More

Migrant workers and families gather in front of a police station to get transferred to a railway station to board a special train to Bihar in Chennai on Friday.

With highest single day spike, Tamil Nadu COVID-19 count crosses 20,000-mark

Chennai: Tamil Nadu’s COVID-19 count went past the 20,000-mark following the highest single-day spike of 874 patients on Friday. The stat...Read More

Tamil Nadu can’t acquire Jayalalithaa’s assets: Madras High Court

Tamil Nadu can’t acquire Jayalalithaa’s assets: Madras High Court

Chennai: Declaring former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa’s nephew and niece as her ‘Class II legal heirs’, the Madras High Cour...Read More

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