Tamil Actress Pauline Jessica Dies By Way Of Suicide, Found Hanging In Chennai Flat
Tamil actress Pauline Jessica, popularly known as Divya, died by way of suicide in her Chennai flat in Virugambakkam area on September 18. She has worked in various Tamil movies and serials, notably “Vaidha”. Reportedly, Koyambedu police received information about her death from her neighbours. The body has been sent to Kilpauk government medical college hospital for autopsy.
Tags: Chennai, Tamil Nadu, Virugambakkam, Kilpauk, Suicide
Tamil Nadu Weavers Enters 4th Day Strike Against Tariff Hike With Rs 35 Cr Loss
In Tamil Nadu, the power loom weavers' strike entered its fourth day on September 19. Notably, the weavers are protesting against the authority, with a demand to roll back tariff hike imposed, which is a major concern. In addition, due to the strike, the loom industry in Tamil Nadu suffered a loss of over Rs 35 crores. … read-more
Tags: Power Loom Industry, strike, Tamil Nadu, Two Districts, Protests
Tamil Nadu Girl Commits Suicide After Failing NEET-2022 Exams
In Tamil Nadu's Ambattur region, a 19-year-old NEET-UG candidate committed suicide, after failing the medical entrance exam. On September 7, hours after the NEET 2022 results were announced, the girl took the extreme step. She was rushed to the KMC Hospital in Chennai, where the doctors declared her brought dead. The incident gained political attention, as Congress leader Rahul Gandhi visited the victim's family and demanded to abolish NEET… read-more
Tags: NEET-2022, Tamil Nadu, Chennai Girl, Suicide, Rahul Gandhi
Courtesy: India Today
Congress Leaders Pay Tribute To Rajiv Gandhi, Ahead Of Bharat Jodo Yatra
Rahul Gandhi and senior Congress leaders paid floral tribute to former PM of India the late Rajiv Gandhi, on September 7. The tribute was in the view of beginning of "Bharat Jodo Yatra' from Tamil Nadu. The hyped campaign of the Indian National Congress will begin from Kanyakumari, covering 3,500 kilometres in nearly 150 days. The rally will begin at 5 pm, with a mega rally, eyeing 2024 General elections.
Tags: Congress, Rahul Gandhi, Bharat Jodo Yatra, Kanyakumari, Tamil Nadu
Justice M Duraiswamy Appointed As Acting CJ Of Madrash HC
Justice M Duraiswamy, senior-most judge of the Madras High Court has been appointed its acting chief justice, said the law ministry on September 5. He will assume charge with effect from September 13, after incumbent chief justice Munishwar Nath Bhandari demits office on the evening of September 12, after attaining retired age of 62. While Supreme Court judges retire at 65, HC judges retire at the age of 62 years.
Tags: Madras HC, Justice M Duraiswamy, Acting CJ, Union Law Ministry, Tamil Nadu
Courtesy: Press Trust of India
Tamil Nadu CM MK Stalin Meets Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan In Thiruvananthapuram
Tamil Nadu CM MK Stalin traveled to Thiruvananthapuram, to hold a meet with Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan on September 2. Reportedly, various projects related to Tamil Nadu and Kerala were discussed. Meanwhile, Tamil Nadu’s IT minister Mano Thangaraj appreciated Kerala’s IT development, and said that a high-level team will be sent to Kerala to study the developments.
Tags: Tamil Nadu, Kerala, MK Stalin, Pinarayi Vijayan, Thiruvananthapuram
Ganesh Chariot Comes In Contact With Live Wire In Tamil Nadu’s Virudhunagar; 2 Dead, 3 Injured
In Tamil Nadu’s Virudhunagar, two people passed away by way of electrocution, and three others have been injured, on September 1. The incident occurred in the Sokkanathur Puttur area near Rajapalayam, when a Ganesh chariot came in contact with a live wire. The incident brought the festival celebrities to a stop. Further details on the matter are awaited.
Tags: Tamil Nadu, Virudhunagar, Sokkanathur, Electrocution, Rajapalayam
CM MK Stalin Expresses Stance Against NEP, Calls It ‘Stumbling Block’: Tamil Nadu
Tamil Nadu CM MK Stalin on August 30, said that the government apart from opposing National Education Entrance Test (NEET), is also against the National Education Policy (NEP). He stated that the NEP “is not a stepping stone, but a stumbling block”. He further stated, “we are resisting because we are a society which fought for the right to education”. The CM also intends on framing a State Education Policy.
Tags: DMK, MK Stalin, NEP, NEET, Tamil Nadu
Courtesy: Hindustan Times
Kallakurichi Student Death: Madras HC Says Case Of Suicide, Not Rape Or Murder
The High Court of Madras held that the case of student death in Kallakurichi, is a case of suicide, and not rape or sexual harassment. A 17-year-old girl student died by way of suicide in Kallakurichi on July 13, after which a widespread agitation broke out. Her parents alleged that she was raped or sexually harassed. However, the court observed that through a report, she wasn’t sexually abused.
Tags: Kallakurichi, Tamil Nadu, Student Death, Student Suicide, Madras High Court
Courtesy: Hindustan Times
Former Tamil Nadu CM O Panneerselvam Writes To S Jaishankar; Urges Relief To Arrested Fishermen
Former CM of Tamil Nadu and AIADMK Coordinator O Panneerselvam, has requested union external affairs minister S Jaishankar to take necessary steps for the release of Indian fishermen arrested by the Sri Lankan Navy. He urged the union minister via letter, stating that he is concerned about the well-being of Tamil fishermen who get arrested often. Recently, on August 10 and 22 some fishermen were arrested by Sri Lankan Navy.
Tags: Sri Lanka, Tamil Nadu, AIADMK, O Panneerselvam, S Jaishankar