Madurai

Type: City
Name: Madurai
Country: India
Latitude: 9.92
Longitude: 78.120003
population: 909,988
First reported 13 hours ago - Updated 41 mins ago - 2 reports

DMK man dies of cardiac arrest after clash in Madurai

MADURAI: The 16th Lok sabha elections passed off peacefully in the southern districts in Thursday but for two incidents of violence, one of which lead to the death of a DMK men in an intra-party clash at Madurai.S Pandi, son of Subramanian of Nilayur, ... [Published Times of India - 2 hours ago]
First reported 14 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 2 reports

Undeterred 104-year-old exercises her franchise

MADURAI: Age did not deter the 104-year-old Arul Navam David from exercising her franchise at Karimedu polling booth on Thursday. Arul Navam had insisted with her relatives to vote after she learnt about the electuins from the newspapers. "Even at this ... [Published Times of India - 2 hours ago]
First reported 2 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 1 reports

Enthusiastic youth throng polling booths in Madurai

MADURAI: When the polling for the Madurai parliamentary seat began at 7am, very few young voters turned up at the polling stations in the first couple of hours. But, as the time passed by the number of enthusiastic voters including the first-timers swelled ... [Published Times of India - 2 hours ago]
First reported 2 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 1 reports

Scorching sun brings down poll percentage

MADURAI: It was sweltering hot as the day proceeded but Madurai constituency witnessed brisk polling on Thursday morning but when the final count came, the percentage dipped considerably when compared to the last election. Madurai recorded 67.90% against ... [Published Times of India - 2 hours ago]
Entities: Madurai, Elections, Witness
First reported 2 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 1 reports

Brisk polling in all southern districts

MADURAI: The southern districts of Tamil Nadu witnessed brisk polling on Thursday in one of the most fiercely fought electoral battles.Some of the constituencies in the south registered a marginal increase in the total poll percentage while few suffered ... [Published Times of India - 2 hours ago]
First reported 2 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 1 reports

A vote is worth the trouble for determined voters

MADURAI: It was their democratic duty and rightly so, many voters working in places other than their hometowns took the day off from work to travel to their destinations in order to cast their franchise.S Sathish (23), a system administrator in an anti-virus ... [Published Times of India - 2 hours ago]
Entities: Chennai, Madurai, Bangalore
First reported 20 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 4 reports

Lok Sabha elections 2014: Tamil Nadu records 72.83% polling

CHENNAI: Tamil Nadu recorded 72.83% voter turnout in the elections for the 16th Lok Sabha on Thursday. Though the voter turnout was expected to be around 80%, constituencies in Chennai and other cities brought down the total voter turnout.In the 2009 ... [Published Times of India - 11 hours ago]
First reported 13 hours ago - Updated 13 hours ago - 1 reports

Madurai Soroptimists new team installed

The city's well known gynaecologist Dr. Sudha Dheep was elected as the fourth President of Soroptimist International (SI), Madurai, at a simple installation ceremony this week. She took over charge for the year 2014-15 from outgoing president Sukanya ... [Published The Hindu - 13 hours ago]
First reported Apr 23 2014 - Updated Apr 24 2014 - 2 reports

HC orders notice to BJP candidate, DGP on alleged hate speech

The Madras High court today ordered issue of notice to the DGP and Sivaganga Lok Sabha BJP candidate H Raja, on a petition seeking action against him for his alleged hate speech which had been uploaded on 'YouTube'.Justice V Ramasubramanian and Justice ... [Published Business Standard India - Apr 23 2014]
First reported Apr 23 2014 - Updated Apr 24 2014 - 2 reports

Bus, train ticket sales go up as many travel to cast vote

CHENNAI: Tamil Nadu may also clock record voter turnout like Delhi, Manipur, West Bengal and other states this election . This is not a forecast by poll pundits but an observation by a more unlikely group of trend readers — travel agents.As TN goes to ... [Published Times of India - Apr 24 2014]
First reported Apr 23 2014 - Updated Apr 23 2014 - 2 reports

HC issues notice to Chief Secretary on PIL

The Madras High Court has ordered issue of notice on a PIL seeking a direction to the Chief Secretary and others to publish the report of the Gagandeep Singh Bedi Committee constituted to assess the extent of illegal sand mining in three districts.Justice ... [Published Business Standard India - Apr 23 2014]
First reported Apr 23 2014 - Updated Apr 23 2014 - 2 reports

Mercury May Show Mercy

RECENT ARTICLESRECENT GALLERIESThe sea breeze comes as a saviour for Chennaiites during this election with the temperature coming down to around 34 degrees Celsius. However, the interior districts have no such respite.  Most parts of the State will have ... [Published Chennai Online - Apr 23 2014]

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...department , University of Madras, said there is an alarming decrease in polling rates in most urban centres compared to rural areas barring Delhi. "Delhi has a different culture and takes a political stand" he said
...For instance, 75-year-old P Pandi from Kailasapuram has come down to polling booth in Aruldaspuram walking with crutches. "I have never missed any election in my life because every vote of ours counts in democracy. It is my duty to vote and I am not going to sit at home though I have to walk with the crutches" the determined old man said
...of Aruldaspuram who were standing in a long queue said that the election commission officials did not anticipate providing shelter to the voters. "When we raised the issue with the policemen, one of them shouted back at us saying that we should go back if we are not able to bear the heat. The attitude of the officials is frustrating" said Tamilselvi
...public movement towards southern districts, the rail users in the regions have urged railways to operate special trains a day ahead of polling. "Many of the youngsters from southern districts like Tirunelveli and Kanyakumari working in Chennai, Bangalore and Hyderabad would have benefitted if the special trains were operated" , said P Edward Jeni, Secretary of (KKDRUA)

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Cities slow to push the button [Published Times of India - 1 hour ago]
Undeterred 104-year-old exercises her franchise [Published Times of India - 2 hours ago]
Scorching sun brings down poll percentage [Published Times of India - 2 hours ago]
A vote is worth the trouble for determined voters [Published Times of India - 2 hours ago]
DMK man dies of cardiac arrest after clash in M... [Published Times of India - 2 hours ago]
Brisk polling in all southern districts [Published Times of India - 2 hours ago]
Rejected by parties, paliyars come out to fulfi... [Published Times of India - 2 hours ago]
Voters create flutter by refusing to vote [Published Times of India - 2 hours ago]
Left with no option, villagers press NOTA button [Published Times of India - 2 hours ago]
Enthusiastic youth throng polling booths in Mad... [Published Times of India - 2 hours ago]
Elders, disabled struggle due to lack of facili... [Published Times of India - 2 hours ago]
Chennai constituency records lowest voter turnout [Published Times of India - 2 hours ago]
Polling peaceful in state, but low turnout in u... [Published Times of India - 5 hours ago]
Why The Stakes Are High In Tamil Nadu [Published DNA India - 9 hours ago]
Lok Sabha elections 2014: Tamil Nadu records 72... [Published Times of India - 11 hours ago]
Model polling booths, a big hit among people in TN [Published Business Standard India - 12 hours ago]
PTI - POLL-TN-OFFICER - Poll official shifted f... [Published Namibia Press Agency - 13 hours ago]
DMK, AIADMK men clash at booths [Published Jagran Post - 13 hours ago]
Proud to be Tamil [Published The Hindu - 13 hours ago]
Madurai Soroptimists new team installed [Published The Hindu - 13 hours ago]
Till we meet again [Published The Hindu - 13 hours ago]
104-year-old woman exercises her franchise in M... [Published Times of India - 14 hours ago]
60 per cent polling in south Tamil Nadu till 3 pm [Published The Hindu - 16 hours ago]
40-50 percent cast their votes by noon [Published NetIndia123.com - 17 hours ago]
Tamil Nadu witnesses 35% voter turnout till 11am [Published Livemint.com - 20 hours ago]
Tamil Nadu goes to polls today to elect 39 for ... [Published Asian Tribune - 22 hours ago]
Notice to DGP Over BJP Nominee 'Hate Talk' [Published New Indian Express - Apr 24 2014]
Pious Poll officials offer Aarthi for EVMs to W... [Published New Indian Express - Apr 24 2014]
Bus, train ticket sales go up as many travel to... [Published Times of India - Apr 24 2014]
Crorepati who graduated after 29 years [Published Calcutta Telegraph - Apr 24 2014]
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A Transgender Candidate Is Running for Parliame... [Published The Middle East Blog - TIME.com - Apr 21 2014]
Just a few days after India’s Supreme Court recognized a “third gender” option , a transgender woman in India is vying for a seat in parliament. Bharathi Kannamma, 53, is considered the first transgender person to be accepted as a candidate in a general ...
A Transgender Candidate Is Running for Parliame... [Published The China Blog - Apr 21 2014]
Just a few days after India’s Supreme Court recognized a “third gender” option , a transgender woman in India is vying for a seat in parliament. Bharathi Kannamma, 53, is considered the first transgender person to be accepted as a candidate in a general ...
A Transgender Candidate Is Running for Parliame... [Published TIME.com - Apr 21 2014]
Just a few days after India’s Supreme Court recognized a “third gender” option , a transgender woman in India is vying for a seat in parliament. Bharathi Kannamma, 53, is considered the first transgender person to be accepted as a candidate in a general ...
Madurai students develop solar hybrid bike [Published Panchabuta-Renewable Energy & Cleantech in India - Mar 26 2014]
According to reports, from simplifying tasks in fields such as agriculture to improving infrastructure to cost-efficient models, students of engineering colleges in and around the city are developing innovative projects, justifying the growing need for ...
Madurai students develop solar hybrid bike [Published Panchabuta - Cleantech & Renewable Energy in India - Mar 26 2014]
According to reports, from simplifying tasks in fields such as agriculture to improving infrastructure to cost-efficient models, students of engineering colleges in and around the city are developing innovative projects, justifying the growing need for ...
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