Jayalalithaa Kodanad estate murder: Prime suspect killed, another injured in accident

Saturday, April 29, 2017


Salem: The former driver of late chief minister Jayalalithaa and also the prime suspect of Kodanad estate murder case, C. Kanagaraj was killed on Friday in a road accident in Attur near Salem district in Tamil Nadu. The second accused in the case and a close friend of Kankaraj, Sayan was critically injured while his …

No farmer committed suicide over drought: TN Govt. to SC

Friday, April 28, 2017


In a development bound to anger the protesting Tamil farmers in the national capital, the Tamil Nadu Government on Friday conveyed to the Supreme Court that drought is not the reason for farmer suicides in the state. The Tamil Nadu government filed a reply in the Supreme Court today stating that no farmer had committed …

Relocation of wine shop; traders down shutters

Thursday, April 27, 2017


Coimbatore: Traders in Mudalipalayam area in Tirupur district downed shutters on Thursday to protest filing of cases against residents, who had ransacked a relocated wine shop, even as the outlet was opened with police protection. Over 500 residents in Mudalipalayam area had ransacked the shop, which was relocated from the national highway and smashed liquor bottles …

Dinakaran granted five-day police custody in bribery case

Wednesday, April 26, 2017


A Delhi Court on Wednesday granted five-day police custody to ousted All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) leader T.T.V Dinakaran in the party symbol alleged bribery case. It comes after the Delhi Police yesterday arrested Dinakaran along with his associate Mallikarjun on the charges of attempting to bribe the Election Commission officials to get …

Farmers demand will soon be answered says M.K. Stalin shutdown in TN

Tuesday, April 25, 2017


Hours after M.K. Stalin called for a one-day shutdown in Tamil Nadu for the drought-hit farmers, the Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam’s (DMK) working president has asserted that the shutdown was a huge success. “Today’s shutdown was a huge success. We’ll continue our efforts until farmers’ demands are met,” said Stalin. Earlier this day, Stalin along with …

TN shutdown: DMK’s Stalin detained amid protests

Tuesday, April 25, 2017


Chennai: DMK had called on the shutdown to show solidarity with the state’s drought-struck farmers Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam’s (DMK) working president M.K. Stalin, along with his senior party colleagues, was detained in Thiruvarur when he tried to block traffic during the one-day shutdown in Tamil Nadu. G. Ramakrishnan, Mutharasan, Thirumavalavan, and M. Subramanian were also …

Security guard at late Jayalalithaa’s Kodanad estate killed

Monday, April 24, 2017


A security guard at late Tamil Nadu chief minister J. Jayalalithaa‘s Kodanad estate was killed on late Sunday night by unidentified men. Another security guard was seriously injured and was rushed to hospital thereafter. ALSO READ: SC reinstates Kerala DGP T.P. Senkumar The attack is being viewed as a possible robbery attempt. The investigation into the …

AIADMK merger on cards: CM Palaniswami forms committee

Friday, April 21, 2017


Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi K. Palaniswami on Friday formed a seven-member committee for holding merger talks with the rival O. Panneerselvam faction. The committee is headed by lawmaker R. Vaithiyalingam and includes ministers C. Sreenivasan, K.A. Sengottaiyan and D. Jayakumar among others. This came a day after the Panneerselvam-group threatened to quit the merger …

Tamil Nadu CM removes beacon light from his car

Thursday, April 20, 2017


Chennai: A day after the Union cabinet decided to do away with the VIP culture, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K Palaniswami on Thursday removed the beacon light from his car. Palaniswami personally removed the red beacon light from his car and said the action was taken following the union cabinet’s decision in this regard yesterday in Delhi. WATCH …

AIADMK symbol row: Delhi Police postpones its visit to Chennai

Tuesday, April 18, 2017


The Delhi Police on Tuesday postponed its visit to Chennai and said the probe in the national capital needs to be completed first in connection with the AIADMK ‘two leaves’ symbol row. A Delhi Court yesterday sent Sukesh Chandrashekhar, the middleman alleged of striking a deal of Rs. 50 crore to help the AIADMK faction …

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