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This DMK poster for Jayalalithaa shows ‘Why India’s democracy rocks’

Wednesday, December 07, 2016

Chennai: The ‘Puratchi Thalaivi‘ Selvi J Jayalalithaa, the ‘Amma’ of millions, passed away on Monday night. The shocking news of her death was acquired with disbelief as millions of her adherents broke down in grief across the nation. Despite experiencing a bitter history with the opposition, leaders of all parties condoled the death of Jayalalithaa, […]

Veteran journalist Cho Ramaswamy passes away

Wednesday, December 07, 2016

Chennai:Veteran journalist, former Rajya Sabha member and political commentator Cho Ramaswamy passed away at the age of 82 in Chennai following illness. Fondly addressed as Cho, he was suffering from illness and breathed his last at a private hospital this morning, sources close to his family said. ALSO READ: Jayalalithaa laid to rest next to mentor MG […]

Life and Times of Jayalalithaa

Tuesday, December 06, 2016

Jayalalithaa Jayaram,  South Indian actress-turned-politician, was the chief minister of Tamil Nadu. She was also the chairman of the All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) party. Popularly recognised as ‘Amma’, Jayalalithaa sworn-in as the chief minister on 23 May 2016 for the fourth time. She holds the title of being the second female Chief […]

AIADMK cadres light 1 lakh lamps in special prayers for Jayalalithaa

Friday, December 02, 2016

Chennai: AIADMK workers on Friday held special prayers for the speedy recovery of their party chief and Tamilnadu CM J Jayalalithaa, who is undergoing treatment at a hospital here since September 22, by lighting about one lakh lamps at temples in different parts of the state. Prayers were held on behalf of AIADMK’s ‘J Jayalalithaa […]

Chennai boy dies after consuming antacid and Kurkure

Thursday, December 01, 2016

Chennai: Can drinking Eno after having Kurkure corn puff snack cause death? This is the biggest question that has set the social media on alarm mode, with reports appearing that a young boy died after eating and drinking them in sequence. According to a report published in Chennai Online, Sirish Savio, a student of standard […]

When Smriti Irani got her broken slipper repaired by a Cobbler

Sunday, November 27, 2016

How many times have you seen a minister walking up to cobbler and getting its footwear repaired? Well not any often but something like this actually happened when Union minister Smriti Irani on Saturday showed generosity as she paid Rs 100 to a cobbler in Coimbatore for getting her slippers repaired and the latter, who had […]

Manohar Parrikar commissions new warship ‘INS Chennai’

Monday, November 21, 2016

Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar on Monday commissioned ‘INS Chennai’, the third indigenously designed guided missile destroyer in the Kolkata class, in Mumbai.   Built at the Mazagon Dock Shipbuilders Ltd in Mumbai, the ship’s construction also marks the end of the Project 15A to build Kolkata-class guided-missile destroyers. Also Read: Bank account violators will face 7 […]

Illegal cat meat trade in Chennai

Monday, October 31, 2016

Pet cats were abducted, trapped and skinned for their meat in Chennai. Police and animal rights activists raided on a tip off in Pallavaram area. The raid carried out by Police after Volunteers from People For Animals (PFA) convinced them. The cats were found in a cage dehydrated and were boiled later on. An activist told, […]

Cauvery Row: Opposition parties stage rail roko across TN

Monday, October 17, 2016

Chennai: Opposition parties including the DMK on Monday joined the state-wide rail blockade protest announced by a farmer’s federation over the Cauvery issue, urging the Centre to set up the Cauvery Management Board (CMB). DMK Treasurer and Opposition Leader in Tamil Nadu Assembly, MK Stalin was among those who participated in the protests held in […]

ISIS: Three youths picked up for questioning by NIA

Wednesday, October 12, 2016

Coimbatore: Three youths with suspected links with Islamic State (IS) were picked up by NIA on Wednesday and are being questioned to probe their alleged association with another suspect arrested from Kannur in Kerala. ALSO READ: Surgical Strikes: ‘The major share of credit goes to the Prime Minister,’ says Parrikar The NIA had already questioned 13 […]

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