Tamil Nadu ministers meet amid talk of AIADMK merger

Tuesday, April 18, 2017


Chennai: Amid reports about coming together of rival AIADMK factions led by TTV Dhinakaran and O Panneerselvam, several senior Tamil Nadu Ministers on Monday night went into a huddle in Chennai. They later welcomed rebel leader Panneerselvam’s offer for talks on merger and decided to work out the modalities for taking forward the proposal. Emerging from …

More trouble for Dinakaran as police recovers Rs. 1.3 crore from middleman

Monday, April 17, 2017


Hours after AIADMK general secretary TTV Dinakaran rebuffed charges of trying to buy the party’s ‘two leaves’ symbol, the Delhi Police Crime Branch on Monday recovered approximately Rs. 1.3 crore from alleged middleman Sukesh Chandrashekhar. Dinakaran, who is considered to be a close Sasikala aide, has said that he was ready to legally face any …

Three ministers booked for ‘obstructing’ I-T officials in Tamil Nadu

Saturday, April 15, 2017


Three Tamil Nadu ministers, a senior state government official and the driver of state health minister were booked by the police on Friday for allegedly obstructing and threatening Income Tax officials while they were carrying out searches here last week. An FIR was filed against food minister R. Kamaraj, handlooms and textiles minister Udumalai Radhakrishnan …

SC orders TN Govt. to file detailed reply in Farmers’ suicide issue

Thursday, April 13, 2017


The Supreme Court on Thursday ordered the Tamil Nadu Government to file a detailed reply in the farmers’ suicide issue in two weeks. Expressing displeasure on inaction on farmers’ suicide issue, the apex court lashed out at the government for not taking enough measures to prevent the farmers’ suicides in the state. ALSO READ: Yogi Adityanath-led …

OYO targets 12,000 rooms in Chennai by this fiscal; aims at strong network

Wednesday, April 12, 2017


India’s largest hotel network OYO has briskly expanded presence in Chennai since its launch in March 2015. The Chennai Hub currently enjoys a strong network of nearly 9000 rooms in 550 hotels providing standardized and affordable accommodation to travelers. These hotels are located across major business and tourist-friendly locations in the city, including Egmore, T. …

Caution grooms-to-be: Better look good or get killed by your bride

Wednesday, April 12, 2017


Cuddalore: In a shocking incident, a newly-married woman in Tamil Nadu’s Cuddalore allegedly killed her husband as she was upset that he was not handsome, police said on Tuesday. The 22-year-old woman, who got married about a week ago, allegedly murdered her husband by smashing his head with a grinding stone, said police. She allegedly …

Newly married woman murders hubby for not being handsome

Tuesday, April 11, 2017


A newly married woman allegedly murdered her husband by smashing his head with a grinding stone, upset that he was not handsome, police said today. The 22-year old woman, who got married about a week ago, attacked her husband fatally last night in their house here following a quarrel. Police said the woman started hating …

EC cancels by-polls in RK Nagar seat over allegations of corruption

Monday, April 10, 2017


Following the cancellation of the RK Nagar by-polls over allegations of rampant corruption and bribery, DMK working president MK Stalin has demanded a Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) probe against Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi K. Palaniswami and other ministers to end cash for votes. “Election Commission should also probe how bribing took place despite …

I-T searches reveal Rs 89 cr channeled for RK Nagar bypoll

Saturday, April 08, 2017


Chenna: In a major crackdown the Income Tax searches held at the premises of an associate of Tamil Nadu Health Minister C Vijayabaskar has revealed routeing of Rs 89 crore for “distribution to voters” in RK Nagar assembly constituency which goes for bypoll on April 12. ALSO READ: Sex ratio in Haryana touches 950 mark for …

I-T raids against TN Health Minister Vijayabaskar and others

Friday, April 07, 2017


Chennai: In a major blow to Sashikala, the Income Tax sleuths on Friday launched simultaneous searches at premises of Tamil Nadu Health Minister C Vijayabaskar and at least one MLA in connection with a tax evasion probe. Officials said the searches were being conducted at over 30 locations in the state including against certain medical professionals, pharma …

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