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 […]

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. […]

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