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RK Nagar bypoll: BJP candidate Gangai Amaran meets Rajinikanth in Chennai; social media discuss 'party joining' speculations

RK Nagar bypoll: BJP candidate Gangai Amaran meets Rajinikanth in Chennai; social media discuss 'party joining' speculations

Social media users are speculating if superstar Rajinikanth is joining BJP!

Mar 21, 2017, 16:30 PM IST

BJP names veteran music director Gangai Amaran for RK Nagar bypoll

Gangai Amran, brother of music mastero Illayaraja, had joined the BJP in 2014.

Mar 18, 2017, 00:07 AM IST
Japan court rules government liable for Fukushima disaster

Japan court rules government liable for Fukushima disaster

A massive tsunami triggered by a 9.0-magnitude earthquake smashed into the Fukushima Daiichi power plant on Japan`s northeastern coast on March 11, 2011.

Mar 17, 2017, 15:31 PM IST

Tax-free deficit budget presented in Tamil Nadu

Tamil Nadu Finance Minister D. Jayakumar on Thursday presented a tax free but a revenue deficit budget for fiscal 2017-18. This is the first budget of the government headed by Chief Minister K.

Mar 16, 2017, 23:10 PM IST
Panneerselvam's masterstroke – Amma-MGR loyalist Madhusudhanan will contest from RK Nagar

Panneerselvam's masterstroke – Amma-MGR loyalist Madhusudhanan will contest from RK Nagar

“I'll win with more vote percentage than TTV Dhinakaran.”

Mar 16, 2017, 17:59 PM IST
I'm being harassed after announcing about RK Nagar assembly bypoll: Jayalalithaa's niece Deepa Jayakumar

I'm being harassed after announcing about RK Nagar assembly bypoll: Jayalalithaa's niece Deepa Jayakumar

Deepa Jayakumar, the niece of J Jayalalithaa, on Sunday alleged that she is being harassed to prevent her from contesting bypoll in R K Nagar Assembly seat to be held on April 12.

Mar 13, 2017, 12:25 PM IST
Madras HC asks TN Govt to handover video footage of trust vote to DMK

Madras HC asks TN Govt to handover video footage of trust vote to DMK

The Madras High Court on Friday asked the Tamil Nadu Government to handover the video footage of the trust vote conducted in the Assembly to Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) working president MK

Mar 10, 2017, 18:35 PM IST
Hilarious! Women thieves conceal goods under their saris at apparel store - Must Watch

Hilarious! Women thieves conceal goods under their saris at apparel store - Must Watch

The women ingeniously built provisions under their saris so they can easily carry their stolen goods. ​

Mar 02, 2017, 21:20 PM IST
Madras HC issues notices to Tamil Nadu CM, Home Secretary over trust vote

Madras HC issues notices to Tamil Nadu CM, Home Secretary over trust vote

The notices were issued by a bench consisting of Acting Chief Justice Huluvadi Ramesh and Justice R. Mahadevan.

Feb 27, 2017, 20:17 PM IST
Tamil Nadu power tussle: Madras High Court to hear DMK plea challenging EK Palaniswami's trust vote

Tamil Nadu power tussle: Madras High Court to hear DMK plea challenging EK Palaniswami's trust vote

The Madras High Court will on Tuesday hear a petition moved by Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) demanding that Chief Minister EK Palaniswami`s trust vote in the Tamil Nadu State Assembly be declared

Feb 21, 2017, 09:17 AM IST
Chennai shocker: 3-year-old girl sexually assaulted, killed; body found in dump yard

Chennai shocker: 3-year-old girl sexually assaulted, killed; body found in dump yard

The girl went missing from her house in the 26th Block of Tsunami Quarters in Ennore on Saturday evening. 

Feb 20, 2017, 16:23 PM IST
Floor test in absence of DMK members unconstitutional: MK Stalin

Floor test in absence of DMK members unconstitutional: MK Stalin

"The agenda of the Speaker is to go ahead with voting and announce that the Chief Minister has succeeded in getting the confidence of the House, in the absence of the DMK members. This is totally a

Feb 18, 2017, 21:30 PM IST
Sasikala's vow has been fulfilled: Tamil Nadu CM

Sasikala's vow has been fulfilled: Tamil Nadu CM

Palaniswami was apparently referring to Sasikala's earlier assertion that Jayalalithaa's government would continue in the state.

Feb 18, 2017, 21:21 PM IST
Tamil Nadu Chief Minister EK Palaniswami wins trust vote by 122-11 margin; says fulfilled Sasikala's vow

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister EK Palaniswami wins trust vote by 122-11 margin; says fulfilled Sasikala's vow

The proceedings witnessed an absolute pandemonium during which the mikes were uprooted, chairs toppled and sheets of papers torn and hurled around.

Feb 18, 2017, 20:31 PM IST
Palaniswami's govt has absolute majority: TN Assembly Speaker

Palaniswami's govt has absolute majority: TN Assembly Speaker

Declaring the result of the confidence vote, won by the government with a 122-11 margin, he also charged DMK with stalling the House proceedings.

Feb 18, 2017, 20:04 PM IST
'People will decide whether election of CM was valid or not'

'People will decide whether election of CM was valid or not'

"People of Tamil Nadu will decide whether the resolution passed today (electing Edappadi K Palanisami) in the Assembly is valid or not," Panneerselvam told reporters at the Secretariat.

Feb 18, 2017, 18:38 PM IST
Protesting DMK MLAs taken into custody

Protesting DMK MLAs taken into custody

DMK's Working President Stalin, along with party MLAs, sat on protest near the Mahatma Gandhi statue on the Marina beach.

Feb 18, 2017, 18:30 PM IST
EC issues notice to Sasikala on plea challenging her nomination as AIADMK gen secy; OPS seeks secret ballot

EC issues notice to Sasikala on plea challenging her nomination as AIADMK gen secy; OPS seeks secret ballot

If Sasikala is removed from the post, her decision to expel Panneerselvam from the party would stand null and void.  

Feb 17, 2017, 19:47 PM IST
'Teary-eyed' VK Sasikala watched EK Palaniswami take oath as Tamil Nadu CM from Bengaluru jail

'Teary-eyed' VK Sasikala watched EK Palaniswami take oath as Tamil Nadu CM from Bengaluru jail

With her conviction in the disproportionate assets case crushing her dream to become the chief minister, AIADMK general secretary VK Sasikala had to contend herself by watching the swearing-in

Feb 17, 2017, 09:42 AM IST
As Edappadi K Palaniswami gears up for trust vote, AIADMK asks O Panneerselvam to back off

As Edappadi K Palaniswami gears up for trust vote, AIADMK asks O Panneerselvam to back off

Despite Edappadi K Palaniswami's swearing-in as the Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu yesterday it appears that the crisis has not yet ended in the state's ruling party AIADMK.

Feb 17, 2017, 09:16 AM IST

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