No parallel rally to counter Vasan: TNCC chief

Chennai: Congress in Tamil Nadu on Monday rejected reports that it was planning a parallel rally to counter the launch of a new outfit by senior leader G K Vasan, who broke away from the party.

Take steps to get maximum power from KNPP for industry: Vasan

Former Union Minister G K Vasan on Sunday requested the Tamil Nadu government to take effective steps to obtain maximum power from the Kundankulam Nuclear Power Plant, which has attained full generation capacity, to provide uninterrupted power to industry, facing severe power outages.

Cabinet decides on ST status for `Narikuravas` of Tamil Nadu

The Centre has taken favourable decision on the demand for enlisting Narikuravas, a gypsy community living in Tamil Nadu, in the Scheduled Tribes list, Shipping Minister G K Vasan said here.

Shift Commonwealth conference out of SL: Minister

Union Shipping Minister G K Vasan on Saturday repeated his demand that Commonwealth conference should be moved out of Sri Lanka and India should be represented at the changed venue.

Vasan urges PM to impress upon Karna to release water

"Karnataka not releasing water to Tamil Nadu is a wrong decision which should not be allowed," Vasan told the Prime Minister in his brief meeting with him in Delhi.

New LPG handling facility at Ennore expected to ease shortage

Shortage of LPG supply to Tamil Nadu may soon became a thing of the past with the setting up of a new LPG handling facility at Ennore Port here.

Vasan asks K’taka to implement SC verdict on water release

GK Vasan asked Karnataka to implement in right earnest the Supreme Court verdict asking it to release water to Tamil Nadu from Cauvery river.

Vasan to take up SL def personnel training issue

Union Shipping Minister G K Vasan said the state party unit was against imparting training to Sri Lankan Defence personnel.

43 Indians under Somalian pirates captivity: Govt

As many as 43 Indians are under the captivity of Somalian pirates, the government said on Monday.

`Team Anna members always wanted to be in power`

Senior Congress leader and Union Shipping Minister G K Vasan said his party had been saying it for the past one year.

`Reports of training of Lankan airmen regrettable`

Joining leaders of various political parties in Tamil Nadu voicing their concern over training of Sri Lankan airmen here, Union Minister G K Vasan ton Friday said the move was "unacceptable and regrettable".

Pranab 100 per cent fittest for Presidency: Vasan

Describing Pranab Mukherjee as 100 per cent fittest for Presidency, Shipping Minister GK Vasan said oppn should support and unanimously elect him.

'Economy expected to bounce back and resume higher trajectory'

Government has responded to the slide in the growth rate by formulating an action plan to spur the economy which is expected to bounce back and resume high growth trajectory, Shipping Minister G K Vasan said Tuesday.

Container shipping freight rates likely to rise: Vasan

Container shipping freight rates are likely to rise in the coming days due to rise in operating costs, Parliament was informed on Thursday.

Over 22 new projects worth Rs 16,000 cr in 2012: Vasan

The Shipping Ministry proposes to undertake over 22 new projects worth about Rs 16,000 crore in 2012,Shipping Minister G K Vasan said Monday.