M G Ramachandran

Tamil Nadu CM K Palaniswami calls for unity amid rebellion by 18 AIADMK MLAs

Tamil Nadu CM K Palaniswami calls for unity amid rebellion by 18 AIADMK MLAs

In Puducherry, former MLA Om Sakthi Segar led the protest against Sasikala and Dhinakaran and submitted a petition to the district collector and SP asking them to instruct the MLAs to vacate the resort in the "larger interest of law and order".

Aug 23, 2017, 22:54 PM IST

Centre to issue coin on late Tamil Nadu CM M G Ramachandran, says Panneerselvam

Born on January 17, 1917, M G Ramachandran, who founded the AIADMK in 1972, was Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu between 1977 and 1987.

Jul 26, 2017, 14:43 PM IST

Madras High Court orders arrest of man who claimed to be Jayalalithaa's son

The Madras High Court on Monday directed the police to arrest a man who claimed to be the son of former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa, saying he had not only cheated the court but also forged documents.

Mar 27, 2017, 16:41 PM IST

'Hat' symbol a reference to MGR: M Thambidurai

The 'hat' symbol alloted to the Sasikala faction of the AIADMK will help attract voters as they could associate it with party founder M G Ramachandran who was known to sport the accessory, Lok Sabha Deputy Speaker M Thambidurai today said.

Mar 23, 2017, 16:27 PM IST
Issue memorial coins, special postal stamp for MGR, Tamil Nadu CM Panneerselvam urges PM Narendra Modi

Issue memorial coins, special postal stamp for MGR, Tamil Nadu CM Panneerselvam urges PM Narendra Modi

The Tamil Nadu government has urged the Centre to issue a commemorative coin and special postal stamp on the birth centenary of former Chief Minister M G Ramachandran, saying it would be a "fitting tribute" to the Bharat Ratna recipient on the occasion.

Jan 06, 2017, 14:28 PM IST

Tamil actor Manjula passes away

Well known Tamil actor Manjula Vijayakumar died today in a private hospital following brief illness, sources close to her family said.

Jul 23, 2013, 15:43 PM IST

Jayalalithaa boycotts function; demands naming of terminal after MGR

Upset over Centre not naming second domestic airport terminal after AIADMK founder M G Ramachandran, Chief Minister Jayalalithaa boycotted inauguration of new terminals by Vice President Hamid Ansari.

Jan 31, 2013, 18:13 PM IST

TMMK says not against Hassan but firm on demand for film ban

Unmoved by Tamil superstar Rajnikanth`s plea to help in release of Kamal Hassan`s film "Vishwaroopam", a Muslim organisations on Friday said they remain steadfast on their demand for ban on screening.

Jan 25, 2013, 21:17 PM IST

Work wholeheartedly to bring back golden rule of MGR: Jaya

AIADMK General Secretary Jayalalithaa urged party cadres to work "wholeheartedly" to bring back to the state the `golden rule` of party founder M G Ramachandran.

Jan 16, 2011, 21:13 PM IST