TN govt allots Rs 1,080 Cr for distribution of free laptops

 Tamil Nadu Government has allocated Rs 1,080 crore for distribution of laptops this fiscal under the free laptop scheme, one of the flagship schemes of ruling AIADMK, school education Minister K C Veeramani said today.

NCW issues notice to TNCC chief Elangovan

The National Commission for Women (NCW) has issued a notice to TNCC president E V K S Elangovan for his alleged derogatory remarks regarding a meeting between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa.

Jayalalithaa slams Elangovan but urges AIADMK workers to stop protests

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister and AIADMK supremo Jayalalithaa on Sunday appealed to party workers to end their state-wide protests against TNCC president E V K S Elangovan for his alleged derogatory remarks over her August 7 meeting with Prime Minister Narendra Modi here.

AIADMK seeks apology, stir on, TNCC chief says he was mistaken

AIADMK on WEdnesday sought an apology from Tamil Nadu Congress president EVKS Elangovan for his alleged remarks on the meeting between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chief Minister Jayalalithaa as protests by the ruling party men and BJP continued in the state.

AIADMK workers protest against TNCC chief, burn his effigies

Hundreds of AIADMK workers, led by MLAs, Tuesday staged demonstrations at various places in the city and burnt effigies of TNCC Chief EVKS Elangovan, protesting his alleged remarks against Chief Minister Jayalalithaa recently.

Jaya asks party workers to reach out to all 5.62-cr voters in Tamil Nadu

Sounding the poll bugle well ahead of next year's Assembly elections, AIADMK supremo and Chief Minister Jayalalithaa on Sunday told party workers to reach out to all the 5.62 crore voters in Tamil Nadu and announced the appointment of vote canvassers for the mammoth task.

Prohibition first task if DMK voted to power, vows Stalin

Seeking to target the ruling AIADMK over prohibition issue, DMK treasurer M K Stalin today vowed that implementing prohibition will be the first task if his party is voted to power in the Assembly polls next year.

No politics behind Modi-Jaya meet: BJP

BJP today said that the recent meeting between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chief Minister Jayalithaa was a "courtesy" call and there was "no politics" behind it.

Jayalalithaa receives Narendra Modi at Chennai airport; PM to launch 1st National Handloom Day
Jayalalithaa receives Narendra Modi at Chennai airport; PM to launch 1st National Handloom Day

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa, Friday, received Prime Minister Narendra Modi at the Chennai airport.

Karunanidhi says his govt in 1971 had only "postponed" dry regime

Facing criticism from archrival AIADMK and PMK on prohibition, DMK President M Karunanidhi on Wednesday said his government in 1971 had only 'postponed' the dry regime due to financial crunch but restored it in three years.

Prohibition: Electoral gains behind opposition to liquor, says AIADMK

 Facing mounting pressure over demands for implementing prohibition, ruling AIADMK on Tuesday launched a scathing attack on its rivals, insisting that electoral gains were behind their vocal opposition to liquor.

AIADMK suspends party functions for a week

AIADMK supremo and Chief Minister Jayalalaithaa Tuesday canceled all her party programmes for a week as a mark of respect and to facilitate homage for former President A P J Abdul Kalam, who passed away yesterday.

Will cut-off tongue of anyone raising Jaya's health issue: AIADMK MP

A ruling AIADMK MP has stoked a controversy by threatening to "cut-off" the tongue of anyone who raises questions about the health of party supremo and Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa.

First cabinet meet after Jayalalithaa's acquittal in wealth case

 Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa on Monday convened a meeting of her cabinet, the first after she returned to the top post following her acquittal in a wealth case in May this year.

Ruling AIADMK dependent 'solely' on liquor sales for revenue: MDMK

 MDMK on Monday slammed the Tamil Nadu government's stand against implementing prohibition saying the ruling AIADMK was dependent 'solely' on liquor sales through state-run outlets for revenue and condemned it for not showing concern for people's welfare.

Jayalalithaa turns up at Fort St George, silences Oppn over health

After a gap of ten days, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa today turned up at the Secretariat, putting an end to the Opposition's queries regarding her health condition.

Interlinking of rivers: Tamil Nadu CM should seek support of parties, says CPI

CPI Tuesday welcomed the Tamil Nadu government's request seeking immediate commencement of work on interlinking of rivers and said the Chief Minister should seek support of other political parties as they would back it.

BJP to undertake public campaigns against AIADMK

BJP will carry out public campaigns to highlight what it alleged bad governance and shortcomings of the AIADMK government across Tamil Nadu, a senior party leader said here on Sunday.

AIADMK legislator Chendur Pandian dead

Ruling AIADMK legislator and former minister P. Chendur Pandian died here on Saturday after a prolonged illness, the party said.