Tamil Nadu

Makkal Needhi Maiam welcomes SC order on Lokayukta, calls it poetic justice

Makkal Needhi Maiam welcomes SC order on Lokayukta, calls it poetic justice

The party said it is shameful that Tamil Nadu had not set up the watchdog yet.

Apr 19, 2018, 23:49 PM IST
Tamil Nadu Governor apologises, says patted journo's cheek considering her as my granddaughter

Tamil Nadu Governor apologises, says patted journo's cheek considering her as my granddaughter

According to the Governor, the pat was an expression of affection and appreciation for her “performance as a journalist”.

Apr 18, 2018, 13:59 PM IST
Woman lecturer held over advice to students to 'adjust' with officials; professor to be probed

Woman lecturer held over advice to students to 'adjust' with officials; professor to be probed

The lecturer of Devanga Arts College in Aruppukottai in Virudhunagar District, about 500 km from Chennai, was alleged to have made the overtures a month ago.

Apr 17, 2018, 10:31 AM IST
Tamil Nadu government announces cash awards for CWG 2018 medal winners

Tamil Nadu government announces cash awards for CWG 2018 medal winners

The Tamil Nadu government on Monday lauded sportspersons from the state who had won medals at the just concluded 21st Commonwealth Games in Australia, and announced rich cash incentives for their feats.

Apr 16, 2018, 15:00 PM IST
South vs North: Not biased against any region, says PM Narendra Modi in Chennai over money sharing row

South vs North: Not biased against any region, says PM Narendra Modi in Chennai over money sharing row

Modi claimed his government has suggested incentives to states that have controlled their population growth, but did not offer any details.

Apr 12, 2018, 14:36 PM IST
All you need to know: April 11, 2018

All you need to know: April 11, 2018

Apr 11, 2018, 20:29 PM IST
Call for ban on Rajinikanth, Kamal Haasan films in Karnataka over Cauvery water dispute: Reports

Call for ban on Rajinikanth, Kamal Haasan films in Karnataka over Cauvery water dispute: Reports

Amid the standoff between Tamil Nadu and Karnataka over sharing of Cauvery water, pro-Kannada groups have demanded ban on movies of superstars Rajinikanth and Kamal Haasan, who recently entered politics.

Apr 11, 2018, 15:11 PM IST

Vantage Point - Caste, communists, cinema, Cauvery: Why BJP cannot jump easily over the C factors in southern India

The southern states are miles ahead or miles away from most of BJP's pet poll planks: national security, law and order, Hindutva and the fight against corruption.

Apr 10, 2018, 18:38 PM IST
Southern Finance Ministers meet to discuss revenue loss because of Modi government's proposal

Southern Finance Ministers meet to discuss revenue loss because of Modi government's proposal

The southern states feel they are being penalised for successfully implementing the Centre's programmes to control population growth, while at the same time rewarding the northern states for their abject failure on this count.

Apr 10, 2018, 13:44 PM IST
Rajinikanth, Kamal Haasan, Dhanush join Tamil stars in Cauvery board protests

Rajinikanth, Kamal Haasan, Dhanush join Tamil stars in Cauvery board protests

There have been massive protests in Tamil Nadu over the formation of the Cauvery Management board.

Apr 08, 2018, 12:14 PM IST
Actors Vijay, Nassar protest in Chennai over Tamil Nadu-Karnataka Cauvery water issue

Actors Vijay, Nassar protest in Chennai over Tamil Nadu-Karnataka Cauvery water issue

Protests have continued unabated in Tamil Nadu over Centre’s alleged failure to set up a Cauvery Management Board.

Apr 08, 2018, 09:55 AM IST
Tamil Nadu farmers partially bury themselves in sand demanding formation of Cauvery Management Board - Video

Tamil Nadu farmers partially bury themselves in sand demanding formation of Cauvery Management Board - Video

The farmers have been vociferously demanding the formation of the Cauvery Management Board.

Apr 06, 2018, 12:34 PM IST

Live updates: Shops shut, road and rail traffic affected in protests across Tamil Nadu over Cauvery issue

The dawn-to-dusk bandh has received the backing of a wide range of groups.

Apr 05, 2018, 08:00 AM IST
Kamal Haasan hits out at Tamil Nadu's AIADMK government, accuses it of subservience to Centre

Kamal Haasan hits out at Tamil Nadu's AIADMK government, accuses it of subservience to Centre

He also lashed out at the Centre for failing to set up the Cauvery Water Management Board.

Apr 04, 2018, 12:08 PM IST
Tamil Nadu: AIADMK to organise hunger strike on April 3 over Cauvery issue

Tamil Nadu: AIADMK to organise hunger strike on April 3 over Cauvery issue

The AIADMK, which first announced that the hunger strike programme will be held on April 2, subsequently postponed it by a day to April 3. 

Mar 30, 2018, 23:47 PM IST
We need to resist: Siddaramaiah calls for CMs of southern states to oppose Modi government proposal

We need to resist: Siddaramaiah calls for CMs of southern states to oppose Modi government proposal

Concern and unity are growing in the south over the Modi government's proposal to divide Central funds on the basis of 2011 census.

Mar 23, 2018, 11:46 AM IST

Tamil Knot - Super Kings in Tamil Nadu politics: Promises in search of mythical glory

Evoking the glory of past kings and promising the return of their golden age of rule is a growing trend of suspicious currency in Tamil Nadu's politics.

Mar 21, 2018, 19:12 PM IST
AIADMK not in alliance with BJP: Edappadi K Palaniswami amid pressure over Cauvery Management Board

AIADMK not in alliance with BJP: Edappadi K Palaniswami amid pressure over Cauvery Management Board

The post-Jayalalithaa AIADMK has been perceived to be cosying up to the BJP.

Mar 21, 2018, 16:15 PM IST
Full text of letters MK Stalin wrote to PM Narendra Modi, 10 Chief Ministers warning of unfair financial allocations to states

Full text of letters MK Stalin wrote to PM Narendra Modi, 10 Chief Ministers warning of unfair financial allocations to states

Stalin had warned of grave discontent in the states that would be penalised for successfully controlling their populations.

Mar 21, 2018, 14:14 PM IST
Discontent and unrest: MK Stalin's warning to PM Narendra Modi on money share of states

Discontent and unrest: MK Stalin's warning to PM Narendra Modi on money share of states

Stalin has also written to the Chief Ministers of 10 states that will be affected by the Centre's decision, asking them to oppose the Centre. There isn't a single BJP or NDA CM on this list.

Mar 21, 2018, 13:47 PM IST