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Sri Lankan navy arrests five Tamil Nadu fishermen, captures boat
Sri Lankan navy arrests five Tamil Nadu fishermen, captures boat

Five Tamil Nadu fishermen were arrested and their boat impounded by the Sri Lankan navy on Sunday for allegedly fishing in their territorial waters.

CM K Palaniswami to host AIADMK's Iftaar function on 21 June
CM K Palaniswami to host AIADMK's Iftaar function on 21 June

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K Palaniswami will host the AIADMK's annual Iftaar function here on June 21, the party said on Saturday.

Tamil Nadu: CPI (M) office attacked in Coimbatore, petrol bomb hurdled
Tamil Nadu: CPI (M) office attacked in Coimbatore, petrol bomb hurdled

Unidentified miscreants hurled a petrol bomb at CPI(M) office in Coimbatore in Tamil Nadu in the wee hours on Saturday. 

Tamil Nadu: Protest with severed heads of cattle creates flutter

Two activists of a pro-Tamil fringe outfit on Friday caused a flutter when they came holding severed heads of cattle to a protest against the Centre's notification banning sale of cattle in animal markets for slaughter.

MoS goes on 75 km rail journey,interacts with youth at Railway Station

The Minister of State for Finance and Corporate Affairs was scheduled to take part in couple of events in Chennai.

Claims of presence of RPT in plastic rice in market just rumours, says Tamil Nadu govt

"Plastic rice has not been seized in any part of India. In Tamil Nadu, social media is creating rumors of plastic rice," Food and Civil Supplies Minister R Kamaraj said.

Nalini Sriharan on hunger strike demanding shifting to Chennai jail

Nalini, an Indian, had accompanied the Sri Lankan woman suicide bomber who blew up Rajiv Gandhi with concealed explosives.

DMK stages walkout for third day over "pay-off" row

The DMK staged a walkout for the third consecutive day on Friday from the state assembly over the issue of alleged horse-trading of AIADMK MLAs.

MLA's "pay-off" row: DMK, allies stage walkout from Tamil Nadu assembly

DMK members had yesterday staged a noisy protest waving currency notes after their demand for a debate on the alleged horse-trading was disallowed.

NEET: Tamil Nadu awaiting Centre's response on assent to bills

Chief Minister K Palaniswamy had taken up the matter with Prime Minister Narendra Modi and sought his intervention to obtain the presidential assent for the bills.

MLAs pay-off row: Opposition parties stages walkout

After DMK members left, Congress Legislature Party Leader K R Ramasamy said their party too was walking out as the chair did not accord permission to raise the matter.
 

J Jayalalithaa 11th 'avatar' of Lord Vishnu, says AIADMK MLA Mariappan Kennedy
J Jayalalithaa 11th 'avatar' of Lord Vishnu, says AIADMK MLA Mariappan Kennedy

At a time when Tamil Nadu's ruling AIADMK is witnessing a bitter struggle for power between the O Panneerselvam and Edappadi Palaniswami led camps, one of its MLAs today said that the late former general secretary, J Jayalalithaa, was actually an incarnation of Lord Vishnu.

Cash-for-vote MLA sting: DMK, Congress stage walkout from TN Assembly
Cash-for-vote MLA sting: DMK, Congress stage walkout from TN Assembly

Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) leader MK Stalin raised the issue of the 'Cash for Vote' MLA sting in the Tamil Nadu Assembly on Thursday for the second consecutive day.

Periyar University UG & PG Result declared on periyaruniversity.ac.in
Periyar University UG & PG Result declared on periyaruniversity.ac.in

Periyar University declared graduation and post-graduation Results 2017 on Thursday.

AIADMK MLAs 'pay-off' issue rocks Tamil Nadu assembly; DMK members evicted en masse

In the Assembly, Speaker P Dhanapal disallowed a discussion as sought by Stalin, saying the matter, based on a private TV channel's 'sting' operation, was sub-judice.

 

'Cash-for-vote' sting: MK Stalin, DMK MLAs evicted from TN Assembly after ruckus, detained
'Cash-for-vote' sting: MK Stalin, DMK MLAs evicted from TN Assembly after ruckus, detained

Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) leader MK Stalin and several other MLAs of his party were evicted from Tamil Nadu assembly following a ruckus over an alleged 'cash for vote' sting operation on Wednesday.

Amidst DMK ruckus over MLAs sting operation, GST bill passed in Tamil Nadu Assembly
Amidst DMK ruckus over MLAs sting operation, GST bill passed in Tamil Nadu Assembly

The Tamil Nadu Assembly saw a huge showdown between the ruling All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) and the Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) over the MLAs sting operation in today's session, which was earlier being expected to be crucial for paving the way for the rollout of the Goods and Services Tax (GST) Bill on July 1.

Paramedical student found murdered in Tamil Nadu

A 19-year old woman paramedical student was found murdered in a lodge near Kumbakonam in the district, police said on Wednesday.

ED attaches 50 kg gold of Tamil Nadu businessman Sekhar Reddy

The action has been taken under the provisions of Prevention of Money Laundering Act, 2002 (PMLA), the ED said.
 

AIADMK MLA at the centre of a storm over alleged horse-trading claim

Earlier in the day, Panneerselvam, leader of AIADMK's Puratchi Thalaivi Amma faction, said he had sought an explanation from SS ​Saravanan.

Attack on Tamil Nadu officials by cow vigilantes: CPI seeks actiona

CPI Tamil Nadu unit on Monday strongly condemned the attack on State government officials by cow vigilantes in Rajasthan, and sought stern action against them.

Palaniswami camp asks OPS to reconsider decision on merger

Jayakumar, a senior leader of the AIADMK Amma faction, said their stand remained the same, which is to hold talks and merge the two groups.

Rs 2 lakh ex-gratia to family of fisherman killed in Kochi

The Tamil Nadu government on Monday announced an ex-gratia of Rs two lakh to the family of a fisherman who was killed in Kochi yesterday after a cargo ship hit the boat he was travelling in with some others.

 

Ruling AIADMK faction enacting drama: O Panneerselvam

Former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister O Panneerselvam on Monday accused the ruling AIADMK faction of enacting a drama and said he was disbanding the merger negotiating team of his own group.

Rs 56 cr package for Cauvery delta farmers for 'kuruvai' crop

The Tamil Nadu government on Monday announced a Rs 56 crore package for farmers in Cauvery delta districts in the state to take up 'kuruvai' (short-term) paddy and pulses plantation.
This included supply of 12 hours of three phase power.

O Panneerselvam dissolves 7-member panel for holding merger talks

The Panneerselvam-led AIADMK faction has been demanding a probe by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) into the death of of former chief minister J Jayalalithaa.

Puducherry govt urged to extend education aid to govt students alone

Puducherry BJP on Sunday urged the territorial government to ensure that financial assistance was extended to government school students alone to enable them to pursue higher education.

Jayalalithaa's niece Deepa denied entry into Poes Garden House, her supporters protest

Jayalalithaa's niece J Deepa was not allowed to Poes Garden residence.

Flight makes emergency landing at Chennai airport

A city-bound Malaysian carrier flight with 141 passengers made an emergency landing at the airport here following a technical 'snag', airport officials said on Sunday.

I was deported because Malaysia considered me a 'security threat': Vaiko
I was deported because Malaysia considered me a 'security threat': Vaiko

MDMK chief and ex-lawmaker Vaiko, who arrived here after not being allowed to enter Malaysian capital Kuala Lumpur to attend a marriage, claimed on Saturday that he was deported because he was considered "a security threat" by the Malaysian authorities due to his links with the LTTE.