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AIADMK begins candidates selection process for LS, assembly Bypolls

AIADMK begins candidates selection process for LS, assembly Bypolls

The board among others include Panneerselvam and party joint co-ordinator and Chief Minister K Palaniswami.

Mar 11, 2019, 20:52 PM IST
Strive for AIADMK-led alliance's win in all seats in Tamil Nadu: PMK chief to workers

Strive for AIADMK-led alliance's win in all seats in Tamil Nadu: PMK chief to workers

Of the 18 seats, 16 had fallen vacant following the disqualification of ruling AIADMK MLAs loyal to rival party leader TTV Dhinakaran.

Mar 11, 2019, 14:05 PM IST
DMK seeks by-election in all 21 Assembly seats

DMK seeks by-election in all 21 Assembly seats

The party said it would resort to legal recourse if the poll panel did not accept its demand.

Mar 11, 2019, 13:59 PM IST
AIADMK to interview Lok Sabha poll aspirants on March 11, 12

AIADMK to interview Lok Sabha poll aspirants on March 11, 12

Party leaders will hold interviews for candidates from 20 constituencies on Monday and the remaining 19 constituencies on Tuesday.  

Mar 11, 2019, 07:10 AM IST
In Amma's absence, PM Modi is our daddy: AIADMK Minister KT Rajendra Balaji

In Amma's absence, PM Modi is our daddy: AIADMK Minister KT Rajendra Balaji

Tamil Nadu Minister KT Rajendra Balaji said that though Jayalalithaa did not join hands with Modi in 2014, she always respected him. 

Mar 10, 2019, 08:21 AM IST
How can Modi protect country when he cannot even protect Rafale documents, asks Stalin

How can Modi protect country when he cannot even protect Rafale documents, asks Stalin

Stalin was responding to the government's submission in the Supreme Court that documents related to the Rafale aircraft deal have been stolen from the Defence Ministry.

Mar 08, 2019, 18:57 PM IST
Confer Param Vir Chakra on Wing Commander Abhinandan: TN CM Palaniswami to PM Modi

Confer Param Vir Chakra on Wing Commander Abhinandan: TN CM Palaniswami to PM Modi

The MiG-21 Bison aircraft piloted by Wng Cdr Varthaman had shot down Pakistan Air Force F-16 fighter jet when it tried to violate India's air space.

Mar 08, 2019, 16:22 PM IST
Around 3,000 Tamil Nadu fishermen chased away by Sri Lankan Navy, fishing nets cut

Around 3,000 Tamil Nadu fishermen chased away by Sri Lankan Navy, fishing nets cut

Nine fishermen from Thondi in Ramanathapuram district were arrested on February 25 by the Lankan Navy for allegedly fishing in the island nation's waters.

Mar 07, 2019, 13:44 PM IST
DMK chief Stalin to discuss Lok Sabha polls with MPs, MLAs on March 11

DMK chief Stalin to discuss Lok Sabha polls with MPs, MLAs on March 11

The Opposition party would also discuss the bypoll to 21 Assembly seats in the state, DMK General Secretary K Anbazhagan said in a statement.

Mar 07, 2019, 13:25 PM IST
AIADMK leaders hail PM Narendra Modi, seek successive term for him as PM

AIADMK leaders hail PM Narendra Modi, seek successive term for him as PM

Panneerselvam, the AIADMK coordinator and deputy chief minister, said the coming Lok Sabha polls was a fight between "dharma and adharma" and said his alliance was fighting to uphold dharma.

Mar 06, 2019, 19:51 PM IST
Not bothered about threats and abuses, will do whatever it takes to make India strong: PM Narendra Modi

Not bothered about threats and abuses, will do whatever it takes to make India strong: PM Narendra Modi

Citing a Congress leader's remarks on 'killing' him, he said, "I am not bothered about threats and abuses. Will do whatever it takes to make India strong."

Mar 06, 2019, 19:09 PM IST
DMDK will be part of AIADMK alliance: O Panneerselvam

DMDK will be part of AIADMK alliance: O Panneerselvam

Earlier, Union Minister for Railways and Coal Piyush Goyal told reporters that there will be a "surprise announcement" in the evening.

Mar 06, 2019, 14:52 PM IST
PM Narendra Modi to address mega NDA rallies in Karnataka' Kalaburagi, TN's Kancheepuram

PM Narendra Modi to address mega NDA rallies in Karnataka' Kalaburagi, TN's Kancheepuram

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will also inaugurate several projects in the two states.

Mar 06, 2019, 06:54 AM IST
DMK inches closer on seat-sharing pact with allies, rules out alliance with MMK

DMK inches closer on seat-sharing pact with allies, rules out alliance with MMK

The Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam ruled out any possibility of an alliance with local outfit Manithaneya Makkal Katchi. 

Mar 05, 2019, 14:27 PM IST
2 dead, 21 injured after three vehicles collide in Tamil Nadu's Ramanathapuram

2 dead, 21 injured after three vehicles collide in Tamil Nadu's Ramanathapuram

The accident took place after three vehicles collided near Uchipuli in Tamil Nadu’s Ramanathapuram district.

Mar 05, 2019, 09:00 AM IST
Mother-daughter duo, attend coaching classes together, land government job together

Mother-daughter duo, attend coaching classes together, land government job together

Both are now hoping for posting at the same place. 

Mar 02, 2019, 16:26 PM IST
PM Narendra Modi to unveil rail-road projects in Kanyakumari

PM Narendra Modi to unveil rail-road projects in Kanyakumari

Security has been heightened ahead of the visit with the deployment of police in large numbers.

Mar 01, 2019, 15:43 PM IST
Two Sri Lankan nationals arrested in Tamil Nadu

Two Sri Lankan nationals arrested in Tamil Nadu

Police said the two had escaped escaped from Sri Lanka after allegedly killing one of their relatives over a property disputeand had come to Rameswaram recently by illegal ferry.

Feb 28, 2019, 12:48 PM IST
Tamil Nadu: 15 students, woman injured after bus capsizes

Tamil Nadu: 15 students, woman injured after bus capsizes

The mishap occurred when the driver of the state transport corporation bus suddenly veered to the left to avoid a moped rider, lost control of the vehicle, which then capsized and fell into a pit.

Feb 26, 2019, 18:12 PM IST
Alliance with AIADMK- BJP in order to safeguard interests of Tamil Nadu: PMK leader Anbumani Ramadoss

Alliance with AIADMK- BJP in order to safeguard interests of Tamil Nadu: PMK leader Anbumani Ramadoss

The PMK is influential in the northern and Western belt of Tamil Nadu and has a significant support base consisting of the Vanniyar community. 

Feb 25, 2019, 14:34 PM IST