Upcoming Congress leader Karti Chidambaram has refused to respond to the show cause notice issued by Tamil Nadu Congress president EVKS Elangovan, following allegations that he criticised the Congress leadership and its policy at a meeting.
Renewing their demand to give them preference in appointments in the forest department, about 200 students of the Forest College and Research Institute at nearby Mettupalayam boycotted classes and staged a dharna on the campus.
Photos of J Jayalalithaa, who had to quit as Chief Minister in disgrace over a corruption scandal, were the most prominent part of a series of floats ONE OR MANY that were paraded in Chennai IS THIS RIGHT by the government for Republic Day.
The 66th Republic Day was celebrated with fervour with Tamil Nadu Governor K Rosaiah unfurling the national flag and Chief Minister O Panneerselvam giving away annual awards to police personnel and civilians.
Andhra Pradesh Governor ESL Narasimhan today said the state government's vision is to eliminate poverty and reduce socio-economic disparities for a healthy, technologically advanced and knowledgeable society.