Expressing concern over the latest hike in the price of diesel, Tamil Nadu chief minister J Jayalalithaa today demanded its rollback and urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to change the existing price fixing formula for petroleum products.
The 'double tumbler' system of discrimination against members of the Dalit community -- where they are given separate cups to drink tea -- came to the fore in two villages in Tamil Nadu's Dharmapuri where six tea shop owners were arrested today for indulging in this practice.
The festival of Vinayaka Chaturthi or Ganesh Chaturthi was celebrated across Tamil Nadu on Friday with people thronging temples and making 'kozhakattai', a sweet said to be a favourite of the elephant-headed Hindu god.
The official Facebook page of DMK president M Karunanidhi now has over two lakh followers and steps are on to revamp websites of both the party and that of its chief ahead of 2016 assembly polls, the party said today.
Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa today announced beautification of Kodaikanal lake, a popular tourist attraction in Tamil Nadu at a cost of Rs.87.96 crore besides measures to augment basic amenities in Kumbakonam and Karur.