About three dozen people, fans of superstar Rajinikanth, took to the streets of Tamil Nadu capital Chennai on Tuesday morning against a fringe group that opposed the actor's possible political debut because he belonged to Karnataka, and not Tamil Nadu.
Dry Bidar in Karnataka did not need a single water tanker this summer. The locals say it was IAS officer Anurag Tewari whose tireless work has kept the hilltop city's tanks and wells full. The 36-year-old officer's body was found on the roadside in Lucknow last week. The police, which found the death "suspicious" and started a murder investigation, asked the Central Bureau of Investigation to take over the case on Monday.
DMK working president MK Stalin refuted speculation that non-NDA parties will discuss strategies for the upcoming Presidential election at a function commemorating DMK chief M Karunanidhi's 75 years in electoral politics in Chennai next week. The diamond jubilee celebrations will also coincide with the former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister's 94th birthday on June 3.
A 50-year-old fisherman, bitten by a group of dogs at Pulluvilla near Thiruvananthapuram in Kerala, succumbed early on Monday morning at the Thiruvananthapuram Medical College hospital, an official said.
AIADMK (Amma) faction leader was arrested on April 25 after 4 days of questioning for allegedly attempting to bribe Election Commission officials to get the undivided AIADMK's 'two leaves' election symbol.
Tamil Nadu Congress Committee President Su Thirunavukkarasar today said that he believes Tamil 'Superstar' Rajinikanth will not join any national or regional political party but will only float his own party.
Chennai's Marina Beach has been a favourite with protesters. But for more than a decade, protests, demonstrations, agitations etc have been totally banned along the shoreline. The Chennai Police yesterday reiterated its ban on protests or unlawful gathering on the Marina Beach and warned of arrests if protesters are found assembling here.