Sam Daniel (With PTI inputs) | Thursday May 16, 2013
With the Centre's gazette notification of the Cauvery Water Tribunal's verdict in favour of Tamil Nadu and a slew of populist measures, Chief Minister Jayalalithaa completes two years in office today. And Amma's eyes are now set on a bigger role at t...
Press Trust of India | Sunday May 5, 2013
A petrol bomb was on Sunday hurled at the office of AIADMK MLA S S Ramanidharan by unidentified attackers, police said.
Reported by Sam Daniel; edited by Mala Das | Tuesday April 23, 2013
Akhilesh Yadav took the Samajwadi Party's hunt for new allies to Tamil Nadu yesterday, pitching a non-Congress, non-BJP Third Front with his father Mulayam Singh Yadav at the head of it. He also met Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa.
J Sam Daniel | Tuesday April 23, 2013
The Samajwadi Party is stepping up its efforts to re-launch a non-Congress and non-BJP third front, and promote its president Mulayam Singh Yadav as the front's prime ministerial candidate. The SP patriarch's son, and Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akh...
Reported by J Sam Daniel Stalin; edited by Janaki Fernandes | Wednesday April 17, 2013
A court in the Tirulnelveli district of Tamil Nadu has issued a non-bailable arrest warrant against actor and DMDK founder Vijayakanth.
Press Trust of India | Monday April 15, 2013
The Tamil Nadu Assembly today adopted a unanimous resolution demanding that the Centre must name the modernised domestic terminal II at Chennai airport after AIADMK founder and former Chief Minister MG Ramachandran.
Press Trust of India | Friday April 12, 2013
AIADMK supremo and Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa today fielded her party's Karnataka unit secretary V Pugazhenthi and four others for the May 5 Assembly polls.
Reported by J Sam Daniel Stalin, Edited by Abhinav Bhatt | Wednesday March 27, 2013
With emotions running high in Tamil Nadu over the Sri Lanka issue, the state assembly today adopted a resolution asking the Centre to stop treating Sri Lanka as a friendly country.
Written by J Sam Daniel Stalin | Wednesday March 27, 2013
The Congress party might find it difficult to get a political partner in Tamil Nadu after the UPA's failure to toughen a resolution moved by the US against Sri Lanka at the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) and its perceived role in waterin...
Written by Uma Sudhir | Sunday March 24, 2013
A political poster war is playing out in Tamil Nadu over the Sri Lankan issue. Ironically, rival parties are groups are using the same face, of a 12-year-old boy, to score political points. Balachandran, son of LTTE chief Velupillai Prabhakaran, has ...
Edited by Sindhu Manjesh (with inputs from Agencies) | Friday March 22, 2013
Shouting slogans, squatting on the floor, trooping to the well of the house, and damaging the Chairperson's mike - this was how some of our MPs thought fit to protest against the government today. The DMK and AIADMK MPs were protesting against the go...
Press Trust of India | Friday March 22, 2013
Parliament was adjourned till noon today after uproar by members over issues of ethnic Tamils in Sri Lanka and alleged police atrocities against pro-Telangana activists in Andhra Pradesh.
KS Nagarajan | Thursday March 21, 2013
MDMK Chief Vaiko has just finished his fortnight-long 450-km padayatra demanding that the Tamil Nadu Government close all liquor shops. PMK Supremo Ramadoss has long been vocal against TASMAC (state owned corporation that has a monopoly over selling ...
Press Trust of India | Saturday March 16, 2013
To safeguard heritage places in Tamil Nadu, Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa today declared additional 15 cities as heritage cities and announced Rs one crore each to them to undertake development work.
Press Trust of India | Thursday March 7, 2013
Taking a serious view of the attack and firing on fishermen allegedly by Sri Lankan Navy, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa today said these incidents were aimed at intimidating and browbeating India from raising the Tamil issue at the internati...