The biggest stories of July 16, 2014
Jul 16, 2014
Watch: Should Dress Codes be Banned?
Jul 16, 2014
धोती बैन पर जयललिता सख्त
Jul 16, 2014
South | Press Trust of India | Wednesday July 30, 2014
A few hours after Sri Lankan Navy arrested 50 fishermen from Tamil Nadu, Chief Minister Jayalalithaa today wrote to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, seeking immediate release of total 93 fishermen and 62 boats, presently in the custody of the neighbouri...
South | Indo-Asian News Service | Tuesday July 29, 2014
Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa on Monday congratulated Satish Kumar Sivalingam for winning a gold medal in weightlifting in the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow and reminded him of the state government's Rs 50 lakh cash prize.
South | Press Trust of India | Saturday July 26, 2014
Justice Sanjay Kishan Kaul was today sworn in as Chief Justice of Madras High Court by Tamil Nadu Governor K Rosaiah at the Raj Bhavan here.
South | Press Trust of India | Friday July 25, 2014
Giving a push to road infrastructure, Tamil Nadu Government today announced projects worth Rs 2,325.48 crore with Chief Minister Jayalalithaa saying these would help in improving the state's economy.
South | Press Trust of India | Tuesday July 22, 2014
The ruling AIADMK and its arch rival DMK were engaged in a war of words in the Tamil Nadu assembly today over the power situation with Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa accusing the Karuanidhi-led party of turning the power-surplus state into a deficit o...
South | Press Trust of India | Monday July 21, 2014
World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim arrived today on his first visit to Tamil Nadu and hailed the state's strides in the automobile industry. On a three-day visit to India, Kim arrived from Delhi this afternoon.
South | Written by J Sam Daniel Stalin (With inputs from PTI) | Monday July 21, 2014
A Head Constable, who intercepted an alleged sand smuggling tractor, was killed when he was run over by the vehicle, in Tamil Nadu's Vellore district.
South | Press Trust of India | Sunday July 20, 2014
Hailing the Centre's move to set up All India Institute of Medical Sciences in all states in a phased manner, Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa has requested Prime Minister Narendra Modi to establish it in Tamil Nadu during the current financial year its...
South | Written by J Sam Daniel Stalin | Saturday July 19, 2014
Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa today opposed a CBSE's directive to celebrate 'Sanskrit Week' in schools in the state in August.
South | NDTV.com | Saturday July 19, 2014
Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa has written to Prime Minister Narendra Modi opposing any official celebration of 'Sanskrit week' in schools in the state.
South | Press Trust of India | Saturday July 19, 2014
Taking strong exception to Central Board of Secondary Education's (CBSE) Sanskrit Week celebrations in schools under its ambit next month, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa today said it would be appropriate to have organised a 'Classical Lang...
South | Press Trust of India | Friday July 18, 2014
AIADMK General Secretary and Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa today appointed 'Pookadai' M Munusami and 'Thamarai' S Rajendran as the party's district secretaries in Dharmaprui and Ariyalur.
South | Reported by J Sam Daniel Stalin | Thursday July 17, 2014
10 days after he was arrested, the husband of Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa's close aide Sasikala, Natarajan, has got bail.
South | Press Trust of India | Thursday July 17, 2014
The BJP and the Congress today welcomed Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa's decision to bring in a legislation to put an end to the practice of denying entry to dhoti-clad people in clubs in the state.
South | Suhasini Raj, The New York Times | Thursday July 17, 2014
A judge and two lawyers wearing dhotis were turned away last week from the Tamil Nadu Cricket Association in Chennai in Tamil Nadu.
South | Reported by J Sam Daniel Stalin | Wednesday July 16, 2014
N Srinivasan, the president of the Tamil Nadu Cricket Association Club, has said he is ready to lift the ban on dhotis at the club after Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa called the ban "sartorial despostism" and "a mockery of Tamil culture."
South | Reported by J Sam Daniel Stalin, Edited by Mala Das | Wednesday July 16, 2014
The Dhoti ban is now a saga of epic proportions, with Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa declaring war on clubs that refuse entry to people wearing the traditional garment.
South | Press Trust of India | Tuesday July 15, 2014
Chief Minister Jayalalithaa today gave the heritage tag to six more towns in Tamil Nadu and announced Rs one crore for each of them for infrastructural needs.
Cities | Written by J Sam Daniel Stalin | Saturday July 12, 2014
Two weeks after the collapse of a building in Chennai left 61 dead, the DMK today led a massive rally in the city demanding CBI probe into the case.
India | Press Trust of India | Saturday July 12, 2014
Arguing against the "unfair and cruel reductions in allocation of kerosene" to Tamil Nadu, Chief Minister Jayalalithaa has once again sought Prime Minister Narendra Modi's intervention to ensure allotment of the state's monthly requirement of over 65...