South | Press Trust of India | Thursday January 29, 2015
With two cities already in the list of 12 nationwide selected for the National Heritage city Development and Augmentation Yojana project, former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa has requested that Srirangam also be added to it.
South | Reported by J Sam Daniel Stalin, Edited by Sugam Singhal | Monday January 26, 2015
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.
South | Press Trust of India | Monday January 26, 2015
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.
India News | Written by J Sam Daniel Stalin | Sunday January 18, 2015
Finance Minister Arun Jaitley met AIADMK chief and former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa at her Poes Garden residence in Chennai today. The meeting lasted for 40 minutes.
South | Indo-Asian News Service | Friday January 16, 2015
Tamil Nadu's ruling All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) today named S Valarmathi as its candidate for the Srirangam assembly constituency, held earlier by former chief minister J Jayalalithaa, for the February 13 by-poll.
South | Written by J Sam Daniel Stalin | Friday January 16, 2015
The AIADMK has fielded S Valarmathi, to the by-poll at Srirangam Assembly Constituency, which had been vacated by former Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa after her conviction in the Rs 66 crore disproportionate assets case.
South | Reported by J Sam Daniel Stalin; Edited by Mala Das | Monday January 5, 2015
J Jayalalithaa may not be the Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu anymore, but a new scheme launched today is named for her that provides Amma cement, heavily subsidised, for eco-friendly and low-cost housing.
India News | Press Trust of India | Friday January 2, 2015
The Chief Justice of the Karnataka High Court today set up a special bench of Justice CR Kumaraswamy to hear the appeals filed by former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa and three others who had questioned their conviction in the disproportiona...
Saturday December 20, 2014
Having suffered a huge 'Nokia' setback in 2014 in terms of thousands of job losses and a significant revenue loss, the country's third largest state in terms of industrial output now faces an uphill task ahead in 2015 amid a politically charged-up en...
South | Indo-Asian News Service | Tuesday December 16, 2014
Tamil Nadu Chief Minister O. Panneerselvam on Tuesday said it would release 30 Sri Lankan fishermen and their 19 boats December 22 so that they can celebrate Christmas with their families.
India News | Press Trust of India | Monday December 15, 2014
DMK chief M Karunanidhi has urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to rein in Hindutva outfits who are making a "mockery of communal harmony" and joined other parties in voicing apprehension that observing Good Governance Day on December 25 could hamper ...
South | Press Trust of India | Sunday December 14, 2014
Tamil Nadu Chief Minister O Panneerselvam today urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to direct the withdrawal of a clearance given by Ministry of Environment and Forests to Kerala Government for conducting an Environmental Impact Assessment for constru...
India News | Edited by Mala Das | Thursday December 11, 2014
The Supreme Court today rejected AIADMK chief and former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa's plea to advance the hearing of her appeal against her conviction and sentence in a disproportionate assets case.
South | Press Trust of India | Tuesday December 9, 2014
Tamil Nadu Chief Minister O Panneerselvam today urged Union Finance and Information and Broadcasting Minister Arun Jaitley to take steps to issue the "Digital Addressable System" licence to the Tamil Nadu Arasu Cable TV Corporation without any furthe...
India News | Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Monday December 8, 2014
MDMK chief Vaiko today walked out of the BJP-led NDA alliance, just days after he hit out at two BJP leaders for criticizing him over his remarks against Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
India News | Reported by Rahul Shrivastava, Edited by Anindita Sanyal | Sunday December 7, 2014
The need for a relook at the Planning Commission has been raised since 1992. It was also the wish of his predecessor Manmohan Singh, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said today at his meeting with chief ministers to arrive at a consensus about the new bo...
South | Press Trust of India | Saturday December 6, 2014
The Tamil Nadu government today urged the Centre to instruct the Finance Ministry to reconsider its decision to scrap supply of subsidised kerosene through the public distribution system and to restore monthly allocation of the fuel to the state.
South | Sam Daniel, Stalin | Sunday December 7, 2014
Though he succeeded her as Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu nearly ten weeks ago, O Panneerselvam is determined to prove he is no replacement for J Jayalalithaa, the chief of his party.
India News | Edited by Mala Das (with inputs from PTI) | Friday December 5, 2014
In signs of growing trouble for the NDA alliance in Tamil Nadu, MDMK Chief Vaiko hit out at two BJP leaders for criticizing him over his remarks against Prime Minister Narendra Modi. He also questioned the Prime Minister's silence over the matter.
South | Press Trust of India | Sunday November 30, 2014
Tamil Nadu Chief Minister O Panneerselvam has called for more public support in caring for HIV patients, and move towards an HIV-free society.
India News | Reported by Sunil Prabhu, Written by Suparna Singh | Friday November 28, 2014
J Jayalalithaa, the former chief minister of Tamil Nadu who was recently released from jail in a corruption case, may be about to receive a break in another case.
South | Press Trust of India | Monday November 24, 2014
Continuing the war of words with Tamil Nadu Chief Minister O Panneerselvam over his absence from the assembly session, DMK president M Karunanidhi on Sunday said he would attend the sessions if proper seating arrangements were made for him by the AIA...
South | Press Trust of India | Sunday November 16, 2014
Tamil Nadu Chief Minister O Panneerselvam today said Kerala cannot 'interfere' on the regulation of flow from the reservoir after the neighbouring state expressed concerns over the water level in Mullaperiyar dam nearing the contentious 142 feet.
India News | Edited by Mala Das | Monday November 10, 2014
Prime Minister Narendra Modi spoke to Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa on Sunday over the death sentence handed out to five Indian fishermen which has sparked protests in their home state of Tamil Nadu.