Tamil Nadu stops for Jayalalithaa's rally
Apr 16, 2014
Tamil Nadu News | Press Trust of India | Sunday November 8, 2015
With a gruelling campaign schedule for the 2016 Assembly polls just months away, DMDK chief and opposition leader in the Tamil Nadu Assembly Vijayakanth has checked in at the Isha Yoga Centre on the outskirts of the city for a training session.
Tamil Nadu News | Press Trust of India | Monday November 2, 2015
Facing criticism from opposition over the arrest of a folk singer campaigning against liquor in Tamil Nadu, the ruling AIADMK today charged him with making "unsavoury remarks" about a chief minister and hinted that inaction would mean it could set a precedence to target any head of state in the future.
Tamil Nadu News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday October 6, 2015
A day before DMK treasurer, MK Stalin is set to begin his second phase of campaign 'Namakkau Name' (We for ourselves), the ruling AIADMK today made fun of the opposition leader style and campaign. Mr Stalin is scheduled to start his campaign from Nilgiris in an effort to reach out to the electorate.
Tamil Nadu News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday September 22, 2015
Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa today rejected opposition demand for a CBI probe into the suicide of a 27-year-old woman Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) and asserted that the state Crime Branch-CID would handle the investigation into the case 'impartially'.
India News | Written by J Sam Daniel Stalin, Edited by Anindita Sanyal | Monday September 7, 2015
Almost a year after neighbouring Kerala announced a zero liquor policy, prohibition is rapidly becoming an election issue in Tamil Nadu, pushed by the opposition and spearheaded by one the smaller parties - the PMK.
Tamil Nadu News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday July 22, 2015
Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi is expected to discuss farmers' issues including the Land bill that has led to a raging debate between the NDA and opposition, during his one-day visit to the state tomorrow.
Tamil Nadu News | Reported by J Sam Daniel Stalin, Edited by Veer Arjun Singh | Tuesday July 14, 2015
The health of Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa, who has not been seen publicly in nearly 10 days, has become a big controversy in her state, with opposition parties asking the government to clarify whether the 67-year-old is unwell.
Tamil Nadu News | Press Trust of India | Monday June 8, 2015
Congress today joined other opposition parties, including DMK and PMK, in boycotting the June 27 by-election to Radhakrishnan Nagar constituency in Tamil Nadu, from where Chief Minister Jayalalithaa is seeking re-election to the Tamil Nadu Assembly.
Tamil Nadu News | Written by J Sam Daniel Stalin | Wednesday May 13, 2015
The opposition parties in Tamil Nadu are crying foul over the alleged miscalculation in the illegal assets of former Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa, on basis of which she has been acquitted in a corruption case. They now want the Karnataka government to file an appeal against the acquittal.
Karnataka News | Written by Maya Sharma (With inputs from PTI) | Saturday April 18, 2015
Many commercial establishments remained shut in various parts of Karnataka today after a bandh was called by Kannada organisations to protest Tamil Nadu's opposition to Mekedatu drinking water project across the river Cauvery.
Karnataka News | Press Trust of India | Saturday April 18, 2015
Normal life in Karnataka is likely to be affected today as pro-Kannada outfits have called for a statewide dawn-to-dusk bandh to protest Tamil Nadu's opposition to Mekedatu drinking water project across the inter-state river Cauvery.
Tamil Nadu News | Press Trust of India | Monday April 13, 2015
State-run transport corporation unions, affiliated to opposition parties, today announced a 'one-day token strike' in Tamil Nadu tomorrow after their fifth round of talks with government on wage revision failed to break the deadlock.
India News | Press Trust of India | Friday April 3, 2015
Dismissing opposition's claim that his government has given fishing rights to Indians, Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena has said he has issued clear instructions to the navy to seize boats that violate the country's territorial waters.
Tamil Nadu News | Press Trust of India | Thursday April 2, 2015
Coming to the support of fellow opposition party DMDK, whose six MLAs were suspended for allegedly creating ruckus in state Assembly last month, DMK President M Karunanidhi today urged the ruling AIADMK to be "magnanimous and commute the punishment."
Tamil Nadu News | Written by J Sam Daniel Stalin | Tuesday March 10, 2015
Despite opposition parties in Tamil Nadu, the DMK and the Left, coming out strongly in his support, Tamil writer Puliyur Murugesan is so traumatised by his kidnapping and alleged assault by those protesting against his latest book that he has left his hometown Karur.
Tamil Nadu News | Press Trust of India | Sunday March 1, 2015
In a bid to counter arch rival DMK which is harping on youth mantra, ruling AIADMK today said that it would hold massive youth re urgence rallies across Tamil Nadu on March 7.
Tamil Nadu News | Written by J Sam Daniel Stalin | Friday February 20, 2015
Tamil Nadu Assembly Speaker P Dhanapal on Thursday suspended all lawmakers of the state's main opposition party from the rest of the ongoing Assembly session, after one of them made an allegedly disparaging remark about Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa, in relation to the result of the disproprtionate assets case against her.
Tamil Nadu News | Indo-Asian News Service | Wednesday February 18, 2015
Tamil Nadu Governor K Rosaiah on Tuesday faced fire from various opposition parties for praising former Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa.
Tamil Nadu News | Written by Sam Daniel Stalin | Monday February 16, 2015
In a major victory for the ruling AIADMK in Tamil Nadu, the party's little known S Valarmathi today won the by-polls to the Srirangam assembly constituency, represented previously by former Chief Minister Jayalalithaa who was disqualified following her conviction in the Rs 66 crore disproportionate assets case in September last year.
Monday September 29, 2014
Traders said gains seen due to management control of the two companies by family members of key opposition party leaders in Tamil Nadu, which until last week was led by Jayalalithaa Jayaram.
South | Press Trust of India | Monday August 18, 2014
Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa today sought more changes in the revised Goods and Services Tax Bill while maintaining her opposition to the powers being given to the GST Council, saying they override supremacy of state and Central legislatures.
South | Press Trust of India | Thursday August 14, 2014
State leaders led by Tamil Nadu Governor K Rosaiah today extended their Independence Day greetings to the people of the state.
South | Press Trust of India | Tuesday July 15, 2014
Days after a sitting Madras High Court Judge was denied entry into a club in Chennai for wearing a dhoti the state's traditional attire, Tamil Nadu government today said it would look into the issue and take action in consultation with its Law Department.
India News | Press Trust of India | Monday July 7, 2014
The Narendra Modi government faces its first test in Parliament when the Budget Session begins today. The Opposition is expected the corner the government on the issue of price rise, rail fare hike and the plight of Tamil Nadu fishermen.