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South | Press Trust of India | Thursday February 13, 2014
With the DMK, Congress and BJP still scouting for allies in Tamil Nadu, there seems to be no clarity on political parties that would join hands to emerge as a formidable combine to fight the Lok Sabha polls against the ruling AIADMK.
South | Press Trust of India | Monday December 16, 2013
Failure by political parties and organisations to force the UPA government to boycott CHOGM on Sri Lankan Tamils issue, acquittal of two Kanchi seers in a murder case, topped the list of major events in Tamil Nadu during 2013.
India | Sreenivasan Jain | Saturday July 20, 2013
On July 4, the body of a young Dalit boy, Ilavarasan, was found on the tracks in Dharmapuri, northern Tamil Nadu. Initially reported as a suicide, his family and Dalit groups suspected murder by upper caste groups.
Press Trust of India | Monday April 1, 2013
Sangakkara believes that India is much more than Chennai and Tamil Nadu and also says the rest of India has been very welcoming to Sri Lankans.
South | Press Trust of India | Monday December 24, 2012
With AIADMK supremo J Jayalalithaa eyeing a bigger role in national politics, Tamil Nadu ministers and AIADMK workers on Monday vowed to secure all the 40 Lok Sabha seats in its next polls.
Sunday October 28, 2012
With 11 ministers, Andhra Pradesh takes the cake in the reshuffle of the Union Cabinet as it overtook Uttar Pradesh, Kerala, Maharashtra, Tamil Nadu and Rajasthan in its strength in the government.
South | Reported by Sam Daniel; edited by Shamik Ghosh | Wednesday October 10, 2012
The sharing of Cauvery river water between Karnataka and Tamil Nadu is heading for another flashpoint with protests and politics picking on both sides of the border again. The toughest position so far has been taken by DMK chief M Karunanidhi, who ha...
South | Edited by Janaki Fernandes | Wednesday October 3, 2012
Politics over the Cauvery water issue between Karnataka and Tamil Nadu turned violent this afternoon, with pro-Karnataka activists stoning Rapid Action Force personnel who are posted around the Krishna Raja Sagar (KRS) reservoir. Protesters are also ...
South | Sam Daniel | Wednesday July 18, 2012
The Tamil Nadu Police has arrested a sitting DMDK Member of the Legislative Assembly (MLA) Arun Subramaniam on land grab charges. Mr Subramaniam, who represents Tiruttani constituency, had allegedly usurped a municipal property and raised a godown. H...
South | NDTV | Wednesday July 4, 2012
Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa has explained why she ordered the release of DMK cadre who courted arrest, protesting what they called the "AIADMK's repressive regime and vendetta politics".
People | NDTV Correspondent | Thursday May 17, 2012
Woman, actress, Brahmin, Kannadiga. Conventional wisdom would suggest that profile is all wrong in the hard playfield of Tamil Nadu politics and in a Dravidian party. But then J Jayalalithaa's life and career are the stuff fables are made of. Or movi...
South | Sanjay Pinto | Friday April 13, 2012
It's Tamil New Year's Day today, courtesy J. Jayalalithaa! This is just one of the decisions of her predecessor and DMK Chief that the Tamil Nadu Chief Minister has reversed.
Friday April 6, 2012
Jewellers said they were "happy" with Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee's response and would take a decision later on Friday evening. Earlier, a delegation of jewellers met Congress president Sonia Gandhi. The Congress, which leads the UPA governmen...
Monday March 26, 2012
The Tamil Nadu government has proposed 14.5 per cent tax on liquor as part of efforts to generate Rs 1,500 crore revenue.
India | Press Trust of India | Friday February 10, 2012
Setting her sights on carving out a larger role in national politics, AIADMK supremo and Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa today asked her partymen to 'gift' her with all 40 Lok Sabha seats in the 2014 elections.
India | Press Trust of India | Sunday August 7, 2011
Hitting out at Jayalalithaa government for foisting "false land-grabbing cases" against his partymen, DMK chief M Karunanidhi said on Saturday that they are not afraid of jail and the Dravidian movement cannot be wiped out by such 'vendetta politics'...
India | Indo-Asian News Service | Sunday August 7, 2011
DMK president and former Tamil Nadu chief minister M.Karunanidhi on Saturday asserted the party cannot be wiped out by vendetta politics played by the ruling AIADMK.Speaking at a public meeting at his home constituency Tiruvarur to condemn the arrest of party's district secretary Poondi K. Kalaivann...
Cities | NDTV Correspondent | Tuesday April 19, 2011
He can fly. He can run faster than a bullet shot from a gun. He can even stop an oncoming train with his bare hands. So what's stopping him from ruling the state of Tamil nadu? That's what Superstar Rajinikanth's fans want to know from him.?These posters on the walls of Madurai have been put up...
India | NDTV Correspondent | Saturday October 9, 2010
In a major embarrassment for the Tamil Nadu government, the Madras High Court has struck down upon its appointment of Latika Saran, the new Director General of Police (Law & Order), after a 1975 batch officer, R Nataraj, alleged that his seniority was overlooked while appointing Latika for the p...
India | Sam Daniel | Saturday August 14, 2010
Narayanamoorthy qualified to be a teacher but sells alcohol at a state-run liquor shop. Seven years later, he is still a contract worker, his salary a pittance of 2,800 rupees.Now, 30,000 workers of state-run liquor shop in Tamil Nadu are up in protest demanding they be made government employees and...