Tamil Nadu

  • Tamil Nadu Bus Strike: High Court Asks Workers To Return To Work
    The Madras High Court on Friday ordered Tamil Nadu transport workers on a strike to return to work as commuters struggled across the state with thousands of buses off the roads. Hundreds of passengers were seen waiting at bus stands as only a third of the buses served Chennai and other places in the state over the workers' demand of a pay hike.
  • MK Stalin Targets Rajinikant's Spiritual Plank
    DMK working president M K Stalin today said that Tamil Nadu was the cradle of the dravidian movement, where there was no place for spiritual politics as enunciated by top star Rajinikant.
  • 13 Fishermen From Tamil Nadu Arrested By Sri Lanka Navy
    The Sri Lankan Navy today arrested 13 Tamil Nadu fishermen for allegedly fishing in their territorial waters off Katchatheevu islet.
  • Am Energised, Says Politician Rajinikanth After Meeting Karunanidhi
    Superstar Rajinikanth, who was seen to be hesitant about his political career for most of last year, has pushed the pedal to the metal. The 67-year-old, who launched a website and a mobile app after getting himself a new day job, on Wednesday reached out to the DMK patriarch, M Karunanidhi, 93, for his blessings.
  • This Village Was Built For Elders Left Homeless By Tsunami. It Now Turns 10
    It has been ten years since the Tamaraikulam Elders Village in Cuddalore took in its first resident. Since then, the home has looked after over 300 senior citizens who were left destitute after the devastating tsunami of December 2004. The home was set up largely with contributions from NDTV viewers who wanted to reach out and help.
  • Rajinikanth Counts On Voters, Volunteers Disillusioned By Other Parties
    Sandhya, a public relations professional, is not a Rajinikanth fan. However, now she has made up her mind to vote for him if his party would contest in the next assembly polls.
  • It Is My Desire To Start A Political Revolution: Rajinikanth
    Megastar Rajinikanth today said it was his desire to create a political revolution in Tamil Nadu, a "historic" state that facilitated major changes.
  • TTV Dhinakaran Submits Pen Drive On Jayalalithaa To Probe Panel
    Sidelined AIADMK leader TTV Dhinakaran has submitted a pen drive to a one man commission of inquiry probing late Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa's death.
  • Rajinikanth Still To Decide On Name, Symbol For Proposed Party
    Superstar Rajinikanth, who finally ended the long suspense over his entry into politics on Sunday, is still non-committal on the name and symbol of his proposed party.
  • Boy, 10, Allegedly Hangs Self After Father Scolds Him For Not Taking Bath
    A 10-year-old boy in Coimbatore today allegedly hanged himself with a towel after his father reprimanded him for not taking bath early on the auspicious occasion of new year, the police said.
  • After Bypoll Win, TTV Dhinakaran To Visit RK Nagar On January 3
    Sidelined AIADMK leader, T T V Dhinakaran today said cases filed against him will not have any impact on his political career.
  • In Superstar Rajinikanth's New Role, A Symbol Rules The Day
    Superstar Rajinikanth's call for a change in Tamil Nadu, coupled with his promise of a "spiritual political government" saw the resurgence of a yogic mudra -- a symbolic hand gesture -- used in one of his films. Fans rushed to use the symbol on their profiles on social media. By afternoon, it was all over Twitter, Facebook and Whatsapp and a buzz had started was on that it is likely to be the symbol of his new political party.
  • Rajinikanth Announces Political Debut: Top Reactions
    Tamil superstar Rajinikanth today announced his entry into politics today, ending months of speculation and suspense. He didn't name his political party, but confirmed that he will launch one before the assembly election in Tamil Nadu and will contest on all 234 seats. Rajinikanth, who is fondly called Thalaiva by his fans, said that he was entering into politics to "change the system". The death of AIADMK's iconic leader J Jayalalithaa last December is seen to have left a vacuum in the state's politics.
  • Kamal Haasan Tweets On Rajinikanth's Political Plunge, BJP, Congress Too
    Superstar Rajinikanth's announcement that he would enter politics, has been greeted with enthusiasm by the other icon of Tamil Nadu's silver screen, Kamal Haasan, who announced his political ambitions last month. Both actors have promised to set up their own political parties and their entry is expected to liven up the politics of Tamil Nadu, which has been dominated for decades by the two south Indian parties.
  • "Not A Coward, Won't Go Back," Says Rajinikanth; Announces Entry In Politics: Top 10 Quotes
    Tamil superstar Rajinikanth announced his entry in politics today, ending months of speculation and suspense. Though Rajinikanth didn't name his political party, he confirmed he will launch one before the assembly election in Tamil Nadu. "I am joining politics for sure," the 67-year-old megastar said amid thunderous applause from fans and supporters in Chennai. Quoting a shloka from the Bhagwad Gita which stresses on the importance of doing one's duty and leaving the rest to the Lord, he said, "This is the compulsion of time." Addressing fans in Chennai's Kodambakkam on the valedictory of a six-day-long meet, the actor said he will launch a political party which will contest all 234 assembly constituencies in Tamil Nadu. With his speech, he made it clear that he is not focusing on local elections or national elections. His focus will be on the state assembly elections. He said his party will be launched ahead of assembly elections at an appropriate time. The policies of the party will be taken to the people, he said, adding that truthfulness, hard work and growth will be the slogan of his party. "Do good, speak and only good will happen," will be the guiding slogan, he said.

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