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  • Alagiri loses in rally, DMK loses its star in south Tamil Nadu

    Wednesday, September 05, 2018, Chennai

    The much-touted rally of Muthuvel Karunanidhi’s ostracized son M K Alagiri in Chennai on September 5 has been a failure of sorts as he failed to attract any DMK functionary of note, with the party showing it is solidly behind his brother M K Stalin. However, in the eclipse of Alagiri, lies another story of the DMK being left without a strong southern satrap or star.

  • Tamil student Sophia arrested for anti-Modi, anti-BJP slogan in aircraft

    Tuesday, September 04, 2018, Thoothukudi

    Tamil Nadu, already earning a notorious tag for its efforts to put down dissent especially against the BJP, blotted its copybook further with the arrest of a 28-year-old research scholar from Canada, Lois Sofia, for shouting, “down with Modi, BJP-RSS fascist government,” towards the end of a Chennai-Thoothukudi flight when TN BJP president Tamilisai Soundarajan crossed her.

  • DMK becomes rallying point for opposition unity

    Tuesday, September 04, 2018, Chennai

    Leader after leader of various opposition parties, speaking at the Kalaignar condolence meeting in Chennai on August 30, stressed that the newly-elected president M K Stalin will play a crucial role in the formation of the next government at the Centre. For Union Ministers Nitin Gadkari and Pon Radhakrishnan of the BJP, it must have been galling to find a galaxy of opposition parties coming together under one platform which could be a precursor to an alliance for the 2019 Lok Sabha elections.

  • Karunanidhi funeral: Three killed, 50 hurt in stampede outside Rajaji Hall

    Wednesday, August 08, 2018, Chennai

    Three people were killed and nearly 50 others injured in a stampede in front of Rajaji Hall where thousands of people had gathered to get a last glimpse of the departed DMK leader M Karunanidhi. The police resorted to a lathicharge after steps to control the crowd failed. The injured were rushed to hospital where they are undergoing treatment.

  • DMK gets huge boost in form of Kalaignar Memorial on Marina

    Wednesday, August 08, 2018, Chennai

    The Madras High Court decision on allowing the Karunanidhi Memorial on the Marina Beach, next to the Anna Memorial is a huge psychological and political victory for the DMK in the battle with the AIADMK which commenced 46 years ago from the time actor MGR formed the Anna DMK after his ouster from the DMK.

  • Kamal Haasan starrer Vishwaroopam hits screens on Aug 10

    Tuesday, August 07, 2018, Chennai

    Kamal Haasan’s spy film Vishwaroopam 2 has hit the screens on August 10. Kamal, who is actively promoting the film, said that the film was extremely close to his heart. “This is the longest I had to wait for the release of a movie”, he said. Vishwaroopam 2 is an espionage thriller packed with high-octane action sequences, with Kamal at the age of 63, performing the stunts himself.

  • Talk on special connection between Chennai and sage Agathiyar

    Thursday, July 05, 2018, Chennai

    Chennai 2000 Plus Trust organised a special Talk on Chennai and Agathiyar by writer Thiruppur Krishnan at Marundheeswarar Temple in Thiruvanmiyur

  • Eminent Carnatic vocalist R.Suryaprakash renders Shivrathri Carnatic concert

    Thursday, July 05, 2018, Chennai

    Eminent Carnatic vocalist R.Suryaprakash rendered an excellent Carnatic vocal concert on the occasion of Maasa Shivrathri at Besant Nagar

  • PMK members held for protest at BJP office

    Monday, June 25, 2018, Chennai

    Chennai Police detained over 50 PMK members when they attempted to lay siege to the BJP office at T Nagar in Chennai on June 25, 2018, to condemn its state president Tamilisai Soundararajan’s criticism of their party leader and founder Dr S Ramadoss.

  • AIIMS to come up near Madurai at a cost of Rs 1,500 crore

    Wednesday, June 20, 2018, Tiruchirapalli

    The Tamil Nadu government has announced that the much-anticipated All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) will come up at Thoppur near Madurai at an estimated cost of Rs 1,500 crore.

  • No Central ordinance for Jallikattu, matter sub judice says Modi

    Thursday, January 19, 2017, New Delhi

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi has ruled out issuing an ordinance to enable holding of Jallikattu. When Tamil Nadu chief minister O Panneerselvam raised the issue of the Jallikattu ban, and urged the Centre to issue an ordinance to allow the bull-fight, the Prime Minister is understood to have told the CM that the matter was sub judice and therefore there was no way the Centre could issue an ordinance at this juncture.

  • CM Panneerselvam hopeful of Jallikattu solution after PM meet

    Thursday, January 19, 2017, New Delhi

    Tamil Nadu chief minister O Panneerselvam, after a morning meeting with PM Modi, said the State and the Central governments would soon take steps to ensure that Jallikattu was conducted.

  • Jaya body taken to Poes Garden residence in Chennai

    Tuesday, December 06, 2016, Chennai

    The body of AIADMK leader J Jayalalithaa was taken from Apollo Hospitals to her Poes Garden residence in Chennai shortly after her death.

  • 34 countries have shown interest in Smart cities project, says Venkaiah

    Thursday, September 01, 2016, Chennai

    Union minister for Urban Development and Information and Broadcasting, Venkaiah Naidu, has said that 34 countries were interested in associating with the Smart cities project in India. The minister said the Union government had cleared 40 more cities for inclusion in the project, in addition to the 20 already announced.

  • Archana Ramasundram is first woman to head a paramilitary force

    Tuesday, February 02, 2016, New Delhi

    Senior IPS officer Archana Ramasundram, a Tamil Nadu cadre officer, was on February 1 appointed Director General of Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB), the first woman to head a paramilitary force.

  • Vishal group bags key posts in Nadigar Sangam elections

    Sunday, October 18, 2015, Chennai

    The Vishal group bagged key posts in the hotly contested Nadigar Sangam (South Indian Film Artistes Association) elections held in Chennai on October 18, 2015, ending the domination of Sarath Kumar and his brother-in-law Radha Ravi.

  • Vishal overthrows Radha Ravi as Nadigar Sangam General Secretary

    Sunday, October 18, 2015,

    Vishal bagged the post of Nadigar Sangam General Secretary, defeating Radha Ravi in a hotly contested, prestigious election held in Chennai on October 18, 2015.

  • Sarath Kumar maintains lead but Vishal overtakes Radha Ravi

    Sunday, October 18, 2015, Chennai

    Sarath Kumar maintained his lead over rival Nasser in election for the post of Film Artistes assn president but his partner Radha Ravi trailed behind Vishal for post of general secretary

  • Sarath Kumar group leads in Film Actors body polls

    Sunday, October 18, 2015, Chennai

    The ruling Sarath Kumar group is ahead of the rival Vishal group as counting of votes commenced for the South Indian Film Artistes Association (Nadigar Sangam) elections held in Chennai on October 18, 2015.

  • T K Rajendran is new Greater Chennai Police Commissioner

    Friday, October 09, 2015, Chennai

    The Tamil Nadu Government has appointed IPS officer T K Rajendran as the new Greater Chennai Police Commissioner. Home Secretary Apurva Varma announced the change on October 9 night. S George, the current Police Commissioner, has been moved out as IG of Prisons.

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