The ruling AIADMK in Tamil Nadu today took out a silent procession and paid floral tributes at the memorial of former Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa on the occasion of her second death anniversary. Jayalalithaa was remembered on her second death anniversary Wednesday with top AIADMK leaders O Pannnerselvam and K Palaniswami leading the party men in paying tributes to her.… Continue reading "EPS, OPS, TTV, Kanimozhi, Deepa pay tributes to Jaya"
Category: Chennai News
The Tamil Nadu Assembly has been convened to meet on December 6 amid demands by the DMK-led opposition parties for a special session to discuss Karnataka’s proposal to build a dam across river Cauvery at Mekedatu. The Assembly will discuss about the crisis emerging out of the neighbouring Karnataka’s adamant stand in proceeding with the Mekedatu project, and in the… Continue reading "TN Assembly to meet Dec 6 to discuss Mekedatu issue"
The Chennai police today arrested a man who runs a women’s hotel in Thillai Ganga Nagar in Adambakkam after inmates found hidden cameras in bathrooms, halls and other places. Working women stay in the hostel run by Sampath Raj (48), from Tiruchi, and lately suspected something was amiss in their rooms. The inmates began getting suspicious after Sampath often carried… Continue reading "Hidden cameras found in women’s hostel, owner arrested"
Shaking the conscience of a division bench of the Madras high court, Tamil Nadu government informed judges on Monday that the only FIR filed with regard to electoral malpractices committed during byelection to RK Nagar does not exist anymore. A division bench of the Madras High Court was taken aback when State Public Prosecutor A Natarajan said that the FIR… Continue reading "HC questions police on quashing of FIR related to RK Nagar bypoll, seeks info on banners"
All hell broke loose on Chennai roads on Monday morning, after arterial streches choked with traffic due to a protest by MDMK and other reasons. Those using Sardar Patel Road, Anna Salai and Taluk Office Road near the Raj Bhavan were in for a hard time as traffic in the stretch came to a halt due to the protest led… Continue reading "Chennai roads choke with traffic due to protest & VVIP visits"
Vice President Venkaiah Naidu on Sunday said that the private sector must ensure that the treatment provided by them is not only accessible but also affordable. Speaking after inaugurating Rainbow Children’s Hospital in Chennai, Venkaiah Naidu hoped that the hospital would provide specialized but affordable care to children and contribute to the larger national mission of ensuring all infants survive,… Continue reading "Private hospitals should provide affordable treatment: Venkaiah Naidu"
Continuing her tour of cyclone Gaja affected areas in Tamil Nadu for the second day, Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharraman visited Thanjavur district and assured affected coconut farmers that the union government would extend all help to them. People affected by Cyclone Gaja would be supplied with additional kerosene apart from their PDS allotment, Nirmala Sitharaman said. Speaking at a consultative… Continue reading "Nirmala Sitharaman meets Gaja victims, assures all help from Centre"
Tamil Nadu government on Friday filed a petition at the Supreme Court seeking it to quash the Union Ministry’s clearance to Karnataka to prepare a detailed project report to build a dam across the Cauvery at Mekedatu. It urged to stay the operation of the permission given by central government to the Karnataka government to go ahead with preparation of… Continue reading "TN moves SC against K’taka’s Mekedatu dam plan"
The Madras high court today quashed the government order transferring all the pending and future idol theft cases to the CBI from the idol wing CID and appointed inspector general of police Pon Manickavel, who is retiring today, as special officer for a period of one year to continue the investigation. Earlier in the day, after giving a statement to… Continue reading "On retirement day, HC gives 1 year extension to Pon Manickavel"
After the Central Water Commission (CWC) gave the go-ahead to Karnataka on the controversial Mekedatu dam project on the river Cauvery, DMK, the main opposition party in the state, along with other allied parties, have announced a protest on December 4. “We have passed a resolution to stage a massive agitation 4 December at Tiruchi against the Union Ministry of… Continue reading "DMK-led opposition parties to stage protest over Mekedatu issue"