Justice K K Sasidharan of the Madras High Court has recused himself from hearing the case filed by Sterlite Copper to reopen the Thoothukudi plant. He announced the decision when the case was listed to come up this morning before the bench that also had Justice Asha. Meanwhile, Sterlite Technologies’ promoters Twin Star Overseas has released the entire quantum of… Continue reading "HC Judge recuses himself from Sterlite case"
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DMK president M K Stalin has urged the party workers to take a vow to achieve a ‘big victory’ in the ensuing elections to the Tamil Nadu Assembly and in the local bodies polls, as achieved in the recent Lok Sabha elections. Speaking after he declared open a new bronze statue of veteran DMK leader and former minister Anbil Dharmalaingam… Continue reading "Work for big victory in next elections: M K Stalin to DMK members"
Senior DMK leader and former Puducherry Chief Minister R V Janakiraman died in the early hours of today after prolonged illness. His health condition remain critical in the recent past and he breathed last at a private hospital in Puducherry during the wee hours of today. Senior party leaders, including Member of Parliament Kanimozhi, visited him at the hospital in… Continue reading "Former Pondy CM Janakiraman passes away"
Revolting against the dual leadership structure in the AIADMK, senior leader Rajan Chellappa today said the issue would be raised in the general council of the party. “Because of dual leadership, there are some confusions. If there is a firm and single leadership like Jayalalithaa, we would have won more seats,” he said. Soon after his words, reporters wanted to… Continue reading "AIADMK senior demands single leadership, pressure on EPS-OPS"
Tamil Nadu chief minister K Palaniswami has assured that land meant for the Chennai-Salem expressway project will not be snatched away from their owners and the matter will be discussed with them. Speaking after he inaugurated a series of projects in Salem, Palaniswami said, “The green corridor project is essential for the development of various districts in the region. Most… Continue reading "Chennai-Salem expressway will come without affecting people: CM"
Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission (TNPSC), the nodal agency for recruiting people for state government jobs, today said it will conduct exam for Group 4 vacancies on September 1. In a notification, it said, “Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission will conduct the examination for direct recruitment to the posts included in the Combined Civil Services Examination-IV 2019 on 01.09.2019.” It… Continue reading "TNPSC to conduct Group 4 exam on Sept 1"
Tamil Nadu Chief Minister and AIADMK joint coordinator Edappadi K Palaniswami has refuted reports of an alleged rift between the ruling AIADMK and its ally BJP. Speaking to reporters, he said, “We (AIADMK) still have an alliance with them (BJP). There is no change. Why is media trying to create confusion on this?” When asked about his tweet on the… Continue reading "EPS talks about reports on cracks in AIADMK-BJP alliance"
Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami, in a tweet on Wednesday, requested Prime Minister Narendra Modi to include Tamil as the third optional language for students in states, but deleted it four hours later. EPS tweeted from his personal account, “Request Hon’ble PM @narendramodi ji to include Tamil as an optional language for study in other states. This will be a great… Continue reading "EPS for Tamil in other States, Stalin for Tamil in Central govt offices"
AIADMK coordinator and Tamil Nadu Deputy Chief Minister O Panneerselvam today visited the memorial of former CM and late AIADMK supremo J Jayalalithaa at Marina in Chennai and offered tributes. He was accompanied by his son and newly elected Theni MP Raveendranath Kumar, Minister R B Udhayakumar and other functionaries of the party. Sources said OPS visited Jaya memorial to… Continue reading "OPS visits Jaya memorial along with his son"
Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami, Deputy Chief Minister O Panneerselvam and other leaders have extended Eid-Ul-Fitr greetings. The CM, in his statement, recalled the month-long fasting by Muslims during Ramadan. Palaniswami said, “As much as 5,145 metric tonnes of rice has been distributed to more than 3,000 mosques in Tamilnadu for preparing porridge. From 2018, the government has been helping… Continue reading "CM and other leaders greet Muslims on Ramzan"