The AIADMK, sources said, is done with its candidate selection process for the April 18 Lok Sabha elections in the state, and the list will be out soon. Meanwhile, the AIADMK Wednesday allotted one Lok Sabha seat to the Tamil Maanila Congress (TMC) led by former union minister G K Vasan as it concluded the alliance formation for the coming… Continue reading "AIADMK candidates list ready, TMC joins AIADMK-BJP alliance"
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Congress president Rahul Gandhi’s slip of tongue at a college in Chennai while talking about fugitive jeweller Nirav Modi had the young audience in splits. He blurted out “Narendra” instead of “Nirav” while talking about corrupt businessmen looting taxpayers’ money. “These people ran away with thousands of crores of rupees,” said Rahul Gandhi, naming Nirav Modi, his uncle Mehul Choksi… Continue reading "Rahul in Chennai, says ‘Narendra…Sorry, Nirav Modi’"
The Tamil Nadu government has decided to transfer investigation into over 50 cases of sexual abuse against women in Pollachi against four accused persons to the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI), following massive outrage by people in the state. Actor and Makkal Needhi Maiam founder Kamal Haasan on Tuesday met the police chief of Tamil Nadu and expressed his anguish.… Continue reading "TN transfers Pollachi sexual assault case to CBI"
Tamil Nadu Director General of Police T K Rajendran today transferred the Pollachi sexual assault case to the state’s elite investigation wing- CBCID. He has also stated that a woman officer would head the investigation team. Following this, the local police would now hand over the case to the CBCID. Earlier today, the four accused in the Pollachi sexual assault… Continue reading "Pollachi sexual case transferred to CB-CID, woman officer to investigate"
“I would like to say one thing to the department (police), you have filed one false case based on version of one girl, remaining 99 are working for me. please don’t trouble them. I will surrender voluntarily after the case is over.” This is what 26-year-old Thirunavukkarasu, a financier who was arrested on March 5 for sexually assaulting a college… Continue reading "Pollachi row: Cops suspect many more sexual assault victims, intense probe on"
The party offices of AIADMK, DMK and MNM were buzzing with action today as part of the poll preparations. While the ruling All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam started interviewing aspiring candidates, DMK held a meeting of its district secretaries, MLAs and MPs. Makkal Needhi Maiam of Kamal Haasan too interviewed wannabe contestants. Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami and Deputy… Continue reading "Action time in AIADMK, DMK. MNM"
The ruling AIADMK on Sunday inked an electoral pact with DMDK led by actor-turned politician Vijayakanth, allotting four Lok Sabha seats in Tamil Nadu, ending protracted negotiations. An agreement was signed between the top leadership of the two parties in Chennai in the presence of Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K Palaniswami and his deputy O Panneerselvam and Vijayakanth and DMDK… Continue reading "DMDK joins AIADMK alliance, gets 4 seats"
Even as there is confusion prevailing about the AIADMK and DMK alliance, Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami today said more parties will join the alliance led by the party. He also said the opposition parties are trying to create confusion and split in the AIADMK alliance. Meanwhile ministers Rajenthra Balaji and Jayakumar came down heavily on DMDK treasurer Premalatha Vijayakant… Continue reading "CM says more parties will join AIADMK alliance, Stalin interviews aspiring DMK candidates"
On the sidelines of ‘International Women’s Day’ at the DMDK headquarters, party treasurer Premalatha took on the DMK leadership as well as the media, accusing both of them of improper conduct. In the process, she courted high-voltage controversy and ended up as the central figure in most of the Tamil TV channels debating on whether her fury was justified and… Continue reading "DMDK continues suspense, Premalatha slammed for ill-treating journos"
Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami today urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to confer Param Vir Chakra on Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman. In a letter to the PM, a copy of which was released to the media, the CM said, “On 14.2.2019 a suicide terror attack by a Pakistan based terrorist organization Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM), led to martyrdom of 40… Continue reading "Give Param Vir Chakra to Abhinandan: CM to PM"