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TTV Dinakaran denies move to transfer Sasikala from Bengaluru to Chennai

February 23, 2017

CHENNAI: AIADMK Deputy General Secretary TTV Dinakaran responding to queries from reporters at the party headquarters in Chennai, denied on an apparent decision by V K Sasikala's lawyers to get her transferred from Bengaluru prison to Chennai Central prison in Puzhal. On the growing public anger against the party, in the wake of recent development...

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Jayalalithaa did not want her photo released: Apollo Hospitals

February 23, 2017

CHENNAI: Former Tamil Nadu CM Jayalalithaa died on December 5, PIL filed by PA Joseph a volunteer of AIADMK party seeking appointment of three former judges of the Supreme Court to conduct a probe in this regard. In its counter affidavit, the Apollo Hospitals chairman said: All information released by Apollo Hospitals pertaining to the treatment o...

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AIADMK transfers intelligence officer

February 23, 2017

CHENNAI: The Tamil Nadu government on Thursday transferred the Inspector General of Police heading the intelligence wing.7 An official statement said S. Davidson Devasirvatham had been posted as the Inspector General in charge of welfare wing. Devasirvatham was posted as head of the intelligence when O. Panneerselvam was the acting Chief Minister...

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Three Students killed after falling off from suburban train in Chennai

February 23, 2017

CHENNAI: Three Students were killed and four injured when they fell off from a train near St.Thomas Mount railway station on Thursday morning. The students were standing on the footstep of a Tirumalpur-Chennai suburban train when the bag of one of the victims was caught in a signal post between Palavanthangal and St Thomas Mount railway stations, ...

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Two arrested for forging the seal and signature of Tahsildar

February 23, 2017

CHENNAI: Police arrested two men in MGR Nagar for forging Mambalam-Guindy taluk's Tashildar's signature and seal. The arrested men were identified as R Subramani(42) and P Anand(52), police seized around 32 rubber seals from them. Police said Anand ran a pan shop, while Subramani did not have a job. Ananda Maharajan, the tahsildar, found his sign...

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M K Stalin to meet President Today at 7pm

February 23, 2017

CHENNAI: DMK Party working president M K Stalin will meet president Pranab Mukherjee in New Delhi today (Thursday) at 7pm. And present his version of the incidents that took place in Tamil Nadu assembly during the floor test on February 18. This State government must go. Tamil Nadu doesn't want the family of a person who has been convicted and sen...

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DMK mounts multi-pronged attack on AIADMK

February 23, 2017

CHENNAI: As a part of its multi-pronged attack on Chief Minister K.Palaniswami's government and to protest events inside Tamil Nadu assembly on February 18, the DMK under the leadership of Working President M. K. Stalin on Wednesday held a day-long hunger strike across the state. While Stalin led the hunger strike in Tiruchirapalli, around 350 km ...

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TN Govt constitutes panel to implement 7th Pay Commission recommendations

February 22, 2017

CHENNAI: The Tamil Nadu government on Wednesday constituted a five-member committee to implement the 7th Pay Commission recommendations for the benefit of more than 18 lakh government employees and several lakhs of teachers, pensioners and family pensioners. In a statement, chief minister Edappadi K Palaniswami said the committee would have to sub...

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Madras HC adjourns Stalin's plea against trust vote

February 22, 2017

CHENNAI: Declining to pass any interim order to put on hold or annul the trust vote won by Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K. Palaniswami in the assembly, the Madras High court on Wednesday adjourned till February 27 the case filed by DMK leader M.K. Stalin. The court also ordered submission of the video footage of the happenings in the Tamil Nadu assem...

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Stalin leads protest against TN Speaker's trust vote decision

February 22, 2017

CHENNAI: The DMK party under the leadership of Working President M. K. Stalin is on Wednesday holding a day long hunger strike against the events inside Tamil Nadu assembly on February 18. Stalin is leading the hunger strike in Tiruchirapalli, around 350 km from here. Other leaders are protesting in various districts. The DMK and other opposition...

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