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IT raid at Jayalalithaa's House: Minister D.Jayakumar blames Sasikala

November 18, 2017

CHENNAI: Tamil Nadu Fisheries Minister D. Jayakumar on Saturday blamed jailed AIADMK leader V.K. Sasikala and her family for the Income Tax (IT) raids at late Chief Minister residence late on Friday night. Speaking to reporters here Jayakumar said it is "painful" to note the IT raids at Jayalalithaa's residence. "It is the family of Sasikala and ...


IT raids at premises of Sasikala's kin continue

November 13, 2017

CHENNAI: The Income Tax (IT) department's search operations for unaccounted wealth at the premises of jailed AIADMK leader V.K. Sasikala's kin and their business associates continued for the fifth day on Monday, said a senior tax official. The search operations resumed on Monday after it was temporarily concluded on Sunday. The senior IT official...


IT raids on Sasikala's kin, associates enter 3rd day

November 11, 2017

CHENNAI: The massive hunt for unaccounted wealth at premises of jailed AIADMK leader V.K. Sasikala's kin, their business associates and their organisations by tax officials entered third day, a senior tax official said on Saturday. For the third consecutive day on Saturday, Income Tax (IT) officials continued their raids at several premises. "Siz...


I-T raids on houses, offices of Sasikala and Dhinakaran

November 09, 2017

CHENNAI: Income-tax officials have been raiding homes and companies belonging to the jailed All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) leader VK Sasikala and her relatives, including TTV Dhinakaran. Both Sasikala and Dhinakaran are rivals to the ruling AIADMK faction. The raid started at 6 am this morning across 160 places in Tamil Nadu, be...


Modi meets Karunanidhi, enquires about his health

November 06, 2017

CHENNAI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday called on DMK President M. Karunanidhi and enquired about his health. After participating in the 75th anniversary celebrations of Tamil newspaper Dina Thanthi, Modi called on Karunanidhi at his residence in Gopalapuram. The Prime Minister was received by DMK Working President and Karunanidhi's son ...


PM Narendra Modi reaches Chennai

November 06, 2017

CHENNAI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived in Chennai on Monday to take part in the diamond jubilee celebrations of Tamil daily Dina Thanthi. The PM is also likely to meet DMK Chief Karunanidhi and also to attend several events in the Tamil Nadu capital today. ...


Chennai Rain: Authority advised residents to stay indoors

November 03, 2017

CHENNAI: As the intensity of the rain increased on Thursday night, the rainfall still continues in Chennai, the Tamil Nadu state disaster management authority advised residents of Chennai to stay indoors. Schools and colleges in Chennai, Tiruvallur and Kanchipuram will remain shut Today (Friday). All University exams have also been postponed due t...


"Mersal" has come under attack from BJP leaders in Tamil Nadu

October 21, 2017

CHENNAI: Actor Vijay's Diwali release "Mersal" has come under attack from BJP leaders in Tamil Nadu, one of whom has also sought to give a communal twist by raking up the actor's religion. The actor has been panned for his dialogues in the film that takes a dig at GST and digital India. Vijay, who had met Narendra Modi during electioneering ahead ...


TN seeks Rs 256 cr from centre to tackle dengue

October 13, 2017

CHENNAI: The Tamil Nadu government has sought Rs 256 crore from the central government to manage dengue in the state, said state Health Minister C. Vijaybaskar. Talking to reporters here, Vijaybaskar said the funds request was made to the team deputed by the central government on the directors of Prime Minister Narendra Modi to investigate the den...


Purohit sworn in as TN Governor

October 06, 2017

CHENNAI: Shifted from Assam, Banwaharilal Purohit was on Friday sworn in as the Governor of Tamil Nadu where the opposition and the rebel AIADMK faction are seeking an immediate floor test in the Assembly. Purohit, 77, a former MP who hails from Nagpur, was administered the oath of office by Chief Justice of the Madras High Court Indira Banerjee a...