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Sasikala recalls Jayalalithaa’s final hours in hospital

March 22, 2018

Chennai: On the evening of December 4, 2016, shortly before former Chief Minister Jayalalithaa suffered a massive cardiac arrest, she had watched an episode of the television serial Jai Veera Hanuman and asked for coffee and bun, according to her aide V.K. Sasikala. Sources privy to the affidavit submitted by Sasikala before the Justice Arumughasw...


Natarajan dies, Sasikala gets 15-day parole

March 21, 2018

CHENNAI: M Natarajan, 74, husband of jailed AIADMK leader V K Sasikala, passed away at 1.30am on Tuesday at Gleneagles Global Health City, where he was admitted for a few days. His wife Sasikala, who is undergoing imprisonment in the Parapana Agrahara prison, was granted parole for 15 days. She reached Thanjavur on Tuesday evening to pay last resp...


Tamil Nadu Budget 2018-19

March 15, 2018

Chennai: Tamil Nadu Deputy Chief Minister and Finance Minister O Panneerselvam said the state’s total Revenue Receipts (TRR) had been projected at Rs 1558.25 billion in the revised estimates 2017-18, the revenue expenditure was estimated to be Rs 1,741.95 billion, leaving the revenue deficit at Rs 183.70 billion. The state, which had been op...


Kamal Haasan Condolenses to Stephen Hawking

March 14, 2018

Actor Kamal Haasan in his twitter condolenses to Stephen Hawking he says "Thank you for the time you spent with the people of this world Mr. Stephen Hawking. The world will cherish your memory". "திரு. ஸ்டீஃபன் ஹாக்கின்ஸ் நம்மிடை வாழ்ந்ததில் பெருமை கொள்வர் உலக மக்கள். அவர் நமக்களித்த ஞான தானத்தை என்றும் நினைவில் கொள்வோம். அவர் புகழ் வாழும்." ...


Rajinikanth left for Himalayas today

March 10, 2018

Superstar Rajinikanth left for the Himalayas today morning. The actor is known to head to the hills to take a meditative break, especially before the release of his films until now. This time, according to reports, Rajinikanth will be away for 15 days. However, the actor did not explain the reason for his visit. ...


BJP office attacked, Raja regrets Facebook post

March 07, 2018

CHENNAI: Hours after a BJP office in Tamil Nadu was attacked, party National Secretary H. Raja on Wednesday expressed regret for his Facebook post that said statues of rationalist movement founder E.V.Ramasamy or Periyar would be razed to the ground in the state. Early on Wednesday a petrol bomb was hurled at a BJP office around 500 km from here i...


LPG Cylinder Prices Cut!

March 03, 2018

CHENNAI: Subsidised LPG (liquefied petroleum gas) rates as well as non-subsidised rates have been revised in Delhi, Kolkata, Mumbai and Chennai. Effective March 1, 2018, a subsidised LPG cylinder of 14.2 kilograms will cost Rs. 493.09 in Delhi, Rs. 496.07 in Kolkata, Rs. 490.8 in Mumbai and Rs. 481.21 in Chennai, according to Indian Oil Corporation...


Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan admitted in Chennai hospital

March 03, 2018

CHENNAI: Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan was admitted in a hospital here, an official said on Saturday. Vijayan was admitted around midnight to the Apollo Hospital, a spokesman said. The official said the Chief Minister was admitted under an urologist and his check-ups were still going on. His exact ailment has not been made public yet. ...


Women Entrepreneurs meet Mr Kamal Haasan to join Makkal Needhi Maiam

March 01, 2018

CHENNAI: This morning 500 women entrepreneurs from Chennai came to Makkal Needhi Maiam's office to enroll themselves as memebers of the Party. Mr Kamal Haasan greetated them with words of encouragement. [usercontrol: ~/user controls/gallery.ascx ImageUrl=/img/others/Kamal-Haasan-01-03-18]...