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We all lied about Jayalalithaa's health condition: TN Minister

September 23, 2017

CHENNAI: Tamil Nadu Minister for Forests C. Sreenivasan has sought people's apology for "lying" about the health condition of late Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa when she was admitted in Apollo Hospital. Speaking at a public meeting in Madurai, around 500 km from here, on Friday night Sreenivasan said: "We would have told lies that she (Jayalalith...

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Second Kudankulam 1,000 MW n-plant to restart on Oct 7

September 19, 2017

CHENNAI: The second 1,000 MW nuclear power unit at Kudankulam is expected to restart power generation on October 7, the Power System Operation Corporation Ltd (Posoco) said. The mega nuclear power plant was shut down on August 4, due to hydrogen concentration in the stator. The unit was earlier expected to restart generation on September 4. Indi...

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Varun Manian to tie knot with Politician's daughter

September 12, 2017

Realty tycoon and producer Varun Manian is all set to tie the knot with Kanikha Kumaran, grand daughter of politician KP Kandasamy and daughter of politician KPK Kumaran. Varun and Kanikha have decided to get married in October. Kanikha used to head a fashion magazine. Varun was earlier engaged to actress Trisha, but the duo called it off later. ...

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Will work to bring down Palaniswami government: Dinakaran

September 12, 2017

CHENNAI: Sidelined AIADMK leader T.T.V. Dinakaran, who is leading 21 party legislators, on Tuesday said he would work towards bringing down the K. Palaniswami government. "You (Palaniswami) and others have no moral right to sit in positions of power that was once wielded by Jayalalithaa. We will send this government home," Dinakaran told a press c...

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Protests in Tamil Nadu over suicide of student

September 02, 2017

CHENNAI: Political parties and student organisations in Tamil Nadu held protests and shouted slogans against the state and central governments on Saturday following the suicide of 17-year-old Dalit student S. Anitha, who had spearheaded the fight against the National Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test (NEET) for admission to medical colleges. In the st...

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Tamil Nadu Student who fought against NEET Exam, commits suicide

September 01, 2017

Anitha, a young Dalit 17-year-old student from Ariyalur, who fought against NEET exam commits Suicide Today. Anitha’s father is a daily wage labourer at the Gandhi Market in Tiruchi who worked hard to pay for her education, and her mother is no more. she was an extremely bright student. She scored 1176 marks out of 1200 in her 12th board exa...

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'Blue Whale' claims first victim in Tamil Nadu

August 31, 2017

'The ink sketch on the victim's hand' CHENNAI: A 19-year-old college student Vignesh in Madurai is suspected to be the first victim in Tamil Nadu of the macabre online game Blue Whale, police said. According to the police, the second year B.Com was found hanging at his home by his father on Wednesday evening. A picture of blue whale was drawn o...

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Dinakaran faction wants new CM, PMK asks government to prove majority

August 22, 2017

CHENNAI: The minor AIADMK group led by jailed General Secretary V.K. Sasikala's nephew T.T.V. Dinakaran on Tuesday told Governor C.V. Rao that it wants the Tamil Nadu Chief Minister changed, a faction member said. PMK leader Anbumani Ramadoss meanwhile said the Governor must ask Chief Minister K. Palaniswami to prove his government's majority imme...

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O.Panneerselvam gets additional portfolios

August 22, 2017

CHENNAI: Tamil Nadu Deputy Chief Minister O.Panneerselvam was allocated additional portfolios on Tuesday, an official statement said. Governor C.Vidyasagar Rao's office said in the statement that Panneerselvam was allocated the additional portfolios of Planning, Legislative Assembly, Elections and Passports, which were previously held by MLA D. J...

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Don't turn Jayalalithaa's house into memorial: Niece

August 18, 2017

CHENNAI: Former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa's niece J Deepa and nephew J Deepak have laid claims to her Poes Garden residence, which Chief Minister K Palaniswami has said will be converted into a memorial. Ms Deepa and Mr Deepak said they were the legal heirs to Jayalalithaa and rightful inheritors of their aunt's plush Poes Garden re...

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