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Chennai: Sidelined AIADMK Amma deputy chief T T V Dhinakaran's camp claimed victory over the probe ordered into late chief minister Jayalalithaa's death, saying it had been done only after its leader made such a demand. "The announcement has come now only after a demand was made by our leaderMore
Published 17-Aug-2017 22:43 IST
Chennai: The Tamil Nadu government's decision to set up an inquiry commission to probe the cause of death of former Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa is a good move, said Apollo Hospitals on Thursday. It was in Apollo Hospital here Jayalalithaa was hospitalised for over 70 days.
Published 17-Aug-2017 22:32 IST
Chennai: Former Union Minister and PMK leader Anbumani Ramadoss on Thursday demanded a probe by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) into the death of then Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa. In a statement, Ramadoss said: "The judicial inquiry is part of a political game and nothing useful willMore
Published 17-Aug-2017 19:50 IST
New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Thursday put on hold till August 22, the counselling for admissions for MBBS and BDS seats in Tamil Nadu, and asked MCI and the state government to find a "balanced" solution to deal with the interests of state board students and those who cleared NEET. A bench headedMore
Published 17-Aug-2017 19:24 IST | Updated 19:28 IST
Chennai: The DMK on Thursday described the Tamil Nadu government's decision to set up a judicial commission to go into the death of Jayalalithaa as a step aimed at sidelining V.K. Sasikala under "pressure" from the BJP-led govenment at the Centre.
Published 17-Aug-2017 17:51 IST
Chennai: Everyone at Kalaivanar Arangam here on Thursday- from chief minister Edappadi K Palaniswami to his cabinet colleagues to police personnel- were caught unaware, when a group of village assistants, who were among the audience, started to protest by raising slogans. It was the inaugural of anMore
Published 17-Aug-2017 17:45 IST
Chennai: Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K. Palaniswami on Thursday announced that a judicial commission will probe the death of Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa and said her Poes Garden house will turn into a memorial, meeting the main demands of former Chief Minister O. Panneerselvam for the two AIADMKMore
Published 17-Aug-2017 17:13 IST
Kodaikanal (TN): Manipur civil rights activist Irom Sharmila married her long-time partner Desmond Coutinho, a British national, under the Special Marriage Act at the Sub-Registrar's office here this morning. The wedding was held in the presence of Sub-Registrar Radhakrishnan with Coutinho puttingMore
Published 17-Aug-2017 14:24 IST | Updated 14:29 IST
Chennai: The main opposition Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam has questioned chief minister Edappadi K Palaniswami, as to why he is yet to act against forest minister Dindigul C Srinivasan for saying that money will be given (to MLAs) to prove majority. In a statement here, DMK deputy general secretaryMore
Published 17-Aug-2017 12:47 IST
Chennai: mid hectic talks for merger, the AIADMK (Puratchi Thalaivi Amma) group led by former chief minister O Panneerselvam has sought the support of actor Kamal Haasan, who is lately coming down heavily on the AIADMK (Amma) government. Former minister 'Ma Foi' K Pandiarajan, a key member of OPSMore
Published 17-Aug-2017 12:01 IST
Rameswaram: About 100 kg of sea cucumber valued at Rs 10 lakh in the international market, was seized on Thursday near Dhanushkodi by coastal marine police. Two persons were arrested when they were found to be shifting it to a boat.
Published 17-Aug-2017 11:28 IST
Chennai: Forests minister Dindigul C Srinivasan has sharply reacted to a comment by AIADMK (Amma) deputy general secretary TTV Dhinakaran, that he (Srinivasan) prostrated at the party's general secretary V K Sasikala's feet.
Published 17-Aug-2017 11:24 IST
Chennai: Hailing from a party known for its atheistic views, DMK working president M K Stalin has once again taken a pro-thestic stand, as the leader of opposition in Tamil Nadu Assembly has slammed the AIADMK (Amma) government for not taking care of ancient temples in the state.
Published 17-Aug-2017 11:08 IST
Chennai: Even as Kamal Haasan continued his attacks on the state government, some ministers avoided reacting to him, while others came down heavily on the actor-filmmaker. Health minister, C Vijayabaskar, and food minster, Kamaraj, refused to comment when the media wanted to know their response onMore
Published 17-Aug-2017 10:29 IST
Chennai:A man was killed and six persons sustained injuries in two different mishaps involving two-wheelers in the city. In the first incident, Parthiban (24), a labourer and a resident of Udayasuriyan Second Street at Thiruvottiyur was proceeding towards Kasimedu on a two-wheeler, along with hisMore
Published 17-Aug-2017 09:34 IST
Chennai: As the heavens opened up on Wednesday evening, hells too opened up on Chennai roads, as the showers resulted in waterlogging in many arterial stretches. Though the rains were predicted by weather officials, Chennai did not expect that the downpour would be this heavy.
Published 17-Aug-2017 09:31 IST | Updated 10:35 IST
Chennai: The management of The Ashram Matriculation Higher Secondary School, an institution founded by superstar Rajinikanth's wife Latha Rajinikanth, has refuted charges that it did not pay rent for years. The school was functioning from a rented premises, and on Wednesday, the owner of theMore
Published 17-Aug-2017 08:19 IST
Chennai: Chennai airport authorities are in plans to install 10 e-toilets as part of a pilot project. A statement here said, "The toilets have been envisioned as part of a sustained hygiene initiative to provide better sanitation amenities to passengers."
Published 17-Aug-2017 08:09 IST
Chennai: Veda Nilayam, the sprawling bungalow located at the upscale Poes Garden area where J Jayalalithaa stayed for over three decades, is set to become a memorial. Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K Palaniswami's announcement on Thursday to this effect has been welcomed by those who had taken exceptionMore
Published 17-Aug-2017 20:58 IST
Chennai: Tamil Nadu chief minister Edappadi K Palaniswami on Thursday announced financial aid of Rs five lakh to the family of a road accident victim from the state, who died after being denied treatment by various hospitals in Kerala on August 6. This comes a day after the Kerala government decidedMore
Published 17-Aug-2017 13:31 IST

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