Tamil Nadu

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  • Tamil Nadu: Five killed after SUV fell from flyover

    Tamil Nadu: Five killed after SUV fell from flyover

    Five persons were killed and one seriously injured when their SUV fell from a flyover after hitting a Tamil Nadu government bus at Thekkalur in nearby Tirupur district today, police said. The victims, all men, were yet to be identified.......

    September 22, 2017
  • Tamil Nadu situation turning from bad to worse: CPI

    Tamil Nadu situation turning from bad to worse: CPI

    The CPI today said the political situation in Tamil Nadu was turning "from bad to worse" and blamed the BJP for the recent developments in the state. The Left party also announced statewide protests on October 3, demanding chief minister......

    September 21, 2017
  • Arvind Kejriwal meets Kamal Haasan in Chennai

    Arvind Kejriwal meets Kamal Haasan in Chennai

    Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal today called on actor Kamal Haasan, who has political circles abuzz with speculation that he might join politics. The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) chief was received at the airport by Haasan's younger daughter Akshara. Kejriwal......

    September 21, 2017
  • TN governor meets Rajnath amid political churning

    TN governor meets Rajnath amid political churning

    Tamil Nadu Governor C Vidyasagar Rao today met Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh, a day after 18 rebel AIADMK MLAs loyal to sidelined leader TTV Dhinakaran were disqualified under the anti-defection law. During the 20-minute meeting, the governor is believed......

    September 19, 2017
  • 18 dissident AIADMK MLAs disqualified, TN CM now has majority

    18 dissident AIADMK MLAs disqualified, TN CM now has majority

    Tamil Nadu Speaker P. Dhanapal on Monday disqualified 18 MLAs owing allegiance to the AIADMK faction led by T.T.V. Dinakaran, effectively giving Chief Minister E. Palaniswami a majority in the Assembly. Assembly Secretary K. Boopathy said that after the disqualification......

    September 18, 2017
  • TN Speaker disqualifies 18 AIADMK legislators

    TN Speaker disqualifies 18 AIADMK legislators

    Ruling AIADMK's 18 legislators loyal to sidelined Deputy General Secretary TTV Dinakaran have been disqualified under the anti-defection law by the Tamil Nadu Speaker, a statement said on Monday. In the statement issued by the state assembly, Speaker P. Dhanapal......

    September 18, 2017
  • Japanese industrial townships to come up in four states

    Japanese industrial townships to come up in four states

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday said that four locations have been finalized for development of Japanese industrial townships in Gujarat, Rajasthan, Andhra Pradesh and Tamil Nadu. Speaking at the India-Japan Annual Summit, Modi said: “Four locations have been finalized......

    September 14, 2017
  • Tales of hope from Pamban Island

    Tales of hope from Pamban Island

    Off the eastern coast of Tamil Nadu, some 500 km south of Chennai, lies Pamban Island. Seemingly a stone's throw from neighbouring Sri Lanka, this is an island steeped in historical significance, and with some of the most resilient people......

    September 14, 2017
  • SC bans all anti-NEET protests in Tamil Nadu

    SC bans all anti-NEET protests in Tamil Nadu

    The Supreme Court on Friday banned all anti-NEET (National Eligibility cum Entrance Test) protests in Tamil Nadu and directed the state government to ensure that no agitation takes place against the common entrance tests for admission to medical colleges. The......

    September 8, 2017
  • Protests in Tamil Nadu over suicide of Dalit student S Anitha

    Protests in Tamil Nadu over suicide of Dalit student S Anitha

    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......

    September 2, 2017
  • Kamal Haasan, Kerala CM discuss TN politics

    Kamal Haasan, Kerala CM discuss TN politics

    Noted film actor Kamal Haasan and Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan met here on Friday and discussed, among other things, the political situation in Tamil Nadu. Revealing this, Vijayan said in a Facebook post that they have known each other......

    September 1, 2017
  • Opposition parties meet President, demand TN floor test

    Opposition parties meet President, demand TN floor test

    A delegation of opposition parties including the DMK, Congress, CPI and CPI-M met President Ram Nath Kovind on Thursday and demanded an immediate floor test in the Tamil Nadu assembly. The DMK and other opposition parties in Tamil Nadu on......

    August 31, 2017
  • 'Blue Whale' claims first victim in Tamil Nadu

    'Blue Whale' claims first victim in Tamil Nadu

    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......

    August 31, 2017