TASMAC sales have reached an all time blockbuster collections going past the magical 500 crores during the festive season of three day Pongal holidays. Compared to last year, the sales have increased by about 10 percent. There are about 5000 TASMAC outlets in TN and they are the major sources of income of the TN govt.
Chennai sources stated that as the experience of till now, Tamilnadu is getting cold. Meanwhile the weather center has warned that it will become more and more in the next four days. Reportedly in Tamilnadu, the northeast monsoon season was completed in December, 2018. This year, during the northeast monsoon, four storms were formed, but only 'kajah' storm provided some rainfall.
Chennai sources made a statement that Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) president MK Stalin will participate in the meeting of opposition parties called by West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee in Kolkata on January 19. Reports added MK Stalin had decided to participate in the meeting which is been organized by Mamata Banerjee later this weekend.
TTV Dinakaran has said that he strongly suspects the involvement of Cheif minister Edappadi Palanisamy in the Kodanadu estate deaths and thefts. Yesterday marks the 102nd birth anniversary of the legend MGR, and statewide there have been celebrations by many political parties.
Thala Ajith's 58th movie Viswasam, his fourth movie with Siva that also features lady superstar Nayanthara, Anikha Surendran and villain Jagapathi Babu, Yogi Babu and Robo Shankar hit screens on January 10 on occasion of Pongal. Produced by Satyajyothi films Viswasam has turned out to be a massive blockbuster and has already reached the 100 crores club.
Thala Ajith's latest blockbuster movie Viswasam directed by Siva and costarring lady superstar Nayanthara is already declared the Pongal winner and though it was released clashing with Superstar Rajinikanth starrer Petta directed by Karthik Subbaraj Viswasam has perfectly connected with the audience with its lovely mix of emotions and sentiments and has become a huge hit.
Chennai based Gukesh has become youngest grand master of India by winning the ongoing 17th International open chess tournament in Delhi. After this win, Gukesh broke the previous record held by his own friend R Pragnanandha, which was recorded in June 2018.When he became the grand master, Pragnanandha was 12 years and 10 months old and now Gukesh has reached the feat in 12 years, 7 months and 17 days.
According to a notice by the Director General of Police, the move is aimed recording the “good work” done in the cities and districts. Reportedly “All CsOP in cities and SsP in Districts are instructed to create a WhatsApp Group in each Police Station in all the Cities and Districts. Meanwhile the Admin of the WhatsApp group should be the SHOs(Inspectors / Sub-Inspectors) of the respective Police Stations.
Chennai sources stated that there are no takers for Prime Minister Narendra Modi's invitation for poll alliances, said Tamilnadu Congress president Su. Thirunavukarasar, while taking pot shots at the PM for announcing that the BJP doors are open for ties with even old allies. Meanwhile the PCC chief told reporters there were no takers for Modi's invite, parties have been "only walking out" of the NDA
Sources from Coimbatore, Tamilnadu stated that no political party in the state can avoid Delhi as far as politics is concerned. Accordingly the party will decide about me contesting in the Parliament election," said Makkal Needhi Maiam president, Kamal Hassan at Pollachi on Wednesday, after inaugurating the West Zone party office.
As per report forty-nine people were injured on the first day of the traditional Jallikattu festival in Tamilnadu that has attracted the ire of animal activists, officials said Wednesday. Meanwhile nearly 500 bulls and a similar number of “tamers” were involved on the opening day of the festival in Madurai, said S Natarajan, a government official from the city.
As per report Chitti 2.0 and 3.0 might have been dismantled after the film got over, but the makers have now made it possible for fans to have a look at the models and props used in the making of Rajinikanth’s 2.0 in real life. Accordingly you can now see the original statues, mannequins, costumes, suits, masks, robot models and prosthetic used in the making of the movie at a special hall set up inside the Chennai Trade Fair on Island Grounds.
Reportedly the news that actor Vishal was going to get engaged to the daughter of a Hyderabad based businessman began doing the rounds last month. Meanwhile the actor himself, however, remained tight lipped about things, neither confirming nor denying the news. Furthermore putting the rumors to rest, actor Anisha Alla, who had appeared in films like Pelli Choopulu and Arjun Reddy
The investigation in the Kodanadu estate death case has reached a intense point, as the two main accused Manoj and Sayan were arrested yesterday. The sensational Kodanadu estate case has turned out to be the most talked about issue in Tamilnadu politics with new shocking updates unraveling the mystery.
According to sources with Tamilnadu’s harvest festival Pongal around the corner, people have started to travel to their hometowns. As on Saturday morning, around 1.65 lakh people have travelled to their hometowns from Chennai for Pongal holidays. Reportedly Tamilnadu government has made elaborate arrangements to cope with the rush of passengers travelling for Pongal.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi had reportedly said that DMK president Stalin is the biggest competition in the upcoming Lok Sabha elections. Modi has been speaking with Tamilnadu BJP leaders through video conferencing, and for the past one week he's been interacting with Tamilnadu and Pondicherry BJP members discussing strategies.
DMK senior Member J.Anbazhagan said that, irrespective of TTV Dinakaran attacking DMK, he will get imprisoned. Amma Makkal Munnetra Katchi leader TTV Dinakaran and DMK President MK Stalin have been attacking each other in recent times. DMK attacks through Murasoli paper and TTV uses Twitter to attack.
Former editor of Tehelka, Mathew Samuel has come up with video evidence accusing Tamilnadu chief minister Edappadi Palanisamy of the murders at Kodanadu estate. The death of a security guard and the theft that happened at Kodanadu estate after Jayalalitha's death were much talked about.
Chennai sources stated that Tamilnadu Chief Minister K Palaniswami on Saturday rejected allegations made against him by those accused in the Kodanad estate break-in case, saying the police will probe the matter. When referring to former Tehelka editor Samuel Mathew releasing a video in Delhi on Friday, in which the accused allegedly linked the CM to the break-in, Palaniswami denied his involvement.
According to sources it was stated that the garment exporters of Tirupur and other parts of western districts have welcomed the Central Government’s move of raising the Goods and Services Tax (GST) exemption limit from Rs 20 lakh to Rs 40 lakh. Meanwhile Union Minister of Finance Arun Jaitley had announced increasing the GST exemption limit from Rs 20 lakh to Rs 40 lakh.
According to sources DMK President MK Stalin categorically ruled out an alliance with the Narendra Modi led BJP in Tamilnadu. Meanwhile Stalin said, “He categorically state that DMK will not ally with the Narendra Modi led BJP which has been governing the country without giving due consideration to ideas like ‘secularism’, ‘social justice’, ‘equality’, ‘alliance dharma’, ‘federal rights’.”
According to sources Prime Minister Narendra Modi has given a detailed answer to the question of whether the BJP and the alliance are formed by the AIADMK, DMK and Rajini in Tamilnadu. Prime Minister Modi yesterday discussed video conferencing with the executives of Dharmapuri, Cuddalore, Erode, Krishnagiri, Arakonam block.
A Chennai businessman was made to travel to Vellore, and he was kidnapped from there to Erode and was locked and beaten in a lodge, to finally get released after stealing 26 lakhs from him. Wilson Vimal a real estate businessman aged 44 lives in Vadapalani.
DMK MP Kanimozhi has become the viral content across social media with her voice against Hindi imposition. DMK was always known for Hindi imposition opposition, and it's been a practice for DMK MPs to speak against Hindi imposition in Lok Sabha and Rajyasabha. Her speech in Rajya Sabha has become viral.
In a recent shocking incident, a son had burnt his father for not providing money to get tickets for Thala Ajith's latest release Viswasam. As Pongal special, Kollywood has witnessed the release of two big budget entertainer movies of this season, Petta and Viswasam.
DMK president MK Stalin said that after DMK forms the government by winning Lok Sabha elections, interrogation will be made on the death of former Tamilnadu chief minister Jayalalitha. Presently this has created ripples in the political circles as we all knew there has been some mystery revolving around the former Chief Minister's demise.
Chennai sources stated that Chief Minister Edappadi K. Palaniswami took a dig at DMK president M.K. Stalin for his 'zero governance' remark and said people know who is really 'zero' in politics. Meanwhile when winding up the debate on the motion of thanks to the governor for his address to the Assembly, Mr Palaniswami referring to Stalin's 'zero governance' remark said the DMK leader