A woman residing in Chennai suffered from a massive heart attack after fraudsters faked to be bank officials and robbed 90 thousand rupees from her account. Tahsildar Shekar was residing with his father Rajendran, as treasury officer and his mother Jayalakshmi, at Chennai Anna Nagar 4th Street. Jayalakshmi, 70 , had an account at Indian bank.
Chennai sources have stated that Chief Minister’s Comprehensive Health Insurance scheme (CMCHIS) that provides free treatment to families whose annual income is less than Rs 72,000, has found more takers but the overall awareness remains low as per the recent process evaluation report of the scheme. Meanwhile the overall claims by both men and women beneficiaries under the CMCHIS surged by 38.2% in the last four years.
After the approval by the central government to appeal against the verdict to release A.Raja and Kanimozhi from the 2G spectrum case, CBI has been completely involved in Filing the appeal. As Raja, Kanimozhi were accused for their role in 2G spectrum bidding and allocation, the CBI special court has recently acquitted Raja, Kanimozhi and Siddharth Behura.
Chennai sources have stated that explaining in detail the difficult financial circumstances that forced his government to opt for the bitter pill of bus hike, Chief Minister Edappadi K. Palaniswami has appealed to the people of Tamilnadu to understand the situation and cooperate.
Chennai sources have reported that Actor Kamal Hassan will announce his political party's name on February 21 at Tamilnadu's Ramanathapuram and begin a state wide tour the same day. Accordingly the tour will be held in phases. He will begin the journey from Ramanathapuram which is his hometown and later will visit people from the districts of Madurai, Dindigul and Sivagangai.
Chennai sources have reported that after a period of six years Tamilnadu government has increased fares of buses which is effective from Saturday, and the fare has been hiked for buses across categories viz moffusil, city, ordinary, express, deluxe, bypass-non-stop, ultra deluxe, air-conditioned and Volvo modes.
As a close aide of TTV Dinakaran has revealed that it is indeed true that 20 Rupees tokens were issued for votes in the RK Nagar by election, questions have been raised against the election commission on the action that they'll be taking. After the death of former chief minister Jayalalitha, RK Nagar constituency had its election scheduled in April 2017.
Chennai sources have stated that after announcing his foray into politics on Tuesday, actor Kamal Hassan on Thursday said the meaning of the term ‘Dravidian’ should not be restricted to Tamilnadu alone. He said the term should also include other southern states in order to receive a better deal from the Centre.
Chennai sources have reported that Tamil Superstar Rajinikanth on Wednesday greeted his good friend and actor Kamal Hassan for his decision to launch a new political party and said ''only time will tell on both of the functioning together''. Meanwhile when talking to reporters, he extended his greetings to Kamal for his decision to start a new party.
According to the poll it was predicted that if the Assembly polls would be conducted in 2018, AIADMK would only get 26% vote share in the polls, cutting its vote share by half. Meanwhile the opinion poll was conducted is 77 Assembly constituencies in Tamilnadu and the next Tamil Nadu Assembly polls are actually due in 2021.
Chennai sources have stated that the Chief Editor of Tughlaq magazine, S Gurumurthy, has said that the BJP should ally with actor Rajinikanth, who recently announced his foray into politics. Meanwhile when speaking at the 48th anniversary meet of the magazine on Monday, Editor in Chief S Gurumurthy quoted by saying, "We need a change and BJP too should realize it and dump the thought of aligning with either of the two Dravidian parties in Tamilnadu. BJP should go on its own and align with Rajini
According to sources Greenpeace has calculated that India now lost 1.2 million lives in 2015 to air pollution. Between 2010 and 2015, it is also estimated that the air pollution in India rose by 13%. Meanwhile another 2017 report states that India, along with Bangladesh, has seen the steepest increase in air pollution levels since 2010.
Chennai sources have reported that the state run buses were back on roads in Tamil Nadu as employee unions withdrew their strike after eight days. The officials of the Metropolitan Transport Corporation (MTC) claimed to have operated 100% fleet on Friday. Sources said more than 50% of the fleet was operational from 8 pm on Thursday itself.
Chennai sources have stated that as many as 18 arriving flights were diverted to Bengaluru and Hyderabad airports. They flew in from various destinations such as Kuwait, Sharjah and Delhi. According to sources no flights took off during this period, resulting in delays and scores of passengers waiting at the airport.
According to sources Southern Railway has announced special fare special trains between Madurai to Coimbatore to clear extra traffic rush during Pongal festival. Meanwhile the special fares special trains (06083/06084) between two stations are scheduled on January 13, 2018.
Chennai sources have stated that bus services returned to normal in Tamilnadu from today (12/01/18) after transport workers withdrew their eight day old strike over wage related issues. Meanwhile in a huge relief to the public, especially ahead of the harvest festival ‘Pongal’ falling on January 14, buses were seen plying normally on roads since Friday morning.
Accordingly a Chennai based Namya Baid was looking for a job and had asked her friend in the hospitality industry, to help her out. But when a creep got Namya’s number from a WhatsApp group after her friend posted about her job requirement, he didn’t know what he was in for.
Chennai sources have stated that a major controversy broke out on Wednesday after Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami tabled a bill in the Assembly that paves way for almost doubling the salary of MLAs, evoking Opposition from DMK, which questioned the “timing” citing the ongoing strike by transport employees.
Arumugasamy commission's reports on the names and details of former chief minister Jayalalitha's visitors during her Apollo stay has been revealed, Jayalalitha was admitted in the Apollo hospital on September 22, following illness, and she was in the hospital premises for 75 days, and passed away on December 5th, 2016 after the treatment failed.
Chennai sources have stated that the ministers, including Chief Minister and Deputy Chief Minister, said that there is 'maternity, revolutionary, which is a shock among the people of Tamilnadu. Accordingly Tamilnadu assembly meeting was held yesterday with Governor Panwarilal Purohit. The first session of 2018 was the Governor's address.
Chennai sources have stated that the second Assembly session began at 10.30 am, with ministers paying condolences to MLAs who had passed away since the last session. Meanwhile the discussion kicked-off with a debate on the relief and rescue measures for Cyclone Ockhi, where in the MLA's had reached the assembly area in luxury buses.
Chennai sources have stated that when superstar Rajinikanth made his entry in politics Chennai fame Saravana Stores Proprietor has got a new dream. Presently at Malaysia Star Show is been held and many Kollywood celebrities including superstar Rajinikanth and Ulaganayagan Kamal Hassan have also participated in the event.
Chennai sources have stated that Tamilnadu's Legislative Assembly was convene today January 8, 2018, for its next session and had began with the Governor’s Address. Earlier a notification to this effect was issued by the Governor on Thursday. Meanwhile the session, which begun at 10 a.m. on January 8, is anticipated to be interesting, with ousted AIADMK leader T.T.V. Dhinakaran, who won the Dr. Radhakrishnan Nagar Assembly constituency by poll as an Independent, set had entered the House.
A gang of 7 who were involved in races disrupting the traffic control barricades, was arrested by the police. On January 2, a gang was allegedly involved in racing along the Kamarajar Salai near the marina beach stretch, and disrupting traffic and creating chaos by pulling along the control barricades. A video of the incident also went viral on social media.
Chennai sources have made a statement that the transport strike continues in Tamilnadu and the state government has warmed transport employees to resume work. In a statement, Tamilnadu transport minister has asked the employees to return back to work immediately. Tamilnadu bus strike continues despite Madras High Court’s order.
If Rajinikanth is elected to power in the upcoming elections, none can save the state of Tamilnadu from disaster, not even Gods, said the critically acclaimed director Ameer of Mounam pesiyathe, Raam and Paruthi veeran fame. He also feared that Rajinikanth might be a puppet of ruling central government of BJP. Ameer has been one of the prominently opposing personalities ever since Rajinikanth started hinting of his political entry.
Chennai sources have made a statement that Deputy chief minister O Panneerselvam, who held the post of leader of Tamilnadu Assembly when J Jayalalitha was the chief minister and lost it after he raised his majority against V K Sasikala's leadership, was on Thursday appointed to the post again.