Chennai sources added that as Andhra Pradesh's ruling Telugu Desam Party (TDP) on Friday pulled out of the BJP led National Democratic Alliance (NDA) and was set to move a no-confidence motion against the government, Tamilnadu's AIADMK said it was yet to decide on its move. Accordingly with the third largest number of members (37) in the Lok Sabha after the BJP and Congress, the AIADMK was undecided whether to support or oppose the motion, said a senior party leader.
Sources reported more than 7,000 country crafts and 1,200 mechanized boats from the southern coastal districts of Kanyakumari, Thoothukudi and Tirunelveli abstained from fishing in view of the rough weather. Around 250 fishermen who ventured for deep sea fishing from Kanyakumari district are yet to return to the shore.
According to sources perhaps setting the tone for an amicable political relationship in the initial days of their political careers, actor turned politician Kamal Hassan has said that as a policy of the party, he will not criticize Rajinikanth the individual, but will criticize his party’s ideology and politics if he does disagree with it in the future.
The recent sensational news all over Tamilnadu, has been the gruesome murder of college Student Aswini (18) , by a 26 year old man, Alagesan. Of late, the media has begun to project Aswini, as a girl who had exploited the love of Alagesan and then ditched him, in the process, ultimately forgetting the fact that her murder could never be justified at all. The facts claimed by these media are that, Alagesan
Chennai sources reported that after a series of legal skirmishes over allotment of a party symbol, sidelined AIADMK leader TTV Dhinakaran on Sunday said that he would announce the name of his political party and unveil the flag in Madurai later this week. He said "Following the acceptance of our plea in the Delhi High Court, a function to announce the name of the party and introduce the party flag will be held on March 15 at 9 am at Melur in Madurai district".
According to sources Kamal Hassan may have just entered the hurl burly of politics, but actor turned politician Kamal Hassan is already talking about the possibility of forming the next government in Tamilnadu. Meanwhile the 63 year old film star said he will try to form the next government in the southern state where politics is dominated largely by two regional parties the AIADMK and the DMK and emerge as the "third alternative".
Chennai sources reported that the Tamil film industry is currently engaged in a standoff with Digital Service Providers (DSPs) in the state. But this has left theatre owners in the lurch and meanwhile they are upset with the film industry’s stance, which they say is unreasonable. Meanwhile no new Tamil film has released since March 1, and business had been hit badly.
The central Pollution control Board has reported to the Supreme Court that, Karnataka has been so far offering only polluted and unclean Cauvery river water to Tamilnadu. In most parts of Karnataka located close to the banks of Cauvery river, the industrial wastes and sewage gets mixed with the river water, and these industrial wastes from the factories in and around Cauvery get mixed with the water, even before they are refined. In particular, 80% of sewage and impurities get mixed with Cauvery
A Second Year College Girl has been brutally murdered in Chennai and this incident has shaken the whole city. Azhagesan (28) has fallen in love with Aswini and as she never loved him back he started to stalk her. As she got irritated by him, she complained to police.
Chennai sources reported that the 'Vintage' store is a new format dealing exclusively in pre-owned, refurbished and restored motorcycle segment and would serve potential Royal Enfield customers looking for quality tested and certified pre-owned motorcycles. Moreover he said the company plans to open 10 such stores this year across the country.
A traffic policeman who was responsible for the death of a pregnant woman in Trichy yesterday has been suspended. Traffic policemen were involved in checkup of helmets and speeding, in Trichy's Tiruverumbur Roundtana, around 7:30 pm yesterday.
Chennai sources have stated that it is still very early to say anything about what impact Superstar Rajinikanth can create in Tamilnadu politics and how much support he will get from people in next Assembly elections. But, it seems Rajini has full faith that he will surely become the next CM of Tamilnadu.
A VJ working with a popular music channel in Tamil, who had recently faced flak for criticizing and making fun of actor Suriya's height, has got herself into yet another trouble, as she hurled abuses and obscene language on a small boy, leading to the boy's parents filing a police complaint on the VJ.
The Chennai High court has given an order that the traffic cannot be blocked for more than 10 minutes for bureaucrats and officials like Governor, Chief Justice or the Chief Minister's cars and convoy. A case had been filed by an advocate named Duraisamy, as his car had been stopped in the traffic for more than one hour, in 2017.
Chennai sources have reported that talks between film producers predominantly from the Tamil and Telugu industries and Digital Service Providers (DSPs) having failed, a few theatre owners are a disgruntled bunch. Meanwhile they admit that the month of March is a ‘dull season’ for business anyway, theatre owners in B and C centers in small towns are struggling to cope due to the ongoing strike.
Sources from Thanjavur, Tamilnadu have stated that the police have started investigation to locate the missing icons of Raja Raja Cholan and his wife Lokamadevi, from the Big temple here about 50 years back, after registering a case in the Thanjavur west police station.
A daily wages worker, who was alleged to have disrespected the Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, during his visit to Chennai, to give away subsidized scooters, was arrested by the police today. Last Saturday, an event was organized at the Kalaivanar Arangam in Chennai, by the Tamilnadu Government, to give scooters at subsidized prices to women.
Chennai sources have stated that DMK Chief and Former Chief Minister of Tamilnadu Karunanidhi was seen playing cricket along with his grandson in a video that has become viral on social media. According to sources though he is seated in the wheelchair, he can be seen bowling at his two year old grandson and currently this news made his fans as well as party supporters elated, amid recent reports that the 93 year old was unwell.
According to sources the CBI alleges that in order to wiggle out of the situation without any punitive action, INX Media entered into a criminal conspiracy with Karti Chidambaram, whose father P Chidambaram was then the Finance Minister. Meanwhile based on clarifications suggested by Chess Management Services, whose promoter is Karti, INX Media replied to FIPB’s letter “justifying their actions”.
Sources from Madurai, Tamilnadu have stated that the ban on devotees carrying mobile phones inside the famous Goddess Meenakshi Amman temple in Madurai will come into effect from March 3. Meanwhile as per a release from the temple administration said the ban was being enforced in line with the recent order of the Madras High Court's Madurai Bench and in the interest of the security of the ancient shrine.
Chennai sources have reported that Shankaracharya Jayendra Saraswathi, the 69th pontiff of the Kanchi Mutt, died on Wednesday in Tamilnadu's Kanchipuram and he was 82. According to sources he had been admitted to a hospital after he complained of breathing problems. He had been in poor health for much of last year.
Actress Sri Devi took her last breath by Sunday early morning as she died in her Hotel Suite in Dubai. As Mystery prevailed around her death, there has been an inevitable delay in her arrival to India. The Postmortem reported 'Accidental Drowning' in her Hotel Bathtub and that caused even more shock.
According to sources Tamilnadu Governor Banwarilal Purohit, Chief Minister Edappadi K. Palaniswami, Deputy Chief Minister O. Panneerselvam and leaders of various political parties, including BJP, DMDK and Congress, condoled her death in Dubai. Meanwhile the Governor said “the demise of the noted actor Sridevi fills me with sadness and shock. She was a versatile professional who displayed a rare sense of talent and genius on the silver screen.”
Chennai sources have stated that Tamil superstar Rajinikanth appreciated his contemporary and Makkal Needhi Maiam (MNM) founder Kamal Hassan, saying the "efficient" star would earn people's confidence. Meanwhile when responding to Hassan launching his political party MNM at Madurai on Wednesday, Rajinikanth, who is also set to take the political plunge, said though he and Hassan would be taking different paths, their destination would be only public welfare.
According to sources talks between digital service providers (DSPs) and the south Indian film industries have failed once again. Earlier on Friday, the two parties met to attempt a resolution to the standoff. This was the third round of talks. However, the crisis was not resolved and now, no new south Indian film will release from March 1 till the two parties come to an agreement.
It was announced today that Superstar Rajnikanth will next star in a movie directed by Karthik Subbaraj of Pizza, Jigarthanda and Iraivi fame, and bankrolled by Sun Pictures. Earlier, Rajnikanth had made an announcement that he will be involved in devotional politics, and was keen on starting his political journey.
Rahul Gandhi is the youngest leader in century-old Congress Party. And he has the powerful leader in opponent side, Narendra Modi. Although in 2014, they were decimated to double digits in Lok Sabha, Rahul Gandhi’s inspirational leadership has certainly rekindled hopes of making a major turnaround.