Chennai sources added that actor turned politician Rajinikanth on Sunday extended his support to the One Nation One Election theory and said that this move will surely save public funds. Meanwhile when taking to twitter, the Tamil actor said, "He supports One Nation One Election. This will save money and time."
Sources from Chennai reported that the proposed Salem eight lane highway project has been a topic of contention between different factions in the state and has caused unrest among farmers. Meanwhile the actor turned politician Rajinikanth is of the opinion that such projects are necessary for the development and growth of the country
A Tamilnadu based small town teacher who sold off her jewelry to provide education of international standards to her students, has become talk of town. A government school teacher Annapoorna Mohan, from TN's Villupuram, sold her jewels to gather funds to get international look for her classroom.
Chennai sources added that an official said as many as 47 major temples in Tamilnadu run by the Hindu Religious and Charitable Endowments Department will get Food Safety and Standards Authority of India certification for their 'prasadam’. Accordingly prasadam, a material substance of food, is a religious offering and is normally consumed by devotees after offering prayers.
Makkal Needhi Maiam President and legendary actor Kamal Hassan has said that he has come into politics not to abolish blind faith and only to abolish corruption. Ulaganayagan Kamal Haasan had met the press at Chennai International airport. During the press interaction, the press people had questioned Kamal regarding Tamilisai Soundararajan's recent remark on him.
Police investigation has given a shocking revelation of a Trichy based girl making use of goons to murder an Ariyalur based physiotherapist. On July 11, a body was found at the route between Trichy's Thiruvanaikkaval and Kallanai, on the banks of Cauvery. A case was filed on the murder of the unidentified person at the Srirangam police station.
PMK leader Ramadoss has revealed that in the upcoming Lok Sabha elections, PMK won’t be forming an alliance with BJP. He also went on to add that PMK is ready to form an alliance with Congress. During the 2014 Lok Sabha elections, PMK was a part of the National Democratic Alliance, and in Dharmapuri, Anbumai Ramadoss, and in Kanyakumari, Pon Radhakrishnan had won the elections and became MPs.
Chennai sources stated that following the order of Madurai Bench of Madras high court to award additional 196 marks as grace marks due to wrong translation of questions in Tamil to all Tamil medium students who appeared for Neet this year, the selection committee of Director of Medical Education announced cancellation of the management quota counseling on Thursday. Accordingly the counseling for admission to MBBS/BDS course for 2018-19 session in self-
Chennai sources added that Makkal Needhi Maiam (MNM) chief Kamal Hassan hoisted the party flag at the MNM party office in Alwarpet, Chennai and announced the names of the office bearers of the party on Thursday. Meanwhile this is the first time the party flag is being hoisted after MNM was registered with the Election Commission. Moreover the actor turned politician announced Ku Gnana Sambandham as the Vice President of the party, Arunachalam as the Secretary and Suresh as the Treasurer of the
BJP President Amit Shah's speech during his latest visit to Tamilnadu that TN is the most corrupted state, has evoked a huge controversy. Amit Shah had been to Tamilnadu on party strategy discussion meeting. He said that corruption is on an all time high in Tamilnadu, and that BJP will soon form an alliance with a non corrupt party in TN.
A 27 year old painter has been arrested for assaulting and murdering a girl who could not speak, in a gruesome incident near Thirupathur. The 17 year old victim, who could not speak belonged to Sivaganga district Thirupathur's Acharampatti village.
A Coimbatore based girl has died during disaster management training, and the trainer has been arrested following the incident. In a college near Thondamuthur, disaster management training has been imparted to students.
As per report from Dharmapuri, Tamilnadu Hogenakkal was closed for picnickers for the second day on Wednesday due to a surge in inflow into the Cauvery here following heavy surplus discharge from the upper riparian state. Meanwhile the inflow as measured by the Central Water Commission office at Biligundulu, the point from where the Cauvery enters Tamilnadu, was 35,000 cusec on Wednesday morning.
Thoothukudi sources added that the Thoothukudi judicial magistrate court directed police to register a case against MDMK general secretary Vaiko along with 30 of his supporters in connection with the attack by MDMK party cadres on a young advocate on court premises. Meanwhile the inspector of Thoothukudi South police station, who is reported to have been reluctant to register the case preferred by advocate G Jegatheesram of Poopalarayapuram, Thoothukudi, on court campus on July 6.
In the case of the Sexual assault and murder of a seven year old girl Hasini in Chennai, the verdict given by Chengalpet court has been upheld by the Chennai high court, dismissing the petition by the convict Dhashvanth, appealing against his death sentence, making sure that he will be hanged. It was in February that the software engineer was pronounced to be hanged to death by the Chengalpet
The Supreme Court has ordered Latha Rajinikanth, the wife of Superstar Rajinikanth to face trial in a fraud case of nonpayment of dues to an advertisement company. The court has ordered the proceeding of the probe, while stating that Latha will face the trial after filing of Charge sheet. Last week, Latha was called by the Supreme court for not abiding by the undertaking
According to sources Tamilnadu climbed to the 15th spot in the Business Reforms Action Plan 2017 list released by the Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion (DIPP), Ministry of Commerce & Industry. As per report this is a three step climb for the state which was at the 18th position in the 2016 list.
Chennai sources reported that Indian National Congress President Rahul Gandhi met with acclaimed director Pa. Ranjith and when taking to Twitter to post a photo of the meeting on Wednesday, Rahul Gandhi wrote, “He met film director P A Ranjith the man behind blockbuster films like Madras, Kabali and Kaala and actor Kalaiyarasan, in Delhi yesterday and they talked about politics, films and society. He enjoyed the interaction and look forward to continuing our dialogue.”
Sources from Tirunelveli stated that as over two months have passed since Sterlite’s copper smelter plant was closed in April, that many of the villagers living around the plant have started feeling the brunt of their yearlong protest that resulted in joblessness. Meanwhile the coastal community in Thoothukudi that never depend on any industry for their livelihood as the sea remains their major source of living, is strong in its stand against the private copper smelter plant.
Sources from Chennai added that Madras High Court has ordered the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) to award 196 grace marks for the students who had attempted National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) 2018 in Tamil since 49 questions in the Tamil question paper had been mistranslated. Recently the court has also ordered CBSE to release a revised rank list based on this order within two weeks.
Passengers faced huge troubles, after a newly launched bus had got into issues, and halted midway in Tiruvarur. The Tamilnadu transport corporation had launched many new government buses throughout the state in an attempt to accommodate more passengers offering them cost-effective rides.
BJP national leader Amit Shah during his speech yesterday has said that Tamilnadu is the most corrupt state of the country. Amit Shah had visited Tamilnadu yesterday to strategize for the 2019 Lok Sabha elections focusing on Tamilnadu. He had been to Injambakkam to meet and address the vote bank leaders of the state. During his speech, he said that BJP will partner with a non-corrupt party, and during September -
The most powerful Lokayukta bill 2018 was passed in the Tamilnadu assembly amidst much opposition, and protests from parties like DMK and Congress who doubted the strength of the law. However, the Lokayukta in general is a law, which enables even the right to question / investigate the Chief Minister of a state.
Chennai sources added that with the BJP's ties with some of its allies under strain, party chief Amit Shah on Monday spoke of giving "respect" to the existing partners and expanding the Centre's ruling NDA by bringing in "new friends" ahead of the Lok Sabha polls next year. Presently in Tamilnadu, where the party is looking for allies to broaden its support base after winning one seat in the last Lok Sabha elections, Shah invoked Tamil pride, insisting no other party was as committed to
TN BJP leader Tamilisai Soundararajan, known for her funny remarks that invite trolls from netizens has made yet another party embarrassing comic statement that due to Amit Shah's visit to Tamilnadu, the state has been receiving rains. Amit Shah, the BJP national president had been to Chennai yesterday on a visit to strategize party plans for Lok Sabha elections to be held next year.
BJP state leader H.Raja's Tamil translation of drip irrigation in Tamil as urine irrigation has evoked huge trolls and fun posts in social media. The national leader of BJP, Amit Shah had been to Chennai yesterday for a meeting on the strengthening of BJP in Tamilnadu.
Tamil Nadu is facing a huge turn around since the sudden demise of Chief Minister J.Jayalalitha. Her death still remains a mystery for most of the people. While some people claim, she is murdered with the help of the hospitals, some claim it as a natural death.