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Tamil Nadu CM announces relief to kin of nine dead in boat mishap

Nine persons drowned while 11 others were rescued in the mishap that occurred mid-sea off Manapadu beach in Tuticorin yesterday, an official release said

PTI | Feb 27, 2017 01:32 PM

47 injured in Jallikattu conducted in Tamil Nadu's Thanjavur

District Collector A.Annadurai had flagged-off the Jallikattu on Sunday. While 18 injured were admitted to Thanjavur medical college hospital, the rest were discharged after first-aid.

PTI | Feb 27, 2017 10:43 AM

Jayalalithaa's niece Deepa Jayakumar launches 'MGR Amma Deepa Peravai'

Jayalalithaa’s niece Deepa Jayakumar on Saturday formally launched the 'MGR Amma Deepa Peravai' platform on the eve of the late former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister’s 69th birth anniversary.

News Nation Bureau | Feb 24, 2017 06:39 PM

Tamil Nadu govt, AIADMK and Panneerselvam celebrate Jayalalithaa's 69th birth anniversary

Tamil Nadu government, AIADMK and dissident leader O Panneerselvam on Friday observed the 69th birth anniversary of late J Jayalalithaa in different ways including planting of saplings and giving away...

PTI | Feb 24, 2017 05:13 PM

Jayalalithaa bequeathed her properties to Deepa and me: Deepak Jayakumar

Once a supporter of VK Sasikala, J Jayalalithaa’s nephew Deepak Jayakumar has now said her becoming the Chief Minister was not acceptable to the people of Tamil Nadu, while claiming that the late...

PTI | Feb 24, 2017 04:07 PM

Sasikala missing Amma in jail, urges AIADMK cadres to celebrate Jayalalithaa's birth anniversary

AIADMK chief VK Sasikala, lodged in jail in connection with a Disproportionate Assets case, on Thursday said she was feeling ‘lonely’ in the absence of Jayalalithaa on the eve of Amma’s 69th...

News Nation Bureau | Feb 23, 2017 05:39 PM

Chennai oil spill: People involved in cleaning sludge may contract deadly diseases, says report

According to the reports workers who have been involved in the clean-up operations without proper protective gear may contract cancer and other health problems relating to the liver and kidney...

News Nation Bureau | Feb 22, 2017 12:22 PM

Sasikala or Panneerselvam – Who will get the hold of AIADMK?

The crisis in the AIADMK, which has been split into two factions after the demise of former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa, has deepened.

News Nation Bureau | Feb 18, 2017 12:13 PM

OPS moves EC challenging Sasikala's election as AIADMK general secretary

The O Panneerselvam faction of the AIADMK on Thursday moved the Election Commission challenging the election of V K Sasikala as general secretary of the party, saying she was elevated in violation of...

PTI | Feb 16, 2017 08:31 PM

Video | Tamil Nadu crisis: Four cars in Sasikala's convoy attacked near Bengaluru court

As the Supreme Court convicted AIADMK General Secretary VK Sasikala in DA case, the crisis in Tamil Nadu politics has deepened. The focus from Sasikala vs O Panneerselvam has now shifted to Edappady K...

News Nation Bureau | Feb 15, 2017 07:58 PM

Sasikala reinducts two family members sacked by Jayalalithaa into AIADMK

AIADMK General Secretary V K Sasikala on Wednesday reinducted her close relatives T T V Dinkaran and S Venkatesh into the party, five years after their expulsion by J Jayalalithaa.

PTI | Feb 15, 2017 03:44 PM

Sasikala’s proxy Palanisamy stakes claim to form government in Tamil Nadu

Newly elected AIADMK Legislature Party Leader Edappadi K Palanisamy on Tuesday met governor Ch Vidyasagar Rao and staked claim to form the government.

PTI | Feb 14, 2017 06:50 PM

SC verdict on age-old DA case may settle OPS vs Chinnamma for Tamil Nadu on Tuesday

The Supreme Court’s verdict on 20-year-old disproportionate assets case, likely on Tuesday, can make or break Jayalalithaa’s aide Sasikala Natarajan. AIADMK’s Chinnamma, Sasikala is currently...

News Nation Bureau | Feb 13, 2017 10:04 PM

Panneerselvam-Sasikala battle brings back the memories of Jayalalithaa-Janki split after MGR demise

Tamil Nadu is witnessing a political turmoil days after the demise of former Chief Minister and IAIADMK chief J. Jayalalithaa. Tamil Nadu Chief Minister O Panneerselvam raised a banner of revolt...

News Nation Bureau | Feb 10, 2017 07:37 PM

Tamil Nadu political crisis: Pannerselvam dismisses Sasikala's charge of DMK conspiracy

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister O Pannerselvam on Wednesday dismissed AIADMK General Secretary Sasikala’s charge that DMK was behind his revolt against the party leadership and said she has no powers to...

PTI | Feb 10, 2017 07:36 PM