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Tamil Nadu: Agriculture Minister Doraikkannu, 72, dies due to COVID-19

01 Nov 2020

Tamil Nadu: Agriculture Minister Doraikkannu, 72, dies due to COVID-19

Tamil Nadu's Minister for Agriculture, R Doraikkannu, passed away on Saturday after battling COVID-19. The 72-year-old leader breathed his last at a private hospital in Chennai.

Despite massive protests, Citizenship (Amendment) Bill passed in Lok Sabha

10 Dec 2019

Despite massive protests, Citizenship (Amendment) Bill passed in Lok Sabha

After much commotion, the contentious Citizenship (Amendment) Bill was passed in the Lok Sabha on Monday.

Meet Apsara Reddy, first transgender appointed Mahila Congress's National General-Secretary

08 Jan 2019

Meet Apsara Reddy, first transgender appointed Mahila Congress's National General-Secretary

In a first, the Indian National Congress has appointed transgender journalist and activist, Apsara Reddy, as the National General Secretary of its women's wing, the All India Mahila Congress (AIMC).

Crores exchanged for appointment of VCs earlier: TN Governor

07 Oct 2018

Crores exchanged for appointment of VCs earlier: TN Governor

Tamil Nadu Governor Banwarilal Purohit has alleged that crores of rupees exchanged hands in the appointment of Vice-Chancellors to universities before he took over.

Why hasn't Center thought of supplying GPS to fishermen: HC

02 Sep 2018

Why hasn't Center thought of supplying GPS to fishermen: HC

The Madras High Court has directed the Center to file an affidavit explaining the steps taken by it to prevent Indian fishermen from crossing the international maritime boundary line and enter the Lankan waters.

All about Amma TV, Namathu Amma: AIADMK's new mouthpieces

05 Jan 2018

All about Amma TV, Namathu Amma: AIADMK's new mouthpieces

Without any mouthpiece of its own, Tamil Nadu's ruling All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) will soon launch a Tamil newspaper, Namathu Amma, and a television channel that is likely to be called Amma TV.

TN FM offers resignation as AIADMK merger talks begin

24 Apr 2017

TN FM offers resignation as AIADMK merger talks begin

As both factions of the AIADMK began talks for a merger, Tamil Nadu Finance Minister D Jayakumar offered his resignation saying former Chief Minister O Panneerselvam could take over his portfolio.

Panneerselvam faction puts preconditions for AIADMK merger

20 Apr 2017

Panneerselvam faction puts preconditions for AIADMK merger

The AIADMK faction headed by former Tamil Nadu CM O Panneerselvam wants the other faction to withdraw affidavits filed with the EC designating V K Sasikala and TTV Dhinakaran as the general secretary and deputy general secretary.

AIADMK Amma ousts Sasikala and kin from party

19 Apr 2017

AIADMK Amma ousts Sasikala and kin from party

Tamil Nadu's ruling AIADMK Amma party has expelled Sasikala and her kin "considering the views of the cadres and the public."

Sasikala camp divided: Will leaders cross over to Panneerselvam camp?

17 Apr 2017

Sasikala camp divided: Will leaders cross over to Panneerselvam camp?

In a dramatic turn of events in the ongoing political showdown in Tamil Nadu, official sources from AIADMK suggested, "few ministers and senior leaders from the Sasikala camp are likely to join the Panneerselvam faction in the coming days".

Stalin elected DMK working president

04 Jan 2017

Stalin elected DMK working president

DMK treasurer and son of M Karunanidhi, MK Stalin has been elected as the working-president of the DMK; the post was created due to Karunanidhi's health issues.

Karunanidhi re-admitted to hospital; undergoes trachesotomy

16 Dec 2016

Karunanidhi re-admitted to hospital; undergoes trachesotomy

DMK President M Karunanidhi was re-admitted to Kauveri hospital in Chennai after complaining of breathing difficulties; he went through a trachesotomy for the same.

TN politics halt with Jayalalithaa and Karunanidhi's health

05 Dec 2016

TN politics halt with Jayalalithaa and Karunanidhi's health

Admitted in the hospital since 22nd September, Tamil Nadu CM Jayalalithaa suffered from a cardiac arrest on 5th December, 2016.

Appraise people about Assembly developments: Karunanidhi

21 Aug 2016

Appraise people about Assembly developments: Karunanidhi

DMK President M Karunanidhi urged party workers to hold public meetings to appraise people about what is happening in the Tamil Nadu Assembly.

DMK MLAs stage protest outside TN Assembly

18 Aug 2016

DMK MLAs stage protest outside TN Assembly

One day after 80 members of the Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) were suspended by TN assembly speaker P Dhanapal, they staged a sit-in protest outside the assembly.