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Kanimozhi sparks language debate, Congress supports her, BJP smells campaign

10 Aug 2020

Kanimozhi sparks language debate, Congress supports her, BJP smells campaign

With a tweet on Sunday, Lok Sabha MP from Tuticorin, Tamil Nadu, Kanimozhi sparked a heated conversation surrounding language and attempted to slam the BJP-led Centre for imposing Hindi across the nation.

Will never allow three-language formula: Tamil Nadu CM on NEP

03 Aug 2020

Will never allow three-language formula: Tamil Nadu CM on NEP

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami on Monday rejected the three-language policy as mentioned in the new National Education Policy (NEP).

Rajinikanth says he never wanted to be Tamil Nadu's CM

12 Mar 2020

Rajinikanth says he never wanted to be Tamil Nadu's CM

Superstar Rajinikanth on Thursday announced that he never wanted to be the Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu but wants to bring change in the political discourse.

AIADMK unveils new statue of Jayalalithaa in Chennai

14 Nov 2018

AIADMK unveils new statue of Jayalalithaa in Chennai

The ruling AIADMK unveiled a new statue of former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa at its headquarters in Chennai today, months after the earlier one was criticized for not resembling the former CM.

Dreams of those who wanted to break AIADMK shattered: Palaniswami

27 Oct 2018

Dreams of those who wanted to break AIADMK shattered: Palaniswami

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K Palaniswami has said the dreams of those who tried to break the AIADMK and come to power have been shattered following the Madras High Court verdict upholding the disqualification of 18 MLAs.

Veteran Tamil comedian, Vellai Subbaiah passes away at 78

06 Sep 2018

Veteran Tamil comedian, Vellai Subbaiah passes away at 78

Veteran Tamil film comedian, Vellai Subbaiah died after a brief illness at Mettupalayam near Coimbatore, family sources said on Thursday.

Why is Karunanidhi being buried and not cremated?

08 Aug 2018

Why is Karunanidhi being buried and not cremated?

The death of M Karunanidhi, DMK chief, yesterday evening sent the state of TN into a tizzy, but what followed was more chaos.

All you need to know about Karunanidhi's family

08 Aug 2018

All you need to know about Karunanidhi's family

Kalaignar M Karunanidhi has left a legacy, and matching his charisma won't be easy for any of his six children.

Two killed, 30 injured in stampede at Karunanidhi's funeral

08 Aug 2018

Two killed, 30 injured in stampede at Karunanidhi's funeral

Two people were killed and around 40 injured in a stampede at Rajaji Hall in Chennai this morning, where DMK chief M Karunanidhi's body was kept for the public to pay homage.

Madras HC allows burial of Karunanidhi at Marina Beach

08 Aug 2018

Madras HC allows burial of Karunanidhi at Marina Beach

The Madras HC has allowed DMK to bury its party chief Karunanidhi at Chennai's Marina Beach, for which the state government had refused permission.

Madras HC dismisses petitions against memorials at Marina Beach

08 Aug 2018

Madras HC dismisses petitions against memorials at Marina Beach

The Madras HC has dismissed several petitions challenging the construction of memorials at Marina Beach, while hearing DMK's petition on its party chief Karunanidhi's burial.

Madras HC conducts emergency hearing on Karunanidhi's burial space

07 Aug 2018

Madras HC conducts emergency hearing on Karunanidhi's burial space

The Madras HC is conducting an emergency hearing on a petition by the DMK, which has challenged the TN government's refusal to let its party chief Karunanidhi be buried next to CN Annadurai's memorial at Marina Beach.

Karunanidhi denied Marina beach burial, violence erupts

07 Aug 2018

Karunanidhi denied Marina beach burial, violence erupts

The late DMK chief, M Karunanidhi will not be buried at Marina beach alongside top Dravidian leaders, said the Tamil Nadu government.

TN Govt announces release of 67 lifers; DMK welcomes move

04 Jun 2018

TN Govt announces release of 67 lifers; DMK welcomes move

To commemorate the birth centenary of former Tamil Nadu CM, MG Ramachandran, the state government today announced the premature release of 67 life convicts who have completed 10 years of imprisonment on February 25.

Tamil Nadu CM lays foundation stone for Jaya memorial 'mandapam'

07 May 2018

Tamil Nadu CM lays foundation stone for Jaya memorial 'mandapam'

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K Palaniswami and Deputy Chief Minister O Panneerselvam today laid the foundation stone for a memorial "mandapam" of late J Jayalalithaa in Chennai abutting her burial site on the Marina beachfront.

Jayalalithaa's portrait in TN Assembly; DMK moves court for removal

12 Feb 2018

Jayalalithaa's portrait in TN Assembly; DMK moves court for removal

The unveiling of the portrait of Former CM Jayalalithaa in TN assembly created ripples in the state's already disturbed political scenario.

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.

Rajinikanth finally confirms his own political party before assembly elections

31 Dec 2017

Rajinikanth finally confirms his own political party before assembly elections

Rajinikanth had promised to break the suspense over his political plans on New Year's eve, and he didn't disappoint.

If people want, I will enter politics: Kamal Haasan

16 Sep 2017

If people want, I will enter politics: Kamal Haasan

Kamal Haasan might finally take the plunge into politics. He asserted that if he gets a "strong signal" from the people, he would enter politics.

New Rs. 100 coins, Rs. 5/10 coins to undergo changes

12 Sep 2017

New Rs. 100 coins, Rs. 5/10 coins to undergo changes

The Finance Ministry will be issuing Rs. 100 coins to commemorate the birth centenary of AIADMK founder Dr MG Ramachandran and singer Dr MS Subbulakshmi.

Jayalalithaa to be laid to rest

06 Dec 2016

Jayalalithaa to be laid to rest

Late Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa's funeral procession is underway; she has been laid to rest in a sandalwood casket and will be buried at Marina beach next to the memorial for MG Ramachandran.

"Iron Woman" Jayalalithaa: From a Cine Superstar to Political Queen

06 Dec 2016

"Iron Woman" Jayalalithaa: From a Cine Superstar to Political Queen

Jayalalithaa's political graph was an improbable one; she proved what a woman is capable of doing in a patriarchal society.

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.