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Youngsters compile 'The Pink List,' names LGBTQ-friendly Lok Sabha candidates

19 Apr 2019

Youngsters compile 'The Pink List,' names LGBTQ-friendly Lok Sabha candidates

Days after the Supreme Court dismissed a petition seeking civil rights for the LGBTQ+ community, a group of three friends have kick-started an initiative to ensure queer issues get political precedence.

PM Modi is our daddy, says AIADMK leader

09 Mar 2019

PM Modi is our daddy, says AIADMK leader

In an unusual turn of events, an AIADMK leader called Prime Minister Narendra Modi the party's "daddy" who has turned out to be a guiding light after J Jayalalithaa died in 2016.

AIADMK and PMK join hands ahead of Lok Sabha polls

19 Feb 2019

AIADMK and PMK join hands ahead of Lok Sabha polls

Tamil Nadu's ruling AIADMK announced a poll alliance with the Pattali Makkal Katchi (PMK) today and allotted seven Lok Sabha seats to it for the forthcoming Parliamentary elections.

Political party PMK demands Fingerprint Sub-Inspectors exam in Tamil also

08 Oct 2018

Political party PMK demands Fingerprint Sub-Inspectors exam in Tamil also

PMK, a Tamil Nadu-based political party, today claimed the competitive examination for selecting Fingerprint Sub-Inspectors of police in Tamil Nadu was proposed to be held only in English and demanded that the same be conducted in Tamil, as had been the practice in the past.

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.

Madras HC refuses to ban Vijay's controversial 'Mersal'

27 Oct 2017

Madras HC refuses to ban Vijay's controversial 'Mersal'

The Madras HC has dismissed a petition seeking a ban on Vijay's controversial film 'Mersal', which made headlines over its "criticism" of the GST.

BJP condemns Vijay's film Mersal for mocking GST, Digital India

20 Oct 2017

BJP condemns Vijay's film Mersal for mocking GST, Digital India

Tamil Nadu BJP's state president Tamilisai Soundararajan has raised objections to some scenes in Vijay-starrer Mersal. She asked that these scenes, which mock Modi government's Goods and Services Tax (GST) and Digital India, be removed.