Pon Radhakrishnan: News
Pon Radhakrishnan is an Indian politician who is a member of the Bharatiya Janata Party. Previously, he has served as the Union Minister of State for Road Transport & Highways in the NDA government. Radhakrishnan has also served as the Minister of State in the Ministry of Shipping and Ministry of Finance between 2014-2019. He joined the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) in 1981 and was later appointed as its secretary. In 1980, Radhakrishnan joined the Hindu Munnani and also worked as a co-organizer there. In 1999, he won the Lok Sabha elections from the Nagercoil constituency and was appointed as the Minister of State for Youth Affairs of the NDA government. In 2014, Radhakrishnan won a Lok Sabha seat in the Indian general election from the Kanyakumari constituency by 1,28,662 votes. During his tenure, he was appointed as the Minister of State in various departments like Finance, Shipping, and Heavy Industries. Radhakrishnan has also been involved in various controversies like the fishermen vote controversy and another one where he referred to the Tamil people as ‘ungrateful.’
29 Aug 2020Karnataka
Congress MP H Vasanthakumar, who passed away due to coronavirus on Friday, had spoken about the seriousness of the disease in the Parliament but was shunned.
23 Feb 2020Karnataka
The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has inducted an interesting name into its fold — the daughter of slain sandalwood smuggler Veerappan.
25 May 2019Madhya Pradesh
Apparently, money didn't play a role in Lok Sabha polls this time, as several rich candidates had to bite the dust, revealed data of Election Commission.
21 Nov 2018Sabarimala Temple
Union Minister Pon Radhakrishnan, who was on his way to the Sabarimala Temple, today engaged in a brief war of words with the police in Nilackal (Kerala) over restrictions on private vehicles heading to Pamba, the last entry point to the Lord Ayyappa shrine.
04 Jun 2018Karnataka
Film Federation of India has urged the South Indian Film Chamber of Commerce (SIFCC) to uplift the ban on the release of superstar Rajinikanth's upcoming movie "Kaala" in Karnataka.
25 Mar 2018Tamil Nadu
Almost seven years later, flight services between Salem and Chennai were resumed on Sunday under the Centre's regional connectivity scheme 'UDAN.'
31 Jul 2017Bihar
After a dramatic episode of JD (U) returning to the NDA fold, there are strong rumors that Tamil Nadu's ruling AIADMK would soon join the BJP-led coalition.
22 Apr 2017India
Taking the bizarreness of their protests up a notch, Tamil Nadu farmers at Jantar Mantar have vowed to consume their urine on April 22. If the Centre still doesn't pay attention, they will eat human feces the next day.
05 Apr 2017India
The Madras High Court directed Tamil Nadu to waive all farm loans (cooperative banks/societies), irrespective of the area of land farmers held.