Tue, Apr 13, 2021

  • Congress party's Srivilliputhur constituency candidate in the April 6 Tamil Nadu Assembly polls, P S W Madhava Rao died on Sunday due to COVID-19 complications, his family said. Rao was 63 years old...
    Congress candidate in TN Assembly polls, Madhava Rao dies of COVID-19
    He died at a private hospital in Madurai this morning where he was admitted on March 20 for treatment, Rao's son-in-law, K Rajiv told P T I. Congress party secretary and Tamil Nadu incharge Sanjay Dutt tweeted saying he was deeply pained to learn about the demise of Rao due to COVID-19 complications. Our heartfelt condolences to his family. We stand with them in this hour of grief & pray may his soul rest in peace, Dutt said. AIADMK top leader O Panneerselvam and DMK president M K Stalin expressed shock and grief over Rao's death. Deputy Chief Minister Panneerselvam conveyed his condolences to the bereaved family and the Congress party. Stalin said Rao's death was a huge loss for the people of Srivilliputhur and the Congress party. The DMK chief urged those in public life to act with precaution and get the vaccine administered....
  • Ambitious BJP hopes to open account on May 2 Ambitious BJP hopes to open account on May 2

    BJP is ambitious and is pinning hopes on three constituencies in recently concluded polls. The prospects of BJP star candidates L Murugan, actor Khusbu Sundar and Vanathi Srinivasan are bright and our...

  • As political leaders relax, it's time for voters to open gift boxes As political leaders relax, it's time for voters to open gift boxes

    As the leaders and cadres in Tamil Nadu are relaxing after the rough and tough days of elections and are waiting for the results on May 2, the voters are happy with the 'gift boxes' given to them by...

  • Rs 2,000 grocery token: AMMK functionary booked in Kumbakonam Rs 2,000 grocery token: AMMK functionary booked in Kumbakonam

    Kumbakonam police registered a case against an AMMK functionary, Kanakaraj (62), on charges of distributing ‘Rs 2,000 token’ for grocery and the police are in the process of arresting the persons...

  • No FIR against men who carried EVMs unlawfully No FIR against men who carried EVMs unlawfully

    The Greater Chennai Corporation has identified three persons and placed them under suspension for having carried the highly sensitive EVM and VVPAT machines without authorisation.

  • Activists plea election officer over poor facilities at booths Activists plea election officer over poor facilities at booths

    Activists have petitioned the Tamil Nadu Chief Electoral officer Satyabrata Sahoo over the poor facilities provided to the differently abled people at the polling booths across Tamil Nadu.

  • ‘Reimagining TN’ not just my party’s poll slogan, but a collective dream: Kamal ‘Reimagining TN’ not just my party’s poll slogan, but a collective dream: Kamal

    A day after the polls, Makkal Needhi Maiam president Kamal Haasan on Wednesday said his party’s reimagining Tamil Nadu is not only a poll slogan, but a collective dream and asserted that there would...

  • Youth held for damaging EVM, VVPAT during polling in Alangudi Youth held for damaging EVM, VVPAT during polling in Alangudi

    Alangudi police arrested a youth who had reportedly damaged an EVM and VVPAT under the influence of alcohol on Wednesday wee hours.

  • Did not breach MCC by remarks on Swaraj, Jaitley: Udhayanidhi Did not breach MCC by remarks on Swaraj, Jaitley: Udhayanidhi

    DMK youth wing leader Udhayanidhi Stalin on Wednesday denied he had breached the Model Code of Conduct during the poll campaign for the just concluded Tamil Nadu Assembly elections by making some...

  • Clipping of Hassan allegedly trying to hit scribe goes viral Clipping of Hassan allegedly trying to hit scribe goes viral

    A video of Makkal Neethi Maiam (MNM) chief Kamal Haasan purportedly trying to hit a reporter of a TV channel with his walking stick has gone viral.