• Mon, Mar 25, 2019
  • Theni people will teach OPS a lesson: Tamilselvan
    Senior AMMK leader and Theni Lok Sabha constituency candidate Thanga Tamilselvan on Sunday said the local electorate would teach a fitting lesson to Deputy Chief Minister O Panneerselvam and his son...
    Theni people will teach OPS a lesson: Tamilselvan
    Addressing newspersons here, Tamilselvan claimed that Panneerselvam and his family ruled Theni as a monarchy. “The Deputy CM and his family members have started distributing money to people ahead of polls,” he said, adding that his party would trust the Election Commission to take steps to prevent distribution of money to voters and ensure fair polls. In a reference to political heirs being given tickets in both the AIADMK and the DMK, Tamilselvan said the AMMK was an exception as it provided equal opportunity for its cadre. “Despite not having a symbol, the AMMK is facing the elections. This shows the party’s growth,” he said. Stating that the people of TN were looking forward to a new leadership, he said, “They (people) expect TTV Dhinakaran to provide better governance, as an alternative to the existing Dravidian parties.” He...
  • BJP, Cong candidates spar in Kanniyakumari BJP, Cong candidates spar in Kanniyakumari

    Criticising his election opponent, Union Minister Pon Radhakrishnan, H Vasantha Kumar, the Congress candidate for the Kanniyakumari Lok Sabha constituency, on Sunday said the former won in 2014 by...

  • AIADMK-led front will be defeated, claims EVKS AIADMK-led front will be defeated, claims EVKS

    The Congress candidate for the Theni Lok Sabha constituency, EVKS Elangovan, on Sunday said the AIADMK-led front will be defeated in the upcoming polls.

  • Post gold seizure, EC strengthens flying squads Post gold seizure, EC strengthens flying squads

    A few days after the Chennai district election office seized 13 kg of gold and 86 kg of silver, G Prakash, district election officer and Chennai Corporation Commissioner, said that the number of...

  • Social media abuzz after Seeman’s ballistic speech Social media abuzz after Seeman’s ballistic speech

    Social media is all lit up after Naam Tamilar Katchi leader Seeman made several ballistic announcements in his speech in the introduction of candidates held at Mylapore on Saturday.

  • Vellalore dump yard fire continues to rage for second day Vellalore dump yard fire continues to rage for second day

    A major fire, which broke out at the Vellalore dump yard, continued to rage for the second consecutive day in Coimbatore on Sunday.

  • With solar-powered final stage, ISRO gears up for first three-orbital mission With solar-powered final stage, ISRO gears up for first three-orbital mission

    The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) will embark on yet another PSLV mission, that would launch satellites in three different orbits for the first time on April 1.

  • Another jumbo calf falls into irrigation canal, rescued in Erode Another jumbo calf falls into irrigation canal, rescued in Erode

    A day after the Forest Department rescued a baby elephant from an irrigation canal, yet another jumbo calf fell into the same canal in Erode district on Sunday.

  • R Padmanabhan takes over as General Manager of BHEL Tiruchy R Padmanabhan takes over as General Manager of BHEL Tiruchy

    R Padmanabhan has taken over as General Manager (in-charge) of the BHEL Tiruchy comprising the high pressure boiler plant and seamless steel tube plant at Tiruchy, power plant piping unit at...

  • Sand truck goes missing from police station Sand truck goes missing from police station

    The Arni taluk police received a lot of flak recently after a sand laden truck which was seized, went missing a few days ago.