• Stalin to face defamation charges

    Chennai, Dec 4, (): State Law Minister M Paranjothi said in a statement here said ex Dy CM M K Stalin would face defamation charges for alleging that CM Jayalalithaa herself had grabbed land. “Stalin has indulged in mudslinging by saying that our leader (Jayalalithaa) has grabbed land in Kodanad including the public pathway which…

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  • Tamil films rely most on Theatre collections

    Chennai, Dec 2 (): The FICCI conference which concludes today has thrown up many issues concerning the Southern filmdom like piracy, pricing of tickets, unions pushing up costs and lack of finance. The call was made by Kamal Haasan that the film industry more so the Tamil filmdom would be allowed to operate more freely…

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  • Country boat fishermen upset with trawlers

    Chennai, Dec 3, (): Country boat fishermen are sore that mechanized boats who are to fish only five nautical miles from coast do not follow the norm .Mechanised boat owners posed a serious threat to their livelihood by exploiting the fish wealth they told in a meeting during the coordination committee meeting held at Manamelkudi near…

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  • Kerala CM let off in corruption case

    Kochi, Dec 2 (): The Kerala High Court bench asked for the removal of the observation made by Vigilance Judge P.K. Haneefa, who rejected the vigilance report that gave a clean chit to the Chief Minister. It ordered a re-investigation. In August this year the Thiruvananthapuram special vigilance Judge Haneefa rejected the state vigilance department report…

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  • Bedlam in Andhra Assembly

    Hyderabad, Dec 2 (): “The Government will not move any resolution on Telangana,” Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Kiran Reddy told reporters in the Assembly in an informal chat after the House was adjourned for the day today.”Legislators are free to express their views, reflecting the sentiments of people of the region, but we, as a…

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  • Fishermen strike enters second day

    Chennai, Dec 1 (): Demanding the release of five Indian fishermen detained by a court in Sri Lanka for allegedly fishing the waters of the island nation an indefinite strike by fishermen entered the second day. It is being observed by the Fishermen of Merchandized fishing boats of the Island town of Rameswaram. According to reports, the…

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  • Kerala shift Mullaperiyar issue to Centre

    Kochi, Dec 1(): With experts toeing the line that Tamil Nadu stance on Mullaperiyar is right, Kerala CM Chandy has rushed to Delhi to convince PM about his State stance. He has been quoted by agencies that it was not an issue with TN but only that “All that we are demanding is a brand…

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  • Shops and markets shut down in Tamilnadu-Puduchery

    Chennai/ Puduchery, Dec1, () Tamil Nadu Vanigar Sangakalin Peravai which has twenty lakh traders and Puduchery Chamber of Commerce members did not open shops in both the States. The local grocery and neighbourhood small shops did brisk business and those in the main roads and shopping complexes remained shut. Koyambedu Wholesale market which supplies essential…

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  • Stalin on land grab case – no surprise

    Chennai, Dec 2 (): DMK leader and former Tamil Nadu Deputy Chief Minister M K Stalin today visited the Director General of Police (DGP) office and presented a memorandum that he was innocent. M K Stalin who arrived here late night yesterday from Trichy after attending a party meeting told reporters that he was expecting…

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  • Tamil fishermen on indefinite strike

    Chennai, Dec 2 (): Sri Lankan High Commissioner here confirmed the worst fears of the Tamil fishermen by confirming that five of those arrested were slapped with charges of smuggling drugs. If convicted they would face 30 years in prison. In view of this, the Fishermen’s Association took the decision to stay off sea. They…

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