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  • India @ 9 with Zakka Jacob Yesterday

    Catch the day's top stories with Zakka Jacob on India @ 9. ...
  • News 360: Shiv Sena drops a political bomb, says drop 'secularism' from preamble Yesterday

    The Bharatiya Janata Party led government at the Centre is facing yet another controversy after its ally Shiv Sena said it wants the words 'socialist' and 'secular' removed from the Preamble of the Constitution of India. ...
  • IAS officer vs State: Are religious rights being violated? Yesterday

    Claiming that the government is eluding him from his fundamental right to profess, practice or propagate any religion, IAS officer C Umashankar is taking on the Tamil Nadu government by asking him not to preach Christianity. ...
  • IAS officer threatens to move court after Tamil Nadu bans him from holding religious meets 2 days ago

    Chennai: Claiming that the government is eluding him from his fundamental right to profess, practice or propagate any religion, IAS officer C Umashankar is taking on the Tamil Nadu government by asking him not to preach Christianity. Pulling up the IAS officer, the Tamil Nadu government has said that he was...
  • DMK government put pressure on DVAC to implicate me in DA case: Jayalalithaa 1 week ago

    Bengaluru: The then DMK government had brought "pressure" on investigating officials to implicate her in the disproportionate assets case, AIADMK supremo Jayalalithaa on Thursday alleged before the Karnataka High Court special bench hearing her appeals challenging her conviction. The quickness with which the Department of Vigilance and Anti Corruption (DVAC)...
  • DMK chief M Karunanidhi slams Arun Jaitley meeting Jayalalithaa January 19, 2015

    Chennai: DMK chief Karunanidhi has slammed Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley's meeting with the AIADMK chief and former chief minister J Jayalalithaa on Sunday. In a statement he said "Is it proper for a Union minister to meet a convicted person? I am reminded of the saying "cat is out...
  • ED allowed to drop Karunanidhi's daughter Selvi as witness January 6, 2015

    New Delhi: A special court on Tuesday allowed the Enforcement Directorate (ED) to drop DMK chief M Karunanidhi's daughter S Selvi as a prosecution witness in a 2G scam-related money laundering case in which the trial is going on. The court's order came after ED's special prosecutor NK Matta contended...
  • Jayalalithaa DA case: DMK leader seeks removal of SPP January 6, 2015

    Bengaluru: DMK General Secetary K Anbazhagan on Tuesday filed a petition before a special bench of the Karnataka High Court, seeking removal of Special Public Prosecutor Bhavani Singh in the disproportionate assets case against former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa and three others, alleging he was "sailing" with the accused....
  • DMK treasurer MK Stalin denies any rumours of his resignation January 4, 2015

    DMK chief M Karunanidhi's son and party treasurer MK Stalin on Sunday strongly denied any rumours of his resignation from the party. Stalin's supporters want him to replace Karunanidhi as the party president. ...
  • MK Stalin strongly denies rumours of his resignation from DMK, blames media for speculation January 4, 2015

    Chennai: DMK chief M Karunanidhi's son and party treasurer MK Stalin on Sunday strongly denied any rumours of his resignation from the party. Stalin's supporters want him to replace Karunanidhi as the party president. Blaming the media for speculation, the DMK treasurer said, "This news is speculation. Someone with vested interests...
  • Former union minister D Napoleon quits DMK to join BJP December 21, 2014

    Chennai: Former union minister and long time DMK leader D Napoleon was inducted into Bharatiya Janata Party on Sunday in the presence of party president Amit Shah in Chennai. The actor quit the DMK on Saturday. He is also the close relative of former minister KN Nehru. Napoleon's induction into the BJP...
  • Rajinikanth keeps everyone guessing even political parties woo him December 12, 2014

    Chennai: Tamil Nadu has seen several of its leading heroes and heroines take the plunge into politics. Parties across the political spectrum have been trying to woo superstar Rajinikanth for several years. But Rajinikanth has kept everyone, especially his fans guessing on whether he will take the plunge into politics....
  • Karunanidhi takes swipe at Tamil Nadu CM over seating arrangements in Assembly December 4, 2014

    Chennai: Peeved over the seating arrangements in the Tamil Nadu Assembly, DMK president M Karunanidhi on Thursday took a swipe at Nadu Chief Minister O Panneerselvam and said an "ailing" person like him, who had participated in debates for over 50 years, had been disregarded. After signing the Assembly attendance register,...
  • Joined Congress because of my sensibilities: Kushboo November 29, 2014

    Chennai: Actor-politician Kushboo who recently joined Congress after quitting DMK, on Saturday said she had joined the party because of her 'sensibilities' and her belief that only this party could bring about unity among various castes and creeds. Stating that she would work at the grassroot...
  • Hearing in the 2G case against Kanimozhi and A Raja begins on Monday November 17, 2014

    New Delhi: Former Telecom Minister A Raja, DMK MP Kanimozhi and 17 others will face a trial in the 2G case on Monday. They have been accused of money laundering during the allocation of the 2G band. The case is being presided over special SBI judge OP Saini. In its...
  • 2G money laundering case: Swan Telecom promoter Shahid Balwa moves SC November 14, 2014

    New Delhi: Swan Telecom promoter Shahid Balwa, who along with former Telecom Minister A Raja and 17 others are facing a money laundering case arising out of the 2G scam, on Friday moved the Supreme Court seeking setting aside of a lower court order of framing charges against him. A...
  • 2G scam: Non-bailable warrant against Kanimozhi cancelled after counsel apologises November 10, 2014

    New Delhi: The non-bailable warrant against DMK MP Kanimozhi in the 2G spectrum scam was cancelled by the court soon after it was issued. The court on Monday cancelled the warrant after the DMK leader's counsel appeared before it and apologised. Warrant was issued against Kanimozhi for her non-appearance before the court...
  • 2G spectrum scam: Court issues non-bailable warrant against Kanimozhi November 10, 2014

    New Delhi: A special court on Monday issued non-bailable warrant against DMK MP Kanimozhi for her non-appearance before it in the 2G spectrum scam. Kanimozhi, along with the other accused in the corruption case walked out of jail on bail earlier this year on August 20. The court was hearing final arguments...
  • Extend last date for inclusion in electoral rolls: DMK November 7, 2014

    Puducherry: Puducherry unit of DMK urged the election authorities to extend by ten days the last date for filing of applications by eligible persons for inclusion in the electoral rolls in the Union Territory. Convenor of state committee Dr M A S Subramanian said in a release here that the...
  • Protests erupt in Tamil Nadu after Sri Lankan court gives death sentence to five Indian fishermen October 31, 2014

    Chennai: Protests erupted in Tamil Nadu on Friday after five Indian fishermen from the state were given death sentence by a Sri Lankan court in alleged drugs smuggling case. Meanwhile, fishermen in Rameshwaram have withdrawn their protest after assurance from state government which said that it will appeal in Sri Lanka...
  • 2G money laundering: Court takes cognisance of ED chargesheet, charges framed against Raja, Kanimozhi October 31, 2014

    New Delhi: Major trouble is in store for former Telecom Minister A Raja, DMK leader Kanimozhi as a special court on Friday framed charges against them along with 17 others in connection with the 2G scam-related money laundering case. DMK chief M Karunanidhi's wife Dayalu Ammal is also amongst the accused...
  • MEA to fight for Tamil Nadu fishermen sentenced to death in Sri Lanka October 31, 2014

    New Delhi: Protests broke out in Tamil Nadu after five fishermen from the state were sentenced to death in Sri Lanka for smuggling drugs. The Ministry of External Affairs has said that it will file an appeal in the high court. The fishermen from Rameswaram in Tamil Nadu were arrested...
  • Tamil Nadu government not fighting for the fishermen, says DMK leader TKS Elangovan October 30, 2014

    In an interview with CNN-IBN, DMK leader TKS Elangovan said that the Indian government should have taken immediate action. "The Tamil Nadu government is not fighting for these fishermen. The Tamil nadu government is not bothered about these fishermen," said Elangovan. ...
  • DMK treasurer Stalin meets MDMK's Vaiko fueling speculation of alliance ahead of 2016 TN Assembly polls October 30, 2014

    Chennai: After a gap of eight years, DMK Treasurer MK Stalin met MDMK chief Vaiko. The meeting has fueled speculation of a possible electoral alliance to take on the ruling AIADMK ahead of the 2016 Tamil Nadu assembly elections. The meeting took place at the wedding reception of PMK leader...
  • AIADMK, DMK councillors throw microphones at each other over Jayalalithaa's portrait in office in Karur October 28, 2014

    Karur: Shocking scenes were witnessed at the Karur Municipal Council office in Tamil Nadu on Tuesday afternoon when the councillors of DMK and AIADMK came to blows over a portrait of former chief minister J Jayalalithaa. A portrait of the AIADMK chief was in place at the municipal council office which...
  • Neither rejoiced on Jayalalithaa being jailed nor regretted her securing bail: Karunanidhi October 19, 2014

    Chennai: In his first significant remarks on the issue of his archrival AIADMK chief J Jayalalithaa being convicted in a graft case, DMK President M Karunanidhi on Sunday claimed that he neither rejoiced over her being jailed nor did he regret about her securing bail in the Supreme Court. Explaining...
  • Chennai building collapse: Madras HC raises questions on probe October 13, 2014

    Chennai: The Madras High Court on Monday raised some questions on the investigation into the multi-storeyed building collapse in June wondering whether the final report was filed in a hurry and asked the government to submit an additional affidavit on its observations in six weeks. "The worry which we have...
  • Tamil Nadu: DMK to stage demonstration at Nokia's Sriperumbudur plant October 11, 2014

    Chennai: Protesting handset maker Nokia's decision to suspend production from November 1, DMK's labour wing will stage a demonstration at Sriperumbudur on October 17, party chief M Karunanidhi said on Saturday. DMK's Labour Progressive Federation (LPF) will stage the demonstration under its chief M Shanmugam,...
  • DMK appeals to judiciary to act against AIADMK October 11, 2014

    Chennai: DMK on Saturday appealed to the Chief Justices of the Supreme Court and Madras High Court to initiate contempt proceedings against AIADMK workers for allegedly denigrating the special judge who awarded four years jail term to their leader Jayalalithaa in a wealth case and the verdict itself. "The Chief Justices...
  • DMK MLA demands by-poll to Jaya's Srirangam assembly seat October 9, 2014

    Chennai: The DMK MLA J Anbazhagan has asked the Tamil Nadu assembly secretary to notify of the Srirangam constituency vacancy, the seat of former chief minister J Jayalalithaa or prepare for legal proceedings. In a letter, Anbazhagan also raised objection to Jayalalithaa's portraits in government offices. Jayalalithaa conviction in the...