Vaiko, Anbumani elected unopposed to Rajya Sabha from Tamil Nadu.

New Delhi: Six candidates, including MDMK chief Vaiko and PMK’s Anbumani Ramadoss, were Thursday elected unopposed in the biennial elections to Rajya Sabha from Tamil Nadu. Returning Officer and Secretary, Tamil Nadu Legislative Assembly Secretariat, K Srinivasan, announced here that Vaiko, DMK’s M Shanmugam and P Wilson, AIADMK’s N Chandrasekaran and A Mohammedjan, and Ramadoss […]

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Puducherry Chief Minister V Narayanasamy condemns Bedi’s remarks on water scarcity in Tamil Nadu

New Delhi: Puducherry Chief Minister V Narayanasamy Tuesday condemned Lt Governor Kiran Bedi’s remarks attributing the acute water shortage in Tamil Nadu to “poor governance, corrupt politics and indifferent bureaucracy.” The water scarcity was not only in Tamil Nadu and Puducherry but also in states like Maharashtra, Karnataka and Telangana, due to scanty rains, Narayanasamy […]

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Governor Banwarilal Purohit leads Yoga Day celebrations in Tamil Nadu

New Delhi: The 5th International Yoga Day was observed in Tamil Nadu Friday, with Governor Banwarilal Purohit leading from the front. Among those who performed various Yoga asanas coinciding with the day were Tamil Nadu Ministers for School Education and Health, KA Senkottaiyan and Dr C Vijayabaskar, respectively and state BJP chief Tamilisai Soundararajan. Naval […]

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Tamil Nadu, Puducherry Brace for Cyclone Gaja

Chennai: Cyclonic storm Gaja will cross Tamil Nadu coast between Cuddalore and Pamban on Nov 15, bringing heavy rainfall coupled with gale wind, the Met office said Monday as the state government put its machinery on alert and kept on standby 30,500 rescue personnel. Neighbouring union territory of Puducherry, which is also covered by the cyclone […]

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5 Arrested in Tamil Nadu, For Conspiracy To Kill Two Hindu Leaders

TAMIL NADU: The Special Investigation Unit of the Coimbatore police arrested five Muslim youth, allegedly to kill two Hindu leaders.The police said Hindu Makkal Katchi (HMK) leader Arjun Sampath and Hindu Munnani leader Mookambikai Mani were the main targets. According to the police, R. Ashik (25) of N.H. Road in Coimbatore, I. Jafar Sadiq Ali (29) of […]

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7 Indian Fisherman arrested by Srilankan Navy for allegedly fishing in their territorial

  7  Fisherman from Tamil Nadu has been arrested by the Srilankan Navy for allegedly fishing in their territorial waters using a banned fishing net, a fisheries department official said. The incident occurred early with the first light of the morning when the Indian fishermen from Thanjavur district ventured into the sea last night in two country boats, were […]

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Delhi’s AIIMS to be equipped with dedicated palliative care team; towards being a ‘pain-free’ hospital

New Delhi: As severe pain management increasingly becomes focus of hospitals in India, New Delhi’s All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) will soon be the first ‘pain-free’ hospital in the country. “Doctors measure a patient’s vital signs— body temperature, blood pressure, pulse rate, and respiratory rate, to know what is wrong. At AIIMS, we […]

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Actor-turned-politician Kamal Haasan meets EC for registration of political party

New Delhi: Kamal Haasan met Election Commission officials here in connection with the registration of his party Makkal Needhi Maiam, and also discussed the political situation in Tamil Nadu with Congress chief Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday. After the meeting with the poll panel officials, he told reporters that he expected his party, which was launched in […]

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