Protest against methane extraction

Protest against methane extraction

The State must not renew its January 4, 2011, MoU with Great Eastern Energy Company The Federation of Associations against Methane Extraction Plan has demanded that all agencies involved in oil and gas exploration leave the Cauvery delta districts. The federation will stage a series of agitations to oust them from the region, its chief […]

Vaiko’s MDMK exits BJP-led NDA

Vaiko's MDMK exits BJP-led NDA

Chennai, Dec 8 (IANS) The MDMK party led by Vaiko Monday announced its decision to quit the BJP-led alliance to protest against the government’s stand on Sri Lanka and Tamil Nadu’s water row with Kerala and Karnataka. A high level committee of the Tamil Nadu-based party passed a resolution to this effect at a meeting […]

Vasan rebels, floats new party

G.K. Vasan

  Chennai, Nov 3 (IANS)┬áThe Congress in Tamil Nadu split Monday with senior leader G.K. Vasan announcing his decision to float a new party.“The people are looking for an alternative. We want to give an alternative in Tamil Nadu,” Vasan told reporters.He said the new party’s name and flag will be announced at the party’s […]

Jayalalithaa bail hearing adjourned to Tuesday

Jayalalithaa bail hearing adjourned to Tuesday

A Special Sitting of the Karnataka HC took up the matter after Jayalalithaa’s lawyers approached the registry to advance the hearing to Wednesday. The Special Sitting of the Karnataka High Court has adjourned Jayalalithaa’s bail plea to Tuesday, October 7, 2014. When the matter was first taken up by a vacation bench on Tuesday, G. […]

Jayalalithaa moves court, Panneerselvam is Tamil Nadu CM (Intro Roundup)

Jayalalithaa moves court, Panneerselvam is Tamil Nadu CM (Intro Roundup)

Chennai/Bangalore, Sep 29 AIADMK leader O. Panneerselvam – looking crestfallen – Monday took oath as Tamil Nadu’s chief minister to succeed J. Jayalalithaa, who moved the Karnataka High Court seeking suspension of her four-year jail sentence and bail after being convicted for corruption. An emotive Panneerselvam, 63, wiped his tears as he took the oath […]

Panneerselvam may be sworn in Monday

Panneerselvam may be sworn in Monday

Chennai, Sep 29 AIADMK legislature party leader O. Panneerselvam is expected to be sworn in the new chief minister of Tamil Nadu Monday, said Raj Bhavan sources here. “We are ready for the swearing-in ceremony. However, the time has not been decided,” a Raj Bhavan officical told IANS. Panneerselvam, 63, was elected the leader of […]

Big day for Tamil Nadu CM Jayalalithaa as court to deliver verdict in corruption case today

Big day for Tamil Nadu CM Jayalalithaa as court to deliver verdict in corruption case today

Chennai: It is judgement day for Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa as a Bangalore court on Saturday will deliver its verdict in the disproportionate assets case against the AIADMK chief. Jayalalithaa would be forced to step down as the CM if the court convicts her in the 18-year-old corruption case and sentences her to […]

Police lathicharge AIADMK workers protesting ahead of court’s verdict against Jaya

Police lathicharge AIADMK workers protesting ahead of court's verdict against Jaya

Bangalore: Police cane-charged AIADMK activists who were trying to proceed towards the special court in Bangalore which is set to pronounce verdict in the disproportionate wealth case against Chief Minister Jayalalithaa on Saturday. As the AIADMK sympathisers attempted to break the security cordon at Hosar Road Junction near the Tamil Nadu-Karnataka border, police pushed them […]