Sedition case: Stalin comes to Mani Ratnam’s support

DMK president M K Stalin today asked Prime Minister Narendra Modi to withdraw sedition case against 49 celebrities including director Mani Ratnam, who wrote an open letter to Modi regarding mob lynching and alleged violence against minorities. Continue Reading

TN govt focussing on development of agriculture: CM

Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami today said his government is not only focusing on the development of agriculture but also on other businesses that are associated with it. Continue Reading

Editorial: Power to women

In a landmark move, Parliament Tuesday approved the bill that makes instant triple talaq a criminal offence, after the legislation was passed by the Rajya Sabha following non-aligned BJD extending support and NDA constituents JD-U and AIADMK, walking out. Continue Reading

Demoting Tamil antiquity in textbook creates major controversy

A new controversy was triggered by a class 12 English textbook that has been issued to students in Tamilnadu. It refers to Tamil as being only 2,300 years old whereas Sanskrit was 4,000 years old. Continue Reading

Tirunelveli ex-mayor murder: Stalin demands immediate arrest of culprits

It was condemnable that the AIADMK government was unable to maintain law and order, he said, and added that lately, many DMK functionaries were being murdered. He demanded the immediate arrest of the murderers and to bring them to justice. Continue Reading

RS polls: DMK candidate to contest in case Vaiko papers are rejected

With uncertainty prevailing over MDMK general secretary Vaiko being able to contest the Rajya Sabha polls from Tamilnadu following his conviction in a sedition case, the DMK has decided to field its candidate. Continue Reading

All-party meeting in TN this evening on 10% reservation for EWS

The meeting, to be held at 5.30 pm, will be chaired by Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami who had promised on the floor of the House that it would be held to decide on the new rule passed by the Centre. Continue Reading