33 Tamilnadu men arrested with IS links: NIA

Out of 127 persons arrested from various parts of India for alleged links with global terrorism organisation IS, 33 are from Tamilnadu, it has emerged. Continue Reading

FIR against celebrities: Shashi Tharoor writes to Modi

Congress leader Shashi Tharoor has shot off a letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi expressing “strong protest” over the registering of an FIR against 49 eminent citizens who had raised concerns about the rising mob lynching cases. Continue Reading

Ganga pollution: CPCB directs four State PCBs to take action

Taking note of effluent and industrial waste being discharged into the Ganga river, the CPCB has directed four State pollution control boards to take action on units, including closing them, if they don’t comply with environmental norms. Continue Reading

Political strategist Prashant Kishor’s team is in Chennai

Electoral strategist Prashant Kishor-led Indian Political Action Committee (I-PAC) is making inroads into Tamilnadu. A 13-member team is in Tamilnadu, functioning out of a small office at Chetpet. Continue Reading

2019 general elections: Filing of nominations begins for first phase of polls

Elections to the 17th Lok Sabha are being conducted in seven phases in the country. Seventeen States, including Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Maharashtra and West Bengal and Union Territories Andaman, Lakshadweep and Chandigarh are going to the polls 11 April. Continue Reading

2019 elections: BJP stitches strong alliance to counter Mahagatbandhan

With just a few weeks to go for the Lok Sabha polls, the BJP is slowly stitching together alliances in every State. With so much written about Congress’ attempt to come out with a grand alliance (Mahagatbandhan) in the recent past, the BJP, led by Amit Shah, is proving political pundits wrong with its recent actions. Continue Reading