IMD: Deep depression to intensify into cyclone in 12 hours

In the next 12 hours, the deep depression in the Bay of Bengal and Indian Ocean will intensify into a cyclone, according to the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD). Cyclone Fani, as it has been named, has developed from a depression into a deep depression. Continue Reading

Focus of TN politics shifts to by-poll in 4 Assembly constituencies

The parties are now gearing up to start their canvassing again, with by-polls in four Assembly segments –  Thirupparankundram, Sulur, Aravakurichi and Ottapidaram – slated to be held 19 May. Continue Reading

China defends economic corridor project with Pakistan

“It has greatly improved Pakistan’s infrastructure and power supply and, of course, it is welcomed by Pakistan government and its people,” said Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Lu Kang. Continue Reading

Confusion prevails over Modi’s election campaign in Tamilnadu

One report stated Modi will campaign in Coimbatore 12 April and in Theni, 13 April. However, another report said Modi will visit Tamilnadu 8, 15 and 16 April and campaign in Ramanathapuram, Coimbatore, Theni and Salem. Continue Reading

2019 elections: EPS vows to increase MGNREGA working days to 200

Canvassing for the Mayiladuthurai AIADMK candidate S Asaimani, he said his government was doing everything to help the marginalised people. He pointed out that it was Amma’s government that had given Rs 1,000 as Pongal gift to every family in Tamilnadu. Continue Reading

2019 general elections: Dindigul Sreenivasan canvasses for ‘apple’

Dindigul C Sreenivasan, who is canvassing in his pocket borough for the 2019 general elections, was seeking votes for the PMK candidate in Dindigul and got his symbol mixed. Continue Reading

We won’t be cowed down by such raids, says Durai Murugan

Speaking to mediapersons at Gandhi Nagar in Katpadi this morning, the DMK leader alleged that the raids were being conducted because his son and Vellore constituency candidate Kadir Anand’s winning prospects were bright. Continue Reading

2019 general elections: 845 candidates in fray in Tamilnadu

The AIADMK-led National Democratic Alliance (NDA), DMK-led Secular Progressive Alliance (SPA), Kamal Haasan’s Makkal Needhi Maiam (MNM) and Amma Makkal Munnetra Kazhagam floated by T T V Dhinakaran are the main contenders. Continue Reading