Bad buzz

The Madras High Court imposed a ban on ‘Bus Day’ celebrations in 2011 owing to public nuisance and threat to road-users. The police, too, had issued warnings against the practice many a time. Despite the ban and vigil, students continue to indulge in it. Continue Reading

Posters near AIADMK hqs calls for Edappadi to become gen sec

‘Aa Ee Aa Thi Mu Kaavin puthiya kazhaga podhu seyalalaraga padhavi erka varungal, manbumigu Edappadiyare’ (Respected Edappadi, come to take charge as the new party general secretary of the AIADMK) said the poster that carried a picture of late party general secretary and chief minister J Jayalalithaa and Palaniswami. Continue Reading

Alarm chain pulling major reason for delaying trains: S Rly

A statement issued by the Southern Railway (SR) said from January till May this year, Rs 3.72 lakh has been collected as fine and 774 people prosecuted: This number is higher than it was the previous year – Rs 2.8 lakh collected was from 737 passengers last year. Continue Reading

Congress defeat is just a slip, says TNCC president K S Alagiri

Talking about the Congress allies sweep in Tamilnadu and Kerala, he said the party would carry with it such allies and discuss the policies that brought them victory in these two States to replicate it at the national level to bounce back. Continue Reading

DMK regains citadel in city, wins all three LS constituencies

DMK once again proved that Chennai is their citadel. Having a majority of MLAs in the city Assembly segments, the winning of three Lok Sabha constituencies has given them a big boost. All the DMK candidates who contested in the Lok Sabha elections in and around Chennai emerged winners by a huge margin, results for which were announced Thursday. Continue Reading

DMK’s Lok Sabha magic fails in by-polls

The elections are done and dusted and the people of Tamilnadu have given their mandate, albeit a curious one. While the DMK had resounding victories in Lok Sabha polls capturing 37 out of 38 constituencies, the Assembly bypolls were a different matter where they managed only 13 out of 22. Continue Reading

Chief Minister Edappadi greets Jagan Mohan and Naveen Patnaik

Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami extended greetings to YSR Congress Party president Y S Jagan Mohan Reddy and Biju Janata Dal (BJD) chief Naveen Patnaik for winning in Assembly elections held in Andhra Pradesh and Odissa respectively. Continue Reading