DMK-led Opposition appeals for tax cut on petrol, diesel; Panneerselvam says Tamil Nadu levies lower cess than Andhra, Telangana
O Panneerselvam said that the tax rates on petrol and diesel in Tamil Nadu was lower than that of other the neighbouring states in response to the opposition's demand for tax cuts.
The unified AIADMK on Friday submitted fresh affidavits claiming that it has the support of the majority of the party's lawmakers and should be given the 'two leaves' poll symbol.
With Palaniswami as new Tamil Nadu CM, only a miracle can save Jayalalithaa loyalist O Panneerselvam
Unless a miracle saves him or his supporters spill out on the streets, this looks like the end of O Panneerselvam, the courtier who wanted to be the king.
The Supreme Court has refused to advance its hearing of a case asking for AIADMK General Secretary VK Sasikala to be stopped from becoming chief minister. According to a report in NDTV, the petition asked the apex court to restrain Sasikala from taking office until the court rendered its verdict in a separate corruption case against her.
Chennai oil spill: Sludge-cleaning efforts move at snail's pace as state depts pass buck to each other
With the involvement of a multitude of departments, cleaning the oil spill in Chennai has turned into a case of too many cooks spoiling the broth as they pass buck to each other
Jallikattu began in parts of Tamil Nadu on Sunday, including Tiruchirappalli district, with traditional fervour, even as protests continued at Alanganallur in Madurai, where people refused to hold the famous sport seeking a "permanent solution".
The pro-jallikattu protests continued for the fifth day today across Tamil Nadu with the youth and students continuing to stay put at the venues, including the Marina, the epicentre of the statewide stir. The entire area in and around Marina was abuzz with hordes of men, women and children shouting slogans, seeking a nod for the bull-taming sport.