Rajinikanth, Kamal Haasan hint at joining hands 'for Tamil Nadu's welfare', trigger speculation about new political alignments in state
The first pitch was made by Haasan who on Tuesday backed superstar Rajinikanth over his comments describing Chief Minister K Palaniswami coming to the top post as a wonder.
This year, Dr K Sivan announced a space station by 2030, as an extension to the planned, 2021 Gaganyaan mission.
Ahead of 2019 Lok Sabha polls, BJP leaves no stone unturned to finalise crucial allies in Bihar, Maharashtra and Tamil Nadu
Amid all talk on the formation, health and probable success of a mahagathbandhan (grand alliance) against the Bharatiya Janata Party, the BJP itself has gone about strengthening its owns ties to parties that could be key in securing a return for Narendra Modi in 2019.
Gutkha scam: CBI arrests five, including govt officials and MDM gutkha manufacturers; sent to judicial custody till 20 Sept
Those arrested include promoters of a private guthka company, AV Madhava Rao and Uma Shankar Gupta; food safety and drug administration official P Senthil Murugan; Superintendent of Central Excise Department NK Pandian; and a person named PV Srinivasa Rao.
CBI raids 40 locations in Chennai over gutkha scam; homes of Health Minister Vijayabaskar, DGP TK Rajendran searched
The gutkha scam came to light in 2017, after a raid at tobacco businessman Madhav Rao's properties in 2016 led to the recovery of a diary that allegedly contained a list of politicians and senior police officers to whom bribes had been paid.
Karunanidhi passes away: DMK chief was an artist at evoking sentiment, axis on which Tamil Nadu politics revolved
The DMK that Karunanidhi nurtured for five decades as its president is coming to terms with the fact that it is time to bid farewell.
M Karunanidhi passes away at 94: DMK chief brought regional parties to national stage, ushered in coalition era
In the passing of DMK president Muthuvel Karunanidhi at the age of 94 after a prolonged illness, Tamil Nadu has lost one of the tallest leaders of the Dravidian movement and the nation a veteran politician who brought regional parties to the national stage to usher in a coalition era and thereby realised his long-term goal of federalism at the Centre and autonomy at the state-level.
M Karunanidhi health updates: DMK chief responding to treatment, says A Raja, asks people not to believe rumours
DMK patriarch M Karunanidhi's vital signs are 'normalising' but his condition is being closely observed, Kauvery Hospital in Chennai stated in a short press release
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.
Sterlite protest updates: Thoothukudi SP, collector transferred; Centre seeks report from Tamil Nadu govt
Two police vehicles were set on fire by protesters as Tamil Nadu's Thoothukudi continued to burn over protests against the Vedanta group's Sterlite Copper plant. Meanwhile, actor-turned-politician Kamal Haasan was booked for violating Section 144 when he reached the hospital with 20 people.
Tamil Nadu teen upset with father's alcohol addiction kills self, asks CM to shut down TASMAC shops in suicide note
A 17-year-old boy committed suicide by hanging from a rail overbridge in Tirunelveli on Wednesday as he was upset over his father's alcohol addiction.
SC puts on hold Delhi HC order on Dhinakaran's party symbol, asks court to decide real AIADMK by April-end
The top court, meanwhile, has asked the Election Commission not to pronounce any order in the matter relating to the AIADMK.
All-party meeting on Cauvery dispute verdict today: Talks to focus on possible review petition against SC decision
The stage is set in Tamil Nadu for an all-party meeting on Thursday over the Supreme Court verdict on the Cauvery water dispute.
O Panneerselvam surprise reference to Narendra Modi is part of a strategy to recapture the rebel space in TN
O Panneerselvam quoted an anecdote reportedly related to him by the Prime Minister to pat himself on the back. His revelations are a move to recapture the rebel space.
Cauvery dispute: SC awards 14.75 TMC extra water for Karnataka; Tamil Nadu terms verdict 'very unfair'
The Supreme Court on Friday announced its verdict on the long-running dispute over the allocation of Cauvery river water between Karnataka and Tamil Nadu, saying the Karnataka government must release 177.25 TMC of water to Tamil Nadu
Cauvery verdict: In politically charged Tamil Nadu, SC order a setback for farmers, EPS and AIADMK as well
The SC verdict on Cauvery river water dispute will strengthen Siddaramaiah's position as a champion of Kannadiga interests in while it brings criticism for Tamil Nadu CM E Palaniswamy
Senior party leader and AIADMK spokesperson, B Valarmathi, said Palaniswamy has "learnt" from former chief minister J Jayalalithaa, the nuances of troubleshooting especially that of "fighting against all odds."
AIADMK whip for trust vote only applicable to E Palaniswamy faction, O Panneerselvam tells Madras HC
Tamil Nadu Deputy Chief Minister O Panneerselvam on Wednesday told the Madras High Court that the AIADMK had issued a whip for the trust vote sought by Chief Minister E Palaniswamy last year only to the 122 MLAs, who were staying in a resort and not to his erstwhile group.
Puducherry Chief Minister V Narayanasamy today accused the Tamil Nadu government of not releasing water from Veedur dam for farm use in the union territory.
E Palaniswamy denies wage hike to Tamil Nadu transporters but MLAs plan to give themselves 100% pay hike
As transport workers strike in Tamil Nadu entering its seventh day on Wednesday, transport unions across the state demanded Chief Minister E Palaniswamy to come to the negotiation table to resolve the ongoing pay dispute.