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ECI appoints Special Expenditure Observers for Maharashtra and Tamil Nadu

New Delhi, Mar 19 (IBNS): The Election Commission of India has appointed two eminent former civil servants Shailendra Handa and Madhu Mahajan as Special Expenditure Observers for the upcoming Lok Sabha Elections.

TN: Jayalalithaa's niece Deepa Jayakumar launches new political party

Chennai, Feb 24 (IBNS): Late Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa's niece Deepa Jayakumar on Friday embarked on a new journey and launched her political party.

Tamil Nadu trust vote: DMK calls for hunger strike

Chennai, Feb 19 (IBNS): The Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) party on Sunday called for a hunger strike on Feb 22 at all of its district offices in Tamil Nadu to protest against the forceful eviction of its MLAs from the state Assembly during the trust vote, media reports said.

Tamil Nadu : Palaniswamy remains CM winning Trust vote, but Paneerselvam camp says crusade will be on

Chennai, Feb 18 (IBNS) : Edappadi Palaniswamy, who was sworn-in as the Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu on Thursday, won a ruckus-marred Trust vote in the Assembly on Saturday, but the rival group within the ruling AIADMK said the "crusade" against him will be on.

Ahead of SC verdict, Sasikala spends night at MLA camp

New Delhi, Feb 13 (IBNS): Ahead of the Supreme Court's verdict related to a graft case involving Tamil Nadu CM-aspirant VK Sasikala on Tuesday, the AIADMK supremo will spend the night in the same hotel where she has kept 120 party MLAs, media reports said.

Sasikala to be sworn-in as TN CM by Thursday: AIADMK

Chennai, Feb 7 (IBNS): Amid uncertainty, the ruling AIADMK party on Tuesday said that V K Sasikala will be sworn-in as the state's Chief Minister by Thursday, media reports said.

Sasikala Natarajan to take over as TN Chief Minister?

Chennai, Feb 5 (IBNS): The legislators of ruling AIADMK on Sunday are scheduled to meet at the party office in Chennai sparking speculation that Tamil Nadu Chief Minister O Panneerselvam might be replaced by General Secretary Sasikala Natarajan, media reports said.

Supreme Court slams Tamil Nadu govt on Jallikattu protests

New Delhi/Chennai, Jan 31 (IBNS): The Supreme Court on Tuesday slammed the Tamil Nadu government over the massive protests that resulted in the restoration of the ancient bull-taming tradition of Chennai 'Jallikattu.'

Jallikattu row: TN people urge SC to pass verdict on ban after 'proper analysis'

Madurai, Jan 14 (IBNS): The people of Tamil Nadu of Sunday urged the Supreme Court to pass the judgement on Jallikattu, the traditional bull fight game of Tamil Nadu during Pongal festival, after a proper analysis, media reports said.

Union Home Minister reviews relief operation in Andhra Pradesh and Tamil Nadu

New Delhi, Dec 13 (IBNS): Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh held a high level meeting here on Tuesday to take stock of the situation of the relief operations following the landfall of cyclone Vardah in Tamil Nadu and Andhra Pradesh.

Two dead as cyclone Vardah hits Tamil Nadu

Chennai, Dec 12 (IBNS) : Two people have died as Cyclone Vardah has hit close to Chennai,triggering rain and high waves that has inundated many areas with a high velocity wind uprooting many trees and structures, reports said.

Tamil Nadu govt to hold first Cabinet meeting under new CM today

Chennai, Dec 10 (IBNS): The Tamil Nadu Cabinet will hold its meeting on Saturday.

Australian High Commissioner condoles Jayalalithaa's death

Chennai, Dec 6 (IBNS): Harinder Sidhu, Australian High Commissioner to India,mourned the demise of former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa on Monday.

Jayalalithaa's funeral to take place at Marina Beach

Chennai, Dec 6 (IBNS): Former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayaram Jayalalithaa, who died on Monday night, will be cremated at Marina Beach at 4:30 pm on Tuesday.

O Panneerselvam takes oath as Tamil Nadu Chief Minister

Chennai, Dec 6 (IBNS): Senior AIADMK leader O Panneerselvam on Tuesday took oath as the new Tamil Nadu CM, hours after J Jayalalithaa passed away at a hospital here.