Chennai sources reported that the Hindu Religious and Charitable Endowments (HR & CE) department has directed its officials to initiate action on private websites or agencies 'swindling' gullible devotees luring them of offering online services on behalf of the department managed temples.
Chennai sources stated that top Tamil star Rajinikanth on Monday suggested that Chief Minister K Palanisamy and his entire cabinet should have attended the burial of late DMK President M Karunanidhi last week at the Marina beach. Meanwhile the actor said he would have launched a protest if the government had appealed against a Madras High Court verdict, directing it to provide burial space to the Dravidian stalwart on Marina beach.
It has been said by inside sources that the competition for the post of DMK's treasurer has been the major reason for MK Alagiri's sudden outrage and extreme anger. Today morning, DMK leader, the late Kalaignar M Karunanidhi's son Alagiri had visited his father's memorial at the Marina, and paid his respects, and later when he spoke to the press, said that he had the support of majority of the DMK cadre. This statement
According to sources Tamilnadu Revenue and Disaster Management Department Minister RB Udayakumar spoke to the media in Chennai and stated that people have been evacuated from the low lying areas of Salem, Erode, and Namakkal districts following flood alerts issued in parts of the state. Meanwhile as per report heavy rains in Karnataka have resulted in the filling of the Mettur reservoir to its maximum capacity of 120 feet and the influx of water into the dam is at 1.3 lakh cusecs.
In a major shocker for Chennai movie buffs, the iconic SPI Cinemas chain of theaters originally called as Sathyam, have been acquired by the multiplex giant PVR cinemas. As per the press release of PVR, Kiran Reddy, and Swaroop Reddy, the founders of SPI Cinemas will be associated with the business with their strategic guidance in the integration of SPI business with PVR.
By election is all set to be conducted for Thiruvarur constituency, where late DMK chief Kalaignar M Karunanidhi was the MLA. Following health issues and age related ailments, DMK supreme Kalaignar M Karunanidhi had passed away on Tuesday evening 6:10 pm at Kauvery hospital. In such a situation, DMK leader Karunanidhi's constituency Thiruvarur has been declared vacant, and the by election for the constituency will be held in less than 6 months duration.
The court has given conditional bail for healer Baskar who was arrested by the police a week ago. It has been expected that he'll be released today. Two weeks back, healer Baskar had given an advertisement, publicizing that he's all set to give training for natural pregnancy delivery at home, and this campaign had created huge controversy, following which there was unrest. A month back, a lady named Kiruthika had passed
Chennai sources stated that Tamil actor Vikram's son Dhruv was involved in an accident early on Sunday morning where he allegedly rammed into three auto rickshaws in Teynampet. Meanwhile the police sources tell TNM that investigations regarding the case are underway at the J2 Adyar police station. As per report the auto rickshaws were stationary when the aspiring actor's car hit them and one person has been injured due to the impact.
New Delhi sources reported that one of the biggest names in Indian cinema with appearances in more than 200 films, Kamal Hassan, whose latest movie releases today, enjoys causing a stir as an actor and now he is looking to shake up politics as well. Meanwhile the 63 year old, who has endured battles with censorship, recently formed his own political party and plans to fight for artistic freedoms that he says are being curbed.
It has been revealed that the police had been in preparatory mode to arrest May 17 organization’s coordinator Thirumurugan Gandhi for more than a month. May 17organisation's Thirumurugan Gandhi was arrested yesterday at Bengaluru airport and will be brought to Tamilnadu, following which he'll be investigated on various issues.
As large quantities of water has been released from Cauvery, people residing close to the banks of Cauvery have been given alerts as the government has issued a flood warning. Mettur dam has been filling fast currently, and now the water level is at 116.85 feet. It is expected that the water level will rise further more.
There are many states in India, and most of the people want to know of the Indian government through Google. Google search has been an important means for people to know and learn things. It has also been very useful for business purposes and other needs. The search results in different states depend purely on what the people of the state want to know, and what they are famous for.
Earlier after MGR's death there wasn't anyone experienced leader with vision to lead the AIADMK party, so this made things easy for DMK, but unexpectedly Janaki MGR was elected and she was replaced by Jayalalitha by some crooked way which DMK didn't expect and they tried their level best bring her down which made her more stubborn and made sure none rise above her
Chennai sources reported that Karunanidhi's son and DMK working President MK Stalin broke down soon after the Madras High Court ruled that DMK president and former chief minister M Karunanidhi will be buried next to his mentor CN Annadurai at Marina Beach in Chennai. Meanwhile ever since the health of Karunanidhi deteriorated, MK Stalin was one of the strongest among the family members who kept assuring DMK cadres and Karunanidhi's supporters not to panic.
DMK chief Karunanidhi had passed away today, at the Kauvery hospital where he admitted for the past 10 days, and after his death was announced, his body was brought to his Gopalapuram residence in Kauvery hospital ambulance. Party members and loyal followers of Karunanidhi had gathered around the ambulance, bringing the body with teary eyes to Gopalapuram.
After the demise of DMK chief Kalaignar M Karunanidhi at Kauvery hospital yesterday at 6:10 pm, the DMK leaders like MK Stalin and others had appealed to the Tamilnadu chief minister Edappadi Palanisamy to grant permission to place Karunanidhi's memorial at Marina near Anna memorial, but the government had denied the same citing high court cases, and had allotted land at Gandhi Mandapam.
The ruling AIADMK party had refused to allow Karunanidhi's memorial at Marina, citing high court cases, and had allocated a 2 acre land near Gandhi Mandapam in Chennai. Earlier, by today noon itself, MK Stalin and senior members of DMK had met the Tamilnadu chief minister Edappadi Palanisamy to request government honors for the ex chief minister of Tamilnadu Karunanidhi and also to have his memorial at Marina.
Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu is now ready to donate his organs after death and he said he was inspired by the positive response of 120,000 persons who donated their organs. Chandrababu Naidu also insisted that a lesson on Organ Donation will be soon added in school curriculum so that the students understand the value.
A recent video of a student holding an umbrella for her teacher, as she sits and watches the school games has become viral, creating a huge controversy. In the government boys’ higher secondary school in Arakkonam, 2 days back the sports contests were conducted by the school sports department. The Mulvai government higher secondary school girls were also participants in this sports contest.
BJP President Amit Shah met Indian Cricket Team ODI Wicket Keeper and former Skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni. Amit Shah was accompanied by BJP Delhi president Manoj Tiwari, Railway Minister Piyush Goyal, and a few other senior BJP leaders in this meeting.
Anti corruption unit police have made shocking revelations that, there might be more than 200 crores of black money involved in the question paper scam involving Anna University. Tamilnadu has been shaken by the Anna university question paper malpractice scam. It has been revealed that, during the revaluation process of failed engineering students, bribe has been collected from the student to make them clear the exams.
The Tamilnadu assembly speaker's side has opined that the action has been taken in regards to the 18 MLA disqualifications, as per the rules and regulations. The 18 MLAs who had supported TTV Dinakaran had appealed against their disqualification in the Chennai high court, and the verdict on this case was given by the bench headed by justice Indra Banerjee.
Chennai sources added that magistrate court in Chennai on Monday directed former Union finance minister P Chidambaram's family members to appear in court on August 20 without fail, in connection with the black money case. Meanwhile Chief Metropolitan Magistrate S Malarvizhi ordered the personal appearance of Chidambaram's wife Nalini, son Karti and his wife Srinidhi on August 20 since they failed to do so on Monday.
Chennai sources added that DMK president M Karunanidhi, who is being treated for fever due to urinary tract infection, was admitted to a private hospital in Chennai on early Saturday morning, the party said. Karunanidhi, 94, was admitted in the Intensive Care Unit of Kauvery Hospital at 1:30 am. The hospital in a statement said he was brought there after his blood pressure dropped.
Chennai sources reported that the Madras High Court on Wednesday set aside a lower court order discharging all the accused, including the Maran brothers, in the alleged illegal telephone exchange case. Meanwhile when allowing the appeal filed by the CBI, Justice G Jaichandran directed a special CBI court to frame charges and conclude the trial within 12 months from the date of receipt of the copy of the order.
The Chennai high court chief justice Indra Banerjee has said that severe punishment will be given to the criminals who had abused the 11 year old girl for more than 7 months, will be punished as per law. A Chennai based social activist Narayanan had filed a petition in the Chennai high court, demanding a faster investigation and enquiry of the case of 17 criminals abusing an 11 year old physically challenged child residing in an apartment in Ayanavaram.
Tomorrow, the discussion and the decision on the no-confidence motion passed against the central government will be happening in the parliament. At this juncture, it is essential to know what exactly is a no-confidence Motion and how it works.