Tamil Nadu

AIADMK Thiruparankundram MLA dies in Madurai

AIADMK Thiruparankundram MLA dies in Madurai

Mr. Bose, a three-time MLA, had been unwell for the last few years and was admitted to a private hospital on Wednesday evening. Ruling AIADMK MLA A.K. Bose, representing Thiruparankundram Assembly Constituency, died in Madurai on Thursday. He was 69. The constituency will now witness a second by-election in two …

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CMC counselling leaves students disappointed

CMC counselling leaves students disappointed

Parents of aspirants complain that institute is according preference to outsiders Hundreds of aspirants who turned up at the Government Omandurar Medical College Hospital for counselling for MBBS seats in Christian Medical College, Vellore, were a disappointed lot on Tuesday. The college has 100 seats of which 16 have already …

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Experts raise doubts over Mettur dam’s storage capacity

Experts raise doubts over Mettur dam’s storage capacity

While some peg loss due to silt at 30%, others dismiss the claim as exaggerated With the Mettur dam brimming with 120 ft of water for over a week now, the farming community in the State could not have asked for anything more. However, opinion is quite divided among water …

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Rationalist leaders call for an end to ritualistic prayers

Rationalist leaders call for an end to ritualistic prayers

They are an insult to the DMK leader’ At a time when prayers are being held in various places of worship for the speedy recovery of ailing DMK president M. Karunanidhi — an avowed atheist — rationalist leaders K. Veeramani and Suba. Veerapandian have called for an end to such …

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Thirukuvalai students seek divine help

Thirukuvalai students seek divine help

Students of the Panchayat Union Middle School at Thirukuvalai, the native of ailing DMK president M. Karunanidhi, offered joint prayers on Monday, seeking his speedy recovery. Teachers, led by headmaster Rajendran, joined 315 students in praying for the recovery of their illustrious alumnus, and expressed the hope that he would …

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Tiruvarur prays for its representative

Tiruvarur prays for its representative

Service seeks divine intervention for Karunanidhi’s recovery Reports of a marginal improvement in the health of Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) president M. Karunanidhi have brought a measure of relief to his admirers in Tiruvarur, who voted for him as their representative in the Assembly in 2016. Nevertheless, people from different …

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When Alwarpet resounded with prayers for Kalaignar

When Alwarpet resounded with prayers for Kalaignar

Emotions run high on a day of ups and downs in Karunanidhi’s condition; party workers stay put outside Kauvery Hospital even as the police try to push them back Prayers, some silent, some whispered, others loud, were rendered by the cadre that waited outside Kauvery Hospital in Alwarpet, as the …

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Karunanidhi rushed to hospital

Karunanidhi rushed to hospital

DMK president and former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M Karunanidhi was admitted to the Kauvery Hospital in a critical condition around 1.30 a.m. on Saturday after his blood pressure began to fall. He was rushed to the hospital in an ambulance past Friday midnight from his Gopalapuram residence. Hundreds of …

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Ready for probe into plaint against OPS, says DVAC

Ready for probe into plaint against OPS, says DVAC

Judge asks agency to follow norms laid down by SC The Directorate of Vigilance and Anti-Corruption (DVAC) on Wednesday informed the Madras High Court that it was prepared to conduct a preliminary enquiry into a complaint lodged by DMK Rajya Sabha member R.S. Bharathi accusing Deputy Chief Minister O. Panneerselvam …

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