According to sources hailed from one of the most versatile actors of Indian cinema, Kamal Hassan started his political journey in a unique way. Yesterday morning, Kamal visited former President APJ Abdul Kalam's house in Rameswaram and interacted with his family members and presented wrists watch to Kalam's brother.
Sources from Ramanathapuram, Tamilnadu stated that hours before the blockbuster launch of his new political party, veteran actor Kamal Hassan, had visited the house of ex-president APJ Abdul Kalam in Ramanathapuram, and had spent time with his family members.
According to sources veteran actor turned politician Kamal Haasan had launched his political party at Madurai and had concluded his visit to Rameshwaram heading closer to the flag-off to his Party in Madurai. He along with Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal had addressed the gathering.
Chennai sources have reported that Tamilnadu waits with baited breath the launch of a new party led by actor turned politician Kamal Hassan on Wednesday. Meanwhile as per the itinerary released, the actor will unveil his party flag, announce the party name and will hoist the party flag in Madurai. Previously the superstar, who is all set to launch his political innings, expressed confidence that he would succeed with his Dravidian brand of politics.
A thief who was involved in Chain snatching in Arumbakkam was arrested by the cops during a regular vehicle checkup in Koyambedu. Last week, Chennai had become a dreaded city, as it witnessed numerous extremely horrifying cases of Chain snatching in various locations, and a video of a youngster snatching a chain of an elderly woman when she was walking on road, and her subsequent falling on the road was captured on CCTV, and the footage became viral.
15 IAS officers were suddenly transferred by the Tamilnadu government in an urgent order. 20 government officials working with the Tamilnadu government were given promotions last week by the TN Government. The 20 officers have been given improved responsibilities. In such a scenario, 15 officers have been transferred in an unanticipated manner and the government gave them the transfer orders today.
According to sources superstar announced his intention to venture into politics by launching his own party, the battleground is getting ready in Tamilnadu for 2019 elections. Meanwhile the moot question that comes to anyone's mind by looking at Rajini is if he will succeed like a MGR and Jayalalitha or tumble like Chiranjeevi and Vijayakanth.
According to sources Chengalpet court on Monday convicted techie Dhasvanth in the rape and murder of seven year old Hasini in Chennai, and also sentenced him to death. Meanwhile the 23 year old had burnt the little girl’s body after he committed the crime in February 2017. Meanwhile according to sources Hasini went missing from the apartment complex she stayed in with her family in Mugalivakkam on February 6, 2017.
Director Visu who met the press has requested them not to ask about Kamal Haasan or his political entry. As we all knew, Rajinikanth and Kamal Haasan have officially started their political career and both of them are busy in their respective fields.
The customs department had found something fishy, in two big companies involved in importing Baby chairs and mats, and when searched, they came to know that the companies were trading sex toys in a consignment worth 79 lakhs.
Sources from Namakkal, Tamilnadu have stated that the indefinite strike by the LPG tanker lorry owners in Tamilnadu entered the fourth day on Thursday with no response from the State and Central governments so far on their demands. Meanwhile following their strike, transportation of about 18,000 tonnes of cooking gas from treatment plants to bottling units has been affected on a daily basis.
A divorce petition has been filed in the Coimbatore high court, in the marriage of a goat and dog, which was conducted by Hindutva outfit in the city. This appeal has been made by Thandhai Periyar Dravida Kazhagam outfit. While the whole world had celebrated Valentine’s Day yesterday with fun and frolic, the Hindutva organizations all over the country who hate the Valentine’s Day celebrations, had seriously participated in activities against the valentine's day celebrations.
Within an hour of the unveiling of the portrait of the former chief minister of Tamilnadu Jayalalitha by speaker P.Dhanapal, the DMK party moved to Madras High court to remove the portrait as she's a prime accused in corruption cases. DMK's advocate Wilson made an urgent plea before the bench headed by chief justice Indira Banerjee and Justice Abdul Quddhose to take up the case.
Chennai sources have reported that the late CM Jayalalitha's portrait will be unveiled in the State Assembly on Monday by Speaker P. Dhanapal. Accordingly the Chief Minister K. Palaniswami will preside over the function in the presence of Deputy Chief Minister O. Panneerselvam. Further it may be recalled that Palaniswami had met Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Delhi last May and submitted a letter urging him to unveil Jayalalitha's portrait in the Assembly.
According to sources slamming the current lot of political class in Tamilnadu, actor turned politician Kamal Hassan on Saturday announced his plans to adopt a village in every district of the state. He said that “He is announcing a plan of adopting a village in every district of Tamilnadu. With the vision of making them the best villages in the world," Hassan said in his key note address at the annual Indian conference of the prestigious Harvard University.
The BJP national secretary H Raja has recently given in an interview at Srivilliputhur during which he had an angry outburst, and questioned the interviewer, "The Hindus hadn't been adding salt to their food, and were staying calm thus far. Is it wrong if they begin adding salt to their food and start displaying their anger?”
New Delhi sources have reported that the government and World Bank on Tuesday signed a USD 100 million (about Rs 6,400 crore) loan agreement to promote rural economy in selected blocks of Tamil Nadu across 26 districts, benefiting over 4 lakh people.
In the union budget 2018-19 which was presented recently, the government had proposed 82 new medical colleges throughout the country, while Tamilnadu hasn't been listed in the list of states chosen for the setup of Medical colleges. When Modi took charge as the Prime Minister, it was announced that 58 new medical colleges will be setup, and it was on the basis of a split up of 1 medical college per 3 Lok Sabha constituencies.
Madurai sources stated that members of the expert committee who inspected the temple said the Veeravasantharayar Mandapam inside the Meenakshi Amman temple here was extensively damaged in the recent fire accident. The expert committee members said “During the inspection, we found that the Veeravasantharayar Mandapam was extensively damaged. The incident did not cause any damage to the thousand pillars Mandapam and Amman Samadhi”.
Sources from Chennai stated that passengers at the only airport in Chennai were in for a shock on Thursday morning when the flight announcement system did not display the departure and arrival details in Tamil, the local language. Sources in the airport said the electronic display boards placed at various spots in the international and domestic arrivals and departure and waiting areas have been showing flight details in English language only.
Chennai sources have reported that Yoga guru Baba Ramdev has decided to skip the 7th International Transnational Cancer Research Conference organized by IIT Madras following the controversy over his participation as chief guest in the event. Meanwhile the US based MD Anderson Cancer Centre has also has backed out of sponsoring the event.
According to sources a 42 year old Jayanthi said "I am a Rajini veriyan (extreme fan)," introducing herself in a voice gruff with emotion. She said with conviction that "After Amma (J Jayalalitha), only Rajinikanth will work for the development of women". Meanwhile this mother of three from Trichy works as part of the housekeeping team in a hotel and runs a home just on her meager salary.
Chennai sources have stated that RK Nagar MLA and ousted AIADMK Deputy General Secretary TTV Dhinakaran said that he is ready for a truce with the ruling EPS-OPS faction. Meanwhile when proposing a new merger formula to end the bitter fight with the ruling party, Dhinakaran suggested that they drop six ministers from the cabinet and appoint one of the 18 disqualified MLAs from his camp as Chief Minister of Tamilnadu.
Chennai sources have stated that an 'all-party meeting' convened by opposition DMK on Tuesday on the recent bus fare hike in Tamilnadu decided to hold state-wide protest meetings next week seeking a rollback of the increase in ticket rates. Meanwhile the DMK Working President MK Stalin chaired the meeting, which was attended by Congress and IUML, DMK allies, MDMK and the two left parties, besides VCK.
Chennai sources have stated that reflecting a sad state of school education in the state, over 56% of engineering students who have appeared for engineering maths-1 exam in their first semester examinations have failed to clear the paper. Meanwhile the office of the controller of examinations in Anna University declared the first semester results on Monday.
Chennai sources have reported that Tamilnadu Minister Sellur K Raju has courted controversy by saying that government welfare measures would be given only to AIADMK card holders, even as Deputy Chief Minister O Panneerselvam said that such schemes were meant for all. Meanwhile Raju made the statement at an event in Madurai to enroll new members and to renew membership of those who had completed five years.
In a shocking twist to events, a temple priest from Mayiladuthurai’s Mayuranathaswami temple has been sacked, after a WhatsApp photo went viral. Reportedly, Raj, the temple priest who had joined six months ago to help his father, had decorated goddess Abhayambal, the deity of the temple, in salwar kameez. This made devotees become upset that the 1000 year old idol's sanctity was damaged totally by this act.