A shocking incident of an ice seller trying to immolate himself as his 36 year old wife had eloped with a 19 year old boy, and he had requested people to find them. Mariyappan belongs to Dharmapuri's Erranallli area, and he is an ice cream seller. He was living with his wife Murugammal, and they had a daughter Tamilselvi who is studying 7th standard.
Superstar Rajinikanth had made a sudden press meet announcement yesterday and had met the press, regarding the confusions and theories surrounding his answer on the release of Rajiv Gandhi's murderers yesterday. Yesterday when he was met by the press in Chennai Airport, when he was asked regarding the 7 accused, he had
While earlier this day the speed of Gaja storm was slower in the sea, by noon, it had its speed increased by almost three times and is had been moving at extreme pace. A low pressure zone had been formed in the south eastern Bay of Bengal and it had turned out into a storm, arriving towards Tamilnadu. This storm has been named Gajaa or Gaja.
Chennai sources added that top Tamil actor Rajinikanth on Tuesday virtually threw his weight behind Prime Minister Narendra Modi, saying he was 'stronger' than '10 people' aligning against him. Accordingly the superstar's remarks came amid speculation that opposition parties are looking at a mega coalition against the Modi government for the 2019 Lok Sabha polls.
According to sources more than five lakh devotees witnessed the ‘Soorasamharam’ event on the sixth day of the ‘Kanda Sashti’ festival on Tuesday at Tiruchendur the second abode of Lord Muruga. Meanwhile the temple was opened for devotees in the wee hours of 1 am on Tuesday, following which ‘Vishwaroopa Darshan’ and ‘Vijayamarthanda Abishegam’ was performed at 1:30 am and 2 am respectively.
Chennai sources stated that Cyclonic storm Gaja will cross Tamilnadu coast between Cuddalore and Pamban on November 15, bringing heavy rainfall coupled with gale wind, the Meterological office said on Monday as the state government put its machinery on alert and kept on standby 30,500 rescue personnel. Meanwhile the neighboring union territory of Puducherry, which is also covered by the cyclone alert
Hyderabad sources reported that Puducherry Chief Minister V. Narayanasamy slammed caretaker Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao and the Telangana Rashtra Samiti saying that the 4 ‘K’s were damaging Telangana state. Meanwhile as per report the four Ks, according to him were Mr. K. Chandrasekhar Rao, Mr K.T. Rama Rao, Ms K. Kavitha and ‘Kutumbam (family)’. Mr. Narayanasamy
Chennai sources stated that top actor Rajinikanth, who is expected to foray into politics, said on Monday that the implementation of the demonetization exercise by the Centre was flawed. Meanwhile the Tamil superstar, when asked about his view on the impact of demonetization vis-a-vis its second anniversary, told reporters that "the implementation was flawed. It is a matter that should be discussed in detail."
According to sources the Director of Matriculation Schools has issued a circular to the Chief Education Officers (CEOs) of all the districts in Tamilnadu saying that no school management could compel parents to pay capitation fee by giving out bare threats. Meanwhile S Kannappan, the Director of Matriculation Schools directed the CEOs to keep an eye on the schools and that any attempt made by educational institutions to extort money from the parents must be thwarted.
DMK leader MK Stalin has condemned the quoting of Dravidian leader Periyar's caste in the group 2 exams held yesterday in Tamil Nadu. He has voiced out that it was bad to quote the caste of Periyar himself who was instrumental in fight against caste system and insisted on abolishing caste.
Chennai meteorological department director Balachandran had announced that when the Gaja storm arrives, the altitude of water levels will be raised by a height of more than one metre. During his latest Press meet held today, Balachandran had detailed on the Gaja storm and where it's centred currently.
The fireworks manufactures association has announced the permanent closure of all the 1400+ fireworks manufacturing companies in Sivakasi, and it is expected that this might lead to more than crores of laborers employed there. Supreme Court had recently set guidelines for bursting crackers and also ordered manufacturing of only environment friendly crackers.
PMK leader Kaduvetti Guru's son kanalarasan's son requesting people to save his mother from his relatives has gone viral. A letter, said to be written and signed by Kaduvetti Guru's wife Swarnalatha had gone viral last week all over the internet. However Kaduvetti Guru's son kanalarasan had said that his mother does not know to read and write.
Chennai sources stated that Tamilnadu Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami defended the protests against AR Murugadoss’ Deepawali release Sarkar which was a target of protests by members of the ruling party. Meanwhile the AIADMK had staged protests last week claiming that certain scenes in the movie insulted former Tamilnadu CM J Jayalalitha.
Minister Rajendra Balaji, the ADMK minister holding ministry of Milk and dairy development department, has said that if not for alcohol, people will indulge in drinking something else and die. During an event in Srivilliputur yesterday Rajendra Balaji had interacted with the press.
An ADMK member who had sexually abused a 7 year old girl had been ousted from the party by Chief Minister Edappadi Palanisamy and O Panneer Selvam. Meeraan mydeen had been the secretary of Quaide Millath government school in Azhwarthoppu in Trichy.
An RTI petition has revealed that the mercy plea to be sent by Tamilnadu government to the governor with regards to the release of the 7 accused in Rajiv Gandhi murder case, had not been sent at all. In 1991, Congress leader Rajiv Gandhi had been to Sriperumbudur for election campaign when he was killed in a blast
Chennai sources stated that BJP state president Dr. Tamilisai Soundararajan has said the non-BJP alliance being attempted by TDP supreme and Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu will impact neither the State nor national politics. Meanwhile she claimed that Mr. Chandrababu Naidu
In connection with the illegal telecom connection case, the Chennai high court has rejected the petition to dismiss the case, filed by the Maran brothers. During the previous government of Congress at the center, Dayanidhi Maran had been the telecom minister and during that time he had misused his power by having an illegal telecom exchange in his residence in boat club area.
An act of Anitha forgetting her husband and three children has ultimately lead to her death itself. Anitha works as a nurse in CMC hospital Vellore and her husband Kathiresan and her are married for 10 years and are residing with their three children at Thirumal Nagar. In such a situation Anitha was missing since yesterday and Kathiresan had given a police complaint following which she was found dead in a canal.
In the central Bay of Bengal, there's a low-pressure zone formed, and hence the Chennai meteorological department had given a warning announcement saying fishermen not to venture into the sea for fishing for the next three days. Due to the atmospheric rotation, and the pressure, heavy rainfalls are expected in southern
Accordingly in heightening tensions over Sarkar, the Vijay starrer film that has rankled the ruling dispensation in the state, its director AR Murugadoss has sought anticipatory bail from the Madras High Court. Meanwhile the plea, yet to be numbered by the court is set to come up on Friday.
Accordingly Me Too movement has come to the southern film industry, with several women actors speaking up against sexual harassment in their workplace. As per report it has been far from easy for them to do so, where many on social media and even journalists have questioned them on why they were speaking up now, after all these years.
Chennai sources stated that Tamil superstar Rajinikanth on Friday lashed out at the ruling AIADMK in Tamilnadu for its protests against certain scenes in actor Vijay's Diwali release 'Sarkar', questioning the rationale behind protesting against a film certified by the Censor Board and he "strongly condemned" the demands for deletion of scenes.
Social activist Devarajan has filed a complaint against the copycat director AR Murugadoss citing reason that his latest disastrous movie Sarkar incites violence among public, adding that the case should be filed against him as indulging in anti national act. Sarkar starring Vijay had been receiving poor reviews and has been witnessing collection drops.
Accordingly a day after Tamilnadu Law Minister CVe Shanmugam threatened to take legal action against the filmmakers of Sarkar, AIADMK MLA and former Mayor of Madurai VV Rajan Chellappa on Thursday launched a protest in front of a multiplex in Madurai. Meanwhile he demanded that the film not be screened until the controversial scenes are removed from it.
Chennai sources stated that Actor and Makkal Needhi Maiam (MNM) chief Kamal Hassan on Wednesday said his party is ready to contest the upcoming by-polls in Tamilnadu, reports stated. According to a report, the party has already appointed 80% of field workers in the 20 assembly seats that they plan on contesting.