T Muruganandham

Rajiv Gandhi assassination case: Families of victims oppose convicts’ release

The Forum For Those Who Made Ultimate Sacrifice on 21 May, 1991, comprising the family members of those who were killed, have sought an appointment with the Governor to represent their case

16 Sep 2018

Former ministers appointed to key posts in party

In an ‘accommodative spirit,’ the ruling AIADMK on Thursday appointed many former ministers and senior functionaries to key posts.

14 Sep 2018

M Thambidurai sees DMK, BJP nexus behind CBI raids over gutka scam

Ever since the government headed by Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami assumed office 19 months ago, ties between AIADMK and BJP have been in a zig-zag fashion.

14 Sep 2018

Controversies plague maha pushkram

The political parties who have so far petitioned the Tirunelveli district collector against the festival includes DMK, CPM, CPI, VCK, MDMK and Naam Thamizhar Katchi.

14 Sep 2018

Can Tamil Nadu conduct caste census to protect 69 per cent quota policy?

The clamour for a caste census has, of late, been growing louder in the state ever since the Supreme Court recent passed certain remarks on a petition challenging the 69 percent reservation policy.

09 Sep 2018

Tamil Nadu urges 15th Finance Commission to undo ‘unfair’ treatment

This has led to a crisis of confidence in the polity, and among the people, in the core institutions of fiscal federalism,” underscored the memorandum.

07 Sep 2018

Disaster management plan suggests broad flood protection scheme for Chennai

Various reasons have been underlined including man-made ones like encroachments, siltation, change in land use pattern and accumulation of garbage along the waterways.

30 Aug 2018

Paradigm shift in approach to disaster management

Minimising risk of urban flooding with special focus on GCC is one of the State’s newly released plan’s many aims.

29 Aug 2018

Sudden release of water from Idamalayar, Idukki dams caused Kerala floods: Tamil Nadu government

Tamil Nadu refuted allegation by Kerala government that water from Mullaiperiyar Dam created a deluge.

25 Aug 2018

Atal Bihari Vajpayee's not so comfortable ties with Dravidian parties

 Vajpayee headed the first BJP government at the Centre after the party emerged as the singe largest one in the 1996 Lok Sabha elections.

18 Aug 2018

Tamil Nadu loses dear friend: Late Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee was deeply connected to Tamil Nadu politics

From Katchatheevu to Sethusamudram project, Vajpayee was concerned about the State; had friends in all political parties in Tamil Nadu.

17 Aug 2018

Braveheart who chased away leopard with log to save child honoured with Kalpana Chawla award 

At Periyakallar Estate, near Valparai, in Coimbatore district, a 46-year-old woman chased away a leopard which bounced on her daughter. Her only defence was a log.

16 Aug 2018

Unmanned Aerial Vehicles research team 'Dhaksha' bags APJ Abdul Kalam award 

Talking to Express, Senthil Kumar recalled how Kalam was instrumental in forming this team.

16 Aug 2018

Tamil Nadu announces 2 per cent sub-quota for sportspersons, high-level panel to fix guidelines

 He made the announcement in his Independence day speech at Fort St George.

16 Aug 2018

Alagiri opens to Express, says DMK did not oppose government well

In a telephonic conversation with Express, Alagiri answered many questions and clarified why he was upset.  Here are the excerpts of the interview: 

14 Aug 2018