The New Indian Express - Tamil Nadu - RSS Feed from The New Indian Express en Copyright 2012 The New Indian Express. All rights reserved. Sun, 20 Apr 2014 06:45:09 +0530 Sun, 20 Apr 2014 03:56:20 +0530 Tamil Nadu Jaya Targets Dayanidhi Maran over 2G Scam Another DMK leader and former Telecom Minister, A Raja, is  the prime accused in the scam.  Sat, 19 Apr 2014 19:47:14 +0530 Karnataka CM Refutes Jaya's Charges on Cauvery Issue Sat, 19 Apr 2014 14:20:51 +0530 Two Killed in Mishap Near Kaveripakkam Two persons on a motorcycle were killed when a container lorry rammed their vehicle on National Highway -46 near Avalur in Kaveripakkam police station limits on Friday. Sat, 19 Apr 2014 07:54:45 +0530 Vijayakant sees NDA Wave in TN Actor turned politician Vijayakant, who is also the president of the DMDK while addressing electorates of Gudiyattam on Thursday said, Sat, 19 Apr 2014 07:54:42 +0530 Collector, General Observers Review Arrangements at Counting Centre Collector Rajendra Ratnoo on Friday reviewed the arrangements at the counting centre for Vellore and Arakkonam constituencies in the district. Sat, 19 Apr 2014 07:54:42 +0530 Cong, CPI, AIADMK Activists Booked Party functionaries of the Congress, AIADMK and CPI have been accused of violating poll code and cases have been booked against them. Sat, 19 Apr 2014 07:54:42 +0530 Model Polling Booth Comes Calling With Info for Narikuravas The PMK candidate R K R Anantharaman has claimed that he was the actual NDA nominee in Puducherry and the claims made by the local unit of the BJP was due to an understanding reached at the local level with the AINRC.Model Polling Booth Comes Calling With Info for Narikuravas Sat, 19 Apr 2014 07:54:42 +0530 Ramadoss Ends Silence, Seeks Mandate for NDA Breaking his inordinate silence ever since the OBC Vanniyar-dominant PMK joined the BJP-led rainbow coalition, party founder S Ramadoss has appealed to the cadres to strive for the success of the saffron alliance in TN and PMK in Puducherry. Sat, 19 Apr 2014 07:54:41 +0530 Karti Tries to Gain Support of Ammachis with Native Dialect Though educated in Cambridge University, Youth Congress candidate P Karti Chidambaram went back to his roots when campaigning for his candidature at Sivaganga Parliamentary constituency. Sat, 19 Apr 2014 07:54:41 +0530 Madurai Strongman Gives Veiled Support to BJP, Congress Expelled DMK leader M K Alagiri on Friday made a veiled appeal to his supporters and voters to support the Congress or BJP candidate instead of casting their ballots for the DMK candidate SP Durairaj in Sivaganga constituency. Sat, 19 Apr 2014 07:54:41 +0530 Six Candidates in Fray for LS Polls Have Criminal Cases Out of the 30 candidates in the fray for the Lok Sabha elections, six  candidates have criminal cases against them as compared to one in the 2009 Lok Sabha elections where only DMDK candidate Assana had criminal cases against him. Sat, 19 Apr 2014 07:54:41 +0530 3 Killed, One Hurt in Salem Road Accident Three persons including a van driver died and one critically injured, after an omni van and a tempo traveller collided head-on here on Friday. Sat, 19 Apr 2014 07:54:40 +0530 Rajnath Vows National Fishermen Association BJP national president Rajnath Singh on Friday said that the fishermen and Lankan Tamil problems would be given priority with other important issues after the NDA comes to power at the Centre. Sat, 19 Apr 2014 07:54:40 +0530 NaMo as PM Not Enough, TN Needs 39 NDA MPs: Vaiko MDMK supremo Vaiko said that victory of BJP leader Narendra Modi alone would not solve the issues of the State but the (NDA) winning all 39 seats should help to resolve all the issues. Sat, 19 Apr 2014 07:54:40 +0530 Ruling on Rajiv Killers Before April 25: CJI Chief Justice of India P Sathasivam on Friday said that a verdict on a petition challenging the Tamil Nadu government’s decision to release all seven convicts in the Rajiv Gandhi assassination case would be pronounced by April 25, the day he demits office. Sat, 19 Apr 2014 07:54:39 +0530 Young Siblings Drown in Well in Thoothukudi An eight-year-old boy and his six-year-old sister drowned in the well when they were playing in their village near Kayathar in Thoothukudi district on Friday. Sat, 19 Apr 2014 07:54:39 +0530 India to Gear up for 'Non-contact Wars' As the future of warfare is set to change, India is gearing itself to be prepared for ‘non-contact wars’ and Defence Research Development Organisation (DRDO) is working to boost the technical expertise of forces in air, water and land. Sat, 19 Apr 2014 07:54:39 +0530 19-year-old Girl Dies after Hit by Boulder A 19-year-old girl died on the spot when a boulder from the neighbouring farmland fell on her where explosives were used to deepen a well in a village near Krishnagiri on Friday. Sat, 19 Apr 2014 07:54:39 +0530 DMK MP Sends Resignation to RS Chair After Conviction DMK Rajya Sabha MP Selvaganapathy sent his resignation letter to the chairman of the Rajya Sabha on Friday after he was convicted by special CBI court on Thursday at Chennai in a decade-old crematorium shed case. Sat, 19 Apr 2014 07:54:38 +0530 'BJP Had 'No First Attack' Policy With AIADMK, Won't Form Post-Poll Ties' Talking to Shyam Balasubramanian, BJP national secy Muralidhar Rao says the party was looking ahead to maintain its present alliance as an alternative to Dravidian majors in 2016 Assembly polls Sat, 19 Apr 2014 07:54:38 +0530 Dravidian Majors Train Guns on BJP to Outplay Modi Wave in TN After the Congress, it appears to be the turn of the BJP to be the favourite whipping boy of the Dravidian majors in the state. Sat, 19 Apr 2014 07:54:38 +0530 'Modi Sent Emissaries to Kashmir' Hardline Kashmiri separatist leader Syed Ali Geelani on Friday claimed that BJP’s prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi had sent emissaries to him with a commitment to seek a solution to the Kashmir issue. Sat, 19 Apr 2014 07:54:38 +0530 'People Will Opt for Congress Again' Former president of Tamil Nadu Congress Committee K V Thankabalu has expressed hope that people would opt for Congress Government at the Centre for the third time.  Sat, 19 Apr 2014 07:54:37 +0530 CPI Comes Out with BIG Poll Promises The Communist Party of India (CPI) will strive to achieve full Statehood for the Union Territory of Puducherry, take steps for waiving off loan burden of over `5,500 Cr and set up textile park if elected to power, the election manifesto of the party said on Friday. Sat, 19 Apr 2014 07:54:37 +0530 Parties Focus on Cadre Loyalty With swapping of sides becoming a serious issue during polls, giants chalk plans to retain grassroot force Sat, 19 Apr 2014 07:54:37 +0530 CPI Sees Congress, BJP Bluff on Cauvery, Fishermen Issues Senior CPI leader and party Central committee member R Nallakannu on Friday said that both BJP and Congress were having an identical stand on the issues related to TN fishermen and Cauvery river. Sat, 19 Apr 2014 07:52:01 +0530 Parties See Children as Safe and Strong Brigade for Campaign Leaving no stone unturned to romp home in the forthcoming Lok Sabha elections, several political parties in Tamil Nadu have roped in boys, many as young as 12, to boost their final phase of campaigning. Sat, 19 Apr 2014 07:42:12 +0530 Cremation Shed Scam: DMK Leader Resigns From Rajya Sabha Fri, 18 Apr 2014 16:38:10 +0530 AIADMK Attacks Narayanasamy for Opposing Statehood to Pondy Fri, 18 Apr 2014 14:28:00 +0530 S'rashtrians in Tune with NaMo? The 10-lakh strong Saurashtrians living in the State have a special affinity for the BJP’s  prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi-- because they originally belong to Gujarat. Fri, 18 Apr 2014 08:26:19 +0530 Stalin's Claim on Hogenakkal Holds No Water: Jayalalithaa Dismissing his statement, CM said the project was first initiated by AIADMK founder MGR in 1986; the scheme was moving at a snail’s pace during the DMK’s rule, and expedited by her Fri, 18 Apr 2014 08:25:32 +0530 Left Allows Local Units to Take Own Decision on Support The CPI (M) and CPI have issued instructions to their various local units to make decision on their own on which candidates to lend their support to for the coming Lok Sabha election. Fri, 18 Apr 2014 08:25:09 +0530 'Seat of Honour' for Fisherman's Son Joe D Cruz Thursday turned out to be a memorable day for Sahitya Academy award recipient writer and son of a fisherman Joe D Cruz for two reasons, one he was honoured with a seat on the dais of the election meeting of BJP Fri, 18 Apr 2014 08:24:08 +0530 Veteran 'Gingee' Ramachandran Joins AIADMK Gingee N Ramachandran, one of the senior leaders of the DMK and former Union Minister of State for Finance, joined the AIADMK on Thursday in the presence of party supremo and Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa. Fri, 18 Apr 2014 08:21:29 +0530 Teacher Kills Self, Five Students Held Police have arrested five students in connection with the suicide of a teacher and the assault of a driver of a private polytechnic college in Tharuvai near Tirunelveli on Thursday. Fri, 18 Apr 2014 08:21:19 +0530 DNA Check to find TB Among Kids Pilot study in Chennai to quantify paediatric tuberculosis cases using newly procured GeneXpert system Fri, 18 Apr 2014 08:21:09 +0530 Letter Threatens to Bomb Two Temples Security has been beefed up in Sri Arunachaleswarar Temple in Tiruvannamalai and the Golden Temple in Vellore following a bomb threat that the temples would be destroyed. Fri, 18 Apr 2014 08:20:56 +0530 DMK MP Gets Two-year RI in Selvaganapathy, 2 ex-IAS officials among five convicted in the decade-old case Fri, 18 Apr 2014 08:20:38 +0530 BJP Sails in Modi Boats for better Vote Catch It was a poll campaign of a different kind: A rally conducted in the sea comprising 30 mechanised boats by the fishermen’s wing of the State BJP unit. Fri, 18 Apr 2014 08:19:53 +0530 Jaya Tears Into Modi’s Model of Development, Says TN is Way Ahead’s-Model-of-Development-Says-TN-is-Way-Ahead/2014/04/18/article2174727.ece A day after Narendra Modi sought to ‘rebuild’ political bridges with Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa, the AIADMK supremo ripped apart the BJP PM candidate’s much hyped Gujarat model of development saying Tamil Nadu was far more developed on all fronts. Fri, 18 Apr 2014 08:18:47 +0530’s-Model-of-Development-Says-TN-is-Way-Ahead/2014/04/18/article2174727.ece 'Review Ban On Education Loan Waiver' The Pernambut Consumer Welfare Protection Society on Thursday appealed to the Election Commission of India to consider the ban on the interest waiver on educational loans availed of by students. Fri, 18 Apr 2014 08:05:08 +0530 Panel to Probe Detention of University Student Committee gets 15 days to investigate, submit report to university vice chancellor Fri, 18 Apr 2014 08:05:05 +0530 'Borewells Can't Be Sunk Without Nod' The district administration has directed the rig companies and owners of the land to obtain permission before sinking borewells. Fri, 18 Apr 2014 08:05:05 +0530 93-Year-Old Freedom Fighter Dies Ninety-three-year-old freedom-fighter Kandasamy Chettiar of Vellore passed away at his residence here on Thursday. Fri, 18 Apr 2014 08:05:05 +0530 Shanmugam Canvasses for PMK Velu It is not that only leaders of political parties can campaign for candidates of alliance parties. Fri, 18 Apr 2014 08:05:05 +0530 Ten Alternative ID Cards for Voting The Election Commission of India has permitted 10 alternative identity documents in addition to Electoral Photo Identity Card (EEPIC) and photo voters’s slip for voting in the April 24 elections. Fri, 18 Apr 2014 08:05:04 +0530 Boarding Girls Appeal for Aid from Germany Around 125 girls, all inmates of the VRV Boarding Home in Ranipet, have appealed to the Bishop of CSI diocese here to take steps to receive financial support from the German agency Fri, 18 Apr 2014 08:05:01 +0530 DMK to Vanish like Malaysian Flight, Predicts Anand Raj Anand Raj, a villain actor in the tinsel town and a prominent face among the star campaigners’ brigade, said that the DMK had broken into pieces and would soon vanish like the ill-fated Malaysian flight MH370 Fri, 18 Apr 2014 08:05:01 +0530 MoS Slams Rangasamy, Says AINRC Playing Opportunistic Politics with Statehood Card Stating that Statehood for Puducherry will lead to separation of the three outlying regions of Karaikal, Mahe and Yanam, Union Minister of State for PMO V Narayanasamy Fri, 18 Apr 2014 08:05:01 +0530 DMK Combine Gets Support from Mudaliyargal Sangam The Mudaliyargal Munnettra Sangam (MMS) has decided to support the DMK combine in the coming election. According to S Thiagarajan Fri, 18 Apr 2014 08:05:00 +0530 187 Register for PhD in Thiruvalluvar Varsity As many as 187 research scholars have been registered for the PhD programme in the university departments and the affiliated colleges of the Thiruvalluvar University in the last one year, said  Vice- Chancellor of the university Dr P Gunasekaran. Fri, 18 Apr 2014 08:05:00 +0530 Innovation at Its Best With Poll Paraphernalia Hitting the Market Flags and placards during a political meet are just passé. This election year, political party supporters are being greeted with innovative products in the market. Fri, 18 Apr 2014 07:59:15 +0530 Bitcoins Being Used to Bribe Voters? It is not just campaigning that has gone hi-tech and digital; even the idea of cash-for-vote has gone electronic in Tamil Nadu, fears an AIADMK member. Fri, 18 Apr 2014 07:57:18 +0530 Modi Meeting with Actors a Publicity Stunt: Nallakannu Senior CPI leader R Nallakannu on Thursday said that BJP Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi’s meeting with actors like Rajinikanth and Vijay and wearing a dhoti were merely a publicity stunt and a drama during election time. Fri, 18 Apr 2014 07:54:18 +0530 Woman Transgender gets Cop Job After 1-year Fight Nangai’s posting cancelled after medical report confirms her as third gender Fri, 18 Apr 2014 07:53:44 +0530 Only Jaya has All Traits to Rule the Country: TVK Only AIADMK general secretary J Jayalalithaa has the ability to rule the country, said Tamizhaga Vazhvurimai Katchi (TVK) founder T Velmurugan  during his speech at Ulundurpet on Wednesday night. Fri, 18 Apr 2014 07:51:50 +0530 BCCI May Boot Out Srinivasan in April 20 Meet It seems BCCI chief N Srinivasan has been pushed to a corner. The cricket body has called for an emergency meeting on April 20 because of stiff opposition to him from within the board. Fri, 18 Apr 2014 07:43:11 +0530 Modi Raps TN Giants for Blame Game Modi said that fishermen in India were leading an insecure life due to the lackadaisical attitude of the Union government and only a strong Centre can protect fishermen of Tamil Nadu. Fri, 18 Apr 2014 07:40:32 +0530