Kuwait firm to set up Rs 49,000 cr oil refinery in Tamil Nadu: Chief Minister Palaniswami
The setting up of the refinery would see the southern districts in the state develop like Jamnagar in Gujarat and Jurong Island in Singapore, said Tamil Nadu, Chief Minister K Palaniswami. He further added that 59 companies which signed MoUs with the state government in the second edition of the Global Investors meet in January last year, have commenced production.
Periyar controversy: Rajinikanth faces protests, Police deployed near his residence
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33% of RS members didn't pose questions in House
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Ruling AIADMK faced first electoral rout in 8 years in 2019
In 2019, the AIADMK had little to cheer electorally, as it failed miserably in the Lok Sabha polls, the first major such exercise faced by the ruling party since the death of its General Secretary and Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa in 2016, the year it stormed to a successive term in office.
DMK, allies pip ruling AIADMK combine in Tamil Nadu rural civic polls
The DMK said it has posted a "massive victory," despite the ruling party's alleged misuse of power and results showed the people's 'hate' for the AIADMK. The polls, held after a gap of eight years, is the first local body elections since the demise of the towering Dravidian leaders J Jayalalithaa and M Karunanidhi.
What the stars foretell: A bumpy poll turf for Dravidian parties in Tamil Nadu
The entry of the two top actors who take a stern view of the performance of Dravidian parties — in the absence of their towering sentinels — is expected to make the battlefield a tricky one to forecast, although both the AIADMK and DMK exude confidence in their own unflappability.
Why hesitate to declare DMK is with Congress, AIADMK asks MK Stalin
Asked if DMK would be a part of the next Union cabinet formed by "whichever party", Stalin had said, "I can respond to this only after the conclusion of counting on May 23."
Out of Amma's shadow: CM Palaniswami's rise to AIADMK's undisputed leader
Palaniswami's appointment as Tamil Nadu's Chief Minister after the death of Jayalalithaa had elicited much surprise. But he has since become AIADMK's undisputed leader.
AIADMK continues to ridicule Kamal Haasan, Rajinikanth
“Zero plus zero is equal to zero,” revenue and disaster management minister R B Udhayakumar remarked in response to a question pertaining to statements made by actor-turned-politicians Kamal Haasan and Rajinikanth that if needed they would come together for the welfare of the people of Tamil Nadu
SC directs TN govt, poll panel to conduct local bodies' poll as per 2011 census
Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK), in its fresh plea, has sought quashing of the notification, issued by the state poll panel on December 7, for local bodies' election alleging that it did not provide quota for women and SC and ST candidates as per the 2011 census and was using 1991 census for this purpose.
AIADMK attacks Rajinikanth for remarks on protests against 'Sarkar'
As the controversy was around the government's freebies schemes, the ruling party in Tamil Nadu equated those to providing reservation benefits to the deprived classes.
Tamil Nadu bypolls: AIADMK wrests Vikravandi constituency from DMK
The ruling party, which took a decent lead of about 1,900 votes against arch rival DMK just after the start of the counting exercise, improved its margin steadily round after round and eventually won by 44,000 plus votes.
AIADMK asks Chidambaram to 'face' INX Media case
"It will be good for him to face the case," AIADMK leader D Jayakumar said.
Sasikala's estranged brother launches political party
Dhivakaran floated his 'Anna Dravidar Kazhagam', named after Dravidian veteran C N Annadurai, fondly addressed as 'Anna,' which means elder brother in Tamil.
Stalin warns party members of action if banners put up
In a statement here Stalin said one or two party banners could be installed where the party's public meetings and functions are held after getting due permission.
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