Chennai, May 23 : In an effort to fulfil her poll promise of phased implementation of liquor prohibition in the state, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J.Jayalalithaa, soon after being sworn-in on Monday, announced closure of 500 liquor shops.
Chennai, May 23 : Hours after being sworn-in as Tamil Nadu Chief Minister with a 28-member council of ministers, J.Jayalalithaa on Monday expanded her ministry by inducting four more ministers.
New Delhi, May 23 : Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday congratulated J Jayalalithaa after she oath as the Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu.
Chennai, May 23 : DMK president M.Karunanidhi on Monday complained that Tamil Nadu's ruling AIADMK had insulted his party at the swearing-in ceremony of the new government with party leader M.K. Stalin relegated to the back rows.
Chennai, May 23 : Beginning her second term as Tamil Nadu Chief Minister, All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) chief J. Jayalalithaa today announced a list of government schemes in keeping with her campaign promises.
Chennai, May 23 : Soon after assuming office for the sixth time, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa on Monday signed orders writing off farm loans, and free power for first 100 units for domestic consumers and 750 units for handloom weavers -- to fulfill her poll promises.
Chennai, May 23 : The Indian space agency is planning to look at the possibility of reusing its rocket stages after a launch by making them re-enter atmosphere and land at a specified location, a senior official said.
Chennai, May 22 : AIADMK chief J Jayalalithaa was on Monday sworn-in as the chief minister of Tamil Nadu to be in the office for the second consecutive term and sixth time allover.
Chennai, May 23 : All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) chief J. Jayalalithaa was on Monday sworn-in as the Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu for the second consecutive term.
Chennai, May 23 : AIADMK general secretary J. Jayalalithaa, 68, was on Monday sworn in for the sixth time as the Tamil Nadu chief minister in a packed hall in Madras University as thousands lined up on the roads outside.
Chennai, May 23 : Director Vijay Kumar says his forthcoming Tamil directorial debut "Uriyadi", which he describes as a very intense film featuring very realistic action, is definitely not for the faint-hearted.
Chennai, May 23 : Actor Jayam Ravi, who is currently shooting for Tamil film "Bogan" and has another project with Gautham Vasudev Menon in the offing, will team up with director Vijay for a yet-untitled project in the language.
Chennai, May 23 : All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) chief J. Jayalalithaa will be sworn in as the Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu on Monday.
New Delhi, May 22 : Starting a new innings in her career, former top cop Kiran Bedi was appointed as the Lt. Governor of Puducherry on Sunday.
New Delhi, May 22 : BJP leader and former IPS officer Kiran Bedi was on Sunday appointed Lieutenant Governor of Puducherry, a Rashtrapati Bhavan communique here said.
Chennai, May 22 : Filmmaker Gautham Vasudev Menon, contrary to recent reports, won't be playing the antagonist in his upcoming Tamil film "Enai Nokki Paayum Thota", which stars Dhanush in the lead.
Chennai, May 22 : Superstar Rajinikanth's upcoming Tamil gangster drama "Kabali", which is slated for theatrical release on July 1, will be dubbed and released in Malay language.
Chennai, May 21 : AIADMK general secretary and Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa on Saturday met Governor K. Rosaiah and formally staked claim to form the next government in the state.
Chennai, May 21 : Two days after All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) recorded a historic win in Tamil Nadu assembly polls, party chief J. Jayalalithaa met state Governor K. Rosaiah on Saturday where she staked the claim to form the government.
Chennai, May 20 : The elections to Aravakurichi and Thanjavur assembly constituencies in Tamil Nadu have been postponed further by three weeks, the Election Commission told Madras High Court on Friday.
Chennai, May 20 : The DMDK floated by actor-turned-politician A. Vijaykant is expected to lose recognition as a "state party" as it polled less than six percent votes in the Tamil Nadu assembly election.
Chennai, May 20 : The newly elected legislators of the AIADMK on Friday elected Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa as the leader of the legislature party.
Chennai, May 20 : Government-owned IDBI Bank on Friday said it closed last fiscal with net loss of Rs.3,664.80 crore, as compared to net profit of Rs.873.39 crore for the year ended March 31, 2015.
Chennai, May 20 : Automobile components maker Sundram Fasteners Ltd said on Friday that it closed last fiscal with an increased net profit of Rs.211.17 crore on a revenue of Rs.2,641.38 crore.
Chennai, May 20 : The 2016 Tamil Nadu assembly elections proved the urgent need for electoral reforms in the state, said a retired top Election Commission official.
Chennai, May 20 : The difference in vote percentage between the AIADMK and the DMK is just 1.1. percent, DMK president M. Karunanidhi said on Friday.
Chennai, May 20 : The DMDK floated by actor-turned-politician A. Vijaykant is expected to lose recognition as a "State Party" as it polled less than six percent votes in the Tamil Nadu assembly election.
Chennai, May 20 : Newly elected AIADMK MLAs will meet in Chennai this evening to elect party chief J. Jayalalithaa as legislature party leader, as she created history yesterday by becoming the first Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu in 32 years to be voted back to power.
Chennai, May 20 : The May 2016 assembly elections in Tamil Nadu will go down in the history with many firsts, including being the first time since 1984, when the AIADMK has retained power.
Chennai, May 19 : Tamil Nadu Chief Minister and AIADMK general secretary J.Jayalalthaa and Finance Minister O.Panneerselvam won the assembly elections but several other prominent party candidates were humbled.
Puducherry, May 19 : The Congress-DMK combine secured a majority in Puducherry on Thursday, dislodging the ruling AINRC, and were set to form the next government in the union territory.
Chennai, May 19 : Romping home with an historic win in the assembly elections, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J.Jayalalithaa has convened a meeting of the newly-elected lawmakers of her AIADMK on Friday.
Chennai, May 19 : Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa on Thursday led her AIADMK to a second five-year term, convincingly defeating a divided opposition and proving wrong exit polls that predicted her ouster.
Chennai, May 19 : Over 5.55 lakh Tamil Nadu voters were not happy with the candidates in the field and opted for "None of the Above" (NOTA) option, according to Election Commission of India.
Chennai, May 19 : DMDK leader and chief ministerial candidate for the six-party alliance A. Vijaykant came a poor third in Tamil Nadu's Ulundurpettai constituency.
Chennai, May 19 : She is feisty and she's back. Jayalalithaa Jayaram, the 'Iron Lady' from Poes Garden, has bucked the trend to beat anti-incumbency and retain power in Tamil Nadu -- a first since 1984.
Chennai, May 19 : Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J.Jayalalithaa retained her Radhakrishnan Nagar constitutency, trouncing her nearest DMK rival by a large margin.
Chennai, May 19 : Expressing her gratitude towards the people of Tamil Nadu for her historic win, All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) chief J. Jayalalithaa on Thursday said she had no other interest in her life other than working for the betterment of Tamil Nadu.
Chennai, May 19 : Asserting that there has never been a close call in the history of Tamil Nadu, Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) leader Dayanidhi Maran on Thursday alleged that the ruling AIADMK spent crores of money to emerge victorious in the assembly polls.
Chennai, May 19 : Although politics and the movie world are well connected in Tamil Nadu, film action heroes appear to have lost out this time around in the state assembly polls.
Chennai, May 19 : DMK president M. Karunanidhi was on Thursday elected to the Tamil Nadu assembly from Thiruvarur, defeating his nearest AIADMK rival by 68,366 votes, the Election Commission said.
Chennai, May 19 : Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayaalithaa said on Thursday that she was "indebted" to the people of Tamil Nadu for re-electing the AIADMK to power in assembly elections.
Chennai, May 19 : Gearing up to rule Tamil Nadu for the second straight term as the Chief Minister, AIADMK supremo J Jayalalaithaa on Thurasday said she is committed to the cause and people of the state.
Puducherry, May 19 : The Congress-DMK combine will form the next government in Puducherry. On Thursday, they won a majority of the seats in the 30-member assembly.
Chennai, May 19 : Mostly known for being associated with romantic films such as "OK Kanmani" and "100 Days of Love", actor Dulquer Salmaan will be seen in his first ever full-length action avatar in Friday's Malayalam gangster drama "Kammati Paadam".
New Delhi, May 19 : With early trends indicating a consecutive second term for All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) chief J. Jayalalithaa as Tamil Nadu Chief Minister, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Subramanian Swamy on Thursday expressed disappointment with the party's performance in the state, saying the results could have been different had the party fought from day one itself.
Chennai, May 19 : Actor Santhanam-starrer Tamil film "Dhilukku Dhuddu" is reportedly a rib-tickling spoof on the horror genre.
Chennai, May 19 : Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayaalithaa on Thursday thanked the people for re-electing the AIADMK and making history.
Chennai, May 19 : The Jayalalithaa led AIADMK is on their way to form the government in Tamil Nadu for the second consecutive time, as per the ongoing trends.
Chennai, May 19 : Senior DMK leaders including former chief minister M. Karunanidhi, his son M.K. Stalin, E. Velu and Duraimurugan led in their assembly constituencies on Thursday.
Chennai (TN), May 18 : Hundreds of All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) supporters proudly donning party scarves, broke out into celebrations outside Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa's Poes Garden residence here today as early trends showed the ruling party in the state leading on 93 seats.
Puducherry, May 19 : The Puducherry Assembly polls is set for a close contest as the trends suggest an even honours for the Congress and NRC.
Chennai, May 19 : Proving exit polls wrong, Tamil Nadu's ruling AIADMK appeared set to retain power on Thursday, with its candidates on the winning track in 136 of the 232 constituencies.
Chennai, May 19 : Members of Nadigar Sangam, led by producer Gnanavel Raja, on Thursday nabbed the driver of a private bus for screening the pirated copy of Suriya-starrer Tamil time-travel thriller "24".
Chennai, May 19 : Although Tamil Nadu's ruling AIADMK was on the road to victory on Thursday, it seemed set to lose most seats in Chennai, which were battered by floods last year.
Chennai, May 19 : Fearing defeat in the Tamil Nadu assembly polls, BJP's national secretary H. Raja on Thursday said that reckless and irresponsible work of the Election Commission was one of the main reasons for low polling percentage this time.
Chennai, May 19 : In a closely-contested encounter in Tamil Nadu Assembly elections, the AIADMK has surged ahead of its closest rival, DMK-Congress alliance, by at least 50 seats.
Puducherry, May 19 : The DMK-Congress alliance is leading in Puducherry where counting is currently going on for the 30 Assembly seats in the Union Territory.
Chennai, May 19 : Proving the exit poll results wrong, the ruling AIADMK in Tamil Nadu has taken an early lead and appeared likely to retain power as counting of votes cast in the elections to 234-member assembly progressed on Thursday.
Chennai, May 19 : Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa and DMK president M. Karunanidhi on Thursday forged easy leads in the assembly elections, officials said.