Tag Archives: Tamil Nadu
Government Not In Bid To Impose Any ‘One Language On Anybody’: HRD Minister Prakash Javadekar
The government today assured Parliament that it was not trying impose any language "on anybody" in the country as it respected all Indian languagues. Responding to the issue raised by CPI member D Raja in the Rajya Sabha during Zero Hour, HRD Minister Prakash Javadekar said the government's polic..
Tamil Nadu Farmers Protests Outside PM’s Residence; Detained
Scores of Tamil Nadu farmers, who had grabbed eyeballs with their unique protest earlier this year, today landed in the national capital to resume their agitation for loan waiver and drought-relief package. Around 70 cultivators were, however, detained when they tried to stage a demonstration nea..
Tamil Nadu Theatre Owners Calls Off Strike As Govt Withdraws Local Tax
On Thursday, theatres' owners and distributors in Tamil Nadu finally called off their strike against GST. The decision was taken after the state government said they will form a committee to decide on municipal tax. "We are withdrawing our strike. From tomorrow theaters will be open," Abhirami Ra..
Election Commission To Decide Soon On RK Nagar Bypoll, Says CEC
The Election Commission will soon decide on holding the by-election to the R.K. Nagar assembly constituency in Tamil Nadu which was cancelled on complaints of bribing of voters in April, CEC Nasim Zaidi said here on Tuesday. The Commission, in consultation with the Tamil Nadu Chief Electoral Offi..
Theatres Shut Down In Tamil Nadu Over Double Taxation
Theatres remained shut across Tamil Nadu on Monday over the state government's decision to levy 30 per cent state entertainment tax over and above the GST rate of 28 per cent. The double taxation will make the tickets in Tamil Nadu more expensive than in neighbouring states like Kerala, Andhra Pr..
SC Stays Madras HC Order On Farmer Loans
In a relief to the Tamil Nadu government, the Supreme Court on Monday stayed the operation of a Madras High court order directing the government to waive off loans of all farmers taken from co-operative banks irrespective of land holdings. The bench of Justice Madan B. Lokur and Justice Deepak G..
Presidential Poll: Kovind Meets AIADMK Factions, Seeks Support
The ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)-led National Democratic Alliance's (NDA) candidate for the President's post Ram Nath Kovind on Saturday arrived here and sought the political parties' support in the July 17 presidential polls. Kovind was received at the airport by the BJP leaders. He met f..
ONGC Should Shut Operations In TN’s Thanjavur
Political party leaders have asked the Oil and Natural Gas Corporation Ltd (ONGC) to shut its operations in Tamil Nadu's Thanjavur district following police action on people protesting against oil spill after a pipeline burst. In a statement issued here on Saturday, PMK leader Anbumani Ramadoss d..
Tamil Nadu: Man Shot Dead Father & Grand Mother In Property Dispute
A 25-year-old man shot dead his father and grandmother over a property dispute at Chitode near Erode of Tamil Nadu today, police said. According to police, the man, identified as Santhosh, used to get into frequent quarrels with his father, Palanisamy (56) and grandmother Pavayee (75) demanding h..
What This 82 Year Old Woman Did To Herself After Cat Killed Her Pet Parrot Will Shock You!!!
In a shocking incident that took place in Tamil Nadu's Madurai city, an 82-year-old woman killed herself after a cat killed her pet parrot. Being unable to bear the pain of her pet's untimely departure she took this extreme step. Dhanalakshmi, used to live with her son Sakthivel Pandian in Soura..