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Silent theatre: Sathyam Cinemas, one of Chennai's busiest multiplexes, wears a deserted look, as the Tamil film industry called for a day's hunger strike on Tuesday to express solidarity with former CM Jayalalithaa. BIJOY GHOSH
Silent theatre: Sathyam Cinemas, one of Chennai's busiest multiplexes, wears a deserted look, as the Tamil film industry called for a day's hunger strike on Tuesday to express solidarity with former CM Jayalalithaa. BIJOY GHOSH

Jayalalithaa arrest hits consumer sentiment

R Ravikumar

Though it is the festive season, with Dussehra celebrations on and Diwali around the corner, con... »

Sonia Gandhi taunts Sharad Pawar, says Congress is not responsible for split with NCP

Our Bureau

The statement by Congress president Sonia Gandhi that it was not her party that triggered the br... »

Panneerselvam sworn in TN CM

AIADMK leader O Panneerselvam in a sombre mood at the Raj Bhavan after
being sworn in Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu on Monday. - PTI

Our Bureau

The Tamil Nadu Finance Minister O Panneerselvam was sworn in as the Chief Minister of Tamil N... »

Jayalalitha’s bail application to be heard on Wednesday

J Jayalalithaa

PTI

The Karnataka High Court will hear on Wednesday jailed former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalali... »

Vadodara riots: Opposition targets BJP

OUR BUREAU/AGENCIES

The Opposition parties have condemned the communal violence in Vadodara in Gujarat. Point... »

Modi, Obama vow to take ties to new levels

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and President Barack Obama shake hands after briefing the media in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington on Tuesday. - PTI

PTI

In their first summit, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and President Barack Obama today pledged to push the bilateral relationship to “new levels”, resolve issues blocking implementation of the civil... »

Panneerselvam in Bangalore, expected to meet Jaya on Tuesday

PTI

Newly sworn-in Tamil Nadu Chief Minister O Panneerselvam, who arrived here on Monday along with his senior cabinet colleagues, is expected to meet AIADMK supremo J Jayalalithaa, who is in prison a... »

Shiv Sena minister Anant Geete to quit Union Cabinet: Thackeray

Union Minister for Heavy Industries and Public Enterprises Anant Geete

PTI

Anant Geete, Shiv Sena’s lone member in the Union Cabinet, will resign, party chief Uddhav Thackeray said here today, four days after the split in the saffron alliance. “After Prime Mini... »

Jaya’s conviction underlines need to fast-track cases against politicians

R Srinivasan

The conviction of Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa in the disproportionate assets case and her consequent disqualification from holding any elected office for the next ten years may wel... »

Panneerselvam named next Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu

Our Bureau

Jayalalithaa loyalist and Tamil Nadu Finance Minister O Panneerselvam will be the next Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu. According to a press release from the Raj Bhavan, Panneerselva... »

President’s rule: ‘Unprecedented but logical’

Rahul Wadke

The imposition of Presidential Rule in Maharashtra has been an unprecedented event in the recent political history of the State. However, given the political situation, it is seen as a logical... »

Jaitley making good recovery from respiratory infection

PTI

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley is making good recovery from a respiratory infection but moved from a private hospital to an isolation facility at AIIMS today to avoid any recurrence. Jaitl... »

Facebook effective for youth to participate in politics

PTI

An increase in social media use leads to more political participation by young people, with Facebook being the most effective channel, a new study has found.The study surveyed 3,600 young p... »

O Paneerselvam to be new Chief Minister of TN

O. Paneerselvam

PTI

Jayalalithaa loyalist and Tamil Nadu Finance Minister O Panneerselvam was today chosen to be the next chief minister after the AIADMK supremo was convicted and sent to jail for four years in a cor... »  

Complete breakdown in constitutional machinery in TN: Karunanidhi

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Mr Karunanidhi

PTI

DMK today alleged that there was a “complete breakdown in constitutional machinery” in Tamil Nadu following the conviction of Chief Minister Jayalalithaa in the disproportionate assets case and so... »

Modi to address 15 campaign meetings in Maharashtra

September proves unlucky for Jayalalithaa

In US, Modi to face pressure to remove barriers to free trade

Rajnath Singh No. 2 in Modi Cabinet

Shiv Sena signals return to pro-Marathi agenda post-split

Maharashtra headed for 4-way fight

Tanwar drops plan to quit Cong

US trip will start a new chapter in strategic partnership: Modi

Govt will create neo-middle class to propel development: Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi

PTI

Prime Minister Narendra Modi comes out against appeasement and vote bank politics and says that things have now changed in India. I want to create a neo-middle class to accelerate development. <... »

Geete to quit, Sena to sit in Opposition

Our Bureau

The split of Shiv Sena-Bharatiya Janata Party alliance is being enforced at the Centre, too. The Shiv Sena has announced that its senior leader and Heavy Industries Minister Anant Geete wi... »

Panneerselvam takes oath as Tamil Nadu CM

O Panneerselvam, the new Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu. (file photo)

PTI

Jayalalithaa's loyalist O Panneerselvam was today sworn-in as Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu, succeeding his party supremo two days after her conviction in an illegal assets case. An emotio... »

Second time reward for loyalty

Our Bureau

The 63-year-old O Panneerselvam, MLA, represents the Bodinayakanur Constituency in Theni District, and takes over as the Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu for the second time from J Jayalalithaa.»

President’s rule imposed in Maharashtra

Two weeks ahead of the elections to the Maharashtra Assembly, President’s rule has been imposed in the State. Accepting the Cabinet’s recommendation, President Pranab Muk... »

AIADMK struggling to come to terms with reality

PTI

Ministers, MLAs and workers of ruling AIADMK in Tamil Nadu appear to be struggling to come to terms with the jailing of their party chief J Jayalalithaa. Banners and massive wall posters st... »

Lady luck smiles again on Panneerselvam

O. Panneerselvam, Finance Minister, Tamil Nadu, who was elected as the AIADMK's Legislative Party leader, at the party head quarters, in Chennai on Sunday. - Photo: Bijoy Ghosh

PTI

Once a tea stall owner, Jayalalithaa’s trusted lieutenant O Panneerselvam is set to become Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu for the second time since 2001, when he made his Assembly debut. The... »

7,666 aspirants file nomination for Maharashtra assembly polls

PTI

As many as 7,666 candidates have filed their nominations for the October 15 Maharashtra Assembly polls, which is set to witness a five—cornered contest in all the 288 constituencies.The nom... »

Jayalalithaa to move Karnataka HC for bail

PTI

Lawyers for jailed AIADMK supremo J Jayalalithaa will move the Karnataka High Court tomorrow for bail for her, while they were also finalising a strategy for seeking a stay on her conviction and s... »

Tension grips Chennaiites; shops, multiplexes shut down

Deserted AIADMK Headquarters after Jayalalithaa's conviction news spread on Saturday. Photo: Bijoy Ghosh

Our Bureau

Shops and commercial establishments shut down, vehicular traffic on the roads was sparse, malls were closed and multiplexes cancelled shows as news of the conviction of Chief Minister J Jayalalitha... »

AIADMK supporters turn violent in TN

Jayalalithaa’s conviction a rude shock for partymen

Chavan quits as Maharashtra CM as Congress reduced to minority

BJP rules out post-poll pact with NCP in Maharashtra

After 25-year-old BJP, Shiv Sena alliance crumbles, Cong & NCP split

Split signals BJP’s assertion over regional partners

NCP withdraws support to Cong-led Govt in Maharashtra


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