Refusing to accept the contention of the Makka Masjid Shariat Council located on Anna Salai, Chennai, that it merely provides conciliation service to its members, the Madras High Court has made it clear that the council cannot be allowed to function like a ... The Hindu, 2 months ago
Cadre of the Communist Party of India (Marxist) on Wednesday staged a demonstration on Anna Salai condemning the police action on activists of the Democratic Youth Federation of India (DYFI) at Medavakkam in Chennai on December 31. The protesters were led by ...The Hindu, 2 months ago
The late Yamil Nadu chief minister Jayalalithaa’s niece Deepa on Friday kick-started her political career by launching the ‘MGR Amma Deepa Forum’, on the late chief minister’s birth anniversary. Addressing a press conference at her home, she unveiled a flag carrying the images of Jayalalithaa and M G Ramachandran and said her political journey has ‘begun’. Responding to a query, Deepa said people wanted that she should contest from R K Nagar constituency that ...Rediff.com, 3 weeks ago
Tamil Nadu and the Centre on Friday worked feverishly to bring out an ordinance for ensuring Jallikattu soon as a general strike brought the state to a standstill and tens of thousands of protesters on Marina beach and elsewhere refused to relent until the sport is held. The state continued to be on the edge on the fifth day of the protest by students, youths and other sections demanding immediate staging of the traditional bull-taming sport in Alanganallur, epicentre of the of Jallikattu, and ...Rediff.com, 2 months ago
Thousands of students on Wednesday gathered on the sands of Marina in Chennai as protests demanding lifting of the ban on bull-taming sport Jallikattu snowballed across Tamil Nadu. Faced with mounting anger on the streets, the top brass of the state government got into a huddle as Chief Minister O Panneerselvam decided to meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday seeking an ordinance for conduct of the age-old sport. He will be accompanied by 51 MPs of the All India Anna Dravida ...Rediff.com, 2 months ago
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