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Crowds, posters and tears: Emotions run high at AIADMK's meet

Crowds, posters and tears: Emotions run high at AIADMK's meet’s A Ganesh Nadar captures the mood and scenes from outside the hall in Vaanagaram where Sasikala was appointed as the new party chief. IMAGE: Posters of Jayalalithaa dotted the roads leading to the marriage hall where the AIADMK members were to meet. Photograph: A Ganesh Nadar/ Politics moved from Chennai to the outskirts of the city, Vaanagaram, on Thursday when the All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam passed a resolution appointing VK Sasikala, close aide of ..., 2 weeks ago
Citizen speak: What 'Amma' meant to them, 1 month ago
Sea of humanity bids goodbye to Jaya, 1 month ago

'2015 floods paralysed us for a week, Vardah scared us for a few hours'

IMAGE: A flooded Pallikaranai locality. Photographs: A Ganesh Nadar/’s A Ganesh Nadar visits Pallikaranai, which went through terrible times in the Chennai floods last year and which once again faced nature's fury with cyclone Vardha. Pallikaranai, on the outskirts of Chennai, was one of the worst affected areas in the floods that ravaged the city last December. For the locals, this week’s cyclone Vardha served to bring back last year’s nightmare they ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago A week on: At Amma's samadhi  Rediff.com1 month ago Why can't Veronica and Malini be friends?  Rediff.com2 months ago

'The party will be remote controlled by Modi'

'Did you not see it on TV?''He blessed Sasikala and comforted OPS.''s A Ganesh Nadar reports from the AIADMK headquarters in Chennai. IMAGE: Posters of Sasikala Natarajan have appeared on the walls of the AIADMK headquarters, pleading with her to carry forward Amma's legacy. Photographs: A Ganesh Nadar/   Cadres of the Dravidian parties in Tamil Nadu -- the All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam and the Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam -- are both polite and arrogant. When ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago Sasikala likely to be named AIADMK chief on Dec 29  Rediff.com3 weeks ago Sasikala takes over AIADMK from January 2  Rediff.com2 weeks ago

The cop healing Vardah wounds to Chennai's green cover

Mylapore DCP V Balakrishnan's work in replanting uprooted trees has inspired local youth. A Ganesh Nadar/ reports from Chennai. Cyclone Vardah uprooted thousands of Chennai trees. The green cover on city roads and parks was severely damaged. One such park was Mylapore’s Nageswara Rao Park. When Mylapore's Deputy Commissioner of Police V Balakrishnan found on social media that many residents, including the elderly, were upset with the damage that Vardah caused to the park, he ...
 Rediff.com3 weeks ago Cyclone Vardah: 6 NDRF teams in Andhra, 8 in TN and Puducherry  Rediff.com1 month ago Amma, not Chinamma, in OPS' pocket  Rediff.com4 weeks ago Cyclone Vardah's devastation in PHOTOS  Rediff.com1 month ago

A month later no change: ATMs shut, long lines at banks’s A Ganesh Nadar takes a tour of banks in a Chennai suburb and finds that nothing has changed in the one month since demonetisation. Even a month after Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s announcement of demonetising 86 per cent of the currency notes in circulation, the problems for the common man have not subsided. On one hand, tax authorities have seized Rs 90 crore in new notes in Chennai and on the other hand the common man cannot withdraw more than Rs 24,000 in a week.
 Rediff.com1 month ago

Outside Apollo: Praying for a miracle's A Ganesh Nadar spent Monday outside the Apollo hospital, Chennai, along with hundreds of AIADMK supporters praying for Chief Minister Jayalalithaa's health.   Early in the morning on Monday there were more policemen than civilians outside the Apollo hospital, Chennai, where Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa is being treated after a cardiac arrest. It had rained intermittently in the night, but that did not deter Amma's supporters who had kept an all-night vigil outside the ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago Jaya remains critical; hospital rejects reports of her death  Rediff.com1 month ago Prayers and tears flow outside Apollo hospital  Rediff.com1 month ago

'Poor people are suffering the most'

Demonetisaton has left many daily wage earners scrambling for a's A Ganesh Nadar reports. WAR ON BIG NOTES They don't have the benefit of a provident fund or dearness allowance. They don't have house rent allowance or leave travel allowance. They don't even have a guarantee that they will get work every day. Though they form the largest component of the working population in India, they languish at the bottom of the employment ladder and are part of what is known as the ...
 Rediff.com2 months ago

'All we need is cash!'

Day Two after the banks reopened remained just as chaotic as Day One, reports's A Ganesh Nadar reports. Marie Antoinette and Paytm in Modi's India 'A chaiwalla did what an economist couldn't' IMAGE: Anxious customers wait at the Indian Bank branch in Thiruvanmiyur. Photograph: A Ganesh Nadar/ If you drive down to Chennai from Pondicherry, you will first enter the suburb of Thiruvanmiyur. During rush hour, it will take you 20 minutes to crawl past the first signal. Quite ...
 Rediff.com2 months ago

'For the retail business, the rest of the month is finished'

The War On Big Notes IMAGE: Hardly any customers at the retailer Saravana Stores in Chennai. All photographs: A Ganesh Nadar. 'My turnover is in crores. I am not going to sit down with IT officials, explaining where I got the notes from.''I would rather wait a few days for business to come back to normal.''s A Ganesh Nadar reports from Chennai. My maid was upset that the Rs 3,000 she had was invalid as she does not have a bank account. Luckily, her daughter has an account and will ...
 Rediff.com2 months ago

Why bank unions are opposed to incentive plan

Image: A file photograph of bank employees protesting the government's proposal to merge the State Bank of India's associate banks with SBI, and against the government's proposed move to privatise IDBI Bank. Photograph: Shailesh Andrade/Reuters. Banks Board Bureau chief Vinod Rai has proposed performance-linked incentives for bank employees, but the staff unions are dead against the idea. A Ganesh Nadar reports. Earlier this month the chief of Banks Board Bureau, Vinod Rai, proposed a ...
 Rediff.com6 days ago
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