Chennai,Dec31(tamilnaducentral): Tamil Nadu chief minister-AIADMK supremo Jayalalithaa at the party’s general council meeting today said that the poll strategy would be decided at the right time, adding that there is no uniform strategy to win elections. She also urged the party cadres to work hard for the ensuing elections 2016 to enable AIADMK assume power.
On the eve of New Year 2016, leaders of Tamil Nadu have extended greetings for the people of Tamil Nadu including chief minister Jayalalithaa, Governor K Rosaiah, leader of opposition –DMDK founder Vijayakanth, MDMK leader Vaiko, DMK leader Karunanidhi among others, wishing the people prosperity and happiness.
29 Tamil Nadu fishermen of Nagapattinam district have been detained by Sri Lankan Navy today when they were fishing off Trincomallee coast in Sri Lanka.3 of their fishing boats have also been seized.
Tamil Nadu-based Muslim outfit, Tamil Nadu Thowheed Jamat (TNTJ) has issued a ‘fatwa‘ against Baba Ramdev’s Patanjali products. It said that the Patanjali products are made of cow urine, which is considered as forbidden in Islam. It added that it had issued the fatwa to make sure Muslims do not consume the products of Patanjali.
Police security has been beefed up in Chennai that is gearing up to celebrate New Year 2016. 15,000 police personnel have been deployed for security in the capital. The city police have said that strict action will be taken against those who resort to eve teasing. Not more than two people are allowed to ride two-wheelers.
The chief minister’s relief and rehabilitation fund has received Rs 195 crores so far from various sources so far.
The Tamil Nadu government has submitted its smart city plans to the union ministry of urban development.Tiruchi,Tirunelveli,Thanjavur, Tirupur,Salem,Vellore,Coimbatore,Madurai,Erode, Chennai, Thoothukudi and Dindigul are the 12 cities and towns included in the smart city proposal.
Appealing to release Perarivalan, convicted in the Rajiv Gandhi assassination case, a battery of counsel of Perarivalan has filed a petition to Tamil Nadu Governor K Rosaiah.