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Speed News from Tamil Nadu (Mar24)

Chennai,Mar 24 (tamilnaducentral): Tamil Nadu chief minister Edappadi Palaniswami said that he was proud to be leading the government in the Assembly headed by P Dhanapal. A no-confidence motion moved by leader of the opposition leader MK Stalin against Speaker P Dhanapal in the Tamil Nadu Assembly on Thursday was defeated, with 97 members voting in favour of the motion and

Tamil Nadu News Summary (Mar23)

Chennai,Mar 23(tamilnaducentral): In a major setback to the two warring factions of AIADMK, the Election Commission (EC) on Wednesday has frozen the party’s two leaves symbol, after representatives from both VK Sasikala and O Panneerselvam camps made their claim for it. The EC has given both factions time till 10am today to choose new symbols to contest the crucial R K Nagar

World’s cheapest cities: Chennai ranks sixth

Chennai,Mar22 (tamilnaducentral) : A report compiled by the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU), an arm of The Economist Group has stated that Chennai occupies the sixth place among the ten cheapest cities in the world. Three other Indian cities figure among the 10 world’s cheapest places in the list; Bengaluru occupies the third  place, Mumbai seventh and New

EPS vs OPS : Two Leaves symbol to be frozen by EC?

Chennai, Mar22 (tamilnaducentral): The most-watched fight between the two AIADMK factions claiming stake over the party’s ‘two-leaves’ symbol has reached the doors of the Election Commission (EC). Its bench is hearing the arguments of the factions headed by VK Sasikala and O Panneerselvam today. The EC is set to  pass orders ahead of the bypoll

Tamil Nadu News Wrap (Mar20)

Chennai,Mar 20(tamilnaducentral): It was a get-together of different sorts when Tamil Nadu chief minister Edappadi K Palaniswamy, rebel AIADMK leader O Panneerselvam, and opposition leader MK Stalin ‘shared a stage’ in Chennai yesterday or at least, their ‘body doubles’ did. This first-ever show called ‘Coffee With MLAs’ was staged when 20 performers clad in white shirts

BJP to field Gangai Amaran in RK Nagar

Chennai,Mar 18 (tamilnaducentral):The central election committee (CEC) of the BJP on Friday announced that music director-lyricist Gangai Amaran will be the party’s candidate in the RK Nagar  bypoll scheduled on April 12. 69-year-old  Gangai Amaran’s  candidature was announced on the party’s website by the Secretary of the CEC, Union Minister J.P. Nadda. Gangai Amaran, the

Speed News from Tamil Nadu (Mar17)

Chennai, Mar 17 (tamilnaducentral): The Edappadi Palaniswami-led  Tamil Nadu government presented a revenue deficit budget for the year 2017-18, but a tax-free budget that spared the common man. Finance Minister D Jayakumar in his maiden budget speech noted that the state economy was slowly picking up but the continuing sluggishness of global and domestic economies and demonetisation has affected it to