Archive for the Politics Category

April 20, 2018

S. V. Shekher gets into controversy after sharing a FB post

Actor-politician S V Shekher has got himself into the middle of a controversy after he shared a Facebook post which spoke about and commented cheaply about women journalists in Tamil Nadu. The post, said to have been made by a […]

December 22, 2017

Political buzz impacts Mylapore areas

Political developments across the country and locally had an impact in the neighbourhood since Thursday morning as events began to unfold in Delhi and in north Chennai. The verdict of a CBI special court on what is known as the […]

December 5, 2017

AIADMK cadres remember Jayalalithaa on her first death anniversary

AIADMK cadres remember Jayalalithaa on her first death anniversary

Cadres of the AIADMK party are marking the first death anniversary of the former chief minister of the state, J Jayalalithaa in their own ways in various parts of Mylapore. This morning, on East Mada Street a small group of […]

November 24, 2017

Local DMK groups stage protest at ration shops; focus on sugar price rise

Local units of the DMK party have been holding protests at state-run ration shops this week. Their protest is aimed at the ¬†rise in the price of sugar sold at ration shops. On Nov.22 morning, a small group of party […]

August 30, 2017

BJP cadres demonstrate at AIADMK member’s house in Pattinapakkam

Pattinapakkam resident Nanjil Sampath is having a torrid time. The lead public speaker of the AIADMK (Amma) party was at the receiving end on Monday when BJP cadres staged a demo at the gate of his residence. They protested because […]

August 23, 2017

AIADMK cadres protest against Dhinakaran at Luz Circle

Supporters of the state chief minister and those of his deputy, in the AIADMK party staged a protest at Luz Circle on Wednesday evening. They shouted slogans against another AIADMK leader, TTV Dhinakaran. Some burnt his effigy too at this […]

May 25, 2017

MLA marks his one year in office with a public meeting

MLA marks his one year in office with a public meeting

Mylapore’s MLA, R. Nataraj who is from the AIADMK party celebrated his one year in office and as representative of this constituency with a public indoor meeting held this morning in Alwarpet. Hosted by his party unit and organized by […]

April 25, 2017

Bandh today: most shops closed, autos off the road and protests in some places

Bandh today: most shops closed, autos off the road and protests in some places

The bandh called today by a few political parties in the Opposition has had some effect in the city and this neighbourhood. Many autos are off the roads, 90% of stores, even the nook shops remained closed and offices are […]

April 25, 2017

Bandh: shops and restaurants shut, street food hawkers get busy

Bandh: shops and restaurants shut, street food hawkers get busy

On the day of the bandh, Tuesday any¬†shops in the area remain shut. In R A Puram and Alwapet, in Luz and in Mandaveli. Pharmacies though are open as are petrol stations. Even tea-shops have shut down; so the men […]

April 18, 2017

AIADMK political drama continues; one faction wants to shunt out T. T. V. Dhinakaran and family

The drama in the two factions of the AIADMK continues on Greenways Road. Tonight, there was a new twist and it had to do with only one faction – the faction which has Edappadi Palaniswami as chief minister claims now […]

April 18, 2017

BJP cadres protest in Mylapore; want two liquor shops near station closed. MLA says heritage zone must not have any liquor shops

BJP cadres protest in Mylapore; want two liquor shops near station closed. MLA says heritage zone must not have any liquor shops

BJP party cadres and women folk hailing from Pallakkma Nagar took to the busy R K Mutt Road near Thirumylai station this morning to demand the closure of two TASMAC liquor sales shops along the Buckingham Canal here. Both shops […]

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