Archive for the Politics Category

March 1, 2017

OPS to launch ‘Amma Kalviyagam’, online portal for youths at his Greenways Rd residence

Former TN chief minister O. Pannerselvam is launching ‘Amma Kalviyagam’ which its promoters say is a ‘free online education portal that will facilitate self-development of the youth by developing their skills and increasing their employability. The launch was due on […]

February 18, 2017

Assembly vote, ruckus: DMK party MLAs, cadres protest on Marina, detained

Assembly vote, ruckus: DMK party MLAs, cadres protest on Marina, detained

The DMK party resorted to a fast on the Marina around Gandhi statue to protest against the developments inside the TN state Assembly in the confidence vote session on Feb.18. The DMK MLAs led by Leader of the Opposition, M […]

February 15, 2017

Space outside OPS’ residence witnesses drama every day

Space outside OPS' residence witnesses drama every day

TV broadcast vans, tea and snack pushcarts, police vans and scores of police men and women, cars, people and a MGR look-alike. These and more make the scene at the gates of the official residence of O. Pannerselvam on Greenways […]

February 12, 2017

AIADMK crisis; drama continues outside CM’s house

The drama is hotting up outside the gates of the Greenways Road residence of chief minister O. Paneerselvam. As more and more MPs and MLAs and AIADMK party leaders show up to express their support to him in the crisis […]

February 8, 2017

Supporters of AIADMK’s O. Paneerselvam gather outside his house on Greenways Road

Supporters of AIADMK's O. Paneerselvam gather outside his house on Greenways Road

People supporting the caretaker chief minister O Paneerselvam have been crowding outside ethe gate to his residence on Greenways Road through the morning. Police presence is bigger here and traffic movement on this road has not been hampered. The road […]

December 6, 2016

Mylapore peaceful as people pay tributes to Jayalalithaa

Mylapore peaceful as people pay tributes to Jayalalithaa

The Mylapore neighbourhood remains quiet and peaceful since early morning following the death of chief minister J. Jayalalithaa. Early in the morning, Jayalalithaa’s body was taken in a  van from her Poes Garden residence, off Kasturi Ranga Road to Rajaji […]

October 5, 2016

Candidates in Corporation elections hold back after High Court sets aside notification

Even before they could launch their campaign, candidates who had filed their papers to contest in polls to Chennai Corporation came news on Tuesday afternoon that the Madras High Court had set aside the notification for these polls. AIADMK party […]

September 27, 2016

AIADMK cadres pray for Jayalalithaa’s recovery

AIADMK cadres pray for Jayalalithaa's recovery

This morning, the members of the Mylapore unit of AIADMK’s women’s wing got together at Sri Kapali Temple to take out a ‘paal kudam’ procession, starting from here and walking to the Kolavizhiamman Temple for an ambishekam and prayers. There were […]

September 26, 2016

Election of councillors to Chennai Corporation on Oct.19

The ball has been set rolling for local body elections and in the case of the city, elections to choose councillors in the city’s Corporation. Elections will be held on October 19, in the second phase of local body polls […]

June 3, 2016

Face to face meeting with Mylapore MLA R. Natraj on June 4

Arappor Iyakkam, a city based NGO, is organising a ‘Meet your MLA’ event with Mylapore MLA R. Natraj this Saturday, June 4 at 6 p.m.  Civic issues faced by this constituency will be presented and the MLA’s response on these […]

May 28, 2016

MLA tours neighbourhood to say ‘thank you’

Mylapore’s recently-elected MLA, R. Natraj has begun doing the rounds of the constituency from this evening to thank people for voting him to the post. The first round of the tour was in the Teynampet area and the caravan will […]

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