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August 8, 2018

Quiet Wednesday morning as city mourns death of Karunanidhi

Quiet Wednesday morning as city mourns death of Karunanidhi

It has been quiet and peaceful in the Mylapore neighbourhood this Wednesday morning as the city and state observe a day of mourning for DMK leader M. Karunanidhi who passed away on Tuesday evening. The walkers and fitness enthusiasts who […]

August 7, 2018

DMK chief M. Karunanidhi passes away in Alwarpet hospital, neighbourhood shuts down

DMK chief M. Karunanidhi passes away in Alwarpet hospital, neighbourhood shuts down

6.10 p.m. That is when the world was officially told that DMK leader M. Karunaidhi had passed away at the Kauvery Hospital off TTK Road, Alwarpet. Less than 24 hours after the hospital said that the DMK leader’s condition was […]

July 12, 2018

Kamalhassan hoists party flag outside his Alwarpet office

Kamalhassan hoists party flag outside his Alwarpet office

Outside his Eldams Road office of Makkal Needhi Maiam party ( Alwarpet junction) this noon, actor politician Kamlahassan hoisted the party flag on a post this noon. Over 400 people had gathered around a podium that was set up on […]

June 3, 2018

DMK lets north Mylapore know that DMK leader M. Karunanidhi celebrates his 95th birthday

DMK lets north Mylapore know that DMK leader M. Karunanidhi celebrates his 95th birthday

It was DMK leader M. Karunanidhi’s 95th birthday and his cadres and fans made sure the city knew about it; they plastered the walls with posters and set up giant flags with the red and black party colour radiating out […]

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 ┬árise 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 […]

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