Major industrial production units, including Neyveli Lignite Corporation in Tamil Nadu and several other units in Kerala are among the clients of Vetrivel Explosives, said an official.
However, BJP state president Tamilisai Soundararajan said the party has removed Arun from the organisational responsibilities.
No work in fields or construction sites, no bank or ATM within 10-km radius, Nelvay village wonders if ‘people up there’ even know about their problems
Madhan had been absconding since May 2016 after allegedly collecting a huge capitation fee from the parents of MBBS aspirants.
D Thomas Franco, senior vice president of All India Bank Officers Confederation, says Urjit Patel morally responsible for causing crisis, deaths in country.
CREDAI and other sources said nearly 1,000 major projects in Chennai and Kancheepuram districts have been hit.
Authored in Tamil, the 600-page book will have 100 pages with forewords by leading Tamil politicians, including Vaiko, Thol Thirumavalavan and Seeman.
Wholesale merchants are estimated to have been suffering daily loss of Rs 50 crore while the retail business has come to a standstill.
Until the indelible ink is available, the official said, the bank will continue to exchange notes without tagging the customers.
The limit of Rs 4,500 would be reviewed after November 24, said officials.
The government said that until the first week of November, cooperative institutions had disbursed only Rs 2,075.41 crore towards crop loans against the targeted sum of Rs 6,000 crore.
Salaries deposited in accounts but long queues outside banks in Tirupur hamper withdrawal; workers say daily routine affected.
However, the latest move in the government’s demonetisation drive was described by a top bank officers’ representative as equivalent to “burning the house to catch a rat”.
Politicians, businessmen and lawyers deployed their followers and employees to get around the exchange ceiling in banks.
According to a top SBI official, RBI failed to keep its promise of remittance of Rs 500 crore worth of currency (Rs 100 denomination) on Saturday.
According to senior officials of banks and RBI officials based in Chennai, the situation was getting worse as they did not have enough currency notes to release through branches or ATMs.
As she leaves, one of the videos purportedly shows her saying that she will set herself on fire and police will have to answer to the government. Police have not confirmed authenticity of the videos.
As Balaji canvasses in Aravakurichi, which will see a repoll along with Thanjavur on November 19, the voters want him to give signed assurances to fulfill promises made during the election campaign.
In Kerala, Kuttichira in Kozhikode, one of the earliest settlements of Islam in the state and an area that still follow the matrilineal system, provides a glimpse at conflicting trends in marriage.
Former AIADMK minister ‘Agri’ S Krishnamurthy had organised the ‘milk pot procession’ at Pachaiamman temple in Tiruvannamalai town on Monday.
One of the three resolutions agreed upon was asking the state government to pressure the Centre to constitute a Cauvery management board.
It also stated that Jayalalithaa continued to be under observation for all vital parameters, respiratory support and passive physiotherapy.
A senior police officer said the fire was triggered by friction while unloading the firecrackers.
While referring to Stalin as his biggest support and praising him for his long political career, the DMK chief was clear about his elder son and former Union minister M K Alagiri.
Jayalalithaa, he said, was keeping abreast of the proceedings of Wednesday’s meeting from her hospital bed.
Apollo Hospital did not release any medical bulletins regarding Jayalalithaa's health in the past few days.
Congress sources said the trip was meant to send a political message to both the DMK and Jayalalithaa’s AIADMK. “It was political calculation couched in political courtesy,” a leader said.
According to sources, Ammal, also the mother of DMK leader Kanimozhi, spent a few minutes with Sasikala Natarajan, close aide of Jayalalithaa, at the hospital.
While the office of Karunanidhi refused to confirm the news, party sources said Ammal had been waiting for the green signal to meet Sasikala.
Twice interim CM, now in charge of her portfolios, O Panneerselvam has her faith and is never seen making a fuss, even when he is out of favour.
Hailing from a middle-class family in Periyakulam in Theni district, Panneerselvam may be one of the few such leaders who could claim a longer legacy in the party compared to many others.
Jayalalithaa has been in Chennai’s Apollo Hospital since September 22.
Kerala Governor P Sathasivam, Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan and Puducherry Lieutenant Governor Kiran Bedi were among the high-profile guests who visited the hospital Monday.
According to an investigator involved in the case, those arrested are Satish Kumar (26), an MCA graduate, and Madasamy (25).
With AIADMK chief J Jayalalithaa admitted in a hospital in Chennai, her supporters anxiously wait, in between prayers, political gossip and quick naps, for news of their ‘Amma’. “Amma nalla irukkaanga (Amma is fine)” is all they want to hear
Speaking to The Indian Express, a senior leader said the government will be ruled efficiently as long as Amma is ‘here around.’
Relocating a lost narrative around the 1984 anti-Sikh riots to open up avenues for closure and healing.