“Socialism and secularism are the fundamental identities of this country and should continue to be so forever", it said.
He was warned by the chief secretary against indulging in ‘preaching and propagating’ activities.
He also praised Prime Minister Narendra Modi for his role behind the success of the BJP.
Perumal Murugan based most of his novels on Tiruchengode, the town which now boasts of Namakkal’s trucking business and ‘super’ schools.
Distributors in Tamil Nadu are starting an indefinite hunger strike demanding that producers compensate them for losses suffered over Lingaa.
“We wish we had a leader like Narendra Modi,” says chief executive of Bodu Bala Sena (BBS).
As a new president takes over in the island country, the Tamils in the north hope things will change.
KP was on most-wanted list of Interpol and CBI after Rajiv Gandhi assassination, was arrested from a hotel in Kuala Lumpur in May 2009.
Unlike previous government which had total of 67 ministers, Sirisena may limit his cabinet to 30 ministers.
Sirisena had scripted a sensational win with 6,217,162 votes overall to Mahinda Rajapaksa’s 5,768,090.
Sri Lanka has a population of roughly 2 million Muslims of whom about 1.4 million are registered voters.
Towards the end of the campaigns, this shift was visible in the judiciary and the police as well, analysts said.
Rajapaksa’s family-centric rule was another major reason for people to turn their backs to him.
With final result yet to be declared, Sirisena is expected to be declared winner by around 4,00,000 votes.
As Lanka votes, Wigneswaran says Tamils cannot stay silent politically
Along with many other TNA leaders, Wigneswaran hopes that the system will change if Sirisena comes to power.
Sirisena said if he was elected, Sri Lanka will maintain a good and equal relationship with both countries.
Even the Sinhalese-majority provinces, once considered strongholds of Rajapaksa, are now divided between the two contenders.
The employee who was allegedly manhandled, Bhoopalan, was later taken to hospital.
Seven members of a family attempted suicide after SC ordered their eviction from Sri Aurobindo Ashram.
Employees are demanding implementation of wage revision pending since 2013.
The protesters claimed that the book portrays Lord Shiva and women devotees in a bad light.
He is survived by his wife, son and daughter. His other son, Kailasam died on August 15 this year.
Arun Janardhanan travels to Dhanushkodi and Nagapattinam and finds stories of hope amid the ruins.
On Thursday, five sisters and their parents attempted to commit suicide by wading into the sea.
On Wednesday, another member of the family -- Hemlata Prasad, one of the five sisters, made a suicide attempt.
Arun Janardhanan recalls the history of the disputed island Katchatheevu.
Superstar Rajinikanth turns 64 on December 12, and Chennai is all set to welcome his latest release – Lingaa – directed by ace filmmaker K S Ravikumar, on Friday.
Hits out at Modi for favouring Sri Lankan President’s electoral victory.
The temple was razed Saturday on High Court’s order.
A senior MDMK leader said a key decision would be taken at a party meeting on Monday.
Arputhammal is mother of Perarivalan, who is serving a life term in the Rajiv Gandhi assassination case
"It was Justice Iyer who inspired me to take up public issues even after my retirement," said Justice H Suresh.
Pannerselvam said that Karunanidhi has no right to raise such a demand as he hardly attended the proceedings in the past.
The Centre had facilitated the settlement by compounding the cases after the Supreme Court had asked the department to wrap up their probe by the end of 2014.
Tug of war between MDMK and BJP was following a series of statements from Vaiko attacking Modi for the support to Sri Lankan president.
There’s painfully little writing for children on the lives and cultures of indigenous communities in India.