The police action on Friday evening also dented the image of the police and AIADMK government who have so far restrained from using force or imposing serious charges over nearly 100 peaceful anti-CAA protests held across the state since December last year.
At least four police personnel were injured in the clashes, as they alleged protesters indulged in stone-pelting, whereas the latter rebutted with allegations of injuries to the protesters during police lathi charge.
The plan that comes under e-Governance makes people free from the usual processes of applying for various government services like certificates, documents, licenses to various different government departments.
With the government’s announcement, the Centre’s ambitious hydrocarbon project — conceived during the UPA government and projected as a solution to the increasing reliance on petroleum products — now faces an uncertain future.
Perarivalan alias Arivu was 19 when he was arrested in June 1991. He was accused of having bought two battery cells for Sivarasan, the LTTE man who masterminded the conspiracy, and which were used in the bomb that killed Rajiv Gandhi.
I-T searches started Wednesday morning at the premises of AGS Cinemas and Chezhiyan, and led to Vijay by noon, when I-T sleuths arrived at a film set in Neyveli where the actor was shooting for the under-production Master.
Kumbhabishegam at Sri Brihadeeswarar Temple in Thanjavur: This enormously significant event was held after 23 years — and after the Madras High Court had settled an old argument over the ritual purification process only five days previously.
The book chronicles the century-old history of mridangam, the primary percussion instrument in Carnatic music, through the stories of legendary mridangam players and makers, who were mainly from Dalit Christian communities.
Known as the rice bowl of Tamil Nadu, the Cauvery region witnessed massive projects two years ago over the Centre’s decision to launch a hydrocarbon project in the region by drilling about 341 wells to hunt for hydrocarbon reserves.
When asked about DK leaders refuting his claims, Rajinikanth said: “It was not (an incident) to be denied but to be forgotten…” The DK party has asked the actor should either apologise or produce copies of the Thuglak magazine from 1971 to validate his claims.
DVK chief Kolathur Mani said Rajinikanth uttered a “blatant lie that the images of Lord Ram and Sita were taken nude to a rally, which was held as part of a superstition eradication conference in 1971 in Salem”.