"We do not want to have any prejudice or any pre-judgement.... BJP thinks that a new chapter can be opened in Tamil Nadu," P Muralidhar Rao said
Karunanidhi needs tracheostomy tube for a few more weeks. Medical and nursing care would continue to be provided at his home by the hospital, official informed.
Three groups of fishermen from Pamban near Rameswaram were arrested Tuesday night
Along with the cash, "few kilograms" of gold and diamond jewellery were also seized during the raid conducted in the house and at the jewellery store.
Stalin said doctors told him he could leave for Namakkal to attend the function as the "DMK chief is all right and doing well."
The total number of voters is 5,07,627, including 2,37,374 female voters
A resolution in this regard was adopted at a meeting of the Peravai held at the burial site of Jayalalithaa at the Marina Beach.
Apart from the President, Governors of Tamil Nadu and Kerala Ch Vidyasagar Rao and P Sathasivam respectively, also enquired about Karunanidhi's health, a party release said.
MDMK sources said Vaiko's car was pelted with stones and footwear by DMK supporters when he went to visit Karunanidhi, who is undergoing treatment for throat and lung infection.
While 3000 personnel had been employed in implementing these activities, the government has also stocked Rs 90 crore worth medicines and drugs, it said.
"The British High Commissioner mentioned that Chennai is already home to many British companies and many more of them were evincing keen interest to invest in Tamil Nadu," an official release said.
The AAP national convener said it is "extremely important" to "root out" Punjab Congress chief Amarinder Singh, the Badal family and Majithia from the state, to give people hope, progress and development.
The government said it is taking all steps to ensure that the jammed mobile phone networks are restored.
Cyclone Vardah: Thousands of people were evacuated as roaring wind clocking speed of 100 km an hour uprooted trees, tore off hoardings and toppled cars.
"All precautions are taken at nuclear plant Kalpakkam to face Vardah. So far all is well and plant operation is normal. The plant is in touch with the India Meteorological Department," the NDMA said.
By the time it makes a landfall, its wind speed is expected to be 100-110 kmph with winds gusting up to 120 kmph. The wind speed during a very severe cyclonic storm is 120 to 130 kmph.
Stating that NDRF is in constant touch with the concerned authorities monitoring the situation, Panchnanda said the NDRF battalions would be ready to move to any place at short notice.
The Regional Meteorological Centre (RMC) at Chennai said the storm is expected to bring heavy rainfall in northern coastal districts of Tamil Nadu, including the capital city.
"The system is very likely to intensify further into a severe cyclonic storm during next 24 hours," the department said.