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AIADMK faction leaders extend wishes to Kovind

Chennai: Leaders of the two factions in the ruling AIADMK, Chief Minister K Palaniswami and his predecessor O Panneerselvam, have greeted Ram Nath Kovind on his winning the presidential poll. Palaniswami congratulated Kovind for his “resounding victory.” “I wish to convey to you my own felicitations and also those of the people of Tamil Nadu for a historic tenure in Rashtrapati Bhavan,” he said in a letter to the NDA

Stalin hopes Kovind will uphold Constitution

Chennai: DMK working president M K Stalin has greeted President-elect Ram Nath Kovind on his big win and expressed the confidence he would be firm in guarding values like pluralism. “I wholeheartedly believe that he would be firm in guarding values like pluralism and uphold the Constitution,” he said. Stalin said he was extending the greetings on behalf of his party and its chief M Karunanidhi. The DMK, an ally

TN governor greets Ram Nath Kovind

Chennai: Tamilnadu Governor Ch Vidyasagar Rao has greeted President-elect Ram Nath Kovind, saying his “wealth of experience” will bring laurels to the nation. “Your legal acumen, wealth of experience as a Governor and parliamentarian will further help in bringing more laurels to the nation,” Rao said in his greeting message yesterday. A Raj Bhavan release said the Governor greeted Kovind saying he was privileged to extend his heartiest congratulations and best wishes on his

Govt to sell cheaper tomatoes, small onions

Chennai: After the unforeseen increase in the prices of tomato and small onion (shallots) in the city, the State government has decided to soften the blow by selling the two commodities at subsidised rates at State-run farm fresh stores and ration shops. The decision has been taken as a reaction to public woes. As per sources, three tonnes of tomato and five tonnes of onion have been procured by the

Do not panic: ONGC appeals to people

Chennai: “There is a lot of false propaganda against ONGC which are totally baseless. Right from 1958, ONGC has been undertaking activities in TN. I want to clarify that we are extracting only crude oil and natural gas and the claims telling that we are extracting methane and shale gas is totally wrong. We drill holes up to 5,000 feet which never intersects agricultural lands. The pipes used are up

Sasikala's jail comforts: More videos on way

Chennai: It seems more video clips on the ‘comforts’ availed of by AIADMK (Amma) general secretary V K Sasikala in Parapana Agrahara jail are on way. A day after a video made its way to the social media, in which Sasikala, wearing plain clothes, is seen with two other women including Ilavarasi in the prison. Reports said that two more videos would ‘come’ soon. In the video, Sasikala is seen