Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who reached Mamallapuram ahead of Xi by a chopper, received the Chinese leader at Arjuna's penance monument.
Chinese President Xi Jinping comes to India after having met with Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan in Beijing for the China-Pakistan Business Forum. Therefore, Kashmir, CPEC and terrorism could be tricky subjects at the summit.
The Modi-Xi informal summit is a good time to analyse the economic capacity of China, especially the role of manufacturing sector, in powering the country and its positioning in the China-India dynamics.
The court had banned hoardings along the road and it recently pulled up the government for not effectively implementing its order following the death of a woman techie.
What’s unfathomable is how the burglars were able to enter the showroom despite six watchmen guarding the property.
The Madras High Court, hearing a plea on the matter on September 13, took a tough stand against illegal hoardings and wondered "how many more litres of blood the state government needs to paint the roads with."
A fortnight back when Chief Minister Palaniswami left for the UK, he was just the ‘lucky first among the many equals’ in the AIADMK. On his return, the ‘accidental chief minister’ has become the ‘revolutionary leader’s heir’!
There has been tight patrolling across Coimbatore district. Vehicle checks have been intensified in the city and border areas, the police said.
For the past four years, Dalit residents of this village have been forced to adopt this route to cremate their dead.
The roots of the caste bands run deep into the murky world of electoral politics and this is why most political leaders are not ready to ruffle feathers by banning ‘caste markers’.
The state made the submissions on the plea moved by Vedanta challenging the government order directing closure of its unit.
“Every...closed society has a cant of its own. Tamil memes are a reflection of an insular society trying to close a system inwards instead of extending its cultural borrowings,” said N Kalyan Raman, writer and translator.
The two Dravidian majors – the ruling AIADMK and the principal opposition DMK — never miss out an opportunity to have a go at the other. While the AIADMK is employing mithai to target the DMK, the latter is using halwa to attack the other.
The gutsy leader, who has always been in search of a cause, is no stranger to controversy. He can be an alternative pole in Tamil Nadu politics.
The police has registered cases against the perpetrators under various Sections of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) including attempt to murder.
Chennai has been grappling with an acute water crisis, facing a daily water deficit of at least 200 million litres, with the four reservoirs supplying water to the city running dry.
Civic activists, students and senior citizens participated in the protest organised by Arapoor Iyakkam, an NGO.
The city is facing a severe crisis with all four major reservoirs supplying water going bone dry, forcing residents to look for alternatives to tide over the crisis.
In her letter, the 32-year-old has claimed that since she was already “living the life of a woman” before her father passed away, she is eligible to get the pension as a dependent unmarried daughter
The political stars have aligned in favour of ‘one nation, one poll’ and this opportunity must not be missed.
The decision is, however, subject to review depending on the rainfall received by Cauvery basin and the water storage of four reservoirs in Karnataka.
The counting of votes will be undertaken the same day soon after the voting, it added.
Palaniswami also sought the Kerala government's cooperation to implement the Aanamalayar, Nallaru projects to meet the needs of farmers and the public in Coimbatore and Tirupur districts.
Though chief minister Pinarayi Vijayan's office contacted the Tamil Nadu CMO on the offer, the neighbouring state informed that at present there is no need for the help, it said.