FIRs against Sasikala, Palanisamy on charges of abduction

Chennai, Feb 15 : The police on Wednesday registered FIRs against AIADMK General Secretary V.K. Sasikala and legislature party leader Edapadi K. Palanisamy after a party legislator accused them of abduction. The party has denied the claim. S.S. Saravanan, a legislator from Madurai South constituency, filed an abduction complaint against Sasikala and Public Works Minister […]

Seoul confirms murder of Kim Jong-un’s half-brother

Seoul, Feb 15 : The chief of South Korea’s spy agency on Wednesday confirmed that North Korean leader Kim Jong-un’s half-brother was murdered with poison in Malaysia. National Intelligence Service (NIS) Director Lee Byong-ho told lawmakers that for the past five years Pyongyang has been attempting to assassinate Kim Jong-nam, who was under the protection […]

Modi government fishing in TN’s troubled waters: Congress; BJP denies charge

New Delhi, Feb 14 : The Congress on Tuesday accused the BJP-led central government of fishing in troubled waters in Tamil Nadu and demanded the state assembly’s special session to test the strength of rival factions within the ruling AIADMK. The Bharatiya Janata Party termed the Congress allegations “baseless”, saying neither the party nor the […]