Sivakasi wants firepower to fight China's rockets
Sivakasi hopes the new government will check the smuggling of Chinese fireworks and remove the higher charges on local units imposed by the UPA government.
Fireworks factories withdraw indefinite strike
Sivakasi, Apr 17 : After a 12-day ordeal, fireworks manufacturers in Sivakasi have withdrawn their indefinite strike and resumed production today.
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Modi alleges distribution of watches with Chidambaram's pics
After Chidambaram opted out of the April 24 Lok Sabha polls, his son Karti Chidambaram has been given the Sivaganga seat.
Bandh affects normal life in Sivakasi
Sivakasi, Tamil Nadu, Apr 15 : Normal life was affected in Sivakasi - the fireworks hub of India--due to a 24-hour bandh call given by Tamil Nadu fireworks and amorces manufacturers' association and various industries, including the matchbox, printing and traders to protest against the import of crackers from China and steep hike in licence fees of ... (more)
Vaiko faces caste factor in Virudhunagar
Virudhunagar, Apr 13 : Caste factor would play a key role in determining the fate of firebrand MDMK General Secretary Vaiko, who faces a tough battle in the Virudhunagar Lok Sabha constituency, which has produced three Chief Ministers, the late Kamaraj and MGR, besides O Panneerselvam, who is now the Finance Minister.
Tamil GECs ring in the New Year
MUMBAI: As the state of Tamil Nadu and Tamilians across the country gear up to celebrate the New Year or the 'Varsha Pirappu', channels have lined up a slew of entertainment shows bypassing the usual shows.
Fireworks factories begin indefinite strike
Virudhunagar, Tamil Nadu, Apr 5 : As many as 700 licensed Fireworks factories and cracker transporters in and around Sivakasi - the fireworks hub of India, began an indefinite strike from today to protest against an order of the Ministry of Commerce and Industry that unilaterally revised various fees, including license fee.