May 14, 2014
Elections 2014: BJP gears up for big party; Congress, MNS stay mum
Confident of a thumping victory, BJP workers in the city are preparing for a big bash; Congress and MNS, however, are keeping a lid on their plans With the exit polls predicting a thumping victory for the Bhartiya Janata Party , the city unit of the party has gone into celebration mode, and is planning a massive bash at Belbaug Chowk on Friday.
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Sivakasi, Apr 17 : After a 12-day ordeal, fireworks manufacturers in Sivakasi have withdrawn their indefinite strike and resumed production today.
The Indian Express
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)