After the news of the Communist Party of India having its members walk out, the latest bit of news is that a new party called the Marxist Peravai or Marxist Forum was floated on Sunday, which has apparently been formed by more than 300 disgruntled Communist Party of India Marxist activists from across the state. They believe that their differences with the CPM leadership were primarily ideological and therefore they needed to form a new party. The new outfit will conduct its first state conference in Trichy on February 3 and elect its office bearers. From reports, it looks like there are more than 50,000 people queuing up to join this new party.
RIL plans to buy IT land
Some exciting business news from the city. News is that Reliance Industries is planning to acquire the Hotel Leela venture-promoted IT park in Chennai for Rs1.72 billion. The IT park is in MRC Nagar, adjacent to the Leela hotel.
The park has a built-up area of 2.2 lakh square feet.
Aishwaryaa to try another movie
After her directorial debut ‘3’ bombed at the box office, Aishwaryaa Dhanush is trying her hands at a remake. Rumour has it that she met actor Akshay Kumar to remake his recent hit film Oh My God in Tamil, which she plans to direct.