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April 16, 2018 3:08 am gmt |
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Fisheries Minister D. Jayakumar said on Sunday that, the State government would consider the pleas for allowing peaceful protests on the Marina beach. The government would examine whether or not allowing peaceful protests would create law and order issues in the area or cause disturbance to the publi...
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April 16, 2018 3:08 am gmt |
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India’s federal Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) put a lawmaker from India’s ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) under a seven-day judicial custody on Saturday (April 14), in connection with the rape of a teenager, after days of protests by activists accusing authorities of falling t...
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April 15, 2018 8:41 am gmt |
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DMK working president M.K. Stalin on Saturday said the protests in Tamil Nadu over the Cauvery Management Board (CMB) would not stop until the board was formed by the Centre. “The [Cauvery Rights Retrieval] rally was part of our struggle. We won that battle. The war is going on,” he said in a stateme...
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April 15, 2018 3:48 am gmt |
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Environmental activists protesting against the Sterlite copper plant and its expansion in Thoothukudi have filed RTI pleas with the Tamil Nadu Pollution Control Board (TNPCB) invoking a special clause for getting information in 48 hours. On Friday afternoon, activists, including Madras High Court ret...
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April 14, 2018 4:24 am gmt |
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The Centre’s reluctance to set up a separate authority to distribute Cauvery waters among Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, Kerala and Puducherry clearly stems from purely electoral reasons. With an eye on the coming Assembly poll in Karnataka, it failed to implement the Supreme Court order asking it to set up ...
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April 11, 2018 3:51 am gmt |
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Thirty school children were killed in northern India on Monday (April 9) when a bus carrying them fell into a gorge. The bus was returning from school in the Himalayan state of Himachal Pradesh when it fell off into a 200-feet deep ravine. The driver and a teacher were among the victims. The chief mi...
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April 10, 2018 3:22 am gmt |
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Bollywood superstar Salman Khan got bail today (07) as hearing resumed in Jodhpur on his bail plea. Earlier, the suspense on the superstar’s bail plea after the transfer of District and Sessions Court Judge Ravindra Kumar Joshi came to an end when Joshi resumed the hearing in the case on Saturday mor...
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April 6, 2018 11:39 am gmt |
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Actor Salman Khan will have to spend Friday night in jail as well. District and Sessions Court Judge Ravindra Kumar Joshi reserved the judgement on the actor’s bail plea hearing till Saturday. Earlier, the actor’s lawyers, in their defense, had claimed that eyewitness accounts were unreli...
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April 5, 2018 8:06 am gmt |
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Bollywood actors Salman Khan, Saif Ali Khan, Sonali Bendre, and Tabu on Wednesday arrived in Jodhpur to hear the judgment on blackbuck case would be announced by magistrate court in Rajasthan today. Upon their arrival situation turned interesting as Tabu and Saif Ali Khan were seen shouting fans who ...
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April 5, 2018 4:11 am gmt |
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Dubbing the agitations by the DMK, the AIADMK and the Congress to press for the early constitution of the Cauvery Management Board an eyewash, BJP State president Tamilisai Soundararajan said here on Tuesday that the Cauvery issue could be resolved only through legal means. Addressing reporters, Ms. ...
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April 4, 2018 3:36 am gmt |
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Thirty eight bodies of the 39 Indians who were kidnapped and killed by Islamic State militants in Iraq in 2014 were brought back to India on Monday (April 2). The bodies were recovered from a mound in Badush, in the Iraqi city of Mosul, which was freed from the Islamic State last July. DNA tests [&he...
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April 3, 2018 9:42 am gmt |
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Tamil Nadu’s ruling AIADMK began their statewide hunger strike on Tuesday in protest against the Central government’s failure to set up a Cauvery Management Board (CMB) despite a Supreme Court order. Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami and Deputy Chief Minister O. Panneerselvam on Tuesday joined pa...
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April 3, 2018 4:08 am gmt |
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Protests erupted across several cities in India on Monday (April 02) against a ruling on low-caste communities by the country’s apex court. Several organizations belonging to Scheduled Castes (SC), made up of “untouchables” and which is the lowest tier, and Scheduled Tribes (ST) mad...
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April 1, 2018 6:49 am gmt |
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At least 10 people were killed and several others injured after a four-storey building collapsed in India’s central Madhya Pradesh state on Saturday (March 31). The incident occurred at around 1550 GMT after a speeding car rammed into the building in Indore city. The building, which housed hote...
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March 31, 2018 9:54 am gmt |
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Indian Army conducted a live-fire drill in Tezu town of northeastern Arunachal Pradesh, claimed by China as “South Tibet”, on Friday (March 30). The soldiers displayed immaculate coordination as they ran to their positions and prepared shell launchers for firing. A soldier, Pushap Singh, ...