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March 29, 2017 6:18 am gmt |
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US President Donald Trump has renewed an invitation to Prime Minister Narendra Modi to visit the US later this year and expressed support for Modi’s economic reform agenda for Asia’s third-largest economy. This was revealed by the White House in a readout issued late on Tuesday on telephone conversat...
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March 28, 2017 6:56 am gmt |
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AIADMK Amma faction led by Deputy General Secretary T T V Dinakaran on Monday (March 27) released its manifesto for the R K Nagar bypoll which, among others, promises setting up of a super-speciality hospital, mobile hospitals and fish markets in the constituency. At a function held at the AIADMK hea...
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March 27, 2017 6:22 am gmt |
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Lyca Production sent a notice to Tamilar Vazhvurimai Katchi president (TVK) leader T Velmurugan for alleged defamatory comments made by him on a live TV news channel debate on Lyca’s alleged “nexus” with Rajapaksa. Lyca, on Sunday, said they were “saddened by the development o...
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March 26, 2017 7:53 am gmt |
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Heeding to the calls of political parties, superstar Rajinikanth on Saturday cancelled his scheduled visit to Jaffna in Sri Lanka to distribute houses to displaced Tamils and appealed to everyone concerned not to “politicise” the issue. In a statement here, Rajinikanth said though he was “not wholehe...
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March 25, 2017 12:46 pm gmt |
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Chennai Commissioner of Police S George has been transferred ahead of the RK Nagar bye-elections on April 12. The Election Commission on Saturday ordered Commissioner George’s transfer. His transfer comes in the wake of opposition party, the DMK urging the Election Commission to move George out from ...
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March 25, 2017 5:56 am gmt |
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Actors and directors joined the farmers at Jantar Mantar to express solidarity with their cause, eleven days after 84 farmers from Tamil Nadu took to the roads of the country’s capital to protest the lack of drought relief in the state, they have received support from actors representing the Nadigar ...
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March 24, 2017 9:46 am gmt |
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The US has given a list of 271 people claiming they were illegal migrants from India, but the government has not accepted it and would allow their deportation only after proper verification, union minister Sushma Swaraj said. “We have not accepted this list and have sought more details. We have...
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March 23, 2017 4:34 am gmt |
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The two AIADMK camps led by O Panneerselvam and VK Sasikala on Wednesday (March 22) lost the chance to use the party’s “two leaves” symbol and the party’s abbreviated name in the by election for the RK Nagar seat that fell vacant after the death of former chief minister J Jaya...
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March 22, 2017 7:32 am gmt |
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DMK working president M.K. Stalin on Tuesday requested Prime Minister Narendra Modi to ensure that India voted against the resolution on Sri Lanka at the United Nations Human Rights Council. The resolution seeks more time fulfill its human rights obligations. In 2015, the island nation had assured a ...
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March 21, 2017 7:10 am gmt |
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The Election Commission of India has supported before the Supreme Court the demand for a lifetime ban on candidates convicted in criminal cases from contesting polls. As of now, convicts are debarred from contesting elections for six years after serving their sentences. The Public Interest Litigation...
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March 20, 2017 5:37 am gmt |
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After A Meeting of the party’s high level committee on Sunday, the Marumalarchi Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (MDMK) announced it would boycott the RK Nagar by-poll. “We have unanimously decided to boycott the polls scheduled to be held on April 12,” party chief Vaiko said. MDMK Chief Vaiko said his part...
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March 19, 2017 2:13 pm gmt |
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Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Yogi Adityanath was sworn-in as the Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh on Sunday along with 49 ministers, in a ceremony graced by a plethora of BJP luminaries, including Prime Minister Narendra Modi, senior opposition politicians and a raft of sadhus, sanyasis and san...
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March 19, 2017 8:48 am gmt |
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The Election Commission on Friday sought the response of V.K. Sasikala and T.T.V. Dinakaran to a petition filed by the O. Panneerselvam group requesting allotment of the AIADMK’s ‘two leaves’ symbol. “We have sought a reply from Ms. Sasikala and Mr. Dinakaran by March 20 on the petition of E. Madhusu...
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March 18, 2017 8:30 am gmt |
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The BJP’s Trivendra Singh Rawat will take oath as the Chief Minister of Uttarakhand today (March 18). Mr Rawat, who had worked closely with party chief Amit Shah during the 2014 national election, has many years of experience as a minister. His name was proposed by BJP leader Prakash Pant and s...
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March 17, 2017 4:19 pm gmt |
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Security was beefed up around India’s iconic monument Taj Mahal in northern Agra city, about a four-hour drive from New Delhi, on Friday (March 17) following a reported threat of a possible attack by Islamic State (IS). According to media reports, a pro-Islamic State media group published a gra...