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October 24, 2018 3:14 am gmt |
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DMK leader Kanimozhi, whose tenure in the Rajya Sabha will come to an end by July next year, is keen on entering the electoral fray from the Thoothukudi Parliamentary constituency in 2019. DMK sources said she had already expressed her desire in this regard, though the party had adequate numbers in t...
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October 23, 2018 3:24 am gmt |
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As the Central Bureau of Investigation’s second-in-command Rakesh Asthana was embroiled in a bribery case, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and National Security Adviser Ajit Doval swung into damage control, asking CBI Director Alok Verma to ensure the government’s image was not tarnished. Mr. Verma brie...
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October 22, 2018 3:20 am gmt |
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Private bus operators are cashing in on the festival season as fares on various routes have increased by at least ₹300 per ticket. As the Navaratri weekend comes to a close and Deepavali inches closer, bus operators from the Omni Bus Stand in Madurai say the rates on online platforms will reach a bas...
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October 21, 2018 3:21 am gmt |
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With the Joint Action Council of Tamil Nadu Teachers Organisations and Government Employees Organisations (Jactto-Geo) announcing an indefinite strike from November 27 to press for the implementation of its charter of demands, Chief Minister Edappadi K. Palaniswami categorically stated yesterday (Sat...
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October 18, 2018 3:33 am gmt |
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Chief Minister Edappadi K. Palaniswami yesterday (Wednesday) wrote to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, seeking a direction to the Ministry of External Affairs to register India’s strong protest with the Sri Lankan government at the highest level in connection with the case of eight Indian fishermen from...
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October 17, 2018 3:10 am gmt |
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Nearly 10 months after actor Rajinikanth declared his intention to take the political plunge, members of the Rajini Makkal Mandram have been informally asked to gear up for the likely launch of his political party on December 12 — his birthday. The message has been passed on by word of mouth after a ...
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October 16, 2018 3:36 am gmt |
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The AIADMK government’s proposed move to take over seven acres of land in Kancheepuram, in the possession of the legal heirs of former Chief Minister and DMK founder C.N. Annadurai, and allot it to a local functionary of the ruling party has evoked strong protests from the DMK. DMK organising secreta...
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October 15, 2018 2:23 am gmt |
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Granting bail to S. Subair, an accused in the murder of Hindu Munnani leader Sasikumar, the Madras High Court has held that investigating agencies cannot file chargesheets on a piecemeal basis against select accused just to prevent them from obtaining statutory bail. He is among the five accused in t...
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October 9, 2018 11:47 am gmt |
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A blast at Steel Authority of India‘s plant in central state of Chhattisgarh on Tuesday (October 09) killed at least six people, a police official said. State-run SAIL is one of India‘s biggest steel producers, and the blast occurred at its Bhilai plant. The fire, which occurred during a ...
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October 3, 2018 10:41 am gmt |
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Justice Ranjan Gogoi today took charge as the Chief Justice of India. Justice Gogoi was administered the oath of office by President Ram Nath Kovind at Rashtrapati Bhavan in New Delhi. Justice Gogoi replaces Justice Dipak Misra, who completed a 13-month term as the Chief Justice of India on October 2...
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September 27, 2018 4:52 am gmt |
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M.K. Stalin, the president of Tami Nadu opposition DMK was on Wednesday admitted to the Apollo Hospitals in Chennai for treatment. Sources said he may undergo a minor surgery for an ailment. The hospital is expected to issue a medical bulletin on Thursday....
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September 27, 2018 4:49 am gmt |
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The DMK and the Congress were fully responsible for the genocide of a large number of Tamils during the final phase of the Eelam war in Sri Lanka, and should be booked for war crimes,   Edappadi K. Palaniswami, the Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu said on Tuesday. Speaking at a protest meeting organised ...
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September 26, 2018 7:03 am gmt |
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Industrial leaders paid tributes to departed former Chief Minister M Karunanidhi, hailing him as a doyen of industrial development in the State and the country. At a meeting organised by Southern India Chamber of Commerce and Industry (SICCI) and other industry bodies in Tamil Nadu on Saturday, they ...
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September 20, 2018 3:01 am gmt |
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The Union Cabinet yesterday (Wednesday) cleared an ordinance that makes talaq-e-biddat, or instant triple talaq, a criminal offence that will attract a maximum jail term of three years. President Ram Nath Kovind later in the day gave his assent. The new law, however, incorporates safeguards, includin...
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September 19, 2018 3:52 am gmt |
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Prime Minister Narendra Modi yesterday (Tuesday) donned the hat of a parliamentarian as he gave an account of work done in his Lok Sabha constituency, Varanasi,over the past four years to his “high command”, the people of the temple city. Launching or inaugurating projects worth more than ₹550 crore ...