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February 24, 2018 11:42 am gmt |
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A life-sized statue of former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa was unveiled in Chennai on Saturday as part of grand celebrations to mark the 70th birth anniversary of the late AIADMK supremo. The statue was unveiled by the AIADMK at the party headquarters in Chennai’s Royapettah. The statue w...
In India
January 31, 2018 11:03 am gmt |
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President of the Tamilnadu Bharatiya Janata Party Tamilisai Soundararajan urged the people to vote for the BJP in the local elections, a party who were conducting a good governance. She stated while addressing the media Today (January 31) in Chennai. BJP’s ruling the country in a fair manner. A...
In India
January 29, 2018 8:53 am gmt |
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Members of various farmers associations and Opposition parties staged rail roko agitations in Thanjavur and Tiruvarur districts on Sunday to urge the Centre and State governments to impress upon Karnataka to release water to save the standing paddy crop in the delta region. Police took into custody 1...
In India
January 28, 2018 4:46 am gmt |
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The DMK, along with its allies, including the Congress, the MDMK, the CPI, the CPI (M), the VCK, the Kongunadu Makkal Desiya Katchi, the All India Moovendar Munnetra Kazhagam and the Indian Union Muslim League, staged protests across Tamil Nadu on Saturday, demanding a rollback of the recent hike in ...
In India
January 27, 2018 4:23 am gmt |
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Indian defence minister, Nirmala Sitharaman, on Friday (January 26) assured, while addressing a news conference in India’s southern Chennai city, that she would take up the issue of Sri Lanka amending the ‘fisheries act’ with the Indian Foreign Ministry. According to the latest amen...
In India
January 20, 2018 4:38 am gmt |
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A Division Bench of the Madras High Court on Friday confirmed an order passed by its single judge on November 29 to close down all sand quarries in the State within six months and not to open any new quarries too in the interest of protecting the environment. The Division Bench of Justices K. Kalyana...
In India
January 18, 2018 4:06 am gmt |
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Tamil film superstar Rajinikanth, who recently announced his decision to enter politics, said on Wednesday that he was prepared to face the Assembly election even if it happened in the next six months. “I am definitely ready to face it,” he told reporters during a brief interaction before proceeding ...
In Latest Stories
January 16, 2018 11:50 am gmt |
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Hundreds of people in southern Tamil Nadu state took part in ‘Jallikattu’, a traditional bull-taming sport, on Tuesday (January 16) as part of ‘Pongal’ – a harvest festival – celebrations. In Madurai, people came out in large numbers to take part in the sport. Garl...
In India
January 14, 2018 7:14 am gmt |
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The Supreme Court has announced that it will pronounce its verdict in the Cauvery water sharing dispute between Tamil Nadu and Karnataka within four weeks, and the State is expecting a favourable ruling, Chief Minister Edappadi K. Palaniswami said here on Saturday. He was speaking to reporters after ...
In India
December 28, 2017 4:31 am gmt |
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With the State Assembly likely to begin its first session for the New Year on January 8, the focus has turned to the impact that the latest entrant to the House, T.T.V. Dhinakaran, is likely to have on the ruling party and the deliberations of the Assembly. While a representative of the Dhinakaran ca...
In India
December 23, 2017 4:27 am gmt |
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President Ramnath Kovind is scheduled to arrive in Madurai on Saturday, as part of a two-day visit to the State — his first since assuming office in July. His itinerary includes a visit to Rameswaram and appointments in Chennai. The President would be received by Governor Banwarilal Purohit upon his ...
In Special News
December 20, 2017 6:21 am gmt |
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Jayalalithaa is seen sitting up on a hospital bed, sipping a drink and perhaps watching TV in what is the first ever video of the Former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister who died in December last year. The video has been released reportedly by Vettrivel a lawmaker supporting TTV Dinakaran. The video has bee...
In India
December 18, 2017 4:28 am gmt |
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Two days ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit to Cyclone Ockhi-hit Kanyakumari district, the Tamil Nadu government on Sunday held a review meeting over the central assistance to be sought for the relief works in the region. Chief Minister K Palaniswami, who is expected to accompany Modi duri...
In India
December 14, 2017 11:59 am gmt |
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We will put pressure in the Parliament and the Tamil Nadu State Assembly about the issues faced by the fisherman, Congress President-elect Rahul Gandhi said. Rahul Gandhi is in Kanyakumari, visiting the fishing villages which were adversely affected by Cyclone Ockhi today (Thursday). While his visit ...
In India
December 13, 2017 8:41 am gmt |
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A police inspector from Chennai, who was investigating a recent gold heist in Tamil Nadu, was shot dead by a suspected robber in Rajasthan early this morning. He was chasing the gang involved in the robbery when he was shot at by his own service revolver in the state’s Pali district, police sai...
In India
December 11, 2017 4:31 am gmt |
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Even as officials of the Election Commission are keeping a strict vigil in Dr. Radhakrishnan Nagar Assembly constituency where a by-poll is scheduled on December 21, as many as 62 vehicles plying without permission in the constituency were seized till Sunday evening. “The seizure is to prevent money ...
In India
December 10, 2017 4:34 am gmt |
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A recent survey conducted by former students of Loyola College across seven wards in the R.K. Nagar constituency found that the Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam had the support of 33% of the people, and independent candidate T.T.V. Dhinakaran (28 %) was ahead of the All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam’...
In India
December 9, 2017 4:47 am gmt |
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The Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) on Friday accused the Election Commission officials of working hand in glove with the ruling AIADMK and helping it in every other way to win the by-election from the R.K. Nagar Assembly constituency where polling is due on December 21. Arguing a case related to bog...
In India
December 8, 2017 4:13 am gmt |
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The fishermen’s protest at Kuzhithurai railway station was withdrawn after Thursday midnight after the protesters accepted Collector Sajjansingh R. Chavan’s assurance that the ongoing search operations to locate the missing fishermen would be intensified in the deep sea. Though the fishermen we...