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September 27, 2018 4:49 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 26, 2018 7:03 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 ...
In India
August 10, 2018 4:42 am gmt |
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The Chennai police on Thursday arrested May 17 Movement co-ordinator Thirumurugan Gandhi in Bengaluru International Airport on charges of sedition. He has been actively campaigning against the 8-lane Chennai Salem Green Corridor project and the police firing in Thoothukudi over the Sterlite stir rece...
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August 8, 2018 4:33 am gmt |
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M Karunanidhi, five-time chief minister of India’s Tamil Nadu state and one of the dominant figures in the politics of southern India for half a century, died on Tuesday (August 07) at the age of 94. An outspoken atheist in a country where politicians often trumpet their piety, Karunanidhi buil...
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July 31, 2018 6:58 am gmt |
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The condition of DMK chief M Karunanidhi remained stable on Monday even as a host of leaders, including Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami and Nationalist Congress Party founder Sharad Pawar visited Kauvery Hospital, where he is being treated, in Chennai.After a long night and day for t...
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July 4, 2018 4:52 am gmt |
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Fishermen in India’s southern coastal town Rameswaram on Tuesday (July 03) were forced to dock nearly half of their boats after the government failed to provide fuel for the boats on subsidized rates as per norm. The government provides about 1200 litres fuel for fishing boats to fishermen at a...
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June 30, 2018 5:40 am gmt |
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The birth anniversaries of thespian Sivaji Ganesan and freedom fighter Ramasamy Padayachi would henceforth be celebrated as a government function, Chief Minister Edappadi K. Palaniswami announced in the Legislative Assembly on Friday. Mr. Palaniswami said that in memory of freedom fighter and crusade...
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June 29, 2018 4:36 am gmt |
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In a covert operation in Krishnagiri and Dharmapuri districts of Tamil Nadu, the Mahalakshmi Layout police on Wednesday busted an ivory smuggling racket and arrested a gang of five men led by Khader Basha, who is believed to be a functionary of the DMK party. The six men are suspected of poaching ele...
In India
June 21, 2018 5:17 am gmt |
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Protests against the survey of land and other properties for the proposed Salem–Chennai ‘green corridor’ project continued for the third day in Salem district on Wednesday. However, officials of the Revenue Department went ahead with their task and undertook the survey work in Velliyampatti, Valasaiy...
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May 24, 2018 9:12 am gmt |
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Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) working president M.K. Stalin was detained on Thursday after he held an agitation outside Tamil Nadu secretariat over Sterlite protests in Thoothukudi, where 13 people have died until now. Earlier, a clash also broke about between DMK workers and the police when the fo...
In India
May 22, 2018 9:55 am gmt |
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The protests going on for last several months demanding closure of Vedanta’s Sterlite Copper unit took a violent turn on Tuesday with ten person feared dead in the clash between protesters and police in Thoothukudi (also known as Tuticorin). Tamil Nadu DGP TK Rajendran said, “People of Tu...
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May 21, 2018 5:14 am gmt |
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Four persons, including two women, were killed on the spot and 25 others injured when a car coming to Theni from Madurai collided head on with a van going to Peraiyur on Andipatti-Theni Highway at Kanavai near Thimmarasanaickanur in Andipatti block on Sunday. The deceased were R. Ramar (21), M. Chell...
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May 20, 2018 6:50 am gmt |
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Stressing the need to protect farmers and agriculture in the State, actor and Makkal Needhi Maiam president Kamal Haasan on Saturday announced six points, on which a group comprising “friends of farmers” would deliberate further. Addressing the press after holding discussions with representatives of ...
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May 10, 2018 9:55 am gmt |
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The judicial custody of suspended assistant professor Nirmala Devi, accused in the audiotape scandal, was extended till May 23, on Wednesday. Ms. Devi, who is accused of attempting to traffic four college students to do some favours for higher officials of the Madurai Kamaraj University in return for...
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May 9, 2018 5:27 am gmt |
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Finance Minister Arun Jaitley Tuesday criticised the Congress over its “latest misadventure against the judiciary” and said “fishing in troubled waters” would hurt the Opposition in the May 12 Karnataka elections. In a series of tweets, he said the Congress’s “latest misadventure against the judiciar...
In India
May 8, 2018 3:55 am gmt |
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Taking suo motu cognizance of media reports on aspirants of the National Eligibility Entrance Test (NEET) aspirants in Tamil Nadu facing trouble due to unavailability of examination centres, the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has sent a notice to the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBS...
In India
May 1, 2018 3:25 am gmt |
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Amma Makkal Munnetra Kazhagam leader and Dr. Radhakrishnan Nagar MLA T.T.V. Dhinakaran on Sunday faced an embarrassing situation when a group of women waved ₹20 notes at him in a bid to ‘redeem’ cash for votes during his visit to the constituency. In the run-up to the byelection to the R.K. Nagar con...
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April 23, 2018 3:27 am gmt |
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CPI(M) State secretary K. Balakrishnan has written to President Ram Nath Kovind and Prime Minister Narendra Modi, urging them to immediately recall Tamil Nadu Governor Banwarilal Purohit. In his letter to both the leaders, a copy of which has been released to the media, he noted that assistant profes...
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April 11, 2018 3:51 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 ...