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Tamil Nadu

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The fishermen’s protest at Kuzhithurai railway station was withdrawn after Thursday midnight after the protesters accepted Collector Sajjansingh R. Chavan’s assurance that the ongoing search operations to locate the missing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...
In India
December 5, 2017 11:56 am gmt |
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The first death anniversary of former Chief Minister Jayalalithaa, held today. Around 1 lakh people gathered near her memorial on Chennai, Marina. Traffic disruptions were caused on Tuesday along the arterial roads of Chennai, including Anna Salai, Kamarajar Salai, and other feeder roads to the Marin...
In India
December 4, 2017 4:49 am gmt |
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After a gap of 11 years, the Marumalarchi Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (MDMK) has decided to work with the Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) and support its candidate N. Marudu Ganesh in the Dr. Radhakrishnan Nagar bypoll scheduled on December 21. The leader of MDMK, Vaiko explained an indian media. While...
In India
November 22, 2017 5:58 am gmt |
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A probe relating to the death of former Tamil Nadu chief minister J Jayalalithaa to begin today (Wednesday). Tamil Nadu’s Minister for Forests Dindigul Sreenivasan revealed that all ministers of the state had lied to the people about hospitalisation and death of the former AIADMK general secretary. S...
In India
November 11, 2017 5:45 am gmt |
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Senior AIADMK leader and Fisheries Minister D. Jayakumar on Friday rejected the contention that there was a connection between the ruling party and the searches being carried out by Income Tax department officials on the premises of individuals related to sidelined AIADMK leaders V.K. Sasikala [who i...
In India
November 9, 2017 9:22 am gmt |
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Chennai/Tiruchi/Coimbatore – Income Tax officials are searching the offices of Jaya TV in Chennai and raids are on at nine more firms at various places in Tamil Nadu and across the country. Armed police personnel have been deployed on the premises of Jaya TV, which is controlled by the family o...
In India
November 3, 2017 12:31 pm gmt |
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Incessant heavy rains lashed Nagapattinam district for the fifth consecutive day on Friday, inundating hundreds of houses and submerging paddy crops in thousands of hectares. People have been evacuated to safety in Tarangambadi and Sirkazhi Taluks in the district where hundreds of houses have been fl...
In Srilanka
November 1, 2017 7:27 am gmt |
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The meteorological office has forecast heavy rain in Chennai and “very heavy rainfall” in coastal Tamil Nadu. The heavy spell is expected to continue for next 2-3 days, MeT Director said It’s been a traffic nightmare as many areas in the state have remained waterlogged since yesterd...
In India
October 27, 2017 4:19 am gmt |
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In a rare gesture, Dravidar Kazhagam president K. Veeramani came to the defence of Tamilisai Soundararajan on Thursday by speaking against widespread trolling of the BJP State president on social media. In a statement, Mr. Veeramani said that the trolling would send the wrong message to the women of ...
In India
October 21, 2017 4:38 am gmt |
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Eight crew members of the Tamil Nadu State Transport Corporation (Kumbakonam) Ltd., including two brothers employed as drivers, were crushed to death when the roof of an employees’ resting room collapsed at the Porayar bus depot in Nagapattinam district early on Friday morning. The roof reportedly cr...
In India
October 17, 2017 4:50 am gmt |
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Contending that Tamil Nadu required a “stable government”, Vice-President M. Venkaiah Naidu said here on Monday that it was the duty of the Governor to guide the Chief Minister, the Council of Ministers and the people. He, however, cautioned against the Governor becoming a “political, parallel power ...
In India
October 15, 2017 4:32 am gmt |
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DMK Working President M K Stalin today dubbed the dengue deaths in Tamil Nadu as a “health emergency” and urged Governor Banwarilal Purohit to direct the state Chief Secretary to take appropriate action to curb it. A day after Tamil Nadu Health Secretary J Radhakrishnan said 35 perons had died due to...
In India
October 12, 2017 4:37 am gmt |
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After three years, the Tamil Nadu State Marketing Corporation Ltd (Tasmac) will be increasing liquor prices across the State. The increase varies from ₹10 to ₹12 (per 180 ml). There will be no increase in beer prices. A senior government official told The Hindu: “The minutes of the meeting and the or...
In India
October 9, 2017 4:36 am gmt |
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As dengue cases rise in India, there are reports of dengue fever spreading rapidly in Tamil Nadu. More than 12,000 people in TN have tested positive for dengue  and admitted in hospitals. As many as 85 people have died of dengue in Tamil Nadu. Not only in Tamil Nadu, the dengue fever is made a [&hell...
In India
October 7, 2017 5:33 am gmt |
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The Election Commission on Friday resumed its hearing on the AIADMK’s ‘two leaves’ symbol dispute, during which the OPS-EPS combine staked a claim to the party symbol. The electoral body has fixed October 13 as the date for recording the submissions of V.K. Sasikala and T.T.V. Dhinakaran. Lawyers rep...