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August 18, 2017 5:47 am gmt |
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Late chief minister J Jayalalithaa’s niece J Deepa has opposed the Tamil Nadu government’s plans to convert her aunt’s residence here into a memorial, saying she would take legal steps against it. She said that she has the “moral and legal rights” to stake claim to the Poes Garden property Chief Mini...
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August 16, 2017 6:10 am gmt |
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Actor Kamal Haasan fired a fresh salvo at the ruling AIADMK in Tamil Nadu virtually calling for Chief Minister E Palaniswami’s resignation over alleged corruption. In a series of tweets, he also invited people “who are brave enough” to take a vow for a new freedom struggle, apparent...
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August 10, 2017 8:00 am gmt |
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Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami on Wednesday announced a `1,000-crore project to convert seawater into drinking water in the district. Participating in the birth centenary celebrations of AIADMK founder and late Chief Minister M G Ramachandran at Kandamanadi near Janagipuram highway, he said th...
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February 26, 2017 6:38 am gmt |
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The Tamil Nadu government on Saturday protested against Karnataka’s “unilateral action” of constructing a reservoir across river Cauvery at Mekedatu and sought Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s intervention in the matter. Citing media reports, Chief Minister E K Palaniswami told Modi in a letter that th...
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February 19, 2017 7:13 am gmt |
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An FIR has been filed against DMK working President MK Stalin, his party MLAs, MPs and cadres for holding a protest at Marina beach against the alleged attack on him and his MLAs during the trust vote in the Assembly. Police said an FIR has been filed against them for unlawful assembly and violation ...
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December 25, 2016 10:06 am gmt |
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Adding to the number of political parties in Tamil Nadu, yet another emerged on Saturday – the Amma DMK. Launched by Iniyan Sampath, brother of the former TNCC president, EVKS Elangovan, the new party intends to stick to the ideals shown by the former Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa. Iniyan Sampa...
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December 25, 2016 5:35 am gmt |
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A Chennai-based cultural organisation, Tamilnadu Telugu Yuva Sakthi, has filed a fresh writ petition in the Supreme Court demanding a judicial probe into the death of former Tamil Nadu chief minister Jayalalithaa. This writ petition will come up for hearing on January 6, 2017 along with a writ petiti...
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December 21, 2016 8:11 am gmt |
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Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) treasurer MK Stalin on Wednesday, expressed his disappointment over the Income Tax raid at Tamil Nadu Chief Secretary Rama Mohana Rao’s residence in Chennai, terming it a disgrace to the state. Talking to social media, the DMK leader said, “IT raids at Chie...
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December 21, 2016 5:59 am gmt |
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A host of senior AIADMK functionaries urged former Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa’s aide Sasikala Natarajan to take over as Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu. They also asked Ms Natarajan to take on the mantle of both the party. Days after the death of Jayalalithaa, top AIADMK leaders, including Chie...
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December 11, 2016 5:12 am gmt |
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Strongly backing late Jayalalithaa’s long time aide Sasikala, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister O Panneerselvam today said she should become general secretary and lead the AIADMK. “There is no second opinion on the issue. If anyone has second thoughts, they are not true AIADMK workers,” sai...
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December 7, 2016 4:58 am gmt |
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As the death of AIADMK chief and Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa was announced, the party announced senior AIADMK leader O Panneerselvam as the new AIADMK chief and the new Tamil Nadu chief minister. He was sworn in after midnight by Governor Vidyasagar Rao at Raj Bhawan, amid the presence o...
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November 6, 2016 6:40 am gmt |
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Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa, who was hospitalized here last week after complaining of fever and dehydration, has “responded well” to treatment and has been advised “10 days stay” for “recuperative treatment”, Madurai Adheenam said.  “Jayalalithaa has responded well to the treatment. She ...
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November 2, 2016 10:00 am gmt |
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“Tamil Nadu chief minister J. Jayalalithaa is on the road to full recovery and receiving physiotherapy. It is for the doctors at Apollo Hospital to decide on her discharge” said, the AIADMK spokesman ponnaiyan. He said the above when he was approached by the journalists in front of the Apollo Hospita...
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October 30, 2016 4:35 am gmt |
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Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa’s right hand is inflamed, her doctors have said, as the AIADMK party chief signed-off election affidavits with a thumb print and not a signature, documents showed on Friday night. The 68-year-old leader has been in hospital for over a month since being a...
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October 19, 2016 8:24 am gmt |
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Finance Minister O Panneerselvam, the senior leader who was made the first-among-the-equals in the State Cabinet in Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa’s absence, chaired the cabinet meeting at the secretariat on Wednesday morning. This is the first meeting of the Cabinet after Chief Minister J Jayal...
In India
October 9, 2016 11:34 am gmt |
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Tamil Nadu opposition DMK leader MK Stalin visited Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa in hospital on Saturday, raising the call to name a stand-in once again. “I visited the hospital and enquired about Jaya’s health. Karunanidhi’s demand is to bring in an interim Chief Minister,” h...
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October 9, 2016 8:13 am gmt |
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Upon the request of the Tamil Nadu government, the Andhra Pradesh government has decided to release 2-3 tmcft water soon. CM N Chandrababu Naidu said at the CII southern region council meeting on Saturday that TN chief secretary called P Rama Mohan Rao called him up and requested the release of water...
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September 29, 2016 6:31 am gmt |
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In line with the Supreme Court’s fresh order, Union Water Resources Minister Uma Bharti has convened a meeting of Karnataka and Tamil Nadu ministers on Thursday to find a political solution to the “impasse” over Cauvery water dispute. The apex court had on Wednesday asked Attorney G...
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September 28, 2016 11:54 am gmt |
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Karnataka has once again refused to open Cauvery water to Tamil Nadu. In a setback to Karnataka government, the Supreme Court on Tuesday directed Karnataka to release 6,000 cusecs of water to Tamil Nadu for three days. The next hearing in the case is scheduled for Friday it is learnt. However, In the...