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Tamil Nadu

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 ...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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October 2, 2017 4:30 am gmt |
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Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) working president M.K. Stalin on Sunday reiterated his demand for a CBI inquiry into the death of former Chief Minister Jayalalithaa. Speaking at a public meeting here, he said that Jayalalithaa’s death was highly suspicious. “While she was undergoing treatment at the ...
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September 26, 2017 4:57 am gmt |
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The Tamil Nadu government has set up an inquiry commission to go into the death of late chief minister J. Jayalalithaa. Tamil Nadu chief minister K. Palaniswami had issued a state order yesterday (Monday) the government’s decision to set up an inquiry commission to be headed by retired high cou...
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September 25, 2017 4:55 am gmt |
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A family of eight persons, including two girl children, allegedly consumed poison on Sunday, resulting in the death of six persons. Two others are in Government Rajaji Hospital in a critical condition. According to the police, Velmurugan and his brother Kurinji Kumaran were running an elementary scho...
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September 24, 2017 8:40 am gmt |
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Sidelined AIADMK leader T.T.V. Dhinakaran has asserted that the party’s official symbol — two leaves — belongs to the camp led by him and V.K. Sasikala, and that he is prepared for a battle to retain it. The Dhinakaran faction of the AIADMK has the support of 18 MLAs, who are currently lodged in a [&...
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September 22, 2017 4:46 am gmt |
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Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Thursday hit out at the RSS, accusing it of trying to impose a unitary structure of “Hindu, Hindi, Hindustan”. Addressing the “State Autonomy Conference”, organised by Viduthalai Chiruthagal Katchi (VCK) here, Vijayan said the RSS and Sangh Parivar and “its d...
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September 20, 2017 4:10 am gmt |
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In a case that could decide the future of the E Palaniswami government in Tamil Nadu, the Madras High Court will today hear the country’s former top law officer and former Union Ministers argue on a petition challenging Speaker’s order disqualifying 18 lawmakers of the ruling AIADMK who s...
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September 18, 2017 7:51 am gmt |
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A day after AIADMK’s Sasikala faction leader and her nephew TTV Dinakaran raised serious charges against Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami alleging direct links of him and his family with mining baron Sekhar Reddy, Assembly Speaker P Dhanapal on Monday disqualified 18 AIADMK MLAs supporting Dinak...
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September 16, 2017 8:50 am gmt |
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Actor Kamal Haasan on Friday said he had already arrived in politics and to ask whether he would enter politics or not was irrelevant. “You should not have asked the question after listening to me discussing politics on the dais (Yaathum Tamizhe, organised by The Hindu Tamil) since 6 p.m. Have we spa...
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September 16, 2017 4:16 am gmt |
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In the clearest hint ever on entering politics, actor Kamal Haasan has said that if people give him a “strong signal”, he would make the plunge. He also said that he would be willing to work with Rajinikanth if the superstar ever decides to enter politics. The actor had earlier this week ...
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September 15, 2017 9:53 am gmt |
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Veteran actor Kamal Haasan today took potshots at elected representatives, saying that they should also be covered under the “no work no pay” formula. The actor’s comments came in the wake of a section of government employees and teachers striking work, with the Madras High Court pulling up the teach...
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September 12, 2017 9:08 am gmt |
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The general council meeting of two factions of AIADMK on Tuesday removed party’s interim general secretary V K Sasikala from the top post, taking the political crisis into the next level at a time when the government doesn’t have the majority. While the general council announced late J Jayalalithaa a...
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September 6, 2017 12:16 pm gmt |
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Governor C Vidyasagar Rao has given an appointment to AIADMK leader TTVDhinakaran on Thursday, a fortnight after his supporters, 19 MLAs, met him and expressed lack of confidence in chief minister Edappadi K Palaniswami. Raj Bhavan sources said the appointment was given following a request from Dhina...
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September 5, 2017 9:48 am gmt |
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Sri Lanka has released at least 80 Indian fishermen who had been caught poaching in the island nation’s waters, officials said Tuesday. The Sri Lankan Navy handed over the fishermen to Indian Coast Guard at the international maritime boundary line, from there they were taken to Tamil Nadu, Xinhua new...
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September 3, 2017 6:16 am gmt |
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The suicide of Anitha, the 17-year-old from Ariyalur who challenged the National Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test (NEET) in the Supreme Court, triggered widespread protests across the State on Saturday. Various political parties and student organisations took out processions and organised protest meetin...