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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...
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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...
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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...
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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 ...
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April 4, 2018 3:36 am gmt |
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Dubbing the agitations by the DMK, the AIADMK and the Congress to press for the early constitution of the Cauvery Management Board an eyewash, BJP State president Tamilisai Soundararajan said here on Tuesday that the Cauvery issue could be resolved only through legal means. Addressing reporters, Ms. ...
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March 29, 2018 10:40 am gmt |
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Superstar Rajinikanth on Thursday, March 29, 2018, batted for setting up of the Cauvery Management Board (CMB), saying it was the “only acceptable just solution for us” in the inter-state river water dispute involving Tamil Nadu and Karnataka. “On the Cauvery issue… setting up of CMB will be th...
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March 28, 2018 3:41 am gmt |
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With only one more days left for the Supreme Court’s six-week deadline for setting up of the Cauvery Management Board to end, Tamil Nadu government, sources said, is preparing itself to move a contempt petition against the Centre in the Apex court if it fails to set up CMB and the Cauvery Water...
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March 27, 2018 3:34 am gmt |
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The government of India’s southern Tamil Nadu state organized a mass marriage ceremony for 86 underprivileged couples in Coimbatore city on Monday (March 26). The ceremony was attended by state chief, E Palanisamy and deputy chief O Panneerselvam, on the occasion of 70th birth anniversary of la...
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March 25, 2018 10:30 am gmt |
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The BJP today lashed out at the DMK on the Cauvery issue, with senior leader and Union Minister Pon Radhakrishnan accusing the Dravidian party of trying to mislead people on the inter-state dispute. However, the BJP will take steps that will benefit the people of the state, he said. Speaking to repor...
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March 22, 2018 4:03 am gmt |
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After four years of working on a contract, two transgender persons employed at the Rajiv Gandhi Government General Hospital (RGGGH) were posted as lab technician and physiotherapist on Wednesday. The appointment orders were handed over to Neaya S. and M.P. Selvi Santhosham by Chief Minister Edappadi ...
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March 21, 2018 9:44 am gmt |
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Actor Rajinikanth on Tuesday said the State government should ensure that communal harmony is not disturbed in the State due to the ‘Rath Yatra’. Commenting on the entry of Ram Rajya Rath Yatra into Tamil Nadu, he said people of the State always wanted to live in peace and harmony. “People of the Sta...
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March 15, 2018 4:00 am gmt |
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The first budget of Tamil Nadu government, after implementation of the Goods and Services Tax,  will be presented by Finance Minister O Panneerselvam for 2018-19 on Thursday. Normally, people expect tax revisions and exemption from taxes for some commodities in the budget. But this year, since the GS...
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March 14, 2018 9:24 am gmt |
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Class 12 girl committed suicide on Monday after her classmates tore up her board examination hall ticket at her school in Tamil Nadu’s Krishnagiri. The 17-year-old girl, identified as Tamilarasi had been appearing for her board exams that are taking place at present. Heartbroken that her hall t...