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Tamil Nadu celebrates Diwali

Tamil Nadu celebrates Diwali

Chennai: People in Tamil Nadu celebrated Diwali with traditional fervour starting of with special sesame oil bath, wearing new clothes and bursting fire crackers. Unlike previous years though the sound of the bursting of fire crackers was rather subdued following the he Supreme Court-imposed restrictions. The state government has permitted[Read More…]

HC upholds TN Speaker's decision disqualifying 18 TN MLAs

HC upholds TN Speaker’s decision disqualifying 18 TN MLAs

Chennai: The Supreme Court appointed third judge, Justice M. Sathyanarayanan of the Madras High Court, on Thursday upheld the Tamil Nadu Assembly Speaker’s decision disqualifying 18 AIADMK legislators in 2017. Pronouncing his decision in the split verdict that had previously been delivered, Sathyanarayanan upheld Speaker P. Dhanapal’s disqualification order. With[Read More…]

Air India plane survives disaster after hitting wall

Air India plane survives disaster after hitting wall

Trichy/Mumbai: Passengers and crew on board an Air India Express flight from Tiruchirappalli in Tamil Nadu to Dubai escaped a disaster early on Friday when the aircraft’s wheels hit the airport’s outer wall while taking off. Although parts of the Boeing B737-800’s undercarriage were damaged, the pilots, unaware of the[Read More…]

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Modi failed to secure pensioners’ rights, say protesters

New Delhi, Sep 30 (IANS) A large number of elderly people and those with disabilities from across the country protested here on Sunday in support of their demands and accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi of failing to secure their right to pension. Converging on Parliament Street, the protesters, mostly labourers[Read More…]

DMK chief MK Stalin undergoes minor surgery

DMK chief MK Stalin undergoes minor surgery

Chennai, Sep 27 (IANS) DMK President M.K. Stalin has undergone a minor surgery for removal of cyst from his right thigh, said Apollo Hospitals. In a statement issued here on Thursday the hospital said Stalin was admitted to the hospital late on Wednesday. “He underwent a minor surgical procedure for[Read More…]

Tamil Nadu political leaders welcome SC order on Rajiv Gandhi killer

Tamil Nadu political leaders welcome SC order on Rajiv Gandhi killer

Political party leaders in Tamil Nadu on Thursday welcomed a Supreme Court order asking the Governor to decide on the mercy petition of A.G. Perarivalan, serving life term for the assassination of former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi. DMK President M.K. Stalin, welcoming the apex court’s decision, said Chief Minister K. Palaniswami should[Read More…]

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What is Gutkha Scam?

The Central Bureau of Investigation on Wednesday raided nearly 40 locations in Chennai, including the premises of several top ministers, police officers and revenue officials, in connection with the 2017 gutkha scam. The homes of Tamil Nadu DGP TK Rajendran, ex-DGP S George, Health Minister C Vijayabaskar were also searched.[Read More…]

Odisha: Hindutva’s gateway to the East

Odisha: Hindutva’s gateway to the East

In the Panchayat elections held in 2017 in Odisha, the BJP has improved it’s tally by a whopping 850 per cent as compared with the 2012 elections. With a failing Congress, the Hindutva party hopes to unseat the four term chief minister Naveen Patnaik and do a Tripura in the assembly elections to[Read More…]





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