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Three-year-old’s body found in dumping yard

Monday, February 20, 2017

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The body of a three-year-old was found in a dumping yard on the outskirts of the city in Ennore on Monday. The bothree-year-olddy of the baby was found with a piece of cloth inside her mouth and two persons have been arrested for the same. ALSO READ: Home Ministry forwards MLAT request to MEA to bring …

Tamil Nadu government announces closure of 500 liquor retail outlet

Monday, February 20, 2017

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Chennai: Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami on Monday announced the closure of 500 state-run liquor retail outlets. The announcement was part of late AIADMK supremo J Jayalalithaa’s promise to usher in prohibition in the state in a phased manner, Palaniswami said in his first formal press conference since his elevation as Chief Minister last …

Tamil Nadu crisis: ‘Trust vote won by Chief Minister E Palaniswami Illegal,’ DMK claims in Court

Monday, February 20, 2017

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The theatrical trust vote in the Tamil Nadu assembly in which Chief Minister Edappadi Palaniswami won took another turn as it had been challenged by the opposition DMK. Its request to cancel the vote is likely to be heard by the Madras High Court on Tuesday. Reports suggests that, Governor C Vidyasagar Rao on Sunday asked for …

Tamil Nadu Crisis LIVE updates: Tamil Nadu Chief Minister E Palaniswami wins trust vote

Saturday, February 18, 2017

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The Tamil Nadu crisis for the leadership of the state will come to a close as  Chief Minister Edappadi K. Palaniswami will seek a vote of confidence in the Assembly on Saturday. According to TNCC chief Su Thirunavakkarasar, Congress will vote against Edappadi K Palaniswami government. ALSO READ: Stone-pelting youths waves Pakistani flags during clash with security …

LIVE updates: E Palanisamy takes over as Tamil Nadu Chief Minister

Thursday, February 16, 2017

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Amid former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalitha’s close aide VK Sasikala’s surrender in Bengaluru jail after she was convicted by the Supreme Court over disproportionate asset case, the fight for power finally comes to a close as state Sasikala’s loyalist E Palanisamy takes over as the Chief Minister of the state. Soon after news …

Tamil Nadu crisis LIVE updates: Sasikala surrenders in Bengaluru

Wednesday, February 15, 2017

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A day after the Supreme Court convicted former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa’s close aide, VK Sasikala surrendered in Bengaluru on Wednesday escorted by the police from both Tamil Nadu and Karnataka to begin a four-year prison term ordered by the top court in disproportionate assets case. Supreme Court, however, abates the appeal proceedings …

Tamil Nadu crisis LIVE Update: SC convicts Sasikala for 4 years in Disproportionate Assets case

Tuesday, February 14, 2017

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Amid political crisis in the state of Tamil Nadu, former Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa’s close aide VK Sasikala has been convicted by the Supreme Court for 4 years in Disproportionate Assets case. Hereby, VK Sasikala will have to surrender herself to jail for undergoing remaining jail term. Supreme Court, however, abates the appeal proceedings against J Jayalalithaa …

MLA seeks public’s opinion on support to AIADMK factions

Monday, February 13, 2017

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Nagapattinam: Amid political instability in Tamil Nadu, Nagapattinam MLA M Thamimum Ansari has sought a referendum asking people to tell him which of the two AIADMK factions should receive his support. The MLA is the general secretary of Manithaneya Jananayaka Katchi which contested in alliance with the AIADMK on that party’s two leaves symbol in the …

Tamil Nadu crisis LIVE Updates: Panneerselvam recommends inquiry into Jayalalithaa’s death

Wednesday, February 08, 2017

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The death of J Jayalalithaa led to a major political unrest in the state of Tamil Nadu as AIADMK General Secretary, VK Sasikala, is taking over as Chief Minister of the state after forcing O Panneerselvam to resign. In a dramatic press conference outside J Jayalalithaa’s memorial at Marina Beach late on Tuesday evening,  Panneerselvam claimed …

Panneerselvam dismisses Sasikala’s charge of DMK conspiracy

Wednesday, February 08, 2017

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Chennai: Tamil Nadu Chief Minister O Pannerselvam on Wednesday dismissed AIADMK General Secretary Sasikala’s charge that DMK was behind his revolt against the party leadership and said she has no powers to sack him as Treasurer. “She should be asked to explain the basis of her charge. I was never cordial with DMK. A look …

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