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VIP treatment for Sasikala in the custody

Thursday, April 06, 2017

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Sasikala Natarajan, who has been lodged in Parappana Agrahara in Bengaluru after being convicted in a disproportionate assets case, us allowed to meet two visitors per day. However, an RTI response accessed by media has revealed that a total of 14 people visited in a day. Also Read: Third genders allowed to use washrooms of their …

This Temple in Chennai is giving out Burgers and Brownies as ‘Prasad’

Tuesday, March 28, 2017

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When you think temple prasad , the  images of sweets such as laddoos, pedas, sweet pongal, and boondi — and its savoury variations if you’re in the southern states — come to mind. However, a temple in Chennai has decided to revamp its menu up and is offering brownies, sandwiches and even burgers as prasad to …

HC orders arrest of man who claimed to be Jaya’s son

Monday, March 27, 2017

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Chennai: The Madras High Court on Monday directed the police to arrest a man who claimed to be the son of former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa, saying he had not only cheated the court but also forged documents. Justice R Mahadevan gave the direction after perusing the report filed by the Inspector of Police, …

A taste of Denmark in India, a Hidden secret

Sunday, March 26, 2017

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Every person, every traveller has a place in their minds that they keep going back to, or try reaching out to in their imaginations. While in school, often a place as such would creep into our heads, etched, and created, stubbornly staying with you – at times – for years together. It could have been …

OPS gets ‘Electric pole’, Sasikala gets ‘Hat’ by the Election Commission

Thursday, March 23, 2017

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Amid the division of former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa-led AIADMK, the Election Commission on Thursday allotted the O Panneerselvam camp the name AIADMK Puratchi Thalaivi Amma with the symbol of ‘Electricity Pole‘, while the Sasikala faction has been named AIADMK Amma with the ‘Hat‘ symbol. ALSO READ: Babri Masjid-Ram Mandir dispute: SC tells parties to …

DMK to move no confidence motion against speaker in TN assembly

Thursday, March 23, 2017

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Amid political instability in the state, Tamil Nadu Opposition party Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) on Tuesday to move a no-confidence notice against Speaker P Dhanapal. This comes a day after the Election Commission had issued an interim order freezing the ‘two leaves’ election symbol of AIADMK, saying both the rival camps cannot use the party symbol …

‘TN may become another Punjab due to easy tobacco access’ says HC

Tuesday, March 14, 2017

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Alarmed that “Tamil Nadu may become another Punjab one day” due to easy availability of tobacco products to young students, the Madras High Court today asked authorities to conduct preventive raids to check the malady.  “If this situation is allowed to continue, one day Tamil Nadu might become another Punjab,” observed Justice N Kirubakaran while …

Indian fisherman shot dead by Lankan navy

Tuesday, March 07, 2017

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Rameswaram: A 22-year-old Indian fisherman was allegedly shot dead  by the Sri Lankan navy while he was fishing in a mechanised boat at a short distance off Katchatheevu islet, fisheries department officials said. The incident occurred this evening when Bridgo, from Thangachimadam in central Rameswaram of Tamil Nadu, was fishing near the islet along with …

Madras HC gives a nod to Coca Cola, Pepsi to use Tamiraparani River water

Thursday, March 02, 2017

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The Madras High Court said today that Coca-Cola and Pepsi will not be banned from using water from the river Tamiraparani in Tamil Nadu. The verdict came four months after the cola giants were stopped from using the water amid protests. A petitioner had argued that thousands of farmers are suffering as Pepsi and Coke …

Jayalalithaa’s niece makes political debut; announces new political outfit

Friday, February 24, 2017

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Amid political instability in the state of Tamil Nadu, in a bid to claim the legacy of aunt, Deepa Jayakumar, niece of former Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa formed a new political outfit on Friday and is all set to jump into poll fray from Chennai’s RK Nagar. ALSO READ: ‘Kanpur train accident was conspiracy from across …

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