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Shutdown evokes mixed response in Tamil Nadu (Lead)


September 20th, 2012 - 4:26 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 20 (IANS) The nationwide shutdown Thursday called by the BJP and the Left parties over the central government's recent economic measures evoked a partial response in Tamil ... Read more...

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UPA may remain in power with others’ support: Mamata


September 19th, 2012 - 12:40 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 18 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister and Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee Tuesday admitted that the UPA government could continue in power, even without her party's support, for ... Read more...

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Congress hopes to convince allies on diesel hike


September 14th, 2012 - 7:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 14 (IANS) The Congress Friday expressed the hope that it would be able to convince its allies DMK and Trinamool Congress on the "unpleasant but unavoidable" ... Read more...

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After 13 days of disruption, monsoon session ends (Lead)


September 7th, 2012 - 2:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 7 (IANS) Parliament was adjourned sine die Friday, after a month-long monsoon session that witnessed 13 days of disruption in 20-day session.The session ended after the ... Read more...

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Lok Sabha adjourned sine die


September 7th, 2012 - 2:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 7 (IANS) The Lok Sabha was Friday adjourned sine die after a month-long monsoon session that witnessed 13 days of disruption in a 20-day session.The session ... Read more...

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Coal fuels parliament disruptions for sixth day (Second Lead)


August 28th, 2012 - 4:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 28 (IANS) An unrelenting BJP forced the adjournment of both houses of parliament for the sixth successive day Tuesday as it insisted on its demand for ... Read more...

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Tamil Nadu leaders greet Malayalees on Onam


August 28th, 2012 - 2:43 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 28 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa and DMK president M. Karunanidhi Tuesday greeted Malayalees on Onam.In a statement issued here, Jayalalithaa said, "The Onam festival stresses ... Read more...

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Karunanidhi seeks UN solution for Sri Lankan Tamils


August 21st, 2012 - 11:18 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 21 (IANS) DMK president M. Karunanidhi Tuesday requested the prime minister to introduce a resolution in the United Nation (UN) General Assembly and the UN Human Rights ... Read more...

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Move to stop attacks on fishermen: Jayalalithaa, Karunanidhi


August 20th, 2012 - 2:45 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 20 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa and DMK president M. Karunanidhi have asked the central government to take steps to stop the attacks on Indian ... Read more...

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Thackeray slams Advani for ‘demoralising’ blog musings (Lead)


August 7th, 2012 - 1:03 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 7 (IANS) Hitting out at BJP leader L.K. Advani for predicting a non-Congress, non NDA government in 2014, Shiv Sena chief Bal Thackeray Tuesday said it was ... Read more...

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Sonia to host lunch for MPs of UPA, outside supporters Monday


August 5th, 2012 - 6:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 5 (IANS) UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi will host a lunch for MPs of the ruling alliance and supporting parties Monday, a day ahead of the vice ... Read more...

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PM, Jayalalithaa condole deaths in train fire (Lead)


July 30th, 2012 - 6:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Chennai, July 30 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J.Jayalalithaa, DMK president M.Karunanidhi, DMDK chief A.Vijayakant and others Monday condoled the death of 35 people, ... Read more...

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Pranab will be missed in UPA: DMK


July 22nd, 2012 - 6:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) UPA constituent DMK Sunday said veteran Congress leader Pranab Mukherjee, who is set to make his way to the Rashtrapati Bhavan, will be missed ... Read more...

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Voting in presidential poll ends in Tamil Nadu, Puducherry (Second Lead)


July 19th, 2012 - 9:22 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai/Puducherry, July 19 (IANS) Voting in the presidential election ended in Tamil Nadu and Puducherry Thursday with two political parties abstaining in Tamil Nadu.In Tamil Nadu, of the 234 ... Read more...

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Court allows Raja, Kanimozhi to vote in presidential poll


July 18th, 2012 - 8:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 18 (IANS) A Delhi court Wednesday allowed 2G case accused former telecom minister A. Raja and DMK MP Kanimozhi to cast their vote in the presidential poll ... Read more...

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Sonia’s lunch presents picture of UPA unity (Lead)


July 18th, 2012 - 7:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 18 (IANS) The ruling UPA managed to present a picture of unity Wednesday at a lunch hosted by its chairperson Sonia Gandhi ahead of the presidential ... Read more...

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Pranab will win, claims UPA


July 17th, 2012 - 9:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 17 (IANS) Two days ahead of the presidential poll, the UPA Tuesday claimed its nominee Pranab Mukherjee will win comfortably with Mamata Banerjee also extending her ... Read more...

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South Sudan seeks Indian help in parliamentary work (With images)


July 13th, 2012 - 9:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) South Sudan, a year-old African nation, is seeking India's help in creating its parliamentary systems and a delegation is here to study the ... Read more...

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Send back Sri Lankan Air Force trainees: Jayalalithaa


July 13th, 2012 - 6:37 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 13 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J.Jayalalithaa Friday again urged the central government to send back the Sri Lankan Air Force personnel, now being trained in Bangalore, terming ... Read more...

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Presidential poll: AIADMK lawmakers to meet July 18


July 12th, 2012 - 6:05 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 12 (IANS) The ruling AIADMK in Tamil Nadu has called a meeting of its parliament members and legislators July 18, a day before the presidential election, said a ... Read more...

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DMK calls meeting to discuss presidential polls


July 10th, 2012 - 12:14 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 10 (IANS) The DMK, which is part of the ruling United Progressive Alliance (UPA), has called a meeting of its MPs and legislators July 17 to discuss ... Read more...

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2G: Court notice to CBI on Raja’s plea (Lead)


July 9th, 2012 - 5:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 9 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Monday issued notice to the CBI on former communications minister A. Raja's plea to dismiss charges against him in the 2G ... Read more...

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2G case: Court to hear Raja’s plea to dismiss charges Monday


July 8th, 2012 - 8:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 8 (IANS) The Delhi High Court will Monday hear former communications minister A. Raja's plea to dismiss charges against him in the 2G spectrum case on grounds ... Read more...

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Sri Lankan airmen shifted to Bangalore? Send them home, Jayalalitha demands (Fourth Lead, superseding previous story)


July 7th, 2012 - 1:15 am ICT by IANS
Chennai/New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) In an apparently delicate balancing act, a group of Sri Lankan airmen being trained at a base near Chennai have been shifted to Bangalore after ... Read more...

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Disconnect over Sri Lankan airmen’s status; Jayalaithaa demands they be sent home (Third Lead)


July 7th, 2012 - 12:36 am ICT by IANS
Chennai/New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) In a clear instance of disconnect, the Press Information Bureau's Chennai wing said Friday that all the Sri Lankan airmen being trained near Chennai were ... Read more...

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Court allows Kanimozhi to attend agitation in Tamil Nadu


July 3rd, 2012 - 11:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 3 (IANS) A Special CBI court hearing 2G spectrum allocation case Tuesday allowed DMK MP Kanimozhi to participate in a two-day agitation conducted by her party in ... Read more...

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Karunanidhi condemns Sri Lankan minister


June 20th, 2012 - 3:48 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, June 20 (IANS) DMK president M. Karunanidhi Wednesday condemned the reported threat by a Sri Lankan minister to massacre Tamils if they continued to support the Tamil National ... Read more...

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DMK to discuss government crackdown


June 19th, 2012 - 12:32 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, June 18 (IANS) With many of its senior leaders and former ministers facing police cases and being arrested, Tamil Nadu's DMK has called meeting of its executive committee Friday ... Read more...

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AIADMK wins Pudukottai by-election in Tamil Nadu


June 15th, 2012 - 8:58 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai June 15 (IANS) The ruling AIADMK Friday increased its tally in Tamil Nadu assembly with its candidate Karthik Thondaiman winning the Pudukottai by-election by a large margin.Securing 101,998 votes, ... Read more...

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Kalam’s name adds mischief to presidential poll: Karunanidhi


June 15th, 2012 - 6:53 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, June 15 (IANS) Maintaining that the DMK would support the Congress-backed candidate for the president's post, its chief M. Karunanidhi Friday said the suggestion of A.P.J. Abdul Kalam's ... Read more...

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DMK to support Congress choice for president: Karunanidhi


June 15th, 2012 - 12:18 am ICT by IANS
Chennai June 14 (IANS) DMK president M.Karunanidhi Thursday reiterated the party's support to the candidate proposed by the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) in the coming presidential election.Speaking to reporters ... Read more...

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Sonia’s hectic parleys on presidential choice


June 14th, 2012 - 10:19 pm ICT by IANS
It was a busy Thursday for Congress President Sonia Gandhi as she held parleys with her key aides on the ruling United Progressive Alliance's choice for the July 19 presidential ... Read more...

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The mathematics of India’s presidential poll


June 14th, 2012 - 9:12 pm ICT by IANS
India's electoral college that will vote for a new president July 19 is made up of 4,896 members - 776 members of parliament and 4,120 members of the state assemblies. ... Read more...

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Tamil Nadu parties demand cartoon’s removal from textbook (Second Lead)


June 13th, 2012 - 7:57 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, June 13 (IANS) A cartoon lampooning the anti-Hindi agitation that rocked Tamil Nadu in 1965 has united the political parties in the state to demand its removal from the ... Read more...

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Jayalalithaa demands withdrawal of cartoon from NCERT book (Lead)


June 13th, 2012 - 5:39 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, June 13 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa Wednesday urged the central government to remove from a Class 12 NCERT textbook a cartoon about the anti-Hindi agitation that ... Read more...

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