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India to send back Sri Lanka Air Force personnel


July 6th, 2012 - 5:37 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 6 (IANS) Bowing to the political pressures exerted by the AIADMK government and the major opposition party DMK, the central government has decided to send back the Sri ... Read more...

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AIADMK, DMK want Sri Lankan airmen to go (Lead)


July 5th, 2012 - 5:10 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 5 (IANS) Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa and DMK leader M. Karunanidhi Thursday demanded the immediate expulsion of Sri Lanka Air Force personnel being trained near in Tamil Nadu.Jayalaltihaa ... Read more...

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DMK does not expect more ministerial berths: Karunanidhi (Lead)


June 15th, 2012 - 11:55 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, June 15 (IANS) DMK president M. Karunanidhi Friday said his party does not expect any more ministerial berths in the union cabinet while underlining the party's support to ... Read more...

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Sonia has hectic day over presidential poll talks (Lead)


June 14th, 2012 - 8:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 14 (IANS) Congress president Sonia Gandhi had a hectic day of confabulations Thursday on the UPA's presidential choice -- meeting senior ministers, including top candidate Pranab ... Read more...

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Karunanidhi says he never threatened to quit UPA (Fourth Lead)


May 30th, 2012 - 6:53 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai/New Delhi, May 30 (IANS) DMK president M. Karunanidhi Wednesday threatened to pull out of the UPA government over the hike in petrol prices but later did a quick ... Read more...

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Sumptuous menu at UPA’s dinner; Mulayam, Lalu on main dais


May 23rd, 2012 - 12:12 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 22 (IANS) A sumptous menu awaited guests at the dinner hosted by Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to mark third anniversary of United Progressive Alliance-II (UPA-II) government ... Read more...

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After 15 months, Raja is out of jail (Roundup)


May 15th, 2012 - 10:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 15 (IANS) After 15 gruelling months, former telecom minister and DMK leader A. Raja walked out of Tihar Jail here Tuesday after getting bail in the 2G ... Read more...

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Don’t want bail, want to come out clean: A. Raja (Exclusive Interview)


April 22nd, 2012 - 7:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 22 (IANS) Jailed former communications minister Andimuthu Raja is not very keen on getting out on bail because he would prefer to walk out of prison with ... Read more...

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Apex court stays hearing on plea against Azhagiri’s election


March 30th, 2012 - 11:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 30 (IANS) The Supreme Court Friday stayed proceedings in the Madras High Court on an election petition challenging the election of union Chemical and Fertiliser Minister and ... Read more...

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2G: Raja cross examines former aide


December 22nd, 2011 - 9:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 22 (IANS) Former communications minister A. Raja Thursday cross-examined his former aide in a special CBI court here during the hearing of the 2G case on ... Read more...

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2G: Raja aide shares information on Kalaignar TV (Lead)


December 21st, 2011 - 10:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 21 (IANS) A former aide of jailed former communications minister A. Raja Wednesday told a special court hearing the 2G spectrum allocation case that he knows from ... Read more...

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2G: Raja shares information on Kalaignar TV


December 21st, 2011 - 9:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 21 (IANS) A former aide of jailed former communications minister A. Raja Wednesday told a special court hearing the 2G spectrum allocation case that he knows from ... Read more...

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Raja hatched 2G conspiracy: Former aide (Lead)


December 19th, 2011 - 10:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 19 (IANS) Jailed former communications minister A. Raja's former additional private secretary Aseervatham Achary Monday told a special court here that the DMK leader hatched the ... Read more...

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Broad consensus in UPA on Lokpal: Chidambaram


December 14th, 2011 - 12:19 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 13 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Tuesday discussed the Lokpal issue with the United Progressive Alliance leaders and arrived at a "broad consensus" ahead of the ... Read more...

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UPA leaders meet on Lokpal begins


December 13th, 2011 - 10:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 13 (IANS) The leaders of the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) began a key meeting here Tuesday to discuss the Lokpal bill. The meeting began around 8 ... Read more...

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Don’t play with people’s lives over dam: Stalin to Kerala


December 12th, 2011 - 1:02 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Dec 12 (IANS) DMK leader M.K. Stalin Monday asked Kerala not to play with the lives of people of Tamil Nadu by "false propaganda" about the safety of the ... Read more...

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Stalin may face action for defaming Jayalalithaa: Minister


December 4th, 2011 - 7:19 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Dec 4 (IANS) A Tamil Nadu minister said Sunday that DMK treasurer and former deputy chief minister M.K. Stalin could be prosecuted for levelling false land grab charges against ... Read more...

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Kanimozhi, five others released from Tihar (Roundup)


November 29th, 2011 - 11:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 29 (IANS) Rajya Sabha MP Kanimozhi, a key accused in the spectrum scandal, walked out of Tihar jail here Tuesday after spending 194 long days. Five others ... Read more...

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Kanimozhi, five others released from Tihar (Lead)


November 29th, 2011 - 9:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 29 (IANS) DMK leader and Rajya Sabha MP Kanimozhi and five others accused in the second generation (2G) spectrum case Tuesday evening walked out of Tihar jail, ... Read more...

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Kanimozhi, five others released from Tihar


November 29th, 2011 - 9:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 29 (IANS) DMK leader and Rajya Sabha MP Kanimozhi and five others accused in the 2G spectrum scam were Tuesday evening released from Tihar jail, where they ... Read more...

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Indian democracy in peril as Kani denied bail: Karunanidhi


November 10th, 2011 - 9:58 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Nov 10 (IANS) DMK president and former Tamil Nadu chief minister M. Karunanidhi Thursday said justice is being delayed to his daughter Kanimozhi by not letting her out on ... Read more...

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Karunanidhi upset at denial of bail to Kanimozhi


November 3rd, 2011 - 7:34 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Nov 3 (IANS) Gloom hung over DMK president M. Karunanidhi's residence here Thursday, much like the dark and overcast sky outside, as the former chief minister's daughter Kanimozhi was ... Read more...

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2G case: Loss no prerequisite for prosecution, says court


October 22nd, 2011 - 10:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANS) Framing charges against former communications minister A. Raja and 13 arrested accused in the 2G case, a special court here Saturday made it clear that ... Read more...

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Accused knew each other before 2G conspiracy: Court


October 22nd, 2011 - 9:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANS) While framing charges against all the 14 arrested accused in the 2G spectrum case, a special court here Saturday said all of them knew each ... Read more...

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Silence, anxiety, some tears, as charges read in 2G case


October 22nd, 2011 - 8:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANS) The Special Court of the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) at Patiala House here was enveloped in suspenseful and anxious silence minutes before Judge O.P. ... Read more...

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Karunanidhi to meet Kanimozhi, Sonia


October 21st, 2011 - 8:56 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Oct 21 (IANS) DMK president and former Tamil Nadu chief minister M. Karunanidhi Friday evening left for New Delhi to meet his jailed daughter Kanimozhi. He will also ... Read more...

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CBI to oppose bail plea by Kanimozhi


October 13th, 2011 - 12:03 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 12 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Wednesday told the Supreme Court that it would oppose the bail plea of Kanimozhi, DMK leader M. Karunanidhi's daughter ... Read more...

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Karunanidhi silent as Marans raided in 2G case (Roundup)


October 10th, 2011 - 8:39 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai/New Delhi/Hyderabad, Oct 10 (IANS) The premises of top DMK leader and former union minister Dayanidhi Maran and his elder brother Kalanithi Maran were searched by officials of the Central ... Read more...

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Congress plays down controversial 2G spectrum note


September 28th, 2011 - 11:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi,Sep 28 (IANS) Seeking to play down the controversial finance ministry note on 2G spectrum, the Congress Wednesday said the Bharatiya Janata Party's criticism of Prime Minister Manmohan ... Read more...

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DMK spent Rs.5,000 crore on assembly polls: Jayalalithaa


August 24th, 2011 - 10:21 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 24 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jaylalithaa Wednesday said the DMK had spent a whopping Rs.5,000 crore on fighting the April assembly elections but still lost.Thanking the ... Read more...

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Check on Tamil Nadu cable operators’ licenses


August 5th, 2011 - 1:22 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, August 4 (IANS) Police Thursday started checking local television cable operators, including those being run by kin of DMK leaders, to see whether they hold proper licence to operate ... Read more...

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Stalin, 40,000 protesting DMK activists detained (Lead)


August 1st, 2011 - 3:52 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 1 (IANS) DMK leader M.K. Stalin and around 40,000 of his party cadres were Monday detained while staging protests in various parts of Tamil Nadu. The former deputy ... Read more...

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Stalin, 40,000 protesting DMK activists detained


August 1st, 2011 - 3:28 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 1 (IANS) DMK leader M.K. Stalin and around 40,000 of his party cadres were Monday detained while staging protests in various parts of Tamil Nadu. The former deputy ... Read more...

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Income-Tax officials quiz Raja, Balwa (Lead)


July 27th, 2011 - 7:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 27 (IANS) Income-Tax officials Wednesday interrogated former communications minister Andimuthu Raja and Swan Telecom promoter Shahid Usman Balwa, currently in judicial custody for a 2G spectrum allocation ... Read more...

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Income-Tax officials quiz Raja in court custody


July 27th, 2011 - 6:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 27 (IANS) The Income-Tax (I-T) department Wednesday interrogated former communications minister Andimuthu Raja, who is currently in judicial custody for alleged involvement in the 2G spectrum ... Read more...

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