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Labour strike to paralyse banking, transport services Tuesday


February 27th, 2012 - 5:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Mumbai, Feb 27 (IANS) A nation-wide 24-hour general strike called by major trade unions Tuesday could cripple the country's transport, banking and postal systems after the government's attempts ... Read more...

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Joshi expects Lok Sabha Speaker will table draft PAC report in Parliament


April 30th, 2011 - 10:06 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr 30(ANI): Public Accounts Committee (PAC) chairman Murli Manohar Joshi, who submitted a copy of the controversial 2G draft report to Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar today, is hopeful ... Read more...

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Sushma Swaraj slams Congress leaders for criticizing draft PAC report


April 30th, 2011 - 9:06 pm ICT by ANI
Mangalore, Apr 30 (ANI): Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Sushma Swaraj on Saturday slammed Congress leaders, including Navin Jindal and Saifuddin Soz, for criticizing the draft report of the parliament's Public ... Read more...

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Murli Manohar Joshi submits draft PAC report to Lok Sabha Speaker


April 30th, 2011 - 6:17 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr 30 (ANI): Public Accounts Committee (PAC) chairman Murli Manohar Joshi submitted a copy of the of the controversial 2G draft report to Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar on ... Read more...

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Murli Manohar Joshi to submit PAC report to Lok Sabha Speaker


April 30th, 2011 - 12:28 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr 30 (ANI): Public Accounts Committee (PAC) chairman Murli Manohar Joshi will submit a copy of the controversial 2G report to Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar on Saturday, with ... Read more...

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DMK backs Kanimozhi, says will fight 2G legally


April 27th, 2011 - 2:50 pm ICT by ANI
Chennai, Apr 27 (ANI): The Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) on Wednesday decided to legally fight the accusations of corruption against party MP and Chief Minister M Karunanidhi's daughter Kanimozhi on 2G spectrum ... Read more...

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Kerala polls include 153 candidates with criminal background


April 7th, 2011 - 6:13 pm ICT by ANI
Thiruvananthapuram, Apr 7 (ANI): A total of 153 candidates with a criminal back ground and 53 crorepati candidates will battle the elections from Kerala this year for the assembly elections.According to ... Read more...

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Sonia Gandhi to address election rally in Puducherry


April 5th, 2011 - 12:18 pm ICT by ANI
Chennai, Apr 5 (ANI): Congress President Sonia Gandhi will address an election rally in Puducherry today to garner support for the Congress- Dravida Munnettra Kazhagam (DMK) alliance in the Union Territory. ... Read more...

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Kanimozhi slams opposition for making false promises


April 1st, 2011 - 6:00 pm ICT by ANI
Perambalur/ Madurai, Apr 1 (ANI) Campaigning ahead of April 13 state assembly polls, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M Karunanidhi's daughter and DMK MP Kanimozhi on Friday criticised the opposition parties, saying that ... Read more...

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Tamil Nadu polls: AIADMK finalises agreement with CPI (M)


March 19th, 2011 - 1:39 pm ICT by ANI
Chennai, Mar 19 (ANI): The All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) today finalised the process of identification constituencies for the Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) for the April 13 Assembly elections.The ... Read more...

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DMK, Congress sign formal agreement on seat sharing


March 9th, 2011 - 2:32 pm ICT by ANI
Chennai, Mar 9 (ANI): Dravida Munnettra Kazhagam (DMK) and Congress on Wednesday signed formal agreement on seat sharing pact for the upcoming assembly polls in Tamil Nadu, under which the national ... Read more...

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DMK-Congress seat sharing impasse ends, Congress gets 63


March 8th, 2011 - 8:33 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 8 (ANI): The impasse between the Congress and the Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) over seat sharing for the upcoming Assembly elections in Tamil Nadu came to an end ... Read more...

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DMK ministers meet Pranab, as discussions on seat sharing continue


March 8th, 2011 - 7:12 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 8 (ANI): As the stalemate between the Congress and the Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) over seat sharing for the upcoming Assembly elections in Tamil Nadu continues, DMK stalwarts ... Read more...

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Congress-DMK talks on seat sharing continue


March 8th, 2011 - 12:13 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 8 (ANI): The impasse between the Congress and the Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) over seat-sharing for the upcoming Assembly elections in Tamil Nadu continues.DMK ministers Dayanidhi Maran and ... Read more...

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DMK asked to re-think resignations


March 7th, 2011 - 2:01 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 7 (ANI): As the Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) ministers arrived in Delhi to submit their resignations to Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh, Union Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee has ... Read more...

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DMK ministers to submit their resignations to PM


March 7th, 2011 - 11:42 am ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 7 (ANI): All six Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) ministers - including MK Alagiri and Dayanidhi Mara will submit their resignations to Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh here today."We ... Read more...

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DMK has no expectations of patch with Congress over seat sharing: Alagiri


March 6th, 2011 - 9:58 pm ICT by ANI
Chennai, May 6(ANI): Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) leader and Union Chemical and Fertilizers Minister M.K. Alagiri on Sunday said that his party has no expectations of a patch with the Congress party.Alagiri's ... Read more...

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Supporting or withdrawing support is usual political procedure: Mulayam


March 6th, 2011 - 7:57 pm ICT by ANI
Lucknow, Mar 6(ANI): Samajwadi Party (SP) chief Mulayam Singh Yadav on Sunday said that supporting a party or withdrawing support is a regular political procedure.Mulayam's comment comes after the Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam ... Read more...

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DMK ministers to resign from Union Cabinet tomorrow


March 6th, 2011 - 7:16 pm ICT by ANI
Chennai, Mar 6(ANI): Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) leader T.R. Baalu on Sunday said that his party's ministers in the Union Cabinet would submit their resignations to Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh ... Read more...

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DMK pulls out of UPA government, to provide issue-based support


March 5th, 2011 - 10:05 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 5(ANI): The Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) on Saturday decided to pull out of the Congress-led United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government at the Centre after talks between the two ... Read more...

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Cong-DMK standoff: All problems will be solved, says Mukherjee


March 5th, 2011 - 5:43 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 5 (ANI): Amid speculations that the Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) might break its seven-year-old alliance with the Congress over the seat sharing stalemate for the April 13 Tamil ... Read more...

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Baalu likely to meet PM as Cong-DMK standoff over seat sharing continues


March 5th, 2011 - 2:40 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi/Chennai, Mar 5 (ANI): Even as the seat-sharing stalemate between the Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) and its alliance partner, the Congress, continues, senior DMK leader TR Baalu is likely to ... Read more...

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Electoral Officers asked to monitor, investigate paid news


March 3rd, 2011 - 9:19 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 3 (ANI): After the announcement dates for the assembly polls in Tamil Nadu, Assam, Kerala, West Bengal and Puducherry, the Election Commission has asked the Chief Electoral Officers to ... Read more...

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Seat sharing talks between DMK, Congress cancelled


March 3rd, 2011 - 12:54 pm ICT by ANI
Chennai, Mar 3 (ANI): The stalemate in the seat sharing talks between the Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) and its ally, the Congress for Assembly polls in Tamil Nadu continues, as the meeting ... Read more...

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Stop distribution of TV sets: EC tells Karunanidhi Govt.


March 2nd, 2011 - 5:18 pm ICT by ANI
Chennai, Mar 2 (ANI): A day after announcing the poll schedule for Tamil Nadu, three other states and the Union Territory of Puducherry, the Election Commission on Wednesday began a strict implementation ... Read more...

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DMK joins hands with PMK for Tamil Nadu assembly polls


February 18th, 2011 - 4:53 pm ICT by ANI
Chennai, Feb 18 (ANI): The Dravida Munnettra Kazhagam (DMK) and the Pattali Makkal Katchi (PMK) entered into an alliance for the upcoming Tamil Nadu assembly polls on Friday under which the PMK ... Read more...

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PM’s coalition politics comments won’t affect ties with Congress: DMK


February 16th, 2011 - 9:02 pm ICT by ANI
Chennai, Feb 16 (ANI): Reacting on Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh's comments that the coalition politics was being a hindrance to governance, the Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) on Wednesday said the ... Read more...

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2G scam: Karunanidhi sends legal notice to Swamy, it will land in dust bin, says Swamy


February 6th, 2011 - 11:52 pm ICT by ANI
Chennai, Feb.6 (ANI): The Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) and the Janata Party are at war, at least verbally, over the 2G scam.While DMK chief and Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M.Karunanidhi said here ... Read more...

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2G scam: DMK backs former Telecom Minister Raja


February 3rd, 2011 - 5:19 pm ICT by ANI
Chennai, Feb 3 (ANI): The Dravida Munnettra Kazhagam (DMK) General Council, which met here on Thursday has backed former Telecom Minister A Raja, saying he cannot alone be declared guilty just ... Read more...

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2G scam: DMK general council to assess impact of Raja’s arrest


February 3rd, 2011 - 1:33 pm ICT by ANI
Chennai, Feb 3 (ANI): The Dravida Munnettra Kazhagam (DMK) General Council will meet here on Thursday to discuss the political situation arising out of the arrest of former Telecom Minister A ... Read more...

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Raja’s arrest won’t affect ties with DMK: Congress


February 2nd, 2011 - 5:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 2 (IANS) The arrest of former communications minister Andimuthu Raja by the Central Buruau of Investigation (CBI) will not affect the political ties with the Dravida Munnettra Kazhagam (DMK), ... Read more...

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CBI grills Raja for third time in 2G scam


January 31st, 2011 - 10:07 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan 31 (ANI): The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Monday questioned former Telecom Minister A Raja for the third time in connection with alleged irregularities in the allocation of ... Read more...

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Karunanidhi meets Prime Minister, discusses fishermen killings


January 31st, 2011 - 4:22 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan 31 (ANI): Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M Karunanidhi met the Prime Minister, Dr. Manmohan Singh, here on Monday and is understood to have raised the issue of Indian ... Read more...

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BJP slams ‘casual attitude’ of Central Government towards fishermen deaths


January 30th, 2011 - 7:55 pm ICT by ANI
Chennai, Jan 30(ANI): Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) President Nitin Gadkari on Sunday criticized the attitude of the Central Government against the killing of innocent fishermen by the Sri Lankan Navy.Addressing the ... Read more...

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Karunanidhi meets PM, says DMK-Congress ties still strong


January 3rd, 2011 - 1:58 pm ICT by ANI
Chennai, Jan 3 (ANI): Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M Karunanidhi met Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh here today, and said the ties between the Dravida Munnettra Kazhagam (DMK) and Congress are ... Read more...

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