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BJP to consult allies on demand for special session of parliament


September 19th, 2012 - 10:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) Demanding a rollback of the UPA's recent economic decisions, the BJP Wednesday said it was considering the demand for a special session of parliament over ... Read more...

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Presidential poll voting ends in Puducherry, still on in Tamil Nadu


July 19th, 2012 - 3:48 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai/Puducherry, July 19 (IANS) Voting in the presidential election has ended in Puducherry, while it was still in progress in Tamil Nadu Thursday.Polling in Tamil Nadu and Puducherry began around ... 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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DMK to protest against petrol price hike


May 25th, 2012 - 8:31 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, May 25 (IANS) The Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK), a constituent of the Congress-led UPA government at the centre, Friday announced it would hold protests across Tamil Nadu May 30, ... Read more...

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Karunanidhi warns Centre over UN resolution


March 15th, 2012 - 12:49 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, March 14 (IANS) Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) president M. Karunanidhi Wednesday said his party would consider it a betrayal of Tamils if the Indian government does not support the ... Read more...

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Permission sought for fresh charges against 2G accused


September 26th, 2011 - 8:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 26 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Monday sought the nod of the trial court dealing with the second generation (2G) spectrum case to frame ... Read more...

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Final tally for Tamil Nadu elections


May 14th, 2011 - 7:14 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, May 14 (IANS) Following is the final tally of 234 constituencies of the Tamil Nadu assembly.Total seats 234 Results declared 234Communist Party of India ... Read more...

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Jayalalithaa calls for UN intervention against Lanka president for alleged war crimes


April 27th, 2011 - 5:57 pm ICT by ANI
Chennai, Apr. 27 (ANI): All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) chief J Jayalalithaa on Wednesday asked the UPA Government to move the UN against Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa for "war ... Read more...

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Political leaders condole Sathya Sai Baba’s death


April 24th, 2011 - 3:00 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi/ Puttaparthi, Apr 24 (ANI): Cutting across party lines, leaders of various political outfits condoled the demise of prominent religious leader Sri Sathya Sai Baba, who passed away at Puttaparthi ... Read more...

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Raja, key accused in 2G spectrum case presented in court


April 13th, 2011 - 2:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 13 (IANS) Former telecom Minister A. Raja and eight others were presented in a city court here Wednesday in connection with the alleged scam in the allocation ... Read more...

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Tamil Nadu polls: Raja’s brother arrested for ‘bribing’ voters


April 11th, 2011 - 3:50 pm ICT by ANI
Perambalur, Apr 11 (ANI): Former telecom minister A. Raja's brother, A Kaliaperumal has been arrested on charges of "bribing" voters in Perumbalur District in the run up to the April 13 Tamil ... Read more...

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Textile Minister Dayanidhi Maran lauds Karunanidhi during poll campaign


April 9th, 2011 - 2:20 pm ICT by ANI
Coimbatore, Apr 9 (ANI): Indian Textiles Minister Dayanidhi Maran claimed during the poll campaign here that Chief Minister of the state M Karunanidhi has worked for the people of Tamil Nadu during ... Read more...

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TN polls: EC issues notice to Jayalalithaa, Vijayakanth


April 7th, 2011 - 6:13 pm ICT by ANI
Chennai, Apr 7 (ANI): The Election Commission (EC) has issued notices to All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) supremo J Jayalalithaa and Desiya Murpokku Dravida Kazhagam (DMDK) chief and actor Vijayakanth ... Read more...

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Appliance industry booms ahead of Tamil Nadu polls


April 1st, 2011 - 2:02 pm ICT by ANI
Coimbatore, Apr 1 (ANI): Ahead of April 13 Tamil Nadu assembly elections, the appliance industry in Coimbatore booms after politicians promised to gift them to voters.The ruling Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) and ... Read more...

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Filing of nomination for TN, Puducherry and Kerala to end today


March 26th, 2011 - 1:29 pm ICT by ANI
Chennai, Mar 26(ANI): Filing of nominations for the forthcoming assembly elections in Tamil Nadu, Puducherry and Kerala comes to an end today.The papers will be scrutinized on Monday and the last date ... Read more...

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Jayalalithaa offers 20 litres of water, 20 kg of free rice to BPL families in Tamil Nadu


March 24th, 2011 - 4:31 pm ICT by ANI
Chennai, Mar. 24 (ANI): All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) leader J Jayalalithaa on Thursday opened her poll bag of freebies that more than matched the ruking Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam party's ... Read more...

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AIADMK releases list of 160 candidates for TN polls


March 21st, 2011 - 6:10 pm ICT by ANI
Chennai, Mar 21 (ANI): All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) chief J. Jayalalithaa has announced the names of her party's 160 candidates for the April 13 Tamil Nadu Assembly polls.The AIADMK ... Read more...

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Tamil Nadu polls: Allies urge Vaiko to reconsider boycott


March 21st, 2011 - 1:13 pm ICT by ANI
Chennai, Mar 21 (ANI): Allies of the J. Jayalalithaa-led All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) have appealed to M. Vaiko, the leader of the Marumalarchi Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (MDMK), to reconsider ... Read more...

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Karunanidhi pledges to resolve fishermen killing issue with Sri Lanka


March 20th, 2011 - 1:22 pm ICT by ANI
Chennai, Mar.20 (ANI): Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M. Karunanidhi has pledged to find a solution to the alleged killing of Indian fishermen by the Sri Lankan Navy.Releasing the Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam's (DMK's) ... Read more...

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Sri Lankan Tamils protest Sonia Gandhi’s London visit


March 18th, 2011 - 3:11 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 18 (ANI): Sri Lankan Tamils protested outside a London venue where Congress President Sonia Gandhi delivered a lecture on Thursday.Protestors shouted anti-India slogans and demanded that New Delhi take ... Read more...

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Batcha’s death not a surprise to people knowing DMK’s style of justice: Jayalalithaa


March 16th, 2011 - 10:39 pm ICT by ANI
Chennai, Mar 16 (ANI): Commenting on the reported suicide of former Telecom Minister Telecom Minister A Raja's aide Sadiq Batcha, All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) supremo J Jayalalithaa on Wednesday ... Read more...

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Jayalalithaa says DMK seat-sharing differences with Congress a ‘farce’


March 10th, 2011 - 6:26 pm ICT by ANI
Chennai, Mar 10 (ANI): All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) chief Jayalalithaa hit out at her political rival Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) on Thursday by terming its seat sharing differences ... Read more...

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Congress will sort out standoff with DMK over seat sharing: Prakash Karat


March 6th, 2011 - 9:35 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 6(ANI): Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPM) General Secretary Prakash Karat on Sunday predicted that the Congress party would sort out its issues with the Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK).Karat's comment ... Read more...

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India Inc has fingers crossed over political crisis


March 5th, 2011 - 11:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 5 (IANS) Economic policy decisions and reformist legislations could be the main casualty of the sudden decision by the Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam to withdraw support to ... Read more...

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Jayalalithaa disappointed with Rail Budget


February 25th, 2011 - 8:02 pm ICT by ANI
Chennai, Feb 25 (ANI): All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) supremo J Jayalalithaa has said that Tamil Nadu has gained little from the Rail Budget, as Mamata Banerjee has announced ... Read more...

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Vaiko slams Congress for links with DMK despite corruption charges.


February 24th, 2011 - 3:01 pm ICT by ANI
Chennai, Feb.24 (ANI): V Gopalswamy (Vaiko), leader of the Marumalarchi Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (MDMK) has slammed the Congress for continuing to maintain its links with the Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) party ... Read more...

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PM’s interaction with television editors was a ‘wretched exercise’: Jayalalithaa


February 21st, 2011 - 3:18 pm ICT by ANI
Chennai, Feb 21 (ANI): All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) supremo J Jayalalithaa on Monday criticized the Prime Minister, Dr. Manmohan Singh, saying his comments during an interaction with top ... Read more...

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Karunanidhi hits back at Swamy, says no irregularities in land scam


February 8th, 2011 - 4:40 pm ICT by ANI
Chennai, Feb 8 (ANI): Tamil Nadu Chief Minister and Dravida Munnettra Kazhagam (DMK) chief M Karunanidhi has refuted the charges of irregularities in the allotment of land under the discretionary quota, and ... Read more...

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Govt. has made itself a ‘laughing stock’, says Jayalalithaa on Raja’s arrest


February 3rd, 2011 - 3:20 pm ICT by ANI
Chennai, Feb 3 (ANI): All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) supremo J Jayalalithaa on Thursday expressed her dissatisfaction over the arrest of former Telecom Minister A Raja in connection with ... Read more...

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Raja’s arrest does not affect credibility of PM, Govt.: Congress


February 2nd, 2011 - 10:16 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 2 (ANI): Congress Party on Wednesday reacting to former Telecom Minister A Raja's arrest in the 2G spectrum scam investigations said it would not affect the credibility of ... Read more...

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Fishermen killings: Rao to convey India’s concerns to Sri Lanka


January 28th, 2011 - 10:22 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan.28 (ANI): Indian Foreign Secretary Nirupama Rao will visit Colombo on Sunday to convey New Delhi's concern over the killing of two Indian fishermen allegedly by Sri Lanka Navy ... Read more...

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Fisherman killing: Jayalalithaa takes on Centre, demands PM’s resignation


January 26th, 2011 - 9:15 pm ICT by ANI
Pushpavanam, Jan 26 (ANI): All India Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) supremo J Jayalalithaa took on the Central Government over the recent killing of Tamil Nadu fishermen by the Sri Lankan navy, ... Read more...

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Maoists better equipped than civil police: Prakash Karat


January 24th, 2011 - 12:30 pm ICT by ANI
Agartala (Tripura), Jan 24 (ANI): Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) General Secretary Prakash Karat has said the Maoists are better equipped than the civil police in terms of weapons.Addressing media here on ... Read more...

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Jayalalithaa slams Kapil Sibal for faulting CAG report


January 20th, 2011 - 5:58 pm ICT by ANI
Chennai, Jan 20 (ANI): All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) General Secretary J. Jayalalithaa has criticized Telecom Minister Kapil Sibal for faulting the Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) report that accuses ... Read more...

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Karunanidhi writes to PM over Lankan navy killing Indian fisherman


January 13th, 2011 - 4:09 pm ICT by ANI
Chennai, Jan 13 (ANI): Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M Karunanidhi has sent a telegram to the Prime Minister, Dr. Manmohan Singh, demanding his immediate intervention in stopping the killing of Indian ... Read more...

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