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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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2G: Swamy submits documents against Chidambaram


January 7th, 2012 - 1:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 7 (IANS) Seeking to make Home Minister P. Chidambaram a party to the 2G spectrum case, Janata Party president Subramanian Swamy Saturday submitted the certified copies ... Read more...

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Stalin complains of uneasiness, undergoes angiogram (Lead)


December 24th, 2011 - 12:14 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, Dec 23 (IANS) DMK treasurer and former Tamil Nadu deputy chief minister M.K. Stalin underwent an angiogram test at a private hospital here Friday after he complained of uneasiness.Stalin, ... Read more...

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Stalin complains of discomfort, in hospital


December 23rd, 2011 - 7:09 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Dec 23 (IANS) DMK treasurer and former Tamil Nadu deputy chief minister M.K. Stalin was taken to a private hospital here Friday after he complained of discomfort. Stalin, 58, ... Read more...

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Kanimozhi back in Chennai, gets rousing reception


December 3rd, 2011 - 6:20 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai/New Delhi, Dec 3 (IANS) Five days after she got bail in the 2G spectrum scam, DMK MP Kanimozhi Saturday reached Chennai to a rousing reception as hundreds of party ... 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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FDI in retail will be a tsunami for economy: Karunanidhi


November 28th, 2011 - 7:45 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Nov 28 (IANS) Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) in retail will be a tsunami that will hit the country's economy badly, said DMK president and former Tamil Nadu chief minister ... Read more...

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Cheers and tears after five get bail in 2G case


November 23rd, 2011 - 8:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 23 (IANS) Some distributed chocolates and sweets, but some broke into tears as the news of the Supreme Court granting bail to five of the 14 accused ... Read more...

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Trial starts in high-profile telecom airwaves case (Roundup)


November 11th, 2011 - 8:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 11 (IANS) Over seven months after the first set of charges were framed in the second generation (2G) spectrum case, the trial began Friday despite the ... Read more...

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I write for Indian readers: Ashwin Sanghi


October 2nd, 2011 - 11:51 am ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 2 (IANS) From Jesus Christ in Kashmir to a modern Chanakya from Uttar Pradesh -- novelist Ashwin Sanghi, winner of the Vodafone Crossword Award in the popular ... Read more...

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2G: CBI clears Chidambaram, to dig deeper into Swan deal


September 29th, 2011 - 11:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 29 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Thursday gave a clean chit to Home Minister P. Chidambaram in the second generation (2G) telecom spectrum case ... Read more...

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Tamil Nadu to tax DTH firms, IPL matches


September 14th, 2011 - 9:14 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 14 (IANS) The cash-strapped Tamil Nadu government Wednesday brought Direct-to-Home (DTH) telecast service providers and the Indian Premier League (IPL) cricket tournament within the state's entertainment tax ambit.The ... Read more...

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Tie-up with Congress stays but no new ministers: DMK (Fourth Lead)


July 25th, 2011 - 12:24 am ICT by IANS
Coimbatore, July 24 (IANS) The DMK Sunday announced it would not nominate representatives for berths in the union cabinet left vacant after its tainted ministers resigned, but the alliance with the ... Read more...

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Tie-up with Congress stays but no new ministers: DMK (Third Lead)


July 24th, 2011 - 11:13 pm ICT by IANS
Coimbatore, July 24 (IANS) The DMK Sunday announced it would not nominate representatives for berths in the union cabinet left vacant after its tainted ministers resigned, but the alliance with ... Read more...

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DMK’s executive council starts deliberations


July 23rd, 2011 - 9:53 pm ICT by IANS
Coimbatore (Tamil Nadu), July 23 (IANS) Tamil Nadu's opposition DMK Saturday began its executive council meeting, deliberating on the road ahead for the party after its defeat in the April ... Read more...

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Pranab may meet Karunanidhi (Lead)


July 8th, 2011 - 11:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 8 (IANS) President Pratibha Patil returned to Delhi Friday after a week-long stay in Andhra Pradesh but there was no official communication from her office about ... Read more...

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Dikshit meets Jayalalithaa


June 13th, 2011 - 8:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 13 (IANS) Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit Monday called on Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa, a day ahead of the AIADMK chief's meeting with the ... Read more...

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Finance ministry officials brief JPC on 2G scam


June 8th, 2011 - 5:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 8 (IANS) Officials of India's economic intelligence agencies Wednesday met the Joint Parliamentary Committee (JPC) to brief the panel on their investigations into the alleged financial irregularities ... Read more...

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JPC meets CBI chief, may call Maran on 2G


June 7th, 2011 - 3:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 7 (IANS) As the joint parliamentary committee (JPC) met Tuesday to hear from the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on its probe into the 2G scam, the ... Read more...

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At 88, Karunanidhi gets bitter present from Jaya


June 3rd, 2011 - 4:06 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, June 3 (IANS) Muthuvel Karunanidhi's troubles are unending.After seeing his DMK nearly wiped out in elections and his daughter and Rajya Sabha member Kanimozhi in prison, Tamil Nadu's new ... Read more...

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2G scam: Maran denies wrongdoing, opposition demands he quit (Roundup)


June 1st, 2011 - 11:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 1 (IANS) Textiles Minister Dayanidhi Maran Wednesday vehementally denied allegations of receiving kickbacks for issuing a 2G licence to private a operator when he was telecom ... Read more...

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Karunanidhi in Delhi, to meet Kanimozhi in jail


May 23rd, 2011 - 3:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 23 (IANS) DMK chief M. Karunanidhi arrived here Monday on a "personal visit" to meet his daughter and Rajya Sabha member Kanimozhi, who is in Tihar ... Read more...

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Congress slams Modi’s presence at Jayalalithaa’s swearing-in


May 17th, 2011 - 12:09 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 16 (IANS) The Congress Monday expressed its displeasure over Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi attending Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa's swearing-in at Chennai, saying that ... Read more...

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78 percent polling in Tamil Nadu


April 14th, 2011 - 5:11 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai April 14 (IANS) Around 78 percent of the 47 million electorate in Tamil Nadu cast their votes Wednesday to elect 234 members to the state assembly with Srirangam, where ... 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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Jayalalithaa backs Swamy’s demand on Karunanidhi


February 7th, 2011 - 4:40 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Feb 7 (IANS) Former Tamil Nadu chief minister J. Jayalalithaa Monday backed Janata Party president Subramanian Swamy's demand to name Chief Minister M. Karunanidhi as a co-accused in the 2G spectrum ... Read more...

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Swamy seeks Karunanidhi’s prosecution for land allotment (Lead)


February 7th, 2011 - 3:16 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Feb 7 (IANS) Janata Party president Subramanian Swamy Monday sought the Tamil Nadu governor's sanction for prosecution of Chief Minister M. Karuananidhi for alleged irregularities in land allotment.Swamy handed over his ... Read more...

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Swamy to seek governor’s sanction to prosecute Karunanidhi


February 7th, 2011 - 2:27 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Feb 7 (IANS) Janata Party president Subramanian Swamy Monday said he would seek Tamil Nadu Governor Surjit Singh Barnala's sanction to prosecute Chief Minister M. Karunanidhi for alleged misuse of ... Read more...

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DMK supports Raja, says arrest doesn’t make him guilty (Lead)


February 3rd, 2011 - 5:02 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Feb 3 (IANS) Maintaining that a person was innocent until proven otherwise, Tamil Nadu's ruling DMK Thursday came out in support of its leader and former union communications minister A. Raja ... Read more...

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Tamil Actor, Arulnithi, Proclaims That He Doesn’t Desire To Get Branded As An Actor


January 31st, 2011 - 10:23 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
: Tamil actor, Arulnithi, had been witnessed as a village youngster in his primary celluloid venture, Vamsam, who rattled off botanical names of vegetables and kept away from bickering. However, Arulnithi ... Read more...

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Tamil Nadu concerns will be looked into, PM tells Karunanidhi


January 31st, 2011 - 5:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 31 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has assured Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M. Karunanidhi that the central government would look into various issues raised by him like the ... Read more...

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Fishermen killing: India to take up issue with Lankan Govt.


January 23rd, 2011 - 7:05 pm ICT by ANI
Chennai, Jan 23 (ANI): A day after another Indian fisherman was killed off the Tamil Nadu coast near the village of Pushvavanam, allegedly by the Sri Lankan Navy, Finance Minister Pranab ... Read more...

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Tamil Nadu businessman released, police unsure about another


January 15th, 2011 - 9:09 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Jan 15 (IANS) One of the two Tamil Nadu businessmen, kidnapped over 10 days ago from Gwalior in Madhya Pradesh, has been released by the abductors. But mystery shrouds the release ... Read more...

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Two Tamil Nadu businessmen held captive near Agra?


January 13th, 2011 - 3:20 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, Jan 13 (IANS) Two Tamil Nadu businessmen remain untraced 10 days after they were suspected to have been abducted from a guesthouse in Gwalior in Madhya Pradesh, but police are now ... Read more...

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Alagiri has not quit central government


January 5th, 2011 - 8:23 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Jan 5 (IANS) Chemicals and Fertilizers Minister M.K. Alagiri has not quit the central government over reported differences within Tamil Nadu's ruling DMK over the 2G spectrum scandal, party sources ... Read more...

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