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Raja arrives in Chennai to rousing welcome (Lead)


June 8th, 2012 - 10:06 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, June 8 (IANS) Former telecom minister A. Raja, key accused in the 2G spectrum allocation case, arrived in Chennai Friday evening to a tumultuous welcome by his supporters. He ... 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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Raja granted bail, can’t visit DoT or Tamil Nadu (Fourth Lead)


May 15th, 2012 - 7:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 15 (IANS) Former communications minister A. Raja, who has been in Delhi's Tihar jail for the last 15 months, was Tuesday granted bail in the 2G spectrum ... Read more...

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Mild tremors in parts of Tamil Nadu


August 12th, 2011 - 7:56 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 12 (IANS) Mild tremors were witnessed in some parts of Tamil Nadu Friday with no damage to property and life being reported.The tremors occurred around 11.40 a.m. ... Read more...

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Key Raja aide found dead, 2G chargesheet on March 31 (Intro Roundup)


March 16th, 2011 - 10:14 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, March 16 (IANS) Sadiq Batcha, a businessman close to disgraced former communications minister A. Raja, was found hanging at his Chennai home Wednesday afternoon. The police said the exact ... Read more...

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Key Raja aide found hanging, 2G chargesheet on March 31 (Roundup)


March 16th, 2011 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai/New Delhi, March 16 (IANS) Sadiq Batcha, a businessman close to disgraced former communications minister A. Raja, was found hanging at his Chennai home Wednesday afternoon. There was no suicide ... Read more...

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Batcha’s death a setback for CBI in 2G probe


March 16th, 2011 - 7:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 16 (IANS) The sudden death of Sadiq Batcha, a close associate of former union communications minister Andinmuthu Raja, could be a setback to the CBI probing ... Read more...

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Raja associate Batcha found dead (Third Lead)


March 16th, 2011 - 7:12 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, March 16 (IANS) Sadiq Batcha, a close associate of former union communications minister Andimuthu Raja and under CBI scanner in the 2G spectrum scam, was found dead at his ... Read more...

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Raja associate Sadiq Batcha commits suicide (Second Lead)


March 16th, 2011 - 5:49 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, March 16 (IANS) Sadiq Batcha, a close associate of former union communications minister A. Raja and had been questioned by the CBI in the 2G spectrum scam, committed suicide ... Read more...

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Raja associate Sadiq Batcha dead (Lead)


March 16th, 2011 - 5:11 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, March 16 (IANS) Sadiq Batcha, a close associate of former union communications minister Andimuthu Raja under the scanner of the CBI in the 2G spectrum scam, died here Wednesday ... Read more...

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Raja’s arrest should be first step in cleaning the system (Comment)


February 5th, 2011 - 10:46 am ICT by IANS
By Amulya Ganguli Andimuthu Raja's rise and fall underline the triumph and tragedy of Indian democracy. The ascent of this 47-year-old from an ordinary Dalit family in rural Tamil Nadu to be ... Read more...

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A. Raja - a political life dramatic in rise and fall


February 2nd, 2011 - 10:12 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Feb 2 (IANS) Andimuthu Raja, the dynamic Dalit leader, once among the DMK's top ranks, is the first union minister from Tamil Nadu to land behind the bars of the ... Read more...

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2G scam: AIADMK demands dismissal of DMK Govt. for defending Raja


December 28th, 2010 - 10:33 pm ICT by ANI
Thiruchirapalli, Dec 28 (ANI): Thousands of All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) leaders and supporters staged a mass protest here on Tuesday demanding the arrest of former Telecom Minister A. Raja ... Read more...

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AIADMK holds hunger strike demanding Raja’s arrest


December 27th, 2010 - 8:00 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Dec 27 (IANS) Demanding former communications minister A. Raja's arrest over the 2G spectrum scam and land grab charges, opposition AIADMK cadres held a day's hunger strike Monday at Perambalur - ... Read more...

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Raja promises to ‘cooperate’ with CBI


December 22nd, 2010 - 8:19 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Dec 22 (IANS) DMK leader and former commmunications minister A. Raja Wednesday evening left for New Delhi after promising to cooperate with the CBI that is probing the spectrum scandal."I will ... Read more...

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Congress-DMK ties strong, says Karunanidhi


December 20th, 2010 - 4:39 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Dec 20 (IANS) Calling the summoning of former communications minister A. Raja by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) as a "routine" affair, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M. Karunanidhi said Monday ... Read more...

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I will prove my innocence, says Raja; meets Karunanidhi (Lead)


December 11th, 2010 - 9:19 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Dec 11 (IANS) Former union communications minister A. Raja, under the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) scanner for alleged impropriety in the allocation of telecom spectrum licenses to mobile phone companies, ... Read more...

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I will prove my innocence: A. Raja


December 11th, 2010 - 5:08 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Dec 11 (IANS) Former union communications minister A. Raja, under the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) scanner for alleged impropriety in the allocation of telecom spectrum licenses to mobile phone companies, ... Read more...

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Karunanidhi blackmailing Congress: Jayalalithaa


December 8th, 2010 - 3:16 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Dec 8 (IANS) Reiterating her demand for a joint parliamentary committee (JPC) probe into the 2G spectrum allotment, AIADMK chief J. Jayalalithaa Wednesday said DMK leader and Tamil Nadu Chief Minister ... Read more...

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Fish festival celebrated in Tamil Nadu


June 6th, 2010 - 9:07 pm ICT by ANI
By JaikumarAnnamangalam (Tamil Nadu), June 6 (ANI): An annual fishing festival held in Annamanagalam village of Tamil Nadu's Perambalur district is a major draw, as it witnesses convergence of thousands of fishermen ... Read more...

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Pacchai Enginra Kaathu - a film based on real life incidents


May 1st, 2010 - 9:36 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
May 01, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): With many films being churned out at big budgets, there have been certain filmmakers, who strongly believe that even films sans grandeur and lavish factors can ... Read more...

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77 injured in Tamil Nadu bullfight ‘Jallikattu’


March 2nd, 2010 - 1:52 pm ICT by ANI
Thirumanur (Tamil Nadu), Mar 2 (ANI): Around 77 people were injured in the traditional bullfight 'Jallikattu' that was organised at Thirumanur village in Ariyalur district.Jallikattu is India's version of running of the ... Read more...

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AIADMK legislator meets Karunanidhi, slams Jayalalithaa


February 12th, 2010 - 9:00 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Feb 12 (IANS) In a state where even exchanging pleasantries with opposition party leaders is considered blasphemous, an AIADMK legislator met Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M. Karunanidhi and criticised his own ... Read more...

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Tamil Nadu turns to integrated sugar complexes for profits


July 13th, 2009 - 10:01 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 13 (IANS) In an attempt to turn all its sugar mills - cooperative and public sector - profitable, the Tamil Nadu government is planning to upgrade them and make them ... Read more...

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Karunanidhi questions Raja over Jayalalitha allegation


July 4th, 2009 - 5:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 4 (IANS) DMK chief and Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M. Karunanidhi has asked his party colleague and IT and Communication Minister A. Raja to respond to allegations that ... Read more...

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Most Tamil actors no show in general elections


May 17th, 2009 - 7:37 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, May 17 (IANS) Not-so-popular actors D. Napoleon and J.K. Ritheesh, contesting on DMK tickets, were able to register big victories in the Lok Sabha elections while the DMDK, AISMK, LDMK ... Read more...

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Death of man after free eye surgery, relatives cry foul


September 8th, 2008 - 5:06 pm ICT by IANS
Erode (Tamil Nadu), Sep 8 (IANS) Relatives of a man who died under mysterious circumstances after an eye surgery here have alleged wrongdoing by the hospital that conducted it.The victim, C. Thambi, ... Read more...

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25 complain of blindness after eye camp in Tamil Nadu (Second Lead)


August 24th, 2008 - 10:37 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 24 (IANS) Use of expired medicines during an eye camp at a private hospital has led to at least eight people losing their sight, following which their relatives Sunday stoned ... Read more...

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25 in Tamil Nadu complain of blindness after cataract surgery (Lead)


August 24th, 2008 - 6:27 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 24 (IANS) Use of expired medicines and conduct of an eye camp by inexperienced surgeons at a private hospital led to at least 8 people losing their sight at Perambalur ... Read more...

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25 complain of blindness after cataract surgery


August 24th, 2008 - 4:33 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 24 (IANS) Relatives of at least 25 people who complained of blindness after a cataract surgery at a private hospital blocked traffic at Perambalur in Tamil Nadu Sunday, the police ... Read more...

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Fully revamped post offices in rural areas


August 18th, 2008 - 4:33 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Aug 18 (ANI): Department of Posts has launched a series of fully upgraded and completely new look post offices in the services of the rural people called Project Arrow. The ... Read more...

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PMK leader Guru arrested in Tamil Nadu(Lead)


July 5th, 2008 - 11:08 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 5 (IANS) Controversial PMK leader J. Guru, also known as Kaduvetti Guru, was arrested on murder charges Saturday and was sent to Tiruchi central prison after being produced in court, ... Read more...

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Two dead, 28 injured in bridge collapse in Tamil Nadu


May 2nd, 2008 - 1:08 am ICT by admin
Chennai, May 1 (IANS) Two construction workers were killed and 28 trapped in the debris after a bridge under construction across the Vellar river in Cuddalore district of Tamil Nadu collapsed Thursday. ... Read more...

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Tamil Nadu opposition says ‘fake police shootouts’ on rise


April 28th, 2008 - 8:34 pm ICT by admin
Chennai, April 28 (IANS) Following a shoot out in Tiruchirappalli district of Tamil Nadu Monday that left a wanted criminal dead, opposition parties have demanded appointment of an independent ombudsman to probe ... Read more...

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Barbers help reduce HIV stigma in rural India


April 18th, 2008 - 12:42 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Apr 18 (ANI): Training community members such as barbers in rural areas of developing nations like India can play a key role in boosting HIV awareness in rural communities, according ... Read more...

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