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DMK demands all-party meet on Mullaperiyar Dam


December 9th, 2011 - 7:25 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Dec 9 (IANS) DMK president and former Tamil Nadu chief minister M. Karunanidhi Friday urged the state government to call an all-party meet to discuss the Mullaperiyar Dam issue.Speaking ... Read more...

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Shops owned by Keralites attacked in Tamil Nadu


December 7th, 2011 - 11:40 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Dec 7 (IANS) The political tussle between Tamil Nadu and Kerala over the Mullaperiyar Dam has shifted to the streets of Chennai, Coimbatore and Thanjavur with fringe Tamil groups ... Read more...

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‘Provide central protection for Mullaperiyar dam, exercise restraint’


December 6th, 2011 - 7:28 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Dec 6 (IANS) Deployment of central forces to protect the Mullaperiyar Dam against vandals, exercise of restraint and boycott of official level talks by Tamil Nadu were some of ... Read more...

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PMK’s Ramadoss opposes FDI in retail


November 25th, 2011 - 11:23 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Nov 25 (IANS) Opposing the central government's move to allow 100 percent foreign direct investment (FDI) in the single-brand retail sector, PMK founder S. Ramadoss Friday said the decision ... Read more...

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No celebrations, it’s exam time for Hansika (Tamil Movie Snippets)


November 3rd, 2011 - 3:00 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai Nov 3 (IANS) Hansika Motwani, who gave an impressive performance in recently released "Velayudham", is not basking in the glory of the film's success. Instead, she is burning the ... Read more...

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Rajiv Gandhi killer’s mother demands fresh trial


August 13th, 2011 - 1:14 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 12 (IANS) A day after the president rejected the mercy petitions of three men on death row for former prime minister Rajiv Gandhi's assassination, the mother of ... Read more...

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Verdict on uniform school syllabus in Tamil Nadu welcomed


August 9th, 2011 - 8:33 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 9 (IANS) Leaders of various political parties in Tamil Nadu Tuesday welcomed the Supreme Court's verdict directing the state government to implement immediately a uniform system of school ... Read more...

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PMK to review ties with DMK


July 2nd, 2011 - 12:39 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 1 (IANS) The PMK, which was drubbed in the April 13 assembly polls, will review its alliance with the DMK before the local body polls, party founder S. ... Read more...

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AIADMK government’s new measures welcomed


June 3rd, 2011 - 8:40 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, June 3 (IANS) The Tamil Nadu government's new schemes and proposals, outlined by Governor Surjit Singh Barnala in his address Friday to the newly constituted assembly's first session, were ... Read more...

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India should help form Tamil Eelam: Ramadoss


April 26th, 2011 - 3:58 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, April 26 (IANS) PMK leader S. Ramadoss Tuesday demanded that India should start work on forming an independent Tamil Eelam state in Sri Lanka.Citing the formation of Bangladesh out ... Read more...

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Karunanidhi threatens legal action against AIADMK


April 25th, 2011 - 4:10 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, April 25 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M. Karunanidhi Monday threatened legal action against opposition AIADMK leader J. Jayalalithaa for alleging that the state government is destroying important ... Read more...

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Freebies to poor akin to tax sops for the rich: Ramadoss


March 21st, 2011 - 4:32 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, March 21 (IANS) Freebies like TVs and grinder-mixers given to the poor by the government are similar to tax exemptions to the rich and corporates, PMK leader S. Ramadoss ... Read more...

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Indian insurers taking stock of Japanese tsunami


March 11th, 2011 - 9:48 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, March 11 (IANS) Indian insurers - New India Assurance Company Ltd and General Insurance Corporation of India (GIC Re) - are taking stock of their risk exposure in Japan ... Read more...

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DMK, Congress sign pact, but tensions persist (Second Lead)


March 9th, 2011 - 10:12 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, March 9 (IANS) Tamil Nadu's ruling DMK and the Congress signed a pact Wednesday to jointly fight the assembly polls, a day after the DMK made a dramatic U-turn ... Read more...

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Indian MP refused entry into Sri Lanka


February 22nd, 2011 - 7:00 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Feb 22 (IANS) Thol. Thirumavalavan, a member of the Indian parliament and leader of the VCK party, was denied entry into Sri Lanka by the island-nation's immigration officials Tuesday and was ... Read more...

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DMK-PMK in pact for Tamil Nadu elections (Lead)


February 18th, 2011 - 5:50 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai Feb 18 (IANS) Tamil Nadu's ruling DMK and the PMK Friday signed an agreement to jointly fight the coming assembly elections, with the PMK allotted 31 seats, the same number ... 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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DMK-PMK in pact for Tamil Nadu elections


February 18th, 2011 - 2:21 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Feb 18 (IANS) Tamil Nadu's ruling DMK and the PMK Friday signed an agreement to jointly fight the coming assembly elections, with the PMK allotted 31 seats.The pact was signed ... Read more...

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Congress against PMK in DMK alliance


February 4th, 2011 - 8:27 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Feb 4 (IANS) The Congress does not want the PMK in the DMK-led alliance in Tamil Nadu, one of five states going to the polls this year, a DMK source ... Read more...

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Question of PMK-DMK alliance doesn’t arise now: Karunanidhi


February 2nd, 2011 - 1:25 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, Feb 1 (IANS) DMK chief and Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M.Karunanidhi Tuesday said the question of PMK being part of a DMK-led alliance to fight the ensuing assembly elections does ... Read more...

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Yet to decide on joining DMK-led front: PMK


January 31st, 2011 - 6:05 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Jan 31 (IANS) The PMK party will decide at its general council meeting whether to join the DMK-led alliance in the upcoming assembly polls in Tamil Nadu, a party official said ... Read more...

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Eid celebrated in Tamil Nadu


September 10th, 2010 - 7:40 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 10 (IANS) Tamil Nadu celebrated Eid-ul-fitr with the usual fervour Friday as several thousands prayed in mosques across the state. Breaking their fast, a large number of Muslims assembled in mosques ... Read more...

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Mysskin completes ‘Yudham Sei’


September 9th, 2010 - 11:53 am ICT by Sampurn Wire
September 9, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Gaining incredible laurels for his couple of spellbinding movies – Chitthiram Pesudhadi & Anjathey, Mysskin completed shooting his third film Nandhalala. With this film remaining inside cans ... Read more...

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No land acquired for airport project: Karunanidhi


August 18th, 2010 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 18 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M. Karunanidhi Wednesday said only soil samples have been taken from 64 places in Sriperumbudur near here and land acquisition process has not begun ... Read more...

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Public sector insurers to push for a common claims settling agency


July 11th, 2010 - 2:58 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 11 (IANS) The four government-owned non-life insurers -- National Insurance, New India Assurance, Oriental Insurance and United India Insurance-- will soon be taking forward their idea of floating a ... Read more...

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‘Withdrawal of cashless health treatment retrograde’


July 10th, 2010 - 7:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Chennai, July 10 (IANS) Policyholders and corporates subscribing to medical cover are appalled by a move by state-run insurance firms to withdraw cashless facility for treatment, even as several hospitals have ... Read more...

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Vaiko to fast against deportation of Prabhakaran’s ailing mother


April 17th, 2010 - 8:49 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, April 17 (IANS) MDMK leader Vaiko has announced a mass protest fast April 23 to condemn the deportation of slain Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) leader Vellupillai Prabhakaran's ailing mother ... Read more...

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Karunanidhi, Jayalalithaa condole Jyoti Basu’s death (Lead)


January 17th, 2010 - 5:54 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Jan 17 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M. Karunanidhi Sunday said he was deeply grieved by the death of veteran Communist and "friend" Jyoti Basu. "I am deeply grieved at the ... Read more...

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People are poor as they spend on liquor: PMK’s Ramadoss


January 10th, 2010 - 6:09 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Jan 10 (IANS) Pattali Makkal Katchi (PMK) founder S. Ramadoss Sunday said more than 50 percent of the population is living below the poverty line (BPL) waiting for doles from the ... Read more...

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PMK appeals for support from all parties in Pennagaram bypoll


January 10th, 2010 - 5:38 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Jan 10 (IANS) Pattali Makkal Katchi (PMK) founder S. Ramadoss Sunday appealed publicly to all the opposition parties for support in the Pennagaram bypoll. His earlier letter to two communist parties -- ... Read more...

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PMK criticises DMK for hiring retired employees


December 30th, 2009 - 6:20 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Dec 30 (IANS) PMK founder S. Ramadoss has come down heavily on the DMK government's decision to hire retired government employees on contract basis to fill up vacancies. "The government is ... Read more...

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CPI to support AIADMK in by-polls, PMK undecided


November 26th, 2009 - 9:34 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Nov 26 (IANS) The Communist Party of India (CPI) Thursday announced it would support AIADMK candidates in bypolls to Vandavasi and Tiruchendur assembly seats in Tamil Nadu to be held Dec ... Read more...

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DMK announces candidates for by-polls


November 24th, 2009 - 3:48 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Nov 24 (IANS) Tamil Nadu's ruling DMK party Tuesday announced Kamalakannan and Anita Radhakrishnan as its candidates for Vandavasi and Tiruchendur constituencies, where by-polls are scheduled Dec 19. The by-elections were necessitated ... Read more...

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PMK fires salvo against Bt Brinjal


October 18th, 2009 - 7:44 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Oct 18 (IANS) Founder of Pattali Makkal Katchi (PMK) S. Ramadoss has fired the first salvo against farming Bt Brinjal, for which the Genetic Engineering Approval Committee (GEAC) gave its nod ... Read more...

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PMK’s exit will not impact AIADMK alliance: Jayalalithaa


October 12th, 2009 - 7:45 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Oct 12 (IANS) The exit of PMK has not weakened the AIADMK-led alliance, Tamil Nadu's Leader of Opposition and AIADMK general secretary J. Jayalalitha said here Monday. Speaking to reporters at AIADMK ... Read more...

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