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Ambedkar cartoon rocks parliament (Lead)


May 11th, 2012 - 3:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 11 (IANS) A cartoon on Dalit icon B.R. Ambedkar reportedly printed in an NCERT textbook set off a storm in both houses of parliament Friday, ... Read more...

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Uproar in Lok Sabha over Ambedkar cartoon


May 11th, 2012 - 1:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 11 (IANS) A cartoon on Dalit icon Dr. B.R. Ambedkar printed in an NCERT textbook created a storm in the Lok Sabha Friday with some ... 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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VCK activists protest against killings of fishermen by Lankan Navy


July 12th, 2010 - 11:02 pm ICT by ANI
Chennai, July 12 (ANI): The Viduthalai Chiruthaigal Katchi (VCK) activists staged a protest outside the Sri Lankan Deputy High Commissioner's office here on Monday against the alleged killing of Indian fishermen by ... Read more...

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Vaiko taken into preventive custody ahead of Rajapaksa visit


June 8th, 2010 - 5:00 pm ICT by ANI
Chennai, June 8 (ANI): Marumalarchi Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (MDMK) founder Vaiko and several other Viduthalai Chiruthaigal Katchi (VCK) and Communist Party of India (CPI) leaders were taken into preventive custody on ... Read more...

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All-party delegation to meet visiting Sri Lankan President Rajapaksa


June 7th, 2010 - 11:31 pm ICT by ANI
Chennai, June 7 (ANI): Dravida Munnettra Kazhagam party has decided to lead an all-party delegation and call on the Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa during his ensuing visit to India.A decision ... Read more...

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Cabinet clears setting up of Legislative Council in Tamil Nadu


May 4th, 2010 - 10:05 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, May 4 (ANI): The Cabinet on Tuesday approved setting up of the Tamil Nadu Legislative Council, a long-pending demand of the ruling Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam State government.Revival of the ... Read more...

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Tamil Nadu lawmakers for probe into Nalini having a phone in jail


April 22nd, 2010 - 1:28 pm ICT by ANI
Chennai, Apr 22 (ANI): Tamil Nadu lawmakers have demanded a thorough probe into the reported seizure of a mobile phone from the cell of Nalini Sriharan, accused in the assassination of ... Read more...

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Tamil Nadu’s regional party demands lifting of ban on LTTE


July 29th, 2009 - 9:23 pm ICT by ANI
Chennai, July 29 (ANI): Demanding the lifting of the ban on the LTTE, members of a regional party based in Tamil Nadu staged a demonstration outside the Central Station in Chennai on ... Read more...

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Sporadic violence in Tamil Nadu after Prabhakaran’s death


May 19th, 2009 - 7:11 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, May 19 (IANS) Violent protests erupted in parts of Tamil Nadu Tuesday following the death of Tamil Tiger chief V. Prabhakaran and other top leaders of the terrorist outfit in Sri ... Read more...

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Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam executive council meets in Chennai


May 18th, 2009 - 1:39 pm ICT by ANI
Chennai, May 18 (ANI): The executive council of the Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) is meeting here todaySenior DMK leader Dayanidhi Maran said: "A lot of issues will be taken up ... Read more...

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DMK leaders express joy over party’s success


May 17th, 2009 - 8:40 pm ICT by ANI
Chennai, May 17 (ANI): Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) leaders on Sunday expressed their jubilation at the results of the Lok Sabha elections.The DMK-Congress combine, which won 28 seats in Tamil Nadu ... Read more...

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Veteran Tamil actor-producer K. Balaji is dead


May 2nd, 2009 - 9:24 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, May 2 (IANS) Veteran Tamil actor and producer K. Balaji died here Saturday, his family members said. He was in the 70s. He was not keeping good health for the last few ... Read more...

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DMK to contest 21 seats, Congress 16


March 29th, 2009 - 1:15 pm ICT by ANI
Chennai, Mar 29 (ANI): The Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam, last night finalised a seat-sharing arrangement with its allies, the Congress, the Viduthalai Chiruthaigal Katchi (VCK) and the Indian Union Muslim League (IUML).According to ... Read more...

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AIADMK attempting to topple regime using Lankan card: Karunanidhi


January 19th, 2009 - 8:38 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Jan 19 (IANS) The opposition AIADMK is conniving with 'certain parties' to topple the DMK regime using the Lankan Tamils' issue, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M. Karunanidhi Monday said."(AIADMK leader) Jayalalitha ... Read more...

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Tamil Nadu police warn of stern action, VCK leader calls off strike (Third Lead)


January 18th, 2009 - 11:22 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Jan 18 (IANS) The Tamil Nadu police Sunday warned violent protesters of the Viduthalai Chiruthaigal Katchi (VCK) of stringent action, including detention under the National Security Act and shoot-at-sight orders. Its ... Read more...

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Police threaten violent protesters in Tamil Nadu of stern action


January 18th, 2009 - 10:04 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Jan 18 (IANS) The Tamil Nadu police Sunday warned violent protesters of the Viduthalai Chiruthaigal Katchi (VCK) of stringent action, including detention under the National Security Act and shoot-at-sight orders, if ... Read more...

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Karunanidhi to raise Sri Lankan Tamil issue with PM, Sonia Gandhi again


January 12th, 2009 - 8:38 pm ICT by ANI
Chennai, Jan.12 (ANI): Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M. Karunanidhi on Monday said that he would once again raise the matter about Sri Lankan Tamilians during his meetings with the Prime Minister ... Read more...

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‘Steps being taken to secure Indian abducted in Afghanistan’


December 26th, 2008 - 7:00 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Dec 26 (IANS) The government is making all efforts to secure the release of P. Simon, who was abducted by terrorists in Afghanistan two months ago, Minister for Overseas Indian Affairs ... Read more...

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Karunanidhi has asked police to arrest me: Jayalalitha


October 26th, 2008 - 11:22 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Oct 26 (IANS) Leader of the opposition and All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam general secretary J. Jayalalitha Sunday evening alleged that Chief Minister M. Karunanidhi has asked the police officials ... Read more...

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Karunanidhi hints at sharing power with Congress


September 21st, 2008 - 8:17 pm ICT by IANS
Tiruchirappalli Sep 21 (IANS) For the second time in a week, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M. Karunanidhi Sunday hinted at sharing power with the Congress in the state."If the Congress high command ... Read more...

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Left stops supporting Karunanidhi government, Congress elated (Lead)


August 9th, 2008 - 8:03 pm ICT by IANS
By T.S.V. Hari Chennai, Aug 9 (IANS) The two major Left parties, CPI-M and CPI, announced Saturday that they will no longer support the minority DMK government in Tamil Nadu - leaving the ... Read more...

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Left stops supporting Karunanidhi government, Congress happy


August 9th, 2008 - 5:54 pm ICT by IANS
By T.S.V. Hari Chennai, Aug 9 (IANS) The two major Left parties, CPI-M and CPI, announced Saturday that they will no longer support the minority DMK government in Tamil Nadu - a development ... Read more...

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Lankan navy again opens fire at Indian fishermen


July 13th, 2008 - 8:24 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 13 (IANS) For the second consecutive day, the Sri Lankan Navy allegedly opened unprovoked firing on Indian fishermen off the Nagappattinam coast, official sources said Sunday. No lives were lost ... Read more...

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Poll victory mandate for peace: Rajapaksa (Lead)


May 11th, 2008 - 9:03 pm ICT by admin
By P. Karunakharan Colombo, May 11 (IANS) Sri Lanka's President Mahinda Rajapaksa Sunday hailed his coalition's victory in the maiden eastern provincial council poll as "a mandate" for his government's approach "to achieve ... Read more...

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Lanka’s ruling coalition wins Eastern council amid charges of violence


May 11th, 2008 - 3:58 pm ICT by admin
By P. Karunakharan Colombo, May 11 (IANS) Sri Lanka's ruling coalition led by President Mahinda Rajapaksa Sunday won the polls for the maiden Eastern provincial council, amid allegations of widespread poll-related violence. According ... Read more...

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Two dead in police firing in Tamil Nadu


March 9th, 2008 - 3:10 pm ICT by admin
Chennai, March 9 (IANS) Two people were killed when police opened fire to quell a clash between two communities over offering worship at a church in Tamil Nadu's Villupuram district Sunday, police ... Read more...

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