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Tamil Nadu polls: EC issues notice to DMK's A Raja for 'derogatory' remarks against E Palaniswami
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Tamil Nadu polls: EC issues notice to DMK's A Raja for 'derogatory' remarks against E Palaniswami

The former Union minister and DMK's star campaigner has been asked to respond to the notice by 6 pm on Wednesday

Tamil Nadu polls: Modi dubs A Raja as ‘outdated 2G missile’, claims insulting women part of Congress-DMK culture
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Tamil Nadu polls: Modi dubs A Raja as ‘outdated 2G missile’, claims insulting women part of Congress-DMK culture

In a veiled attack, Modi slammed the DMK leader for his remarks on Chief Minister K Palaniswami's mother and alleged that the UPA has an 'anti-women mindset'

TN Assembly Polls: From A Raja's 'slipper' jibe at EPS to populist manifestos, AIADMK and DMK pull out all stops
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TN Assembly Polls: From A Raja's 'slipper' jibe at EPS to populist manifestos, AIADMK and DMK pull out all stops

The two parties – AIADMK seeking a record third term and the DMK planning a strong comeback after a decade in opposition, have converged not only on such freebies but also on other contentious issues like the repeal of the Citizenship Amendment Act

A Raja apologises for 'illegitimate child' remark on Palaniswami, says no intention to defame Tamil Nadu CM or his mother
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A Raja apologises for 'illegitimate child' remark on Palaniswami, says no intention to defame Tamil Nadu CM or his mother

Raja said he clarified in a public meeting that he was comparing the leadership qualities of his party chief MK Stalin and Palaniswami using a children's analogy

2G scam case: Delhi HC says will hear CBI's appeal against acquittal of A Raja, others in Jan
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2G scam case: Delhi HC says will hear CBI's appeal against acquittal of A Raja, others in Jan

Though the CBI had earlier concluded its submissions on the issue of leave to appeal, it will have to argue the matter afresh due to the judge being changed. Justice Brijesh Sethi retired on 30 November.

Tamil Nadu custodial deaths: DMK urges Amit Shah to ensure passage of prevention of torture bill
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Tamil Nadu custodial deaths: DMK urges Amit Shah to ensure passage of prevention of torture bill

The draft of the bill, which seeks life in jail for public servants convicted of torture, was prepared by the Law Commission to implement the UN Convention against Torture.

Tamil Nadu local body polls: Panchayat president candidate files plea in Madras HC seeking CCTV monitoring of counting centres
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Tamil Nadu local body polls: Panchayat president candidate files plea in Madras HC seeking CCTV monitoring of counting centres

A candidate contesting the Tamil Nadu local body polls has approached the Madras HC to direct the Tamil Nadu SEC to monitor the counting of votes through CCTV cameras, and live telecast the feed in the counting centres

Madhya Pradesh Congress leader files sedition complaint against Pragya Thakur for calling Nathuram Godse patriot
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Madhya Pradesh Congress leader files sedition complaint against Pragya Thakur for calling Nathuram Godse patriot

This comes a day after some Congress workers in Indore lodged a similar complaint against Thakur at Central Kotwali Police Station.

BJP MP Pragya Thakur tenders apology in LS for controversial remarks on Nathuram Godse, claims her comments 'were twisted'
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BJP MP Pragya Thakur tenders apology in LS for controversial remarks on Nathuram Godse, claims her comments 'were twisted'

Pragya Thakur said that her remarks have been twisted and her comments were in a different context

Day after Pragya Singh calls Nathuram Godse a 'patriot' in Lok Sabha, BJP removes MP from parliamentary panel on defence after Opposition outrage
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Day after Pragya Singh calls Nathuram Godse a 'patriot' in Lok Sabha, BJP removes MP from parliamentary panel on defence after Opposition outrage

The Congress took strong objection to Pragya Singh Thakur's remarks and lashed out at the 'deplorable hate politics' of the BJP

Floods in Tamil Nadu: DMK allots Rs 10 crore from LAD funds of its MPs, MLA for rain-ravaged Nilgiris district
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Floods in Tamil Nadu: DMK allots Rs 10 crore from LAD funds of its MPs, MLA for rain-ravaged Nilgiris district

DMK announced Rs 10 crore from the Local Area Development Fund of its MPs and MLA, to take up relief works in the rain-ravaged Nilgiris district.

2G spectrum case: Delhi HC refuses early hearing of CBI’s appeal against acquittal of A Raja, Kanimozhi and others
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2G spectrum case: Delhi HC refuses early hearing of CBI’s appeal against acquittal of A Raja, Kanimozhi and others

The Delhi High Court on Tuesday refused to grant an early hearing on a petition moved by the Central Bureau of Investigation against the acquittal of A Raja, Kanimozhi and others in the 2G spectrum case

Opposition members protest in Lok Sabha against introduction of Dam Safety Bill, accuse Centre of appropriating powers of states
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Opposition members protest in Lok Sabha against introduction of Dam Safety Bill, accuse Centre of appropriating powers of states

Opposition members on Monday protested against the introduction of the Dam safety Bill, 2019, alleging that the Centre was appropriating powers of states.

Opposition slams govt over RTI Amendment bill, says govt planning to make transparency panel a 'toothless tiger'
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Opposition slams govt over RTI Amendment bill, says govt planning to make transparency panel a 'toothless tiger'

"The RTI (Amendment) Bill, 2019, is a deliberate attempt to undermine the RTI Act and make it toothless tiger like National Human Rights Commission (NHRC)," Congress leader Shashi Tharoor alleged

DMK releases first list of 20 candidates for Lok Sabha polls; A Raja to contest from Nilgiris, Kanimozhi fielded from Tuticorin
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DMK releases first list of 20 candidates for Lok Sabha polls; A Raja to contest from Nilgiris, Kanimozhi fielded from Tuticorin

Maran will contest from Central Chennai, while Raja has been fielded from Nilgiris. Raja and Maran had unsuccessfully contested these seats in 2014. Rajya Sabha MP and the daughter of late DMK chief M Karunanidhi, Kanimozhi is also contesting from Tuticorin

DMK chief MK Stalin holds talks with Sonia, Rahul Gandhi ahead of Opposition meet tomorrow
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DMK chief MK Stalin holds talks with Sonia, Rahul Gandhi ahead of Opposition meet tomorrow

Ahead of the crucial meeting of Opposition parties in their bid to forge an anti-BJP front, DMK president MK Stalin met UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi and Congress president Rahul Gandhi on Sunday and discussed a range of issues.

DMK to stage protests in Tamil Nadu on 3 and 4 October to condemn AIADMK's 'corruption'
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DMK to stage protests in Tamil Nadu on 3 and 4 October to condemn AIADMK's 'corruption'

DMK propaganda secretaries Trichy Siva and A Raja said the meetings, titled "Commission-Collection-Corruption", will be held on 3 and 4 October.

Hardik Patel takes fast into 15th day from hospital; Sharad Yadav says fight requires strength after meeting Patidar leader
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Hardik Patel takes fast into 15th day from hospital; Sharad Yadav says fight requires strength after meeting Patidar leader

Hardik Patel, who is on a hunger strike from 25 August, was admitted to a hospital on Friday after his health deteriorated.

After 49 years of Karunanidhi, DMK cadre unanimously elect MK Stalin as party chief: Duraimurugan elected as treasurer
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After 49 years of Karunanidhi, DMK cadre unanimously elect MK Stalin as party chief: Duraimurugan elected as treasurer

DMK working president MK Stalin, who is set to be elected as the party president, filed his nomination for the post at Anna Arivalayam, the party headquarters, in Chennai in Tamil Nadu on Sunday. Stalin's elder brother MK Alagiri has also filed his nomination for the post.

MK Stalin meets restaurant employees 'assaulted' by DMK cadres, says incident was 'strongly condemnable'
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MK Stalin meets restaurant employees 'assaulted' by DMK cadres, says incident was 'strongly condemnable'

MK Stalin, accompanied by senior DMK colleagues A Raja among others, visited the eatery in Virugambakkam and enquired about the incident that took place on Sunday night