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DMK slams Tamil Nadu govt over delay in bill reserving 7.5% seats in medical courses for govt school students
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DMK slams Tamil Nadu govt over delay in bill reserving 7.5% seats in medical courses for govt school students

Chief Minister K Palaniswami, however, underplayed the issue, saying the DMK chief MK Stalin was trying to "derive political mileage" on the quota issue, as Assembly polls are due early next year

After Amit Shah, Karnataka CM and Tamil Nadu governor too test positive for COVID-19
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After Amit Shah, Karnataka CM and Tamil Nadu governor too test positive for COVID-19

The news of BJP leaders testing positive for COVID-19 comes on a day when Kamal Rani Varun, the lone woman minister in Uttar Pradesh state cabinet, succumbed to the virus

During second informal India-China summit, Narendra Modi and Xi Jinping agree to take concrete measures to address $57 billion trade deficit
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During second informal India-China summit, Narendra Modi and Xi Jinping agree to take concrete measures to address $57 billion trade deficit

Prime Minister Modi and Chinese President Xi Jinping on Saturday agreed to set up a new mechanism for matters relating to trade and investment and felt the two countries should cooperate on important regional and global issues at the informal summit.

Narendra Modi arrives in Chennai ahead of 'informal' summit with Xi Jinping; Tamil Nadu governor, CM receive him at airport
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Narendra Modi arrives in Chennai ahead of 'informal' summit with Xi Jinping; Tamil Nadu governor, CM receive him at airport

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday reached Chennai to hold the second informal summit with Chinese president Xi Jinping, who is expected to arrive in the city later in the afternoon today.

DMK, Left slam move to 'impose' Sanskrit in Anna University; no course is compulsory, says varsity
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DMK, Left slam move to 'impose' Sanskrit in Anna University; no course is compulsory, says varsity

The DMK and the Left on Wednesday opposed a proposal by premier technical varsity, the state-run Anna University, to include philosophy in its syllabus for the engineering students, with MK Stalin saying it amounted to 'imposition' of Sanskrit

Supreme Court stays proceedings before Madras HC in case against Tamil magazine accused of 'denigrating' TN governor
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Supreme Court stays proceedings before Madras HC in case against Tamil magazine accused of 'denigrating' TN governor

Supreme Court stayed further proceedings in a case against Tamil magazine 'Nakkheeran' for publishing articles allegedly denigrating Governor Banwarilal Purohit.

Jayalalithaa's Kodanad estate break-in: Two accused, who blamed Tamil Nadu CM K Palaniswami, brought to Chennai
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Jayalalithaa's Kodanad estate break-in: Two accused, who blamed Tamil Nadu CM K Palaniswami, brought to Chennai

Tamil Nadu CM Palaniswami has already rejected the allegations made against him by the two accused in the break-in case of former CM Jayalalithaa's estate at Kodanad.

Tamil Nadu govt to give Rs 1,000 and gift hampers to families for Pongal, Governor Banwarilal Purohit tells Assembly
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Tamil Nadu govt to give Rs 1,000 and gift hampers to families for Pongal, Governor Banwarilal Purohit tells Assembly

The DMK and its allies, the Congress and a lone IUML member, boycotted the governor's address on the opening day of the first Assembly session of the year by staging a walkout.

Tamil Nadu court refuses to remand Nakkheeran Gopal in judicial custody; editor calls state govt 'spineless'
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Tamil Nadu court refuses to remand Nakkheeran Gopal in judicial custody; editor calls state govt 'spineless'

Nakkheeran was arrested following a complaint filed by Tamil Nadu governor Banwarilal Purohit over publishing reportage on Nirmala Devi case, an alleged sex scandal at the Madurai Kamaraj University.

Nakkheeran Gopal, editor of Tamil weekly, arrested for reportage on sex-for-degree scam at Madurai university
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Nakkheeran Gopal, editor of Tamil weekly, arrested for reportage on sex-for-degree scam at Madurai university

Senior journalist Nakkheeran Gopal, also the editor of Tamil magazine Nakkheeran was detained by the police at Chennai Airport while he was on his way to Pune, airport officials said.

Rajiv Gandhi assassination convict AG Perarivalan's mother meets Tamil Nadu governor, seeks son's release
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Rajiv Gandhi assassination convict AG Perarivalan's mother meets Tamil Nadu governor, seeks son's release

In 2017, Supreme Court judge KT Thomas had reportedly written to the then Congress president Sonia Gandhi, wife of Rajiv Gandhi, requesting her to show magnanimity towards her husband's killers and help in remission of their sentences

AIADMK lashes out at DMK, says MK Stalin is leveling corruption charges against Tamil Nadu govt out of 'frustration'
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AIADMK lashes out at DMK, says MK Stalin is leveling corruption charges against Tamil Nadu govt out of 'frustration'

The AIADMK, in a party mouthpiece, also recalled past corruption charges against the DMK, such as the 2G spectrum allocation scam and the Sri Lankan Tamils issue.

Urge Congress to change stand in Rajiv Gandhi assassination case, respect people's sentiments, AIADMK tells MK Stalin
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Urge Congress to change stand in Rajiv Gandhi assassination case, respect people's sentiments, AIADMK tells MK Stalin

Senior AIADMK leader D Jayakumar expressed confidence that Governor Banwarilal Purohit would approve the state cabinet recommendation to him to release the seven convicts in Rajiv Gandhi assassination case

Rajiv Gandhi assassination: MHA officials say Tamil Nadu governor has no power to release convicts
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Rajiv Gandhi assassination: MHA officials say Tamil Nadu governor has no power to release convicts

The AIADMK government in Tamil Nadu had on Sunday recommended to the governor to release the convicts, a move hailed by most political parties in the state.

Tamil Nadu governor in tough spot over Rajiv Gandhi assassination case as AIADMK seeks to stand up to BJP
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Tamil Nadu governor in tough spot over Rajiv Gandhi assassination case as AIADMK seeks to stand up to BJP

What will Governor Banwarilal Purohit do now? It is highly unlikely that he will go purely by the recommendation of the Tamil Nadu cabinet.

MK Stalin asks Tamil Nadu governor to fire Health Minister C Vijayabaskar and DGP TK Rajendran after CBI raids
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MK Stalin asks Tamil Nadu governor to fire Health Minister C Vijayabaskar and DGP TK Rajendran after CBI raids

DMK chief MK Stalin said in a statement that the continuation of Vijayabaskar and Rajendran would be a blot on democracy and the police administration.

Tamil Nadu Governor administers oath to VK Tahilramani, third woman Chief Justice of Madras High Court
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Tamil Nadu Governor administers oath to VK Tahilramani, third woman Chief Justice of Madras High Court

Justice Vijaya Kamlesh Tahilramani was sworn in as the Chief Justice of the Madras High Court by Tamil Nadu Governor Banwarilal Purohit

Tamil Nadu Assembly speaker P Dhanapal says 18 rebel AIADMK MLAs' meeting with governor is valid grounds for disqualification
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Tamil Nadu Assembly speaker P Dhanapal says 18 rebel AIADMK MLAs' meeting with governor is valid grounds for disqualification

TN Assembly Speaker P Dhanapal said the very act of the 18 rebel AIADMK MLAs meeting Governor Banwarilal Purohit challenging their disqualification is in itself a valid ground for disqualification.

President Ram Nath Kovind visits ailing M Karunanidhi at Chennai's Kauvery hospital, wishes him quick recovery
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President Ram Nath Kovind visits ailing M Karunanidhi at Chennai's Kauvery hospital, wishes him quick recovery

President Ram Nath Kovind on Sunday visited DMK president M Karunanidhi at the Kauvery Hospital and wished him a speedy recovery.

Tamil Nadu Raj Bhavan reacts to uproar over Banwarilal Purohit's meeting with officials, says no illegality in Guv's visits
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Tamil Nadu Raj Bhavan reacts to uproar over Banwarilal Purohit's meeting with officials, says no illegality in Guv's visits

Purohit had sought Aney's advice in November 2017 after DMK raised objection following the governor's visit to Coimbatore to meet district officials.