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46-year-old Tamil Nadu man escorts son to Kerala for NEET exam, suffers heart attack and dies
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46-year-old Tamil Nadu man escorts son to Kerala for NEET exam, suffers heart attack and dies

A 46-year-old man from Tamil Nadu who accompanied his son to Kerala for the National Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test (NEET), died of a heart attack Sunday as the aspiring doctor wrote the examination unaware of his father's death.

Four months after Cyclone Ockhi, survivors and kin of deceased still counting losses, awaiting compensation
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Four months after Cyclone Ockhi, survivors and kin of deceased still counting losses, awaiting compensation

Although it's the March-April fishing season, very few boats are out fishing. The fisherfolk are too traumatised to return to sea after Cyclone Ockhi.

Months after Cyclone Ockhi, Tamil Nadu fisherfolks' families allege government apathy in recovering bodies
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Months after Cyclone Ockhi, Tamil Nadu fisherfolks' families allege government apathy in recovering bodies

Father Lucian Thomas' office in Neerody witnesses a steady stream of the faithful seeking his counsel, and these days it invariably revolves around the aftermath of Ockhi. The cyclone left 203 people dead in Tamil Nadu, 162 in Kerala and tore through the lives of fishing communities in coastal villages between Thiruvananthapuram and Kanyakumari. A village of nearly 6,000 people, Neerody lost 34 men, one of the highest casualties among fishing villages on this coast.

Hunger strike, train blockage, shops shut down in Tamil Nadu over Cauvery issue
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Hunger strike, train blockage, shops shut down in Tamil Nadu over Cauvery issue

Speaking at the venue, Palaniswamy blamed rival DMK for the state not getting Cauvery waters.

Haj subsidy scrapped: K Palaniswamy says Tamil Nadu government to urge Centre to reconsider decision
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Haj subsidy scrapped: K Palaniswamy says Tamil Nadu government to urge Centre to reconsider decision

Tamil Nadu government will urge the Centre to reconsider its decison on scrapping the Haj subsidy, Chief Minister K Palaniswami said.

Cyclone Ockhi: K Palaniswamy assures all fishermen will be rescued, says Centre has promised all help in this regard
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Cyclone Ockhi: K Palaniswamy assures all fishermen will be rescued, says Centre has promised all help in this regard

Tamil Nadu chief minister K Palaniswamy on Sunday assured that all fishermen stranded at sea following Cyclone Ochki would be rescued

Cyclone Ockhi updates: Nirmala Sitharaman arrives in Kanyakumari, meets O Panneerselvam
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Cyclone Ockhi updates: Nirmala Sitharaman arrives in Kanyakumari, meets O Panneerselvam

More than 500 fishermen stranded in the rough sea off Kerala and Lakshadweep coasts have been rescued even as cyclone 'Ockhi' on Saturday lay centered over the South East Arabian Sea

RK Nagar bypoll: Merged EPS-OPS AIAMDK faction names E Madhusudhanan as candidate for 21 Dec by-election
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RK Nagar bypoll: Merged EPS-OPS AIAMDK faction names E Madhusudhanan as candidate for 21 Dec by-election

The ruling AIADMK on Thursday announced E Madhusudhanan as its candidate for the 21 December Radhakrishnan Nagar Assembly by-poll.

AIADMK 'two-leaves' symbol dispute: Will challenge EC order in Supreme Court, says TTV Dhinakaran
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AIADMK 'two-leaves' symbol dispute: Will challenge EC order in Supreme Court, says TTV Dhinakaran

Sidelined AIADMK leader TTV Dhinakaran on Thursday said his faction would move the Supreme Court against the Election Commission's ruling

Tamil Nadu rains: Over 600 medical teams dispatched to help affected victims, says CM K Palaniswamy
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Tamil Nadu rains: Over 600 medical teams dispatched to help affected victims, says CM K Palaniswamy

Tamil Nadu govt has pressed into service 601 medical teams to cater to people in rain-affected areas in different parts of the state, K Palaniswamy said.

Chennai rains: Schools, colleges remain closed as heavy downpour pounds city; flooding to persist, says IMD
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Chennai rains: Schools, colleges remain closed as heavy downpour pounds city; flooding to persist, says IMD

Rains continued to lash Chennai and neighbouring districts of Kancheepuram, Tiruvallur besides other regions of Tamil Nadu

Death toll rises to 8 as rains pound Chennai, neighbouring Tamil Nadu districts; Palaniswamy says govt working on 'war-footing'
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Death toll rises to 8 as rains pound Chennai, neighbouring Tamil Nadu districts; Palaniswamy says govt working on 'war-footing'

Sharp showers battered parts of Chennai such as Mylapore, Foreshore Estate, southern suburbs of Tambaram, Chrompet and Pallavaram.

'Nobody can shake' AIADMK as long as 'Narendra Modi supports party', says Tamil Nadu minister Rajendra Balaji
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'Nobody can shake' AIADMK as long as 'Narendra Modi supports party', says Tamil Nadu minister Rajendra Balaji

Tamil Nadu minister KT Rajendra Balaji asserted that no one could oppose the ruling AIADMK, including the DMK.

K Palaniswamy hits out at DMK chief Stalin for his 'dengue regime' barb, accuses him of playing politics with health
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K Palaniswamy hits out at DMK chief Stalin for his 'dengue regime' barb, accuses him of playing politics with health

Chief Minister K Palaniswamy asserted that the Tamil Nadu government was working full swing to halt the spread of dengue and eradicate it while accusing the DMK of seeking to politicise the issue.

Tamil Nadu government reduces local entertainment tax from ten to eight per cent
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Tamil Nadu government reduces local entertainment tax from ten to eight per cent

Tamil Nadu government ensured that the theatres will sell tickets below the cap set by the administration and even the snacks will be sold only at the MRP.

MK Stalin says Central team terming Tamil Nadu dengue deaths as 'minimal' is insulting
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MK Stalin says Central team terming Tamil Nadu dengue deaths as 'minimal' is insulting

Referring to the remark, DMK working president MK Stalin asked, "How could he express such an opinion? Who gave him courage to say so?"

Banwarilal Purohit sworn in as new Tamil Nadu governor, promises no political consideration in decisions
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Banwarilal Purohit sworn in as new Tamil Nadu governor, promises no political consideration in decisions

In his first public comments after taking oath of office, Purohit assured the people that his decisions would have no political consideration and that he would strive for the state's development.

DMK moves Madras HC seeking action against Panneerselvam, 10 OPS-camp MLAs for voting against EPS govt in February
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DMK moves Madras HC seeking action against Panneerselvam, 10 OPS-camp MLAs for voting against EPS govt in February

The DMK moved the Madras HC seeking a direction to the Tamil Nadu Assembly speaker to disqualify deputy chief minister O Panneerselvam and 10 other AIADMK MLAs

AIADMK leader D Jayakumar lashes out at Kamal Haasan for expressing political ambitions, says politics is not a film
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AIADMK leader D Jayakumar lashes out at Kamal Haasan for expressing political ambitions, says politics is not a film

Senior AIADMK leader and Tamil Nadu minister D Jayakumar on Monday lashed out at actor Kamal Haasan over his political ambitions, saying politics was not a movie.

AIADMK row: TTV Dhinakaran meets Tamil Nadu governor seeking K Palaniswamy's removal
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AIADMK row: TTV Dhinakaran meets Tamil Nadu governor seeking K Palaniswamy's removal

The Dhinakaran camp MLAs had met the governor a day after the formal merger of the two factions of ruling AIADMK led by Palaniswamy and O Panneerselvam on 21 August.