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AIADMK slams Rajinikanth for remark on Narendra Modi, says people will decide who is strong and weak
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AIADMK slams Rajinikanth for remark on Narendra Modi, says people will decide who is strong and weak

Rajinikanth's remarks had come amid speculation that opposition parties were looking at a mega coalition against the Modi government for the 2019 Lok Sabha polls.

'Will decide on alliance with BJP after 2019 poll dates are announced': Edappadi Palaniswami after meeting Narendra Modi
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'Will decide on alliance with BJP after 2019 poll dates are announced': Edappadi Palaniswami after meeting Narendra Modi

Palaniswami met Narendra Modi at his office and gave him a memorandum regarding various demands of his government including conferring Bharat Ratna on the late CN Annadurai and J Jayalalithaa and naming the iconic Chennai Central railway station after the late MG Ramachandran.

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: Tamil Nadu govt submits papers to governor recommending release of seven convicts
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Rajiv Gandhi assassination: Tamil Nadu govt submits papers to governor recommending release of seven convicts

The development in the Rajiv Gandhi case comes two days after the AIADMK government in Tamil Nadu decided to recommend the release of the seven convicts to the governor.

Gutkha scam: CBI raids on minister C Vijaya Baskar, DGP TK Rajendran reveal how graft has gripped Tamil Nadu
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Gutkha scam: CBI raids on minister C Vijaya Baskar, DGP TK Rajendran reveal how graft has gripped Tamil Nadu

The gutkha scam was unearthed in 2016 when I-T teams raided the premises of a pan masala and gutkha manufacturer in Tamil Nadu who had been facing charges of tax evasion to the tune of Rs 250 crore.

Use India Post Payments Bank to reap benefits offered by govts, says Nirmala Sitharaman
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Use India Post Payments Bank to reap benefits offered by govts, says Nirmala Sitharaman

Earlier in the day, Narendra Modi launched the India Post Payments Bank, which aims to bring banking services to people's doorsteps.

Rajinikanth slams E Palaniswami for skipping Karunanidhi's funeral: AIADMK hits out at actor-politician, says he lacks political maturity
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Rajinikanth slams E Palaniswami for skipping Karunanidhi's funeral: AIADMK hits out at actor-politician, says he lacks political maturity

Senior AIADMK leader D Jayakumar said he represented the government on the chief minister's direction at the funeral of the departed DMK leader M Karunanidhi.

Thoothukudi anti-Sterlite protests: Madras High Court orders CBI inquiry into police firing that killed 13 people
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Thoothukudi anti-Sterlite protests: Madras High Court orders CBI inquiry into police firing that killed 13 people

The Madras High Court on Tuesday ordered a CBI inquiry into the police firing during the anti-Sterlite protests in Thoothukudi which had killed 13 people, media reports said.

Narendra Modi enquires about ailing DMK president Karunanidhi's declining health, calls up Stalin, Kanimozhi
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Narendra Modi enquires about ailing DMK president Karunanidhi's declining health, calls up Stalin, Kanimozhi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi inquired about ailing DMK president M Karunanidhi (94) on Friday, as the latter's health worsened over the course of a day.

Tamil Nadu BJP MP claims Naxal and Maoists have infiltrated state; AMMK, AIADMK rubbish allegations
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Tamil Nadu BJP MP claims Naxal and Maoists have infiltrated state; AMMK, AIADMK rubbish allegations

Union Minister of State for Shipping Pon Radhakrishnan, who is the only BJP MP from Tamil Nadu has made serious allegations of Naxal and Maoist infiltration in Tamil Nadu.

AIADMK welcomes idea of disqualified MLAs returning to party, says their homecoming 'bound to happen'
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AIADMK welcomes idea of disqualified MLAs returning to party, says their homecoming 'bound to happen'

A day after Tamil Nadu chief minister K Palaniswamy welcomed the idea of disqualified party MLAs returning to his AIADMK, the ruling dispensation on Tuesday asserted that their homecoming was "bound to happen."

AIADMK leaders say working with BJP would be like 'double-barrelled gun', high command will decide on alliance
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AIADMK leaders say working with BJP would be like 'double-barrelled gun', high command will decide on alliance

Two senior leaders of the ruling AIADMK on Monday sought to make light of an article published in the party's mouthpiece suggesting that working with BJP would be like a "double-barrelled gun" in the political arena, with one of them saying a "columnist" cannot determine electoral pacts.

Tamil Nadu: Pregnant woman riding pillion dies after policeman kicks her bike for not wearing a helmet
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Tamil Nadu: Pregnant woman riding pillion dies after policeman kicks her bike for not wearing a helmet

A Tamil Nadu Police officer has been arrested after he kicked a motorcycle on a busy road, forcing a pregnant woman who was riding pillion to fall and die

Statue vandalism leads to war of ideologies; BJP leaders call for 'swift, stern' action, Opposition cries foul
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Statue vandalism leads to war of ideologies; BJP leaders call for 'swift, stern' action, Opposition cries foul

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday strongly disapproved incidents of vandalism of statues that have been reported in various parts of the country

Tamil Nadu MPs must resign if Narendra Modi refuses to meet them on Cauvery issue, says MK Stalin
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Tamil Nadu MPs must resign if Narendra Modi refuses to meet them on Cauvery issue, says MK Stalin

MK Stalin upped the ante on the Cauvery water issue, suggesting that Tamil Nadu MPs should resign if Narendra Modi does not meet the all-party delegation.

AIADMK lashes out at Rajinikanth's 'system is rotten' jibe, says actor should clarify his stand on Cauvery issue
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AIADMK lashes out at Rajinikanth's 'system is rotten' jibe, says actor should clarify his stand on Cauvery issue

Ruling AIADMK took exception to top actor Rajinikanth's remark that the "system" in Tamil Nadu needs to be changed, saying such generalised statements are not acceptable

Ruling AIADMK camp says rival leader TTV Dinakaran's merger deal 'will not happen'
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Ruling AIADMK camp says rival leader TTV Dinakaran's merger deal 'will not happen'

Ruling AIADMK on Wednesday rejected rival leader TTV Dinakaran's offer for a deal to merge his faction with the mainstream party, saying it would not happen.

EPS-OPS camp seeks EC action against P Vetrivel for releasing Jayalalithaa video, says it flouted Code of Conduct
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EPS-OPS camp seeks EC action against P Vetrivel for releasing Jayalalithaa video, says it flouted Code of Conduct

The EPS-OPS camp of the ruling AIADMK government in Tamil Nadu has urged the Election Commission to take "immediate action" against P Vetrivel, for releasing a video of J Jayalalithaa a day before the RK Nagar bypolls

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.