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DMK MLA J Anbazhagan succumbs to coronavirus-related complications week after being put on ventilator support
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DMK MLA J Anbazhagan succumbs to coronavirus-related complications week after being put on ventilator support

DMK legislator J Anbazhagan died of COVID-19 in Chennai on Wednesday, a private hospital said

DMK suspends ex-MP KP Ramalingam from primary membership, removes him from all posts for 'anti-party activities'
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DMK suspends ex-MP KP Ramalingam from primary membership, removes him from all posts for 'anti-party activities'

'Ramalingam has been suspended from the primary membership of the party and removed from all party posts he held,' DMK said in a statement.

Group of Congress, IUML, DMK MPs give adjourned motion notice in Lok Sabha over issues including Jharkhand mob lynching
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Group of Congress, IUML, DMK MPs give adjourned motion notice in Lok Sabha over issues including Jharkhand mob lynching

Congress MPs Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury and Ravneet Singh Bittu, along with IUML and DMK MPs E T Mohammed Basheer and T R Baalu respectively have given adjournment motion notice in Lok Sabha over different issues. IUML's Basheer moved an adjournment motion notice in Lok Sabha over the incident of mob lynching in Jharkhand. DMK's Baalu has given adjournment motion notice in Lok Sabha on the urgent need to stop Carbon project in Cauvery Basin.

Tamil Nadu water crisis: DMK chief MK Stalin leads protest against state govt; party MP TR Baalu moves notice in Lok Sabha
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Tamil Nadu water crisis: DMK chief MK Stalin leads protest against state govt; party MP TR Baalu moves notice in Lok Sabha

DMK President MK Stalin and party workers protest against the Tamil Nadu government on Monday over water crisis in Chennai. DMK MP from Sriperumbudur, TR Baalu has given a notice in the Lok Sabha today over the water crisis issue in the state. Tamil Nadu has been reeling under acute water crisis stress for the past several months as Chennai's Porur Lake, one of the main sources of water has reached its lowest level.

Simultaneous polls for Lok Sabha, state Assemblies untenable; smacks of attempt to impose one-party dominance
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Simultaneous polls for Lok Sabha, state Assemblies untenable; smacks of attempt to impose one-party dominance

The attempt to introduce simultaneous elections by diktat is a stealthy move towards reviving a polity dominated by one party and it must be resisted.

Hindi should become third language in the south for economic advantages it provides, not through patronage or propaganda
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Hindi should become third language in the south for economic advantages it provides, not through patronage or propaganda

After attempts were made to replace English with Hindi as the link or bridge language to unify the nation, there was a massive backlash from the south and the Indira Gandhi-led government introduced amendments to the Official Languages Act, 1963.

BJP clueless about South; Tamil Nadu doesn't see value in being compelled to learn Hindi, writes DMK's Manuraj S
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BJP clueless about South; Tamil Nadu doesn't see value in being compelled to learn Hindi, writes DMK's Manuraj S

Let it be said once again, for we live in the times of fake news and clichéd thinking, that Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) does not oppose Hindi. Nor does it oppose Bengali, Urdu, Marathi, Malayalam or Sindhi. However, the imposition of any one language, through school education policy or otherwise, is not acceptable to the DMK. In other words, any such move to insidiously bring Hindi in through the backdoor will be thwarted.

How Tamil Nadu's regional nationalism, habitual secularism of a plural society in Kerala halted BJP's march in the South
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How Tamil Nadu's regional nationalism, habitual secularism of a plural society in Kerala halted BJP's march in the South

Historically, the insurmountability that the BJP faces in south India arises mainly from Tamil Nadu and Kerala, but their stories of resistance — the politics, the underlying ideologies, and the circumstances — are completely different from each other. One is strongly based on self-respect and counter-nationalism while the other is based on the habitual secularism of a plural society and age-old Centre-Left politics.

TTV Dhinakaran alleges EVMs didn't register votes of AMMK supporters, to file complaint with Election Commission
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TTV Dhinakaran alleges EVMs didn't register votes of AMMK supporters, to file complaint with Election Commission

Dhinakaran alleged that the votes of AMMK supporters were not registered and claimed that there are instances where no votes were cast for his party.

In Tamil Nadu, turmoil surrounding NEET traumatises parents and students, sets BJP and AIADMK at odds
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In Tamil Nadu, turmoil surrounding NEET traumatises parents and students, sets BJP and AIADMK at odds

NEET has been a major bone of contention between the Centre and the Tamil Nadu government since it was first mooted in 2012.

Lok Sabha Elections 2019; Tamil Nadu edition: H Raja of BJP says DMK, Congress blaming us for their sins
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Lok Sabha Elections 2019; Tamil Nadu edition: H Raja of BJP says DMK, Congress blaming us for their sins

In this interview, Panimalar Paneerselvam speaks to H Raja, national secretary of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) from Tamil Nadu. As part of our coverage of the upcoming Lok Sabha 2019 elections, we asked prominent media personalities in south India to interview leaders from their respective states.

Lok Sabha Elections 2019; Tamil Nadu edition: Kanimozhi of DMK says these polls are about fighting separatism and communalism
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Lok Sabha Elections 2019; Tamil Nadu edition: Kanimozhi of DMK says these polls are about fighting separatism and communalism

As part of our coverage of the upcoming Lok Sabha 2019 elections, we asked prominent media personalities in south India to interview leaders from their respective states.

Pollachi sexual assault case: Questions about police's conduct at press conference, nature of investigation loom large
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Pollachi sexual assault case: Questions about police's conduct at press conference, nature of investigation loom large

Many questions remained unanswered in the Pollachi sexual assault case, including why other survivors have not come forward, and why the police revealed details about the first survivor

Rahul Gandhi launches UPA's poll campaign in Tamil Nadu, promises 33% quota for women in govt jobs
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Rahul Gandhi launches UPA's poll campaign in Tamil Nadu, promises 33% quota for women in govt jobs

Sharing the dias with Rahul at the UPA poll rally in Nagercoil, DMK chief MK Stalin asserted that in the 17th Lok Sabha election, the UPA would repeat its 2004 success by winning all 40 seats.

Rahul Gandhi to begin UPA's campaign for Tamil Nadu in Kanyakumari, will address rally with MK Stalin on 13 March
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Rahul Gandhi to begin UPA's campaign for Tamil Nadu in Kanyakumari, will address rally with MK Stalin on 13 March

The DMK with Congress and other parties in Tamil Nadu had inked polls pacts for the upcoming general elections.

Madras HC issues notice to Centre on DMK's plea against 10% quota for economically-backward classes
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Madras HC issues notice to Centre on DMK's plea against 10% quota for economically-backward classes

The DMK claimed in its plea that reservation is not a poverty alleviation programme but is more in the nature of social justice to uplift communities that have not had access to education or employment for centuries.

MK Stalin says there was 'nothing wrong' in proposing Rahul Gandhi's name as prime ministerial candidate
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MK Stalin says there was 'nothing wrong' in proposing Rahul Gandhi's name as prime ministerial candidate

Stalin's statement came at a time when various political parties have come together ahead of 2019 general elections to defeat the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party government.

MK Stalin maintains his stand on Rahul Gandhi as PM candidate, says state leaders to take call on recommendation
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MK Stalin maintains his stand on Rahul Gandhi as PM candidate, says state leaders to take call on recommendation

Stalin on 16 December had vowed to make Congress chief Rahul Gandhi the country's next prime minister, lauding him for having the ability to defeat the Narendra Modi-led government at the Centre.

'Mahagathbandhan a club of royal dynasties': Narendra Modi slams proposed alliance while addressing Tamil Nadu BJP workers
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'Mahagathbandhan a club of royal dynasties': Narendra Modi slams proposed alliance while addressing Tamil Nadu BJP workers

While interacting with booth-level workers of Chennai Central, North Chennai, Madurai, Tiruchirappalli and Tiruvallur via video conferencing, Narendra Modi said the grand alliance is formed by some leaders "for their personal survival, and not based on the support of any ideology."