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Expelled DMK leader KP Ramalingam joins BJP, says will try to bring MK Alagiri to saffron party
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Expelled DMK leader KP Ramalingam joins BJP, says will try to bring MK Alagiri to saffron party

A veterinary doctor and agriculturist, KP Ramalingam hails from Salem district and belongs to the Gounder community, which holds sway in the western region of Tamil Nadu

Loyola College apologises after ‘anti-Hindu’ paintings at expo trigger row; Chennai institute pulls down exhibits
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Loyola College apologises after ‘anti-Hindu’ paintings at expo trigger row; Chennai institute pulls down exhibits

A major controversy erupted on Monday over some paintings at an expo in the premier Loyola College which allegedly showed Hindu symbols, the BJP and Prime Minister Narendra Modi in bad light.

Chennai's Loyola College apologises after facing right-wing ire over art exhibition; 'paintings malign PM, nation,' alleges BJP
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Chennai's Loyola College apologises after facing right-wing ire over art exhibition; 'paintings malign PM, nation,' alleges BJP

Chennai's Loyola College on Monday apologised for a controversial art exhibition on its premises, which the BJP and other parties of the right wing alleged was an attempt to malign Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the nation.

Madras HC initiates contempt proceedings against H Raja for 'derogatory' remarks against judiciary during Ganesh idol procession
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Madras HC initiates contempt proceedings against H Raja for 'derogatory' remarks against judiciary during Ganesh idol procession

Taking serious cognisance of the 'derogatory' statements made by BJP national secretary H Raja against judiciary and police, the court registered a case against him

'Cops are anti-Hindu': BJP's H Raja booked by Tamil Nadu Police after argument over Ganesh idol procession in Pudukottai
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'Cops are anti-Hindu': BJP's H Raja booked by Tamil Nadu Police after argument over Ganesh idol procession in Pudukottai

H Raja on Saturday engaged in a verbal duel with the policemen in Meiyyapuram village, calling the force as "anti-Hindu" and "highly corrupt."

BJP leader H Raja calls Kanimozhi 'illegitimate child' of DMK chief Karunanidhi, triggers fresh row
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BJP leader H Raja calls Kanimozhi 'illegitimate child' of DMK chief Karunanidhi, triggers fresh row

H Raja triggered a new controversy on Wednesday when he made a veiled attack on DMK MP Kanimozhi, calling her an "illegitimate" child of party chief M Karunanidhi

Now, miscreants vandalise Periyar statue in Tamil Nadu's Pudukottai district; authorities carry out repairs, deploy police
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Now, miscreants vandalise Periyar statue in Tamil Nadu's Pudukottai district; authorities carry out repairs, deploy police

A statue of social reformer and Dravidian movement icon EV Ramasamy, popularly know as "Periyar", was found damaged in a village on Tuesday, the latest in a series of similar incidents of vandalism.

H Raja's remarks on EV Ramasamy statue have further damaged BJP's reputation in Tamil Nadu
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H Raja's remarks on EV Ramasamy statue have further damaged BJP's reputation in Tamil Nadu

Ramasamy alias Periyar was a rationalist, social reformer and an atheist who famously said, "There is no god, there is no god, there is no god at all.''

Equating Periyar with Lenin is BJP's political immaturity: It's suicidal to reject Dravidian principles in Tamil Nadu
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Equating Periyar with Lenin is BJP's political immaturity: It's suicidal to reject Dravidian principles in Tamil Nadu

The BJP's near-impossible task of finding traction with the people of Tamil Nadu could only be done within the framework of Dravidian politics

Pulling down of Lenin's statue not just an attack on Left, it's an assault on plurality of ideas and diversity of thought
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Pulling down of Lenin's statue not just an attack on Left, it's an assault on plurality of ideas and diversity of thought

The culture of intolerance shown in bringing down Lenin's statue is contrary to argumentative Indian tradition & tantamounts to society's Talibanisation.

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

Under fire for comments on Periyar statue, BJP leader H Raja blames Facebook administrator for gaffe
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Under fire for comments on Periyar statue, BJP leader H Raja blames Facebook administrator for gaffe

Under fire from political parties in Tamil Nadu for his comments on late Dravidian leader Periyar, senior BJP leader H Raja, on Wednesday, sought to blame his 'Facebook administrator' for the gaffe and expressed regret over the same.

After Lenin statues razed in Tripura, now Periyar bust vandalised in Tamil Nadu's Vellore district: BJP, CPI worker arrested
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After Lenin statues razed in Tripura, now Periyar bust vandalised in Tamil Nadu's Vellore district: BJP, CPI worker arrested

Two people were arrested in Tamil Nadu's Vellore for vandalising a statue of iconic Dravidian leader Periyar, according to several media reports.

Vladimir Lenin's statue toppled in Tripura: BJP leaders term Russian a 'terrorist', warn Tamil Nadu's Periyar is next
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Vladimir Lenin's statue toppled in Tripura: BJP leaders term Russian a 'terrorist', warn Tamil Nadu's Periyar is next

A war of words has broken out between the BJP and the Opposition over the toppling of Vladimir Lenin's statue in Tripura on Tuesday morning.

BJP leadership to decide on RK Nagar bypoll contest, says party national secretary H Raja
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BJP leadership to decide on RK Nagar bypoll contest, says party national secretary H Raja

BJP central leadership would take a decision on the party contesting the 21 December by-election to the RK Nagar Assembly constituency in Chennai, party national secretary H Raja said.

Tamil actor Vishal's production house raided a day after accusing H Raja of watching Mersal online
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Tamil actor Vishal's production house raided a day after accusing H Raja of watching Mersal online

Tamil actor Vishal's office in Chennai has reportedly been raided one day after he accused BJP leader H Raja of advocating piracy by watching Mersal online

Mersal row escalates: Actor Vishal raided by GST team day after accusing BJP leader of advocating piracy
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Mersal row escalates: Actor Vishal raided by GST team day after accusing BJP leader of advocating piracy

Days after a controversy broke out over references to GST in the Tamil film 'Mersal', a GST intelligence team raided the house of movie star Vishal, media reports said.

Chidambaram takes a dig at BJP over censoring Mersal, says soon only pro-govt films will be allowed
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Chidambaram takes a dig at BJP over censoring Mersal, says soon only pro-govt films will be allowed

Chidambaram attacked the BJP over its demand to remove dialogues in Vijay's Diwali release Mersal

Kamal Haasan urges people to report corruption online after Tamil Nadu govt dares actor to provide evidence of graft
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Kamal Haasan urges people to report corruption online after Tamil Nadu govt dares actor to provide evidence of graft

Under attack from the ruling AIADMK in Tamil Nadu, including Chief Minister E Palaniswamy, for his allegations of corruption in the government, filmstar Kamal Haasan on Wednesday exhorted the public to digitally register instances of graft with the government.

BJP chief Amit Shah arrives in Kerala on three-day visit amid cow slaughter row
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BJP chief Amit Shah arrives in Kerala on three-day visit amid cow slaughter row

Amit Shah began his 3-day Kerala visit, amid a row in the state over a Central government notification banning sale of cattle for slaughter.