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Vidya Balan on Mission Mangal: The myth that scientists are geeks was busted in my head with this film
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Vidya Balan on Mission Mangal: The myth that scientists are geeks was busted in my head with this film

Vidya Balan talks about reuniting with Akshay Kumar for Mission Mangal, returning to woman-led films in the future, and playing Indira Gandhi in a web show.

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.

Karunanidhi passes away: Madras High Court dismisses all pending petitions challenging burials on Marina beach
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Karunanidhi passes away: Madras High Court dismisses all pending petitions challenging burials on Marina beach

The Madras High Court on Wednesday dismissed all pending petitions challenging burials on the Marina beach as it resumed hearing on a petition by the DMK seeking allotment of space at the famous beach for laying to rest its leader M Karunanidhi.

TTV Dhinakaran, party associates meet VK Sasikala in Bengaluru jail, discuss Tamil Nadu politics
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TTV Dhinakaran, party associates meet VK Sasikala in Bengaluru jail, discuss Tamil Nadu politics

TTV Dhinakaran's loyalist Pugazhendi said he met Sasikala at Bengaluru jail for 45 minutes and discussed political developments in Tamil Nadu

VK Sasikala's brother stirs controversy over J Jayalalithaa's death, claims she died a day before officially announced
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VK Sasikala's brother stirs controversy over J Jayalalithaa's death, claims she died a day before officially announced

V Divakaran, brother of jailed AIADMK leader VK Sasikala has claimed that J Jayalalitha's death was pronounced by the hospital a day earlier

RK Nagar bypoll: TTV Dhinakaran emerges victorious as Independent candidate in J Jayalalitha's constituency
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RK Nagar bypoll: TTV Dhinakaran emerges victorious as Independent candidate in J Jayalalitha's constituency

Sidelined AIADMK leader TTV Dhinakaran on Sunday created history by winning a by-election from RK Nagar, constituency of former Tamil Nadu CM J Jayalalithaa

RK Nagar bypoll: Campaigning to end today, voting on 21 December
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RK Nagar bypoll: Campaigning to end today, voting on 21 December

Campaigning for the high-stakes 21 December bypoll to the RK Nagar assembly seat in Chennai will end on Tuesday evening

AIADMK 'two-leaves' symbol row: Court denies bail to accused arrested in EC bribery case involving TTV Dinakaran
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AIADMK 'two-leaves' symbol row: Court denies bail to accused arrested in EC bribery case involving TTV Dinakaran

A special court dismissed the bail plea of an alleged middleman who was arrested in the Election Commission bribery case involving AIADMK (Amma) faction leader TTV Dinakaran.

#TN2016 and a call for governance: No room for criticism, no action on corruption in Jayalalithaa rule
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#TN2016 and a call for governance: No room for criticism, no action on corruption in Jayalalithaa rule

While Opposition parties like the DMK claim a breakdown of governance in the current regime, The J Jayalalithaa-led AIADMK argues that governance has never been better in the state

Tamil Nadu grinds to a halt: Army, Air Force join rescue operations after incessant rainfall
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Tamil Nadu grinds to a halt: Army, Air Force join rescue operations after incessant rainfall

The Army and Air Force have been deployed for rescuing stranded citizens in Tamil Nadu. Chennai has been experiencing continuous rains since Saturday night.

Heavy downpour claims 55 lives in Chennai as city comes to a standstill
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Heavy downpour claims 55 lives in Chennai as city comes to a standstill

55 persons died as heavy rains continued to pound Tamil Nadu, news reports said. As road and rail traffic was disrupted, the capital city of Chennai virtually came to a standstill

After mineral water, cement, Jayalalitha introduces Amma mobile phones in Tamil Nadu
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After mineral water, cement, Jayalalitha introduces Amma mobile phones in Tamil Nadu

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa in the state assembly on Monday announced distribution of Amma mobile phones to trainers of women's self-help groups.

Explain steps taken to set up ombudsman to oversee govt advertisements, says SC
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Explain steps taken to set up ombudsman to oversee govt advertisements, says SC

SC sought the government's response on steps taken to constitute a three-member ombudsman committee to oversee the issuance of advertisements by the government and its agencies.

Mullaperiyar dam: Jaya questions Centre for 'entertaining' Kerala's environment study request
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Mullaperiyar dam: Jaya questions Centre for 'entertaining' Kerala's environment study request

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa has questioned the Centre for "entertaining" Kerala's request for approving environment study to construct a new dam at Mullaperiyar in Tamil Nadu, saying it was in contravention to the Supreme Court order.

Jaya to kick off poll campaign from Kancheepuram on 3 March
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Jaya to kick off poll campaign from Kancheepuram on 3 March

Having stolen a march by announcing her party candidates well ahead of Lok Sabha elections, AIADMK supremo and Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa will launch her whirlwind campaign tomorrow from the temple and silk district of Kancheepuram.

Poor economy derails Planning Commission's ambitious 8% growth target
Economy

Poor economy derails Planning Commission's ambitious 8% growth target

During the first year of the 12th Plan, India's economy grew by only 5 percent, the slowest in a decade. In the first half (April-September) of the current fiscal FY2013-14, the economy grew by just 4.6 percent.

Jayalalithaa blaming PMK is far from truth, says S Ramadoss
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Jayalalithaa blaming PMK is far from truth, says S Ramadoss

PMK founder S Ramadoss today alleged that pro-Dalit Viduthalai Chiruthaigal Katchi was behind the incidents of violence in the state.

Cauvery dispute: Karnataka protests as Jaya hails 'great victory'
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Cauvery dispute: Karnataka protests as Jaya hails 'great victory'

Karnataka is opposed to the setting up of the Cauvery Management Board till the Supreme Court takes a final decision on the pending civil appeals filed by the state, while Tamil Nadu is pushing for the immediate constitution of the board.

TN finally gets a date! Vishwaroopam to release Thursday
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TN finally gets a date! Vishwaroopam to release Thursday

The actor, who withdrew his petition against ban by the state government in the Madras High Court, announced the release date a few minutes ago.

Jayalalithaa consoles farmers as K'taka refuses water
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Jayalalithaa consoles farmers as K'taka refuses water

"I will not tolerate our farmers to suffer even if the nature fails, Karnataka betrays and the Centre shows no concern (on State getting water)", she said amid reports of farmers committing suicide in some parts of the State.