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Explained: Sasikala indicates AIADMK return imminent; what this means for party, EPS, OPS
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Explained: Sasikala indicates AIADMK return imminent; what this means for party, EPS, OPS

The perception of differences gained momentum recently after OPS and EPS issued separate statements on public issues, but joint statements on party matters

COVID-19 second wave: Tamil Nadu govt allows Sterlite copper smelter in Tuticorin to produce oxygen
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COVID-19 second wave: Tamil Nadu govt allows Sterlite copper smelter in Tuticorin to produce oxygen

The unit was sealed by the state government in May 2018, days after 13 agitators were killed in police firing during a violent anti-Sterlite protest

COVID-19 vaccine pricing policy 'unfair': Tamil Nadu CM writes to PM, urges Centre to supply doses
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COVID-19 vaccine pricing policy 'unfair': Tamil Nadu CM writes to PM, urges Centre to supply doses

In a letter to Narendra Modi, K Palaniswami said the differential pricing mechanism placed a higher financial burden on states

Assam, TN, Kerala, Puducherry Elections 2021 Updates: Assam records nearly 80% turnout till 6 pm; Tamil Nadu lags with 64.92% polling
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Assam, TN, Kerala, Puducherry Elections 2021 Updates: Assam records nearly 80% turnout till 6 pm; Tamil Nadu lags with 64.92% polling

Assam, TN, Kerala, Puducherry Elections 2021 LIVE Updates: Meanwhile, Kerala recorded 69.93 percent and Puducherry recorded 77.90 percent polling

Tamil Nadu Assembly Election 2021: Full list of 234 constituencies going to polls in single phase today
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Tamil Nadu Assembly Election 2021: Full list of 234 constituencies going to polls in single phase today

The ruling AIADMK, steered by Chief Minister K Palaniswami, is keen to ensure continuation of ''Amma aatchi'' (Amma's rule) for an unprecedented third time

Tamil Nadu Election 2021: Over 6.28 cr voters set to cast ballots today; polls open at 7 am
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Tamil Nadu Election 2021: Over 6.28 cr voters set to cast ballots today; polls open at 7 am

The election will decide whether the incumbent AIADMK will secure a third term or the DMK will return to power after a decade in opposition

Tamil Nadu polls: Modi dubs A Raja as ‘outdated 2G missile’, claims insulting women part of Congress-DMK culture
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Tamil Nadu polls: Modi dubs A Raja as ‘outdated 2G missile’, claims insulting women part of Congress-DMK culture

In a veiled attack, Modi slammed the DMK leader for his remarks on Chief Minister K Palaniswami's mother and alleged that the UPA has an 'anti-women mindset'

TN Assembly Polls: From A Raja's 'slipper' jibe at EPS to populist manifestos, AIADMK and DMK pull out all stops
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TN Assembly Polls: From A Raja's 'slipper' jibe at EPS to populist manifestos, AIADMK and DMK pull out all stops

The two parties – AIADMK seeking a record third term and the DMK planning a strong comeback after a decade in opposition, have converged not only on such freebies but also on other contentious issues like the repeal of the Citizenship Amendment Act

Tamil Nadu govt urges Centre to declare Godavari-Cauvery river link plan as national project
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Tamil Nadu govt urges Centre to declare Godavari-Cauvery river link plan as national project

Speaking at a NITI Aayog meeting, Tamil Nadu chief minister K Palaniswami said that the project would benefit lakhs of people in Telangana, Andhra Pradesh and Tamil Nadu upon completion

Tamil Nadu Assembly polls 2021: K Palaniswami rules out chances of Sasikala rejoining AIADMK ahead of elections
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Tamil Nadu Assembly polls 2021: K Palaniswami rules out chances of Sasikala rejoining AIADMK ahead of elections

Palaniswami said that there is '100 percent no chance' of her rejoining the party. Sasikala, who is in prison over a corruption case, is expected to be released on 27 January

Endorse K Palaniswami as CM candidate for 2021 Tamil Nadu polls or 'rethink' options, AIADMK tells BJP
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Endorse K Palaniswami as CM candidate for 2021 Tamil Nadu polls or 'rethink' options, AIADMK tells BJP

In the ruling party's first poll rally on Sunday, AIADMK leader KP Munusamy said that BJP cannot succeed independently in the state and "was dependent on AIADMK"

AIADMK to continue alliance with BJP for 2021 Tamil Nadu Assembly elections, say party leaders
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AIADMK to continue alliance with BJP for 2021 Tamil Nadu Assembly elections, say party leaders

The AIADMK and the BJP had aligned for the 2019 Lok Sabha polls along with other parties, however, the alliance could win only one of the 39 Parliamentary segments in Tamil Nadu

K Palaniswami urges Rajasthan, Odisha CMs to revoke ban on firecrackers, cites impact on Tamil Nadu's fireworks industry
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K Palaniswami urges Rajasthan, Odisha CMs to revoke ban on firecrackers, cites impact on Tamil Nadu's fireworks industry

In identical letters sent to the chief ministers of both states, the Tamil Nadu CM also argued that there is no empirical or validated data to demonstrate that the bursting of crackers has an effect on COVID-19 patients

Tamil Nadu agriculture minister R Doraikannu passes away two weeks after testing positive for COVID-19
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Tamil Nadu agriculture minister R Doraikannu passes away two weeks after testing positive for COVID-19

The state minister had breathed his last late Saturday night, Kauvery Hospital Executive Director Dr Aravdindan Selvaraj said in a medical bulletin

DMK slams Tamil Nadu govt over delay in bill reserving 7.5% seats in medical courses for govt school students
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DMK slams Tamil Nadu govt over delay in bill reserving 7.5% seats in medical courses for govt school students

Chief Minister K Palaniswami, however, underplayed the issue, saying the DMK chief MK Stalin was trying to "derive political mileage" on the quota issue, as Assembly polls are due early next year

Tamil Nadu proposes stringent punishment for dowry deaths, stalking and human trafficking
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Tamil Nadu proposes stringent punishment for dowry deaths, stalking and human trafficking

As per the proposal, minimum punishment for dowry deaths will be 10 years, while maximum punishment for stalking will be 7 years (on subsequent conviction)

Tamil Nadu against Centre's decision to conduct NEET exam, says state education minister KA Sengottiyan
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Tamil Nadu against Centre's decision to conduct NEET exam, says state education minister KA Sengottiyan

Speaking to reporters, Sengottiyan said that Tamil Nadu chief minister K Palaniswami has requested the Centre to exempt students from the state from writing the entrance exam

Five charred to death in Tamil Nadu's Salem; one admitted to hospital with serious burn injuries
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Five charred to death in Tamil Nadu's Salem; one admitted to hospital with serious burn injuries

In a statement in Chennai, Tamil Nadu chief minister K Palaniswami said the fire was caused due to a short circuit and condoled the death

Tuticorin custodial deaths: Tamil Nadu govt has decided to transfer probe to CBI, says K Palaniswami
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Tuticorin custodial deaths: Tamil Nadu govt has decided to transfer probe to CBI, says K Palaniswami

The government's decision will be informed to the Madras High Court, which is seized of the matter, the Tamil Nadu chief minister told reporters.

Tuticorin custodial deaths: AIADMK vows justice for Jayaraj and Fenix; ruling party, DMK announce Rs 25 lakh to kin of deceased
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Tuticorin custodial deaths: AIADMK vows justice for Jayaraj and Fenix; ruling party, DMK announce Rs 25 lakh to kin of deceased

Jayaraj and his son, arrested for 'violating' lockdown norms by allegedly extending business hours of their cellphone shop, died at a hospital in Tuticorin on 23 June, with the relatives alleging they were severely thrashed by police personnel