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Tamil Nadu polls: EC issues notice to DMK's A Raja for 'derogatory' remarks against E Palaniswami
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Tamil Nadu polls: EC issues notice to DMK's A Raja for 'derogatory' remarks against E Palaniswami

The former Union minister and DMK's star campaigner has been asked to respond to the notice by 6 pm on Wednesday

A Raja apologises for 'illegitimate child' remark on Palaniswami, says no intention to defame Tamil Nadu CM or his mother
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A Raja apologises for 'illegitimate child' remark on Palaniswami, says no intention to defame Tamil Nadu CM or his mother

Raja said he clarified in a public meeting that he was comparing the leadership qualities of his party chief MK Stalin and Palaniswami using a children's analogy

Tamil Nadu extends lockdown till 31 Oct, but eases restrictions; puts on hold order allowing students to visit schools
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Tamil Nadu extends lockdown till 31 Oct, but eases restrictions; puts on hold order allowing students to visit schools

Under the new guidelines, restaurants are allowed to remain open till 9 pm and number of domestic flights arriving at Chennai airport has been doubled to 100 per day

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 scraps e-passes, allows buses to resume; opens up malls, places of worship
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Tamil Nadu scraps e-passes, allows buses to resume; opens up malls, places of worship

While the suspension of suburban train services will continue, the Chennai Metro will resume from 7 September, said Chief Minister E Palaniswami

Tamil Nadu custodial deaths: Five accused transferred from Tuticorin Jail to Madurai Central jail
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Tamil Nadu custodial deaths: Five accused transferred from Tuticorin Jail to Madurai Central jail

Jayaraj and his son J Benicks died days after being arrested on 19 June and lodged in Kovilpatti sub-jail for keeping their shop in the Sathankulam open despite the lockdown

Tuticorin custodial deaths: Director Hari says he regrets making five films that glorified police
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Tuticorin custodial deaths: Director Hari says he regrets making five films that glorified police

Hari, in a letter dated 28 June, wrote that incidents of police brutality should never take place again in Tamil Nadu.

AIADMK names M Thambidurai, KP Munusamy as Rajya Sabha poll candidates, leaves one seat for ally Tamil Maanila Congress
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AIADMK names M Thambidurai, KP Munusamy as Rajya Sabha poll candidates, leaves one seat for ally Tamil Maanila Congress

The AIADMK named former Lok Sabha Deputy Speaker M Thambidurai and another senior leader KP Munusamy as its candidates for the biennial election to the Rajya Sabha from Tamil Nadu

VK Sasikala in trouble after I-T department attaches ‘benami’ assets worth Rs 1,600 crore, including properties in Chennai, Puducherry
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VK Sasikala in trouble after I-T department attaches ‘benami’ assets worth Rs 1,600 crore, including properties in Chennai, Puducherry

The Income Tax Department has attached 'benami' assets worth Rs 1,600 crore belonging to VK Sasikala, an aide to former Tamil Nadu chief minister J Jayalalithaa

Tamil Nadu water crisis: Work on fifth reservoir nearing completion, says chief minister Palaniswami at PWD review meeting
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Tamil Nadu water crisis: Work on fifth reservoir nearing completion, says chief minister Palaniswami at PWD review meeting

Tamil Nadu chief minister K Palaniswami on Wednesday said a fifth reservoir that would help quench the thirst of Chennaiites was nearing completion.

Tamil Nadu water crisis: EPS accepts Kerala's help, but asks for 20 lakh litres per day instead of one-time help
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Tamil Nadu water crisis: EPS accepts Kerala's help, but asks for 20 lakh litres per day instead of one-time help

In light of the looming water crisis unfolding in Tamil Nadu, Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami accepted help from Kerala, but has asked for 20 lakh litres of water per day instead of a one time help

Chennai water crisis: Charges for tankers, borewells skyrocket; DMK seeks municipal administration minister's resignation
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Chennai water crisis: Charges for tankers, borewells skyrocket; DMK seeks municipal administration minister's resignation

Restaurants downed shutters, schools suspended operations and employees of IT companies in Chennai were asked to work from home as the water crisis intensified

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.

Delhi HC dismisses TTV Dinakaran’s plea challenging allotment of AIADMK name, two leaves symbol to Palaniswami-led faction
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Delhi HC dismisses TTV Dinakaran’s plea challenging allotment of AIADMK name, two leaves symbol to Palaniswami-led faction

Delhi HC dismissed the pleas of TTV Dinakaran, Sasikala challenging EC’s order granting the AIADMK name and two leaves symbol to the Palaniswami-led faction

O Panneerselvam says AIADMK can contest Lok Sabha polls on its own if Congress, other parties also fight without allies
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O Panneerselvam says AIADMK can contest Lok Sabha polls on its own if Congress, other parties also fight without allies

Amid reports that AIADMK was in touch with the BJP for a possible alliance for the parliamentary elections, Panneerselvam had recently said the party was indeed holding talks with some national and regional parties.

Tamil Nadu eyeing investments worth $15 billion in aerospace defence, reveals Nirmala Sitharaman at Global Investors Meet
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Tamil Nadu eyeing investments worth $15 billion in aerospace defence, reveals Nirmala Sitharaman at Global Investors Meet

The Tamil Nadu government is eyeing investments worth $ 15 billion in the aerospace and defence sectors in the next 15 years to make the state a preferred hub for the two industries, revealed in the aerospace and defence policy unveiled by Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman at the Global Investors Meet.

'Why haven't polls been held in 18 constituencies after disqualification of AIADMK MLAs': Madras HC issues notice to Tamil Nadu CEC
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'Why haven't polls been held in 18 constituencies after disqualification of AIADMK MLAs': Madras HC issues notice to Tamil Nadu CEC

The 18 AIADMK MLAs had been disqualified on 18 September, 2018 by Speaker P Dhanapal under the anti-defection law after they met the governor and expressed loss of confidence in Chief Minister K Palaniswami.

Jayalalithaa's Kodanad estate break-in: Two accused, who blamed Tamil Nadu CM K Palaniswami, brought to Chennai
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Jayalalithaa's Kodanad estate break-in: Two accused, who blamed Tamil Nadu CM K Palaniswami, brought to Chennai

Tamil Nadu CM Palaniswami has already rejected the allegations made against him by the two accused in the break-in case of former CM Jayalalithaa's estate at Kodanad.

18 disqualified AIADMK MLAs to appeal against Madras High Court order in Supreme Court
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18 disqualified AIADMK MLAs to appeal against Madras High Court order in Supreme Court

Thanga Tamilselvan, one of the disqualified MLAs and a staunch supporter of sidelined AIADMK leader TTV Dhinakaran, said the decision was "unanimous" and accepted with "joy" by all the 18 MLAs. The decision was taken after a discussion between the disqualified legislators and Dhinakaran in Madurai.

Madras HC upholds disqualification of 18 rebel AIADMK MLAs; relief for TN govt, but Dhinakaran confident of bypoll win
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Madras HC upholds disqualification of 18 rebel AIADMK MLAs; relief for TN govt, but Dhinakaran confident of bypoll win

In a huge relief to the AIADMK government, the Madras High Court Thursday upheld the 14 June order of the then Chief Justice Indira Banerjee disqualifying its 18 rebel MLAs loyal to sidelined leader TTV Dhinakaran.