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After years of anti-Dravidianism, PMK joins hands with AIADMK, sheds spotlight on caste math in Tamil politics
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After years of anti-Dravidianism, PMK joins hands with AIADMK, sheds spotlight on caste math in Tamil politics

AIADMK, PMK and BJP have announced a pre-poll alliance in Tamil Nadu for the 2019 Lok Sabha elections. DMK and Congress are expected to announce their alliance today.

AIADMK allies with PMK in Tamil Nadu for Lok Sabha elections; S Ramadoss-led party to contest from seven seats
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AIADMK allies with PMK in Tamil Nadu for Lok Sabha elections; S Ramadoss-led party to contest from seven seats

The ruling AIADMK on Tuesday announced a poll alliance with the Pattali Makkal Katchi and allotted seven Lok Sabha seats to it for the forthcoming Parliamentary elections.

'Sonia Gandhi's maths is weak': BJP dismisses Congress' claims of Opposition having numbers to back no-confidence motion
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'Sonia Gandhi's maths is weak': BJP dismisses Congress' claims of Opposition having numbers to back no-confidence motion

BJP sources said the Narendra Modi-led government would get the support of 314 MPs in the Lower House, which has an effective strength of 533 at present

Jallikattu ban: Tamil Nadu wants to tame a marauding bull, Modi promises drought relief
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Jallikattu ban: Tamil Nadu wants to tame a marauding bull, Modi promises drought relief

For almost three days now, protesters have been swarming at locations across Tamil Nadu, demanding that the ban on Jallikattu be lifted as rival political parties are rushing in to score some cultural brownie points - a rare opportunity.

#TN2016 and a call for governance: Corrupt politicians put Tamil Nadu voters between rock and hard place
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#TN2016 and a call for governance: Corrupt politicians put Tamil Nadu voters between rock and hard place

All parties in Tamil Nadu are at each other's throats over the issue of corruption.

Corruption charges are non-issue, don't compare me to DMK, AIADMK: Anbumani Ramadoss tells Firstpost
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Corruption charges are non-issue, don't compare me to DMK, AIADMK: Anbumani Ramadoss tells Firstpost

In an interview with FirstPost, former union health minister and current Lok Sabha MP Anbumani Ramadoss faced questions about the corruption charges against him

No Guru Utsav, we'll celebrate our own version of Teacher's Day: Bengal govt
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No Guru Utsav, we'll celebrate our own version of Teacher's Day: Bengal govt

The West Bengal government joined the opposition against the move by the Human Resources Development (HRD) ministry to rename Teacher's Day as 'Guru Utsav'.

Dalit death in TN: How the Dravidian project has been hijacked
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Dalit death in TN: How the Dravidian project has been hijacked

Tamil Nadu once gave birth to the self-respect movement aimed at social emancipation of the socially backward communities. That project has been perverted today, with Dalits facing the brunt of caste exploitation from Other Backward Classes.

Killjoy Anbumani: Why anti-smoking crusader got it all wrong
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Killjoy Anbumani: Why anti-smoking crusader got it all wrong

Even the non-smoking public should oppose the rule demanding that film directors insert a warning in every smoking scene they conceive.