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Tamil Nadu Assembly election 2021, Pudukottai profile: DMK's Periyannan Arassu won seat in 2016
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Tamil Nadu Assembly election 2021, Pudukottai profile: DMK's Periyannan Arassu won seat in 2016

Pudukottai is an Assembly/Vidhan Sabha constituency in the Pudukkottai district of Tamil Nadu

Remembering Muthulakshmi Reddy, doctor and feminist who led the battle against India's caste-based misogyny
India

Remembering Muthulakshmi Reddy, doctor and feminist who led the battle against India's caste-based misogyny

She was made the first member of the Women's Indian Association, and was subsequently nominated to the Madras Legislative Council.

Sri Lanka Navy arrests 13 Tamil Nadu fishermen near island nation's coast; authorities lodge them in Jaffna's Kangesanthurai
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Sri Lanka Navy arrests 13 Tamil Nadu fishermen near island nation's coast; authorities lodge them in Jaffna's Kangesanthurai

Thirteen fishermen from Pudukottai district of Tamil Nadu, fishing at Nedunthivu near a coast in Sri Lanka, were arrested by the navy of the island nation on Saturday

IMD lifts red alert for Kerala, but warns of downpour in coastal Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu; no respite from Karnataka floods yet, says Skymet
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IMD lifts red alert for Kerala, but warns of downpour in coastal Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu; no respite from Karnataka floods yet, says Skymet

Meanwhile, 'Orange Alert' warnings have been issued for Idukki and 'Yellow alert' for Pathanamthitta, Malappuram, Kozhikode and Wayanad districts in Kerala

Central team begins inspection of damage by Cyclone Gaja in Tamil Nadu's Nagapattinam district
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Central team begins inspection of damage by Cyclone Gaja in Tamil Nadu's Nagapattinam district

The Cyclone Gaja damage assessment team led by Daniel E Richard, Joint Secretary, Ministry of Home Affairs, began the inspection from the worst-hit Vettaikaraniruppu village.

Cyclone Gaja: P Chidambaram asks Rajnath Singh to immediately send team to assess damage in Tamil Nadu
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Cyclone Gaja: P Chidambaram asks Rajnath Singh to immediately send team to assess damage in Tamil Nadu

The former Union home and finance minister also requested Singh to modify the practice of sending inter-ministerial team to a disaster-affected state only after receiving a memorandum from the concerned state government.

Cyclone Gaja makes landfall in Tamil Nadu's Nagapattinam; heavy rains lash state; nearly 80,000 people evacuated
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Cyclone Gaja makes landfall in Tamil Nadu's Nagapattinam; heavy rains lash state; nearly 80,000 people evacuated

Cyclone Gaja made landfall in Nagapattinam district of Tamil Nadu around 1.40 am on Friday. The state has been put on high alert and more than 76,000 people have been evacuated, according to reports.

Cyclone Gaja: Thousands evacuated in Tamil Nadu, Puducherry; disaster management apparatus activated
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Cyclone Gaja: Thousands evacuated in Tamil Nadu, Puducherry; disaster management apparatus activated

The Indian Navy has been put on high alert and the Rajput-class destroyer INS Ranvir and Khukri-class corvette INS Khanjar are on standby for rescue operations.

Cyclone Gaja to make landfall today: Indian Navy put on high alert; fishing suspended along Tamil Nadu, Andhra coasts
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Cyclone Gaja to make landfall today: Indian Navy put on high alert; fishing suspended along Tamil Nadu, Andhra coasts

Very heavy rains are likely to hit Tamil Nadu and Andhra Pradesh in light of Cyclone Gaja, as both states pull out all the stops to mitigate damage. 20,000 people residing on the coastal line will be moved to relief camps.

'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."

'Against freedom of speech and democracy': Opposition leaders back Lois Sofia in face-off with Tamilisai Soundararajan
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'Against freedom of speech and democracy': Opposition leaders back Lois Sofia in face-off with Tamilisai Soundararajan

Leaders and spokespersons of regional and national parties condemned the Tamil Nadu government for the arrest of Lois Sofia for raising 'anti-BJP' slogans at the Tuticorin airport in front of state BJP chief Tamilisai Soundararajan.

Lois Sofia, who shouted 'fascist govt down, down' at Tuticorin airport, is a writer and a vocal RSS-BJP critic
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Lois Sofia, who shouted 'fascist govt down, down' at Tuticorin airport, is a writer and a vocal RSS-BJP critic

Louis Sophia, a Tamil Nadu student who was arrested at the Tuticorin airport on Monday for raising 'anti-government slogans' in front of Tamil Nadu BJP chief Tamilisai Soundararajan, has been an active left-wing voice on social media

DMK, Congress, MMK hold human chain stir in Tamil Nadu over formation of Cauvery Management Board
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DMK, Congress, MMK hold human chain stir in Tamil Nadu over formation of Cauvery Management Board

DMK, its allies and friendly parties staged a human chain protest across Tamil Nadu, urging the Centre to set up Cauvery Management Board (CMB) immediately

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.

Sri Lankan Navy arrests eight fishermen from Tamil Nadu near Neduntheevu, seizes their boats
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Sri Lankan Navy arrests eight fishermen from Tamil Nadu near Neduntheevu, seizes their boats

Eight Tamil Nadu fishermen were on Thursday arrested by the Sri Lankan Navy while they were allegedly fishing near Neduntheevu

Sri Lankan Navy arrests 13 Tamil Nadu fishermen for poaching with banned fishing nets
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Sri Lankan Navy arrests 13 Tamil Nadu fishermen for poaching with banned fishing nets

Thirteen Tamil Nadu fishermen were arrested by the Sri Lankan Navy when they were allegedly fishing near Neduntheevu

K Palaniswamy hits out at DMK chief Stalin for his 'dengue regime' barb, accuses him of playing politics with health
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K Palaniswamy hits out at DMK chief Stalin for his 'dengue regime' barb, accuses him of playing politics with health

Chief Minister K Palaniswamy asserted that the Tamil Nadu government was working full swing to halt the spread of dengue and eradicate it while accusing the DMK of seeking to politicise the issue.

Tamil Nadu fishermen arrested by Sri Lankan Navy near Neduntheevu; fourth such incident in July
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Tamil Nadu fishermen arrested by Sri Lankan Navy near Neduntheevu; fourth such incident in July

Four Tamil Nadu fishermen were arrested by the Sri Lankan Navy on Monday for fishing in their territorial waters, police said.

Palaniswamy says arrest of Tamil Nadu fishermen shows Sri Lanka's 'high handedness'
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Palaniswamy says arrest of Tamil Nadu fishermen shows Sri Lanka's 'high handedness'

The arrest of three fishermen by Sri Lankan Navy is "disappointing" and shows "high-handedness" by the island nation, Tamil Nadu chief minister K Palaniswamy said.

Asian Athletics Championships: G Lakshmanan's coach reveals gold medallist used to run barefoot on highway
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Asian Athletics Championships: G Lakshmanan's coach reveals gold medallist used to run barefoot on highway

G Lakshmanan, who gave India a gold in the 5,000m event in the ongoing Asian Athletic Championships in Bhubaneswar, once practised barefoot on the highway in Pudukottai a decade or so ago, which was a sign of his fierce determination, said long-time coach S Loganathan.