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Rajiv Gandhi assassination case: SC orders premature release of all 6 convicts
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Rajiv Gandhi assassination case: SC orders premature release of all 6 convicts

A Bench of Justices B R Gavai and B V Nagarathna said the top court's judgement in the case of A G Perarivalan, one of the convicts in the Rajiv Gandhi assassination case, is applicable in their matter

SC notice to Tamil Nadu government on plea alleging deputation of state employees for temple administration
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SC notice to Tamil Nadu government on plea alleging deputation of state employees for temple administration

The petitioner said trustees have not been appointed for more than a decade due to the lackadaisical approach of the state government

AIADMK to hold protests on 5 April against Tamil Nadu govt's property tax hike
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AIADMK to hold protests on 5 April against Tamil Nadu govt's property tax hike

Effecting a revision after 24 years, the DMK-led state government on Saturday announced a hike in property tax across the state with a view to mop up revenue

Tamil Nadu lockdown extended till 19 July with more relaxations; check what's allowed & what's not
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Tamil Nadu lockdown extended till 19 July with more relaxations; check what's allowed & what's not

The state authorities have now allowed restaurants, tea shops, bakeries, roadside shops and snack shops to operate with 50 percent capacity till 9 pm

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

DMK launches campaign ahead of Tamil Nadu polls, targets ruling AIADMK for 'lack of governance'
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DMK launches campaign ahead of Tamil Nadu polls, targets ruling AIADMK for 'lack of governance'

In the campaign titled 'We Reject ADMK', DMK flagged issues in sectors like agriculture and education. The polls are likely to be held in April or May 2021

'COVID-19 cluster' at IIT Madras: Over 100 test positive, university issues 'lockdown' till Thursday for students on campus
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'COVID-19 cluster' at IIT Madras: Over 100 test positive, university issues 'lockdown' till Thursday for students on campus

The Tamil Nadu govt said though the results showed a 20 percent positivity rate, there was no need for concern as measures including aggressive contact testing are in place as per the protocol

AIADMK made 'wrong decision' by denying permission to 'vel yatra', says Tamil Nadu BJP
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AIADMK made 'wrong decision' by denying permission to 'vel yatra', says Tamil Nadu BJP

The government has denied permission for the yatra which would cover six locations across the state, citing the COVID-19 pandemic situation

Tamil Nadu governor approves Bill providing 7.5% reservation to govt school students in UG medical courses
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Tamil Nadu governor approves Bill providing 7.5% reservation to govt school students in UG medical courses

The Opposition, including the DMK party, had targeted Governor Banwarilal Purohit and the ruling AIADMK government for "delay" in clearing the bill

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

19-yr-old NEET aspirant dies by suicide in Tamil Nadu's Madurai due to apprehensions over exam
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19-yr-old NEET aspirant dies by suicide in Tamil Nadu's Madurai due to apprehensions over exam

The student's death drew sharp responses from the state's parties who are opposed to NEET, and the ruling AIADMK expressed shock over the incident

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

Tamil Nadu govt asks Centre to continue GST compensation, says state's economy is 'burdened' due to COVID-19
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Tamil Nadu govt asks Centre to continue GST compensation, says state's economy is 'burdened' due to COVID-19

The state govt also urged Centre to expedite the release of Rs 12,258.94 crore, which is its GST arrears since 2018-19 and outstanding Integrated GST of Rs 4,073 crore for 2017-2018 fiscal

Tamil Nadu government cancels arrear exam for all college classes except final year students
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Tamil Nadu government cancels arrear exam for all college classes except final year students

The state government has awarded marks to the candidates giving 70 percent weightage for internal marks and 30 percent weightage for previous semester exams

Anna University to conduct semester exams for final year students online by end of August
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Anna University to conduct semester exams for final year students online by end of August

Students who do not have digital devices and internet connectivity to appear for online exams will be given a choice to take exams offline later

Tamil Nadu colleges to begin academic session from 3 August; guidelines for online classes released
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Tamil Nadu colleges to begin academic session from 3 August; guidelines for online classes released

The state's higher education department has asked colleges to conduct classes for at least for 450 hours in the current academic year

Tamil Nadu govt extends lockdown till 31 Aug, allows Chennai eateries to begin dine-in services at 50% capacity
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Tamil Nadu govt extends lockdown till 31 Aug, allows Chennai eateries to begin dine-in services at 50% capacity

The chief minister also extended the shutdown imposed on Sundays, saying intense curbs will be in place on 2, 9, 16, 23, 30 August as well

Second national-level plasma bank opens in Tamil Nadu at cost of Rs 2.34 crore
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Second national-level plasma bank opens in Tamil Nadu at cost of Rs 2.34 crore

Tamil Nadu health minister said that the govt was earlier conducting plasma therapy on a trial basis and will set up a few more plasma banks across the state

Tamil Nadu minister KP Anbalagan violates guidelines by holding presser soon after recovering from COVID-19
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Tamil Nadu minister KP Anbalagan violates guidelines by holding presser soon after recovering from COVID-19

The minister was discharged on 15 July and held a press conference at Chennai in the evening instead of quarantining himself as per the guidelines issued by the authorities.

TN 12th Results 2020 DECLARED Updates: Girls outperform boys by 5.39%; 92.34% of students clear Plus Two exams
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TN 12th Results 2020 DECLARED Updates: Girls outperform boys by 5.39%; 92.34% of students clear Plus Two exams

Out of a total of 7,99, 717 students, girls outshone boys with a passing percentage of 94.80 percent as against boys' 89.41 percent.