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Tamil Nadu allows government-run liquor outlets to reopen in Chennai from 18 August after nearly five months
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Tamil Nadu allows government-run liquor outlets to reopen in Chennai from 18 August after nearly five months

The liquor shops would be open from 10 am to 7 pm and only 500 tokens shall be issued per day to consumers

Tamil Nadu teen upset with father's alcohol addiction kills self, asks CM to shut down TASMAC shops in suicide note
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Tamil Nadu teen upset with father's alcohol addiction kills self, asks CM to shut down TASMAC shops in suicide note

A 17-year-old boy committed suicide by hanging from a rail overbridge in Tirunelveli on Wednesday as he was upset over his father's alcohol addiction.

Kamal Haasan opposes prohibition in Tamil Nadu, says dry regime will lead to creation of 'mafia'
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Kamal Haasan opposes prohibition in Tamil Nadu, says dry regime will lead to creation of 'mafia'

Makkal Neethi Mayyam founder president Kamal Haasan has argued against prohibition, saying a dry regime would lead to the creation of a 'mafia'.

Tamil Nadu anti-liquor stir: Act against those organising protests without permission, says Madras High Court
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Tamil Nadu anti-liquor stir: Act against those organising protests without permission, says Madras High Court

The Madras High Court on Thursday asked the police to take action against those organising "sudden" agitations without obtaining prior permission and causing inconvenience to the public

Liquor ban on highways: Tamil Nadu residents go on fast, seek closure of re-opened TASMAC outlet
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Liquor ban on highways: Tamil Nadu residents go on fast, seek closure of re-opened TASMAC outlet

Nearly 200 residents of a village in Tirupur district went on an indefinite hunger strike, protesting the re-opening of state-run the TASMAC liquor outlet.

Protests against liquor shops continue across Tamil Nadu; two outlets ransacked
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Protests against liquor shops continue across Tamil Nadu; two outlets ransacked

Incidents of protests against the presence of liquor shops in the State continued with residents ransacking an outlet in the city and one in Kothagiri in nearby Nilgiris district on Sunday.

Tamil Nadu anti-liquor protesters are making state govt coffers run dry
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Tamil Nadu anti-liquor protesters are making state govt coffers run dry

The anger of liquor protesters is directed at the Tamil Nadu government which clearly does not wish to give up on the Rs 26,000 crore annual revenue from TASMAC.

Madras High Court restrains Tamil Nadu from opening, relocating liquor shops
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Madras High Court restrains Tamil Nadu from opening, relocating liquor shops

Chennai: The Madras High Court Tuesday granted an interim injunction restraining the Tamil Nadu government from opening or relocating state run TASMAC liquor shops along national or state highways.

Tamil Nadu govt to shut down 500 liquor shops from 19 June
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Tamil Nadu govt to shut down 500 liquor shops from 19 June

The order by the official also detailed the steps needed to be followed in redeploying employees of the liquor outlets that will be closed down.

HC directs Tamil Nadu govt to form a committee to check liquor consumption
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HC directs Tamil Nadu govt to form a committee to check liquor consumption

The bench said, directing Tamil Nadu govt, "No further directions are required, except that it should be a court monitored process at least initially"

Tamil Nadu must focus on revenue generation to support freebie culture
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Tamil Nadu must focus on revenue generation to support freebie culture

It all started when MGR announced the mid-day meal scheme for school children in 1982. It was the beginning of the freebie culture.

On Day 1, Jayalalithaa announces free meals for school kids, reduces alcohol sale timings
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On Day 1, Jayalalithaa announces free meals for school kids, reduces alcohol sale timings

In a short ceremony which lasted for less than 30 minutes, J Jayalalithaa was sworn in as the chief minister of Tamil Nadu for the second consecutive term

Brook no criticism in Amma Land: TN police bow to Jayalalithaa’s will, slap six more sedition cases
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Brook no criticism in Amma Land: TN police bow to Jayalalithaa’s will, slap six more sedition cases

Despite Model Code of Conduct being in place, Tamil Nadu police bow to Jayalalithaa’s will, slapping six more sedition cases on those who dared to criticise her.

#TN2016 and a call for governance: Curb populist politics to address teetering Tamil Nadu economy
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#TN2016 and a call for governance: Curb populist politics to address teetering Tamil Nadu economy

As Tamil Nadu heads into poll frenzy, the overarching theme of the campaigns — both by the ruling party as well as the Opposition — is that of governance. While Opposition parties like the Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) claim a breakdown of governance in the current regime, the ruling All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam argues that governance has never been better in the state.

Congress turns combative before TN polls, releases list of alleged scams by Jaya govt
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Congress turns combative before TN polls, releases list of alleged scams by Jaya govt

As political parties get into high gear ahead of polls, the ruling AIADMK is put on the mat with charges of corruption in almost every department.

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

Arrest of folk singer Kovan gives new lease of life for anti-liquor protests in Tamil Nadu
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Arrest of folk singer Kovan gives new lease of life for anti-liquor protests in Tamil Nadu

With the arrest of folk singer Kovan under sedition charges for singing anti-liquor songs, campaigners for Prohibition gear up to raise their voices once again.

DMK taught Tamils to drink: AIADMK blasts rivals, says efforts on to make state liquor-free
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DMK taught Tamils to drink: AIADMK blasts rivals, says efforts on to make state liquor-free

Amid a growing chorus for implementing prohibition in Tamil Nadu, AIADMK on Thursday said the Jayalalithaa-led government was taking all steps to make the state 'liquor-free', and lambasted arch rival DMK for having "taught Tamils to drink" by removing prohibition in 1971.

Opposition should fight against the liquor menace in Tamil Nadu: Cong
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Opposition should fight against the liquor menace in Tamil Nadu: Cong

Tamil Nadu Congress Committee President Gnanadesikan on Thursday exhorted all opposition parties in the state to unite and fight against the liquor menace.

TN Government's liquor policy ruining lives of people: Prashant Bhushan
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TN Government's liquor policy ruining lives of people: Prashant Bhushan

Seeking to make liquor abuse a political issue in the Lok Sabha elections, Aam Aadmi Party leader Prashant Bhushan today alleged a nexus between some politicians and distilleries for the flourishing IMFL sales by the state-owned TASMAC which has "ruined" lives of people.