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'Freedom incomplete till others are released,' says Farooq Abdullah, freed from house arrest after 220 days
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'Freedom incomplete till others are released,' says Farooq Abdullah, freed from house arrest after 220 days

The Government of Jammu and Kashmir, on Friday finally revoked the detention order of Srinagar MP Farooq Abdullah after he spent more than seven months in captivity.

Kapil Sibal questions Farooq Abdullah's detention under PSA, asks if Vaiko's plea in Supreme Court led to move
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Kapil Sibal questions Farooq Abdullah's detention under PSA, asks if Vaiko's plea in Supreme Court led to move

Kapil Sibal's response came after Farooq Abdullah, who has been under house arrest since 5 August when the Centre announced abrogation of Article 370, was detained under the stringent PSA.

Kashmir won't be part of India on its 100th Independence Day, says MDMK's Vaiko; claims Congress 30% responsible for state's situation
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Kashmir won't be part of India on its 100th Independence Day, says MDMK's Vaiko; claims Congress 30% responsible for state's situation

MDMK chief Vaiko on Monday said that Kashmir will not be in India when the country will celebrate its 100th year of freedom

In fireworks capital Sivakasi, crackers ban may impact electoral outcome despite AIADMK-BJP promise for resolution
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In fireworks capital Sivakasi, crackers ban may impact electoral outcome despite AIADMK-BJP promise for resolution

Firecracker industry owners and workers in Sivakasi, which is part of Virudhunagar Lok Sabha seat, which polled on 18 APril, have been protesting since November 2018 in the hope that electoral compulsions will force the Tamil Nadu government to announce some relief for them and grant them exemption from the new norms

Sterlite seeks new panel for inspection of copper smelter unit in Tuticorin; TN govt opposes
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Sterlite seeks new panel for inspection of copper smelter unit in Tuticorin; TN govt opposes

The state government ordered closure of Sterlite's copper unit in the backdrop of protests by the locals against it turning violent and resulting in the death of 13 people in police firing on 22 May, 2018.

Dissidence brews in DMK: Stalin shouldn't fear Alagiri's legacy claims, but needs to tread path with caution
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Dissidence brews in DMK: Stalin shouldn't fear Alagiri's legacy claims, but needs to tread path with caution

Whenever Karunanidhi spoke about Stalin being his heir, he did so in the tones of a schoolteacher praising the performance of a pupil without a final word about what reward he would get and when.

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

Cauvery protests: MDMK leader Vaiko's nephew, who immolated self over water dispute, dies in Madurai
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Cauvery protests: MDMK leader Vaiko's nephew, who immolated self over water dispute, dies in Madurai

Saravana Suresh, the nephew of MDMK leader Vaiko, who had set himself on fire over the Cauvery water dispute, died on Saturday

Disturbed over the Cauvery water dispute, MDMK leader Vaiko's kin attempts self-immolation
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Disturbed over the Cauvery water dispute, MDMK leader Vaiko's kin attempts self-immolation

MDMK founder Vaiko said a close relative of his attempted self-immolation in Virudhunagar on Friday after feeling disturbed over the Cauvery water dispute.

Cauvery row: MDMK workers protest with black flags and balloons against Narendra Modi's visit to Tamil Nadu
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Cauvery row: MDMK workers protest with black flags and balloons against Narendra Modi's visit to Tamil Nadu

MDMK workers on Thursday held a protest with black falgs and balloons outside the Raj Bhavan in Chennai against Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit.

Vaiko says 'common courtesy was lacking' in treatment by Malaysian immigration officials
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Vaiko says 'common courtesy was lacking' in treatment by Malaysian immigration officials

Vaiko was barred from entering Malaysia on the grounds that he was a supporter of LTTE. He said he was unable to travel the country to meet his daughter and grandchildren

MDMK chief Vaiko stopped at Kuala Lumpur airport, interrogated over links with LTTE
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MDMK chief Vaiko stopped at Kuala Lumpur airport, interrogated over links with LTTE

Marumalarchi Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam ( MDMK) chief V Gopalswamy, better known as Vaiko, on Friday was stopped at the Kuala Lumpur International Airport and questioned for several hours on his alleged links with the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE), reports said.

Court in Chennai grants bail to MDMK chief Vaiko in 2009 sedition case
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Court in Chennai grants bail to MDMK chief Vaiko in 2009 sedition case

A court in Chennai on Wednesday granted bail to MDMK chief Vaiko, who had been in jail since 3 April, in a sedition case of 2009.

Tamil Nadu may see revival of anti-Hindi protests as Centre replaces English signages on highways
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Tamil Nadu may see revival of anti-Hindi protests as Centre replaces English signages on highways

A fresh round of anti-Hindi protests are threatening to flare up in Tamil Nadu after the Centre's reported move to replace English signanges on National highways

Sri Lanka visit: Rajinikanth should not have capitulated, if he believed in what he was doing
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Sri Lanka visit: Rajinikanth should not have capitulated, if he believed in what he was doing

It is bizarre for Vaiko and company to oppose a move that is going to benefit the Lankan Tamils.

Rajiv Gandhi assasination case: Vaiko appeals to Tamil Nadu CM to release seven convicts
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Rajiv Gandhi assasination case: Vaiko appeals to Tamil Nadu CM to release seven convicts

MDMK founder Vaiko on Sunday appealed to Chief Minister O Panneerselvam to release seven convicts in the Rajiv Gandhi assassination case.

Cauvery all-party meet called by DMK's MK Stalin ignored by AIADMK, other Opposition parties
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Cauvery all-party meet called by DMK's MK Stalin ignored by AIADMK, other Opposition parties

DMK leader MK Stalin on Tuesday presided over an "all-party meeting" to discuss the Cauvery issue, but most major parties in the state gave it a miss.

Jayalalithaa still in hospital, DMK demands a
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Jayalalithaa still in hospital, DMK demands a "new Chief Minister" for smooth administration

At a time when Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa is being treated at a hospital, main Opposition party DMK on Sunday demanded either a "Chief Minister incharge or a new Chief Minister," to streamline governance.

Opposition alleges money power behind Jayalalithaa's election victory
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Opposition alleges money power behind Jayalalithaa's election victory

However, the former election commissioner is of the view that unless EC is empowered to implement model code of conduct,Tamil Nadu politics will not change.

Tamil Nadu quiz: Amma, Captain or Kalaignar? Find your fit this election season
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Tamil Nadu quiz: Amma, Captain or Kalaignar? Find your fit this election season

Tamil Nadu Assembly election is around the corner and the major players in the fray are DMK in alliance with the Congress, AIADMK, PMK, DMDK-PWF-TMC combine and the BJP.