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Tamil Nadu Assembly election 2021, Vellore profile: DMK's P Karthikeyan won constituency in 2016
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Tamil Nadu Assembly election 2021, Vellore profile: DMK's P Karthikeyan won constituency in 2016

The Assembly/Vidhan Sabha constituency of Vellore falls under the Vellore Lok Sabha constituency

Tamil Nadu govt renames over 1,000 places in state to bring anglicised names closer to Tamil pronunciations
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Tamil Nadu govt renames over 1,000 places in state to bring anglicised names closer to Tamil pronunciations

Tamil Nadu is set to rename over a thousand places in the state to ensure that the English names can accommodate the chaste Tamil pronunciation of these areas.

Rajiv Gandhi assassination case: Convict Nalini Sriharan surrenders in Vellore after being out of jail on ordinary leave for 52 days
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Rajiv Gandhi assassination case: Convict Nalini Sriharan surrenders in Vellore after being out of jail on ordinary leave for 52 days

Nalini Sriharan, one of the seven convicts in the Rajiv Gandhi assassination case, surrendered at a prison in Tamil Nadu, after being out of the jail for 52 days on ordinary leave granted by the Madras High Court.

Rajiv Gandhi assassination case: Madras High Court rejects parole extension of convict Nalini Sriharan
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Rajiv Gandhi assassination case: Madras High Court rejects parole extension of convict Nalini Sriharan

The Madras High Court refused to extend the parole granted to Nalini Sriharan, who was sentenced to life imprisonment in Rajiv Gandhi assassination case

Mission Paani: Women in drought-hit Vellore come together to recharge wells in a bid to raise groundwater level
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Mission Paani: Women in drought-hit Vellore come together to recharge wells in a bid to raise groundwater level

Vellore had experienced an exponential rise in groundwater levels during 2017 monsoons, and residents are hoping that a similar good fortune would bring them smiles in October when rains lash the parched district.

AIADMK, DMK renominate Shanmugam, Anand for Vellore LS constituency after EC cancelled polls
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AIADMK, DMK renominate Shanmugam, Anand for Vellore LS constituency after EC cancelled polls

The ruling AIADMK and main opposition DMK Saturday renominated their respective candidates for the elections to the Vellore Lok Sabha constituency.

Rajiv Gandhi assassination: Convict Nalini Sriharan gets 30-day parole from Madras HC to attend daughter's marriage
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Rajiv Gandhi assassination: Convict Nalini Sriharan gets 30-day parole from Madras HC to attend daughter's marriage

The Madras High Court on Friday granted one month parole to Nalini Sriharan, serving a life sentence in the Rajiv Gandhi assassination case.

EC announces polls for Vellore Lok Sabha seat on 5 August, Patkura Assembly seat in Odisha on 20 July
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EC announces polls for Vellore Lok Sabha seat on 5 August, Patkura Assembly seat in Odisha on 20 July

Polling for Vellore Lok Sabha seat was scheduled for 18 April, along with the other constituencies of Tamil Nadu, but was cancelled on 16 April following the recovery of a huge amount of cash allegedly from an associate of a DMK leader.

Lok Sabha Election 2019 Phase 2 poll timings: 95 constituencies to vote today from 7 am to 6 pm; to end earlier at some for security concerns
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Lok Sabha Election 2019 Phase 2 poll timings: 95 constituencies to vote today from 7 am to 6 pm; to end earlier at some for security concerns

In Phase 2 of the Lok Sabha election 2019 on Thursday, 18 April, 97 parliamentary constituencies will go to the polls. Voting will take place across 12 states and the Union Territory of Puducherry, including all 39 Lok Sabha constituencies in Tamil Nadu.

Vellore DMK candidate Kathir Anand writes to EC after poll cancellation, says I-T raids on his properties were staged, managed by BJP
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Vellore DMK candidate Kathir Anand writes to EC after poll cancellation, says I-T raids on his properties were staged, managed by BJP

DMK candidate Kathir Anand has written a letter to the Election Commission of India (ECI) alleging that the election watchdog is colluding with the Bharatiya Janata Party to help their candidate, after polls in Vellore constituency were cancelled.

Daily Bulletin: I-T dept raids Kanimozhi's house; Jet crisis deepens; Rahul to campaign in Wayanad; day's top stories
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Daily Bulletin: I-T dept raids Kanimozhi's house; Jet crisis deepens; Rahul to campaign in Wayanad; day's top stories

Today's top stories: On the same day when the EC stopped Vellore from going to polls on Thursday, Income Tax officials raided DMK leader Kanimozhi's house; Congress chief Rahul Gandhi will campaign at Wayanad; the Jet Airways cash crunch remains unsolved with only five flights operational now; and more.

Vellore Lok Sabha election cancelled; president accepts EC recommendation days after cash haul at DMK candidate's office
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Vellore Lok Sabha election cancelled; president accepts EC recommendation days after cash haul at DMK candidate's office

President Ram Nath Kovind rescinded the notification to hold the election to the Vellore Lok Sabha seat based on the recommendation made by the poll panel. Polling in the constituency was scheduled for 18 April.

Lok Sabha election: Reports say EC has asked for Vellore polls to be cancelled after Rs 11.50 cr recovery; poll body denies claim
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Lok Sabha election: Reports say EC has asked for Vellore polls to be cancelled after Rs 11.50 cr recovery; poll body denies claim

Vellore Lok Sabha constituency is scheduled to go to polls on 18 April, in the second phase of the General Election. Reports say that the poll body has sent its recommendation to President Ram Nath Kovind, who alone has the power to rescind permission for election as he is the one who signs the notification for the Lok Sabha elections.

Dalit Women in Politics: Vedhanayagi on being an agro-feminist, her fight for land and radical change
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Dalit Women in Politics: Vedhanayagi on being an agro-feminist, her fight for land and radical change

A speech given by Vedhanayagi on the panel "Dalit Women in Politics: Past, Present and Future"— organised by The Blue Club, and All India Dalit Mahila Adhikar Manch (AIDMAM).

Narendra Modi to lay foundation stones for National Highway projects worth Rs 5,010 cr in Tamil Nadu tomorrow
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Narendra Modi to lay foundation stones for National Highway projects worth Rs 5,010 cr in Tamil Nadu tomorrow

Modi will also lay the foundation stone for six-laning of 36-km long Karaipettai-Walajapet section of NH-48 (old NH-4) in Kanchipuram and Vellore districts.

Vellore woman A Sneha Parthibaraja wins 9-year-long battle for a 'no caste, no religion' identity
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Vellore woman A Sneha Parthibaraja wins 9-year-long battle for a 'no caste, no religion' identity

A Sneha Parthibaraja, who practices at the Tirupattur court, is probabaly the first one in the country to be given such a certificate by the tahsildar TS Sathiyamoorthy. The document noted that she has ‘no caste, no religion’

Viswasam: Fans of actor Ajith get into scuffle in Vellore theatre, two men stabbed by group of four
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Viswasam: Fans of actor Ajith get into scuffle in Vellore theatre, two men stabbed by group of four

Fans of actor Ajith were stabbed in a theatre in Vellore over the seating arrangement during an early morning screening of the film.

Chennai's central jail releases 67 life convicts following announcement at MGR's birth centenary
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Chennai's central jail releases 67 life convicts following announcement at MGR's birth centenary

67 lifers who served 10 years at the Puzhal Central Prison in Chennai were released following an announcement made on MGR's birth centenary

Women in Science: How can drugs be more efficacious? Poonkuzhali Balasubramanian has answers
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Women in Science: How can drugs be more efficacious? Poonkuzhali Balasubramanian has answers

Poonkuzhali Balasubramanian is a clinical pharmacologist who studies why people react differently to the same drug