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Tag Archives: Chennai (Madras)

Tamil Nadu doctors too join jallikattu protests

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The Tamil Nadu Government Doctors’ Association (TNGDA) marked their disagreement at an unhappy move of jallikattu ban in the form of a dharna. The participation of youth, specially students against the ban, made it more powerful. Chennai: With the ongoing protests against the ban on jallikattu on a rise, the ...

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17 farmers committed suicide in TN in 2 months Says CM Panneerselvam

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The chief minister’s statement comes in the wake of opposition claims that over 100 farmers have died in the state due to shock or by committing suicide due to distress over a crop failure,  following a poor monsoon. Chennai: Amidst opposition claims that over100 farmers have expired due to drought ...

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Woman barges into minister’s press meet, alleges harassment by police in Chennai

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The woman alleged that she was beaten by the policemen with batons and asked why she was lying down there. Chennai: A young woman from Bengaluru caused a flutter when she barged into the press meet addressed by a Tamil Nadu Minister, claiming harassment by the police at the city’s ...

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Enforcement Directorate (ED) arrests Chennai criminal’s brother in money laundering case

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The Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Thursday said that it has arrested the brother of a Chennai-based criminal, wanted in several cases of extortion and murder, in connection with the money laundering probe against them. Senthil is the brother of Sridhar Dhanpal who is wanted in several cases of extortion and ...

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Turkish currency worth Rs 65 crore seized in Chennai

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Chennai airport customs officials on Thursday seized nearly Rs 65 crore worth 3.4 crores Turkish Lira from a parcel booked to Ankara from airport postal customs office during the sorting and checking. Following the seizure of foreign currency, which is a huge in nature, state, and central intelligence agencies had ...

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Sasikala Pushpa’s husband beaten up at AIADMK party headquarters

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Rajya Sabha member Sasikala Pushpa’s husband Lingeswara Thilakar along with advocates accompanying him was badly beaten up at the AIADMK headquarters here when they went to get the application form for the rebel MP to contest for the post of general secretary. Thilakar sustained bleeding injuries on his face as ...

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The phone call that got Tamil Nadu Chief Secretary into I-T sleuths’ web

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I-T officials got vital clues when Chief Secretary P. Rama Mohana Rao called up Sekhar Reddy to discuss ‘safekeeping’ of cash the latter had. CHENNAI: It was an inoffensive phone call from Chief Secretary P. Rama Mohana Rao to his “friend” J. Sekhar Reddy on the day the late CM J ...

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